Skip header and navigation

Revise Search

224 records – page 1 of 23.

Account book of the Directors of the Poor and House of Employment

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13766
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Call Number
RG 08-12 0104-005, Archives North
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Physical Description
1 v. 48 cm.
Summary
One hardbound volume that lists names of the people the Almshouse did business with and the accounts and balances of money paid and received.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid in the repository: Local government records.
Subjects
Almshouses - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Account books - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Board of County Commissioners.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Government Record
Call Number
RG 08-12 0104-005, Archives North
Less detail

Auditors' review of accounts

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13711
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Call Number
RG 08-12 0104-010, Archives North
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Physical Description
1 v. 33 cm.
Summary
One hardbound volume that contains annual auditors' reviews of the accounts of the treasurer of the Poor and House of Employment. Shows credits and debits and the reason for each, names of residents, names of recipients of relief, date approved, and signatures of auditors.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid in the repository: Local government records.
Subjects
Almshouses - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Public institutions - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Board of County Commissioners.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Government Record
Call Number
RG 08-12 0104-010, Archives North
Less detail
Author
Clark, Philip Michael
Call Number
905.748 PHMC v.15, no.3
Responsibility
[by] Philip Michael Clark.
Author
Clark, Philip Michael
Physical Description
4-11 p.
Notes
In: Pennsylvania Heritage, v.15, no.3, (Summer 1989).
Subjects
Pennsylvania State Lunatic Hospital, Harrisburg, Pa.
Almshouses - Pennsylvania.
Psychiatric hospitals - Pennsylvania - Dauphin County.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Periodical Article
Call Number
905.748 PHMC v.15, no.3
Less detail

"Both ornamental and useful" : the Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo9866
Date of Publication
1990.
Call Number
362.5 B749
  1 website  
Responsibility
Prepared by Monique Bourque, Nancy K. Zeigler, Bernard L.Herman, Rebecca J. Sides.
Place of Publication
Newark, Del
Publisher
Center for Architecture and Engineering, University of Delaware,
Date of Publication
1990.
Physical Description
v. 93 p. ; 29 cm.
Notes
Photocopy.
Contents
The Architectural Context of the Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital: Setting and Current Appearance Construction Changes in the Structure Early Almshouses and Hospitals of the Lower Delaware Valley / The Social and Cultural Context of the Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital: English Antecedents and Early Pennsylvania Poor Relief General Functions of the Almshouse The Almshouse and the Community Occupants of the Almshouse Conclusions / Recommendations for Future Use.
Subjects
Conestoga View (Lancaster, Pa.)
Poor - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County
Almshouses - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Author
Bourque, Monique.
Zeigler, Nancy K.
Herman, Bernard L.
Sides, Rebecca J.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
362.5 B749
Websites
Less detail

Children's Homes - Information file

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo21532
Call Number
Information file - Children's Homes
Notes
Information files are created for specific subjects that are associated with Lancaster County, e.g. "Rebman's scrap pile", "Ten-hour house". The files contain newspaper and magazine articles about the subject.
Subjects
Almshouses - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Orphanages - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Information File
Call Number
Information file - Children's Homes
Less detail

The development of the charitable landscape : the construction of the Lancaster County almshouse in regional context

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo8834
Author
Herman, Bernard L.
Date of Publication
2000.
Responsibility
by Bernard L. Herman.
Author
Herman, Bernard L.
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Lancaster County Historical Society ,
Date of Publication
2000.
Physical Description
114-134 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series
Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society ; v.102, no. 2/3.
Subjects
Conestoga View (Lancaster, Pa.).
Poor - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County
Almshouses - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County
Almshouses - Pennsylvania.
Contained In
Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society. Volume 102, number 2/3 (2000), p. 114-134Lancaster History Library - Journal974.9 L245 v.102, no.2/3
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1822 #020B
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
1822
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Bachman, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Almshouses
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1822 #020B
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Payment to almshouse.
Bachman, John. Treasurer.
1 item, 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1822 #059
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
1822
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Bachman, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Almshouses
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1822 #059
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Almshouse.
Payment to Treasurer of the Directors.
Bachman, John Esq.
1 item, 1 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1823 #172
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
1823
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Shearer, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Almshouses
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1823 #172
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Notes
Entered into Q&A May 17, 2001.
Additional Notes
Almshouse.
Payment.
Shearer, Jacob. Treasurer of the Poor House of Employment.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1823 #189
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
1823
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Shearer, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Almshouses
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1823 #189
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Notes
Entered into Q&A May 17, 2001.
Additional Notes
Almshouse.
Payment.
Shearer, Jacob. Treasurer of Poor House.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail

224 records – page 1 of 23.