|Topic||Accession #||Description Summary|
|A Cappella Choir: News Releases and Newspaper Clippings||MC2003/147 ||A Cappella pre-1975: Clippings & news releases regarding performances and members. |
|AAFRO CLUB: Reader's Theater, 1986||Convocation #209: AAFRO CLUB, Reader's Theater, 1986 ||AAFRO Club, Reader's Theater, 1986. |
|Academic Affairs||MC2009/97a-d |
Materials from the Office of Academic Affairs transferred to the Archives July 2009.
|Academic Affairs||MC2010/2 ||Materials from the Office of Academic Affairs transferred to the Archives February 2010. |
|Academic Affairs||MC2011/145 |
FYC and FYC Luncheons and Workshops for various years.
Honors Convocations 1996-2000 and 2003-2007. Background material and programs.
Student Fellowships Handbook
Faculty Business Meeting Minutes, Agendas and Attachments.
Official Faculty Meetings
Back Copies of Faculty Meeting Minutes, Faculty Development Committee and the Faculty Executive Committee.
|Academic Affairs: Materials Transfer July 2009 ||MC2009/97a,b,c,d |
MC2009/97a: Science Center construction reports, minutes, design, finance, etc. Winger Hall Renovation. MSKTD
MC2009/97b: Social Work Accreditation, Institutional Research, APC Minutes, Library renovation 1999.
MC2009/97c: Files of former faculty and staff.
MC2009/97d: Files of Former faculty and staff and VIA information. Master of Arts in Contemporary Leadership. Dean's List of Honor Students 1995-2006. Kauffman Awards 1997-2003. Dean's Student Scholarship Symposium.
|Academic Policies||MC2003/131 |
An assortment of materials including but not limited to:
- Faculty meeting minutes 23 November 1920 - 6 November 1923.
- Edward Kintner's faculty meeting notes,15 December 1925
- Special requests by students, 1968.
- Assortment of materials [circa 1956 - 1978] that include:
- Changes within the Mathematics Department, 1978.
- Credit Hours produced by Faculty Fall 1984 through Fall 1986.
- Manchester College Analysis of Key Data including Student-Faculty ratio 1969-70 through 1984-1985.
- Cost/Revenue study letter for the Department of Home Economics, 1987, Accounting and Secretarial studies (Office Administration).
- New secondary education patterns related to state teacher certification requirements.
- Journalism teaching minor and teaching major requirements
- Pass/Fail Policy review 1973 and 1974.
- "The Manchester Plan, An Academic Program for the '70's."
- "Educational Frontiers Committee."
|Academic Policies, Faculty Minutes, Kintner: Education and Professional Programs Division ||MC2003/131 file#3 |
Academic Policies: 1920-1925.
Minutes of faculty meetings where policies regarding tardiness, absences, grading, credit hours, credit points, and incompletes were discussed. Dated 23 November 1920-6 November 1923.
Edward Kintner's handwritten notes from faculty meeting when he was faculty secretary, dated 15 December 1925.
Many other materials
|Administration Building: Postcards||MC2004/7 |
Administration Building: Oversized College Avenue Postcard Collection
|Admissions||MC2007/203 ||Comparative Survey of College Publications, April, 1981 |
|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 .
|Advancement: VHS Tape and Other Assortment||ROOctober2012/31 |
VHS tapes and cassette tapes including but not limited to:
- Manchester College Centennial - 1889 - 1989.
- Inauguration of President Parker Marken.
- Seminar progam in Cordier lobby - Heifer Project International. Bill Eberly is included, 30 May 1995.
- Baccalaureate and Commencement 1995.
- Bob Kerry in Vietnam, memories of a massacre in 1969.
- Ken Brown in office.
- Alumni experiences, 1941.
- The Next Step - A campaign to strengthen Manchester College toward the next century," kickoff - David Heist, Parker Marden.
- "Step Up To The Future."
- Laminated poster - "Little Known Office of College Advancement Facts."
|Africa: Audio Presentation by Unknown Speaker||MC2011/11 |
A presentation on the political history of Africa given by an unidentified speaker.
|African American Presenters on Campus||MCGeneral File: African American ||List of African American leaders and individuals who have spoken or performed on campus. |
|Alumni Association: Events||MC2009/152 |
This collection includes but is not limited to:
- Program for "Manchester College Spartan Soccer, Alive in '95."
- Reunion: Class of 1941, activities and "Test Your Memory," quiz (with answers).
- "Golden Anniversary, 1927-1977, 'The Mini-Aurora."
- 1990 Centennial Celebration.
Cluster Reunion, May 17-19, 1991. Theme: "It Happened On Our Watch..."
1991, Set-up Needs for May 1991 Alumni Day "Weekend."
Invitation for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2008.
Brochure, "Alumni Connections for Life, Alumni Days, June 3-4, 2009."
|Angelou, Maya: Convocation||Convocation Tape #117A: Angelou, Maya |
18 February 1982 recording of Maya Angelou speaking at Manchester College.
See Also: Photograph of Maya Angelou with President A. Blair and Patricia Helman.
|Arthur, Thomas: Future Shock from a Black Perspective, Convocation #21||Convocation #21: Thomas, Arthur, 1976 ||Dr. Arthur Thomas speaks on the topic of "Future Shock from a Black Perspective," 4 March 1976. |
|Artist Lecture Series and Performing Artists: Posters||MC2009/71 File FolderMC2009/71-PEV: Performances and Events ||Posters for Artist Lecture Series and other performing artists, including: Janie Fricke, The Original Comedy Rangers, Joseph Helfrich, Steven Dietz, Strider, Stan Kenton and His Orchestra, Tanglefoot, Big Twist and the Mellow Fellows, Marty McCall and Fireworks, LP The Band, The Troubadours, Prime TIme, Glynn Hines, OREON, the Mantovani Orchestra, and Dr. Sharon Crain, author of "Taking Stock: A Woman's Guide to Corporate Success." This is part of a large collection. See MC2009/71 File FolderMC2009/71-PEV: Performances and Events |
|Artist Lecture Series and Public Programs||MC2010/149 |
Miscellaneous items dealing with Public Programs and the Artist Lecture Series:
Listing of Fall-Winter Events at Manchester College invitation postcard. (undated), including Artist/Lecture Series, Foreign/Classic Film Series, Faculty Recitals, Plays and Concerts.
Listing of Winter-Spring Events at Manchester College, 1979 invitation postcard, including Artist/Lecture Series, Foreign/Classic Film Series, Faculty Recitals, Plays and Concerts.
Listing of Spring Events at Manchester College 1977 - 1978 invitation postcard, including Artist/Lecture Series, Foreign/Classic Film Series, Faculty Recitals, Plays and Concerts.
Poster/flyer/mailer for the Public Program and Cinema Series. 1994-1995.
Program and Libretto of a concert by the Russian Cossack Chorus, Sergei Socoloff, Director, (undated).
|Artist Lecture Series: Lugar, U. S. Senator||MC2008/87 |
Lugar, U. S. Senator: Contact sheets and photograph of U.S. Senator Lugar's lecture on campus during the 1983-84 Artist/Lecture series.
One photo of Senator Lugar with a group signed, "With appreciation to Jim Leachman, December 4, 1982."
