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Date Range
1901 - 1966
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1145
Date Range
1901 - 1966
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1145
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
The Howitzer 1929 West Point Yearbook Pictorial History of the Schley Court of Inquiry by Henry Litchfield West, 1901 War in the Air: Fighting Planes and Pilots in Action by John B. Walker 1941 Documents de la Section Photographique de L'Armee Francaise [Documents of the Photographic Section of the French Army] 1917 Military Requirements for Petty Officer 1 & C, Bureau of Naval Personnel, 1966 edition Military Requirements for Petty Officer 3 & 2, Bureau of Naval Personnel, Revised 1962 Information Program Gasoline COnservation, prepared for by the Office of War Information, 1943 United States Naval Training Center Company 484, 1948 The Naval Officer's Manual, January 1951 Aerodynamics for Pilots by Bradley Jones, September 1940 Beach Red by Peter Bowman, 1945 Qualifications for Advancement in Rating, Part D, Chapter 5, Section 2, Bureau of Naval Personnel Manual 1944 edition A Manual for Courts-Martial U. S. Army, 1928 Get Tough! How to Win in Hand-to-Hand Fighting by Major W. E. Fairbairn, 1942 The Soldier's Guide, Department of the Army Field Manual FM 21-13, June 1952 Personal Conduct for the Soldier, Department of the Army Pamphlet 21-41, February 1949 D.A.R Manual for Citizenship 11th edition, revised December 1934 How to Become a Citizen of the United States, Supplement to D.A.R Manual for Citenzenship, by the Daughters of the American Revolution, revised December 8, 1933 U.S.S. Albemarle (AV-5) Preliminary Acceptance Trials, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, December 2-4, 1957 Spotlight: A Squadron Guide, U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Air Reserve Training VP Aircrewman Handbook, March 25, 1964 Heavy Hints for Light Packs: A Guide for Using the Individual Load Carrying Equipment, Department of the Army The Soldier's Handbook, Pamphlet 21-13, September 15, 1964 Departmental Ditties by Rudyard Kipling Private Buck by Clyde Lewis, 1942
Documents of the Photographic Section of the French Army
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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Date Range
1986
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 85
Date Range
1986
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 85
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Scrapbook honoring Edith Wolfgram's 90th Birthday.
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection - Edith Wolfgram
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of Wolfgram Family
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Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 89
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 89
Format
Bound Volumes
Photographs
Scope and Content
Time Magazine picture with Mrs. Edith Wolfgram as "Woman of the Year"; books on the 10th Mountain Division; Photographs of Wolfgram Family; pictures and articles about Edith Wolfgram; materials relating to the death of Edith Wolfgram; family tree of Edith Wolfgram.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection - Edith Wolfgram
Tenth Mountain Division
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of the Wolfgram Family
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Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 544.2
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 544.2
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Scrapbooks containing newspaper articles, brocures, correspondance, photos, magazines, and other artifacts all relating to William Wolfgram's life.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection - William Wolfgram
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Military Service
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of Wolfgram Family
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Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 75
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 75
Format
Bound Volumes
Papers
Scope and Content
Letters about William Wolfgram's death in 1945; Personal memorabilia including 1946 Shorewood High School Yearbook honoring graduates who died in World War II includes William, Scrapbook of early years of his life, Program of 1943 Pennsylvania Military College Commencement (William graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering), William's copy of the Holy Bible, and other childhood memorabilia. White blanket with blue embroidery of his name. Includes poem entitled "Gold Star Mother" and red flag with gold star in the center. (On display near Circulation desk. See Box 10 oversize) Photographs of William Wolfgram on the Pennsylvania Military College Campus. The Three Little Pigs book, signed with "To our dearest boy" 1940
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection - William Wolfgram
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Military Service
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of Wolfgram Family
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Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 544.1
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 544.1
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Scrapbook containing newspaper articles, brocures, correspondance, photos, magazines, and other artifacts all relating to William Wolfgram's life.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection - William Wolfgram
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Military Service
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of Wolfgram Family
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Date Range
1935 - 1970
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 545
