Monday, April 14, 2014

A&SC Undergraduate Research Spotlight

Melissa Band '14 and Eli Schneck '14 - "Hospital Architecture in Lancaster, PA: A Case Study of Evolution of the Ambulance Bay"
Closer Look Research Fair - April 11, 2014 - Ann & Richard Barshinger Life Sciences & Philosophy Building, Franklin & Marshall College

Melissa and Eli analyzed the architectural evolution of Lancaster General Hospital (LGH) from 1893 to 1952 using original blueprints from the Wohlsen Construction Company archive, Sanborn Fire Insurance maps, and other archival sources.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Three New Fore-edge Books!

Hemans, Felicia. Poems of Felicia Hemans. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons., 1852. A New Edition.
With fore-edge painting of pastoral scene. Gold tooled and stamped leather binding.

Moore, Norman, ed. Natural History Essays by Charles Waterton/edited, with a life of the author. London: Frederick Warne and Co., [1870]
With fore-edge painting of Noah’s Ark. Red morocco leather, gold tooled binding.

Russell, John Abraham. Remains of the late Rev. Charles Wolfe ... with a brief memoir of his life. London : Hamilton, Adams, and co., 1838.  7th edition.
With fore-edge painting of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London from the Thames. Gold-tooled leather binding.

All gifts of William E. Krantz '37- March 2014