- One photo of Senator Lugar.
|Artist Lecture Series: Nader, Ralph||MC2008/131 |
Nader, Ralph: Photo, from 10 October 1968 Artist/Lecture Series.
|Artist Lecture Series: Seating Documentation||MC2007/51 ||Seating Documentation and performance listings for Artist Lecture Series circa 1982 through April 1990. One seating chart, undated. One 12 November 1988 payment receipt to the Joseph Holmes Dance Theatre. |
|Artist Lecture Series: Welch, Rosa Page, Photograph||MC2008/141Welch |
Welch, Rosa Page: Photograph with Don Royer and Mrs. Schwalm.
|Baccalaureate 1987: Robinson, President Dr.||Baccalaureate Tape 1987: President Robinson Sermon ||President Robinson delivers the baccalaureate address on 24 May 1987. |
|Baccalaureate 1988: Robinson, President||Baccalaureate Tape 1988: Robinson, President ||Manchester College President, Dr. Robinson, delivers the 1988 Baccalaureate address. |
|Baccalaureate 1989: Robinson, President||Baccalaureate Tape 1989: Robinson, President |
Manchester College President, Dr. Robinson, presents the 21 May 1989 Baccalaureate address.
|Baccalaureate and Commencement 1986: Dr. Durnbaugh, President Helman||Baccalaureate and Commencement 1986: Durnbaugh and Helman ||Baccalaureate Address 25 May 1986 given by Dr. Donald F. Durnbaugh and Commencement Address delivered by President A. Blair Helman 25 May 1986. |
|Baldwin, James: A Cappella Choir, 1977, Convocation #34||Convocation #34: Baldwin, A Cappella Choir, 1977 ||Dr. James Baldwin and the A Cappella Choir, 21 March 1977. |
|Baldwin, John: Artist/Lecture Series, Photographs||MC2009/29 ||Artist/Lecture Series 7 March 1989, photos of the artist John Baldwin in his Athens studio and sculpture displayed in Cordier Auditorium. |
|Berrigan, Philp and McAlister, Elizabeth||MC2007/45 |
Speeches by Philip Berrigan and Elizabeth McAlister, and photograph taken in Petersime Chapel .
One Manchester College, "Bulletin of the Peace Studies Institute," August, 1976, Vol. 6, No. 2. containing adapted reprints of Liz and Phils' speeches given at Manchester College and Goshen College.
One magazine, "The Holy Cross Quarterly," Vol. 4, No. 1, January 1971 covering the convictions of blood brothers, Dan and Phil Berrigan.
|Bond, Julian||MC2008/126 |
One photograph of Georgia state legislator,Julian Bond, when he was on campus.
See Also: Oak Leaves, April 11, 1972.
|Buildings and Property: Manchester College||MC General File: Buildings |
Information about buildings and property related to Manchester College, Including Lot Numbers 16, 18 and 21 College Addition and residences of College personnel:
Dates of construction of various buildings on campus and pieces of trivia, such as, "First washer and dryer."
|Buildings List ||Buildings List ||This is a somewhat dated list of building on campus but it shares some pertinent information. |
|C #289A: Coffin, Dr. Wm. Sloane||Convocation Tape #289A ||Dr. William Sloane Coffin gives the "Faith Centennial Lecture" on 5 March 1989. |
|Centennial: Humanities Symposium ||MC2007/177 ||Manchester College Humanities Symposium, April 30 - May 6, 1990. |
|Centennial: Manchester College||MC2002/39 |
Centennial Celebration Records; General material, including autographed program by Dr. William Sloane Coffin.
|Centennial: Robert Neff and President Emeritus Helman at Founder's Day Convocation||MC2009/182 ||Photograph of President Robert Neff (Juniata College) and President Emeritus Helman at the Founder's Day Convocation. |
|Chacour, Elias: Oak Leaves or Aurora Photograph||MU2012/49 ||Photograph of Elias Chacour when he spoke on campus, 1993. |
|Chapel vs. Convocation||MC2010/32a,b |
Change in name from "Chapel to Convocation."
Correspondence between Robert Mock, Director of Religious Life, and President Helman and Dr. Bollinger regarding, "Developing Concerns Regarding the Role of the Christian Faith and the Director of Religious Life on Manchester College Campus."
|Chisholm, Congresswoman Shirley||MC2011/2 ||Two DVDs made from the original U-Matic videocassette tape. Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm gave the address, "Changing Patterns in an Era of Risk" at Manchester College. Ms. Chisholm spoke in Cordier Auditoriu on the Manchester College campus on 27 October, 1978. |
|Clark, Joe||MC2002/51 |
Information on Joe Clark's visit to Manchester College and biographical information.
|College Avenue: Postcards ||MC2004/7 ||Oversized College Avenue Postcard Collection |
|College Museum Collection||MC2003/102 |
|File 1||Artist/Lecture Series brochures|
|File 2||Artist/Lecture Series schedules & programs|
|File 3||Artist/Lecture Series posters|
|File 4||Artist/Lecture Series transcripts 1932-1989|
|File 5||Graduate Program materials|
|File 6||Homecoming materials (moved to Small Box 32)|
|File 7||A. Blair Helman materials|
|File 8||May Day programs 1955-68|
|File 9||Manchester College Open House (at Honeywell Center in 1976)|
|File 10||Museum material - REMOVED from Large Box 162 and put in large "Museum" box. |
|File 11||January Term brochures, 1978-85 (moved to Large Box 79)|
|File 12||MC Parent (newsletter)|
|File 13||Mount Morris College booklets (moved to Mount Morris College Cabinet)|
|File 14||Faculty & student recital programs (moved to Music Cabinet file drawer under Recitals)|
|File 15||"Messiah" programs (moved to Music Cabinet file drawer filed with Messiah)|
|File 16||Various music programs (moved to Music Cabinet file drawer filed under Programs)|
|File 17 ||Faculty Recitals: Debora De Witt, 1992, Robert Jones and Debora De Witt, 1992, Robert Jones and Gary Deavel, 1982, Robert Jones, Gary Deavel, 1969. (Music Filing Cabinet file drawer under Recitals). |
|Commencement 1987: Geisert, Dr. Wayne||Commencement Tape: 1987, Geisert, Dr. Wayne ||Dr. Wayne Geisert delivers the 24 May 1987 Commencement address. |
|Commencement 1988||Commencement Tape 1988: Walter, Dr. Franklin ||Dr. Franklin Walter delivers the Commencement address on 22 May 1988. |
|Commencement Tape: 1983, Hatfield, Senator Mark||Commencement Tape: 1983, Hatfield, Senator Mark ||Senator Mark Hatfield gave the Commencement address at Manchester College in 1983. This is a recording of his presentation. |
|Commencement Tape1989: Young, Dr. John F.||Commencement Tape 1989: Young, Dr. John F. ||Dr. John F. Young speaks at the 21 May 1989 Commencement. |
|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 Objectors: Civilian Public Service Interviews||MC2012/33 |
Photographs, periodicals, correspondence, audio recordings, video and VHS recordings of Manchester College students who, as conscientious objectors, served in Civilian Public Service projects during WWII.
|Convocation #110a: Discussion Day, The Reagan Administration's Economic Programs, 1989||Convocation #110a: Discussion Day, The Reagan Administration's Economic Programs, 1981 ||Discussion Day, 20 October 1981, tape number one. The topic is the Reagan Administration's Economic Programs. |
|Convocation #110b: Discussion Day, The Reagan Administration's Economic Programs, Part Two, 1981||Convocation #110b: Discussion Day, The Reagan Administration's Economic Programs, 1981 ||Discussion Day, 20 October 1981, tape number two. The topic is the Reagan Administration's Economic Programs. |
|Convocation #123: Bielesiak, "Poland in Crisis," 1982||Convocation #123: Jack Bielasiak,1982 ||Dr. Jack Bielasiak delivers an address, "Poland in Crisis," on 29 March 1982. At this time he was Assistant Professor of Political Science at Indiana University. Born in Poland, he lived there through his teenage years and then came to the United States with his family. |
|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 #127: Ewing / Bathrick Memorial Service, 1982||Convocation #127: Ewing / Bathrick Memorial Service ||A recording of the memorial service held on campus for students, Tom Ewing and Dawn Bathrick, 28 April 1982. |
|Convocation #134: Brown, Dale||Convocation Tape #134: Brown, Dale ||"Who are the Brethren?" by Dale Brown. |
|Convocation #143: McFadden, Dr. Wilbur, "The Last Epidemic"||Convocation #143: McFadden, Wilbur ||The tape is labeled so that the listener expects to hear a presentation by Dr. Wilbur McFadden, 7 February 1983, "The Last Epidemic." However, there are several presenters and Dr. McFadden is not identified (but he might be if someone listens to the entire recording). A presenter gives a physical description of what happens during nuclear war. He uses San Francisco as an example and projects what would happen if the city suffered a nuclear strike. |
|Convocation #144: AAFRO CLUB, Reader's Theatre, 1983||Convocation Tape #144: AAFRO Club, Reader's Theatre ||A recording of the 14 February 1983 Reader's Theatre Presentation by the AAFRO Club. |
|Convocation #145: Pettit, Dr. Robert, The Golden Age of Radio, 1983||Convocation #145: Pettit, Dr. Robert, The Golden Age of Radio, 1983 |
Part of the faculty convocation series with Dr. Robert Pettit presenting "The Golden Age of Radio," on 21 February 1983.
