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PMC Museum Cadet Life Exhibit. (Wolfgram Cloud)

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Category
Campus Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Wolfgram Cloud Cadet_Life
Category
Campus Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Wolfgram Cloud Cadet_Life
Format
Digital
Scope and Content
DVD of images used in PMC Museum Cadet Life exhibit that opened in the fall of 2012. Also includes additional images considered for use in the exhibit. An archival copy of this CD can be found in Box 1 Archival CDs & DVDs. These images are in digital format and can also be found in the Wolfgram Cloud in the folder "PMC Museum Images", then under the subfolder "Cadet_Life".
Subject Access
Photographs
Pennsylvania Military College
Pennsylvania Military College Museum
Cadet Life
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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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Oversized Materials. Photos.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Widener University
Widener College
Location
Box 42 Oversize
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Widener University
Widener College
Location
Box 42 Oversize
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Photos mounted on foam board. Originaly hung in library 1. PMC Band. "from Dave Rittman. Recording session for PMC Band Record - Evening of April 7, 1965" 2. Cadet with Flag "Max 1963" March 3. Band "World's Fair 1965 champions" 4. Band leader "Mothers Day 1965 (from Dr. Moll) 5. Horn "cover of the PMC alumnus summer 1965" 6. Band "from 1940 yearbook" 7. Philadelphia Inquirer Oct 14, 1965 Band "copied courtesy of Andy Fraser '67" 8. Band infront of Old Main "from Dr. Moll 1968" 9. Band in streets " from Dr. Moll c. 1968" 10. Band "from the archives" 11. Band memeber marching 12. "Music at PMC" description 13. Track: cadet leaping over hurdle 14. cadets playing football (older photo) 15. 2 cadets playing soccer 16. Philadelphia Inquirer March 31, 1966 "PMC's Bans Blows, Struts." "Gift of Andy Fraser '67" Also includes: 17. Photocopy of National Public Affairs Vol. 13, No. 3 February 1944 (PMC Color Guard on cover) 18. laminated photocopy of The Dome Vol. 32, No. 6 October 7, 1977 19. Photocopy of 1905 and unknown class year photos 20. Photocopy of cadets saluting 31. Photocopy of Cadets saluting Princess Grace
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Archives
Subject Access
Student Life
Pennsylvania Military College - Photographs
Photographs
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Oversized Materials. Diplomas and Certificates.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Widener University
Widener College
Location
Box 41 Oversize
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Pennsylvania Military Academy
Widener University
Widener College
Location
Box 41 Oversize
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Joseph G. Shryock. Professional Engineering Certificate. 1923. Joseph Grundy Shryock. Eastburn Academy. 7 June, 1897. Joseph Grundy Shryock. PMC Civil Engineer. 20 June, 1900. Stuart H. Raub. Pennsylvania Military Preparatory School. 22 February, 1927. Stuart H. Raub. PMC, Lieutenant. June 18, 1930. Joseph Grundy Shryock. Society of Civil Engineering Diploma. 16 April, 1923. Joseph G. Shryock. PMC Lieutenant. 20 June 1900. Joseph G. Shryock. The Franklin Institute Certificate of Merit. 16 May, 1934. Lewis A. Kapelski. Navigation Commission. 28 April, 1949. Joseph G. Shryock. Life Member, Civil Engineering Society. 1 January, 1941. Lewis A. Kapelski. Navigation Commission. 1 December, 1938. Laurence P. Sharples. In Memoriam. 1891 – 1976. Robert N. Chinquina. Letter of commemoration from Hal C. Pattison, Brigadier General. 29 June 1970. Frank Hume McCrarken. In Memoriam from Franklin Roosevelt. Clarence Moll. Certificate of Appreciation. 8 June, 1981. PM Prep Rifle Club Association. 14 November, 1947. Portrait – Larry Armitage. Richard Haines Hineline. PM Prep School. 19 February 1943. Eagle Society. PMC Alumni Association. 16 November 1970. Class of 1976. Birth Record. 29 May 1976. Clarence R. Moll. Brigadier General, Pennsylvania Guard. 21 November 1967. PMC Special Order #9. Kapelski Honor Guard. 14 October 1971. PMC Alumni. Crozer Chapter Charter. 8 March 1971. Leo Adam Orlovsky. PMC Business Administration. 1 June 1959. Joseph Grundy Shryock. Honorary Doctor, Engineering. May 19, 1942. William Thomas Burton, Jr. PMC Business Administration. June 9, 1931. J. G. Shryock, Diving Witness (Davy Jones), 30 October, 1946. Honorary Doctorate certificate given in 1980 to Joseph Boettner by Widener University.
