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Albert F. Huntt Scrapbook.

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Date Range
1883 - 1891
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Location
Box 601
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Date Range
1883 - 1891
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Item
Cadet Scrapbook
Institution
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Location
Box 601
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Scrapbook of Cadet Albert Huntt. After graduating from Pennsylvania Military Academy in 1891 with a Civil Engineering degree, Albert Huntt continued his studies at the school for one more year, receiving a Bachelor in Architecture degree in 1892. After leaving PMA, he went on to become a well-known architect in Richmond, Virginia. Click on the link below to enter the Albert F. Huntt Scrapbook and view images that illustrate his life at PMA in the late 1880s and early 1890s.
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Student Life - Scrapbooks
Scrapbooks
URL Notes
a variety of historical scrapbooks, including the one by Albert F. Huntt. After viewing the scrapbook, you will need to click on your web browser's "Back" button numerous times to return to this screen.
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Alfred Hummel Scrapbook

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Date Range
1918
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 329.1
Date Range
1918
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 329.1
Format
Bound Volumes
Photographs
Scope and Content
This scrapbook includes images and memorabilia from Hummel's childhood as well as his time at PMC. He was a member of the class of 1918.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Student Life - Scrapbooks
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Date Range
1925 - 1933
Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335.1
Date Range
1925 - 1933
Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335.1
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Boxes 335, 335.1 and 335.2 contain three scrapbooks. The following are descriptions of each scrapbook. Scrapbook 1 is in Box 335, Scrapbook 2 is in Box 335.1 and Scrapbook 3 is in Box 335.2. Author: Alumni Association Date Scrapbook 1: 1931-1939 Date Scrapbook 2: 1925-1933 Date Scrapbook 3: 1895-1924 Condition:
Binding- both attached and loose pages
Paper- intact with frayed edges
Materials- mostly attached, a few are loose Size of Scrapbooks 1, 2, and 3: 18 inches x 12 inches Number of Pages Scrapbook 1: 37 Number of Pages Scrapbook 2: 54 Number of Pages Scrapbook 3: 42 Contents Scrapbook 2:
Pg 1- schedule of commencement activities and letter sent by John W. Loveland, class of 1887 and president of the PMC Alumni Association, to alumni, May 1, 1925
Pg 2- letter from Mr. I.J. Brodsky, class of 1916, to Mr. H.A. Poth concerning Alumni Association membership, April 15, 1926
Pg 3- booklet entitled “The Tomorrow of PMC- A Retrospect of Service and a Program of Immediate Development”, about the need for a new stadium
Pg 4- letter from Frank Hyatt to alumni about membership in PMC Polo Club
Pg 5- letter and schedule of events sent to alumni by John Loveland, May 1, 1926; menu from PMC Military Day, June 15, 1926
Pg 6- letter from Alumni Association president John Loveland announcing his retirement, May 10, 1927; PMC Polo Club book
Pg 7- address given by John Loveland at Necrology Ceremony at PMC, June 15, 1927
Pg 8- invitation to alumni to attend luncheon held with new Alumni Association president George Cann in Philadelphia, September 15, 1927
Pg 9- menu from Annual Banquet and Business Assembly of the PMC Alumni Association at the Alumni Lodge, June 14, 1927
Pg 10- invitation to alumni to attend commencement festivities, May 15, 1928
Pg 11- menu from Annual Banquet and Business Assembly of the PMC Alumni Association, June 19, 1929; letter from Robert Tumbelston about 1928 commencement festivities
Pg 12- rough draft of May 15, 1928 letter