Radio is a mirror of our American culture.
Radio is a neglected art form, a medium no longer utilized.
|Convocation #146a: DeIrio, Dr. Judy, Women and the New Right, 1983||Convocation #146a: DeIrio, Dr. Judy, 1983 ||Dr. Judy DeIrio speaks on "Women and the New Right," or "Women Versus the New Right." The date of the presentation is 28 February 1983. |
|Convocation #146b: Jones, Dr. Sam Jr., 1983||Convocation #146b: Jones, Dr. Sam Jr., 1983 ||1969 Social Worker of the Year recipient, Dr. Sam Jones, Jr., speaks on "The High Cost of Maintaining Two Societies," on 14 March 1983. |
|Convocation #147b: Jewett, Dr. Robert, Super-Heroison and the Bible,1983||Convocation #147b: Jewett, Dr. Robert, 1983 ||Dr. Robert Jewett presents, "Super-Heroism and the Bible: From Paul to Batman," on 11 April 1983. This talks focuses on Biblical interpretation as it applies to modern American culture. |
|Convocation #163: Thomas, John||Convocation Tape #163: Thomas, John |
Olympian, John Thomas, speaks on the topic of "Olympic Harmony," or what makes an olympic champion? The date of the address is 6 February 1984..
|Convocation #163: Thomas, John, 1984||Convocation Tape: Thomas, John ||Olympian, John Thomas, speaks on the topic of "What Makes an Olympic Champion?" The date of the address is 6 February 1984. |
|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 #168: Bennett, Lerone||Convocation #168: Bennett, Lerone, 1984 ||At the time of the address on 26 March 1984, Lerone Bennett was the Senior Editor of "Ebony" magazine. He was here because the Eby family ordered him to come to the College that day. This reference is in regard to Kermit Eby Senior, and Kermit Eby, Jr. He knows of the marvelous work that the Church of the Brethren has done in the area of peace and social justice and in trying to make sure that there is a world tomorrow. He will speak on black history and the multicultural educational challenges of the 1980's. |
|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 #187: Wu, Wenzhong, "A Perspective on Life Within New China" ||Convocation #187: Wu, Wenzhong, 1985 ||Wenzhong Wu delivers the talk, "A Perspective on Life Within New China," on 4 February 1985. At the time of the address Wu was a citizen of the People's Repulic of China was on a two year teaching exchange program. |
|Convocation #188: Rankoe, Thandie, "Apartheid and the U. S. Role in South Africa"||Convocation Tape #188 |
Thandie Rankoe deliveres the address "Apartheid and the U.S. Role in South Africa," on 11 February 1985. From South Africa, she and her family have fled the country. Ms. Rankoe gives a woman's perspective to the issues of apartheid.
|Convocation #191: Deavel, Dr. Gary, "A Birthday Bouquest for Sebastian," 1985||Convocation #191: Gary Deavel, 1985 ||A recital by Dr. Gary Deavel. Not all pieces are by Bach, but the entire recital is in honor of Johann Sebastian Bach. |
|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 #24: West, Phil, "The Future of Sino-American Relations"||MC2011/45 ||Manchester College Alumnus (1960), Dr. Phillip West. Specialist in Chinese History. "The Future of Sino-American Relations." This speech was delivered on 4/26/76. |
|Convocation #26: Friedman, Stanton||MC2011/74: Convocation, Friedman ||Dr. Stanton Friedman, convocation speaker, talks on the topic of physics, flying saucers, and space travel. |
|Convocation #27: Cotton, Elizabeth||MC2011/20, Convocation Tape #27 ||Elizabeth Cotton C, composer of "Freight Train." One of the country's top Folk Blues guitarist presents a convocation at Manchester College. |
|Convocation #28: Collins, A New Heaven and a New Earth||Convocation Tape #28: Collins, Sheila ||Sheila Collins speaks on "A New Heaven and a New Earth," on 21 October 1976. |
|Convocation #289: Coffin, Dr. William Sloan, "Inaugurate Peace in 1989"||Convocation Tape #289 |
In this 6 March 1989 presentation, Dr. William Sloane Coffin, Pres. of SANE/FREEZE speakes on , "Inaugurate Peace in 1989."
|Convocation #30: Aronson, "Jewish Value in Song"||MC2011/14 ||A convocation presentation by Joe and Penny Aronson," Jewish Value in Song," 2 December 1976. |
|Convocation #31: Oates, Dr. Wayne, "Signs of a Healthy Religion"||Convocation Tape #31 ||In this 24 January 1977 convocation, Dr. Wayne Oates gives the presentation, "Signs of a Healthy Religion." |
|Convocation #32: Haskins, Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher||Convocation Tape #32: Haskins, James ||James Haskins speaks on the topic of "Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher," 10 February 1977. |
|Convocation #35: Johansen, Dr. Robert||Convocation Tape #35 ||Dr. Robert Johansen presents convocation program/address of 18 April 1977. |
|Convocation #36: Powers, Dr. Charles, The Role of Multi-National Corporations in the Future, 1977||Convocation Tape #36: Powers, Charles ||Convocation presented by Dr. Charles Powers on 25 April 1977. |
|Convocation #37: Broderick, Dr. Calfred, "Managing Psychic Space"||Convocation Tape #37 ||Convocation 18 September 1977, Dr. Calfred Broderick, "Managing Psychic Space." |
|Convocation #38: Detrick, Ralph and Mary||Convocation Tape #38: Detrick, Ralph and Mary ||Presentation by Ralph and Mary Detrick on 26 September 1977. |
|Convocation #40: Howe, "Live All Your Life"||Convocation Tape #40 ||Convocation tape dated 10 October 1977 entitled, "Live All Your Life." |
|Convocation #41: Neville, Dr. Robert, "Body and Mind"||Convocation Tape #41 ||Dr. Robert Neville presents the convocation address on 16 October 1977 on the topic of "Body and Mind." |
|Convocation #42: Fuller, Millard, Rich Again||Convocation #42: Fuller, Millard 1977 ||Millard Fuller presents, "Rich Again." Millard Fuller is the founder of Habitat for Humanity International. |
|Convocation #43: Wolf, Reverend John, Crazy Christians, 1977||Convocation #43: Wolf, The Rev. John, 1977 |
Reverend John Wolf delivers the convocation address on 14 November 1977.
|Convocation #44: Imara, Growing, Dying, and Being Born||Convocation #44: Imara, Dr. 1978 |
The question of death. Life challenges deal with the question of rebirth. Death in fact is rebirth.
The archivist believes that this is the message of Dr. Mwalimu Imara, a contemporary and colleague of Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross.
|Convocation #45: Smith, Dr. Thad, Is Mother Hubbard's Cupboard Bare?||Convocation #45: Smith, Dr. Thad 1978 ||Dr. Thad Smith speaks on the topic, "Is Mother Hubbard's Cupboard Bare: The Crisis of Global Resources" He poses questions about global resources, economic and political issues and the future of the global standard of living. |
|Convocation #47: Mohr, Mrs. Louis, Free To Be Me||Convocation #47: Mohr, Mrs. Louis, Free to Be Me 1978 ||A "Christ"-ian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian, Mrs. Mohr talks about the innate desire of a little girl to be beautiful accompanied by the fear that she is not. Mrs. Mohr speaks of God's love and acceptance and the taking off of personal masks to be one's real self. |
|Convocation #48: Caldwell, Carl, "Faculty Series," 1978||Convocation #48: Caldwell, Carl, 1978 |
Dr. Carl Caldwell delivers a presentation as part of the "Faculty Series," on 3 April 1978. He talks about witches, witchcraft and witch beliefs to see the implications of all of this for us.
|Convocation #49: Harfield, Senator Mark||Convocation Tape #49 ||Senator Mark Hatfield gives the convocation presentation on 19 April 1978. |
|Convocation #50: Helman, A. Blair, "Opening Convocation," 1978||Convocation #50: Helman, A. Blair, 1978 ||President A. Blair Helman delivers the opening convocation speech on 7 September 1978. This recording is of the convocation service as well, including a welcome by campus minister, Robert Knechel, singing, prayer, a presentation about being students on campus, as well as President Helman's words. |
|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 #54: Jackson, Colin, "The World in Crisis"||MC2011/32, Convocation # 54 ||Colin Jackson presentation, "The World in Crisis," dated 2 November 1978. |
|Convocation #56: Hartman, Ken||MC2011/26 |
This convocation tape is labeled, Ken Hartman, Convo of 10/27/1978. He talks of life design and career decision making.
