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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
Less detail
Date Range
1884-1886
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Location
Box 599
Date Range
1884-1886
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Item
Cadet Scrapbook
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Location
Box 599
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
This box contains two scrapbooks: Scrapbook of John A. Dyer, with date 1883 on the cover. Second scrapbook of John A. Dyer, 1884 - 1886 Scrapbooks 1 and 2: Author: John A. Dyer, Pennsylvania Military Academy class of 1886 Date Scrapbook 1: 1883 Date Scrapbook 2: 1884-1886 Condition Scrapbook 1: Binding- loose pages Paper- brittle Materials- some loose, some attached Condition Scrapbook 2: Binding- pages attached Paper- intact Materials- some loose, some attached Size Scrapbook 1: 6.5 inches x 8.5 inches Size Scrapbook 2: 8.25 inches x 11 inches Number of Pages Scrapbook 1: 46 Number of Pages Scrapbook 2: 64 Contents Scrapbook 1: Front cover- decorative, Pennsylvania Military Academy Inside front cover- photograph of unidentified woman Pg 1- analytic geometry problems, 1901 Pg 2- draft of a locomotive, done by cadet Dyer in Third Class year Pg 3- registry receipt from Chester post office; Trigonometry problems Pg 4- 1888 PMA Closing Exercises program; newspaper cartoon clippings Pg 5- program from “Plain Talks on Interesting Subjects” by the YMCA Pg 6- handwritten note by cadet Layer, December 13, 1883; handwritten note from cadet Oglisbie, December 20, 1883 Pg 7- orders from First Regiment of Infantry, Ohio National Guard, June 27, 1883 Pg 8- PMA envelope Pg 9- newspaper clippings- PMA loses in football to Princeton; list of cadets in prayer meeting, December 2, 1883 Pg 10- draft done by cadet Dyer while in Third Class; Capt. A.L. Gilberts’ Ten Commandments; name card- Lt. Frank Krug, PMA Pg 11- program from “Entertainment at the PMA for the Benefit of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union,” November 16, 1883; torn ticket to a party, November 18, 1883; reserved seat coupon for unknown event, November 26, 1883 Pg 12- ticket to the Fair for the benefit of the hospital fund, November 26, 1883; lectures given by Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, December 4, 1883, and Hon. William I. Marshall, December 14, 1883 Pg 13- program from 1884 commencement season; newspaper clippings- PMA notes, fire in Annapolis; bill (?) from PMA Pg 14- newspaper clippings- stories Pg 15- program from PMA Athletic Association Fourth Annual Meet, May 18, 1883 Pg 16- blank report card from PMA Pg 17- catalogue from PMA library; newspaper clippings- PMA Notes Pg 18- blank leave of absence sheet from PMA Pg 19- clippings- list of all Military Staff and the Committee on the Military Department; required texts in all subjects for each class Pg 20- detail for April 22, April 24, May 21, and May 22, 1883 Pg 21- card (?) with poem, November 30, 1883 Pg 22- newspaper clippings- program from M.B. Leavitt’s Gigantean Minstrels, November 14, 188(?); hospital bazaar in the Armory Pg 23- leave of absence for cadet Dyer, October 20- July 20, signed by Theodore Hyatt; pass for Dyer from 12:00 – 6:30 pm on November 20, 188(?) Pg 24- handwritten passes, October 13 and 14, 1883; coupon for a shave, October 13, 1883; newspaper ad from Chester National Bank Pg 25- note passed in class, November 29, 188(?); rhetoric examination paper, December 20, 188(?) Pg 26- “Woman’s Work for the Woman” magazine, given to cadet Dyer by Mrs. Theodore Hyatt, November 24, 1883 Pg 27- Memoranda for Church Record from the Madison St. Methodist Episcopal church, October 1883; newspaper clippings- burglary at the Chester home of Col. Samuel A. Dyer, president of Chester National Bank Pg 28- extract from regulations of PMA Pg 29- blank Pg 30- Company B Reveille; line assignments at 9am, 2pm, 6pm, 7pm; newspaper clippings- PMA appointments, November 8, 1883 Pg 31- French examination paper; PMA envelope with copy of rhetoric lesson