|Topic||Accession #||Description Summary|
|Abell, W. J.||Large Boxes 119 |
"Meeting the Needs and Desires of Returning Veterans and CPS Men." 30 January 1945. A faculty study prepared for presentation.
|Admissions: Banners||MC2004/407 |
Manchester College Banner Collection.
|Amnesty International||MC2002/15 |
Amnesty International newspaper clippings.
See also: Amnesty International's webdsite.
|Armed Service Recruiting||MC General File: Armed Service ||Armed service recruitment on campus. |
|Brown, Ken: Words Can Kill You||MC2011/59 ||U-Matic tape of Dr. Ken Brown giving the talk, "Words Can Kill You" at Southwest Virginia Community College 14 March 1985 and accompanying CD. |
|Church as Peacemaker Conference ||MC2009/72 ||Poster from 1986 Church as Peacemaker Conference. |
|Church of the Brethren: Brethren Action Movement||BC2008/3 ||Conception, newsletters, tracts, letter, writings by Dale Aukerman and others. |
|Church of the Brethren: Publications, Peace||MC2009/144a-f |
Miscellaneous Church of the Brethren Related Pamphlets and Articles on Peace and conscientious objection.
|Civilian Public Service ||1943 Aurora ||1943 Aurora pages dedicated to featuring how "Manchester Serves." Featured are "Civilian Public Service," "Manchester's Reserves," "Physical Fitness," "Armed Forces," "Service Council" and a closing, "We Are Thankful." |
|Civilian Public Service (CPS) Identification card||MC2003/334 ||Civilian Public Service Identification Card. |
|Civilian Public Service Collection||MC2003/33 ||Brethren Service Committee pamphlets and other publications. |
|Civilian Public Service Newspaper Articles||MC2004/352 |
Civilian Public Service (CPS) clippings collection.
|Civilian Public Service: Camp Bedford Letters, Garver Papers||MC2004/70 ||Letters to the Editor of The Bedford Bulletin |
|Civilian Public Service: Vetter Material, Garver Papers||MC2003/337 ||"Dictates of Conscience" by Herbert F. Vetter, Jr. |
|Civilian Public Service: BCPS Memo, Garver Papers||MC2004/71 ||BCPS Memo. |
|Civilian Public Service: Brethren Service Committee, Garver Papers||MC2003/344 |
"Proposed Section for Alternative Service," "Brethren Service Committee Meeting Agenda," "General Statement on Civilian Public Service by Brethren Service Committee," News of Brethren Service v.1:1 (September 1945), "Some Facts and Figures on Brethren Service Relief Goods," "Some Facts and Figures on Brethren Service," "Comparative Statement of Receipts and Disbursements of Brethren Service Committee [April 23 1945]," "Minutes of Brethren Service Committee [June 6 1944],"
|Civilian Public Service: Camp Bedford, Garver Papers||MC2003/343 |
Correspondence regarding dance instruction controversy, "Concerns to Be Presented to BSC," correspondence between Earl Garver and Eldon Burke regarding monograph on Puerto Rico, collection of letters to the editor of The Bedford Bulletin and The Bedford Democrat regarding Camp Bedford, "Organization of Camp Bedford Government," "Qualifications for the Assistant Directorship," "Campers at Lyndhurst July 17, 1943"
|Civilian Public Service: Camp Personnel, Garver Papers ||MC2003/341 ||Some material might be confidential. CPS related personnel materials. |
|Civilian Public Service: Camp Wellston Articles, Garver Papers||MC2003/339 ||Camp Wellston Article Collection. |
|Civilian Public Service: Camp Wellston Music Program, Garver ||MC2004/74 ||Information regarding the music program at CPS Camp Wellston. |
|Civilian Public Service: Camp Wellston Reunion, Garver Papers||2004/67 ||Camp Wellston reunion. |
|Civilian Public Service: Camp Wellston, Garver Papers||MC2003/342 ||Camp Wellston Material from the Earl Garver Papers. |
|Civilian Public Service: Camp Wellston, Men's Work, Garver Papers||MC2004/72 ||Brethren Men's Work at Camp Wellston. |
|Civilian Public Service: Civilian Public Service Camp Publications, Garver Papers||MC2003/338 |
CPS camp publications. Starvation experiment.
