Subject Source: Fast
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 027
Summary This collection contains several engraved portraits of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) who donated 200 pounds and the use of his name to the establishment of a PA-German College in Lancaster PA in 1787. Franklin College later merged with Marshall College to form the modern Franklin and Marshall College.
Identifier: MS 016
Summary This collection consists of biographical, commemorative, and pictorial material on Abraham Lincoln dating from ca. 1865 to the 1950s. Included are articles, pamphlets, postcards, facsimiles, memorabilia, prints, advertising, and news clippings containing information about, or commemorating Lincoln. The collection is particularly strong in Lincoln iconography and lore. Also included is personal correspondence of C.H. Martin, Lancaster Lincoln researcher, and member of the Lincoln Fellowship and...
Dates: c.1863-1962,; Majority of material found within 1934-1952
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
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