Edwards: Ellsworth Edwards Collection, 1872-1933

Call Number:  MG-37

1 box     8 folders     .25 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory (Organization); PV7

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 1

Scope and Content Note: Contains Edwards family materials including correspondence and family photographs.

Creator:  Edwards, Ellsworth.

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.

Accruals:  No further accruals are expected.

Preferred Citation:  Ellsworth Edwards Collection (MG-37), Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.

Subject Headings:

Family records (LHo-LOC sh 85047062)

Letters. (LHo-LOC sh 85076240)

Search Terms:


Family records




Manuscript groups

Finding aids

Processing History:  Processed and finding aid prepared prior to 1997. This collection has been documented, preserved and managed according to professional museum and archives standards. The finding aid was updated using DACS conventions.


Folder 1 Letters to Maggie Edwards 1872-1933

Folder 2 Letters to Ellsworth Edwards 1880-1901


Folder 3 Bessie Edwards 1822-1953

1. A letter from her Aunt Katie Smoker

2. Her will and notes for her burial, dated Feb. 2, 1953.

3. A handwritten note: expired 1-30-86

4. Wedding announcement, 1919.


Folder 4 Maggie Bair Correspondence 1887-1895


Folder 5 Family Memorabilia, 1879-1944

1. Invitation, name cards

2. Picture of the Old Muhlenburg College, Allentown, PA

3. Excursion flyer: New Holland to Philadelphia, October 20, 1877. Round trip ticket $1.75.

New Year Greetings, Jan. 1, 1879, from the New Holland Clarion.


Folder 6 Tax and business receipts, 1883-1894

Folder 7 Booklets, 1876-1898, Multum in Parvo Library”: Magazine in the World, Penmanship & English Workbooks.

Folder 8 Family photographs. Photographs transferred to the Photograph Collection, 13 October 2017.