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.
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.
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
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)
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.
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.
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
Fire on the Mountain video (VHS)
"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.
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.
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
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.