|Topic||Accession #||Description Summary|
|Administration Building||MC2004/310 ||Administration Building: Renovation correspondence |
|Administrative Committee: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/321 ||Administrative Committee--Minutes of Meetings |
|Advancement: Fundraising - March of Progress||MC2004/314 ||A. Blair Helman Papers: March of Progress fundraising campaign of the 1950's. |
|Advancement: Fundraising - March of Progress||MC2002/2o |
March of Progress materials including
First phase information, with final reports, correspondence.
Second phase information, including final reports by Rufus King and J. Wiley Christie .
|Advancemrnt: Fundraising - March of Progress, circa 1955||MC2002/2y |
Correspondence with Marts and Lundy, financial consultants for the March of Progress.
|African-American||MC2007/88 ||Department of Higher Education at Indiana University "Study of the Impact of Increased Black Enrollments," 1968. A questionnaire to Manchester College. |
|Alumni Days and Alumni Reunions ||MC2002/2k ||Alumni Association constitution and by-laws. |
|Alumni Days and Alumni Reunions ||MC2002/2L ||Alumni Association meeting minutes. |
|Alumni Days and Alumni Reunions ||MC2002/2w || Alumni Association Officers Correspondence 1956-1964. |
|Associated Colleges of Indiana||MC2004/287 ||Associated Colleges of Indiana correspondence. |
|Associated Colleges of Indiana||MC2004/313 |
Correspondence, photograph, statement against Universal Military Training.
Resolution from Indiana Conference of Higher Education stating its recommendation against universal military training.
Photograph: A. Blair Helman receiving keys to station wagon from Chrysler plant manager, now in photograph file folder MC2007/145.
|Athletic Department||MC2004/336 ||Athletic Department 1958-1964: Helman Correspondence from the A. Blair Helman papers. |
|Athletic Department||MC2002/2bb ||Athletic Department records, correspondence. |
|Board of Trustees: Records, 1935-1942 ||MC2002/2c |
Board of Trustees Records: Agendas, minutes, President's Reports, Executive Committee Minutes, appraisals of Manchester College, correspondence.
|Brethren Colleges Abroad: A Blair Helman Papers||MC2004/295 |
|1||1961/62-1966/67, includes document entitled, "A Proposal for an Undergraduate Study Abroad program to be Undertaken Cooperatively by the Six Church of the Brethren Colleges."|
|5||Special Report, 1979|
|Building Names: A. Blair Helman Papers||MC2004/319 |
Correspondence related to the naming of Holl-Kintner Hall of Science, V. F. Schwalm Hall, and Goshorn Chemistry Building.
|Buildings: Financial Records, A. Blair Helman Papers (MC2002/2) ||MC2002/2s ||
Housing and Home Finance records.
|Buildings: Holl-Kintner Hall of Science||MC2002/2q ||Correspondence and plans for the Holl-Kintner Hall of Science from the A. Blair Helman Papers. |
|Buildings: Holl-Kintner Hall of Science Dedication Photographs||MC2002/2x ||Hall of Science Dedication Photographs from the A. Blair Helman Papers. |
|Buildings: Naming of East Hall and Ikenberry Hall||MC2002/2r ||Minutes of Naming and Dedication Committee for the naming of East Hall and Ikenberry Hall. Collection includes correspondence, donor information, financial information. Partially restricted. |
|C.W. Holl: Speech ||MC2004/316 ||A. Blair Helman: C.W. Holl speech. |
|Central States Colleges Association: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/293 ||A. Blair Helman: Central States Colleges Association Collection. |
|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.
|Department of Public Instruction: Annual Reports, Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/290 |
Department of Public Instruction Annual Report Collection from the A. Blair Helman Papers:
Manchester College's reports, submitted from 1931 until 1959.
