Card Collection

Call number:  MG-180

3 boxes     6 series     1.5 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory (Organization); PV7

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 4

Scope and Content Note:  Collection contains business advertising cards, tally cards, and visiting cards. The greeting cards include Valentine’s Day, Christmas, Easter, birthday, and anniversary cards.

Creator:  LancasterHistory (Organization)

System of Arrangement:

Series 1     Business Advertising Cards (Trade Cards)

Series 2     Visiting Cards

Series 3     Membership Cards

Series 4     Miscellaneous Cards

Series 5     Invitations

Series 6     Greeting Cards

Conditions for Access:  Restrictions noted at item level.

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

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Unknown unless otherwise noted at the item level.

Biographical and Historical Note:

Custodial History (Provenance):

Accruals:  Accruals are expected.

Preferred Citation:  Card Collection (MG-180), Series #, Box #, Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.

Processing History:  This collection has been documented, preserved and managed according to professional museum and archives standards. The finding aid was updated using DACS conventions.

 

Box 1

Series 1     Business Advertising Cards (Trade Cards)

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 1

Insert 1  Abraham, Eberly & Co.; J. H. Abraham & Bro. Portrait artists. 35 N. Charlotte Street, 349 N. Mulberry Street, Lancaster. Copyright, Thomas W. Price Co., 1880. Copyright, Geis & Co., Buffalo, NY, no date.

Insert 2  A. Adler. Boots and shoes. 43 West King Street, Lancaster.

Aikin & Neuhauser. General furniture dealers and funeral directors. Gap. Gift of M. Duffield Harsh, 10 October 2006.

Insert 3  Albany Dentists. 6 East Orange Street, Lancaster. C-776 and C-777 gift of N. Jean Frey, April 2003. 

Insert 4  Amer. Hatter and furrier. 39 West King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 5  The American Tea Company. Coffee, teas, sugars, spices. 26 Centre Square, Lancaster. Newspaper clipping attached to one card: “John A. Clark, formerly of Drumore, bought the American Tea Company store, Centre Square. 3-23-1887.”

Insert 6  The American Tea Company. Charles B. Weise. Coffees, teas, sugars, and pure spices. 26 Centre Square, Lancaster.

Insert 7  Anderson. Groceries. 346 East Orange Street, Lancaster.     Card advertising Alden Fruit Vinegar.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 2

Insert 1  Astrich Bros., Palace of Fashion. Millinery and fancy goods. 13 East King Street, Lancaster. Copyright, S. Gibson, 1882.

Insert 2  Astrich Bros., Palace of Fashion. Millinery and fancy goods. 13 East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  Astrich Bros., Palace of Fashion. Millinery, cloaks, shoes, and fancy goods. 115-117 North Queen Street, Lancaster. One card advertising Pels Shoes.

Insert 4  Astrich Bros. Millinery, coats, and fancy goods. 115-117 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 5  Astrich Bros. 13 East King Street, Lancaster. One card advertising Willimantic Thread. One card advertising Brainerd & Armstrong’s Thread. Five cards, copyright, Bufford’s, Boston, 1880.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 3

Insert 1  M. E. Bachman. West Willow. Card advertising Dr. D. Jayne’s products.

Bair & Keen. Dry goods, notions, boots, shoes, etc. New Providence.

Insert 2  W. H. Bollinger. Confectioner and baker. 156 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Bakery at 522 North Duke Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  The Bon Ton. Millinery. The Woolworth Building.

Insert 4  Borgenski’s. Artificial plants. 22 North 9th Street, above Market.

Insert 5  Boston 99c. Man. J. G. Dunn. 4 & 6 Stevens House, Lancaster. Card advertising Merchant’s Gargling Oil, Gies & Co., Buffalo, NY.

Boston Store. Charles Stamm. Dry goods. 35 & 37 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

W. B. Bowers. 247 & 249 North Queen Street, Lancaster, opposite Keystone House.

Bowers & Hurst. Dry goods and notions. 26 & 28 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

George Boyd & Sons. Queen table syrup.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 4

Insert 1  Henry P. Brackbill. Kinzers; Kinzer P. O., Williamstown; Vintage. One card advertising Burdock Blood Bitters. One card advertising Dr. Jayne’s medicines. Front of card has image of a girl reading a ghost story. The Major & Knapp Lith. Co., N.Y. One card advertising Diamond Dyes. Front of card has an optical illusion. Gift of M. Duffield Harsh, 10 October 2006.

Insert 2  Brecht & Bros. New boot and shoe store. 48 North Queen Street, Lancaster. On back of one card, “Blanche Sharpe”

Insert 3  A. N. Breneman. Boot-maker. West King Street, opposite Cooper’s Hotel.

A. N. Breneman, Jr. Fine boots. 36 West King Street. Copyright, [Mc__ment] Bros., Philadelphia.

Insert 4  H. J. Brimmer. Millinery and notions. 22 West King Street, Lancaster.

John Brucker. Barber. Southeast angle, Centre Square, Lancaster.

P. M. Bruner. General merchandise. Conestoga. Card advertising Merrick Thread Co.

 

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 5

Insert 1  D. F. Buchmiller. 3 East King Street, Lancaster. Card advertising Morrow’s Fine Shoes.

Burger & Sutton. Tailors and clothiers. 24 Centre Square, Lancaster. One card, copyright O. J. Ramsdell, 1881.

Jacob Burk. Boots, shoes, and gaiters. 107 East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 2  D. S. Bursk. Fine groceries. 17 East King Street, Lancaster. Harrison and Morton, “Vote for whom you please, but don’t fail to buy Finest Groceries, Teas, and Coffees at Bursk’s”; “Washington, Grant, Lincoln, Our Verdict” finest groceries at Bursk’s. Copyright, Ellery & Wilson, NY; Easter greetings of D. S. Bursk, grocer; 2 cards advertising Van Haagen’s Toilet Soap, Benjamin. J. Brooke & Co., Philadelphia.

Insert 3  J. W. Byrne. Dry goods. 322 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 6

Insert 1  L. H. Campbell. Dealer in Domestic sewing machines and paper patterns. 21 Centre Square, Lancaster.

Insert 2  The Cash Grocery. Corner of Duke Street and Vine Street, Lancaster. National Print, 50½ North Queen Street.

Insert 3  A. D. Caufman & Co. Dealers in fine boots and shoes. 26½ East King Street, Lancaster. “Removal & Grand Re-opening,” City Shoe Store; 2 cards, “Economy print,” McCall; 134 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Pearsol, Print.

