Lancaster Walking Tour Collection, 1976-

Call number:  MG-192

1 box     4 folders     .25 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory (Organization); PV7

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 5

Description:  This collection includes by-laws establishing subject tour and a wide variety of documents describing its operation, such as maps, photographs, publications, newsletters, news items and membership applications.

Creators:  Lancaster Walking Tour (Pa.); LancasterHistory (Organization).

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.

Folder 1

Insert 1 By-laws establishing the Lancaster Walking Tour, 8 June 1977.

Insert 2 Old Lancaster Walking Tour map 1976 (2 copies) and pamphlet describing the tour.

Insert 3 Announcements of seven special events and workshops, 1980-1982 and undated.

Insert 4 News items of tour events in 1980.

Insert 5 Tour tag (2 copies), decal, ticket, flier, Christmas decoration certificate, and quizzes for children and group travel and convention planners.

Insert 6 Membership applications and letters, blank letterheads, envelopes, and business cards (2 copies each).

Folder 2

Insert 1 Invitations to Board of Directors’ receptions in 1980 and 1982.

Insert 2 Photograph, news item (typed and photocopied) of reception for volunteers by Mr. and Mrs. William Franz Herr during Lancaster’s 250th Anniversary celebration, 1980. Photograph transferred to the Photograph Collection. 27 October 2017.

Insert 3 Two photographs. One with 4 unnamed persons and walking tour cartoon, the other is of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Penn Square. Photographs transferred to the Photograph Collection, 27 October 2017.

Folder 3 Fifteen issues of “The Interpreter,” newsletter of the Walking Tour organization regarding internal operations, community events, and personal items.

Folder 4 Publications of the Lancaster Walking Tour

Insert 1 Genealogy books available from the Tour Corporation.

Instructions to build a Little Lancaster miniature house.

Insert 2 Notepaper pack and 1984 calendar of events.

Insert 3 A history in pictures and puzzles for children (2 copies).