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Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Object ID
2008.045.5
Date Range
1992
Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Description
Photo album with marbelized cover and 40 plastic sleeves. 12 contain photos and notes related to Lancaster's Bicentennial celebration. Handwritten on card on first page: "June 10, 1992/ These documents from the City Safe were taken to The Conservation Centre for Art, Historic Artifacts in Philadelphia for restoration and preservation. Here are before and after pictures of
a. The Lancaster Corporation Book, 1742
b. The Charter of the City of Lancaster, 1742
c. The Plot Plan of the City of Lancaster, (?)
...Jarvis "(signature)
On page 14, handwritten on a card: "This was the metal box in which the Charter was stored until someone framed it and exposed it to the light."
On page 19: "This is the Plot Plan which needs to be studied. It has the drawing of gentleman X on the reverse side. Who drew this?"
Made by Burnes (Made in China)
Date Range
1992
Year Range From
1976
Year Range To
1992
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Album, Photograph
Height (in)
2.25
Length (in)
6.5
Width (in)
4.75
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2018-09-17
Accession Number
2008.045
Object ID
2008.045.5
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 3
Drawer
Unit 14
Container
Box 378
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Collection
History Collection: Person, Sarah Ann Stauffer
Object ID
2002.154.54
Date Range
1850-1890
Collection
History Collection: Person, Sarah Ann Stauffer
Description
Portrait of young gentleman. Fairly faded out. Water marks/stains, one around right eye of man (viewer's left) in decorative bronze-colored frame with glass narrow gold-colored braid around edge. All with a red velvet rectangle. On the red velvet lining of the lid/cover: "Addis (?) s Lancaster Gallery/ NE Corner of Centre Square & N. Queen St." Black container has decorative motifs on front and back.
Date Range
1850-1890
Year Range From
1850
Year Range To
1890
Creator
Addis's Lancaster Gallery
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
ambrotype
Height (in)
0.625
Length (in)
3.75
Width (in)
3.25
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2018-09-21
Condition Notes
Fabric hinge torn: ambrotype and cover are separated.
Image somewhat faded. Water marks/stains, one around right eye of man (viewer's left) Wear on outside where black has rubbed off
Accession Number
2002.154
Object ID
2002.154.54
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 4
Drawer
Unit 20
Container
Box 615
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Collection
History Collection, Genealogical
Object ID
2006.035.2
  1 image  
Collection
History Collection, Genealogical
Description
Encased ambrotype, circa 1865, of Rosine Etta (Hubley) Herr (1850-1889). Seated in plaid dress by a column, in a composition case with gold trim and lined with red velvet.
Year Range From
1860
Year Range To
1870
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Ambrotype
Height (in)
3
Width (in)
2.6
Condition
Good
Accession Number
2006.035
Object ID
2006.035.2
Location
LCHS / Willson Memorial Building
Room
Guild Vault
Wall
South
Cabinet
Unit 1
Drawer
Drawer 11
Notes
fading, discolored on right side of photograph
Images
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Collection
History Collection: Groups & Organizations
Object ID
2018.999.30
Collection
History Collection: Groups & Organizations
Description
Odd Fellows Fraternal Apron. Flat piece shaped like a pocket with blackened metallic braid hand-stitched around sides, bottom and a pocket-shaped edge at the top. The top outside edge is bare. Pleated red silk, 3/4-inch wide, has been sewn beneath the braid. Printed on the silk: An eye, top center, on the faux tab, "I.O.O.F." Beneath is a printed banner with "Friendship, Love & Truth." Back is heavy fabric.
Tag: "From Trunk w. George Willson Chapeaux"
Stamped on back: "From H.A. LANTZ Reading, PA"
Object Name
Apron, Fraternal
Length (cm)
33.02
Length (ft)
1.0833333333
Length (in)
13
Width (cm)
35.56
Width (ft)
1.1666666667
Width (in)
14
Condition Date
2018-04-18
Condition Notes
All the pleasted silk fringes on the outside edge have broken off as well as some on the inside.
Object ID
2018.999.30
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Wall
Unit 18
Container
Box 318
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Collection
History Collection: Groups & Organizations, Freemasons
Object ID
2018.999.34
Collection
History Collection: Groups & Organizations, Freemasons
Description
Commercially-made Masonic Cermonial Apron. Top is bound with blue twill tape extending 32 inches on both sides. Front of white lambskin with white leather tab that folds up. Back is blue polished cotton, folded to front to bind sides and bottom edge. Edges of tab also bound in blue cotton. In black ink, beneath flap, "Worn by David B. Willson, Sept. 26 A.D. 1873 - Dedication, New Masonic Temple, acting Junior Warden pro-tempore - Columbia Lodge, No. 186, Col'a Pa."
