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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Title
Thomas Welsh Scrapbook
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_Scrapbk2
Date Range
1854-1936
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Title
Thomas Welsh Scrapbook
Description
Scrapbook appears to be the work of Thomas' son, Blanton Welsh. The volume was origianlly a record book for the Commonwealth Insurance Company, for which Thomas Welsh was an agent in Columbia. The scrapbook contains newspaper articles from the Columbia Spy, beginning with articles on the cholera epidemic of 1854, Welsh's cases as Justice of the Peace, and published war correspondence by Thomas Welsh under the names "Thirsty Squad" and "45". Blanton continued the scrapbook with newspaper articles about his father and sisters, and a lawsuit against him in 1930; his mother's obituary; his wedding announcement; his visiting cards; a letter from Lillie to Blanton; and letters to Thomas Welsh. The letters to Thomas Welsh are scanned and transcibed as MG0828_SeriesD-61_F03, MG0828_SeriesD-61_F04, MG0828_SeriesD-61_F05, MG0828_SeriesD-61_F07, MG0828_SeriesD-61_F08, MG0828_SeriesD-61_F09, MG0828_SeriesD-61_F10, MG0828_SeriesD-61_F11, MG0828_SeriesD-61_F12, MG0828_SeriesD-61_F13, MG0828_SeriesD-63_F10, MG0828_SeriesD-63_F14, and MG0828_SeriesE_F04.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Date Range
1854-1936
Creation Date
1854-1936
Year Range From
1854
Year Range To
1936
Creator
Welsh, Thomas, 1824-1863
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
Storage Container
Box 0004
People
Buchanan, James
Welsh, Blanton Charles
Welsh, Alice
Welsh, Annie Eunice Young
Welsh, Effie
Welsh, Lilian
Welsh, Mary Young "Mazie"
Welsh, Thomas
Other Creators
Welsh, Blanton Charles, 1860-1939
Subjects
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Columbia (Pa.)
Commonwealth Fire Insurance Company
Justices of the peace
Letters
Newspapers
Obituaries
Personal correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
West Point (N.Y.)
Zurich (Switzerland)
Search Terms
Buchanan Collections
Civil War
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Columbia
Commonwealth Fire Insurance Company
Correspondence, Personal
James Buchanan
Justices of the peace
Letters
Newspaper clippings
Obituaries
Scrapbooks
West Point, New York
Zurich, Switzerland
Extent
1 item
Object Name
Scrapbook
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Notes
Casing and binding are worn.
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_Scrapbk2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
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.
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-XX
Classification
MG0828
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Cataloged by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Documents

MG0828_SeriesF_MYWobit.pdf

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Collection
William B. Arnold Collection
Title
William B. Arnold Collection
Object ID
MG0114
Date Range
1816-1958
, newspapers, etc.) Contracts Daybooks Deeds Finding aids Fulton Construction Company Indentures Lancaster Vo-Tech School Authority Ledger books Manuscript groups Newspaper clippings Persons of color Union Construction Company of Lancaster Processing History: This collection has been documented, preserved and
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Collection
William B. Arnold Collection
Title
William B. Arnold Collection
Description
The William B. Arnold Collection includes deeds, articles, newspaper clippings, a ledger book 1894, and daybook 1935. Includes Quarter Sessions 1856-1867, and items from Lancaster Vo-Tech Authority, Union Construction Co., Fulton Construction Co., and a list of bounty money to avoid the Draft in 1864.
Date Range
1816-1958
Year Range From
1816
Year Range To
1958
Date of Accumulation
1816-1958
Creator
Arnold, William B., 1901-1979
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Arnold, William B.
Bleecher, Jacob
Bleecher, Michael
Carpenter, Martin
Hershey, Eliza
Hershey, John L.
Muller, Hiram K.
