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Pottstown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1829-1977
(Bulk: 1870-1960)
Creator:
Porter, J. Elmer, 1865-1961
Extent: 4.5 linear feet
J. Elmer Porter (1865-1961) was a prominent doctor, businessman, and local politician in Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The bulk of the Dr. J. Elmer Porter family papers, 1829-1977, is comprised of family photographs. The collection also includes a clippings scrapbook and a small number of miscellaneous family documents. (View full finding aid.)
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Dr. J. Elmer Porter family papers
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Porter, J. Elmer, 1865-1961
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POTT.02
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4.5 linear feet
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1829-1977
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1870-1960
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J. Elmer Porter (1865-1961) was a prominent doctor, businessman, and local politician in Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The bulk of the Dr. J. Elmer Porter family papers, 1829-1977, is comprised of family photographs. The collection also includes a clippings scrapbook and a small number of miscellaneous family documents.
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Pottstown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1843-1961
Creator:
Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Pottstown (Pa.).
Extent: 1.33 linear feet
The Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Pottstown was incorporated on March 17, 1843 to provide fire insurance for subscribing residents of Montgomery, Berks and Chester counties in Pennsylvania. Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Pottstown records, 1843-1961, consist of financial records and a minute book (1890-1929) of the Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Pottstown. (View full finding aid.)
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Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Pottstown records
creator
Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Pottstown (Pa.).
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POTT.11
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1.33 linear feet
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1843-1961
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The Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Pottstown was incorporated on March 17, 1843 to provide fire insurance for subscribing residents of Montgomery, Berks and Chester counties in Pennsylvania. Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Pottstown records, 1843-1961, consist of financial records and a minute book (1890-1929) of the Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Pottstown.
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Pottstown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1892-1982
Creator:
Philadelphia National Bank.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
The Citizens' National Bank of Pottstown, Pennsylvania was organized in 1892. Later it became part of Philadelphia National Bank, which in turn became CoreStates Financial Corporation in 1983. The Philadelphia National Bank in Pottstown scrapbooks, 1892-1982, consists of 11 volumes. Most scrapbooks are comprised of clippings--published financial condition reports, advertisements, and a few news items--but one volume from the mid-20th century has photographs as well. (View full finding aid.)
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Philadelphia National Bank in Pottstown scrapbooks
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Philadelphia National Bank.
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POTT.09
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1.5 linear feet
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1892-1982
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The Citizens' National Bank of Pottstown, Pennsylvania was organized in 1892. Later it became part of Philadelphia National Bank, which in turn became CoreStates Financial Corporation in 1983. The Philadelphia National Bank in Pottstown scrapbooks, 1892-1982, consists of 11 volumes. Most scrapbooks are comprised of clippings--published financial condition reports, advertisements, and a few news items--but one volume from the mid-20th century has photographs as well.
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Pottstown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1714-1936
Creator:
Rutter family
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
John Potts (1710-1768), the founder of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, was a prominent business man and ironmaster. Potts's descendants intermarried frequently with the Rutter family, and the Potts and Rutter names remained prominent in southeastern Pennsylvania. They founded several important iron furnaces and were active in politics and community life. The Potts-Rutter family papers, 1714-1936, consist of scattered original papers of Potts and Rutter family members, as well as some genealogical research. The original papers include indentures and deeds (1714-1882), correspondence, marriage certificates, and other miscellaneous documents; there is a small amount of financial records from Warwick Furnace. (View full finding aid.)
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Potts-Rutter family papers
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Rutter family
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POTT.08
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1.5 linear feet
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1714-1936
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John Potts (1710-1768), the founder of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, was a prominent business man and ironmaster. Potts's descendants intermarried frequently with the Rutter family, and the Potts and Rutter names remained prominent in southeastern Pennsylvania. They founded several important iron furnaces and were active in politics and community life. The Potts-Rutter family papers, 1714-1936, consist of scattered original papers of Potts and Rutter family members, as well as some genealogical research. The original papers include indentures and deeds (1714-1882), correspondence, marriage certificates, and other miscellaneous documents; there is a small amount of financial records from Warwick Furnace.
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Pottstown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1808-1990
Creator:
Pottstown Historical Society.
Extent: 2 linear feet
The Pottstown Historical Society manuscript volumes collection, 1808-1990, consists of eight scrapbooks, five ledgers, and three volumes of doctor's records. The doctor's records are a highlight of the collection, and were created by Dr. George Van Buskirk circa 1808-1823 (View full finding aid.)
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Pottstown Historical Society manuscript volumes collection
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Pottstown Historical Society.
