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A brief history of the city of Lancaster; Containing an introduction to the settlement of the county; reminiscences of the past and present of the city; the poor house and hospital; the court house; the county jail; the water works; the railroad; the Franklin and Marshall College; the manufactories; the gas works and agricultural park; with many of the old "land marks," &c

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo16919
Author
Kilburn, Francis,
Date of Publication
1870.
Call Number
974.815 L244p 1870
Author
Kilburn, Francis,
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Pearsol and Geist, printers,
Date of Publication
1870.
Physical Description
40 [2] p. ; 27 cm.
Notes
Cover title.
Includes local business cards and advertisements.
Not in Wilkinson.
Subjects
Lancaster County (Pa.) - History.
Lancaster (Pa.) - History.
Lancaster (Pa.) - Commerce.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
974.815 L244p 1870
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A Brief history of the city of Lancaster : containing an introduction to the settlement of the county, reminiscences of the past and present of the city, the poor house and hospital, the court house, the county jail, the water works, the railroad, the Franklin and Marshall College, the manufactories, the gas works and agricultural park, with many of the old land marks, &c. ; also, the business cards of the principal merchants and manufacturers

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo16047
Date of Publication
1870.
  1 website  
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Published by Francis Kilburn ; Pearsol & Geist, printers,
Date of Publication
1870.
Physical Description
40 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Notes
Bound with The Bible in Iron (1914) and Old Home Week Manheim, Pa. (1912) -- this copy is missing as of 4/11/2024. Please access using the electronic copy.
Subjects
Lancaster County (Pa.) - History.
Lancaster (Pa.) - History.
Additional Author
Kilburn, Francis.
Websites
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Barnes' directory of Lancaster County : embracing a full list of all the adult males and heads of families with their occupation, residence, and P.O. address, and a classified business directory : also, an appendix, containing a descriptive list of the courts, banking houses, public buildings, churches, educational and benevolent institutions, secret and other societies, &c., &c., 1875-76

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo18004
Date of Publication
1875.
Call Number
917.4815 D598 1875-76 reprint
Alternate Title
Directory of Lancaster County
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Jno. H. Barnes,
Date of Publication
1875.
Physical Description
508 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Advertisements throughout text.
Includes index.
Reprint.
Subjects
Business enterprises - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Directories - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Lancaster County (Pa.) - Directories.
Lancaster County (Pa.) - Commerce - Directories.
Additional Corporate Author
Jno. H. Barnes (Firm)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Reference
Call Number
917.4815 D598 1875-76 reprint
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By-laws of Lodge No. 43, free and accepted masons, of Lancaster, Pa. : together with extracts of the warrant of the lodge, a short sketch of masonry in Lancaster County, and a list of officers, past-officers and members of Lodge No. 43 ; approved by Grand Lodge, June 6, 1956

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo18403
Corporate Author
Freemasons. Lodge No. 43 (Lancaster, Pa.)
Date of Publication
1956.
Call Number
366.1 F855Lo
Alternate Title
Lodge No. 43, F. & A.M., Lancaster, Pa.
Corporate Author
Freemasons. Lodge No. 43 (Lancaster, Pa.)
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
[s.n.],
Date of Publication
1956.
Physical Description
75 p. ; 15 cm.
Subjects
Freemasons. - Lodge No. 43 (Lancaster, Pa.)
Freemasons - Pennsylvania - Lancaster.
Freemasonry - Pennsylvania - Lancaster.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
366.1 F855Lo
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Alta California : embracing notices of the climate, soil, and agricultural products of northern Mexico and the Pacific seaboard : also, a history of the military and naval operations of the United States directed against the territories of northern Mexico, in the year 1846-'47 : with documents declaratory of the policy of the present administration of the national government in regard to the annexation of conquered territory to this union, and the opinion of the Hon. James Buchanan on the Wilmot Proviso, &c

