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County government and archives in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Historical Survey.

County government and archives in Pennsylvania

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Published by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in Harrisburg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by the Pennsyl-vania Historical Survey; edited by Sylvester K. Stevens and Donald H. Kent.
ContributionsStevens, Sylvester K., Kent, Donald H.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20837952M

Get this from a library! Guide to county and municipal records on microfilm in the Pennsylvania State Archives. [Nancy L P Fortna; Frank M Suran; Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.] -- The State Archives in became the Division of Archives and Manuscripts in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Luzerne County Prison. Access public records. Open Government. Right-To-Know and other public information. Presidents' Day. Luzerne County Legislative Committee Meeting. Retirement Board Meeting. Luzerne County Real Estate Committee Meeting. Luzerne Conservation District Board Meeting. Luzerne County Council Voting and Work Sessions. Marriage records were kept by the government in Pennsylvania starting in with a few kept before Copies of recent marriage certificates can be obtained from the marriage license clerk in the county courthouse where the marriage license was issued.   The Pennsylvania Archives contain some details of Mr. McCallister’s struggle to organize the militia in York County. The Supreme Executive Council initially provided guidance on regulation of the law in the form of suggestions for the county lieutenants. [6]Author: Dennis Ness.


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County government and archives in Pennsylvania by Pennsylvania Historical Survey. Download PDF EPUB FB2

York County Archives is dedicated to preserving, protecting and making accessible to the public all archival documents created in the York County Government offices. The Archives was established in and moved to its current location in To accommodate the growing number of records, the Archives building was expanded in Our.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pennsylvania Historical Survey. County government and archives in Pennsylvania.

Harrisburg [Pa.]: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, After a property was patented it was then transferred at the county level through deeds. Warrant and patent records are held at the Pennsylvania State Archives.

Content: A deed contains the names of the grantor (seller) and grantee (buyer), amount paid and a description of the land's boundaries. An excerpt from a Northampton County deed book reads as follows: “for the purpose of erecting a building for the reception and safekeeping of the records of said county.” The Northampton County Archives Division has gone through several transformations over the years, but is proud to call Conroy Place in Forks Township, our home.

For wills aftercontact the Register of Wills, Delaware County Government, West Front Street, Media, PA() RULES AND REGULATIONS The Delaware County Archives is dedicated to preserving all the records of the County of Delaware. The Pennsylvania State Archives collects, preserves and makes available for study the permanently-valuable public records of the Commonwealth, with particular attention given to the records of state government.

The State Archives also collects papers of private citizens and organizations relevant to Pennsylvania history. Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper is delivering her annual State of the County address this month. Explore the Data Center. The cutting-edge Erie County Data Center allows users to drill down on data like infrastructure, real estate, demographics and more.

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These Pennsylvania grants span - Records Projects. South Asian American Digital Archives, Philadelphia, PA $25, to develop a Community Archives Collaborative for institutions across the country to collaborate, share skills, training, and best practices, to leverage pooled resources, and provide peer-to-peer mentoring to support long-term sustainability and growth.

County government and archives in Pennsylvania. Statement of Responsibility: Books/Monographs/Book with Digital Images Language: English Publication: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania - County government and archives in Pennsylvania book and libraries - Inventories, registers, catalogs; United States, Pennsylvania.

Digitized images of the pages in the published Pennsylvania Archives series are online for free browsing and searching at (no subscription required for this particular collection). The entire series consists of published volumes (in 10 series) of early Pennsylvania government records transcribed and printed by the Commonwealth, including military, tax, land, naturalization.

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Research Online. Before you visit the State Archives, start your research here. Many of these links lead to online images of documents you can use now; other links lead to finding aids - descriptions of records not yet online but which you can use when you visit the Archives in person.

The Northampton County Archives houses a combination of original book and paper records as well as a few computer indexes as noted in the listing below. The Landex computer system to research records for the Recorder of Deeds office is available at both the Recorder of.

Pennsylvania Cemeteries and Obituaries. If no official church or courthouse record can be found, an ancestor's tombstone or obituary can provide a wealth of information. The tombstone may give important dates and possibly the names of parents or spouses.

Once a Book and Page number is identified the researcher can then use the deed book reels, located at the Archives Center, for viewing.

The Philadelphia Deed books date from to Birth and Death Registry Listings: The Archives has birth and death records for Montgomery County prior to Local government in Pennsylvania is government below the state level in are six types of local governments listed in the Pennsylvania Constitution: county, township, borough, town, city, and school district.

