Penn in the Age of Franklin
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•  Penn in the 18th Century: The Academy, Charitable Schools, and College histories and biographies.

•  The Penn Library Collections at 250

•  Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary:



The Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary is a private, non-profit alliance established to mark the three-hundred-year anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's birth (1706-2006) with a celebration dedicated to educating the public about Franklin's enduring legacy and inspiring renewed appreciation of the values he embodied. The Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary represents a consortium created in 2000 by the American Philosophical Society, The Franklin Institute, the Library Company of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the University of Pennsylvania. The Tercentenary's projects will form the official national celebration for America's first founding father to reach 300.