Skip header and navigation

10 records – page 1 of 1.

Albums from Development Office.

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions1446
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Development
Series
Fundraising
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Widener University
Location
Box 671
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Development
Series
Fundraising
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Widener University
Location
Box 671
Format
Photographs
Papers
Scope and Content
Development Office, photo albums from Don Boyd's office. Album of Chalmer Kirkbride, at the PMC Colleges' Engineering Anniversary Lunch, Kirkbride awarded Engineering Centennial Medal, 1970. Includes pictures of Mrs. Moll, Dr. Grasselli, Mrs. Kirkbride, Chairman Sharples, President Moll, Dr. Kirkbride, Dean Murphy. Aerial views of campus, 1942, dormitory complexes, MacMorland Center, Computer Center, Engineering Lab, Lord Snow, Bob Hope, and Chairman Sharples. General pictures of campus life, dorm pictures. Dedication ceremonies of Kirkbride Hall, 1965, includes pictures of Dr. Kirkbride, Dr. Clarence Thayer, Dr. Moll, General Biddle, Chariman Sharples, Battery Robinette and Pershing Rifles. Pictures of chemistry and engineering laboratories.
Subject Access
Board of Trustees
Pershing Riflemen - Photographs
Kirkbride Hall - Dedication
Honorary Degree Recipients - Charles Percy (Lord) Snow
Visiting Dignitaries
Less detail

Albums from Development. Office & Photographs of. Former Trustees.

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions1954
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Development
Institution
Widener University
Pennsylvania Military College
Widener College
Location
Box 818
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Development
Institution
Widener University
Pennsylvania Military College
Widener College
Location
Box 818
Format
Photographs
Scope and Content
Development Office materials. Photograph album of buildings on campus and PMC Cadets marching, used in fundraising for Kirkbride Hall. Photographs used in fundraising for Schwartz Physical Education Center. Photograph album of buildings on campus in 1979. Includes color pictures of places no longer on the campus, including the Widener College Gate, the old stadium, the old fraternity houses, and the Dyer Hall that was demolished to make room for University Center. Photographs of former trustees, including Julius Erving, Thomas Valent, Linda Brawner, H. James Conaway, Jr., Kim Patrick Buchanan, Mr. Chappell, Frank J. Kugler, Jr., John. Vartan, Terry McKissick, Blair Law, John Babett, William Quillen, Henry Bissell, Mrs. Bone, Louis Kapelski, Joseph Boettner, Salvatere Giordano, Constance Clayton.
Subject Access
Board of Trustees
Photographs
Buildings - Photographs
Less detail

