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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