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Collection
Papers of Josiah F. Passmore
Title
Papers of Josiah F. Passmore
Object ID
MG0859
Date Range
1856-1858, 1863, 1893
Collection
Papers of Josiah F. Passmore
Title
Papers of Josiah F. Passmore
Description
Teacher's book of Josiah F. Passmore, Union High School for Girls and Boys, New Providence, Providence Twp., Lancaster County, 1856-1858, 1893
Scanned copy of letter from Josiah F. Passmore to his sister. Written in Falmouth, VA. 12 April 1863. (sent with Deed of Gift)
Date Range
1856-1858, 1863, 1893
Year Range From
1856
Year Range To
1893
Date of Accumulation
1856-1858, 1863, 1893
Creator
Shoffner, Shirey M.
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
People
Passmore, Josiah F.
Subjects
Letters
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Search Terms
Civil War
Correspondence
Finding aids
Letters
Manuscript groups
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Union High School for Girls and Boys
Extent
2 items
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0859
Associated Material
More information about the Passmore family at Chester County History Center. http://www.chestercohistorical.org/online-catalog-0
Notes
Given in memory of Shirley M. Shoffner.
Not fully cataloged
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
2021.037
Other Numbers
MG-859
Other Number
MG-859
Classification
MG0859
Description Level
Fonds
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge blueprints
Object ID
Bridge F0335 I004
Date Range
1905
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge blueprints
Description
Location: Over North Branch of Beaver Creek, on road from Mount Eden Furnace to New Providence, Providence Twp., at J. H. Weimer's Saw Mill.
Document type: Bridge blueprints
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Date Range
1905
Year
1905
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0005
People
Weimer, J. H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Beaver Creek Bridge
Beaver Creek, North Branch
Blueprints
Bridges
Creeks
Eden Twp.
Furnaces
J. H. Weimer's Sawmill
Mills
Mount Eden Furnace
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Sawmills
Place
Eden Twp.
Extent
2 items, 2 pieces
Object Name
Blueprint
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0335 I004
Box Number
005
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Broadsides Collection
Title
Advertisement for public sale of household goods of Esther M. Hess
Object ID
MG0357_Ovrszd_F029
Date Range
1947/03/22
Collection
Broadsides Collection
Title
Advertisement for public sale of household goods of Esther M. Hess
Description
Advertisement for the public sale of household goods in the village of New Providence, 22 March 1947. Terms to be made known by Esther M Hess. Simon Groff, auctioneer. Printed by Quarryville Sun.
Date Range
1947/03/22
Creation Date
22 March 1947
Year Range From
1947
Year Range To
1947
Creator
Quarryville Sun
Storage Location
LancasterHistory
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 09
People
Hess, Esther M.
Groff, Simon
Subcategory
Art
Subjects
Broadsides
Advertisements
Search Terms
Broadsides
Advertisements
Public sales
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Extent
16 x 22 in.
Object Name
Broadside
Condition
Good
Object ID
MG0357_Ovrszd_F029
Other Numbers
2003.222
Classification
MG0357
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0455 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
1827
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Herr, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Lancaster
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Christian Herr's Ford
Fords
Orders
Inspections
Reports
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.]
Court term: August 1827.
Location: On the road from Lancaster to New Providence, Providence Twp., at Christian Herr's Fording.
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
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0675 I004
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
1855
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.
Lampeter, West Lampeter Twp.
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Place
Providence Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0675 I004
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
[Providence Twp.] and Strasburg Twp.
Court term: January 1855.
Location: On public highway from New Providence, Providence Twp., to Lampeter, West Lampeter Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0680 I006
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
1906
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.
Refton, Strasburg Twp.
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Inspections
Bridges
Place
Providence Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0680 I006
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1906.
Location: On public road from Refton, Strasburg Twp., to New Providence, Providence Twp.
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
75.000
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
Liquor License Papers
Title
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1854 F34 I05
Collection
Liquor License Papers
Title
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1854
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0021
People
Tweed, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Place
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1854 F34 I05
Box Number
021
Additional Notes
April term.
Signers of Petition: John Peoples, David Mowrer, John Marran, Jacob Cramer, John K. Rohrer, Joseph Shenk, Thomas Armstrong, Henry S. Huber, John M. Shenk, Benjamin Hess, Francis Mylin, John Hess, Abraham Brubaker, Adam Mowrer, George Mowrer, Jacob Newswanger, [N. K. Zook].
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0745 I006
Date Range
1857/08
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1857/08
Year
1857
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0011
People
Wither, Michael
Zarracher, J. H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
Dams
J. H. Zarracher's Dam
Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp.