Date Range
1935 - 1970
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 545
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
ROTC Manual Infantry Basic Volume II ROTC Manual Infantry Advanced Volume III, includes PMC grading system papers, lesson assignments, motor vehicle quiz, hand written letter requesting to be assigned to active duty assignment, and map assignment. Insignia and Decorations of the U.S. Armed Forces December 1, 1944 Copperdome yearbooks 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938. Northwestern Military & Naval Academy rememberance certificate to William Wolfgram Ocotber 1948. War Department letter dates 16 August 1945 to Frank Wolfgram awarding William Wolfgram the Bronze Medal. The Observation Post Vol. 9 No. 2 Dec. 1940 Harvard University Department of Military Science & Tactics student newsletter. Northwestern Military and Naval Academy "Geneva Lake" fifty-second Annual Catalog 1939 - 1940. Includes blank application form. (second copy is smaller) American Flag Homework assignments and notebooks of William Wolfgram Envelope containing 1 special Map A, 1 protractor graduated in degrees, 1 protractor graduated in Mils. Harvard University memorial program, A service of Commemoration in Honor of the Harvard Dead in the Second World War December 7th, 1945. The Logbook newsletter Vol. 32 no. 1, no. 3, no. 4, no. 5, no. 6 1939 - 1940. Handbook for Officers and Candidates, The Infantry School Fort Benning, Georgia. Included violet colored "Win the War "3cent stamp. Fighting Divisions by Vheif Warrant Officer E. J. Kahn, Jr & Technical Sergeant Henry McLemore 1946 Special Orders given to Wolfgram, inlcudes War Department Pay Guide for Commissioned Officers 27 July 1944.; Immunization Register; Pay and allowence account; 1944 Wolfgram Memorial Library Dedication program, November 7, 1970 War Department letter awarding Wolfgram the Purple Heart. PMC Fall Session Report for January 15, 1943 Letter from 10th Mountain Division to Edith Wolfgram about Monument. American Capers music for piano by John W. Schaum to William Wolfgram, copyright 1935.
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Personal effects of William Wolfgram.
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection - William Wolfgram
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Military Service
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Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 547
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 547
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Personal effects of William Wolfgram, including the box for the Purple Heart medal and ribbon. Letters from William Wolfgram when he was at school, the army, and overseas during World War II. This also includes letters while he was at PMC.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection - William Wolfgram
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Military Service
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of Wolfgram Family
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Wolfgram Memorial Library Dedication

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Date Range
1968, 1970
Category
Buildings
Group
Wolfgram Memorial Library
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 546
Date Range
1968, 1970
Category
Buildings
Group
Wolfgram Memorial Library
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 546
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Scrapbook of the groundbreaking of the Wolfgram Memorial Library in 1968. Scrapbooks of the dedication, dinner, and convocation in honor of the Wolfgram Memorial Library, 1970.
Custodial History
Part of Wolfgram Family Collection created by Edith Wolfgram
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection - Edith Wolfgram
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of Wolfgram Family
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William Wolfgram - 10th Mountain Division

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Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 73
Category
Alumni
Group
Wolfgram Family Collection
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 73
Format
Bound Volumes
Pamphlets
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
History of the 87th Mountain Infantry Italy 1945 by Captain George F. Earle (2 copies) Tenth Mountain Division: A Remembrance 1943 1965 booklette Photos 10th Mountain Division service Denver 1992 This Was Italy with the 87th Mountain Infantry 10th Mountain Division by R. A. Rocker (2 copies) 10th Mountain Hut & Trail System Colorado 10th Mountain Trails Offical Guide 2ed by Louis W. Davison II Mountain Troopers! the Story of the Tenth Mountain Division by Curtis W. Casewit Night Climb The Story of the Skiing 10th by Frank Harper 10th Infantry Division magazine Letters, correspondance, newspaper articles of the 10th Mountain Division The Mountineers Fire on the Mountain video (VHS)
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Special Collections - Wolfgram Family Collection
Wolfgram Family Collection - William Wolfgram - Tenth Mountain Division
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Military Service
Related Material
Box 70 for brief history of Wolfgram Family
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Category
Histories
Group
Widener Family Collection
Institution
Widener College
Location
Histories Shelf - Without Drums
Category
Histories
Group
Widener Family Collection
Institution
Widener College
Location
Histories Shelf - Without Drums
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
"Without Drums" was written by P.A.B. Widener II. This book is a history of the Widener Family as seen from his perspective. This box also contains a photocopy which is for public use. This book can also be found by searching WebPAC, the Widener University Library Catalog.
