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75th anniversary of St. James Catholic Church, Lititz, Pennsylvania: preserving the past to the present through thumbnail sketches of our faith community, 1917-1992

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo1548
Call Number
282 J27
Place of Publication
Photocopy
Physical Description
Unpaged ; ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects
St. James Catholic Church (Lititz, Pa.) - History.
Pennsylvania - Lititz - Church history.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
282 J27
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The 1869 diary of Samuel R. Hess of Clay Township, Lancaster County : Mennonite, farmer & nurseryman

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo5667
Author
Hess, Samuel R.,
Date of Publication
c1997
Call Number
905.748 JHSCV v. 22
Author
Hess, Samuel R.,
Place of Publication
Ephrata, Pa
Publisher
Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley,
Date of Publication
c1997
Physical Description
viii, 48 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Series
Journal of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley ;
Notes
Includes index.
Summary
This issue contains the transcription of the 1869 diary of Clay Township resident Samuel R. Hess, and provides a day-to-day look at the life of a typical Mennonite farmer and businessman. The diary has been indexed by name and provides a list of local residents with whom Hess had contact with.
Subjects
Hess, Samuel R., - 1830-1906 - Diaries.
Mennonites - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Farmers - Pennsylvania
Lancaster County (Pa.) - History - 19th century - Personal narratives.
Additional Author
Spohn, Clarence E.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
905.748 JHSCV v. 22
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Abstract of wills of Berks County, Pennsylvania

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo7936
Author
Martin, Jacob,
Date of Publication
1999]
Call Number
974.816 A164b
Alternate Title
Berks County, PA abstracts of wills
Abstract of wills and administrations, Berks County, PA
Author
Martin, Jacob,
Place of Publication
[Philadelphia (1305 Locust St., Philadelphia 19107-5405)
Publisher
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania,
Date of Publication
1999]
Physical Description
2 v. ; 28 cm.
Series
Collections of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania ;
Notes
"Presented to the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania by Alfred Smith, of Philadelphia."
The text is a photoreproduction of the original ms.
Includes indexes.
Contents
v. 1. 1752-1798 -- v. 2. 1798-1825.
Subjects
Wills - Pennsylvania - Berks County.
Manuscripts, American - Pennsylvania - Berks County - Facsimiles.
Berks County (Pa.) - Genealogy.
Additional Author
Smith, John P.,
Additional Corporate Author
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.816 A164b
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Abstracts of Philadelphia wills