Pg 13- address to the board of Trustees on presentation of Richard E. Byrd for honorary doctor of Aeronautical Science degree by PMC on June 20, 1928
Pg 14- address by John Loveland to Commander Richard Byrd, at the presentation of the Corps flag to be dropped by him at the South Pole, June 20, 1928
Pg 15- letter to Robert Tumbelston from H.A. Poth, April 24, 1929
Pg 16- photo at PMC commencement, date and men unknown
Pg 17- letter from George Cann and Robert Tumbelston to alumni concerning commencement, May 6, 1929; invitation from John Loveland to Richard Byrd to annual PMC Alumni Association Banquet, and response, June 1929; Alumni Program for the Season of 1929, June 17
Pg 18- program for the Annual Banquet and Business Assembly of the PMC Alumni Association, June 18, 1929; handwritten letter to Robert Tumbelston
Pg 19- newspaper clippings about the death of General Charles E. Hyatt, PMC President, April 9-10, 1930
Pg 20- blank
Pg 21- newspaper clippings about the death of Charles E. Hyatt
Pg 22- blank
Pg 23- newspaper clippings about Charles Hyatt’s funeral, April 11-12, 1930
Pg 24- newspaper clipping about death of Charles Hyatt, April 8, 1930
Pg 25- newspaper clippings about Charles Hyatt’s funeral
Pg 26- newspaper clippings about stadium fire at 1930 commencement, June 19, 1930; Clarence Myer, PMC class of 1909, receives honorary Doctor of Science at 1930 ceremony, June 7, 1930
Pg 27- honorary degrees at 1930 commencement given to Clarence Myer, Congressman Nicholas Longworth, and Secretary of War Patrick Hurley
Pg 28- letter from U.S. Secretary of State to Clarence Myer, May 4, 1930
Pg 29- Letter to Clarence Myer, May 6, 1931
Pg 30- letter from U.S. Army Major General H.E. Ely to Clarence Myer, May 25, 1931
Pg 31- program from 1930 PMC commencement; newspaper clippings about 1931 honorary degree recipients; Secretary of State Stimson delivers address by radio from Washington D.C.
Pg 32- newspaper clippings- Stimson accepts honorary degree by radio
Pg 33- newspaper photo of 1931 graduating class
Pg 34- newspaper photos from 1931 commencement
Pg 35- newspaper photos from 1931 commencement and honorary degree recipients, including Cecil B. DeMille
Pg 36- PMC commencement programs from 1930 and 1931; program for Alumni Day, June 8, 1931; program from PMC Alumni Association Annual Dinner and Business Assembly, June 17, 1930; newspaper photo from Charles Hyatt memorial service
Pg 37- letter from Robert Tumbelston to alumni about death of PMC Alumni Association President Harry A. Poth, November 16, 1931
Pg 38- newspaper clippings about death of PMC grad Harry Augustus Poth; death of William MacPherson Roach; death of PMC grad Andrew Strangler Webber; honorary degree recipients of 1932 commencement include Secretary of the Navy Charles Francis Adams; program for 1932 commencement
Pg 39- photo- unknown men and date (a sit down strike?)
Pg 40- newspaper photos of PMC polo players, Military Day; Pennsylvania Military Preparatory School graduation program, June 6, 1932
Pg 41- newspaper photo of 1933 honorary degree recipients; PMC Alumni Association lifetime membership cards
Pg 42- newspaper photo- American Society of Civil Engineers (including Clarence Myer) inspect Chester public works, May 19, 1933
Pg 43- newspaper clipping- Col. Frank Hyatt presents degrees to 17 graduating from PMC Prep, June 5, 1933
Pg 44- newspaper clippings and photo about 1933 PMC Prep graduation
Pg 45- newspaper photo of cadet Captain James E. Cook receiving the Oliver Medal for highest record in range pistol practice, June 6, 1933
Pg 46- newspaper photo of presentation of saber and sash to Cadet Vincent Carels, president of the class of 1934, June 7, 1933
Pg 47- newspaper photo of commencement parade, June 7, 1933
Pg 48- newspaper clippings- honorary degrees given to Secretary of War George Dern, U.S. Senator David A. Reed at 1933 commencement; program for commencement, June 6, 1933
Pg 49- newspaper clipping about PMC being denied appropriations from state of Pennsylvania; letter from Frank Hyatt to Robert Tumbelston concerning decision to turn PMC from privately owned institution (held by the Hyatt family) to public institution, May 8, 1934
