Papers of President Frank Hyatt, 1932 - 1953. [Note: Folder numbers are not always consecutive and some are misnumbered.]
Original Folder Headings are:
185B Full Story of Fire in Dormitory by Cadet who Helped Fight it
321B Rabbi Herman E. Eisenberg Protest against PMC Religious Policy and Frank Hyatt's Reply, 1934
410B Trustees - Jewish Recognition, 1933
432B 1934 Special Orders to Senior Class and Protest [Petition signed by seniors objecting to the taking away of senior privileges]
433B The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad On Grade Crossing
434 B $35,000 Loan Corn Exchange National Bank and Trust. 1935
435B Correspondence between Frank Hyatt and Governor Pinchot. 1932 [ Governor of PA requesting funds from him.]
437B Clippings from Philadelphia Record on Baseball and Sham Battle. 1934
440B Suggested Letters to Different People for Contributions. 1933, 1934
441B Report to Alumni Association on Reorganization
442B 119 Students sign Protest against shortening the Christmas Holidays
443B Pennsylvania Military Glee Club
444B A Letter Praising P.M.C. from Floyd Cavarre Lloyd, class of 1915
445B Data with National Bureau of Private Schools and PMC in regards making a film of the same
446B Correspondence. Richard Wetherill vs. Col. Hyatt. 1932, 1933
447B Income and Expenses for November 1934
448B The Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Conference
449B For Duplicate Certificate of Company's Officers [Corn National Exchange Trust Company, 1935]
450B Treasurer's Report November, 26 1935 to June 8, 1935 P.M.C.
451B Requests to W.L. Mellon for donations to P.M.C.
452B Correspondence for used German War Material for Grounds of P.M.C. [German Guns being acquired from Smithsonian, 1937]
453B R.O.T.C. Information [Appropriations]
454B Articles on Polo [Correspondence]
455B Clipping out of Philadelphia Record of the P.M.C. Poloists Pay Tribute to Player Killed in Games
456B Minstrel Show for Benefit of PMC Glee Club and Orchestra, 1936
457B Correspondence with Joseph Poor on Endorser Recall of the Loan by the Corn Exchange and Trust Company
458B Question asked In What Year PMC started and When Built [Age of Buildings including Dyer Hall and Hyatt Hall, 1936]
459B In Regards to Advanced Courses, Military Schools vs. Civilian Schools
461B Intercollegiate Polo Association. Philadelphia League. Pennsylvania Military as Conducted Calvary, 50 years
462B 2 Letters from Mr. Corwin Sage an Old Graduate [Class of 1879]
463B Will of M. Ida Richardson
464B List of Bond Holders as taken from Annual Reports
465B Suggested PMC Refinancing Plan. Speer, Wheeler and Associates
466B Speer Wheeler and Associates Letters and Refinancing Plans
467B Report of Refinancing
468B Expenses up to March 1, 1936 as compared with estimated Budget for July 1, 1935 to July 1, 1936
469B Saint John's Military School and PMC [Includes number of PMC Graduates (400) who Served in WWI and Number Killed in WWI (12)]
470B Program for Year 1934 and 1935
471B Letter to Dr. Williams, Captain Schaubel, Lt. vonGrabill, and Professor Graham. (Note: Carl Schaubel is frequently referred to by his nickname Jim Schaubel.)
472B Inspection Reports 1933, 1934, 1937, 1938
473B List containing Data on Alumni of PMC who Died in Service During World War [I] [Names, position, how died, place, date died]
474B Letters between Dr. Wyman and Col. Hyatt
475B Spring Inspection of R.O.T.C at PMC, 1937
476B Employers Injury. Labor Inspection. 44 Hours a Week. 1938
477B Mean Letter from an Ungrateful Cadet [Russell McGuinney, 1939] [Also Response from Frank Hyatt.]
478B Letter of Explanation to C. K. Robertson on 35 Year Insurance Plan
479B Report of Inspection of College Kitchen and Dining Room, etc.
480B Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference. 1937.
481B. Report, Expense, Profit and Loss for October 1934 and 1934 - 1935.
483B Detail of Assistant Associate County Chairman
484B Special Meeting Minutes of the Stockholders of the Military Academy Stock Company
485B Certified Copy of Resolution Instructing Treasurer to Open Bank Account
486B Prominent Trust Company about Interest on Bonds
487B Requests for Contribution of Money or Polo Ponies, 1939 [Talk about 3 Polo Players from Oklahoma bringing 5 Polo Ponies]
488B Data on Polo for 1938 [Includes names of Polo horses and lists Polo activities for 1938]
489B Data on 1939 Polo
490B Report on Polo and Calvary Activities 1939 and Year Polo was begun at PMC
491B Rules of Polo of the Association of America. Indoor Polo Season. Public Relations Department of PMC, 1938 - 1939
492B Mr. Pew Trip to Harrisburg and points on PMC History
493B The Association of College Presidents and Exhibits
494B Regards to Right of Tax Exemption
495B Analysis of Expenses to February 1, 1937. Also Some Recommendations
497B On Amount of Tuition and Student Loan Fund
498B Report of Meeting in Mr. Pew's Office March 16, 1939
499B Program of The Literary Exercises June, 6 1939 [Includes Speech by Frank Hyatt and Graduation Exercises June 5, 1939, including description of honorary degree recipients. Also Commencement 1940 Information]
500B Instructions to Faculty on Commencement Day June 6, 1939
501B Program of Exercises of PMC Commencement June 5 and 6 1939. Names of Men Receiving Honorary Degrees
502B Program of Entertaining Governor James June 6, 1939
503B College Songs and College Cheers [Includes Letter Objecting to PMC's Adaptation of University of Texas Song and Frank Hyatt's Response]
504B Extracurricular Activities 1938-1939 [Calendars of Athletic Events and Social Activities]
Papers of President Frank Hyatt, 1932 - 1953. [Note: Folder numbers are not always consecutive and some are misnumbered.]
