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Collection
Gibbons Diaries, Family Papers, and Mill Records
Title
Agreement from Daniel Gibbons and others
Object ID
MG0846_F016
Date Range
1831/07
, 1727-1879, detail the exchange of property to and from the Gibbons family mostly within Lampeter Township and Upper Leacock Township, Lancaster County. Other family papers, 1799- 1871, include narratives about the Gibbons family, a membership certificate for the Independent Order of Good Templars, and
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Collection
Gibbons Diaries, Family Papers, and Mill Records
Title
Agreement from Daniel Gibbons and others
Description
Agreement by Daniel Gibbons and six others to pay the sums posted beside their names for the purpose of erecting the Friends meeting house on 9th Street near Spruce Street in Philadelphia.
Admin/Biographical History
Some of the names of the signers in the document are hard to read.
Date Range
1831/07
Creation Date
July 1831
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
People
Gibbons, Daniel
Conard, Abraham
Conard, Isaac
Peart, Thomas
Subjects
Business records
Contracts
Quaker church buildings
Quakers
Society of Friends
Search Terms
Agreements
Business records
Financial records
Hicksite Friends' Meeting House
Meetinghouses
Quakers
Society of Friends
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0846_F016
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Gibbons Diaries, Family Papers, and Mill Records (MG0846), Object ID, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available.
Original documents may be used by appointment--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. 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
2021.008
Other Numbers
MG-846
Other Number
MG-846, Folder 16
Classification
MG0846
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Cataloged by MB, 8 July 2021. Added to database 28 July 2021.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Title
Agreement between Elliott T. Lane and James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.2.4.001
Date Range
1838/12/29
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Title
Agreement between Elliott T. Lane and James Buchanan
Description
Agreement between Elliott T. Lane and James Buchanan concerning funds of Jane B. Lane, Elliott’s wife and James’ sister, and in case she makes no will, how the estate will be divided. Involves bequeaths from her father, James Buchanan, and her mother, Elizabeth Buchanan. Also mentioned in the agreement are her sister, Harriett Henry, and her brother, the Reverend Edward Y. Buchanan, and her four children, James B. Lane, Elliott E. Lane, Mary Elisabeth Lane and Harriett Rebecca Lane. Franklin County, PA.
Date Range
1838/12/29
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 5
People
Baker, Mary Elizabeth Speer Lane
Buchanan, Edward Young
Buchanan, Elizabeth Speer
Buchanan, James
Henry, Harriet Buchanan
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Lane, Elliott Eskridge
Lane, Elliott Toll
Lane, James Buchanan
Lane, Jane Buchanan
Subjects
Legal documents
Probate records
Search Terms
Articles of agreement
Legal documents
Probate records
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 8 x 10 in.
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 2
Object ID
JBFP 1.2.4.001
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
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
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
JBMS1995.291
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 2, Subseries 4, Folder 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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Title
Copy of the agreement between Elliott T. Lane and James Buchanan possessed by Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 1.2.4.002
Date Range
1839/01/01
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Title
Copy of the agreement between Elliott T. Lane and James Buchanan possessed by Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Copy of the agreement between Elliott T. Lane and James Buchanan possessed by Harriet Lane Johnston. On reverse :“Article of agreement between Elliott T. Lane and James Buchanan concerning my Mother’s Estate, Decr 31, 1838.” At end of document: “a copy.” And a summary of her mother’s estate not included in the original. Franklin County, PA.
Date Range
1839/01/01
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 5
People
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Lane, Elliott Toll
Lane, Jane Buchanan
Other Creators
Johnston, Harriet Lane, 1830-1903
Subjects
Legal documents
Probate records
Search Terms
Articles of agreement
Legal documents
Probate records
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 8 x 10 in.
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 2
Object ID
JBFP 1.2.4.002
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
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
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
JBMS1995.267
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 2, Subseries 4, Folder 2
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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Title
Proposed agreement for James Buchanan to rent rooms and furnishings in St. Petersburg, Russia
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.023
Date Range
1832
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Title
Proposed agreement for James Buchanan to rent rooms and furnishings in St. Petersburg, Russia
Description
Proposed agreement in French for James Buchanan to rent certain rooms and furnishings from Anna Michavlova, wife of Marchand Brockhausen. St. Petersburg, Russia.
Date Range
1832
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 6
People
Buchanan, James
Brockhausen, Marchand
Michavlova, Anna
Subjects
Contracts
Search Terms
Agreements
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8.25 x 13.25 in.
