Winnie Pearson Wertenberger took commencial coursework as well as shorthand and typing, graduating from this program in 1901. She continued to live in North Manchester and worked for an insurance office (The College Standard, June 1901, Vol. III, No. 1) and it is noted in the Manchester College Catlogue 1907, with announcements for 1907-1908 that she worked as a bookkeeper (company not noted, perhaps the same one as previously mentioned.). Her file contains copies from The College Standard and the Manchester College Catalogues that talk about the commercial department at the college and reasons why young women might consider a commercial education.
Class cards and records are in Filing Cabinet and in Large Box 125. Restricted access.
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 1990's and Non-MC Scholarship material.
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.