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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1891-1954
Creator:
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]
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]
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]
1887-1904
Creator:
Francis, John U., 1873-1969
Extent: 2.2 linear feet
John U. Francis (1873-1969) was a popular merchant and postmaster from Oaks, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The John U. Francis daybooks, 1884-1907, are comprised of about one dozen daybooks for his general store, dating from 1887 to 1904. (View full finding aid.)
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John U. Francis daybooks
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Francis, John U., 1873-1969
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HSMC.40
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2.2 linear feet
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1887-1904
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John U. Francis (1873-1969) was a popular merchant and postmaster from Oaks, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The John U. Francis daybooks, 1884-1907, are comprised of about one dozen daybooks for his general store, dating from 1887 to 1904.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1812-1976
Creator:
Yost Family Association.
Extent: 1.3 linear feet
The Yost Family Association was active from 1898 to 1975 in organizing annual reunions, performing genealogical research, and promoting the Yost family heritage. The Yost Family Association records, 1812-1976, is made up of records of the Association, some original Yost family papers, and genealogical research. (View full finding aid.)
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Yost Family Association records
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Yost Family Association.
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HSMC.26
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1.3 linear feet
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1812-1976
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The Yost Family Association was active from 1898 to 1975 in organizing annual reunions, performing genealogical research, and promoting the Yost family heritage. The Yost Family Association records, 1812-1976, is made up of records of the Association, some original Yost family papers, and genealogical research.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1874-1992
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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]
1818-1991
Creator:
Childs family
Extent: 5.75 linear feet
The Childs and Moon families were long-time residents of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Nicholas Lewarne Childs (1940-2009) taught history and Asian studies in private secondary schools in New Jersey, Iran, and Singapore. The bulk of the Childs family papers, 1818-1991, relate to Nicholas L. Childs and date from about 1965 to 1991, but there are also older materials from Louis M. Childs II, Nicholas L. Moon, Jacob Childs, Lizzy Orchard, and other Childs and Moon family members. The collection is comprised of correspondence, travel journals, travel ephemera, lecture notes and slides, photographs, genealogical research, legal documents, vital records, and other miscellaneous papers. (View full finding aid.)
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Nicholas L. Childs family papers
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Childs family
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HSMC.48
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5.75 linear feet
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1818-1991
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The Childs and Moon families were long-time residents of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Nicholas Lewarne Childs (1940-2009) taught history and Asian studies in private secondary schools in New Jersey, Iran, and Singapore. The bulk of the Childs family papers, 1818-1991, relate to Nicholas L. Childs and date from about 1965 to 1991, but there are also older materials from Louis M. Childs II, Nicholas L. Moon, Jacob Childs, Lizzy Orchard, and other Childs and Moon family members. The collection is comprised of correspondence, travel journals, travel ephemera, lecture notes and slides, photographs, genealogical research, legal documents, vital records, and other miscellaneous papers.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1896-1968
(Bulk: 1950-1968)
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Marsella Photo Studio.
Extent: 12.3 linear feet
Julius Caesar Marsella (1913-1965) and his father Ercole Marsella (1887-1941) were proprietors of a photography studio in Norristown, Pennsylvania. The Marsella Photo Studio photographs, 1896-1968 [bulk 1950-1968], depict local businesses, colleges, churches, residences, people, etc. (View full finding aid.)
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Marsella Photo Studio photographs
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Marsella Photo Studio.
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HSMC.37
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12.3 linear feet
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1896-1968
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1950-1968
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Julius Caesar Marsella (1913-1965) and his father Ercole Marsella (1887-1941) were proprietors of a photography studio in Norristown, Pennsylvania. The Marsella Photo Studio photographs, 1896-1968 [bulk 1950-1968], depict local businesses, colleges, churches, residences, people, etc.
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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]
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]
1834-1977
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Mount Pleasant Baptist Church (Ambler, Pa.).
Extent: 1.2 linear feet
The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, established in 1834, is the oldest church in Ambler, Pennsylvania. The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church records, 1834-1977, include administrative and financial records of the organization. (View full finding aid.)
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Mount Pleasant Baptist Church records
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Mount Pleasant Baptist Church (Ambler, Pa.).
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HSMC.25
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1.2 linear feet
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1834-1977
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The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, established in 1834, is the oldest church in Ambler, Pennsylvania. The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church records, 1834-1977, include administrative and financial records of the organization.
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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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
1922-1992
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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]
1943-1947
Creator:
Heaton, Ronald E., 1898-1987
Extent: 1.75 linear feet
Synthane Corporation in Oaks, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania manufactured Bakelite laminated products before World War II. They shifted to war production after hostilities broke out, and offered special benefits to employees who left to serve in the military. The Synthane Corporation World War II scrapbooks, 1943-1947, contain correspondence between Ronald E. Heaton, assistant treasurer for Synthane Corporation, and employees who served in the military during World War II. Letters make up the bulk of the collection but there are also a few photographs of servicemen, and some ephemera, pamphlets, newsletters, and circulars produced by Synthane about the war effort. (View full finding aid.)
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Synthane Corporation World War II scrapbooks
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Heaton, Ronald E., 1898-1987
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HSMC.44
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1.75 linear feet
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1943-1947
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Synthane Corporation in Oaks, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania manufactured Bakelite laminated products before World War II. They shifted to war production after hostilities broke out, and offered special benefits to employees who left to serve in the military. The Synthane Corporation World War II scrapbooks, 1943-1947, contain correspondence between Ronald E. Heaton, assistant treasurer for Synthane Corporation, and employees who served in the military during World War II. Letters make up the bulk of the collection but there are also a few photographs of servicemen, and some ephemera, pamphlets, newsletters, and circulars produced by Synthane about the war effort.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1894-1961
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Needlework Guild of America. Norristown Branch (Pa.).
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
The Needlework Guild of America, a charitable organization that collects and distributes articles of clothing to the needy, was founded in Philadelphia in 1885. The Norristown branch began in 1894 and disbanded in 1961. The Needlework Guild of America, Norristown Branch records, 1894-1961, include administrative and financial records spanning the life of the branch. (View full finding aid.)
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Needlework Guild of America, Norristown Branch records
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Needlework Guild of America. Norristown Branch (Pa.).
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1.5 linear feet
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1894-1961
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The Needlework Guild of America, a charitable organization that collects and distributes articles of clothing to the needy, was founded in Philadelphia in 1885. The Norristown branch began in 1894 and disbanded in 1961. The Needlework Guild of America, Norristown Branch records, 1894-1961, include administrative and financial records spanning the life of the branch.
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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]
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
creator
Zissa, Frank F., 1878-1957
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HSMC.35
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1.5 linear feet
inclusive date
1901-1987
bulk date
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]
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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extent
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]
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
creator
Octave Club of Norristown.
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HSMC.39
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extent
7 linear feet
inclusive date
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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