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Aerial Photographs, Postcards & Building Drawings

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Category
Buildings
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 103.2
Category
Buildings
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 103.2
Format
Photographs
Drawings
Scope and Content
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.
Subject Access
Buildings - Photographs
Campus - Aerial Views - Photographs
Postcards
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Cadet and General Scrapbook

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Date Range
1957 - 1958; 1963 - 1964
Category
Campus Life
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 354
Date Range
1957 - 1958; 1963 - 1964
Category
Campus Life
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 354
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
1. Red Scrapbook of unknown origin, 1963-1964, includes clippings and photographs, many of them concerning the history of the school and discussions about the changing nature of the institution. Includes humorous editorial about possible new names for the school, including "Southern Swarthmore", "Western Princeton", "Northern Ole Miss", "Eastern Penn", and the "Sun Oil College" (SUNOCO for short). 2. Cadet Scrapbook, 1957-1958 includes clippings, postcard collection of trips, and numerous photographs of student life, including campus clean-up day, campus events, and faculty members.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Student Life - Scrapbooks
Student Life
Scrapbooks
Mergers and Acquisitions - Name Changes
Postcards
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Date Range
1971 - 1976
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Office of the President
Series
President Clarence Moll
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Widener College
Widener University
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Location
Box 747
Date Range
1971 - 1976
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Office of the President
Series
President Clarence Moll
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Widener College
Widener University
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Location
Box 747
Format
Pamphlets
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Papers collected by Dr. Clarence Moll: Moll, Ruth - Articles and photographs related to Ruth Moll; includes announcement of her death and obituary from newspaper. Biography of Ruth Moll written by her grandson Timothy Moll. Music at Pennsylvania Military College - includes song "Hello P.M.C." sheet music dedicated to Charles Hyatt 1929 and PMC Version of Taps Music - songs by Rudy Bloom, which are parodies of other songs; Libretto for "Trojan Women" performance at PMC Colleges. Mustin - Burt Mustin, correspondence, clippings and photographs. New Century Club Splash Party 1971 Obituaries, Memorial Programs, and programs honoring people still alive: Lee Brown; Lieutenant Carl Schaubel (Note: Carl Schaubel is frequently referred to by his nickname Jim Schaubel.); George Hansell; Beatrice Armold; Roger Firestone; Bill Manlove; Joseph Storlazzi; Leslie Quick (Leslie C. Quick Jr.); Julia Baum Blumberg; Leo Blumberg; William Cottee; Dr. Dorothy Chacko; Bill Manlove; Rudy Bloom; Kenneth Dale; Billie Kirkbride; Chalmer Kirkbride; letter from Donald Tonge thanking Dr. Moll for kind words on his mother's death. Sandra Day O'Connor at Widener Old Main Print in color "Photos of Bob's walk from Watergate to Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. 1976 Fundraiser for the library PMC Athletic Programs PMC Cadets at Crystal Ball in Philadelphia honoring Prince and Princess Grace Rainier III of Monaco. PMC Colleges Expansion Plan PMC Colleges Reports and Development Brochures PMC Ladies - photographs and clippings Poem written in honor of Dr. Moll Postcard of Pennsylvania Military College cadets in formation President's Council Dinner Programs Presidents Institute at Harvard Programs - various Project Prepare -Play Program from 1972.