For updates about the starvation experiment review the 1945 issues of the Gospel Messenger.
|Civilian Public Service: Correspondence, Garver Papers||MC2003/340 |
Garver papers, correspondence. Some material might be confidential.
|Civilian Public Service: Correspondence, Garver Papers||MC2003/331 ||Civilian Public Service correspondence. |
|Civilian Public Service: Demobilization, Garver Papers||MC2004/78 ||Demobilization: Puidoux Theological Conference Materials |
|Civilian Public Service: Directors' Conference, Garver Papers||MC2004/59 ||Garver papers, directors' conference. |
|Civilian Public Service: Disciplines for Pacifism, Garver Papers||MC2004/80 ||"Disciplines Necessary for Pacifist Living in CPS." |
|Civilian Public Service: Elgin Conference, Garver Papers||MC2004/68 ||Elgin administrative conference. |
|Civilian Public Service: Industrial Relations, Garver Papers||MC2003/332 ||Industrial relations. |
|Civilian Public Service: Kunkel Material, Garver Papers||MC2003/336 ||"Farewell to CPS" by Warren Kunkel, from the Garver Papers. |
|Civilian Public Service: Leadership, Garver Papers||MC2004/81 ||Garver papers, leadership in CPS. |
|Civilian Public Service: Orientation Material, Garver Papers||MC2003/335 ||Civilian Public Service Orientation Materials from the Garver Papers. |
|Civilian Public Service: Photographs and Publications in the Francis Barr Collection||MC2011/233 |
Civilian Public Service camps, photographs, publications and events, including but not limited to:
- Pictures from Waldport, Camp #56, in Washington State.
- Holly Inn, Pinehurst, North Carolina. "May 15, 1945 - July 6, 1945, Room 302, "A Typical Pneumonia Guinea Pig Experiment.
- Starvation experiment of the Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene at the University of Minnesota, Angel Keys, Ph D., Director.
- The Reporter, Vol. V, No. 7, March 1947.
- The Compass, Summer and Fall, 1944.
- Smoke Jumper bi-annual.
For updates about the starvation experiment review the 1945 issues of the Gospel Messenger.
|Civilian Public Service: Pine Tree Project, Garver Papers||MC2004/82 ||Pine Tree Project budget report. |
|Civilian Public Service: Puerto Rico, Garver Papers||MC2004/69 ||CPS: Puerto Rico. |
|Civilian Public Service: Transfers, Garver Papers||MC2004/60 ||Transfers of CPS'ers from camp to camp. |
|Conscientious Objection||Conscientious Objection: Additional Information |
- Civilian Public Service Bibliography; Committees-Postwar Planning; Conscientious Objection; Manchester College Bulletin of the Peace Studies Institute v.27 (1997); Memorabilia; Relief and Rehabilitation; Wartime
- Karl Kime, Supreme Court transcripts BC2007/7 located in the Brethren People file and videotaped interview MC2008/06.
|Conscientious Objection||MC General File: Conscientious Objection |
This file includes a wide variety of materials related to conscientious objection including tax resistance, draft counseling, and peace related events.
See also: Civilian Public Service; Conscientious Objection Citations in the Gospel Messenger; Compulsory Military service; Convocations Cassettes Collection Tape 513 (21 April 1997); Selective Service System.
|Conscientious Objection, Leachman and Lugar: Photograph||MC2008/87 |
Photograph of James Leachman and U.S. Senator, Dick Lugar, December 4, 1982, as well Richard Lugar as an 1983-84 Artist/Lecturer.
|Conscientious Objection: Military Law Reporter||MC2008/08 ||Military Law Reporter, Volume 2, Number 6, November - December 1974. |
|Conscientious Objection: Student information.||MC2002/296 |
Card for each student serving in the military or in civilian public service during World War II. Information includes name, rank, address (while in service), class or graduation year, discharge date, killed in action date where applicable.
|Conscientious Objection: Indianapolis Area Draft - GI Center - Partly Restricted||MC2008/85 ||Indianapolis Area Draft - GI Center. |
|Conscientious Objection: Leachman, James||MC General File: Conscientious Objection ||Conscientious Objection: James Leachman. |
|Conscientious Objection: Draft Counselor's Kit||MC2007/156 |
Conscientious Objection: Draft Counselor's Kit
|Conscientious Objector in America Poster||MC2004/156 |
Conscientious objector poster. Poster entitled "The Conscientious Objector in America." Shows 6003 CO's and their locations as of March 4, 1943, plus other statistics. Back side shows locations of CPS camps across the United States.