Alumni & Trustees Biographical Information

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions1447
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 556.1
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 556.1
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Kimlau, Benjamin R. (Class of 1942) Kimlau Square in Chinatown, New York named after him Koch, Colonel Joseph W. (Class of 1923) Koch Memorial Room named after him (houses the numerous art books he donated) Lutton, George L. (Class of 1909) Member of the Golden W Club MacMorland, Mrs. E. E. Wife of former PMC president Maj. Gen. Edward E. MacMorland. McCaffery, Hugh F., Jr. (Class of 1924) Brothers from Chester, both killed in World War II McCaffery, Joseph P., (Class of 1927) Brother of Hugh F., Jr. McCaffery, both killed in World War II Mitchell, Abner P., Jr. (Class of 1954) Member of the Pershing Rifle Drill Team Monahan, Daniel F. (Class of 1962) Killed in Vietnam War Mossman, Joe R. (Class of 1961) Killed in Vietnam War Mustin, Burton H. (Class of 1903) Actor, singer, starred in NBC's "The Funny Side". Includes numerous photographs of him. Neuweiler, Herman C. (Class of 1928) Served in World War II, ex-brewery partner for firm of Louis F. Neuweiler Sons. PMC Polo Player. Pershing, John J. (Hon. Class of 1921) World War I veteran, founded the Pershing Rifles Organization Persiani, Charles C., Jr. (Class of 1917) Died of injury sustained while playing football while attending PMC Pew, Jno G. Senior Vice President of Sun Oil, made various contributions to PMC Pew, J. Newton. of Sun Oil family, made various contributions to PMC Pew, Mary Ethel. Daughter of founder of Sun Oil, along with family members she made various contributions to PMC Pew, John G., Jr. Former Vice President of Sun Shipbuilding and a Trustee of PMC; Pew Memorial Lecture established in his honor. Polishook, Dr. William M. Helped found Brandywine College, which merged with Widener University in 1978 Pollock, Sidney (Class of 1934) Trustee of PMC Price, Charles F.B. (Class of 1902) Major General, was commanding general of the Fleet Marine Force in San Diego, defended the Samoan Islands, many commendations. Price, William G., Jr. (Class of 1920) Trustee of PMC, former commander of the Pennsylvania National Guard Raub, Stewart H. (Class of 1930) Trustee of PMC, former president of Raub Supply Co. Redmond, Lawrence B. (Class of 1932) Polo star at PMC, ex-alumni leader Robinett, 1st Lt. Henry C. (Class of 1860 Delaware Military Academy) Died after the Civil War by a self-inflicted wound. The Battery Robinett is named in his honor. (Note: although the family name Robinett is sometimes spelled Robinette, the spelling for Henry C. Robinett as found in the United States Army Official Records is without the final "e".) Copy of photograph of Henry Robinett with Ulysses Grant during the Civil War. Original of this photograph is at the Library of Congress. Sacks, Emanuel (Class of 1924) Former Staff Vice President of RCA, Vice President and General Manager of the RCA Victor Record Division, and Staff Vice President of NBC Salen, Moderwell K. (Class of 1923) Lt./Col. alumni of PMC Schaubel, Carl A. (Class of 1930) Trustee of PMC. (Note: Carl Schaubel is frequently referred to by his nickname Jim Schaubel.) Schulte, William L. (Class of 1916) Served as a lieutenant in World War I Shaw, George B. (Class of 1927) Board of Managers, Executive of Bethlehem Steel Corporation Speer, Edgar B. (Class of 1940) U.S. Steel Chairman Starr, Clarence T. (Class of 1899) Col., graduate of athletics at PMC, known as "Mr. PMC" Stephenson, William J., Jr. (Class of 1963) Pilot killed in action in Vietnam War Stern, William (Class of 1930) Noted Sportscaster at NBC Thayer, Clarence H. Trustee of PMC, dorm Thayer Hall named in his honor Tumbelston, Robert T. (Class of 1907) The Tumbelston Room in Alumni Auditorium is name in his honor. (Sometimes this name is incorrectly spelled Tumbleston.) Van Pelt, David. The Van Pelt Court in Wolfgram Memorial Library is named in his honor Vestal, Marion P. (Class of 1910) Major in the United States Army Watkins, Ira K. (Class of 1905) Won Cavalry Medal in cadet competition, also awarded the "Golden W" for 50 years as an alumni Watkins, Robert Goodman, U.S. Army Officer during World War II. Whetherill, Cortwright. Member of the President's Council at PMC Whitehurst, James T., Jr. (Class of 1927) Polo Star at PMC Widener, George D. (Estate of) Wyman, Levi. Vice-President and Dean Emeritus of Pennsylvania Military College. Professor of Chemistry starting in 1905. Adjutant from 1911 to 1916. Dean of Faculty from 1916 to 1943. Vice-President of College from 1930 until his death. Author of many children's books, including "After Many Years." Wyman, Newton A. (Class of 1922) Trustee of PMC Wolfgram, Frank F. (Hon. Class of 1962) Wolfgram Library named in honor of his son. Wolfgram, Mrs. Frank. Wolfgram Library is named in honor or her son. Pictures of the ceremony with cadets from PMC Zoeller, J. Roy (Class of 1909) Life member of PMC Alumni Association, honored in community for being involved with boy scouting for over 50 years Folder 37.1: Richard and Tom O'Malley clippings, photos, documents Folder 30.1: Churchill Mehard Folder 48.1: Walter Reasor Folder 49.1: Ezra Ripple Folder 66.1: Webb
Notes
Development
Subject Access
Alumni - Correspondence
Alumni - Memoirs
Alumni - Biographical Information
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Military Service
Alumni - Biographical Information - Bill Stern
Alumni - Biographical Information - Burt Mustin
Van Pelt, David
VanPelt (See Van Pelt)
Polishook, William
Board of Trustees - Biographical Information
Less detail

