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Blueprints and Architectural Drawings: Jay Advertising Company, Mr. R. W. Cummings, Whistle Bottling Co., Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home, R. L. Gerhart & Co., Fred C. Regennas & Sons, E. T. Fraim Lock Co., Benner Mfg. Co., Dudley Watch Co., D. H. Potts

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives West 2, Flat Files

Description:  This collection contains blueprints and architectural drawings for buildings in Lancaster City and throughout the county. Many different structures are represented, such as schools, churches, offices, a restaurant, apartments and condominiums. Most plans are for new buildings, while others are for renovations or additions.

Creators:  The blueprints and drawings were created by the architects listed at the item level. There were collected by: Lancaster Historic Preservation Trust (Pa.); Lancaster County Historical Society (Pa.) and LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.).

Conditions for Access:  Patrons must make an appointment with the Director of Archival Services at least two weeks prior to visit.

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

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:   Many of the blueprints and architectural drawings in this collection were transferred from the Historic Preservation Trust. Source of some plans is noted at the item level.

Note:  Some folders contain more than one set of plans, so the folder number may appear more than once in the finding aid.

Administrative Note: Finding aid for Folders 70-79 by JP, Summer 2013.

 

 

Folder 70 Jay Advertising Company. Columbia Pike, Lancaster, PA. Henry Y. Shaub. Registered Architect. 14 December 1939.

 

Office and Plant. Scale: 1/8” = 1 Foot. Basement & Foundation Plan, Fist Floor Plan, Rear Elevation, Front Elevation, Right Side Elevation, Cross Section Looking Towards Office, Windows, Sill at Car Storage, Entrance Hood. File No. 720. 14 December 1939.

 

 

Folder 71 Mr. R. W. Cummings. Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA. Henry Y. Shaub. Registered Architect. 17 November 1930.

 

Office and Warehouse. Scale Varies. Detail of Wood Letters, Basement Plan, First Floor Plan, Right Side Elevation, Left Side Elevation, Rear Elevation, Front Elevation, Section AA, Section BB, Plan of Metal Hood, Plan of Doorway, Plan of Show Window, Windows, Storage Shed. File No. 524. Sheet No. 1. 17 November 1930.

 

 

Folder 72 Whistle Bottling Co. Clay and Market St. Lancaster, PA. Henry Y. Shaub. Registered Architect. 12-19 January 1925.

 

Building. Scale: 1/4” = 1 Foot. Basement and Foundation Plan, Floor Plan, Front Elevation, Right Elevation, Left Elevation. File No. 370. Sheet No. 1-4. 19 January 1925.

 

Heating Plan. Broomell Vapor System of Heating. Scale: 1/4” = 1 Foot. First Floor Plan. File No. 370. Sheet No. 5. 12 January 1925.

 

 

Folder 73 Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home. 414 E. King Street. Lancaster, PA. Henry Y. Shaub. Registered Architect. No Date.

 

Additions and Alterations. Scale: 1/4” = 1 Foot. Basement and Foundation Plan, First Floor Plan, Woman’s Powder Room Details, Dining Room Details, Second Floor Plan, South Elevation, West Elevation, North Elevation, East Elevation. Project No. 5805. No Date.

 

 

Folder 74 R. L. Gerhart & Co. 341 East Liberty St., Lancaster, PA. Henry Y. Shaub. Registered Architect. No Date.

 

Addition to Building. Scale Varies. Front Elevation, Right Side Elevation, Left Side Elevation, Third Floor Plan, Second Floor Plan, First Floor Plan, Basement Plan. File No. 214. No Date.

 

 

Folder 75 Fred C. Regennas & Sons. Lemon and Maple Alley, Lititz, PA. Henry Y. Shaub. Registered Architect. No Date.

 

Factory. Scale: 1/8” = 1 Foot. Basement Plan, First Floor Plan, Second Floor Plan, Right Side Elevation, Rear Elevation, Left Side Elevation, Front Elevation. File No. 233. Sheet No. 1-2. No Date.

 

 

Folder 76 E. T. Fraim Lock Co. Lancaster, PA. Henry Y. Shaub. Registered Architect. No Date.

 

Building. Scale Varies. First Floor Plan, Second Floor Plan, Third Floor Plan, Cross Section, Boiler Room Plan, Longitudinal Section, Front Elevation of Tower, Front Elevation, Right Side Elevation, Left Side Similar, Rear Elevation. File No. 227. Sheet No. 1-2. No Date.

 

 

Folder 77 Benner Mfg. Co. Lancaster, Pa. Henry Y. Shaub. Registered Architect. No Date.

 

Addition to Building. Scale Varies. Basement Plan, First Floor Plan, Second Floor Plan, East Side Elevation, North Elevation, West Elevation, South Elevation. File No. 230. Sheet No. 1-2. No Date.

 

 

Folder 78 Dudley Watch Co. S. West End Avenue, Lancaster, PA. Henry Y. Shaub. Registered Architect. 24 January 1922.

 

Factory. Scale: 1/4” = 1 Foot. Basement Floor Plan, First Floor Plan, Second Floor Plan, Front Elevation, Rear Elevation, Left Side Elevation, Right Side Elevation, Plan Above Sill, Elevation of Glass Panel Partitions in Work Rooms, Section Through Floor Construction, North Elevation of Reception Room, Typical Steel Sash in Work Rooms, Basement Heating Plan. File No. 268. Sheet No. 1-8. 24 January 1922.

 

 

Folder 79 D. H. Potts & Co. Plumb & Fulton St, Lancaster, PA. Henry Y. Shaub. Registered Architect. No Date.

 

Shop Building. Scale: 1/4” = 1 Foot. Section Of Roof Construction, Section AA, Section BB, Plan, Elevation Toward Chestnut St., Elevation Toward Plumb St. File No. 211. No Date.

 

 

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