History / Biographical
The Widener Family was a prominent Philadelphia family who made major contributions to cultural and educational institutions in the area. Peter A. B. Widener (1834-1915) started the family dynasty in the meat business and street railways. His son, George Dunton Widener (1889-1912) was killed when the Titanic sank in 1912. Peter A. B. Widener's grandson, Harry Elkins Widener (1890-1912; son of George Dunton Widener) was also lost when the Titanic went down. Eleanor Widener Dixon was the sister of Harry Elkins Widener and the mother of Fitz Eugene Dixon, Jr. (Fitz Dixon), former President of the Board of Trustees of Widener University. The Widener Library at Harvard University was named after Harry Elkins Widener.
Physical Condition
Good
Creator
Peter A.B. Widener II
Subject Access
Widener Family Collection
Widener Family - Biographical Information
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Eleanor Wilson Book Collection

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Date Range
1838 - 1939
Category
Rare Books
Group
Eleanor Wilson Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
Drost Room Cabinets
Date Range
1838 - 1939
Category
Rare Books
Group
Eleanor Wilson Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
Drost Room Cabinets
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Leather books sent to Widener University by the Estate of Eleanor D. Wilson, May 28, 2003. (Eleanor Wilson preferred to be called Siddy Wilson, a nickname she had been called since childhood.) Book, Author, Publisher Armstrong, Margaret, "Fanny Kemble", MacMillan, 1938, First Edition, Full morocco binding Blackmore, Richard. "Lorna Doone". Burrows, 1889. Full morocco binding. Boccaccio, G. "Amorous Fiametta". Mandrake Press, 1929. Full morocco binding. Burton, Richard. "Kasidah". McKay, 1931. Full morocco binding. Celline, Benevenuto. "Life". Dutton, 1926. Full morocco binding. Cunliffe, J.W. "Pictured Story". First Edition, 1933. Full morocco binding. Dobson, Austin. "Beau Brocade". First Edition, 1892. Full morocco binding Douglas, Norman. "South Wind". First Edition, 1929. 2 volumes, full morocco bindings. Drake, Joseph. "Culprit Fay". Rowfant, n.d. One of 95 copies. Full morocco binding . Du Maurier, George. "Peter Ibbetson". First Edition, 1892. 2 volumes. Full morocco binding. Eliot, George. "Adam Bede". London, 1896. One of 250 copies, with full morocco binding. Fielding, Henry. "Tom Jones". Limited Editions Club, 1931. Signed by Alexander King. Sangorski binding, full morocco. Flexner, James. "America's Old Masters". First Edition, 1939. Full morocco binding. France, Anatole. "Thais". London, 1928, Full morocco binding Goldsmith, Oliver, "Deserted Village", Deluxe Edition, 1902, full morocco binding Grossmith, George. "Diary". First Edition, 1892. Full morocco binding. Hind, Arthur. "Etchings of D.Y. Cameron". London, 1924. Full morocco binding. Holme, C.G. "Lettering of Today". London, n.d. Jefferson, Joseph. "Autobiography". First Edition, 1890. Full morocco binding. (Kent, Rockwell). "Venus and Adonis". Leo Hart, 1931. Full morocco binding. Klee, Paul. "Novalis". First edition, 1949. Full morocco binding. Le Sage, Alain. "Gil Blas". Limited Editions Club, 1937. Signed by John Austen. Sangorski binding, full morocco. Lord Byron. "Poetical Works of Lord Byron". London, 1838, leather-bound, 8 volumes, 9 books Malory, Thomas. "Le Morte D'Arthur". Medici Society, 1920. 