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10th Mountain Division Flagpole

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Date Range
1945
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 80
Date Range
1945
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 80
Format
Artifacts
Scope and Content
Section of 10th Mountain Division Flagpole from William Wolfgram's training camp in Vail, Colorado.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection - William Wolfgram
Tenth Mountain Division
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of Wolfgram Family.
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Allen M Hiller. (Wolfgram Cloud)

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Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Location
Wolfgram Cloud
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Location
Wolfgram Cloud
Format
Digital
Scope and Content
Collection of photographs and information on Alumn Allen M Hiller. Photos also include unamed cadets, a photo of Frank Lybly, Gen. Logan and a photo of the band Items were donated by Linda Moore from Hillsdale College. These materials are located in the Wolfgram Cloud under "Hiller_Allan_M_1863_1864"
Subject Access
Photographs
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Date Range
1995 - 2004
Category
Alumni
Group
Alumni
Series
Alumni Publications
Institution
Widener College
Location
Box 670
Date Range
1995 - 2004
Category
Alumni
Group
Alumni
Series
Alumni Publications
Institution
Widener College
Location
Box 670
Format
Audiovisual Materials
Scope and Content
Widener Alumni Magazine digial copies of images on cd, 2000-2004 Widener University School of Law digital copies of images on cd, 1995-2003
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Widener Magazine
Alumni Magazine
Alumni Bulletin
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Date Range
1925 - 1933
Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335.1
Date Range
1925 - 1933
Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335.1
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Boxes 335, 335.1 and 335.2 contain three scrapbooks. The following are descriptions of each scrapbook. Scrapbook 1 is in Box 335, Scrapbook 2 is in Box 335.1 and Scrapbook 3 is in Box 335.2. Author: Alumni Association Date Scrapbook 1: 1931-1939 Date Scrapbook 2: 1925-1933 Date Scrapbook 3: 1895-1924 Condition:
Binding- both attached and loose pages
Paper- intact with frayed edges
Materials- mostly attached, a few are loose Size of Scrapbooks 1, 2, and 3: 18 inches x 12 inches Number of Pages Scrapbook 1: 37 Number of Pages Scrapbook 2: 54 Number of Pages Scrapbook 3: 42 Contents Scrapbook 2:
Pg 1- schedule of commencement activities and letter sent by John W. Loveland, class of 1887 and president of the PMC Alumni Association, to alumni, May 1, 1925
Pg 2- letter from Mr. I.J. Brodsky, class of 1916, to Mr. H.A. Poth concerning Alumni Association membership, April 15, 1926
Pg 3- booklet entitled “The Tomorrow of PMC- A Retrospect of Service and a Program of Immediate Development”, about the need for a new stadium
Pg 4- letter from Frank Hyatt to alumni about membership in PMC Polo Club
Pg 5- letter and schedule of events sent to alumni by John Loveland, May 1, 1926; menu from PMC Military Day, June 15, 1926
Pg 6- letter from Alumni Association president John Loveland announcing his retirement, May 10, 1927; PMC Polo Club book
Pg 7- address given by John Loveland at Necrology Ceremony at PMC, June 15, 1927
Pg 8- invitation to alumni to attend luncheon held with new Alumni Association president George Cann in Philadelphia, September 15, 1927
Pg 9- menu from Annual Banquet and Business Assembly of the PMC Alumni Association at the Alumni Lodge, June 14, 1927
Pg 10- invitation to alumni to attend commencement festivities, May 15, 1928
Pg 11- menu from Annual Banquet and Business Assembly of the PMC Alumni Association, June 19, 1929; letter from Robert Tumbelston about 1928 commencement festivities
Pg 12- rough draft of May 15, 1928 letter
