Robert Finley, D.D. silhouette portrait

Robert Finley, D.D. silhouette portrait

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hoffman-Copy (Savannah, Georgia).
Title: Robert Finley, D.D. silhouette portrait
Dates: undated
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.
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.


Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Finley, D. D. silhouette portrait, MS 257. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
OS Folder
1BSilhouette portrait