|Topic||Accession #||Description Summary|
|Academic Affairs: Syllabi, Critical Connections Syllabi Collection||MC2002/82 |
Academic Affairs: The file contains syllabi for Critical Connections as early as Spring 1998 and a call for course proposals.
|Adelphian Literary Society||MC2007/154, |
Photographs: Early Photographs of Lincoln and Adelphian Literary Societies, undated.
|Adelphian Literary Society||MC2007/154b ||Photographs: Early Photographs of Lincoln and Adelphian Literary Societies, undated. |
|Administration Building: History||MC General File: Administration Building |
History of the Administration Building.
|Administration Building: Images on CD||MC2002/292 |
Administration Building Photograph Collection on CD-ROM. Early images from before Bumgerdner Hall was connected to the Bible School Building.
|Administration Building: Photographs ||MC2004/436 ||Administration Building Photograph Collection. |
|Admissions: Materials 1980's through 2009/2010||MC2012/85 - Contents Part One ||A wide assortment of Admissions materials circa the 1980's through 2009/2010. |
|Admissions: Posters, Student Recruitment, January Term||MC2010/53 |
1. Folder labeled "miscellaneous assortment."
- CASE at Manchester College, newspaper article and special merit award, 1982 Mindpower Campaign. CASE stands for Coucil for Advancement and Support of Education.
- Fine Arts Week calendar, undated, including Peking Acrobats, Alpha Psi Omega One-Act Play Festival, Faculty Art Show with paintings by James R. C. Adams.
- January Term Opportunities at the Indiana Medical History Museum, Old Pathology Building. This was formerly given the accession number of MC 2003/113 #85 but paperwork was not completed.
- Manchester Activities Council banquet for MAC Officers and new members, 1991, including yearly calendar of events.
- The Charles and Cleda Zunkel Peacemaker Fund Presents, Rev. Dr. C. Wayne Zunkel, Manchester College alumnus, 1992. This poster was formerly given the accession number of MC2003/113 #114 but paperwork was not completed.
- Party with the O.O.P.S. Groundhogs, 1994.This poster was formerly given the accession number of 2003/114 #22 but paperwork was not completed.
2. Folder labeled, "Senior Sendoff," 1993 containing poster. Formerly MC2003/113 #42 but paperwork was not completed.
3. Folder labeled, "Centennial Auction," 1990 containing poster. Formerly MC2003/113 #32 but paperwork was not completed.
4. Folder labeled, "Manchester College Publicity," with posters.
- "Let each become all that he was created capable of being," by Thomas Carlyle.
- Folder with Manchester College map.
- Poster, "A Journey at Manchester College, Where we believe in preparation for a lifetime."
|Audio Recording: Men's Discussion Group, Debate Group, Radio Program||MC2011/52 |
Section One - Male Student Discussion:
The recording begins with some type of discussion group. The facilitator initiates conversation and the talk is of joining the military and of sports.
Section Two - Presentations
Female students present viewpoints about the middle east, Nassar and the Arab Nations, and the Suez Canal.
Section Three - Radio Program - WJR the Goodwill Station, with the announcer, Johnny Russell
|Basketball: Photographs, circa 1920's and 1950||MC2011/172 |
Earlier basketball photographs. Some images are identified.
|Basketball: Photographs, Oak Leaves and Aurora||MU2012/48 |
Oak Leaves or Aurora pictures.
NCAA Championship images. Steve Alford. Other miscellaneous basketball pictures from a variety of years.
|Basketball: The Alford Experience, NCAA Basketball, 1995 ||MC2012/26 |
Newspaper articles and memorabilia about Manchester College's participation in the NCAA 1995 Division III men's basketball tournament coached by Steve Alford to a 31-1 record and the national championship game.
|Basketball: Video, NCAA Division 3, 1994 and 1995||MU2012/101 a |
VHS tape and DVD: Inside - Behind the Scenes with a National Contender - Manchester College Spartans - NCAA Division 3 - 1994 and 1995. Baseline Productions, a Jeff Shafer and Rob Nichols video production.
|Bell Tower||MC2008/163 ||This early undated photograph was taken before the Chime Tower was constructed. The image is of a single bell in the tower of the Administration Building. A flag on top of the tower reads '04 (1904).|
|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.