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo18954
Author
Captain of volunteers.
Date of Publication
1847.
Call Number
979.4403 C254
  1 website  
Responsibility
by a Captain of volunteers.
Author
Captain of volunteers.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
H. Packer & Co. ...,
Date of Publication
1847.
Physical Description
[2], 5-64 p. (first leaf blank) ; 25 cm.
Notes
This copy is a reproduction ISBN 0548410593.
Description of area: p. 9-12; history and documentation: p. 13-64.
Anti-annexation tract.
Summary
The 1847 publication briefly address climate soil and agriculture in Alta and Baja California in chapter I. The following eight chapters consist of communications from the U.S. Government consisting of instructions in the event Mexico declared war, justification of and motives for war, various reports to Washington, communications with Mexican officials in Alta California, accounts of the military operations in California, the articles of capitulation entered into at Rancho of Cowanga on January 13, 1847, all of which are interspersed with personal observations and comments by the author. The final chapter deals with the question of whether slavery would be allowed in California, the policy of the South and its motive for a slave market and emigrants to California and Northern Mexico [from California State University's Digital Commons]
Subjects
Buchanan, James, - 1791-1868.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
California - Description and travel.
California - History - 1846-1850.
Mexico, North - Description and travel.
California - Annexation to the United States.
Place
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
979.4403 C254
Websites
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A reference map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania showing the location and distances of the city, townships, boroughs, post-office and villages, together with the main roads (turnpikes), railroads and railroad stations, also the population of each township and borough as per census of 1890

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo1711
Date of Publication
1891
Call Number
974.815 LACO 140
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Burk & McFetridge,lith., Reference Map Co.,
Date of Publication
1891
Physical Description
1 map : linen ; 54 x 56 cm.
Notes
Shows radial distances from Lancaster. Relief shown by hachures. Cloth map. Includes index of places by township.
Subjects
Toll roads - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County
Railroads - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County
Lancaster County (Pa.) - Maps.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Map
Call Number
974.815 LACO 140
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By-laws of Lamberton Lodge, No. 476 free and accepted Masons of Lancaster, PA : together with extracts from the Ahiman Rezon, decisions, a short sketch of Masonry in Lancaster County, and a list of officers, past Masters, and members

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo18404
Corporate Author
Freemasons (Lancaster, Pa.). Lamberton Lodge. No.476.
Date of Publication
1930.
Call Number
366.1 F855L 1930
Corporate Author
Freemasons (Lancaster, Pa.). Lamberton Lodge. No.476.
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Lancaster Press,
Date of Publication
1930.
Physical Description
98 p. ; 15 cm.
Notes
On title page: Approved by the Grand Lodge, June 5, 1929.
Subjects
Freemasons (Lancaster, Pa.). - Lamberton Lodge. - No.476 - History.
Freemasons - Laws, decisions, etc.
Freemasonry - Lancaster (Pa.)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
366.1 F855L 1930
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Cotton mills of Lancaster City, Pennsylvania : a collection of historical information about cotton from the Colonial Days (1770) of Lancaster City, through the 1800's when cotton mills were established, to the demise of the largest mill in the city in 1949, together with data on cotton production and the cotton market through 1976

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo18840
Date of Publication
1977
Call Number
621 C948
Responsibility
compiled by W.T. Crook, Jr.
Place of Publication
Typescript
Date of Publication
1977
Physical Description
122 L : ill., Photographs; 29 cm.
Notes
Compiled for the Lancaster County Historical Society
Subjects
Conestoga Steam Mill (Lancaster, Pa.)
Farnum Mills (Lancaster, Pa.)
Cotton manufacturing - Pennsylvania - Lancaster
Industry - Pennsylvania - Lancaster
Manufacturers - Pennsylvania - Lancaster
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
621 C948
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The Holy Bible: containing the King James and the Revised versions of the Old and New Testaments, arranged in parallel columns, with a complete concordance embracing every passage of scripture in the largest editions, the Psalms in metre, 100,000 marginal references and readings, and, Dr. Wm. Smith's standard Bible dictionary in which every Scriptural word is fully explained. A complete history of all the books of the Bible, beautifully illustrated ; Cities and towns of the Bible, with descriptive scenes and events ; Manners and customs of the ancients ; Bible aids for social and private prayer ; The history of the translation of the Bible ; The tabernacle and Solomon's temple ; Scenes in the life of Christ and the life of St. Paul ; Bible text events illustrated, from Genesis to Revelation. A Dore̹ gallery of Scripture illustrations. A concise history of all religious denominations. A comprehensive and critical description of the Tabernacle and its sacred furniture; with an account of the priesthood, the worship and sacrifices of the Israelites. The Parables of our Lord and Saviour, handsomely illustrated. And many other important and valuable aids to the study of the Holy Scriptures. All written to increase the interest in and the study of the Word of God