Pinchot, Gifford
Shaub, Christian
Shaub, Henry
Shaub, Martin
Smith, Elizabeth
Smith, John
Withers, Anna
Withers, George
Subjects
Account books
Apprentices
Broadsides
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Contracts
Deeds
Search Terms
Apprentices
Broadsides
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Contracts
Daybooks
Deeds
Finding aids
Fulton Construction Company
Indentures
Lancaster Vo-Tech School Authority
Ledger books
Manuscript groups
Newspaper clippings
Persons of color
Union Construction Company of Lancaster
Extent
2 boxes, 11 folders, 3 books, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0114
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), William B. Arnold Collection (MG114), 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.
Other Numbers
MG-114
Classification
MG0114
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Cataloged prior to 1997. Added to database 24 March 2022.
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Collection
Scrapbook Collection
Title
Marietta Scrapbook
Object ID
MG0434_BoxR010
Date Range
1879-1919
: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) Education Job descriptions Lancaster County (Pa.)--History, local Lancaster County (Pa.)--Population Local taxation Marietta (Pa.) Murder Occupations Pennsylvania Dutch Scrapbooks Search Terms: Christiana Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) Columbia Education Lancaster
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Collection
Scrapbook Collection
Title
Marietta Scrapbook
Description
Known as The Marietta Scrapbook, this volume contains a variety of information in newspaper clippings and magazine articles about Marietta, Columbia, and the rest of Lancaster County. The articles convey a well-rounded view of local history. Topics include education, population, crime, taxes, elections, and occupations. There are also many articles on the Pennsylvania Dutch, personal histories, crime, and genealogical information within the book. Histories for the following municipalities are included: Marietta, Christiana, Columbia, Donegal, Erie, Lancaster, Lititz, Manheim, Maytown, Mountville, Peach Bottom, Salunga, and Wrightsville.
Date Range
1879-1919
Creation Date
1879-1919
Year Range From
1879
Year Range To
1919
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 22
Subjects
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Education
Job descriptions
Lancaster County (Pa.)--History, local
Lancaster County (Pa.)--Population
Local taxation
Marietta (Pa.)
Murder
Occupations
Pennsylvania Dutch
Scrapbooks
Search Terms
Christiana
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Columbia
Education
Lancaster
Lititz
Manheim
Marietta
Maytown, East Donegal Twp.
Mountville
New Holland
Newspaper clippings
Peach Bottom, Fulton Twp.
Pennsylvania Germans
Salunga, West Hempfield Twp.
Scrapbooks
Wrightsville, York County, Pennsylvania
Extent
1 volume
Object Name
Scrapbook
Language
English
Object ID
MG0434_BoxR010
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted access.
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original volume may be used by appointment only-contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact Research@LancasterHistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
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.
Other Numbers
MG-434
Other Number
MG-434, Box R010
Classification
MG0434
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Cataloged by CRB, October 2007. Added to database, 25 October 2023.
Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 88.
This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ME60112, 2007-2008.
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Collection
Herr, Neff and Kauffman Family (Manor Twp.) Papers
Title
Herr, Neff and Kauffman Family (Manor Twp.) Papers
Object ID
MG0700
Date Range
1791-1956
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Collection
Herr, Neff and Kauffman Family (Manor Twp.) Papers
Title
Herr, Neff and Kauffman Family (Manor Twp.) Papers
Description
This collection contains mostly deeds and releases for property in Manor Township between the Herr, Kauffman, and Neff families. The dates for the deeds and releases are 1791-1792, 1804-1808, and 1841-1865. It seems that there are three main properties that all of the documents are mentioning within Manor Township. There are also nine bonds between Tobias H. Herr and Henry Herr Sr. that were all made in 1864. There are two Cyrus Neff's mentioned in this collection, Cyrus Neff and Cyrus L. Neff. One of the documents is Cyrus Neff's Certificate of Election for the Lancaster County Auditor in 1887. The documents pertaining to Cyrus L. Neff are his policy with the Pennsylvania Threshermen & Farmers' Mutual Casualty Insurance Company in the early 1920's. Towards the end of the collection there are two newspapers from 1929 and 1947, pertaining to the Herr family farm and house as well as what seems to be instructions on how to make animal feed.