L. F. Clark. Paint, glass, wallpaper, glass mirrors, table tops, floor enamel, roof paints, aluminum, paint brushes. 255 West King Street, Lancaster. Opens to fan. Gift of Edmund Marks, 11 August 2010.

Insert 4  Samuel Clarke. Teas, coffees, and groceries. 12 & 14 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

Clarke’s. Tea, coffee, and groceries. 4 East King Street, 21 Centre Square, Lancaster.

Samuel Clarke. Fine teas and coffees. 50 & 52 West King Street, Lancaster.

S. Clarke. 38 West King Street.

Samuel Clarke. Teas, coffees, and fine groceries. 52 West King Street, Lancaster; 37 North Ninth Street, Lebanon.

One card advertising Austen’s Forest Flower Cologne, Oswego, NY.

Three large cards transferred from the Objects Collection, August 2004.

Insert 5  Colahan & Co. Foreign and domestic fruits. 131 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 6  Columbia Wagon Co. Columbia. 

Insert 7  The Common Sense Shoe Store. 40 East King Street, opposite Court House, Lancaster.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 7

Insert 1  Conestoga Carriage Factory. George W. Killian. 409 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

Conestoga Grocery. Daniel Sing. 312 South Queen Street, Lancaster. Card advertising Niagara Starch.

Conestoga Mills. 42 & 44 West King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 2  Mrs. M. Connell. Groceries, provisions, confectionery. 202 East Lemon Street, Lancaster. Card advertising Willimantic spool cotton.

Miss L. A. Cooper. Dressmaker. 126 North Duke Street, Lancaster. Card for Spring and Summer Season 1885.

S. B. Cox & Co. Carriage manufacturers. South Duke Street near Vine Street, Lancaster. On back of card, “Clem B. Plank”

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 8

Insert 1  George H. Danner. Dry goods, groceries, Queensware, notions, carpets. 28 & 30 Market Square, Manheim.

Deichler & Schaum. Furniture manufacturers and dealers. 37 South Queen Street.

M. Deichler & Son. Boots and shoes. 27 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Deichler’s. Stationery, toys, notions, postcards. 20-22 East Chestnut Street, Lancaster, opposite Pennsylvania Railroad Station. Reverse is postcard sent to Helen Wood, Peters Creek, Lancaster County. Postmark 7 December 1906.

Insert 2  S. L. Delbo. Boots and shoes. Main Street, Lititz.

Delmonico Café. E. W. Brown, proprietor. Bell phone 3173-J, Penn Square, Lancaster.

George M. Dennis’ Palace Saloon. Under Hahn’s Store and Post Office, Manheim.

Insert 3  H. Diller. Stoves. Lancaster. Card advertises Invincible Base Burning Heater. Miller & Umbdenstock, Chicago.

I. N. Diller. Dry goods, notions, boots, shoes, groceries, provisions. Intercourse. Card advertising Austen’s Forest Flower Cologne. Copyright 1889. Gift of M. Duffield Harsh, 10 October 2006.

Insert 4  Isaac Diller. Hardware. 7 East King Street, Lancaster. Card advertising the Universal Wringer.

Duncan’s. Choice, elegant and cheap fancy goods. 20 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

 

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 9

Insert 1  Samuel Eby. General merchandise. Salunga. Card advertising Black Diamond cough syrup.

W. C. Enck. Cough drop manufacturer. 71, 73 & 75 East Main Street, Lititz.

Insert 2  E. J. Erisman. Shirts, collars, cuffs, stockings, etc. 17 West King Street, Lancaster. Copyright 1886.

Insert 3  E. Herr Esbenshade. Dry goods. Leaman Place. Card advertising Dr. Thomas’ Eclectric Oil. [Cosaer] & Co., Buffalo, N. Y. Gift of M. Duffield Harsh, 10 October 2006.

Excelsior Hall, John Schoenberger & Sons. 127 East King Street, Lancaster.

 

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 10

Insert 1  Fahnestock. Dry goods and carpets. Next door to Court House, Lancaster. On back of one card, “Peter Hill”

Insert 2  C. Fate. Sole agent for light running New Home sewing machine and the Mechanical Musical Organetts for Lancaster City and County. 48 North Queen Street, Lancaster. “Presented by Danl. H. Herr”

Insert 3  Flinn & Breneman. Lamps, chandeliers, stoves, and heaters. Lancaster.

Flinn & Willson. Stoves, heaters, and ranges. Copyright, E. P. & L. Restein, Philadelphia.

Insert 4  G. L. FonDersmith. Books and stationery. 46 East King Street, Lancaster.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 11

Insert 1  William O. Frailey. Lancaster. On back of one card, “Charles E. Bentley, 1144 Broadway, NY. Catalogue P 15 cents”

Insert 2  Frew’s Carriage Factory. Paradise. “First-class work” Gift of M. Duffield Harsh, 10 October 2006.

Insert 3  Andrew G. Frey, Lancaster City Pharmacy. Corner of North Queen Street and Orange Street, Lancaster. “Prescription case at residence, 435 W. Orange St., where prescriptions and medicines are dispensed during all hours of the night.”

Insert 4  Frey & Eckert. Boots and shoes. 3 East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 5  Fry & Mast. Fine buggies and carriages. Oregon.

A. P. Fulmer. Billiard parlor. Centre Square, Lancaster. Card advertising Key West and imported cigars.

 

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 12

Insert 1  A. M. Garber. Great Pillsbury Flour selling agent. Salunga.

Insert 2  William H. Gast. Manufacturer and dealer of boots and shoes. 105 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Charles S. Gill. Watch maker and jeweler. 10 West King Street, Lancaster.

Glenn Manor Service Station and Tourist Cabins. Lincoln Highway, midway between Mountville and Columbia. Reverse shows mileage from Columbia to 50 locations in the U.S.

Insert 3  Gottshalk & Lederman’s Great New York Bazaar. 26 & 28 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 4  The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. 114 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Copyright, A. B. Seeley, 1882; Copyright, Julius Bien & Co., NY, 1884; Copyright, G A & P Tea Co., NY, 1884; Four cards, “N.B. Beware of mushroom concerns”

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 13

Insert 1  Frank P. Griffitts. Book and stationery store. 158 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 2  Samuel A. Groff. Manufacturer and sole proprietor of Chill-Chilli Bitters. 248 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  H. Gundaker. Millinery and trimmings. 142 & 144 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Ketterlinus, Philadelphia.

Insert 4  Guthrie & Son. Painters and decorators. 13½ North Duke Street, Lancaster.

 

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 14

Insert 1  M. Haberbush. Saddles, harness, trunks, etc. 30 Centre Square, Lancaster. One card advertises pocketbooks, satchels, trunks, harness, etc. Card with rose and easel gift of N. Jean Frey, April 2003.

