History Mailbox

Mailbox features classified advertisements related to Pennsylvania history.

Mrs. Maxine B. Schad, R. D. 4, Butler, Pennsylvania 16001, would like to buy or borrow volume one, number two of Pennsylvania Heritage, the Centre County issue.


The Genealogical Society of Utah is attempting to acquire as many family histories as possible for its library, which is used by more than twelve hundred persons per day. The Society would like to hear from anyone who has a family history available for acquisition. Its address is 50 East North Temple, Salt Lake City 84150.


Mrs. Dorothy Ruch Wilson, 326 Elm Avenue, Clearfield 16830, wishes to correspond with anyone familiar with the early (ca. 1750) history of Allen and Whitehall townships, Northampton County. She needs information on Henry Ruch and his wife Elizabeth Goebel, and will gladly pay a nominal fee or do research on Clearfield County in exchange.


Frank Lodwick, Jr., 2240 Iowa Avenue, Kenner, Louisiana 70062, needs genealogical data on the Widow (?) Lodwick and family of five sons and two daughters who lived in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in 1800. He also needs data on the Hilty family of Philadelphia (ca. 1860 and earlier) and wishes to corresĀ­pond with persons surnamed Lodwick, Lodowick, Ludwick, Ludwig, or Hilty.


Grace D. Bales, 1820 Cherry Road, Springfield, Illinois 62704, and J. Thomas Showier, P.O. Box 6022, Philadelphia 19114, both wish to obtain volume I, number 1 (Armstrong County issue) of Pennsylvania Heritage. Mrs. Maxine B. Schad, R.D. 4, Butler 16001, desires to buy or borrow volume I, number 2 (Centre County). George Land of Herndon, Pennsylvania, would like volume I, numbers 1 and 2, and volume II, number 3 (Bicentennial Edition); copies for Mr. Land should be sent to Pennsylvania Heritage, Box 1026, Harrisburg 17120.