Glassley: Albert Glassley Collection, 1868-1936

Call number:  MG-245

1 box           9 folders         .5 cubic ft.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 6

Description:  Collection contains items from the Glassley and Siegler families, primarily related to Albert Siegler Glassley and his education. The items include school work, commencement programs, certificates, baptismal certificate, bridal souvenir, fare schedule, and materials from Trinity Lutheran Church.

Creator:  Glassley, Albert Siegler.

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.

Related Material:  The Photograph Collection.


Folder 1     Certificates

Certificate for proficiency in penmanship for practical business writing. Presented to Albert S. Glassley by the Pennsylvania Business College. 18 February 1926.

Certificate from the Lancaster Public Schools on completion of grammar school. Presented to Albert S. Glassley. 28 January 1921.


Folder 2     School Notebook

Notebook of Albert containing notes from science experiments and two stencils of science apparatus.

Insert 1  Incomplete book reports that were tucked into the notebook.


Folder 3     Boys’ High School Class of 1925

Insert 1  Class Day Exercises and Programme, Boys’ High Auditorium. 28 January 1925.

Commencement program and class rosters for Boys’ High School and Stevens High School.

Insert 2  “Mid-year Graduating Classes of the Lancaster High Schools,” Lancaster New Era. 28 January 1925. (photocopy)

Insert 3  Vidette Annual. 1925.


Folder 4     Certificate of proficiency in calculation. Presented to Albert S. Glassley upon passing the McIntosh National Proficiency Tests at Pennsylvania Business College. No date.


Folder 5     Glassley Family Items

Insert 1  Baptismal Certificate for Albert Siegler Glassley, son of Albert and Amanda Glassley. Born 16 September 1906. Baptized 11 November 1906 at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lancaster.

Insert 2  Photocopies of newspaper clippings regarding Mrs. Lucinda Glassley, Mrs. Mary Glassley, and Albert Glassley. No dates.

Insert 3  Envelopes addressed to Mrs. Hannah Herr and Mrs. Amanda Glassley. 1919, 1938, 1939.


Folder 6     Siegler Family Items

Insert 1  Bridal souvenir book for the wedding of Adam J. Reiker and Ada Siegler. St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lancaster. 19 April 1893.

Insert 2  Deposition of John Siegler regarding his nephew, William Henry Coulman. 2 May 1924.


Folder 7     Church-related Items

Insert 1  A Memorial of the One Hundred and Seventy-fifth Anniversary of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, by J. E. Whitteker, D. D., Pastor. “At the Time of the One Hundred and Seventy-fifth Anniversary of the Corner-stone Laying,” by Aden B. MacIntosh, Pastor. Wickersham Printing Co., Lancaster, 1905. Reprint and addendum, 1936.

Insert 2  Religious Pamphlets

“The Men of the Bible.” Press of the Trinity Lutheran Sunday School, Lancaster.

Song sheet. No date.

“What Every Child Should Know.” No date. (2 copies)


Folder 8     Father Abraham. 29 May 1868.


Folder 9

Blotter for Bamby Bread. No date.

Fare schedule for the Lancaster and York Furnace Street Railway Company, effective July 1, 1925. Reverse has a picture of the Kepler Lodge.