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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: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Object ID
2018.999.47
Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Description
"Lancaster Bicentennial Commemorative Issue" collection of 5 coins of Lancaster patriots Wm Henry, David Ramsay, Edward Hand, Adam Hubley and George Ross. Packaged limited edition No. 126 contains large card with holes for coins, cards with history of each patriot, and individually packaged coins. One of 3 sets. Made of fine sliver, nickel alloy and Franklin bronze
Made By
Franklin Mint
Event
Lancaster Bicentennial
Object Name
Coin, Commemorative
Material
Metal
Dimension Details
Cardboard holder is 9 inches long and 12 inches wide.
Coin diameter is 1.5 inches
Condition
Excellent
Condition Date
2018-09-19
Object ID
2018.999.47
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 3
Drawer
Unit 14
Container
Box 378
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Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Object ID
2018.999.48
Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Description
"Lancaster Bicentennial Commemorative Issue" collection of 5 coins of Lancaster patriots Wm Henry, David Ramsay, Edward Hand, Adam Hubley and George Ross. Packaged limited edition No. 127 contains large card with holes for coins, cards with history of each patriot, and individually packaged coins. One of three kits. fine silver, nickel alloy, Franklin bronze
Made By
Franklin Mint
Event
Lancaster Bicentennial
Object Name
Coin, Commemorative
Dimension Details
Cardboard coin holder: 9 inches x 12 inches
Diameter of coin: 1.5 inches
Condition
Mint
Condition Date
2018-09-19
Object ID
2018.999.48
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 3
Drawer
Unit 14
Container
Box 378
Less detail
Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Object ID
2018.999.49
Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Description
"Lancaster Bicentennial Commemorative Issue" collection of 5 coins of Lancaster patriots Wm Henry, David Ramsay, Edward Hand, Adam Hubley and George Ross. Packaged limited edition No. 129 contains large card with holes for coins, cards with history of each patriot, and individually packaged coins. One of three kits. Made of fine silver, nickel alloy, Franklin bronze.
Made By
Franklin Mint
Event
Lancaster Bicentennial
Object Name
Coin, Commemorative
Dimension Details
Cardboard coin collection card: 9 inches long x 12 inches wide
Diameter of coins is 1.5 inches
Condition
Mine
Condition Date
2018-09-19
Object ID
2018.999.49
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 3
Drawer
Unit 14
Container
Box 378
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Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Object ID
2008.045.7
Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Description
Collection of a series of 5 Lancaster Bicentennial commemoraitve mint coins of famous Revolutionary era Lancastrians. Individual coins secured in plastic fit into cardboard. Pairs of Nickel Alloy; and Solid Franklin Bronze. On face of each coin is "Lancaster Patriot", the head, signature and birth and death years of each as well as a phrase describing the person's contribution, e.g., "Signer of Colonial Currency." On the reverse: "Bicentennial Series/ Red Rose Coin Club/ Lancaster, PA./ 1976" with fifer and two drummers.
"First in a Series of 5: Adam Hubley " (2 coins with description)
"Second in a Series of 5: William Henry" (2 coins with description)
"Third in a Series of 5: Edward Hand " (1 nickel coin with description)
"Fourth in a Series of 5: David Ramsay " (2 coins with description)
"Fifth in a Series of 5: George Ross" (2 coins with description)
Subcategory
Exchange Medium
Event
Lancaster County Bicentennial
Object Name
Coin, Commemorative
Material
Metal
Diameter (cm)
6.35
Diameter (ft)
0.2083333333
Diameter (in)
2.5
Dimension Details
Each coin is encased in a cardboard card: 2.5 x 2.5 inches.
