Bibliography:Adams County, PA

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The following is based on Adams County Historical Society Publications, and represents a selection of works which "are in print and available from the Adams County Historical Society, P.O. Box 4325, Gettysburg, PA  17325  (717) 334-4723, as of April 22, 2000". Other titles, as they come to hand will be added to this listing.

See also: Place:Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

TitleAvailability through ACHS [1]
Culture
Glatfelter, Charles H. and Arthur Weaner, The Manor of Maske: Its History and Individual Properties, (1992), $10.00, $11.85 by mail.
Hands That Made Them...Quilts of Adams County, PA, (1993), $24.95, $28.00 by mail.
Weiser, Frederick S., The Gift is Small, The Love is Great: Pennsylvania German Small Presentation Frakturs, (1994); $25.00 each; by mail, $27.75.
Powell, Walter, L., The Alexander Dobbin House: A Short History, (1986), $3.95, $5.00 by mail.
Monocacy and Catoctin: Some Early Settlers of Frederick and Carroll Counties, MD and Adams County, PA and Descendants, 1725-1985, ed. A.E. Schil dknecht Volume 1 - OUT OF PRINT, Vol. 2 - $45.00 each; by mail $49.95; Volume 3 (1994), $29.50, $33.25 by mail.
Smylie, James H., Scotch-Irish Presence in Pennsylvania, (1990), $5.00, $6.50 by mail.
Glatfelter, Charles H., The Pennsylvania Germans: A brief Account of Their Influence on Pennsylvania, (1990), $5.95, $7.50 by mail.
Glatfelter, Charles H., The Churches of Adams County, Pennsylvania: A Brief Review and Summary, (1981), $3.00, $4.00 by mail.
Comfort, William W., The Quakers: A Brief Account of Their Influences on Pennsylvania, (1989), $5.00, $6.50 by mail.
Records
Abstracts of South Central Pennsylvania Newspapers, 3 Volumes, 1785-1790; 1791-1795; 1796-1800; each $16.00, $18.25 by mail.
Bolin, Larry, 1790 Federal Census: Adams County, PA (1997), $10.00, $11.75 by mail.
Hankey, Joan R., comp. Index of 1860 Census: Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, (1995), $10.00, $11.75 by mail.
Miller, Randy J., Abstracts of Adams County, Pennsylvania Wills (1745-1800), (1994), $10.00, $11.75 by mail.
Miller, Randy J., Abstracts of Adams County, Pennsylvania Wills (1826-1850), (1996), $10.00, $11.75 by mail.
Weaner, Arthur, Taxables: The Low Dutch Settlement of Conewago, York County, PA, com, Joan Hankey, $10.00, $11.85 by mail.
Greenbolt, Kevin L., Abstracts of Adams County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1800-1826, (1988), $11.50, $13.50 by mail.
Hankey, Joan R., comp. Guide to Warrants and Patents in Present York and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania, (1996), $12.00, $14.00 by mail.
York County, Pennsylvania Church Records of the 18th Century, ed. Marlene S. Bates and F. Edward Wright, 3 volumes (1991), $24.50 each, $28.00 each, by mail.
Hankey, Joan R., comp. Index to the 1880 Census, Adams County, Pennsylvania, (1996), $15.00, $17.75 by mail.
Walmer, Margaret B., comp., 100 Years at Warrington: York County, Pennsylvania Quakers, Marriage, Removals, Births and Deaths, (1989), $20.00, $23.00 by mail.
Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century, $25.00, $26.75 by mail.
Walmer, Margaret B., Menallen Minutes, Marriages and Miscellany: Quaker Records, 1780-1890, (1992), $26.00, $28.75 by mail.
Battle of Gettysburg
Gettysburg Preservation Society, Camp Letterman: The Lost Legacy of Gettysburg's "Hospital Woods", July - November 1863, (1997), $10.00, $13.00 by mail.
Hankey, Joan R., comp., Gettysburg Residents 1860-1863: A comparison of 1860 and 1863 and 1864 Tax Lists, (1996), $10.00, $11.75 by mail.
