Papers of the Academic Committee of the Board of Trustees of Widener University. Includes promotion and tenure documents. Date Range: 2003, and one folder of Academic Committee Meeting Minutes ranging from 1980 to 2002. These materials are CONFIDENTIAL.
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
Andorn, Alvin M.; cufflinks. Book given to Andorn signed by the authors, Wernher von Braun, and Frederick I. Ordway, III, History of Rocketry and Space Travel. Picture of Jupiter Rex, Pan American World Airways plaque presented to Alvin Andorn. Picture of plaque under which his ashes are buried.
Original Board of Trustee Minutes from 1867 to 1989 in notebooks. Minutes from 1989 and on are in folders in a gray box.
Also in the fireproof safe are the following Charters and information relating to these Charters:
Charter of the Pennsylvania Military Academy Stock Company
Charter of Pennsylvania Military College
Charter of Widener College
Charter of Widener University
Charter for Delaware Campus