|Topic||Accession #||Description Summary|
|Administration Building: Postcard, Pre-1921 View||MC2003/56 |
Administration Building: Pre-1921 Campus Views Postcard Collection
|Administration Building: Postcards||MC2003/59 ||Administration Building Postcard Collection. |
|Administration Building: Postcards||MC2004/7 |
Administration Building: Oversized College Avenue Postcard Collection
|Administration Building: Postcards||MC2003/59 |
Administration Building: Administration Building Postcard Collection
|Admissions: Materials 1989 - 2009||MC2012/85 - Contents Part Two |
A wide assortment of Admissions materials circa the 1980's through 2009/2010.
|Admissions: Posters||MC2009/71 ||MC2009/71-V,ta: Posters. 1981, "Junior Visitation Day," and (no year) "Juniors in High School, Your Invitation to Manchester College, April 28." |
|Advancement, Office of Institutional: Assortment of Materials||MC2008/203a-m |
Advancement Christmas card, promotional materials, mission and vision statement, posters, Church of the Brethren connection, events, societies, self-study, float plan for a parade, and more. Read the accession page for a complete listing.
|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."
|Alford, Steve||MC2009/71-SP:Sports ||Steve Alford posters. |
|Alumni Reunion and Expression Class: Photographs||MC2009/63a,b,c,d |
Reunion 1907 and 1908 with picnic tables laid out on campus.
Group photo taken in the Summer of 1907.
Expression Class photo circa 1907. MC 2003/35 #58 showing the Elocution Class expressing, "Supplication, 1907," with Professor Andrew Daniel Ward.
|Armstrong, Mary: ||MU2012/69 ||Mary Armstrong is an alumna of Manchester College, graduating with the Class of 1952. The collection contains copies of stories and articles Mary wrote for the education of Kindergarten and Elementary aged children. |
|Baccalaureate and Commencement: Activities 1938 ||MC2012/38 |
Invitation to Alumni Day and Baccalaureate and Commencement exercises May 1938.
Handwritten notes on verso describing elements and costs of building a house. Quite interesting.
|Brothers Sisters and Siblings Weekend ||MC2002/30 |
Brothers and sisters weekend programs and news releases.
See Also: Photo Box 66 for pictures of little brothers and sisters and siblings weekend.
|Buildings List ||Buildings List ||This is a somewhat dated list of building on campus but it shares some pertinent information. |
|Buildings: Ikenberry Hall||MC2009/192 ||kenberry Hall: Showing a dorm room to prospective student and family, presumably this is Ikenberry Hall. |
|Chapel: Program of Songs, 1944||MC2008/114 |
This memo book Compliments of Angelyn Coleman, '44-45 contains handwritten lyrics to songs. There is also a handwritten title, "Chapel Program Nov 44."
|Church as Peacemaker Conference ||MC2009/72 ||Poster from 1986 Church as Peacemaker Conference. |
|Civilian Public Service ||1943 Aurora ||1943 Aurora pages dedicated to featuring how "Manchester Serves." Featured are "Civilian Public Service," "Manchester's Reserves," "Physical Fitness," "Armed Forces," "Service Council" and a closing, "We Are Thankful." |
|Class Cards||MC2004/697-1,2 |
Daily Vacation Bible School:
Stangle, Alice, 3 March 1926 and Young, Edna, "Daily Vacation Bible School," 13 March 1924. Both cards have quips (for perhaps a talk) on the verso.
|College Avenue: Postcards ||MC2004/7 ||Oversized College Avenue Postcard Collection |
|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 #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 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.
|Earth Day: Poster||MC2009/71, File Folder MC2009/71-E: Events on Campus |
Poster for Earth Day, "Go Plant a Tree!!!, Earthday Celebration 20 years."
