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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1868-1966
(Bulk: 1868-1913)
Creator:
A. K. Shearer & Son.
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abel K. Shearer started a lumber company in North Wales, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 1861. The A. K. Shearer Lumber Company was still active as of 2012. The A. K. Shearer & Son Lumber Company records, 1868-1966 [bulk 1868-1913], are comprised of daybooks, ledgers, and cashbooks. (View full finding aid.)
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A. K. Shearer & Son records
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A. K. Shearer & Son.
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HSMC.27
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8 linear feet
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1868-1966
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1868-1913
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Abel K. Shearer started a lumber company in North Wales, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 1861. The A. K. Shearer Lumber Company was still active as of 2012. The A. K. Shearer & Son Lumber Company records, 1868-1966 [bulk 1868-1913], are comprised of daybooks, ledgers, and cashbooks.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1800-1920
Creator:
Cresson, Anne H.
Extent: 3 linear feet
Anne Hannum Cresson was born around 1847 to Walter Cresson and Alice Hannum. The Cresson family of Philadelphia is descended from Pierre Cresson, a French Huguenot, born in 1609 or 1610. The Anne H. Cresson family papers, 1820-1900, contain the genealogical research of Anne H. Cresson, along with original papers from various family members. (View full finding aid.)
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Anne H. Cresson family papers
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Cresson, Anne H.
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HSMC.16
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3 linear feet
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1800-1920
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Anne Hannum Cresson was born around 1847 to Walter Cresson and Alice Hannum. The Cresson family of Philadelphia is descended from Pierre Cresson, a French Huguenot, born in 1609 or 1610. The Anne H. Cresson family papers, 1820-1900, contain the genealogical research of Anne H. Cresson, along with original papers from various family members.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1901-1930
Creator:
Bergey Family Association.
Extent: 0.8 linear feet
The first reunion of the Bergey family was held in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1900. The family descends from Hans Ulrich Bergey, a Swiss-born Mennonite who settled in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania around 1717. (View full finding aid.)
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Bergey Family Association records
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Bergey Family Association.
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HSMC.11
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0.8 linear feet
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1901-1930
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The first reunion of the Bergey family was held in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1900. The family descends from Hans Ulrich Bergey, a Swiss-born Mennonite who settled in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania around 1717.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1874-1992
Creator:
Bertolet Burying Ground Association.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
The Bertolet Meeting House and Burial Ground is a restored one-story brick Mennonite meeting house with a burial ground in Upper Frederick, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Bertolet Burying Ground Association records, 1874-1992, consist primarily of financial and administrative records of the Bertolet Burying Ground Association, with genealogical research on the Bertolet family. It features minute books dating from the start of the organization, in 1889, through 1992; most of the remaining materials date from the 1970s to the 1990s. (View full finding aid.)
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Bertolet Burying Ground Association records
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Bertolet Burying Ground Association.
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HSMC.18
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1.5 linear feet
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1874-1992
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The Bertolet Meeting House and Burial Ground is a restored one-story brick Mennonite meeting house with a burial ground in Upper Frederick, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Bertolet Burying Ground Association records, 1874-1992, consist primarily of financial and administrative records of the Bertolet Burying Ground Association, with genealogical research on the Bertolet family. It features minute books dating from the start of the organization, in 1889, through 1992; most of the remaining materials date from the 1970s to the 1990s.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1876-1961
Creator:
Barker, Charles R.
Extent: 17.4 linear feet
Charles Reed Barker (1875-1961) was a very active genealogist and historian in the Philadelphia area. The Charles R. Barker papers, 1876-1961, consist of diaries, scrapbooks, historic document abstracts/transcriptions, and a small amount of loose documents and ephemera. At the heart of the collection are Barker's diaries, which provide a comprehensive and intimate view of his daily activities over nearly three-quarters of a century, 1889-1961. (View full finding aid.)
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Charles R. Barker papers
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Barker, Charles R.
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HSMC.10
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17.4 linear feet
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1876-1961
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Charles Reed Barker (1875-1961) was a very active genealogist and historian in the Philadelphia area. The Charles R. Barker papers, 1876-1961, consist of diaries, scrapbooks, historic document abstracts/transcriptions, and a small amount of loose documents and ephemera. At the heart of the collection are Barker's diaries, which provide a comprehensive and intimate view of his daily activities over nearly three-quarters of a century, 1889-1961.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1859-1902
Creator:
Cassel, Daniel, 1816-1892
Extent: 1 linear feet
Daniel Cassel (1816-1892) was a storekeeper in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Daniel Cassel ledgers, 1859-1902, consist of ledgers of Cedars/Cedar Hill store, and estate ledgers of Daniel Cassell. (View full finding aid.)
