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Contains 9 Results:

Application Cards for the Pennsylvania-German Society, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

This document is an undated application card filled out by Simon Snyder to apply to join The Pennsylvania-German Society. The application includes various questions such as name, address, occupation, parents names, and date of birth to verify if the applicant is German. The Pennsylvania-German Society was founded in 1764 and is the oldest German-American organization in the country.

Dates: Undated

Biography of Simon Snyder, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents This file contains biographical information about Simon Snyder. There are three documents in this file. Two of the papers are identical and include a drawing of Simon Snyder and information about his life, and the other document is a small biographical booklet written by Benjamin F. Snyder. According to the documents, Simon Snyder was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on November 5, 1759, was the Governor of Pennsylvania from 1808-1817, and he died in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania on November 9,...
Dates: Undated

Colonel James Ronayne, 1881-1921

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

This file contains 10 items, consisting of photographs, letters, envelopes, programs, and invitations. Each item in the file is related to Colonel James Ronayne. Colonel James Ronayne was Simon Snyder's son-in-law.

Dates: 1881-1921

Ephemera, 1899-2011

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

This file contains seven items related to Simon Snyder. It is inclusive of a theater ticket, a Christmas program, an article that has Simon Snyder's name in it, a postcard, a museum exhibition pamphlet about Snyder, and two identical cardboard cut-outs of the profile of a male figure wearing a hat and a bowtie.

Dates: 1899-2011

Founder's Day Program, November 24, 1909

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

This file includes two identical programs for Founder's Day at Susquehanna University on November 24, 1909. The program lists the speakers of the event in order, and the exact events of the day. The program was written in green ink.

Dates: November 24, 1909

Correspondence, 1819-1905

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

This file contains multiple letters and correspondence between Simon Snyder and various people. Some of these letters are handwritten, some were written with a typewriter. Most of the letters are in English, while a few are in Spanish.

Dates: 1819-1905

Battle of Cebu, The Philippine-American War, September 22-24, 1899

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

This file contains three newspaper clippings about Colonel Simon Snyder's battle and campaign victory on the island of Cebu during the Philippine-American War. The battle lasted September 22-24th, 1899. Colonel Snyder and 517 soliders of the Sixth, Nineteenth, Twenty-Third Infantry, a detachment of the Sixth Artillery, and volunteers from Tennessee aided in this effort to successfully push Cebuano rebels to the Southwest portion of the city.

Dates: September 22-24, 1899

Northumberland Lodge Constitution Booklet, April 19, 1876

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

This file contains a booklet issued by the Northumberland Lodge No. 196 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellow (I.O.O.F.) of the State of Pennsylavania, and certifies that on April 19, 1876, M.L. Snyder was admitted to this lodge. The booklet also contains the constituion, by-laws, and rules of order for the lodge.

Dates: April 19, 1876

Photographs, 1885

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

This file contains fifteen photographs and one drawing that include various family, individual, and architectural photos. Within the file, photographs 2,3,and 4 are photos of General Simon Snyder. The 14th item is a drawing of Governor Simon Synder's home, and the 15th photograph is of a monument erected to honor Governor Synder's legacy.

Dates: 1885