A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography

Franklin’s ‘Idea of the English School’ Proposed and Defended

Mark Frazier Lloyd, University of Pennsylvania

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A series of three lectures presented 1 March, 2006 in the Rosenwald Gallery of the Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania.


Wednesday, March 1, 2006

5:00 PM

Rosenwald Gallery, 6th floor, Van Pelt Library

Lecture: Mark Frazier Lloyd, “Franklin’s ‘Idea of the English School’ Proposed and Defended”

Mark Frazier Lloyd, Director of the University Archives and Records Center at the University of Pennsylvania, delivers a lecture on Benjamin Franklin’s original ideas for the institution that would become the University of Pennsylvania and evaluates those ideas in the context of their own time, and ours.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Educating the Youth of Pennsylvania: Worlds of Learning in the Age of Franklin" (2006). Exhibition website at: http://sceti.library.upenn.edu/benjaminfranklin300/index.cfm


Date Posted: 19 July 2010