|Conscientious Objector: Experiments On||MC2004/197 ||Article from unknown newspaper that outlines experiments on conscientious objectors during World War II. Fatigue, starvation, and other experiments are briefly described. Photo of participant in starvation experiment is included. |
|Conscientious Objector: Murray, Don||Large Box 119 ||"A Man Who Refused to Kill," by Kirtley Baskette, 1957 article from "Redbook," about the actor and conscientious objector, Don Murray [MC2003/333]. |
|Conscientious Objector: Starvation Experiments||Large Box 119 |
"Men Starve in Minnesota, Conscientious Objectors Volunteer For Strict Hunger Tests To Study Europe's Food Problem," article in unknown publication with large photographs. Shown are Samuel Legg, Edward Cowles, James Plaugher and Dr. Ancel Keys [MC2003/333].
For updates about the starvation experiment review the 1945 issues of the Gospel Messenger.
|Conscientious Objectors: Virginia Keller Interviews||MC2008/06 |
This collection contains all the paper documents and audio tape of interviews with Manchester Graduates and former Manchester students who served in Civilian Public Service in the late 1940s.
|Convocation #125: Murray, Andy||Convocation Tape #125: Murray, Andrew ||Andy Murray's 1982 convocation presentation. At the time of the presentation Andy was campus minister at Juniata College, Director of the Peace and Conflict Studies Department, Assistant Professor of Religion, as well as a musician and storyteller. |
|Convocation #166: Sharp, Gene, Gandhi's Challenge to Modern Politics||Convocation #166: Sharp, Gene |
Gene Sharp presents, "Gandhi's Challenge to Modern Politics," on 5 March 1984. Nonviolent ways of solving problems in the world today.
|Convocation #176: Dilling, Yvonne, The Christian's Response to Current Central American Events, 1984||Convocation Tape #176: Dilling, Yvonne ||Yvonne Dilling, peace activist and 1979 Manchester College alumna, speaks on the U.S. government's policies in Central America, 8 October 1984. |
|Convocation #18: Sharp, Gene, Focus on Issues for Social Change, 1975 and Photographs||MC2011/128 |
Dr. Gene Sharp speaks on "Focus on Issues for Social Change," delivered on 2 October 1975. Dr. Sharp has been described as the world's top theorist of nonviolent strategy.
|Convocation #204: Miller, Ed, Donde No Hay Doctor, 1985||Convocation Tape #204: Miller, Ed ||Dr. Ed Miller's and students' experiences in villages of Central America or the Carribean during a medical practicum course. |
|Convocation #22 #23: Berrigan and McAlister, "Prophecy is Life"||MC2011/15 |
Peace Studies and Co-Curricular Departments of the College invited Elizabeth McCallister and Phillip Berrigan to speak of their convictions. The cassette tape is dated 11 March 1976.
Discussion includes personal religious motives for prophetic activity.
|Convocation #51: Porter, Dr. Gareth, "U.S. Encounter with Viet Nam"||Convocation Tape #51 |
Dr. Gareth Porter speaks in convocation on 18 September 1978 on the topic of "U.S. Encounter with Viet Nam."
|Convocation #52" Greenwood, Richard, "Disarmament & Conversion"||Convocation Tape #52 ||Richard Greenwood presented the 16 October 1978 convocation on the topic of "Disarmament and Conversion." |
|Convocation #87: Wallis, Jim, Disciplining the Faith Response, Sojourners 1980||Convocation #87, Wallis, Jim, 1980 |
"Disciplining the Faith - Response - Sojourners," 10 November 1980, Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners magazine.
|Deeter, Allen||MC2004/117 ||Brethren Peacemakers material |
|Deeter, Allen||MC2004/118 ||Peter Michael essay |
|Deeter, Allen||MC2004/132 ||Materials from a retreat on the psychology of violence held with John Barber in 1980. |
|Deeter, Allen||MC2004/137 ||Correspondence chronicling the beginnings of the Kenapocomoco Coalition in 1978 from the Allen Deeter Papers. |
|Dilling, Yvonne: Photographs||MC2009/28 |
Photographs of Manchester College alumna, Yvonne Dilling, from a seminar on Manchester College campus.
|Falk, Richard A.: Article||BC2004/34 ||Richard Falk article on "Songmy: War Crimes and Individual Responsibility." |
|Finnell, Loren: Autobiography||MC2011/200 |
Recipient of the Sargent Shriver Award by the National Peace Corps Association, and an honorary doctorate from Manchester College, Loren Finnell is a member of the Manchester College Class of 1964.