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19609
Edition
Parallel-column ed.
Date of Publication
c.1885.
Call Number
220 H152 1885
220 K21 1885
Alternate Title
Pictorial family Bible
Responsibility
compiled expressly for this edition, from the writings of Dr. Wm. Smith, Dean Milman, Rev. John Kitto, D.D., Drs. von Ewald and Michelson, and other eminent Biblical scholars. The whole embellished with 2000 scripture illustrations on steel, wood, and in colors.
Edition
Parallel-column ed.
Place of Publication
Mountville, Pa
Publisher
H. E. Light,
Date of Publication
c.1885.
Physical Description
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, color plates, maps ; 30 cm
Notes
Viewing bibles contingent on staff availability, an appoinmtment may be required.
Copy 1: Kaufman family Bible.
Copy 2: Hain family Bible.
Copy 2: From the Collection of the Heritage Center Museum, PO4.33.1.
Copy 1: Genealogy of Cyrus S. Kauffman (1799-1868) and Hannah B. Bollinger, (1831-1914).
Copy 2: Genealogy of Richard Hain, (b1838 ) and Elizabeth Wenger, (b. 1844)
Copy 1: Scrap of paper containing birth and death dates of Johannes Kauffman (1799-1868) and Catharine, wife of John (1814-184) with Graybill's Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Elm, on back and a 20 cm. long purple ribbon inscribed Philadelphia, July 12, 1957 removed to MG-399; Kaufman family Bible.
Small advertising stamp at top of reverse of front cover: H. E. Light, dealer in standard books, etc., Mountiville, Pa.
Copy 1: Fraktur possibly done by David C. Hoke.
Copy 2: Fraktur by David C. Hoke, Bismark (now Quentin).
Not in Darlow & Moule/Herbert. See Hills, English Bible in America, 2026, for similar titles from 1886? and 1885, and 2049 for slightly differing collections published 1891-1982, issued by various publishers, including the American Bible Association, Philadelphia, c1891, Henry Sphar, c1892, etc. For these, see also NUC pre-1956 53:324-325.
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1885, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."--T.p. verso.
Hain family
Contents
The names and order of all the books of the Old and New Testaments, with the numbers of their chapters (title page verso) -- Revisers' preface (pages [5]-8) -- History of the translation of the Bible (pages [9]-11) -- Contents of the books of the Old and New Testaments (pages 12-15) -- History of the religious denominations of the world, both ancient and modern / compiled from the most authentic sources, by Rev. H.D. Northrop, D.D., and others (16 pages) -- Chronological and other valuable tables, including history, prophecy, life and teachings of our Lord, early church, scripture emblems, characteristics of the Old and New Testaments, animal and mineral kingdoms, measures, weights, coins, etc., etc. The whole designed to promote and facilitate the study of hte sacred scriptures (32 pages) -- [8] pages of colored maps -- A comprehensive and critical description of the Israelitish tabernacle and its sacred furniture. Together with an account of the priesthood and the worship and sacrifices of the Israelites / complied expressly for "The new devotional and practical pictorial family Bible," chiefly from the writings of Dr. Wm. Smith, Dean Milman, Rev. John Kitto, D.D., Drs. von Ewald and Michelson, and other eminent authorities. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1884, in the Office of the Libraian of Congress, at Washington, D.C. (16 pages) -- Sacred biography and history, being an account of the lives, teachings, sufferings and martyrdoms of the holy apostles and evangelists of our blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ / John W. Fennimore (15 pages, followed by an unnumbered page containing Acts 17:25 in 103 languages) -- Biographical sketches of the translators, reformers and martyrs who have preserved for all future generations the great truths of the holy Scriptures / Joseph Jenkins ([8] pages) -- Compreshensive and critical history of all the books of the holy Bible, containing a concise account of each book... / compiled expressly for this edition, from the writings of Wiliam Smith, Ll.D. (48 pages) -- The patriarchs, prophets, and kings of the Bible. Embracing scenes and incidents in the lives of the principal characters of the Old Testament / compiled from authentic sources expressly for this edition of The devotional and explanatory pictorial family Bible / Philip Smith (32 pages) -- Gallery of Scripture illustrations : showing the manners and customs, religious rites, ceremonies, etc., of the nations mentioned in the Bible, with descriptions and explanations / John L. Williamson (28 pages) -- The wanderings in the wilderness. Being an account of the forty years' sojourn of the Israelites in the desert / Edward