|Bill Eberly Collection: Manchester College||MC2011/221 |
Materials related to Manchester College including the diploma of Bill's father, John Eberly, Class of 1929.
|Biology Class, Early Classroom Scene: Photograph||MC2010/162 ||One photograph, probably taken between 1900 and 1920, of male students sitting around tables with books, looking through microscopes. |
|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|
|Buck Family Photograph Collection||MC2007/40 ||Photographs and memorabilia from the Buck family. Also included is information about Calvin Ulrey and his wife, Miriam. |
|Buildings: Cordier Auditorium, Construction Photographs||MC2008/166 |
Early photograph of the moving of earth for the Cordier facility.
For additional material related to Cordier Auditorium, see : Manchester College Bulletin November 1976 p.1; April 1977 p.3; July 1977 p.7; September 1977 p.1; October 1977 p.8; November 1977 p.2; September 1978 p.1; October 1978 p.1; Photo box 115.
|Buildings: Neher Maintenance Center Photographs||MC2004/400 |
Neher Maintenance Center photographs:
- Early construction of maintenance building.
- Early construction of maintenance building. L-R: ?,?,?, David Yeatter, Vernon Mitmoen, Bob Metzger, ?
|Bumgerdner Hall and Bible School: Early Photograph ||MU2012/78 ||Two copies of the same image: A view of East College Avenue - looking eastward - showing the Bible School (West) and Bumgerdner Hall (East). The Howe House can also be seen on the south side of the street opposite Bumgerdner Hall. |
|Burke, Eldon||MC2008/68 |
Eldon Burke Collection (Part B):
1. One "Oak Leaves, March Breezes," 1920.
2. One class reunion photo circa 1923?
3. Old Manchester College photos from the early 1920's. Mostly are unidentified. Some are campus scenes and photos from a dramatic production.
4. One "Expression Recital" program, 1921 with a handwritten note from Professor Ken and Mrs. Viona Brown.
5. Postcard of President Otho Winger captioned, "Commander-in-Chief.
|Camp Mack Day: Papers||MC2002/35 |
History and general information about Camp Mack.
|CASE||MC2010/53: Folder, Miscellaneous Assortment, CASE |
CASE at Manchester College, newspaper article and special merit award, 1982 Mindpower Campaign. CASE stands for Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
|Chemistry Class: Photograph, circa early 1900s||MU2012/77 ||A photograph of a chemistry class with students taken in the early 1900s. Sadie Stutsman is said to be in the picture. |
|Christian Herald and Signs of Our Times, 1889||MC2012/4 |
The Christian Herald and Signs of Our Times, 1889 may have been utilized in the early days of Manchester College when Professor David Howe was President of the institution.
|Class Photograph, perhaps circa 1919||MC2004/615 ||One early photograph (date not established, perhaps circa 1919) of Manchester College students and Faculty, including President Winger. |
|Collegium Musicum||MC2003/161 |
The Collegium Musicum was a "small vocal ensemble" according to the college catalog, but brought together vocalists and instrumentalists to perform early music. Dr. John Planer founded and directed the ensemble.
Programs, correspondence, financial records, news releases, rosters, instrument information, instructional materials for "Dido and Aereas" (1976).
|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. |
|Diversity Photograph Collection||MC2004/130 Diversity Photograph Collection |
Diversity Photograph Collection.
|Doris B. Garey Postcard Collection||MC2003/106 ||Doris B. Garey Postcard Collection. |
|Drama: Script||MC2007/66 ||Handwritten script from early production. |
|Early, Frances||Faculty/Staff Boxes: Early, Frances ||Material regarding Frances Early. |
|East Street Apartments Photograph Collection||MC2004/431 |
Photographs of East St Apartment:
- Small bonfire in distance. Labeled on back: End of Kintner house--the bonfire.
|Education Master's Theses: Elementary Education||MC2012/58, a - iii ||Education Master's Theses: Elementary Education. |
|Executive Committee Minutes April - June 1900 and Faculty Meetings April 1900 and 1925||MC2009/100a,b |
MC2009/100a: Executive Committee Minutes from April, May June 1900 as well as Faculty Meeting Minutes ( 11 April and 18 April 1900).
