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Elizabeth Clarke Kieffer Papers

Identifier: MS 037


This collection consist of notes for an unpublished anecdotal history of Franklin and Marshall College written by Elizabeth Clarke Kieffer (1900-1991).


  • 1944-1956.


Restrictions on Access

Access unrestricted.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Photocopying and publication may be restricted by copyright. except by permission of copyright holder..

Biographical / Historical

Kieffer was born in Frederick, Maryland, was raised in Baltimore and served from 1928-1956 as a reference librarian in the Franklin and Marshall College Library. From 1956-1959 she served as the librarian of the Lancaster County Historical Society, and from 1959-1966 as the archivist of the Evangelical and Reformed Historical Society. In addition, she was an active local historian and genealogist and published many works on those subjects.


.5 Linear feet (1 box)

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Collection: Organized into folders. arranged by topic.

Ownership and Custodial History

Provenance unknown. Presumably donated ca. 1982 by Elizabeth Clarke Kieffer.

Processing Information

Processing completed c.1996.

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Repository Details

Part of the Franklin and Marshall College Special Collections Repository

PO Box 3003
Lancaster PA 17604 United States