Insert 2  Ruth Hager. Interior color consultant. Murals and originals. Thomas H. Carmitchell. 618 East King Street, Lancaster.

D. L. Harnish. Paints, oils, etc. 5 & 7 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  Jacob Harnish. Dry goods, carpets, oilcloth, and shades. 46 West King Street, Lancaster.

Harnish & Co. Foreign and domestic dry goods and notions, carpets, and clothing. 46 West King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 4  M. S. Harnish. Maker of fine shoes. 41 West King Street, Lancaster.

M. S. Harnish. Boot and shoe dealer.

Insert 5  Harting’s Old Whiskies. John Harting. 256 North Queen Street, Lancaster. N.Y. Pictorial Printing, Old Spruce Street, NY.

Insert 6  Lewis S. Hartman. Cigars and tobacco. 21 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 7  Samuel Hatz’s Tobacco and Cigar Store. 126 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 15

Insert 1  Milton Heidelbaugh. White Hall, Kinzers P. O. Card advertising Dr. Jayne’s tonics.

Insert 2  John F. Heinitsh. Paints. 29 East Orange Street; 145 & 147 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Cards advertise Atlas Ready Mixed paints.

Insert 3  Heitshu’s Drug Store. Opposite Northern Market, Lancaster.

Insert 4  Henwood & Thomas. Paper hangers. 13 East Orange Street, Lancaster.

Aldus C. Herr. 40 East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 5  Daniel D. Herr, Fairview Nurseries. 3 miles west of Lancaster on road leading from Millersville to Rohrerstown, near the Columbia Pike. One card, “Autumn 92” Card with blue and white flowers gift of Barbara Hunsberger, October 1999.

Insert 6  Harry M. Herr. Bookseller and stationer. East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 7  L. B. Herr’s Book Store. Lancaster. Card with rose and white paper, two corners missing, gift of N. Jean Frey, April 2003.

Herr’s Book Store. 53 & 55 North Queen Street, Lancaster. 1886.

Herr’s Book Store. East King Street. E. P. & L. Restein, Philadelphia.

Insert 8  J. R. Hess. Ladies’ wrappers, waists, muslin underwear. Gap. Gift of M. Duffield Harsh, 10 October 2006.

Witmer Hess. Boots, shoes, and rubbers. 41 West King Street, Lancaster.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 16

Insert 1  John Hiemenz. Eagle Shoe Store. 23 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Announcement that the Eagle Boot and Shoe Store moved to 51 North Queen Street (Inquirer Building), Lancaster.

John Hiemenz. Ladies’, misses’, and children’s fine shoes. Agent for Edwin C. Burt. Lancaster.

Insert 2  Hill Poultry Yard. William F. Hull. 421 High Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  A. Hirsh, New York Bazaar. New York Millinery Store. 6 & 8 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Hirsh & Bro. North Queen Street and Market Street and Centre Square, Lancaster.

Insert 4  Hoar & McNubb. Dry goods and notions. 21 East King Street, Lancaster. Card advertising Willimantic spool cotton.

W. T. Hoch. Druggist. 137 & 139 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Card advertising Cochran’s Cough Cure and Cochran’s Porous Plasters.

Insert 5 D. B. Hoffer. Successor to H. S. Stauffer. Hardware, agricultural implements, well drilling. D. B. Hoffer’s Steam Drillers. Mount Joy; Landisville.

Insert 6  A. K. Hoffmeier. Furniture manufacturer and dealer. 26 East King Street, Lancaster. Christmas greetings, 1884-1885. Copyright, L. Hoover, 1884.

Insert 7  J. P. Hollinger. Paper hanger. 33 South Prince Street, Lancaster.

Holly Tree Coffee House. 22 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

George J. Hoover, MD. Physician and druggist. Paradise.

Jacob Hoover. Grocer. Corner of Chestnut Street and Plum Street. Card advertising Niagara Starch.

Insert 8  Houghton’s Popular Millinery. 25 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Houghton’s Millinery and Fancy Goods. 105 West King Street, Lancaster.

Mrs. M. A. Houghton. Millinery and dress trimmings. 105 West King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 9  Alfred A. Hubley. 24 West King Street, Lancaster. Card advertising Poor Man’s package dyes.

Insert 10  George W. Hull. Druggist. 23 West King Street; 15 West King Street, Lancaster. One card advertising Hull’s Fragrant Cream of Roses; One card advertising Hull’s American Cough Syrup; One card advertising Murray & Lanman’s Florida Water; One card advertising Burdock Blood Bitters. Card by Cosack & Co., Buffalo.

 

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 17

Insert 1  Inman’s. Tin-types. 43½ North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 18

Insert 1  Edw. S. Kappler. Barber. 6½ East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 2  J. M. Keiper. Manufacturer of furniture. 36 North Christian Street, Lancaster; Dealer of furniture. 45 North Queen Street, Lancaster, opposite the new post office. One card signed on back, [____] Edeman and Joseph Foultz. A. B. [Frenzel], 1881; One card, opposite the new post office.

Insert 3  J. W. Keller. Practical tinsmith. 17 West King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 4  Keplinger & Co. Furniture and household goods. 25 East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 5  Keystone Collar Factory. Horse collars. 18, 20, 22 East Orange Street, Lancaster.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 19

Insert 1  J. H. Kieffer. Ladies’ and gentlemen’s garments. 24½ West Orange Street, Lancaster. Eight cards advertising the New Royal, Belvidere, and Expert sewing machines. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Albert L. Kieffer, 1974.

Insert 2  G. C. Killian. Butcher. 224 East Walnut Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  Kirk Johnson & Co. Wilcox & White organs, all popular makes of pianos. 24 West King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 4  William Kray & Co. Boots, shoes, and rubbers. 234 & 236 West King Street, Lancaster. On back of card, List of fire alarm boxes in Lancaster. Copyright 1886.

Insert 5  Edw. Kreckel. Collars, harness, and trunks. 5 East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 6  D. H. Kulp. Drawings, models, patterns, and experimental work. 39 East Grant Street, Lancaster. One card, Bufford 686, gift of M. Duffield Harsh, 10 October 2006.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 20

Insert 1  Lancaster Bargain Bazaar. Toys, tinware, Christmas cards and ornaments, pocket knives, etc. 52 South Duke Street, Lancaster.

Insert 2  Lancaster Country Store. Walter A. de Sager. Yard goods, Pennsylvania Dutch delicacies, antiques. Brownstown.

