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Date Range
1891 - 1911
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 90
Date Range
1891 - 1911
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 90
Format
Photographs
Scope and Content
Various pictures of individual cadets from the late 19th and early 20th century. Includes many Carte de Visites.
Lieut M.J. Harmon 1st Lt. 1st Art[?] U.S.A. W.S.[?] Detail PMA. 91, 92, 93
Sam Mendel; in athletic uniform, full body shot, wears turtleneck sweater with “P” emblazoned on front and padded, quilted pants
Caption reads: “To Frank Hatton, one of P.M.C.’s best athletes from his friend and school-mate. [Charles] Char. J. Thomas.”
Portrait from chest up, not in uniform, no text
Cadet in uniform, probably dating from between 1892-1903, portrait from the waist up, no text
William R. Burbank, Pittsfield, Mass. Class ‘93
Fred’k S. Munger, Herkimer, N.Y. Class ‘93
Franck H. Gray, Wash. D.C. Class 93
Alcides de Moraes, Rio Janeiro, Brazil, Class 93
Charles C. McKallip, Pittsburg, Penna., P.M.C. 1901
Portrait from chest up, no cap, in uniform, no text
Caption reads: “Dr. F. Farwell Long, Surgeon of P.M.C. from 1901-1906 Doctor died Sunday, May 27, 1906. Funeral held May 31, 1906 Escorted by the corps. Universal sorrow in the corps”
“Tunmie” from Paul Vance at P.M.C. 6/16/06 [1906]
“Oh Noble Lieutenants” [circa 1902] Cooke, Moss, Berry, Dederer, Hatfield, Poth, Elsas
Two cadets, portrait from chest up, left cadet wears glasses, [circa 1902], no text
2 duplicate pictures, one with text, one without, text reads: Edwin Lyon, Sewickley, Penna. [location] [circa 1900]
Edward P. Busteed, 80 West 72 St New York, May 24th 1891
Wm. R. Van Dusen, Phila, Pa. Class ‘94
Fred’k B. Simpson, New York, N.Y. 1st Sgt Co. C. Class ‘91
C.M. Lawyer, 733 N. Ave, Baltimore Md.
Montagne J. Burrell, Little Falls, New York
Knee length portrait, in uniform, no cap, no text
Portrait from chest up, in uniform, no cap, no text
Caption reads: “To Romano[?]. From his best-mate-class-mate and brother in .T.B. Success to Romano[?] and may we meet again in the near future. Tommy”
Caption reads: “Oh you Rummy! You’re a rowdy but a pretty good fellow. Don’t do anything at Atlantic City I wouldn’t do. Here’s to good old 1911. Yours in TB ‘Tim’”
Caption reads: “To my has been partner at tennis. Joe”
Caption reads: To “‘Rummy’ with best wishes for your future success. Your true brother in .T.B. Mey[?]”
Caption reads: “To Rummy [non?][Frank?] you may be handsome but I fear when you look at the above portrait you will realize there is one you can’t compete with Your old college chum Larry”
Caption reads: "To “My Wife” [sic] sice I divorced my old one. May he be a success in life and a credit to her husband, Who will always remember her and cherish and obey her. (In a P.H.H.) “Henpecks” Your loving husband Clarence G. [H?]olgate”
Truly yours Russell A. Mitchell FS
Yours in “Alg” L.C. Holston
Willard A. Holbrook, Captain 5th Cav.
Caption reads: “To “Rummey” the man behind the candy counter. Give me a piece of candy Rummey. May you always be successful. From friend and classmate across the corridor [illegible signature]
Caption reads: “To “Frank” with best success in all his “ventures.” A friend and classmate in 1911. Ray D.Wells.”
Caption reads: “To “Rummy” the best looking man in the school—maybe! an athlete and soldier. Here is success to you. “Mac” ”
Knee length portrait, in uniform, no cap, barely legible text
Caption reads: “To [illegible] – a rare combination John D. Moore”
Picture of a woman, from the elbows up, in civilian clothes, text reads “Crete Sipple phone 579520”
“Your classmate” Hugo W. Schoellkopf Dallas, TX 1900
Caption reads: “R.C. Durant. From a pair that is a pair. J.E. Gilman”
Elsas ‘02
“I think this is a 1901 man but I have forgotten his name” (written on back)
To my friend “Tommir[?]” George A. Lowry Several photographs of Charles B. Price, class of 1902, including several in his later years. Unidentified cadet Photo of Cadet Boswell Scans of individual cadets from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Student Life
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Date Range
1947 - 1972
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Office of the President
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 727
Date Range
1947 - 1972
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Office of the President
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 727
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Pennsylvania Military College Battalion Roll (alphabetical roster) 1947 - 1972 (some missing years), includes cadet numbers. Handbook of Fourth Class Knowledge, 1969 (describes what a rook needs to know in his first year at Pennsylvania Military College.)
