Guide to the Krall Family Papers

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University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Guide to the Krall Family Papers, ca. 1758-1918

Collection number: Wyles Mss 6

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    Special Collections staff; latest revision, D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    15 January 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Krall Family Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1758-1918
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 6
Creator: Krall family
Extent: .5 linear foot (1 document box and 1 map folder)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur
Abstract: ca. 1758-1900. Correspondence, business records, and documents (including 18th century indentures) of a family from Shafferstown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, along with almanacs from the 1850s-1860s, and printed speeches, programs, and pamphlets from the Civil War and Reconstruction eras. 2 linear feet (2 boxes).
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Krall Family Papers. Wyles Mss 6. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains correspondence and documents (including 18th century indentures and early 19th century surveyors' plats) of the Krall family from Schaefferstown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, along with business records of the grocery firm of Krall and Zerbe. Also included are almanacs from the 1850s-1860s, and printed speeches, programs, and pamphlets from the Civil War and Reconstruction eras by Congressmen such as Thaddeus Stevens. Krall family members include John Krall, his son Cyrus M. Krall, and his grandson John M. Krall.

Collection Contents

Box

Oversize - Indentures (20 items), 1758-1860 [Wyles Map Cabinet 1/ 3]

Box 1: 1

Krall, John - Receipts and indentures, 1817-1846

Box 1: 2

Krall, Cyrus M. -

Box 1: 3 - 9

Krall, John M.

Box 1: 3

Bills and receipts, 1897-1900

Box 1: 4

Correspondence, 1897

Box 1: 5

Document - Lease, 1893

Box 1: 6

Drawings, 1861, n.d.

Box 1: 7

Franklin and Marshall College (includes annual catalogue, commencement program, Latin translations, and transcription of lectures by Thomas Williamson Nevins), ca. 1852-1872

Box 1: 8

Mercersburg College (annual catalogue), 1867

Box 1: 9

Millbach History and Lore - Paper read before the Lebanon County Historical Society, 1914

Box 1: 10

Krall Family - Correspondence (Scott Krall and unidentified), 1852, 1868

Box 1: 11

Krall and Zerbe - Business Records (mainly bills, receipts, invoices, licenses, and advertisements), 1828-1882, n.d.

Box 1: 12 - 14

Documents

Box 1: 12

Insurance Claims and Bills, 1863, 1870s

Box 1: 13

Poll Book and Election Records, 1888, n.d.

Box 1: 14

Surveyors' Plats, 1800-1855

Box 1: 15 - 19

Printed Materials

Box 1: 15

Almanacs - 4 items, 1852, 1867

Box 1: 16

Civil War/Reconstruction - Includes speeches by Congressmen such as William P. Frye, William D. Kelley, Amos Myers, Glenni W. Scofield, Thaddeus Stevens, and Thomas Williams, ca. 1862-1878

Box 1: 17

Health and Religion - Pamphlets, 1849-1918, n.d.

Box 1: 18

Republican Party - Pamphlets, 1876, 1880

Box 1: 19

Schaefferstown, Pennsylvania - Historical pamphlets, n.d.

Box 1: 20

Miscellany - mainly receipts, flyers, and pamphlets (one for a GAR encampment), 1849-1899