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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1766-1985
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 13 linear feet
Historical Society of Montgomery County business records collection, 1766-1985, consists of miscellaneous records from businesses in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Dozens of different types of businesses are represented in the collection, including general stores, blacksmiths and forges, banks and insurance companies, post offices, and others. Most of the records are financial--account books, daybooks, ledgers, etc.--but there is also some correspondence and other types of records. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County business records collection
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Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.08
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13 linear feet
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1766-1985
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Historical Society of Montgomery County business records collection, 1766-1985, consists of miscellaneous records from businesses in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Dozens of different types of businesses are represented in the collection, including general stores, blacksmiths and forges, banks and insurance companies, post offices, and others. Most of the records are financial--account books, daybooks, ledgers, etc.--but there is also some correspondence and other types of records.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1751-1991
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 15 linear feet
The Historical Society of Montgomery County club and society records collection, 1751-1991, consists of miscellaneous records from clubs, societies, associations, and social organizations in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Many different types of organizations are included in this collection, which is grouped into seven broad categories: Agricultural Associations, Charitable Groups, Civic Groups, Fraternal Societies, Horse Companies, Literary Societies, and Social Clubs. Minute books are the most common document type, but ledgers, membership records, correspondence, and many other types of records are also represented in the collection. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County club and society records collection
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Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.06
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15 linear feet
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1751-1991
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County club and society records collection, 1751-1991, consists of miscellaneous records from clubs, societies, associations, and social organizations in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Many different types of organizations are included in this collection, which is grouped into seven broad categories: Agricultural Associations, Charitable Groups, Civic Groups, Fraternal Societies, Horse Companies, Literary Societies, and Social Clubs. Minute books are the most common document type, but ledgers, membership records, correspondence, and many other types of records are also represented in the collection.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
circa 1880-2012
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 56.25 linear feet
The Historical Society of Montgomery County family files, circa 1880-2012, contain research notes, typescript family histories, newspaper clippings (especially obituaries), and a few photographs. Materials on over 1,800 individual names are filed alphabetically. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County family files
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.02
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56.25 linear feet
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circa 1880-2012
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County family files, circa 1880-2012, contain research notes, typescript family histories, newspaper clippings (especially obituaries), and a few photographs. Materials on over 1,800 individual names are filed alphabetically.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1690-2000
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 51 linear feet
The Historical Society of Montgomery County family papers collection, 1690-2000, consists of miscellaneous original papers from families and individuals in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Over 150 different family names are represented, including several significant individuals such as John F. Hartranft (1830-1889), Governor of Pennsylvania from 1873 to 1879. There are myriad record types, including account books and financial records, diaries, letters, docket books, certificates and vital records, and genealogical research notes. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County family papers collection
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Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.04
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51 linear feet
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1690-2000
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County family papers collection, 1690-2000, consists of miscellaneous original papers from families and individuals in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Over 150 different family names are represented, including several significant individuals such as John F. Hartranft (1830-1889), Governor of Pennsylvania from 1873 to 1879. There are myriad record types, including account books and financial records, diaries, letters, docket books, certificates and vital records, and genealogical research notes.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1789-1969
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
The Historical Society of Montgomery County local church records collection, 1789-1969, consists of miscellaneous records from and material related to churches in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. In addition to original records from about one-dozen churches, there are papers of several pastors, and clippings and notes compiled by researchers about churches. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County local church records collection
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.07
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3.5 linear feet
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1789-1969
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County local church records collection, 1789-1969, consists of miscellaneous records from and material related to churches in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. In addition to original records from about one-dozen churches, there are papers of several pastors, and clippings and notes compiled by researchers about churches.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
circa 1816-2010
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 18.9 linear feet
The Historical Society of Montgomery County oversize documents collection, circa 1816-2010, is comprised of oversized maps, photographs, blueprints, and documents which depict or are related to Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and the United States. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County oversized documents collection
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.36
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18.9 linear feet
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circa 1816-2010
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County oversize documents collection, circa 1816-2010, is comprised of oversized maps, photographs, blueprints, and documents which depict or are related to Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and the United States.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
circa 1850-1970
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 60 linear feet
The Historical Society of Montgomery County photograph collection, circa 1850-1970, is comprised primarily of photographs, with a number of negatives, glass plates, daguerreotypes/cased photographs, tintypes, and printer's plates. The photographs depict people, places, events, and businesses in and around Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County photograph collection
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.38
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60 linear feet
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circa 1850-1970
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County photograph collection, circa 1850-1970, is comprised primarily of photographs, with a number of negatives, glass plates, daguerreotypes/cased photographs, tintypes, and printer's plates. The photographs depict people, places, events, and businesses in and around Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
