Widener College Sports newspaper articles 1974 - including Track - Billy "White Shoes" Johnson - MAC Championship;
Football - Billy "White Shoes" Johnson in NFL, Eagles training camp at Widener;
PMC Colleges Press Releases - 1971 includes Runners Seek NCAA Championship (last before name change); Football recruits; Track - Franklin Field Meet (now know as Penn Relays); Richie Weaver receives Chervanik football award for second time, his jersey was perpetuated #46; Track and Field team ready to win sixth straight MAC Championship; Basketball - upcoming games, Coach Alan Rowe, scores and rosters, NCAA Tournament; Baseball team and roster; Wally Rice - highest scoring player in PMC College basketball history;
Sports newspaper articles - PMC College Basketball - includes 1971 - 1972 season, Wally Rice, team photographs, Coach Alan Rowe's 100th win, Joe Kelley, Wally Rice drafted in 6th round of NBA draft by Boston; Football - 1971 season, Billy "White Shoes" Johnson, Rich Weaver as MVP of MAC Conference, action and individual photographs
Pictures of demolition of Memorial Stadium;
newspaper article about Memorial Stadium 1993;
program from last football game played at Memorial Stadium;
pictures of dedication of Leslie C. Quick Jr. Stadium, including pictures of F. Eugene Dixon, Leslie Quick, and Billy "White Shoes" Johnson 1994;
Picture of President Bruce, Leslie Quick, and Fitz Dixon at dedication. Includes photographs of Dixon at dedication given to the Archives by the Office of President James Harris.
Articles from Chester Times, October 1, 1926 regarding opening of the Memorial Stadium.
Football from the Secretary of War was dropped from an airplane onto the gridiron.
Game report of first game, October 4, 1926 in the Memorial Stadium.
Articles about and program from the last game played in Memorial Stadium, donated by Bill Bossert.
Videotapes of: last game at Memorial Stadium, 1993, between Widener Univeresity and Lebanon Valley. Dedication Ceremony and first game played at Leslie C. Quick, Jr. Stadium, 1994 (named in honor of Leslie Quick) between Widener University and Albright.
Biogrpahical information on:
Cummins, Cather Wood;
Hoopes, E. Sargent, Jr.;
LaBrum, General Harry;
Markezin, Dean J. - inlcudes Resolution in Honor of Dean J. Markezin on his death.
Price, Gen. William Gray, Jr.;
Sidebotham, John B.;
Speer, Edgar B.;
Taitt, Francis M.;
Thayer, Clarence H.;
Wallace, Brig. Gen. Brenton G.;
Webb, C. Edwin;
Webb, Charles J.;
Wolf, William J.;
Photographs of Lawrence Sharples, Louis Kapelski, Caeser Grasselli, Lloyd Goman, Chalmer Kirkbride, and others. Includes photograph of Dr. Kirkbride and his son, in color.
Includes a folder containing general information about the Board of Trustees. Also includes information about the following Board of Trustee Members:
Samuel P. Wetherill, Jr.
David Oskin, including pictures of him with President Bruce.
John Hanna, photographs
Chalmer Kirkbride: biographical sketch & photographs. Also materials related to his receiving the Centennial Medal from the School of Engineering in 1970.
James Harvey Gravell. James Gravell was the founder of the American Chemical Paint Company (later known as Amchem Products, Inc.). There is a plaque in Kapelski Learning Center commemorating Gravell. The materials in this folder were donated by the Amchem Corporation, and include a history of Amchem, photographs of Gravell and others (including several of Gravell on campus with President Frank Hyatt), the February 1972 issue of Amchem News that contains an article on the dedication of the Kapelski Learning Center, as well as an original stock certificate of the Delaware River Ferry Company that was owned by Louis Kapelski. (Louis Kapelski was the General Manager of the Ferry Company.) A second folder includes a biography of the life of James Harvey Gravell, a photograph of him, a copy of a speech he gave titled "Unfair Business Methods", original correspondence, and photographs of his cemetery plot at West Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Information about Derrick Pitts.
Photocopies of material in Box 22. These are for public use. Photographs; newspaper clippings; Correspondence between Mustin and Pennsylvania Military College; Biographical and Autobiographical essays; Programs from the dedication of the Burt Mustin Theatre and Lecture Hall 10/5/78; copies of letter from Mustin to Robert Stumpf.
Burt Mustin's graduation hood; Photographs; newspaper clippings; "Electrifying Emma Meets Peacemaker Pearce" - unfilmed typescript intended for Mustin; Correspondence between Mustin and Pennsylvania Military College; Biographical and Autobiographical essays; Programs from the dedication of the Burt Mustin Theatre and Lecture Hall 10/5/78; Letter from Burt Mustin to Mrs. R. N. Stumpf- 1975 (letter donated to archives by development office.) Color photographs of Burt Mustin in cap and gown at graduation. Mustin's Cadet graduation picture.
Newspaper article Tiny Dream comes true at Widener exercises May 27, 1974
Newspaper article Actor Mustin finds life begins at 67 may 25, 1974.