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Accession #MC2003/371
TopicMount Morris College: Stover, Miriam,
Size1 envelope
LocationMC General File: Stover, Miriam
Citation, MC2003/371, Archives and Brethren Historical Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana.
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ProvenanceMiriam Stover
Scope and Content

Item 1    Lyceum Ticket for 1917-1918

Item 2    College Lecture Course Season Ticket for 1915-1916

Item 3    Basketball Season Ticket for 1919-1920

Item 4    Invitation reading, "Hush!! Hist! Individual Wonder Workers will hold a secret meeting in the dorm parlor Sat. Dec. 8 at 8 o'clock.  Bring a toothpick!  Ssh!  Silence!! Password: Tchyzcmnky!"  Addressed to Miriam Stover from Irene Van Dyke and Helen Lehman, 1918.

Item 5    Small envelope with invitation to reception at Philo Hall.  Addressed to Miriam Stover.

Date of AccessionUnknown
Bio History Note

Mt. Morris College, Mt. Morris, Illinois, was founded by the Methodists as Rock River Seminary in 1839.  In 1879 it was purchased by the Church of the Brethren and evolved into Mt. Morris College.  A fire destroyed Old Sandstone, one of the college's main buildings, on January 15, 1912.  After raising money to rebuild, the college began to suffer enrollment and financial problems.  By 1931 these problems seemed to be improving, but a catastrophic fire on April 12, 1931, destroyed two buildings and heavily damaged two more.  The college was unable to survive, and on May 5, 1932, the decision was made to merge with Manchester College.

Archivist Note

Date of Accession: Unknown.

 

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