Alumni & Trustees Biographical Information

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions593
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 556
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 556
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Ahlum, William John (Class of 1966) Killed in Vietnam War Aldrich, Robert (Class of 1969) Killed in Vietnam War Amey, Herbert R. Jr. (Class of 1935) Killed in World War II Andorn, A.M. Board of Trustees Aydelotte, Zadoc Delaware Military Academy during the Civil War Barbour, C. Laurence (Class of 1921) Retired manufacturer's representative, picture with PMC cadet Burrell, Loomis (Class of 1892) PMC's oldest living alumni at one time, died at age 103 Callahan, William F. , Jr. (Class of 1943) Killed in WWII in Italy, Boston Tunnel named after him, photos included Cribb, Charles L. (Class of 1967) Killed by a Pennsylvania Railroad train as he photographed the Armed Forces Day parade in Chester Eisenhower, General Dwight D. (Special). Program from Greater Chester Dinner, September 22, 1965. Cottee, William L. Adjutant of PMC, Cottee Hall named after him Geoghegan, John L. (Class of 1963) Killed in Vietnam War Goman, Lloyd Member of the Board of Trustees Hayes, Edward G. (Class of 1885) President of Ontario County Trust Company. Edward Hayes was from New York, but lived much of his life in Colorado. This folder includes information about his life and why he attended PMC. It also includes numerous photographs of Hayes and his fellow classmates at PMC. Hoopes, Eugene S. (Class of 1901) Author Hoopes, E. Sargent, Jr. (Class of 1927) Former Vice President and General Manager of Timken Steel and Tube Division of Timken Roller Bearing Company Howell, Edwin A. (Class of 1890) Member of Board of Trustees, President of PMC from 1952-1953, President of the Board of Trustees 1954, Howell Hall named after him Hubbard, Michael J. (Class of 1960) PMC Adjutant Hummer, Charles DeW. (Class of 1927) President of Hummer Building Center, served in WWII Hyatt, Frank K. (Class of 1906) Former President of PMC Hyatt, Charles E. (Class of 1872) Former President of PMC Ickes, Harold L. (Class of 1934) Picture from the World Book Encyclopedia Jardeleza, Bernadino (Class of 1921) Former Colonel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Kapelski, Louis. Generous donor to Widener University, Kapelski Learning Center named in his honor; Carolyn Helms Kapelski Residence Hall named in honor of his wife. This folder includes a copy of the oral history written about Louis Kapelski. Kauffman, Virgil Trustee, Air Pioneer Ramond Hardenberg and Rags (dog)
Notes
Development
Subject Access
Alumni - Correspondence
Alumni - Memoirs
Alumni - Biographical Information
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Military Service
Visiting Dignitaries
Less detail

Board of Trustees - Biographical Information

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions34
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Board of Trustees
Series
Biographical information
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 27
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Board of Trustees
Series
Biographical information
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 27
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Atterbury, A.H.; Bayard, Alexis; Biddle, William; Birkinbine, John; Cann, George; Conaway, Jay; Cummins, Cather Wood; Leary, Fairfax; Fleming, Richard; Goman, Lloyd; Grasselli, Caesar; Hanna, Jack; Hoopes, E. Sargent, Jr.; Kapelski, Louis; Kirkbride, Chalmer; Kauffman, Virgil; LaBrum, General Harry; Levy, Robert; Matlack; Markezin, Dean J.; Pew, John; Pew, Joseph; Price, Gen. William Gray, Jr.; Raub, Stuart; Sharples, Lawrence; Sidebotham, John B.; Speer, Edgar B.; Strawbridge, George; Taitt, Francis M.;Thayer, Clarence H.; Wallace, Brig. Gen. Brenton G.; Wanamaker, John; Webb, C. Edwin; Webb, Charles J.; Wolf, William J.; Photographs of Lawrence Sharples, Louis Kapelski, Caeser Grasselli, Lloyd Goman, Chalmer Kirkbride, and others. Includes photograph of Dr. Kirkbride and his son, in color.
Subject Access
Board of Trustees - Biographical Information
Arrangement
Alphabetical
Less detail

Board of Trustees - Biographical Information

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions2494
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Board of Trustees
Series
Biographical information
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 27.1
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Board of Trustees
Series
Biographical information
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 27.1
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Includes a folder containing general information about the Board of Trustees. Also includes information about the following Board of Trustee Members: George Cann Gunard Carlson Leslie Quick Samuel P. Wetherill, Jr. Julius Irving David Oskin, including pictures of him with President Bruce. John Hannum John Hanna, photographs Chalmer Kirkbride: biographical sketch & photographs. Also materials related to his receiving the Centennial Medal from the School of Engineering in 1970. James Harvey Gravell. James Gravell was the founder of the American Chemical Paint Company (later known as Amchem Products, Inc.). There is a plaque in Kapelski Learning Center commemorating Gravell. The materials in this folder were donated by the Amchem Corporation, and include a history of Amchem, photographs of Gravell and others (including several of Gravell on campus with President Frank Hyatt), the February 1972 issue of Amchem News that contains an article on the dedication of the Kapelski Learning Center, as well as an original stock certificate of the Delaware River Ferry Company that was owned by Louis Kapelski. (Louis Kapelski was the General Manager of the Ferry Company.) A second folder includes a biography of the life of James Harvey Gravell, a photograph of him, a copy of a speech he gave titled "Unfair Business Methods", original correspondence, and photographs of his cemetery plot at West Laurel Hill Cemetery. Information about Derrick Pitts.
Subject Access
Board of Trustees - Biographical Information
Arrangement
Alphabetical
Less detail

Fitz Eugene Dixon, Jr.

