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The annexation of greater Lancaster, Manheim Township

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Author
Groff, John M.
Call Number
MG 434, Box 024, Archives South, Book 1, The annexation of great
MG 434, Box 025, Archives South, Book 2, The annexation of great
  1 website  
Responsibility
compiled by John M. Groff.
Author
Groff, John M.
Physical Description
2 volumes.
Arrangement of Material
Book 1, The annexation of greater Lancaster, Manheim Township, 1947-1952. Book 2, The annexation of greater Lancaster, Manheim Township, 1947-1952.
Notes
Please fill out a call slip for viewing.
Finding aid available at LancasterHistory.org.
Summary
These scrapbooks address the development of Manheim Township. There is a variety of correspondence discussing the boundary lines between Greater Lancaster and Manheim Township and the impact they would have on the community. The books show the debates between Kendig C. Bare with Simplex Paper Box Corporation and John M. Groff with Armstrong Cork Company. The newspaper clippings give a wider community view of the complex problems in developing new boundary lines, including taxes and education.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Subjects
Bare, Kendig C.
Simplex Paper Box Corporation.
Armstrong World Industries.
Letters.
Scrapbooks.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Lancaster County (Pa.) - History, local.
Lancaster (Pa.)
Manheim Township (Lancaster County, Pa.)
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG 434, Box 024, Archives South, Book 1, The annexation of great
MG 434, Box 025, Archives South, Book 2, The annexation of great
Websites
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Collection
Captain John M. Groff Collection
Object ID
MG0044
Date Range
1905-1940
  1 document  
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
Captain John M. Groff Collection
Description
Collection contains photographs, many labeled and dated, and two scrapbooks. One scrapbook contains newspaper articles concerning the military and professional life of Captain Groff. The other scrapbook contains military records including special orders, certificates, passes, correspondence, and government requirements. There are also newspaper articles, maps, and other memorabilia.
Custodial History
Cataloged prior to 1997. Added to database 17 May 2018.
Date Range
1905-1940
Year Range From
1905
Year Range To
1940
Creator
Groff, John M.
People
Davis, R.
Groff, John M.
Klein, Henry Martin John
Malone, John
Pershing, John Joseph
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918
Scrapbooks
Letters
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
Search Terms
American Defense Society
American Expeditionary Forces
American Expeditionary Forces, Supply Division, Postal Express Service
American Red Cross
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Correspondence
Finding aids
Letters
Manuscript groups
Maps
Newspaper clippings
Photographs
Postal Express Service
Scrapbooks
World War, 1914-1918
Extent
1 box, 9 folders, .5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0044
Other Numbers
MG-44
Classification
MG0044
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 2
Related Item Notes
See the Photograph Collection.
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
Pageant Collection
Object ID
MG0014
  1 document  
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
Pageant Collection
Description
Collection contains material pertaining to pageants, festivals, and celebrations in Lancaster County. The majority of the collection pertains to the "Pageant of Liberty," celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence (1776-1926), and the "Pageant of Gratitude," commemorating the 200th anniversary of the formation of Lancaster County (1729-1929). Included are scripts, minutes, programs, invitations, correspondence, financial records, tickets, photographs, blueprints, and sheet music.
Custodial History
This collection was cataloged prior to 1997; added to database 8 February 2018.
System of Arrangement
Organized by pageant:
Box 1, Pageant of Liberty
Box 2, Pageant of Gratitude
Box 3, Other Pageants
Year Range From
1926
Year Range To
1977
Date of Accumulation
1926-1977
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
People
Bruder, Edward
Burrell, Percy J.
Groff, John M.
Kready, Laura F.
Metzger, T. Warren
Musser, Frank
Seltzer, Richard
Thorbach, H. Clifton
Subjects
Pageants
Letters
Business records
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Scripts
Minutes (Records)
Pageant of Gratitude
Pageant of Liberty
Pageants
Sheet music
Manuscript groups
Finding aids
Extent
3 boxes, 32 folders, 1.5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0014
Other Numbers
MG-14
Classification
MG0014
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 1
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory.org
Related Item Notes
Photograph Collection
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
George Steinman Papers, Series 1 Steinman Album
Object ID
MG0184_Ser01
  1 document  
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
George Steinman Papers, Series 1 Steinman Album
Description
The George Steinman Papers, Series 1 contains an album, compiled by George Steinman, with many photographs of buildings, tombstones, monuments and scenes of Lancaster city and county. Ephemera and newspaper articles are among the photographs. Represented in the album are Postlethwaite's Tavern, hotels and taversns, fire houses, the Conestoga massacre, churches, cemeteries, Ephrata Cloister, prominent citizens and their homes, Stehli Silk Mill, and schools. The four boxes contain orginal correspondence, documents, photographs and ephemera or and pertaining to the same subject matter as the album. The contents of the boxes have not been fully cataloged.
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared PK and MSH, 2008. Added to database 20 July 2021.