Object Name
Agreement
Language
French
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 6
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.023
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
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
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
JBMS1996.080
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 6, Subseries 3, Folder 23
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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Collection
Sally E. Nungesser Papers
Title
Rental agreement between Joshua Stevens and Fountain Black
Object ID
MG0839_F002
Date Range
1833/07/08
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Collection
Sally E. Nungesser Papers
Title
Rental agreement between Joshua Stevens and Fountain Black
Description
Manuscript copy of a rental agreement between Joshua Stevens of Indiana and Fountain Black of Kentucky for Stevens' house on Washington Street in Indianapolis, Indiana. The document includes a description of the house and terms of the agreement. Signatures of Joshua Stevens, Fountain Black, and [B. M. Hatton].
Date Range
1833/07/08
Creation Date
8 July 1833
Creator
Stevens, Joshua, 1790-1858
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
People
Black, Fountain
Stevens, Joshua
Subjects
African Americans--History
Contracts
Search Terms
Agreements
Dwellings
Houses
Indianapolis, Indiana
Leases
Persons of color
Rental properties
Stevens and Smith Center
Washington Street
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0839_F002
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115)
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
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment--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
Gift of Peggy Kellermeyer in honor of Kenneth and Sally Nungesser.
Accession Number
2021.007
Other Numbers
MG-839
Other Number
MG-839, Folder 2
Classification
MG0839
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 29 December 2023.
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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Collection
Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection
Title
Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection
Object ID
MG0277
Date Range
1798-1993
Senate. Approved by Thomas M. Kean. 1807. Folder 16 Insert 1 Court ordered list of persons employed and supported in poorhouse. 1801. Insert 2 List of deaths. 1801. Folder 17 List of state and condition of paupers submitted to Court of Lancaster County. Signed by William Gibbons, John Wein, John Bausman
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Collection
Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection
Title
Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection
Description
The Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection is comprised of accounts, registers, minutes, and other records kept by this county department. There are birth and death records, lists of inmates, supply and payroll books, and auditors' reports, and a scrapbook of Conestoga View.
Date Range
1798-1993
Year Range From
1798
Year Range To
1993
Date of Accumulation
1798-1993
Creator
Lancaster County (Pa.). Board of County Commissioners
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 08
People
Ash, Phineas
Bachman, J. M.
Bachman, John
Bair, Ivan
Baney, William
Bard, R. W.
Bare, Adam
Bausman, John
Bubach, Gerhart
Carpenter, Sam
Centini, Jane E.
Clark, Thomas
Coleman, Thomas
Colwell, James
Dale, Samuel
Dorwart, Jonas
Dunlap, Stephan
Eaby, George W.
Esler, P. O.
Gibbons, William
Good, William
Graybill, N. W.
Graybill, H.
Gryder, Christian
Haines, Timothy
Halbach, W. A.
Harnish, Jacob
Harnish, Samuel
Heck, Lewis
Herr, Christian
Hershey, W. E. H.
Hildebrant, W.
Hollinger, George
Humes, Samuel
Jackson, James J.
Kean, Thomas M.
Kready, David C.
Lane, P. C.
Lenegan, Archibald M.
Light, John
Livingston, J. B.
Long, Jacob
Metzger, John W.
Meyers, Samuel M.
Murray, William
Musser, George
Nauman, J. W.
Nicholson, John
Overholzer, H. D.
Patterson, D. W.
Reed, John K.
Schwartz, Conrad
Slaymaker, Henry
Snyder, Simon
Stone, Abraham
Strine, Jacob S.
Summy, A.
Sweigart, E.
Weaver, B. F.
Webb, Will
Wein, John
Wentz, Thomas
Witmer, Abraham
Witters, Jacob W.
Young, Mathias
Zantzinger, Paul
Other Creators
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Subjects
Almshouses
Almshouses--Pennsylvania--Lancaster County--History
Auditors' reports
Conestoga View (Lancaster, Pa.)
Poor--Services for--Pennsylvania--Lancaster County--History
Scrapbooks
Search Terms
Almshouses
Auditors' reports
Conestoga View
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Scrapbooks
Extent
3 boxes, 33 books and folders, 3.5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0277
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection (MG0277), Folder or Book #, 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.
Classification
MG0277
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Most of the items in this collection are part of the Lancaster County Government Records, RG 08-12. They were transferred into MG-277 in 1999 during the planning of the Almshouse and Hospital exhibition. Other items are on loan from the Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation or were collected by LancasterHistory.