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions1836
Date Range
1998
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Board of Trustees
Series
Biographical information
Institution
Widener University
Location
Box 562.1
Date Range
1998
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Board of Trustees
Series
Biographical information
Institution
Widener University
Location
Box 562.1
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Material relating to the President's Council Dinner honoring Fitz Eugene Dixon (Fitz Dixon), November, 1998. F. Eugene Dixon, Jr., was Chairman of the Board of Widener University from 1971 to 1984, and again from 1987 to December 1998. Notebook entitled "Video & Widener History" that includes materials used in the preparation of the video "A Legacy of Leadership", as well as some photographs of Mr. Dixon, including one of Mr. Dixon and his wife. This box contains materials used in the preparation of the video honoring Fitz Eugene Dixon. See Box 562 for related materials used in preparation of video.
Subject Access
Board of Trustees - Biographical Information
Dixon, Fitz (also referred to as Fitz Eugene Dixon, Jr. or just Fitz Dixon)
Less detail

Fitz Eugene Dixon, Jr.

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions623
Date Range
1998
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Board of Trustees
Series
Biographical information
Institution
Widener University
Location
Box 562
Date Range
1998
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Board of Trustees
Series
Biographical information
Institution
Widener University
Location
Box 562
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
"A Legacy of Leadership" DVD Copy of Memory Book presented to him and composed of personal letters. Materials used in the preparation of the video. Numerous photographs.
History / Biographical
Material relating to the President's Council Dinner honoring Fitz Eugene Dixon, (Fitz Dixon), November, 1998. F. Eugene Dixon, Jr., was Chairman of the Board of Widener University from 1971 to 1984, and again from 1987 to December 1998.
Notes
A Legacy of Leadership can also be found in Box 3 Archival CDs & DVDs.
Subject Access
Board of Trustees - Biographical Information
Dixon, Fitz (also referred to as Fitz Eugene Dixon, Jr. or just Fitz Dixon)
Related Material
562.1
Less detail

"Information About Trustees, Visitors to Campus, and Others. "

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions3329
Category
Governance - Administrative
Faculty
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1028
Category
Governance - Administrative
Faculty
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1028
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
This box contains information about the following Trustees, visitors to campus, and others: Ola Cannon, 70’s and 80’s -Taught modern dance classes in Chester Jane Fonda, 1972 -Speaker at Villanova, September 29, 1972 -Probably speaker at Widener, September 30, 1972 for the Indochina Peace Campaign benefit program John B. Hannum, Widener Trustee 1973-1995 -Hannum House was named after him. J. Edgar Hoover, Received Honorary Doctor of Laws (1936) PMC -Presented with a decorative sword on occasion of his receiving his honorary Doctorate -Director of the FBI. Carolyn H. Kapelski -Wife of Louis Kapelski -Folder contains information on her gravesite Arthur Knott, PMC Photographer, 1928-1962 - One of Chester’s pioneer commercial photographers, also doing industrial photography for firms such as Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company, Baldwin Locomotive Works, and Ford Motor Company. Includes CD of articles about him from the Alumni Magazine. Ruth Malcolmson, Miss America 1925, Miss Philadelphia 1921, Married Carl Shaubel (Class of 1930) Alden Partridge, Superintendant, Wilmington Literary Scientific and Military Academy, (1846-1848) -Founded various military schools across the East Coast, including Wilmington Literary, Scientific and Military Academy, eventually combined with Bullock School to become Delaware Military Academy -Founded American Literary and Scientific Military Academy, the first civilian institute of higher learning in the US to incorporate military education, now Norwich University Bruce Springsteen on Campus, 1975 -Played two concerts at Widener, the first in 1974. -Played a concert in February of 1975 in the Widener Field House. - Copies of pictures of him at one of these concerts. Electronic files of these pictures on in the Wolfgram Cloud. -Article about his coming to campus in the Widener Magazine, issue fom Spring, 2013. Joseph Tatnall, of “Tatnall Street” in Wilmington -Aided the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, flour mill owner Chester Schnepf -Painter General Dwight Eisenhower's visit to campus in 1963 and 1965: article in Widener Magazine from Spring, 2013 issue.
Subject Access
Faculty
Less detail
Date Range
1975
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Board of Trustees
Institution
Widener College
Location
Box 359
Date Range
1975
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Board of Trustees
Institution
Widener College
Location
Box 359
Format
Bound Volumes
Photographs
Scope and Content
Photographs of Louis Kapelski; scrapbook of mid-winter dinner honoring Louis Kapelski on February 21, 1975, when he received the R. Kelso Carter Award, includes biography of him titled "Louis Kapelski: A King on the Delaware" and photographs. Clipping from the Chester Times about the dedication of the Chester Bridgeport Ferry, July 9, 1930.
Subject Access
Kapelski Learning Center - History
Scrapbooks
Less detail

10 records – page 1 of 1.