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Daniel Cassel ledgers
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Cassel, Daniel, 1816-1892
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HSMC.52
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1 linear feet
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1859-1902
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Daniel Cassel (1816-1892) was a storekeeper in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Daniel Cassel ledgers, 1859-1902, consist of ledgers of Cedars/Cedar Hill store, and estate ledgers of Daniel Cassell.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1773-1915
Creator:
Donnaldson family
Extent: 1.25 linear feet
John Donnaldson (1754-1831) was a merchant and insurance broker who owned shares in the Canton, the first ship to sail from Philadelphia to China in 1785-1787. All of his five sons also had mercantile careers, and three of them--Edward Milner Donnaldson (1778-1853), Richard M. Donnaldson (1787-1873) and Hugh Donnaldson (1796-1819)--traveled to China. The Donnaldson family papers, 1773-1915, include documents relating to various family members, but principally Richard M. and Harriet Donnaldson. Documents include correspondence, land draughts, marriage certificates, etc. Of special interest are two original accounts of voyages to China, 1818-1819. (View full finding aid.)
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Donnaldson family papers
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Donnaldson family
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HSMC.45
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1.25 linear feet
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1773-1915
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John Donnaldson (1754-1831) was a merchant and insurance broker who owned shares in the Canton, the first ship to sail from Philadelphia to China in 1785-1787. All of his five sons also had mercantile careers, and three of them--Edward Milner Donnaldson (1778-1853), Richard M. Donnaldson (1787-1873) and Hugh Donnaldson (1796-1819)--traveled to China. The Donnaldson family papers, 1773-1915, include documents relating to various family members, but principally Richard M. and Harriet Donnaldson. Documents include correspondence, land draughts, marriage certificates, etc. Of special interest are two original accounts of voyages to China, 1818-1819.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1827-1896
Creator:
Corson, Hiram, 1804-1896
Extent: 6.7 linear feet
Dr. Hiram Corson (1804-1896) was a practicing physician, and an advocate for abolitionism and women in medicine. He lived in Plymouth Meeting, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Dr. Hiram Corson family papers, 1827-1896, consist primarily of the papers of Dr. Hiram Corson, with a small amount of materials by other family members. The highlight of the collection is the diaries of Dr. Corson, which date from 1848 to 1896. (View full finding aid.)
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Dr. Hiram Corson family papers
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Corson, Hiram, 1804-1896
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HSMC.12
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6.7 linear feet
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1827-1896
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Dr. Hiram Corson (1804-1896) was a practicing physician, and an advocate for abolitionism and women in medicine. He lived in Plymouth Meeting, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Dr. Hiram Corson family papers, 1827-1896, consist primarily of the papers of Dr. Hiram Corson, with a small amount of materials by other family members. The highlight of the collection is the diaries of Dr. Corson, which date from 1848 to 1896.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1864-1939
Creator:
Reed, W. H. (Willoughby Henry), b. 1856
Extent: 2.67 linear feet
Willoughby H. Reed (b. 1856) was a doctor, pharmacist, and historian who lived in Norristown, Pennsylvania. His father-in-law, Samuel F. Jarrett (1825-1917), was the County Treasurer for Montgomery County, and a farmer. The Dr. W. H. Reed family papers, 1864-1939, include genealogical research on the Reed family by W. H. Reed, as well as personal papers of W. H. Reed and S. F. Jarrett. (View full finding aid.)
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Dr. W. H. Reed family papers
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Reed, W. H. (Willoughby Henry), b. 1856
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HSMC.34
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2.67 linear feet
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1864-1939
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Willoughby H. Reed (b. 1856) was a doctor, pharmacist, and historian who lived in Norristown, Pennsylvania. His father-in-law, Samuel F. Jarrett (1825-1917), was the County Treasurer for Montgomery County, and a farmer. The Dr. W. H. Reed family papers, 1864-1939, include genealogical research on the Reed family by W. H. Reed, as well as personal papers of W. H. Reed and S. F. Jarrett.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1856-1915
Creator:
Mathews, Edward, 1837-1916
Extent: 5.4 linear feet
Edward Mathews (1837-1916) was a newspaper writer and local historian of Montgomery and Bucks counties in Pennsylvania. The Edward Mathews papers, 1856-1915, consists of newspaper clippings scrapbooks, notebooks and diaries, and a manuscript for Mathews's memoir. (View full finding aid.)
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Edward Mathews papers
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Mathews, Edward, 1837-1916
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HSMC.50
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5.4 linear feet
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1856-1915
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Edward Mathews (1837-1916) was a newspaper writer and local historian of Montgomery and Bucks counties in Pennsylvania. The Edward Mathews papers, 1856-1915, consists of newspaper clippings scrapbooks, notebooks and diaries, and a manuscript for Mathews's memoir.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1938-1985
Creator:
Exchange Club of Norristown (Pa.).
