Digital Institutional Histories
Online Exhibits – http://digitalwolfgram.widener.edu
A History of Pennsylvania Military College: 1821-1954 by Clarence Moll
Doctoral thesis by Clarence Moll, who was President of Pennsylvania Military College, PMC Colleges, Widener College, and Widener University from 1959-1981. The book describes the history of the institution from 1821 - 1954.
This book is a history of Pennsylvania Military College from 1821 to 1921, written by the College Recorder. It includes numerous pictures and a "Who's Who" of many graduates and ex-cadets, describing their professions and military records.
Faculty and Administration Oral Histories
PMC Alumni Oral Histories
- Bob and Carol Schneider, Mike and Hannah Campbell
- Bob Newman, Fred Laning and Ed Farrell
- Bob Sottile
- Bohdan Senkow
- David Eckard
- Don Ainsworth, Russell Bragg and Merv Harris
- John Dishaw and Nick Trainer
- Stu Perlmutter
- Chronology of Widener's History
- Dates of the Schools
- Rules and Regulations
- Timeline of the Presidents
This exhibit chronicles the growth of the Chester Campus from 1894 to present, depicting
the buildings that were constructed or acquired, as well as those that were demolished,
to create the modern campus. It also includes information about the individuals for
which the buildings were named.
To read histories about the institution that are located in the library visit Printed Institutional Histories.
This exhibit showcases the history of library service on the Chester Campus throughout the institution’s history. Focusing on each of the three buildings that have housed the library over the years, the exhibit includes documents and pictures that tell the story of each building and the services provided.
Sources attribute authorship of certain lyrics to ‘Taps’ to Rukard Hurd or J. Berg Esenwein, both associated with Pennsylvania Military College. This exhibit displays the sources that suggest the authorship of these lyrics. These sources do not prove who wrote the lyrics, but provide evidence for each claim.
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