Admin/Biographical History
John Herr came to Pennsylvania in 1710 with four of his five sons. His oldest son, Abraham Herr came with his father in 1710, and was the only one to settle west of the Conestoga River in Manor Township.
Francis Neff came to America from Switzerland in the early 1700's. One of his sons, Henry Neff, was the first to live in Manor Township. One of Henry Neff's four sons, Henry Neff Jr., was the only child that stayed at the homestead in Manor Township. He and his wife, Susannah Neff, had a son named Benjamin Neff who, in turn, married Anna Hostetter, daughter of Ulrich Hostetter and had two sons, Cyrus and Benjamin H. Neff. Cyrus Neff attended common schools till he was 18 years old then farmed for 11 years, after which he taught in schools for three terms. He was very active in the school board for six years and then was elected as Lancaster County Auditor in 1887. He married Kate Lehman, a daughter of Reverend Benjamin Lehman, of Manor Township, and together they had eight children. Cyrus died in 1890 at the age of thirty-eight years.
The donor, Ethel Huber, is related to the Neff and the Herr families on her mother's side and may be a descendent of Abraham Herr, the brother of Christian Herr.
Date Range
1791-1956
Year Range From
1791
Year Range To
1956
Date of Accumulation
1791-1956
Creator
Huber, Ethel M.
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 15
People
Barr, Ann Kauffman
Garber, Jacob B.
Herr, Abraham
Herr, Ann
Herr, Catharine
Herr, Harry
Herr, Henry, Sr.
Herr, Rudolph
Herr, Tobias H.
Hershey, Christian
Hershey, Magdalen
Hertzler, Abraham
Hertzler, Barbara
Hertzler, Mary
Hochstetter, Jacob
Huber, Ethel M.
Huston, Esther Kauffman
Kauffman, Edgar M.
Kauffman, John
Kaufman, Abraham
Kaufman, Ester
Kaufman, John
Kaufman, Rudolph
Miller, Abraham
Neff, Annie K.
Neff, Cyrus
Neff, Cyrus L.
Neff, Edward
Randler, Charles G.
Randler, M. Elizabeth
Strickler, Jacob
Sweeny, Elizabeth
Witmer, Abraham
Witmer, Barbara
Witmer, David
Witmer, Eli
Witmer, Jacob
Witmer, John
Witmer, Magdalena
Subjects
Bonds
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Deeds
Insurance policies
Manor (Lancaster County, Pa. : Township)
Search Terms
Bonds
Certificates
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Deeds
First-Columbia National Bank
Insurance policies
Letters
Manor Twp.
Pennsylvania Threshermen & Farmers' Mutual Casualty Insurance Company
Garden Spot Farm News
Manuscript groups
Finding aids
Extent
1 box, 17 folders, 40 items, 74 pages, .2 cubic feet
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0700
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use photocopy in Folder 11.
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-700
Classification
MG0700
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared by EB, Spring-Summer 2015. Added to database 25 January 2018.
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Adam Reigart Jr., John S. Murphy Collection
Title
Adam Reigart Jr., John S. Murphy Collection
Object ID
MG0331
Date Range
1762-2003
Yeiser, Philip Subject Headings: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) Invoices Letters Obituaries Receipts (Acknowledgments) �230 North President Avenue • Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603-3125 717.392.4633 • www.LancasterHistory.org Search Terms: Adam Reigart & Son Albums Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Boston
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Collection
Adam Reigart Jr., John S. Murphy Collection
Title
Adam Reigart Jr., John S. Murphy Collection
Description
The Adam Reigart Jr., John S. Murphy Collection contains correspondence between Adam Reigart, Jr. in Lancaster and Philip Wager in Philadelphia and their families. The letters are primarily from the early nineteenth century and provide information about family illness, travel, visits, business, and family chatter. The receipts and invoices show purchases made in Lancaster and Philadelphia, especially clothing, fabric, dry goods, and meat. The remainder of the collection is made up of newspaper articles, books, and an album of poetry and drawings. The items were housed in a gig trunk which is now in the museum collection.
