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Call Number
MG 434, Box 021, Archives South, Amish culture.
  1 website  
Physical Description
1 volume.
Notes
Please fill out a call slip for viewing.
Finding aid available at LancasterHistory.org.
Summary
This book discusses many aspects of the Lancaster County Amish community. Several well-known Amish customs are mentioned throughout the newspaper clippings such as Rumspringa, barn raising, marriage season, and education. Other articles contain information about funeral customs, past-time activities, agriculture and other occupations. An article of special interest surrounds two Amish men arrested for religious beliefs.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Subjects
Amish - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County
Amish
Amish farmers.
Amish - United States.
Amish - Pennsylvania - Lancaster
Amish women.
Barns.
Carriages.
Funeral rites and ceremonies.
Horticulture.
Rumspringa.
Scrapbooks.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG 434, Box 021, Archives South, Amish culture.
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F032 It02
Date Range
1868/06/05
  1 document     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
Photocopy of newspaper articles about James Buchanan’s funeral. Lancaster.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1868/06/05
People
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Funerals
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Funerals
Newspaper clippings
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Articles
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 21 x 36 cm, 28 x 36 cm
Object Name
Article
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F032 It02
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 032, Item 02
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, Box 1
Location of Originals
photocopy
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
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@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
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F053 In02
Date Range
1958-1989
  9 documents     9 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
Newspaper articles about James Buchanan (photocopies): “James Buchanan Funeral Described by John Rengier.” 27 February 1958.“Buchanan Now Seen Victim of History.” Lancaster Intelligencer Journal. 23 May 1960. “James Buchanan’s Birthday Honored.” Lancaster Intelligencer Journal. 30 April 1973. “Indiantown Commander Lauds James Buchanan.” Lancaster New Era. 30 April 1973. “Ceremonies Mark Buchanan’s Birth.” Lancaster New Era. 21 April 1975. “Buchanan’s Birth Observed.” Lancaster Intelligencer Journal. 23 April 1975. “Ceremonies Sunday to Mark Buchanan’s Birth.” Lancaster New Era. 22 April 1976. “Buchanan to be Honored.” Lancaster New Era. 19 June 1976. “Philadelphia Author to Lead Tour of Woodward Hill.” Lancaster Intelligencer Journal. 9 June 1978. “110th Anniversary Marked at James Buchanan’s Grave.” Lancaster Intelligencer Journal. 12 June 1978. “Buchanan Defended at Annual Tomb Rites.” 9 August 1984. “Buchanan Remembered at 198th Birthday Rites.” Lancaster New Era. 24 April 1989.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1958-1989
Year Range From
1958
Year Range To
1989
People
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Funerals
Anniversaries
Sepulchral monuments
Monuments
Memorials
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Funerals
Woodward Hill Cemetery
Anniversaries
Lancaster Intelligencer Journal
Lancaster New Era
Sepulchral monuments
Monuments
Memorials
Newspaper clippings
Articles
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
12 items, 9 pages to scan, 17.5 x 9 cm
Object Name
Article
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F053 In02
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 053, Insert 02
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, Box 2
Location of Originals
Photocopy
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
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@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, Pa.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 8.3.1.027
Date Range
1878
  1 document     1 image  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Memorial card for Susie M. Heise, wife of H. H. Heise, born 18 April 1849, died 11 January 1877, aged 27 years, 8 months, and 23 days. Poem on card. Pasted on lower right-hand corner is a description of the background. In center at top is an image of Mrs. Heise.
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
1878
People
Heise, Susie M.
Heise, H. H.
Subjects
Poetry
Funeral prayer cards
Search Terms
Poetry
Memorial cards
Funeral prayer cards
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 1 page to scan, 12.25 x 15.25 in.
Object Name
Card, Funeral
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1998.032
Object ID
JBFP 8.3.1.027
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 8 Series 3
Other Number
JBFP Part 8, Series 3, Subseries 1, Folder 27
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives North
Container
JBFP Oversized Box 3
Location of Originals
Housed in JBFP Oversized Box 3.
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
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@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, Pa.
Images
Documents
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General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F11
Date Range
1863
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Obituary of General Welsh. Section of [The Press]. [1863].
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
1863
Creation Date
1863
Creator
Press (Philadelphia : Pa.)
People
Welsh, Thomas
Burnside, Ambrose Everett
Cookman, Alfred
Menges, John Henry
Reamsnyder, Rev.
Berry, Chester Dawson
Subjects
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
Obituaries
Death
Press (Philadelphia : Pa.)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Funerals
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Obituaries
Civil War
Death
Funerals
Press (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Clipping, Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2020-11-07
Condition Notes
Section was cut out of newspaper.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F11
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-21g
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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Death to dust : what happens to dead bodies?