Lancaster Organ Co. Paull & Hamilton. 320 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  D. B. Landis. The Inquirer Printing Office. 26 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

Landis’s Shoe Store. 12 & 14 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 4  Lane & Co. John A. Charles, John B. Roth. Staple and fancy dry goods. 24 East King Street, Lancaster. One card has sticker on back, “Martin D. Sell, No. 328 North Mary St., Lancaster”

Insert 5  J. B. Lebkicker. Restaurant. Northwest corner of West Chestnut Street and Market Street, Lancaster.

Insert 6  P. G. Lefevre. Agent for Davis sewing machines. 307 North Queen Street, Lancaster. N. J. Morgan, Cleveland O., Lith.

Insert 7  M. Levy. Boots and shoes. 3 East King Street.

Box 1, Series 1, Folder 21

Insert 1  Locher’s. Druggist. 9 East King Street, Lancaster. Cards advertise Rudy’s Pile Suppository, Martin Rudy, Lancaster; Locher’s Renowned Cough Syrup; D. Jayne’s Carminative Balsam.

Insert 2  William Loeb. Millinery, fancy goods and notions, and agent for Mme. Demorest’s Reliable Patterns. 26 & 28 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Two cards advertising H. B. Shank’s celebrated patent paragon dress shirt, and Al. Rosenstein’s Red Front Clothing House at 154 North Queen Street.

Bomberger & Loeb. Millinery, fancy goods and notions, and agent for Mme. Demorest’s Reliable Patterns. 26 & 28 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  Charles E. Long. Druggist. 12 North Queen Street, Lancaster. The old stand, founded 1828.

J. F. Long & Co. Druggist. 12 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Card advertising Landreth’s Garden Seeds.

J. W. Lowell. Horse collar factory. 18, 20, 22 East Orange Street, Lancaster.

Insert 4  Charles O. Lynch. Home photography. Bausman. On card, c. 1900.

Box 2

Series 1     Business Advertising Cards (Trade Cards)

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 22

Insert 1  Charles MacNay. Groceries, spices, teas, and coffees. 145 & 147 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Cards by Ellery & Wilson, NY. Transferred from the Objects Collection, August 2004.

Insert 2  William H. Manby’s Music Store. 26 Centre Square, Lancaster.

William L. Marshall. Card printer. 20 East Walnut Street, Lancaster.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 23

Insert 1  J. B. Martin & Co. Dry goods, dress goods, woolens, ladies’ coats and shawls, hosiery, notions, gloves, linens, etc. Wallpaper and decorations, china, glass, and Queensware. The New Home sewing machine. Corner of West King Street and Prince Street, Lancaster, opposite Stevens House.

Insert 2  J. B. Martin & Co. Dry goods, carpets, wallpaper, and china.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 24

Insert 1  Mayor & Simon. Parisian Cloak & Suit Co. 26 East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 2  Dr. Samuel B. McCleery. Corner of North Prince Street and Orange Street, Lancaster. Cards advertise Humphrey’s Witch Hazel Oil, “The Pile Ointment;” Dr. Jayne’s Expectorant; Tonic Vermifuge.

Insert 3  Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. 15½ East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 4  Miesse’s. Cheap candies, ice cream, and cakes.

Insert 5  Frank D. Miley. Amos Miley’s son. Harness, saddles, fancy leather goods. 108 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

S. Miley. Harness, saddles, fancy leather goods. 108 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 6  George H. Miller. Hotel, ladies and gents dining rooms, restaurant. 23-26 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 7  Miller’s Soap Store. 42 East King Street, Lancaster.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 25

Insert 1  J. C. Miltonberger. Tailor. 10 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 2  Mitchell’s Carpet Cleaning House. 21st Street and Race Street. Reverse signed “Carrie Spread”

Insert 3  J. H. Mower. Conestoga. Card advertises Dr. Jayne’s tonics.

Insert 4  Muhlenberg’s Drug Store. 17 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 5  Myers & Rathfon. 12 East King Street, Lancaster. One card, “Labor Day Sept. 1, ‘90”; One card, “Go to Centre Hall for Ready Made Clothing”

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 26

Insert 1  Neffsville Hotel. Fiddler’s Green. B. Bankratz, proprietor. No date. Gift of Jay M. Eberly, 13 April 2009.

New York Dairy Lunch. 142 North Queen Street, Lancaster. J. A. Teahl, manager; J. G. Moyer, proprietor. No date. Gift of Mrs. Anna May Habecker, June 2005.

Insert 2  Norbeck & Miley. Carriage builders. Corner of Duke Street and Vine Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  F. A. North & Co. A. W. Woodward, H. H. Luckenbach. Wilcox & White organs, Wm. Knabe & Co.’s pianofortes. 152 East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 4  The Novelty Bazaar. W. A. Doyle, proprietor. Toys. Opposite the Cooper House, Lancaster. Copyright, J. H. Ives, 1881.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 27

Insert 1  I. J. Owens. Hallet & Davis pianos. Lancaster.

Insert 2  Steve J. Owens. Pianos, organs, and sheet music. 24 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Card advertising Estey Organ Company. Copyright Brattleboro, VT, 1890.

Insert 3  Dr. H. B. Parry. Druggist. 111 East King Street, Lancaster. Card advertising Horsford’s Acid Phosphate.

Pennsylvania Clothing Co. 48 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Popular Cigar Store. 141 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 28

Insert 1  R. B. & H. Factory. Umbrellas. 14 East King Street, Lancaster.

Ranck & Kurtz. Hardware and agricultural implements. Intercourse. Cards advertising Davis Vertical Feed Sewing Machine. One card, Johns & Co. Lith., Cleveland. Gift of M. Duffield Harsh, 10 October 2006.

Reece’s Parlor Shoe Store. 26 East King Street, Lancaster.

Joseph Reeser. Watches, clocks, jewelry. 101 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 2  Reilly Bros. & Raub. Hardware and house-furnishing goods. 40 & 42 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

A. F. Reinoehl. Lounge factory and general upholstering. 548 Cherry Alley, between Frederick Street and James Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  A. H. Reist. Liquors. 11 East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 4  J. Frank Reist. Wholesale and retail grocer. 55 West King Street, Lancaster, next door to Sorrel Horse Hotel. Large card transferred from the Objects Collection, August 2004.

Insert 5  W. A. Reist & Co. Formerly Binkley’s. Fine groceries. Corner of Duke Street and East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 6  A. G. Ringwalt. Saddle and harness maker. 19 North Queen Street, Lancaster, yellow front, 2nd door from Fulton Bank.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 29

Insert 1  Samuel H. Roadman. Oysters, fish, vegetables, fruits, etc. 634 & 636 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 2  Allen Rock. Boots, shoes, and rubbers. 305 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  J. Rohrer. Wines, liquors, Rohrer’s Wild Cherry tonic, 22 Penn Square, Lancaster.

