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Bristol (Pa. : Borough)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Bristol Artifacts and Objects Collections

Identifier: GA.BH.16
Scope and Contents

Materials range from 1870 to 2017. Items remain in the original donated condition, some fragile items being covered or padded for protection. Provenance for a majority of the items is unknown, however, most of them pertain to Bristol small businesses (current and former).

Dates: 1870 - 2017

Bristol Borough (Pa.) Municipal Records

Identifier: GA.BH.1
Abstract Bristol Borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, became an important area due to its location along the Delaware River, a major land route, and subsequent rail line linking Philadelphia and New York City. Incorporated in 1720, it served as the county seat from 1705 to 1726. The Bristol (Pa.) Borough municipal records, 1730 to 1998, consist of Borough Council meeting minutes, roll books, ordinances, and financial records. Also included are records from various departments and subgroups of...
Dates: 1730 - 1998

Bristol Borough (Pa.) School District Records

Identifier: GA.BH.4
Abstract The Bristol Borough School District, located in the southeastern part of Bucks County, is bordered on the east by the Delaware River and is surrounded on the remaining three sides by the Bristol Township School District. The School District's first building was built in 1837; the first class graduated in 1883. For many years Bristol High School served as a regional High School for students from surrounding communities. The Bristol Borough (Pa.) School District records, 1856-2000, consists...
Dates: 1856 - 2000

Bristol High School Yearbook Collection

Identifier: GA.BH.24
Scope and Contents This collection is organized chronologically by year of publication, with original copies spanning from 1938 to present. This collection is split between two main locations within the Library and Archive: reference copies for staff use spanning from 1938 through present can be found on the bookshelf within the staff workroom, with photocopies of graduation programs, The Rambler, and other student publications/programs from approximately 1887 through 1950 can be found in binders (on said...
Dates: 1938-ongoing

Bristol History Collection of Oral History Projects

Identifier: GA.BH.12
Abstract From 2007-2012, the Bristol Oral History Initiative Committee organized three oral history projects with residents of Bristol Borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The first project was conducted by Borough students in the 7th and 8th grades. The interviewees were family members and community leaders, each discussing their life growing up in Bristol. The second series of interviews was conducted by 10th and 11th graders, and focused on Bristol veterans and residents on the home front...
Dates: 2008 - 2012

Bristol History Photograph Collection

Identifier: GA.BH.7
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of eleven boxes of miscellaneous photographs of various dates, creators, and conditions, all pertaining to local Bristol history. Some photographs are copies with the status of the original prints and their provenance being unknown.

Photographs within this collection have been digitized and published to the Digital Collections website. Any that are photocopies have not been included online for publication, but can be viewed in the physical collection.

Dates: circa 1863-2017

Bristol Jewish Center Collection

Identifier: GA.BH.14
Scope and Contents

This collection is organized chronologically with subject based files. Items in folders remain in the original received order from the creator. Materials range from 1939 to 2013. The collection consists of various records pertaining to the Bristol Jewish Center and its activities including; correspondence, programs/services, and other records of the Bristol Jewish Center’s general and administrative history.

Dates: 1904 - 2016

Carol and Harold Mitchener Collection

Identifier: GA.BH.32

Items in this collection have been gifted to or entrusted to Harold and Carol Mitchener for preservation. Due to the length of time between recieving the material and bringing it to the archive some of the source information has been lost. These materials relate to Bristol businesses, citizens, and organizations.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1700 - 2023

Family Histories and Scrapbooks Collection

Identifier: GA.BH.11
Scope and Contents This collection is organized in surname based files. Items in folders remain in the original received order from the creator as they came into the Grundy Archive. Material information ranges from the mid-1800s to 2003. The collection consists of records and books pertaining to genealogical research performed and compiled by various individuals regarding specific families. Family names included to date are: Stackhouse, Keating, Bruton, Booz, Cochran, Cooper, Bell, Sharpe, Phillips, Landreth,...
Dates: circa 1854-2003

Hunter-Townsend Collection

Identifier: GA.BH.21
Scope and Contents

This collection is organized in the original received order from the donor as it came into the Grundy Archive. The collection consists of personal papers, photographs, and items that were handed down from the Hunter, Townsend, and Weagley families.

Dates: 1868 - 2017; Majority of material found within dates from 1900-1970