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Aerial Photographs, Postcards & Building Drawings

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Category
Buildings
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 103.2
Category
Buildings
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 103.2
Format
Photographs
Drawings
Scope and Content
Aerial photographs of the Chester Campus from the 1930s with many additional years. Slides of aerial views, 1994 Chester, and Chester and Delaware 1998. Includes folder of photographs used in Aerial Views of Campus Web exhibit, including one of calvary marching in front of Old Main. Postcard entitled "Penna. Military College, Chester P.A. donated by Rebecca Warda. Postcard collection of buildings on campus donated by Rebecca Warda. Sepia drawings of the following buildings: Building and 9th and Tatnall Streets, Wilmington, Delaware, that housed the Bullock School, the Alsop School, Hyatt's School for Boys and the Delaware Military Academy The Bolmar Building in West Chester, Pennsylvania, that housed the Chester County Military Academy and the Pennsylvania Military Academy The Crozer Building in Upland, PA, that housed the Pennsylvania Military Academy Old Main, in Chester (before the fire) that housed the Pennsylvania Military Academy Color photographs of a variety of buildings on campus taken in 2000. History and chronology of buildings on campus. Architectual drawing of Alumni Auditorium (with email from Jim Tevebaugh to Harris.
Subject Access
Buildings - Photographs
Campus - Aerial Views - Photographs
Postcards
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Albums from Development Office.

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

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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
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Alfred Hummel Scrapbook

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Date Range
1918
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 329.1
Date Range
1918
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 329.1
Format
Bound Volumes
Photographs
Scope and Content
This scrapbook includes images and memorabilia from Hummel's childhood as well as his time at PMC. He was a member of the class of 1918.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Student Life - Scrapbooks
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Alumni Information

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Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 15
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 15
Format
Bound Volumes
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
The History of the Aydelott Family in the United States (Note: also spelled Aydelotte by some family members), Zadoc Aydelotte (attended Delaware Military Academy); Albert Atterbury; Truxton Beale; Bill Burton; Robert Chinquina; St. George Henry Cooke, including a photograph of him in his PMC Uniform donated by Miriam Syler; Patricia Cooney; Henry C. Davis; John Geoghegan (Jack) - correspondence of his wife and daughter (Barbara Johns and Camille Anne Geoghegan) with Neil Koch on his legacy and Koch's work with orphanages; Robert W. Gunnell; Ted Locke; Frederick E. Powell; William L. Rice; Henry C. Robinett - "Battery" Robinett, pictures, clippings, memos (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".); Emanuel Sacks; A. Carson Simpson; Clarence T. Starr; William E. Stubbs; Robert T. Tumbelston; Walter Washabaugh; Charles Webb; C. Edwin Webb; George Webb; Informational letter about 1920 Alumni Dinner; Photographs of Alumni Lunch, 1950 (approximately); Instructions for Broom Drill. Frederick Humphreys.
Subject Access
Photographs
Alumni - Correspondence
Alumni - Memoirs
Alumni - Reunions
Alumni - Alumni Association
Alumni - Biographical Information
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Alumni Information

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Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni
Series
Alumni - Biographical Information
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 17
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni
Series
Alumni - Biographical Information
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 17
Format
Bound Volumes
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Allen, Samuel J.; Carter, R. Kelso (includes copy of his hymn "Standing on the Promises"); Irons, David, pentathlete; Johnson, Billy "White Shoes", includes photographs; Laufer, John; Orlowski, Leo; Riddle, Samuel; Stern, Bill; Taylor, H. Birchard; Thomason, Henry D.; Pappas, Harry P.; "The Taste of Ashes" - the autobiography of Bill Stern. alumnus, and also article about the TV show "This is Your Life" that featured Bill Stern; Johnson, Charles - "One Hundred and One Most Loved Hymns"; McHenry, E.H.; Sweney, John R. (sometimes spelled incorrected as John Sweeney or John Sweeny); Burke, George class of 1935; Obituary for Judge William J. Nelson, class of 1963. Biography of John Sweney written by Evangelist Ken Lynch. James Clarkson Gillmore (1869-1871)
Subject Access
Alumni - Biographical Information
Alumni - Publications
Alumni - Biographical Information - Billy "White Shoes" Johnson
Alumni - Biographical Information - R. Kelso Carter
Photographs
Arrangement
Alphabetical
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Category
Buildings
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 256
Category
Buildings
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 256
Format
Photographs
Scope and Content
Drawing of Alumni Lodge; Photographs of Alumni Lodge and its demolition.
Subject Access
Alumni Lodge
Alumni Lodge - Photographs
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Alumni & Trustees Biographical Information

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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
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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
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Alumni & Trustees Biographical Information

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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
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Alumni War Experiences

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Date Range
1916 - 1970
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Series
Military
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 139
Date Range
1916 - 1970
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Series
Military
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 139
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Questionnaires for the Preparation of War Records of Pennsylvania Military College Graduates and Ex-Cadets 1920, 1924, 1930; Correspondence to and from James C. Hobart (active duty during World War I) 1916 - 1918; Lists of Students in Training Corps; Lists of Alumni who served in the World War, including December 1917 PMC News which includes list of those who served. Complete List of PMC who served compiled June 2018. Lists of Graduates and Ex-Cadets of the Pennsylvania Military College who died in the World War (incomplete list); Deceased Alumni of Vietnam War - Lieutenant David R. Wilson (class of 1966) includes obituary (1968), press release and photograph; 1921 Program of dedication of Memorial Table in honor of those who served in World War I; Alumnus Patrick Ryan - photographs, PMC College ID card 1969 - 1970 school year, swimming award 1969 - 1970 season; Affidavit for exemption relating to Vern K. Boynton 1918; Correspondence 1917 - 1947
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Alumni - Pennsylvania Military College - Graduate Lists
Alumni - Correspondence
Alumni - Graduate Lists
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Photographs
Alumni - Military Service
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