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PMC Museum. Administrative Files. CONFIDENTIAL.

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Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1100
Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1100
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
These materials are CONFIDENTIAL. They were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum. These files are CONFIDENTIAL and not for Public Use. They are Administrative files relating to the PMC Museum. Includes the following: Information about films and cassettes, primarily PMC related. Information about models for Indiana Jones. Information about images gotten from Temple Urban Archives. Information about notable people from Chester. Information about Delaware County Archives and Delaware County Population. Papers related to the PMC Museum from 2016. Includes correspondence about the usage agreement with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and Draft Copy of "Cadets who have died in service to the nation".
Physical Description
Historys
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Papers of Rebecca Warda
Access Restriction
Confidential
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PMC Museum Budget. CONFIDENTIAL.

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Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1095
Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1095
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
These materials are CONFIDENTIAL. They were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum. This is a CONFIDENTIAL notebook containing information about the budget of the PMC Museum.
Physical Description
Historys
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Papers of Rebecca Warda
Access Restriction
Confidential
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PMC Museum. Accessions Lists. CONFIDENTIAL.

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Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1096
Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1096
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
These materials are CONFIDENTIAL. They were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum. Notebook of donations to the PMC Museum. CONFIDENTIAL. This notebook includes a list of all donations to the PMC Museum up until June 2016. The first list is by accession number, and the second list is alphabetical. This notebook also includes the original complete Accession Record for donations to the PMC Museum up until June 2016 from donors listed alphabetically from A-L. See box 1097 for the remainder of the alphabet.
Physical Description
Historys
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Papers of Rebecca Warda
Access Restriction
Confidential
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PMC Museum. Accessions Lists. CONFIDENTIAL.

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Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1097
Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1097
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
These materials are CONFIDENTIAL. They were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum. Notebook of donations to the PMC Museum. CONFIDENTIAL. This notebook includes the original complete Accession Record for all donations to the PMC Museum until June, 2016, listed alphabetically from M-Z. See box 1096 for the accession records from the first part of the alphabet. In addition, the notebook also includes both a list of the inventory of items owned by the PMC Museum, as well as a list of PMC Museum items on display in the PMC Museum as of June, 2010.
Physical Description
Historys
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Papers of Rebecca Warda
Access Restriction
Confidential
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PMC Museum Cadet Life Exhibit. (Wolfgram Cloud)

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Category
Campus Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Wolfgram Cloud Cadet_Life
Category
Campus Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Wolfgram Cloud Cadet_Life
Format
Digital
Scope and Content
DVD of images used in PMC Museum Cadet Life exhibit that opened in the fall of 2012. Also includes additional images considered for use in the exhibit. An archival copy of this CD can be found in Box 1 Archival CDs & DVDs. These images are in digital format and can also be found in the Wolfgram Cloud in the folder "PMC Museum Images", then under the subfolder "Cadet_Life".
Physical Description
Digital Files
Subject Access
Photographs
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Cadet Life
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PMC Museum Notebook. PMC Lists. CONFIDENTIAL.

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Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1098
Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1098
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
These materials are CONFIDENTIAL. They were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum. Notebook of various lists related to the PMC Museum. CONFIDENTIAL Lists include PMC Committee Members, Class Lists, 1956 Alumni Directory, and information about Joseph Nevil, Benjamin Morely, and Lewis Young.
Physical Description
Historys
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Papers of Rebecca Warda
Access Restriction
Confidential
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PMC Museum Notebook. John Norton Information. Some is CONFIDENTIAL.

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Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1099
Category
Histories
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1099
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
These materials are CONFIDENTIAL. They were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum. Part of this box contains CONFIDENTIAL information. See below. Box includes a copy of the book writtetn by John Norton titled "Widener College: Minimzing Conflict in Accomplishing Change". Box also includes CONFIDENTIAL information about John Norton. Copies of Widener/PMC Alumni Directories from 1973 and circa 1980.
Physical Description
Historys
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Papers of Rebecca Warda
Access Restriction
Confidential
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PMC Museum Homecoming Anniverssary. Exhibits: 1964 and Beyond. (Wolfgram Cloud)