Subject Access
Office of the President - President Clarence Moll Papers
Postcards
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Large Promotional Brochures

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Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
College and University Relations
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener University
Location
Box 720
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
College and University Relations
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener University
Location
Box 720
Format
Pamphlets
Scope and Content
Large Undated promotional brochures for Pennsylvania Military College, PMC Colleges, Widener College, and Widener University. Invitation to Virtual Open House postcard. Take Back The Night Posters - 2007 Land Development Certificate Program - 2007
Subject Access
Promotional Brochures
College and University Relations - Pennsylvania Military College - Brochures
College and University Relations - PMC Colleges - Brochures
College and University Relations - Widener College - Brochures
Postcards
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Category
Buildings
Group
Old Main
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 29.1
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Category
Buildings
Group
Old Main
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 29.1
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Pictures of inside and outside of Old Main; Floor plans; Diagrams, articles, and pictures of Old Main. Architectural drawings (blue prints) of Old Main. Historic Structure Report. Postcard of Old Main. New York Times article dated February 17, 1882 regarding the fire of Old Main. Picture of John Crump, architect of Old Main. Account of the fire in Old Main as written by a cadet who was present at the fire. Old Main Historic Structures Report. Stylized drawings of Old Main Dome Pictures of the names of cadets who carved their initials or full name inside the Dome of Old Main. Includes Cecil DeMille. List of activities and events that occurred in the field behind Old Main where the Bown Garden was created in 2012. Historical information about Old Main, including notes about the Histroic Structurs Report. Includes two articles from Impact Alumni Magazine that provide a brief history of Old Main. Inside Story of the Great Dome by Tom Kerr '77 and h.a. Pratt '75
Subject Access
Old Main Building - Architectural Drawings and Specifications
Old Main Building - History
Old Main Building - Photographs
Postcards
Related Material
Buildings and Box 29 Old Main
URL Notes
an image of Old Main as it appeared in the 1860s. After viewing the picture, you will need to click on your web browser's "Back" button numerous times to return to this screen.
Websites
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Category
Buildings
Group
Old Main
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 29
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Category
Buildings
Group
Old Main
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 29
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Pictures of inside and outside of Old Main; Floor plans; Diagrams, articles, and pictures of the building of Old Main, Photograph of the Ridley Park Hotel, where the cadets moved after the fire while Old Main was being rebuilt. Announcement from President Theodore Hyatt about temporary move to Ridley Park Hotel, dated February 22, 1882. Color postcard of Old Main, postmarked 1906. Color postcard postmarked 1929. Historic Structures Report. Photograph of materials owned by Cadet Joseph Nevil, found inside the walls of Old Main. Painting of Old Main after the fire of 1882 entitled "Ruins of Pennsylvania Military Academy: Burned Thursday Evening, February 16, 1882. This picture was painted by Helen deLannoy. Painting had been owned by Frederic Whitely, Pennsylvania Military College graduate, class of 1926. His father graduated from Pennsylvania Military College in 1901, and his grandfather also attended. His son Lee, class of 1954, donated the picture. CD of potential Old Main exhibit photos from Becky Warda
Subject Access
Old Main Building - Architectural Drawings and Specifications
Old Main Building - History
Old Main Building - Photographs
Postcards
Related Material
Buildings
URL Notes
an image of Old Main as it appeared in the 1860s. After viewing the picture, you will need to click on your web browser's "Back" button numerous times to return to this screen.
Websites
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Pennsylvania Military College. Museum Display Materials. Including Timeline Photographs.

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Category
Museum
Series
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 722
Category
Museum
Series
Pennsylvania Military College
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Widener College
Widener University
Location
Box 722
