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Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1072
Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1072
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Aydelott[e], J. B. W. Aydelott[e], Zadoc Backus, Clarence W. Barber, William E. Barstow, Charles W. (cadet ?) Biddle, Horace C. (cadet ?) Billington, David P. Bolmar, Antoine Bolmar, Henry C. Bolton, Samuel H. Burton, George H. Guss, George Ruhl (PMA Battery) Guss, Henry Ruhl (father of George; 97th PA Infantry) Guss, William (Civil War?) younger brother of George Hathaway, Charles Harvey, Thomas J. Hiller, Allen W. Leslie, John A. Lincoln, James Rush McConkey, Richard J. Megaw, James H. & Megaw, Charles G. Negendank, Lewis Porter, Thomas A.
Custodial History
These materials were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum.
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Papers of Rebecca Warda
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Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1073
Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1073
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
(This record contains boxes 1073 and 1073 B). Robinett[e], Henry Clay & Battery Robinette North & South magazine (contains article by Wm. Speer about Robinett) with draft Two copies of From Broomsticks to Battlefields including a draft Robinett – photograph Robinett – Holt Atherton Special Collection Robinett – Letters Robinett – Family Robinson, George J. (cadet?) Sparks, John L. Taliaferro, Peachy R. Townsend, Alfred E. Townsend, Frank E. Tunis, Frank D. Vickers, David Vickers, David (Pension file) Walter, Townsend H.
Custodial History
These materials were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum.
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Papers of Rebecca Warda
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Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1074
Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1074
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Civil War Resources – Misc. Photographs Civil War Cadets – Correspondence Civil War Delaware Cadet Battery Civil War – Chester City and Chester County Civil War – Notes and Misc. Articles Civil War Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Crozer and Crozer Theological Seminary Abraham Lincoln
Custodial History
These materials were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum.
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Papers of Rebecca Warda
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Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1092
Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1092
Format
Papers
Audiovisual Materials
Photographs
Scope and Content
This box includes papers and photographs about PMA during the Civil War: Henry Clay Robinett Timeline created by Bill Speer. CD of Photographs of David Perkins Billington in a DMA uniform, scans of testimonial letter and his discharge from the Army in 1865. He was in the 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Copies of pictures of Colonel Henry R. Guss, 97th Pennsylvania Regiment and Frank Townsend, 10th Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia. Notes from the Delaware County Historical Society about Colonel Henry R. Guss. Biographical infomation about cadets who served in the Civil War. Information from the Chester County Historical Society about Pennsylvania Militry Academy when it was located in West Chester.
Custodial History
These materials were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum.
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Papers of Rebecca Warda
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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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Histories from University Relations.

