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PENN'S FIRST COLLEGE EXPERIENCE:
College Class of 1757

Portrait of John Morgan, A.B. 1757, A.M. 1760

Students

Portrait of Francis Alison, Greek and Latin professor in Academy and College

Faculty

Detail from a sketch of original Academy building by French artist Pierre Eugene DuSimitiere.  This is the only surviving view of the original campus.

Campus

 


The 187 pages (including many biographies) of this exhibit were researched, written and created by Mary D. McConaghy, Michael Silberman, and Irina Kalashnikova. This exhibit first appeared on the Web in 2004, as part of the celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday.