|Topic||Accession #||Description Summary|
|Academic Affairs||MC2003/362 ||Student Fellowship and Awards resource guide |
|Alumni Days and Alumni Reunions ||MC2007/76 |
This collection includes but is not limited to:
- Reunion: Class of 1950
- Reunion: Alumni Days Schedule for Classes of 1934, 1939, 1944, 1949, 1959 and 50 Year Reunion: Class of 1954.
- Staffing Schedule
- Alumni Days 2004, May 27 - 28, 2004.
- List of award recipients from 1960 - 2004. See Alumni Days Banquet promotional June 2005.
|Church of the Brethren: Annual Conference||MC2004/315 |
Church of the Brethren Annual Conference Material from the A. Blair Helman Papers:
- "A Statement on the Church and Its Colleges" dated June 1960.
- "Statement on Position and Practices of The Church of the Brethren in Relation to War" dated June 1948.
- Correspondence regarding 1959 annual conference.
- What Is Man?" dated June 1966.
|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: 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. |
|Commencement 1973: Address by Dr. Irwin Miller and Alumni Awards ||MC2010/184 |
Wabash Plain Dealer article, 21 May 1973, "Success Slump, Tells Graduates." Dr. J. Irwin Miller was the commencement speaker for the 1973 Commencement. This article recaps Miller's address and also reports on a silent student protest.
Another article on the same page states four recipients of the "Outstanding Alumni Award."
|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: Military Law Reporter||MC2008/08 ||Military Law Reporter, Volume 2, Number 6, November - December 1974. |
|Conscientious Objection: Leachman, James||MC General File: Conscientious Objection ||Conscientious Objection: James Leachman. |
|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 #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." |
|Demonstrations||MC2008/94 ||Peace marches and dialogue. |
|Goldwater, Barry: Speech at Manchester College 1968||MC2011/6 |
A recording of the speech Barry Goldwater made when on campus in 1968, a week following Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s visit to campus.
|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.
|History: Postcard, Dead Man's Hill, Argonne, 1918||MC2009/136 ||History, Indiana and Local: Postcard: Dead Man's Hill, Captured by the 35th, 26 September 1918, Argonne. |
|Kauffman, Bruce S.||MC2007/18 |
Writings of S. Bruce Kauffman, and Kauffman Award Recipients 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-2000.
1. Documents from one three ringed notebook that include Bruce's writings.
2. Materials include a list of those receiving Kauffman Awards from; 1997 - 1998, 1998 - 1999, 1999 - 2000.
3. Application form and description of the Bruce Kauffman Award.
For Kauffman Award Memorandum and description, See: Alumni Large Box 187, then Kauffman.
See Also: MC 811.52 Au23zk.
|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. |
|Mayer, Major William E. and Student Readings for Oral Interpretation||MC2011/38 |
The first recording is probably a recording of a radio program in which part of a speech by United States Army psychiatrist, Major W. E. Mayer, is played. The title of the speech is Communist Management of Korean War Prisoners. Mayer discusses the process of brainwashing. In this war, the Chinese took 7000 American prisoners. 3000 did not return to the U.S. and 4000 returned to the U.S. at the close of the war.
The second recording is very similar to MC2011/37 and probably are recording of students done for a class in oral interpretation.
|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.
|Military: Recruitment||MC2004/84 |
Letters from A. Blair Helman to Reverend Wayne Zunkel, editor of the Brethren Peace Fellowship Newsletter and to Ron Keener of the General Offices of the CoB. Dated 30 June 1979 and 17 February 1971, respectively.
Materials from 1980, when President Carter reinstated the registration for the draft.
|Peace Studies: Newspaper Clippings||MC2012/30 ||Newspaper articles related to Peace Studies at Manchester College. See the finding aid for some of the topics included in this collection. |
|Rawlins, John: Rock River Seminary||MC General File: Rock River, Rawlins |
John Aaron Rawlins, Adjustant and Chief of Staff to General Ulysses S. Grant, attended Rock River Seminary.
|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. |
|Selective Service System||MC2004/248 |
Selective Service System Records.
|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.
|Social Science Materials||MC2009/162a,b,c,d |
Listing of Social Science Materials:
Readings: Appalachia As A Sub-Culture," Social Science Core.
Department Meetings 1996, 1997 - agendas, enrollments, learning goals for the sociology major, the learning portfolio.
Press Releases, News Clippings, Papers.
For Clubs, societies and organizations: Southern Belles Home Demonstration Club, see MC2009/162d.
|Special Events Photograph Collection||MC2004/133 |
Special Events Photograph Collection.
|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
|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. |
|V E Day ||MC General File: V E DAY ||V - E (Victory) Day Thanksgiving Service, 8 May 1945. |
|Wartime||MC General File: Vietnam War, Protest ||Viet Nam War: "Why We Marched in North Manchester," Leaflet Committee. |
|Weimer, Harry||MC2001/1 ||Harry Weimer materials involving the Manhattan Project. |
|Winger, President Otho: Collection||MC2010/200 |
Manchester College and Church of the Brethren related letters, pamphlets, photographs, Sunday school records, newspaper articles, interesting pieces of local and national history, diaries, wedding invitations, datebooks, publication agreements, resumes of applicants from the Albert Teaching Agency and more.