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Manuscript Group 214
WARREN J. HARDER COLLECTION
1928-1968
10 cu. ft.


Research notes and photographs of Warren J. Harder (d. 1968), Harrisburg resident, author, newspaper correspondent, and photographer, including 1) correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, etc., ca. 1950-1968, 2 cu. ft., pertaining to Harder's writings, especially to Daniel Drawbaugh, The Edison of the Cumberland Valley; 2) prints and negatives, ca. 1941-1963, 7 cu. ft., showing personalities, community activities, bridges and streams, industrial and commercial facilities, parks and cemeteries, public and private buildings, railroads, streets and roads, etc., of Harrisburg and the Harrisburg area; 3) photographic copies of portraits of U. S. presidents, governors of Pennsylvania, Civil War generals, etc., ca. 1941-1963, .5 cu. ft.; and 4) photographic copies, ca. 1941-1963, 5 cu. ft., of early prints and related materials pertaining to a wide variety of inventions (bicycles, electrical equipment, firearms, fire engines, fire escapes, flying machines, life preservers, phonographs, photographic equipment, printing machines, railroad equipment, sewing machines, stoves, telegraph and telephone equipment, etc.).




PA State Archives Hours, Directions, & Fees Research Topics Finding Aids for Collections Land Records