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Date Range
2001 - 2016
Category
Campus Life
Group
Military Training
Series
R.O.T.C.
Institution
Widener University
Location
1014
Date Range
2001 - 2016
Category
Campus Life
Group
Military Training
Series
R.O.T.C.
Institution
Widener University
Location
1014
Format
Audiovisual Materials
Scope and Content
VHS Widener University ROTC Class of 2001 DVD Army ROTC Widener University Army ROTC Freedom Batallion Joint Commissioning Ceremony Widener-Villanova Universities May 17, 2007 (2 copies) Memorial Service in honor of Captain Nathan R. Raudenbush 1982-2008 February 28, 2008 Army ROTC Joint Commissioning May 15, 2008 Widener University Army ROTC's Freedom Battalion Joint Commissioning Ceremony May 14, 2009 Widener University Army ROTC's Joint Commissioning Ceremony May 13, 2010 ROTC Commissioning Ceremony Dauntless Battalion May 15, 2016
History / Biographical
DVDs transfered from VHS
Subject Access
Military Science - ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps)
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Date Range
1904 - 1907
Category
Academic Programs
Group
Military Training
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 104
Date Range
1904 - 1907
Category
Academic Programs
Group
Military Training
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 104
Format
Photographs
Scope and Content
Pennsylvania Military College class of 1907 encampment 1904 - 1907
Subject Access
Military - Training - Photographs
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Date Range
1961
Category
Governance - Academic
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 140
Date Range
1961
Category
Governance - Academic
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 140
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
1961 Survey of what Alumni are doing in 1961 - by Graduate Outcomes Committee
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Alumni - Surveys
Alumni Office
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Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Biographical Information
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 258
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Biographical Information
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 258
Format
Pamphlets
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Biographical information about Commandant James G. Bennett Commandant Charles O'Hara Commandant Edward R. Cleary Commandant's Annual Report 1965-1966 from the Judge Advocate General's School of the United States Army, Virginia.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Office of the Commandant
Annual Reports
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Newspapers & Handbooks.

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions1817
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 15 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 15 PMC Museum
Format
Papers
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Materials are from David Neimeyer, Class of 1973. Folder #1: Includes Junior Ring Dance program from 1971; Commissioning Ceremony Program 1971; Class Roster 1971. Folder #2: Issues of the Dome from 1971 and 1972, includes subject of PMC name change. SEE David Neimeyer Scrapbook for more information on PMC name change.. Folders #3 & #4: Issues of the Brigadier, "A Cadet Publication for Cadets" from 1971 and 1972. Folder #5: Issue of "Smash and Drive" by the R.O.T.C. from 1958. Folder #6: Miscellaneous documents including commencement program from 1973 and program from theatre pmc. Folder #7: Cadet Regulations Folder #8: Booklets titled "The Fourth Class System 1969 - 1970" & "Handbook of Fourth Class Knowledge".
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Campus Life
Student Affairs
ROTC (see Military Science - ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) )
Military Science - ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps)
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Date Range
1950 - 2015
Category
Academic Programs
Group
Military Science
Series
R.O.T.C.
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 188
Date Range
1950 - 2015
Category
Academic Programs
Group
Military Science
Series
R.O.T.C.
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 188
Format
Audiovisual Materials
Bound Volumes
Pamphlets
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
(Book) "Super-Intendent's Curriculum Study" on microfilm; Pennsylvania Military College Great Captains; Widener College R.O.T.C. pamphlets; The R.O.T.C. Journal 1954 - special feature Pennsylvania Military College "West Point of the Keystone State"; Widener College R.O.T.C. Awards Ceremony Program and Photographs 1974; PMC Colleges Seal, including blueprint; R.O.T.C. photographs - summer camp 1950, 1951, 1954, Civil Defense Demonstration 1952, undated Presentation of Colors; Negative sheets of R.O.T.C. activities; Pennsylvania Military College R.O.T.C. - Leadership Drill and Exercise of Command 1956 - 1957, Handbook 1955 - 1956, 1956 - 1957; Programs - Summer Camp 1951, 1957, Commissioning Ceremony 1965 & 1971, National R.O.T.C. Band and Drum and Bugle Corps competition 1963; "Infantry R.O.T.C. Summer Camp" booklet 1952 - includes pictures; "General Military Science R.O.T.C. Summer Training" booklet - includes pictures; Speeches, essays and correspondence 1961 - 1970; Memorandums 1953, 1962 - 1965; R.O.T.C. Style Manual 1972, 1973; Cadet Manual 1973; Publications - Widener College R.O.T.C. Times 1973 - 1974; R.O.T.C. in Review 1968 - about Pennsylvania Military College R.O.T.C., 1973 - 1974 about Widener College R.O.T.C.; Articles about Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Frey 1970; R.O.T.C. contract from 1972 List of commissioned ROTC alumni from 1972-present (also available on the Wolfgramn Cloud (under Student Life/ROTC) Folder collected in 2015 of memories of summer encampment written by Widener ROTC cadets. A video was made of these comments and also of photographs of summer encampment through the PMC years.