MC2009/100b: Executive Committee Minutes from 4 March 1901 - 4 June 1901.
Letter from Balsbaugh Over the Death of Sister Catherine Forney
|Expressions Class, circa 1907 - 1916: Photographs||MC2004/586 |
Expression Class photographs: [(Andrew D. Ward Jr)?] Picture upper left: Top row (l-r): L.W. Shultz, D.L. Stoner, Wagner. Middle row (l-r): Thomas, Sadie Stutsman Wampler, Lola Dickey. Lower row (l-r): Chas. A. Light, Cordelia Crouch.
|Fahs, Eldon Eugene: Files||Vault: Filing Cabinet Drawer 2 ||Materials belonging to Eldon E. Fahs who served the college from 1964 forward, through the department of Education, and as Registrar, Treasurer, Business Manager, Assistant to the President and as Vice-President. |
|Financial Aid: Materials||MC2003/71 ||Financial aid materials, brochures, forms, and rosters from the early 1980's. |
|Fire: Photographs of Fire Damage||MU2012/91 ||Snapshots of what appears to be fire damage. |
|Flory, Paul: Collection||MC2001/2 |
Paul Flory Collection.
|Football: History of Manchester College and Ball State ||MC2010/196 |
A football history composed by Archivist, Ferne Baldwin, that tells the story behind Manchester College, and rival, Ball State. Also included are the heroic efforts of student, Bob Brandon.
|Frey, Velma||Manchester College General File: Transcripts ||For material related to Velma Frey, see: Manchester College General File: Transcripts. A transcription from one of a series of interview tapes. |
|Funderburg Library: Photographs||MC2003/115 |
Photographs of the construction of Funderburg Library (1966)and floor plans, Allen Wilmert and Rob Gratz with Paul Kantbambi of the University of Malawi, May 1988, the 1992 National Library Week Reception, pictures of sculptures, artwork and library equipment, musical instruments, photos of faculty, staff and students....and many more.
|Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Focus on the Seventies, circa early 1970's||MC2003/249 |
Publications from Focus on the Seventies capital campaign. Phase One and Phase Two.
Report on Focus on the Seventies, July 13, 1970 - April 21, 1971, by Bruce G. Freeman, Campaign Director.
|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.
|Hamer, Harriett: Collection||MC2008/169 |
Newspaper article about Professor Boebel's play, "Memory Speaks: North Manchester Celebrates its First 150 Years."
One newspaper article from around 1986 that tells of North Manchester's search for a town slogan.
One personal letter that refers to the Church of the Brethren missionaries, the Dr. Hamers, and gives short vignettes about past Manchester College presidents, including Otho Winger and Professor Crouch and what life was like as a student.
|Hardman, Eva: Diploma, Bible School, 1897||MC2009/65 ||Hardman, Eva, diploma from The Bible School, 1897 |
|Hate E-Mail Incident, 1998||MC2011/193 ||In 1998 a threatening e-mail message was sent to nearly every minority and international student at the College. It was sent of-campus through an e-mail forwarding service in California in order to make it anonymous. These materials record the events and circumstances surrounding that time. The College President pledged that the College would do whatever it could to address the challenges it was facing and to insure that the College is a place where "EVERY student, faculty, staff, and family member can feel comfortable and supported, and at home in a College and town where each person matters." |
|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. |
|Helser, A. D. and Lola Bechtel: Photographs.||MC2008/132 ||Helser, A. D. and Lola Bechtel, missionaries to Africa, early photos. |
|History of Manchester College: Written ||MC2004/257: Written Histories ||Barnhart, Marjorie. "Manchester College Starting to Build Campus-of-Future." The News-Sentinel. 8 November 1947. |
Bavender, Christine. "Manchester Born as a Seminary." Wabash Plain Dealer. 2 May 1989.
Ferne Baldwin's word-processed notes from The College Standard.
"Manchester College." Undated, unsigned document describing the history of the College.
"Manchester College Begins 85th Year This September." Unknown newspaper. 16 August 1973.