See Also: Convocation cassette tapes #56 for the same presentation.
|Convocation #57: Chenault, Myron, Close Encounters of the Educational Kind||Convocation #57, Chenault, Myron, 1979 ||Myron Chenault gives the presentation, "Close Encounters of the Educational Kind," on 12 February 1979. |
|Convocation #58: Firebaugh, Dr. Morris, "Nuclear Discussion"||Convocation #58: Dr. Morris Firebaugh, 1979 |
Dr. Morris Firebaugh, Manchester Graduate (1959). Raises issues behind nuclear energy, 26 March 1979.
Sister Burtell, expert on environmental health, responds to Firebaugh's presentation.
|Convocation #62: Wolkoff, Dr. Regina, History of Sexuality, 1979||Convocation #62: Wolkoff, Dr. Regina, 1979 ||Dr. Regina Wolkoff speaks on the "History of Sexuality," ...with emphasis on the 20th Century, 17 September 1979. Wolkoff's speciality is the history of the family in America. |
|Convocation #63: Howard, Ted, Who Should Play God, 1979||Convocation #63: Howard Ted, 1979 ||Ted Howard presents the convocation, "Who Should Play God?" delivered 24 September 1979. Discussion of the field of genetic evolution and the implications of the process of designing and creating life on our planet. |
|Convocation #65: Fuller, Barb, "Healing the Wounds of the Vietnam War," 1979||Convocation #65: Barb Fuller, 1979 ||Mrs. Barbara Fuller, a theologan and peacemaker, has traveled to Vietnam to work for reconcilliation. She is a member of many boards and organizations that work for peace and justice. |
|Convocation #66: Larson Bruce, To Live Is To Risk," 1979||Convocation #66: Larson, Bruce, 1979 |
Bruce Larson speaks gives the address, "To Live Is To Risk," on 12 November 1979.
|Convocation #76: Gordon, Sol||Convocation Tape #76: Gordon, Sol ||Dr. Sol Gordon speaks on sexual issues in this convocation presentation on 21 April 1980. |
|Convocation #79: Nelson, Dr. John Oliver, 1980||MC2011/44 |
Announcements by Bill Jones and Harriett Hamer: Discussion Day focusing on the Draft
Holly Pelking (MC Alumna) - offering free immunizations sponsored by the State Health Department
Ministry Conference - sponsored by the College Department of Religion and Philosophy and the Campus Ministry Program
Dr. John Oliver Nelson, keynote speaker of the conference, giving the address, "The Role of the Church in the 80's."
|Convocation #83: Durnbaugh, Donald F., "Confessions of a Searcher"||MC2011/22 |
In this 9/29/1980 ceremony, Donald F. Durnbaugh receives the degree, Doctor of Humane Letters. The degree is conferred by President Helman. Dr. Durnbaugh then gives the presentation, "Confessions of a Searcher."
Also See: Convocation Cassette Tape #83. The tape records the ceremony from the initial organ prelude.
For another presentation by Dr. Durnbaugh listen to his 1986 Baccalaureate address, "Faith Seeking Understanding." This cassette tape is in the cassette tape drawers (in a lower drawer) and has also been digitized onto a CD. The CD is in a CD holder on top of the cassette tape drawers.
|Convocation #84: West, Marty Smeltzer, "One Woman's Journey into the Legal Profession"||MC2011/51 |
Social Science Festival Speaker
Marty Smeltzer West is the third and final speaker for the convocation Social Science series. Marty was a student at Manchester from 1963 - 1965. She talks about, "One Woman's Journey into the Legal Profession," and "Confrontation with Choice." One reel-to-reel tape and two CD's, each recording portions of Ms. West's presentation. We as women are faced with too many choices, too many different roles we are asked to play and that we want to play. The solution is to confront choices and make new societal structures as we go through changes in roles and life patterns that are inevitable for all of us.
Professor Colburn (Psychology), introduces Ms. West.
|Convocation #85: Mollenkott, Dr. Virginia||Convocation Tape #85: Mollenkott, Virginia |
One reel-to-reel tape and a cassette tape. The cassette tape is probably taken from the reel-to-reel. In the first segment of the recording Dr. Virginia Mollenkott speaks on "Sexuality and the Formation of Family," 6 October 1980. She deals with the Biblical basis for male and female equality within the covenant community.
The second part of the reel-to-reel tape starts abruptly in the middle of a presenetation by a speaker with a different voice making reference to health issues and safety standard regulations related to coal miners and workers laboring in conditions working with various levels of radiation. This appears to be the introduction to a two day conference. The choir also sings at this opening and there is a worship service. The date referred to on the tape is 1975. The reel-to-reel tape was probably first used in 1975 for this service and then used to record Mollenkott.
|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.
|Convocation Tape Listing 1968 - 2008||Listing of Convocation Recordings |
A listing of Convocation tapes. Some of these recordings have been digitized but this list does not reflect this information . A search will have to be done for each individual recording to see if the presentation is available on CD or DVD.
|Convocation, Opening: 2012||MU2012/107 ||Program for the 124th Year of Manchester University Opening Convocation, 28 August 2012. |
|Convocation: Dr. Marable, Manning, 1988||MC2002/154a |
Convocation 689, Dr. Manning Marable's lecture on Martin Luther King Jr., took place on January 19, 1988.
|Convocation: Hamilton, Dr. Charles, "Black Power, Theory and Practice, 1968" ||MC2010/195 ||Three copies of Dr. Charles Hamilton's Convocation address, "Black Power: Theory and Practice," delivered 11 November 1968. |
|Convocation: Harris, Sydney, "On the Topic of Communication"||MC2011/25 ||Author and newspaper columnist, Sydney Harris talks about "Communication" during convocation. He previously spoke here in 1965. He started as a reporter for the Chicago Herald and Examiner. In 1941, Mr. Harris began work at the Chicago Daily News, In 1944, he began his personal column. Author of, "For the Time Being," and The Authentic Person." The talk was given prior to December 1986. |
|Convocation: Kozol, Jonathan, 1980||MC2011/29 ||8 April 1980 Convocation with Jonathan Kozol, a public schooteacher who spoke out about inadequate conditions for learning. He authored, Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools,first published in 1967. |
|Convocation: Lens, Sidney,1967 and Schedule for Convocation and Fine Arts Series, Summer 1969||MC2010/150 |
Schedule for Convocation and Fine Arts Series, Summer 1969.
Transcript of Sidney Lens Convocation, 6 April 1967.
|Convocation: Mow, Anna, Circa 1974||MC2011/42 |
Dr. Anna Mow graduated from Manchester Collage in 1918. A Church of the Brethren icon, Anna speaks on "Spiritual Vitality and the American Family."
|Convocation: Photograph Collection||MC2004/123 |
A photograph collection of convocation participants and events. Most individuals in the pictures have been identified.
|Convocation: Snyder and McGonegal, Recital||MC2011/43 ||Elaine Snyder, vocalist, and Rian McGonigal, guitarist present a convocation recital. |
|Convocation: Social Science Symposium, Sowles, Marcia, 13 March 1989||MC2011/75, Convocation, Sowles ||This Social Science Symposium Convocation took place on 13 March 1989. The speaker was Marcia Sowles. |
|Diversity||Large Box 114 |
Diversity: Oak Leaves, 13 Nov. 1998 issue, "Mel White to Speak to Upcoming Convo."
Report from the Sub-Committee on Non-Traditional Concerns, 23 March 1988.
Non-Traditional = "The student who after a period of time returns to the educational setting."
Diversity: E-mail incident and response from Office of Academic Affairs, 1998.
