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The account book of Jacob Tanger (1796-1849) : continued by his son Jacob (1825-1870)

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo12640
Author
Tanger, Jacob ,
Date of Publication
2001.
Call Number
664.9 T164
Responsibility
by Jacob Tanger and Jacob Tanger.
Author
Tanger, Jacob ,
Place of Publication
Computer printout
Date of Publication
2001.
Notes
The Tangers operated a butcher shop. The elder Tanger apparently was a day-laborer before becoming a butcher.
Subjects
Business records - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Business records - Pennsylvania - York County.
Additional Author
Tanger, Jacob ,
Weiser, Frederick.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
664.9 T164
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 8 Others (Not Part of the Family)
Object ID
JBFP 8.2.3.005
Date Range
1855/04/06
  2 documents     10 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 8 Others (Not Part of the Family)
Description
Act to confirm election of trustees of the Second Presbyterian Church signed by Pennsylvania’s Speaker of the House of Representatives, Henry K. Strong, Speaker of the Senate, William Mulhenberg Hiester and Governor, James Pollock . An act to confirm and legalize the election of trustees of the Second Presbyterian Congregation of the City of Lancaster signed by Henry K. Strong, Speaker of the House of Representatives, William M. Hiester, Speaker of the Senate, and James Pollock, Governor, and certified by John M. Sullivan, Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth confirming the election of several trustees after failing to do so according to the charter of the church. This act upholds the action of the Golden seal with red ribbon on last page. Lancaster, PA.
Custodial History
The James Buchanan Family Papers were collected by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. This collection was relocated from the Wheatland mansion to the LancasterHistory archives in the Spring of 2009. Digitization of the James Buchanan Family Papers was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1855/04/06
Creator
Pennsylvania. General Assembly
People
Strong, Henry K.
Hiester, William Muhlenberg
Pollock, James
Sullivan, John M.
Subjects
Boards of directors
Presbyterian Church
Business records
Search Terms
Boards of directors
Second Presbyterian Church
Business records
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 8 pages to scan, 8.75 x 14 in.
Object Name
Act
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.032
Object ID
JBFP 8.2.3.005
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 8 Series 2
Other Number
JBFP Part 8, Series 2, Subseries 3, Folder 5
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 8, Box 1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
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Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
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Active Fire Company records

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19818
Corporate Author
Active Fire Company (Lancaster, Pa.)
Call Number
MG-518, Archives South
  1 website  
Corporate Author
Active Fire Company (Lancaster, Pa.)
Physical Description
.25 cubic ft.
Summary
This collection contains the minutes and a partial transcription of the minutes for the Active Fire Company of Lancaster.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid available at LancasterHistory.org.
Subjects
Fire departments - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Business records.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG-518, Archives South
Websites
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The Adam Reigart collection

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo12723
Author
Reigart, Adam.
Call Number
MG-122, Archives South
  1 website  
Author
Reigart, Adam.
Physical Description
.5 cubic ft.
Arrangement of Material
Organized by subject.
Summary
This local merchant's collection includes many items related to his business. They include his licenses to sell wines and spirits, his postage accounts, financial and legal transactions, many orders for wines and spirits, correspondence, statements, an invoice, and numerous receipts. There is also a stock certificate and some items relating to his household.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid is available at LancasterHistory.org.
Subjects
Business records - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Family records - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Letters.
Stock certificates - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG-122, Archives South
Websites
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Adam Reigart Jr., John S. Murphy collection

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13909
Author
Murphy, John S.
Call Number
MG-331, Archives South
  1 website  
Author
Murphy, John S.
Physical Description
1.5 cu. ft.
Summary
Collection contains correspondence between Adam Reigart, Jr. and his family in Lancaster and Philip Wager and his family in Philadelphia. The letters are primarily from the early nineteenth century and provide information about family illness, travel, visits, business, and family chatter. The receipts and invoices show purchases made in Lancaster and Philadelphia, especially clothing, fabric, dry goods, and meat. The remainder of the collection is made up of newspaper articles, books, and an album of poetry and drawings. The items were housed in a gig trunk which is now in the museum collection.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid is available at LancasterHistory.org.
Subjects
Reigart, Adam, - 1765-1844.
Business records - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Family records.
Merchants - Pennsylvania.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG-331, Archives South
Websites
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The American Association of University Women collection

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3745
Call Number
MG3, Archives South
  1 website  
Physical Description
2.25 cubic ft.
Arrangement of Material
Organized by subject. Arranged chronologically.
Summary
Papers of the Lancaster College Club, later the Lancaster, Pa. branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Contains histories, handbooks, minutes of meetings and committees, and reports of the research committee. Yearbooks from 1928-1984, incomplete.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid available at LancasterHistory.org.
Subjects
Lancaster College Club.
Associations, institutions, etc. - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Women - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Clubs - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Business records - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Yearbooks.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG3, Archives South
Websites
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American Fire Engine and Hose Company records