Admin/Biographical History
Adam Reigart, Jr. (1765-1844) was born in Lancaster. He was the eldest son of Col. Adam Reigart, owner of the Grape Tavern which served as general headquarters during the Revolutionary War. Adam Jr. founded the Reigart Wine Store in 1785 and was in business with Philip Wager in Philadelphia and Philip's son Peter throughout his career. He was the first president of the Lancaster branch of the Bank of Pennsylvania, and was involved with the Conestoga Navigation Company and the Union Fire Company.
Adam Jr. married Mary Magdalena Wager (1772-1806) in 1791. Mary was the daughter of Philip Wager, a Philadelphia wine merchant. They had eight daughters and a son. Susan married Stephen C. Slaymaker and Margaretta married Henry Y. Slaymaker.
Date Range
1762-2003
Year Range From
1762
Year Range To
2003
Date of Accumulation
1762-2003
Creator
Murphy, John Slaughter, 1921-2011
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 08
People
Arnold, Benedict
Baker, W.
Bare, Jacob
Blight, Peter
Boughter, Charles
Breidenhart, George
Brien, Edward
Brown, Luke
Butter, Charles
Cassidy, Edward
Clarke, John
Clendenin, Samuel
Coleman, Edward
Coleman, William
Edwards, Susanna
Ehler, John
Fisher, Sammy
Fox, Sam M.
Frey, John
Gaskill, Edmund
Gay, Edward F.
Getz, John
Givens, John
Graeff, George
Greland, D.
Hahn, B. Christian
Harrison, George
Haverstick, William
Hopkins, A. R.
Hopkins, Ann
Houston, James
Hubley, Frederick
Hubley, Joseph
Hultzheimer, N.
Hyde, Charles
Irving, Robert
Jack, Joshua
Kauffman, Jacob
King, George
Kirkpatrick, William
Kline, Jacob
Lane, John
Leiper, George G.
Lowry, Robert
Lowry, Robert K.
Mayer, George Louis
Metzger, Emanuel
Metzger, George
Metzger, Jacob
Miller, Barbara
Miller, Henry
Miller, Martin
Miller, Philip
Montgomery, William
Morris, John
Mosher, Joseph
Murphy, John Slaughter
Myer, John
Myers, John
Newlin, Nathaniel
Nice, Levi
Nimrod, Maxwell
Ogilby, Joseph
Otto, Jacob S.
Otto, John C.
Pennington, Edward
Peters, Abraham
Phinney, Zina
Price, Joseph
Price, Richard
Reigart, Adam
Reigart, Adam, Jr.
Reigart, Ann
Reigart, Emanuel
Reigart, Henrietta
Reigart, Maria Wager
Reigart, Mary
Reigart, Mary C.
Reigart, Philip Wager
Reigart, Susan
Rimfast, John
Sample, Joseph
Schaubel, Johannis
Sener, Samuel Miller
Sewell, Charles S.
Shaeffer, Jacob
Shenk, Abraham
Shenk, Christian
Shippen, Peggy
Singer, A.
Slaymaker, Henry Edwin
Slaymaker, Mary Steele
Slaymaker, Stephen Cochran
Smith, Ann
Smith, Anthony
Smith, Ralph
Stein, Philip
Steinman, George
Stewart, William
Sullivan, Susannah
Wager, George
Wager, Hannah
Wager, James
Wager, Mary
Wager, Peter
Wager, Philip H.
