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Bart Self-Culture Society Collection, 1904-1906, 1970

Call number:  MG-271

1 box     2 folders     .2 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 8

Description:  Collection of items related to the Bart Self-Culture Society and the Groff family. The purpose of the society was for the members to improve themselves intellectually, morally, and socially.

Creator:  Groff, Clyde L.

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition: Gift of Clyde L. Groff.

 

Folder 1  Minute book. May 1904 to March 1906.

 

Folder 2  Loose documents from minute book.

Insert 1  Brief history of the Bart Self-Culture Society. Prepared by Clyde L. Groff. No date.

Insert 2  Photocopy witticisms and original list of questions.

Insert 3  Program of meetings showing date, subject, and presenters. 1905-1906.

Insert 4  Love letter from Gertrude to Mr. Earl Platt at Peach Bottom. No date.

Insert 5  Commencement program for Bart Central High School. 1905.

Insert 6  Obituary statement. Author unknown, but a member of the Groff family. No date.

Insert 7  Letter to Clyde L. Groff from John A. Jarvis. Letterhead of Lancaster Country Day School. 1970.

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