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Harrisburg: The City Beautiful


The sources for this exhibit come from The Pennsylvania State Archives and the Historical Society of Dauphin County Archives. At the Pennsylvania State Archives the Manuscript Groups (MG) 58 and 43 were used. In MG 85, group 1, box 1 and group 14, box 6 were used. These included J. Horace McFarland’s general correspondence and his personal accounts and letters. Also used was MG 43, box 4, 5, and 6 which included Mira Lloyd Dock’s personal correspondence. At the Dauphin County Archives, MG 25 was used. MG 25 is the collection of the Municipal League of Harrisburg’s books, minutes, and papers. The book, City Contented, City Discontented by Paul Beers provided background information for the sources.