"Manchester College Dates Back to 1860 in Roanoke." Wabash Plain-Dealer & Times Star. 17 May 1941.
Schwalm, V.F. "Some Periods and Persons in the History of M.C." Text of speech given by V. F. Schwalm during A. Blair Helman's tenure as president.
Notecards with typewritten notes about College history.
|History: The Village of Roanoke and the Wasmuth Family||MU2012/104 |
"The Saga of a Hoosier Village," by E. M. Wasmuth that tells the story of Roanoke, Indiana and the Wasmuth family. Also included is information about the early years of Roanoke Classical Seminary.
|Huffman, Virginia Slabaugh||MC2009/189 ||"The Acorn," 1938, beloning to Virginia Slabaugh Huffman. |
|Humanities Division: Posters||MC2010/53:Folder #1 ||Humanities Division Poster: Fine Arts Week, undated, including Peking Acrobats, Alpha Psi Omega One-Act Play Festival, Faculty Art Show with paintings by James R. C. Adams in File Folder #1 of MC2010/53. |
|Ikenberry, L. D. Surveys Land with Students: Photograph ||MC2009/181 |
L. D. Ikenberry surveys land with students, possibly for the frame gym.
L. D. Ikenberry was an architect and responsible for much of the rebuilding and remodeling on the early campus during the presidency of Otho Winger. In this photo the Bible Building and Bumgerdner Hall had not yet been connected. It appears that L. D. Ikenberry and most-likely, students, are surveying in preparation to construct another building. The construction of the gym was planned and announced by Winger to the Board of Trustees on 25 September 1911.
|Independent Study Papers: Biology||MC2012/68a-jj ||Independent Study Papers: Biology. |
|January Term||MC2010/103 |
"The News-Sentinel, Roto, March 14, 1970. Two page newspaper spread about Manchester College students exploring Mexico during January term under the direction of James R. C. Adams.
|Keim, Ray: A historical site recital tour,(A Field Course in History) ||MC2009/54 |
Ray Keim: A historical site recital tour,(A Field Course in History) Sponsored by Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana, July 4 - August 1, 1933 - This tour started at North Manchester and proceeded down the Wabash and Mississinewa Rivers as far as Lafayette, covering nearly three thousand miles. A map is included with the brochure.
|Klingler, Charles: Collection||MC 2011/234 Boxes 3 and 4 |
Charles Klingler Collection containing course materials and syllabi 1977 - 1993.
|Lear, Mattie: Mt. Morris Faculty and COB Minister||MC2009/98 |
Portrait of Mattie Nicholas Lear (Mrs. John Lear), Church of the Brethren female minister, and instructor at Mount Morris College from 1879 - 1881. A typewritten history is included.
|Library News Briefs 1970 and Volumes in the Collection, 1970||MC2010/190a,b |
Library News Briefs, Funderburg Library Volume 4, Number 5, March, 1970. Attached to the briefs is a report showing volumes added to the collection between 1 February 1970 and 2 March 1970.
Another report shows the expansion of volumes from 1 March 1970 to 1 April 1970. Titles of the volumes are also provided.
|Lincoln and Adelphia Literary Societies: Photographs, Early||MC2007/154a, b |
Photograph of Adelphian Literary Society at Manchester College.
Photograph of Lincoln Literary Society at Manchester College.
|Male Chorus and Group with Children and Sadie Stutsman Wampler: Photographs, early pictures||MC2009/48a,48b |
Unidentified early photograph of a male choir. This might be a group from Manchester College or from Mt. Morris College.
Unidentified early photograph of a group of young people and children. Sadie Stutsman (Wampler) might be the tall woman in the middle of the second row from the back. She either has a large corsage or is holding flowers.
|Manchester Activities Council: Banquet Poster, 1991||MC2010/53: MAC Banquet 1991 |
Manchester Activities Council (MAC) poster: MAC banquet for Officers and new members, 1991 with yearly calendar of events. This poster is part of the larger collection MC2010/53.
