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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0690 I006
Date Range
1826
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1826
Year
1826
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0010
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Affidavits
Bridges
Chickies Creek
Chiques Creek
Creeks
Manheim, Rapho Twp.
Rapho Twp.
Warwick Twp.
Place
Rapho Twp. and Warwick Twp.
Object Name
Affidavit
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0690 I006
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Location: Manheim, Rapho Twp.
Document type: Affidavit concerning payment for bridge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Sally E. Nungesser Papers
Title
Agreement of Jeremiah Whites and Jeremiah Olmstead to build a smokehouse for Joshua Stevens
Object ID
MG0839_F001
Date Range
1825/06/30
  1 document  
Collection
Sally E. Nungesser Papers
Title
Agreement of Jeremiah Whites and Jeremiah Olmstead to build a smokehouse for Joshua Stevens
Description
Agreement of Jeremiah Whites and Jeremiah Olmstead to build a smokehouse for Joshua Stevens in exchange for a wagon. The agreement includes specifications for the building and terms of the agreement.
Date Range
1825/06/30
Creation Date
30 June 1825
Creator
Whites, Jeremiah
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
People
Olmstead, Jeremiah
Stevens, Joshua
Whites, Jeremiah
Other Creators
Olmstead, Jeremiah
Subjects
Contracts
Search Terms
Agreements
Contractors
Smokehouses
Stevens and Smith Center
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0839_F001
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).
Some of the text has been written over with a ballpoint pen.
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
Washington Fire Company Records
Title
Washington Fire Company Records, 1820-1879
Object ID
MG0521
Date Range
1820-1879
stations Manuscript groups Minutes (Records) Washington Fire Company Related Materials: See the Curatorial Collection and Photograph Collection Processing History: This collection has been documented, preserved and managed according to professional museum and archives standards. The finding aid was updated
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Collection
Washington Fire Company Records
Title
Washington Fire Company Records, 1820-1879
Description
The Washington Fire Company Records contain the eleven articles and a list of members for the Washington Fire Company of Lancaster in 1820, a minute book for 1857-1879, constitution and by-laws printed in 1857, and an undated account sheet.
Admin/Biographical History
The Washington Fire Company was organized in 1820 at the home of John Landis. (Ellis and Evans, History of Lancaster County, pp. 389-390)
Date Range
1820-1879
Year Range From
1820
Year Range To
1879
Date of Accumulation
1820-1879
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 11
People
Ackerman, Jacob
Albright, Jacob
Albright, William
Allen, Ezekial
Bachman, Christian
Barnett, Joseph
Barter, Martin
Beam, William
Beitler, John
Bitner, Abraham
Bowman, Joseph
Brady, David
Bruner, Casper
Buckins, William
Bundel, Jacob
Calder, George
Carpenter, Michael
Dewees, Paul
Dorwart, Henry
Dorwart, Jacob
Dorwart, John
Dorwart, Martin
Faesig, Jacob
Fetter, Jacob
Flick, Christian
Flick, George
Flick, Henry
Frailey, Jacob
Gable, Jacob
Garver, Jacob
Gast, Conrad
Gibbs, Henry
Greiner, John
Gross, Michael
Gumpf, Jacob
Gundaker, George
Haldy, Lewis
Hartman, John
Heitshu, Daniel
Holsworth, William
Hoover, George
Hoover, George Taylor
Hoover, Joseph
Kautz, George
Kessler, Michael
Kreider, John
Kuntz, George
Kuntz, Jacob
Kurtz, William
Lind, William
Longenecker, Henry
Lorentz, Benjamin
Lutz, Peter
McCully, Jacob
McGeehan, Edward
McGloughlin, John
McComsey, William
Metzger, John
Metzger, Philip
Milchsock, Augustus
Miller, John P.
Murray, Thomas
Myers, Jackson
Nagle, Henry
Pontz, George
Ramsey, William
Reed, John
Reitzel, John
Remley, Frederick
Roth, George
Russel, William
Sener, Jacob
Sener, John
Shaeffer, Charles
Shufflebottom, Josiah
Smith, Arnold
Stone, James A.