Assessment: "Diversity at Manchester College, Results of the Campus-wide Diversity Assessment Conducted by the Manchester College Human Diversity Committee and Cox & Associates Consulting," Assessment Conducted: Spring 1999.
|Diversity Photograph Collection||MC2004/130 Diversity Photograph Collection |
Diversity Photograph Collection.
|Donald E. and Olive Kessler Collection: Liberian Materials||MC2008/196 |
Artifacts and books from Donald and Olive Kessler's work in Liberia.
|Ebersole, John||Convocation Tape 513 ||See: Convocations Cassettes Collection Tape 513 (21 April 1997). |
|Eby, Kermit: Memorial Lecture with Studs Terkel ||MC2011/46 ||The Kermit Eby Memorial Lecture, 1976, presented by Studs Terkel. |
|Family Bible: Bauman Bowman, Weber, Helman||MC2011/134 |
One family bible printed in 1773 and 1774 donated to the collection by Howard H. Helman, great great grandson of Marguit (Marguerite?) Bowman. Birth registries are included.
|Firebaugh, Morris: Publications||MU2012/59 |
Publications of Morris Firebaugh, alumnus of Manchester College.
|Flory, Paul: Colleague's Collection||MC2005/15 ||Colleague's collection of articles about Flory and personal family correspondence. |
|Flying Club" Photographs||MC2011/190 |
Four photographs of what appears to be the Flying Club
The 1967 Aurora features the Flying Club on pgs. 62 and 63.
|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."
|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.
|Gordon, Sol: Coming to Terms with Your Own Sexuality, Convocation #20A, 1976||Convocation #20A: Gordon, Sol ||Dr. Sol Gordon speaks on "Coming to Terms with Your Own Sexuality," 26 February 1976. |
|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: Speeches and Addresses||MC2011/167 ||Addresses authored and delivered by President A. Blair Helman were found in the Archives vault by the Archivist. Eight of the speeches are not identified as being Helman's but they are clearly composed in Helman's writing style. Also, they had been stacked with Helman speeches that do identify Helman as author either through label or content. It is the Archivist's belief that all of the writings are those of A. Blair Helman. |
|Honors Convocation: Programs||MCGeneral File: Honors Convocation ||Honors Convocation: Programs for May 1994, 2005, 2006. |
|How Viable is Capitalism?||Convocation Tape #33b: Lens, Sidney |
How Viable is Capitalism? The presenter speaks on one out of five topics that included
- New Directions in the Labor Movement and
- Socialism for the Rich
- In what sense is business changing?
- What's threatening Capitalism?
|Jackson, Rev. Jesse: Photographs||Manchester College Bulletin Vol. 61: Number 8, June 1969 ||Rev. Jesse Jackson: Photos from "An Experience in Soul, " March 30 - April 1, event held on campus. |
|Joke Leaves ||Large Box 106: Joke Leaves ||A spoof on the "Oak Leaves." Various issues, including Volume LXX, 9 December 1983, Number 11 with the headlines, "Queen Elizabethh II at Convo, Monarch Discusses the Changing Role of Women in Constitutional Monarchies." |
|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. |
|Kessler, Donald and Olive: Liberian Artifacts and Books||MC2008/196 |
Liberian art collection.
Books related to Manchester College alumnus, Donald E. Kessler's, (Class of 1946), work in Liberia.
See also: Kessler file in Museum Box - Archives Office
|King, Martin Luther, 1968 Memorial: Convocation #2||Convocation #2: King, Martin Luther, Memorial, 1968 ||The memorial in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. held on 11 April 1968. |
|King, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther: Visit to North Manchester, 1968||MC2002/154b ||Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Visit, 1968. |
|Kleinjan, Margaret Wagner: Photograph Collection, circa 1938 - 1942||MC2004/237 |
Margaret Wagner Kleinjan Photograph Collection, including:
Nov. 17, 1938. Ed Keller, ?, ?, ?, ?, Me [Margaret Wagner], Marjorie Ohl [Hollar '40], ?. Members of our table at Manchester College.
Nov. 17, 1938. Helen Berky '39, '49, Corrine Hime, Elizabeth Rupp, Martha Lehman, Myrtle Belle Hartgerink [Mitchell], Edna Kircoff [Danhauser '39], Margaret Poling.
1938. Edwin Keller from Oak Park.
April 10, 1938. Leilah Hartgerink [Runyon '38], Gwendolyn Fisher [ BA '38].
Myrtle Belle Hartgerink '39, Olden Mitchell. MC students 1938-1939.
Eileen Fisher, Myrtle Belle Hartgerink [Mitchell '39], Elizabeth Rupp, Martha Lehman. Manchester Campus.
Elizabeth Rupp, Myrtle Belle Hartgerink [Mitchell '39], Martha Lehman, Eileen Fisher. Manchester Campus.
Eleanor Stukey [Beatty '38 Normal].
Irene Leedy [March '38], Eleanor Stukey [Beatty '38]. Students of Manchester College.
La Moyle Hendricks. Backyard-Winger's. North Manchester, Indiana. Student-She rented room at Winger's.
La Moyle Hendricks. North Manchester, Indiana. Student who roomed with me at Winger's.
Fern Beery [Lowry '38], ?, ?, Jane Plunkett [Cassell '39], Me [Margaret Wagner] at top. Oakwood Hall steps.
Basil Thompson, Eileen's boyfriend. Manchester College.
April 6, 1938. Eileen Fisher. Manchester College. Notice ice on trees.
Margaret Wagner [Kleinjan '42] outside of Girls' Dorm-Manchester College.
|Kliman, Ann: Coping with Crisis, Convocation, 1976 #20||Convocation #20: Kliman, Ann, 1976 |
Ann Kliman presents "Coping with Crisis," 14 January 1976.
|Lehman, Godfriedi (Gottfried): Choral Book, 1712 ||MC2009/93 ||Godfriedi Lehman Choral Book, 1712, hand-copied. From Cassell Library. |
|Lens and WIlkensen, Nuclear Discussion Workshop||Convocation Tape #59d: Lens, Sidney and Wilkensen, Jim, Nuclear Discussion Workshop ||Sidney Lens and Jim Wilkensen of the State Department. Mr. Wilkenson speaks on the social and political implication of nuclear energy. |
|Lens and Wilkensen, Nuclear Discussion Workshop, Part 2||Convocation Tape #59e: Lens, Sidney and Wilkensen, Jim, Nuclear Discussion Workshop Part 2 ||Convocation Tape #59e: Lens, Sidney and Wilkensen, Jim, Nuclear Discussion Workshop, Part 2. |
|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 and the Church of the Brethren||MC2009/151 |
Church Relations - objectives, resources, and implementation.
|Manchester College: Seventy Fifth and Ninetieth Anniversary||MC2002/247 |
General information, brochures on the Seventy Fifth and Ninetieth anniversaries of Manchester College .
File assembled from the materials of Ferne Baldwin was added to MC2002/247 by Jeanine Wine on 21 April 2010. The file contains newspaper articles about the 75th celebration (1889-1964), script for the 90th Anniversary Presentation with memories of events and professors, description of the 75th Anniversay program.
|Mathematical Modeling||MC2011/16 ||An unknown speaker talking on "mathematical modeling" with emphasis on the work of Ray Fulkerson. This symposium highlights the life and work of mathematician, Ray Fulkerson. |
|Merdock, Deroy: Convocation Tape||Convocation Tape #199: Merdock, Deroy ||Rev. Deroy Murdock's presentation on 23 September 1985. |
|Miller, Edith Alice Collection||MC2008/208 |
Much more material than can be described. Please go into the accession page to read Scope and Contents. The collection includes the following but is vastly larger:
Obituaries, information on the Shull children, photograph of son of Moy Gwong, "Memory Speaks, North Manchester Celebrates Its First 150 Years," program for play written by Dr. Charles Boebel, article from "The Noble County American," Albion, Indiana, Thursday, June 24, 1982, pg. 7 regarding the Potawatomi Chief Simon Pokagon, Last Chief of the Potawatomies, personal information about Edith Alice Miller, letter by Otho about his wife's, Ida's death, and Class of 1926 Information, as saved by Edith Miller.
For more information on Edith Alice Miller see West Manchester Church of the Brethren.
|Miller, Martha: Poster Collection||MC2010/20 |
- "Spartan Pride," Homecoming, October 14, 1995.
- Manchester Symphony Orchestra, 16 May 1993, featuring Young Artist Competition Winners.
Manchester Symphony Orchestra, 6 November 1994, Jodie DeSalvo, Piano Soloist.