|Ebey, Alice King||MC2007/48 ||Alice King Ebey: "Genesis...to...Revelation," published by The Bible Society, North Manchester, IN. 1896. See "Pastoral Epistles," by Alice King. |
|Education Department: Indiana State Teachers' Licenses - Historical Collection||MC2012/86 ||A variety of types of Indiana State Teachers' licenses that belonged to various individuals. Dates range from 1881 - 1990. |
|Ephrata Cloister Period Doll||BC2007/10 ||Female doll dressed in the garb of the Ephrata Community 1732. |
|Etched Glass Panes: Student Names||MC2011/127 ||These appear to be small hand-etched panes of glass. It seems as if each participant wrote his/her name individually, perhaps as part of a College function, reunion, or Church of the Brethren event? |
|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.
|Football History at Manchester Collge: Newspaper Articles||MC2010/185 ||Newspaper articles from the Plain Dealer, 6 September 1974 celebrating the 50th anniversary of football at Manchester College. A history of football is given along with interesting memories of Emera Hearne, a member of the first football team at Manchester College. A photograph of Manchester' college's all time scoring leader (as of 1974), Johnny Piper," is included as is a group shot of the first team of 1924, along with the players' names. |
|Grandstaff, Paul and Mary Photograph Collection||MC2004/322 |
7 albums of photographs taken during Sunday dinners given for M.C. students at Mom and Dad Grandstaff's during 1975-1979. Also includes wedding, baby, and bridal/wedding shower photographs of M.C. students.
See Also: Manchester College Bulletin, July 1975 p.6-7; November 1975 p.1-.
|Hay, Mary Elizabeth: Certificate, Business Writing, 1919||MC2004/667 ||1919 Certificate in Penmanship for Practical Business Writing through the Zaner Method of Arm Movement Writing, Ina Hornish, instructor. Student: Mary Elizabeth Hay |
|Home Management||MC2010/94 |
Photographs: Home Management / Home Economics.
|Homecoming: Postcard, 1997||MC2003/90 |
Photographs & postcards: Homecoming 1997 Postcard.
BW photograph of Homecoming tents. Back labeled, "Manchester College Office of Alumni Administration. Come one, come all. It's Homecoming under the Big Top in the fall. Every fall, alumni return to campus for a day of football, reunions, food, memories, and more. It's tradition. And you're invited. mark your calendars now for Homecoming 1997: Oct. 11. On the field, the Manchester Spartans tackle the Wabash Little Giants. We'll see you under the Big Top!" Unused cards.
|Ikenberry Hall: Postcards, circa 1911||MC2011/206a,b |
Two postcards with the same image of "Young Men's Hall, North Manchester." This building was also known as Ikenberry Hall. Each card has a one cent stamp and a postmark of North Manchester, IND, Jul 21, 5 PM, 1911.
The cards were addressed to Mrs. Louis Achzehner of Newport, Kentucky.
|Independent Study Papers: Modern Languages||MC2012/74a-p ||Independent Study Papers: Modern Languages. |
|Influenza||Resources: Influenza, Flu |
The book, "Memories of...Manchester," by Otho Winger, former President of Manchester College, pgs.39-40. The accession page offers excerpts of President Winger's experiences on campus caring for students during the flu epidemic circa 1918. :
See Also: Oak Leaves, December 1918 p.7, 8, 9, 10-12, 13; January 1919 p.6, 7, 8, 9, 11-12; February 1919 p.7, 10; March 1919 p.10; April 1919 p.8, 10; May 1919 p.2-4; Aurora, 1919 p.6-7, 21, 36,
|Kinsel, Paul: Collection||MC2011/229 |
Memorabilia belonging to student, Paul Kinsel,. The collection reflects his 1928 - 1929 through 1931 - 1932 college experience.
|Klingler, Charles: Collection||MC2011/234: Boxes 1 and 2 |
Professor Charles Klingler taught English at Manchester College for 35 years [1959 - 1994]. 1961). This is a historical description of his work including but not limited to; "Writing Across the Curriculum," "Writing to Learn," and syllabi for the Humanities Core.
|Kurtz, Ruth Naomi Smith: Student Life, 1930's - 1940||MC2008/69 |
Momentos from Ruth Naomi Smith who attended Manchester from 7 September 1937 thorugh 2 June 1941, examples include.:
Handcrafted Mother & Daughter Banquet invitation.