System of Arrangement
This collection is divided into two series:
Series 1 The Steinman Album
Series 2 Documents, Photographs, Ephemera
Creator
Steinman, George Michael, 1847-1920
People
Altee, John
André, John
Appel, T. Roberts
Armstrong, Elizabeth
Atlee, Samuel John
Atlee, Washington Lemuel
Atlee, William Augustus
Atlee, William Pitt
Baer, John
Baily, Francis
Bair, Daniel
Baker, James G.
Baldwin, Edith L.
Barr, Elias
Barton, Thomas
Bausman, Elizabeth
Bausman, William
Bear, Henry
Beck, Herbert Huebener
Beck, Martin
Beecher, William C.
Beissel, Conrad
Beissel, John Conrad
Bender, Henry
Bethel, Samuel
Bezellon, Martha Coombe
Bezellon, Peter
Boehm, Henry
Boyle, Philip
Breneman, Benjamin Franklin
Breneman, Gideon
Breneman, T. F. H.
Broll, John
Brown, J. H.
Bryan, George
Buchanan, James
Buchmiller, Dulon Frank
Burkhart, Anna Margarita
Burkhart, George
Burrowes, Francis Smith
Burrowes, Thomas Henry
Burt, Nathaniel
Calder, George, Jr.
Cameron, James
Carpenter, John
Carpenter, William
Cheves, Langdon
Clay, Henry
Clemson, James
Coleman, Elizabeth
Coleman, Robert
Coleman, William
Cope, Caleb
Cope, Thomas P.
Cox, John
Crawford, James
Crowel, Mary R.
Damant, James
Davis, Benjamin Franklin
Dering, Henry
Detwiler, Thomas Craig
Diffenbaugh, Henry
Diffenderfer, Milton Hess
Diffenderffer, Frank Reid
Diller, Graybill
Donnley, Felix
Downing, Samuel
Dufresne, Samuel
Duvel, P. S.
Eberly, Michael
Edge, Walter Warren
Eichholtz, Jacob
Ellicott, Andrew
Elliot, Robert
Ellmaker, Nathaniel
Eshleman, Frank
Fahnestock, Samuel
Ferree, Philip
Fordney, Melchoir
Forney, J. A.
Fox, Cyrus
Frailey, Jacob
Franklin, George F.
Franklin, Walter
Fraser, Susan
Frazer, Reah
Fulton, Robert
Funck, John
Funk, John
Galbreath, John
Geist, M. W.
Germon, W. L.
Gill, William
Gingrich, Amos
Graff, Andreas
Grant, Hamilton
Graybill, Jacob
Groff, John M.
Groff, Sebastian
Grosh, John
Grove, Annie C.
Grubb, Daisy
Grubb, Peter
Hager, Walter C.
Haldeman, Samuel Steman
Hall, Charles
Hamilton, Andrew
Hamilton, James
Hammond, Frederick W.
Hamond, E. R.
Hand, Edward
Hand, John
Hand, Mollie
Harpel, Charlotte
Hayes, Alexander Laws
Hazen, Moses
Heinitsh, August
Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
Heister, Joseph
Henderson, Barton
Henderson, Thomas G.
Henry, John Joseph
Hensel, George Washington, Jr.
Hensel, William Uhler
Herr, Christian
Herr, Hans
Herr, Rudy
Hews, George H.
Hoffnagle, Peter
Hood, Alexander H.
Hostetter, Albert Keller
Hughes, Edward
Hutter, Christian
Jacobs, Cyrus
Jenkins, David
Jenkins, William
Kevinski, John B.
King, George H.
Kirkpatrick, William
Konigmacher, Joseph
Kroome, Hiram
Krug, George
Kuhn, Simon
Kuhn, Simon Adam
Landis, David Bachman
Landis, David H.
Landis, Harry
Landis, Jacob
Light, John B.
Lightner, Michael
Lincoln, Abraham
Lippold, John W.
Loeb, Jacob
Long, Henry Grimler
Long, Isaac
Lowery, Alexander
Lowery, Lazarus
Ludlow, Robert Fulton
Magee, David Francis
Marshall, Christopher
Marshall, John
Martin, C. H.
Mason, S.
Mathiot, John
Matlack, Timothy
Mayer, Christian B.
McCaskey, John Piersol
McClain, Francis Bernard
McClellan, George Brinton
McCormick, D. R.
McFarquahr, Colin
McGrann, Bernard John
Melsheimmer, Frederick Valentine
Metzger, Samuel H.
Mifflin, Thomas
Miller, Dave "Devil"
Miller, John
Miller, Susanna
Mishler, Benjamin
Montgomery, John R.
Montgomery, William
Morton, William Augustus
Mulhatten, Barney
Musser, Yost
Myers, Albert
Mylin, Martin
Neff, John
Nevin, John D.
North, Hugh McAlister
Old, James
Parks, Jake
Pastor, John
Peiper, William L.
Penn, William
Pitt, William
Porter, Andrew
Porter, George B.
Pyle, Howard
Ramsey, David
Raub, Galen John Peoples
Reigart, Adam
Reigart, Emanuel C.