Pg 50- letter to Alumni Association from New Student Campaign Committee, August 0, 1933; newspaper photo of PMC polo players, March 1934
Pg 51- booklet entitled “Forward March” about PMC history, and its transfer to public control under the Hyatt Foundation
Pg 52- menu, possibly from 1933 PMC Athletic Banquet; newspaper clippings about transfer of PMC from private to public ownership; Lt. Carl A. Schaubel, class of 1930, appointed adjutant of PMC
Pg 53- 1934 commencement program
Pg 54- 1934 PMC Prep School graduation program; PMC commencement program, June 12, 1934; newspaper clipping- PMC football almost upsets Army
Pg 55- letter from Frank Hyatt to alumni announcing transfer of PMC to public ownership, May 8, 1934
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Alumni - Scrapbooks
Office of the President - President Charles Hyatt Papers
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Date Range
1895 - 1924
Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335.2
Date Range
1895 - 1924
Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335.2
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Boxes 335, 335.1 and 335.2 contain three scrapbooks. The following are descriptions of each scrapbook. Scrapbook 1 is in Box 335, Scrapbook 2 is in Box 335.1 and Scrapbook 3 is in Box 335.2. Author: Alumni Association Date Scrapbook 1: 1931-1939 Date Scrapbook 2: 1925-1933 Date Scrapbook 3: 1895-1924 Condition:
Binding- both attached and loose pages
Paper- intact with frayed edges
Materials- mostly attached, a few are loose Size of Scrapbooks 1, 2, and 3: 18 inches x 12 inches Number of Pages Scrapbook 1: 37 Number of Pages Scrapbook 2: 54 Number of Pages Scrapbook 3: 42 Contents Scrapbook 3:
Pg 1- announcement for PMC Awarding of the Scholarship Medals for the class of 1895, October 29, 1895; Public Oratorical Exercises of the Class of 1896, November 8, 1895; program from Washington’s Birthday celebration, February 22, 1896; loose picture of George Washington
Pg 2- invitation and program to 1st Annual PMC Indoor Athletic Exhibitions, March 11, 1896; itinerary and letter to parents from Charles Hyatt about cadet Military Excursion trip to Washington DC, Harper’s Ferry, Antietam, and Gettysburg, May 19-22, 1896
Pg 3- blank Pg 4- announcements for Oratorical Prize Contest of Class of 1897, May 1, 1896; program from PMC’s Public Exercises at the Gettysburg Court House, May 20, 1896; coupons for trips and meals during Military Excursion
Pg 5- blank
Pg 6- Class of 1896 commencement programs; announcements for Oratorical Prize Contest of Class of 1898, April 20, 1897; Indoor Athletics by the Cadets, March 11, 1897
Pg 7- newspaper clipping of Lt. Jim Schaubel, PMC’s polo coach; letter to Robert Tumbelston from E.A. Howell concerning scrapbook, October 9, 1939
Pg 8- newspaper clipping about PMC minstrels’ burnt cork performance; events planned for May/June, 189(?); Thanksgiving at PMC; Stag Dance by PMC cadets; PMC baseball loss; Secretary of War William Taft can’t inspect cadets on Military Day because of Panama Canal matter; Major General Fred D. Grant, son of Ulysses Grant, to inspect cadets instead
Pg 9- blank
Pg 10- newspaper clippings- PMC football defeats Banks’ Business College; football team loses to St. John’s, 1905; baseball team loses to Banks’ Business College, 1904; PMC Prep cadet Edgar Yearick loses sight in one eye after accident on rifle range, 1904
Pg 11- blank
Pg 12- newspaper clippings- PMC football defeats Delaware College and Williamson School, 1905; baseball team loses to Delaware College
Pg 13- newspaper photo of all PMC cadets, with a list of names and hometowns, in front of Old Main, April 19, 1902
Pg 14- newspaper clippings- PMC football team defeats Franklin and Marshall, 1905; cadets march from Chester to Brandywine Battlefield and back
Pg 15- blank
Pg 16- newspaper clippings- photo and article about 1906 graduating class; 1906 commencement exercises; baseball game between PMC sophomores and PMC Prep, 1906
Pg 17- blank
Pg 18- photos of cadets- several unknown locations, baseball game, early 1900’s ?