He composed a draft of a autobiography entitled, "Still a County Boy.....After having been around the world a couple of times, The memoirs of Loren Finnell." In this manuscript Loren relates his experience at Manchester College, including a clandestine trip to Washington, D.C. for a "Ban the Bomb" demonstration.
|Fundraising: Ropchan Fund||MC2004/45 ||Ropchan Fund: Correspondence dated 1987-88. |
|Garver, Earl S.||MC2004/76 ||Earl Garver: Asche work camp. |
|Garver, Earl S.||MC2004/77 ||Earl Garver: Puidoux Theological Conference. |
|Garver, Earl S.||MC2004/83 ||Earl Garver: Church and economics. |
|Garver, Earl S.||MC2004/85 ||Earl Garver: Brethren Service Committee poster. |
|Grant: Plowshares, Posters||MC2004/345 |
The Plowshares grant was awarded to Earlham, Goshen, and Manchester Colleges by the Lilly Foundation in 2002. Its purpose was to strengthen the Peace Studies programs at the three colleges.
|Hare, Polly||Alumna |
Materials related to Polly Hare, peace activist.
Researcher Randall Burton has done work on the life of Polly Hare. Contact Archivist for images.
|Helman, A. Blair Papers: Vietnam War era||MC2004/297 |
During the Vietnam War era, Manchester College faced criticism from its own students as well as from outside entities. Correspondence and other material regarding the College's handling of the issues surrounding the Vietnam War.
|Hiroshima: Ken Brown||MC2010/38 |
Ken Brown's Sermon Regarding Participation in 1977 Peace Walk and A-Bomb Conference, Japan.
1. One cassette tape, 1977, wrongly labeled "Vietnam."
2. One CD-R copied by Stan Pittman, Manchester College, in 2010.
|Hiroshima: World Friendship Center, Leona Row Eller Collection||MC2011/195 |
Extensive collection of photographs, publications and memorabilia from the collection of Leona Row Eller from her participation in the World Friendship Center, Hiroshima, Japan.
|Kagawa: Correspondence||MC2002/153 ||Kagawa Correspondence Collection with photographs. |
|Kagawa: Poster Advertising Kagawa and Nye, Mass Meeting||MC2004/375 ||Poster advertising "Kagawa and Nye Mass Meetings" at Manchester College. Undated. |
|Leachman: Assortment of Materials||ROLeachman2012/23 ||Alternative service and draft counseling materials. |
|Leaflet Committee||MC General File: Vietnam War ||Leaflet Committee and the War in Vietnam. |
|Lens, Sidney: The Day Before Doomsday, Convocation #33A, 1977||Convocation #33A: Lens, Sidney ||Mr. Sidney Lens speaks on "The Day Before Doomsday," 3 March 1977. |
|Luce, Don: The Global Struggle for Human Rights, 1978||Convocation #55: Luce, Don ||Don Luce presents the convocation, "The Global Struggle for Human Rights," presented 20 November 1978. |
|Manchester College: Contributions to a Better World||MC2010/194 |
Letter to Timothy K. Jones of Manchester College by Robert S. Zigler, Washington, DC. The letter starts:
"Here's the stuff re MC and the contribution to a better world."
A list cites Manchester College graduates that have been involved in Relief, Rehabilitation and/or Development.
|Manchester College: Relief and Rehabilitation ||Relief: Information ||See Also: "Manchester College Involvement in Relief and Rehabilitation Activities During and Following World War II," Y.M.C.A., Heifer Project, Faculty/Staff Shultz, L.W.; Civilian Public Service; Gospel Messenger, 27 January 1945 p.19. |
|McFadden, Dan||Alumni Large Box 187: McFadden, Dan ||Material related to Dan McFadden. |
|Military: CPS and Veterans, Returning Students||MC2004/130 |
A faculty study regarding the return to campus of men who served their country through Civilian Public Service and of those who served as veterans of military service.
- Neher, O.W., O.S. Hamer, W.J. Abell, C.S. Morris. "Meeting the Needs and Desires of Returning Veterans and CPS Men." 30 January 1945.
See Also: Manchester College Bulletin, June 1952 p.4; Wartime.
|Muir, Gladdys||MC2006/3 |
Midterm Exam for "International Relations." Ed Miller's midterm exam.
Partial syllabi for a course given by Gladdys Muir.
