Benjamin Franklin Portrait Collection
This collection contains several engraved portraits of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) who donated 200 pounds and the use of his name to the establishment of a PA-German College in Lancaster PA in 1787. Franklin College later merged with Marshall College to form the modern Franklin and Marshall College.
- Creation: c.1782-c.1850.
- Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Photocopying and publication may be restricted by copyright. except by permission of copyright holder..
.10 Linear feet (7 items)
Language of Materials
Collection: Organized into folders.
Ownership and Custodial History
The collection was donated to the College by Paul N. Schaeffer (F & M 1905) in June 1959.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Paul N. Schaeffer. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1959..
Processing completed c.1992.
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