Pg 19- newspaper clipping from Chester Times, March 29, 1941 about year of 1911
Pg 20- announcement for 1907 commencement; menu from PMC reunion in Pittsburgh, July 15, 1907; program from class of 1907 Pollock Prize Contest, March 10, 1905; program from Alumni Dinner, June 19, 1907
Pg 21- blank
Pg 22- photos of PMC baseball team, date unknown
Pg 23- blank
Pg 24- photos of PMC baseball team, date unknown
Pg 25- blank
Pg 26- photos of cadet games, date unknown
Pg 27- blank
Pg 28- announcements of the Conferring of Undergraduate Honors and Prizes, October 5, 1915; Class of 1917 Oratorical Prize Contest, November 19, 1915; Indoor Horse Show, January 28, 1916
Pg 29- programs from Class of 1930 commencement, June 18, 1930; PMC Annual Athletic Banquet, March 27, 1941
Pg 30- programs from Indoor Horse Show, January 28, 1916; Annual Gymnasium Exhibition and Indoor Athletic Contest, March 17, 1916; Class of 1918 Pollock Prize Contest, May 5, 1916; invitations to competitive ride for the John G. Bergfels Cavalry Medal, March 16, 1916; Annual Competitive Gymnasium Exhibition, March 17, 1916
Pg 31- newspaper clippings- PMC commencement, 19 (?); President Roosevelt promotes 3 Marine Corps Brigadier Generals to Major Generals, including Charles F.B. Price
Pg 32- programs from 1916 commencement, June 21, 1916; invitation to Bergfels Medal Competition, May 24, 1916; the “Musical Glee” by the PMC Musical Club, May 25, 1916
Pg 33- newspaper clippings- General George C. Marshall receives honorary degree, 19 (?); Dr. Charles Francis Nassau, former PMC cadet, died August 12, 1940; PMC gets excellent rating by the War Department; newspaper photo of former PMC cadet Lt. Walter Layer
Pg 34- PMC promotional material
Pg 35- newspaper clippings- Capt. Carl Schaubel appointed as instructor at PMC, August 12, 1940; Col. Frank Hyatt suddenly called to Washington; newspaper photo of General George Marshall at commencement; program of exercises during graduation week 1940
Pg 36- photograph- date, location, event unknown
Pg 37- blank
Pg 38- invitation and program from Class of 1918 Oratorical Prize Contest, November 17, 1916; readjustment of calendar for 1916-1917 session; invitation to PMC Thanksgiving Day football game vs. St. John’s College, 1915
Pg 39- letter to alumni from Charles Hyatt, July 11, 1922; newspaper clipping- PMC football loses to St. John’s Military College in Thanksgiving game, November 30, 1922
Pg 40- informational brochure about PMC; letter from John Loveland to alumni about 1923 commencement activities, May 21, 1923
Pg 41- letter from John Loveland to alumni about Military Day and commencement, May 16, 1924
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Alumni - Scrapbooks
Office of the President - President Charles Hyatt Papers
Less detail
Date Range
1900 - 1913
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 344
Date Range
1900 - 1913
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 344
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Alumni Scrapbook 1900-1913 (Includes correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs of Alumni Lodge)
Subject Access
Alumni - Correspondence
Alumni Lodge - Photographs
Scrapbooks
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Alumni Scrapbook One. Dates: 1931-1939.

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Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335
Category
Alumni
Group
Scrapbooks
Item
Alumni Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 335
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Boxes 335, 335.1 and 335.2 contain three scrapbooks. The following are descriptions of each scrapbook. Scrapbook 1 is in Box 335, Scrapbook 2 is in Box 335.1 and Scrapbook 3 is in Box 335.2. Author: Alumni Association Date Scrapbook 1: 1931-1939 Date Scrapbook 2: 1925-1933 Date Scrapbook 3: 1895-1924 Condition:
Binding- both attached and loose pages
Paper- intact with frayed edges
Materials- mostly attached, a few are loose Size of Scrapbooks 1, 2, and 3: 18 inches x 12 inches Number of Pages Scrapbook 1: 37 Number of Pages Scrapbook 2: 54 Number of Pages Scrapbook 3: 42 Contents Scrapbook 1:
Cover- PMC Alumni Association emblem
Pg 1- letter from Connie Mack, manager of the American Baseball Club of Philadelphia, to Robert Tumbelston (secretary- treasurer of PMC Alumni Association), June 9, 1936
Pg 2- letter from U.S. Army Major General Leon Kromer, Chief of Cavalry, to Robert Tumbelston, June 30, 1936
Pg 3- telegraph from Havana, Cuba to PMC Alumni Association President, June 9, 1936; change of address notice from Col. Charles F.B. Price
Pg 4- newspaper clippings about J. Edgar Hoover at PMC to receive honorary Doctor of Laws at commencement
Pg 5- newspaper clippings about death of John Clifford Jones, PMC graduate who received Distinguished Service Medal in World War I; newspaper photo of PMC graduating class of 1934; unattached photo- unidentified woman with Frank Hyatt (?)