Recollections on the life of Gladdys Muir by Shirley Weiss Dawson and Carolyn Zunkel Parker.
|Muir, Gladdys||MC General File: Muir, Gladdys ||Information related to the portrait bust of Gladdys Muir by Paula Adams. The bust currently resides in the Union. |
|Muir, Gladdys||Large Box 89 (Peace Studies 4): Muir, Gladdys |
Correspondence, memorabilia and photographs pertaining to Gladdys Muir.
|Muir, Gladdys: Letter Collection||MC2003/369: Muir ||Letters written by Gladdys Muir to her students and former students. |
|Muir, Gladdys: Music||MC2007/221 |
Gladdys Muir's music.
|Muir, Gladdys: Newsletter Collection||MC2005/1 ||Gladdys Muir newsletters. |
|Muir, Gladdys: Selective Service Letter||MC2003/7 ||Letter dated 11 January 1967 from Gladdys Muir to Indiana Selective Service regarding CO case of a former student of hers. |
|Muir, Gladdys: Syllabus and Barnard Letter||MC2004/214 ||Syllabus for Basic Philosophy of Peace (Religion 430) and letter from Gladdys Muir to Dale Barnard dated 20 August 1961. |
|Ningkun, Wu||Media Cabinet |
Video of Dr. Wu Ningkum 29 August 1990 from John F. Young.
VHS tape copied to DVD-R in 2010.
|Ningkun, Wu||MC2004/53 ||Wu Ningkun materials including flyer from book signing and copies of newspaper articles. |
|Peace Pole||MC2002/221 |
Peace poles, which state, "May Peace Prevail on Earth" in several languages have been dedicated in several locations on Manchester's campus and in North Manchester.
- Correspondence, dedication programs, newspaper articles
More information at Peace Poles can be found at www.peacepoles.com
For related material regarding the Peace Pole see: Messenger June 1996 p.5
|Peace Studies: Deeter, Allen||MC2009/185 |
Peace Studies Materials Including Helman and Deeter Articles.
President A. Blair Helman's, "The Peace Studies Program: Retrospect and Prospect."
Professor Allen C. Deeter's, "Pioneering in Peace Education in the Church Colleges."
- Fellowship of Reconcilliation events (folder #7).
- "America's Post-War Foreign Policy."
- "Towards a World Organism, Specific Proposals for - an integrated, functional approach to world organization - and for creative technics of building world unity and understanding. This much we could achieve by 1960," by Kenneth Ives.
- "From UMT To Peace," by E. Paul Weaver, Chairman Commission on National Legislation, Indiana Council of Churches, Mexico, Indiana.
Bookmark, "Please Remember, Bombs Are Made To Kill People."
Clipping, "Sobbing, Fainting Mark Realistic War Rehearsal..."
|Plowshares Collaborative: Criticism||MC 2007/186 |
A critical look at the "Plowshares Collaborative."
|Public Relations: Posters||MC2009/71: Entire Collection |
This is a large collection of printed and hand-made posters along with other memorabilia that had accumulated thorugh the years in the Manchester College Archives.
|Relief and Rehabilitation: Article Collection, C.P.S. Camp 101 ||MC2002/50 |
"Action of U.S. Congress." Gospel Messenger 92.31 (July 31, 1943): 17.
"Education for Service in Relief and Reconstruction Organized…" Gospel Messenger 92.20 (May 15, 1943): 19.
"Foreign Relief Training." Gospel Messenger 92.41 (October 9, 1943): 14-15.
"Manchester Unit." Second Mile [publication of C.P.S. Camp #48, Marienville, PA]. July 1943.
"Plans for Manchester Relief Corps." Gospel Messenger 92.32 (August 7, 1943): 21.
|Relief and Rehabilitation: C.P.S. Unit 101, Registrar's Records||MC2004/9 |
C.P.S. Unit 101 Registrar's Records along with a brief history and reference material describing the creation of CPS Camp 101 and its sub-camps, of which Manchester College was one. Manchester College's 10-week program was directed locally by Dr. Andrew W. Cordier. The sixty-seventy CPS'ers were chosen by Brethren Service Committee, and the plan was for them to leave the country and begin relief and rehabilitation work immediately after the program's completion.
|Rieman, Phil and Louise Baldwin ||Messenger December 1993 p.17, 20 ||Material related to Manchester College alumni, Phil and Louise Baldwin Rieman. |
|Rieman, Phil and Louise Baldwin||MC2010/5 ||Video of Manchester College' s 2009 Homecoming plaque dedication to Manchester College alumni, Phil and Louise Baldwin Rieman, in the Muir Peace Garden. See also: Brethren People File: Rieman, Louise and Phil|
|Ropchan, Sam and Marla: Photograph||MC2004/589 |
Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Ropchan. Donors of the Sam and Marla Ropchan Fund.