Pg 13- address to the board of Trustees on presentation of Richard E. Byrd for honorary doctor of Aeronautical Science degree by PMC on June 20, 1928
Pg 14- address by John Loveland to Commander Richard Byrd, at the presentation of the Corps flag to be dropped by him at the South Pole, June 20, 1928
Pg 15- letter to Robert Tumbelston from H.A. Poth, April 24, 1929
Pg 16- photo at PMC commencement, date and men unknown
Pg 17- letter from George Cann and Robert Tumbelston to alumni concerning commencement, May 6, 1929; invitation from John Loveland to Richard Byrd to annual PMC Alumni Association Banquet, and response, June 1929; Alumni Program for the Season of 1929, June 17
Pg 18- program for the Annual Banquet and Business Assembly of the PMC Alumni Association, June 18, 1929; handwritten letter to Robert Tumbelston
Pg 19- newspaper clippings about the death of General Charles E. Hyatt, PMC President, April 9-10, 1930
Pg 20- blank
Pg 21- newspaper clippings about the death of Charles E. Hyatt
Pg 22- blank
Pg 23- newspaper clippings about Charles Hyatt’s funeral, April 11-12, 1930
Pg 24- newspaper clipping about death of Charles Hyatt, April 8, 1930
Pg 25- newspaper clippings about Charles Hyatt’s funeral
Pg 26- newspaper clippings about stadium fire at 1930 commencement, June 19, 1930; Clarence Myer, PMC class of 1909, receives honorary Doctor of Science at 1930 ceremony, June 7, 1930
Pg 27- honorary degrees at 1930 commencement given to Clarence Myer, Congressman Nicholas Longworth, and Secretary of War Patrick Hurley
Pg 28- letter from U.S. Secretary of State to Clarence Myer, May 4, 1930
Pg 29- Letter to Clarence Myer, May 6, 1931
Pg 30- letter from U.S. Army Major General H.E. Ely to Clarence Myer, May 25, 1931
Pg 31- program from 1930 PMC commencement; newspaper clippings about 1931 honorary degree recipients; Secretary of State Stimson delivers address by radio from Washington D.C.
Pg 32- newspaper clippings- Stimson accepts honorary degree by radio
Pg 33- newspaper photo of 1931 graduating class
Pg 34- newspaper photos from 1931 commencement
Pg 35- newspaper photos from 1931 commencement and honorary degree recipients, including Cecil B. DeMille
Pg 36- PMC commencement programs from 1930 and 1931; program for Alumni Day, June 8, 1931; program from PMC Alumni Association Annual Dinner and Business Assembly, June 17, 1930; newspaper photo from Charles Hyatt memorial service
Pg 37- letter from Robert Tumbelston to alumni about death of PMC Alumni Association President Harry A. Poth, November 16, 1931
Pg 38- newspaper clippings about death of PMC grad Harry Augustus Poth; death of William MacPherson Roach; death of PMC grad Andrew Strangler Webber; honorary degree recipients of 1932 commencement include Secretary of the Navy Charles Francis Adams; program for 1932 commencement
Pg 39- photo- unknown men and date (a sit down strike?)
Pg 40- newspaper photos of PMC polo players, Military Day; Pennsylvania Military Preparatory School graduation program, June 6, 1932
Pg 41- newspaper photo of 1933 honorary degree recipients; PMC Alumni Association lifetime membership cards
Pg 42- newspaper photo- American Society of Civil Engineers (including Clarence Myer) inspect Chester public works, May 19, 1933
Pg 43- newspaper clipping- Col. Frank Hyatt presents degrees to 17 graduating from PMC Prep, June 5, 1933
Pg 44- newspaper clippings and photo about 1933 PMC Prep graduation
Pg 45- newspaper photo of cadet Captain James E. Cook receiving the Oliver Medal for highest record in range pistol practice, June 6, 1933
Pg 46- newspaper photo of presentation of saber and sash to Cadet Vincent Carels, president of the class of 1934, June 7, 1933
Pg 47- newspaper photo of commencement parade, June 7, 1933
Pg 48- newspaper clippings- honorary degrees given to Secretary of War George Dern, U.S. Senator David A. Reed at 1933 commencement; program for commencement, June 6, 1933
Pg 49- newspaper clipping about PMC being denied appropriations from state of Pennsylvania; letter from Frank Hyatt to Robert Tumbelston concerning decision to turn PMC from privately owned institution (held by the Hyatt family) to public institution, May 8, 1934
