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Alexander Corbett Collection of Theater Memorabilia

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Identifier: MS 026
Summary 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.
Dates: 1670-1960,; Majority of material found within 1870-1910

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

David Small Papers

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Identifier: MS 043
Summary 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rough drafts, typescript drafts for Almost Famous 1982 and The River in Winter 1987; the typescript drafts of two unpublished books Year of the Dog Star and Next Best Thing (much of the material of which formed the basis for Almost Famous); and an early version of Almost Famous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.
Dates: 1968-1991,; Majority of material found within 1978-1986

Franklin J. Schaffner Collection

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Identifier: MS 001
Summary 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. For
Dates: 1938-1989,; Majority of material found within 1947-1987

James S. Constantine Papers

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Identifier: MS 074
Summary The James S. Constantine Papers chronicle the career of classical scholar and musician James Stuart Constantine, a 1922 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. Types of materials include: biographical material, correspondence, publications, radio scripts, scrapbooks and travel photographs. Strengths of the collection include photographic documentation of ancient sites in the Greco-Roman world in the 1930s, Ancient Greek music, 20th century music performance, and scholarly literature on music.
Dates: ca. 1921-1989 (inclusive),; Majority of material found within 1930-1972

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

Leinbach Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 025
Summary The collection consists of letters, legal documents, diaries, clippings, lithographs, engravings, broadsides, photographs, books and frakturs. The items were assembled and held by Bertha K. Leinbach. The earliest item in the collection dates from ca. 1745 with the bulk of the material covering the period from 1830 - 1900.
Dates: 1745-1930,; Majority of material found within 1830-1900

Neal and Estella Harris Papers

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Identifier: MS 059
Summary This collection contains personal papers, correspondence, photographs scrapbooks, personal artifacts and sports memorabilia relating to Neal Okleigh Harris (1906-1982), his wife Estella Elizabeth (Cooper) Harris (1908-1990) and their families, the Harris' of Schuykill County Pa and the Coopers of Lancaster County Pa.
Dates: 1898-1989,; Majority of material found within 1926-1978

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 Papers...
Dates: 1765-1934,; Majority of material found within 1830-1880

Richard D. Altick Papers

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Identifier: MS 034
Summary This collection consists of research materials, notes, correspondence, reviews, articles, and essays documenting the literary and classroom work conducted by Dr. Richard D. Altick in his years of teaching at Ohio State University. The collection is arranged by topic with materials corresponding to major monographs and serial articles written by Dr. Altick, as well as materials relating to lectures, courses and areas of research interest.
Dates: 1942-1997,; Majority of material found within 1948-1997

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