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Accession #MC2011/65a,b
TopicHelman Tapes: Retirement Part 1, 2 and 3,
KeywordsFaculty/Staff, Presidents,
TitleHelman Tapes: Retirement Part 1, 2 and 3
LocationCDs in media cabinet in order of accession number.
CitationHelman Tapes: Retirement Part 1, 2 and 3, MC2011/65a,b, Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessResearchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceCassette Tape Metal Filing Cabinet
Scope and Content

Three cassette tapes with tributes to A. Blair Helman upon his retirement and corresponing CDs.


Date of Accession22 February 2011
Bio History Note

Cassette Tape #1 includes a tribute by the Board of Trustees 25 April 1986 and a financial report by President Helman. It ends with Professor Jim Bishop.

Cassette Tape #2 includes tributes by the following individuals:

Jim Bishop, JoAnn Martin, Dick Zigler, Pat Helman, John Young*, Bob Beery?, Bob Martin, John Ryan.

*John Young is father to Jo Ellen Keller.

Cassette Tape #3 dated 1986 April 26 includes tributes by:

Dr. Clyde Engle - Commissioner of Higher Education for the State of Indiana, Robert Neff, Jo Ellen Keller (will become President Jo Young Switzer), Jean Sticher?, June Wolfe, Pat Helman and words by President Helman with the inclusion of  "Manchester Fair."

Archivist Note 

Cassette tape transferred to CD by Instructional Technologies Department in December 2010 or January 2011.

Cassette tapes discarded 28 December 2018 by Jeanine Wine following upload of digital WaveSound file to archives network location.

Description prepared 22 February 2011 by Jeanine M. Wine, and updated 18 December 2018 by Jeanine Wine.


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