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Archives
Subject Access
Student Life
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Papers of Francis Bader. PMC Class of 1942.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 51 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 51 PMC Museum
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives from the PMC Museum. The items were donated by Frank Bader. P2016.20 Brochure: Chemical Warfare ROTC Camp 1941 1937 Sabre & Sash 1939 Sabre & Sash 1940 Sabre & Sash 1941 Sabre & Sash 1942 Sabre & Sash Cartoon (Sgt Sullion on Furlough) 1940 Photo of 45th Reunion 1987 Menu of Rich Drug Company General Orders No. 1 (Cadet appointments) June 1938 General Orders No. 1 (Cadet appointments)July1937 PMPS Graduation Bulletin June 1938 Merit Roll 1936-1937 pamphlet Daily Schedule (industrial Engineering) 1938 Numerous homecoming photos (2 brown envelope) 1949 Commencement photos (white envelope) 1942 Appointment to U.S. Army 1935 Memorial Day photo Photo unidentified Cadet formation on Memorial Field 1942 Photo Mess Photo unidentified Cadets on the steps of Old Main Photo (yearbook) unidentified Cadets of 1936-37 Hickman and Buck's Mess Photo 1936-37 Hollow Square Photo (yearbook) 1937 football team (players identified) Photo 1937 PMC Band Photo (autographed) Cavalry Cadet Photo Francis Bader military uniform Newspaper clippings about Franc1s Bader Unidentfied, inscribed yearbook photo to Francis Bader Unidentfied (Jack) inscribed yearbook photo to Francis Bader Unidentfied (Rets) inscribed yearbook photo to Francis Bader Unidentfied (Bill) inscribed yearbook photo to Francis Bader Unidentfied, inscribed yearbook photo to Francis Bader Unidentfied (Frank) inscribed yearbook photo to Francis Bader Unidentfied (Maurice) inscribed yearbook photo to Francis Bader PMC promotion certificate (May, 19420) PMPS Diploma, June, 1938 PMC Honorary Degree (Bachelor of Military Science) January, 1946 Recipt for haircut (.40) and new jacket buttons ($1.15) April 1942 Photos taken the week before Commencement May, 1942
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Cadet Life
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Date Range
1909 - 1993
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1143
Date Range
1909 - 1993
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1143
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Folder 1: VE Day photo of Terms of Unconditional Surrender being signed by Col. Gen. Gustaf Jodl, Natzi Chief of Staff, May 6, 1945 on envelope postmarked May 8, 1993 Folder 2: Pearl Harbor 50th Anniversary images on envelopes, 1991 and Pearl Harbor image on envelope, 1993. Folder 3: USCS Naval Cover Cachet Contest envelopes, 1989 - 1990. Folder 4: Pamphlets, programs & brochures: Umbaugh Aircraft Corporation, Florida, December 1, 1958; USS Pampanito AGSS 383 World War II Fleet Submarine; The Story of the Coast Guard Aviation by Col. Robert H. Rankin, 1959; United States Coast Guard Ships, Planes and Stations, 1955; Coast Guard History, 1958, and undated; The Lucky Lou program, December 6, 1981. Presentation by the USS St. Louis CL49 Association to the US Naval Academy; Civil Defence Supplement to the American Red Cross First Aid Textbook, January 1951; Reserve Officers Association call for membership; The Naval Air Reservist, June 1, 1966; How Civil Air Patrol Cadet Training helps you win your wings as Gunner, Bombardier, Navigator, or Pilot on AAF Air Combat Crew! and Prepares Young Women for the Women's Army Corps; Military Parade & Bugle Corps Contest souvenir program, July 28, 1930; Come on...Texas! February 10, 1973; Fly Navy Folder 5: Navy Department envelope, April 18, 1944; Print of USS St. Louis; Print of Navy plane, Hornet; Drawing of the USS Akron, built by the Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation