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An American Indian museum for Mr. Hershey's model town

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo12385
Author
Hartmann, Lois Miklas.
Call Number
905.748 PHMC v.19, no.3
Responsibility
by Lois Miklas Hartmann and James D. McMahon.
Author
Hartmann, Lois Miklas.
Physical Description
p. 8 - 13.
Notes
Pennsylvania Heritage, v. 19, no. 3 (Summer 1993).
Subjects
Hershey, Milton Snavely, - 1857-1945.
Worth, John G.
Hershey (Pa.) - History.
Additional Author
McMahon, James D.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Periodical Article
Call Number
905.748 PHMC v.19, no.3
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An Elizabeth Furnace tenant house : a Pennsylvania German structure in transition

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo10366
Author
McMahon, James D.
Call Number
905.748 PDF v.38
Author
McMahon, James D.
Physical Description
69 - 79 pg.
Notes
In: Pennsylvania Folklife, v.38, no. 2 (Winter 1988-1989)
Subjects
Elizabeth Furnace Plantation (Lancaster County, Pa.)
Dwellings - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Architecture, Domestic - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Periodical Article
Call Number
905.748 PDF v.38
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #131
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
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Griffith, Hannah
McMahon, James
McMahon, Margaret
McMahon, Martha
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lampeter Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #131
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
008
Box Number
008
Notes
Entered into Q & A 1994/03/17.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Griffith, Hannah. Teacher.
McMahon, James.
McMahon, Margaret.
McMahon, Martha.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1832 #072
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
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Dobson, Ann
Hafala, Juliann S.
MChesny, James
McGuigan, Francis B.
McGuigan, William L.
McMahon, Elizabeth
McMahon, James
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lampeter Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1832 #072
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
068
Box Number
012
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1993/11/26.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Lampeter Township unless noted.
Dobson, Ann.
Hafala, Juliann S. Strasburg Twp.
MChesny, James. Teacher.
McGuigan, Francis B.
McGuigan, William L.
McMahon, Elizabeth.
McMahon, James.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #184
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
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Griffeth, Hannah
McMahon, James
McMahon, Margaret
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lampeter Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #184
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1993/04/13.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Griffeth, Hannah. Teacher.
McMahon, James.
McMahon, Margaret.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Mayor's Court
Object ID
APR 1845 F031 MC
Description Level
Item
Collection
Mayor's Court
Admin/Biographical History
The Mayor's Court was established at the incorporation of the City of Lancaster in 1818, and was composed of the mayor, recorder, and aldermen with powers and jurisdiction analogous to the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Jail Delivery. It was abolished on 6 February 1849.
System of Arrangement
Organized by court term.
Arranged with general materials first, then constables reports, tavern licenses, un-numbered cases, and numbered cases.
Year
1845
People
McMahon, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1845 F031 MC
Classification
RG 99-00 [0101]
Location
Archives
Container
019
Box Number
019
Additional Notes
Petition for tavern license
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1830 #594
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
1830
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Bakeaman, Anny
Bakeaman, John
Binkly, Christian
Bird, Jacob
Black, Samuel
Casky, Nathaniel
Casky, Sussana
Daily, Benjamin
Daily, Hanah
Deeds, George
Deeds, Henry
Dietrich, Elizabeth
Dietrich, George
Dobson, Anderson
Dobson, Samuel
German, Elizabeth
German, Salyann
Girdner, Jacob
Girdner, Maria
Henry, Mary
Kelly, Joseph
Kindig, Maria
Kindig, William
Man, Margaret
Martin, Henry
Mauck, Serah
McKinly, Caroline
McKinly, Rebeca
McMahon, Elizabeth
McMahon, James
Miller, Barbara
Monhollen, Barbara
Monhollen, Mary
Myer, Margeret
Myer, Sussana
Myers, Humphrey
Pickel, Ann
Pickel, David
Reed, John
Ryen, Isaac
Smith, Serah
Tolin, Ann
Search Terms
Lampeter twp.
Poor children
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lampeter Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1830 #594
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1995/08/03.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
NAMES TAKEN FROM LANCASTER COUNTY TAX LISTS.
Bakeaman, Anny. Age: 7.
Bakeaman, John. Age: 5.
Binkly, Christian. Age: 10.
Bird, Jacob. Age: 10.
Black, Samuel. Age: 8.
Casky, Nathaniel. Age: 9.
Casky, Sussana. Age: 7.
Daily, Benjamin. Age: 11.
Daily, Hanah. Age: 9.
Deeds, George. Age: 10.
Deeds, Henry. Age: 10.
Dietrich, Elizabeth. Age: 11.
Dietrich, George. Age: 9.
Dobson, Anderson. Age: 11.
Dobson, Samuel. Age: 10.
German, Elizabeth. Age: 8.
German, Salyann. Age: 11.
Girdner, Jacob. Age: 10.
Girdner, Maria. Age: 11.
Henry, Mary. Age: 11.
Kelly, Joseph. Age: 8.
Kindig, Maria. Age: 9.
Kindig, William. Age: 11.
Man, Margaret. Age: 9.
Martin, Henry. Age: 11.
Mauck, Serah. Age: 9.
McKinly, Caroline. Age: 6.
McKinly, Rebeca. Age: 10.
McMahon, Elizabeth. Age: 7.
McMahon, James. Age: 8.
Miller, Barbara. Age: 10.
Monhollen, Barbara. Age: 8.
Monhollen, Mary. Age: 10.
Myer, Margeret. Age: 6.
Myer, Sussana. Age: 9.
Myers, Humphrey. Age: 7.
Pickel, Ann. Age: 11.
Pickel, David. Age: 9.
Reed, John. Age: 9.
Ryen, Isaac. Age: 9.
Smith, Serah. Age: 10.
Tolin, Ann. Age: 11.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1882 F147 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1882
People
McMahon, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1882 F147 QS
Case Number
143.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Larceny
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1843 F20 I06
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1843
People
McMahon, James
Steitz, Peter
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Manheim Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Excellent
Object ID
Tav 1843 F20 I06
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
016
Box Number
016
Additional Notes
Formerly kept by Peter Steitz.
Located on the Harrisburg turnpike.
Petition granted.
April term.
Signers of petition: David Harnish, Peter Stormfeltz, George Eshelman, Benjamin Stauffer, John Frank, John A. Bowers, Richard McGrann, John [Zymany] Jr., William Frank, Jacob Metzger, James [Cameron], Adam Dietrich.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1850 F001
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
A writ of habeas corpus is a procedure for obtaining a judicial determination of the legality of an individual's custody. This collection includes petitions for writs of habeas corpus and the writs themselves, showing the names of petitioners, persons to be brought to court, nature of dispute or alleged crime, dates of writs and accompanying documents, names of judges, and names of persons that the writs are filed against. Petitioners include indentured servants, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1850
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
McMahon, James
McMahon, James S.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1850 F001
Case Number
535.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Associated Material
Lancaster County Archives has Habeas Corpus dockets:
1799-1978, ten volumes, record of writs of Habeas Corpus written.
1895-1983, 43 boxes, original petitions.
Additional Notes
Also McMahon, James S.
Petitioners: McMahon, James; McMahon, James S.
Petition, includes copy of warrant of commitment.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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