Creager: Mrs. E. Frank Creager’s Scrapbook of Local Lane, People and Events, 1955-1960


Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Box 040

Title: Mrs. E. Frank Creager’s Scrapbook of Local Lane, People and Events, 1955-1960

Dates: 1955-1960

Extent: 1 volume

Creator: Mrs. Edwin Frank Creager, compiler.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 22


Description:   Mrs. E. Frank Creager’s Scrapbook of Local Lane spotlights women’s activities throughout Lancaster County. The volume is composed of newspaper clippings and photographs. Some of the photographs are labeled with names, but many of them have no identification. She included photographs and advertisements that are concentrated around women’s fashion. She also highlighted women graduating from educational institutions such as Shippen School for Girls, Lancaster General Hospital Nursing School, and Franklin and Marshall College. Mrs. Creager shows women being honored and awarded for service in both the military and the workplace. Concentrating on the achievements of women, Mrs. Creager contributed her own thoughts about certain articles.

The scrapbook features prominent Lancastrians including the Hagers, Steinmans, Seners, Thaddeus Stevens, and James Buchanan. Mrs. Creager also saved newspapers articles about the military assignments of local soldiers, both men and women. Mrs. Creager’s scrapbook is indexed by subject.


Conditions for Access: Please fill out a call slip for viewing.

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

Language: English

Source of Acquisition: Source unknown.


Subjects: Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.

Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868.

Creager family.

Hager family.

Steinman family.

Sener family.

Lancaster General Hospital (Pa.)

Shippen School for Girls.

Commencement ceremonies.

Nursing schools.

Marginalia (annotations)



Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)

Lancaster County (Pa.) — History, local.

Lancaster (Pa.)

United States — Military life.


Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 124.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ME60112, 2007-2008.