Added to database 21 July 2017.
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Collection
Black History Collection
Title
Black History Collection
Object ID
MG0240
Date Range
1780-1984
Collection
Black History Collection
Title
Black History Collection
Description
This collection contains papers and local government records related to Black history in Lancaster County, including an index to Lancaster County's register of enslaved persons, Mayor's Register of Coloured Persons or Negro Entry Book, and a biographical account of Rev. James William Charles Pennington. There are official records for enslaved persons and their children in Lancaster County, as well as freemen within Lancaster City. The collection also contains a manumission paper from the state of Virginia, a certificate for free persons of color, and letters from anit-slavery societies.
System of Arrangement
Series 1 consists of the "Slave Registers," official county records registering enslaved women and their children after 1780.
Series 2 contains the "Mayor's Register of Coloured Persons," a manumission paper, correspondence, and other records.
Date Range
1780-1984
Year Range From
1780
Year Range To
1984
Date of Accumulation
1780-1984
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 06
People
Allen, Richard
Anderson, George L.
Anderson, James
Anderson, Mildred
Atchinson, John
Bacon, Izard
Bailey, Bessie
Bailey, Charles
Baker, John H.
Ball, James H.
Barber, Florence
Barton, William
Bayly, James
Beaubian, Beulah
Beaubian, Charles S.
Bigham, William
Black, Aaron
Blonden, Louisa
Boggs, Alexander
Book, Anna H.
Book, Simon
Boyd, William
Bradley, Daniel
Breading, David
Bridgett, Alexander
Broadnax, Joseph
Brown, E. D.
Brown, Ernest
Brown, H. H.
Brubaker, Jack
Cain, Annie
Cain, Jennie
Cain, John
Cain, Louisa
Caldwell, Andrew
Carpenter, Samuel
Carter, John C.
Carter, John W.
Carter, Laura
Carter, Nettie
Clark, Bryce
Clark, Josephine
Clark, Russia
Clark, Ruth
Clemson, James
Cohn, Jason
Conkle, William
Cook, James
Cooke, Samuel
Cooper, Bella
Craig, Mary
Craig, Samuel
Crawford, James
Cunningham, Janett
Currin, James
Davis, Edward
Davis, Emily
Davis, Robert
Dewers, Thomas
Dorsey, Steven
Edwards, Mary
Edwards, Susanna
Edwards, Thomas
Edwards, Thomas L.
Evans, James
Evans, John
Evans, Frances
Ewing, John
Fordney, William B.
Foster, Carrie
Foster, Daniel
Franklin, Benjamin
Frazier, Phebe
Galbraith, Bertram Gillespie
Gale, Anthony
Gamble, James
George, H. E., Mrs.
George, Harriet
Gibbons, Daniel
Brubaker, Marianna Gibbons
Gibson, William
Givens, Joseph
Goins, Dora
Graves, B.
Green, Annie
Green, Charles
Green, Cora
Green, Jane
Green, Mary A.
Grubb, Peter
Hardy, Laura
Harrison, Thomas
Haydon, George
Hayes, Hannah
Hayes, O. H.
Heard, William Henry
Heaton, Jeremiah
Henderson, Archibald
Henry, Ella
Henry, Mary
Henry, William
Hill, Emily
Hill, Harriet
Hood, Solomon Porter
Hopkins, Ada
Hopkins, Sadie
Hopkins, Stanton
Hubley, John
Hudson, Edward
Hunter, Mabel
Hunter, Rosie
Hurdle, Emma
Hurdle, James
Jacks, James
Jackson, Florence
Jackson, Letitia
Jackson, Rebecca
Jacobs, Cyrus
Jenkins, John Carmichael
Johnson, Chester A.
Johnson, Estella Book
Johnson, Florence
Johnson, Henry
Johnston, John
Kelley, Calvin
Kelley, David
Keyes, Emma
King, Robert
La Barre, John
Leman, Christian
Link, John Lewis
Lockhart, Josiah
Long, Stephen
Lownes, Caleb
Lynch, Dora
MacNeal, William
Martin, James
Mason, Alice
Maxwell, Robert
McCally, James
McCamant, Isaac
McClure, William
McIntire, William
McLaughlin, George
Michener, James B.
Middleton, Anne
Middleton, John
Miller, John
Mitchell, Blanche
Moore, Martha
Moore, Zachary
Morrison, J. S.
Morrison, J. S., Mrs.
Moton, Charles
Murray, Clara P.
