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100th Anniversary : First English Lutheran Church, Columbia, Pennsylvania, 1850-1950

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo17689
Date of Publication
1950.
Call Number
284.1 O58
Place of Publication
[S.l
Publisher
s.n.] ;
Date of Publication
1950.
Physical Description
39 p. : ill.,ports.; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes membership list.
Subjects
First English Lutheran Church (Columbia, Pa.) - History.
Lutheran Church - Pennsylvania - Columbia.
Columbia (Pa.) - Church history.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
284.1 O58
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125th anniversary, Columbia Lodge No. 286 F. & A.M. : Constituted February 16, 1854, A.D. 1854-A.L. 5854

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13543
Date of Publication
1979.
Call Number
366.1 C726
Place of Publication
[s.l
Publisher
s.n.]
Date of Publication
1979.
Physical Description
29 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Yohe, Walter E. "History of Columbia Lodge no. 286".
Subjects
Freemasons - Columbia (Pa.) - Lodge No. 286.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
366.1 C726
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Address delivered at the unveiling of a bronze tablet to John Wright, pioneer ferryman

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo2305
Author
Beck, Herbert Huebener,
Date of Publication
1931
  1 document  
Responsibility
by Prof. Herbert H. Beck.
Author
Beck, Herbert Huebener,
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Lancaster County Historical Society,
Date of Publication
1931
Physical Description
199-201 p. ; 23 cm.
Series
Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society ; v. 35, no. 8
Subjects
Wright, John, - 1667-1749.
Columbia (Pa.) - History.
Contained In
Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society. Volume 35, number 8 (1931), p. 199-204Lancaster History Library - Journal974.9 L245 v.35
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F06
Date Range
1862/11/22
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Advertisements for businesses, services, and products in Columbia, Pennsylvania. The Columbia Spy, 22 November 1862.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Organized by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1862/11/22
Creation Date
1862/11/22
Creator
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Subjects
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Columbia (Pa.)
Advertisements
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Columbia, Lancaster County
Columbia Spy
Advertisements
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Advertisement
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2020-11-07
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F06
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-21b
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesF
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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Alphabetical directory of Columbia containing the names of citizens, and a complete street and business directory

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19
Call Number
917.4815 D598c (Yr.)
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
The Bothway Directory Co.
Physical Description
v. 24 cm.
Notes
1919 ed. published by Clover Press, Columbia, Pa.
Library has 1916 and 1919 (photocopy).
Subjects
Columbia (Pa.) - Directories.
Columbia (Pa.) - Genealogy.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Reference
Call Number
917.4815 D598c (Yr.)
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An old turnpike-road; with mere mention of some persons and places incident therto

