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Robert Finley, D.D. silhouette portrait

Robert Finley, D.D. silhouette portrait

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Finley, D.D. silhouette portrait
Creator: Hoffman-Copy (Savannah, Georgia)
Inclusive Dates: undated
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 oversize folder B)
Collection Number: ms257
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

College presidents -- Georgia.
Finley, Robert, 1772-1817 -- Portraits

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1BSilhouette portrait