Local Events, Activities, and History; February 1960-November 1962


Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Box 069

Title: Local Events, Activities, and History; February 1960-November 1962

Dates: February 1960-November 1962

Extent: 1 volume

Creator: Unknown.

Repository: LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 22


Description: This scrapbook highlights the positive aspects of Lancaster County history during the early 1960s. It discusses local museums and historic sites like Landis Valley Museum, Hans Herr House, James Buchanan’s Wheatland, and the Strasburg Railroad. Another topic of discussion is the health and standardization of education throughout the Lancaster County School Districts. Various newspaper clippings contain history snippets of Lancaster County and the United States. Information about local population, festivities, events and weather is also available. Most of the people mentioned within the articles are former presidents such as James Buchanan, Dwight D. Eisenhower and John Fitzgerald Kennedy.


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: Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.




Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)

Lancaster County (Pa.) — History, local.

Lancaster County (Pa.) — Population.

Lancaster (Pa.)

Akron (Pa.)


Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 83.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

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