Pg 50- letter to Alumni Association from New Student Campaign Committee, August 0, 1933; newspaper photo of PMC polo players, March 1934
Pg 51- booklet entitled “Forward March” about PMC history, and its transfer to public control under the Hyatt Foundation
Pg 52- menu, possibly from 1933 PMC Athletic Banquet; newspaper clippings about transfer of PMC from private to public ownership; Lt. Carl A. Schaubel, class of 1930, appointed adjutant of PMC
Pg 53- 1934 commencement program
Pg 54- 1934 PMC Prep School graduation program; PMC commencement program, June 12, 1934; newspaper clipping- PMC football almost upsets Army
Pg 55- letter from Frank Hyatt to alumni announcing transfer of PMC to public ownership, May 8, 1934
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Alumni - Scrapbooks
Office of the President - President Charles Hyatt Papers
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Date Range
1895 - 1924
Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335.2
Date Range
1895 - 1924
Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335.2
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Boxes 335, 335.1 and 335.2 contain three scrapbooks. The following are descriptions of each scrapbook. Scrapbook 1 is in Box 335, Scrapbook 2 is in Box 335.1 and Scrapbook 3 is in Box 335.2. Author: Alumni Association Date Scrapbook 1: 1931-1939 Date Scrapbook 2: 1925-1933 Date Scrapbook 3: 1895-1924 Condition:
Binding- both attached and loose pages
Paper- intact with frayed edges
Materials- mostly attached, a few are loose Size of Scrapbooks 1, 2, and 3: 18 inches x 12 inches Number of Pages Scrapbook 1: 37 Number of Pages Scrapbook 2: 54 Number of Pages Scrapbook 3: 42 Contents Scrapbook 3:
Pg 1- announcement for PMC Awarding of the Scholarship Medals for the class of 1895, October 29, 1895; Public Oratorical Exercises of the Class of 1896, November 8, 1895; program from Washington’s Birthday celebration, February 22, 1896; loose picture of George Washington
Pg 2- invitation and program to 1st Annual PMC Indoor Athletic Exhibitions, March 11, 1896; itinerary and letter to parents from Charles Hyatt about cadet Military Excursion trip to Washington DC, Harper’s Ferry, Antietam, and Gettysburg, May 19-22, 1896
Pg 3- blank Pg 4- announcements for Oratorical Prize Contest of Class of 1897, May 1, 1896; program from PMC’s Public Exercises at the Gettysburg Court House, May 20, 1896; coupons for trips and meals during Military Excursion
Pg 5- blank
Pg 6- Class of 1896 commencement programs; announcements for Oratorical Prize Contest of Class of 1898, April 20, 1897; Indoor Athletics by the Cadets, March 11, 1897
Pg 7- newspaper clipping of Lt. Jim Schaubel, PMC’s polo coach; letter to Robert Tumbelston from E.A. Howell concerning scrapbook, October 9, 1939
Pg 8- newspaper clipping about PMC minstrels’ burnt cork performance; events planned for May/June, 189(?); Thanksgiving at PMC; Stag Dance by PMC cadets; PMC baseball loss; Secretary of War William Taft can’t inspect cadets on Military Day because of Panama Canal matter; Major General Fred D. Grant, son of Ulysses Grant, to inspect cadets instead
Pg 9- blank
Pg 10- newspaper clippings- PMC football defeats Banks’ Business College; football team loses to St. John’s, 1905; baseball team loses to Banks’ Business College, 1904; PMC Prep cadet Edgar Yearick loses sight in one eye after accident on rifle range, 1904
Pg 11- blank
Pg 12- newspaper clippings- PMC football defeats Delaware College and Williamson School, 1905; baseball team loses to Delaware College
Pg 13- newspaper photo of all PMC cadets, with a list of names and hometowns, in front of Old Main, April 19, 1902
Pg 14- newspaper clippings- PMC football team defeats Franklin and Marshall, 1905; cadets march from Chester to Brandywine Battlefield and back
Pg 15- blank
Pg 16- newspaper clippings- photo and article about 1906 graduating class; 1906 commencement exercises; baseball game between PMC sophomores and PMC Prep, 1906
Pg 17- blank
Pg 18- photos of cadets- several unknown locations, baseball game, early 1900’s ?
