Jarvis: John and Sally Jarvis Papers, 1971-2004


Call Number: MG-599

1 folder

Repository: LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 13

Description: This collection contains a guest registry book along with other mementos that was created “to take due notice of visitors and other friends, and special occasions such as the Charlotte Street Soup,” an annual block gathering hosted by John and Sally Jarvis from 1972-2004.

Creator: Jarvis, John A., d. 2009; Jarvis, Sarah Melcher.

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: Gift of Sarah M. (Sally) Jarvis, 10 March 2011.

Administrative History: Processed and finding aid prepared by KV, March 2014.


Folder 1 Scrapbook and guest resister, The Book of 230 N. Charlotte Street, belonging to John and Sally Jarvis. They began an annual block event known as the “Charlotte Street Soup” at their home in 1972. The book primarily contains an annual registry of guests to the event, along with other mementos such as invitations, event summaries, soup recipes, photographs, cards, news article clippings, poetry, and personal notes. 1971-2004.