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Material relating to the Pennsylvania Military College Museum (PMC Museum), which opened on October 14, 2000. The museum is housed in a newly constructed wing of the Alumni Auditorium. Box includes photographs and other materials found on the Museum's Timeline and in the museum exhibits. Non-Photograph items include the following: Cover of 1955 Seventeen Magazine issue featuring PMC Cadets Copies of Bill Stern's diplomas from the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming. PMC News from May, 1917 Dome from 1972 with headline "Trustees Dissolve Corps" Dome from 1972 with headline "We're Now Widener College" Bulletins from PMA 1883 and 1885 May 1959 issue of PMC Alumni Bulletin including photograph of String Band and also aerial views of campus. Copy of quote from Warren Harding "If I had a dozen sons I'd send every one of them to PMC for here you make men" from the Handbook of Fourth Class Knowledge circa 1969. Photographs include: Cadets playing Push Ball in the snow (sometimes spelled Pushball) Double exposure of Hyatt's Funeral and Cadets drilling Individual photo of Cadet George Berlin Three Polo Players with their horses Cadets playing polo behind Old Main E.A. Howell Last Cadet Corps Graduating Class on steps in front of Old Main, 1972 Wolfgram Memorial Library Aerial Views of campus Cadets studying aviation, 1920 Cadet dorm room in Howell Hall General MacMorland with Maribell Whetstone, 1957 General Doolittle inspecting alumni during the Broom Drill, 1964 J. Edgar Hoover receiving Honorary Degree Theodore Hyatt Charles Hyatt Frank Hyatt William Wolfgram Photo of John Wanamaker, General Pershing, and Charles Hyatt circa 1919. Hyatt Hall Jack Arnold, class of 1999, and the Broom Drill 1896 PMC Baseball Team 1908 Football Team Page from Levi Huber scrapbook of photographs of General Charles Hyatt's Funeral, 1930. Cadets in formation behind Old Main, mid 1950s. Cadets in front Old Main, pictured in 1930 yearbook. Preparatory School Students in front of Sproul Hall, late 1940's to early 1950's. Presentation of War Bonnet, with title of "Warrior Thunderhawk" to General Charles Hyatt, by Chief Red Tomahawk of the Sioux Tribe, North Dakota, on Commencement Day, June 19, 1929. Frank Edmundson, class of 1953 (on left) and Donald Clifton, next to him, at Scoops Frog Pond circa 1953. Frank designed the decal of the Pennsylvania Military College Cadet with the broad shoulders and large chest. Cadets marching on field behind Old Main with original Alumni Auditorium behind them. Postcard of Old Main. Invitation to Exhibition Drill in 1908. View from 2nd floor of Old Main. Postcard of "Squad 'Presenting Sabres' -- Pennsylvania Military College, Chester, PA." Photo found in book "Hockshop" probably of William R. Simpson, class of 1918. Photo probably of Walter S. Bastian, circa 1920. June 16, 1920 Commencement Program. Jousting competition at Pennsylvania Military College. Miss Higbie crowned Queen, circa 1930. Lindley C. Scarlett on left, Miss Mary Higbie of Newark, NJ in center, Major General William G. Price, Jr., on right. Frederick Humphreys, First Military Pilot. General Eisenhower on Campus Photo of Cecil B. DeMille Autobiography .
Subject Access
Museum - Pennsylvania Military College
Alumni
Student Life
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Postcards
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Date Range
1950 - 1972
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 103.3
Date Range
1950 - 1972
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 103.3
Format
Photographs
Scope and Content
These photographs are dated, as best we could determine, after 1950. 1963 Hollow Square for President John Kennedy Aerial Views Post 1950 and undated Dr. Moll and others in a military ceremony 1961 Academics Post 1950 and undated
Award winners 1967-68: (L to R) Dennis M. Dixon, Russell N. Robinson, Robert C. Schwaner, Robert L. Humphreys Post 1960- Academics
Senior Class Cadets procession to commencement class of 317
1st Row L to R: Karl Gruel, Jeff Dienno, Richard Florers, Bruce Hotter, Robert Weidner, All Class of 1971
Final Photo Corps of Cadets Pennsylvania Military College 5/7/72
1st Row Extreme Left Jay Einstein Class of 1970
Prep School Students Military Legacy- Post 1950
Military Drill
Lambda Officers
Group of young men
Engineers Club: John Raymond, Jim McCullough, Al Rossi, Denni Karlson, Randy Shilb, Bill Texter, Doug Lansdale, Pete Lima, Dane Hoeffrer, George Walls, Mark Kern, Bill MacFarland, Dennis Funi
Group of young men with mugs on steps in front if Old Main 1. Gary Simpson 2. Rbt Kennelly 3. 4. Steve Shulinger 5. Joe Ramanelli 6. Timothy Noe 7. Keith Miller 8. Robert Greek 9. 10. Steve Dawsore 11. Charles Nannis 12. Eric Shinomo 13. James Dansey 14. Roger McCarty 15. Allen Mosley 16. James Hazain 17. Bill Sale 18. Bruce Bremmsore (?) 19. Linzell Jenkins 20. Don Dewey 21. Bob Dolinsky
Dr. Mathew Johnson and class
5 group shots of cadets in uniform
Group of 5 cadets in formation, carrying flags
1958 Pershing Rifles team; Mr. Skidmore Student Life Post 1950 and undated
4 group photos of fraternities, including Kappa Sigma
Group photos of clubs after 1950 and undated. Includes Aviation Club, Charles Hall, instructor; Checker Club; Checker-Chess Club; Journalism Club; Leathercraft Club 1960’s; Music Club; Outdoor Club; Rifle; Sports Club Student Life Athletics- Post 1950 and undated
L to R Kauffman, Jacovino, Addis, Tarantola
1966 and 1967 Baseball team
1948-1949 Football Team
PMC Track Team 1964-65
PMC Cheerleaders
Ed Cocco
Bill Stewart
Underwater Buoyancy Vehicle Tank with PMC written on it. Student is navigating it through the water in the swimming pool.
