A partial photographic inventory of the Manchester College African Art Collection. that is currently stored in Holl-Kintner. Other images are found in the file, African Art and Museum Photo Record by J. Wine, located on the Archives, Scanned Images Drive. Even these photo records do not document the entire collection. There are frightening wooden masks with moveable jaws that have not been photographed. Time ran out before a complete documentation could be made.
The papers pertaining to the creation of the campus Museum, the Brethren Historical Collection, the African Art Collection, and the Archives, including the move of the Museum to the North Manchester Center for History.
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.
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.
Statements, tracts, leaflets, brochures, booklets, Sunday School materials, published by the General Brotherhood Board, Elgin, IL and by other Church of the Brethren related committees, organizations, churches and individuals that explain beliefs and principles of the Church of the Brethren.