Insert 4  J. Rose & Son. Umbrella and parasol manufacturer. Store formerly owned by J. Long, deceased. 14 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 5  Al. Rosenstein. Clothier. 154 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Amos C. Rote. House painter and paper hanger. 321 West Walnut Street, Lancaster. Pearsol, Print.

J. E. Rote. Photographer. 106 North Queen Street, Lancaster. On back of card, testimonials from Rev. John W. Nevin and Rev. H. M. Kieffer, 1884.

Insert 6  William H. Roy. Book binder. 16 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 7  Royal St. John Sewing Machine Office. F. H. Hireisy, agent. 21 Centre Square, Lancaster. One card has words and music for “The Royal St. John” song.

Insert 8  J. R. Royer. Confectioner. 50 & 52 West King Street, Lancaster.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 30

Insert 1  George B. Schaum. Manufacturer and dealer of first class and medium furniture. 27, 29, 31 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

John P. Schaum & Son. Oil and gas fixtures. 24 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 2  H. A. Schmidt. Practical gilder of frames. 151 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  H. J. Schneider. Confectionery, ice cream, cakes, pies, etc. 20 East Chestnut Street, opposite Pennsylvania Railroad Depot.

J. H. Schrum. Gent’s furnishings. Lancaster.

Insert 4  Philip Schum, Son & Co. Coverlets, counterpanes, blankets, carpets, etc. 150 South Water Street, Lancaster. On reverse of one card, Business Directory with the names and addresses of reliable businessmen of Lancaster, 1880.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 31

Insert 1  Shaub & Bros. Boots and shoes. 4 East King Street, Lancaster. Card with cat and birds: gift of James T. Alton, February 2005.

Insert 2  Shaub & Burns. Shoes. 24 North Queen Street, Lancaster, marble-front building. Some cards by Mayer, Merkel & Ottman Lith., NY; Some cards by Cosack & Co., Buffalo, NY.

Insert 3  Shaub & Burns. Shoes. 24 North Queen Street, Lancaster, marble-front building. One card, about 1885; One card, 1892 directory; One card advertising Horsford’s Acid Phosphate, Rumford Chemical Works, Providence, RI. The New Era Print, Lancaster.

Insert 4  Shaub & Burns. Shoes. 14 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 5  Shirk’s Carpet Hall. Carpets, window shades, oil cloths, etc. Corner of West King Street and Water Street, Lancaster.

Insert 6  H. M. Shreiner. Jeweler. 30 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 7  H. S. Shultz. Hatter. 144 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Spring and Summer 1884.

Shultz’s Sons. Hats and caps. 144 North Queen Street, Lancaster, a few doors above the Franklin House.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 32

Insert 1  Singer Manufacturing Co. Sewing machines. 4 South Prince Street, Lancaster, Stevens House block. Chris. Myers, manager. Card by J. Ottman Lith., NY.

Slough & Kauffman. New shoes. 143 North Queen Street, Lancaster. Two cards by Graf Bros., copyright 1882.

Insert 2  H. N. Snyder. Druggist. 148 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  P. C. Snyder & Bro. Notions, trimmings, millinery, and white goods. 14 West King Street, Lancaster. On back of card, Mary C. Sing, Lancaster City, Pa.

John M. Sprecher. Dry goods and notions. 301 North Queen Street, Lancaster, opposite Northern Market.

Insert 4  William D. Sprecher & Son; W. D. Sprecher, Son & Co. Farm machinery, seeds, etc. 31 East King Street, Lancaster. One card advertising John Dodds, Sulky Hay Rakes, by G. H. Dunston Lith., Buffalo, NY; Two cards advertising Fairbanks Standard Scales.

Insert 5  D. P. Stackhouse. Boots, shoes, and rubbers. 30 East King Street; 28 & 30 East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 6  Star Shoe House. Boots and shoes. 212 Locust Street, Columbia.

Stauffer & Co. Hatters and furriers. 31 & 33 North Queen Street, Lancaster. One card, presidential vote from 1789 to 1884, list of state electoral votes for 1888.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 33

Insert 1  Frank J. Steinhauser. Pianos and organs. 307 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Mrs. Kate A. Steinhauser. Millinery. 318 North Queen Street, Lancaster. One card, E. J. Shultz and sister moved millinery store from No. 29 W. King St. to 318 N. Queen St.; One card advertising Austen’s Forest Flower Cologne, Oswego, NY.

Insert 2  George M. Steinman & Co. Stoves and hardware. 26 & 28 West King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  Steinwandle. Boot and shoe store. 6 South Prince Street, Lancaster.

Insert 4  Stockyard Inn. 1147 Lititz Pike, Lancaster. No date. Gift of Jay M. Eberly, 13 April 2009.

The “Success” Hatcher Co. Incubators. 438 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

Insert 5  The Swan Hotel. D. M. Moore, proprietor. Southeast corner of South Queen Street and East Vine Street, Lancaster.

Swan Hotel & Restaurant. Harry Myers, proprietor. Southeast angle Centre Square, Lancaster.

Insert 6  John P. Swarr. Dry goods, notions, etc. 50 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 34

Insert 1  Thomae’s Fashionable Millinery. 20 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

The Times Wind Mill. D. H. Bausman, manufacturer. Lancaster.

Insert 2  Harry L. Trout. Book binder and blank book manufacturer. 25 Centre Square, Lancaster.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 35

Insert 1  B. F. W. Urban. Dry goods, notions, etc. 314 South Queen Street, Lancaster, next to drug store. Card advertising Merrick Thread Co. Copyright, Ketterlinds, Philadelphia.

Insert 2  Frederick Vollmer. Furniture. 309 North Queen Street, Lancaster, opposite Northern Market, and 320 North Queen Street, Lancaster, four doors above Northern Market. One card copyright, F. Todd, 1881.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 36

Insert 1  Dr. John Waylan. Dentist. 60½ North Queen Street, Lancaster. Reverse has testimonials with 45 names.

Ferd. Weber. Fine millinery, fancy goods, jewelry, notions, and trimmings. 15 West King Street, Lancaster.

Mrs. A. W. Weikel. Formerly Miss Annie Weber. Fine millinery, trimmings, and human hair goods. 38 North Queen Street, Lancaster.

Wenger Carriage Factory. Paradise.

Insert 2  West & Haverstick. 146 North Queen Street, Lancaster. On reverse, in pencil: “Ada L. Anderson”

Westhaeffer’s Book Store. 63 North Queen Street. Sign of the big red book.

