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Collection
Marriage Applications and Consent Forms
Object ID
1898 F021 MA
Description Level
Item
Collection
Marriage Applications and Consent Forms
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then by application number.
Year
1898
People
Smith, William Albert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
1898 F021 MA
Application Number
13985.000
Classification
RG 04-00 0401
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
Groom: Smith, William Albert.
Bride: McHenry, Sallie. Lancaster City.
Parents of bride: Henry, Amos K.
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 1886 F017
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
1886
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
William, Albert
Breen, George
Daily, Joseph
Donelly, James
Shay, Andrew
Dorwart, Grant
McAleer, Harry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1886 F017
Case Number
598.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
015
Box Number
015
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: Breen, George; Daily, Joseph; Donelly, James; Shay, Andrew; Dorwart, Grant; McAleer, Harry.
Petitioners: William, Albert; Breen, George; Daily, Joseph; Donelly, James; Shay, Andrew; Dorwart, Grant; McAleer, Harry.
Petition.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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A history of the art of writing

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo2788
Author
Mason, William Albert,
Date of Publication
1920.
Call Number
651 M412
Author
Mason, William Albert,
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
The Macmillan Company,
Date of Publication
1920.
Physical Description
3 p. l., 502 p. illus. (incl. facsims.) 23 cm.
Notes
Bibliography: p. 491-497.
Subjects
Writing
Alphabets.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
651 M412
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Peter Chartier, knave of the wild frontier

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo15446
Author
Hunter, William Albert.
Date of Publication
1973; 2nd printing 1983
Call Number
974.843 H945p
Author
Hunter, William Albert.
Place of Publication
[New Cumberland, Pa.]
Publisher
Cumberland County Historical Society
Date of Publication
1973; 2nd printing 1983
Physical Description
24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
"The adventures of the first private owner of the site of New Cumberland; and a record of subsequent landowners to 1814. A paper presented before the Cumberland County Historical Society on February 16, 1973."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 12-13).
Subjects
Chartier, Peter, - 1696?-1760?
New Cumberland (Pa.) - History.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.843 H945p
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Plainest of the plain people: Amish folk

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo4783
Author
Gehman, Richard.
Call Number
289.71 G311
Author
Gehman, Richard.
Notes
Photographs by William Albert Allard.
In: National Geographic Magazine, v. 128, no. 2 (August 1965).
Subjects
Amish
Amish - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Mennonites - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Author
Allard, William Albert.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
289.71 G311
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