Scrapbook of Lancaster Lutheran Churches: Obituaries, Weddings and Community Activities, 1940


Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Box 055

Title: Scrapbook of Lancaster Lutheran Churches: Obituaries, Weddings and Community Activities, 1940

Dates: 1940

Extent: 1 volume

Creator: Unknown.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 22


Description: This religious scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings that reference mainly Lutheran Churches and Lutheran Church organizations. With a concentration on the Lutheran denomination, a number of churches in Lancaster County are mentioned and are as follows: Trinity Lutheran, Christ Evangelical Lutheran, Zion Evangelical Lutheran, Emmanuel Lutheran, Grace Lutheran, Salem Evangelical Reformed, St. Peter’s Evangelical and Reformed, Saint Andrew’s United Church of Christ, First United Methodist, and Lancaster Moravian Church. The religious organizations referenced correspond with the Lutheran Church. These organizations include the St. Andrew’s Sunday School, Federation of Men’s Bible Classes, Lutheran League, Lutheran Brotherhood and Lutheran Church Convention. Other subjects in the scrapbook involving the church are religious holidays, community involvement, World Day of Prayer, Reformation and education. Aside from newspaper clippings, the scrapbook contains wedding announcements, engagement announcements and obituaries.


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: Trinity Lutheran Church (New Holland, Pa.)

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Lutheran Church in Pennsylvania.

Lutheran church buildings.

Lutheran Church — Customs and practices.

Lutheran Church– Education.

Lutheran Church — History — 20th century.

Lutheran Church — Membership.

Lutheran worship.

Lutheran youth.


Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)


Lancaster County (Pa.) — History, local.


Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Books 113.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

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