See Also: MC2004/45: Sam and Marla Ropchan Fund Correspondence, one file in Large Box 66. Also see the "Bulletin of the Peace Studies Institute," 1986, no 2, Front Cover 2).
|Schwalm, Vernon F.: Policy of Manchester College Regarding War||MC2011/150 ||"Manchester College and the War," written by President Vernon Schwalm. This policy was composed following World War II. |
|Schwalm: Muir, Gladdys, Peace Studies, Correspondence ||MC2011/158 |
- Correspondence between President Vernon Schwalm and Gladdys Muir regarding the formation of the Peace Studies program at Manchester College.
- Correspondence between President C. E. Davis of LaVerne College, California and V. F. Schwalm.
- Pamphlets announcing the introduction of the Department of Peace Studies at Manchester College under the direction of Gladdys Muir and associates. This department was designed to prepare for leadership in the field of Peace and International Relations.
|Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Committee Materials, Conscientious Objection||MC2002/2m |
A. Blair Helman Papers (MC2002/2)
Correspondence, certificate for registration of a claim to copyright (for seventy-fifth anniversary book), minutes of historical committee meetings, copy of Manchester's wartime policy (shared by President Schwalm in early days of WWII), schedule of events for anniversary celebration
Conscientious Objection: World War II statement.
|Special Events Photograph Collection, circa 1992 - 1993||MC2004/133 |
Special Events Photograph Collection, circa 1992 - 1993.
|Stafford, William||Faculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Stafford, William |
Material regarding William Stafford. William Stafford (1914-1993), US Poet Laureate 1970, received Relief and Rehabilitation training in Civilian Public Service Camp 101 at Manchester College 1943, was member of MC English faculty 1955-56, and visited the college many other times.
For Relief and Rehabilitation Training 101 at Manchester College, see MC2002/236.
For related material regarding William Stafford, see: Civilian Public Service; Conscientious Objection; Gospel Messenger, 22 September 1945 p.13; Manchester College Bulletin, October 1978 p.4-5; Peace & Change, January 2004 p.1-28.
|Stauffer, Barbara Fuller: Vietnam||MC2011/24 |
Barbara Stauffer Fuller is accompanied by her husband. Also included are Bill and Peggy Herrod. She speaks about reconstruction aid to Vietnam and her experience when visiting North and South Vietnam March 27 - April 10 ( ).
|Studebaker, Ted: ABC News Story and Church of the Brethren Documentary||MU2012/63 |
Ted Studebaker, MC Class of 1967, pacifist and conscientious objector - served as an agricultural worker during the Vietnam War. He was executed by North Vietnamese in 1971. This is a recording of the ABC News storoy by Jim Kincaid and an excerpt from the Church of the Brethren documentary on Ted Studebaker.
|Studebaker, Ted: News Report||MC2011/116 |
Video - News feature on the death of pacifist,Ted Studebaker, in Vietnam during the Vietnam War in1971. Ted was a member of the Church of the Brethren and a Manchester College alumnus.
See Also: http://www.cob-net.org/ted/index.htm
|Tagawa, Toyohiko: Photograph||Small Box 66: Kagawa Photograph |
Kagawa: The photograph that appears on page 116 of the book, "A Century of Faith, Learning and Service, Manchester College. " In 1936 the College hosted a major conference called "An Institute on Christian World Order," featuring Japanese peace activist Toyohiko Kagawa.