George Wiant. Fine family groceries. 113 West King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 3  Williamson & Foster. Clothiers and hatters. 32 East King Street, Lancaster.

Insert 4  Edward G. Wilson. Personal Messenger Service, office at Battery & Brake Service Co. 16 East Walnut Street, Lancaster. Blotter. No date. Gift of Constance D. Santarelli.

Dr. J. L. Withrow. Dentist. 162 East King Street, Lancaster. Copyright, Thomas W. Price Co., 1880.

A. W. Woodward. Decker Bros. pianos. 14 East King Street, Lancaster.

Dr. W. Wormley. Drugs, medicines, and chemicals. Northeast corner of Prince Street and Chestnut Street, Lancaster.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 37

Insert 1  Edward J. Zahm. Jeweler. Zahm’s Corner, Centre Square, Lancaster.

S. H. Zahm & Co. Books, stationery, and blank books. 18 South Queen Street, Lancaster.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 38

Insert 1  Cards with multiple Lancaster businesses

1. A. Haldeman & Co.Foreign and domestic dry goods, notions, etc. 263 Locust Street, Columbia.

Max. Bucher. Groceries, provisions, Queensware, etc. 249 Locust Street, Columbia. Spy Steam Job Print, Columbia.

2. J. Bowers. Fancy and staple groceries. 6 Centre Square.

Stoner, Shreiner & Co. Hardware. Corner of North Queen Street and Walnut Street.

Charles A. Locher. Druggist and apothecary. 9 East King Street.

Frederick Kinzler. French boot and shoe manufacturer. 161 & 163 North Queen Street.

J. K. Smaling. Tailor and draper. 121 North Queen Street.

George W. Zecher. Livery and boarding stables. 221 North Queen Street.

3. Charles A. Locher. Druggist. 9 East King Street, Lancaster.

William Loeb. Millinery, fancy goods, and notions. 26 & 28 North Queen Street.

David Bair. Carpets, oil cloths, etc. 14 East King Street.

Black Horse Hotel and Corn Exchange. Slough & Bro., proprietors. 44 & 46 North Queen Street.

Box 2, Series 1, Folder 39     Business Cards

Will L. Simon, C. H. “Lancaster Examiner.”

Penn Boiler and Burner Mfg. Corp. Fruitville Road, Lancaster. C. M. “Bud” Lane, Sales Manager.

Edison Electric Co. Lancaster Gas Light & Fuel Co. General Service Department. Lancaster. H. Forrey Johns, Special Representative.

George F. K. Erisman. Erisman – Kostumer, theatrical supplies. 42 East Chestnut Street  315 West Orange Street, Lancaster.

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 Series 2     Visiting Cards

Box 2, Series 2, Folder 1     Visiting Cards. Lizzie S. Bomberger; John G. Bones; Elmer E. Carter; Mr. & Mrs. A. H. Cogley (Miss Matilda G. Crouse); Walter H. Frey; Charles A. Getz; Lizzie B. Hackman; Sarah J. Haldeman; Mrs. William H. Harding; Eugene M. Herr; J. P. Jameson; Mr. & Mrs. David B. Landis; H. A. Martin; John C. McClain; Lizzie L. Merrill; Clara V. Richardson; Amanda Reitzel; Mrs. F. S. Rohrer; J. J. Saylor; A. Herr Smith; Alice B. Wiggins; Joe C. Ziegler.

Box 2, Series 2, Folder 2     Visiting Cards (with printed or attached image). B. Willis Denlinger; Mrs. Kate Heisey; Lottie M. Houseal; F. Grundisch; John H. Kettring; Amanda Phiffer; Jeremiah A. Shelly; John W. Slandt; Laura I. Weidle.

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Series 3     Membership Cards

Box 2, Series 3, Folder 1     Membership Cards

Athenaeum, Historical, Agricultural & Mechanics’ Institute. 7 February [1823]. Express Print.

Trinity Choral Society. Bertha Cochran, member. 13 December 1881.

Iris Club. Mrs. D. B. (Bertha Cochran) Landis, member. 1921-1951, inc.

Robert Fulton Chapter, NSUSD 1812. Mrs. D. B. Landis, member. 1935-1937.

Women’s Republican Club. Mrs. Bertha Cochran Landis, member. 1942, 1950, 1951.

Conestoga Manor Chapter, DAC. Mrs. D. B. Landis, member. 1949-1950.

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Series 4     Miscellaneous Cards

Box 2, Series 4, Folder 1     Miscellaneous Cards

Four tally cards with pictures of mid-nineteenth century fashion.

Greeting postcards:

“Many happy returns . . . Mrs. L. H. Grove.” No date.

“Best Wishes” to Ada M. Cochran from E. A. [Dun__ ]. April 1910.

“Hearty Congratulations” to Ada M. Cochran. April 1909.

Thanksgiving greetings to J. B. Miller, Prothonotary’s Office. 28 November 1917.

Christmas greetings to Bertha L. Cochran. 19 December 1911.

Card depicting Civil War soldier and lady with poem, “Love and Patriotism.” No date.

Acknowledgment card from the Buchanan Foundation. No date.

Ticket to the U.S. Senate, gallery seating, for the impeachment proceedings of President Johnson. 30 April 1868. Gift of Henry M. Bruner, 23 December 1957. Transferred from the Objects Collection, January 2003.

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Box 2

Series 5     Invitations

Box 2, Series 5, Folder 1     Invitation Cards

Insert 1  Mr. Buchanan requests the honor of . . . (not used). No date.

Invitation for a surprise party for James Frey on 8 November 1889.

Invitation to Miss Margie J. Fry for a lawn surprise party on 23 August 1890. Times Print.

Invitation to Ada Cochran for the wedding of Mary Catharine Knapp and James Prangley, Jr. With envelope. 17 October 1893.

Invitation from the manager of The Lancaster Assembly for an assembly at the Stevens House on 26 December 1957.

Insert 2  Invitation to Prof. Ludden and family from Mr. and Mrs. Tucker. 30 October 1884.

Wedding invitation for Millie Loeb and Jacob Rothschild. 3 March 1886.

Invitation from May Poutz and Lilian Poutz for An Evening Company. 16 September 1887.

Invitation for a birthday surprise party for Fanny Thorbahn. 6 September 1888.

Invitation to Maggie Musser for a Masquerade Surprise. 13 February 1890.

Insert 3  Invitation and admission card to the German Casino. Maennerchor Hall, North Prince Street. 15 November 1901. Transferred from the Clubs and Associations Information File, 2002

 

Box 2, Series 5, Folder 2     Ball Invitations

Insert 1  Invitation to Miss Reynolds for the Birth Night Ball on 22 February 1820. Printed 18 February 1820.

