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Historical Documents

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Date Range
1972
Category
Histories
Group
Unpublished Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 24
Date Range
1972
Category
Histories
Group
Unpublished Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 24
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Correspondences written about History of Pennsylvania Military College, Name Change, etc.; Histories written about Widener University and Name Change; Histories written about Old Main; Histories written about Pennsylvania Military College; Preliminary General Plan for Pennsylvania Military College - blue prints; Discussion of Land Between Pennsylvania Military Academy and P.R.A. company; Newspaper clippings about History of Widener, and Pennsylvania Military College; Pennsylvania Military Colleges Histories - 1936 and 1964; booklet about the Delaware Military Academy, 1859-1862; a History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania; a History of the Dining-in Ceremony; also additional papers relating to the history of the institution. Letter about the awarding of a Battle Streamer to Pennsylvania Military College in recognition of the service of cadets in the Gettysburg Campaign of 1863. This was a major battle in the Civil War.
Subject Access
Old Main Building - History
Mergers and Acquisitions - Name Changes
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military Academy
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Histories - Unpublished
Histories - Unpublished - PMC Colleges (Penn Morton and Cadet Corps)
Histories - Unpublished - Widener College
Histories - Unpublished - Widener University
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School of Nursing History

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Date Range
1970 - 2009
Category
Academic Programs
Group
Nursing
Institution
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 558
Date Range
1970 - 2009
Category
Academic Programs
Group
Nursing
Institution
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 558
Format
Audiovisual Materials
Papers
Scope and Content
Information about Theresa Lynch, who was instrumental in founding the nursing program. "History of Nursing Program" compiled by Janette Packer, former Professor of Nursing at Widener Report done in 1993 by Ronald Wells, President Emeritus of the Crozer Theological Seminary, describing some of the background history of the founding of the Widener School of Nursing. Document entitled "Early History of the Widener School of Nursing" by Dorothy M. Thompson, April 1995. E. Dower - School of Nursing History Rough master unedited VHS Dorothy Stewart Thompson History - School of Nursing VHS Widener University School of Nursing Judith Ann Kilpatrick, Widener Memories Sprin 2009 DVD Widener University School of Nursing Through the Eyes of the Deans, sponsored by the Eta Beta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International 2009 DVD (2 copies) Crozer Theological Seminary baccalaureate service May 31, 1970 commencement program People Need what Crozer Gives Today promotional pamphlet for the Crozer Theological Seminary
Physical Condition
Good
Custodial History
Papers relating to the history of the Nursing Program on campus, donated by Dean Barbiere of the School of Nursing.
Subject Access
Nursing
Academic Programs - Nursing
Histories - Unpublished - PMC Colleges (Penn Morton and Cadet Corps)
Histories - Unpublished - Widener College
Histories - Unpublished - Widener University
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School of Nursing History

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Date Range
1966 - 1997
Category
Academic Programs
Group
Nursing
Institution
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 815
Date Range
1966 - 1997
Category
Academic Programs
Group
Nursing
Institution
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 815
Format
Papers
Bound Volumes
Photographs
Scope and Content
Papers relating to the history of the Nursing Program on campus. Box Includes: Scrapbook that documents the beginning of the Nursing Program with photographs and articles, 1966 to 1968. Materials related to Dorothy Thompson, the second Dean of the School of Nursing. They include a scrapbook given to her documenting the receipt by Louis Kapelski of the R. Kelso Carter Award in 1975, a booklet entitled "Dorothy Stewart Thompson, a Celebration of Life, November 12, 1997", and miscellaneous papers related to her life.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Nursing
Academic Programs - Nursing
Histories - Unpublished - PMC Colleges (Penn Morton and Cadet Corps)
Histories - Unpublished - Widener College
Histories - Unpublished - Widener University
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School of Nursing History

https://widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions1952
Date Range
1963 - 1992
Category
Academic Programs
Group
Nursing
Institution
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 816
Date Range
1963 - 1992
Category
Academic Programs
Group
Nursing
Institution
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 816
Format
Papers
Bound Volumes
Photographs
Scope and Content
Papers relating to the history of the Nursing Program on campus. Box Includes: Scrapbook that documents the beginning of the Nursing Program with photographs, 1968 to 1969. Notebook of speech entitled "Some Reflections on the Development of the School of Nursing of Widener University Chester Pennsylvania", presented by Eleanore O. Dower, Associate Professor Emerita at the Nightingale Ceremony, 1992. A chronology of the development of the College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation from 1963 to 1969. "Data Submitted in Support of Application to State Board on Education for Approval of the College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation." 1965 Additional materials related to Dorothy Thompson Two copies of a book entitled: "Solutions in Ten Lessons, A Manual for Use in Training Schools for Nurses." Folders of articles about Nursing History
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Nursing
Academic Programs - Nursing
Histories - Unpublished - PMC Colleges (Penn Morton and Cadet Corps)
Histories - Unpublished - Widener College
Histories - Unpublished - Widener University
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