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo8744
Date of Publication
1999]
Call Number
974.811 A164p
Alternate Title
Philadelphia will abstracts
Philadelphia County will abstracts
Philadelphia wills
Phila. wills
Abstract of Philadelphia County wills
Place of Publication
[Philadelphia (1305 Locust St., Philadelphia 19107-5405)
Publisher
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania,
Date of Publication
1999]
Physical Description
11 v. ; 28 cm.
Series
Collections of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania ;
Notes
Originally published: Philadelphia : Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, 1893-1904.
Vol. 7 lacks t.p.
The text is a photoreproduction of the original ms.
Includes indexes.
Contents
[1] Books A, B, C, D 1682-1726 -- [2] 1726-1747 -- pt. 3. 1747-1763 -- v. 4. 1763-1784, will books N, O, P, Q -- v. 5. 1777-1793, will books R, S, T, U & abstracts of some other counties filed in Philadelphia County -- v. 6. Boosk [sic] W, X, Y (index is in volume 7), 1790-1802 -- [7] Index to Phila. wills, 1790-1802 -- v. 8. Books 1, 2, partial 3, 1802-1809 -- v. 9. 1810-1815 -- v. 10. Books 5 (concl.), 6, partial 7, 1815-1819 -- v. 11. Books 7 (concl.), 8, 1820-1825.
Subjects
Wills - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia.
Manuscripts, American - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia - Facsimiles.
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Genealogy.
Additional Corporate Author
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.811 A164p
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.2.2.002
Date Range
1884/05/22
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Acknowledgment of George B. Willson that he has bought Harriet Lane Johnston’s Wheatland estate for $20,000, half to be paid now and the rest in installments; sale includes plants for the garden, bookcases in library, 2 cows, one horse, all farming implements; she may continue occupying the house until 1 July next with free supply of ice, fruit, and vegetables. Approved by Harriet Lane Johnston. Written on Harriet Lane Johnston’s stationery. 120 Park Street, [Baltimore].
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.
Date Range
1884/05/22
Creator
Willson, George Bolivar, 1855-1929
People
Willson, George Bolivar
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Search Terms
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 9 x 7 in.
Object Name
Acknowledgment
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.412
Object ID
JBFP 2.2.2.002
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 2
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 2, Subseries 2, Folder 2
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 2, Box 1
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, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 8 Others (Not Part of the Family)
Object ID
JBFP 8.2.3.005
Date Range
1855/04/06
  2 documents     10 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 8 Others (Not Part of the Family)
Description
Act to confirm election of trustees of the Second Presbyterian Church signed by Pennsylvania’s Speaker of the House of Representatives, Henry K. Strong, Speaker of the Senate, William Mulhenberg Hiester and Governor, James Pollock . An act to confirm and legalize the election of trustees of the Second Presbyterian Congregation of the City of Lancaster signed by Henry K. Strong, Speaker of the House of Representatives, William M. Hiester, Speaker of the Senate, and James Pollock, Governor, and certified by John M. Sullivan, Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth confirming the election of several trustees after failing to do so according to the charter of the church. This act upholds the action of the Golden seal with red ribbon on last page. Lancaster, PA.
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.
Date Range
1855/04/06
Creator
Pennsylvania. General Assembly
People
Strong, Henry K.
Hiester, William Muhlenberg
Pollock, James
Sullivan, John M.
Subjects
Boards of directors
Presbyterian Church
Business records
Search Terms
Boards of directors
Second Presbyterian Church
Business records
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 8 pages to scan, 8.75 x 14 in.
Object Name
Act
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.032
Object ID
JBFP 8.2.3.005
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 8 Series 2
Other Number
JBFP Part 8, Series 2, Subseries 3, Folder 5
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 8, Box 1
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, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 8 Others (Not Part of the Family)
Object ID
JBFP 8.2.3.007
Date Range
1862/03/10
  1 document     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 8 Others (Not Part of the Family)
Description
Transcription of an Act of Maryland Legislature by unknown regarding the extension of time to execute judgments on loans.
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.
Date Range
1862/03/10
Creator
Maryland. General Assembly
Subjects
Judgments
Loans
Maryland. General Assembly
Search Terms
Judgments
Loans
Maryland. General Assembly
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 8 x 12.5 in.
Object Name
Act
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS2000.046.1
Object ID
JBFP 8.2.3.007
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 8 Series 2
Other Number
JBFP Part 8, Series 2, Subseries 3, Folder 7
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 8, Box 1
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, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.001
Date Range
1832/07/00
  1 document     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
An act to alter and amend the several acts imposing duties on imports. Washington, D.C.
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.
Date Range
1832/07/00
People
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Legislation
Statutes and codes
Search Terms
Acts, Legislative
Legislation
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 10 x 8 in.
Object Name
Act
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.373
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.001
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 6
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 6, Subseries 3, Folder 1
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 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
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, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.003
Date Range
1832/06/07
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
An Act supplementary to the “Act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the revolution.” Accompanied by envelope from James Buchanan to Col. R. R Heitler, Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Washington, D.C.
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.
Date Range
1832/06/07
Creator
United States. Congress
People
Buchanan, James
Heitler, Richard R.
Subjects
United States. Congress
Legislation
Statutes and codes
Search Terms
Acts, Legislative
Legislation
United States. Congress
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8.25 x 8 in.
Object Name
Act
Language
English
Condition Notes
Pasted to boards.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.461
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.003
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 6
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 6, Subseries 3, Folder 3
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 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
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, Pa.
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Addresses at the sixth annual meeting of the Lebanon County Historical Society, December 15, 1903

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo18902
Corporate Author
Lebanon County Historical Society (Lebanon County, Pa.)
Date of Publication
1903?]
Call Number
974.819 L441 v. 2 no. 11
  1 website  
Corporate Author
Lebanon County Historical Society (Lebanon County, Pa.)
Place of Publication
[Lebanon, PA
Publisher
s.n.,
Date of Publication
1903?]
Physical Description
p.[ 317] -343 ; 24 cm.
Series
Historical papers and addresses / Lebanon County Historical Society ; v. 2, no. 11
Contents
The Pennsylvania-German and his English and Scotch-Irish neighbors / By M.D. Learned -- The educational works of Lebanon County / By H.U. Roop -- Jacob Weidle : a biographical sketch of Hon. Jacob Weidel, Reading, Pa. -- In memoriam-William Coleman Freeman.
Subjects
Weidle, Jacob, - 1800-1873.
Freeman, William Coleman, - 1847-1903.
Lebanon County (Pa.) - History.
Lebanon County (Pa.) - Biography.
Additional Author
Learned, Marion D.
Roop, H. U.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.819 L441 v. 2 no. 11
Websites
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