Pg 19- newspaper clipping from Chester Times, March 29, 1941 about year of 1911
Pg 20- announcement for 1907 commencement; menu from PMC reunion in Pittsburgh, July 15, 1907; program from class of 1907 Pollock Prize Contest, March 10, 1905; program from Alumni Dinner, June 19, 1907
Pg 21- blank
Pg 22- photos of PMC baseball team, date unknown
Pg 23- blank
Pg 24- photos of PMC baseball team, date unknown
Pg 25- blank
Pg 26- photos of cadet games, date unknown
Pg 27- blank
Pg 28- announcements of the Conferring of Undergraduate Honors and Prizes, October 5, 1915; Class of 1917 Oratorical Prize Contest, November 19, 1915; Indoor Horse Show, January 28, 1916
Pg 29- programs from Class of 1930 commencement, June 18, 1930; PMC Annual Athletic Banquet, March 27, 1941
Pg 30- programs from Indoor Horse Show, January 28, 1916; Annual Gymnasium Exhibition and Indoor Athletic Contest, March 17, 1916; Class of 1918 Pollock Prize Contest, May 5, 1916; invitations to competitive ride for the John G. Bergfels Cavalry Medal, March 16, 1916; Annual Competitive Gymnasium Exhibition, March 17, 1916
Pg 31- newspaper clippings- PMC commencement, 19 (?); President Roosevelt promotes 3 Marine Corps Brigadier Generals to Major Generals, including Charles F.B. Price
Pg 32- programs from 1916 commencement, June 21, 1916; invitation to Bergfels Medal Competition, May 24, 1916; the “Musical Glee” by the PMC Musical Club, May 25, 1916
Pg 33- newspaper clippings- General George C. Marshall receives honorary degree, 19 (?); Dr. Charles Francis Nassau, former PMC cadet, died August 12, 1940; PMC gets excellent rating by the War Department; newspaper photo of former PMC cadet Lt. Walter Layer
Pg 34- PMC promotional material
Pg 35- newspaper clippings- Capt. Carl Schaubel appointed as instructor at PMC, August 12, 1940; Col. Frank Hyatt suddenly called to Washington; newspaper photo of General George Marshall at commencement; program of exercises during graduation week 1940
Pg 36- photograph- date, location, event unknown
Pg 37- blank
Pg 38- invitation and program from Class of 1918 Oratorical Prize Contest, November 17, 1916; readjustment of calendar for 1916-1917 session; invitation to PMC Thanksgiving Day football game vs. St. John’s College, 1915
Pg 39- letter to alumni from Charles Hyatt, July 11, 1922; newspaper clipping- PMC football loses to St. John’s Military College in Thanksgiving game, November 30, 1922
Pg 40- informational brochure about PMC; letter from John Loveland to alumni about 1923 commencement activities, May 21, 1923
Pg 41- letter from John Loveland to alumni about Military Day and commencement, May 16, 1924
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Alumni - Scrapbooks
Office of the President - President Charles Hyatt Papers
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Alumni Scrapbook One. Dates: 1931-1939.

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Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335
Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Item
Alumni Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Boxes 335, 335.1 and 335.2 contain three scrapbooks. The following are descriptions of each scrapbook. Scrapbook 1 is in Box 335, Scrapbook 2 is in Box 335.1 and Scrapbook 3 is in Box 335.2. Author: Alumni Association Date Scrapbook 1: 1931-1939 Date Scrapbook 2: 1925-1933 Date Scrapbook 3: 1895-1924 Condition:
Binding- both attached and loose pages
Paper- intact with frayed edges
Materials- mostly attached, a few are loose Size of Scrapbooks 1, 2, and 3: 18 inches x 12 inches Number of Pages Scrapbook 1: 37 Number of Pages Scrapbook 2: 54 Number of Pages Scrapbook 3: 42 Contents Scrapbook 1:
Cover- PMC Alumni Association emblem
Pg 1- letter from Connie Mack, manager of the American Baseball Club of Philadelphia, to Robert Tumbelston (secretary- treasurer of PMC Alumni Association), June 9, 1936
Pg 2- letter from U.S. Army Major General Leon Kromer, Chief of Cavalry, to Robert Tumbelston, June 30, 1936
Pg 3- telegraph from Havana, Cuba to PMC Alumni Association President, June 9, 1936; change of address notice from Col. Charles F.B. Price
Pg 4- newspaper clippings about J. Edgar Hoover at PMC to receive honorary Doctor of Laws at commencement
Pg 5- newspaper clippings about death of John Clifford Jones, PMC graduate who received Distinguished Service Medal in World War I; newspaper photo of PMC graduating class of 1934; unattached photo- unidentified woman with Frank Hyatt (?)
