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  • 1926 Commencement 

    Unknown author (1926)
    Shows traditional cap and gown procession from the Science building (now Stager Hall) to Hensel Hall. Film is silent and B&W.
  • 1929 Convocation/Freshman Chapel services 

    Unknown author (1929)
    Shows faculty and Freshmen leaving Hensel Hall convocation/chapel services. Note the arcade in the background connecting Biesecker Gymnasium and Fackenthal Laboratory that was razed in the 1960s. Film is silent and B&W.
  • 1930 Class reunion weekend 

    Unknown author (1930)
    Shows the traditional alumni processional featuring the Class of 1905 parading down College Avenue with a covered wagon and the Class of 1880 through 1925 on parade. Film is silent and B&W.
  • 1932 Commencement procession 

    Unknown author (1932)
    Academic procession on campus. Film is silent and B&W.
  • 1939 Convocation 

    Unknown author (1939)
    Footage of faculty and students leaving Hensel Hall convocation ceremony. Note the blue caps and green bow ties worn by Freshmen. President John A. Schaeffer (in brown suit) and Retired President Henry Harbaugh Apple (who ...
  • 1951 Commencement 

    Unknown author (1951)
    Shows series of Commencement day events such as senior procession to Hensel Hall, graduation at Williamson Field, gathering for class photo at Hartman Hall, post-graduation congratulations, and leaving campus for the final ...
  • Abraham dePeyster Statue 

    Unknown author (1936)
    1936 footage of the Abraham dePeyster statue in front of the former Watts-dePeyster Library. The sculpture was often painted by students as a prank beginning around 1933. It was moved to its present site along Buchanan ...
  • An Act to unite and consolidate Marshall College, now at Mercersburg, with Franklin College, now at Lancaster, under the name of "Franklin and Marshall College," a corporation, to be located in the city of Lancaster, or its immediate vicinity [Franklin and Marshall College Charter] 

    Franklin and Marshall College (1850)
    Printed text of the 1850 act uniting Franklin College and Marshall College and sample page from a handwritten copy of the charter dating from 1853.
  • Aerial View of F&M Campus 

    Unknown author (1969)
  • Aeronautics Laboratory 

    Unknown author (Circa 1943)
  • Alumni luncheon, June 29, 1946 

    Unknown author (1946)
    Views of Alumni reunion luncheon held in Biesecker Gym and Ladies (Alumni Wives) Luncheon held in the Academy Building (Hartman Hall). Film is silent and B&W.
  • Alumni Office, ca. 1951 

    Unknown author (1951)
    Ca. 1951 footage showing the activities of the Alumni office located in Stahr (now Stager) Hall. Mundane, yet interesting, views of College office work before computers. Note that the Alumni magazine is what is being ...
  • B.F. Facthenthal, Jr. 

    Unknown (2010-01-26)
    Bas Relief Plague. On face: "Philanthropir, Fidelity, Maximum." On verso: "F J H" carved on wood.
  • Baccalaureate Exercises, 1946 

    Unknown author (1946)
    Film is silent and in B&W and color. Color footage shows procession of Seniors to Old Main for chapel services. B&W footage shows interior of College chapel and services.
  • Benjamin Franklin 

    Love (American, Arlene active 20th century)
    Sculpture of Benjamin Franklin emerging from a rectangular block. Inscriptions are written on the sides of the box.
  • Biesecker Gymnasium 

    Engle & Hambright (1932)
  • Browsing Room-Fackenthal Library 

    Unknown author (Circa 1950)
  • Buildings-Hensel Hall 

    Unknown author (1926)
  • Campus Montage 

    Poulterer (Unknown), Constance Lepley
    Montage of various Franklin and Marshall College Buildings
  • Campus protests, 1970 

    Unknown author (1970)
    Initial footage shows student protests outside East Hall (then the College administration building) on or about April 30, 1970 concerning the College's refusal to rehire popular history and sociology professors Henry Mayer ...