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Category
Campus Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Wolfgram Cloud: 1964_Exhibit, 1965 Exhibit, 1966 Exhibit
Category
Campus Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Wolfgram Cloud: 1964_Exhibit, 1965 Exhibit, 1966 Exhibit
Format
Digital
Scope and Content
Collection of scans of material, including photographs, yearbook pages, and more, used in the Pennsylvania Military College Museum Anniversary Exhibit for 2014 which celebrated the 50th reunion of the class of 1964. The scans are in digital format and located in the Wolfgram Cloud in a folder titled "1964_Exhibit". Collection of scans of material, including photographs, yearbook pages, and more, used in the Pennsylvania Military College Museum Anniversary Exhibit for 2015 and 2016, which celebrated the 50th reunion of the class of 1965 and 1966. The scans are in digital format and located in the Wolfgram Cloud in folders titled "1965 Exhibit" and "1966 Exhibit". All of these materias can also be found in the Wolfgram Digital Collections in the exhibit "PMC 50th Anniversary Exhibits". NOTE: The 1964 exhibit is located in a different folder from the rest of these exhibits, but all can be found by searching in the Wolfgram Cloud for the names 1964_Exhibit, 1965 Exhibit, 1966 Exhibit.
Physical Description
Digital Files
Oral History
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College
Photographs
Museum - Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military College History
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Alumni
Class photographs
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Pennsylvania Military College. Museum.

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Category
Museum
Series
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 523
Category
Museum
Series
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 523
Format
Papers
Audiovisual Materials
Scope and Content
Material relating to the Pennsylvania Military College Museum (PMC Museum), which opened on October 14, 2000. The museum is housed in a newly constructed wing of the Alumni Auditorium. This box includes: Clippings about the opening of the museum; List of contents of a previous PMC Museum; List of the photographs included on the Museum's Timeline; Copies of poem "I Am the Corps" written by Frank Gilliam, class of 1973. Photographs of the opening reception; Video of PMC Museum Opening Ceremony and Dedication, 2000. List of films available as of October, 2000 (on videocassette) relating to Pennsylvania Military College. Donation by Vic Rumore of clipping and PMC Parents Bulletins. His father, Edwin Miles, graduated from PMC in 1905. Vic was PMC Class of 1960. The Distinguished Alumni Brochure (Booklet) handed out at Homecoming 2001. This contains biographies of R. Kelso Carter, Class of 1867; Bill Stern, Class of 1930; Cecil B. DeMille, attended PMC 1896 to 1898; Burt Mustin, Class of 1903; Rukard Hurd, Class of 1878; Leslie C. Quick, Jr., (Leslie Quick), Class of 1950; General John H. Tilelli, Class of 1963. Sabre & Sash, Newsletter of the Pennsylvania Military College Cadet Class of 1950, 2003. Letters concerning the beginning of the PMC Museum, written by President Bruce to Russell Bragg and Leslie Quick. (Donated by President Harris' office.) Program from the Moving Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial that was on campus May, 2007. DVD with PMC films from Walter Reasor, donated to the Archives by Ron Romanowicz and Don Charles. DVD entitled "Pass in Review" created by PMC Museum Committee Members. Includes videos of the "PMC Story". 1920's film clips, including General Pershing's campus visit; Atlantic City Boardwalk Bowl 1961 (PMC vs. Kings Point, US Merchant Marine Academy); a 1966 PMC Parade; Pershing Rifles Highlights; PMC Band wins 1965 National ROTC . Competition (two selections); PMC Band at 1966 Mardi Gras; PMC Band at 1966 Eagles vs. Cowboys game (two selections). Also a Proof Copy of the "Pass in Review" DVD. Archival copies of some of these DVDs can be found in Box 3 Archival CDs & DVDs. DVD with films donated by Andy Fraser; includes "Chuck Up Front" (features Charles March '66, the Drum Sergeant, leading the 1965 year PMC Band. The parade is in front of Old Main on 14th Street. The occasion is unknown.) and "PMC Alma Mater 1965" (a recording of Old Main's original Albie Filoretto carillon playing a portion of the PMC Alma Mater. This was recorded by Band member David Rittman '65 in that class year. The carillon has since been renovated.). DVD of images used in PMC Museum Cadet Life exhibit that opened in the fall of 2012. Also includes additional images considered for use in the exhibit. An archival copy of this CD can be found in Box 1 Archival CDs & DVDs.These images can also be found in the Wolfgram Cloud under "PMC Museum Cadet Life Exhibit". DVD of photographs purchased from Historical Society of Pennsylvania, some of which were used in PMC Museum Exhibits. These photographs require permission from the HSP before they can be used. Topics include: Polo, Football, Calvary, and Student Life. An archival copy of this CD can be found in Box 2 Archival CDs & DVDs. These photographs can also be found in the Wolfgram Cloud under "Wolfgram Cloud Historical Society of PA Photos". CD of poster Cadet Corps Commanders printed in 2014. PMC Museum Guest Book signed by visitors.
Physical Description
Historys; DVD (Digital Video Disc)
Photographs
Subject Access
Museum - Pennsylvania Military College
Alumni
Student Life
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
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Photographs in the. Pennsylvania Military College. Museum Timeline & Exhibits.

