Robert Finley, D.D. silhouette portrait

Robert Finley, D.D. silhouette portrait

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Hoffman-Copy (Savannah, Georgia).
Title: Robert Finley, D.D. silhouette portrait
Dates: undated
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 oversize folder B)
Coll. Number: ms257

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one silhouette portrait of Robert Finley. The portrait is signed on mount: Hoffman-Copy, Savannah, Georgia.

Index Terms

College presidents--Georgia.
Finley, Robert, D. D. -- Portraits

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Finley, D. D. silhouette portrait, ms257, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS Folder
1BSilhouette portrait