Franklin and Marshall College
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 014
Identifier: MS 012
Summary This collection contains correspondence written to Bernard C. Wolff by German Reformed ministers who were interested in and potential contributors to the union of Franklin and Marshall College. The bulk of the material dates from the year 1852. There are also a few letters written by Wolff to John Williamson Nevin in 1842.
Dates: 1841-1887,; Majority of material found in 1852
Identifier: MS 070
Summary The Charles Steinman Foltz, Jr. Papers chronicle the education and career of international journalist and author Charles "Chisel" Foltz. The materials in this collection document Mr. Foltz's family genealogy, five-decade journalistic career, and life-long association with Franklin and Marshall College. Types of materials included in the collection are as follows: correspondence, memoranda, articles/reports, organizational publications, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and photographs....
Dates: ca. 1855-1994 (inclusive),; Majority of material found within 1937-1975
Identifier: MS 057
Summary This collection consists of research material documenting the work of Philadelphia architect Charles Zeller Klauder, 1872-1938. Of particular interest is the material on buildings constructed at Franklin and Marshall College between 1923 and 1931. Klauder was a prolific architect, designing numerous college buildings in the Gothic and Colonial Revival style at Penn State, the University of Delaware, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University and the University of Pittsburgh, among others....
Dates: 1911-1990,; Majority of material found within 1922-1929
Identifier: MS 019
Summary This collection contains the personal papers and family history of David McNeely Stauffer who attended Franklin and Marshall College from 1861-1864. Items include personal diaries, engineering notebooks, artwork, personal papers, and family history. Specific items of note include Stauffer's 1862 diary of his experiences in the Civil War, his personal extra-illustrated copy of Joseph H. Dubbs' 1903 History of Franklin and Marshall College and an autograph album owned by ancestor Enricus Stauffer...
Dates: 1633-1936,; Majority of material found within 1875-1911
Identifier: MS 043
Summary This collection contains Small's notes, rough drafts, typescript drafts for Almost Famous 1982 and The River in Winter 1987; the typescript drafts of two unpublished books Year of the Dog Star and Next Best Thing (much of the material of which formed the basis for Almost Famous); and an early version of Almost Famous entitled, King of Infinite Space. It also includes research materials, correspondence, notes, drafts, and galley proofs.
Dates: 1968-1991,; Majority of material found within 1978-1986
Identifier: MS 015
Summary E.J. Bonbrake was a member of the Franklin and Marshall College Class of 1855. This collection contains letters of recommendation and miscellaneous items which he gathered during his study here. Letters in this collection are signed by Theodore Appel, Henry Harbaugh Apple, and Emanuel Vogel Gerhart.
Identifier: MS 037
Identifier: MS 011
Identifier: MS 056
Summary This collection consists of 100 letters received by Francis Marion Mull of Jeannette, Pennsylvania while a student at Franklin and Marshall College from 1926 to 1928. While at F & M, Mr. Mull lived in Santee Hall, became a member of Alpha Pi Fraternity, and married a girl named Evalyn in November 1928. Although a member of the Class of 1930, Mr. Mull apparently never received his degree having quit school sometime after December 1928. The majority of the letters were written by Francis'...
Dates: 1925-1928,; Majority of material found within 1926-1928
Identifier: MS 001
Summary This collection consists of screenplays, scripts, films, film trailers, photographs, set designs, publicity packets, and other television and motion picture memorabilia related to the work of the Hollywood director Franklin J. Schaffner (1920-1989), a 1942 Franklin and Marshall graduate.
Dates: 1938-1989,; Majority of material found within 1947-1987
Identifier: MS 072
Summary This collection contains scripts, documents, publications, photographs, and audio-visual materials relating to the theatrical, television, and film work of Tony Award-winning Broadway playwright, librettist, and stage and film director James Lapine, a 1971 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. The bulk of the collection consists of materials relating to three Lapine-directed films and television adaptations of Lapine's theatre work. This includes footage, scripts and production materials...
Dates: 1978-2001,; Majority of material found within 1984-1999
Identifier: MS 074
Summary The James S. Constantine Papers chronicle the career of classical scholar and musician James Stuart Constantine, a 1922 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. Types of materials include: biographical material, correspondence, publications, radio scripts, scrapbooks and travel photographs. Strengths of the collection include photographic documentation of ancient sites in the Greco-Roman world in the 1930s, Ancient Greek music, 20th century music performance, and scholarly literature on music.
Dates: ca. 1921-1989 (inclusive),; Majority of material found within 1930-1972
Identifier: MS 020
Summary The collection consists of drafts, galley proofs, magazines, and correspondence relating to the work of John F. Suter. These materials cover the span of Mr. Suter's career, including his early attempts at writing radio plays. The earliest item dates from 1945 with the bulk of the material covering the period from 1980 to the present.
Dates: 1945-1995,; Majority of material found within 1980-1995
Identifier: MS 055
Summary This collection consists of letters, photographs and other material relating to four members of the Kneedler family of Greensburg, PA who attended Franklin and Marshall College in the 20th century. The largest portion of the material are letters written by Robert Glen, and Jay Ivan Kneedler (members of the Class of 1927). Their letters are particularly interesting as they depict student life in the 1920s. The second largest part contains the student papers (1961-1965) of A. Richard Kneedler, a...
