|Creator:||Hoffman-Copy (Savannah, Georgia).|
|Title:||Robert Finley, D.D. silhouette portrait|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (1 oversize folder B)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of one silhouette portrait of Robert Finley. The portrait is signed on mount: Hoffman-Copy, Savannah, Georgia.|
Robert Finley was born in 1772 in Princeton, New Jersey. He held a B.A. from the College of New Jersey (1787) and became President of Franklin College (University of Georgia) in 1817. He conducted a whirlwind tour of Georgia to garner support, but upon his return to Athens from this trip, he died of fever on October 3, 1817. He was buried in what is today the Jackson Street Cemetery in Athens.
Robert Finley, D. D. silhouette portrait, MS 257. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.