A biographical sketch by James E. Kiefer about Toyohiko Kagawa can be found on the internet. http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bio/143.html
|Tanimato, Kiyoshi: A Message of Warning and Hope||Convocation Tape #135: Tanimato, Kiyoshi |
Rev. Kiyoshi was a survivor of the bombing of Hiroshima and worked with victims of the bomb. He raised funds for the Hiroshima Maidens project in which women, severly burned by the bomb, received constructive surgery. He also raised funds for a peace center in Hiroshima. His message was delivered on 11 October 1982.
|Underground Publication circa 1971||MC2010/191 |
One newsletter. There is not a title or exact date on this publication, but a caricature of President Richard Nixon and a list of recommended anti-Vietnam War deadlines for action in 1971 serve as a date in themselves.
|Underground Publication: Vietnam War Protest, Nation-wide Student Strike ||MC2010/192 ||An underground publication announcing a nation-wide strike called by the National Student Association and the National Student Lobby in response to the Indochina War. The date of the strike was set for April 21 and a year is not given. |
|Underground Publications: [The] Pine Needle||MC2002/163 ||[The] Pine Needle Collection: This anti-war newsletter was produced by Manchester College students and contained articles, essays, artwork, and poetry. |
|Underground Publications: Good Dope||MC2002/164 ||Good Dope Collection. |
|Underground Publications: Manchester Mobe to End the War||MC2002/159 ||Manchester Mobe to End the War Newsletter Collection. |
|Veteran Services ||MC2010/7 ||Coordinator of Veteran Services. |
|Violence: Lemberg Center||MC2002/186 |
The Lemberg Center for the Study of Violence contains information on the race riots of the 1960s and originated at Brandeis University outside of Boston. The archive was transferred to Manchester College on permanent loan in 1979, and was housed there until 1997, when it was transferred to the University of Notre Dame.
See Also: Oak Leaves, 21 September 1979 p.6.
|Wallin, Dr. Franklin: New Call To Peacemaking, Convocation, 1978||Convocation Tape 21 April 1978: Wallin, Franklin |
Dr. Franklin Wallin, President of Earlham College, give an address at the New Call to Peacemaking conference at Manchester College. In the address he talks about the paper and ideas behind the paper produced by the New Call to Peacemaking.
|Wartime||MC General File: Vietnam War, Protest ||Viet Nam War: "Why We Marched in North Manchester," Leaflet Committee. |
|Work Camps: Germany||MC2006/40 |
Photo Scrap Book of the Third Kassel Work Camp, 1953, with dedication to Dr. Gladdys Muir.
|Workshops, Symposiums and Seminars||MC2002/333 |
A partial listing of workshops, symposiums and seminars by year.
|Wu Ningkun: Poster||MC2004/491 ||Poster: "Meet the Author: Wu Ningkun, Author of A Single Tear: A Family's Persecution, Love, and Endurance in Communist China..." |
|Wu Ningkun: Posters||MC2010/48a,b |
Posters: "Meet the Author: Wu Ningkun, Author of A Single Tear: A Family's Persecution, Love, and Endurance in Communist China..."
- Posters including one with autographs and message, "Love and best wishes to Lola," signed by Ningkun and also by his wife, Yikai.
|Topic||Record #||Description Summary|
|Aukerman, Dale||BC2006/8 ||Dale Aukerman collection. Materials from Dale's office, gifted after his death by his wife, Ruth Aukerman. |
|Aukerman, Dale H., by Miller, Donald E.||BC2007/24 ||Aukerman, Dale: Biographical sketch by Donald E. Miller. |
|Aukerman, Dale: Tracts for the Brethren Action Movement||BC2007/3 ||Peace: Dale Auckerman Tracts written for the Brethren Action Movement [BAM]. |
|Brethren Crusaders for Peace||BC2004/25 ||Brethren Crusaders for Peace materials. |
|Brown, Ken||BC2004/9 ||Kenneth Brown, Religion and Philosophy: "Updating Brethren Values" |
|Brown, Ken||BC2004/18 ||Kenneth Brown, Religion and Philosophy: "Why I am a 'Pacifist'" |
|Bruderhoff: Publications||BC2012/14 |
A collection of Bruderhof and Bruderhof related publications assembled by Professor David Eiler.
|Church of the Brethren: Brethren Action Movement||BC2004/30 ||Tracts and newsletters produced by Brethren Action Movement [BAM]. |
|Church of the Brethren: Publications, Christian Education||BC2006/23a |
Statements, tracts, leaflets, brochures, booklets, Sunday School materials, published by the General Brotherhood Board, Elgin, IL and by other Church of the Brethren related committees, organizations, churches and individuals that explain beliefs and principles of the Church of the Brethren.
|Church of the Brethren: Tracts: Church of the Brethren||BC2005/3 ||Church of the Brethren, "Another Way of Living" tracts: |
|Church of the Brethren: War Statements||BC2004/22 |
Church of the Brethren statements on war.
|Civil Disobedience: Church of the Brethren||BC2004/27 |
- Annual Conference 1969. "Obedience to God and Civil Disobedience."