Stone, John
Stormfeltz, Peter
Tripple, Joseph
Trissler, George
Weigand, George
Westheffer, Michael
Westwood, Thomas
White, H. M.
Williams, James W.
Williams, Nelson
Wineow, Henry
Wineow, Jacob
Young, George
Young, Henry
Zecher, Christian
Zecher, Jacob
Zeller, Ephraim
Zimmerman, John
Subjects
Business records
Fire stations
Minutes (Records)
Search Terms
Business records
Finding aids
Fire departments
Manuscript groups
Minutes
Washington Fire Company
Extent
4 folders
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0521
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Washington Fire Company Records (MG0521), Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions. Please request at the 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
Accession Number
2022.MG0521
Other Numbers
MG-521
Classification
MG0521
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Noted at item level
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Collection
Swisher and McElree Family Papers
Title
Swisher and McElree Family Papers, 1788-1919
Object ID
MG0918
Date Range
1788-1919
, Francinah Swisher, James Henry Swisher, John Swisher, Patrick B. Swisher, Rachel Swisher, Robert Subject Headings: Family records Search Terms: Bills of sale Family records Finding aids Manuscript groups Marriage certificates Memorial cards Probate records Related Materials: Items in Photograph Collections
  1 document  
Collection
Swisher and McElree Family Papers
Title
Swisher and McElree Family Papers, 1788-1919
Description
This collection contains documents and ephemera related to the Swisher and McElree families of Lancaster County.
Date Range
1788-1919
Year Range From
1788
Year Range To
1919
Date of Accumulation
1788-1919
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
People
Geyer, George S.
Groff, Frederick Fenninger
Huber, Christian S.
Huber, Hettie Ann Swisher
Kohr, John
Kohr, John Jr.
McElree, Catharine
McElree, Esther Ann
McElree, Joseph
McElree, Letitia
McElree, Martha Ann
McElree, Mary
McElree, Rachel
McElree, Rachel Rockafield
Moore, J. P.
Reese, Letitia
Strine, John Jacob
Swisher, Albert
Swisher, Catharine Jane
Swisher, Christen
Swisher, Eliza
Swisher, Elizabeth
Swisher, Elizabeth R. McElree
Swisher, Francinah
Swisher, James Henry
Swisher, John
Swisher, Patrick B.
Swisher, Rachel
Swisher, Robert
Subjects
Family records
Search Terms
Bills of sale
Family records
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Marriage certificates
Memorial cards
Probate records
Extent
2 folders
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0918
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Photographs 1-05-01-39 to 1-05-01-44
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Swisher and McElree Family Papers, 1788-1919 (MG0918), Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions. Please request at the 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
Accession Number
1967.63
Other Numbers
MG-918
Classification
MG0918
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Transferred from Document Collection Box 33, Folder 8, Items 1-12, 15 April 2022.
Documents
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Collection
Robinson and Krauskop Family Papers
Title
Robinson and Krauskop Family Papers, 1826-1944
Object ID
MG0902
  1 document  
Collection
Robinson and Krauskop Family Papers
Title
Robinson and Krauskop Family Papers, 1826-1944
Description
This collection contains genealogical data, Civil War Widow's Pension receipts, Lancaster city tax receipts of the family of John and Catharine Robinson, an affidavit of the birth of Anna Duke Krauskop, and an itinerary and program of the Liberty Bell's journey to the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco in 1915.
Admin/Biographical History
John Robinson (1826-1866) married Catharine Burns on 9 March 1851. Their daughter, Susan (b. 1851), married Lewis Krauskop. John Robinson served in Co. B, First Pennsylvania Reserves, in the Civil War.
Year Range From
1826
Year Range To
1944
Date of Accumulation
1826-1944
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
People
Robinson, John
Robinson, Catharine Burns
Krauskop, Susan Robinson
Baker, John C.
Robinson, Hugh
Krauskop, Lewis
Krauskop, Lewis Henry, Jr.
