Call number: MG-187
1 box 18 folders .75 cubic ft.
Repository: LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)
Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 4
Description: This is a collection of papers and personal documents of Dr. Levi W. Pownall, Eliza Pownall, Sarah Pownall, and the Broomell family.
Creator: Pownall, Levi W.
Conditions for Access: No restrictions.
Conditions Governing Reproductions: Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.
Source of Acquisition: Gift of Richard W. French of Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania, 11 April 1985.
Folder 1 Friends Wedding Certificate, 1866; Golden Wedding Anniversary and Poem, 1916; Henry and Frances (Turner) Broomell.
Folder 2 "Keepsake Album" of Frances Broomell, 1866; Photograph of Emilie Broomell, 1868-1954.
Folder 3 Investment Receipts of Eliza and Sarah Pownall, 1907-1923, 1945.
Folder 4 Correspondence of Eliza Pownall and Treasurer of the Lancaster Trust Co., 1907-1925.
Folder 5 Correspondence of Eliza Pownall and Jay N. Schroeder and Co. Banker, 1919-1923.
Folder 6 County and School Tax Notices, Christiana, PA to Eliza and Sarah Pownall, 1925-1933.
Folder 7 Dr. L. W. Pownall's Farm papers, 1903-1909.
Folder 8 Farm Invoices, 1911.
Folder 9 Farm Invoices, 1912.
Folder 10 Farm Invoices, 1913.
Folder 11 Farm Invoices, 1914.
Folder 12 Farm Invoices, 1915.
Folder 13 Farm Invoices, 1916.
Folder 14 Farm Invoices, 1917.
Folder 15 Farm Invoices, 1918.
Folder 16 The Christiana National Bank Deposit Book of Dr. L. W. Pownall, 1912-1915.
Folder 17 Memos, Notes, Scraps, 1912-1917.
Folder 18 A Family Cemetery Plot, West Donegal Twp., 1984.
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