File 1. 1931-1944
File 2 . 1945-1959
|Diversity||MC2002/2ee ||Expansion of study of non-western civilizations, 1959-60. |
|Drugs and Alcohol: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/323 |
Materials related to drug and alcohol use at Manchester College.
|Education Department: Helman, A. Blair Papers ||MC2004/335 ||A. Blair Helman: Education Department correspondence and meeting minutes 1958-1967. |
|Faculty Letters from the President||MC2002/23gg ||A. Blair Helman Papers: Letters to the Faculty |
|Faculty Meeting Minutes, 1943-1949: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/326 |
Selected Faculty Meeting Minutes, 1943-1949.
|Faculty Spring Banquet||MC2002/2cc ||Faculty Spring Banquet: Programs. |
|Faculty Workshop||MC2002/ff |
Faculty Workshop: 1953-70. A. Blair Helman Papers (MC2002/2).
|Faculty/Staff Lists||MC2002/2dd |
Faculty/Staff Lists 1959-1969, incomplete.
|Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Focus on the Seventies, circa early 1970's||MC2004/328 |
Advance Report - Focus on the Seventies: Undated report, sent to "selected friends of Manchester College," from the A. Blair Helman Papers.
|Fundraising Campaign: Focus on the Seventies||MC2004/292 ||Focus on the Seventies Collection: Two campaign brochures and two campaign reports. |
|Fundraising Study Report, 1977||MC2004/330 ||Fundraising Study Report, 1977, prepared by Marts & Lundy, Inc., and dated 7 April 1977. |
|Fundraising Study Report--1984||MC2004/329 ||Fundraising study report prepared by Marts & Lundy, Inc., and dated October 1984. |
|Fundraising Survey report, 1970||MC2004/327 |
Fundraising Survey Report--1970:
- A report prepared by Marts & Lundy, Inc. and dated 19 March 1970.
|Gadfly Newsletter: Helman, A. Blair Papers ||MC2004/305 |
From v. 1 no.4 of Gadfly: "We the editors and writers of this paper are active student leaders...therefore we take it upon ourselves to open a new channel of communication on the Manchester Campus. Other channels are open...but these channels are restricted by procedure and burdened by triviality. We propose as a newspaper to fight the following: 1. The continuation of student apathy...2. The continuation of student ignorance...3. The continuation of hypocrisy between policy and reality within our community. 4. The continuation of undemocratic authority within our community."
|Goshen College||MC2002/2z ||A Blair Helman Papers: In1964, representatives from Goshen College and Manchester College met to explore the possibilities of cooperative projects in BCA and in the science division. |
|Helman, A. Blair Papers: Criticism of the College||MC2004/299 ||File 1 Correspondence that criticizes various stances, activities, and admissions policies at the College by individuals. |
File 2 Correspondence of similar nature to File 1, from churches.
|Helman, A. Blair Helman: Letters to the Faculty||MC2002/2gg ||A. Blair Helman Papers: Letters to the faculty, 1957-1963. |
|Helman, A. Blair Papers: Audit Reports||MC2002/2f ||A. Blair Helman Papers (MC2002/2) |
|Helman, A. Blair Papers: College evaluations||MC2004/296 ||CSCA Manchester Visitation report, Institutional Functioning Inventory (1971), doctorate recipients by baccalaureate sources. |
|Helman, A. Blair Papers: Correspondence with officials at other IN colleges, 1957-1965. ||MC2002/2hh ||A. Blair Helman Papers: Indiana Colleges Correspondence Collection. |
|Helman, A. Blair Papers: Miscellaneous Correspondence Collection ||MC2004/458 |
A. Blair Helman: Correspondence containing 33 files of letters arranged alphabetically by correspondents' last names.
|Helman, A. Blair Papers: Planning Committee Records||MC2004/332 |
Curriculum Review: Planning Committee - Curriculum, Student Welfare, Spiritual Life, Recreation, Physical Education & Athletics, Public Relations, Finance, Faculty Development, Curriculum, Buildings.