Bennett, Gerald R., Days of "Uncertainty and Dread - The Ordeal Endured by the Citizens of Gettysburg, 1994, $10.95, $13.00 by mail.
Coco, Gregory A., Wasted Valor: The Confederate Dead at Gettysburg, (1990); $11.95 each; by mail - $14.00.
Frassanito, William A., The Gettysburg Bicentennial Album, (1987), $14.95, $17.00 by mail.
Rodgers, Sarah Sites, The Ties of the Past: The Gettysburg Diaries of Salome Myers Stewart, (1996), $14.95, $17.60 by mail.
Coco, Gregory A., A Vast Sea of Misery: A History and Guide to Union and confederate Field Hospitals at Gettysburg, July 1 - November 20, 1863, (1988), $29.95, $34.00 by mail.
Bloom, Robert L., "We Never Expected a Battle: The Civilians at Gettysburg - 1863", (1988), $3.00, $4.00 by mail.
To Gettysburg By Train: Gettysburg and Harrisburg Railroad (1885, 1989 reprint), $4.95, $6.50 by mail.
Small, Cindy L., The Jenny Wade Story: A True and Complete Account of the only Civilian Killed During The Battle of Gettysburg, (1991), $4.95, $6.50 by mail.
Frassanito, William A., Early Photographers of Gettysburg, (1995), $49.95, $57.00 by mail.
Coco, Gregory A., War Stories: A Collection of 150 Little Known Human Interest Stories of the Campaign and Battle of Gettysburg, (1992), $6.00, $7.60 by mail.
Collins, Mary Ruth and Cinda A. Stouffer, One Soldier's Legacy: The National Homestead, Gettysburg, (1993), $6.95, $8.75 by mail.
Smith, Timothy H., The Story of Lee's Headquarters: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, (1995), $7.95, $9.95 by mail.
Minigh, Henry H., History of Company K, 1st (Infantry) PA Reserves: "The Boys who fought..." (1998 reprint, 1891); $8.00 each; by mail, $9.75.
Frassanito, William A., Gettysburg Then and Now: Touring the Battlefield with Old Photos 1863-1889, (1996), $8.95, $10.75 by mail.
Frassanito, William A., The Gettysburg Then and Now Companion (1997), $8.95, $10.75 by mail.
History
Bankert, Jan A., Digges' Choice 1724-1800, 1996, $19.50, $28.75 by mail.
1886 History of Adams County, Pennsylvania, (1992 reprint), $40.00, $45.40 by mail.
Bloom, Robert L., A History of Adams County, Pennsylvania, 1700-1990, (1992), $50.00, $56.00 by mail.
Adams County History, beginning 1995; An annual publication of several specially written articles. vol 1-3, $4.00 each, $5.50 each, by mail; vol. 4-5, $5.00 each, by mail, $6.50.
Maps/Atlas'/Photography
Atlas of Adams County - Index to the 1872 maps, compiled by Joan R. Hankey, 1996, $10.60, $12.00 by mail.
Historical Map of Adams County, 1950 edition, $2.00, $3.50 by mail.
Atlas of Adams County (1872), 1994 reprint. $20.0, $23.50 by mail.
Glatfelter, Charles H. and Arthur Weaner, Subdivisions of the Manor of Maske, 35 by 45 inch map, $20.00, $25.50 by mail.
Atlas and Index set, $28.00, $32.00 by mail.
Forsythe Map of Gettysburg (ca. 1786). Includes names written in lots which we suspect represent those persons who originally agreed to purchase lots before James Gettys issued deeds in the fall of 1787. $3.00, $4.50 by mail.
Adams County, PA, 1991 - 1st edition (ADC: [the map people, of Alexandria, VA]), $3.50 each; by mail, $4.50.
A Glimpse Into Adams County, 1860 - 1914: A Photographic Record, ed. Carel A. Moore, (1977), $3.50, $5.00 by mail.
Digges Choice: connected survey map of the sub-divisions and index, $5.00 set; by mail, $6.75. 
1858 Adams County Map, tracing of county. $5.00, $6.25 by mail.
1858 Adams County Map, tracing of eight towns. $5.00, $6.25, by mail.
Historic Adams County, Pennsylvania: A Pictorial Record (1959, 1992 reprint), $6.00, $7.60 by mail.

Notes

  1. Data as of their website on 22 June 2009. Site has not been updated since 2002