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The original Franklin and Marshall alumni magazine was established by the alumni association in 1924. It was first published as the Franklin and Marshall College Alumnus until 1968. It 1973, the magazine was re-established as F&M Today (1973-1988), and then F&M News (1988-1994). In 1994, the magazine changed its name to the Franklin and Marshall College Magazine. This digital collection provides access to digitized copies of the Alumni Magazine 1924-1999 (in progress). 

The Franklin and Marshall Magazine is currently published quarterly by the Office of College Communications. Online access to the current issue can be found at

Digitization of the first publication of the alumni magazine, titled The Franklin and Marshall Alumnus and published from 1924 to 1968, is currently in progress. Look for more issues coming soon!

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33 items found in 2 collections

Alumni Magazine Collection

The College Archives Films Collection contains footage from digitized black and white and color film reels. The films span the 1920s to 1940s. Subjects include: commencements, convocations, alumni reunions, building construction and dedications, athletics, campus scenes, ceremonies, events, views of students and faculty, etc. F&M College Archives contains more audiovisual material on various formats from 1926 to the present. 

For films with title cards, transcription of the titles is included with the time at which the title appears in the film.

20 items found in collection

Archives Film Collection

Bill Hutson (b. 1936), also known as William R. Hutson, is an abstract fine artist currently living and working in Lancaster, PA. During the past thirty years, Hutson has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions at museums and galleries throughout the United States, and abroad. Hutson’s paintings are in numerous public and private collections, including a major collection at Franklin & Marshall College’s Phillips Museum of Art. Hutson is currently the Jennie Brown Cook and Betsy Hess Cook Distinguished Artist-in-Residence at Franklin & Marshall College, where he also taught in the Art & Art History Department for over twenty years. 

The Bill Hutson Slides Collection contains a selection of slides digitized from the Bill Hutson Collection (view the collection finding aid). Digitized slides include images of pieces in-progress in Hutson’s studio and images of the completed artwork. Description of the slides was informed by an interview with Bill Hutson on May 3, 2018. Image copyright is owned by Bill Hutson, and images are made available in this collection with his permission. 

115 items found in collection

Bill Hutson Slides Collection

Celebrating Scholarship is the College Library's annual faculty and staff publications recognition event. The event began in 2003, and features an exhibition of works, formal reception, and catalog of publications. Beginning in 2015, the printed catalog was transformed into a web-based LibGuide. PDF files of all the printed catalogs and LibGuides can be found in this collection. Direct links to the LibGuides can be found below.

11 items found in collection

Celebrating Scholarship Collection

The F&M College and Academy Photograph Albums Collection showcases images of Franklin and Marshall College and Franklin and Marshall Academy. The photograph albums were created between 1892 and 1914.

5 items found in collection

College and Academy Photograph Albums Collection

Digitized material related to the history of Franklin and Marshall College encompasses items from the College archives as well as a collection of published books about the College. Collections include College publications, such as the student newspaper, as well as photographs and archival documents.

9 items found in collection

College History

The F&M College Photographs Collection provides access to digitized images from Franklin and Marshall College history. First projects have included a selection of images of College buildings built before World War II and photographs from the beginning of coeducation at F&M in 1969. Digitization of F&M College photographs is ongoing and will include other time periods and events.

This collection uses rights statements developed by Copyright for most items is held by Franklin and Marshall College; however, the exact history of an item may be unknown and making it impossible to definitively determine its rights. Please contact with any questions about using items in the collection.

110 items found in collection

College Photographs Collection

College Scholarship encompasses the intellectual output of students, faculty, and staff at Franklin and Marshall College. The Theses Collection provides access to F&M student theses since 2005. Other collections showcase scholarship produced by specific departments or related to specific academic events and awards.

8 items found in collection

College Scholarship

The Oriflamme, the student yearbook of Franklin and Marshall College, has been published annually since 1883 (except for the classes of 1915, 1935 and 1945). F&M College Yearbooks Collection provides access to digitized copies of the yearbooks up to 2000.

Publication notes: Vol. 1 (1883) published by the Senior Class; Vol. 2,3 (1884-86) published by the Junior Class bearing the date of publication; Vol. 4-49 (1887-1933) published by the Junior Class and bearing the date of the publishing class; Vol. 50- 1934- published by the Senior Class; 1935 published in abbreviated form by the class at their 25th reunion.



This is a repository of historical documents that may include text and/or images that are deeply offensive, derogatory, and incompatible with the College’s mission, values, and statement of non-discrimination. Such content may include images of individuals in blackface, symbols of hate and oppression, and depictions that now may be regarded as cultural appropriation, sexual harassment or gender discrimination. The College acknowledges our cultural history, recognizes the harm inherent in any such content, deeply regrets that it was ever created, and apologizes without reservation for its offensiveness.

This material has been retained unaltered only so that it can be questioned, challenged, and used to educate and inform. The College encourages the pursuit of intellectual and cross-disciplinary engagement on the issues raised by such materials, particularly with regard to the cultural history of our own institution and our nation as a whole.

If you would like to discuss this issue with a representative of the College, please contact the College Librarian or Chief of Staff.

124 items found in collection

College Yearbooks Collection

This collection contains the contents of a scrapbook of letters home from John Fulton Reynolds dated 1849 to 1863, compiled by his younger sister Eleanor Reynolds. Eleanor Reynolds transcribed some letters and included these typed transcriptions in the scrapbook. Other transcriptions created as part of a 2002 NETShare grant award are included with the original letter.

The Eleanor Reynolds Scrapbook is part of the Reynolds Family Papers Collection.

132 items found in collection

Eleanor Reynolds Scrapbook