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Robert C. Bucher Photograph Project

circa late 20th century, 2.2 linear feet

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc.. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc.
Creator:
Bucher, Robert Clemens
Title:
Robert C. Bucher Photograph Project
Date:
circa late 20th century
Call Number:
01
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet
General Physical Description note:
1 records carton and 1 small box
Language:
English
Abstract:
Robert Clemens Bucher (1911-2008) was former township supervisor for Lower Salford, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and a founder of the Goschenhoppen Historians. The Robert C. Bucher Photograph Project, circa late 20th century, consists of photographs and negatives of area properties taken by Bucher. It is arranged alphabetically by property name.
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Biography/History

Robert Clemens Bucher (1911-2008) was former township supervisor for Lower Salford, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and a founder of the Goschenhoppen Historians.

Bucher was a chemist by profession who earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Ursinus College. He worked as a research chemist for D. U. Dupont in Wilmington, and Fleers Inc. After retirement, he continued to consult for Dande Corporation of Denmark.

In addition to the Goschenhoppen Historians, Bucher was also a founding member of Lower Salford Historians, Pennsylvania Log House Society, Historic Schaefferstown and Heckler-Fest.

Bucher was a member of Indian Creek Church of the Brethren in Harleysville, and taught at the Sunday school there for 50 years.

Bibliography:

Gross, Bud. "Robert Clemens Bucher." July 4, 2008. Accessed December 19, 2012, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28035786.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs and negatives of area properties taken by Bucher. It is arranged alphabetically by property name.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc.

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Michael Gubicza through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories

Sponsor

Records processed and finding aid prepared with support from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and National Endowment for the Humanities.

Access Restrictions

Contact Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc. for information about accessing this collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition Note

Gift of Robert C. Bucher.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials Note

Mennonite Historical Library and Archives of Eastern Pennsylvania: Robert C. Bucher Photograph Collection, ca. 1870-1969, Hist. Mss. 1-79.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)
  • Montgomery County (Pa.)
  • Pennsylvania Dutch Country (Pa.)
Subject(s)
  • Architecture
  • Historic buildings
  • Pennsylvania Dutch

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