Photographs, slides, CDs, and filmstrips of the Colonial Plantation Project in Ridley Creek State Park that occurred in the mid 1990's as a joint project of Widener University and the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation. See also Box 897.
Photographs, slides, CDs, and filmstrips of the Colonial Plantation Project in Ridley Creek State Park that occurred in the mid 1990's as a joint project of Widener University and the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation. See also Box 896.
Programs and other papers relating the Engineering Awards Dinners; List of recipients of the Engineering Centennial Medal; photographs of faculty; Centennial Dinner programs from 1966 (Charles Percy Snow), 1968 (Michael Haider), 1969 (Edward Cole).
Pictures of 1971 Senior Project - Electronic Car; Program of 25th Anniversary of Senior Project Presentations. Engineering Senior Projects Brochures from various years. Including Senior Project Presentation brochure for the School of Engineering, April 28, 29, 1971.
Video Tape - Widener University School of Law Harrisburg Campus Opening Convocation September 29, 1989;
Program of Opening Convocation September 29, 1989;
Photographs - June 16, 1988 of Groundbreaking Ceremony for Harrisburg Campus.
Photographs of Law School, Harrisburg Campus.
Photographs of Law School, Delaware Campus.
Photographs of Law School Professors.
Photographs and slides of Delaware Campus and of Joe Biden in Moot Courtroom.
Lists of recipients for numerous awards 1897-1969; Photographs of awards recipients; Announcements and other papers relating to numerous military and academic awards. Information about the Cecil B. DeMille Award, the William Wolfgram Award, and the Robert Norris Chinquina Award.
1979 Training Grant Application; 1972 Self-Evaluation Report; 1969 Self-Evaluation Report; undated photos of Dorothy Stewart, Dean of School of Nursing and students; clipping 1964 - 1971, 1979; speech by Dr. Moll about PMC Colleges acquiring School of Nursing; Annual Report - 1968, College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation; clippings about first women students.
Meeting minutes, letters and reports from and about the Health Care Providers Prevention Coalition and the Delaware County Department of Human Resources Drug and Alcohol Commission to the Dean of Nursing about prevention programming for nurses 1988-1989.
Notices from the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare concerning Nursing scholarships, student loans and financial aid 1969, 1970.
Nursing Astudent Assistance Programs Guidelines for academic year 1969-1970
Photographs of the Engineering Program at Widener College. Science and Engineering Seminar 1975, Women's Science and Engineering Seminar 1974 - 1976, Management and Engineering Co-op 1975- 1976, National Engineers Week 1975.
CDs of pictures of the history of the Engineering Program. Includes Kirbride receiving the Engineering Medal in 1970, Engineering Drawing Plates, and picture of Doolittle when he visited campus. Also includes various other photographs.
History / Biographical
The following are important dates in the history of the engineering program at Pennsylvania Military College and Widener:
Pennsylvania Military Academy (1862 - 1892):
1865 Scientific Curriculum at PMC was given an engineering direction for the first time.
1867 First class of three engineers graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Civil Engineering.
1868 PMC began offering the degree of Civil Engineer, with more mathematics and scientific studies required than had been previously for the B.S. in Civil Engineering.
Pennsylvania Military College (1892 - 1966):
1934 Degree returned to being a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.
1947 PMC was divided into two divisions, the College Division and the Engineering Division
PMC Colleges (1966 - 1972):
1966 Masters of Engineering Program started. The first two graduates received a Master of Engineering Degree in Systems Engineering.
1966 Undergraduate program in Engineering accredited by the Engineering Council for Professional Development.
1967 The Engineering Division was renamed the School of Engineering
1967 The graduate program in Engineering received approval by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Instruction.
Widener College (1972 - 1979):
1972 The School of Engineering was renamed the Center of Engineering
Widener University (1979 - present):
1982 The Center of Engineering was renamed the School of Engineering
The above material was taken from Dr. Clarence Moll's thesis "A History of Pennsylvania Military College, 1821 - 1954" and from institutional Course Catalogs.