circa 1900-1975
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 3 linear feet
The Historical Society of Montgomery County postcard collection, circa 1900-1975, consists of postcards, mostly dating from the 1910-1940s, depicting scenes in the vicinity of Montgomery County and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection is organized by location. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County postcard collection
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.32
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3 linear feet
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circa 1900-1975
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County postcard collection, circa 1900-1975, consists of postcards, mostly dating from the 1910-1940s, depicting scenes in the vicinity of Montgomery County and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection is organized by location.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1814-1989
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 11.5 linear feet
Historical Society of Montgomery County school records collection, 1814-1989, consists of miscellaneous records from schools in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Many different types of schools are represented in the collection, including public, private, and religious (both sunday schools and seminaries); the educational level ranges from primary to post-secondary. There are many types of records from both school districts and individual schools, including minute books, classroom attendance rolls, school catalogs and publications, teachers' monthly reports, etc. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County school records collection
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.05
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11.5 linear feet
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1814-1989
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Historical Society of Montgomery County school records collection, 1814-1989, consists of miscellaneous records from schools in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Many different types of schools are represented in the collection, including public, private, and religious (both sunday schools and seminaries); the educational level ranges from primary to post-secondary. There are many types of records from both school districts and individual schools, including minute books, classroom attendance rolls, school catalogs and publications, teachers' monthly reports, etc.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1839-1982
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 42 linear feet
The Historical Society of Montgomery County scrapbooks collection, 1839-1982, consists primarily of scrapbooks compiled by various individuals, along with some compiled by HSMC staff and volunteers. The majority have a local focus and consist primarily of newspaper clippings. There are scrapbooks devoted to prominent local citizens, nearby regions, or national events; and there are also numerous scrapbooks by named individuals with items of personal interest. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County scrapbooks collection
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.01
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42 linear feet
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1839-1982
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County scrapbooks collection, 1839-1982, consists primarily of scrapbooks compiled by various individuals, along with some compiled by HSMC staff and volunteers. The majority have a local focus and consist primarily of newspaper clippings. There are scrapbooks devoted to prominent local citizens, nearby regions, or national events; and there are also numerous scrapbooks by named individuals with items of personal interest.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
circa 1887-2012
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 30 linear feet
The Montgomery County Historical Society township boxes, circa 1887-2012, consist of government reports/publications, local historians' research and writings, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and ephemera relating to and organized by subdivisions of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County township boxes
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.33
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30 linear feet
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circa 1887-2012
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The Montgomery County Historical Society township boxes, circa 1887-2012, consist of government reports/publications, local historians' research and writings, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and ephemera relating to and organized by subdivisions of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1792-1946
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 11.5 linear feet
The Historical Society of Montgomery County transportation records collection, 1792-1946, consists of miscellaneous records relating to transportation in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The bulk of this collection is records of turnpike companies; there are also records from several bridge companies, the West Philadelphia Railroad Company, and other transportation-related materials. Most of the records are financial--stock transfers, dividend books, ledgers, etc.--but there is also some correspondence and other types of records. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County transportation records collection
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.03
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11.5 linear feet
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1792-1946
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County transportation records collection, 1792-1946, consists of miscellaneous records relating to transportation in the vicinity of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The bulk of this collection is records of turnpike companies; there are also records from several bridge companies, the West Philadelphia Railroad Company, and other transportation-related materials. Most of the records are financial--stock transfers, dividend books, ledgers, etc.--but there is also some correspondence and other types of records.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1841-1995
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Winfield S. Hancock (1824-1886) was a decorated Union General in the Civil War, and a native of Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Historical Society of Montgomery County Winfield S. Hancock collection, 1841-1995, includes papers from Winfield S. Hancock and his family members, as well as more recent materials relating to Hancock's tomb. The papers directly stemming from Winfield S. Hancock include letters and account books, and were primarily collected by Gen. Hancock's friend and attorney Benjamin E. Chain. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County Winfield S. Hancock collection
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.13
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2.5 linear feet
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1841-1995
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Winfield S. Hancock (1824-1886) was a decorated Union General in the Civil War, and a native of Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Historical Society of Montgomery County Winfield S. Hancock collection, 1841-1995, includes papers from Winfield S. Hancock and his family members, as well as more recent materials relating to Hancock's tomb. The papers directly stemming from Winfield S. Hancock include letters and account books, and were primarily collected by Gen. Hancock's friend and attorney Benjamin E. Chain.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
2004-2008
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 1 linear feet
The Historical Society of Montgomery County World War II Oral History Project, 2004-2008, consists of about 30 recorded interviews and about 50 file folders on World War II veterans in and around Norristown, Pennsylvania. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County World War II Oral History Project
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.49
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1 linear feet
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2004-2008
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County World War II Oral History Project, 2004-2008, consists of about 30 recorded interviews and about 50 file folders on World War II veterans in and around Norristown, Pennsylvania.
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