Gene Wierbach Almanac collection
SPEC.002

Summary Information

Repository

Ball State University Libraries Archives and Special Collections

Title

Gene Wierbach Almanac Collection

ID

SPEC.002

Date

1788-1875

Extent

0.3 Cubic feet1 box

Language

English

Language of Materials

Materials in English and German. The German almanacs are printed in German gothic type, or fraktur.

Preferred Citation

Gene Wierbach Almanac Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries

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Scope and Contents

This collection includes 19 farmer’s almanacs published in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New York between 1788 and 1875.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Gene Wierbach on 1944/09/21.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Finding aid created 2009/07/06 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid completed 2009/07/06 by Maren L. Read.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Wierbach, Gene

Subject(s)

  • Almanacs
  • Almanacs, American
  • Almanacs, American--Maryland
  • Almanacs, American--New York
  • Almanacs, American--Pennsylvania
  • Almanacs, German--Pennsylvania

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Collection Inventory

Gene Wierbach Almanac collection

Box Volume

Title unknown, Pennsylvania: 1788

1 1

Title unknown, Pennsylvania: circa 1803

1 2

Der Gemeinnutzige Landwirtschafts Calender. Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Anton Albrecht, 1816.

1 3

Der Westliche Menschenfreund u. [und] Schellsburger Calender. Schellsburg, Bedford County, Pennsylvania: Frederick Gaeb, 1828.

1 4

Der Hoch-Deutsche Americanische Calender. Germantaun [Germantown], Pennsylvania: M. Billmeyer, 1833.

1 5

Neuer Gemeinnütziger Pennsylvanischer Calender. Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Johann Bär, 1833.

1 6

Neuer Gemeinnütziger Pennsylvanischer Calender. Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Johann Bär, 1835.

1 7

Der Hoch-Deutsche Germantaun Calendar. Philadelphia: Wm. W. Walter, 1839.

1 8

Americanisher Stadt und Land Calendar. Philadelphia: Conrad Zentler, 1840.

1 9

Uncle Sam’s Almanac. Pennsylvania: J. Van Court, 1842.

1 10

Neuer Gemeinnütziger Pennsylvanischer Calender. Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Johann Bär, 1846.

1 11

The Farmer’s Almanac. 1846.

1 12

The Great Western Almanac. Philadelphia: Jos. McDowell, 1851

1 13

The United States Farmer’s Almanac. Philadelphia: Sower and Barnes, 1859.

1 15

Schenck’s Almanac for the Million. Philadelphia: Dr. J.H. Schenck, 1868.

1 16

John F. Henry’s United States Farmer Almanac. New York: J.C. Saxton, “Season” Press, 1871.

1 17

The Lutheran Almanac. Baltimore: T. Newton Kurtz, 1872

1 18

Neuer Gemeinnütziger Pennsylvanischer Calendar. Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Johann Bär’s Söhnen, 1874.

1 19

Neuer Gemeinnütziger Pennsylvanischer Calendar. Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Johann Bär’s Söhnen, 1875.

1 20

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