for December 7, 1883 Pg 32- ticket to the First Regiment Infantry, Ohio National Guard Officers Dress Ball, February 22, 1882 Pg 33- blank Pg 34- pass for Frank Krug from Ohio National Guard, July 10, 1883; newspaper clipping- Chester baseball game Pg 35- blank Pg 36- essay on novels written by cadet Dyer Pg 37- blank Pg 38- essay on novels Pg 39- blank Pgs 40-41- writing entitled “Forgive and Forget” Pgs 42- 46- essays written by cadet Dyer Contents Scrapbook 2: Decorative cover Pg 1- compositions, one on the advantages of education, November 9, 1883 Pg 2- PMA Class of ’84 (1884) ribbon; newspaper clippings- Fifth Annual Meet of the Athletic Association of the PMA Pg 3- blank Pg 4-7- blank Pg 8- letter from Cadet #41 to Col. Hyatt, March 16, 188(?); PMA envelope; 1884 commencement season program Pg 9- telegraph sent by Theodore Hyatt about deserting cadets; handwritten notes; hand sketches of cadets; newspaper clipping- ex-cadet Frederick G. Merrick sues PMA for injuries suffered by a cannon explosion in spring of 1883 Pg 10- loose- Mayor Forwood’s address; cartoon- “A Raw Recruit”; cadet Dyer’s report cards, December 22, 1882 and March 23, 1883, with handwritten comments by Theodore Hyatt Pg 11- PMA card; envelope to Mr. J. Dyer; ticket for the Louisiana State Lottery Pg 12- newspaper clippings- riot in South Bend, Indiana; appointments made in cadet corps at PMA, December 27, 1884 Pg 13- 3 envelopes, one to Mr. John G. Dyer Pg 14- invitation to a party held December 26, 1884; detail for December 19, 1885; invitation to the “Colonade” (?) held December 19, 1884 Pg 15- invitation to the Second Annual County Ball held by the Cecil County Agricultural Society, December 30, 1885; letter from member of the Class of 1886 (name illegible) withdrawing from PMA Pg 16- report card, December 13, 1884; newspaper clippings- Chester woman slandered; program from the Class of 1885 Literary Exercises, December 8, 1884 Pg 17- appointments made to the cadet corps, December 24, 1884; report card, December 21, 1885 Pg 18- newspaper clippings- PMA Notes; report of the PMA Mounted Guard on March 16, 1884 Pg 19- invitation to John A. Dyer and sisters Pg 20- blank Pg 21- invitation to entertainment provided by the Class of 1886, March 20, 1885; inspection letters Pg 22- program from Institute Lectures, February 20, 1885; bill from Horstmann Brothers and Co., September 30, 1885; temperance leaflet Pg 23- invitation to the First Annual Reception of the Ridley Park Club, October 12, 1885 Pg 24- invitation to the Hunt Ball at Chestnut Grove House, January 18, 1886; newspaper clipping- orations exercises by the Class of 1886 Pg 25- letter from Swarthmore College class of 1886 to PMA class of 1886 Pg 26- invitation to the wedding of Henrietta Dyer and Mr. Samuel A. Seeds Pgs 27-29- blank Pg 30- invitation to opening day of the Ridley Park Club, May 15, 1886 Pg 31- blank Pg 32- letter (purpose and writer illegible) from Chester National Bank, May 31, 1886; letter from USMA in West Point, class of 1885, respectfully declining invitation made by PMA corps, April 8, 1885 Pg 33-63- blank and stuck together Pg 64- 1886 commencement season program; Class of 1886 Literary Exercises, December 10, 1885; programs from PMA Athletic Association Sixth Annual Meet, May 27, 1885, and PMA Athletic Association Seventh Annual Meet, June 2, 1886; program from PMA Athletic Association Winter Sports, March 10, 1886 Rest of the pages stuck together Loose- newspaper clipping- PMA Notes
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Student Life - Scrapbooks
Scrapbooks
Less detail
Date Range
1872, 1916
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Location
Box 610
Date Range
1872, 1916
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Item
Two Cadet Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Location
Box 610
Format
Bound Volumes
Photographs
Scope and Content
Autograph book, 1872 - 1873; Photograph Album of Edward Backes, cadet, 1916-1920 (Includes pictures of cadets in uniform, Old Main, the Pennsylvania Military College campus, and an encampment.)
