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Bernard C. Wolff Papers

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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

Charles Steinman Foltz, Jr. Papers

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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

Charles Z. Klauder Research Collection

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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...
Dates: 1911-1990,; Majority of material found within 1922-1929

Cliosophic Society of Lancaster Records

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Identifier: MS 030
Summary

The collection consists of meeting minutes, programs, society histories and essays presented at meetings. The collection covers the years from 1880 - 1982, with the bulk of the material from 1880 - 1950 and 1979 - 82.

Dates: 1880-1982,; Majority of material found within 1880-1950; Majority of material found within 1979-1982

Edward J. Nichols Collection

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Identifier: MS 024
Summary

This collections consists of correspondence, notes, reviews and clippings pertaining to Edward J. Nichols' book Toward Gettysburg: the biography of John Fulton Reynolds (1821-1863) [see also Manuscript Collection 6].

Dates: c.1863-1963,; Majority of material found within 1954-1961

Elizabeth Clarke Kieffer Papers

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Identifier: MS 037
Summary

This collection consist of notes for an unpublished anecdotal history of Franklin and Marshall College written by Elizabeth Clarke Kieffer (1900-1991).

Dates: 1944-1956.

Fortnightly Club Records

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Identifier: MS 033
Summary

The collection includes meeting minutes, constitutions, correspondence, essays, and miscellaneous materials covering the years 1908 to the present.

Dates: 1908-present.

Johannes Schwalm Historical Association Collection

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Identifier: MS 052
Summary This collection consists of research materials gathered by the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association an organization dedicated to the history of the Hessian soldiers who became citizens of the new United States after the American Revolution and their German-American descendents. Available to interested researchers are mostly secondary materials such as journals, monographs, family histories, articles, dissertations and manuscripts documenting German-American families, history and...
Dates: 1776-present,; Majority of material found within 1975-present

Jonathan Messersmith Foltz Papers

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Identifier: MS 021
Summary The items in the collection date from 1825 to 1877 and are, for the most part, diaries and journals. There are no childhood records. The materials document Foltz's life from the age of fifteen. It is assumed that the bulk of the collection was assembled by J.M. Foltz. Of particular interest are the contents of Foltz's medical journals: shipboard supplies, pharmaceutical lists, patient and remedy lists, and literature relating to the contemporary practice of medicine. Most of the Civil War...
Dates: 1825-1906,; Majority of material found within 1831-1877

Junior League of Lancaster County Records

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Identifier: MS 075
Summary The Junior League of Lancaster's Records from 1923-2001, documents the group's organization, activities, and volunteer work. This collection includes board minutes, ledgers, membership manuals, membership minutes, annual reports, newssheets, magazines, scripts, programs, scrapbooks, photo albums, and audio recordings. The collection contains both records of the local Lancaster chapter with some mention of national workings. Both the administrative records and collection of scrapbooks are...
Dates: 1923-2004,; Majority of material found within 1923-1980

Kneedler Family Papers

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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,...
Dates: 1893-2005,; Majority of material found within 1923-1925 .; Majority of material found within 1961-1965

Lancaster County Academy Records

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Identifier: MS 005
Summary

This collection contains records of the Lancaster County Academy a secondary school that operated in Lancaster Pa from 1827 to ca. 1840. Materials include committee reports, trustees minutes, correspondence, receipts, and construction bids.

Dates: 1827-1841,; Majority of material found within 1827-1830

Lancaster Day Care Center Records

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Identifier: MS 079
Summary This collection contains the administrative, financial, and publicity records of the Lancaster Day Care Center, a public, non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable child care and educational services to the children of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Strengths of the collection include comprehensive financial and administrative records, including lengthy runs of Board of Directors’ minutes, financial information, correspondence, and photographs. Additional strengths include runs of...
Dates: 1915-2018,; Majority of material found within 1935-1995

Linnaean Society of Lancaster City and County Records

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Identifier: MS 013
Summary

This collection consists of administrative materials, correspondence, section reports and memorials.

Dates: 1862-1896,; Majority of material found within 1862-1889

Oliver T. Everhart Collection

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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...
Dates: 1852-1917.

Pennsylvania-German Society Records

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Identifier: MS 003
Summary

This collection contains materials related to the Pennsylvania German Society, a nonprofit, educational organization, founded in 1891 and devoted to the study of Pennsylvania-German culture and history in Pennsylvania. Instrumental in the history of the society were members associated with Franklin and Marshall College such as George Baer, John S Stahr, and Frank Reid Diffenderffer. The society is currently headquartered in Kutztown.

Dates: 1891-1958,; Majority of material found within 1894-1958

Reynolds Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 006
Summary This collection consists of letters, diaries, scrapbooks, hand-drawn maps, clippings, photographs, transcripts, war communications and books relating to three generations of the Reynolds family of Lancaster, PA. The collection consists mostly of the papers of William Reynolds (1815 - 1879) and John Fulton Reynolds (1820-1863). Scrapbooks were compiled by Eleanor Reynolds and mostly chronicle the military career of brother John. Books (monographs) that were included in the Reynolds Family...
Dates: 1765-1934,; Majority of material found within 1830-1880

Robert D. Campbell Collection

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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...
Dates: 1949-1953.

Samuel Marsteller Roeder Papers

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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

West End Revolver (Club) Records

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Identifier: MS 065
Summary This collection contains treasurer's records of the West End Revolver, a Lancaster club that operated from ca. 1890- ca. 1940. The West End Revolver was apparently a private library/ reading club that circulated reading material among its members and perhaps discussed readings. Among the members were numerous individuals associated with Franklin and Marshall College, including Joseph H. Dubbs, Jacob Bausman, Richard Conrad Schiedt, Helen Stahr (Mrs. Edwin M.) Hartman, George F. Mull, John S....
Dates: 1890-1940.

Zorach Collection of East German Literature

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Identifier: MS 077
Summary This collection consists of literature from the former Democratic Republic of Germany (East Germany) collected by Franklin and Marshall College Professor of German, Cecile Zorach during travels to East Germany. Literature consists of government and non-governmental publications (some propagandic in nature), guidebooks, and magazines on themes such as politics, nuclear war, economics, youth, education, culture, and tourism. The bulk of the literature dates from the 1980s and gives a view of...
Dates: 1976-1990,; Majority of material found within 1980-1989