Information about the Widener University 175th Anniversary Celebration in 1996. Includes resolution from the Pennsylvania Senate; calendar with photographs of both old and new scenes of campus; papers relating to 175th Anniversary Dinner Dance; time capsule announcement. List of items submitted by Wolfgram Memorial Library to the time capsule. Copy of Invitation.
This box contains an album of photographs of Brandywine College. Topics include:
1969 Soccer Team
1969 Tip-off Banquet
1969 Fall Semester Cheerleaders
1969-1970 Basketball Team
1969 Christmas Formal
1970 Atlas Scholarship Winners
1970 Honors Convocation
1970 Mins Residence Hall Dedication
1970 Parents Day and Ground Breaking
1971 President --- and Helicopter
1971 Fraternity Awards to College
1971 Flag Presentation
(Note: The name of Brandywine Junior College had changed to Brandywine College by the fall of 1969. The 1968-1969 Course Catalog has Brandywine Junior College on it, while the 1969-1970 yearbook has Brandywine College on it.)
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.
Photographs of Graduation, Cadets marching in a city, People in stadium watching football, Cadets in formation, Charles Hyatt on Horse, Architectural drawing of Old Main 1868, Cadet Ball 1932.
Donated by Rich Pagano: photograph of 1927 football team (with names); photograph of 1954 football team; photograph of 1933 football team.
Donated by James Willis, Class of 1951, a topographical map of campus created as an assignment for an engineering class.
Two articles by Ed Gebhart from the Delaware County Daily Times about football star Albie Filoreto.
Poster advertising an event sponsored by the Indochina Peace Campaign and Widener SGA that featured Jane Fonda, Tom Hayden, and Holly Near, Saturday September 30, 1972.
Two honorary degree certificates presented to Alvin Andorn, one by Widener and one by the University of Pennsylvania.
A 1944 article from Life Magazine about a Widener Art Auction; Article about the debutante ball of the daughter of Mrs. P.A.B. Widener.
Three genealogy charts of the Widener family.
Slides and negatives taken by University Relations from the late 1990s and early 2000s of the following topics:
The Capital Campaign, School of Business Administration
Main Campus Staff Service Awards
Academic Awards, 2001
Mr. Chung's Presentation Slides 1996, including slides of Fitz Dixon and Billy "White Shoes" Johnson at the dedication of the new stadium. Includes numerous slides of campus and campus planning.
School of Business Administration Dinner 1999
University Relations pictures of staff looking at the new CD sent to perspective students, March 2000.
Cherry Trees, Fall 2000
Dr. Chowdry's Visit.
Boeing Pilot Training
Billie Lee Award: University College and Nursing Student
Tami April, Yearbook 2000.