2 volumes. Full morocco binding Montesquiou, Robert. "Paul Helleu". Floury, 1913. One of 100 copies. Full morocco binding. Merimee, Prosper. "Carmen, Hutchinsons & Company, London. Full Morocco binding Newton, A. Edward. "Doctor Johnson". First Edition, 1923. One of 585 signed copies. Full morocco binding. Paderewski, Ignace. "Memoirs". First Edition, 1938. Full morocco binding. Pennell, Joseph. "London Reverie". First Edition, 1928. Full morocco binding. Pennell, Joseph. "Philadelphia". First Edition, 1926. Full morocco binding. Reade, Charles. "Peg Woffington". First Edition, 1899. Full morocco binding. Smollett, Tobias. "Peregrine Pickle". Limited Editions Club, 1935. Signed by John Austen. Sangoriski binding, Southern, Edward. "Melancholy Tale". Deluxe Signed/Limited Edition, 1916. Full morocco binding Sienkiewicz, Henry. "Quo Vadis". First edition, 1897, with tipped-in letter from the author. Full morocco binding. Stoker, Bram. "Henry Irving". Heinemann, 1906. 2 volumes. Full morocco binding. Van Loon, Hendrik. "Rembrandt". Heritage Reprint, 1939. Full morocco binding. Van More, Emile A. "Decorated Letter". First Edition, 1950. Full morocco binding. Verner, Elizabeth. "Prints and Impressions of Charleston". First Edition, 1939. One of 1,500 copies. Full morocco binding. Wagner, Richard. "Rheingold and Valkyrie". Second edition, 1910. Rackham illustrated. Full morocco binding. Wilson, Francis. "Life of Himself". First edition, 1924. One of 310 signed copies. Full morocco binding. Wilson, Francis. "Recollections of a Player", 1897, Limited, Signed Edition, Full morocco binding Sheridan. "The Rivals", Full morocco binding. Please note at front of this book is cast list including Francis Wilson Wilstach, Paul. "Richard Mansfield". First Edition, 1909. Full morocco binding.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Special Collections - Eleanor Wilson
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Faculty Publications - Groesberg, Sanford Walton

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Date Range
1968
Category
Faculty
Group
Publications
Series
School of Engineering
Institution
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Location
Box FP1
Date Range
1968
Category
Faculty
Group
Publications
Series
School of Engineering
Institution
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Location
Box FP1
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Advanced Mechanics. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1968.
Physical Condition
Excellent
Creator
Groesberg, Sanford Walton
Subject Access
Faculty Publications
Faculty Publications - Engineering
Faculty Publications - Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
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Faculty Publications - Wrobel, David M.

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Date Range
1993
Category
Faculty
Group
Publications
Institution
Widener University
Location
FP2
Date Range
1993
Category
Faculty
Group
Publications
Institution
Widener University
Location
FP2
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Signed copy of: The End Of American Exceptionalism: Frontier Anxiety from the Old West to the New Deal. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1993
History / Biographical
History Faculty Member, Widener University, 1994 -
Physical Condition
Excellent
Creator
Wrobel, David M.
Subject Access
Faculty Publications
Faculty Publications - Arts and Sciences
Faculty Publications - Arts and Sciences - Humanities
Faculty Publications - Arts and Sciences - Humanities - History
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Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection

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Date Range
1948
Category
Rare Books
Institution
Widener University
Location
Histories Shelf - Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection
Date Range
1948
Category
Rare Books
Institution
Widener University
Location
Histories Shelf - Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
"Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection," published in 1948 by the National Gallary of Art.
Physical Condition
Good
Creator
National Gallary of Art
Subject Access
Histories - Published
Widener Family Collection
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Faculty Publications - Lordi, Frank C.

