MG 150 - Roop Collection

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Scope and Content

Consists of Articles of Agreement between John Roop, yeoman, and Peter Roop, blacksmith, for the sale of a tract of land in Swatara Township, Dauphin County containing 34 acres and 94 perches, 1821; a printed copy of the retiring presidential address given by Dr. J. Warren Roop to the Dauphin County Medical Society January, 1899, entitled, "Medical Achievements of the Present Century;" a photograph of the Roop home and family on North Sixth Street, Harrisburg; a typewritten paper with genealogy information of the Roop family; and a copy of a letter dated 1974 concerning the deeds to the Sixth Street property.

Background

Dr. Jacob Warren Roop, born December, 1841, died December, 1908, was President of the Dauphin County Medical Society, 1899. He married, first, Sadie Elizabeth Harp and second, Emma Clark Beers.

Date(s): 1821-1974

Extent: 1 folder, 5 enclosures