Original Folder Headings are:
711B Correspondence on Military Schools; Honorable D. Lane Powers, 1942.
712B Student Situation. [comparison of cadet numbers for 1938 - 1939, 1939 - 1940
713B Mr. Henry G. Turner resigns as Bursar and Carroll I. Rainey is appointed.
714B Emergency supplement to Bulletin of Defense, American Council of Education.
715B In regard to offer to purchase property, 610 East 13th Street.
716B L.P. Wyman vs. Delaware County National bank in regards to a distribution on Stadium.
717B Col Hyatt requests loan from Delaware County National Bank to help out until Government check comes for Army Students.
718B Delaware County Trust Co. vs. PMC [Re Military Academy Stock Company]
719B Federal Security Agency Office of Education to Educational Administrators. [memo entitled "Pearl Harbor Day" - concerning observance of Pearl Harbor Day on December 7, 1942]
720B Col. Hyatt's address given to graduates, 1943.
721B Federal Security Agency, U.S. Office of Education. Letter entitled "What More Can Engineering Colleges do Through ESMDT?" - Engineering, Science, and Management Defense Training.]
722B Borrower's Financial Statement
723B Odds and Ends on Polo [clippings and correspondence]
724B Lots of Interesting Letters from Mr. Brown Sage, Class of 1879
[Includes writing by J. Edgar Hoover, as told to Herbert Corey, entitled "IF I HAD A SON......" Reprinted from the June, 1938 issue of "Woman's Day.]
725B Release to paper of transfer from Hyatt Family, November 26 [Press Release concerning PMC becoming a Public Institution]
726B Physical Education Program for PMC
727B Report of Committee of Recruiting and Granting Scholarships
728B "Important News about PMC" [name of newsletter describing scholastics, social life, military department, extra curricular activities, sports]
729B Bulletin Associated Military Defense Council. 1932
731B Constitution and By-laws of the Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference
Papers of President Frank Hyatt, 1932 - 1953.
Folder Headings are:
The Cost of Keeping one Horse one week at PMC, 1932
A Letter to C. E. Hyatt from W. M. Manly inviting a PMC Cavalry Squad to Performance in Baltimore, 1900
Class of 1875 Commencement Invitations and A Typical Presenting for Honorary Degrees
Vice-President Charles Curtis unable to Attend PMC Graduation, 1929
John D. Rockefeller Jr. unable to attend Graduation, 1929
Henry Stimson, Secretary of State, unable to attend Graduation, 1929
Correspondence between C. E. Hyatt and the Reverend Wallace MacMullen concerning Baccalaureate, 1911
Clarence Conner and Frank Hyatt, Knights Templar, 1928
Marine Corps Correspondence, 1927
Curriculum PMC, 1869 [Scientific Course]
The Typical C. E. Program at PMC, 1912-1915 [Civil Engineering]
Aeronautical Correspondence between F. K. Hyatt and J. A. Stinmetz, 1919 [Intention to Develop Aeronautics Course at PMC]
Correspondence between F. Hyatt and G. S. Ireland relative to the Aviation Course at PMC in 1920
Aviation Course conducted by G. Sumner Ireland, 1920, 1930
Sample "in course" and "Honorary" Diplomas
Correspondence between C. E. Hyatt and the Reverend Henry L. McClellan concerning an honorary Degree, 1909-1911
Bachelor of Military Science, 1924 [Award of Degree to Students who Served in War]
Diploma Reproduced by Lithograph, 1954 [Correspondence]
William Howard Taft, 1919 [Request for Taft to Speak at Commencement, Taft sent his regrets]
Attorney General Harlan Fiske Stone Denied PMC Honorary Degree, 1924
Charles Hyatt Commission Brigadier General, 1923
Charles Evans Hughs, 1925-1928 [Doctor of Laws Honorary Degree, Commencement Speaker, 1928]
Frank Hyatt attempts to start a PMC Graduate School, 1932
Unsuccessful Day Cadet Program in Delaware gives rise to Strict Furlow System, 1910
One Parent Wishes to put away a Bad Boy in Penal PMPS, 1933 [Frank Hyatt replies that PMPS is not a Penal Institution]
One parent suggests Solitary Confinement for his son, 1930 [Hyatt's reply to Father suggesting leniency]
The Day Family of Chester complains about PMC phone calls, 1921
Typical Child Play at PMC, 1928 [Letter from Frank Hyatt to Mr. Tracy detailing damage son did to his room]
Frank Hyatt asks Faculty Members to demand Respect, 1930
Typical Application Blank, Entrance Requirements, 1929 [PMPS]
A statement of Entrance Requirements and disciplinary principles, 1921 [Letter from Frank Hyatt explaining that PMC and PMPS are not reformatory in nature]
Correspondence concerning Captain Brautigan, 1910
Correspondence between C.E. Hyatt and Professor D. B. Lockner
Correspondence concerning Stanley F. Brown, 1912-1914
What Frank Hyatt wanted in Prospective Teachers 1911-1919
Correspondence of Charles Hyatt on selection of PMS and Lieutenant G. C. Brant, 1911-1915
Correspondence between C. E. Hyatt and Dr. Charles J Bushnell, 1917
A letter from the College to Charles G. Williamson, 1918 [A teacher's contract, this letter is an example of salaries in 1918]