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Student Life - Scrapbooks
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Date Range
1900 - 1902
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 334
Date Range
1900 - 1902
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Item
Two Cadet Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 334
Format
Bound Volumes
Photographs
Scope and Content
Box 334 contains three scrapbooks: Cadet scrapbook 1900-1901, (includes clippings and other memorabilia) Photograph album (no date) Scrapbook of A.D. Irwin 1901-1902 (includes clippings and other memorabilia). The following is a description of the A.D. Irwin Scrapbook. Author: Cadet scrapbook, Alexander Irwin Jr., PMC Class of 1903 Date: 1900-1901 Condition:
Binding- attached but pages loose
Paper- intact with frayed edges
Materials- attached Size: 12.75 inches x 9.75 inches Number of Pages: 18 Contents
Cover- ornate gold decoration. Inside Cover- PMC Minstrels ticket, Chester Baseball Club ticket, Young Republicans of Philadelphia Member’s Check, Broad Street Theatre ticket
Pg 1- newspaper clippings about PMC graduating class plus picture (year unknown); PMC football games; dance held by PMC Class of 1903 in the drill hall
Pg 2- newspaper clippings about PMC’s Thanksgiving Day football game vs. St. John’s; PMC football win over University of Pennsylvania Medical School
Pg 3- newspaper clippings about Military Day at PMC which included drills, sham battles, and presentation of medals for proficiencies; visit of Captain Powell Clayton, PMC Class of 1890, and the youngest captain in the Army; talk given to the Engineering Club
Pg 4- newspaper clippings about inspection of the cadets; drills performed by Companies A and B at PMC; PMC Oratorical Contest
Pg 5- newspaper clippings about PMC graduation day (1900 or 1901?); PMC cavalry performance at Philadelphia Horse Show
Pg 6- newspaper clippings about first inspection of PMC cadets by an Army officer since outbreak of the Spanish-American War; awarding of the Bergfels Medal
Pg7- newspaper clipping about PMC cadet escapades in Chester
Pg 8-9- newspaper clippings about cadet life
Pg 10- newspaper clipping about Elbert Hyatt, PMC professor and former cadet
Pg 11- newspaper clippings about competitive drill between PMC companies; cadet life in PMC barracks
Pg 12- newspaper clippings about temporary discontinuation of scholastic work at PMC to focus on military life; Ringling Brothers circus in Chester
Pg 13- newspaper clippings about Pollock Prize Contest at PMC; cadets perform as burnt cork artists
Pg 14- newspaper clipping about PMC cadets’ performance at Philadelphia Horse Show
Pg 15- newspaper clipping about PMC Baccalaureate sermon, June 1901
Pg 16- programs for Classes of 1901 and 1902 Oratorical Exercises
Pg 17- program from Annual Indoor Athletic Contest and Gymnastic Exhibition of PMC, March 15, 1901
Pg 18- report cards of Alexander Irwin Jr., with evaluations by Charles Hyatt, December 21, 1900, and March 22, 1901
Loose- intact handouts from Bible class (Winter Term 1901), Military Defense class
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Student Life - Scrapbooks
Less detail
Date Range
1917 - 1919
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 336
Date Range
1917 - 1919
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Item
Cadet Scrapbook
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 336
Format
Bound Volumes
Photographs
Scope and Content
Scrapbook of Edward William Backes, Class of 1920. Author: Edward William Backes, Class of 1920 Date: 1917- 1919 Condition:
Binding- pages attached
Paper- intact
Materials- most are attached
Other- possible water damage on cover Size: 14.25 inches x 12 inches Number of Pages: 64 Contents: Loose copy of John Phillip Sousa’s “The Dauntless Battalion” composed for Col. Hyatt and the Faculty and Cadets of PMC Cover- PMC emblem, name engraved in bottom right corner Pg 1- PMC dance booklets, November 24, 1916; Class of 1919 dance booklet, February 16, 1917; Class of 1917 dance booklet, May 19, 1916; 1918 Corps Hop booklet; loose patches from cadet uniform Pgs 2-3- blank Pgs 4-7- signatures, cadet numbers, addresses and comments from fellow cadets, May 1916- April 1918 Pgs 8-17- blank Pg 18- names of players of 1916 PMC baseball team Pgs 19-21- blank Pg 22- names of members of 1917 PMC basketball and gym teams, and meet/game results Pgs 23-25- blank Pg 26- loose- approximately 40 photos, mostly of cadets in drills and exercises, some of cadets posed, dates unknown; loose- Backes’ varsity letter for Gym from 1917-1918, 1918-1919, 1920; loose- certificate as a brother of Delta Tau Beta Fraternity; program from Class of 1918 Pollock Prize Contest, May 5, 1916\ Pg 27- blank Pg 28- newspaper clippings- PMC stages theoretical invasion of Chester; PMC baseball team opens its season vs. Delaware College Pg 29- blank Pg 30- loose newspaper clipping- photos of review of PMC cadets, May 18, 1917; newspaper