Calendar Collection

Call number:  MG-70

3 boxes     14 folders, 3 oversized folders     2 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 2

Description:  Collection consists of calendars containing photographs, drawings, and prints from Lancaster County and the surrounding region. Some depict local culture, architecture, historic sites, events, or have Pennsylvania Dutch sayings. There are also backs of calendars containing information about Lancaster.

Creator:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.); Lancaster County Historical Society (Pa.)

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Unknown, unless specified at the item level.

 

Box 1

Folder 1  Calendars on Cards and Blotters

C. Mellinger, agent for Nationwide Insurance. New Holland. 1961.

Oval cut-out with image of a couple, possibly from a business advertisement. On reverse: Calendar surrounded by images of hats. 1880.

Postcard. Copyright, M. W. Taggart, New York, 1909. Calendar for 1910.

Blotter for D. B. Landis, printing, Landis Art Press. Lancaster. 1929.

Blotter for Jacob D. Rider, printing. [Lancaster]. 1910.

 

Folder 2

Insert 1  Pennsylfawny-Deitsche Kallennar. Julia Wierman, art; Arthur Warfel, printing. Compliments of The Art and Printing Departments, Lebanon Senior High School, Lebanon. 1949.

Insert 2  Pennsylfawnish Deitsche Kallennar. Julia Wierman, art; Myrl Forney, verses; Arthur Warfel, printing. Compliments of The Art and Printing Departments, Lebanon High School. 1954.

 

Folder 3  Intelligencer Printing Company

Insert 1  Covered Bridge Calendar. Images with detailed captions. Intelligencer Printing Company. Lancaster. 1952.

Insert 2  Lancaster County Calendar. Images with detailed captions. Intelligencer Printing Company. Lancaster. 1953.

 

Folder 4  The Bicentennial Calendar: 1776-1976. Watercolor images of Revolutionary War scenes with detailed captions. Historical facts printed within calendar. Copyright, Drawing Board Associates, Inc., Lancaster, 1975. Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee. 1976.

Folder 5  Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County. Photographs of architectural details. Lancaster. 1981.

Folder 6  H. M. Stauffer & Sons, Inc. Drawings of buildings and scenes in Lancaster County. Lancaster. 1990.

Folder 7  Akron Centennial 18 Month Calendar. Aerial photograph of Akron, list of churches, list of meeting locations for local organizations, and historical photographs. No. 656. 1995.

Folder 8  Calendar printed by Chickaree Studio. Drawings of Lancaster County buildings and scenes by Goss, all copyrighted 1980. 1981.

Folder 9  Lancaster County Postcard Club. 14 month calendar featuring reproductions of sixty-two old postcards of Lancaster City and Lancaster County. Lancaster. 1993.

Folder 10  Calendar backs from The Intelligencer Printing Company. “Facts and Figures about Lancaster.” Lancaster. [1948]-1962.

Folder 11  Calendar back from The Intelligencer Printing Company. “Facts and Figures about Lancaster.” Images and captions are still attached to backing. [1949].

 

Folder 12  Mount Joy Area Historical Society

Third edition. Historic photographs with captions and inset photographs of the same location at the time of printing. Mount Joy. 1978.

Fourth edition. Historic photographs with captions and inset photographs of the same location at the time of printing. Mount Joy. 1979.

 

Folder 13  “Weekly Express Almanac.” The Express Office, advertising the printing office and newspaper. Pearsol & Geist, newspaper, book and job printers. South Queen Street, Lancaster. 1867.

Folder 14  Lancaster County Farm Bureau Co-op Association. Authorized De Laval dealer. Warehouses at Lancaster, Manheim, New Holland, Quarryville. 1961.

 

Box 2

Denver Service Station. Caleb K. Sweigart, proprietor. Denver, Lancaster County. Painted wood scroll with idyllic scene of cottage and trees. 1938. Restricted access—Patrons must make an appointment with the Director of Archival Services,  prior to visit, to view this calendar. Gift of Whitney and Ashley Smith in memory of Andrea Smith, 12 October 2007.

 

 

Oversized Box

Oversized Folder 1  Pensupreme Dairy

Insert 1  Dairy Household Hint Calendar. Advertising and recipes. Copyright 1950. Printed by Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, Minnesota. 1952. Gift of William Krantz, May 1995.

Insert 2  Dairy Household Hint Calendar. Advertising and recipes. Copyright 1951. Printed by Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, Minnesota. 1953. Gift of William Krantz, May 1995.

Insert 3  Dairy Household Hint Calendar. Advertising and recipes. Copyright 1953. Printed by Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, Minnesota. 1955. Gift of William Krantz, May 1995.

 

Oversized Folder 2  Bicentennial Calendars

Insert 1  Mount Joy Area Historical Society. 125th anniversary of Mount Joy. Historic photographs with captions. 1976.

Insert 2  Lancaster County Bicentennial Calendar: 1775-1975. Watercolor images of Revolutionary War scenes with detailed captions. Historical facts printed within calendar. Copyright, Drawing Board Associates, Inc., Lancaster, 1974. Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee. 1975.

 

Oversized Folder 3 

Insert 1  Eyes 2. Features the works of Lancaster County artists and photographers. Sight Saving Center, Lancaster County Association for the Blind. Lancaster. 1997.

Insert 2  Eyes 5: The Eyes of the Children. Features the works of Lancaster County and Lebanon County artists and photographers. Susquehanna Association for the Blind and Vision Impaired. Lancaster; Lebanon. 2000. (water-damaged, January 2004)

Insert 3  “Beautiful Lancaster County.” Painting of local scenes. Sir Speedy. 1998.