Franklin House

Roberts Hall

Floor Plans

Rooms 4201-4207
Rooms 4209-4213
Rooms 4215-4220
Rooms 4221,23,33,34
Rooms 4224-4231

House Details

Floor #: 4
Gender: Male
Capacity: 33
Room #s: 4201-4234
A/C: No
Bed Type: Lofted
Floor Type: Tile
Room Types: Single, Double, Triple
Room Size:
Window Size:
Ceiling Height: 8'9", with a downward slant toward the exterior wall.

House History

FRANKLIN, William (1863-1930) was a graduate of the University of Kansas, B.S. (1887), M.S. (1888) and also studied at Bowdoin College and Harvard University. He came to Iowa State as head of physics in 1892 and remained until 1897. He was a profound scholar and was the author or co-author of at least nine books on physics or electrical engineering, also of many scientific papers. He was considered an excellent teacher.