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Category
Museum
Series
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 796
Category
Museum
Series
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 796
Format
Photographs
Scope and Content
Photographs and negatives of images found on the Pennsylvania Military College Museum Timeline and in the Pershing Rifles, Distinguished Alumni, and Boardwalk Bowl Exhibits. Note: These images were digitized by the exhibit designer, not by Widener University.
Physical Description
Photographs
Subject Access
Museum - Pennsylvania Military College
Alumni
Student Life
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
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Pennsylvania Military College. Museum Display Materials. Including Timeline Photographs.

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Category
Museum
Series
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 722
Category
Museum
Series
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 722
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Material relating to the Pennsylvania Military College Museum (PMC Museum), which opened on October 14, 2000. The museum is housed in a newly constructed wing of the Alumni Auditorium. Box includes photographs and other materials found on the Museum's Timeline and in the museum exhibits. Non-Photograph items include the following: Cover of 1955 Seventeen Magazine issue featuring PMC Cadets Copies of Bill Stern's diplomas from the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming. PMC News from May, 1917 Dome from 1972 with headline "Trustees Dissolve Corps" Dome from 1972 with headline "We're Now Widener College" Bulletins from PMA 1883 and 1885 May 1959 issue of PMC Alumni Bulletin including photograph of String Band and also aerial views of campus. Copy of quote from Warren Harding "If I had a dozen sons I'd send every one of them to PMC for here you make men" from the Handbook of Fourth Class Knowledge circa 1969. Photographs include: Cadets playing Push Ball in the snow (sometimes spelled Pushball) Double exposure of Hyatt's Funeral and Cadets drilling Individual photo of Cadet George Berlin Three Polo Players with their horses Cadets playing polo behind Old Main E.A. Howell Last Cadet Corps Graduating Class on steps in front of Old Main, 1972 Wolfgram Memorial Library Aerial Views of campus Cadets studying aviation, 1920 Cadet dorm room in Howell Hall General MacMorland with Maribell Whetstone, 1957 General Doolittle inspecting alumni during the Broom Drill, 1964 J. Edgar Hoover receiving Honorary Degree Theodore Hyatt Charles Hyatt Frank Hyatt William Wolfgram Photo of John Wanamaker, General Pershing, and Charles Hyatt circa 1919. Hyatt Hall Jack Arnold, class of 1999, and the Broom Drill 1896 PMC Baseball Team 1908 Football Team Page from Levi Huber scrapbook of photographs of General Charles Hyatt's Funeral, 1930. Cadets in formation behind Old Main, mid 1950s. Cadets in front Old Main, pictured in 1930 yearbook. Preparatory School Students in front of Sproul Hall, late 1940's to early 1950's. Presentation of War Bonnet, with title of "Warrior Thunderhawk" to General Charles Hyatt, by Chief Red Tomahawk of the Sioux Tribe, North Dakota, on Commencement Day, June 19, 1929. Frank Edmundson, class of 1953 (on left) and Donald Clifton, next to him, at Scoops Frog Pond circa 1953. Frank designed the decal of the Pennsylvania Military College Cadet with the broad shoulders and large chest. Cadets marching on field behind Old Main with original Alumni Auditorium behind them. Postcard of Old Main. Invitation to Exhibition Drill in 1908. View from 2nd floor of Old Main. Postcard of "Squad 'Presenting Sabres' -- Pennsylvania Military College, Chester, PA." Photo found in book "Hockshop" probably of William R. Simpson, class of 1918. Photo probably of Walter S. Bastian, circa 1920. June 16, 1920 Commencement Program. Jousting competition at Pennsylvania Military College. Miss Higbie crowned Queen, circa 1930. Lindley C. Scarlett on left, Miss Mary Higbie of Newark, NJ in center, Major General William G. Price, Jr., on right. Frederick Humphreys, First Military Pilot. General Eisenhower on Campus Photo of Cecil B. DeMille Autobiography .
Physical Description
Photographs; Historys; Memorabilia
Clippings
Subject Access
Museum - Pennsylvania Military College
Alumni
Student Life
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Postcards
Less detail
Date Range
1949-2006
Category
Audiotapes
Group
Military Legacy
Series
Pershing Rifles
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
568
Date Range
1949-2006
Category
Audiotapes
Group
Military Legacy
Series
Pershing Rifles
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
568
Scope and Content
PMC Pershing Rifles (circa 195?) VHS PMC Pershing Rifles Raw – Alumni VHS A Memorial Service in Honor of John Lance Geoghegan and William James Stephenson – 10/17/1998 VHS PMC Marching Band – 1) 1965 New York World’s Fair 2) PMC Cadet Life 1961-1965 VHS Class of 1957 – 40th Reunion VHS PMC Marching Band – ROTC Band Competition - 1965 New York World’s Fair VHS PMC Class Reunion – Class of 1930 – Swarthmore, PA 1950 VHS Pennsylvania Military College – Pershing Rifles – Company Q-5 VHS PMC Band – The Glory Days VHS PMC Museum – Grand Opening/Alumni Interviews VHS
Physical Description
VHS; DVD
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Pershing Rifles
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PMC Oral History YouTube Videos.