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Date Range
1984
Category
Faculty
Group
Publications
Series
School of Management
Institution
Widener University
Location
FP5
Date Range
1984
Category
Faculty
Group
Publications
Series
School of Management
Institution
Widener University
Location
FP5
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Booklet entitled: Professional Designations for Accountants: A Continuing Professional Education Seminar. Prepared by Frank C. Lordi, CIA, for the Institute of Internal Auditors, 1984 All Day Seminar, Valley Forge Holiday Inn, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Physical Condition
Good
Creator
Lordi, Frank C.
Subject Access
Faculty Publications
Faculty Publications - Business and Management
Faculty Publications - Business and Management - Accounting
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Faculty Publications - Sato, Irving S.

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Date Range
1981
Category
Faculty
Group
Publications
Institution
Widener College
Location
FP7
Date Range
1981
Category
Faculty
Group
Publications
Institution
Widener College
Location
FP7
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Book entitled: Secondary Programs for the Gifted/Talented. Ventura, CA: Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Office, 1981.
Physical Condition
Good
Creator
Sato, Irving S.
Subject Access
Faculty Publications
Faculty Publications - Education
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Faculty Publications - Tucker, David L.

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Date Range
1994
Category
Faculty
Group
Publications
Series
School of Hotel and Restaurant Management
Institution
Widener University
Location
FP6
Date Range
1994
Category
Faculty
Group
Publications
Series
School of Hotel and Restaurant Management
Institution
Widener University
Location
FP6
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Signed copy of: Dimensions of Noncommercial Foodservice Management. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1994.
Physical Condition
Good
Creator
Tucker, David L.
Subject Access
Faculty Publications
Faculty Publications - Hospitality Management
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Date Range
1892 - 1920
Category
Governance - Academic
Group
Pennsylvania Military College Faculty Minutes
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 10.1
Date Range
1892 - 1920
Category
Governance - Academic
Group
Pennsylvania Military College Faculty Minutes
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 10.1
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Pennsylvania Military College Faculty Minutes from 1892 - 1920 Faculty Meeting Minutes Index: 1892-1920 -Pennsylvania Military College Faculty Minutes – Box 10.1 1947-1953- Academic Council Meeting Minutes – Box 218.1 1958-1985- Faculty Minutes – Box 242 1961-1965- Faculty Minutes – Box 93 Buck Papers 1962-1963- Faculty Minutes and Meetings; Faculty Bulletins - Box 232.2 1964-1965- Faculty Meeting Minutes - Box 233.2 1965-1975- Faculty Minutes – Box 30 Moll Papers 1966 – 1972- Faculty Minutes - PMC Colleges – Box 1032 1966-1967 - Faculty Minutes – Box 235.1 1966-1971- Faculty Minutes – Box 94 Buck Papers 1967-1968 - Faculty Minutes – Box 235.2 1969-1970 - Faculty Meeting minutes – Box 234 1970-1971- Faculty Meeting Minutes – Box 234.1 1971-1972- Faculty Rolls; Faculty Minutes – Box 236 1971-1973 - Academic Council Meeting Minutes – Box 218 1971-1976- Faculty Minutes - Box 95 Buck Papers 1974-1975- Faculty Minutes – 236.2 1977-1978- Academic Council Meeting Minutes – Box 238 1977-1982- Faculty Minutes - Box 96 Buck Papers 1977-1987, 1998- Widener University General Faculty Meeting Minutes: 1977 - 1978; 1978 - 1979; 1980 - 1981; 1983 - 1987; 1998. - Box 882 1978-1979- Faculty Meeting Minutes– Box 238.1 1982-1984- University Council Minutes - Box 97 Buck Papers 1983- University Council Minutes – Box 51 Buck Papers 1983-1985- Widener University Council Meeting Minutes – Box 219 1983-1986- University Council Minutes and Committee Documents – Box 98 Buck Papers 1983-1988- Widener University Council Meeting Minutes – Box 469 1984-1986- University Council Minutes: 1984 – 1985, 1985 –1986; University Council Committees: 1984 – 1985, 1985 –1986 – Box 43 Buck Papers 1985-1992- Widener University Council Minutes – Box 