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Collection
Military Collection
Title
Military Collection
Object ID
MG0078
Date Range
1764-present
  1 document  
Collection
Military Collection
Title
Military Collection
Description
This collection contains documents beginning with the American Revolution and continuing through the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. There are account books, notes and written letters, vouchers, inspections of camps, receipts of payments, honorable discharge certificates, lists of absentees, envelopes used during the Civil War, and lists of unpaid fines during the service of the Pennsylvania Militia soldiers. There are also newsletters and articles relating to World Wars I and II and the Korean War for advertisement and description of items including the history of the Philadelphia Naval Base.
Date Range
1764-present
Date of Accumulation
1764-present
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Alexander, Peter
Andre, John
Andrews, George
Auxer, Jacob
Barton, David R.
Baughman, George
Bausman, Frederick
Bethel, Samuel
Bevins, George
Biddle, George
Bietz, George
Billman, William L.
Bitner, Abraham
Bowers, George
Bowers, Lerina
Bowers, M. F.
Bradd, John
Brant, John
Brenner, Henry
Brush, George
Buchanan, James
Calwell, James
Cassidy, John
Cockley, David
Coleman, Robert
Comstock, Elmo
Comstock, Willard
Conyngham, G.
Cooke, Jacob
Crider, David
Dallas, A. L.
Demuth, William D.
Diffenderfer, Jacob
Diller, Adam
Duchman, John H.
Eshleman, John
Eugstler, Philip
Ewing, William
Fulton, Eleanore J.
Gardner, Daniel
Garrison, Lindley M.
Gidy, Peter
Graeff, Matthias
Haerrs, Dane
Hamilton, William
Hamilton, Robert
Hand, Edward
Haughman, George
Hayes, Rutherford Birchard
Heitler, Richard R.
Hiester, Gabriel
Hubley, Adam
Irvine, William
Jackson, Cyrus E.
Jacobs, Barnet
Jameson, Samuel
Johnson, Edward
Johnson, Relief
Johnson, Thomas
Kearns, Christian
Keller, Adam
Kendig, Adam
Kendig, Benjamin F.
King, Alexander
King, Robert, Jr.
Kirkpatrick, William
Kissel, Frederick
Landis, Bertha Cochran
Landis, Charles
Light, John
Lloyd, Thomas
Longenecker, John
Lutz, John
McCarty, Isaiah
McConnel, Abraham
McElhattan, Alexander
McKean, Thomas
McSherry, J. L., III
Megrady, Patrick
Mifflin, Thomas
Morgan, Thomas
Morrison, A. K.
Morrison, Alexander W.
Morrison, Samuel W.
Neal, Thomas
Nicholson, John
Ohlen, John
Paster, Peter
Patterson, James
Price, Rebecca L.
Price, Robert C.
Reigart, Adam
Reigart, Christopher
Reinoehl, Adolphus
Roath, E. D.
Ross, James
Russell, A. L.
Sample, Nathaniel W.
Scarritt, Jeremiah M.
Scott, Hugh
Shippen, Joseph
Skiles, William
Skillings, Charles W.
Smith, John M.
Smith, Richard
Snyder, Eberhart Michael
Snyder, Eugene
Speel, Alexander R.
Strickler, M. M.
Sutherland, Thomas Jefferson
Thompson, R. W.
Wager, Philip
Weller, John
White, John
Witmer, David M.
Witmer, Sarah
Wolf, Joseph
Work, Joseph
Wright, Horatio G.
Zahm, Mary
Zeilin, William F.
Buchen, Martin L.
Hildebran, James
Pratt, J. E.
Elias, C. Harry
Martin, E. K.
McClain, Frank B.
Hewitt, A. G.
Negley, J. S.