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Date Range
2001; 2015
Category
Photographs
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 45 PMC Museum
Date Range
2001; 2015
Category
Photographs
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 45 PMC Museum
Format
Photographs
Audiovisual Materials
Scope and Content
Copies of the historical videos created in 2015 and placed at that time on YouTube through the Widener University Archives Channel. These vidoes are based on Oral Histories done in 2001. This box contains copies of the finished videos in MP4 format on disks. The videos include oral history audio files conducted in 2001 with former PMC cadets, and photographs of the topics being discussed. These videos include: Boardwalk Bowl Stories of Cadet Life Elinor Donahue and Bob Hope Visit Campus - on Ainsworth, Russell Bragg, Merv Harris Experiences of Day Cadets - Don Ainsworth, Merv Harris, Russell Bragg, and Bob Sottile Reactions to the Disbanding of the Corps - Don Ainsworth, Russell Bragg, Merv Harris, and David Eckard A Defining Moment - Russell Bragg Importance of the PMC Marching Band - Stu Perlmutter Summer Encampment James Spurrier - Class of 1940 (transcript available) Polo at PMC Mother's Day at PMC Pershing Rifles Oral History YouTube Video Day Cadet Experiences - Louis Pulos, Don Ainsworth, Merv Harris, Russell Bragg, and Bob Sottile Electronic files of the finished videos are available on the Wolfgram Cloud under Oral History YouTube Videos 2015, and also on YouTube. Archival copies of these videos can be found in Box 2 Archival CDs & DVDs.
Physical Description
CD (Compact Disc)
YouTube Video
Memorabilia
Subject Access
Photographs
YouTube Videos
Oral Histories
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 4 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 4 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook created by Walter S. Bastian, Class of 1920. Donated by Emil Malinowski, Class of 1949 - 00.12.1 Scrapbook created by Frederick Gill, Class of 1961. Two copies of a scrapbook about the 1934 PMC Football Team presented to the team by the "Citizens of Chester". Includes picture of Coach Jud Timm and also of Ed Cramp. A second copy of this 1934 PMC Football Team scrapbook has slightly different contents.
Physical Description
Photographs; Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 3 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 3 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook from 1934, creator unknown, that includes clippings about the 1934 championship football team. Also includes words to Pennsylvania Military College Alma Mater sung to the tune of Dundee, from a Scottish Psalter Episcopal Hymnal. Scrapbook created by Levi Huber, class of 1933. Includes original photographs and clippings of General Charles Hyatt's funeral. This scrapbook and other papers related to Levi Huber have been digitized and can be found in the Wolfgram Cloud under "Levi Huber Scrapbook." (Some of the material from this scrapbook is in Box 722 because it was used in the cases below the timeline in the PMC Museum.) The digitized scrapbook can also be found on an archival CD in Box 1 Archival CDs & DVDs. Scrapbook created by Chevy, class unknown. Scrapbook is dated 1930 - 1935. Includes many football clippings and photographs.
Physical Description
Photographs; Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 21 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 21 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Two copies of a scrapbook of Senior Class Pictures from the class of 1930. Original owners were Jim Schaubel and Stuart Raub. (Note: Carl Schaubel is frequently referred to by his nickname Jim Schaubel.) 1930 Sabre and Sash Yearbook with name "Stuart H. Raub, Jr." in gold letters on front cover.
