Two letters written and signed by Benjamin Franklin are currently on display at Fort Hays State University’s Forsyth Library. They are located in the Government Documents section on the second floor of the library.
The Benjamin Franklin Collection was donated to the library by FHSU alumnus Dr. Cecil B. Currey.
The display also includes two copies of newspapers that Franklin published, figurines, plates and other items that depict Benjamin Franklin and his peers.
The display will be available for viewing until the end of the fall 2011 semester. Library hours are 7:30 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Thursday; 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays; and from 1 p.m. to midnight on Sundays.
Hours for fall break, Nov. 21-25, have not been announced but will change from regular hours. For questions, contact the Special Collections area at 785-628-5901.