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Manuscript Group 298
LUCILLE WILSON COLLECTION
1793-1881, & undated
.5 cubic feet (1 large, thin flat file box)


A collection of photographs, prints, engravings, broadsides, and a map donated by Mrs. Lucille (James) Wilson of Las Vegas, .Nevada, Among the items found are an 1812 portrait of Eugene Alexander Fruauff, a 1793 portrait of The Reverend Benjamin Latrobe, and an 1857 portrait of Governor Joseph Ritner. The etchings include views of Linden Hall Seminary for Young Ladies in Lititz, the Boy's Academy in Lititz, and the Hotel Lititz. Photographs include views of Linden Hall, formal class portraits taken at Linden Hall, views of Millersville Normal School, the "old Chapel" in Bethlehem, the John Man Farm in Donegal Township near Columbia in Lancaster County, and Sunnyside College, (location unknown). Other images include interior views of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1852, the Senate in 1853, and seating charts for the German Unity Synods of 1836, 1848, and 1857. Finally, the 1853 map is a plan for the turnpike laid out between Lancaster and Lititz in Lancaster County.




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