Basketball Team
Bill Aston, George Cooper, Harold Svevbornjensen, Chuck Hall, George Storck, Geo. Hansell
PMC Football Team 1955-1956 Events on Campus Post 1950 and undated
Frank Hyatt Funeral 1958
Other ceremonies and events Individual Cadets Post 1950 and undated
James F. Flood 13101400 219 Brood St. Newark, NJ
Edward M. Davidson Class of 1971 Military Post 1950 and undated
Commandant Col. Gerard Frey
1st Row Corps Staff Class of 1970 Enlargement of postcard titled "Squad 'Presenting Sabres'-Pennsylvania Military College, Chester, PA" donated by Norman Morphet, class of 1958.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Student Life
Postcards
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Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 549.1
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 549.1
Format
Artifacts
Photographs
Scope and Content
IMPORTANT: The following items are located in two boxes: 549.1 and 549.2. Numerous family photographs, including those of Mr. Frank Wolfgram, Mrs. Edith Wolfgram, and William Wolfgram William Wolfgram's Officer's Identification Card 2 Pennants (On Loan to the PMC Museum, September, 2000). Personal Papers of the Wolfgram Family Original sheet music American Capers, dedicated to William J. Wolfgram and written by John W. Schaum, his piano teacher. The Wolfgram and Bunteschu Framed Family Crests The Commencement Program from Pennsylvania Military College, 1972, signed by Burt Mustin, Class of 1903. Framed wedding portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wolfgram Gifts given by William Wolfgram Menus from the Wolfgram Estate including the Black Steer, first built and owned by Frank Wolfgram Slides and photographs of the dedication of the Wolfgram Memorial Library Album of childhood photographs of Frank Wolfgram Postcard collection of Pennsylvania Military College, Swarthmore College, and various buildings in Milwaukee PMC stickers One Bible inscribed "To Edith from Mother" dated 1908 Two Common Service Books Charm bracelet with hearts Charm bracelet which is a 7 ¼" 14K yellow gold curb link bracelet with four charms. Box of Military Emblems and Pins
Custodial History
Items Received by the Widener University Archives from Mr. Dan Shakelford on July 21, 2000.
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection
Postcards
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of Wolfgram Family
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Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 549.2
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 549.2
Format
Artifacts
Photographs
Scope and Content
IMPORTANT: The following items are located in two boxes: 549.1 and 549.2. Numerous family photographs, including those of Mr. Frank Wolfgram, Mrs. Edith Wolfgram, and William Wolfgram William Wolfgram's Officer's Identification Card 2 Pennants (On Loan to the PMC Museum, September, 2000). Personal Papers of the Wolfgram Family Original sheet music American Capers, dedicated to William J. Wolfgram and written by John W. Schaum, his piano teacher. The Wolfgram and Bunteschu Framed Family Crests The Commencement Program from Pennsylvania Military College, 1972, signed by Burt Mustin, Class of 1903. Framed wedding portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wolfgram Gifts given by William Wolfgram Menus from the Wolfgram Estate including the Black Steer, first built and owned by Frank Wolfgram Slides and photographs of the dedication of the Wolfgram Memorial Library Album of childhood photographs of Frank Wolfgram Postcard collection of Pennsylvania Military College, Swarthmore College, and various buildings in Milwaukee PMC stickers One Bible inscribed "To Edith from Mother" dated 1908 Two Common Service Books Charm bracelet with hearts Charm bracelet which is a 7 ¼" 14K yellow gold curb link bracelet with four charms. Box of Military Emblems and Pins
Custodial History
Items Received by the Widener University Archives from Mr. Dan Shakelford on July 21, 2000
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection
Postcards
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of Wolfgram Family
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