Pg 6- letter from James A.G. Campbell Jr., president of the Alumni Association, to members concerning need for financial contributions to PMC, May 3, 1935
Pg 7- program from 1935 commencement week exercises; flyer for ceremony to be held June 10, 1935; newspaper clipping about commencement
Pg 8- letter from Guy Swope, budget secretary for Pennsylvania governor, concerning a possible bill making appropriations to PMC
Pg 9- signed letter from J. Edgar Hoover to Robert Tumbelston, June 15, 1936
Pg 10- letter sent by C.L. Connor to PMC alumni, family and friends about tickets to football games to be held in Atlantic City, October 15, 1936
Pg 11- official program to PMC vs. Franklin and Marshall football games, October 24, 1936
Pg 12- letter from President Frank Hyatt to alumni concerning financial and other difficulties facing the school, December 13, 1935
Pg 13- graduation program for Pennsylvania Military Preparatory School, 1937; newspaper clippings about PMC football game vs. Ursinus; PMC grads Marine Col. Charles Price (class of 1902) and Lt, Herbert Amey (class of 1935) stationed in Shanghai, China
Pg 14- photograph of unknown date, place, people, but appears to be Frank Hyatt and alumni at broom parade (?)
Pg 15- newspaper clipping about Miss America 1924 Ruth Malcomsen marrying Lt. Carl Schaubel, PMC polo coach, 1931
Pg 16- Baccalaureate service program, June 6, 1937; newspaper clipping about 1937 rifle match season
Pg 17- photographs of PMC cadets parading through Chester streets, unknown date
Pg 18- photograph of unknown man with PMC cadets, unknown date
Pg 19- photographs at PMC commencement, Frank Hyatt and others, unknown date
Pg 20- photographs of cadet parade, alumni (?) with brooms, dates unknown
Pg 21- newspaper clippings about annual Military and Athletic Day at PMC; graduation at Pennsylvania Military Preparatory School; pilot Dick Merrill receives honorary Doctor of Aeronautics at 1937 PMC commencement
Pg 22- photographs of cadet parades or drills, dates unknown
Pg 23- 1937 PMC commencement program; list of appointments to cadet corps made by Frank Hyatt, July 21, 1937
Pg 24- blank
Pg 25- newspaper clipping- biography of PMC grad George T. Cann
Pg 26- photograph of PMC commencement, date unknown
Pg 27- newspaper clippings about burial of textbooks by PMC class of 1938; Attorney General Cummings receives honorary degree; death of Dr. Melvin M. Franklin, colonel in World War I and former PMC cadet; notice by trustees and President of the opening of the Louis Allis Physics Laboratory, presented by PMC alum Louis Allis
Pg 28- letter from Col. George M. Studebaker to Robert Tumbelston about alumni dues, February 25, 1938
Pg 29- letter from J. Edgar Hoover (hand signed) to Robert Tumbelston, March 10, 1938
Pg 30- letter (perhaps from an alumni to fellow alumni?), May 20, 1938
Pg 31- letter from U.S. Attorney General accepting offer of honorary membership to PMC Alumni Association, June 15, 1938
Pg 32- letter from W.T. Cluverius, Rear Admiral, US Navy, Commandant, to Robert Tumbelston, June 15, 1938
Pg 33- letter from E.V. Rickenbacker to Robert Tumbelston, June 16, 1938
Pg 34- photograph of PMC football team, date unknown
Pg. 35- notices for PMC Alumni meetings, 1939; program from PMC Annual Athletic Banquet, 1939
Pg 36- photograph of two PMC polo players (Old Main in background), date unknown
Pg 37- PMC Magazine called G-2- Vol. 1, No. 2, November 3, 1939
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Alumni - Scrapbooks
Office of the President - President Charles Hyatt Papers
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Alumni War Experiences

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Category
Alumni
Group
Military Legacy
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 20
Category
Alumni
Group
Military Legacy
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 20
Format
Papers
Audiovisual Materials
Scope and Content
Correspondences to Colonel Frank Hyatt; Article about Lt. David R. Wilson - fifth alumnus to die in Vietnam War; Alumni War Letters from World War I, World War II, Korean War; Letter from 2nd. Lt. Robert J. Reed, 1951, to Colonel Tuttle, written from Korea; Letter from C. Harvey Martin, Jr., 1952, written from Korea. CD of letters from WW I, WW II, and Korea. Articles about PMC Alumni killed in the Vietnam War Vietnam Virtual Memorial
Subject Access
Alumni - Correspondence
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Military Service
Alumni - Letters from Wars
Vietnam War
Korean War
World War I
World War II
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Arthur Best, Class of 1900

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Date Range
1900
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 42 PMC Museum
Date Range
1900
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 42 PMC Museum
Format
Photographs
Papers
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives from the PMC Museum. The Papers of Arthur Best, Class of 1900.