clippings about PMC baseball games; importance of horses in WWI Pg 31- blank Pg 32- English composition assignments for 1916 Winter Term; questions from Bible class, Winter 1916; questions from History class, 1916; newspaper clipping- PMC cadets demonstrate Philadelphia area unprepared if attacked by foreign foe Pg 33- blank Pg 34- Latin questions; newspaper clipping about PMC football team; handwritten Morse code alphabet Pg 35- blank Pg 36- newspaper clippings- PMC cavalry participate in Devon Horse Show; cadets march to West Chester; handwritten regulations, 1916 Pg 37- blank Pg 38- newspaper clippings- cadet Lt. Kenneth Waterall, captain of PMC baseball team, leaving PMC; cadets compete for marksmanship prize; newspaper photo of President Woodrow Wilson and cabinet; leaves of absence for Edward Backes, December 17, 1915- January 4, 1916 and March 24, 1916- April 4, 1916; class work Pg 39- blank Pg 40- permission for Cadet Backes to practice his bugle, February 5, 1916; permission for Backes to practice piano, April 29, 1916; newspaper clippings- baccalaureate service; General Hugh L. Scott, chief of staff of U.S. Army receives honorary degree; cadets stage theoretical invasion; Board of Trustees adds degree of bachelor of science in economics and finance Pg 41- blank Pg 42- Rhetoric composition assignments, Spring Term 1916; questions from English History, June 9, 1916; questions from Bible, spring 1916; Algebra problems, June 16, 1916; newspaper clipping of graduating class, 19 (?) Pg 43- blank Pg 44- Rhetoric questions, Fall Term 1916; Latin questions, June 19, 1916; Latin questions, Fall Term 1916 Pg 45- blank Pg 46- newspaper clippings about PMC football game vs. Ursinus; 1916 football team under coach Si Pauxtis Pg 47- blank Pg 48- newspaper clippings- PMC football games vs. Albright, Gallaudet, University of Pennsylvania, St. John’s; 1916 PMC football schedule; admission ticket to PMC vs. Delaware College, October 7, 1916 Pg 49- blank Pg 50- newspaper clippings- photo of 5 PMC football stars; articles on PMC basketball team; basketball schedule for 1916 season Pg 51- blank Pg 52- newspaper clippings- Cadet C. Rudolph Williamson, class of 1920, dies; Annual Gymnasium Contest at PMC; PMC baseball practice; cadets parade for French Commission at University of Pennsylvania; photo of cadets at “Big Plant, following the Explosion” (?), April 11, 1917 Pg 53- blank Pg 54- programs from Lecture and Band Contest, January 9, 1917; Class of 1919 Pollock Prize Contest, May 4, 1917; Annual Gymnasium Exhibition and Indoor Athletic Contest, March 22, 1918 Pg 55- blank Pg 56- newspaper clippings- opening of League of Nations Headquarters; PMC presents Marine Major Benjamin S. Berry with sword for heroism; PMC football games vs. Swarthmore, St. John’s, Gallaudet, University of Pennsylvania, Delaware; article and photo of team; loose- Public Ledger Thanksgiving Pictorial Section, November 26, 1916- PMC pictorial Pg 57- blank Pg 58- newspaper clippings- PMC football to play Penn; PMC loses Thanksgiving game to Swarthmore; Si Pauxtis and the development of the team; caricature of the football team; newspaper photo and names of PMC baseball team; PMC basketball team loses to St. Joseph’s; program from Thanksgiving game with Swarthmore Pg 59- blank Pg 60- programs- Class of 1919 Oratorical Exercises, March 7, 1919; Class of 1921 Pollock Prize Contest, April 25, 1919; Annual Gymnasium Exhibition and Indoor Athletic Contest, March 14, 1919; Commencement program June 18, 1919; tickets- Annual Competitive Gymnasium Exhibition, March 22, 1918; Annual Gym-Meet, March 14, 1919 Pg 61- blank Pg 62- handwritten scores from gymnastics competitions; program from 2nd Annual Gymnasium Contest, May 23, 1919; tickets- PMC Thanksgiving game vs. Swarthmore, November 28, 1918; Gymnasium Contest, May 23, 1919; tickets- PMC Thanksgiving game vs. Swarthmore, November 28, 1918; YMCA May Festival Week, May 26-31, 19 (?) Pg 63- blank Pg 64- newspaper clippings- PMC cadets and Students’ Army Training Corps at Swarthmore College hold joint reviews; former PMC cadet Leon Campuzano writes about ending of World War I; PMC loses to Drexel in basketball; ship, The Marica, launched in Delaware River from Sun Shipbuilding Yard; PMC calendar for November and December, 19(?); confidential note to Backes (because of rust of metal paperclip and frailty of the paper, can’t be opened); U.S. Army Field message from Backes, Battalion Quartermaster Sergeant Includes photographs, clippings and other memorabilia; original copy of Dauntless Battalion March written in 1923 by John Philip Sousa and dedicated to Colonel Hyatt, the Faculty, and Cadets of Pennsylvania Military College Three additional folders: 1. Letter from September 6, 1986 - From Elizabeth Runyan (Daughter) to Mr. Don Boyd, Director of Alumni Relations. 2. John Philip Sousa, "The Dauntless Battalion", 1923. 3. Letter appointing Backes Director of Trade Relations of US Steel Corporation.