Extent: 1.2 linear feet
The Exchange Club of Norristown was founded in 1938 as a civic organization focused on the betterment of the Norristown community. The Exchange Club of Norristown records, 1938-1985, contain administrative records, financial records, and scrapbooks. (View full finding aid.)
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Exchange Club of Norristown records
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Exchange Club of Norristown (Pa.).
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HSMC.22
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1.2 linear feet
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1938-1985
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The Exchange Club of Norristown was founded in 1938 as a civic organization focused on the betterment of the Norristown community. The Exchange Club of Norristown records, 1938-1985, contain administrative records, financial records, and scrapbooks.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1794-1989
Creator:
Fornance family
Extent: 26 linear feet (59 boxes and 4 volumes)
Joseph Fornance (1804-1852) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Norristown, Pennsylvania. Like the elder Joseph, his son Joseph Fornance (1841-1923) and grandson Joseph Knox Fornance (1882-1965) were lawyers involved with politics. The Fornance family papers, 1794-1989, is an extensive collection of correspondence, ledgers, diaries, photograph albums, scrapbooks, and documents covering several generations of one family. Family members were involved in numerous matters over more than one-and-a-half centuries, so among other subjects, there is rich documentation of military service during the Civil War and World War I, the election of Woodrow Wilson, and early efforts at historic preservation (the Fornance family home is considered the oldest in Norristown). (View full finding aid.)
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Fornance family papers
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Fornance family
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HSMC.46
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26 linear feet (59 boxes and 4 volumes)
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1794-1989
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Joseph Fornance (1804-1852) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Norristown, Pennsylvania. Like the elder Joseph, his son Joseph Fornance (1841-1923) and grandson Joseph Knox Fornance (1882-1965) were lawyers involved with politics. The Fornance family papers, 1794-1989, is an extensive collection of correspondence, ledgers, diaries, photograph albums, scrapbooks, and documents covering several generations of one family. Family members were involved in numerous matters over more than one-and-a-half centuries, so among other subjects, there is rich documentation of military service during the Civil War and World War I, the election of Woodrow Wilson, and early efforts at historic preservation (the Fornance family home is considered the oldest in Norristown).
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1884-1997
(Bulk: 1930-1997)
Creator:
Blase, Francis
Extent: 10 linear feet
Francis "Frank" Blase Jr. (1938-1999) was a Pennsylvania resident was devoted to local and coal mining history. He was a member of the Lansdale Historical Society (Montgomery County, Pa.) and founded the North Penn Historical Library (Montgomery County, Pa.) and the Research Library for Coal Mining (Pottsville, Pa.). The Frank Blase collection on North Penn History, 1884-1997, consists almost entirely of newspaper clippings, with a few original photographs (circa 1900-1915), handwritten notes, and pamphlets. The collection focuses on the North Penn region of Montgomery County (near Lansdale, Pa.); parts of Philadelphia, Berks, Bucks, Montgomery, Lehigh, and Lancaster counties in Pennsylvania are also covered in the collection. (View full finding aid.)
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Frank Blase collection on North Penn History
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Blase, Francis
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HSMC.43
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10 linear feet
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1884-1997
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1930-1997
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Francis "Frank" Blase Jr. (1938-1999) was a Pennsylvania resident was devoted to local and coal mining history. He was a member of the Lansdale Historical Society (Montgomery County, Pa.) and founded the North Penn Historical Library (Montgomery County, Pa.) and the Research Library for Coal Mining (Pottsville, Pa.). The Frank Blase collection on North Penn History, 1884-1997, consists almost entirely of newspaper clippings, with a few original photographs (circa 1900-1915), handwritten notes, and pamphlets. The collection focuses on the North Penn region of Montgomery County (near Lansdale, Pa.); parts of Philadelphia, Berks, Bucks, Montgomery, Lehigh, and Lancaster counties in Pennsylvania are also covered in the collection.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1901-1987
(Bulk: 1901-1919)
Creator:
Zissa, Frank F., 1878-1957
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Frank Zissa (1878-1957) was born in Germany, but emigrated in 1889 and settled in Stowe, Pennsylvania. Zissa fought in the Spanish-American War, then joined the Marine Corps and served on campaigns in Nicaragua, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, China, Japan, and many other countries. The Frank Zissa letters, 1901-1987, consist primarily of letters from Frank to his wife, with additional correspondence with other family members, 1901-1919. (View full finding aid.)