Newspaper Article featuring Arthur Best (class of 1900) and his close personal friend, actor Burt Mustin (class of 1903). The article mentions a close friendship between Best and Cecil B. DeMille (class of 1901). The article also mentions that Best and Mustin attended PMC’s 138th commencement program the preceding week.
Yearbook: Porcupine Annual 1900
Sports photograph, inscription on back: “Arthur C. Best. Cincinnati Ohio. P.M.C. Chester Pa.” Key to player’s names on front: “1. Manager Newton, Chicago./2. A.C. Best, Cincinnati Coutre (?)./3. Chasey. St. Paul. R.E. Sub./4. Hoopes. Pittsburgh Sub. End. /5. Lyon Lub. (?) Full Back./6. P. Barr. Sub Tochele. (?) Pittsburgh./7. P.S. Oche, Pittsburgh L. G./8. E. Lawrence L.E. New York./9. W. Bennett R.H. Washington D.C./10. P. Holman, L.H. Salt Lake Utah. Capt./11. C. Starr Chester Pa. F.B./12. D. Crabb R.T. Newark N.J./13. S. Stubbs. R.G. Savannah Ga./14. A. Crank Shaw, R.E. Sub./15. Jack Arnold. R.E. [?]./16. Miller Q.B./17 Lilly R.T. Cuba. C. Am.”
Photograph of soldier reading a letter at the mouth of a tent and holding a rifle. Caption: “Ca. Brown June 1897. P.M.C. Chester Pa. Co. “C.” Capt. Thistlewood Cairo Ill.”
Photograph of a man reading a book at a lab table full of chemical vials. Inscription: “A.C. Best PM. College, 1897”
Photograph of boys playing football, inscription on back: “no mats/Mrs. Best/send any time/Marion and Clifton”
Certificate of graduation from P.M.C. for Arthur Best. Text: “Pennsylvania Military College, Chester, PA. June 20, 1900. This will certify that Arthur C. Best of Cincinnati, Ohio, held the rank of Lieutenant in the Corps of Cadets of the Pennsylvania Military College, at the date of his graduation, June 20, 1900. [signed] Charles E. Hyatt, Colonel and Commandant [and] W.E. Stubbs, Captain and Adjutant.” Pencil marks on the top read: “Arthur Best” and “Janet Best”
Course Catalog of Pennsylvania Military College, Chester, Delaware County, Pa. Thirty-ninth Session 1900-1901.
Book: Pennsylvania Military College: A Story of One Hundred Years (1821-1921) by Henry J. Buxton
Pennsylvania Military College Alumni Bulletin. Vol. 8 No. 5, July, 1963. “Burt Mustin, ’03 Sixtieth Reunion”.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
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Arthur Best, Class of 1900

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Date Range
1883 - 1900
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 43 PMC Museum
Date Range
1883 - 1900
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 43 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Book: Practical and Easy Method of Learning the French Language by Dr. P. Henn. First Course. Published in New York by E. Steiger & Co. Inside Inscription: “A.C. Best Cadet # 48 Cincinnati Ohio P.M.C.” Rest of book is heavily notated NOTE: book on display near elevator
Book: First Communion Rev. G. F. Maclear, D.D. Adapted by Rev. Samuel Hart, D.D. Inscription on inside cover: “Arthur C. Best P.M.C.” And inscription on first page: “I certify that on the ninth of February 1896 Arthur C. Best was confirmed by Right Reverend Father in God, O. W. Whitaker D.D. Bishop of Pennsylvania Francis M. Taitt Rector, St. Paul’s Church, Chester”
Book: The Academic Speaker by Prof. J. H. Gilmore, A.M. Published by Scrantom, Wetmore & Co. in Rochester, N.Y. in 1883. Inscription on first page: “Arthur C. Best, Cincinnati Ohio P.M.C. Chester Pa.” NOTE: on display near elevator
Book: A Text-Book of General Astronomy for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Charles A. Young Ph.D., LL.D. Revised Edition. Published in Boston (and London) by Ginn & Company, Publishers: The Athenaeum Press in 1899. Inscription inside front cover: “Arthur C. Best. P.M.C. Chester Pa. Cincinnati Ohio. Class 1900 Col. Conford (?). Prof. April 13, 1900” Holds several notated pages.
