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Andreadis: George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, Series 4 Railroads, 1833-1896

 

Call Number:  MG-545, Series 4 Railroads, 1833-1896

 

1 box     4 folders     .1 cubic ft.

 

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

 

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 11

 

Description:  The documents in this series represent the business of the City of Lancaster related to the Columbia and Philadelphia Railroad and the Pennsylvania Railroad, including correspondence, invoices and a petition.

 

Creator:  Lancaster (Pa.)

 

System of Arrangement:  This collection is organized by series of subjects.

 

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:  Purchased from George and Rhonda Andreadis, 2009-2014.

 

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. 

 

Administrative History:  Organized and preserved by JP, Summer 2011.

 

 

 

 

Folder 1  Letter to Mayor John Zimmerman from C. C. Ihlings, former superintendent of the Columbia and Philadelphia Railroad. 16 November 1857.

Folder 2  Invoices for contracts and deeds. 1833, 1859.

Folder 3  Petition of Henry Flick for an extension of the Pennsylvania Railroad at Chestnut Street. October 1837.

Folder 4  Invoices of the Pennsylvania Railroad to Lancaster City for the rent of trestles.1895-1896.

 

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