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--War of 1812
Mexican War, 1846-1848
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945
Korean War, 1950-1953
Letters
Business records
Programs (Publications)
Search Terms
Business records
Civil War
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Correspondence
Discharge certificates
Envelopes
Finding aids
Jackson Riflemen
Korean War
Lancaster Militia
Letters
Manuscript groups
Mexican War
Military history
Military records
Monuments
Newsletters
Pennsylvania Militia
Programs
Receipts
Revolutionary War
Soldiers and Sailors Monument
War of 1812
World War I
World War II
Reunions
Extent
2 boxes, 25 folders, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0078
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Curatorial Collection
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restrictions are noted at the item level.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-78
Classification
MG0078
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared by DD, Summer 2000. Updated by HST, 2010, 2011.
Documents
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William J. Buch Papers
Title
William J. Buch Papers
Object ID
MG0658
Date Range
1917-1958
  1 document     5 images  
Collection
William J. Buch Papers
Title
William J. Buch Papers
Description
The William J. Buch Papers contains photographs, scrapbook pages, and personal letters to and from William J. Buch, also known as Joe. Several letters and items pertain to his likeness to Franklin D. Roosevelt, including correspondence with the White House and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library. Other items include documents and photographs of his service in World War I, Lancaster County boxers, and his son's World War II service.
Admin/Biographical History
William "Joe" Buch served in World War I. He founded Buch's Pharmacy at the corner of Charlotte and King Streets in Lancaster, Pa. and later ventured into the sporting goods business. Mr. Buch was known as a Franklin D. Roosevelt double and wrote often to offer support to the President. Mr. Buch was very active in the local and state Democratic Party. He posed as Roosevelt's twin at many political events. More information is available in Folder 17.
Date Range
1917-1958
Year Range From
1917
Year Range To
1958
Date of Accumulation
1917-1958
Creator
Buch, Stanley Jay, 1924-2016
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 13
People
Bowman, Lester
Brodbeck, Andrew R.
Buch, Stanley Jay
Buch, William Joseph "Joe"
Cantor, Eddie
Gott, Peter
Graves, David Bibb
Hauck, Johnny
Nutt, Carl
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
Smythe, J. Henry, Jr.
Wise, Robert P.
Other Creators
Buch, William Joseph, 1893-1962
Subjects
Boxers (Sports)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Drugstores
Letters
Lookalikes
Pharmacists
Scrapbooks
Veterans
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945
Search Terms
Boxers (Sports)
Buch's Drug Store
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Correspondence
Democratic Party
Drugstores
Finding aids
Letters
Manuscript groups
Newspaper clippings
Pharmacies
Pharmacists
Photographs
Veterans
World War I
World War II
WWI
WWII
Extent
2 boxes, 18 folders, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0658
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images when available.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-658
Other Number
MG-658
Classification
MG0658
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared by KB, July 2014. Photographs transferred to the Photograph Collection, 6 October 2017.
Added to database 24 May 2021.
Images
Documents
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Howard C. Bare Papers
Title
Howard C. Bare Papers
Object ID
MG0430
Date Range
1911-2002
Poetry World War, 1939-1945 World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons Search Terms: Autobiographies Finding aids Genealogy Letters Manuscript groups Memoirs Poetry World War II World War, 1939-1945 Related Materials at LancasterHistory: See also the Curatorial Collection and Photograph Collection
  1 document  
Collection
Howard C. Bare Papers
Title
Howard C. Bare Papers
Description
The Howard C. Bare Papers contain documents created and collected by Mr. Bare. His baby book, college degrees, certificate to practice as an attorney, original writings and correspondence are among the personal papers. His memories of being a prisoner of war and discharge papers provide information about his service during World War II. There is also considerable genealogy and related correspondence for the Bare family.
Admin/Biographical History
Howard C. Bare was an attorney in Lancaster, PA. He served during World War II and was taken Prisoner of War. He took the place of his brother, Kendig C. Bare, as Mayor of Lancaster from 1950-1951, when Kendig was called to service during the Korean Conflict. Please see Folder 1 for more information.
Date Range
1911-2002
Year Range From
1911
Year Range To
2002
Date of Accumulation
1911-2002
Creator
Bare, Howard C., 1911-2002
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 10
People
Baer, Friederick
Bare, Edith C.
Bare, Howard C.