in 1931; Arrival of battleships at San Francisco, 1908 postcard, January 19, 1909; The Flying Squadron, print of military ships; print of plane named Mars; Navy ship postcards; U.S.S. Comstock card; Airforce postcards; Small print of the ship, Nautilus, German writing on back, December 1931; Brief bio and photo of Commander Albert W. Cox, commanding officer of the USS Willis A. Lee Folder 6: Military maps: War Maps (2); United States Low Altitude Enroute Charts, April 11, 1969 Folder 7: Military training papers and military discharge papers: State of Georgia, Dept. Of Public Safety card for George Wallace for serving in the Armed Forces during time of war; Army Basic Training Certificate to Robert J. Johnson, November 6, 1954; National Guard discharge, June 30, 1922, July 19, 1917, Clarence Dawson; Army appointment letter of Captain, Signal Corps, August 14, 1947; Enlisted record and report of separation honorable discharge for Frank D. Jones, March 17, 1948; Naval Air Reserve Electronics Training Unit, U.S. Naval Air Station, Willow Grove, PA information sheet and operational checks; Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Communications and Recall, January 1, 1967; Order to report for induction into the Armed Forces, Harold Leonard Megee, July 16, 1963; Induction notice of registrants, 1958; Information concerning payment of dependency allotments for the army, navy, marine corps and air force; U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Veterans' Reemplyment Rights, June 1958; Instructions for completing statement of personal history (DD Form 398), 1963; Information to prospective members of the United States army on inductee processing; List of army inductees, August 6, 1963; ASA-16 Quickey On/Cal Procedure; Line Operations Comprehensive Examination Form 0-3, Test #4, Naval Air Technical Training Center; Bundle of military papers from the Santa Ana Army Air Base concerning Robert H. Smith, 1943 - 1945. Folder 8: Army Navy Hit Kit of Popular Songs; Black Horse News, Vol. 9, No. 2, Fall 1960; Flying Safety, Vol. 8, No. 10, October 1952; The Normandie is Raised: Months, Men, Machinery with Chemicals, Righ a Tragedy, Monsanto Magazine article, January 1944; Employers Guide No. 5, Apprenticeship for Veterans, March 1946; U.S.S Wright - CVL 49; 'Trooper newspaper, Vol. 1, Publication 30, August 12, 1945; Ships and Postmarks of the U.S. Navy, Vol. 1, No. 1, June 1946;The Stabilizer, Vol. 11, No. 3, June-July 1942; The Stabilizer, Vol. 12, No. 4, August-September-October 1943; The Virginia Military Institute Sniper, Vol. 5, No. 3, December 1928 Folder 9: Letters and memos: Memorandum Re President Eisenhower's Recommendations for Reorganization of the Defence Department contained in Reorganization Plan No. 6 of 1953, F. Eberstadt, May 14, 1953; Letters to Senator Dewey Short, January 1953; April 4, 1953 letter from Major General E. L. Eaton; September 13, 1951 letter from U.S. Navy Commander EDW. E. Conrad; June 16, 1950 letter from U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel R. H. Thomas; December 15, 1954 letter from Lt. Colonel William J. Ray; March 15, 1950 letter from Lt. Colonel Stanley R. Larsen; June 7, 1950 letter from Lt. Commander Herbert H. Anderson; August 23, 1951 letter from Lt. Commander Jefferson Kennedy, Jr; February 11, 1953 letter to Colonel E. V. Knight from Brigadier General A. W. Martenstein; August 28, 1952 letter to Associate Judge Edward Delaplaine from Major General K. B. Bush; May 21, 1953 letter to Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz; June 19, 1930 letter to Colonel Arthuer C. Collahan from Colonel L. S. Sorley; April 2, 1931 letter to Colonel Arthur C. Colahan from Colonel Joseph Klapp Nicholls; Naval message written to Hedda Hopper (gossip columnist and actor) from Bob Hope, December 28, 1963 (Bob Hope did a USO tour in 1963).
