Heritage of Mount Joy Collection, 1877-

Call number:  MG-135

1 box     4 folders     .1 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 4

Description:  Collection contains items relating to the history of Mount Joy, Pa. The Justice of the Peace docket is also a scrapbook with articles, notes, recipes, and receipts pasted to or written on the endpapers and flyleaves. Also, Chamber of Commerce brochures promoting the town.

Creators:  Lancaster County Historical Society (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:  Unknown, unless specified at the item level.


Folder 1     Justice of the Peace Docket, 1877-1892. Partially indexed.  Contains articles, notes, recipes and receipts pasted in. Purchased at personal property sale of Miss Anna Keener.  Her father was a Justice of the Peace. 


Folder 2     Brochures

“Mount Joy, Pennsylvania: A good place to live, to work, and to raise a family.”  Mount Joy Chamber of Commerce. No date.

“Mount Joy, Pennsylvania: Ideal location for homes and industry.” Mount Joy Chamber of Commerce. No date.


Folder 3     Program for the Homecoming Celebration for the veterans of World War II. Contains schedule of events, list of veterans, and a memorial section. 6-8 September 1946.


Folder 4  Record of stray animals, Mount Joy Twp. 1830-1916. Transferred from MG-266 Daybook and Ledger Collection, Series 5 Municipal Records on 18 March 2009.