Adams County PA - Everything Collection

Adams County PA - Everything Collection


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This is a collection of various historical and genealogical reference works on Pennsylvania. These references cover 1000's of individuals, and are an excellent way to start or continue research focused on PA. This collection includes all of the individual collections covering Adams County, PA (Please see individual collection listings for detailed descriptions of titles.)

This material was scanned from original publications and will be provided as text searchable PDFs (unless noted in description). You will receive an email with the download link after purchasing online. These files can be read using many PDF reader programs (Windows / Mac / Linux), however Adobe Reader or Acrobat are recommended.

AD01 - Adams County Genealogy Everything Collection
(All Individual Collections on Adams County, PA)

AD02 - County, Regional and Miscellaneous History Collection
County History & Biography Collection
The History and Topography of Dauphin, Cumberland, Franklin, Bedford, Adams, Perry, Somerset, Cambria, and Indiana Counties (I. Daniel Rupp, 1848, 711 pages)
History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania (Warner, Beers & Co., 1886, 1155 pages)
The Story of the Creation of Adams County, Pennsylvania (Hon. Edward McPherson, 1889, 50 pages)
Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of the Nineteenth Congressional District PA [Cumberland, York & Adams Counties] (Samuel T. Wiley, 1897, 550 pages)
Historic Adams County Pennsylvania - A Pictorial Record (Historical Handbook Committee, 1950, 97 pages)
Souvenir Program - 150th Anniversary of the Founding of Adams County, PA (Anonymous, 1950, 58 pages)

Town, Township & Regional Histories
A History of Abbottstown (Willis W. Eisenhart, 1953, 136 pages)

AD03 - Misc Histories, Maps Atlases & Images Collection
Church, Family, Education, Military and Miscellaneous Histories
A Historical Sketch of Christ's Church in Union Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (John Ault, 1876, 18 pages)
Historical Discourse, the Presbyterian Church of Gettysburg, Penn'a. (J. K. Demarest, 1876, 43 pages)
History of Saint Aloysius Church of Littlestown, Penn'a (William McSherry, Jr., 1893, 132 pages)
The Stewarts of Coitsville - A History of Robert and Sarah Stewart of Adams County, PA (Stewart-Bailey Committee, 1899, 207 pages)
Adams County in the World War (Foulk and Eichelberger, 1921, 300 pages)
Eight Centuries of Spanglers (Belmont Farley, 1939, 64 pages)
History of Christ Reformed Church (Evan. & Ref.) 1746-1947 Union Township, Adams Co., near Littlestown, PA (Rev. John Clark Brumbach, 1947, 176 pages)

Maps & Atlases Collection
1821 Map of York and Adams Counties [Pa] (D. Small & W. Wagner, Color)
1850's Map of Adams Co., Pa (Unattributed, B/W)
1858 Map of Adams Co., Pennsylvania (G. M. Hopkins, C.E., Color)
1872 Atlas of Adams Co. Pennsylvania (D. J. Lake, I. W. Field & Co., 35 pages, B/W)

Birds-eye Town Views
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (1888, T. M. Fowler)

AD04 - Directory Collection (1860-1940)
Boyd's Business Directory of the Counties of Adams, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Lancaster, Montgomery and York, PA. together with a General Directory of all the Inhabitants of Harrisburg 1860 (William H. Boyd, 1860, 326 pages)
History and Directory of the Boroughs of Gettysburg, Oxford, Littlestown, York Springs, Berwick, and East Berlin, Adams County, PA with Historical Collections. (John T. Reily, 1880, 188 pages)
Official Directory - Local & Long Distance Telephone Telephone Directory - October 1910 Lancaster, Gettysburg, Hanover, York and Nearby Places (Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania, 1910, 68 pages)
Farm Journal Directory of Adams County Pennsylvania 1915-1920 (Wilmer Atkinson Company, 1915, 258 pages)
Telephone Directory - April 1924 (Bell Telephone Co. of PA, 1924, 172 pages)
Telephone Directory - October 1924 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1924, 152 pages)
Telephone Directory - April 1925 (Bell Telephone Co. of PA, 1925, 216 pages)
Telephone Directory - 1926 Issue (Cumberland Valley Telephone Co., 1926, 204 pages)
Lancaster and Nearby Points Telephone Directory - June 1940 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1940, 234 pages)
Telephone Directory - 1940-41 Issue (United Telephone Company of PA, 1940, 154 pages)

AD05 - Directory Collection (1941-1960)
Telephone Directory - 1941-42 Issue (United Telephone Company of PA, 1941, 158 pages)
The Columbia Telephone Company Directory - June 1941 (Columbia Telephone Co., 1941, 198 pages)
Telephone Directory - July 1942 (United Telephone Company of PA, 1942, 162 pages)
Telephone Directory - July 1943 (United Telephone Company of PA, 1943, 166 pages)
Telephone Directory - July 1944 (United Telephone Company of PA, 1944, 138 pages)
York and Nearby Points Telephone Directory – June 1945 (York Telephone & Telegraph Co., 1945, 168 pages)
Hanover and Nearby Points Telephone Directory - July 1946 (United Telephone Company of PA, 1946, 112 pages)
Hanover and Nearby Points Telephone Directory - July 1947 (United Telephone Company of PA, 1947, 120 pages)
Hanover and Nearby Points Telephone Directory - August 1948 (United Telephone Company of PA, 1948, 148 pages)
Hanover and Nearby Points Telephone Directory - July 1949 (United Telephone Company of PA, 1949, 160 pages)
Hanover and Nearby Points Telephone Directory - July 1950 (United Telephone Company of PA, 1950, 172 pages)
Hanover and Nearby Points Telephone Directory - July 1951 (United Telephone Company of PA, 1951, 170 pages)
Hanover and Nearby Points Telephone Directory - July 1959 (United Telephone Company of PA, 1959, 264 pages)
Polk's Gettysburg Directory 1960 [Including Littlestown, New Oxford, Biglerville and Fairfield] (R. L. Polk & Co., 1960, 528 pages)

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