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Annexation of Greater Lancaster, Manheim Township, 1947-1952

Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Boxes 024-025

Title:    The Annexation of Greater Lancaster, Manheim Township, 1947-1952

Dates: 1947-1952

Extent: 2 volumes

Creator: John M. Groff, compiler.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

System of Arrangement: 

The Annexation of Greater Lancaster, Manheim Township, Book 1, 1947-1952

The Annexation of Greater Lancaster, Manheim Township, Book 2, 1947-1952

Description:   These scrapbooks address the development of Manheim Township.  There is a variety of correspondence discussing the boundary lines between Greater Lancaster and Manheim Township and the impact they would have on the community. The books show the debates between Kendig C. Bare with Simplex Paper Box Corporation and John M. Groff with Armstrong Cork Company.  The newspaper clippings give a wider community view of the complex problems in developing new boundary lines, including taxes and education.

Conditions for Access: Book 1:  Please fill out a call slip for viewing. Book 2:  Please fill out a call slip for viewing.

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

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Source unknown.

Subjects:  Simplex Paper Box Corporation.

Armstrong World Industries.

Bare, Kendig C.

Groff, John M.



Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)

Lancaster County (Pa.) -- History, local.Lancaster (Pa.)

Manheim Township (Lancaster County, Pa.)

Custodial History:    Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Books 33-34.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ME60112, 2007-2008.

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