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.
Building Slides and photos:
School of Law H.C. (misc.events_1999)
Bldgs – Harrisburg
School of Business Administration Duane Morris and Frank Lordi 11/98 photos and negatives
School of Business
Quick Center Picture Permission – Vanderwarker
School of Nursing/ Magazine 2001
Center for Social Work SHSP 2000
Physical Therapy/ WU Child Care Kids 2/2002
Physical Therapy/ Para Olympic Torchbearer 2/2002
Widener Saturday Academy Center for Education 11/23/02
Saturday Center for Education 5/12/03
Bartholomew Dedication 2001
Quick Center Dedication Sept.27 2002
SOBA at Eagles 09-29-02
University College- Faculty and Students 2000
This box includes the following:
A folder of photographs used on Web in Buildings Exhibit.
Graduate Studies and Development, 1997; Hanna Hall; Harrisburg Campus Buildings; Hyatt Hall; Hyatt Observatory; Hyatt Select School for Boys building in Delaware at 9th and Tatnall Streets (no longer exists); Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, 1997; International Student Services, 1997; Kapelski Learning Center; Kirkbride Hall (interior and exterior photos), including construction of new addition completed in 2006 that has an Observatory Dome; Billie Kirkbride House; Lathem Hall (including photographs and negatives given to the archives by the Office of President James Harris); Lipka Hall; Loveland Hall; MacMorland Center; Manor House; Old Main and Annex; PMC Memorial Library (includes folder of blue prints and architectural drawings); Schwartz Center; Sparrow Hall, once the home of Project Prepare (torn down circa 2000); Sproul House; Student Health Services, 1997; Surplus Barracks; Theatre Widener building; Urban Renewal Demolition; VIctory Hall; Webb Hall; Wilson House (at Potter and 13th Streets) which housed the Art Museum from the 1980s to the late 1990s and then was converted into a Sorority House; Wolfgram Memorial Library, includes photograph of the Book Walk.
Box also includes miscellaneous photographs of the campus in general, and of building interiors.
Note: Webb Hall was a former dormitory. This name was used on another building on campus that was used as faculty offices. This newer Webb Hall was torn down in 1997 to make room for University Center. The Webb Hall folder includes a history of the building.
Additional photographs include:
Chester High School
The Vulcan Works
The Car Barn of the Chester Traction Company
Cambridge Trust Company
Old Main of Pennsylvania Military College
The photographs in this box have been digitized and can be found in the Wolfgram Cloud.
The box includes photographs of:
A small selection of slides including the following buildings: Cottee Hall, Howell, Cottee, Cann, Muller, Dixon, Wilson (former Art Museum), Fraternity House, Webb, Manor, Lathem, Old Main with yellow flowers, Academic Center North, Library with flowers.
Photographs of the following buildings: Academic Support Services (1997), Academic Center North, Admissions Office, Alumni Auditorium; Alumni House (1997), Alsop House and Bullock House, Armory; Barracks (picture of construction of in 1945); former Biology Building; Bolmar School Building, West Chester, PA, home of PMA from 1862 to 1865; Bruce Hall; Cannon, The (military cannon); Cannon with dog in front of Old Main; C.A.P.S., 1997, Career Advising and Placement Office, (Victory House); The Castle; Chemistry Building - Old Main Annex; Center for Social Work, 1997; The Carriage House; Chester Rural Cemetery with graves of the Hyatt Family, including Charles Hyatt, Theodore Hyatt, and Frank Hyatt and some of their family; The Carriage House, (Commuter Center), 1997; Cottee Hall; Counseling Center; Crozer Building, Upland; Delaware Campus Buildings including Law Library and Polishook Hall; DeShong Art Museum in Chester; Dyer Annex; Dyer Hall; Engineering Building used between 1947 and 1964, before Kirkbride Hall was built; Engineering Laboratories (labs) under the football stadium; Fraternity and Sorority Houses.
Folder with photographs of campus buildings and structures circa. 2000, including:
Student Health Services
Alsop and Bullock Houses
Academic Support Services
Graduate Studies/Programs Development
Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology
Commuter Carriage House
Victory Hall/Career Advising and Placement Services
Psychological Services Center
Center for Social Work Education
International Student Services
Boettner Hall North
Dixon Hall South
Theatre Widener (Crozer Hall)
Dixon Hall North
Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honors Society)
Sumo VII Series – Kirkbride Hall
Double Disk – Academic Center North
Carolyn Helms Kapelski Hall
Vertical Form 92-5 – Near Kapelski Learning Center
Bench I - Near Kapelski Learning Center
Fractured Column - Near Kapelski Learning Center
Bench II – Near Library
Boettner Hall South
Wolfgram Memorial Library
Robert J Bruce Graduate Center – Bruce and Cottee Halls
Side Bar Cafe
School of Law
The photographs in this box have been digitized and can be found in the Wolfgram Cloud under Buildings & Interiors.
Photographs of the campus, campus buildings, and of the city of Chester, from the late 19th Century and early 20th Century.
Mess Hall Old Main 1902
View of Hospital
Quarter Master’s Office, Lower Level Old Main
PMA Lawn Tennis Courts
Looking down Fourteenth St., from Front of Academy Grounds
B. and O. Railway Station Chester
P.W. and B. Railway Station Chester Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad
Case of minerals and Valueable (sic) Chemicals Laboratory
View of Drafting Room (Rear)
View of Mess Hall Showing one division of tables
2 prints of a painting; “Old Main” PMC Colleges Chester, PA signed “Waltrich”
Bridge across Crumm Creek [Crum] B. and O. RR. A short distance below the Academy
View of Front Grounds and Stables
Walk from Main Entrance
View of Drafting Room (front)
View of Front Grounds
View of Front Grounds
[no text] Stage in Old Main with piano, rifles, drums and pillows emblazoned with PMC 1902 on them.