Neal, Thomas
Neel, Thomas
Nicholas, Michael
Nickumn, Theresa
Old, James
Oldden, John
Palmer, John M.
Patterson, James
Payne, Benedine
Peden, Hugh
Pembroke, Stephen
Pennington, James William Charles
Polite, Abraham L.
Polite, Blanche
Porter, Andrew
Porter, William
Potts, David
Price, J. C.
Ramsey, Elizabeth
Reigert, Christopher
Richardson, Ella M.
Robinson, Sara
Rosenthal, Isidore
Ross, George
Samson, George W.
Sanderson, George
Scott, Alexander
Sewell, Charles S.
Shissler, Simon
Shorter, George
Skiles, Henry
Slaymaker, Amos
Smith, Joseph
Smith, Margaret
Smith, William
Snow, Josephine
Spear, Robert
Spraggan, R. F.
Steel, William
Stevens, Thaddeus
Stewart, J. O.
Tall, Rebecca
Thomas, Mary B.
Thomas, Virginia
Thornton, Elizabeth
Toney, Joseph M.
Trout, Henry Leightner "Harry"
Tryman, Mary
Turner, Ruth
Walker, Isaac
Wallace, Robert
Waters, Ruth
Watson, John
Webster, Frank T. M.
Weld, Theodore D.
Whitehill, James
William, Ella
Williams, Mary
Wilson, Albert E., Sr.
Wilson, Edith
Wilson, Helen
Wilson, Laura
Wilson, Maude
Wilson, Samuel
Winston, Charity
Winston, William
Witcher, W. E.
Wolford, Edward
Woods, Elizabeth
Work, Joseph
Yeates, James
Zantzinger, Paul
Other Creators
Pennsylvania. Court of Quarter Sessions (Lancaster County)
Subjects
African Americans--History
Free Black people
Freedmen
Slaveholders--Pennsylvania--Lancaster County
Slavery--Pennsylvania--Lancaster County
Search Terms
Certificates
Court of Quarter Sessions
Enslaved persons
Finding aids
Free persons of color
Freedmen
Manuscript groups
Persons of color
Slaveholders
Slavery
Extent
1 box, 33 folders, 128 items, 1,178 pages to scan, .5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0240
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Black History Collection (MG0240) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/2b3d42c6-a313-4ebc-966f-516114048136
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Black History Collection (MG0240), Object ID, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL. Date accessed (day, month, year).
LancasterHistory is committed to preserving and providing access to materials chronicling Lancaster County's heritage. As a historical resource, this collection reflects the racial prejudices and actions of the era. In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment--contact research@lancasterhistory.org prior to visit. Restricted access for the Mayor's Register of Coloured Persons found in Series 2, Folder 2: Use transcript in Folder 3 or microfilm.
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-240
Classification
MG0240
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
The collection was formerly called "The Slave Records of Lancaster County Collection." Name changed to "African American Records Collection" and arrangement changed on 13 June 2007. Name changed again in 2022 to "Black History Collection."
Added to database on 19 July 2017.
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Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents
Title
Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents
Object ID
MG0721
Date Range
1762-1855
. Manuscript groups Persons of color Philadelphia Providence Twp. Saddlery Tinsmiths Weavers Processing History: Processed and finding aid prepared by PH, July 2014; updated March 2015. This collection has been documented, preserved and managed according to professional museum and archives standards. The
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Collection
Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents
Title
Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents
Description
The Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents include legal contracts between apprentice, or the parent or guardians, and master; as well as one contract between an indentured servant and master. The contracts identify the parties involved, municipalities, trade to be learned, and terms of contract.
Date Range
1762-1855
Creation Date
1762-1855
Year Range From
1762
Year Range To
1855
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 15
People
Boyd, Nickolas C.
Brant, John
Carver, Seneca
Convery, Patrick
Daly, James
Eshleman, Guy
Eversole, Jacob
Fenney, Catherine
Ganter, George
Hess, John
Humerich, Christian
Humphreville, Frank
Humphreville,Henry
Humphreville, Susanna
Ihling, John
Johns, Jacob
Johnston, Abraham
Lesher, John
Long, George
Messner, Christian
Moore, David
Moore, Zacharias
Parsons, Mary
Peddin, John
Porter, John
Porter, William
Quick, Philip
Reinhard, Jacob
Reinhard, Mary
Remo, Jenetta
Remo, Samuel
Remo, Susanna
Ruch, John
Ruch, Peter
Seeger, Fredrich
Steele, William W.