One 1936 Christmas card from Mr. and Mrs. Otho Winger with a photo of the Otho Winger family.
"Rules for Freshman Initiation," probably from the Fall of 1937.
|Little Brother/Sister/Siblings Weekend||MC General File: Little Brother, Sister, Siblings Weekend ||Information about Little Brother/Sister/Siblings Weekend. |
|Little Siblings Weekend: Photographs, Oak Leaves or Aurora Offices||MU2012/55 ||Photograph - possibly from Little Siblings Weekend. |
|Little Turtle||THE KE NA PO CO MO CO, EEL RIVER, The Home of Little Turtle |
THE KE NA PO CO MO CO, EEL RIVER, The Home of Little Turtle
Copyright 1934, by Otho Winger, North Manchester, Indiana
The book has been scanned. Contact the Archivist.
|Little, Orrel E.||Faculty/Staff Boxes: Little, Orrel E. ||This material regarding Orrel E. Little is part of the Edith Miller Collection. Professor Little taught English at Manchester College from 1946 to 1968. |
|Manchester College: Cost||MC2010/181 ||Newspaper article ranking Manchester College in relation to total cost expenses per year in relation to 32 largest colleges and universities in Indiana. Manchester ranked 18th of the 32. |
|Manchester College: Photograph Album||MC2007/39 ||A photograph album containing photographs of Manchester College faculty and staff as well as pictures from theatrical productions/plays ranging from 1916 through 1965-1966. |
|May Day Celebrations: 1930 - 1948||MU2013/32 C ||Photographs of May Day celebrations spanning 1930 through 1948, along with Queens of the May and their Courts. |
|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, 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.
|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. |
|Music, Drama and Visiting Artistis: Posters||MC2009/71 |
This large collection of materials ranging from MC2009/7-A - MC2009/71-V,j1a,b includes printed and hand-made posters and other memorabilia accumulated throughout the years in the Manchester College Archives.
|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.
|Myers: Actress, Michaele Myers Collection. ||MC2009/156 |
Actress Michaele Myers Collection that includes personal books and pamphlets, as well as clippings, scripts, pictures and correspondence surrounding her acting career.
|National Institute of Health, Normal Volunteers Program||MC2011/198 |
Materials related to the students who were employed as a "normal" in a control group against individuals who were "less than normal," or having some sort of medical deficiency or problem. The studies took place at the National Institute of Health.
|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.
|Oak Leaves: Editor's Manual 1946||MC2008/192 ||A handbook for the Oak Leaves editor. A typed, cut and pasted, guide that includes a description of terms as well as many examples. |
|Performances: "Ye Olde Tyme Concert At Ye College Chapel," circa 1917||MC2008/49 |
"Ye Olde Tyme Concert At Ye College Chapel." circa 1917.
- The cast of players and singers includes individuals graduating in 1917, 1918, 1922...so the program probably took place 1917 or earlier. This humorous event quips:
- In Ye Borough of North Manchester, On Ye 19th Day of November. Ye Doors Will be Open at Earlie Candle Light. Ye Synging Will Begin at 7:45 by Ye Tymebeater's watch.
- N. B. Lester Bowser will attend to ye snuffin' of ye candles.
- N. B. If at any tyme ye desire to heare ye sweet strains again, ye will clap ye hands and not stampe or scrape ye unseemlie.
- N. B. Ye syngers will bring ye tune books, and slippery elm for ye voice, less they syng falslie.