History / Biographical
Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
Custodial History
Stephen Kauffman donated these materials.
Subject Access
Faculty
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 26 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 26 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook created by Florence Wetherill Wilson. Includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and correspondence.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 4 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 4 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook created by Walter S. Bastian, Class of 1920. Donated by Emil Malinowski, Class of 1949 - 00.12.1 Scrapbook created by Frederick Gill, Class of 1961. Two copies of a scrapbook about the 1934 PMC Football Team presented to the team by the "Citizens of Chester". Includes picture of Coach Jud Timm and also of Ed Cramp. A second copy of this 1934 PMC Football Team scrapbook has slightly different contents.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 3 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 3 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook from 1934, creator unknown, that includes clippings about the 1934 championship football team. Also includes words to Pennsylvania Military College Alma Mater sung to the tune of Dundee, from a Scottish Psalter Episcopal Hymnal. Scrapbook created by Levi Huber, class of 1933. Includes original photographs and clippings of General Charles Hyatt's funeral. This scrapbook and other papers related to Levi Huber have been digitized and can be found in the Wolfgram Cloud under "Levi Huber Scrapbook." (Some of the material from this scrapbook is in Box 722 because it was used in the cases below the timeline in the PMC Museum.) The digitized scrapbook can also be found on an archival CD in Box 1 Archival CDs & DVDs. Scrapbook created by Chevy, class unknown. Scrapbook is dated 1930 - 1935. Includes many football clippings and photographs.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 21 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 21 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Two copies of a scrapbook of Senior Class Pictures from the class of 1930. Original owners were Jim Schaubel and Stuart Raub. (Note: Carl Schaubel is frequently referred to by his nickname Jim Schaubel.) 1930 Sabre and Sash Yearbook with name "Stuart H. Raub, Jr." in gold letters on front cover.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Location
Box 35 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Location
Box 35 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook created by David Neimeyer 1969 - 1973. Includes clippings about the change from PMC Colleges to Widener College, including protests over the name change. This scrapbook has been digitized and can be found in the Wolfgram Cloud under "David Neimeyer Scrapbook." The scrapbook can also be found on an archival CD in Box 1 Archival CDs & DVDs. Pages include: Leadership Guide Booklet, Notes for Use in Radiotelephone Operation, Patrol Leader's Order Card Hand Drawn Comic "Who's Afraid of the LTC? or How to Catch 22 and 4 and Military Probation until 21 May" Invitation to Junior Ring Dinner Dance PMC Guard Roster, February 1, 1972 PMC Guard Roster, February 11, 1972 PMC Guard Roster, February 17, 1972 PMC Guard Roster, March 8, 1972 Senior Room SOP, October 1, 1971 Invitation to 152nd Commencement and map Schedule of Events for 152nd Commencement, 1973 Newspaper clippings "A Professional Soldier Protests", "This theft was pretty hard to hide", and "'New' PMC Celebrates 150th Year" Newspaper clipping "PMC Plans Study On Whether to End Cadet Corps" Newspaper clippings "PMC to change name to Widener College July 1" and "PMC to change name again" Newspaper clippings "PMC Cadets Charge Sellout on New Name", "Cadets Mutiny at PMC Change", and "Cadets protest PMC Name Change" Newspaper clipping "Cadets Go Marching Out in Protest Over Name Change" Newspaper clippings "Kapelski refuses to comment on change", "Ex-head of PMC likes new name", "Alumni greet name favorably" and "A college by any other name…" Dome clipping "'Widener College' It Is" subtitled "Kapelski regiment brings Opposition" Dome clipping "On "Widener College" and "There's Much Work Ahead" and newspaper photos and clippings with various