Stewart, Peter
Welsh, James
Subjects
Apprentices
Blacksmiths
Carpenters
Contract labor
Contracts
Joiners
Saddlery
Tinsmiths
Weavers
Search Terms
Apprentices
Blacksmiths
Brecknock Twp.
Carpenters
Contract labor
Cocalico Twp.
Colerain Twp.
Donegal Twp.
Drumore Twp.
Finding aids
Indentures
Joiners
Lancaster
Little Britain Twp.
Manuscript groups
Persons of color
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Providence Twp.
Saddlery
Tinsmiths
Weavers
Extent
1 box, 6 folders, .25 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English, German
Object ID
MG0721
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents (MG0721), 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-721
Classification
MG0721
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared by PH, July 2014. Added to database 26 May 2021.
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Helen Buckwalter Woerner Family Papers
Title
Helen Buckwalter Woerner Family Papers
Object ID
MG0720
Date Range
1798-1939
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Collection
Helen Buckwalter Woerner Family Papers
Title
Helen Buckwalter Woerner Family Papers
Description
This collection contains the family papers of Helen Buckwalter Woerner from 1798-1939 including deeds, farm inventories, public sale posters, estate papers, and contracts. Some items of interest are the deeds, public sale documents, and a Campbell's Soup Company contract for tomato growing. A map shows the site master plan for the Lancaster Airport that was built on this family's farmland.
Date Range
1798-1939
Year Range From
1798
Year Range To
1939
Date of Accumulation
1798-1939
Creator
Woerner family
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 15
People
Bassler, Maria
Bernhard, Henry
Bernhardy, Henry
Breitigan, Daniel Mumma
Bomgardener, Elias
Burkholder, Ann
Buckwalter, Barbara
Buckwalter Daniel W.
Buckwalter, David Joseph
Buckwalter, Elam
Buckwalter, Harry Sahm
Burkholder, Henry
Buckwalter, Henry W.
Buckwalter, Hiram
Buckwalter, Ivan
Buckwalter, Joseph
Burkholder, Martha
Buckwalter, Stella
Burkholder, Rebecca
Burkholder, Veronica
Cross, Peter
Drutt, George
Dunlap, W. M.
Dutt, Anne
Dutt, George
Eberle, Ann
Eberly, H. S.
Fory, Zeno
Frank, Christian
Fulmer, Phillip
Hackman, Andrew
Harnish, M. M.
Hartman, Frank
Heidman, Elizabeth
Heilmand, John
Herr, Isaac
Herr, Walter
Hollersten, Peter
Homsher, Fred
Huber, Abraham
Kreider, Abraham
Kreiter, Christian
Landis, Levi
Myers, N. S.
Myers, Samuel
Masterson, Maria
Masterson, Thomas
Newcomer, Jacob
Nolly, Loretta Jane
Peifer, Amos
Ritter, Benjamin
Ruth, John
Sahm, Aaron
Sahm, David C.
Sahm, Eliza Gross
Sahm, George
Sahm, Henry Gross
Sahm, Lizzie M. Longenecker
Sahm, Levi
Sahm, Menno L.
Shriner, Daniel
Snyder, H. B.
Spacht, Ralph M.
Stauffer, Christian
Weidman, David
Witmer, David M.
Subjects
Airports
Auctions
Broadsides
Campbell Soup Company
Contracts
Deeds
Inventories
Loans
Maps
Probate records
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Runways (Aeronautics)
Stocks
Taxation
Wills
Search Terms
Administrators' accounts
Agreements
Airports
American Union Telephone Company
Auctions
Broadsides
Campbell Soup Company
Contracts
Deeds
East Petersburg, East Hempfield Twp.
Estate inventories
Executors' accounts
Farm Debt Adjustment Committee
Farmers Market Company
Federal Land Bank of Baltimore
Financial records
Guardianship accounts
Inventories
Kissel Hill Telephone Company
Lancaster Abattoir Company
Lancaster Trust Company
Leaf Tobacco Company
Livestock
Loans
Manheim Fairview Cemetery
Manheim Twp.
Maps
Mount Joy Mutual Fire Insurance Company
Neffsville, Manheim Twp.
Penn Twp.
Phoenix Water Power Company
Probate records
Reading Transit and Light Company
Receipts
Runways
Stocks
Taxation
Taxes
Warwick Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
Wills
Extent
2 boxes, 46 folders, 1 rolled map, 2 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0720
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Helen Buckwalter Woerner Family Papers (MG0720), 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-720
Other Number
MG-720
Classification
MG0720
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared by EH, Fall 2014. Added to database 26 May 2021.