Bare, Kendig Charles "Casey"
Bare, Kendig Herr
Bare, Robert C.
Barr, Christian
Barr, Elias J.
Subjects
Autobiographies
Genealogy
Letters
Poetry
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons
Search Terms
Autobiographies
Finding aids
Genealogy
Letters
Manuscript groups
Memoirs
Poetry
World War II
WWII
Extent
5 boxes, 69 folders, 3 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0430
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
See also the Curatorial Collection and Photograph Collection.
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Howard C. Bare Papers (MG0430), Box #, Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
2002.MG0430
Other Numbers
MG-430
Classification
MG0430
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
The items in this collection were selected from Mr. Bare's estate by the staff of LancasterHistory.
Processed and box list prepared by TH, Spring 2015. Added to database 22 February 2022.
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Society of the 28th Division, American Expeditionary Forces
Title
Society of the 28th Division, American Expeditionary Forces (MG-0028)
Object ID
MG0028
Date Range
1913-1981
  1 document  
Collection
Society of the 28th Division, American Expeditionary Forces
Title
Society of the 28th Division, American Expeditionary Forces (MG-0028)
Description
Records of the Society which was formed to continue the traditions of the 28th Division, American Expeditionary Forces, which began in World War I. Includes membership lists, post minutes, correspondence, financial reports, convention programs, scrapbooks, and Divisional histories.
Date Range
1913-1981
Year Range From
1913
Year Range To
1981
Date of Accumulation
1913-1981
Creator
Society of the 28th Division, American Expeditionary Forces
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 01
People
Diffenderfer, William C.
Stern, Charles Augustus
Walze, George T.
Subjects
Business records
Letters
Programs (Publications)
Scrapbooks
United States. Army
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 28th
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Pennsylvania--Lancaster County
World War, 1939-1945
Search Terms
American Expeditionary Forces, Ambulance Company No. 111
Business records
Correspondence
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Minutes
Programs
Scrapbooks
United States Army
United States Army, American Expeditionary Forces
United States Army, Infantry Division, 28th
World War I
World War II
WWI
WWII
Extent
6 boxes, 59 folders, 3 scrapbooks, 5 books, 3 cubic feet
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0028
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
MG-17 The Grand Army of the Republic Collection
MG- 18 The Civil War Collection
MG-45 The World War I Collection
MG-209 The Col. Robert E. Miller Collection
MG-29 The Gen. Daniel B. Strickler Collection
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-28
Classification
MG0028
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
This collection was cataloged prior to July 1997; added to database 5 September 2017.
Documents
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Charles Kessler Papers
Title
Charles Kessler Papers
Object ID
MG0432
Date Range
1939-2004
H. Buchanan, James Johnston, Harriet Lane Subject Headings: Authors Family records Jewish veterans Letters World War, 1939-1945 Search Terms: Authors Correspondence Family records Finding aids Jewish veterans Letters Manuscript groups World War II World War, 1939-1945 Processing History: The
  1 document  
Collection
Charles Kessler Papers
Title
Charles Kessler Papers
Description
The Charles Kessler Papers contain some personal and professional correspondence, research for articles and books, and manuscripts for published and unpublished works. Kessler authored several pamphlets and books on local history including Lancaster in the Revolution in 1975 and President Buchanan: Trapped in a Whirlwind in 2003.
Admin/Biographical History
Charles H. Kessler, a World War II veteran, began his career as a reporter for the Reading Eagle Times, and later worked for the Lancaster New Era until his retirement in 1984.
Date Range
1939-2004
Year Range From
1939
Year Range To
2004
Date of Accumulation
1939-2004
Creator
Kessler, Charles H., 1921-2005
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 10
People
Kessler, Charles H.
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Subjects
Authors
Family records
Jewish veterans
Letters
World War, 1939-1945
Search Terms
Authors
Correspondence
Family records
Finding aids
Jewish veterans
Letters
Manuscript groups
World War II
WWII
Extent
13 boxes, 127 folders, 6.5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0432
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Charles Kessler Papers (MG0432), Box #, Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restrictions are noted at the folder or item level.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-432
Classification
MG0432
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
The collection has not been fully cataloged. Added to database 22 February 2022.