Pg 6- letter from James A.G. Campbell Jr., president of the Alumni Association, to members concerning need for financial contributions to PMC, May 3, 1935
Pg 7- program from 1935 commencement week exercises; flyer for ceremony to be held June 10, 1935; newspaper clipping about commencement
Pg 8- letter from Guy Swope, budget secretary for Pennsylvania governor, concerning a possible bill making appropriations to PMC
Pg 9- signed letter from J. Edgar Hoover to Robert Tumbelston, June 15, 1936
Pg 10- letter sent by C.L. Connor to PMC alumni, family and friends about tickets to football games to be held in Atlantic City, October 15, 1936
Pg 11- official program to PMC vs. Franklin and Marshall football games, October 24, 1936
Pg 12- letter from President Frank Hyatt to alumni concerning financial and other difficulties facing the school, December 13, 1935
Pg 13- graduation program for Pennsylvania Military Preparatory School, 1937; newspaper clippings about PMC football game vs. Ursinus; PMC grads Marine Col. Charles Price (class of 1902) and Lt, Herbert Amey (class of 1935) stationed in Shanghai, China
Pg 14- photograph of unknown date, place, people, but appears to be Frank Hyatt and alumni at broom parade (?)
Pg 15- newspaper clipping about Miss America 1924 Ruth Malcomsen marrying Lt. Carl Schaubel, PMC polo coach, 1931
Pg 16- Baccalaureate service program, June 6, 1937; newspaper clipping about 1937 rifle match season
Pg 17- photographs of PMC cadets parading through Chester streets, unknown date
Pg 18- photograph of unknown man with PMC cadets, unknown date
Pg 19- photographs at PMC commencement, Frank Hyatt and others, unknown date
Pg 20- photographs of cadet parade, alumni (?) with brooms, dates unknown
Pg 21- newspaper clippings about annual Military and Athletic Day at PMC; graduation at Pennsylvania Military Preparatory School; pilot Dick Merrill receives honorary Doctor of Aeronautics at 1937 PMC commencement
Pg 22- photographs of cadet parades or drills, dates unknown
Pg 23- 1937 PMC commencement program; list of appointments to cadet corps made by Frank Hyatt, July 21, 1937
Pg 24- blank
Pg 25- newspaper clipping- biography of PMC grad George T. Cann
Pg 26- photograph of PMC commencement, date unknown
Pg 27- newspaper clippings about burial of textbooks by PMC class of 1938; Attorney General Cummings receives honorary degree; death of Dr. Melvin M. Franklin, colonel in World War I and former PMC cadet; notice by trustees and President of the opening of the Louis Allis Physics Laboratory, presented by PMC alum Louis Allis
Pg 28- letter from Col. George M. Studebaker to Robert Tumbelston about alumni dues, February 25, 1938
Pg 29- letter from J. Edgar Hoover (hand signed) to Robert Tumbelston, March 10, 1938
Pg 30- letter (perhaps from an alumni to fellow alumni?), May 20, 1938
Pg 31- letter from U.S. Attorney General accepting offer of honorary membership to PMC Alumni Association, June 15, 1938
Pg 32- letter from W.T. Cluverius, Rear Admiral, US Navy, Commandant, to Robert Tumbelston, June 15, 1938
Pg 33- letter from E.V. Rickenbacker to Robert Tumbelston, June 16, 1938
Pg 34- photograph of PMC football team, date unknown
Pg. 35- notices for PMC Alumni meetings, 1939; program from PMC Annual Athletic Banquet, 1939
Pg 36- photograph of two PMC polo players (Old Main in background), date unknown
Pg 37- PMC Magazine called G-2- Vol. 1, No. 2, November 3, 1939
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Alumni - Scrapbooks
Office of the President - President Charles Hyatt Papers
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Athletics Scrapbooks

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Date Range
1922 - 1931
Category
Athletic Programs
Group
Athletics
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 34 PMC Museum
Date Range
1922 - 1931
Category
Athletic Programs
Group
Athletics
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 34 PMC Museum
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Scrapbook about polo, including newspaper articles and photographs, from the years 1929 to 1931. Belonged to William H. Nicholls, Jr. Class of 1932. (Donated by Jeff Talbert). Pages from a scrapbook created by George R. Swain, Jr., Class of 1925. Includes newspaper articles about football at Pennsylvania Military College. A number of the articles include pictures of PMC football players. Articles are from 1922 and 1923. Also includes statistics from the Basketball and Football teams from 1925. Diploma of John Sylvester Kane, 3rd, donated by his son. John Kane was in the class of 1931.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Custodial History
Jeff Talbert donated polo scrapbook. John Sylvester Kane diploma donated by his son.
