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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
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Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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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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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]
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]
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]
1922-1992
(Bulk: 1950-1980)
Creator:
Rapp, Lois, 1907-1992
Extent: 3.75 linear feet
Lois Rapp (1907-1992) was a watercolorist, illustrator, and art educator based in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rapp's works are currently included in the collections of the Woodmere Art Gallery, Philadelphia and the Valley Forge Memorial Chapel, Pennsylvania. The Lois Rapp papers, 1922-1992 (bulk 1950-1980), consist of papers, photographs, and ephemera relating to Rapp's art career. (View full finding aid.)
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Lois Rapp papers
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Rapp, Lois, 1907-1992
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HSMC.20
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3.75 linear feet
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1922-1992
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1950-1980
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Lois Rapp (1907-1992) was a watercolorist, illustrator, and art educator based in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rapp's works are currently included in the collections of the Woodmere Art Gallery, Philadelphia and the Valley Forge Memorial Chapel, Pennsylvania. The Lois Rapp papers, 1922-1992 (bulk 1950-1980), consist of papers, photographs, and ephemera relating to Rapp's art career.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1833-1988
(Bulk: 1950-1970)
Creator:
Hires, William Leland, 1918-2009
Extent: 3 linear feet
William Leland Hires (1918-2009) was a psychologist, military veteran, and genealogist and local historian who resided in Haverford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The William L. Hires genealogy research on Keyser-Shelmire family, 1833-1988, consists of genealogical research on members of the Keyser-Shelmire families. This material includes family data sheets, correspondence, research notes, and copies of research notes, filed by family member. There is a small amount of original primary source material in the collection. (View full finding aid.)
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William L. Hires genealogy research on Keyser-Shelmire family
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Hires, William Leland, 1918-2009
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HSMC.42
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3 linear feet
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1833-1988
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1950-1970
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William Leland Hires (1918-2009) was a psychologist, military veteran, and genealogist and local historian who resided in Haverford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The William L. Hires genealogy research on Keyser-Shelmire family, 1833-1988, consists of genealogical research on members of the Keyser-Shelmire families. This material includes family data sheets, correspondence, research notes, and copies of research notes, filed by family member. There is a small amount of original primary source material 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]
1928-1977
Creator:
Powel, Lucy
Extent: 1.25 linear feet
Lucy Powel, a resident of Norristown, Pennsylvania, was a teacher and avid short story writer. The Lucy Powel papers, 1928-1977, consist of manuscripts for short stories and articles by Powell, with accompanying editorial correspondence, invitations, and miscellaneous papers. (View full finding aid.)
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Lucy Powel papers
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Powel, Lucy
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HSMC.24
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1.25 linear feet
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1928-1977
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Lucy Powel, a resident of Norristown, Pennsylvania, was a teacher and avid short story writer. The Lucy Powel papers, 1928-1977, consist of manuscripts for short stories and articles by Powell, with accompanying editorial correspondence, invitations, and miscellaneous papers.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1800-1920
(Bulk: 1800-1890)
Creator:
Jenkins family
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Edward Jenkins (1758-1829) owned and operated a store in Gwynedd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. After his death, the business was taken over by one of his sons, Charles Foulke Jenkins (1793-1867). Charles F. Jenkins' son, Algernon Sidney Jenkins (1816-1890), was a long-serving Justice of the Peace in Gwynedd. The Jenkins family papers, 1800-1920 [bulk 1800-1890] consist of records from Edward Jenkins' store, Jenkins family correspondence, Algernon S. Jenkins court records, estate-related materials, and other family papers. (View full finding aid.)
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Jenkins family papers
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Jenkins family
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HSMC.15
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2.5 linear feet
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1800-1920
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1800-1890
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Edward Jenkins (1758-1829) owned and operated a store in Gwynedd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. After his death, the business was taken over by one of his sons, Charles Foulke Jenkins (1793-1867). Charles F. Jenkins' son, Algernon Sidney Jenkins (1816-1890), was a long-serving Justice of the Peace in Gwynedd. The Jenkins family papers, 1800-1920 [bulk 1800-1890] consist of records from Edward Jenkins' store, Jenkins family correspondence, Algernon S. Jenkins court records, estate-related materials, and other family papers.
