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Richard D. Altick Papers

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

Righter and Sutton Lumber Company Records

Identifier: MS 036
Summary 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
Summary 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
Summary 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
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

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 item...
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.

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. There...
Dates: 1836-1933,; Majority of material found in 1840-1933

Thomas R. Brendle Collection of Pennsylvania Germania

Identifier: MS 060
Summary 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

Unger-Bassler Frakturschriften Collection

Identifier: MS 029
Summary A component of the larger German-American Imprint Collection, this collection contains fine examples of hand-executed and printed Geburt und taufscheins (birth and baptismal certificates), trauscheins (marriage certificates), vorschrifts (writing examples), haus segens (house blessings), bucherzeichen (bookplates), and drawings created by Pennsylvania Germans in the Eastern Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland region dating from the late -18th to late-19th centuries.
Dates: 1762-1891,; Majority of material found within c.1820-1878

Vincent Fowler Pottle Collection of Lincolniana

Identifier: MS 023
Summary 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.

Woman's Humane League of Lancaster County Records

Identifier: MS 046
Summary This collection contains the administrative, outreach, and publicity records of the Woman's Humane League of Lancaster County, a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of cruelty to, and care of, children, girls, aged persons, and animals within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In more recent years, the mission of the Humane League of Lancaster County has been to ensure the health, happiness and welfare of domesticated animals in Lancaster County. Strengths of the collection...
Dates: 1917-1997,; Majority of material found within 1917-1985

Women in World War I collection

Identifier: MS 078
Summary This collection contains original and reproduction materials such as books, correspondence, photographs, postcards, magazines, posters and sheet music dating from the period of World War I (1914-1918) that represent the roles of women in the war. Images and published material depict women in traditional and non-traditional roles such as nursing, volunteer and military service, and factory and farm work. Themes such as femininity, feminism, patriotism, sacrifice and service are represented...
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

Zorach Collection of East German Literature

Identifier: MS 077
Summary This collection consists of literature from the former Democratic Republic of Germany (East Germany) collected by Franklin and Marshall College Professor of German, Cecile Zorach during travels to East Germany. Literature consists of government and non-governmental publications (some propagandic in nature), guidebooks, and magazines on themes such as politics, nuclear war, economics, youth, education, culture, and tourism. The bulk of the literature dates from the 1980s and gives a view of...
Dates: 1976-1990,; Majority of material found within 1980-1989