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Student Affairs
Student Life
Cadet Records
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Daily Survey of Cadets

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions414
Date Range
1963 - 1965
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Military Training
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 382
Date Range
1963 - 1965
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Military Training
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 382
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Daily survey from Commandant's Office listing number of students on campus, in infirmary, etc., 1964-1965. Freshman Cadet Program, 1963
Subject Access
Office of the Commandant
Student Life
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Cadets & Students. Biographical Information.

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions3324
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1023
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1023
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
This box contains information about the following students. Zadoc Aydelotte, Delaware Military Academy/PMC, Class of 1859 (?) -Died leading his men through battle during Civil War Samuel Bancroft, Jr, Samuel Alsop School (1854-1856) -Attended Samuel Alsop School -Elected to House of Representatives 1866 -Partner and later president of Joseph Bancroft & Sons Cotton Mills -The Bancroft Collection in Delaware Art Museum: Samuel Bancroft’s collection of Pre-Raphaelite art William Poole Bancroft, Samuel Alsop School (1854-1856) -Attended Samuel Alsop School -Partner of Joseph Bancroft & Sons -Established Woodlawn Company -Worked extensively with park systems in Wilmington, Bancroft Parkway Benjamin Berry, Class of 1902 -Earned Distinguished Service Cross in 1918 Orlando Bogart, class of 1872. Potograph of him as a cadet, and obituary from 1932 copy of New York Times. David J. “Chip” Brightbill, Attended PMC 1960-1962 -From the 48th Senatorial District. Member of the Pennsylvania State Senate. William Harry Brown (W. H. Brown), PMC, Class of 1875 -W. H. Brown & Sons of Pittsburgh, largest shippers of coal on Ohio and Mississippi Rivers -W. Harry Brown Home for Boys Est. 1921 -Racing horse stables inherited from Father Samuel Brown Tony Caia, PMC 1950 -Running back for PMC, won All-American Honors and the Maxwell Award -Became an area football coach for Ridley High School, and other teams Albert Carrozza, Class of 1960 -On the PMC wrestling, track, and football teams R. Kelso Carter, Class of 1867 -Began teaching at PMC in 1869 on and off until 1887 -Wrote for the ‘Holiness’ movement in the Methodist church – including gospel hymn “Standing on the Promises” 1886, also became a preacher Juan Chacon, PMC Class of 1932 -Student from Colombia Edmund Cook, PMC Class of 1906? -First PMC casualty of World War I. D’Ignazio, Babe, Class of 1942 -Owner of Towne House Restaurant in Media -Flew off course in a four-engine B-24 Liberator down State Street in 1944 while flying to an airfield in Washington Roy Eaton, Class of 1969 -Wrote book Soldier Boy and also "The Chosen Few" -includes copy of each of these books George W. Ehler, PMC Class of 1885 -Organized Physical Education Recreation and Play Activities in New York, Chicago, and Cleveland -Director of Physical Education and Intercollegiate Athletics, University of Wisconsin, 1910-1916 Gil Fagiani, Class of 1967 -Author, including book of poetry Rooks about his first year at PMC Henry Manning Fish, Class of 1883 -One of the foremost eye specialists in the country -prominent in Sons of Colonial Wars and Sons of American Revolution John Lance Geoghegan, Class of 1963 -The cadet who presented General Eisenhower with a PMC cadet saber and invested him with the title Honorary First Captain -Died in Vietnam during battle of LZ X-Ray in Ia Drang Valley in 1965, awarded bronze star posthumously – this battle is described in the book We Were Soldiers Once...And Young by Harold Moore and Joseph Galloway. The book was turned into the movie “We Were Soldiers Once”, starring Mel Gibson. Ginsburg, Class of 1969 -Founder and president of Contrast Sensitivity, which did vision research Desales Glover, Came to PMC 1945 -Served underage as a gunner on a plane in WWII (enlisted at 14 and was discovered to be underage at 16) Raymond Waite Hardenbergh, Class of 1898 -Served in Spanish-American war and WWI -Eventual owner of Rags the “Dog Hero of WWI” Charles Edgar Hires, Class of 1934 -From Hires family of Hires Root Beer Louis Horner, Class of 1962 -One of first African-Americans to play varsity sports at PMC, 1958-62 Albert Huntt, Class of 1891 -Prominent architect in the South -President of the Virginia State Architectural Society
Subject Access
Student Life
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Cadets & Students. Biographical Information.

