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Andreadis: George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records

Call Number:  MG-545

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 11

Description:  The documents in this collection represent the business of the City of Lancaster, primarily in the nineteenth century. Invoices, correspondence, Civil War enlistment certificates and committee minutes and reports encompass various departments within the city government, including the  fire and police departments, Mayor's office and market houses.

Creator:  Lancaster (Pa.)

System of Arrangement:  The documents are currently arranged by subject and remain in the binders in which they were received. This collection will be fully cataloged in the future, but may be used as it is now arranged.

Series 1  Market Houses

Series 2  Fire Department

Series 3  Bridges

Series 4  Railroads

Series 5  Lamps and Lighting

Series 6  Relief Fund

Series 7 Administrative Records

 

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:  Under agreement to be purchased from George and Rhonda Andreadis, 2009.

Note:  These documents are mostly administrative records, not permanent records, and were likely purged by the city offices when they were no longer needed. We are fortunate that they survived as they contain details about Lancaster’s past.

 

Not cataloged:

Council Meetings/ Local Government

Finance Committee/Finances/Taxes

Labor

Mayor’s Office

Civil War Enlistment Certificates

Police Department

Street Committee/Streets/Street Names

Water and Sewer

 

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