President's Office

President's Residence

Subject File, 1903-1985


Box 1:
Buckalew Place - Architectural Plans, 1985
    This booklet contains the proposed reconstruction of Buckalew Place as submitted by the architects Ealer and Sampsell in 1985. The reconstruction includes work on the roof, the exterior walls, additions, renovations, heating, air conditioning, landscaping, and driveways. Floor plans are included.

Buckalew Place History, 1976
    This folder was created by Bloomsburg State College Archivist James Watts and contains information pertaining to the history of Buckalew Place, the official home of the President of Bloomsburg State College. The folder contains a summary of the history of Buckalew Place, pictures, information about the acquisition of the property, and biographical information about Charles Buckalew.

Buckalew Place Legal Documents, 1903-1922
    This folder contains several legal documents pertaining to Buckalew Place including an agreement between the Bloomsburg Literary Institute and the State Normal School and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1916; an agreement between Alice B. Waller and C. Francis Buckalew and the Bloomsburg Literary Institute and State Normal School, 1903; Brief Titles to Lands of Permelia W. Buckalew and C. R. Buckalew in Town of Bloomsburg, 1903-1913; an abstract of Title to the Premises of the Bloomsburg Literary Institute and State Normal School about to be conveyed to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; and Estimate of Cost of Buildings and Value of Real Estate, c. 1916; Insurance records, 1903; and Buckalew Mansion: 1st major renovation, 1 April 1922 - 31 May 1922.

Buckalew Place Speech - Maryan McCormick, c. 1970s
    This folder contains a speech by Maryan McCormick about Buckalew Place and Charles Buckalew. The speech contains both researched information and personal stories.

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