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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
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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
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"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
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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
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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
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Collection
Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection
Object ID
MG0277
  1 document  
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection
Description
The Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection is comprised of accounts, registers, minutes, and other records kept by this county department. There are birth and death records, lists of inmates, supply and payroll books, and auditors' reports. Also, a scrapbook of Conestoga View.
Custodial History
Most of the items in this collection are part of the Lancaster County Government Records, RG 08-12. They were transferred into MG-277 in 1999 during the planning of the Almshouse and Hospital exhibition. Other items are on loan from the Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation or were collected by LancasterHistory.
Added to database 21 July 2017.
Year Range From
1798
Year Range To
1993
Creator
Lancaster County (Pa.). Board of County Commissioners
People
Coleman, Thomas
Murray, William
Dale, Samuel
Reed, John K.
Nicholson, John
Snyder, Simon
Lane, P.C.
Kean, Thomas M.
Gibbons, William
Wein, John
Bausman, John
Slaymaker, Henry
Colwell, James
Bubach, Gerhart
Eaby, George W.
Meyers, Samuel M.
Summy, A.
Hildebrant, W.
Bachman, J. M.
Harnish, Jacob
Herr, Christian
Strine, Jacob S.
Weaver, B. F.
Graybill, N. W.
Kready, David C.
Bard, R. W.
Good, William
Stone, Abraham
Nauman, J. W.
Jackson, James J.
Harnish, Samuel
Bair, Ivan
Livingston, J. B.
Patterson, D. W.
Metzger, John W.
Graybill,H.
Hershey, W. E. H.
Esler, P. O.
Dunlap, Stephan
Witters, Jacob W.
Baney, William
Musser, George
Webb, Will
Young, Mathias
Humes, Samuel
Zantzinger, Paul
Heck, Lewis
Schwartz, Conrad
Light, John
Clark, Thomas
Carpenter, Sam
Long, Jacob
Ash, Phineas
Hollinger, George
Haines, Timothy
Bachman, John
Lenegan, Archibald M.
Sweigart, E.
Overholzer, H. D.
Dorwart, Jonas
Gryder, Christian
Wentz, Thomas
Bare, Adam
Witmer, Abraham
Halbach, W. A.
Centini, Jane E.
Other Creators
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Subjects
Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster County -- History
Almshouses
Almshouses -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster County -- History
Conestoga View (Lancaster, Pa.)
Scrapbooks
Auditors' reports
Search Terms
Poor, Services for
Almshouses
Conestoga View (Lancaster, Pa.)
Scrapbooks
Auditors' reports
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Extent
3 boxes, 33 books and folders, 3.5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Fonds
Language
English
Object ID
MG0277
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 8
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restrictions are noted at the item level.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.
Credit
Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection (MG-277), Box #, Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Documents
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Lancaster County Home & Hospital burials in Potters Field

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo17295
Date of Publication
n.d.
Call Number
310.35 C857
Place of Publication
Photocopy
Date of Publication
n.d.
Physical Description
7 l. ; 28 cm.
Notes
Photocopies from MG-277 Almshouse Collection, Book 30, Lancaster County Historical Society Archives.
A photograph of the Lancaster County Home can be found in our photo collection, objectID 2-21-04-01.
Subjects
Lancaster County Home and Hospital.
Cemeteries - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Burials - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Almshouses - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Reference
Call Number
310.35 C857
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List of paupers, 1809-1825: In association with Lancaster Co. Poor and House of Employment

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo20685
Call Number
Microfilm drawer 3

Minutes of Directors of Poor [1798-1866]/ List of Paupers [1809-1825]

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo20684
Call Number
Drawer 3, sec. 2: #248
Alternate Title
Minutes of Directors of the Poor and the House of Employment
Notes
vol. 1: Nov. 1798-Feb. 1826/vol. 2: Mar. 1826-Mar. 1856/vol. 3: Apr. 1856-Dec. 1866.
On same microfilm as List of Paupers, 1809-1825, "in association with Lancaster Co. Poor and House of Employment"
Microfilm box labeled # 248.
Subjects
Lancaster County Poor and House of Employment (Lancaster, Pa.)
Almshouses - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County
Poor - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Almshouses - Archives
Location
Lancaster History Library - Microfilm
Call Number
Drawer 3, sec. 2: #248
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The two hundred year history of the Lancaster County almshouse and hospital / by Page Talbott

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo8746
Author
Talbott, Page.
Date of Publication
2000.
Author
Talbott, Page.
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Lancaster County Historical Society,
Date of Publication
2000.
Physical Description
82-113 : 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.
Contained In
Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society. Volume 102, number 2/3 (2000), p. 82-113Lancaster History Library - Journal974.815 L224 v.102
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