Prospective P.M.S. and T. [Professor of Military Science and Tacticts] Candidates Correspondence, 1919
The Hiring of Karl Agan, 1918
Norman McClure, 1923-1928
Faculty Uniform 1923
Faculty Salaries 1924-1925
Professor Boase offers graduate work here, 1925
Thomas E. Leet made Adjutant, 1929
Frank Hyatt becomes President of PMC, April 1930
Faculty Instruction, 1930 [Dress and Standards]
Dr. Wyman Election V.P. and Commissioned Lt. Col., 1930
A plea for the poor Professor, 1932 [Frank Hyatt Laments Low pay for Faculty]
A Contract with a Physical Instructor, 1920
Stenographer's Salaries, 1930
The Commissioning of Dr. Wyman, 1930
PMC State Taxes, 1925-1926
Stadium Fund, 1926-1928
Coal Prices, 1916-1918
Coal Bills, 1924-1930
A Thousand Dollar Butter Bill at PMC, 1920 [Final Request for Payment]
Charlottesville Woolen Accounts, 1920-1921
Frank Hyatt's request for Funds from George Eastman, 1920
Campaign Details, 1935 [College became Public, Campaign Letter and Instructions
PMC Accounts 1916-1919
John Wannamaker Store Accounts, 1920-1924
Brochures for Schwartz Center, Kapelski Learning Center.
Scrapbook by David Silverstein, Pennsylvania Military Preparatory School, Class of 1954 - 00.39.
Book "After Many Years" written by L.P. Wyman. This book is a fictional account of what life might have been like at PMA during the Civil War.
Book "The Taste of Ashes", an autobiography by Bill Stern.
Book "Fox Tales", a book by Oliver C.Armitage. This book is a fictional account of life in Chester and at Pennsylvania Military College.
Book of poetry titled "Rooks", by Gil Fagiani about his time at Pennsylvania Military College.
Folder of documents including: Organization of Cadet Corps 1970 - 1971; Commissioning Ceremony 1956; ROTC Instructor Group 1964; Varsity Club Program; Luncheon Program Honoring Chalmer Kirkbride 1970; Mother's Day Ceremony Program 1972.
PMC Letterhead - earlier version.
Materials donated to the Archives from the PMC Museum.
The P.M.C. News, November 1916
Captain Lewis Sidney Morey becomes Professor of Military Science and Tactics. Previous professor was Lieutenant Carl A. Baehr of the 22nd Infantry. Morey commanded Troop K., Tenth Cavalry in battle at Carrizal, Mexico. The Carrazana troops defeated Morey's troop. Morey suffered a serious wound under his left shoulder. On the field of battle, Morey ordered three Negro troops to leave him there and save themselves. Morey finally made his way back to headquarters of General Pershing. Other troops killed in the battle included Captain Charles T. Boyd and Lieutenant Henry R. Adair.
"Large Enrollment Marks Opening of Fifty-Fifth Year"
1916 saw PMC's highest enrollment in its history. 70 "rookies" enrolled in the fall of 1916. Most of last year's cadets returned. Quotation from Colonel Charles E. Hyatt's opening address to the corps.
"Cadets Triumph over St. John's in Great Battle"
Player information given for each game.
PMC won a 6-0 football game over St. John's College of Annapolis on October 21, 1916.
Muhlenberg Game. – PMC lost 34-0 at Muhlenberg on October 14, 1916.
Delaware Game – PMC lost 21-0 to Delaware College on October 7, 1916.
"Captain Hyatt College Treasurer; Additions to Faculty"
Captain Frank K. Hyatt became the new treasurer after Colonel Milo C. Burt resigned from his position as Vice President and Treasurer. Hyatt was also Vice-Principal of Preparatory School, taught Mathematics, and instructed Cavalry. Addition of various other faculty members for the fall term: Captain Lewis Sidney Morey as Army detail; Professor Herbert J. Wild; Edmund Cramp; Frederic DeL. Comfort; Clarence L. Conner. New titles: Professor Ralph B. Harris, Amos E. Taylor, Edwin J. Kepler, John Roden. A.R. Stanley became Director of Publicity and Registration.
"New 'General Regulations' – Edited By Captain Brautigam – In Hands of All Members of Corps"
Captain Edward Brautigam, Tactical Officer of the Military Department of PMC, published a book of General Regulations given to each cadet. This book replaced old Regulations originally published in 1904 and revised in 1910. Camp regulations and daily calls are listed.
"Remodel Q. M."
Remodeling of Quartermaster's Department. Tailor Shop relocated to be near the Quartermaster.
"Undergraduate Honors and Prizes Conferred at Public Exercises"
Official conferring of undergraduate honors and prizes took place on October 24, 1916. Doctor J. Linwood Eisenberg, Superintendent of Public Schools of Chester, gave an address entitled: "The Value of Education." Scholarship recipients: Cadet Sergeant William R. Simpson, Cadet Corporal Theodore H. Cowee. Orders published by Captain Levi P. Wyman, Adjunct of College, to: Cadet Sergeant William R. Simpson and Cadet Corporals Theodore H. Cowee and Lester T. Wilcox. Honor men: A. Carson Simpson, Robert Ruppin, Frederic DeL. Comfort. A hop, the first of the term, was held after the ceremony in the Mess Hall.
