Lancaster County Historical Events, 14 April 1837-14 April 1911

Collection:  The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Box 084

Title: Lancaster County Historical Events, 14 April 1837-14 April 1911

Dates: 14 April 1837-14 April 1911

Extent: 1 volume

Creator: Unknown.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 22


Description:   With an emphasis on history, this scrapbook contains newspaper articles about some of the major issues that revolved around the Civil War in Lancaster County.  A series called “Marshe’s Journal” was printed in a newspaper about the Civil War and some of the articles were preserved in this volume.  The burning of the Columbia Bridge during the Civil War is the subject of many of the articles.  Another theme represented is the Lancaster County Theater and the theater’s influence on society.  The obituaries and newspaper clippings were pasted onto the pages of a book on the National Bank Act of 14 March 1900.


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.)

Lancaster County (Pa.) — History, local.


Theater and society.

United States — History — Civil War, 1861-1865.

War and society.

Lancaster (Pa.)


Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)



Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 105.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

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