One side of mess hall. PMA
Cleaning Chester Reservoir
3rd Basin—Chester Reservoir
Picture of unidentified building, probably in Chester
Crozer Normal School Building. Caption reads: "When PMC occupied Crozer Normal School Building, Chester, Pa."
Photographs of Important Events on Campus, including distinguished visitors to campus.
c1920 Group shot of civilians for a ceremony or festival
Framed photo: June, 1928 Brig. General Charles Hyatt—Commandant of Cadets; Admiral Richard E. Byrd – receives degree as DR. of Aeronautical Science; Chief Justice, Supreme Court; Charles E. Hughes – DR. of Letters; William Mellom – DR. of Letters (By The Side of The CADET Armory)
Commencement or other ceremony probably dated between 1880 and 1902.
Hollow Square Formation. Caption reads: "Tribute to Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, 1945."
Photograph of Franklin Roosevelt's Boyhood Room with PMC Honorary Degree on Wall.
"Commencement, June 7, 1949. Colonel Frank Hyatt at left of visiting General."
Photograph of President Hoover reviewing the cadets from a train in Chester, while on his way to a World Series Game in Philadelphia. Often referred to as the "Ten Second Review" because of the briefness of the event.
List of photographs in box:
Photographs of Athletics. The following are descriptions of the photographs:
1961 Boardwalk Bowl
Brooke Lessig and Joseph Poor - 1934 Polo players
Walt Adelmann ’59; Herm Sweeney ‘59
Coach George Hansell with quarterbacks (L to R) Bob McElroy ’61, George Cooper ’61, Dan Lucy ’62 and Al Filloreto
1961 Football Team
Varous pictures of buildings, including two of the Science Building
Pictures of Delaware Campus
Photographs of Student Life, primarily after 1970. The ones that are identified include:
Rocco Polselli, math teacher Sept. ‘83
Management Professor Lordi, 1976
Trip to England in the early 1970s: Robin Tucci ’76, Zalila C. Taylor, Grey Mathews ’74, Pat Ford ’77, Tina Jack ’76, Anthony Piraino ’77, Teal Taylor
Scenes from the campus, including students, taken in the early 1980s.
Photographs of Student Life, primarily from before 1970. The following are the captions written on the backs of the pictures:
“Main PMC Bloc- From down in the paddock where the “Bareback Slow Trot” was held for an hour. At a time “fun?” Just try it."
"Class 1912- This is Lillie (12) after reaching the “peak” A Nice View. Up Baldwin Locomotive Works and Delaware River. No obstructions."
"Lillie (12) Making a circle in the PMC Drafting Room"
"On (March Camp)"
"In back of old Alumni Lodge, P.M.C. Thomas 13- Hinton 13- Burns 12- Lillie 12- Petebuck & Old Grad- Campbell 13- Hause 12- Probably on Sunday Rest Period"
"Getting ready for a class dance in the “Webb” Gym Room across the roadway north of the “Main”—also basketball court—gym room—and where Mable Hyatt held her ladies gym class one night a week—was also used as auditorium for graduation each year—bldg donated by Mr. Webb—3 sons—PMC Charles, Andrew and Herbert (my friend)—father gave each son $1,000,000 when they reached 21 years of age."
"Class of 1912—Lillie, Hause, Breneman and Hobbard going up on the roof of “Old Main”—three of whom are watching to see if Lillie gets to the peak of the roof"
"Bud at head of table. Bartolomeo at his right, Juan Gomez, Martine Fahm, Bud—left, Bill Callahan, unknown, George Hastings"
Man seated, in polo uniform (possibly Frank Hyatt)
Commencement, Graduation picture of Hyatt, Taite, and possibly Weatherill
"Starr & Nunez Mess 1934 - L to R: Nunez; Bob Ford, Homer Starr; John Roberts, Russ Maginney, Bert Wells"
Frank Hyatt, a celebrated horseman, riding seven horses at once.
"Mr. James C. Eyler—vice chairman—Reading Pretzel Bowl Committee; Cadet Maj. Stephen W. Bartlett ’53; Col. Clarence T. Starr, Manager of Athletics PMC; LTC W.L. Cottee—Cmdr. PMC"
"Snowball fight in the quad"
Numerous folders of photographs from Commencement and Homecoming, including the following:
Photographs of Broom Drill Ceremony c. 1980: Lin Scarlett '34; Class of 1960 leads off Broom Drill, Homecoming 1980
Photographs of Unidentified People from Commencement and Homecoming c. 1980
Photographs from 1980: Parade & Football Game & Captioned Events, Homecoming
1984 - Identified and Unidentified Photographs from Commencement & Homecoming, 1984 and 1985
1984 - Identified Color Photographs from Homecoming 1984: Names listed include: Lee Brom ‘49, Chas. Brocker 65, Bud Starr 40, Jim Brogan 65, Fred Scheffler 65
Homecoming ’84 (Class of ’59) from left to right are: David Hinderleiter ’59, Erich Richter ’59, Julio Arrivillaga ’59, Arthur Malmstrom ’59, Joseph Nicholas ’59, Andrew Ross ’59, Fred Longenecker ‘59
President Moll given victory ride after win over Moravian on Homecoming 10/4/80
Photograph of 1947 Football Team
Miscellaneous Photographs with the following captions:
Bob Croce at the Carriage House 1980
Job Fair 1980
Alumni Play by Dave Lamb 9/27
Oh What A Lovely War 1980
Darkness on Campus 1980
Pictures of Mascot Willy Widener
Willie Widener makes his debut with the cheerleaders, Homecoming Day 1980
Stu Raub and his classmates receive their golden alumni cups Homecoming 1980