|Helman, A. Blair Papers: Student Unrest, Ken Brown, 1971||MC2004/306 |
Kenneth Brown, Religion and Philosophy: Protests
On 13 May 1969, a mass marriage ceremony and tent-in took place on the Manchester College campus. The purpose was to initiate a "change in attitude...tak[ing] the form of students assuming freedom and responsibility in determining the direction of their lives."
|Helman, A. Blair Papers: Tensions in the Church of the Brethren||MC2004/300 |
President Vernon Schwalm's Letter Regarding Tensions in the Church of the Brethren
- Responses to President Schwalm's letter from pastors, district executives, Church of the Brethren College presidents.
|Helman, A. Blair Papers: Testimony ||MC2004/298 ||"Testimony at the Hearing of the Subcommittee on Education, Arts, and Humanities of the Senate labor and Human Resources Committee," dated 9 September 1985. |
"Testimony before The Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education," dated 20 September 1984.
"Reaction to Update of Indiana Plan at Governor's Conference for University Trustees," dated 9 January 1986.
|Helman, A. Blair Papers: Tuition exchange program||MC2004/294 |
Tuition Exchange Program
- File 1 through 1969/70
- File 2 1970/71-1973/74
|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.
|Helman, A. Blair, Papers||MC2004/308 |
East Hall and Schwalm Hall: Correspondence regarding a number of legal issues, including changing the charter and building East Hall and Schwalm Hall, from the A. Blair Helman Papers.
Flyer containing information and photographs from the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Science Center. Groundbreaking was 14 November 2003.
|Helman, A. Blair: Church of the Brethren Central Region Board Reports 1957 - 1965||MC2004/309 ||A. Blair Helman's reports to the Church of the Brethren Central Region Board 1957-1965. |
|Helman, A. Blair: Church of the Brethren Central Region Correspondence||MC2004/312 ||Correspondence between President Helman and members of the Central Region Board of the Church of the Brethren, etc. |
|Helman, A. Blair: Church of the Brethren General Brotherhood Board||MC2004/301 ||Correspondence and other materials related to the Church of the Brethren General Brotherhood Board, dated 1955-1974. |
|Helman, A. Blair: Papers (MC2002/2)||MC2002/2t ||The Otho Winger Memorial Building was dedicated on 1 May 1953: Winger Dedication Materials from the A. Blair Helman Papers. |
|Helman, A. Blair: Speeches||MC2004/318 ||Various texts of speeches made by A. Blair Helman. |
|Helman: A. Blair Helman: Genealogy||MC2003/328 ||Alfred Blair and Patricia Ann Kennedy Helman Genealogy |
|Housing and Visitation: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/303 |
"An Appeal to President Helman for Approval of the Micro-Lab Experiment," dated 1969.
Community Council recommendation to revise off-campus housing policy, dated 14 April 1969.
Petition regarding cooking and use of electrical appliances in residence halls.
Petition regarding women's hours policy.
Petition regarding Calvin Ulrey Hall concerns, 9 October 1969.
Letter regarding removal of door in East Hall, 23 April 1974.
Letter regarding living conditions in Calvin Ulrey Hall.
Letters and petition regarding dripping faucets in Oakwood Hall, 1 March 1979.
Letters regarding closing of Calvin Ulrey Hall, dated 1983.
Petitions and correspondence regarding R.A.'s, dated 1974.
|Ikenberry, Marie: Collection||MC2002/2g |
Letters, photographs and commencement invitation from Marie Ikenberry Hamilton, Manchester College alumna, Class of 1923.
|Independent Colleges and Universities of Indiana 1968 - 1972: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/288 |
Independent Colleges and Universities of Indiana:
File 1 Correspondence, 1968-1969.
File 2 Correspondence, 1969-1972.