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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]
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]
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
creator
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]
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]
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]
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]
1893-1962
Creator:
Knight, Harold G., 1880-1965
Extent: 1.67 linear feet
Harold Grove Knight (1880-1965) was a judge in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania for 30 years, including over 20 years as president judge. The Judge Harold G. Knight diaries, 1893-1962, consist of over 40 volumes in which Knight meticulously recorded his daily activities over nearly 70 years. This collection also includes one volume of minutes from Knight's courtroom and one diary from his sister. (View full finding aid.)
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Judge Harold G. Knight diaries
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Knight, Harold G., 1880-1965
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HSMC.19
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1.67 linear feet
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1893-1962
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Harold Grove Knight (1880-1965) was a judge in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania for 30 years, including over 20 years as president judge. The Judge Harold G. Knight diaries, 1893-1962, consist of over 40 volumes in which Knight meticulously recorded his daily activities over nearly 70 years. This collection also includes one volume of minutes from Knight's courtroom and one diary from his sister.
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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]
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]
1900-1999
(Bulk: 1950-1999)
Creator:
Howard, Newton M.
Extent: 3 linear feet
Newton M. Howard was a resident of Ambler, Pennsylvania, and an active local historian. The Newton M. Howard scrapbooks, 1900-1999, consist of materials relating to local history topics, including local families, businesses, and events. (View full finding aid.)
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Newton M. Howard scrapbooks
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Howard, Newton M.
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HSMC.31
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3 linear feet
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1900-1999
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1950-1999
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Newton M. Howard was a resident of Ambler, Pennsylvania, and an active local historian. The Newton M. Howard scrapbooks, 1900-1999, consist of materials relating to local history topics, including local families, businesses, and events.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1921-1996
Creator:
Octave Club of Norristown.
Extent: 7 linear feet
The Octave Club of Norristown was founded in 1916 as a women's chorus. The organization quickly expanded to include various other forms of music and education. The Octave Club of Norristown closed in 2009, but the Junior Octave Club was still active as of 2012. The Octave Club of Norristown records, 1921-1966, are comprised of administrative and financial records, as well as scrapbooks and ephemera. (View full finding aid.)
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Octave Club of Norristown records
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Octave Club of Norristown.
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HSMC.39
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7 linear feet
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1921-1996
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The Octave Club of Norristown was founded in 1916 as a women's chorus. The organization quickly expanded to include various other forms of music and education. The Octave Club of Norristown closed in 2009, but the Junior Octave Club was still active as of 2012. The Octave Club of Norristown records, 1921-1966, are comprised of administrative and financial records, as well as scrapbooks and ephemera.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1887-1976
Creator:
Zendt family
Extent: 1 linear feet
George N. Zendt (1877-1941) was a banker in Souderton, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. With his wife M. Eva Zendt (1878-1957) he had four children, including Harvey B. Zendt and the Rev. A. Randal Zendt (1902-1976). The Zendt family papers, 1887-1976, include financial records and personal papers from various members of the Zendt family, as well as genealogical information. (View full finding aid.)
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Zendt family papers
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Zendt family
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HSMC.09
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1 linear feet
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1887-1976
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George N. Zendt (1877-1941) was a banker in Souderton, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. With his wife M. Eva Zendt (1878-1957) he had four children, including Harvey B. Zendt and the Rev. A. Randal Zendt (1902-1976). The Zendt family papers, 1887-1976, include financial records and personal papers from various members of the Zendt family, as well as genealogical information.
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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
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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]
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
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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]
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.)
title
Historical Society of Montgomery County township boxes
creator
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
id
HSMC.33
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extent
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]
circa 1953-1977
Creator:
Missimer family
Extent: 5 linear feet
Cassimer Missimer (1708-1812) was the progenitor of the Missimer family in America. He operated a tanyard and was an active member of the oldest German Lutheran Church in America, the New Hanover Lutheran Church in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Missimer family papers, circa 1953-1977, consist of genealogical research notes and photographs. (View full finding aid.)
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Missimer family papers
creator
Missimer family
id
HSMC.14
repository
extent
5 linear feet
inclusive date
circa 1953-1977
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Cassimer Missimer (1708-1812) was the progenitor of the Missimer family in America. He operated a tanyard and was an active member of the oldest German Lutheran Church in America, the New Hanover Lutheran Church in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Missimer family papers, circa 1953-1977, consist of genealogical research notes and photographs.
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