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3789
Author
Gossler, Jacob L.
Date of Publication
1888.
Call Number
974.80085 G697
Responsibility
By Jacob L. Gossler. Printed for private distribution.
Author
Gossler, Jacob L.
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
The Baker & Taylor co.,
Date of Publication
1888.
Physical Description
122 p. 21 cm.
Summary
Written in 1888 , the author writes about Pennsylvania history and his personal experiences.
Subjects
Lancaster County (Pa.)
Susquehanna River.
Columbia (Pa.)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.80085 G697
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Author
Strine, John Jacob.
Date of Publication
n.d.
Call Number
284.1 S918b
Responsibility
by Rev. John Jacob Strine, Conestoga, PA.
Author
Strine, John Jacob.
Place of Publication
Typescript
Date of Publication
n.d.
Physical Description
unpaged ; 29 cm.
Notes
Bound with Baptisms, 1810-1869 by Rev. J. J. Strine, Columbia, PA.
Listed by date.
Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rineer's "Churches and Cemeteries of Lancaster County" page 67 #3.
Baptisms 1815-1869 all available on database in library.
Subjects
Conestoga Lutheran Church (Conestoga, Pa.)
Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church (Columbia, Pa.)
Registers of births, etc. - Pennsylvania - Lancaster
Pennsylvania - Lancaster - Genealogy
Location
Lancaster History Library - Church Record
Call Number
284.1 S918b
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-62_F06
Date Range
No date
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Handwritten autobiography of Thomas Welsh, written in third person. Text sketches his military career through the Battle of South Mountain. This is an unfinished draft, with portions crossed out. Initially written in July 1862 while he was at Hilton Head, South Carolina then the section about Acquia Creek, Virginia and South Mountain, Maryland were added in pencil after the Battle of South Mountain, September 14, 1862.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Cataloged by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
No date
Creation Date
No date
Creator
Welsh, Thomas, 1824-1863
People
Burnside, Ambrose Everett
Wright, Horatio Gouverneur
Welsh, Thomas
Subjects
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Autobiography
Columbia (Pa.)
Camp Curtin (Pa.)
Port Royal (S.C.)
Otter Islands (S.C.)
James Island (S.C.)
South Mountain, Battle of, Md., 1862
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Buenavista (Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico)
Hilton Head (S.C.)
Fredericksburg (Va.)
Aquia Creek (Va.)
Search Terms
Civil War
Autobiography
Columbia
Mexican War
Buena Vista, Mexico
Camp Curtin, Pennsylvania
Port Royal, South Carolina
Otter Islands, South Carolina
James Island, South Carolina
South Mountain, Battle of
Hilton Head, South Carolina
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Aquia Creek, Virginia
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Biography
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-62_F06
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-62
Other Numbers
TW-D-62-06
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesD-62
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 1
Notes
Added to PP 12/26/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Images
Documents
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-63_F19
Date Range
No date
  1 document     1 image  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Handwritten autobiography of Brigadier General Thomas Welsh. Mentions his birth in May 1824 and his military career beginning with his enlistment during the Mexican War through October 1861. Although undated, this was clearly written after November 29, 1862 when he was brevetted to Brigadier (more likely it was written shortly before or after he was commissioned in March 1863). Written in the third person. One page. Note: This is the third biography included in this collection, see also MG0828_SeriesA_F01 It01 and MG0828_SeriesD-62_F06.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Date Range
No date
Creation Date
No date
Creator
Welsh, Thomas, 1824-1863
People
Polk, James Knox
Welsh, Thomas
Subjects
Autobiography
Columbia (Pa.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Buena Vista, Battle of, Mexico, 1847
Camp Curtin (Pa.)
Harrisburg (Pa.)
Search Terms
Autobiography
Columbia
Buena Vista, Battle of
Harrisburg
Camp Curtin, Pennsylvania
Washington, D.C.
Mexican War
Civil War
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Biography
Language
English
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2020-08-17
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-63_F19
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-63
Other Numbers
TW-D-63-19
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesD-63
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 1
Notes
Added to PP 12/27/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Images
Documents
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesE_F05
Date Range
No date
  1 document     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Handwritten account of the life and military career of Thomas Welsh by Blanton Welsh. Discusses the role of his mother Annie in keeping the family together and the careers of himself and three of his siblings: Mary, Lilian, and Thomas Anna.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Date Range
No date
Creation Date
No date
Creator
Welsh, Blanton Charles, 1860-1939
People
Welsh, Addie
Welsh, Alice
Welsh, Annie Eunice Young
Welsh, Blanton Charles
Welsh, Mary Young "Mazie"
Welsh, Lilian
Welsh, Thomas Anna
Welsh, Thomas
Welsh, Charles
Welsh, Nancy Daugherty
Taylor, Zachary
Scott, Winfield
Willcox, Orlando Bolivar
Blanton, Dr.
Subjects
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862
South Mountain, Battle of, Md., 1862
Columbia (Pa.)
Fort Smith (Ark.)
Mexico City (Mexico)
Cincinnati (Ohio)
Monterrey (Mexico)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Harrisburg (Pa.)
United States. Army
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Search Terms
Biography
Columbia
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
Cincinnati, Ohio
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Buena Vista, Battle of
Monterrey, Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico
Harrisburg
South Mountain, Battle of
Antietam, Battle of
Vicksburg, Seige of
Family history
Mexican War
Civil War
Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp.
Extent
1 item, 8 pages to scan
Object Name
Biography
Language
English
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2020-08-20
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesE_F05
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesE
Other Numbers
TW-E-XX-01
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesE
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 1
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Images
Documents
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