Subject Source: Fast
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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
Identifier: MS 070
Summary The Charles Steinman Foltz, Jr. Papers chronicle the education and career of international journalist and author Charles "Chisel" Foltz. The materials in this collection document Mr. Foltz's family genealogy, five-decade journalistic career, and life-long association with Franklin and Marshall College. Types of materials included in the collection are as follows: correspondence, memoranda, articles/reports, organizational publications, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and photographs....
Dates: ca. 1855-1994 (inclusive),; Majority of material found within 1937-1975
Identifier: MS 057
Summary This collection consists of research material documenting the work of Philadelphia architect Charles Zeller Klauder, 1872-1938. Of particular interest is the material on buildings constructed at Franklin and Marshall College between 1923 and 1931. Klauder was a prolific architect, designing numerous college buildings in the Gothic and Colonial Revival style at Penn State, the University of Delaware, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University and the University of Pittsburgh, among others....
Dates: 1911-1990,; Majority of material found within 1922-1929
Identifier: MS 066
Summary This collection contains sheet music of popular favorites, Broadway hits, and songs from motion pictures, spanning a period from 1917 to 1974. The majority of the collection consists of songs from popular motion picture musicals from the golden age of Hollywood ca. 1930-1950. Composers represented include: Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, Hoagy Carmichael, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein, and Jerome Kern.
Dates: 1917-1974,; Majority of material found within 1930-1950
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
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.
Dates: 1938-1989,; Majority of material found within 1947-1987
Identifier: MS 010
Identifier: MS 072
Summary This collection contains scripts, documents, publications, photographs, and audio-visual materials relating to the theatrical, television, and film work of Tony Award-winning Broadway playwright, librettist, and stage and film director James Lapine, a 1971 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. The bulk of the collection consists of materials relating to three Lapine-directed films and television adaptations of Lapine's theatre work. This includes footage, scripts and production materials...
Dates: 1978-2001,; Majority of material found within 1984-1999
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
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
Identifier: MS 079
Summary This collection contains the administrative, financial, and publicity records of the Lancaster Day Care Center, a public, non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable child care and educational services to the children of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Strengths of the collection include comprehensive financial and administrative records, including lengthy runs of Board of Directors’ minutes, financial information, correspondence, and photographs. Additional strengths include runs of...
Dates: 1915-2018,; Majority of material found within 1935-1995
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
Identifier: MS 061
Summary 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
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
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
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
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