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Student Life - Scrapbooks
Less detail
Date Range
1896
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 338
Date Range
1896
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Item
Cadet Scrapbook
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 338
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Scrapbook of H.deL. Downs, 1896 (includes clippings and other memorabilia) Scrapbook Description: Author: Harold deL. Downs, PMC Class of 1897 Date: 1896 Condition: Binding- loose pages Paper- some brittle, some intact; frayed edges Materials- most attached, some loose Other- possible smoke damage Conserved by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts in 2008. Digital images created of each page. Size: 15.5 inches x 11.5 inches Number of Pages: 49 Contents: Decorative cover Pg 1- Harold deL. Downs, 1896 Pg 2- blank Pg 3- promotions and appointments in Cadet Corps for 1887-1888 school year by order of Col. Theodore Hyatt, July 1, 1887; handwritten lyrics to song sung on Thanksgiving Day football game of PMC vs. Upland Pg 4- Detail for May 19, 1896; clipping on Military Courtesies; loose- Manual of Guard Duty Pg 5- programs- Annual Literary Exercises of the Second (1895 Class, May 4, 1894: Annual Literary Exercises of the First (1895) Class, December 14, 1894; Commencement program, June 20, 1894; envelopes from Camp Harmon (May 1894) and Camp Morley (May 1895) in Chester Pg 6- Delinquent Guard Sheet- list of cadets undergoing punishment, 1895 Pg 7- pocket code card; Nomenclature U.S. Springfield Rifle, Cal. 45, prepared for use of cadets at Pennsylvania Military College; stationary from PMC Battalion of Cadets, Camp Morley, May 1895; blank absentee sheet Pg 8- list of appointments in Cadet Corps for 1895-1896 school year, July 3, 1895; leaflet on letter writing; bill for subscription to the Reveille, December 10, 1895 Pg 9- programs- Washington’s Birthday celebration, February 22, 1896; Class of 1897 Oratorical Prize Contest, May 1, 1896; YMCA presentation of “A Christmas Carol,” January 23, 1896 Pg 10- itinerary for cadet Military Excursion to Harper’s Ferry, Antietam, Gettysburg, Washington D.C., May 19-22, 1896; program from Public Exercises in the Gettysburg Court House, May 20 ,1896 Pg 11- business card of George A. Warner, Battlefield Guide and Driver; program from Annual Dinner at PMC, May 22, 1896; note from Charles Hyatt to Downs’ mother, Mrs. Emmanuel Downs, concerning excursion, March 30, 1896\ Pg 12- newspaper clippings- annual inspection at PMC, Military Day; program from 1st Annual Indoor Athletic Exhibition, March 11, 1896 Pg 13- programs- PMC Mandolin and Guitar Club, 1896; Concert by the Mandolin and Guitar Club, March 9, 1896; ticket to the concert Pg 14- Commencement program, June 17, 1896; program from University of Pennsylvania vs. Harvard football game at Franklin Field, 1896; ticket to PMC vs. Haverford College game, 1896; newspaper clipping- PMC football defeats Haverford on Thanksgiving Day Pg 15- newspaper clippings- PMC vs. Chester High football, October 8, 1896; PMC vs. Penn: ticket to Harvard, Penn game, November 21, 1896 Pg 16- programs- Class of 1897 Oratorical Exercises, November 13, 1896 and November 25, 1896; receipt from Thanksgiving box sent to Downs Pg 17- Detail for November 23, 1896 Pg 18- list of appointments to the Cadet Corps for 1896-1897 school year, July 3, 1896 Pg 19- PMC envelope; book of songs for use at prayer meetings of the cadets, 1895 Pg 20- blank Pg 21- newspaper clipping- PMC Class of 1897 Oratorical Exercises, November 14, 1896 Pg 22- blank Pg 23- PMC Military Record of Graduates and Ex-Cadets, July 15, 1898 Pg 24- blank Pg 25- Barracks PMC (?), December 4-6, 1896; menu from Alumni Banquet, June 16, 1897 Pg 26- blank Pg 27- Reveille Report, January 27, 1897; programs- Annual Literary Exercises of the First (1894) Class, December 15, 1893; Musical and Literary Entertainment for the benefit of the PMC Athletic Association, October 13, 1893; closing exercises, May 28- June 4, 1894; newspaper clipping- commencement Pg 28- blank PMC laundry list; newspaper clipping about competitive drill for the John Bergfels medal, and history of