|Manchester College Football: Digitized Footage of Football Games||MC2011/228 ||Link to the Finding Aid through the Accession Number for a listing of games and dates. |
|Manchester College Postcard Collection||MC2004/384 |
Manchester College Postcard Collection including:
|Anna Beahm Mow graduated in 1918 with a BA. She died in 1985.|
|Esther Beahm Hoff graduated in 1921 with a BA.|
|Lola Bechtel Helser graduated in 1919 with a BA. She died in 1986.|
|Daniel Webster Bright was a member of the class of 1917.|
|Don Emerson Bright graduated with a BS in 1952.|
|Lila Brubaker graduated in 1920 with a BA.|
|Esther Eisenbise Beahm graduated in 1918 with a BA. She died in 1984.|
|Fannie Frantz Smith graduated in 1926 with a Normal degree.|
|Ora Hale Yohn graduated in 1919 with a BA.|
|Cora Heestand Fisher graduated in 1919 with a BA. She died in 1969.|
|Ida Metzger graduated in 1919 with a BA. She died in 1980.|
|Cora Miller Stahly was a member of the class of 1900. She died in 1971.|
|Naomi Miller graduated in 1925 with a BA.|
|Trude Mishler Irvin graduated in 1919 with a BA.|
|Ruth Minnich Neher graduated with a BA in 1919.|
|Alma Weddle Studebaker was a member of the class of 1908. She died in 1946.|
|Edith Weybright Huber graduated in 1919 with a BA. She died in 1986.|
|Pearl White Groff Yost was a member of the class of 1915.|
|Nellie Wondergem was a member of the class of 1921.|
Also included are images of a campfire, Chapel building, men preparing to have a footrace, Adelphia society, women's basketball 1919, Glee Club, women eating in unidentified room, Della Lehman, Elsie Miller, Edith Yaney Shafer, student housing, Maypole dance, groups of students, and portraits.
|Manchester College Written Histories Collection||MC2003/125 || Manchester College Written Histories Collection, including picnic- basket story of President Howe. |
|Manchester College: Historical Movies ||MC2009/147a,b,c |
This collection of historical movies comes from the latter years of Otho Winger's presidency and the early years of Schwalm's. The Archivist believes a clip is from Schwalm's inauguration in the fall of 1941.
Several graduations are documented, one in which Winger hold a lighted candle and lights a candle for each robed student.
Moving pictures of May Days, for at least two years....complete with gymnasts, male tumblers in short-shorts, a funny costumed bull (two people) and bull fighter, dances around the Maypole, the May Day Queen and entourage, and parade.
Camp Mack day showing student and professors arriving/departing by train and playing games and eating at Camp Mack.
Homecoming, including "Blitzkreig on Valpo."
Probably a promotional segment where a veiled young woman visits Manchester College with her mother, father and brother. Their car pulls up next to the tennis courts and they exit the car and walk slowly to the Administration building.
|Manchester College: History, the Helman Collection||MC2012/7 |
Articles of historical interest and significance to Manchester College and to the Town of North Manchester.
|Manchester College: Seal, Photograph of Old Design||MC2008/116 |
Photograph of the old Manchester College Seal.
|Manual Training: Photograph, early||MC2007/147 a & b ||Manual Training: Early photo of male and female students making furniture. |
|May Day Celebrations: of the 1920's||MU2013/32 B |
Photographs of May Day celebrations, May Day Queens, and their Courts (1920 - 1929).
|May Day Celebrations: The 1970' s through 1993 ||MU2013/32 F ||Photographs of May Day celebrations, May Day Queens and their Courts from 1970 through 1993. |
|Men's Basketball 2010: Manchester College vs. University of New Mexico||MC2011/232 |
Images of the Manchester College Men’s basketball exhibition game against University of New Mexico, November 2010. The photographer is unknown. Coach for the University of New Mexico team, Steve Alford, was a famous basketball player and once a coach for Manchester College. Featured in the pictures is President Jo Young Switzer, Steve Alford and the Manchester College athletic director/baseball coach, Rick Espeset. The basketball coach for Manchester College, Brad Nadborne, is not pictured.
|Miller, Robert Henry: Minister, Church of the Brethren||MC2009/87 |
Elder Robert Henry Miller, minister in the Church of the Brethren had a son, Manchester College Professor Robert Henry Miller, a minister as well. The accession page gives information about both father and son. MC2009/87 is the manuscript of an unpublished book by Professor R. H. Miller, "Comments on the Gospel of John."