opinions on the name change Newspaper clippings "PMC is Casualty of Vietnam, Inflation" and "PMC president's critics answered" Newspaper clipping "PMC Cadets: A proud group" Newspaper clipping "PMC to replace cadet corps with ROTC" Newspaper clippings "PMC Cadet Corps Will Be Disbanded" and "Only Possible Solution" Newspaper clipping "PMC cadets to honor moms for last time" Dome article "Trustees Dissolve Corps" subtitled "To Be Replaced by Civilian ROTC" Dome article "Widener Family Has Long History" Dome articles "Dissolution Resented Despite Majority Vote", "A Beginning, Not an End", and "Letters: To a Cadet Corps Dying Young" Lambda Chi Alpha Installation of Beta-Chi Zeta Invitiation Special Order Number 31 Special Punishment Order Number 3 Memo to LTC Gerard T. Frey re: Special Punishment Order #3 Reduction of Punishment Special Order Number 15 Special Punishment Order Number 20 Letter concerning The Brigardier Graduation Parade and Commissioning Ceremony Program, May 20, 1972 Commencement Program, May 20, 1973 Letter concerning Graduation and Commissioning Parade, 20 May 1972 Letter from George Lynch concerning Neimeyer's offer of assistance with opening the school, 1971 Schedule of Events Corps Snap-Out, Oct. 27, 1971 Be a Ranger… The Brigadier, March 1972 The Brigadier, May 1972 Charlie Company: First Platoon Charlie Company: Second Platoon Louis R. Kapelski Day Program PMC 126th Birthday Ceremonial Mass Privileges for Junior Ring Weekend Officer of the Day Report Consolidated Report Daily Status Report Special Order Number 41 Corps Birthday Celebration, 3 March 1973 Information for Final Exam Period The Brigadier, November 1971 The Brigadier, October 1971 Conduct During January Program Dean's List Letter 1973 Dean's List Letter 1972 Dean's List Letter 1973
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
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Papers of Robert Beyer Jr.. PMPS Class of 1925. PMC Class of 1929.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 50 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 50 PMC Museum
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives from the PMC Museum. Box includes the following materials donated by the two children of Robert Beyer, Jr., who was in the Preparatory School Class of 1925 and the PMC Class of 1929. Scrapbook created by Robert Byer, Jr., class of 1929 that includes many original photographs of his time on campus and at summer camp. A scrapbook of clippings from various Philadelphia newspapers related to PMC. Robert Beyer, Jr.'s 1925 PMPS Diploma signed by Charles Hyatt. Scrapbook created by Beyer about PMC while he was an Alumnus. Includes copy of poem titled "Kaydet Days" written by a member of the class of 1929, thinking back on his days as a cadet. Additional folder of clippings. Folder that includes copies of commencement programs from 1923 and 1924 and copies of the PMC News from 1923 and 1924. Very small PMC pin.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Cadet Life
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 22 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 22 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook One copy of a scrapbook of Senior Class Pictures from the class of 1933. Original owner Levi Huber. One copy of a scrapbook of Robert Charles Chervanik, class of 1937. Includes primarily clippings related to athletics dated 1934 - 1937 with some additional years.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Athletics - Scrapbooks
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PMC Museum. Student Textbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 16 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 16 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Student textbooks from the twentieth century, including ones on mechanical drawing and the use of a slide rule. Emily Post's book entitled "Etiquette" owned by May Cottee. Included in book is a sheet that is an example of PMC etiquette from 1947. "Book of Common Worship" presented to William Cottee. Lettres Persanes by Charles de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu. Written in french and includes PMC student notes within book also written in french
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Student Life
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PMC Museum. Student Textbooks.