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Harold Morrin Collection
Title
Harold Morrin Collection, Series 1 World War II Letters
Object ID
MG0358_S01
Date Range
1943-1946
World War, 1939-1945 Search Terms: Aberdeen, Harford County, Maryland Correspondence England Finding aids Letters Manuscript groups Soldiers Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas United States Army V-mail World War II WWII �230 North President Avenue • Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603-3125 717.392.4633
  1 document  
Collection
Harold Morrin Collection
Title
Harold Morrin Collection, Series 1 World War II Letters
Description
Series 1 of the Harold Morrin Collection contains correspondence from Harold Morrin to his mother, Mrs. Hilda M. Morrin, in Millersville, during World War II. Harold enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943 and was discharge in 1946. In these letters, he writes about army life; traveling in the United States, England, and France; and his social life.
Admin/Biographical History
Harold Morrin served in the U. S. Army during World War II, from 1943-1946. "He was a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College and was active in the local civic community. He was the past president of the following: Lancaster County Philatelic Society, Lancaster County Bird Club, North Museum Associates and Lancaster Chapter of Administrative Management Society, Millersville Borough Council, and vice president of Lancaster County Boroughs Association. He was Past Director of the Tanger Arboretum, the Lancaster County Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and Lancaster County Elementary Envirothon. He also was past board member of the National Association of Accountants. Harold was active in Boy Scouts of America with Troop 45. In 1961, he was on the steering committee and board member of the Millersville Bicentennial."
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83211522/harold-b-morrin, accessed 22 December 2023.
System of Arrangement
Series 1 WWII Letters, 1943-1946
Series 2 Birding Records, 1962-2004
Series 3 Family Papers, 1879-2000
Date Range
1943-1946
Creation Date
1943-1946
Year Range From
1943
Year Range To
1946
Creator
Morrin, Harold B., 1923-2012
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 09
People
Morrin, Gerald W.
Morrin, Harold B.
Morrin, Hilda M. Erisman
Morrin, Ivan R.
Other Creators
Morrin, Hilda M. Erisman, 1899-1977
Subjects
Letters
Soldiers
Travel
United States. Army
United States. Army--Military life
World War, 1939-1945
Search Terms
Aberdeen, Harford County, Maryland
Correspondence
England
Finding aids
Letters
Manuscript groups
Soldiers
Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas
United States Army
V-mail
World War II
WWII
Extent
2 boxes, 28 folders, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0358_S01
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Harold Morrin Collection, Series 2 Birding Records (MG0358_S02)
Harold Morrin Collection, Series 3 Family Papers (MG0358_S03)
World War II Collection (MG0067)
Photograph Collection
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Series #, Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Original documents may be used by appointment--contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit.
Copyright
Collection may be photographed. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at Research@LancasterHistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
2004.MG0358S01
Other Numbers
MG-358, Series 1
Classification
MG0358
Description Level
Series
Custodial History
Added to database 22 December 2023.
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Wilbur Chocolate Company Newsletters
Title
Wilbur Chocolate Company Newsletters
Object ID
MG0472
Date Range
1942-1949
Wine, Jack Witwer, John Subject Headings: Newsletters Wilbur Chocolate Co. World War, 1939-1945 Search Terms: Buds and Bars Finding aids Manuscript groups Newsletters Sweet Meets Wilbur Chocolate Company Wilbur-Suchard Chocolate Company, Inc. World War II WWII Related Materials: Processing History
  1 document  
Collection
Wilbur Chocolate Company Newsletters
Title
Wilbur Chocolate Company Newsletters
Description
This collection contains newsletters from the Lititz plant of the Wilbur-Suchard Company, 1942-1949. They contain information and photographs of employees and the company, including new hires in the sales force and the areas they covered. Newsletters from 1942-1946 support the employees that served during World War II.
Admin/Biographical History
For "The History of Wilbur Chocolate" go to https://www.wilburbuds.com/wilbur-history. Accessed 5 February 2024.
