Held at: Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc. [Contact Us]Red Men's Hall, PO Box 476, Green Lane, PA, 18054
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc.. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
"Goschenhoppen is one of the oldest continuously existing Pennsylvania German communities in America. This geographic region occupies a small corner of southeastern Pennsylvania in Montgomery County. The Goschenhoppen Historians Inc., was founded in 1964 in order to preserve the folk culture of this area's earliest immigrant settlers, known as the Pennsylvania Dutch."
Goschenhoppen Historians. "Home Page." Accessed December 16, 2011. http://www.goschenhoppen.org/
The vast majority of this collection is deeds, although there are also a few bonds, releases, wills, and other legal documents. Most documents are original, although there are a few photocopies. The geographic region covered includes parts of Montgomery, Berks, and Philadelphia counties.
The collection is arranged into groupings by area, within which items are in chronological order.
Deeds collected by the Goschenhoppen Historians.
- Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc.
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Michael Gubicza through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories
- This preliminary finding aid was created as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- Access Restrictions
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