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 20 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 20 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Student textbooks, primarily from the nineteenth century. Additional books from the nineteenth century.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Student Life
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PMC Museum Band Exhibit

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Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 27 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 27 PMC Museum
Format
Papers
Magazines
Photographs
Audiovisual Materials
Scope and Content
Band materials include: Two photographs donated by Gerald Creighton, class of 1965 - 00.9.7 - 6 and 00.9.7 - 7. One photograph donated by George Bjotvedt, class of 1951 - 01.37.15. Photograph of Drum and Bugle Corp donated by Wendell Keck - 01.22.24. Photograph of West Point Band donated by James Consadene in memory of Roy Consadene class of 1958 - 99.3.4. Numerous unnumbered photographs including: Band marching; Cadets boarding train; band at 1970 National Cherry Blossom Festival; Orchestra from 1937 Sabre and Sash; band at the West Gate Entrance to Campus; marching in Governor Scranton's inauguration; Mothers Day 1965; Mardi Gras in New Orleans 1972; St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City, 1960s; photograph of band reflected in tuba that was on the cover of the Summer 1965 PMC Alumnus Magazine; Copy of Summer 1965 Magazine with band on cover. Sheet Music, including: Colonel Hyatt's Military Polka, written by John Sweeney (He is usually referred to with his name spelled Sweney). The Dauntless Battalion March by John Philip Sousa, dedicated to Colonel Hyatt and Pennsylvania Military College. The Gray Ballion March, dedicated to the cadets of the Pennsylvania Military College, by Albert Dunn. CD of oral history done with Carl Wisneski, former PMC Band Director. This CD has been made into an archival CD that can be found in Box 2 Archival CDs & DVDs. Folder of photographs and documents of the Pennsylvania Military College Band, donated by David Rittman, Class of 1965. "Inspection of Marching Phase Outside of Singer Stadium, New York Worlds Fair 1965" Band with Jerald McAteer (also known as Gerry McAteer) as drum major, location unknown. Marching Band, location unknown. Marching Band, location unknown, most likely Mardi Gras Parade in New Orleans, 1966. "Recording Session of PMC Band Record Evening of April 7, 1965". Humorous card that says "In your honor the famous Penn Military Band will play"(and on the inside it says) "in tune". "Vehicle Pass" for World's Fair. CD titled "Music of Pennsylvania Military College Band". Papers of Albert C. Menger Jr., papers: Include: photographs of 1927 football team, Albert at the PMC Summer camp in 1928, and portraits of Albert. Also dance programs from the 1927 Junior Hop and 1930 Soph Hop.
History / Biographical
These materials are related to the Pennsylvania Military College Band, and many of them were used to create the PMC Band Exhibit in the museum.
Physical Condition
Good
Custodial History
Materials donated to the Archives from the PMC Museum. Papers of Albert C. Menger Jr., were donated by his son Al Menger, 3rd.
Subject Access
Band
Campus Life
Banners
Student Music
Student Music - Pennsylvania Military College Band
Student Music - Pennsylvania Military College Band - Photographs
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PMC Museum Scrapbooks.

https://www.widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions1864
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 31 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
File
Scrapbooks
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 31 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Scrapbook 1: Scrapbook from 1922 - 1925, created by Charles W. Law, Class of 1925. Donated by C. Blair Law, Class of 1954, his son (04.7) Blair Law and his father Charles Law were both Corp Commanders and are the only father/son duo to hold that position of leadership. This box also contains a CD of pictures of Blair & Charles Law. Blair Law wrote of this scrapbook: "Includes some interesting newspaper articles about P.M.C., its leaders, (including John Wanamaker, merchant, one-time Postmaster General, long time P.M.C. Board Member and Board Chairman.) Also some great sharp photos of the Cadet Corps, some distinguished military visitors (General "Black Jack" Pershing, of WW I fame) etc. Many shots of Polo Games --a long time PMC tradition." Scrapbook Number1 also includes photograph of 1922 Football Team; Class of 1925 graduation picture on the steps of Old Main; Summer Camp pictures including tents, drilling; Newspaper article from the Philadelphia Public Ledger about Charles Hyatt with the headline "Home of