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Date Range
1923 - 1979
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Location
Box 138
Date Range
1923 - 1979
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Location
Box 138
Format
Pamphlets
Papers
Scope and Content
Alumni Association By-Laws 1923; Widener - PMC Alumni Association Board of Manager's Directory 1978 - 1979; Outline of Alumni History 1872 - 1952; Alumni Correspondence - 1932 - 1954 to and from E. E. MacMorland, Colonel Tuttle, William R. Tumbelston, John Hanna and Frank Hyatt, 1933 from Frank Hyatt on drinking on campus, 1932 - 1937 from Frank Hyatt to Alumni, 1935, from Frank Hyatt on bankruptcy, 1945 - 1951, and from Sherwyn Davis, 1972 - 1973 to and from Sally Mowris, 1943 - 1954 to and from Robert Tumbelston, 1950 - 1954 about Annual Alumni Gift Fund, 1941, 1957 - 1975 includes Suggestions for a Permanent Alumni Secretary, letters from Delaware County Chapter of PMC Alumni Association 1960 - 1961; Alumni Bulletin 1941; Outstanding Alumnus 1968 - George Shaw; Registrar of Alumni Commissioned in Armed Forces 1969; Operation Tender Tiger - blank certificate; Mid-Winter Dance Invitations and Programs - 1951, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1979, undated; Photographs of Homecoming 1970; Homecoming Invitations and Programs - 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1984, undated; Alumni Weekend Invitations and Programs - 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975. Spring Gala invitations; Outstanding Alumnus Award brochures; Alumni Reception brochures. History of Alumni Association.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Alumni - Alumni Association
Alumni - Activities
Alumni - Correspondence
Alumni - Reunions
Alumni - Military Service
Student Life
Student Regulations - Cadets
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Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 141
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 141
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
PMC Veterans Association - constitution, correspondence, newsletter 1969, clippings about Alumni in Vietnam War; Article from PMC News about De Sales Glover an Air Force soldier; 1947 correspondence from Frank Hyatt about proposed memorial service for those lost in World War I; Information about activities of some Alumni after graduation - Loveland, John W. (class of 1887), Myers, Clarence E. (class of 1909), Wettengel, Karl E. (class of 1921), Roydhouse, H. M., Devol, Carroll A. (class of 1878), Wild, Major Herbert J. (class of 1886), Morley, J. H. (class of 1909), Hummer, Charles D.; Surveys of 1941 listing organization, rank, and location of PMC graduates in Armed Forces, also incomplete list of graduates who died in World War I. U. S. News and World Report article about John Geoghegan's active duty in Vietnam, 1965. Scrapbook of clippings of PMC graduates in active duty, mostly World War II. Information about Widener/PMC Memorial to honor War Dead. Copies of letters from John G. Bergfels, who fought in the Civil War, and descriptions of the Bergfels Cavalry Medal; Honor Roll of graduates killed in action in World War II. Explanation that may explain why Pennsylvania Military College has a copy of these letters. Explanation and photograph of Berfels Medal. Picture of Arthur Ryan Junior receiving the Bergfels Medal in 1936.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Alumni - Activities
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Correspondence
Alumni - Directories
Alumni - Surveys
Alumni Office
Alumni - Military Service
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Date Range
1898 - 1964
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 137
Date Range
1898 - 1964
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 137
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Official Lists of Graduates, Honorary Degrees Conferred on Graduates and Former Students, Officers of the Alumni Association of Pennsylvania Military College - 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1933, 1945; Register of Active-Duty Alumni - 1964. Military Record of Graduates and Ex-Cadets, 1898. Book published in 1899 titled "Register of the Graduates and Ex-Cadets of the Pennsylvania Military College that have served or are now in service in the Army and Navy of the United States or in the National Guard". Includes lists of cadets who served in the Civil War as well as in the Spanish American war. NOTE: This book is fragile and should not be used. There is a photocopy of its contents in this folder which researchers should use instead of the original book. "Military Record of Graduates and Ex-Cadets of the Pennsylvania Military College". Issued July 15, 1898. CD of +Alumni Lists.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Alumni - Alumni Association
Alumni - Directories
Alumni - Graduate Lists
Alumni - Pennsylvania Military College - Graduate Lists
Honorary Degree Recipients
Alumni - Military Service
Arrangement
Chronological
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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
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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
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Alumni War Experiences