"Cadet Aids Appointed"
Cadet Captain John H. Christensen, Cadet Captain C. Rudolph Williamson, Cadet Lieutenant and Adjutant Donald Fitz Gerald, Cadet Lieutenant DeBruceton Lowenburg.
"Devol, P.M.C. Graduate, Retires from Army with Rank of Major General"
Retirement of Brigadier General Carroll A. Devol, Quartermaster Corps, U.S.A. PMC Class of 1878.
"Halloween Festivities – Second Clas Hosts At Entertainment Enjoyed By Corps and Friends"
Robert R. Horlacher and Charles F. Felin, Jr. handled the festivities. Performances were held in the Assembly Room. The Second Class hosted the occasion, as per tradition.
New Cadet Librarian William R. Simpson is re-cataloguing all books in the College Library according to a new card-index system.
"Loyal Alumni Dine Team – Allentown 'Grads' Entertain Football Men After Muhlenberg Game"
Allentown PMC alumni hosted the football team for dinner at Elks' Club in Allentown on October 14, 1916. Hosts: Roberts K. Mosser, J. Roderick Taylor, Frederick D. Horlacher, J. Harper Mack. Captain Frank K. Hyatt and Coach Pauxtis were also in attendance.
"Wireless Equipment His Gift to His Alma Mater"
Alumni Doyle Campbell gave a set of complete wireless telegraph equipment to PMC. The wireless was installed in the Physical Laboratory. Plans to begin a wireless telegraphy department. Plans to obtain a license for an experimental station named "Campbell Wireless Station of the Pennsylvania Military College" under direction of engineering professor Herbert J. Wild.
"Grandstand, Seating 700, Presented by Graduates"
Grandstand presented by alumni Walter R. Kirk, George H. Webb, and Stewart E. Hull.
"Happy Youngsters Fill New Preparatory School"
1916 was the Preparatory School's inaugural year. Located in Ladomus Mansion adjoining the campus. Housing shortages for boys. Captain Frank K. Hyatt is Vice-Principal and lices with the boys.
"Pauxtis, Penn's Famous end, Coaches Gridiron Warriors – The Schedule"
"Si" Pauxtis became football coach, replacing "Big Bill" Hollenback. "Dutch" Sommer, football coach in 1913, now coach for Michigan.
"Cavalry at Rose Tree"
First Cavalry Squad, led by Frederic DeL. Comfort, rode to Rose Tree Hunt Club races in Media on October 18, 1916.
Second Class contest for College Oratorical Prize to take place on November 17, 1916.
The P.M.C. News, December 1916
"Thrilling Victories Climax Successful Season on Gridiron"
PMC defeated Albright 24-7 on Thanksgiving Day.
Triumph 17-0 Over Washington on November 11, 1916.
Gallaudet Beaten 27-13 on November 4, 1916.
Ursinus Wins Hard-Fought Game, 30-6, on November 18, 1916.
"High Rank in Football World – One of 'Big Four' on 1917 Schedule – Outlook Bright for Strong Team"
"Pauxtis to Have Position of Director of Athletics"
Possibility that Athletic Board will create a Director of Athletics position will be created for Coach S.F. "Si" Pauxtis.
"Sigel to Lead Team in 1917"
Louis S. Sigel re-elected captain of football team by unanimous vote.
"New Flags Needed by Corps"
Captain Edward Brautigam trying to acquire new U.S. colors and a PMC standard.
"P.M.C. Boys 'Doing Their Bit' in the Conflict Over Seas"
Letters received by Colonel Charles E. Hyatt from cadets in the World War: A. R. McGaw, Donald G. Cameron.
Request for names of potential students for both Preparatory School and PMC, as several positions for the winter term remain open unfilled.
"Seniors Cover Wide Range of Technical Subjects in Essays"
Technical Essays read by Class of 1917 cadets on December 8, 1916. Essayists: C. Rudolph Williamson, Howard J. Winneberger, M. Francis Wilcoxon, John D. Frisbee, Oscar T. Winneberger, john H. Christensen, Lucius L. Moore, DeBruceton Lowenburg, Albert E. Ardussi, Donald FitzGerald, Charles R. Hoyt, Thomas E. Leet, Walter H. Roll, Jr.
"'Dot,' Senior Play, in Rehearsal"
Comedy "The Doing of Dot," will be performed in the spring. Written and produced by English professor William H. Blake.
Basketball season, under Manager Leet, will start January 13, 1917 and consist of 12 games.
"Morley, 1904, Who Uncovers Dead Cities, Talk son Ancient American Civilization"
Sylvanus Griswold "Vay" Morley lectured on December 7, 1916 on his work in Central American archaeology.
"Orations for College Prize – Cadet Simpson Wins; Huebner Takes Honors in Second Class Contest"
Contest held on November 17, 1916. William R. Simpson won the College Oratorical Prize; Richard V. Huebner took second honors. Judges: Reverend John W. Hauser, Dr. Charles H. Hubbard, A.A. Cochran. Other participants: Robert R. Horlacher, Charles F. Felin, Louis S. Sigel, William C. Seaton, Harry C. Eagle, Stanley Whitaker.
"At Big Shipbuilding Plant – Engineering Students Inspect the Sun Company's Yards on Delaware"
Professor Herbert J. Wild brought engineering classes to the Sun Shipbuilding Company plant on October 30, 1916.