Wager, Sally
Wager, Sophia
Wager, William
Walsh, Christopher
Wentz, Thomas
Wertz, Christian
Wharton, Charles
Whitaker, George
Whitaker, John
Wimer, Michael
Winroth, Margaret
Witmer, David
Woodmund, William
Yeiser, Philip
Other Creators
Reigart family
Subjects
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Invoices
Letters
Obituaries
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Search Terms
Adam Reigart and Son
Albums
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Boston, Massachusetts
Brenner and Reed
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cape May, New Jersey
Charles C. and J. Watson
Christ Church Burial Ground
Cincinnati, Ohio
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Correspondence
Delaware
Dixon Walker and Company
Earp and Brothers
Finding aids
Grape Hotel
Greene County, New York
H. Behlen and Company
Illnesses
Invoices
J. Walker and Company
John Warden and Sons
Kentucky
Lancaster
Lancaster County Almshouse
Lancaster Bar Association
Lancaster Intelligencer
Lancaster Journal
Lancaster New Era
Lancaster Sunday News
Lane Slaymaker and Company
Letters
London, England
Lower Windsor Twp., York County, Pennsylvania
Lowry and Myers
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Manuscript groups
Margaretta Furnace
Marietta Bank
Morning News
Mount Auburn Cemetery
New York, New York
Newspaper clippings
Obituaries
Ohio
Pennsylvania German Society
Pensacola, Florida
Peter Wager and Company
Philadelphia Inquirer
Pratt and Kintzing
Race Street
Receipts
Reeve's Tavern
South Carolina
Southwark, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Spain
St. James Episcopal Church
Union Fire Company
Vintners
Wager and Company
Washington Fire Company
West Point Military Academy
William Noyes and Company
Wine merchants
York Springs Boarding House
York Springs, York County, Pennsylvania
York, York County, Pennsylvania
Extent
2 boxes, 35 folders, 1.5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0331
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Gig trunk (2003.078)
Adam Reigart Collection (MG0122)
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Adam Reigart Jr., John S. Murphy Collection (MG0331), Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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.
Accession Number
2003.078
Other Numbers
MG-331
Classification
MG0331
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid created by KR. Added to database 8 March 2022.
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Geist Family Papers
Title
Geist Family Papers
Object ID
MG0294
Date Range
1865-1961
Avenue • Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603-3125 717.392.4633 • www.LancasterHistory.org Search Terms: A. Geist and Son Adams County, Pennsylvania Albert Pick Company Births Bismarck, North Dakota Blue Ball Bank Blue Ball, East Earl Twp. Calling cards Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) Coatesville, Chester
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Collection
Geist Family Papers
Title
Geist Family Papers
Description
The Geist Family Papers include correspondence, tax records, legal documents, and other items related to the Geist family. Some correspondence is personal, while other letters relate to legal proceedings concerning estates and inheritances. A number of wills and associated materials, generally related to adjudications involving family members. Numerous local tax notices and federal income tax returns largely pertain to Daniel W. and Bertha W. Geist. Other materials include notebooks and receipts from Daniel W. Geist's time at Millersville State Normal School, visiting cards, and newspaper clippings.
Date Range
1865-1961
Year Range From
1865
Year Range To
1961
Date of Accumulation
1865-1961
Creator
Geist family
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 08
People
Alexander, James K.
Anderson, Howard
Bachman, Julie C.
Bard, Bertha
Brown, George
Bulleit, Edward Banister
Dague, Isaac W.
Dague, Lily C. Geist
Diller, Luther R.
Eshleman, John H.
Fox, Christian, Jr.
Geist, Adam
Geist, Agnes
Geist, Bertha Wanner
Geist, Daniel W.
Geist, Ettie G.
Geist, Everett S.
Geist, Harry Kohler
Geist, Lilly Kate
Groff, John M.
Heisher, Daniel
Hobson, Jesse
Hobson, Maria
Horst, Jacob G.
Kjorlien, Alvin C.
Leaman, William
Lyte, Eliphalet Oram
Martin, Luke W.
Milledge, Stanley
Miller, Helen Mildred Diller
Miller, Leon H. B.
Miller, Ruth
Ott, Janet F.
