Resume of Vernon H. Stinebaugh. [Located in Faculty/Staff Boxes: Stinebaugh].
File Folder #1 - Correspondence between Vernon Stinebaugh and Arthur Fiedler from February 1957 through 13 may 1959.
File Folder #1 - Letter of congratulations by Fiedler to Stinebaugh on the 25th Anniversary of the Manchester College String Festival, written 24 April 1971.
File Folder #2 -
The history of the Manchester College String Festivals.
Invitation letter to schools and students to participate in the annual String Festival, composed by Vernon Stinebaugh.
Welcoming letter to participants in the 14 March 1959 13th Annual String Festival, composed by Vernon Stinebaugh.
Schedule of the String Festival for 14 March 1959.
Thank you letter from Vernon Stinebaugh to schools and students for support of the 13th Annual String Festival, 1959.
File Folder #3 - Photograph of Vernon Stinebaugh and orchestra, 1958. Dr. Stinebaugh was filling in for Arthur Fiedler who was unable to travel to North Manchester because of the snowstorm of 1958.
File Folder #4 - Photographs
The orchestra of 1959 with Arthur Fiedler. Photographs of Vernon Stinebaugh with Arthur Fiedler.
Arthur Fiedler wtih Carol Stout Rheimheimer, Concertmistress and Assistant to Professor Stinebaugh.
Fiedler meeting with some high school directors in Winger Recital Hall after rehearsal and before evening concert.
Fiedler rehearsing on stage in the old gymnasium.
Fiedler at a reception in Oakwood Hall with President A. Blair and Pat Helman. Also in the picture is Sue Weaver Strickler, Ralph Spencer (Symphony President), and Dean Earl Garver and wife (Winnie).
Arthur Fiedler in Stinebaugh's Ruse Street home in North Manchester with Dr. and Mrs. Manifold. Also included is Guy Rumsey, Stinebaugh's assistant "helper."
File Folder #4 - Program for the Manchester College String Symphony's Mother's Day Concert, with Guest Conductor Arthur Fiedler.
File Folder #5 - A history of the career of Arthur Fiedler. A promotional with history of Fiedler and the Boston Pops.
File Folder #5 - Typewritten copy of an article that appeared in the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, Monday 16 March 1959 applauding the orchestral event at Manchester College. It begins, "Quietly and without fanfare one day each March a small miracle, musically speaking, takes place in the neighboring town of North Manchester..."
File Folder #6 - Copies of newspaper articles reporting Fiedler and wife being stranded during the blizzard in 1958 and about Fiedler's concert tours in 1959, including Fiedler's description of conducting at Manchester College [The Christian Science Monitor, 17 March 1959].
File Folder #7 - Artwork for concert publicity materials, 1958 (to be mimeographed).
File Folder #8 - Oak Leaves, Manchester College Bulletin, and newspaper articles about Arthur Fiedler's appearance.
File Folder #9 - Poster for 23rd String Festival, 12 April 1969 with Guest String Conductor, Dr. Robert Klotman, Indiana University.
File Folder #10 - Program for 25th Anniversary 1946-1971 of the String Festival, featuring the Indianapolis Arlington High School Orchestra, Priscilla Smith, Conductor and Vaclav Nelhybel, Guest Conductor, with 300 Indiana String Musicians, Vernon Stinebaugh, Founder and Coordinator. At this event the famous Nelhybel dedicated a composition to Stinebaugh and the symphony, entitled,"Danza." The folder contains newspaper articles and spreads.
File Folder #10b - Artwork for 25th Annual String Festival.
File Folder #11 - Article about he 17th season of the Manchester Collete String Festival. Some conductors up to this time had been Vernon Stinebaugh, Sylvan Ward, John Kendall, James Barnes, Robert Lint, and Arthur Fiedler.
File Folder #12 - 1977 "The News-Journal" announcing the retirement of Vernon Stinebaugh. "Initiator of Manchester College String Fetsival Ends 31 Year Long Career in Music Education and Civic Symphony Promotion." Laminated article from the "Manchester College Bulletin," March 1977 issue announcing the resignation of Professor Stinebaugh.
File Folder #13 - Vernon Stinebaugh's "Claim-to-Fame" article - the original letter and newspaper article - about conducting in place of Arthur Fiedler following the blizzard of 1958.
File Folder #14 - 1965 newspaper article - "Civic Symphony Honors Professor Vernon Stinebaugh." York, Pennsylvania newspaper article, "Like the Classics, This Teacher Endures," featuring Vernon Stinebaugh at 79 giving a violin lesson to Laura Jacobs.