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Accession #MU2013/99
TopicFundraising by Decade/Campaign: Focus on the Seventies
TitleFocus on the Seventies Fundraising Campaign
LocationIIS, Easternmost Shelving Unit, in Large Box with MU2013/97, MU2013/98, and MU2013/99
CitationFocus on the Seventies Fundraising Campaign, MU2013/99, Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessCONFIDENTIAL RECORDS - Researchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceArchives' Vault
Scope and Content


Focus on the Seventies - Campaign Materials July 1970 - 23 January 1975.

23 Janaury 1975 - A. Blair Helman Memorandum re: Achievement of Focus on the Seventies First-Phase Goal.

26 August 1974 - A. Blair Helman to David Yeatter re: Income on FOCUS Investments. 18 April 1974 Yeatter to helman re: Income on Focus Investments.

1 February 1973 Helman and Yeatter memo on Focus investments.

1972 January FOCUS Campaign Report newsletter.

1972 November FOCUS Campaign Report newsletter.

21 June 1972 - Yeatter to Helman re. Focus Money to Current Fund.

29 June 1972 - Helman to Yeatter re. Allocation of Focus Funds.

Focus on the Seventies proposed follow-up plan for prospects outside completed campaign areas and response from James Garber 21 July 1972.

Focus on the Seventies summary report as of 13 September 1971.

1971 May FOCUS Campaign Report newsletter.

Nominees for Area Chairman, Southern Illinois.

7 December 1970 memorandum from Helman to Garber and King regarding area chairmen.

1971 correspondence: William Cable, Wade Bollinger, Granville Deaton, Charles Quinn, Dean Smith, Merlin Finnel, Arthur Grawcock, William Scott, Frank Hood, Lloyd Studebaker.

Leadership Proposals - Remaining Campaign Area.

1971 correspondence: Bill Bosler, Robert Miller, Wayne Oxender, Wendell meyer, Wayne Zook, Ed Butterbaugh, Paul Flory, Marvin Snell, Harold Steiner, Evan Young, John Deardorff.

1972 correspondence: Larry Smucker, Kenneth Garver, Merle Stutsman, Lois Roberts, Sarah Clinton.

1971 October FOCUS Campaign Report newsletter.

1972 January FOCUS Campaign Report newsletter.

12 August 1971 letter from helman re. Prospects in the North Canton, Ohio, Area.

1971 May FOCUS Campaign Report newsletter.

Circa 1971 - FOCUS Campaign Report newsletter - with picture of Helman and Andrew Cordier [Honorary Chairman].

13 May 1971 Review of Major Gift Committee Meeting.

15 January 1971 Significance of Major Gifts and Major Gift Prospects.

Focus on the Community and the College brochure.

Focus on the Seventies promotional booklet.

4 November 1970 - David yeatter - Transfer of Contributions to "Focus on the Seventies" Program.

10 October 1970 invitation - Attend a Leadership Conference - "Dimensions for the Decade."

9 October 1970 Honorarium receipts for Andrew Cordier [keynote speaker] and Fred Replogle [speaker] - Program for Leadership Conference.

8 October 1970 correspondence between Helman to Richard Harshbarger re. Focus on the Seventies Steering Committete.

Major Gifts Committee.

4 September 1970- Bruce Freeman to helman re. Major Gifts Committee.

14 September 1970 Helman to Waas regarding Waas serving as a faculty representative on Steering Committee.

Manchester College Capital Fund Campaign Information for Screening Chairman.

1970 Screening Committee correspondence.

"Focus on the Seventies, An Advance Report to Selected Friends of Manchester College." 

Correspondence and materials regarding "Consultation Meetings Re: New Fundraising Campaign 1969 -1970 - Rufus King, David Yeatter, William Sayers, Alvin Cook, Philippa Cook, evaluations of meetings.

Focus on the Seventies - Phase II - Campaign Materials 1978 -1982.

12 November 1982 - Alumni Contributions to FOCUS 1 and II.

10 April, 1983 - Summary of FOCUS II Funds Received.

1 November 1982 - Helman to Fahs, Garber, Scott re. Focus on the Seventies Campaign regarding a request for an analysis of gifts.

30 June 1981 Summary of FOCUS II Funds Received.

4 March 1981 receipt for $99,279.60.

16 Janaury 1981  regarding pledge extension work.

1 December 1980 letter requesting a donation.

1979 - Heinhold Hog Market, Inc.

Letters regarding pledges and gifts.

1979 Phonathon chairperson invitation letters and chairperson correspondence: Harry Henney, Harry Moore, Mark Ballinger, Maurice Bolinger, Marvin Loutsenhizer, Kenneth Metzger, Eric Clark, Gary Nordman, James Fourman, Ray Hedstrom, Richard Tully, Dennis Butler, Mr. and Mrs. William Young, John Young, Jack Johnson, Willard Powers, Gilbert Weldy, William Cook, Ed Butterbaugh, Robert Baucher, James Shaffer, Vernon Oxender, Wendell Meyer, Clair Throne, Richard Speicher and others.

10 February 1978 Area Campaign Chairpersons Needed, with suggested names.

20 November 1978 Deferred Giving Calls - reports on contacts.

25 July 1978 proposed Focus Kick Off Dinner dates.

21 June 1978 regarding the publication of a campaign report.

Other pieces of correspondence and memos.

3 February 1978 Memorandum from Helman to James Garber regarding Campaign Leadership.

Various changes in "kick-off" dates.

Focus on the Seventies - Transmittal Forms - [26 October 1970 through 30 June 1973]. Transmittal Forms [July 1973 through December 1976]. Transmittal Forms [January 1977 through December 1979]. Transmittal Forms [January 1980 through October 1982].

Date of Accession23 October 2013
Archivist NoteDescription prepared 23 October 2013 by Jeanine M. Wine.

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