Pownall: Dr. Levi W. Pownall Collection, 1866-1984

Call Number:  MG-187

1 box     18 folders     .75 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory (Organization); PV7

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 4

Scope and Content Note:   This is collection of papers and personal documents of Dr. Levi W. Pownall, Eliza Pownall, Sarah Pownall, and the Broomell family.

Creator:  Pownall, Levi W.

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:  Gift of Richard W. French, 11 April 1985.

Accruals:  No further accruals are expected.

Preferred Citation:  Dr. Levi W. Pownall Collection (MG-187), Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.

Processing History:  Processed and finding aid prepared prior to 1997. This collection has been documented, preserved and managed according to professional museum and archives standards. The finding aid was updated using DACS conventions.


Folder 1  Friends Wedding Certificate, 1866; Golden Wedding Anniversary and Poem, 1916; Henry and Frances (Turner) Broomell.

Folder 2  “Keepsake Album” of Frances Broomell, 1866; Photograph of Emilie Broomell, 1868-1954. Photograph transferred to the Photograph Collection, 3 November 2017.

Folder 3  Investment Receipts of Eliza and Sarah Pownall, 1907-1923, 1945.

Folder 4  Correspondence of Eliza Pownall and Treasurer of the Lancaster Trust Co.,  1907-1925.

Folder 5  Correspondence of Eliza Pownall and Jay N. Schroeder and Co. Banker, 1919-1923.

Folder 6  County and School Tax Notices, Christiana, PA to Eliza and Sarah Pownall, 1925-1933.

Folder 7  Dr. L. W. Pownall’s Farm papers, 1903-1909.

Folder 8 Farm Invoices, 1911.

Folder 9  Farm Invoices, 1912.

Folder 10  Farm Invoices, 1913.

Folder 11  Farm Invoices, 1914.

Folder 12  Farm Invoices, 1915.

Folder 13  Farm Invoices, 1916.

Folder 14  Farm Invoices, 1917.

Folder 15  Farm Invoices, 1918.

Folder 16  The Christiana National Bank Deposit Book of Dr. L. W. Pownall, 1912-1915.

Folder 17  Memos, Notes, Scraps, 1912-1917.

Folder 18  A Family Cemetery Plot, West Donegal Twp., 1984.