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Benjamin Franklin Portrait Collection

Identifier: MS 027
Summary 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.
Dates: c.1782-c.1850.

C. H. Martin Collection of Lincolniana

Identifier: MS 016
Dates: c.1863-1962,; Majority of material found within 1934-1952

Vincent Fowler Pottle Collection of Lincolniana

Identifier: MS 023
Dates: 1860-1908,; Majority of material found within 1865-c.1900

W. W. Griest Collection of Lincolniana

Identifier: MS 022
Summary A great admirer of Abraham Lincoln, W.W. Griest's aim was to assemble one copy of every known likeness of the 16th President. Most of the images of Lincoln are reproductions of original 19th-century photographs, lithographs, engravings and mezzotints culled from contemporary (early-2Oth century) publications as well as images distributed in the early 1900s as commemoratives such as calendars, stamps, prints, etc. The collection also contains a few original 19th-century pieces such as Currier...
Dates: c.1857-1929,; Majority of material found within 1890-1929

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