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Nathan C. Schaeffer Papers

Identifier: MS 008

This collection consist of the personal papers of Rev. Nathan C. Schaeffer. Materials include addresses and lecture notes from 1899 as well as honorary degree certificates received by Schaeffer during his career.

Dates: 1877-1914,; Majority of material found within 1895-1914

Neal and Estella Harris Papers

Identifier: MS 059

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

North Family Papers

Identifier: MS 035

The North Family papers contain correspondence, official documents, scrapbooks and genealogical materials documenting the North Family. Hugh North Sr. and Hugh North Jr were both prominent Lancaster lawyers in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Hugh North Jr. gave the funds to endow a natural history museum at Franklin and Marshall College which now bears his name.

Dates: c.1830-1927,; Majority of material found within 1868-1919

Office of the President

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 05
Scope and Contents

Contains annual reports, correspondence, memoranda, publications, addresses, and inaugural and biographical information of the Presidents of F&M.

Dates: 1855 - 2020

Office of the Provost

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 15
Scope and Contents

Merges or continues elements of record groups 6 and 7 corresponding to the 2001 merger of these two departments under the newly created Office of the Provost.

Dates: 1993-present, undated

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...
Dates: 1852-1917.

Paul Leventhal Memorial Archive, Gloria and Warren Leventhal Collection

Identifier: MS 061

This collection consists of autographs of various famous and/or prominent individuals in the field of politics, entertainment, and the military. Most autographs represented in the collection are of late 20th century persons, dating from the 1960s to the 1990s. Additional material consists of over 100 pieces of sheet music of popular songs dating from 1885-1923; miscellaneous newspapers and periodicals from the nineteenth century and theater playbills dating from ca. 1920 to 2007.

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

Pennsylvania-German Society Records

Identifier: MS 003

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

Rev. Daniel Berger Papers

Identifier: MS 064
Summary This collection consists of the personal papers of Daniel Berger (1797-1880) a Pennsylvania-German minister who preached in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New York in the mid-nineteenth century. Reverend Berger served in numerous locations including: the Salem Church of the Evangelical Association in Lancaster (1849, 1854-1856) and congregations in Lebanon, Orwigsburg, New York City, and Baltimore. Papers include receipts, sermon notes, notes on personal expenses, and a account ledgers dating...
Dates: 1826-1871; Majority of material found within 1845-1857

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

Richard B. Gehman Papers

Identifier: MS 045

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

Richard D. Altick Papers

Identifier: MS 034

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

Righter and Sutton Lumber Company Records

Identifier: MS 036

This collection contains, business correspondence, legal and financial documents, and orders relating to the lumber business of Washington Righter and his partner Nelson Sutton of Columbia, PA during the period 1847 - 1879.

Dates: 1847-1879.

Robert D. Campbell Collection

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.

Robert E. Faulkender Papers

Identifier: MS 007

This collection consist of personal papers and classroom materials owned by Robert E. Faulkender, a 1942 Economics graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. Most materials date from his time as a student at F & M from 1938-1942. Mr. Faulkender later taught Economics at Windham College in Putney, Vermont for many years.

Dates: 1938-1964,; Majority of material found within 1938-1942

Robert L. Schaeffer Family Collection

Identifier: MS 048

This collection consists of archival documents formerly held by the College Gallery as part of the Robert L. Schaeffer collection. Most of the materials are family-related and/or of Pennsylvania-German cultural interest.

Dates: c.1850-1900.

Samuel Marsteller Roeder Papers

Identifier: MS 017

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

Sarah McIlvaine Muench Family Papers

Identifier: MS 044
Summary The Muench collection documents the ancestors and family of Sarah Ellmaker [McIlvaine] Muench of Lancaster County PA. Several prominent families in Lancaster County history are represented in the collection including: the Ellmaker, McIlvaine, Hubley, Fordney, Cox, Jenkins, and Michael families. The collection consists of correspondence, notes, legal documents, newspaper clippings, articles, programs, postcards and photographs dating from the mid-18th through the 20th century. The earliest...
Dates: 1734-1996,; Majority of material found within 1870-1939

Stauffer Bookplate Collection

Identifier: MS 028
Summary This collection consists of late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century bookplates designed by various artists, primarily including those designed by F & M alum David McNeely Stauffer. Although Stauffer spent most of his career as a civil engineer, he was noted for his work as a copper and steel engraver and designed bookplates for many prominent libraries including Franklin and Marshall. Stauffer also provided illustrations for Joseph Henry Dubbs' 1903 history of Franklin and Marshall...
Dates: c.1880-1910.

Student Organizations

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 11
Dates: 1853-present, undated

Theodore Appel Family Papers

Identifier: MS 004
Summary In addition to Theodore Appel's correspondence and other materials, the collection includes diaries, notebooks, and daybooks of Charlotte Wolff Appel (1855 Feb 21 - 1940 Sep 29), his daughter, as well as a bound volume of transcripts, typed extracts from various notebooks owned by Theodore Appel, covering the years 1839 to 1903. The transcripts were done in 1939 under the supervision of Hugh Nevin, grandson of Theodore. A table of contents to the transcripts follows the inventory listing....
Dates: 1836-1933,; Majority of material found in 1840-1933

Thomas R. Brendle Collection of Pennsylvania Germania

Identifier: MS 060

This collection consists of newspaper column clippings, manuscripts, articles, radio scripts, and audio recordings on Pennsylvania German dialect, music, folklore and culture. Also included are church records from the Eastern Pennsylvania area. Materials date from the early 19th century through 1968.

Dates: c.1800-1968,; Majority of material found within 1918-1957


 Record Group
Identifier: RG 04
Dates: 1815-2008, undated

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 06
Dates: 1800s-present, undated

Vice President for Alumni Programs and Development

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 12
Dates: 1853-, undated

Vice President for Finance & Administration (Chief Financial Officer)

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 08
Dates: 1850-present, undated

Vice President of Educational Services and Dean of Students

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 07
Dates: 1853-present, undated

Vincent Fowler Pottle Collection of Lincolniana

Identifier: MS 023

This collection contains photographs, lithographs and mezzotints of Abraham Lincoln and those connected with the Lincoln presidency. Artists of note include: Mathew Brady, Leonard M. Volk, Alonzo Chappel, Thomas Nast, Alexander Gardner, W.G. Jackman, George E. Perine, and John Sartain.

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

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.