Date Range
1942-1949
Year Range From
1942
Year Range To
1949
Date of Accumulation
1942-1949
Creator
Wilbur Chocolate Co.
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 11
People
Adams, Harry M.
Adams, Robert E.
Beamesderfer, Theodore
Breitigan, Daniel
Carmitchell, Tom
Clark, Robert
Corl, Harold
Frederick, Kenneth
Furlow, Anna
Furlow, Marguerite
Getz, Art
Good, Elmer
Habecker, David M.
Herr, Mabel
Herr, Norman
Hess, Christian
Hoover, Earl
Kreider, Ray
Leaman, Walter
Lesher, Clarence
Martin, Robert
Mathers, Ernie
Murr, Russell E.
Netzley, Jacob
Rearich, Tom
Rettew, Frederick
Roth, Joseph
Rubrecht, John J.
Shoemaker, Miriam
Singer, Richard
Snavely, Fred A.
Stark, Bessie
Steger, Margaret
Walters, Donald
Wenger, Willard
Wine, Jack
Witwer, John
Subjects
Newsletters
Wilbur Chocolate Co.
World War, 1939-1945
Search Terms
Buds and Bars
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Newsletters
Sweet Meets
Wilbur Chocolate Company
Wilbur-Suchard Chocolate Company
World War II
WWII
Extent
1 box, 6 folders, .25 cubic ft.
Object Name
Newsletter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0472
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Original documents may be used by researchers--contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit or request at Reference Desk.
Copyright
Collection items may be photographed. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at Research@LancasterHistory.org. Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Persons wishing to publish any material from this collection must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
2007.MG0472
Other Numbers
MG-472
Classification
MG0472
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Added to database 3 January 2022.
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Sgt. Chester Stump Collection
Title
Sgt. Chester Stump Collection
Object ID
MG0001
Date Range
1912-1945
  1 document  
Collection
Sgt. Chester Stump Collection
Title
Sgt. Chester Stump Collection
Description
Sgt. Chester Stump Collection includes photographs, U.S. Army Certificates of Appointments, World War I soldier's handbook, Brief History of the 11th U.S. Cavalry, and military uniform decorations.
Date Range
1912-1945
Creation Date
1912-1945
Year Range From
1912
Year Range To
1945
Date of Accumulation
1912-1945
Creator
Stump, Chester, 1889-1974
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 01
People
Stump, Chester
Subjects
Cavalry operations
Fort Myers, Fla.
Fort Robinson (Neb.)
Medical Officers’ Training Camp (Ga.)
Military uniforms
United States. Army
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945
Search Terms
Cavalry operations
Colosia Dublas, Mexico
Finding aids
Fort Myers, Florida
Fort Oglethorpe Medical Officers’ Training Camp, Georgia
Fort Robinson, Nebraska
Manuscript groups
Medical Officers’ Training Camp, Georgia
Uniforms
United States Army
World War I
World War II
WWI
WWII
Extent
1 box, 4 folders, .25 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0001
Related Item Notes
Sgt. Stump's burial flag is part of the museum collection.
Notes
Sgt. Chester Stump Collection includes photographs, U.S. Army Certificates of Appointments, World War I soldier's handbook, Brief History of the 11th U.S. Cavalry, and military uniform decorations.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org. Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-1
Classification
MG0001
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Collection was cataloged prior to 1997; added to database on 19 July 2017.
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Philip Anthony Floyd Papers
Title
Philip Anthony Floyd Papers
Object ID
MG0486
Date Range
1940-1955
: Floyd, Philip Anthony �230 North President Avenue • Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603-3125 717.392.4633 • www.LancasterHistory.org Subject Headings: Ephemera Personal belongings World War, 1939-1945 Search Terms: Ephemera Finding aids Manuscript groups Membership cards Personal belongings World War II World
  1 document  
Collection
Philip Anthony Floyd Papers
Title
Philip Anthony Floyd Papers
Description
Philip Anthony Floyd served in the U.S. Army during World War II. This collection contains his Selective Service registration certificate, classification change cards, AMVET and VFW membership cards, discharge paperwork, compensation and awards for a Lancastrian soldier.