College Glee Club tryouts ended. Announcement of first concert.
Richard v. Huebner elected Manager of 1917 football team. Luicis L. Moore elected Manager of Tennis team.
"Captain Morey Honored at Review by john Wanamaker Institute Regiment"
Captain Lewis S. Morey honored for distinguished service by being asked to review the John Wanamaker Commercial Institute Regiment in the Armory of the Philadelphia Wanamaker Store.
"U.S. Wants Reserve Officers"
PMC graduates eligible for appointments. Statement detailing this need created by Captain Lewis S. Morey.
"Corps Dance Brilliant Social Event; 'Rookies' Enjoy Their First 'Hop'"
First formal dance of the year held on November 24, 1916 in the Drill Hall. Patronesses: Mrs. Charles E. Hyatt, Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt, Mrs. Lewis S. Morey, Mrs. Ralph B. Harris, Mrs. Levi P. Wyman, Mrs. Samuel R. Crothers, Mrs. Herbert J. Wild, Mrs. Edward Brautigam, Mrs. Lawrence W. Burdick, and Mrs. Harold C. Bird. Receiving committee also included Mrs. Henry VonH. Stoever. Dance committee: John H. Christensen, Walter H. Roll, Jr., Robert R. Horlacher, Harry S. Vernon, Walter S. Bastian.
"Critic Praises Football Team"
Walter F. Dunn of _The Philadelphia Public Ledger_ praised season.
The P.M.C. News, January 1917
"College Welcomes and Honors Captain Morey Who Talks on Mexico – Captain Morey Urgers Higher Patriotism and Preparedness"
Captain Lewis Sidney Morey addressed audience on January 9, 1917, discussing "Our Troops in Mexico." He discussed his service in Carrizal, Mexico. Morey gave an address in Wilmington on January 8, 1917 by invitation of Reverand Dr. U.F. Smiley of Western Presbyterian Church.
"P.M.C. on University of Pennsylvania Football Schedule for Next Election Day – Cadets Win Honor of Meeting Red and Blue on Franklin Field. Struggle With Lehigh Among Other Important Games Arranged"
Football game against "Big Four" University of Pennsylvania team represents the most prestigious contest ever for PMC; the matchup was arranged by Captain Frank K. Hyatt. Other games scheduled.
"Here's the Football Menu Ready for 1917"
"Pauxtis Signs as Director – Old Penn Star Will Be Coach For All Three Major Sports"
"Si" Paxis named Director of Athletics for football, baseball, and basketball.
"College Day of Prayer"
Observed on January 25, 1917 by Reverend Frank MacDonald of First Baptist Church of Chester.
"Letters Awarded Football Men"
College Board named fifteen players to receive college letters.
"Basketball Tossers Face Hard Schedule – Ten Important Games"
"Calendar Events Listed"
Semi-Annual Meeting of Board of Trustees, Second Class Essays, First Class Orations, Indoor Athletic Exhibition and Prize Contest.
"In the February News"
A planned biographical sketch of late Colonel Theodore Hyatt postponed until February issue in order to present the obituary of Major Powell Clayton.
"Major Powell Clayton, Distinguished Graduate, Dies at Fort Houston"
Major Powell Clayton of the 16th Cavalry was an 1890 alumnus. Died December 27, 1916.
"'Where Men Are Made'—Suburban Review Article Praises Life and Work at Chester"
Description of three-page article in monthly magazine _Suburban Review_.
"Cadet Herbert T. Brown, 1920"
Brown died at Chester Hospital on January 16, 1917 due to septic meningitis.
"Association of Military Schools and Colleges Has Annual Meeting"
Captain Frank K. Hyatt and Captain Lewis S. Morey attended in Washington, D.C.
"Chemists Visit Camden Plants – Shift Classes For Day to Paint-Making and Sock-Knitting Concerns"
On November 21, 1916, chemistry professor Dr. Levi P. Wyman led classes in visiting the William Waterall & Company paint manufacturing plant as well as the Pilling Madeley hosiery manufacturing plant. W. Kenneth Waterall, PMC alumnus, led one tour; alumnus Richard Madeley, Jr. the other.
"'Smokes' For Boys Overseas – Corps Brightens Holidays of P.M.C. Lads Fighting in World War"
Cadet Lieutenant Walter H. Roll, Jr. collected money to send cigarettes to PMC cadets McGaw and Cameron who were serving in the war.
"Impressive Dramatic Recital"
Recital of Brieux's play "Damaged Goods" by Edward A. Mead on January 21, 1917.
"Athletic Board Asks Alumni for $1200 to Complete Year's Work"
Treasurer's Report for the fall term by Captain Edward Brautigam.
"Winter Term Begins"
Several men joined corps for winter term. Announcement of Alumni Day date.
"Public Ledger Pictures P.M.C. – Philadelphia Paper Prints Stirring Photography of Military Life"
Article appeared in November 26, 1916 edition of _The Philadelphia Public Ledger_.
"Troubadours, Tuning Up for Debut, Like 'The Military Swing'"
Glee Club directed by William H. Blake. First concert to be held February 22, 1917. Professor Blake wrote "The Military Swing" for the club. Cadet members listed by last name.
"Officers' Reserve Corps – Brisk Demand By Alumni For Pamphlets Explaining Appointments"
Demands for copies of the statement written by Captain Lewis S. Morey explaining the recent need for appointments to the reserve corps.
