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TopicAccession #Description Summary
Academic Affairs - Including Athletics: 1983-1995, Helman and Robinson YearsMU2020/4 Presidential files encompassing the entire spectrum of Academic Administrative materials (1983-1996). Topics include but are not limited to: Faculty correspondence,supplemental materials for faculty meetings (1974-1975), Warren Garner's retirement, program adjustment for Home Economics and Office Administration, reports by Dean of Academic Affairs, Janina Traxler (BCA China), faculty evaluations, Commencement plans, the green ribbon pledge, HoosierBuckeye Conference materials,  ProposedAthletic Conference 1987 – ICAC – the formation of the new Indiana CollegiateAthletic Conference, Departmentsand Divisions - HPER Department – Intercollegiate Sports 1986-1988  through 1992– correspondence including butnot limited to: behavior during Steve Alford games, HCW Hoosier Conference for Women, Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference, 1992-1993, ICAC Conference,  ICAC Constitution andBylaws, Minutes of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Amendments to theConstitution and Bylaws, etc. (For a more thorough list, link to the finding aid by clicking on accession number, middle column).

See also: About 40 - 50 boxes of materials that had been stored in Calvin Ulrey Hall, were moved to the archives during 2019, when Calvin Ulrey was being renovated for office space.
Accounting and BusinessMC2009/150a,b,c,d 

Script for "Accent on Education",  a radio spot introducing Professor Art Gilbert and students, who talk about the internship in Accounting.

Lola Sanger Accounting Award.

Accounting Alumni Directory, January 1992.

Photocopy of advertisement from Indiana Business Magazine, November 1995.


Robert M. Stauffer Award to Outstanding Business Students, "The News-Journal," 26 May 1987.


International perspectives in business curriculum.


Letter from The Council of Independent Colleges, regarding international aspects of business, 1988.

CIC International Business Grant Proposal memo.


Photographs:  Special Events photograph collection

Admissions: Materials 1989 - 2009MC2012/85 - Contents Part Two 

A wide assortment of Admissions materials circa the 1980's through 2009/2010.

Admissions: PostersMC2009/71 MC2009/71-V,ta: Posters. 1981, "Junior Visitation Day," and (no year) "Juniors in High School, Your Invitation to Manchester College, April 28."  
Advancement Centennial Event - Step Up To The Future Campaign: Slides and ScansMU2014/49 Slides and digital copies documenting the Centennial Celebration's October 1987 kick-off event for the "Step Up to the Future Campaign." 
Advancement: Stauffer Gift 1967MC2010/179 Newspaper article telling about the $100,000 gift given to Manchester College from Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Stauffer. 
Advancement: VHS Tape and Other AssortmentMU2013/152, 1-34 - Formerly ROOctober2012/31 

VHS tapes and cassette tapes documenting significant events on the Manchester College campus, including Step Up to the Future (1987) as part of the Centennial Campaign. Focus on the college's Centennial year.  Brochures on the Ministry Training Institute and Training in Ministry.  Church of the Brethren pamphlets, some authored by faculty or alumni of Manchester College.

African Art Collection: Photographic RecordMC2010/81 A partial photographic inventory of the Manchester College African Art Collection.  that is currently stored 2nd Floor Physical Plant.  Other images are found in the file, African Art and Museum Photo Record by J. Wine, located on the Archives, Scanned Images Drive.  Even these photo records do not document the entire collection.  There are frightening wooden masks with moveable jaws that have not been photographed. Time ran out before a complete documentation could be made. 
Alford, SteveMC2009/71-SP:Sports Steve Alford posters. 
Alford, Steve: InterviewMU2018/114 

19 February 1992 interview with Steve Alford highlighting his pathway to coaching at Manchester College.

Alumni Affairs: Miscellaneous CollectionMU2016/52 

DVDs -  (1) "The Friends of Manchester College Golf Outing, Looking Back on 15 Years" (1990 forward). (2) the Manchester experience, preparing graduates to think deeply and critically, with attention to the benefits of the Auburn Golf Outing.

Video clips - Student Union (now Jo Young Switzer Center) renovation, time- elapsed photography of construction.

Church of the Brethren relations - programs from the Alumni Luncheons at Church of the Brethren  Annual Conferences 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006.