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Brinton Family Collection
Title
Brinton Family Collection
Object ID
MG0038
Date Range
1808-1946
Anti-Slavery Society Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society Sadsbury School District Sadsbury Twp. School books Sharon Boarding School Related Materials: The Chester County History Center (Pa.) also has information on the Brinton and Whitson families. �230 North President Avenue · Lancaster, PA 17603
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Brinton Family Collection
Title
Brinton Family Collection
Description
The Brinton Family Collection contains genealogy, estate records, receipts, school workbooks, correspondence, farm records, tax records, bank records, wedding and funeral announcements, invitations, visiting cards, and postcards.
Admin/Biographical History
The Brintons were a prosperous family, owned farms and mills, and participated in other business ventures. They were of English heritage and members of the Quakers, or Society of Friends. In order to escape religious persecution in England, William Brinton purchased 200 acres in Birmingham Twp., Pennsylvania in 1684. His descendants eventually moved further west to eastern Lancaster County.1
Cyrus Brinton (1830-1917), the fourth of six children, was the son of Samuel and Lydia P. Jackson Brinton. In 1813, Samuel purchased 200 acres of land in Christiana (land that was later bounded by the Christiana Machine Shop on the south, Pine St. on the west, Sadsbury Ave. on the north, and Rte. 41 on the east). The land was not ideal for farming, but the property was picturesque and the farm was successful. Cyrus married Rebecca Whitson and they farmed on his father's property for about ten years. At that time they purchased a farm and mill on the road from Cooperville to the Noble Road. The original woolen mill was later turned into a grist mill, then a creamery. Cyrus and Rebecca had five children: Francis, Thomas Luther, William Haslam, Anne Haslam, and Martha Alice.2
Genealogy:3
Thomas Whitson m. Martha Hobson
b. 7 February 1796 b. 10 November 1800
d. 27 November 1864 d. 18 June 1889
(Sadsbury, Chester County) (Sadsbury)
They were married at New Salem Meeting, 17 May 1827. Rebecca was one of their eight children.
Cyrus Brinton m. Rebecca Whitson
b. 28 December 1830 b. 3 February 1832
d. 9 February 1917 d. 29 October 1903
(Sadsbury, Lancaster County) (Lancaster County)
They were married at Christiana, PA, 12 February 1857.
Thomas Whitson m. Hannah Starr
b. 27 September 1760 b. 3 February 1765
d. 1 June 1826 d. 20 April 1836
(Sadsbury)
The parents of Thomas Whitson, they were married 31 October 1787.
Francis Hobson m. Ann Johnson
b. 14 February 1768 b. 15 December 1775
d. 1835 (Lancaster County)
farmer and shoemaker d. 1852
(New Garden) (New Garden)
The parents of Martha Hobson, they were married 14 September 1797.
1 Garrett, Mary. 1979. "Brintons of Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County: Where they originated, what they accomplished, and where they have gone." Octorara Area Historical Society 1:13.
2 Ibid.
3 Whitson Family Chart, August 1951. The Albert Cook Myers Collection. Chester County Historical Society (Pa.)
Date Range
1808-1946
Year Range From
1808
Year Range To
1946
Date of Accumulation
1808-1946
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 01
People
Bacon, Benjamin C.
Brinton, Samuel
Garrison, William Lloyd
Whitson, Martha Hobson
Whitson, Thomas
Subjects
Abolitionists
Antislavery movements
Finance, Personal
Invitation cards
Letters
New-England Anti-Slavery Society
Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society
Personal correspondence
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
School notebooks
Social reformers
Visiting cards
Search Terms
Abolitionists
Antislavery movements
Calling cards
Correspondence
Finance, Personal
Finding aids
Invitations
Land records
Letters
Manuscript groups
New-England Anti-Slavery Society
Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society
Receipts
Sadsbury School District
Sadsbury Twp.
School books
Sharon Boarding School
Social reformers
Surveys
Visiting cards
Extent
4 boxes, 40 folders, 2 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0038
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Associated Material
The Chester County History Center (Pa.) also has information on the Brinton and Whitson families.
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Brinton Family Collection (MG0038), Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Folder 40 was a gift of Betsey Collins, 5 March 1993.
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-38
Classification
MG0038
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Cataloged prior to 1997. Box 1 was recataloged by JB, Fall semester 2006. Added to database 16 June 2021.
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