Notes
Donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. This material is very fragile.
Subject Access
Athletics (see also name of individual sport)
Polo
Athletics - Scrapbooks
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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
Less detail
Date Range
1903
Category
Campus Life
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 738
Date Range
1903
Category
Campus Life
Group
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 738
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Photograph album created by unknown cadet, circa 1903. Includes notebook of copies of photographs. This album has been digitized and can be found in the Wolfgram Cloud under "1903 Photograph Album".
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Student Life - Scrapbooks
Scrapbooks
Less detail
Date Range
1917 - 1919
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 336
Date Range
1917 - 1919
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Series
Scrapbooks
Item
Cadet Scrapbook
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 336
Format
Bound Volumes
Photographs
Scope and Content
Scrapbook of Edward William Backes, Class of 1920. Author: Edward William Backes, Class of 1920 Date: 1917- 1919 Condition:
Binding- pages attached
Paper- intact
Materials- most are attached
Other- possible water damage on cover Size: 14.25 inches x 12 inches Number of Pages: 64 Contents: Loose copy of John Phillip Sousa’s “The Dauntless Battalion” composed for Col. Hyatt and the Faculty and Cadets of PMC Cover- PMC emblem, name engraved in bottom right corner Pg 1- PMC dance booklets, November 24, 1916; Class of 1919 dance booklet, February 16, 1917; Class of 1917 dance booklet, May 19, 1916; 1918 Corps Hop booklet; loose patches from cadet uniform Pgs 2-3- blank Pgs 4-7- signatures, cadet numbers, addresses and comments from fellow cadets, May 1916- April 1918 Pgs 8-17- blank Pg 18- names of players of 1916 PMC baseball team Pgs 19-21- blank Pg 22- names of members of 1917 PMC basketball and gym teams, and meet/game results Pgs 23-25- blank Pg 26- loose- approximately 40 photos, mostly of cadets in drills and exercises, some of cadets posed, dates unknown; loose- Backes’ varsity letter for Gym from 1917-1918, 1918-1919, 1920; loose- certificate as a brother of Delta Tau Beta Fraternity; program from Class of 1918 Pollock Prize Contest, May 5, 1916\ Pg 27- blank Pg 28- newspaper clippings- PMC stages theoretical invasion of Chester; PMC baseball team opens its season vs. Delaware College Pg 29- blank Pg 30- loose newspaper clipping- photos of review of PMC cadets, May 18, 1917; newspaper clippings about PMC baseball games; importance of horses in WWI Pg 31- blank Pg 32- English composition assignments for 1916 Winter Term; questions from Bible class, Winter 1916; questions from History class, 1916; newspaper clipping- PMC cadets demonstrate Philadelphia area unprepared if attacked by foreign foe Pg 33- blank Pg 34- Latin questions; newspaper clipping about PMC football team; handwritten Morse code alphabet Pg 35- blank Pg 36- newspaper clippings- PMC cavalry participate in Devon Horse Show; cadets march to West Chester; handwritten regulations, 1916 Pg 37- blank Pg 38- newspaper clippings- cadet Lt. Kenneth Waterall, captain of PMC baseball team, leaving PMC; cadets compete for marksmanship prize; newspaper photo of President Woodrow Wilson and cabinet; leaves of absence for Edward Backes, December 17, 1915- January 4, 1916 and March 24, 1916- April 4, 1916; class work Pg 39- blank Pg 40- permission for Cadet Backes to practice his bugle, February 5, 1916; permission for Backes to practice piano, April 29, 1916; newspaper clippings- baccalaureate service; General Hugh L. Scott, chief of staff of U.S. Army receives honorary degree; cadets stage theoretical invasion; Board of Trustees adds degree of bachelor of science in