Miller, Robert Henry (1825-1892) obituary in the Gospel Messenger.
|Ministers 1900 - 1901, Photograph: Church of the Brethren||MC2008/72 ||Photograph of ministers from 1900 - 1901. |
|Model of Tabernacle, 1899, May Day Dancers: Postcards||MC2010/96 |
One postcard showing a construction of the tabernacle, from Bible Class at Manchester College, 1899.
Two postcards of differing qualities showing a group of women, probably dressed for ta May Day celebration, circa early 1900s.
|Myrtis Becker Justiniano Collection: Including May Day, 1953||MC2007/34 |
Myrtis Becker (MC Class of 1954) Justiniano's collection of items saved from Myrtis' years at Manchester College.
|Natural Science: Photograph, circa 1897||MC2004/724 ||Photograph depicts an early lab at Manchester College, located in Bumgardner Hall. Labeled on back: Beginning at left from back, forwards: ?, ?, Cecil Jordan, G. W. Tannreuther, ?, E.G.H., ?, A.E. Keufer, ?, Mary Jordan, ?. At Manchester College, Spring of 1898 or Fall of 1897. |
|Neher, O. W.: Photographs Biology Dpt. and Hall of Science||MC2009/53 |
O. W. Neher photographs: Biology Department Photos and Hall of Science Dedicatory Materials.
|North Manchester: Historical Figures||Newsletter of the North Manchester Historical Society, Inc. |
Eleven issues of the Newsletter of the North Manchester Historical Society, Inc., containing historical information about events and figures of North Manchester. Some of these people are connected to Manchester College.
|Nurses Training at Manchester College: Photograph|| MC2010/105 |
A photograph depicting "nurses training" at Manchester College. A group of female students surround a "patient" in a bed. Circa early 1900's.
|Office of Printing Services: Poster||MC2010/53: O.O.P.S. Groundhogs, 1994 ||This is part of the larger collection accessioned as MC2010/53. |
|Outreach Ministry Teams||MC2007/220 |
Student lists, schedules and evaluations 1984 - 1987 ending with correspondence from early 1988.
See also: Deputation Teams.
|Poster: Centennial Auction, 1990. ||See MC2010/53 ||The poster labeled, "Centennial Auction," 1990 is part of the larger collection MC2010/53. |
|Public Relations: Brochure||MC2004/704 ||Brochure: Promotional brochure, Winter Term, with description of college and courses of study. Early, yet undated. |
|Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media||MU2012/130 ||Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. Included are pictures of men's wrestling, campus shots featuring buildings and signage, the chime and its chimers, Funderburg Library, international flags, and the inauguration of Parker Marden. |
|Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media||MU2012/127 ||Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. Photographs include pictures of the members of the administration and Board of Trustees. Special members of the faculty are also recognized with a picture. |
|Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media||MU2012/118 ||Photographs, negatives and other forms of visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. |
|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||MU2012/121 ||Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. Pictures are from Alumni Days (circa mid to late 1990's) and photographs from 1995, 1996, 1997. |
|Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media||MU2012/122 ||Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. Reunion pictures of alumni from Class years of 1928 through the early 1990's. Negatives from reunions circa 2000. Photographs from reunions taking place in 2004. |
|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.
|Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media, ||MU2012/125 ||Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. |
|Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media, ||MU2012/128 ||Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. |
|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.
|Religious Activities, Aid Society Bible||MC2009/25 |
Possibly the Aid Society Bible with signatures of (President) E. M. Crouch, Sadie Stutsman, L. W. Shultz and many more.
