Auroras and Church of the Brethren material, from the Edward Kintner Collection, including:
Full Report of the Proceedings of the Brethren's Annual Meeting Held at Bellefontaine, Ohio, June 1-3, 1903. Bulletin from services of dedication of Christianburg [VA] Church of the Brethren (dated 14 December 1958). Minutes of the First Conference of the Church of the Brethren South/Central District of Indiana (dated 31 July 1971). Minutes of Joint Board Meetings of the Middle District of Indiana (dated 1920-1922). Church of the Brethren membership records.
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.
Central States College Association (CSCA) Grant Materials. In 1970, Allen Deeter was given a grant by CSCA to complete a study on students' and graduates' evaluations of Manchester's Peace Studies Institute from 1948-1970.
See the accession page for a complete listing of this collection that deals with Indiana church history, Brethren meetings and annual conferences, sunday school materials and publications, images of Schreisheim, Germany (birthplace of Alexander Mack), Church of the Brethren anniversary materials, Brethren Service in Puerto Rico, Nathan Leopold, West Manchester Church of the Brethren and much more.
Church of the Brethren: South Central District, Manchester Church of the Brethren
One letter from "Bidey" to "Prof" stating distress at Bidey's inability to find transportation to the Executive Committee meeting of the Young People's Department of the Middle Indiana District of the Church of the Brethren, 1935.
President's Office: COB, BCA, Elderhostel and More
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.
Bumgerdner Hall and Bible School: Early Photograph
Two copies of the same image: A view of East College Avenue - looking eastward - showing the Bible School (West) and Bumgerdner Hall (East). The Howe House can also be seen on the south side of the street opposite Bumgerdner Hall.
These items in the Church of the Brethren collection may also be helpful:
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Ladoga - Bethel church records. Ladoga was part of the Southern Indiana District of the Church of the Brethren that was eventually combined with the Central Indiana District. The merger is now called the South-Central Indiana District of the Church of the Brethren.
Ogan's Creek Church of the Brethren: South Central District
An assortment of materials belonging to the Southern Indiana District of the Church of the Brethren. Included are Financial Reports for the Mexico Welfare Home, 1952 - 1954 and Southern District Treasurer expense vouchers and bills for expenses.
Eel River Congregation, South Central Indiana: Church of the Brethren
Indiana: The Brethren in Indiana. This file includes a special diagram of the first Eel River congregation organized in 1838 and the churches that branched from that original organization. Other pages show churches listed by counties.
Church of the Brethren: Manchester Church of the Brethren
For more information about the Church of the Brethren, see also: Central Region, Civilian Public Service; Compulsory Military Service; Conscientious Objection; Faculty/Staff Garver, Earl; Michigan District, Northeastern Ohio District, Northern Illinois and Wisconsin District, Northern Indiana District, Northwestern Ohio/Northern Ohio District, Peace Periodicals List; Relief and Rehabilitation; South/Central Indiana District, Southern Illinois District, Southern Ohio District; Tax (War); Typhoid Epidemic; Volunteer services; Wartime; individual congregations.
Church of the Brethren: A collection of booklets and minutes from Middle Indiana and Southern Indiana District Conferences, including the last conference to be held in Southern Indiana 31 July 1971 before district restructuring.
Conferences, 1969-70, South Central District, Indiana: Church of the Brethren
Financial records for the Church of the Brethren South Central Indiana District Women's Fellowship 2000 - October 2010 with Final Record of 1 January - 30 September 1999. Fall Fellowship report stating the decision to disband.
Letters from the Church of the Brethren General Brotherhood Board, a receipt, and one account booklet beloning to Mahlon Rinehard, District Treasurer, Southern Indiana District of the Church of the Brethren.
Manchester Church of the Brethren, South Central District: Church of the Brethren
Manchester Church of the Brethren records, documents, photographs, minutes BC2001/5, filing cabinets (IS). These materials have been removed and were returned to the Manchester Church of the Brethren for organization.
One written history and one Anniversary Day flyer, 1945 for Salamonie Church, Lancaster, Huntington County, Indiana. Salamonie Church is part of the South Central Indiana District of the Church of the Brethren
White Branch Church of the Brethren: South Central District