470 1986-1989- University Council Minutes – Box 99 Buck Papers 1989-1993- University Council Minutes – Box 101 Buck Papers 1993-1997- University Council Minutes – Box 103 Buck Papers 1993-1999- Widener University Faculty Council Minutes 1993 - 1996; Widener University Faculty Meeting Minutes and Faculty Council Minutes, 1997 – 1999 1995-1996- Widener University Executive Committee Minutes - Box 879.1 1996-1997- Widener University Faculty Council Minutes, Executive Committee Minutes, and General Faculty Minutes – Box 879 1997-1999- Widener University Faculty Council Minutes, Executive Committee Minutes, and General Faculty Minutes – Box 880 1998-2004- Widener University Faculty Council Minutes (Part 1) - Box 881.1 1998-2004- Widener University Faculty Council Minutes (Part 2) - Box 881.2 1999-2001- Widener University Faculty Council Minutes, Executive Committee Minutes – Box 881 1999-2006- Widener University Faculty Meeting Minutes and Faculty Council Minutes, 1999- 2006- Box 471.2 2007-Present – Widener General Faculty & Faculty Council Meetings – Wolfgram Cloud
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Governance - Academic - Pennsylvania Military College
Faculty Meeting - Minutes
Faculty Committees - Minutes
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Widener Family History

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Category
Histories
Group
Widener Family Collection
Institution
Widener College
Location
Box 203
Category
Histories
Group
Widener Family Collection
Institution
Widener College
Location
Box 203
Format
Bound Volumes
Papers
Scope and Content
Box contents include: 1. Book titled "A Trust in the Blood " by David Lewis Eyson about the grants that were awarded according to the terms of a trust agreement signed by George D. Widener. 2. Viewbook of the Widener Memorial School 3. Clippings, various years including obituaries of: Peter A. B. Widener, 1948 Joseph E. Widener, 1943 Eleanor Widener Dixon, undated George D. Widener, 1971 Fitz "Eugene" Dixon, 2006 (also includes Widener University Memorandum announcing his death). Includes information about his ownership of the Philadelphia NBA basketball team the Philadelphia 76ers. 4. Articles on the Widener Family including: Peter Arrell Brown Widener George Dunton Widener Joseph E. Widener Peter A. B. Widener, 2nd. Harry Elkins Widener 5. Press release 1972 - Profile: Widener Family 6. List of books in Widener Library at Harvard University about Widener Family 1972 7. Copy of engraving of Harry E. Widener 8. Copy on CD of lecture given on April 22, 2002 by Dr. Joseph Edgette entitled "The Widener Family and the Titanic." 9. Letter written October 13, 1912 from Elizabeth O'Neil to Naomi Mahr. Mentions going to St. Paul's Episcopal Church where the Widener's were instaling memorials for those who died on the Titianic; Tea invitation from Elizabeth O'Neil to Naomi Mahr posted February 11, 1908. All donated by Dan Mecozzi. 10. A House Lives and Dies; The Story of Anselm Hall by C. Robert Nugent. (Widener family home)
History / Biographical
The Widener Family was a prominent Philadelphia family who made major contributions to cultural and educational institutions in the area. Peter A. B. Widener (1834-1915) started the family dynasty in the meat business and street railways. His son, George Dunton Widener (1889-1912) was killed when the Titanic sank in 1912. Peter A. B. Widener's grandson, Harry Elkins Widener (1890-1912; son of George Dunton Widener) was also lost when the Titanic went down. Eleanor Widener Dixon was the sister of Harry Elkins Widener and the mother of Fitz Eugene Dixon, Jr, (Fitz Dixon) former President of the Board of Trustees of Widener University. The Widener Library at Harvard University was named after Harry Elkins Widener. For Widener Family History, see also a book in the archives collection entitled "Without Drums" written by P.A.B. Widener II. This book is a history of the Widener Family as seen from his perspective. Copy of the "Titanic Times" devoted to the sinking of the Titanic.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Widener Family Collection
Widener Family - Biographical Information
Dixon, Fitz (also referred to as Fitz Eugene Dixon, Jr. or just Fitz Dixon)
Access Restriction
Not for Public Use
Originals - Not for Public Use
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