Overly, Herman Witmer
Overly, Richard Geist
Pond, B. C.
Pool, Virginia L.
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
Rush, Charles William
Rush, Harriet Geist
Shaub, Sadie
Shirk, H. S.
Shirk, Henry
Shirk, Lawrence
Stoner, H. K.
Weaver, C. R.
Weaver, George A.
Werner, John Thomas
Witmer, Clara
Wolf, Lemon A.
Wolfe, Helen
Subjects
Decedents' estates
Estates (Law)
Letters
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Taxation
Search Terms
A. Geist and Son
Adams County, Pennsylvania
Albert Pick Company
Births
Bismarck, North Dakota
Blue Ball Bank
Blue Ball, East Earl Twp.
Calling cards
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Correspondence
Death
Decedents' estates
Earl Twp.
East Earl Twp.
Ephrata
Estate settlement
Farmers National Bank
Finding aids
Florida
Franklin Twp., Adams County, Pennsylvania
Funerals
Gap, Salisbury Twp.
Grand Forks Herald
Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, North Dakota
Health
Hotel Gladstone
Hunters
Inheritance
Internal Revenue Service
Jamestown, Stutsman County, North Dakota
Johnson City, Broome County, New York
K. Aslesen Company
Lancaster
Lancaster New Era
Leland-Parker Hotel
Letters
Manuscript groups
Masons
McClure House
Miami, Florida
Millersville
Millersville State Normal School
Millersville University
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minot, Ward County, North Dakota
Mountville Farm Women's Society
New Berlin, Ephrata Twp.
New Holland
Newspaper clippings
Ocean City, Cape May County, New Jersey
Parades
Patterson Hotel
Pennsylvania State Normal School
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Postage stamps
Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Receipts
Republican Party
San Francisco, California
Schools
Stamps
Stevens, East Cocalico Twp.
Stocks
Tax returns
Taxation
Trusts and trustees
United Commercial Travelers of America
Vienna Bakery Company
Visiting cards
Washington, DC
West Cocalico School District
Wheeling, West Virginia
Wills
YMCA
Young Men's Christian Association
Extent
1 box, 12 folders, .5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0294
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
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Accession Number
2002.Hawbaker
Other Numbers
MG-294
Classification
MG0294
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Added to database 19 January 2022.
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John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Title
John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Object ID
MG0071
Date Range
1726-1922
Genealogy Letters Marriage records Stocks Wills Search Terms: Aoelian Hall Carnegie Hall Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) Correspondence Deeds Ephrata Cloister Family records Finding aids Genealogy Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia Letters Manuscript groups Marriage records Metropolitan Opera
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Collection
John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Title
John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Description
Collection of Ellmaker family papers, including original papers of the first immigrant, John Leonard Ellmaker of Germany. Papers include correspondence, genealogy charts, deeds and legal papers. newspaper clippings, photographs, articles on Jacob Eichholtz, and a diploma and teachers' certificate. There is also a blank book with paper made at Ephrata Cloister in 1796.
Date Range
1726-1922
Year Range From
1726
Year Range To
1922
Date of Accumulation
1726-1922
Creator
Ellmaker family
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 02
People
Cochran, Thomas B.
Eichholtz, Jacob
Elder, Thomas
Ellmaker, Alfred
Ellmaker, Amos
Ellmaker, Ana Margareta
Ellmaker, Benjamin Ellmaker
Ellmaker, E. Ben
Ellmaker, Edgar O.
Ellmaker, Elizabeth
Ellmaker, Enos
Ellmaker, John Leonard
Ellmaker, John Watson
Ellmaker, Leonard
Ellmaker, Lucy H.
Ellmaker, Nathaniel
Ellmaker, Thomas
Graunnon, Christiana Margaretta
Haverstick, H. B.
Hoofgardner, Ferdinand
Hornberger, Maria
Hubbard, Elbert
Huston, R. M.
Koning, P.