Robinson, Robert
Robinson, William L.
Robinson, Elizabeth
Robinson, Catharine
Robinson, Mary A.
Robinson, Sophia B.
Beal, G. C.
Barr, A. C.
Warfel, Albert
Killinger, David P.
Krauskop, Anna Edith Duke
Duke, Jacob
Duke, Anna Shenk
Duke, Henry Martin
Duke, Abraham Howard
Krauskop, Edna May
Krauskop, Ethel Margaret
Richards, Rev. John William
Subjects
Family records
Search Terms
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Receipts
Vital records
Programs
Certificates
Civil War
Pension records
Family records
Liberty Bell
Extent
6 folders
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0902
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Robinson and Krauskop Family Papers, 1826-1944 (MG0902), Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
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
2001.MG0902
Other Numbers
MG-902
Other Number
MG-902
Classification
MG0902
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Transferred from Document Collection Box 30, Folder 12, Items 1-15, 16 March 2022
Documents
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Land Records from Elaine Ewing Holden
Title
Land Records from Elaine Ewing Holden, 1747-1848
Object ID
MG0903
  1 document  
Collection
Land Records from Elaine Ewing Holden
Title
Land Records from Elaine Ewing Holden, 1747-1848
Description
This collection contains various deeds and land drafts for property owned by the Galbreath family in Donegal Township, Lancaster County; tracts of land in Warren County and McKean County, Pennsylvania; lands owned by Martin Mylin in Lampeter Township; lots in the borough (now city) of Lancaster; and a letter form James Buchanan to Col. Henry Carpenter regarding property in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
Year Range From
1747
Year Range To
1848
Date of Accumulation
1747-1848
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
People
Connelly, Susanna
Connely, John
Logan, James
Brown, John
Shultz, Theobald
Breneman, Melchior
Galbreath, James
Galbreath, Bartram
Penn, Thomas
Penn, Richard
Peters, Richard
Hockley, Richard
Carpenter, Col. Henry
Buchanan, James
Hains, Anthony
Mylin, Martin
Furrer, Martin
Mylin, Barbara
Mylin, Jacob
Keesy, Catherine
Rohrer, John
Meck, George
Meck, John
Harnish, D. W.
Harnish, Michael
Keesy, Jacob
Bausman, John
Bausman, Elizabeth
Cooke, David
Shippen, Henry
Humes, James
Bachman, John
Carpenter, Henry
Miller, Jacob
Miller, Elizabeth
Getz, John
Getz, Eleanor
Forney, Jacob
Humes, Agnes
Laughree, Samuel
Steinman, John F.
Kieffer, Christian
Humes, Dr. Samuel
Subjects
Deeds
Correspondence
Search Terms
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Land records
Deeds
Land drafts
Correspondence
Patents
Extent
14 folders
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0903
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Land Records from Elain Ewing Holden, 1747-1848 (MG0903), Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
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
2001.MG0903
Other Numbers
MG-903
Other Number
MG-903
Classification
MG0903
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Transferred from Document Collection Box 30, Folder 13, 17 March 2022
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Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Title
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F001 I001
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Title
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1809
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Wall
Side 4
People
Burrows, Isaac
Herr, Daniel
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Strasburg Twp.
Lancaster
Place
Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F001 I001
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: Daniel Herr of Lancaster.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Description Level
Item
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Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Title
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F001 I003
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Title
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1809
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Wall
Side 4
People
Kurtz, Peter
Landis, Henry
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Warwick Twp.
Hempfield Twp.
Place
Warwick Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F001 I003
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional names: Henry Landis of Hempfield Twp.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Title
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F001 I004
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Title
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1809
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Wall
Side 4
People
Lightner, William
Moore, James
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Leacock Twp.
Place
Leacock Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F001 I004
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: William Lightner.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Title
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F001 I005
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Title
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1809
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Wall
Side 4
People
Scott, Francis
Sproat, John
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Little Britain Twp.
Place
Little Britain Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F001 I005
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: Francis A. Scott.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Description Level
Item
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