German Society of Lancaster Records, 1818-1838

Call Number:  MG-697

1 box     .2 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory (Organization); PV7

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 15

Scope and Content Note:  This collection contains the account book for the German Society of Lancaster, 1818-1838.

Creator:  German Society of Lancaster (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:  Transferred from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, August 2013.

Custodial History (Provenance):

Accruals:  Items may be added to this collection.

Preferred Citation:  German Society of Lancaster Records (MG-697), Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.

Subject Headings:

Associations, institutions, etc. (LHo-LOC sh 85008810)

Business records. (LHo-LOC sh 85018316)

German Society of Lancaster. (LHo-LOC nr2001051758)

Search Terms:

Business records

German Association of Lancaster

German Society of Lancaster

Related Materials: Worner, William Frederic, “The German Society of Lancaster,” Papers read before the Lancaster County Historical Society 35, no. 1, (1931): 1-8.

Processing History:  Processed and finding aid prepared by HST, September 2013. This collection has been documented, preserved and managed according to professional museum and archives standards. The collection was cataloged using DACS conventions.


Account book for the German Society of Lancaster, or the German Association of Lancaster. The volume shows record of the Permanent Fund Account with a list of donors and amounts donated; loans and to whom; stocks owned by the organization; receipts and expenditures. The information is recorded in English. Binding is worn and in poor condition. 11 October 1818 – 4 February 1838.