Mayor, Robert
Moor, John
Nicolaas, I.
Pancoast, Dr.
Schnierer, Jacob
Snyder, Edwin L.
Snyder, John A.
Snyder, Mrs. Edwin L.
Other Creators
Ellmaker, John Leonard
Subjects
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Deeds
Family records
Genealogy
Letters
Marriage records
Stocks
Wills
Search Terms
Aoelian Hall
Carnegie Hall
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Correspondence
Deeds
Ephrata Cloister
Family records
Finding aids
Genealogy
Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia
Letters
Manuscript groups
Marriage records
Metropolitan Opera House
Newspaper clippings
Obituaries
Philharmonic Society of New York
Roycroft
Stocks
Wills
Extent
2 boxes, 58 folders, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English, German, Dutch
Object ID
MG0071
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Photograph Collection
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions. Please request at Reference Desk or 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.
Classification
MG0071
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Cataloged prior to 1997. Added to database 23 October 2018.
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James Buchanan Family Papers
Title
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 Papers of James Buchanan, Series 6 Miscellaneous Materials
Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 6
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers
Title
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 Papers of James Buchanan, Series 6 Miscellaneous Materials
Description
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1, Papers of James Buchanan, Series 6 is arranged into three subseries of miscellaneous materials.
Subseries 1 is sheet music dedicated to James Buchanan, including the Wheatland Polka, The Schottisch, and Buchanan's Union Grand March.
Subseries 2 is published and print materials, including newspaper cartoons and illustrations, pamphlets for the 1824 election of John Quincy Adams, a tourist card, and meeting minutes.
Subseries 3 includes government documents, an act to alter and amend the several acts imposing tariffs, commercial treaties, supplementary acts, a document signed by Secretary of State William L. Marcy, a passport signed by James Buchanan, land grants, and other government documents, including some in French, Spanish, English, and German.
Admin/Biographical History
James Buchanan was born on April 23, 1791 to James Buchanan and Elizabeth Speer. He was the second child born out of ten children, and he would go on to outlive all but one of his siblings. Most popularly remembered as Pennsylvania's only President and as a lifelong bachelor, Buchanan committed a lifetime to politics. In 1821, he left his law practice and embarked on his political career after having been voted into the U.S. House of Representatives. He would remain in the House for five consecutive terms before serving as the U.S. Minister to Russia, a Senator in the U.S. Senate, the U.S. Secretary of State, the U.S. Minister to Great Britain, and finally, the 15th President of the United States. He died in his bedchamber at Wheatland at 8:30 AM on June 1, 1868. He was 77 years old. [https://www.lancasterhistory.org/about-wheatland, accessed 10/24/2019]
System of Arrangement
JBFP Part 1 Series 6 Miscellaneous Materials
Subseries 1 Sheet Music
Subseries 2 Published and Print Materials
Subseries 3 Government Documents
Year Range From
1813
Year Range To
1929
Creator
James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland (Lancaster, Pa.)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
People
Buchanan, James
Pierce, Franklin
Jackson, Andrew
Lincoln, Abraham
Other Creators
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Subjects
Land grants
Political cartoons
Sheet music
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Wheatland (Lancaster, Pa.)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Bounty land warrants
Buchanan Collections
Civil War
Finding aids
James Buchanan
Land grants
Manuscript groups
Political cartoons
Sheet music
Wheatland
Newspaper clippings
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 box, 65 folders, .5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Clipping, Newspaper
Music, Sheet
Language
English, German
Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 6
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries, https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
James Buchanan Collection, MG0096
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available.
Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material. 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.
Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Description Level
Series
Custodial History
The James Buchanan Family Papers were collected by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. This collection was relocated from the Wheatland mansion to the LancasterHistory archives in the Spring of 2009. Digitization of the James Buchanan Family Papers was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
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Mary Brecht Pulver Papers
Title
Mary Brecht Pulver Papers
Object ID
MG0284
Date Range
1882-1957
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Collection
Mary Brecht Pulver Papers
Title
Mary Brecht Pulver Papers
Description
The Mary Brecht Pulver Papers contain papers related to the Brecht and Pulver families. The collection includes letters, newspaper articles, obituaries, and memorabilia. A biography of Mary Brecht Pulver accompanies samples of her poetry and a scrapbook of the work of her sister, Edith Brecht.