Manchester Symphony Orchestra, 13 March 1994, featuring Julie Eckert, Soprano Soloist. 3.
Manchester Symphony Orchestra, 12 May 1996, "High School Young Artist Competition Winners."
Manchester College Theatre presents, "The Miser, 1668," by Moliere, October 1994.
Manchester College Theatre presents, "Mehitabel," May 1993.
Heifer Project International Living Gift Market, Sponsored by North Manchester Area Churches.
"The Voice KCMO of the Prairie," by John Olive, May 1994, Cordier Auditorium.
Public Program: "The Mikado," 10 April 1994.
Manchester College Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon for members of Class of 1995.
|Montel, Gary: Public Relations Wall of Fame, Photographs ||MC2004/729: Montel, Gary |
Photograph of Gary Montel in the Public Relations Wall of Fame Photograph Collection, MC2004/729.
|Mount Morris College: Postcard Collection ||MC2003/76 |
Photographs of Mount Morris College circa 1912. Some were used as postcards and have messages written on the verso. Images of Old Sandstone's exterior and interior after being damaged by fire. Pictures of Old Sandstone being rebuilt and after the building program.
|Mount Morris: Historic Memorabilia and Records||MC2012/51 ||A varied and extensive collection that includes interesting materials from Mount Morris College. |
|Multicultural Affairs: Historical Folders||MC2012/35 ||Historical correspondence from the Department of Multicultural Affairs regarding the speaking engagements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dick Gregory, Rev. Jesse Jackson, and Andrew Young at Manchester College. Invitations to Mrs. Coretta Scott King are also included along with her responses. |
|Music: The Lovin Sound, Independent Student Music Group, 1967-1969||MC2011/207 |
Ann Blair, Jan Deaton, Dodie Heiny, Ann Lawver, and Linda Zumbrun were the student artists who sang these songs. This was an independent group of Manchester College students unrelated to the College's music program.
|Natural Sciences Division: Kinsel, Paul Collection||MC2004/727 ||Paul Kinsel Collection - Physics related. |
|Neff, Robert: Commemorating the Death of Christ||Convocation Tape #175: Neff, Robert ||Speaker: Dr. Robert Neff, who at that time was General Secretary of the General Board of the Church of the Brethren. The speech was given on 1 October 1984. |
|Novak, Michael: Mock, Jon Livingston Memorial Lecture||Convocation Tape #39: Novak, Jon Livingston Mock Memorial Lecture ||The Jon Livingston Mock Memorial Lecture by Dr. Michael Novak, 28 March 1977. |
|Nuclear Discussion: Convocation Series||Convocation Tape #59a, 1 and 2: Nuclear Discussion, Panel |
Nuclear Power Discussion: One of 5 recordings in a series of panel discussions and workshops about nuclear power held on 27 March 1979 at Manchester College.
The first speaker is Kenneth Shank (spelling?).
|Nutt, Grady||MC2011/48 ||Mr. Grady Nutt is a comedian and a minister. He performed at Manchester College on 7 April 1975. |
|Oak Leaves: Special Issues||MC2009/96a,b,c,d |
Special issues of the Oak Leaves.
1. MC2009/96a: 7 March 1925 edition featuring editor and student Harry Lynn Sheller on pg. 2.
2. MC2009/96b: 11 March 1925 edition featuring the heating plant and speaker Dr. Ira Landrith.
3. MC2009/96c: 8 January 1948 edition featuring "(Carl) Sandburg Here Tonight."
4. MC2009/96d: 26 March 1953 edition featuring "Jean Childs To Reign As May Queen."
|Office of Academic Affairs: Materials Transfer July 2009 ||MC2009/97c,d |
Transfer of files from the Office of Academic Affairs.
|Office of Printing Services||MC2004/281 |
Materials designed and/or printed by the Manchester College Office of Printing Services for many College departmets. See "Scope and Content."
|Peace Studies: Administration Office Momentos||MU2012/67 |
One VHS tape - The Vagina Monologues.
One book, "Gladdys E. Muir, Professor, Peacemaker, Mystic," by Herbert Hogan.
One notebook containing schedules for special convocations, events and Values Ideas and the Arts programs beginning Winter Term 1960 and ending Spring Term 1979.
|Perkins, John, Going Through Samaria: Convocation #25, 1976||Convocation #25: Perkins, John ||Rev. Mr. John Perkins gives the address, "Going Through Samaria," 13 October 1976. |
|Photograph and Memorabilia Assortment||MC2011/192 |
A packet of materials was dropped at the Front Desk of the Library by an unidentified individual during the month of July 2011. The contents contained photographs from Manchester College and one paper fan from a local funeral home. The Archivist believes this assortment was received from former Archivist, Ferne Baldwin. Two of the photographs were of the "Flying Club?" and were accessioned as MC2011/190. A listing of the remaining objects follows:
1. One fan from George N. Bender & Son Funderal Directors, North Manchester, Indiana. The picture on the fan is that of a young mother holding a sleeping baby in her arms and is titled, "Loves Gift Divine." This fan will be filed in the Local History Box of the Archives by its accession number MC2011/192fan.
2. Eight Photographs:
Two photographs of the gymnasium layout for a program held in June 1967. At first glance, until looking at the date, it appears as if this could be for baccalaureate and commencement exercises.
One photograph of Student Alumni Service Award recipients, Cynthia Bull (MC Class of 1990) and Matthew Smucker (MC Class of 1990) as well as Alumni Service Award reciptients Robin Lahman, Florence Freed (MC Class of 1928) and Helen Taylor (MC Class of 1973).
Two color snapshots of the footfield field with chairs, platform and band. This is possibly for graduation exercises.
One black and white photograph of aerial view of campus with Petersime Chapel, Funderburg Library, the Gymnasium/Auditorium, Holl-Kintner Hall of Science and the Winger building before it was the Wine-Winger building.
8" x 10" black and white photograph of students, possibly from the 1970's.
Black and white 8" x 10" publicity photograph of Paul Polivnick, Associate Conductor, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
|Photograph Collection, Public Relations: Wall of Fame, Faculty and Staff||MC2004/729 ||Faculty/Staff Photographs: Public Relations Wall of Fame Photograph Collection |
|Photograph: Angelou, Maya||MC2008/134 ||Maya Angelou photograph with President and Pat Helman. |
|Photographs of Conductor, Arthur Fiedler||MC2010/102 ||Photographs of Arthur Fiedler on the Manchester College campus when he came to direct a group of young string players. More information is needed to add to this record. |
|Photographs: Alumni Days and Alumni Reunions ||MC2004/90 |
Photographs are from Homecoming and Alumni Days 1993. Many alumni are identified.
|Photographs: Identified photographs of Faculty / Staff / Student / Friends||MC2010/88 |
An assortment of identified photographs of Faculty, Staff, Students and Friends that span many years. See Scope and Content for names.
|Photographs: Media and Public Relations, June 2000 - December 2000 - Part 6||MC2012/36f ||Photographs, contact sheets and negatives for the purposes of Media and Public Relations. June 2000 - December 2000. |
|Plunkett, Roy: General ||MC2001/3 |
Roy Plunkett Collection, containing but not limited to: Interview materials, articles, general info., address and photograph albums, photographs, awards, stoles. Memorabilia including temperature and humidity indicator. Speech given at Manchester College. Obituary from "Parade" magazine. Personal correspondence. Teflon demonstration pieces, such as utilization in the repair of the knee joint and medical prototypes.
See also: The Story of the Natural Sciences at Manchester College by William R. Eberly
|Presentation: Wright, Dr. Nathan||MC2011/73 ||This reel-to-reel tape, is identified as containing a presentation by Dr. Nathan Wright. Date unknown. However, the recording, CD #1, Part 1, starts out with Dr. Knechel addressing students, then Moments with Manchester with James Garber, recording the New Year's and Christmas radio program. Part 2, CD #2, is actually Dr. Nathan Wright, African-American leader, educator and activist. He gives a presentation centering around the topic, "What Black Educators Are Saying." |
|President Helman: History of Manchester College||MC2011/27 |
Helman opening Spring Term of the academic year. The box is dated 1/29/1978. This could be wrong. The actual date could be 1/29/1979. Helman states that the College is opening an anniversary year and that During the 1979 calendar year, MC will be observing its 90th anniversary. 1979 is an anniversary year.
|President's Office: Assortment||MU2012/103 Box 5 ||A vast assortment of materials from the Office of the President, some confidential. |
|Public Program and CInema: Photographs||MC2010/151 |
Publicity photographs and related publicity poster for Public Programs and Cinema events, 1993 - 1994.