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Military Science - ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps)
Military Science - Summer Programs
Military Training - Photographs
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Military Life & Drills

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions108
Date Range
1880 - 1949
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Location
Box 98
Date Range
1880 - 1949
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Location
Box 98
Format
Photographs
Scope and Content
These photographs are dated, as best we could determine, before 1950. They include photographs relating to military legacy. Colonel French and an Army Specialized Training Program student in the 1940s. 8 photos [no text] [probably dated between 1880-1902]: ice skating; group at attention, in uniform; group in spiked shakos outside Old Main; group in uniform at attention probably outside Old Main; Theodore Hyatt Memorial Observatory – snowy; group in uniform ice skating; football field; cadet with cannon outside Old Main and Annex Pages from 1953 yearbook with pictures from 1894-1923 8 photos on one page: 6 are of a men at attention, in uniform, carrying a sword and wearing a cap, outside, 3 caps have white plumes, 3 have stubby black plumes (probably dated 1894 - 1923) 1 photo shows 2 men at attention in uniform with swords and white plumed caps. Last photograph is of a large house Cavalry squad preparing for a ride Drum and bugle corps under Sweeney, who composed "Beulah Land" Corps passing in Review at Quicktime Cavalry Squad on march Battalion in line Bugle Corp Part of Main Parade Grounds (Cavalry Squad at Drill) Guard Marching in Review [probably between 1880-1902] [probably dated between 1903-1928]: 4 cadets in uniform at attention, one holds U.S. flag, another holds different flag 28 cadets in line, in uniform, at attention Guard Mount (Sound Off) [probably dated between 1880 and 1902] 1896: "From [name illegible]. Her mother and stepfather are in the picture. Presented 5/15/69 by her son W. Price. Front text reads: PMC at Antietam National Cemetery May 19th ’96; Group shot of cadets and civilians around memorial at Antietam National Cemetery Camp- NO Date “Company” “D” of Battalion of Cadets Pennsylvania Military College Taken May 19, 1906 Captain= Alan Speirs. #4 1st Lieutenant= Frank M. Andrews #89 2nd Lieutenant= George A. Lowry #90 1st Sergeant= H.S. [?]uclswitz #93 2nd Sergeant= Prosper J. Bondart #8 = “Riglit…[cut off] 1st Corporal= R.T. Tumbelston #27 = “Left Guide” Corporals= James R. [cut off] John D. Augustine #109 Corporals Augustine and Hedges are Numbers 1 and 17 re[spectively (? Cut off)] Privates, from left to right = 2 = [W?]illis #119. 3= Kelly #81 4=Esselman #100 5= Regan [?] #91 7=Blumenthal #103 8=Johmon [?] #85 9=Clark #67 10=Nesbit #44 12= Julian #51 13= Brown #45 14= Moore #79 15= Williams #123[?] 18= Prince #136 19= Scott #118 20= Green #23 [#1, 6, 11, 16, 17, 21 are cut off] Ed. Backes ’20 (on horse) Chuck Ardussi Taken Oct. 1919 P.M.C. around the turn of the century: infantry in spiked helmets; cavalry drill, artillery in front of Old Main [probably dated between 1903-1928] “Charge”; Machine Guns in Action; “Pass in Review”; Mounted Exercises; “Dismount Carriage,” Machine Gun Drill; Theodore Hyatt Memorial Observatory; Testing Machines in Engineering Laboratory. Cavalry squad [no date] Officers Row Waterman Monument Camp Silas G. Comfort Valley Forge, Pa., Saturday, June 3rd to Friday, June 9th, 1911 General Encampment of the Corps Mount Joy Encampment of the Corps of Cadets, Pennsylvania Military College, Years 1911 and 1912, at Valley Forge, PA. [probably dated before 1880] 34 men at attention, in uniform with disassembled cannon in a field [Probably dated between 1880-1902] PMC Around the turn of the century; infantry in spiked helmets, cavalry drill, artillery; in front of Old Main [Probably dated between 1882-1903] photograph of men standing in formation on a road Picture of canon. Caption reads: "One of the Field Pieces used in Artillery Drill" Men on horses, lined up in a row. Colonel Clarence Starr with others in military attire, dated between 1941 - 1943. Rider jumping a fence with his horse. Photograph of cadets with guns and drum, probably at summer camp in the 1930s. Cadets in formation. ASTP 1943 photo donated by Mike Mayo
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Military Training - Photographs
Military Attire
Student Life
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Date Range
1952 - 1953
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Publications
Series
R.O.T.C.
