Lancaster County Historic Events and Personalities, 1935-1938

Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Box 047

Title: Lancaster County Historic Events and Personalities, 1935-1938

Dates: 1935-1938

Extent: 1 volume

Creator: Unknown.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 22


Description:  With a focus on the citizens and events in Lancaster County, this scrapbook is composed of newspaper clippings and obituaries. Lancaster experienced a major winter flood in 1936 from the Susquehanna River and it wrecked train tracks that spanned the river from Wrightsville to Columbia.  The aftermath of the flood was covered in newspaper articles that are in this scrapbook.  Some of the newspaper articles reveal the history of Lancaster County, while others convey engagement, wedding, anniversary, and birth announcements.  Many important people were noted within the scrapbook including Walter G. Bushong, Charles Henry Demuth, Andrew W. Mellon, Milton Thomas Garvin, and Dr. J. P. McCaskey.


Conditions for Access:  Please fill out a call slip for viewing.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  May not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition: Source unknown.


Subjects:  Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge (Lancaster County, Pa.)

Garvin, Milton Thomas, ca. 1860-1936.

Lancaster County (Pa.) – History, local.

Floods — Pennsylvania — Lancaster County.

Electric railroad trains.


Marriage customs and rites.


Wedding anniversaries.

Demuth, Charles, 1883-1935.

Mellon, Andrew W. (Andrew William), 1855-1937.

Lancaster (Pa.)


Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)


Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 119.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ME60112, 2007-2008.