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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0680 I007
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1920
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0010
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Beaver Creek
Providence Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Quarryville
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Inspections
Bridges
Place
Providence Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0680 I007
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1920.
Location: Over Beaver Creek, on public road from New Providence, Providence Twp., to Quarryville.
Document types: Petition for appointment of inspectors.
Order for inspection and inspection report.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
95.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0805 I011
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1921
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Mill Creek
West Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Orders
Reports
Inspections
Bridges
Place
West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0805 I011
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Court term: July 1921.
Location: On public road from Lancaster to New Providence, Providence Twp.
Document type: Order for inspection and inspection report.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Darmstaetter Collection
Title
Photograph- Large group on lawn of farmhouse.
Object ID
D-03-04-73
Date Range
July 12, 1920
  1 image  
Object Name
Print, Photographic
Collection
Darmstaetter Collection
Title
Photograph- Large group on lawn of farmhouse.
Description
Large group on lawn of farmhouse. Customer: Mr. Shaub, New Providence
Date Range
July 12, 1920
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Studio
Darmstaetter's
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Families
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Object Name
Print, Photographic
Film Size
7 x 11 inches
Print Size
7 x 11 inches
Object ID
D-03-04-73
Negative Number
yes
Other Number
495-338
Images
Less detail