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Bernard C. Wolff Papers

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

Identifier: MS 070
Dates: ca. 1855-1994 (inclusive),; Majority of material found within 1937-1975

Charles Z. Klauder Research Collection

Identifier: MS 057
Dates: 1911-1990,; Majority of material found within 1922-1929

Cliosophic Society of Lancaster Records

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

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

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Summary This collection consist of notes for an unpublished anecdotal history of Franklin and Marshall College written by Elizabeth Clarke Kieffer (1900-1991).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

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.

J. William Frey Collection of Pennsylvania Germania

Identifier: MS 039
Summary 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.
Dates: 1929-1987,; Majority of material found within 1940-1960

Johannes Schwalm Historical Association Collection

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 culture.
Dates: 1776-present,; Majority of material found within 1975-present

Jonathan Messersmith Foltz Papers

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

Identifier: MS 075
Dates: 1923-2004,; Majority of material found within 1923-1980

Kneedler Family Papers

Identifier: MS 055
Dates: 1893-2005,; Majority of material found within 1923-1925 .; Majority of material found within 1961-1965

Lancaster County Academy Records

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

Identifier: MS 079
Dates: 1915-2018,; Majority of material found within 1935-1995

Linnaean Society of Lancaster City and County Records

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

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 contains...
Dates: 1852-1917.

Pennsylvania-German Society Records

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

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

Robert D. Campbell Collection

Identifier: MS 062

Samuel Marsteller Roeder Papers

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

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

Identifier: MS 077
Dates: 1976-1990,; Majority of material found within 1980-1989