Paper of Patricia Brant, Vice President for University Relations under President Bruce. Includes material on the history of Pennsylvania Military College and Widener in the following folders:
Institutional Profiles: 1986 (circa); 1988; 1990;1992;1993;1993-1994; 1995
Undergraduate Degree Programs 1994
Widener Magazine Histories and 175th Year Commemorative Calendar
History of PMC and Widener, decade by decade written by Linda Freeman as background research for the 1996 Widener Magazine article
Additional background research for 1996 Widener Magazine article
Dates of when first degrees in various subjects were awarded.
Excerpts from Henry Buxton Book on PMC history
Early female graduates (19th century) history.
Photocopies from Porcupine, Recall, viewbook, etc.
List of PMC and Widener Presidents and their dates
Widener Family History
Battery Robinett History (sometimes incorrectly spelled Robinette)
Photocopy of publication entitled "Fourth Class Knowledge: A Summary of PMC History and Traditions". Includes a general history of PMC as well as information on the Gettysburg Battle Streamer, Lt. Henry C. Robinett and the Robinett Cannon, quotation from President Franklin D. Roosevelt in accepting the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws in 1920, Professor John. R. Sweeney, Mottos inscribed over old Memorial Stadium, Tombstones, School Shield and Colors, Symbolism of the PMC Ring, Alma Mater, Quotation "When wealth is lost - nothing is lost. When health is lost - something is lost. When character is lost - all is lost." that was on a sign hung in the Armory at PMC, and information about the M1 rifle.
100 Years of PMC Football History
Ambassadors Program Orientation Material
Press release about Widener merging with Brandywine College
Widener College granted University Status--press release and other information
Enrollment by head count 1981 - 1987
Alumni Association History. Includes information about Alumni Lodge and the Hyatt Observatory
History of Building Acquisitions by Date
Webb Hall History, including information about John Broomall, who lived in Webb Hall circa 1870 to 1927
Boettner Hall Dedication - Speeches
Wetherill Family and the Castle - History
Lathem Hall History, including history of Dr. Abraham Lathem, founder of the Church. Also includes list of Crozer Family Members.
Sparrow Hall Dedication information
Academic Center North - highlighted in a special issue of "Architectural Portfolio", 1990.
Box also includes:
A Slide Show Narrative of the History of the Institution and other documents related to Widener history produced by University Relations.
History of President Bruce's administration written by Patricia Brant, 1997.