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 189
Date Range
1952 - 1953
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Publications
Series
R.O.T.C.
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 189
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
R.O.T.C. Cadet Publication - Smash and Drive 1952 - 1953
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Military Science - ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps)
Military Training - Photographs
Smash and Drive (ROTC Publication)
Arrangement
Chronological
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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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Student Music & Band

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions15
Date Range
1878 - 2002
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Music
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Location
Box 9
Date Range
1878 - 2002
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Music
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Location
Box 9
Format
Audiovisual Materials
Photographs
Papers
Scope and Content
Casset Tape Eagles-Cowboys Football Game: Franklin Field Philadelphia PA; PMC Band November 7, 1966 Cassett tape PMC band 1965 music CD Interview with Carl Wisneski by Andy Fraser 2004 (2) CD Music of the PMC Band DVD PMC "Pass in Reiew!" DVD PMC Various PMC Films circa , 1958 Folder 1: PMC is on Parade, A Marching Song by Harvey Scott & Gregory Maliliola Folder 2: Cadet Songs by Rukard Hurd, class of 1878 Folder 3: Taps: Correspondance of words written for Taps attributed to two different people, Rukard Hurd, PMC class of 1878, and J. Berg Esenwein, professor of English Language and Literature at PMC from 1900 to 1903 Folder 4: Alma Mater sheet music for instruments, hand written, and booklet with words "Beneath the dome" Folder 5: Copy of the Dauntless Batallion March by John Philip Sousa (note: The Dauntless Batallion March was written to Colonel Hyatt, Faculty, cadets in 1923) Folder 6: Song by Rudolph (Rudy) Bloom Director of Public Relations, "Sweet Girl of Dreams" Folder 7: History of the Band Folder 8: Photos of PMC band at World's Fair 1964 New York Folder 9: College Song, Widener Blue 1979-1980 and letters. Sheet music for "Widener Blue and Gold". Song was proposed as a Alma Mater but was never offically recognized (see letters). Folder 9.1: Widener Blue and Gold Alma Mater 2001 music and recording by John Venore (Unoffcial but considered Alma Mater) Folder 10: Correspondence for Glee Culb 1937 Performance Broadcast for WCAU Philadelphia Folder 11: PMC Band Personnel lists Folder 12: Sheet music written for male voices, "Cindy", "Three Christmas Carols", and "On the Road to Mandalay" Folder 13: PMC band newspaper clippings Folder 14: John Sweney Biogrpahy Information Folder 15: "Gray Battalion" (1904) sheet music (on loan to PMC Museum) and newspaper article Folder 16: Telegram to Colonel Hyatt about glee club fromm Leo Nessen Sr. Folder 17: Copy of Bell Button Waltz by John Sweney Folder 18: Photos of Band. some undated, one from 1961 Folder 19: 1951 Commencement program copy with Alma Mater words Folder 20: Beneath the Dome of PMC Booklets Folder 21: Photocopies of banpictures from viewbooks and 2 articles from 1965, 1966 Folder 22: Photo of band playing on campus (visiting band) Folder 23: PMC Band Reunion 2002 Program Folder 23.1: Book of hymns titled "Joy to the World or Sacred Song for Gospel Meetings" a Methodist hymnal published circa 1878. Included are many hymns written by John Sweney, Prof of Music at PMC, "I am the Light" by Theodore Hyatt and John Sweney, "Assurance" by Kelso Carter, class of 1967, and John Sweney. Book donated by Delaware County Historical Society in 2002. Folder 24. Photocopies of band information from yearbooks Folder 25: Photos of students with wind instruments, undated Folder 26: Colonel Hyatt's Military Polka CD, photo of cover, and copy of sheet music Folder 27: Sheet music for "Rally" and "PMC Marching Song" by Rukard Hurd and words to severl other songs copied fom 1901 Yearbook Folder 28: "Songs the Soldiers and Sailors Sing" booklet, 1918. includes lyrics to Reveille attributed to PMC. Donated by Becky Warda, 2012. Folder 29: "Hello PMC" sheet music by L.G. Kaye and printing plate Folder 30: Biography of John Sweney, Music Director (book) and papers
Extent
.5 linear ft
Subject Access
Campus Life
ROTC (see Military Science - ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) )
Military Science - ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps)
Oral Histories
Student Music
Photographs
Student Music - Pennsylvania Military College Band
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