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Collection
Business and Industry Collection
Object ID
MG0107
Date Range
1874-present
  1 document  
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
Business and Industry Collection
Description
The Business and Industry Collection contains catalogs, newsletters, and ephemera for businesses in Lancaster County.
Custodial History
Added to database 19 February 2019.
Date Range
1874-present
Date of Accumulation
1874-1970
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
People
Burri, Eric
Deichler, Albert M.
Garden, William O.
Garman, Lewis
Groff, Isaac M.
Heilbron, Samuel L.
Hess, Conrad Z.
Hoffman, A. H.
Hoffman, Byron
Knox, Willis R.
Livingston, S. H.
Merlier, Franz de
Nissley, J. Richard
Miley, Frank D.
Barto, J. Wilson
Subjects
Advertisements
Business enterprises
Catalogs
Ephemera
Letters
Newsletters
Small business
Search Terms
A. Buch's Sons Co.
A. H. Hoffman, Inc.
Advertisements
American Machine & Foundry Co.
Amos Eby & Co.
Amsco Music Publishing Co.
Bards Gift Shop
Baumgardner Co.
Burger's Music House
Business enterprises
Catalogs
Champion Blower and Forge Co.
Co-operative Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Columbia Electric Light and Power Company
Connecticut Fire Insurance Co.
Connecticut General Life Insurance Company
DeWalt, Inc.
Eby Fertilizer
Eichholtz & Bowman's Art Store
Engle & Hambright
Ephemera
Everite Pump and Manufacturing Company
F. A. Erickson & Co.
Finding aids
Gundaker's Emporium
H. A. Darrenkamp
Hammond's Pretzel Bakery
Herr & Schroyer's Gents' Furnishing Store
Hoffman's Farm Seeds
Hoffman's Quality Farm Seeds
Huth Engineers, Inc.
Independent Telephone Company of Lancaster County
Industries
J. O. Cunningham & Co.
John H. Troup Music House, Inc.
John S. Gleim & Co.
Keystone Hide Company
Kitchen Kettle Foods
Lancaster County Seed Co.
Lancaster Real Estate Company
Lancaster Stockyards
Landis Valley Museum
Leisure Miniature Golf Course
Lititz Mutual Insurance Company
Live Stock Commission
Manuscript groups
Mount Joy Fleet of Insurance Companies
New Holland Machine Company
Newsletters
Oblender & Company
Oblinger Bros. & Co.
Permutit Co.
Radio Corporation of America
Raub Supply Company
Rohrer's Liquor Store
Root's Nurseries, Inc.
Schroyer's Central Floral Depot
Sensenich Brothers
Small business
Southeastern Penna. Artificial Breeding Cooperative
Sperry-New Holland
Stehli & Co., Inc.
Union Stock Yards
Utilities
Wenger Chiropractic Clinic
Wilson Laundry Machinery Co.
Zooks Art Studio
Extent
1 box, 27 folders, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0107
Other Numbers
MG-107
Other Number
MG-107
Classification
MG0107
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 3
Location of Originals
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.
Documents
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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F030 I012
Description Level
Item
Collection
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
1893
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Groff, Isaac
Waidley, N. W.
Winters, John
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Strasburg
Place
Strasburg
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F030 I012
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional names: Isaac Groff and N. W. Waidley.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1852 F027
Description Level
Item
Collection
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1852
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Groff, Isaac L.
Groff, Lydia
Smoker, John K.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Paradise Twp.
Place
Paradise Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1852 F027
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Groff, Lydia.
Administrator: Smoker, John K.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1850 F016 G
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1850
People
Graft, Isaac
Groff, Isaac
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1850 F016 G
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
121
Box Number
121
Additional Notes
Or Groff, Isaac.
Groff, Michael; Groff, Isaac. Executors.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1852 F017 G
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1852
People
Groff, Isaac
Graft, Isaac
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1852 F017 G
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
122
Box Number
122
Additional Notes
Or Graft, Isaac.
Groff, Michael; Groff, Isaac. Executors.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1865 F44 I01
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1865
People
Groff, Isaac
Strohm, John
Groff, John
Search Terms
Liquor License
Strasburg Twp.
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1865 F44 I01
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives West
Container
034
Box Number
034
Additional Notes
Known as Green Tree.
Bond: Strohm, John; Groff, John.
12 signatures in support of petition.
Receipt to keep a tavern.
Approved.
April term.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1821 #036
Description Level
Item
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners' Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Year
1821
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Groff, Isaac
Myers, David
Pepper, John
Smith, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Strasburg
Poor children
Teachers
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Strasburg
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1821 #036
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Notes
Date entered into Q&A is unknown.
Additional Notes
Poor Children
Myers, David. Teacher.
Groff, Isaac.
Pepper, John.
Smith, James.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Estate Vouchers
Object ID
Voucher 1852 F002 G
Description Level
Item
Collection
Estate Vouchers
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1852
Creator
Orphans' Court
People
Groff, Isaac L.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Voucher
Paradise Twp.
Place
Paradise Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Voucher 1852 F002 G
Classification
RG 04-00 0169
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Additional Notes
Date range: 1852-1853.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Vendue Lists
Object ID
Vendue 1850 F002 G
Description Level
Item
Collection
Vendue Lists
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1850
Creator
Orphans' Court
People
Groff, Isaac
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Vendue
Strasburg Twp.
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English and German
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Vendue 1850 F002 G
Classification
RG 04-00 0178
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
Sale date: 1849
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Vendue Lists
Object ID
Vendue 1851 F001 G
Description Level
Item
Collection
Vendue Lists
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1851
Creator
Orphans' Court
People
Groff, Isaac Sr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Vendue
Place
none
Object Name
Documents
Language
English and German
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Vendue 1851 F001 G
Classification
RG 04-00 0178
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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