Condition
Excellent
Condition Date
2018-09-19
Accession Number
2008.045
Object ID
2008.045.7
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 3
Drawer
Unit 14
Container
Box 378
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Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Object ID
2008.045.6
Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Description
Wool navy blue flag, hemmed on three sides. White canvas on one 15.5-inch edge has two metal grommets on both ends. Red, white and blue cloth label reads "The name Annin Guarantees Quality./ The Best Since 1847/High Grade/ Reg. U.S. Pat. Off./ All Wool Bunting."
"16 x 24" written in pencil on canvas binding. Made by company, Annin.
Year Range From
1976
Year Range To
1992
Subcategory
Ceremonial Artifact
Object Name
flag
Material
Cotton/Wool
Length (in)
25
Width (cm)
39.37
Width (ft)
1.2916666667
Width (in)
15.5
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2018-09-19
Accession Number
2008.045
Object ID
2008.045.6
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 3
Drawer
Unit 14
Container
Box 378
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Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Object ID
2008.045.3
Date Range
January 8, 2004
Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Description
Metal Wilton Armetale plate with "Lancaster County Bicentennial Corp. 1776 Hands of Liberty 1976" around the center design of hands. Made by Wilton, Columbia, PA
Date Range
January 8, 2004
Year Range From
1976
Year Range To
1992
Made By
Wilton-Armetale
Subcategory
Food Service T&E
Search Terms
Wilton - Armetale
Object Name
Plate, Commemorative
Diameter (in)
11
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2018-09-17
Accession Number
2008.045
Object ID
2008.045.3
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 3
Drawer
Unit 14
Container
BoxID 378
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Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Object ID
2008.045.4
Date Range
January 8, 2004
Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Description
"Col. Thompson's Battalion of Pennsylvania Riflemen" commemorative plate. In center, around rifleman:" Edward Hand, Lieutenant Colonel; Captains James Ross, Lancaster; Robert Cluggage, Bedford; Michael Doudle, York; George Nagel, Berks; James Chambers, Cumberland; John Lowdon, Northumberland; William Hendricks, Cumberland; Abraham Miller, Northampton; Matthew Smith, Lancaster. Lancaster County 1775-1975"
On back, 2 "RWP" seals; + 2 additional seals in ovals. "U.S.A." impressed twice.
Date Range
January 8, 2004
Year Range From
1976
Year Range To
1992
Made By
Wilton, Columbia, PA, USA
Subcategory
Food Service T&E
Object Name
plate
Plate, Commemorative
Material
Armetale
Diameter (in)
11
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2018-09-17
Accession Number
2008.045
Object ID
2008.045.4
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 3
Drawer
Unit 14
Container
Box 378
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Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Object ID
2008.045.1
Date Range
January 8, 2004
Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Description
Plastic cassette tape, one side labeled (handwritten): "8 Bicentennial Spots." Return address is on label.
Date Range
January 8, 2004
Year Range From
1976
Year Range To
1992
Subcategory
Sound Communication T&E
Object Name
tape
Tape, Audio Cassette
Length (in)
4
Width (in)
2.5
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2018-09-17
Accession Number
2008.045
Object ID
2008.045.1
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 3
Drawer
Unit 14
Container
Box 378
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Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Object ID
2008.045.2
Date Range
January 8, 2004
Collection
History Collection: Events, Lancaster Bicentennial
Description
Orange plastic reel with recording tape for reel-to-reel taperecorder in a cardboard box. Label on front reads: "Gordon Associates, Fair Acres Farm, Leola, PA 17540." Typed onto label: "Lancaster Bicentennial / 8 60-sec. radio spots / 7.5 ips 0.5 track heads out"
Date Range
January 8, 2004
Year Range From
1976
Year Range To
1992
Subcategory
Multiple Use Artifacts
Object Name
reel
Tape, Audio Reel
Diameter (in)
5
Dimension Details
5-inch plastic reel in a 5.25 x 5.25 x .5 inch cardboard box with lid.
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2018-09-17
Accession Number
2008.045
Object ID
2008.045.2
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 3
Drawer
Unit 14
Container
Box 378
Less detail

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