H. Harper (pages 29-32) -- The tabernacle in the wilderness. Being a description of the first sanctuary erected by the Israelites to the worship of Almighty God / Joseph L. Townsend (6 pages) -- "My Father's house." Descriptions of the temples of Solomon and Herod / Philip Lee (pages 7-12) -- Jerusalem : the city of David and David's greater Son. With descriptions of Zion, Mount Moriah, the Mount of Olives, and other sacred localities / Thomas W. Davis (pages 13-18) -- A comprehensive description of the Holy Land / William Reyburn (pages 19-26) -- Cities and towns of the Bible, with descriptions and explanations / John Wilson (pages 27-32) -- Natural history of the Bible. Containing descriptions of the animals, birds, insects and reptiles that are mentioned in the Holy Scriptures / A.F. Thompson (9 pages) -- Trees, plants, flowers and fruits of the Bible. with descriptions / William Jones (pages 10-12) -- Illustrations and descriptions of ancient money; including the Greek, Roman and Hebrew coins mentioned in the Bible, with tables of their value in American money (pages 13-16) -- Illustrations and explanations of the Proverbs of Solomon / Edward D. Lewis (6 pages) -- The parables of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. With illustrations and explanations / Joseph Haines (6 pages) -- Gallery of Scripture illustrations ([42] pages) -- Complete and practical household dictionary of the Bible. Comprising its antiquities, biography, geography, and natural history / William Smith. With important improvements by eminent commentators, travelers and scholars... [Copyright notice dated 1883.] (128 pages) -- [Old Testament with the text of the Authorized and Revised versions in parallel columns] (1018 pages) -- Appendix : American Old Testament Revision company... (viii pages) -- Family register (1 leaf, 4 pages, [1 typewritten leaf with a brief history of the owner of this copy of this Bible inserted]) -- Temperance pledge (1 leaf) -- Scenes and incidents in the life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ / Arthur P. Hayes (16 pages) -- The life of Saint Paul, the great apostle to the Gentiles / Charles Farrar ([8] pages) -- The parables of our Lord illustrated and explained ([16] pages) -- The The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ ; translated out of the original Greek; being the version set forth A.D. 1611. Arranged in parallel columns with the Revised version of 1881. Together with the readings preferred by the American revisers. Text conformable to that of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge (pages 1025-1338) -- Chronological index to the Holy Bible. According to revisions of recent Christian chronologists. Pointing to the year of the world, and the year before and after Christ... (8 pages) -- The Bible teacher's textbook. A complete guide to the facts relating to the principal persons, places and subjects mentioned in the Word of God [a concordance] (32 pages) -- Cruden's concordance to the Old and New Testaments. Giving the leading words of all important texts, and a separate concordance to the proper names of the Holy Scriptures. Being a dictionary and alphabeltical index to the Bible (At foot of title page: This is the only quarto edition of Cruden's concordance that gives the leading words of texts, enabling the reader to turn to any subject desired) / Alexander Cruden ([102] pages) -- The Psalms of David in metre (36 pages) -- Family portraits ([4] stiff pages).
Subjects
Kauffman, Johannes, - 1799-1868.
Hain, Richard, - 1838- .
Kauffman family - Genealogy.
Concordances.
Dictionaries.
Additional Author
Smith, William,
Cruden, Alexander,
Additional Title
Bible.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Bible
Call Number
220 H152 1885
220 K21 1885
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A sketch of the life and character of the Rev. David Caldwell, D. D. near sixty years pastor of the churches of Buffalo and Alamance. Including two of his sermons; some account of the Regulation, together with the revolutionary ... incidents in which he was concerned; and a very brief notice of the ecclesiastical and moral condition of North-Carolina while in its colonial state

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo963
Author
Caruthers, E. W.
Date of Publication
1842.
Call Number
922.3 C147c
Responsibility
by the Rev. E. W. Caruthers, A. M.
Author
Caruthers, E. W.
Place of Publication
Greensborough, N.C
Publisher
Printed by Swaim and Sherwood,
Date of Publication
1842.
Physical Description
vi, [7]-302 p. 1 β. 23 cm.
Subjects
Caldwell, David, - 1725-1824.
North Carolina - History - Regulator Insurrection, 1766-1771.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
922.3 C147c
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