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo15355
Author
Iserson, Kenneth V.
Edition
2nd ed.
Date of Publication
c2001.
Call Number
306.9 I78
Responsibility
Kenneth V. Iserson.
ISBN
1883620228 (cloth)
Author
Iserson, Kenneth V.
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Tucson, AZ
Publisher
Galen Press,
Date of Publication
c2001.
Physical Description
xviii, 821 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Dying to know : introduction -- I'm dead--now what? -- Help for the living : organ, tissue, & whole-body donation -- The autopsy : my body and the pathologist -- Beauty in death -- The eternal flame -- Souls on ice -- Wayward bodies -- Nightmares -- Going out in style -- Black tie affairs -- From earth to earth -- A hand from the grave -- Say it gently : words, sayings, & poetry about the dead.
Subjects
Death.
Autopsy.
Undertakers and undertaking.
Mortuary Practice.
Attitude to Death.
Funeral Rites.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
306.9 I78
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Der Sänger am Grabe : eine Auswahl Lieder zum Gebrauch bei Leichen-Begängnissen : wie auch Trost-Lieder für solche die um geliebte Todte trauern

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo9166
Date of Publication
1848.
Call Number
810 A432 1848
Responsibility
[Carl G. Hermann, comp.]
Place of Publication
Allentown, Pa
Publisher
Blumer und Busch,
Date of Publication
1848.
Physical Description
222 p. ; 15 cm.
Notes
Signatures: [1]⁸ 2-14⁸ (-14.8).
Words only.
Includes indexes.
Subjects
Hymns, German.
Funeral hymns.
Additional Author
Herrman, Carl G.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
810 A432 1848
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Early Lancaster County funeral customs

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo819
Author
Bixler, Miriam Eyde.
Date of Publication
1973.
Round Top's feet hanging from the bot- tom of the bundle he ran off.23 In 1861 a newspaper advertisement stated that Hager and Bros. had in stock "mourning dress goods—bombazines, alpacas, crepes, delaines, merinoes and chintzes.24 Phoebe Gibbons wrote in the 1870's about the funerals of her country
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Responsibility
by Miriam Eyde Bixler.
Author
Bixler, Miriam Eyde.
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Lancaster County Historical Society,
Date of Publication
1973.
Physical Description
[163]-170 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series
Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society ; v. 77, no. 4
Subjects
Funeral rites and ceremonies - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Contained In
Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society. Volume 77, number 4 (1973), p. 163-170Lancaster History Library - Journal974.9 L245 v.77
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Eine Sammlung von geistreichen Sterb- und Begrèabniss-Liedern : fèur Christen von allen Benennungen : mit Fleiss gesammelt aus den besten, alten und neuen geistreichen Lieder-Bèuchern von mehreren Freunden des Herrn

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo15641
Date of Publication
1867.
Call Number
090 L244b 1867
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
gedruckt bei John Bèar's Sèohnen,
Date of Publication
1867.
Physical Description
175 p. ; 14 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
Subjects
Hymns, German.
Funeral hymns.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
090 L244b 1867
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F032 It01
Date Range
No date
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
Small envelope outlined in black for funeral notice. Front has James Buchanan’s name on it.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
No date
People
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Funerals
Envelopes
Search Terms
Funerals
Envelopes
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 6 x 14.5 cm
Object Name
Envelope
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F032 It01
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 032, Item 01
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, 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
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@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, Pa.
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