Alumni Homecoming Published Brochures and Programs including "Big Top, M.C. Homecoming October 7-10, 1999 featuring Spartan football tackles 75th season, Alumni Award Winners, Cloyd Dye, Melanie May, Wayne Miller, Beverly Ott, photos classes of 1929, 1934, 1939, 1944, 1949, 1954 and tribute to Frances Smith Thomas.
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.
Student of Cordier, friend of Coretta Scott King and Yolanda King, educator, musician, Manchester College alumna, a memorial service is held in Petersime Chapel honoring the life of Frances Smith Thomas, 13 March 1999.
Materials and photographs related to Jean Childs Young: 1953 May Day Queen, Manchester College alumna, 1954, wife of Andrew Young (married June 1954), and Manchester College honorary doctorate recipient.
Town of North Manchester: Smith, Frances and Family
Manchester College and Church of the Brethren related letters, pamphlets, photographs, Sunday school records, newspaper articles, interesting pieces of local and national history, diaries, wedding invitations, datebooks, publication agreements, resumes of applicants from the Albert Teaching Agency 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.
Historical correspondence from the Department of Multicultural Affairs regarding the speaking engagements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dick Gregory, Rev. Jesse Jackson, and Andrew Young at Manchester College. Invitations to Mrs. Coretta Scott King are also included along with her responses.
Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. Reunion pictures of alumni from Class years of 1928 through the early 1990's. Negatives from reunions circa 2000. Photographs from reunions taking place in 2004.