Papers of Chalmer Gatlin Kirkbride

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Date Range
1946 - 2001
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Chalmer G. Kirkbride Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 589.2
Date Range
1946 - 2001
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Chalmer G. Kirkbride Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 589.2
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Folder 1: Newspaper articles and photographs about Kirkbride Jr.'s connection to King Simeon II of Bulgaria, including King Simeon's wedding photos, personal correspndance, Valley Forge Military Academy alumni association papers, and articles about the King returning to Bulgaria. Folder 2: Letters, poscards, correspondance between Chalmer Kirkbride and King Simeon II of Bulgaria. Also inlcuded, postage stamps issued by the Royal Bulgarian Post commemorating John F. Kennedy, photographs, wedding invitation of King Simeon II and Margarita Gomez-Acebo, Holiday cards, 1964 Bulgarian calendar, and postcards dated 1961-2001 Folder 3: Love letters between Chalmer Kirkbride and his wife Billie Kirkbride. Also includes two from their son, Chalmer Kirkbride Jr. Folder 4: Correspondance, letters and telegrams to Billie Kirkbride, and Chalmer Kirkbride 1946, 1951 1959, 1971, some undated Folder 5: Letters to and from Chalmer Kirkbride concerning his European trip, inlcuding logging information from the 1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
History / Biographical
Dr. Chalmer Kirkbride was a member of the Board of Trustees. Chalmer Kirkbride Jr. attended Valley Forge Military Academy with King Simeon II of Bulgaria and was his friend.
Custodial History
Donated by Chalmer Kirkbride Jr.
Subject Access
Chalmer G. Kirkbride - Papers
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