12 of the 17 members of the Class of 1917 returned on Thanksgiving Day.
The PMC News, Vol. 2, Issue 3 (Microfilm)
"Lecture and Forum Series Commence at College"
A lecture and forum series will take place at PMC from January 18-March 8, 1949. The initial January 18, 1949 forum included panelists: Charles C. Townsend, lawyer with Townsend, Elliot, and Munson; Owen Biddle, a firm member; Dr. J. Leslie Ellis, head of the Department of Business Administration, Dale W. Hoover, Assistant Professor of Business Administration. The schedule of topics and panel discussions are given. Speakers might include: Dr. J. Leslie Ellis; Mathews M. Johsnon, Professor of Business Administration and Advisor to Economics Majors; Dean of Admissions Clarence R. Moll; John D. Beatty; Sarah P. Holcroft, Chester High School teacher; Florine DuPuy, Chester High School teacher; Elizabeth Taylor, Media High School faculty; Herbert Rathey, Media High School teacher; Dr. R.W. Kempner, Professor of Political Science and History and former Chief Deputy Prosecutor at the Nurenberg Trials.
"Varsity Club Formed"
The PMC Varsity Club came into existence on January 10, 1949. The club will bond past and present athletes. The club was formed through the efforts of the Administrative and Athletic Departments. Wesley C. Smith, assistant varsity football coach and student PMC sports star, is Club Advisor; Anthony M. Caia is president; Thomas T. Riordan, vice president; Alfred H. Koury, secretary; Robert V. Micocci, treasurer. Eighty-five names are currently on the roster. The goals of the club are listed as well the articles of its constitution.
"Did You Know That-"
Dean Emeritus L.P. Wyman, a PMC staff member for 44 years in various capacities, has written thirty books for young boys including "After Many Years", a Civil War tale about PMC.
"PMC Graduate Promoted To Lieutenant General"
Major General Charles F.B. Price, class of 1902, has been promoted to Lieutenant General. He retired in 1945, yet was elevated on the retired list due to having received a Legion of Merit citation during World War II.
"Greetings from John Plant"
John D. Plant keeps in touch with PMC.
The Mid-Year Dinner will be held on February 3, 1949 at the University Club in Philadelphia. Names mentioned: Dr. Robert A. Tumbelston, Alumni Association President; E.A. McCadden, Jr.; Jesse W. Roberts, class of 1936; George Allen, 1943; Bill Stern, 1930; Carl A. (Jimmy) Schaubel; Colonel Frank K. Hyatt; Lt. Col. S.S. Von Grabill; Mr. and Mrs. Seymour M. Blickman, class of 1943; Michael Howard Blickman, born November 22, 1948; Ed Parry, 1940; Francis J. (Bean) Brennan, 1931; Jack Fancourt, 1943; Wayne R. Fullerton, 1921; Wayne R. Fullerton, Jr., current cadet; Charles D. Hummer, 1927; Thomas E. Leet, 1917; George H. Berlin, Jr., 1936; John Bowers, 1936; Horton J.M. (Speed) Melaro, 1943; Bill Nurthen, 1943; Ginny Lee; Jere Lee; Milton H. Pincus, 1943; James H. Pye, Jr., 1943; Leonard Rosen, 1943; Bob Stephenson, 1936.
"The Bulletin Board"
The Veteran Student Government Association would like to hold a Copper Beech Ball on March 11, 1949 at the Broadwood Hotel. Dave Stephens will entertain. Mel Korn is involved in planning. Noble Hall spoke at the meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Management meeting on January 18, 1949. Major Albert J. Ryan, class of 1938, addressed the Engineers Club and is the brother of Arthur J. Ryan, PMC Field Representative. Kappa Sigma Kappa is organized and progressing at this stage. Major Cottee is accepting plans for second semester class dances. Bob Valentine is hinting about a Purchase Card Discount Plan coming in the near future. The PMC Chapter of the American Chemical Society is featured in the parent organization's publication, _Chemical and Engineering News_. The group held its meeting on December 4, 1948. At that meeting, Russell C. Erb, head of the chemistry department and faculty sponsor, presented the charter with the assistance of E.H. Cox, secretary fo the Committee on Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society. The Philadelphia Chapter of the American Chemical Society held its annual "Meeting in Miniature" on January 20, 1949. PMC students acted as aides: John F. Boyle, Chairman of the PMC Chapter; Edward Hack; Raymond Dameron; Charles Russ; Michael Ciavolla; Allen McClure. Dr. Joseph J. Storlazzi's Skull and Bones Society is gaining in popularity. Dean B. Arnold announced that _The Dome_ will be published bi-monthly. Professor Arnold's journalism students will contribute. Chaplain Harry T. Rowe invites students to Vesper Services. The Varsity Club has formed, with president Tony Caia. Bob Micocci's car has been the victim of one too many pranks.
"The Basketball Picture"
Woody Ludwig is the coach of the 1948-1949 basketball team who will play in the Southern Division of the Middle Atlantic Conference. Names mentioned: Walt Udovich; Bobby Martz; Al Ingber; Chips Margavage; Fanny Gallagher; Charles Van Sant; Manuel Bosio; Art Lux; Willie Fullerton; Jack Grant; Don Griffith; Bob Marks.
"New PMS&T Assigned to PMC"
The Department of the Army has assigned Colonel W.B. Tuttle to the PMC ROTC Headquarters in January 1949. Tuttle will replace Colonel William A. McCulloch who has served as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at PMC since December 1945. Tuttle and McCulloch's biographies are provided.