the P.M.C., where Manhood is Developed; grade report for Charles Law from 1923; article in New York Times with headline "Colleges Urged To Take Up Polo; Hyatt of P.M.C. points Out the Value of Sport in Teaching Self-Reliance"; Newspaper articles from unknown papers with headlines: "P.M.C. Sets Stage for Big Pageant: Secretary of Labor Davis and Other Notables Here Wednesday"; "P.M.C. Flag Sets At Half Staff: Lowered in memory of Late John Wanamaker, Board President; "P.M.C. Graduates Conduct Class Day Exercises: Military Training Praised in Class Oration of Cadet C.W. Law"; Scrapbook also includes copy of this Class Oration by Charles Law; photographs of some of Charles Law's friends; Commencement Program from 1925; personal photographs of Charles Law's including one of a plough attached to an automobile with a bicyclist pushing the plough. Scrapbook 2: donated by David Rittman, Class of 1965. Includes many photographs of campus life, the band, cadets marching both on and off campus, summer camp in 1964, General Eisenhower on campus, Dave Rittman, flight training 1965, Independence Hall parade in Philadelphia 1965. Also includes decal of large-chested PMC cadet. Digital images created of this scrapbook in 2008. Scrapbook 3: Scrapbook created by Ben Feinsod, Class of 1956. Printed materials are originals, photographs are photocopies. Also included are clippings from the Dome on various topics. Scrapbook 4: Walter Wood scrapbook of athletic clippings, primarily from 1943, donated by Ed Gephart.
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Photographs
Scrapbooks
ROTC (see Military Science - ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) )
Decals
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PMC Museum. Regulation Books.

https://www.widenerarchives.org/en/permalink/descriptions1820
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 14 PMC Museum
Category
Campus Life
Group
Student Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 14 PMC Museum
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Materials donated to the Archives by the PMC Museum. Cadet Regulation Books: 1904, 1931, 1939, 1951, 1954, 1955, 1959, 1960, 1964, 1965, 1968 - 1969. Note: 1954 Regulation book is on display near elevator
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Student Discipline (see also Student Regulations)
Student Regulations (see also Student Discipline)
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Political Campaign Materials

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Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1141
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1141
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Hubert Humphrey paper campaign hat band. Richard Nixon paper campaign hat band. George Wallace paper campaign hat band. Hubert Humphrey campaign stickers Hubert Humphrey self-stick seals Edmund Muskie self-stick seals John Kerry, John Edwards campaign sticker for the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of American (UAW) John Kerry campaign stickers for the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of American (UAW) Scrapbook of various political campaign stickers Re-elect Congressman Albert W. Johnson notepad Richard Nixon stamps Hillary Clinton campaign postcard Barack Obama campagin flyer George M. Rhodes postcard Gus Yatron postcard Tom Golden election button Sam Katz election button Adcock election button Cirillo election button U.S. District Court, Wester district of Michigan juror button Free Canada, Trade Mulroney button
History / Biographical
Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
Custodial History
Stephen Kauffman donated these materials.
Subject Access
Faculty
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U.S. Government Materials

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Date Range
1777 - 1992
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1142
Date Range
1777 - 1992
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1142
Format
Papers
Photographs
Magazines
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Folder 1: Photographs including: Ronald Reagan campaign rally, October 1980 (2); Reagan/Bush sign, October 1980; George H. W. Bush leaving the President's plane; Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh leaving the Capitol Building, 1951; Winston Churchill adressing Congress, 1941; President Truman delivering the State of the Union message Folder 2: Letters: April 20, 1950 letter signed by Kevin McCann, assistant to the President; August 15, 1952 letter signed by Earle C. Clements; December 23, 1987 letter to Congressman Robert A. Roe from the US Postal Service; January 5, 1988 letter to Congressman Robert A. Roe from thr US Government Printing Office; June 6, 1990 letter from the office of Lottie