Alumni Directory (1939) with notes.

Alumni Directory 1960.

Class of 1951 Senior Recognition Day program.

Notecard prints of watercolors campus buildings by Deb Hammond (MC Class of 1992).

Programs; Athletic Hall of Fame - luncheon and induction ceremony 2000 - "M" Club induction (undated) - Citation for  the 1994-1995 Basketball Team (Athletic Hall of Fame 2000).

1941 - 1991 Golden Anniversary booklet for the Class of 1941.

1999 Alumni Day Banquet program, with Honor Award recipients, and Golden Anniversary of Class of 1949.

2001 and 2002 Alumni Day Banquet program.

Manchester College song written by Lucile Klinger and Henrietta Wassman.

"Bulletin" focusing on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Barry Goldwater visits.

Alumni Association: PhotographsMC2004/133 

Special Events Photograph Collection

Alumni AwardsMC2002/10 Alumni Honor Awards Records with list of Alumni Honor Award recipients 1960 - 1995. 
Alumni Awards: Alumni Service AwardsLarge Box 18: Alumni Service Awards Citations for Alumni Service Awards, including names and dates. 
Alumni Days and Alumni Reunions: Potographs MC2004/90 

Photographs are from Homecoming and Alumni Days 1993. Many alumni are identified.

Alumni Days: 2003 PhotographsMU2012/97 Photographs from Alumni Days, May 2003 with identification of many classes and alumni. 
Alumni Relations: Class Reunion FilesMU2016/11 Class reunion files from the Classes of 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1953.  Dormitory  housing records for Schwalm Hall (Fall 1977 - Spring 1989) and Garver Hall (Fall 1977- Spring 1989) and Schwalm renovation and restructuring plan 18 April 2000. Schwalm reunion list of 1977 alumni? 
Alumni Relations: Departmental and Alumni TreasuresMU2016/13 Postcards, lettermen jacket patches/awards, oak leaf stamp, MC pamphlet from Great Depression, Alumni of Color meeting video, "Dona Nobis Pacem" Italy Tour (2004), "Celebrating the Vision" DVD, 2010 Alumni Honor Award Banquet (audio), identified pictures of alumni. 
Alumni Reunion: PhotographsMU2017/90 

Alumni 1977 - 1978, Basketball Teams Reunion: 1936-1937 and 1937-1938.

1969 Alumni Honor Awards: Clair Throne, Mrs. Earl Garver representing her husband, Homer Burke, Robert Winger. Circa 1931 photograph of group including Clair O. Throne (chemist) and future wife, Ferne Chaffin Throne.

1977-1978 Basketball team reunion: (Charles Beck, Wayne Strycker, Richard Spiece, Gerald Sapp, Harold Waddel, Hubert DuBois, Waveland Snider, Robert Schmalzried, Merlin Eikenberry.

Alumni Reunion: Tribute to Ikenberry HallMU2013/65 The video is titled, "Alumni Reunion - Tape 1," however, it appears as if it is a tribute to ikenberry Hall prior to demolition.  It features the last Ikenberry Serenade
Alumni StoriesMU2020/65 Alumni stories primarily about Otho Winger, yet a few others about the M Club, Mr. Fish, the College basketball team of 1924,   
Alumni: 1910 ReunionMU2019/20 The picture is titled,"Manchester College Reunion 1910." 
Alumni: NewsclippingsMU2017/58: Alumni 

News-clippings about Manchester College alumni:

David Eicher, student car accident death (1992), Steve Etheridge, Ruth Grossnickle Hodges (1992), George Merkle, Robert Johansen, Ruthann Knechel Johansen, Paul Keller, Ray Keim, David Mann, Glenn Maple (1992), Kay Sponseller, Phil West, Martha Hendrix Bartenbach, Robert Stauffer,  Robert M. Stauffer Award, Jenny Shock.

1963 list of MC graduates from Claypool, Etna Green, Silver Lake, Syracuse, Winona Lake, Argos, Bremen, Ligonier, New Paris, Atwood, Akron, South Whitley, Warsaw, Columbia City, North Manchester.