Book: Whitney’s German Texts: Wilhelm Tell by Friederich Schiller. Published by Henry Holt and Company in New York in 1894. Inscription on inside front cover: “Edgar S. Best Cadet 15 Room 23”
Book: Letters From Japan: A Record of Modern Life in the Island Empire Vol. 1 by Mrs. Hugh Frasier. Published by the Macmillan Company in New York in 1899. Inscription on inside front cover: “Pennsylvania Military College. College Oratorical Contest, May 5, 1899. First Prize, won by Cadet Arthur C. Best, Cincinnati Ohio.”
Book: Letters From Japan: A Record of Modern Life in the Island Empire Vol. 2 by Mrs. Hugh Frasier. Published by the Macmillan Company in New York in 1899. Inscription on inside front cover: “Phillip Holman Second Prize Utah. Honorable Mention [Paul S.] Ache – Pa. [Arthur H.] Crankshaw Pa.” (next page) “Pennsylvania Military College. College Oratorical Contest May 5, 1899. First Prize, won by Cadet Arthur C. Best, Cincinnati Ohio.”
Chemistry Textbook with inscription on inside cover: “Arthur C. Best P.M.C. Class 1900, March 4, 1898 NOTE: on display near elevator
English textbook: “Eclectic English Classics, Ten Selections from The Sketch-Book by Washington Irving” inscription on inside cover reads: “Edgar L. Best Cadet 15”
Book: Athalie: A Tragedy by J. Racine. Published in New York by Henry Holt & Company. Copyright 1892. Inscription on inside cover: “French Class 1900 48 Arthur C. Best. Sg T. 91 Daniel G… Allen Sg O. 32 Gino T… Graham Sg T. 45 Robert Wetherill Jr. Sg T. 114 Joseph G[rundy]. Shryock Sg T.” (next page) “48 Arthur C. Best Cincinnati Ohio P.M.C. #48 November 20, 1898”
Book: Science Primers, edited by Professors Huxley, Roscoe, and Balfour Stewart. Political Economy W.S. Jevons. Inscription on inside cover: “Arthur C. Best P.M.C. Chester Pa. Cincinnati Ohio. Jan 1900 Senior Year” NOTE: book on display near library elevator
Physical Condition
Fragile
Custodial History
Materials donated to the Archives from the PMC Museum. The Pennsylvania Mililtary College Books of Arthur Best, Class of 1900.
Subject Access
Photographs
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Bill Stern "This is your life". (Wolfgram Cloud)

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Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Wolfgram Cloud Bill Stern This is Your Life
Category
Alumni
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Wolfgram Cloud Bill Stern This is Your Life
Format
Digital
Scope and Content
Audio of the"Bill Stern: This is your Life", a television show that aired on Novermber 25th, 1959, on NBC-TV. Guests included: Phillip "Phil" Carlin (Was Eastern Program Manager of NBC, gave subject his first radio announcing job in 1934 (which only lasted two weeks); former sportscaster, now television producer) Dr. Gordon Edgren (Good friend, doctor who treated his narcotics addiction at psychiatric hospital the Institute of Living - from Hartford, CT) Tom Gallery (Replaced subject as Director of Sports for NBC (still holds that position), now good friend) Joe Louis (Former heavyweight boxing champion, friend; subject covered his fight against Tony Galento in 1939 - future TIYL Principal Subject October 23, 1960) Ray Scott (Covered the Sugar Bowl game in New Orleans 1/2/1956 with subject, had to take over when he became incoherent; hadn't seen since that day - now sportscaster for WTAE, Pittsburgh) Harriet (Mrs. Bill) Stern (Wife of almost 23 years (wed 1937)) Lena Reis Stern (Mother - from New York City) Mary Stern (Daughter, student at Dana Hall in Wellesley, MA) Patty Stern (Daughter, age 8) Peter Stern (Son, sophomore at Yale University) Henry M. Stern, Jr. (Second cousin, best childhood and teenage friend; now President of Michaels-Stern, the clothing manufacturing company subject's father once headed - nicknamed "Bunny") The show is in audio digital format and located in the Wolfgram Cloud under "Bill Stern This Is Your Life."
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Bill Stern
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