Lancaster County Courthouse Collection, 1852-1976

Call number:  MG-80

1 box     17 folders     .125 cubic ft.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 3

Description:  Documents relating to the county courthouse in Lancaster. Consists mostly of proposals and bids for the construction in 1852. Also included are booklets and newspaper clippings from additional construction in the 1970s and court calendars.

Creator:  Lancaster County Court House (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:  Items were collected by the Lancaster County Historical Society and


Folder 1 Proposals from individuals offering services as Superintendent of construction for new court house, 1852.
Folder 2 Petitions for site options for Lancaster County Court House, 17 January 1852 to 16 February 1852.
Folder 3 Site offers, February 1852.
Folder 4 Bid for excavation, March 1852.
Folder 5 Carpentry bids and recommendations, June 1852.
Folder 6 Brickwork and masonry bids, June 1852.
Folder 7 Casting and iron work bids, June 1852.

Folder 8 Plumbing bids, May 1853.
Folder 9 Plastering bids, May 1853.
Folder 10 Painting bids, May 1853.
Folder 11 Tin and copper roofing, May 1853.
Folder 12 Financial statements and tile work, 1853-1954.
Folder 13 Court house annex news clips, 1973-1976.
Folder 14 Court House Clock, 1900.
Folder 15 Court House alterations, 1912.

Folder 16 Elevations for Court House Office Building. [David Lynch] This plan was not used. No date. See Oversized Box 6, Folder 6.

Folder 17 Court calendars for Civil, Criminal, Family, Juvenile and Orphans’ courts. D. Richard Eckman, President Judge. 1992, 1993.