Rebman: Earl F. Rebman Papers, Series 2 Conestoga Valley Association

Call Number:  MG-409, Series 2

2 boxes     41 folders     1 cubic ft.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 10

Description:  Series 2 contains records of the Conestoga Valley Association and related information kept by Earl Rebman.

Creators:  Rebman, Earl F. (1895-1983); Conestoga Valley Association (Lancaster, Pa.)

Conditions for Access:  This series is not processed. Please make an appointment with the Director of Archival Services at least 2 weeks prior to your visit.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Gift of Earl F. Rebman, Jr., 26 April 2006.

Administrative/Biographical History: Earl F. Rebman was born in Lancaster County. His earliest jobs included helping at market and selling newspapers. He eventually began working in the candy business, and then selling and renting carnival goods. These jobs formed the foundation to open his own store in Lancaster, Rebman’s on South Queen Street. Mr. Rebman was also extremely civic-minded and active in the community.


Box 1

Meetings, minutes. No date.

Early history, by-laws, etc. 1956.

Meetings, minutes. 1956-1968.

Reports, programs. 1970-1976.

Meetings, minutes. 1969-1973.

Meetings, minutes. 1974-1976.

Meetings, minutes. 1977-1978.

Meetings, minutes. 1979-198_.


Membership lists

Correspondence. No date.

Correspondence. 1956-1969.

Correspondence. 1970-1976.

Correspondence. 1976—

Tours, public events, banquets

Public meeting. 1974.



Box 2

Conestoga Valley Association



Legal Papers

Conestoga River Monitoring Program Report. No date.

Conestoga River Monitoring Program

A Watershed becomes a Classroom

Conestoga River Watershed. 1964.

Lancaster County Conservation District

Lancaster County Conservancy

Lancaster County Park Board

Bald Eagle

Levan’s Mill

Dedication of Holtwood Arboretum. 1968.

Summary Report: Conestoga Valley Cursory Survey. 1961.

Preliminary Report of the Cooperative Sediment Discharge Study of Conestoga Creek. 1966.

Pennsylvania Scenic River System—House Bill #963. 1972.

Conestoga River—Official Designation of “River.” 1973.

Conestoga River—Designation of “River” Correspondence

The Conestoga River: A Documentation of Letters of Endorsement . . . 1973.

Soil Conservation Award

Henry Gun Factory—Grimm Property

Property of Ray and Victoria Grimm


Box 3

Conestoga Parkway

Conestoga River Scenic Drive. 1970.