the medal Pg 29- invitation to a Hop for the graduating class on April 10, 1888; letter and donation card to alumni about construction of Alumni Lodge Pg 30- record of Delinquent Guard for March 17, 1897 Pg 31- record of Delinquent Guard for September 29, 1896 Pg 32- blank Pg 33- newspaper clippings- commencement at PMC, 189(?); competition drill, June 3, 1897 Pg 34- bible readings of the young Men’s Christian Association of PMC for the Fall Term, 1894 Pg 35- newspaper clippings about Baccalaureate sermon Pg 36- blank Pg 37- programs from Class of 1899 Pollock Prize Contest, February 12, 1897 Pg 38- blank Pg 39- floor plans for unknown building Pg 40- blank Pg 41- Commencement programs, June 16, 1897 and June 15, 1898 Pgs 42-43- blank Pg 44- envelope to Harold deL. Downs, Class of 1897 Pg 45- programs- Entertainment for the Benefit of the Baseball Team, February 22, 1895; Commencement, June 16, 1897 Pg 46- newspaper clippings- PMC cadets praised in Philadelphia parade; semi-annual meeting of the Board of Trustees, February 5, 1897; PMC buildings assessed; inspection of cadets, May 21, 1897 Pg 47- letter to Downs asking him to subscribe to “The Porcupine,” October 6, 1898; newspaper clippings- PMC baseball schedule; cadet cavalry to perform at Philadelphia Horse Show; PMC Engineering Class visits Chester Traction Company’s Power House Pg 48- newspaper clippings- editorial about Chester’s pride in PMC; cadet exhibition, February 6, 1897; Military Day, May 5, 1897; invitation to Alumni Association meeting, June11, 1898 Pg 49- programs- Class of 1899 Oratorical Exercises, November 11, 1898; Commencement, June 16, 1897
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
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Cadet - Student Memorabilia.

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Date Range
1898
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Location
Box 225.1
Date Range
1898
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Location
Box 225.1
Format
Papers
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Book presented to Joseph G. Shryock for winning the Pollock Prize, February 18, 1898. "Ninety-Three" "Bug-Jargal" and "Claude Guex," by Victor Hugo.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Student Life
Campus Life
Arrangement
Chronological
Less detail
Date Range
1930 - 1942
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 527
Date Range
1930 - 1942
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 527
Format
Photographs
Scope and Content
Two albums with red cover of 1930 Senior Class Portraits. It includes individual photographs of cadets in uniform, 1930. Individual photographs of cadets in uniform, Class of 1942. CD of scans of one of these albums.
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
This album has been digitized and can be found in the Wolfgram Cloud under "1930 Senior Class Portraits."
Subject Access
Class photographs
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Cadet - Student Memorabilia

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Date Range
1970 - present
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 507
Date Range
1970 - present
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 507
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Widener Art Museum brochure; theater programs including Theatre Widener and Theatre PMC; Jazz programs; Performance and Lecture series. Article about Black Student Union, 1970.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Student Life
Student Music
Campus Performances
Cultural Affairs
Campus Life
Arrangement
Chronological
Less detail
Date Range
1903
Category
Campus Life
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 738
Date Range
1903
Category
Campus Life
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 738
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Photograph album created by unknown cadet, circa 1903. Includes notebook of copies of photographs. This album has been digitized and can be found in the Wolfgram Cloud under "1903 Photograph Album".
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Student Life - Scrapbooks
Scrapbooks
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