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Accession #MU2014/65
TopicBollinger Collection
TitleBollinger Collection
Size1 File Folder
LocationIS, Memory Shelves, Unit #8, in order of accession number
CitationBollinger Collection, MU2014/65, 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.
ProvenanceGlenn Robert Bollinger, Jr. and Janis Bollinger - also known as Bob and Jan (Doughman) Bollinger
Scope and Content

Information about Tressie Mae (Emley) Bollinger, MC alumna and supervisor for desserts in the Oakwood Hall cafeteria.

1. Letter from Glenn and Janis Bollinger describing their memories of Glenn's grandmother as supervisor for desserts in the Oakwood Hall cafeteria.

2. Page from "Manchester Magazine" that features a picture of foodservice workers, including Tressie Mae Bollinger.

3. "Oak Leaves," November 1917.

4.  "Manchester College Bulletin," Vol. 9, No. 54, December 1916.

Date of Accession04 June 2014
Bio History Note

According to grandson (and MC alumnus), Glenn Robert (Bob) Bollinger, Mae Emley attended Manchester College for a brief period of time. After marriage to Homer Bollinger, the couple lived and farmed outside of North Manchester, just past Chester School.Homer was the elected Chester Township Assessor for 33 years and after his death, Mae took over his responsibilities as Township Assessor.

Mae (Emley) Bollinger worked as supervisor for desserts in Oakwood Hall cafeteria.  She was well known for her pies...especially her apricot-pineapple and chess pies!!

Archivist NoteDescription prepared 4 June 2014 by Jeanine M. Wine.

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