Showing Collections: 61 - 70 of 78
The Betsy Bell Condron Papers, 1873-2004, bulk 1979-1998
Scope and Content: The Betsy Bell Condron files contain memorandum, correspondence, personal letters and notes, invitation and event forms and programs, public relations materials, news articles and newsletters, informational packets and booklets, campus report documents, historical certification awards, keepsakes, photographs, biographical information, fundraising and donor documents, financial reports, meeting minutes and agendas, scholarly articles, and some restricted materials. Although the collection is...
Dates: 1873-2004, bulk 1979-1998
The Charles B. Reif collection of Natural History prints, 1485-1899
Scope and Content: The Charles B. Reif collection of Flora/Fauna prints, 1485-1899, is a collection of engravings, lithographs and hand-colored lithographs, chromolithographs, paintings, colored woodcuts, ink drawings, water-colored paintings, etchings with aquatint, and hand-colored aquatints of various flora and fauna from the late 15th century to the late 19th century. The collection was curated and owned by Dr. Charles B. Reif, a Wilkes Biology professor, who used these prints for instruction in his biology...
Dates: 1549 - 1899
The Civil War Diary of Alfred W. Shollenberger, 1864 March - December
Scope and Content: Alfred’s journal spans from March 31, 1864 to December 19, 1864. In it, Alfred details his period of service as a Union Engineer as a member of the construction corps. He frequently highlights the events of his day, news he has received of the ongoing conflict, as well as recording the weather conditions almost every day. Alfred spent time mostly in Virginia, parts of what is today West Virginia, Washington DC, and Philadelphia. He was involved in some of the most pivotal events of the war with...
Dates: 1864 March - 1864 December
The Earth Conservancy Project files, 1963-2001, bulk 1988-2001
Scope and Content: The Earth Conservancy Project files, 1960-2003, bulk 1988-2001, contain materials documenting various aspects of the organization’s activity. The core mission of the Earth Conservancy is to address the impact of historical coal mining practices in Northeastern Pennsylvania and to restore the land’s economic, recreational, residential, and ecological value. Materials within the collection include papers outlining the origins of the organization, Board meeting minutes and executive committee...
Dates: 1960-2003, bulk 1988-2001
The Fenner Collection of prehistoric Native American artifacts, 1000 BCE - 450 BCE
Scope and Content: The Fenner Collection contains prehistoric Native American cultural artifacts, projectile points and knives, and tools. All of these artifacts are aged between the Late Archaic Period (1000 BCE) to the Late Woodland (450 BCE). The items were collected by George Fenner Jr. a former Wilkes Board of Trustees member. Mr. George Fenner most likely took many years to accumulate such a large and extensive artifact collection. Sadly, there seems to be no evidence that Mr. Fenner kept documentation on...
Dates: 1000 BCE - 450 BCE
The Flood Recovery Task Force, Inc. records, 1972-1975
Scope and Content The Flood Recovery Task Force, Inc. records, 1972-1975, contain organizational records produced by and for the Flood Recovery Task Force including, drafts, correspondence, proposals, handwritten notes, meeting minutes, reports, publications, grant applications, agreements, professional contracts, newspaper articles, and flood relief hearings. It should be noted that Wilkes University Archives does not have a complete set of meeting minutes for the many subcommittees that were formed under the...
The George and Helen Ralston papers, 1929-2015
Scope and Content Note: The George and Helen Ralston papers, 1929-2015, contain numerous materials that span over fifty years and highlight the lives of two significant Wilkes alumni and administrators: George and Helen Ralston. This collection contains a variety of materials such as correspondence, photographs, photo slides, newspaper clippings, marketing materials, administrative files, student records, orientation and dormitory information, team rosters and player statistics, club listings, council and committee...
Dates: 1929 - 2015
The Gwenn Clifford Smith collection of World War I artifacts, 1917-1961
Scope and Content: The Gwenn Clifford Smith collection consists of correspondence, death certificates, enlistment record/honorable discharge record, a pay record book, a radio logbook, medals, silk scarf, a garrison cover hat, and photograph regarding Albert Clifford and his involvement in the 109th Field Artillery Unit during World War I.
The Hugo V. Mailey Papers, 1953-1989
Scope and Content The Hugo V. Mailey Papers, 1953-1989, consist of correspondence, reports, pamphlets, action proposals, newspaper clippings, photographs, and the professional and organizational records of Dr. Mailey during his time at Wilkes College as the Director of Institute of Regional Affairs and as a political science professor. This collection spans a wide range of years, 1953-1989, and contain Dr. Mailey’s work with multiple organizations and with many associates. Although Mailey died in 1971, many of...
The Public Relations Department Files
Scope and Content The Public Relations Department Files Collection, 1961-2007 contains newspaper clippings, photo copies of newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, press releases, office agendas, notes, memos, and bulletins pertaining to the Wilkes University Public Relations Department. Some special materials also represented within this collection are press passes, awards, surveys and speeches. Many of these materials concern a variety of national and regional events as well as local events held on...
Dates: 1961 - 2007
- Buildings 2
- Coal mines and mining 1
- Education, Higher 1
- Gifts 1
- Graduation ceremonies 1
- Hurricane Agnes, 1972 1
- Music 1
- Newspapers 1
- Pennsylvania - History 1
- Performing Arts 1
- Theater 1
- Universities and colleges 1
- Wilkes College 1
- Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) 1
- Wilkes-Barre, PA - History 1
- Wyoming Valley (Pa.)--Aerial views. 1 ∧ less
- English 30
- Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations Department 5
- Admiral Harold R. Stark 1
- Admissions Department 1
- Alumni Relations 1
- Athletics 1
- Beacon Staff 1
- Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 1
- Bucknell University Junior College 1
- College of Science and Engineering 1
- Cox, Harold E. 1
- Division of Physics and Electrical Engineering 1
- Elizabeth Salus 1
- Engle, Theodore J. 1
- Institutional Analysis and Planning 1
- Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
- Jay Sidhu School of Business 1
- Lennon, Michael 1
- Marts, Anne Cartwright 1
- Marts, Arnaud C. 1
- Office of Advancement 1
- Office of the President 1
- Performing Arts Department 1
- Registrar 1
- Richard Salus 1
- School of Education 1
- Stratford, Jeffrey 1
- Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) 1
- Wilkes College 1
- Wilkes University Faculty 1 ∧ less