Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists primarily of prints and engravings of prominent 18th and 19th century individuals removed from 18th through early 20th century publications. The images were collected by Franklin and Marshall College trustee Benjamin F. Fackenthal, Jr. and apparently organized by him between 1927 and 1931. The prints are organized into 7 volumes by size and are arranged in alphabetical order within each volume. Name indexes are available at the beginning of each volume.
A component of the larger German-American Imprint Collection, this collection contains fine examples of printed broadsides including songs, scripture, allegories, created by Pennsylvania Germans in the Eastern Pennsylvania and New York region dating from the late-18th to late-19th centuries.
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.
This collection consists of unpublished correspondence and documents dating from the 13th through 20th centuries relating to and/or signed by historically prominent individuals. Also included in the collection are examples of English and American (Pennsylvania) legal papers such as deeds and a few early examples of published material such as newspapers.
This collection consists of miscellaneous letters, diaries, scrapbooks, notebooks, autographs, drawings, legal papers, deeds, legal papers, invoices, ledgers, advertising materials, promissory notes, mortgages, commissions, playbills, speeches, reports, charters, ephemera, and literary manuscripts of disparate or unknown provenances.
Additionally, it contains specialized collections, including WWI and WWII posters, historical prints, photographs, newspapers and maps.
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.