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions3325
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1024
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1024
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
This box contains information about the following students. William Seward Iliff, Sr., Class of 1887 (?) -Co-founder of Iliff School of Theology -Wrote story “A Slip from College (Military) Life” 1883 Brian Kates, Class of 1968 -Author of The Murder of a Shopping Bag Lady -Worked for editorial board of the NY Daily News which received the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing. Jack Klotz, Class of 1956 -In Pennsylvania Sports Hal of Fame for football Noel Koch, Class of 1966 -Served as Special Assistant to the President of the United States, 1971-1974 Charles W. Law, Class of 1925 -Became superintendent of construction of a highway in New York Joseph Lees Maude, Class of 1885 -Vice-President of the class of ‘84 James Rush Lincoln, Delaware Military College, Attended 1859-1862 -Served as chief of staff at battle of Gettysburg -Brigadier general of the Iowa National Guard and commandant of Iowa State College at Ames -Also served in Spanish-American war and WWI John A. Logan, Jr., Attended 1881 (?)- 1883 -Died in the battle of San Jacinto during Philippine- American War, posthumously received Medal of Honor John Winthrop Loveland, PMC, Class of 1887 -Trustee of PMC and President of the Alumni Association -Served in Spanish-American War and World War I -Loveland Hall was named after him. -Director of a regional Security League to improve America’s home defense Percival G. Lowe, PMC, Class of 1883 -Commander of Lowe Scout company, reconnaissance unit, in Philippine-American War -Member of the Abercrombie Expedition to survey Alaska – named a river after himself Wilson G.S. Lowe, PMC, Class of 1883 -Marched in parade with General Grant 1879 -Adjunct of the college immediately after graduating -Improved the Western Military Academy while working as a professor there Charles Franklin Miller -Engineering student. Samuel Minor, Class of 1892 Sylvanus Morley, PMC (Class of 1904) -Famous anthropologist and archeologist -Led an expedition in 1920’s to excavate Chichen Itza and find Mayan hieroglyphics -Wrote a diary detailing his work and studies William Parsons, PMC (Attended in 1890) -Report card. Theof C. Pendarvis (attended PMC in 1957) -Called "Bullet Bob" Pendarvis due to his speed -One of the first African Americans to play varsity sports for PMC, played football Charles F.B. Price, Class of 1902 -PMA’s highest ranking graduate, as a Lieutenant General John Pool (Class of 1919) and Joseph Pool (Class of 1921 -Joseph became a member of the Board of Trustees in 1943 -Donated scrapbook Riddle, Samuel, Class of 1881 -Owner of race horse Man o’ War -Donated land and money upon his death for the creation of Riddle Memorial Hospital Henry Robinett, Delaware Military Academy 1860 -Commanded Union forces in Civil War, distinguished in Battle of Corinth 10/4/1862 -Later court marshaled for speaking disrespectfully to a higher officer -Battery Robinett canon named in his honor
Subject Access
Student Life
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Cadets & Students. Biographical Information.

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions3326
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1025
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1025
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
This box contains information about the following students. Jack Sidebotham III, Attended 1942, Class of 1946 Jim Sinclair, class of 1966. -Autobiographical life story. "Rethinking the Mass, Damper and Spring." Harmon Smith, 1933-38 -Large collection of letters between Dr. Harmon Smith Sr., famous New York City ear and throat doctor and President Hyatt and others associated with Harmon Jr. -Dr. Smith Sr. later killed his wife and himself -Harmon was taken in by famous painter Howard Chandler Christy’s wife -Captured during WWII and held in German POW camp, later escaped to join the French Resistance James Smith, Class of 1932 – PMC -Son-in-law to Gottfried Krueger, brewer in Newark, NJ -Related to the Smith Family that produced Smith cough drops James R. “Jim” Spurrier, JR, Class of 1940, PMC -Native American polo player for PMC and lifetime advocate for, and player and trainer of polo -Fought in WWII in the Pacific theatre, earning a Silver Star, Bronze Star, and the Purple Heart -Helped found the United States Calvary Association -Letter from James Spurrier talking about the legend of PMC Polo Olympics. Brent A. Staples, Class of 1973, Widener College -Member of first class of Project Prepare. Went on to become a New York Times Editorial writer -Author of autobiography, Parallel Time: Growing Up in Black and White (book is sometimes incorrectly referred to as Parallel Times) William “Bill” Stern, Class of 1930 -William Stern Collection -Received honorary degree Doctor of Science, 1950 -Director of sports, National Broadcasting Company, sports announcer -Radio Hall of Fame (1988),American Sportscasters Hall of Fame (1984), National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame (1974) -Broadcasted the first professional baseball game and the first televised sports event George M. Studebaker, PMC, Class of 1885 -From the Studebaker family that made automobiles, wagons, and carts -Part of the National Guard of Indiana and commander of the “Studebaker Tigers” in the Spanish-American War -Marched in parade with General Grant 1879 -Adjunct of the college immediately after graduating -Improved the Western Military Academy while working as a professor there Samuel Minor, Class of 1892 Sylvanus Morley, PMC (Class of 1904) -Famous anthropologist and archeologist -Led an expedition in 1920’s to excavate Chichen Itza and find Mayan hieroglyphics -Wrote a diary detailing his work and studies
Subject Access
Student Life
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Cadets & Students. Biographical Information.