Date Range
1940-1955
Year Range From
1940
Year Range To
1955
Date of Accumulation
1940-1955
Creator
Floyd, Philip Anthony
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 11
People
Floyd, Philip Anthony
Subjects
Ephemera
Personal belongings
World War, 1939-1945
Search Terms
Ephemera
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Membership cards
Personal belongings
World War II
WWII
Extent
1 box, 9 folders, .2 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0486
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Philip Anthony Floyd Papers (MG0486), Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@LancasterHistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
2008.MG0486
Other Numbers
MG-486
Classification
MG0486
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared by KB, May-June 2014. Added to database 12 March 2022.
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World War II Collection, 1940-1947, 2003
Title
World War II Collection
Object ID
MG0067
Date Range
1940-1947
  1 document  
Collection
World War II Collection, 1940-1947, 2003
Title
World War II Collection
Description
The World War II Collection contains materials pertaining to local defense plans during World War II (1939-1945) including the correspondence of Civil Defense Units, air raid wardens, and police; member lists; an emergency defense plan; newspaper clippings; ephemera such as war ration books, song book, and programs; and records of the Victory Homecoming Parade of 14 June 1946. Local newsletters were sent to soldiers to share the news of Lancaster County communities. Posters convey messages to join the military, buy war bonds, ration food and fuel, recycle, etc. Oral history interviews taken in 2003 provide biographical information and the experiences of four POWs.
Date Range
1940-1947
Creation Date
1940-1947
Year Range From
1940
Year Range To
1947
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 02
People
Adams, Lynn G.
Ammon, Christine W.
Arey, Anne E.
Armold, Roy
Batchelder, Robert Charles
Bell, Bertha
Bowers, Charles W.
Bradley, C. B.
Carlson, Albert
Deaner, Mathilda Alberta
Deaner, William Luther
DeMott, Joseph
Detwiler, W. Sanderson
Dorwart, H. L.
Duckworth, Leon S.
Dull, Lloyd
Fanderlik, Ralph
Foltz, Frederick S.
Forry, Charles
Frontz, Maurice C.
Fryer, Arthur
Hager, Nathaniel
Hager, William Henderson
Hager, William Henderson, Jr.
Harsh, Maurice Duffield
Harting, John F.
Harting, Ruth G.
Herr, Elizabeth
Herr, Esther
Herr, John K.
Hoffman, J. I.
James, Edward L.
Keller, Margaret R.
Knight, Margaret V.
McMichael, James R.
Miller, C. L.
Miller, Henry F.
Myers, Frances J.
Neisey, Martha B. N
Nestle, Charles J.
Oblender, Richard
Preston, Robert A.
Pyle, Elizabeth
Pyle, James
Rudisill, James J.
Saylor, Thomas
Schroeder, Jay Nevin
Shane, I. M.
Shaub, Daniel W.
Simmons, Carl A.
Smith, Richard H.
Steinman, Hale
Steinman, John Hale
Stephan, Anna G.
Stief, Eva M. Wivell
Stierstorfer, Max Joseph
Vatter, Erma M. Westman
Waddell, Robert
Wilders, M. M.
Williams, E. Winslow
Williams, Irene
Windolph, Francis Lyman
Woolworth, Chester McNutt
Subjects
Air raid wardens
Draft
Letters
Maps
Parades
Posters
Ration books
War memorials
War posters
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Posters
Search Terms
Air raid wardens
Correspondence
Draft
Letters
Manuals
Maps
Motor Police Reserve
Parades
Posters
Ration books
Victory celebrations
War memorials
World War II
WWII
Extent
6 boxes, 1 tube, 37 folders, 229 posters, 5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0067
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Photograph collection
Curatorial collection
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restrictions are noted at the item level.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-67
Classification
MG0067
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared by RS, 2007. Items added after 2007 by HST. Added to database 31 August 2017.
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