Linden Hall Seminary Collection, 1817-1996

Call number:  MG-10


2 boxes     21 folders     1 cubic ft.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 1

Description: Linden Hall Seminary is a girls’ school located in Lititz, Pa. Founded in 1742, it is the oldest continuously operated girls’ school in the United States. Founded by the Moravian community. Collection contains workbooks, account sheet, daybook, fundraising information, and the Echo.

Creator:  Lancaster County Historical Society, Lancaster (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.

Box 1

Folder 1

Broadside of Hall with curriculum and cost.

Linden Hall Seminary Daybook, 1868.

Miss Jane B. Beverly’s account sheet, 1817.

Commencement announcement, 1885.

Linden Hall Seminary (catalog), 1898-1899, 1899-1900, 1900-1901, 1901-1902.

Linden Hall Seminary Calendar (catalog), 1909-1905, 1906-1907.


Folders 2-8

Linden Hall Echo, volumes 20-30.

Yearbooks, 1898, 1902-1908, incomplete.


Box 2

Folders 9-18 Linden Hall Echo, volumes 31-40, 46: 1908-1918, 1923.

Folder 19 Fundraising and other activities, 1990-1996.

Folder 20 School workbooks: music, geography, German, grammar, English, etc. Handwritten with marbled or handmade designed covers.

Folder 21 Diploma, 24 June 1886, Mary Kepler, Linden Hall Seminary. (See Oversized Box 5, Folder 1, Item #1)