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This collection contains essays written by Albert Kerr while he was a member of the class of 1926 at Franklin and Marshall College.
The Alexander Corbett Collection of Theater Memorabilia contains biographical materials, correspondence and photographs of actors and actresses of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The collection was compiled by Alexander Corbett (1856-1935), a reporter and theater critic of the Boston Globe. The collection includes materials relating to Lillie Langtry, Sarah Bernhardt, Edwin Booth and Lillian Russell.
This collection consists primarily of prints and engravings of prominent 18th and 19th century individuals removed from 18th through early 20th century publications. The images were collected by Franklin and Marshall College trustee Benjamin F. Fackenthal, Jr. and apparently organized by him between 1927 and 1931. The prints are organized into 7 volumes by size and are arranged in alphabetical order within each volume. Name indexes are available at the beginning of each volume.
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.
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.
A component of the larger German-American Imprint Collection, this collection contains fine examples of printed broadsides including songs, scripture, allegories, created by Pennsylvania Germans in the Eastern Pennsylvania and New York region dating from the late-18th to late-19th centuries.
This microfilm collection contains meeting minutes of various City of Lancaster Committees from the 19th and early 20th centuries. The collection is particularly rich in materials documenting various water committees, the select, common and city councils.
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.
This collection contains sheet music of popular favorites, Broadway hits, and songs from motion pictures, spanning a period from 1917 to 1974. The majority of the collection consists of songs from popular motion picture musicals from the golden age of Hollywood ca. 1930-1950. Composers represented include: Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, Hoagy Carmichael, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein, and Jerome Kern.
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.
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.
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].
This collection consist of notes for an unpublished anecdotal history of Franklin and Marshall College written by Elizabeth Clarke Kieffer (1900-1991).
The collection includes meeting minutes, constitutions, correspondence, essays, and miscellaneous materials covering the years 1908 to the present.
This collection contains correspondence, typescripts and publications by Francis Lyman Windolph.
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.
This collection contains collected examples of typefaces designed by and work from the press of Frederic W. (1865-1947) and Bertha M. Goudy (d. 1935).
This collection consists of unpublished correspondence and documents dating from the 13th through 20th centuries relating to and/or signed by historically prominent individuals. Also included in the collection are examples of English and American (Pennsylvania) legal papers such as deeds and a few early examples of published material such as newspapers.
The materials in this collection include publications about the Pennsylvania Germans, examples of Pennsylvania German language, art and music as well as materials on other prominent men in the study of the Pennsylvania Germans.
This collection includes photos, postcards, publications and miscellaneous materials pertaining to the Soviet Union from the late 1950s to the early 1970s collected by J. William Frey during his travels to the Soviet Union in the 1960s and 1970s.
- Repository: Franklin and Marshall College Special Collections X
- History. 22
- United States. 19
- Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae. 16
- Biography. 12
- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster. 12
- Personal correspondence. 10
- Specimens. 8
- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster County. 7
- Pennsylvania. 4
- Pictorial works. 4
- Politics and government. 4
- Great Britain. 3
- Lancaster (Pa.) -- Societies and clubs -- History. 3
- Literature -- Societies, etc. 3
- Manners and customs. 3
- New York (State) 3
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
- Autographs -- Specimens. 2
- Autographs. 2
- Cold War. 2 ∧ less
- English 73
- German 4
- Russian 1
- Franklin and Marshall College 27
- American Civil War (1861-1865) 3
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. 3
- Bassler, Harvey, 1883-1950. 2
- Cold War (1945-1989) 2
- Frey, J. William (John William), 1916- 2
- Marshall College (Mercersburg, Pa.) 2
- Reynolds, John Fulton, 1820-1863. 2
- Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913. 2
- Unger, Claude W., 1882-1945. 2
- Altick, Richard D. (Richard Daniel), 1915-2008. 1
- American Revolution (1775-1783) 1
- Appel family. 1
- Appel, Theodore, 1823-1907. 1
- Associated Press 1
- Association of Junior Leagues of America 1
- Bastian, Misty L., 1955- 1
- Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956. 1
- Berger, Daniel, Rev., 1797-1880. 1
- Bonbrake, E. J. (Emanuel James), 1832-1925 1 ∧ less