Collection of papers of Judge Charles I. Landis. Includes correspondence, autographs, and information on the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. Also, a record book from Paradise (Pa.), 1806-1860, containing photographs, records of the Paradise Menonist Meeting House, and various pamphlets.
Collection includes correspondence of Eliza and Sarah Pownall, invoices for Dr. Pownall's farm, personal memory book of Frances Broomell, stock correspondence for Eliza and Sarah, Henry and Frances Broomell's wedding certificate, bank deposit book, and directions to the family cemetery plot.
Collection contains records starting with the purchase of land for construction of the Northern Market in Lancaster, Pa. Included are financial documents of stockholders, minutes, lease agreements, tax returns, ledger books, bank statements, and forms. Also included are some personal papers of Menno B. Hess, a member of the Board of Directors.
Collection contains legal and financial records of the Susquehanna Steel Company from its beginning in 1902 to the sale of the property in 1924. Includes stock certificate, information on construction, correspondence, bondholder lists, minutes, by-laws, list of officers and directors, tax reports, cash books, royalty payments, and newspaper clippings. Other businesses of note are Common Wealth Title Insurance & Trust Company, Susquehanna Iron Co., The People's Trust Company of Lancaster, Pennsylvania Marble and Granite Co., Columbia Trust Co., Columbia Gas Co., and Reading Iron Co.
Organized by subject. Arranged chronologically or by family member.
Collection spans period from 1700-1874, covering several generations and a variety of topics, and giving insight into family and local social history. Includes judgment, receipts, estate accounts, correspondence, biographical sketch of Jasper Yeates' grandfather, land draft, land surveys, memos, indentures, extract of will, Commonwealth order, financial records, land agreements, list of books sent to Phinaes Bond for binding, certificates with seals, copies of poems, bonds, eviction notices, and a note for subscription shares.