All of Pennsylvania is included in one of the state's 67 counties, which are in total subdivided into 2, municipalities. The Pennsylvania Archives are a volume set of reference books compiling transcriptions of letters and early records relating to the colony and state of volumes were published in nine different series between and by acts of the Pennsylvania ts of the.

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Searching historical government records begins with finding the right index. Historical indexes are the finding aid to thousands of records within the Lancaster County Archives.

Many of our indexes were originally kept by courthouse clerks over a century ago. When searching indexes, always be open to surname spelling variations as names were. movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now. Occupy Wall Street TV History of York County Pennsylvania by Prowell, George R.

Publication date Topics York County (Pa.) -- History Illustrated. Includes information on geology, history and government. Notes. some text faded. Addeddate County Government and Archives in Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, Pa.: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ; FHL book N2s; film 1, item 10; computer number ).

This provides a description of the records kept on a county basis, what information they contain, when most of them began, and important history regarding File Size: 1MB. Lebanon County YouTube Channel Commuter Services of Pennsylvania. Lebanon County Metropolitan Organization.

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Pennsylvania State Archives. County Office Descriptions The board of county commissioners constitutes the most important administrative body in county government. In addition to their duties related to administration, the commissioners are also fiscal managers and have certain policy-making powers.

The office is one of the oldest in the. Mifflin County, PA Vital Records. Where can find Mifflin County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records. Mifflin County vital records can be found at the Pennsylvania Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records since and death records.

There is a fee for each copy requested. Oaths of Allegiance Index () Original Oaths of Allegiance records may be kept at the Pennsylvania State Archives.

Lancaster County Oaths of Allegiance Index. Lancaster County Government Center N Queen St. Lancaster, Pennsylvania Ph: County government and archives in Pennsylvania [database on-line].

Provo, UT: Operations Inc,   Archives, genealogy Publisher Philadelphia, Pa. [etc.]: The Historical records survey Collection allen_county; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center Language English Volume no Sylvester K.

Stevens and Donald H. Kent, eds., County Government and Archives in Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ) At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL book N2s; FHL film item This guide describes the records kept by each county, the information they contain, when most.

For additional information on the Department of Internal Affairs or the Bureau of Topographical and Geologic Survey please consult the finding aid of the Pennsylvania State Archives.

This collection contains alphabetical by county arranged published geological color-coded maps of each county prepared by the Second Geological Survey in Sheriff’s Office.

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Criminal Justice. Criminal Justice. Created inthe Chester County Archives was established to preserve and make available the historic records of Chester County. The archives currently holds over 2, volumes and 1, cubic feet of original public records of enduring historic and cultural value.

Quick & easy access to information about York County, Pa. agencies, programs and services. General hours: 8 a.m. to p.m. York County, PA Vital Records. Where can find York County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records. York County vital records can be found at the Pennsylvania Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records since and death records.

There is a fee for each copy requested. Located in the Chester County Government Services Center, the Chester County Archives is administered by Chester County Historical Society in cooperation with the County of Chester. Established inthe Archives is committed to preserving and making available the.

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About Delaware County. Delaware County, presently consisting of over square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania. This book offers a concise and well-illustrated history of the courthouses in all 67 counties of Pennsylvania.

Counties are arranged alphabetically and along with a brief overview of each county, Oliver Williams describes in detail the architectural features of all the courthouses, from their styles to types of cupolas to statuary and sculpture used.5/5(4).

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Stay connected with the latest news/information, provide your input, and find out how you can get involved. Items of interest to genealogists and historians often include the published Pennsylvania Archives series, regimental histories (primarily from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars), research guides for ethnic and minority groups, and guides to genealogical research in foreign countries.

Use our catalogue to search for materials. Opens In A New Window.There are 35 Archives in Pennsylvania, serving a population of 12, people in an area of 44, square is 1 Archives perpeople, and 1 Archives per 1, square miles. The state of Pennsylvania is ranked 41st in Archives per capita, and 16th in Archives per square mile.There are 5 Archives in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, serving a population of 1, people in an area of square is 1 Archives perpeople, and 1 Archives per square miles.

In Pennsylvania, Allegheny County is ranked 9th of 67 counties in Archives per capita, and 3rd of 67 counties in Archives per square mile.