Invitation to Miss Reynolds for a Ball on 2 January 1822. Reynolds, Printer, 20 December 1821.

Invitation to Miss Bachman for the Lafayette Ball. [28] July 1825.

Invitation to Miss Reynolds for the Birth Night Ball on 22 February 1831. Printed 17 February 1831.

Insert 2  Invitation to the Fifth Grand Fancy and Citizens Dress Ball of Ee-Shah-Ko-Nee Tribe, No.22. 14 February 1859.

Invitation to “The Corner” Ball. 17 December 1860. Inquirer Print.

Lady’s invitation for the Ball of Hancock Lodge, No.28. 21 February 1868.

Ladies’ invitation to the Grand Opening Ball of the Morning Star Association. 27 August 1869.

Invitation to the Third Annual Fancy and Citizens’ Dress Ball of Hancock Lodge, No.28. 24 December 1869.

Lady’s invitation to the First Annual Ball of the Printers of Lancaster. Thanksgiving Eve, no year.

Insert 3  Flier for the First Grand Ball of the Landlords. 9 October 1871. Speaker Print.

Lady’s invitation to the First Grand Sociable of the Friendly Five. 5 December 1879.

Ticket for the First Annual Dress Ball of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society. 14 October 1884.

Order of Dance for the Hebrew Charity Ball. 25 October 1886.

Program and dance card for a Social Hop. 30 December 1890.

Invitation from Prof. J. D. Holt for the Children’s Exhibition and Fancy Dress Ball. 1 January 1891.

Invitation to the Columbian Anniversary Ball and Concert. 20 October 1892.

Box 2, Series 5, Folder 3     Invitations

Insert 1  Lady’s invitation to the Social Basket Picnic. Landis’ Woods. With envelope addressed to Miss C. Blough. 3 August 1871.

Lady’s invitation to the Social Basket Picnic. Landis’ Woods. 8 August 1871.

Ladies’ Invitation to the Social Basket Picnic. Landis’ Grove. With envelope addressed to Miss [Blough]. 20 August 1874.

Lady’s invitation to the Grand Picnic of the Shiffler Fire Company, No. 7. Landis’ Woods. 4 July 1871.

Lady’s invitation to the Soldiers and Sailors Union Picnic. Rocky Springs. With envelope addressed to Miss Clara [Blough]. 10 August 1874.

All transferred from the Balls and Ballroom Dancing Information File, March 2002.

Insert 2  Handwritten invitation to a private dancing party. Grant Hall. November 20.

Invitation to an evening sociable. Grant Hall. Music by Stoy’s Orchestra. October 22.

Invitation to first annual ball of the Lancaster Fencibles. Fulton Hall. Music by Taylor’s Orchestra. Lists conductors, committee members, and managers. With envelope addressed to [Clara Blough]. 8 May 1872.

Lady’s invitation to the first grand ball of the Laborers’ Club. Fulton Opera House. Lists officers, managers, and committee members. 25 September 1874.

Invitation to Powell & Rhode’s New Dancing Academy. Grant Hall. With program. 5 December 1877.

Lady’s invitation for a private evening sociable. Grant Hall. With envelope addressed to Clara Blaugh. 13 December 1877. (2 copies)

All transferred from the Balls and Ballroom Dancing Information File, March 2002.

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Box 3

Series 6     Greeting Cards

Box 3, Series 6, Folder 1     Business Greeting Cards

Miller & Bushong, Inc. Rohrerstown. Season’s greetings. 1969.

Lancaster Photo Engraving Co. Christmas and New Year’s greetings.

Harry E. Gochnauer, Electrical Contractor. East Petersburg. Holiday greetings.

Two cards from Remington Rand Systems. c. 1955.

Lancaster Trust Company. Christmas and New Year’s greetings. No date.

One and one half cards from First National Bank of Columbia. Happy New Year. No date, 1884.

Box 3, Series 6, Folder 2     Christmas Cards

Insert 1  Christmas message. Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Printed in Germany. No date.

Greetings from Bessie Adams. 25 December [1917].

Greetings from Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harbaugh Apple. No date.

Greetings from Reaves F. Goehring, Jr. with explanation of “firing an anvil.” Drawing by Miss Taylor of a New Year’s Eve celebration on the Pennsylvania frontier. [1960].

Season’s greetings from M. L. Heisey. Photograph of the Clarence Schock Tower at Governor Dick, near Mt. Gretna. No date.

Card painted by Josephine (Kieffer) Foltz. 1955.

Insert 2  Christmas greetings and souvenir from The Holy Land. From Paul and family to Martha. 1936.

Greetings from the Miller Family. [1921].

Greetings to Elizabeth from E. M. Schaefer. [1928].

Greetings from Amanda. [1929].

Greetings from C. B. Harnish. Drawing, Sleighride Party, by Paul F. Berdanier. Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, MN. No date.

Greetings from Harry F. Stauffer. First verse of a Pennsylvania Dutch song. Printed by Conestoga Press 1960.

Greetings to Grandma Bertha. Sent from Bombay. 1949.

Greetings to Mr. and Mrs. Wolff. Sent from Bombay. 1949.

Greetings to Grandma Bertha. Sent from [Bombay]. Rekha Publications, Bombay. 1950.

Insert 3  Card with family scene beyond window. No date. (Do not remove from sleeve)

Oval with manger scene, surrounded by holly wreath. (Do not remove from sleeve)

Handmade card. Two children in doorway with a wreath. Signed Emmie Wettig. (Do not remove from sleeve)

Card with cut-outs and doilies pasted on front. No date.

Insert 4  Season’s Greeting to you and your family from Charles P. Van Pelt. Scene of businesses in downtown Lancaster. Drawn by Charles Van Pelt (d. 2003), an art director in the advertising department at Armstrong World Industries. [1954]. Gift of Herbert S. Long, May 2004.

Box 3, Series 6, Folder 3     Birthday Cards

Card with children playing. No date.

Card with hand holding a bouquet of roses. No date.

Box 3, Series 6, Folder 4     Easter Cards

Insert 1  Card with cherub carrying a giant egg. Sent by Daisy Anderson. April 1884.

“Best Wishes at Easter.” No date.

“Happy Easter” with blue birds. 1925.

Card with birch bark cross and blue birds. From Grandmother. Ernest Dudley Chase, Boston. No date.

“Joyous Easter Wishes” with puss willows. From Grandmother. Ernest Dudley Chase, Boston. No date.

Insert 2  Card with lilies behind window. 1917.

Card with bouquet of lilies in vase shaped like an egg. White, Stokes & Allen, 1883.