Chi-Town Jazz Dance, 1993.
A Christmas Carol by the Nebraska Theatre Caravan, 1993.
The Prism Quartet, 1993.
James Dapogny's Chicago Jazz and and the Chenille Sisters, 1994.
The Peking Acrobats, 1994.
The Mikado, by the Opera Northeast, 1994.
|Public Programs Series Survey||MC2010/152 |
Brochures advertising Public Programs for 1961 - 1962.
Public Program Series Survey listing the public pgograms from 1952 through 1974.
Mock-up for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic playing at Manchester College on 13 March 1992 and for The Notre Dame String Trio performing at Manchester College 11 April 1992.
|Public Programs, Artist Lecutres Series, Cinema, Special Music Performances and Masterclasses: Posters||MC2010/52a-u ||Posters for Public Programs / Artist Lecture Series / Cinema Series / Manchester College Department of Music Special Performances and Masterclasses. |
|Public Relations: News Releases and Newspaper Clippings Collection, 1987-1993||MC2004/446 |
Various News Releases and Newspaper Clippings - 1987 through 1993.
|Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media||MU2012/119 ||Photographs, negatives and other forms of visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. These pictures are mainly from 1993. |
|Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media||MU2012/120 ||Photographs, negatives and other forms of visual media from Public Relations. Most pictures are from 1994 and include students,professors, and campus events such as Homecoming, May Day Weekend and Graduation. |
|Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media, ||MU2012/123 ||Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. Pictures include Philanthropy Convocations and awards, graduation photos from different years, Homecoming images, faculty and student pictures, PERC and athletics photographs, music images, and campus scenes. |
|Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media, ||MU2012/124 |
Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. Many pictures of students, events, and faculty/staff circa the mid to late 1990's. Pictures from other years offer campus scenes, Fall 2003 Service Day at North Mandchester Historical Society, Fun Fest and more.
|Quiz Trivia: Photographs||Photo Box 67 ||Quiz Trivia related photos. |
|Railroad: Nickel Plate Road, Menus||MC2009/35a |
Dinner and Breakfast menus created for "Manchester College Students" from Pullman Restaurant Car Service via the Nickel Plate Road.
Train and Railroad: See Also, "Memories of...Manchester." by Otho Winger for the story of the Big Four Tragedy, pg. 179.
|Recognition Events||MC2002/307 |
Recognition Events Program Collection:
MAC Recognition Banquet (1986), President's Recognition Dinner (1975, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986), Secretaries' Luncheon (1977, 1980, 1981), Recognition Celebration for Helmans' 25th Anniversary (1981), Senior Recognition Day (1947), Recognition Event for Emerson Niswander (1980), Laymen's Citation Awards Ceremony (1955), Recognition Banquet for President and Mrs. V.F. Schwalm (1956), Recognition Service for Otho Winger (1936), Recognitions Day (1961), Awards & Senior Recognition Convocation (1969), Awards Day (1959), Recognitions Chapel (1960).
|Reel-To-Reel Tapes||MC2007/229 |
Old Ampex reel-to-reel format tapes including the lectures given by professors such as Gary Deavel, Jim Hollis, John Planer, Steven Batzka, Charles Klinger, James R. C. Adams, and others. The college does not have the equipment necessary to listen to some of these recordings.
In 2009 and 2010 Pittman and his staff were able to digitize some of the recordings that were on particular types of tape.
|Registrar||MC2008/23 ||Registrar' Office, September 1969: academic regulations and new grading system, 1969. |
|Robinson, William: President, Convocation 1992||MC2003/258 ||President William Robinson: Text of convocation, dated February 1992. |
|Ronald R. Hill Collection||MC2008/195a-p |
Ronald R. Hill Collection, Class of 1959. College Memorabilia from 1955 - 1959, including the autograph of Marian Anderson , Arnold Moss, and program for The Messiah, 1958.
|Schutz, J. Raymond||MC2011/227, Folders 1 - 16 ||J. Raymond Schutz - a man of many capabilities. He was a professor at Manchester College, husband, father and farmer, public speaker, pastor and minister of the First Brethren Church in North Manchester, Indiana, candidate for Congress in 1932 (Indiana) and a contendor in the 1936 race for Governor. The researcher can get a feel for Pre WWII Indiana and Indiana during war. Letters to soldiers are included as well as the names of men from North Manchester who were killed in the war. Topics include: Prohibition, economic recovery from the Great Depression, and the impact of Hitler 's Germany on Europe. Schutz was a contemporary with Andrew Cordier who participated in some of Schutz's political involvements. |
|Schweiker, Rabbi Peter, The Jew in America: Convocation Tape #67||Convocation Tape #67: Schweiker, Rabbi Peter ||Rabbi Peter Schweiker talks about "The Jew in America," 26 November 1979. |
|Seelman, Weaver: Nuclear Power Discussion Workshop||Convocation Tape #59b: Weaver, Seelman, Nuclear Power Discussion Workshop |
59b: Nuclear Discussion Workshop, Seelman Weaver #1, 27 March 1979, representing the opinion of the National Council of Churches Study on nuclear energy and other alternative energies.
|Senior Series Convocation||Senior Series: Information ||For information on the "Senior Series Convocation," see See Values, Ideas, and Arts. See also: Oak Leaves 8 October 1964 p.1; 10 December 1964 p.1; 11 February 1965 p.1; 25 March 1965 p.1; 18 April 1991, p.5; 9 May 1991, p.1. |
|Senior Series Convocations: Miller, Lisa||Senior Series: Miller, Lisa and More Information |
Lisa Miller, Senior Series Convocation, VHS tape converted to DVD-R 2010, Media Cabinet, IIS.
Lisa Miller, Senior Series Convocation 21, September 1992.
For more material related to "Senior Series Convocations," see: Manchester College Bulletin October 1977 p.5; Photo Box 33 & 49.
|Senior Series Convocations: Petry, Dan||MC2010/22 |
Dan Petry Senior Convocation 14 February 1977, Recording.
Dan Petry, Senior Series Convocation, 14 February 1977, reel tape and copied CD, received in Archives 2010.
|Shroyer, Harold and Mildred Shroyer Young: Photograph Collection 1933-1934||MU2012/126 ||Many photographs belonging to Harold Shroyer and Mildred Inez Shroyer Young, who attended Manchester College. Harold's images were taken between 1929 and 1933. Mildred's pictures are dated 1933-1934. They offer an interesting and not often seen perspective to resident life. |
|Shultz, L. W.: Interview Transcriptions||MC2001/12f |
L. W. Shultz: Interview transcriptions.
|Sithole, Elkin||MC General File: Sithole ||Dr. Elkin Sithole's visit to Manchester College and information on his death. |
|Slides, An Assortment||MC2010/77 |
This is a true assortment of slides including but absolutely not limited to:
Campus and building shots, recruitment and publicity photos, construction, students and January term trips 1996, theater, radio station, Homecoming 1994, High School Band Day, children's gymnastics, Planned Giving presentation, fountain, Mexico Indiana Old Folks Home, Historic black and white shots including football, track, fountain, student with globe.
|Social Work: Accreditation||MC2009/97a,b,c,d : Social Work Accreditation |
Social Work Accreditation materials from the Office of Academic Affairs. This is part of a larger collection accessioned as MC2009/97a,b,c,d.
- Social Work Accreditation
- Institutional Research
- APC Minutes 1977-1988
- APC Minutes 1988-1993
- APC Minutes 1993-1998
- Library Renovation 1999
|Speakers: Gregory, Dick, 1969||MC2011/196 |
Comedian and Civil Rights leader, Dick Gregory, spoke on the Manchester College campus during "An Experience in Soul," March 30 - April 1, 1969. This is a copy of his presentation, "Forum 69."
See Also: Manchester College Bulletin Vol. 61: Number 8/June 1969.