Dates: 1893-2005,; Majority of material found within 1923-1925 .; Majority of material found within 1961-1965
Identifier: MS 025
Summary The collection consists of letters, legal documents, diaries, clippings, lithographs, engravings, broadsides, photographs, books and frakturs. The items were assembled and held by Bertha K. Leinbach. The earliest item in the collection dates from ca. 1745 with the bulk of the material covering the period from 1830 - 1900.
Dates: 1745-1930,; Majority of material found within 1830-1900
Identifier: MS 054
Summary This collection consists of the typed literary manuscripts of Asian-American author-poet Marcialito Cam, written during the period from 1967-2003. Visually disabled from the age of nine, Mr. Cam is a 1955 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. Among Mr. Cam's writings are works of fiction, poetry, and essays on social and political issues. Some manuscripts have been published in book form while others remain unpublished. Additional material received in 2004 documents Mr. Cam's...
Dates: 1967- present,; Majority of material found within 1967-2000
Identifier: MS 009
Summary This collection contains coursework and classroom notes created by Marshall F.L. Zeigler (F & M 1908) while a student at Franklin and Marshall College, 1904-1908.
Dates: 1904-1908,; Majority of material found within 1904-1908
Identifier: MS 008
Summary This collection consist of the personal papers of Rev. Nathan C. Schaeffer. Materials include addresses and lecture notes from 1899 as well as honorary degree certificates received by Schaeffer during his career.
Dates: 1877-1914,; Majority of material found within 1895-1914
Identifier: MS 059
Summary This collection contains personal papers, correspondence, photographs scrapbooks, personal artifacts and sports memorabilia relating to Neal Okleigh Harris (1906-1982), his wife Estella Elizabeth (Cooper) Harris (1908-1990) and their families, the Harris' of Schuykill County Pa and the Coopers of Lancaster County Pa.
Dates: 1898-1989,; Majority of material found within 1926-1978
Identifier: MS 051
Summary This collection consists of two scrapbooks compiled by Oliver T. Everhart, a member of the Class of 1854 at Marshall College in Mercersburg, Pa. The first scrapbook was compiled in 1917 and consists of ephemera, news clippings and other papers dating from the 1850s to 1917 that relate to Mr. Everhart's personal affiliations with various organizations including Franklin and Marshall College, the York County Pomona Grange and Emmanuel Reformed Church of Hanover, Pa. The second scrapbook contains...
Identifier: MS 034
Summary This collection consists of research materials, notes, correspondence, reviews, articles, and essays documenting the literary and classroom work conducted by Dr. Richard D. Altick in his years of teaching at Ohio State University. The collection is arranged by topic with materials corresponding to major monographs and serial articles written by Dr. Altick, as well as materials relating to lectures, courses and areas of research interest.
Dates: 1942-1997,; Majority of material found within 1948-1997
Identifier: MS 062
Summary The collection consists of the photographs, correspondence, programs, postcards, and ephemera pertaining to the collegiate career of Mr. Robert D. Campbell, class of 1953. Mr. Campbell was careful to document every step of his college experience - from initial letter of acceptance, to final commencement program. The collection also contains as small amount of miscellaneous commemorative material from more recent years. Strengths of the collection include an impressive array of photographs...
Identifier: MS 007
Summary This collection consist of personal papers and classroom materials owned by Robert E. Faulkender, a 1942 Economics graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. Most materials date from his time as a student at F & M from 1938-1942. Mr. Faulkender later taught Economics at Windham College in Putney, Vermont for many years.
Dates: 1938-1964,; Majority of material found within 1938-1942
Identifier: MS 017
Summary This collection includes the diaries of S.M. Roeder kept while he was a student at Franklin and Marshall College (1872 - 1876) and a student at the Seminary (1876-1878). These diaries are useful in documenting student life in Lancaster during that time period.
Dates: 1866-1930,; Majority of material found within 1872-1876
Identifier: MS 028
Summary This collection consists of late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century bookplates designed by various artists, primarily including those designed by F & M alum David McNeely Stauffer. Although Stauffer spent most of his career as a civil engineer, he was noted for his work as a copper and steel engraver and designed bookplates for many prominent libraries including Franklin and Marshall. Stauffer also provided illustrations for Joseph Henry Dubbs' 1903 history of Franklin and Marshall...
Identifier: MS 004
Summary In addition to Theodore Appel's correspondence and other materials, the collection includes diaries, notebooks, and daybooks of Charlotte Wolff Appel (1855 Feb 21 - 1940 Sep 29), his daughter, as well as a bound volume of transcripts, typed extracts from various notebooks owned by Theodore Appel, covering the years 1839 to 1903. The transcripts were done in 1939 under the supervision of Hugh Nevin, grandson of Theodore. A table of contents to the transcripts follows the inventory listing. There...
Dates: 1836-1933,; Majority of material found in 1840-1933