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For the most part, the collection represents Forness’ interest in architecture and architectural history as well as teaching Included is his research and writing on John Dempwolf, (a German architect from York, Pennsylvania who designed Glatfelter Hall, Brua Hall, and McKnight Hall) as well as other Pennsylvania architects and architecture in America. The collection also contains his files during the time he served on the Historical Architecture Review Board for the Borough of Gettysburg, 1988 through 2008. Also included are Forness’ course materials, lecture notes, examinations and grade book for his history courses at Gettysburg College.
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Gettysburg College, Phi Alpha Theta, Schmucker Anniversary Committee, architecture, Glatfelter Hall, Brua Hall, McKnight Hall, John Dempwolf, Pennsylvania architects
American Art and Architecture | Architectural History and Criticism | Architecture | History | Social History | United States History
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Drickamer, Karen D., "MS-132: Norman O. Forness Papers" (February 2013). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collection and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.