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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1762-2012
(Bulk: 1970-2012)
Creator:
Lansdale Historical Society
Extent: 22 linear feet
Lansdale in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. The Lansdale Historical Society local history subject files, 1762-2012 (bulk 1970-2012), are comprised of newspaper clippings, copies of secondary research materials, some pamphlets and ephemera, and a very small amount of original primary documents. Materials document churches, community histories, people, organizations, businesses and local government agencies. (View full finding aid.)
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Lansdale Historical Society local history subject files
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Lansdale Historical Society
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LHS.06
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22 linear feet
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1762-2012
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1970-2012
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Lansdale in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. The Lansdale Historical Society local history subject files, 1762-2012 (bulk 1970-2012), are comprised of newspaper clippings, copies of secondary research materials, some pamphlets and ephemera, and a very small amount of original primary documents. Materials document churches, community histories, people, organizations, businesses and local government agencies.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1921-2012
Creator:
Lansdale Historical Society
Extent: 13 linear feet
Lansdale became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. The Lansdale Historical Society obituary collection, 1921-2012, contains original and photocopied obituaries dating from the 1880s into the 21st century, especially for individuals buried in Lansdale Cemetery. (View full finding aid.)
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Lansdale Historical Society obituary collection
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Lansdale Historical Society
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LHS.01
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13 linear feet
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1921-2012
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Lansdale became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. The Lansdale Historical Society obituary collection, 1921-2012, contains original and photocopied obituaries dating from the 1880s into the 21st century, especially for individuals buried in Lansdale Cemetery.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1800-2012
(Bulk: 1930-2012)
Creator:
Lansdale Historical Society
Extent: 11.33 linear feet
Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. This collection, which documents the history of Lansdale, its organizations, and residents, consists of various scrapbooks, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photograph albums, deeds, letters, primary source documents relating to particular organizations, and other miscellaneous materials. (View full finding aid.)
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Lansdale Historical Society small collections and scrapbooks
creator
Lansdale Historical Society
id
LHS.09
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11.33 linear feet
inclusive date
1800-2012
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1930-2012
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Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. This collection, which documents the history of Lansdale, its organizations, and residents, consists of various scrapbooks, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photograph albums, deeds, letters, primary source documents relating to particular organizations, and other miscellaneous materials.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1934-1973
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Daughters of America. Mary Lincoln Council No. 168 (Lansdale, Pa.)
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
The Daughters of America, still believed to be in existence, is a secret, nativist society dating from the late 19th century. The society, which was only open to white women of "good moral character," promotes extreme patriotism, the public school system, and the reading of the Bible in schools. The Lansdale, Pennsylvania chapter of the Daughters of America, Mary Lincoln Council No. 168, opened in 1934. The Mary Lincoln Council No. 168, Daughters of America (Lansdale, Pa.) minutes and officers' roll books consist of five minute books, 1934-1973 (with some gaps), and two officer's roll books, 1946-1966. (View full finding aid.)
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Mary Lincoln Council No. 168, Daughters of America (Lansdale, Pa.) minutes and officers' roll books
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Daughters of America. Mary Lincoln Council No. 168 (Lansdale, Pa.)
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LHS.11
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0.5 linear feet
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1934-1973
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The Daughters of America, still believed to be in existence, is a secret, nativist society dating from the late 19th century. The society, which was only open to white women of "good moral character," promotes extreme patriotism, the public school system, and the reading of the Bible in schools. The Lansdale, Pennsylvania chapter of the Daughters of America, Mary Lincoln Council No. 168, opened in 1934. The Mary Lincoln Council No. 168, Daughters of America (Lansdale, Pa.) minutes and officers' roll books consist of five minute books, 1934-1973 (with some gaps), and two officer's roll books, 1946-1966.
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