See Also: Indiana Association of Church-Related and Independent Colleges.
|Indiana Academy||MC2002/2e ||The Indiana Academy was created on 13 November 1970 as an honorary society, meant to "enrich the cultural life of [Indiana's] citizens." The Academy recognized "individual leadership, achievement, and philanthropy." |
|Indiana Association of Church-Related and Independent Colleges 1954 - 1968: Helman, A. Blair Papers ||MC2004/289 ||Indiana Association of Church-Related and Independent Colleges: Correspondence, 1954-1968 |
|Music Department 1957 - 1964: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/333 ||A. Blair Helman materials related to the Music Department from 1957 - 1964. |
|Natural Sciences Division 1958-1967: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/334 ||A. Blair Helman papers related to the Natural Sciences Division 1958-1967: Correspondence. |
|New Union: Student Group, Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/304 ||Brochure entitled "The New Union: Serving a Responsible Student Body." |
Memo to Members of the Administrative Committee from Off ice of the Dean of Students, dated 9 June 1969. Discussed a conference between Paul W. Hoffman and the President & Vice-President of the New Union.
Essay written by Alan Flory regarding the New Union, dated 15 May 1969.
For more material on the New Union (NU) see also: Oak Leaves, 30 April 1969 p.1.
|North Central Accreditation/North Central Association: Accreditation Reports ||MC2002/2n |
NCA Accreditation Reports. Materials from 1961, 1972, and 1983.
|Plan of Campus Development, A. Blair Helman Papers (MC2002/2)||MC2002/2u |
Plan of campus development developed by Metropolitan Planners and MCRS, 1958-1960 in the A. Blair Helman papers.
|Pranks: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/307 ||Pranks pulled by students during President Helman's time as President. |
|Presidential Search 1985: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/311 |
Some of these materials may be confidential. Inquire with Archivist. Presidential search 1985
- A. Blair Helman, Manchester College President Emeritus, served as president from 1956-1986.
- William Robinson served as president from 1986-1994.
- Documents include: "Progress Report on Planning for an Orderly and Responsible Transition of Leadership," letter of resignation, and position announcement.
|Racial Tension 1969 - 1976: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/324 |
A. Blair Helman Papers referring to racial tension at Manchester College.
|Russian Orthodox Delegation: Records and Photographs||MC2004/338 ||Photographs of students, Leon and Iris Wien, A. Blair and Pat Helman, David Waas (?), Russian Orthodox clergymen, and others participating in 1963 reception for Russian visitor. |
|Schwalm Hall and Communications Center: Dedication||MC2004/291 ||Dedication of the Communications Center (former Science Hall and Library) as well as the dedication of Schwalm Hall. |
|Schwalm Hall: Helman, A. Blair Papers||MC2004/331 ||Correspondence related to the planning of Schwalm Hall, 1960. |
|Schwalm, V. F.: Speeches and Reports||MC2004/317 ||V.F. Schwalm speeches and reports. |
|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.
|Smoking Policy 1968 - 1972: Helman, A. Blair Papers ||MC2004/325 |
Correspondence, proposals, and petitions regarding Manchester College's smoking policy, 1968-1972.
For related material on "smoking policies," see: Oak Leaves, 28 February 1968, p.2; 15 May 1968, p.3; 5 October 1971, p.1; 19 October 1971, p.1, 2; 26 October 1971, p.1; 2 November 1971, p.2; 9 May 1972, p.3.
|Student Petition to Board of Trustees, 1900||MC2007/79 |
1. One file containing an original letter from Manchester College students to the Board of Trustees, April 5, 1900.
The student petition to the Board of Trustees was from an early era in Manchester College history when both the academic and administrative credibility were in question. This file contains an original letter from Manchester College students to the Board of Trustees,dated April 5, 1900.
|TIAA-CREF ||MC2002/2aa ||TIAA-CREF: A. Blair Helman Papers. |
|Winger, Otho and Winger, Otto: Retirement Plans and McPherson College Correspondence||MC2002/2b |
Correspondence between Otho Winger and the Manchester College Board of Trustees, especially regarding the retirement of Winger and his brother, J.O. Winger.
Correspondence between Otho Winger and students and administration of McPherson College, 1924-1934.