- N. B. A solemn silence should prevade ye assembly; yet peradventure some of ye tunes be funny, a little laughter may be indulged, but ye listeners are not to think they can do better than ye syngers.
|Photographs: Media and Public Relations, January 1998 - May 2000 - Part 5||MC2012/36e |
Photographs, contact sheets and negatives for the purposes of Media and Public Relations. January 2000 - May 2000.
|Posters and Articles From Manchester College ||MC2009/71,A-V |
File Folder MC2009/71-A: A Cappella Choir
File Folder MC2009/71-AL: Artist Lecture Series
File Folder MC2009/71-B: Brethren Colleges Abroad
File Folder MC2009/71-C: Children's Theatre
File Folder MC2009/71-CB: Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble
File Folder MC2009/71-CH: Choral Events
File Folder MC2009/71-CY: Church of the Brethren Youth Conference
File Folder MC2009/71-D: Dances
File Folder MC2009/71-E: Events on Campus
File Folder MC2009/71-MSO: Manchester Civic and Symphony Orchestra
File Folder MC2009/71-MU: Music Department
File Folder MC2009/71-PEV: Performances and Events
File Folder MC2009/71-PMOA: Plays, Musicals, One Acts
File Folder MC2009/71-SP: Sports, Posters with Football schedules.
File Folder MC2009/71-V: Various, including Admissions Material, Parents' Weekend, Fundraising, Phonathon, Graphics Department
|Previously Accessioned and Unaccessioned Posters and Articles From Manchester College ||MC2009/71 Entire Collection |
A large collection of materials ranging from MC2009/7-A - MC2009/71-V,j1a,b consisting of printed and hand-made posters and other memorabilia that accumulated throughout the years in the Manchester College Archives.
|Public Relations: Images and media coverage 1994 - 2006||MC2008/145a-z2 |
Slides, Transparencies and News Clips From the Office of Public Relations including Manchester College campus and classroom scenes, athletic and other events, faculty, staff, students and images from the North Manchester area.
|Public Relations: Posters||MC2009/71: Entire Collection |
This is a large collection of printed and hand-made posters along with other memorabilia that had accumulated thorugh the years in the Manchester College Archives.
|Recording of the Manchester College Chime||MC2011/76 ||This is a recording of the Manchester College chime circa 1967 including Eidelweiss, Please Don't Take My Sunshine Away and the College hymn, By the Kenapocomoco. |
|Roosevelt, Eleanor: Visit to Manchester College, The Story ||Roosevelt, Eleanor: Story and Information |
Patricia Kennedy Helman's story about Eleanor Roosevelt’s visit to the President’s home. This was prior to the construction of Tall Oaks, and perhaps added to the urgency of constructing a presidential residence.
|Scholarships: Names and Location||MU2012/117 Master File |
Information about scholarships (1.) Awarded by Manchester College and (2.) Non-Manchester College related scholarships given to Manchester College students/alumni.
|Scholarships: Names and Location||MU2012/117 File Folders #3, #4 ||Information about scholarships (1.) Awarded by Manchester College and (2.) Non-Manchester College related scholarships given to Manchester College students/alumni. Information related to the 1980's and 1990's through the 2000's. |
|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. |
|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.: Photograph Collection||MC2001/12h ||L.W. Shultz Papers: Photograph Collection including tours conducted by L. W. Shultz, Piney Woods, pictures of Cora and L. W. Shultz, and many more of European and Middle Eastern tours. |
|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.
|Student Photographs: Lawn Mowing Party, 1896||MC2004/726 ||Men and women posed in front of Bumgardner Hall with lawn-mowers and baskets of clippings. Labeled on front: Lawn-Mowing Party, Manchester College '96 (1896). |
|Unidentified Photographs: Faculty / Staff / Students / Friends||MC2010/87 |
An array of photographs spanning many years with students and other individuals taking part in various activities. Some pictures were professionally photographed for publicity purposes.
|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.
|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.
|Winger, Ida, Winger Otho: Letter from Egypt, 1928||MC2004/635-14 ||Ida Winger's letter to family from Port Said, Egypt, 1928. |
|Winger, Otho||MC2002/104u |
Large box filled with Otho Winger materials.
|Winger, Otho and Winger, Ida: Memorabilia from Foreign Trip||MC2004/635-22a,b |
Letters and momentos from Otho and Ida's foreign excursion.
|Wrestling: Newspaper Articles||MC General File: Wrestling ||Newspaper articles about Wrestling at Manchester College. |