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Category
Histories
Group
Unpublished Histories
Institution
Widener University
Location
Histories Shelf: Histories from University Relations
Category
Histories
Group
Unpublished Histories
Institution
Widener University
Location
Histories Shelf: Histories from University Relations
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
This is a collection of papers and histories. There are two volumes to this material. The contents of volume one are listed first, and the contents of volume two are at the bottom of this record. VOLUME ONE: The contents of Volume One are as follows: Section 1 – Widener History – 1988-1992 ~History of Widener (1992) ~W.U. profile (1990) ~Memo regarding first degrees awarded in chronological order (1990) ~Memo to President Bruce regarding dates of first degrees for commencement degree order (1990) ~W.U. institutional profile and history (1988) Section 2 – Widener History – 1993-1996 ~W.U. fact sheet (1993-1994) ~W.U. history ~Fax regarding profile for media guide (1993) ~Memos regarding contested origin of broom drill (1996) Section 3 – Cecil B. deMille ~Correspondence between John Kobal and Widener faculty/staff (Patricia Brant, assistant to the president, and David King, archivist) regarding Cecil B. deMille at P.M.C. (1988) Section 4 – John Bullock ~Memo from Patricia Brant with information on John Bullock contained in Clarence Moll’s dissertation (1986) ~Notes regarding “Bullock’s Boarding School” Section 5 – General MacMorland ~Letter to Mrs. Edward DePaola with historical material on General MacMorland (1989) ~Biographical sketch (written 1960s, retyped 1989), as well as copy of original ~Copy of Chester Times article regarding his achievements at P.M.C. during tenure as president (March 10, 1959) Section 6 – Early Female Graduates ~Letter to James Cowee regarding Bertha Hyatt (Mrs. J.C.Cowee), who apparently received a diploma from P.M.C. in 1886 (1986) ~Patricia Brant’s notes on the topic Section 7 – Requests for Oral Histories (1984 and 1987) ~Letters to Mathews Johnson, William Cottee, George Hansell, and Eleanor Logan requesting oral personal perspectives of Widener and its predecessors (1984) ~Letters to Stuart Raub, Sherwyn Davis, and Carl Schaubel thanking them for their oral histories (1984) ~Letter to Mrs. Mabel Cramp Hyatt requesting information on 1877 and 1886 female graduates from P.M.C., as well as an oral history request (1987) ~Correspondence between Patricia Brant and John Cramp regarding a copy of an 1866 P.M.C. circular (included), as well as an oral history request (1987) Section 8 – Chester History ~Copy of newspaper article about Virginia Damon, originally from Chester – mentions P.M.C. (1994) ~“A Little Chester History” by Geri Templin (1991) ~History of Delaware County by Henry Ashmead (1884) Section 9 – School of Nursing, 1992-1993 ~Copy of 1991 Nightingale Ceremony speech by former Dean Eleanore Dower (1992) ~Letter to Belinda Puetz regarding Widener’s doctoral program information being submitted to the National Nursing Staff Development Organization (NNSDO) (1993) ~Information describing Widener’s nursing doctoral program (1993) Section 10 – Wetherill Family ~Brief description of Wetherill house – the Castle ~Copy of Wetherill family history from genealogical book (1934) ~Wetherill Family of Chester history by Sara Roberts Wetherill (1964) ~Copy of Wetherill section in 1926 “Who’s Who in Delaware County” (1926) Section 11 – Historical Research – P.M.C. and Widener ~Guide to researching the history of an institution (1990) ~Correspondence with Mr. DelVecchio regarding the study/research of P.M.C.’s history (1992) ~Student piece on Old Main (1990) ~Correspondence with Ms. Nancy Kelly regarding the possible purchase of a 1933 survey of P.M.C. ~P.M.C. Folklore (1986) ~Brief History o P.M.C. Alumni Association (1962) ~Delaware Military Academy (1971) ~Eras of P.M.C./Widener ~Short History of Widener University Section 12 – Mortar Cannons ~Correspondence with Mr. Russ Pritchard and Mr. Charles Smithgall regarding the potential sale of cannons in front of Old Main. Including some historical information (1994) VOLUME TWO: The contents of Volume 2, in a separate notebook, are as follows: This is a collection of papers and histories. The contents are as follows: Section 1 – History of Lathem Hall ~Correspondence between President Bruce and Debra Racz regarding the history of Lathen (1991) ~Newspaper articles about Dr. Abraham Lathem, founder of the church Section 2 – Pennsylvania Military Prep School ~Copy of viewbook ~Application for admission Section 3 – Col. Frank Kelso Hyatt ~Biography Section 4 – President Robert J. Bruce ~Resume (1986) ~Article from Widener Magazine (2001) ~“1981-1997: The Bruce Administration,” complied by Patricia Brant (1997) Section 5 – Boettner Hall, 1991 ~Copy of remarks by Dr. William Larkin, Dean of Students ~Copy of dedication speech by Joe Corcoran, student ~Copy of remarks by Joseph Boettner Section 6 – Eugene Hoops ~Biography ~“Wearing the Gray” by Gene Hoops (1946) Section 7 – Crozer – 1992 ~List of Crozer family members on file ~Information for potentially naming new building “Crozer Hall” Section 8 – P.M.C. in Magazines/Newspapers ~“The Slater System Bulletin” ~Delaware County Daily Times – January 24, 1966; January 25, 1966 ~Philadelphia Inquirer – 1963 (Women at P.M.C.) ~Chester Times – February 23, 1882 (Old Main Fire); March 8, 1882 (P.M.A. post fire) Section 9 – Remembrances of Times Past ~Remembrances of Times Past Section 10 - John Norton ~Copy of conclusion of his book, "Widener College - Minimizing Conflict in Accomplishing Change" (1977)
Subject Access
Histories - Unpublished
Histories - Unpublished - Widener University
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Nursing - History
Chester - History
Women Students - Notable Events
Wetherill Family
Castle, The
Bullock School
Oral Histories
University Relations (see College and University Relations) Cannons
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Military Academy Stock Company

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Date Range
1932 - 1960
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Finance
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 65
Date Range
1932 - 1960
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Finance
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 65
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Brief History of Pennsylvania Military College leading to bankruptcy; Stock Company's Articles of Amendment and Constitution of Charter; Bonds and Bondholders - 1936, 1955, 1956, 1957; Correspondence from: Delaware County Trust Company 1932, 1933; Moorhead & Knox 1936; Chester - Cambridge Bank and Trust Company 1936, E.A. Howell (law offices) 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1943, 1949; Fidelity - Philadelphia Trust Company 1933, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Military Academy Stock Company
Finance - Pennsylvania Military College
Governance - Administrative - Pennsylvania Military College
Arrangement
Chronological
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Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1089
Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1089
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
A cardboard box and two folders containing original items found in the walls of Old Main while renovations were going on. The items appear to have been "trash" that was put into the wall. One of the folders contains information about Joseph Nevil and his family. NOTE: A photograph of these materials can be found in Box 29.
Custodial History
These materials were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum.
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Papers of Rebecca Warda
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Our First Hundred Years. in the Delaware Valley.

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Category
Histories
Group
Unpublished Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Histories Shelf - Sawyer
Category
Histories
Group
Unpublished Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Histories Shelf - Sawyer
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
This is a book by William Edwin Sawyer, a professor at PMC from 1952-1962. The unpublished book was a gift from his children to the Widener archives. The book describes the early history of Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
Subject Access
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
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Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1078
Category
PMC Museum
Group
Histories
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 1078
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
PMCM Committee Guidelines PMCM Policy & Registrar’s Manual PMCM Volunteer and Docent Manuals – Samples Binder w/PMCM Volunteer Manual
Custodial History
They were given to the Archives by Becky Warda, former Collections Manager for the PMC Museum.
Subject Access
Pennsylvania Military College History
Histories - Unpublished - Pennsylvania Military College
Papers of Rebecca Warda
Access Restriction
Confidential
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