See Also: Annual Bible Institute.
|Rooming Hall: Photograph||MC2010/27 ||North Manchester College Rooming Hall. Photograph of house with three people, circa early 1900's. |
|Rummel, Merle C.: Books and Papers||MC2011/3 ||Two books and two papers written by Manchester College alumnus, Merle C. Rummel. These books and papers (historical and fictional accounts) relate to the history of the Church of the Brethren. |
|Schutz, J. Raymond||MC2011/227, Folders 23 - 44 ||This vast collection is divided between several pages designated as MC2011/227 [plus Folder Numbers]. Raymond Schutz was a professor at Manchester College. He was also farmer, public speaker, pastor, candidate for Congress (Indiana,1932) and a contendor in the 1936 race for Governor. Schutz was an outstanding official in the local, state and International Kiwanis Club and became President, and then Chairman, of the Standard Life Insurance Company of Indiana. One can get a feel for Pre WWII Indiana and Indiana involved in war. Letters to soldiers are included along with names of men from North Manchester who were killed. Prohibition, economic recovery from the Great Depression, and the impact of Hitler 's Germany on Europe, were somemajor issues of Schutz's day. Schutz was a contemporary of Andrew Cordier who participated in some of Schutz's political involvements. |
|Schutz, J. Raymond||MC2011/227, Folders 45 - 83 ||This vast collection is divided between several pages designated as MC2011/227 [plus Folder Numbers]. Raymond Schutz was a professor at Manchester College. He was also farmer, public speaker, pastor, candidate for Congress (Indiana,1932) and a contendor in the 1936 race for Governor. Schutz was an outstanding official in the local, state and International Kiwanis Club and became President, and then Chairman, of the Standard Life Insurance Company of Indiana. One can get a feel for Pre WWII Indiana and Indiana involved in war. Letters to soldiers are included along with names of men from North Manchester who were killed. Prohibition, economic recovery from the Great Depression, and the impact of Hitler 's Germany on Europe, were somemajor issues of Schutz's day. Schutz was a contemporary of Andrew Cordier who participated in some of Schutz's political involvements. |
|Schweisberger Glass Slide Collection: Town of North Manchester and Manchester College, Photographs||MC2005/4 |
Schweisberger Glass Slide Collection. Black and white and tinted glass slides of Manchester College and the North Manchester Community, c. 1900-1950.
|Senior Send-off||MC2010/53: Senior Send-off ||Part of a large collection, the folder labeled, "Senior Sendoff," 1993 contains a poster for this event. |
|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.
|Shafer, Edith Yaney Photograph Collection||MC2003/47 |
Edith Yaney Shafer Photograph Collection, including photographs of tennis (men's and women's), students, activities, residence life, the famous spoonholder, and buildings on campus. Photographs of Vernon Schwalm, who would later become President of Manchester College.
|Sherrick, M. M.||MC2008/75 |
M. M. Sherrick: Photograph from Coe College 1896.
|Shultz L. W.: Piney Woods School ||MC2001/12a |
L. W. Shultz: Piney Woods School.
As Director of Camp Alexander Mack in Milford, Indiana, L.W. Shultz sponsored the tours of the Cotton Blossom Singers of The Piney Woods Country Life School, located in Piney Woods, Mississippi. He also spoke at Piney Woods on several occasions.
|Shultz, L. W.: Interview Transcriptions||MC2001/12f |
L. W. Shultz: Interview transcriptions.
|Special Events: Photographs||MC2004/133 ||A collection of photographs from the early 1990's including alumni pictures. Many of them are identified.|
|Stafford, William: Collection||MC2005/13: William Stafford Collection |
William Stafford (1914-1993), US Poet Laureate 1970, received Relief and Rehabilitation* training in Civilian Public Service Camp 101 at Manchester College 1943, was member of MC English faculty 1955-56, and visited the college many other times. See letter in collection for further information.
|Stover, Wilbur and Mary Emmert||Stover, Wilbur and Mary: Additional Information |
Additional resources for material related to Wilbur and Mary Stover.
|Studebaker, George L. and Mary E.: Photograph||MC2004/634 ||George L. Studebaker and Mary E. Simonton Studebaker photograph. "Uncle George" and "Aunt Mollie." According to Otho Winger, George L. Studebaker is one of the most familiar names connected with Manchester College. George was born in Illinois in 1861. He came with his parents to Indiana when two years old. He was called into the ministry in the Church of the Brethren in 1881 and married Mary E. Simonton in 1882. He was pastor of the Church of the Brethren in Muncie from 1897 to 1906. The family moved to North Manchester in order that their son, Mark E., might attend college. Here, George Studebaker served as field representative and Mrs. Studebaker as matron of the Ladies' Home. They became known to hundreds of students as "Uncle George" and "Aunt Mollie." |
|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.
|Students Playing Early Videogames: Photograph||MC2010/130 ||One snapshot of two male students playing an "early" videogame. |
|Students, circa 1920 to Current: Photographs||MC2010/197a,b,c,d |
One humorous photo of a male student in a tuxedo jacket, looking at a periodical while sitting in front of a piano. The student is wearing sunglasses, a rain cap of some type and a t-shirt with a large logo.