Michael Wither's Mill
Mills
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Orders
Pequea Creek
Petitions
Reports
Strasburg Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
Place
Strasburg Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0745 I006
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1857.
Location: Near J. H. Zarracher's Dam, formerly Michael Wither's Mill, on public road from Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp., to New Providence, Providence Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0805 I006
Date Range
1854/01
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1854/01
Year
1854
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
People
Eshleman, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
John Eshleman's Mill
Lancaster
Mill Creek
Mills
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Orders
Petitions
Reports
West Lampeter Twp.
Place
West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0805 I006
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1854.
Location: Near John Eshleman's Mill on the road from Lancaster to New Providence, Providence Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 3 pieces
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- Very large group around long trestle table in rural yard.
Object ID
D-03-04-74
Date Range
July 12, 1920
  1 image  
Object Name
Print, Photographic
Collection
Darmstaetter Collection
Title
Photograph- Very large group around long trestle table in rural yard.
Description
Very large group around long trestle table in rural yard. Customer: Mr. Shaub, New Providence
Date Range
July 12, 1920
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Studio
Darmstaetter's
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Families
Tables
Yards
Fences
Banquets
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Object Name
Print, Photographic
Film Size
7 x 11 inches
Print Size
7 x 11 inches
Object ID
D-03-04-74
Negative Number
yes
Other Number
495-338
Images
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
Collection
Sutter - McMichael Family Album
Object ID
A-17-01-68
  1 image  
Object Name
Print, Photographic
Collection
Sutter - McMichael Family Album
Description
Page 68: Memorial services, New Providence Reformed Cemetery, at the McMichael plot, Sunday, May 28, 1939.
Provenance
Album thought to belong to the family of Frank McMichael and his wife, Laura Sutter. They were orginally from the Quarryville area, but later moved to the city of Lancaster.
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Cemeteries
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Graveyards
Holidays
Memorial Day
Object Name
Print, Photographic
Object ID
A-17-01-68
Notes
Stored in Archives North
Images
Less detail
Collection
Sutter - McMichael Family Album
Object ID
A-17-01-69
  1 image  
Object Name
Print, Photographic
Collection
Sutter - McMichael Family Album
Description
Page 69: Rev. Harry Shepherdson officiating at these memorial services, cousin Lem and his four brothers, Albert, William, Thomas, John, all Civil War veterans, all buried here.
Provenance
Album thought to belong to the family of Frank McMichael and his wife, Laura Sutter. They were orginally from the Quarryville area, but later moved to the city of Lancaster.
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Cemeteries
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Graveyards
Holidays
Memorial Day
Object Name
Print, Photographic
Object ID
A-17-01-69
Notes
Stored in Archives North
Images
Less detail
Collection
Darmstaetter Collection
Title
Photograph- School class of Ada F. Paes, New Providence R#1.
Object ID
D-02-01-34
  1 image  
Object Name
Print, Photographic
Collection
Darmstaetter Collection
Title
Photograph- School class of Ada F. Paes, New Providence R#1.
Description
School class of Ada F. Paes, New Providence R#1.
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Paes, Ada F.
Studio
Darmstaetter's
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Schools
Students
Teachers
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Place
Providence Twp.
Object Name
Print, Photographic
Film Size
5 x 7 inches
Print Size
5 x 7 inches
Object ID
D-02-01-34
Negative Number
yes
Other Number
12
Images
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0675 I005
Date Range
1857/01
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1857/01
Year
1857
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0010
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Beaver Creek
Bridges
Creeks
Lancaster
Mills
Mylin's Mill
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Orders
Providence Twp.
Quarryville, Colerain Twp.
Reports
Strasburg
Strasburg Twp.
Place
Providence Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Report
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0675 I005
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1857.
Location: On public highway from Quarryville, Colerain Twp., to Strasburg and Lancaster, at Mylin's Mill in New Providence, Providence Twp.
Document type: Order and report of viewers.
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
Bridge Records
Title
Specifications for a bridge
Object ID
Bridge F0335 I001
Date Range
No date
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Specifications for a bridge
Description
Location: Over North Branch of Beaver Creek on the road from Mount Eden Furnace to New Providence, Providence Twp., at J. H. Weimer's Saw Mill.
Document type: Specifications for a bridge.
Admin/Biographical History
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.
Date Range
No date
Year
none
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0005
People
Weimer, J. H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Beaver Creek Bridge
Beaver Creek, North Branch
Bridges
Creeks
Eden Twp.
Furnaces
J. H. Weimer's Sawmill
Mills
Mount Eden Furnace
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Sawmills
Specifications
Place
Eden Twp.
Extent
4 items, 4 pieces
Object Name
Specification
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0335 I001
Box Number
005
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail

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