"West Chester Football Game Moved to PMC Stadium"
The PMC-West Chester game, usually played at West Chester Stadium, will take place at PMC in 1949. The 1949 football schedule is provided.
"Udovich Honored Again"
Walt Udovich, who was named to the United Press All-American Football Squad in 1948, was named "Outstanding College Basketball Player of the Week" by the Philadelphia Basketball Writers Association on January 17, 1949.
J. Ellwood Ludwig celebrated his birthday on January 12; Colonel Clarence T. Starr celebrated on January 20.
"Cadets Hamaty, Melchior Receive Awards"
Cadet Captains Daniel Hamaty and Eugene L. Melchior were awarded Distinguished Military Student Awards by the military department.
"Target for Tonight Mr. Referee"
Philadelphia's Pen and Pencil Club is discussed, where basketball writers and coaches discuss the sport. Names mentioned: Frank O'Hara of the _Philadelphia Inquirer_; Bob Geasey, Temple University Publicity Director; Bill Stetson, coach at Swarthmore College; Eddie Gottlieb, coach of the Philadelphia Warriors.
Bob Williamson, proprietor of the canteen, has sponsored two basketball awards for each game: "Most Outstanding" in both the Varsity and Junior Varsity categories. Varsity members honored thus far: Gallagher; Ingber; Udovich; Margavage; Martz. Junior varsity players honored: Joyce; Griffith; Joyce; Marks.
The P.M.C. News, April 1918
"Carnegie Steel Elects Clyde Vice-President – P.M.C. Man Wins High Honor in Commercial World"
Photograph of William G. Clyde, ex-cadet of 1888. He was elected Vice-President, General manager of Sales, and a Board of Directors member of Carnegie Steel Company.
"Arrived 'Over There'"
Captain Clarence E. Myers and First Lieutenant William C. Godfrey arrived in France.
Bernard J. Cahn died in duty at Camp Dix, New Jersey.
"Rathbone Directs Red Cross Insurance"
R. Chesbrough Rathbone, class of 1897, is Insurance Director of American Red Cross. Roland Rathbone, his brother and a P.M.C. graduate, is a driver for the American Ambulance.
"Huns By Sea and Air Strike Near to Blake – 'Boys, Pray!' Is His Message From Overseas"
William H. Blake, former Professor of English and Glee Club director writes from France.
"King George Decorates Ralston with the D.S.O. – Former Cadet, Canadian Hero, Now Brigadier General"
George H. Ralston, ex-cadet of 1882, was decorated with the Distinguished Service Order, conferred at Buckingham Palace.
"Corps' Efficiency is Tested by Government"
Lieutenant Charles Givins, Colonel Alfred Reynolds, and Captain Edward Brautigam inspected the corps on April 15, 1918. The corps passed.
"Minturn, '80, Lieutenant In The Line"
Joseph A. Minturn returned to the service from civil life.
"Cadets Open Diamond Season With Victory"
P.M.C. beat Art & Textile of Philadelphia, 8-6, on April 20, 1918.
"Cameron On Leave In Emerald Isle"
Donald G. Cameron visited Ireland while on leave from France.
"'Yanks' Make Things Hum – Amodio, 'Over There' at the Front, Sees Boys 'Do Their Bit'"
Lieutenant Allio F. Amodio writes. He is stationed in the same department as Lieutenant Keith B. Hubbard.
"Errors Win for Ursinus – Cadets Register 13 Glaring Misplays And Lose, 15-1"
P.M.C. loses baseball game to Ursinus, 15-1, on April 24, 1918.
"Swarthmore Wins at Nets – Soldier Racquet Wielders Outplayed at Singles and Doubles"
Swarthmore beat P.M.C. in tennis matches. Tennis team: Cowee, Lawshe, Paige, Falkenhainer. Tennis manager is Lawrence M. Swift. The college has two new tennis courts.
"Memories Stirred of Salute to U.S. Grant"
_The Philadelphia Public Ledger_ recently mentioned a salute offered to General Ulysses S. Grant by P.M.C. during his tour of the world in 1877.
"Faculty Bows In Bitter Defeat"
A faculty-cadet baseball game was played on April 17, 1918. The cadets won, 19-4. Faculty players: Lieutenant Carson, Captain Brautigam, Mr. Stanley, Coach Pauxtis, Professor Strom, Professor McClure, Lieutenant Colonel Hyatt, Mr. Klingbeil, Dean Wyman. Davenport, Lupton, Davis pitched for cadets.
"Lieutenant Stoever at Peoria"
J. Wilson Stoever is at Peoria, Illinois.
"New Professor in Economics – Dr. Bushnell, In War Work, Succeeded by Professor Barnes"
Doctor Charles J. Bushnell resigned for service. Professor Horace R. Barnes has taken his place.
"Heavy Enrollment For Fall"
"Ballade of Great Captains"
"Mead, First Lieutenant Cavalry"
Gabriel R. Mead is in Brownsville, Texas.
"Cramp, Gridiron Hero, in Service, Marries
Edmund Cramp married Florence Charlotte Hawker on April 22, 1918 in Fairmont, West Virginia. Lieutenant Colonel Frank B. Hyatt, Cramp's brother-in-law, acted as best man. Cramp left for service after five days' leave.
"War Wedding For 'Brod'"
Sergeant I.J. Brodsky married Hulda Jane Apt on April 27, 1918 at Beth Israel Temple, Philadelphia. Bride is cousin of Jerome Apt, Brodsky's P.M.C. classmate.