Dedication of New Masonic Temple, Columbia Lodge, No. 186
Masonic Manufacturing & Publishing, No. 31 S 4th St., Philadelphia
Sticker: "W-R Est"
Object Name
Apron, Fraternal
Length (cm)
27.94
Length (ft)
0.9166666667
Length (in)
11
Width (cm)
33.02
Width (ft)
1.0833333333
Width (in)
13
Object ID
2018.999.34
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Wall
Unit 18
Container
Box 318
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Collection
History Collection: Business and Industry
Object ID
2014.003.1
Date Range
1968
Collection
History Collection: Business and Industry
Description
Commemorative ashtray of cast iron with a silvered, sand-textured finish. Oblong functional ashtray has large extension in shape of a porringer handle. This is cast with raised letters: "LAST/HEAT" and a centered date of "6 12 68". Below this is "POSEY IRON WKS./ LANCASTER PA" Apparently made as a memento of some unknown event designated by the words "LAST HEAT".
Date Range
1968
Made By
Posey Iron Works
Subcategory
Household Accessory
Object Name
Ashtray
Material
Cast iron, paint
Length (in)
5.75
Width (in)
6
Depth (in)
0.75
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2014-05-06
Condition Notes
Some soil within ashtray and minor nicks with paint losses around top edges.
Accession Number
2014.003
Object ID
2014.003.1
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Wall
Island 3
Cabinet
Unit 14
Place of Origin
Lancaster, PA
Credit
Gift of Barbara Breneman. In Memory of Robert Posey Breneman.
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Collection
History Collection: Business & Industry
Object ID
2012.012.1
Collection
History Collection: Business & Industry
Description
Ashtray of pressed milk glass, triangular dish form with clipped corners and sloping sides. Indented at top of each corner for receiving cigarette. Three sides are each printed in black ink: "COURSON'S / SUBS AND HAM BOATS / 564 W. ORANGE ST. / PHONE 394-6034."
Year Range From
1960
Year Range To
1965
Subcategory
Household Accessory
Object Name
Ashtray
Material
Glass/ink
Height (in)
1.5
Width (in)
5.25
Condition
Excellent
Condition Date
2015-01-13
Accession Number
2012.012
Object ID
2012.012.1
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Wall
Island 4
Cabinet
Unit 19
Container
Box 231
Notes
City Directories of circa 1930s to early 1950s list Harley J. Courson at 564 W. Orange, listed as a confectioner, followed by son? Howard J. Courson in 1954. For a short time, from 1960-1965, Howard was listed under Grocery & Meats, but returning to confectionary by 1966.
See another Courson's advertising piece, a magnifying glass, 2012.12.2.
See Courson's Son's letter from Penn Dairies Inc. in file.
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Collection
History Collection: Business and Industry
Object ID
1985.012.2
Date Range
Circa 1965
Collection
History Collection: Business and Industry
Description
Hubley assembled model car, 1932 Chevrolet
Date Range
Circa 1965
Year Range From
1960
Year Range To
1970
Made By
Hubley
Subcategory
Need to Classify
Object Name
Automobile, Model
Oither Names
Toy Car
Material
Metal / Rubber
Height (in)
3
Length (in)
8.5
Width (in)
3.35
Accession Number
1985.012
Object ID
1985.012.2
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Wall
West
Cabinet
Unit 31
Place of Origin
Lancaster, PA
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Collection
History Collection: Groups & Organizations, Society of 28th Division
Object ID
2002.162.3
Date Range
1962
Collection
History Collection: Groups & Organizations, Society of 28th Division
Description
32nd Annual Convention, 1962, Society of 28th Division
Date Range
1962
Year Range From
1962
Year Range To
1962
Subcategory
Personal Symbol
Object Name
Badge
Material
Cloth / Metal
Condition
Good
Accession Number
2002.162
Object ID
2002.162.3
Location
Museum West / CC N, U9, SH2
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Collection
History Collection: Groups & Organizations, Society of 28th Division
Object ID
2002.162.4
Date Range
1962
Collection
History Collection: Groups & Organizations, Society of 28th Division
Description
32nd Annual Convention, 1962, Society of 28th Division, "William Diffenderfer"
Date Range
1962
Year Range From
1962
Year Range To
1962
People
Diffenderfer, William
Subcategory
Personal Symbol
Object Name
Badge
Material
Cloth / Metal
Condition
Good
Accession Number
2002.162
Object ID
2002.162.4
Location
Museum West / CC N, U9, SH2
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