John Hope Franklin Research Center
The John Hope Franklin Research Center in the Rubenstein Library collects, preserves and promotes the use of published and unpublished primary sources for the exploration, understanding and advancement of scholarship of the history and culture of Africa and people of the African Diaspora in the Americas.
2016-2017 Travel Grant Awards
Congratulations to this year's Glaxo SmithKline travel grant awards to research the collections of the Franklin Research Center and Rubenstein Library
Beatrice Adams, Rutgers University
Erik McDuffie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Gretchen Henderson, Georgetown University
Maria Montalvo, Rice University
Nick Witham, University College London, Institute of the Americas
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John Hope Franklin: Imprint of an American Scholar
This traveling exhibit commemorates Dr. John Hope Franklin (1915-2009), one of the most well-known and influential scholars of his generation. He was the definitition of a public intellectual, and this presentation draws upon the rich documents contained in his personal papers housed in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
John Hope Franklin@100: Scholar, Activist, Citizen