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POTT.10
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2 linear feet
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1808-1990
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The Pottstown Historical Society manuscript volumes collection, 1808-1990, consists of eight scrapbooks, five ledgers, and three volumes of doctor's records. The doctor's records are a highlight of the collection, and were created by Dr. George Van Buskirk circa 1808-1823
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Pottstown Historical Society [Contact Us]
circa 1850-2012
Creator:
Pottstown Historical Society.
Extent: 30 linear feet
The Pottstown Historical Society photograph collection, circa 1850-2012, is comprised of original and copy photographs in various formats, including paper prints, film negatives, and panoramas. The photographs in this collection depict Pottstown and local individuals, weddings, buildings, businesses, teams and clubs, and other subjects. (View full finding aid.)
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Pottstown Historical Society photograph collection
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Pottstown Historical Society.
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POTT.06
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30 linear feet
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circa 1850-2012
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The Pottstown Historical Society photograph collection, circa 1850-2012, is comprised of original and copy photographs in various formats, including paper prints, film negatives, and panoramas. The photographs in this collection depict Pottstown and local individuals, weddings, buildings, businesses, teams and clubs, and other subjects.
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Pottstown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1795-2012
(Bulk: 1900-2012)
Creator:
Pottstown Historical Society.
Extent: 68 linear feet
The Pottstown Historical Society subject files, 1795-2012, are comprised of copy and original newspaper clippings, pamphlets, ephemera, and miscellaneous documents relating to various Pottstown local history topics. (View full finding aid.)
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Pottstown Historical Society subject files
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Pottstown Historical Society.
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POTT.07
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68 linear feet
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1795-2012
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1900-2012
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The Pottstown Historical Society subject files, 1795-2012, are comprised of copy and original newspaper clippings, pamphlets, ephemera, and miscellaneous documents relating to various Pottstown local history topics.
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Pottstown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1862-1898
Creator:
Pottstown Historical Society.
Extent: 2.2 linear feet
The Pottstown Historical Society wars collection, 1862-1898, is comprised of documents relating to the Civil War and the Spanish-American War. The Civil War records include muster rolls, clothing accounts, invoices, descriptive lists, and photographs, as well as two volumes of veterans' reminiscences. The Spanish-American War papers include photographs, a scrapbook, and research materials. (View full finding aid.)
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Pottstown Historical Society wars collection
creator
Pottstown Historical Society.
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POTT.04
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2.2 linear feet
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1862-1898
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The Pottstown Historical Society wars collection, 1862-1898, is comprised of documents relating to the Civil War and the Spanish-American War. The Civil War records include muster rolls, clothing accounts, invoices, descriptive lists, and photographs, as well as two volumes of veterans' reminiscences. The Spanish-American War papers include photographs, a scrapbook, and research materials.
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Pottstown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1867-1931
Creator:
Pottstown Iron Company.
Extent: 7.33 linear feet
The Pottstown Iron Company in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was incorporated 1866. Its facilities included large rolling mills, a blast furnace, nail factory, and steel works. The Pottstown Iron Company records, 1867-1931, include financial and stock records, and correspondence. (View full finding aid.)
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Pottstown Iron Company records
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Pottstown Iron Company.
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POTT.01
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7.33 linear feet
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1867-1931
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The Pottstown Iron Company in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was incorporated 1866. Its facilities included large rolling mills, a blast furnace, nail factory, and steel works. The Pottstown Iron Company records, 1867-1931, include financial and stock records, and correspondence.
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Pottstown Historical Society [Contact Us]
circa 1960-1980
Creator:
Pottstown Mercury.
Extent: 4.5 linear feet
The Pottstown Mercury is a daily newspaper published in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. The Pottstown Mercury photographs, circa 1960-1980, are comprised of photographs taken by the newspaper staff of individuals and businesses in the Pottstown area. (View full finding aid.)
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Pottstown Mercury photographs
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Pottstown Mercury.
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POTT.03
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4.5 linear feet
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circa 1960-1980
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The Pottstown Mercury is a daily newspaper published in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. The Pottstown Mercury photographs, circa 1960-1980, are comprised of photographs taken by the newspaper staff of individuals and businesses in the Pottstown area.
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Pottstown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1980-1997
Creator:
Pottstown High School.
Extent: 2 linear feet
Pottstown High School is located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Pottstown Trojans clippings scrapbooks, 1980-1997, are comprised of 16 newspaper clipping scrapbooks relating to the high school's basketball team, the Pottstown Trojans. (View full finding aid.)
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Pottstown Trojans scrapbooks
creator
Pottstown High School.
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POTT.05
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2 linear feet
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1980-1997
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Pottstown High School is located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Pottstown Trojans clippings scrapbooks, 1980-1997, are comprised of 16 newspaper clipping scrapbooks relating to the high school's basketball team, the Pottstown Trojans.
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