Reilly, Mary Gertrude Costigan
Reinmansnyder, Helen
Reynolds, George Nelson
Reynolds, John Fulton
Reynolds, William
Rogers, Milton C.
Rose, Frederick
Ross, George
Ross, Patton
Sauber, Charles Alvin
Sener, Samuel Miller
Seyfert, Augustus G.
Shober, Emanuel
Shreiner, Philip
Slaymaker, Henry
Slaymaker, Henry Edwin
Slaymaker, L.
Slaymaker, William
Sloane, S.
Slough, Elizabeth
Smith, Charles
Snavely, Harry H.
Stahr, John Summers
Stambauch, Samuel
Stauffer, David McNeely
Stedman, Alexander
Steinman, George Michael
Stevens, Thaddeus
Stiegel, Henry William
Strong Wolf, Chief
Summy, Levi
Sutter, John Augustus
Tener, John C.
Thornburg, Robert
Todd, Charles
Tomlinson, George
Urban, John
Vogan, John
Washington, George
Webb, James
West, Benjamin
Wharton, Thomas
Whiteside, John
Wiley, William
Williamson, Henry Stackhouse
Willson, George Bolivar
Willson, John
Winover, Peter
Wise, Charles
Wise, John
Witmer, Abraham
Witmer, David
Witmer, Esther Elizabeth
Worner, William Frederick
Wright, James
Wright, John
Yeates, Catharine
Yeates, Jasper
Zahm, Godfried
Zahm, Mathias
Zahm, Samuel H.
Zantzinger, Paul
Zehmer, Anthony
Zinzendorf, Nicholaus
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Ephemera
Search Terms
Cemeteries
Christiana Resistance
Churches
Conestoga wagon
Courthouses
Ephemera
Finding aids
Fire stations
Franklin and Marshall College
Historical markers
Hotels
Manuscript groups
Millersville Academy
Millersville State Normal School
Millersville University
Native Americans
Paxton Boys
Photographs
Revolutionary War
Rock Ford
Schools
Scrapbooks
Taverns
Watt & Shand
Wheatland
Extent
1 scrapbook, 1.5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0184_Ser01
Other Numbers
MG-184 Series 1
Other Number
MG-184, Series 1
Classification
MG0184_Ser01
Location
LancasterHistory: Archives South Side 4
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 4
Shelf
Top shelf
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Copies
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 (MG0184_Ser02)
Photograph Collection
Notes
Preferred Citation: George Steinman Papers (MG0184), Series 1, Page #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted access. Patrons wishing to view the Steinman Album or the contents of the boxes must make an appointment with the Archives Staff at least two weeks prior to visit.
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 F119 I003
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
1922
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Fox, William J.
Groff, John M.
Hersh, Aldus F.
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Constables
Detectives
Lancaster Twp.
Place
Lancaster Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F119 I003
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
004
Additional Notes
Additional names: John M. Groff; Aldus F. Hersh.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Captain John M. Groff collection

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo4109
Author
Groff, John M.
Call Number
MG-44, Archives South
  1 website  
Author
Groff, John M.
Physical Description
.5 cubic ft.
Summary
This collection contains photographs, many labeled and dated, and two scrapbooks. One scrapbook contains newspaper articles concerning the military and professional life of Captain Groff. The other scrapbook contains military records including special orders, certificates, passes, correspondence, and government requirements. There are also newspaper articles, maps, and other memorabilia.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid is available at LancasterHistory.org.
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918.
Family records.
Scrapbooks.
Letters.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG-44, Archives South
Websites
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1842 F008 G
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1842
People
Groff, John M.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
West Earl Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1842 F008 G
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
118
Box Number
118
Additional Notes
Groff, David S.; Groff, John S.; Groff, Mark S. Executors.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1843 F007 G
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1843
People
Groff, John M.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
West Earl Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1843 F007 G
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
118
Box Number
118
Additional Notes
Groff, David S.; Groff, Mark S.; Groff, John S. Executors.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Collateral Appraisements
Object ID
Coll App 1911 F004 G
Description Level
Item
Collection
Collateral Appraisements
Description
Appraisements of real estate for inheritance tax. Some personal property appraisals are also included. Appraisals include: name of decedent; location and description of real estate; description of personal property; valuation of real estate and personal property; and assessed tax. May also include names of heirs. Arranged chronologically by year, then alphabetically by first letter of decedent's last name. Handwritten; from 1886, handwritten on printed forms.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by year, then alphabetically by first letter of decedent's last name.
Date of Accumulation
1849-1913
Year
1911
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Groff, John M.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Collateral appraisement
Strasburg Twp.
Accounts
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Extent
16 boxes (8 cubic feet)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Coll App 1911 F004 G
Classification
RG 03-00 0312
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
Only: an account submitted as collateral appraisement.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1895 F042
Description Level
Fonds
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
1895
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Gochenaur, Simon
Gochenaur, Elizabeth
Groff, John M.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Providence Twp.
Place
Providence Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1895 F042
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
017
Box Number
017
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Gochenaur, Elizabeth.
Administrator: Groff, John M.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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