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions3327
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1026
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1026
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
This box contains information about the following students. Harry Teitel a.k.a. Harry Tytle, PMC, Class of 1931 -Worked for Walt Disney for 40 years, as a producer, originally working as manager of shorts, then supervising live-action films for television in the 1950s -Wrote One of Walt’s Boys about his experiences -Served on the board of governors for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Louis C. Tiffany, Attended PMA (1862) (2 folders) -Son of the founder of Tiffany & Co. -Founder of Laurelton Hall for artists -Artist in many fields including: pioneer of Art Nouveau style, Favrile blown glass and stained glass, metalwork Charles Vezin, PMA (Class of 1876) -Impressionist Painter, famous for paintings of Manhattan, Brooklyn and other New York scenes -President of the Salmagundi Club 1911-1915. Neil Weygandt, Penn Morton College, Class of 1968 -Marathon and ultra-distance runner, holding the longest finishing streak for the Boston Marathon Stedman T. Wickes, PMC, Class of 1883 -Suspended and returned to ranks for disobeying Colonel Hyatt’s order not to see a show in town, along with 36 others, including P.G. Lowe and H.M. Fish William Wolfgram, Class of 1943 -Killed in action during WWII, received Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star, Purple Heart. Wood, Frank, Class of 1899 Francis F. Gruszka, Class of 1953 -Nonresident cadet from the Chester area, won competitive scholarship. Includes a great deal of newspaper clippings detailing PMC sports and events. Joseph G. Shryock, Class of 1900 -Includes family tree and information about the Lincoln pallbearers.
Subject Access
Student Life
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Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1072
Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1072
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Aydelott[e], J. B. W. Aydelott[e], Zadoc Backus, Clarence W. Barber, William E. Barstow, Charles W. (cadet ?) Biddle, Horace C. (cadet ?) Billington, David P. Bolmar, Antoine Bolmar, Henry C. Bolton, Samuel H. Burton, George H. Guss, George Ruhl (PMA Battery) Guss, Henry Ruhl (father of George; 97th PA Infantry) Guss, William (Civil War?) younger brother of George Hathaway, Charles Harvey, Thomas J. Hiller, Allen W. Leslie, John A. Lincoln, James Rush McConkey, Richard J. Megaw, James H. & Megaw, Charles G. Negendank, Lewis Porter, Thomas A.
Custodial History
These materials were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum.
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Papers of Rebecca Warda
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Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1073
Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1073
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
(This record contains boxes 1073 and 1073 B). Robinett[e], Henry Clay & Battery Robinette North & South magazine (contains article by Wm. Speer about Robinett) with draft Two copies of From Broomsticks to Battlefields including a draft Robinett – photograph Robinett – Holt Atherton Special Collection Robinett – Letters Robinett – Family Robinson, George J. (cadet?) Sparks, John L. Taliaferro, Peachy R. Townsend, Alfred E. Townsend, Frank E. Tunis, Frank D. Vickers, David Vickers, David (Pension file) Walter, Townsend H.
Custodial History
These materials were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum.
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Papers of Rebecca Warda
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Scrapbook of Cadets in Active Duty

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions368
Date Range
1941 - 1944
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 339
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Date Range
1941 - 1944
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 339
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Scrapbook of articles about alumni in active duty and combat duty, 1943
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Alumni - Military Service
Alumni - Combat Duty
Scrapbooks
URL Notes
a variety of historical scrapbooks, including the Cadets in Active Duty scrapbook.
Websites
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