One photo circa 1972 of Vicki Pell, LuAnn Weldy, Steve Bowne, and Jo Renbarger.
1940's or early 1950's photographs of students, unidentified. Two photographs are cut into a circle.
Circa 1920? "In front of Bumgardner (Bumgerdner), Georgia." Georgia is wearing high-topped laced boots.
|Students: Photographs, 1890 - 1900's||MC2003/35 |
Classrooms: Groups of Students/Classes Photograph Collection-Oversized. Pictures from 1890 through the 1900's.
|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
|Teacher Education: Training School, Photographs||Training School: Information and Photographs |
Contact the Archivist to see early photos of Training School.
|Town of North Manchester: Main Street, Photograph||MC2008/89 |
Main Street, black & white photo from the Kintner collection showing early cars and horses and buggies, same section of street in a color snapshot, 1990 Aurora.
1. One black and white photograph showing Main Street with early cars and horses and buggies.
2. One color snapshot showing the same section of Main Street from the 1990 Aurora.
|Two Females Talking About Art Utilized in Home Decorating||MC2011/49 ||Two women with delightful voices speak about the "museum look" for the home, that includes art everywhere, even in the bath. There is a plethora of art for purchase, from newly sprouting galleries to department stores. "Sears Roebuck and Co." feels as if there is a big need for art in areas where galleries are few. The tape was labeled "two women gibberish," however some might find the subject of their "gibberish" interesting. The rest of the tape faintly records stock prices. |
|Unidentified Photograph: Men with Guitar||MC2008/78 |
Unidentified photograph: Group of men with guitar.
The photo is labeled by hand in ink: "Marshall Thompson? Manchester College or Boston Conservatory."
|Usumacinta Expedition: DVD||ROSeptember2012/3 ||A video documentary of the January Term expedition that Professor James R. C. Adams led to Usumacinta in 1970. Participants primarily included James R. C. Adams and Manchester College students. |
|Vice President: Box 4||Vice President's Box: #4 ||Materials from the Office of the Vice President of Manchester College. |
|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.
|Weimer, Orpha and Harry Collection: Manchester College Experience, 1927||MC2011/189 |
Below is a small representation of this collection's holdings. See the accession page for a more extensive list of photographs and memorabilia:
"The Speaker of Tau Kappa Alpha, Golden Anniversary, 1908 - 1958," Vol. XL, No. 3, March, 1958, a booklet published four times a year. Tau Kappa Alpha is a speech fraternity.
Orpha Jackson Weimer's scrapbook from her senior year of college, 1926-1927 including:
- Ditch Day, May Day, Freshman - Sophomore water fight, graduating Class picture, athletic competitions, Senior Banquet, nature hikes, Philophronian and Philalethean memorabilia, May Day Court with Queen, Mother's and Daughter's Banquet, and Commencement week program for 1927.
- Picture of shelved cans at the Weimer Canning Factory in North Manchester.
- Manchester College marching band.
Group photograph of MC male students.
Female student in MC Chemistry library.
Photograph of football team, presumably circa early 1920's.
Photograph of Manchester College Philophronian members in the summer of 1923.
|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.
|World War Two - Record Collection||MC2011/132 |
A series of recordings done for Homecoming 1943. They might have been pre-recorded for broadcast by WOWO Ft. Wayne. They show the effects that WWII had on Manchester College.
- War has taken 3/4th of our boys.
- Intercollegiate football and basketball are part of war casualities.
- College feels deeply the tragic effects of war.
- 165 freshmen enrolled.
- Enrollment of 270 women and 90 men. This unbalance among men and women makes life interesting (that is, for the men).