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Frank Zissa letters
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Zissa, Frank F., 1878-1957
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HSMC.35
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1.5 linear feet
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1901-1987
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1901-1919
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Frank Zissa (1878-1957) was born in Germany, but emigrated in 1889 and settled in Stowe, Pennsylvania. Zissa fought in the Spanish-American War, then joined the Marine Corps and served on campaigns in Nicaragua, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, China, Japan, and many other countries. The Frank Zissa letters, 1901-1987, consist primarily of letters from Frank to his wife, with additional correspondence with other family members, 1901-1919.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1794-1937
Creator:
Wanger, George Fremont Price, 1863-1938
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
George F. P. Wanger, 1863-1938, was an author, historian, and genealogist who published materials relating to his family and to the local history of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The bulk of the George F. P. Wanger genealogical research, 1794-1937, is comprised of research materials gathered by Wanger while compiling his family history. The collection also includes primary source materials such as marriage certificates and land deeds. (View full finding aid.)
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George F. P. Wanger genealogical research
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Wanger, George Fremont Price, 1863-1938
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HSMC.23
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3.5 linear feet
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1794-1937
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George F. P. Wanger, 1863-1938, was an author, historian, and genealogist who published materials relating to his family and to the local history of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The bulk of the George F. P. Wanger genealogical research, 1794-1937, is comprised of research materials gathered by Wanger while compiling his family history. The collection also includes primary source materials such as marriage certificates and land deeds.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1817-1927
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Holstein, George W., 1820-1908
Extent: 17 linear feet
George Washington Holstein, M.D., was a prominent citizen of Bridgeport in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was at times a burgess, postmaster, and school director. He was a Civil War veteran and long-time member of the Odd Fellows. The George W. Holstein family papers, 1817-1927, consist primarily of Dr. Holstein's journals, notebooks, essays, and correspondence. There are also some journals and papers from other family members. (View full finding aid.)
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George W. Holstein family papers
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Holstein, George W., 1820-1908
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HSMC.17
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17 linear feet
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1817-1927
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George Washington Holstein, M.D., was a prominent citizen of Bridgeport in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was at times a burgess, postmaster, and school director. He was a Civil War veteran and long-time member of the Odd Fellows. The George W. Holstein family papers, 1817-1927, consist primarily of Dr. Holstein's journals, notebooks, essays, and correspondence. There are also some journals and papers from other family members.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
circa 1870-1952
Creator:
Jenkins, Grace Erwin
Extent: 2 linear feet
Grace Erwin Jenkins was a resident of Media, Pennsylvania and an avid genealogist. The Grace Erwin Jenkins genealogical research files, 1870-1952, is comprised of genealogical research and primary materials gathered by Jenkins. (View full finding aid.)
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Grace Erwin Jenkins genealogy research files
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Jenkins, Grace Erwin
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HSMC.28
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2 linear feet
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circa 1870-1952
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Grace Erwin Jenkins was a resident of Media, Pennsylvania and an avid genealogist. The Grace Erwin Jenkins genealogical research files, 1870-1952, is comprised of genealogical research and primary materials gathered by Jenkins.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1897-1996
(Bulk: 1984-1996)
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Reiff, Harry E., 1924-
Extent: 5 linear feet
Harry E. Reiff (1924-) is a genealogist from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Reiff published a family genealogy titled The Reiffs in America in 1986. The Harry E. Reiff genealogy research files, 1897-1996, consist of genealogical research materials including correspondence, family data sheets, research notes, and a small amount of primary materials. (View full finding aid.)
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Harry E. Reiff genealogy research files
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Reiff, Harry E., 1924-
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HSMC.41
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5 linear feet
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1897-1996
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1984-1996
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Harry E. Reiff (1924-) is a genealogist from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Reiff published a family genealogy titled The Reiffs in America in 1986. The Harry E. Reiff genealogy research files, 1897-1996, consist of genealogical research materials including correspondence, family data sheets, research notes, and a small amount of primary materials.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1891-1954
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Landes, Henry S., 1871-1950
Extent: 1.4 linear feet
Henry S. Landes (also spelled "Landis"), 1871-1950, was a historian in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Henry S. Landes papers, 1891-1954, consist primarily of historical research accumulated by Landes, with a small amount of personal papers. Major topics include the Revolutionary War and Landes/Landis family genealogy. (View full finding aid.)
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Henry S. Landes papers
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Landes, Henry S., 1871-1950
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HSMC.51
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1.4 linear feet
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1891-1954
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Henry S. Landes (also spelled "Landis"), 1871-1950, was a historian in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Henry S. Landes papers, 1891-1954, consist primarily of historical research accumulated by Landes, with a small amount of personal papers. Major topics include the Revolutionary War and Landes/Landis family genealogy.
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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
creator
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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