“He is risen” with angels in the foreground. Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., New York, 1883.

Box 3, Series 6, Folder 5     Valentine Cards

Insert 1  “With My Love” with picture of woman on bridge. Addressed to Miss C. Blough. Transferred from the Balls and Ballroom Dancing information file.

Caricature of woman and poem, “Giddy Girl.” No date.

Puzzle-purse valentine sent to Barbara Hoffman by Peter Shirk before 1830. (photocopy) Original in Oversized Box 3, Folder 3, Item 4.

Insert 2  Card with boy in short pants and holding hat. Envelope addressed to Master Allen B. Landis, Lancaster. 13 February 1891.

“Let me but bear your love, I will bear your cares.” [Soldier] on front of card. Envelope addressed to Miss Katie M. Landis, Lancaster. 13 February 1891.

Card with cherub playing a violin, birds, flowers, and butterfly. Envelope addressed to Mr. A. H. Smith.

Insert 3  “I love you” in a wreath of flowers. Envelope addressed to Miss Mollie S. Trout, Lancaster. No date.

“Hope” with purple and pink flowers in a gold urn. Envelope addressed to Miss Mary Jeffries, Lancaster. No date.

Pink and white vine with people in colonial garb. Picture of gentleman at door and lady at window above, “On thee alone is my heart fixed.” Envelope addressed to Miss Mary Trout, Lancaster. No date.

Cherub holding a letter on a swan’s back and three cherubs with letters. Envelope addressed to Charles Dudley Armstrong,    Asheville, NC. No date.

Insert 4  “Little girl so sweet and kind . . .” No date.

“Ever faithful . . . ” No date.

“May I ask this of thee?” No date.

“With love’s greeting.” Little girls with cymbals and triangle. No date.

“Accept my unchanging love.” No date.

Heart with boy that looks like Buster Brown. No date.

“To my Valentine” with children playing. No date.

“I haste with flying feet . . . ” L. Prang & Co., Boston, 1889.

“Forget me not.” [1884].

“Every good attend you.” [From] Bertie Cochran, 1883.

“May all this life’s sad woe . . .” No date.

Insert 5  “May heaven bring thee . . .” Envelope addressed to Miss Ada Cochran, Lancaster. No date.

Colorful picture with birds and flowers. Like white cloudlets floating . . .” [From] Martin. Envelope addressed to Miss Bertie Cochran, Lancaster. [1883].

“Loyal friendship , pure and true . . . ” [From] Martin D. Sill. No date.

“Purity.” Envelope addressed to Miss Ada Cochran, Lancaster. No date.

Insert 6  Card with handwritten poem pasted on as front cover. “Thy characteristics I admire and thy friendship, at least I desire.” With envelope. Mailed from unknown in Lancaster to Fanny Grove in Vogansville, Lancaster County. No date. Purchased at Conestoga Auction, November 2005.

 

Box 3, Series 6, Folder 6     Valentine Cards. Please make an appointment with the Archivist to view these items.

Insert 1  Please make an appointment with the Archivist to view these items.

Cut-out of young couple to stand on table. “With love’s greeting, my heart’s gift.” No date. (Do not remove from sleeve)

Pop-up card. Front: “Look inside.” Back: “Be my Valentine.” From Ruth Urbam. Inside: Image of a girl. Accordion fold forms muff for hands and two hearts by the feet. In good condition. (Do not remove from sleeve)

All transferred from the Objects Collection, Fall 2004.

Insert 2  Please make an appointment with the Archivist to view these items.

“The flowers are sweet in the sunshine and dew, but fairer than they is my memory of you.” Blank inside. No date. (Do not remove from sleeve)

“To my Valentine . . .  A little Valentine ‘tis true but very full of love for you.” No date.

Card with purple, blue, and yellow flowers and woman in white dress on the front, scalloped edges. No date.

Card with blue and yellow flowers and a little boy on the front, scalloped edges. No date.

All transferred from the Objects Collection, Fall 2004.

Insert 3  Please make an appointment with the Archivist to view these items.

Scraps. “ Sweet remembrance” with red roses and blue and purple flowers. “Only happy hours” with a dove perched on a hand, red roses and blue, pink and red flowers. No dates.

“A Valentine for You.” Looks like a heart-shaped box of chocolates with foil lid and hearts and flowers. Not signed. No date.

Pop-up card. “Loving Greetings.” Young girl walking through a garden with a basket of flowers. Red roses and blue flowers. No date. (Do not remove from sleeve)

Gift of Constance D. Santarelli, January 2008.

Box 3, Series 6, Folder 7     Fringed Cards

Insert 1  “Happy may thy birthday be.” No date.

“With best wishes for a joyous birthday.” No date.

“A joyous and happy birthday to you.” Raphael Tuck & Sons, London. No date.

“A joyful birthday.” No date.

“May Christmas ever bring thee joy and gladness.” S. Hildesheimer & Co., No. 459. No date.

“A happy Christmas to you.” No date.

“All Christmastide may joy abide.” No date.

“May the new year wake to bless you.” S. Hildesheimer & Co., No. 459. No date.

Insert 2  “A happy birthday.” No date.

“May thy birthday be full of joy.” No date.

“With loves kindest wishes for your birthday.” No date.

Insert 3  “Christmas greetings.” Raphael Tuck & Sons, London.

“May your path lie ever in the sunshine.” Christmas and New Year. No date.

“May thy Christmas fun be keen as winter’s frost.” No date.

Insert 4  “My love I would exchange for thine.” No date.

“My love and thoughts are ever thine.” No date.

Both transferred from the Objects Collection, Fall 2004.

Box 3, Series 6, Folder 8         Business Holiday Greetings

Insert 1  From National Bearings Company.

The Royer Farm in Akron, created exclusively for the Lancaster County Chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society by Joann W. Hensel. With brief biography of the artist. 1992 limited edition. Printed by Steckel Printing, Inc., Lancaster.

The Monument, Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Penn Square, created exclusively for the Lancaster County Chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society by Richard P. Ressel. With brief biography of the artist. 1994 limited edition. Printed by Steckel Printing, Inc., Lancaster.

Insert 2  From Farmers First Bank.

Marietta Railroad House, by Sharon Kirchner. Heritage Series, Limited Edition Community Series. No date.

Witmer’s Tavern, by Sharon Kirchner. Heritage Series, Limited Edition Community Series. No date.

Farmers National Bank of Ephrata. Heritage Series, Farmers First Bank Limited Edition Community Series. No date.

First National Bank of Intercourse. Heritage Series, Farmers First Bank Limited Edition Community Series. No date.