Physical Description
Photographs; Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 22 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 22 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook One copy of a scrapbook of Senior Class Pictures from the class of 1933. Original owner Levi Huber. One copy of a scrapbook of Robert Charles Chervanik, class of 1937. Includes primarily clippings related to athletics dated 1934 - 1937 with some additional years.
Physical Description
Photographs; Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Athletics - Scrapbooks
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 26 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 26 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook created by Florence Wetherill Wilson. Includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and correspondence.
Physical Description
Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 31 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 31 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook 1: Scrapbook from 1922 - 1925, created by Charles W. Law, Class of 1925. Donated by C. Blair Law, Class of 1954, his son (04.7) Blair Law and his father Charles Law were both Corp Commanders and are the only father/son duo to hold that position of leadership. This box also contains a CD of pictures of Blair & Charles Law. Blair Law wrote of this scrapbook: "Includes some interesting newspaper articles about P.M.C., its leaders, (including John Wanamaker, merchant, one-time Postmaster General, long time P.M.C. Board Member and Board Chairman.) Also some great sharp photos of the Cadet Corps, some distinguished military visitors (General "Black Jack" Pershing, of WW I fame) etc. Many shots of Polo Games --a long time PMC tradition." Scrapbook Number1 also includes photograph of 1922 Football Team; Class of 1925 graduation picture on the steps of Old Main; Summer Camp pictures including tents, drilling; Newspaper article from the Philadelphia Public Ledger about Charles Hyatt with the headline "Home of the P.M.C., where Manhood is Developed; grade report for Charles Law from 1923; article in New York Times with headline "Colleges Urged To Take Up Polo; Hyatt of P.M.C. points Out the Value of Sport in Teaching Self-Reliance"; Newspaper articles from unknown papers with headlines: "P.M.C. Sets Stage for Big Pageant: Secretary of Labor Davis and Other Notables Here Wednesday"; "P.M.C. Flag Sets At Half Staff: Lowered in memory of Late John Wanamaker, Board President; "P.M.C. Graduates Conduct Class Day Exercises: Military Training Praised in Class Oration of Cadet C.W. Law"; Scrapbook also includes copy of this Class Oration by Charles Law; photographs of some of Charles Law's friends; Commencement Program from 1925; personal photographs of Charles Law's including one of a plough attached to an automobile with a bicyclist pushing the plough. Scrapbook 2: donated by David Rittman, Class of 1965. Includes many photographs of campus life, the band, cadets marching both on and off campus, summer camp in 1964, General Eisenhower on campus, Dave Rittman, flight training 1965, Independence Hall parade in Philadelphia 1965. Also includes decal of large-chested PMC cadet. Digital images created of this scrapbook in 2008. Scrapbook 3: Scrapbook created by Ben Feinsod, Class of 1956. Printed materials are originals, photographs are photocopies. Also included are clippings from the Dome on various topics. Scrapbook 4: Walter Wood scrapbook of athletic clippings, primarily from 1943, donated by Ed Gephart.
Physical Description
Photographs; Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
ROTC (see Military Science - ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) )
Decals