Admin/Biographical History
Mary Brecht Pulver, one of five children of Milton J. and Mary M. Wolfe Brecht, was born on 3 March 1882. Milton was an educator. Mary Agnes Brecht married George Winfield Pulver; their son, Gordon Winfield, was born in 1912. Mary Brecht Pulver was a poet and author of short stories.
Date Range
1882-1957
Year Range From
1882
Year Range To
1957
Date of Accumulation
1882-1957
Creator
Sumner, Pamela, 1941-2016
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 08
People
Brecht, Edith
Brecht, Harold
Brecht, Mary Mehaffey Wolfe
Brecht, Milton J.
Doerschuk, Ernest E., Jr.
Pulver, George Winfield
Pulver, Gordon Winfield
Pulver, Mary Agnes Brecht
Russell, Florence Brecht
Wolfe, Henry
Wolfe, Rebecca Alstead
Other Creators
Pulver, Gordon Winfield, 1912-1983
Subjects
Binghamton (N.Y.)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Family records
Lancaster County (Pa.)
Letters
Poetry
Search Terms
Binghamton, New York
Biographies
Birth certificates
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Correspondence
Finding aids
Letters
Manuscript groups
Marriage certificates
Memorabilia
Newspaper clippings
Obituaries
Photographs
Poetry
Extent
1 box, 4 folders, 1 scrapbook, .25 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0284
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Mary Brecht Pulver Photograph Collection, 147 Family photographs (MB-01-01-01 to MB-01-05-08)
National publications containing short stories "Pennsylvania Dutch Series" by Mary Brecht Pulver : and her biography, including a collection of her verse and a listing of her stories (810.54 P983 Oversize)
National publications containing short stories by Mary Brecht Pulver: and her biography, including a collection of her verse and a listing of her stories (810.54 P983s Oversize)
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Mary Brecht Pulver Papers (MG0284), 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
1997.Sumner
Other Numbers
MG-284
Classification
MG0284
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared 2012. Added to database 7 November 2017.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Title
Scrapbook of ephemera, newspaper articles, and original letters kept by Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.3.Scrapbook1
Date Range
1852-1883
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Title
Scrapbook of ephemera, newspaper articles, and original letters kept by Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Scrapbook of ephemera, newspaper articles, and original letters kept by Hiram B. Swarr that includes items related to the 1856 Presidential election, the Democratic Committee of Lancaster County, and the estate of James Buchanan.
The inscription indicates that the scrapbook was given to Edward Elliott Bausman by his mother, Mary Swarr Bausman. Mary was the daughter of Hiram B. Swarr. It is unclear if Mary or Elliott compiled the scrapbook.
Date Range
1852-1883
Year Range From
1852
Year Range To
1883
Date of Accumulation
1852-1883
Creator
Swarr, Hiram Behm, 1821-1896
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 6, Box 3
People
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Bausman, Edward Elliott
Bausman, Mary Brooks Swarr
Buchanan, James
Other Creators
Bausman, Edward Elliott
Bausman, Mary Swarr
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Ephemera
Letters
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Scrapbooks
Ephemera
James Buchanan
Letters
Correspondence
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Estate settlement
Extent
1 item, 196 pages to scan
Object Name
Scrapbook
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 3
Object ID
JBFP 6.3.Scrapbook1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
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
WB.96.178.1
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 3, Swarr Scrapbook 1
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
The James Buchanan Family Papers were collected by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. This collection was relocated from the Wheatland mansion to the LancasterHistory archives in the Spring of 2009. Digitization of the James Buchanan Family Papers was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
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