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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]
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]
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]
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]
1921-1996
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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]
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]
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]
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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HSMC.21
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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]
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]
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
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Missimer family
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HSMC.14
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5 linear feet
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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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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1896-1968
(Bulk: 1950-1968)
Creator:
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]
circa 1920s-1930s
Creator:
Yost, Mallie M.
Extent: 1.2 linear feet
Mallie Mae Morris, born about 1883, married Walter Feather Yost and settled in Norristown, Pennsylvania. They owned the successful Walter Yost Rug and Awning Shop, located on the corner of Dekalb and Airy Streeets in Norristown. The Mallie M. Yost genealogy research files, circa 1920s-1930s consist of notes on individual Yost family members, clippings, correspondence, transcribed deeds and wills, and copies of historic documents. (View full finding aid.)
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Mallie M. Yost genealogy research files
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Yost, Mallie M.
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HSMC.30
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1.2 linear feet
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circa 1920s-1930s
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Mallie Mae Morris, born about 1883, married Walter Feather Yost and settled in Norristown, Pennsylvania. They owned the successful Walter Yost Rug and Awning Shop, located on the corner of Dekalb and Airy Streeets in Norristown. The Mallie M. Yost genealogy research files, circa 1920s-1930s consist of notes on individual Yost family members, clippings, correspondence, transcribed deeds and wills, and copies of historic documents.
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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]
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]
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]
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]
1907-1994
Creator:
Thompson, John S., 1902-1997
Extent: 2.9 linear feet
John S. Thompson (1902-1997) was a life-long resident of Norristown, Pennsylvania. After retirement, he earned college degrees and volunteered with the Christ Church United Church of Christ, Norristown State Hospital, and Boy Scouts of America. The John S. Thompson papers, 1907-1994, consist of two boxes of materials relating to family history, local music, and community involvement. There are also photographs, correspondence, and music programs from time periods throughout his life. (View full finding aid.)
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John Stirling Thompson papers
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Thompson, John S., 1902-1997
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HSMC.29
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2.9 linear feet
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1907-1994
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John S. Thompson (1902-1997) was a life-long resident of Norristown, Pennsylvania. After retirement, he earned college degrees and volunteered with the Christ Church United Church of Christ, Norristown State Hospital, and Boy Scouts of America. The John S. Thompson papers, 1907-1994, consist of two boxes of materials relating to family history, local music, and community involvement. There are also photographs, correspondence, and music programs from time periods throughout his life.
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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]
1931-1976
Creator:
Holland School.
Extent: 2 linear feet
The Holland School at Curren Terrace in Norristown, Pennsylvania opened around 1930 as the Martha Holland Day School. As of 2012, the Holland School was still operating as Tot Time Child Development Center. The Holland School scrapbooks, 1931-1976, consist of scrapbooks put together by classes, with thank-you notes to teachers, photographs, and descriptions of and ephemera from class trips. There are also some loose newspaper clippings and greeting cards in the collection, as well as three notebooks from class secretaries. (View full finding aid.)
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Holland School scrapbooks
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Holland School.
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HSMC.47
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2 linear feet
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1931-1976
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The Holland School at Curren Terrace in Norristown, Pennsylvania opened around 1930 as the Martha Holland Day School. As of 2012, the Holland School was still operating as Tot Time Child Development Center. The Holland School scrapbooks, 1931-1976, consist of scrapbooks put together by classes, with thank-you notes to teachers, photographs, and descriptions of and ephemera from class trips. There are also some loose newspaper clippings and greeting cards in the collection, as well as three notebooks from class secretaries.
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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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HSMC.49
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1 linear feet
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2004-2008
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County World War II Oral History Project, 2004-2008, consists of about 30 recorded interviews and about 50 file folders on World War II veterans in and around Norristown, Pennsylvania.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
1841-1995
Creator:
Historical Society of Montgomery County.
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Winfield S. Hancock (1824-1886) was a decorated Union General in the Civil War, and a native of Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Historical Society of Montgomery County Winfield S. Hancock collection, 1841-1995, includes papers from Winfield S. Hancock and his family members, as well as more recent materials relating to Hancock's tomb. The papers directly stemming from Winfield S. Hancock include letters and account books, and were primarily collected by Gen. Hancock's friend and attorney Benjamin E. Chain. (View full finding aid.)
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Historical Society of Montgomery County Winfield S. Hancock collection
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Historical Society of Montgomery County.
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HSMC.13
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2.5 linear feet
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1841-1995
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Winfield S. Hancock (1824-1886) was a decorated Union General in the Civil War, and a native of Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Historical Society of Montgomery County Winfield S. Hancock collection, 1841-1995, includes papers from Winfield S. Hancock and his family members, as well as more recent materials relating to Hancock's tomb. The papers directly stemming from Winfield S. Hancock include letters and account books, and were primarily collected by Gen. Hancock's friend and attorney Benjamin E. Chain.
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Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]
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.)
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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]
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]
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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