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Location
Box 35 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Location
Box 35 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook created by David Neimeyer 1969 - 1973. Includes clippings about the change from PMC Colleges to Widener College, including protests over the name change. This scrapbook has been digitized and can be found in the Wolfgram Cloud under "David Neimeyer Scrapbook." The scrapbook can also be found on an archival CD in Box 1 Archival CDs & DVDs. Pages include: Leadership Guide Booklet, Notes for Use in Radiotelephone Operation, Patrol Leader's Order Card Hand Drawn Comic "Who's Afraid of the LTC? or How to Catch 22 and 4 and Military Probation until 21 May" Invitation to Junior Ring Dinner Dance PMC Guard Roster, February 1, 1972 PMC Guard Roster, February 11, 1972 PMC Guard Roster, February 17, 1972 PMC Guard Roster, March 8, 1972 Senior Room SOP, October 1, 1971 Invitation to 152nd Commencement and map Schedule of Events for 152nd Commencement, 1973 Newspaper clippings "A Professional Soldier Protests", "This theft was pretty hard to hide", and "'New' PMC Celebrates 150th Year" Newspaper clipping "PMC Plans Study On Whether to End Cadet Corps" Newspaper clippings "PMC to change name to Widener College July 1" and "PMC to change name again" Newspaper clippings "PMC Cadets Charge Sellout on New Name", "Cadets Mutiny at PMC Change", and "Cadets protest PMC Name Change" Newspaper clipping "Cadets Go Marching Out in Protest Over Name Change" Newspaper clippings "Kapelski refuses to comment on change", "Ex-head of PMC likes new name", "Alumni greet name favorably" and "A college by any other name…" Dome clipping "'Widener College' It Is" subtitled "Kapelski regiment brings Opposition" Dome clipping "On "Widener College" and "There's Much Work Ahead" and newspaper photos and clippings with various opinions on the name change Newspaper clippings "PMC is Casualty of Vietnam, Inflation" and "PMC president's critics answered" Newspaper clipping "PMC Cadets: A proud group" Newspaper clipping "PMC to replace cadet corps with ROTC" Newspaper clippings "PMC Cadet Corps Will Be Disbanded" and "Only Possible Solution" Newspaper clipping "PMC cadets to honor moms for last time" Dome article "Trustees Dissolve Corps" subtitled "To Be Replaced by Civilian ROTC" Dome article "Widener Family Has Long History" Dome articles "Dissolution Resented Despite Majority Vote", "A Beginning, Not an End", and "Letters: To a Cadet Corps Dying Young" Lambda Chi Alpha Installation of Beta-Chi Zeta Invitiation Special Order Number 31 Special Punishment Order Number 3 Memo to LTC Gerard T. Frey re: Special Punishment Order #3 Reduction of Punishment Special Order Number 15 Special Punishment Order Number 20 Letter concerning The Brigardier Graduation Parade and Commissioning Ceremony Program, May 20, 1972 Commencement Program, May 20, 1973 Letter concerning Graduation and Commissioning Parade, 20 May 1972 Letter from George Lynch concerning Neimeyer's offer of assistance with opening the school, 1971 Schedule of Events Corps Snap-Out, Oct. 27, 1971 Be a Ranger… The Brigadier, March 1972 The Brigadier, May 1972 Charlie Company: First Platoon Charlie Company: Second Platoon Louis R. Kapelski Day Program PMC 126th Birthday Ceremonial Mass Privileges for Junior Ring Weekend Officer of the Day Report Consolidated Report Daily Status Report Special Order Number 41 Corps Birthday Celebration, 3 March 1973 Information for Final Exam Period The Brigadier, November 1971 The Brigadier, October 1971 Conduct During January Program Dean's List Letter 1973 Dean's List Letter 1972 Dean's List Letter 1973
Physical Description
Photographs; Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
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