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Essays: Educating the Youth of Pennsylvania

The scholarly essays listed below are available, along with the printed catalog of the 2006 exhibition,
in "The Good Education of Youth": Worlds of Learning in the Age of Franklin, edited by John Pollock
and co-published by the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and Oak Knoll Press.

Contributors and topics:

Worlds of Learning in the Age of Franklin
--John Pollack, University of Pennsylvania

Founding Fathers: Franklin, Jefferson, and the Educability of Americans
--Michael Zuckerman, University of Pennsylvania.

The College, Academy and Charitable School in the Province of Pennsylvania:
Simultaneously Franklin’s Triumph and Defeat
--Mark Frazier Lloyd, University Archives and Records Center, University of Pennsylvania

Franklin’s Secularization of Quaker Education
--William C. Kashatus, Luzerne College

Educating Germans in Colonial Pennsylvania
--Patrick M. Erben, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

Benjamin Franklin, Traditions of Liberalism, and Women’s Learning in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia
--Carla Mulford, Pennsylvania State University

The Education of African Americans in Benjamin Franklin’s Philadelphia
--John C. Van Horne, Library Company of Philadelphia

Provost Smith and his Circle
--George Boudreau, Pennsylvania State University

Realizing Benjamin Franklin’s Theory of Education in the 21st Century
--Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, Matt Hartley, University of Pennsylvania

 

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