Call Number: MG-522
1 box 9 folders .5 cubic ft.
Repository: LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)
Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 11
Description: This collection contains an agreement, constitution and by-laws, and minutes for the American Fire Engine and Hose Company of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Creator: American Fire Engine and Hose Company (Lancaster, Pa.)
Conditions for Access: No restrictions.
Conditions Governing Reproductions: Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.
Source of Acquisition: Source unknown unless specified at the item level.
Administrative/Biographical History: A meeting for the formation of the American Fire-Engine and Hose Company was held 1834, and the company was organized in 1835. (Ellis & Evans, 390)
Custodial History: The volumes in Folders 2-8 were transferred from MG-266 Daybook and Ledger Collection, Series 4 on 10 March 2009.
Folder 1 Articles of agreement between the American Fire Engine and Hose Company and the Commissioners of Lancaster County for the purchase of a fire engine and to locate it in a central part of the Lancaster City. 1 February 1836. Gift of Ruth Groff.
Folder 2 American Fire Company Minutes. 1834-1843.
Folder 3 American Fire Company Constitution and By-laws, Members #3. 1853-1856.
Folder 4 Minutes of the American Fire Company. 1856-1864.
Folder 5 Constitution and by-laws of the American Fire Company. 1858.
Folder 6 Minutes of the American Fire Company. 1864-1869.
Folder 7 Minutes of the American Fire Company. 1869-1881.
Folder 8 Minutes of the American Fire Company Engine and Hose Company No. 5. 1881-1883.
Folder 9 Lady’s invitation to the fourth annual ball. Fulton Hall. 24 December 1837.
Program for the Fireman’s Grand Dress Ball. Fulton Hall. Shows committee members and officers. 8 March 1872.