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Alexander Corbett Collection of Theater Memorabilia

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

Bill Hutson Collection

Identifier: MS 073
Summary This collection documents the professional career of contemporary African-American artist Bill Hutson. It contains personal materials relating to Bill Hutson's career as a fine artist and teacher. As a fine artist, these items include resumes, prizes, fellowships, exhibitions, interviews, images of artwork, personal photographs, and sales. As a teacher, items include C.V.s, employment histories, contracts, course syllabi, guest lectures, bibliographies, and curated exhibitions. -- The bulk of...
Dates: 1925-2016,; Majority of material found within 1970-2010

Charles H. Kessler Family papers

Identifier: MS 053
Summary This collection consists of correspondence between members of the Jewish-American Kessler family of Pottstown, Pennsylvania dating from the World War II period (1940-1946). Also included in the collection are newspapers and other items relating the war and the Kessler Family. The bulk of the collection includes the letters to home written by father David, and sons Charles and Robert Kessler while the three served in the armed forces of the United States. Particularly poignant are the materials...
Dates: 1935-1948,; Majority of material found within 1943-1945

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

Darlington-Pontius Sheet Music Collection

Identifier: MS 066
Dates: 1917-1974,; Majority of material found within 1930-1950

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

Franklin J. Schaffner Collection

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

Frederic and Bertha Goudy Collection

Identifier: MS 010
Summary 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).
Dates: 1911-1928.

Haines Family Business Records

Identifier: MS 068
Summary The Haines Family Business Records collection documents two distinct business enterprises run by the Haines Family of Lancaster County over several generations. The first section contains records of an early to mid- 19th century shad fishing company and the second features the business dealings of a late 19th century canning company/ general store. The shad fishing collection includes account books, attendance books, bills, business correspondence, and legal documents dating from 1833 to 1841,...
Dates: 1833-1887; Majority of material found within 1833-1841

James Lapine Collection

Identifier: MS 072
Dates: 1978-2001,; Majority of material found within 1984-1999

James S. Constantine Papers

Identifier: MS 074
Dates: ca. 1921-1989 (inclusive),; Majority of material found within 1930-1972

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

Lancaster Day Care Center Records

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

Marcialito Cam Papers

Identifier: MS 054
Summary This collection consists of the typed literary manuscripts of Asian-American author-poet Marcialito Cam, written during the period from 1967-2003. Visually disabled from the age of nine, Mr. Cam is a 1955 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. Among Mr. Cam's writings are works of fiction, poetry, and essays on social and political issues. Some manuscripts have been published in book form while others remain unpublished. Additional material received in 2004 documents Mr. Cam's...
Dates: 1967- present,; Majority of material found within 1967-2000

Paul Leventhal Memorial Archive, Gloria and Warren Leventhal Collection

Identifier: MS 061
Dates: 1820 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1930-2000

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

Richard B. Gehman Papers

Identifier: MS 045
Summary This collection contains Gehman's magazine articles from 1942-1969. Also includes research materials, correspondence, notes, drafts, and galley proofs relating to some of his books: A Hell of A Life (with Harry Richman), The Slander of Witches, Sardi's, Driven, and A Murder in Paradise.
Dates: 1942-1970; Majority of material found within 1950-1969

Women in World War I collection

Identifier: MS 078
Dates: 1907-1929,; Majority of material found within 1914-1918

Women's Studies Collection

Identifier: MS 042
Summary This collection consists of printed materials related to the field of Women's Studies as well as original materials from Lancaster area Women's organizations and individuals.
Dates: 1969-2000; Majority of material found within 1970-1984