economics and finance Pg 41- blank Pg 42- Rhetoric composition assignments, Spring Term 1916; questions from English History, June 9, 1916; questions from Bible, spring 1916; Algebra problems, June 16, 1916; newspaper clipping of graduating class, 19 (?) Pg 43- blank Pg 44- Rhetoric questions, Fall Term 1916; Latin questions, June 19, 1916; Latin questions, Fall Term 1916 Pg 45- blank Pg 46- newspaper clippings about PMC football game vs. Ursinus; 1916 football team under coach Si Pauxtis Pg 47- blank Pg 48- newspaper clippings- PMC football games vs. Albright, Gallaudet, University of Pennsylvania, St. John’s; 1916 PMC football schedule; admission ticket to PMC vs. Delaware College, October 7, 1916 Pg 49- blank Pg 50- newspaper clippings- photo of 5 PMC football stars; articles on PMC basketball team; basketball schedule for 1916 season Pg 51- blank Pg 52- newspaper clippings- Cadet C. Rudolph Williamson, class of 1920, dies; Annual Gymnasium Contest at PMC; PMC baseball practice; cadets parade for French Commission at University of Pennsylvania; photo of cadets at “Big Plant, following the Explosion” (?), April 11, 1917 Pg 53- blank Pg 54- programs from Lecture and Band Contest, January 9, 1917; Class of 1919 Pollock Prize Contest, May 4, 1917; Annual Gymnasium Exhibition and Indoor Athletic Contest, March 22, 1918 Pg 55- blank Pg 56- newspaper clippings- opening of League of Nations Headquarters; PMC presents Marine Major Benjamin S. Berry with sword for heroism; PMC football games vs. Swarthmore, St. John’s, Gallaudet, University of Pennsylvania, Delaware; article and photo of team; loose- Public Ledger Thanksgiving Pictorial Section, November 26, 1916- PMC pictorial Pg 57- blank Pg 58- newspaper clippings- PMC football to play Penn; PMC loses Thanksgiving game to Swarthmore; Si Pauxtis and the development of the team; caricature of the football team; newspaper photo and names of PMC baseball team; PMC basketball team loses to St. Joseph’s; program from Thanksgiving game with Swarthmore Pg 59- blank Pg 60- programs- Class of 1919 Oratorical Exercises, March 7, 1919; Class of 1921 Pollock Prize Contest, April 25, 1919; Annual Gymnasium Exhibition and Indoor Athletic Contest, March 14, 1919; Commencement program June 18, 1919; tickets- Annual Competitive Gymnasium Exhibition, March 22, 1918; Annual Gym-Meet, March 14, 1919 Pg 61- blank Pg 62- handwritten scores from gymnastics competitions; program from 2nd Annual Gymnasium Contest, May 23, 1919; tickets- PMC Thanksgiving game vs. Swarthmore, November 28, 1918; Gymnasium Contest, May 23, 1919; tickets- PMC Thanksgiving game vs. Swarthmore, November 28, 1918; YMCA May Festival Week, May 26-31, 19 (?) Pg 63- blank Pg 64- newspaper clippings- PMC cadets and Students’ Army Training Corps at Swarthmore College hold joint reviews; former PMC cadet Leon Campuzano writes about ending of World War I; PMC loses to Drexel in basketball; ship, The Marica, launched in Delaware River from Sun Shipbuilding Yard; PMC calendar for November and December, 19(?); confidential note to Backes (because of rust of metal paperclip and frailty of the paper, can’t be opened); U.S. Army Field message from Backes, Battalion Quartermaster Sergeant Includes photographs, clippings and other memorabilia; original copy of Dauntless Battalion March written in 1923 by John Philip Sousa and dedicated to Colonel Hyatt, the Faculty, and Cadets of Pennsylvania Military College Three additional folders: 1. Letter from September 6, 1986 - From Elizabeth Runyan (Daughter) to Mr. Don Boyd, Director of Alumni Relations. 2. John Philip Sousa, "The Dauntless Battalion", 1923. 3. Letter appointing Backes Director of Trade Relations of US Steel Corporation.
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
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Scrapbooks
Student Life - Scrapbooks
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