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19434
Corporate Author
American Fire Engine and Hose Company (Lancaster, Pa.)
Call Number
MG-522
  1 website  
Corporate Author
American Fire Engine and Hose Company (Lancaster, Pa.)
Physical Description
.5 cubic ft.
Summary
This collection contains an agreement, constitution and by-laws, and minutes for the American Fire Engine and Hose Company of Lancaster.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid available at LancasterHistory.org.
Subjects
Fire departments - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Business records.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG-522
Websites
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The American Revolution Bicentennial in Lancaster County collection

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo2886
Call Number
MG-20, Archives South
MG-20, Archives South, Book 1, Bicentennial Celebration, April 1
MG-20, Archives South, Book 2, Bicentennial Celebration, May 197
MG-20, Archives South, Book 3, Bicentennial Celebration, October
MG-20, Archives South, Book 4, Bicentennial Celebration, March 1
MG-20, Archives South, Book 5, Bicentennial Celebration, June 19
MG-20, Archives South, Book 6, Bicentennial Celebration, Septemb
  1 website  
Physical Description
6 cubic ft.
Arrangement of Material
Arranged by subject and area celebrations.
Summary
Collection contains materials relating to the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the American Revolution in 1976. Most of the material is from countywide activities, but includes records from some towns. Contains minutes, newspaper clippings, program correspondence, photographs, and audio-tapes.
The six volumes that make up the Bicentennial Celebration, April 1971- February 1977 scrapbooks are a compilation of published materials such as newspaper articles, magazine articles, broadsides, brochures and pamphlets. The materials relay information about the actions of the Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee including meetings, mailings and events. The committee chose the "Hands of Liberty" theme for the committee and upcoming celebration. The theme was present on every mailing sent out by the committee and can be found on most of the materials within the scrapbooks. See finding aid for details and conditions for access.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
The Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee was established in order to arrange events throughout the county to celebrate the 200th year anniversary of the American Revolution. The committee officers were as follows: Donald G. Goldstrom, president; Frank C. Fryburg, vice-president; Harold E. Frey, treasurer; Jack W. W. Loose, secretary; and Sally Jarvis, publicity committee chairman. The Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee was commissioned by the Pennsylvania Department of Commerce. The committee met from 1971-1977.
Finding aid available at LancasterHistory.org.
Subjects
United States
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Business records - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Scrapbooks.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG-20, Archives South
MG-20, Archives South, Book 1, Bicentennial Celebration, April 1
MG-20, Archives South, Book 2, Bicentennial Celebration, May 197
MG-20, Archives South, Book 3, Bicentennial Celebration, October
MG-20, Archives South, Book 4, Bicentennial Celebration, March 1
MG-20, Archives South, Book 5, Bicentennial Celebration, June 19
MG-20, Archives South, Book 6, Bicentennial Celebration, Septemb
Websites
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Andrew B. Rote collection

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo17068
Author
Rote, Andrew B.
Call Number
MG-363, Archives South
  1 website  
Author
Rote, Andrew B.
Physical Description
1.5 cubic ft.
Summary
Collection contains the business records of C.V. Rote & Co., which later became A. B. Rote & Co. The Lancaster company specialized in awnings and ironwork. Deeds, mortgages, and other property records are for property owned by the Rotes and used for their business. The record books of the company show accounting, clients, cash flow, bids, and inventory. A catalog of architectural bronze and iron works illustrates their products. There are also stock certificates for a number of local and regional businesses such as Farmers Trust Company, Union Trust Company, and Meadia Heights Golf Club.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid is available at LancasterHistory.org.
Subjects
Rote, Charles V.
Bender, Jacob F.
Holman, John W.
C. V. Rote & Co. (Lancaster, Pa.)
A. B. Rote & Co.
Business records - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Deeds - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG-363, Archives South
Websites
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The Andrew J. Steinman collection

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3768
Author
Steinman, Andrew J.
Call Number
MG-66, Archives South
  1 website  
Author
Steinman, Andrew J.
Physical Description
1.75 cubic ft.
Summary
This collection contains the personal and business papers of the Steinman family. Andrew J. was a lawyer. His wife was the daughter of John M. Hale, also a lawyer, and the collection includes some of his correspondence. Most of the collection is legal records and correspondence of Andrew J. There is a also a daybook for the John F. Steinman Hardware Store, 1811-1819.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid is available at LancasterHistory.org.
Subjects
Hale, John M.
Lancaster Broadcasting Service (Pa.) - WKJC.
Mason-Dixon Radio Group.
Steinman Hardware Company (Lancaster, Pa.).
Lancaster Intelligencer (Pa.).
Family records.
Business records - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Hardware stores - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
United States
Letters.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG-66, Archives South
Websites
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