H. Shackelford, Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee; November 1, 1984 donation thank you letter from the Democratic National Committee; February 15, 1985 letter from State Senator Polly Baca; May 20, 1965 letter to Assistant Postmaster General Richard J. Murphy; May 24, 1988 letter to President of the Association of State Democratic Chairs, Richard Wiener; February 18, 1985 letter from the chair of the Maryland Democratic Party; June 20, 1990 letter from Mayor Michael R. White, Cleveland; March 21, 1990 letter from Thomas J. Coyne, Mayor of Brook Park, Samuel H. Miller, honroary chairman and Michael R. White, Mayor of Cleveland; April 19, 1960 letter to Justice Stanley Reed from Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources; July 21, 1958 letter from C. William O'Neill, Govenor of Ohio; July 1956 letters about missing letter of Chief Justice Roger Brook Taney. Folder 3: General election ballot, Chester County, November 4, 2008 (Obama presidential election); Democratic Poll Book, Lehigh County, Campaign of 1938 (blank) Folder 4: United States Air Forces postcard; White House envelope with James Hoban, White House Architect, stamp; White House Commemorative envelopes, 1992; U.S. Supreme Court elects Gov. Bush as President envelope, December 14, 2000; Bush Wins the Battle, 2000 election envelopes; Inaugeration Day, January 20, 2005 envelope; Souvenir stamps of the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, 1937; 133rd Anniversary of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence souvenir booklet, July 4, 1909; Invitation tickets to the Reagan Administration Executive Forum, January 25, 1985; Invitation to the Vice Presidential Reception honoring VP Elect James Danforth Quayle and Mrs. Quayle, January 19, 1989; Invitation to the Celebration for Young Americans, January 21, 1989; Napkin printed with the Seal of the President of the United States; Program for the Appreciation Dinner for Govenor Michael V. DiSalle, 1962 Folder 5: June 3, 1876 Delaware license agreement for manufacturing goods signed by Delaware Govenor John P. Cochran Folder 6: National Heritage News Vol. 18, No. 1 1992 newspaper announcing Bush as President; Washington Inquirer, Vol. 12, No. 30 July 24, 1992 newspaper about Bill Clinton and alleged affair with Sally Perdue; Time Magazine, Vol. 34, No. 11, September 11, 1939 with new section, World War, following WWII events. Folder 7: Democratic National Convention program for July 12, 1948; The White House and the Presidency by Earl Schenck Miers 1965; The Living White House by Lonnelle Aikman 1966; American Presidents Album booklet 1967; New Faces of 1953 booklet by the Philadelphia Inquirer. Folder 8: Back of the Ballot: A Woman Suffrage Farce in One Act by George Middleton, 1915; Spirit of America short stories by Don Valentine (signed by author), 1972; Thumbs Up, American sheet music. Inaugural theme song for President Ronald Reagan and his First Lady, Nancy, January 20, 1981. Folder 9: Your New Social Security: Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance booklet, April 1951; State and Revolution: Marxist Teaching about the Theory of the State and the Tasks of the Proletariat in the Revolution by V.I. Lenin, 1932; Report of the Sub-Committee Appointed to Investigate the Causes Underlying the Dissatisfaction with our Judicial System, presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association, January 24-25, 1913; Is Our Representative Government Imperiled? by Francis T.A. Junkin, an address delivered at the 84th Kenyon College Commencement, June 17, 1912; Annual Report of the Public Printer, from the Government Printing Office, 1926; Political Facts Including Full Text of Republican and Democratic Platforms, c. 1920; Our American Government: What Is Is? Hos Does It Function?, 1942; Proceedings at the Ceremony in Commemoration of the 150th Commencement of the First Congress of the United States under the Constitution, March 4, 1939; United States Department of the Interior Petroleum Administration for Defence, November 13, 1952 Folder 10: 1000$ bank note/check, December 15, 1840; Tax document, December 31, 1895; Certificate issued by the State of Georgia during the Revolutionary War. "Georgia. 1777. No. 2991, This Certificate for the Support of the Continental Troops, and other Expences of the Government, entitles the Bearer to Three dollars in Continental Currency, according to the Resolution of Assembly, September 10th, 1777."; Bank note, South Carolina No. 640 Five Shillings, lawful money dated the tenth day of April 1778; Captain commissioning document dated December 31, 1850, signed by the Pennsylvania Govenor.
History / Biographical
Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
Custodial History
Stephen Kauffman donated these materials.
Subject Access
Faculty
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