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.
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.
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.
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.
May not be photocopied.
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.
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.
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.
Collection consists of information on various banks in Lancaster County, Pa. Included are promotional materials, stock certificates, blank checks, anniversary booklets, annual reports, and a picture of George W. Hensel.
Folders 15, 18, 26, and 27 were processed by 4 interns from Lancaster Country Day School on 9 January 2004. Processing was completed in February 2006.
Finding aid is available at LancasterHistory.org.
This collection of billheads shows purchases made by Mr. Eby of items to be sold in his grocery store and for his personal use. Fulton Grocery was located at Plum and Frederick Streets in Lancaster. The items include meat, dairy, coffees and teas, biscuits, soaps, canned goods, automobile services, and confectioners. The businesses represented are local, regional, and national.
Collection contains billheads for purchases made at Lancaster County businesses or by residents of the county. Most show name of customer, item(s) purchased, cost, location and description of business, date of purchase, and date of payment.