Skip to main content

Charles Z. Klauder Research Collection

Identifier: MS 057


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. Klauder was also noted for his designs of libraries and churches.


  • Creation: 1911-1990,
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1922-1929


Restrictions on Access

Access unrestricted.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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


.50 Linear feet (1 box)

Language of Materials



Collection: Organized into series corresponding to 1) biographical material, 2)articles on Klauder's F & M work, 3)articles on other Klauder work.

Ownership and Custodial History

All materials in this collection were assembled from other sources by F & M American Studies professor David Schuyler while researching the architectural work of Charles Z. Klauder. They were given to the library in 1999.

Related Archival Materials

Records of Franklin and Marshall College (RG 1- RG 15): Custodian--Archives and Special Collections: Address--Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, Country--USA..

Related Archival Materials

Day and Klauder architectural records 1895-1958 (Coll. 069): Custodian--Architectural Archives: Address--University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Country--USA..

Processing Information

Processing completed 2003.

Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Franklin and Marshall College Special Collections Repository

PO Box 3003
Lancaster PA 17604 United States