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions27
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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Alumni War Experiences

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions167
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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Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 71
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 71
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Personal memorabilia of Frank Wolfgram including original copy of Honorary Doctor of Laws Diploma conferred to him by Pennsylvania Military College 1962, Correspondence; Newspaper clippings of letter written to his son, William Wolfgram, after his son's death 1947 Letter from William Wolgram to his father, Frank Wolfgram.
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection - Frank Wolfgram
Wolfgram Family Collection - William Wolfgram
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Military Service
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of the Wolfgram Family.
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Scrapbook of Cadets in Active Duty

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions368
Date Range
1941 - 1944
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 339
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Date Range
1941 - 1944
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 339
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Scrapbook of articles about alumni in active duty and combat duty, 1943
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Alumni - Military Service
Alumni - Combat Duty
Scrapbooks
URL Notes
a variety of historical scrapbooks, including the Cadets in Active Duty scrapbook.
Websites
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Unpublished Histories.

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions1835
Category
Histories
Group
Unpublished
Series
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 379.1
Category
Histories
Group
Unpublished
Series
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 379.1
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Various written histories of life at Pennsylvania Military College, including: Copy of "Wearing the Gray" by Gene (Eugene) Hoopes, Class of 1901 (written August, 1946); An informative and detailed description of what cadet life was like at the turn of the century. Describes courses of study, discipline problems (and the resulting punishments), campus entertainment, and the respect Hoopes had for Colonel Hyatt, despite the difficulties he sometimes had with him. (Sometimes gray is spelled grey, but not in this writing.) Speeches about Pennsylvania Military College donated by Bob Sotille, including one given by Brigadier General John R. Kilpatrick, one given at Commencement by the retiring president of the Alumni Association, one entitled "What Kind of War is This?" written about World War II, and another unidentified one. Henry Thomason, Class of 1879, writing about his experiences in the Spanish American War. Carl Shaubel, writing in 1980 about his experiences at PMC, in a document entitled "Once in a Lifetime". Carl Shaubel married Ruth Malcomson, a former Miss America. Less Ware, Class of 1975, writing about his experiences at Pennsylvania Military College. Levi Huber, Class of 1933, writing about his experiences at Pennsylvania Military College. Roy Dohner, a former professor, writing personal memories of his 36 years at PMC. Document is entitled "Memories of Hyatt Hall". George Bjotvedt, Class of 1951, describing his experiences in the Korean War. Burt Mustin, Class of 1903. "Life at PMC at the Turn of the Century." Dr. Moll, former President of PMC and Widener. History of PMC as told by Dr. Moll. Bill Luckenbill. Memories of "The Phantom" who played practical jokes at PMC. Chalmer Kirkbride Jr. Article about him in the alumni magazine while he was a junior. This is the son of Chalmer Kirkbride for whom the Science and Engineering building was named. Mike Jarboe, Class of 1975. "Molding Fine Soldiers, One Push Up at a Time." Memories of his days as a cadet at PMC. Robert Hutchinson, a resident of Chester who lived near PMC, describing his memories of the college. Tom Monroy, Class of 1966 at the US Merchant Marine Academy, describing his memories of the "Boardwalk Bowl" at Atlantic City. Includes information about PMC football player Walt "Duke" Crate. Folder including information about what cadet life was like in the 1960s.
Subject Access
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Alumni - Memoirs
Student Life
Alumni
Alumni - Biographical Information
Alumni - Biographical Information - Burt Mustin
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Letters from Wars
Alumni - Military Service
Spanish American War
Korean War
Cultural Affairs
Student Discipline (see also Student Regulations)
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