"Citizens' Corps in Liberty Parade"
The Chester Citizens' Corps, commanded by Captain James Henry, Jr., participated in a Liberty Parade in Chester on April 6, 1918. Colonel Frank G. Sweeney was Chief Marshall; Captain Edward Brautigam was an aide.
"Major Berry Over With First Troops"
Major Benjamin S. Berry, class of 1902, commands troops in France.
"Osborne Has Seen Real Service"
James G. Osborne served in France in 1918. After his service, he enlisted in the cavalry and trained at Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont.
"The Three Musketeers"
"Moore's Battalion is Reviewed by Pershing – Marines Ready and Waiting to Hit the Hun"
Lieutenant Lucius L. Moore writes from France.
"Officers' Schools Open May 15"
"Refuses 'Swivel Chair' Commissions"
Frank B. Smith, Jr. turned down office commissions for aviation service. He is training in Princeton, New Jersey.
"Morey Now Lieutenant Colonel"
Lewis Sidney Moore commissioned Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry in the National Army.
The P.M.C. News, February 1920
"Handsome Pool Presented to P.M.C. by Chas J. Webb"
Charles J. Webb announced on December 23, 1919 that he would donate a swimming pool to be placed in the new armory. Charles J. Webb & Company was Philadelphia's leading wool merchant. His three sons attended P.M.C.: Charles E. Webb, or "Ed," graduated in 1903 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry; Andrew F. Webb graduated in 1905 with a chemistry degree; and Herbert K. Webb withdrew during his junior year in 1909 to enter the family business.
"P.M.C. 1920 Squad Full of Promise Says Coach Pauxtis"
The article lists the 1920 football schedule. Campuzano, Lloyd, and Henry will return to make up the backfield. Crow will play center. Fried will be replaced by Mueller as right tackle. Sweeny will be replaced by Bryant at left tackle. Voskamp will leave his left end position to be replaced by Claus. Malinowski will be right guard, replacing Schilling. Maguire may be a guard; Lawshe is captain and will play right end.
"Lieut. Church Had Interesting Experience in Brazilian Jungles"
Lieutenant Earl Church, Associate Professor of Engineering, worked with Dr. Hamilton Rice's expedition in Brazil where he aided in mapping the Amazon and the Negro.
Photograph of Earl Church.
The P.M.C. basketball team defeated the Textile School of Philadelphia 42-26 on January 10, 1920. Players: Crow, Pool, Crothers, Voskamp, Campuzano.
"Lieut. Cowee Sees Future for Philadelphia in Air-Commerce"
Lieutenant Theodore H. Cowee, Air Service, is an instructor of aeronautics at P.M.C. He proposes steps that Philadelphia should take to invite air commerce.
"Position of Responsibility Given P.M.C. Graduate"
Major C.E. Myers, class of 1909, has been given responsibility of state highway work in Delaware, Montgomery, and Chester counties.
"P.M.C. Student Brings Message From Far-Away Bolivia"
Jose M. del Carpio is the nephew of former Circe-President del Carpio of the Republic of Bolivia. Jose del Carpio is taking a civil engineering course at P.M.C. He feels that the Germans are undermining American trade in Bolivia.
Lieutenants Campuzano and Pool are assigning the Military Department in its bayonet drill. Both men had served in the war effort.
"Basketball Season Gets Under Way at P.M.C."
D.E. Shull coaches the Sophomore Team. He is an instructor in the Junior School. Professor of English N. E. McClure will coach the Senior Team. Karl E. Agan, an English instructor, will coach the Junior Team. Frank C. Johnson, a Junior School instructor, will coach the Freshmen. Frank Griffin has been employed to work with the Varsity and second teams; he is the former coach for Swarthmore College. Varsity lineup: Pool, Trump, Crothers, Voskamp, Campuzano, Crow. Second team lineup: Brumby, Rosenbloom, Anders, Battin, Mehrer. Team schedule is given.
Photograph: "The Five Coaches of the Six Basketball Teams at Pennsylvania Military College. Left to right: Prof. D.E. Shull, instructor in the Junior School; Prof. N.E. McClure, instructor in English; Frank Griffin, coach of the Varsity; Prof. Karl E. Agan, instructor in English; Prof. Frank C. Johnson, instructor in the Junior School."
"Still in the Service"
Lieutenant Donald Fitzgerald, class of 1907, is still at Fort Bliss, Texas with the 104th Aero Squadron. Captain Raymond C. Ward, class of 1910, remains at Fort Storey, Fort Henry, Virginia. Harold V. Carson, class of 1916, is with the Engineer Corps in Poland. Gustave E. Warway, class of 1915, served with the Medical Corps and has re-enlisted. Albert F. Huntt, class of 1891, received a Master of Architecture by P.M.C. in 1912. [Note: The information about Albert Huntt in this issue of the P.M.C. News is incorrect. Huntt received a Bachelor in Architecture Degree from PMC in 1892.]
"P.M.C. Opens Swiftly; Two Faculty Changes"
P.M.C. opened for winter term on January 6, 1920 with high enrollment. Colonel Hyatt was present; Dean Wyman prepared a cadet schedule. Summerfield M. McCarteney, A.B., takes the place of Professor Horace R. Barnes as Professor of Economics. Elmer L. Hunting, B.S., takes the place of E.B. Miller as Assistant Professor of Mathematics.