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Series 5. Financial Affairs, 1871-1999, bulk 1900-1930


Scope and Contents

This series contains 5 sub-series: Sub-Series 1 (General Business Ledgers), Sub-Series 2 (Account Books), Sub-Series 3 (Bank Books), Sub-Series 4 (General Records), Sub-Series 5 (Land). This series primarily contains ledgers and bank books that display the credits and expenditures of the school from its organization in the late 19th century to the present. There are two very large ledgers that are laying on the bottom shelf at the start of this series. One contains revenue receipts that were kept by John Lackhove, the business manager (1937-1938), and the other is a ledger of receipts from travel, administrative fees, salaries, etc. (1967). Ledgers are not housed in folders.


  • 1871-1999, bulk 1900-1930

Conditions Governing Access

The majority of this collection is open for research. However, access to Series 3, Box 1, Folder 10a and Series 6, Sub-Series 2, Box 1, Folder 28b is restricted. Please contact the archives for terms of use.


1.17 Linear Feet (6 archival boxes, 2 oversize unboxed ledgers)

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English


Each sub-series within this series is arranged in chronological order except Sub-Series 5 (Land), which is arranged alphabetically.

Repository Details

Part of the Shippensburg University Archives & Special Collections Repository

Ezra Lehman Memorial Library room 207
Shippensburg University of PA
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg PA 17257
717-477-1123 x3357