MC2008/129: Photos from Dick Gregory's visit.
|Speicher, Genita Bea Smith||MC2007/14a,b |
Mrs. Genita Speicher was Associate Professor of Music for 29 years, retiring in 1976. This collection includes but is not limited to her personal journal/scrap book, photographs, clippings, performances, and interesting memorabilia.
|Students in the News||MC2010/114 |
Copies of newspaper articles featuring Manchester College students in the news! Included are awards and special events the students received and participated in.
|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.
|Turkel, Studs: Kermit Eby Memorial Lecture, Photograph||MC2008/128 |
Studs Terkel photograph 1976 - 1977, Kermit Eby Memorial Lecture Convocation Speaker.
|Ulery, Rev. J . Edson and Sylvia: Funeral Memory Books||Brethren People File: Ulery, Rev. J. Edson and Sylvia ||Rev. J. Edson Ulery was a Church of the Brethren minister who died in January of 1959. Two memory books, one for Sylvia and another for Edson, reflect the affection that people held for the couple. Edson's life story is available in a book, "A Heap of Living," by Cora W. Helman. |
|Values, Ideas and the Arts: Gregory, Dick, Photographs||MC2008/129 |
Photos. Comedian and Civil Rights leader. "An Experience in Soul, " March 30 - April 1, event held on campus. Manchester College Bulletin Vol. 61: Number 8/June 1969.
|Values, Ideas and the Arts: Jackson, Rev. Jesse, Photographs||MC2008/130 |
Jackson, Rev. Jesse: Photos from "An Experience in Soul, " March 30 - April 1, event held on campus. Manchester College Bulletin Vol. 61: Number 8/June 1969. Campus Pastor, Robert Mock, is also included in one of these photographs.
|Values, Ideas and the Arts: Public Program Series||MC2009/117a,b ||Public Program: "La Boheme," 1959, newspaper articles with photos. |
|Values, Ideas and the Arts: Public Program Series||MC2009/174 ||1963, "Othello," presented by The National Players, newspaper articles. |
|Values, Ideas and the Arts: Public Programs||MC2002/278g ||Public Programs materials. |
|Values, Ideas, & Arts, Convocations, Cinema Series, Schedules, Programs including Martin Agronsky as well as Opening Convo 2004 ||MC2004/355 |
Values, Ideas, & Arts, Opening Convocations, Convocations, Cinema Series: Schedules, Listings and Programs, including"
- 1967, Martin Agronsky, Washington Correspondent for CBS Radio and Television and Moderator of "Face the Nation."
|Values, Ideas, and Arts||MC2002/278h |
Values, Ideas, and Arts records:
|Values, Ideas, and Arts: Blyden, Jackson, Photographs||Jackson Blyden: Large Faculty/Staff Photograph Box (combined 166, 167 and 138) "Orrel Little" File |
African American author professor, dean and pioneer in the study of African American literature. Blyden Jackson visited Manchester College in the fall of 1966. Two photographs of Manchester College faculty at a luncheon with Mr. Jackson. Faculty included are : Herbert Ingraham, Charles Klingler, Margaret Brown, Doris Garey, and Orrel Little.
|Values, Ideas, and Arts: Convocation Committee||MC2002/278e |
Values, Ideas, and Arts Records - Convocation Committee. Payments made to convocation speakers during the 1990-1991 academic year.
|Values, Ideas, and Arts: Convocations 1956-1969||MC2002/278a |
- Values, Ideas, and Arts Records
|Values, Ideas, and Arts: Convocations 1970-1975||MC2002/278b ||Convocation records 1970-1975. |
|Values, Ideas, and Arts: Convocations 1976-1983||MC2002/278c ||Convocations 1976-1983, including program for the 90th Anniversary Convocation. |
|Values, Ideas, and Arts: Convocations 1984-1999 ||MC2002/278d |
Convocation records 1984-1999.
|Values, Ideas, and Arts: Cousins, Norman, Manifesto for Survival||MC2009/70 |
Cousins, Norman: Manifesto for Survival, 1967. Cousins lectured at Manchester College 6 March 1956.
|Values, Ideas, and Arts: Honors Convocations||MC2002/278f ||Values, Ideas, and Arts Records - Honors Convocations. |
|Values, Ideas, and Arts: Opening Convocation, 2003||MC2004/354 ||Opening Convocation, 3 September 2003. |
|Values, Ideas, and Arts: Opening Convocation, 2007||MC2007/168 ||Opening Convocation, 29 August 2007. |
|Values, Ideas, and Arts: Sloane, Dr. William Coffin||MC2009/195 |
Convocation photographs from Rev. Dr. William Sloan Coffin's visit to Manchester College, March 1989.
|Values, Ideas, and Arts:Goldwater, Barry, Photographs, 1968||MC2008/124 |
Barry Goldwater spoke at Manchester College in 1968, a week after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s visit to campus.
1. One photo by Harold Chatlosh
2. Six photos by Edward Breen who at that time was Staff Photographer for The Leader Tribune, Marion, Indiana.
|Vice President: Box 3||Vice Presideint's Box: #3 ||Materials from the Office of the Vice President of Manchester College. |
|Vice President: Box 6||Vice President's Box: #6 |
Materials from the Office of the Vice President of Manchester College.
|Vision Statement||MC2008/18 Vision Statement ||Development of the 2008 Vision Statement. Background material and drafts. |
|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.
|Watson, Jonathan: Public Relations Wall of Fame Photograph Collection||MC2004/729: Watson, Jonathan ||Jonathan Watson with daughters Olivia and Susannah, Photo #38, one of 46 images in collection MC2004/729. |
|Weaver, Nuclear Discussion, National Council of Churches Study||Convocation Tape #59c: Weaver, Seelman, Nuclear Discussion, Panel ||59c: Nuclear Discussion Workshop, National Council of Churches study part 2 with Seelman Weaver. |
|Weimer, Merle and Virgil: Memorabilia Collection||MU2012/62 |
Memorabilia from Mount Morris College and Manchester College. Autograph album of 1910 and 1911. Photograph album with early photograph postcards (circa 1910) of students at Mount Morris College. Some of these cards were sent to Mamie Wine of Cerro Gordo, Illinois. Manchester College Aurora yearbooks with autographs. Picture of Elder D. L. Miller.
|West, Dan: Family and Heifer Project Photographs and Memorabilia||MC2011/208: Janet Schrock |
An assortment of photographs and memorabilia about Dan West, his family and Heifer Project. These items were given to Janet Schrock, Dan West's daughter, by different individuals, including videographer, David Sollenberger.
|Why I Teach||MC2011/213 |
A collection of short faculty speeches on the topic of why they chose to teach at Manchester College. The presentations are dated from 1993 forwards through 2003.
|Wolfe, Claude||Faculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Wolfe, Claude |
Material relating to Claude Wolf, including news clipping from 1964, "Claude Wolfe Family Returns from Bolivia," news release from 1966 naming Claude Wolfe Coach of the Year, and Coach Wolf's obituary, 1985.
See Also: Gospel Messenger, 16 June 1945 p.7, 14; 14 July 1945 p.19; 15 September 1945 p.16; 6 October 1945 p.19; 24 November 1945 p.21; 20 April 1946 p.19; 8 June 1946 p.21; 7 December 1946 p.21; 14 December 1946 p.8-9; 22 March 1947 p.20-21 (photos); 5 April 1947 p.21 (photo); Manchester College Bulletin, June 1951 p.2; March 1976 p.7.
|Wu, Ningkun: Convocation||Convocation Tape # 442: Wu, Ningkun |
International Week Convocation speaker, 31 October 1994, Dr. Ningkun Wu. 1948 Manchester Alumnus, author, profesor.
|Young, Andrew||MC2011/1 ||Two DVDs made from the original U-Matic videocassette tape. At the time the address was given, Andrew Young was U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. He was the husband of Manchester alumna, Jean Childs Young. Young had been active in the Civil Rights movement working next to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Young went on to be Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. |
|Young, Andrew: Convocation Address, 2000||MU2012/28a,b ||Dr. Andrew Young gave the Convocation address at Commencement, 2000. |
|Young, Andrew: Photograph||MC2008/125 ||Photographs of Andrew Young with students in Petersime lounge. |
|Young, John: Biographical Material||MU2012/32 ||Biographical material related to Dr. John F. Young, alumnus, Naval Aviator, Associate Superintendent of the Fort Wayne Community Schools, and Chair of the Board of Trustees. |