- Brethren Service Commission. "Taxes for War Purposes."
- General Brotherhood Board. "Taxes for War Purposes."
- War Tax Resistence. ""War Tax Resistence."
|Civilian Public Service ||COB General File: Civilian Public Service |
"Manchester College, 1997 Bulletin of the Peace Studies Institute," issue dedicated to Civilian Public Service - After 50 Years. Interviews with men and their responses to war as well as memories and reflections regarding Civilian Public Service:
John Ebersole, J. Roy Valencourt, Gilbert R. Weldy, Larry Gara, Lester J. Glick, Melvin Holt, Paul Keller, Harry K. Zeller, Wilbur Dunbar.
|Civilian Public Service: BCPS Bulletin||BC2006/19 |
BCPS Bulletin. Bulletin published bi-weekly for the men of Civilian Public Service by the Church of the Brethren, Brethren Service Committee, Elgin, Illinois.
|Civilian Public Service: Weldy, Gilbert||Brethren People File: Weldy, Gilbert |
Articles in the Brethren People File related to Gilbert Weldy, Manchester College alumnus, 1949, and CPS Smoke-Jumper:
- Member Profile, Gilbert Weldy, "The National Smokejumper Association, Smokejumper," Quarterly Magazine, October, 2003.
- "Some of My Life's Memories," by Gilbert R. Weldy, Written in 1998, Bloomington, Indiana.
See Also: Convocations Cassettes Collection Tape 513 (21 April 1997); Manchester College Bulletin November 1976 p.3
|Conscientious Objection: Kime, Carl||BC2007/7 |
Supreme Court transcripts, Carl Kime materials.
MC graduate and Church of the Brethren Minister, Carl Kime was conscientious objector. See his videotaped interview MC2008/06.
|Conscientious Objection: Reporter, (The)||BC2006/18 ||Conscientious Objection: "The Reporter." Issues from July, 1942, Vol. I, No. 1 through January 15, 1946. Periodical established to provide accurate, objective information about conscientious objectors. |
|Conscientious Objectors Information: Church of the Brethren||BC2004/35 |
Brethren Conscientious Objectors Information:
|"Alternatives for Draft-Age Men." |
"The Noncombatant and Conscience."
"Recommendations to Brethren Conscientious Objectors."
"Summary on Current Information on Draft, Alternative Service."
|Dilling, Yvonne||Brethren People File: Dilling, Yvonne |
Material relating to Manchester College alumna, Yvonne Dilling.
|Gandhi Passes Through Mission: Miller, Miss E. B.||BC2011/8 ||An article from "The Missionary Visitor," May 1930, writes about Gandhi and his volunteers sweeping through Jalalpor where Miss E. B. Miller, native of Waterloo, Iowa, served as a missionary. This was written about in the New York Times. |
|Historic Peace Churches' Statement on War: Church of the Brethren||BC2004/16 ||Historic Peace Churches' statement on war. |
|Metzger, Julia: Brethren People||Brethren People File: Metzger, Julia ||Newspaper article from The Paper, of Wabash County, Inc., 29 June 2011 containing the obituary and life story of Julia Metzger, 93, member of the North Manchester Church of the Brethren. |
|Royer, Donald, Dissertation||BC2004/1 |
Donald Royer dissertation, "The Acculturation Process and the Peace Doctrine of the Church of the Brethren in the Central Region of the United States."
|Schrock, Jan West: Brethren People||Brethren People File: Schrock, Jan West |
Jan West Schrock material. Jan West Schrock is a daughter to Dan West and a 1958 alumna of Manchester College.
For more information on Jan West Schrock, see the Dan West exhibit, Funderburg Library.
|Snyder, Graydon F.: Papers||BC2004/32 |
Paper by Graydon F. Snyder, Manchester College alumnus:
"The Violence of Power" given at Burkhart Institute at La Verne, 9 April 1970.
"The Re-Creation of Power" (same)
See also: Snyder, Graydon F., Alumni Honor Awards, photo in Large Box 18
|Weaver, Paul: Brethren People||Brethren People File: Weaver, E. Paul |
From UMT To Peace." E. Paul Weaver, Chairman Commission on National Legislation, Indiana Council of Churches, Mexico, Indiana.
For additional material related to "Paul E. Weaver," see: Gospel Messenger 23 March 1946; Guide Lines v.1:1 (January 1960) p.1, 3;