Andersen, RobertFaculty/Staff: Andersen Material related to Dr. Robert Andersen who taught political science at Manchester College. 
Art Department: Link GalleryMC General File: Art Department - Link Gallery 

Link Gallery - publicity related to artists and exhibitions.

Athletic Department, History, Statistics, and RecordsLarge Box 21 

This box includes but is not limited to: Faculty Athletics Committee minutes, all sports statistics, all conference statistics (1948-1963), membership history and statistics (including ICAC, HCAC, NCAA, NAIA, HBCC), historic athletic organization rules and reports, news releases, schedules, intramural sports, sports camps, policies, Women's Athletic Association Records (1941 through 1950), Hoosier Conference for Women (HCW) meeting minutes and statistics, women's award boards for all sports, women's and men's M-Club winners, sports awards, sports banquets, and Hall of Fame materials.  See finding aid for a more complete list.

Athletic Department: Hall of FameMU2014/106 Program from the induction of the "charter class" into the Manchester University Athletic Hall of Fame, 3 December 1994. 
Athletic Department: Photograph CollectionMC2004/505 

Athletic Department Photograph Collection:

Photographs of Baseball, Wrestling, Basketball, Women's Basketball, Soccer, Tennis (men's and women's), Track and Field, Cross Country, Football and Volleyball.

Athletics and Hall of Fame: PhotographsMU2019/27 

Hall of Fame photographs and other athletics pictures.

Athletics: Football PhotographsMU2016/9 Football photographs from the 1970's, (1980's?), 1990's. Many students are identified. 
Athletics: Hall of FameMC General File: Athletics - Hall of Fame 

Program: Manchester College Athletic Hall of Fame – Luncheon and Induction Ceremony of Charter Class – 3 December 1994 - information on Robert Stauffer, Carl Burt, Herbert Banet, Donald Lieberum, Claude Wolfe, Paul Hoffman, Richard Harris, Linda Zumbrun, Freddie Bullock, Dan Taylor.

Athletics: PhotographsMC2003/44 Sports photograph collection, from the early 1900's through the 1970's. 
Athletics: PhotographsMU2015/28a Collection of sports photographs, including Wrestling, Baseball, Men's Tennis, Women's Soccer, Cross Country and Track, Men's Soccer, Football, Men's Basketball, Volleyball, pictures from Athletic Hall of Fame events, and other award celebrations. Many pictures are unidentified. Football action images from 1995. 
Aurora, Photographs of Students and Organizations, 1991MC2004/425 

Pictures include group of students in Wampler Auditorium, "Victory Rally" poster, men playing saxophone and guitar, Rob Dickason, Jeremy Groh, Manchester Activities Council, student orientation leaders, NASA (No Longer Accepting Substance Abuse), Student Education Association, Accounting Club, Cordier Club, Math Club, Business Club, Social Service Club, Psych Society, Pre-Law Club, Society of Physics Students, American Chemical Society, female students, male and female students, serenade, Lara Jeanne Tokarski, Kenapocomoco Coalition Meeting, Elizabeth Young singing into microphone and man a woman running sound equipment, Robert Novak.

Aurora: Photographs, 1992MC2004/420 A variety of photographs of students taken for the Aurora of 1992. Many photographs are labeled. 
Baldwin, Ferne: Collection of Archivist Emerita MU2019/15 A collection assembled by Archivist Emerita, Ferne Baldwin, including:  Photographs, publications, newspaper clippings, athletic department and buildings materials, "Spartan Sports News," obituaries, etc., click on accession number to see detailed description. 
Band TourMC2003/153 

Band Tour programs, correspondence, news releases, dated 1952 - 1997.See Also: Concert Band Tours.

Bands include:  Concert, Symphonic, Varsity, Stage, and Jazz Ensemble.  Conductors include:  Samuel L. Fluekinger, John P. Browne, David McCormick, C. Dwight Ottman, James Carlson, Jack Launer, Robert Jones, and John W. Beery.

Baseball, Men'sMU2014/165 Baseball 

Men's Baseball statistics and record books, newspaper articles, press releases, newsletters, and other materials ranging from 1949 - 2014. A scattering of information about Women's Baseball.

Baseball: PhotographsMU2018/47 

Pictures of team members from circa 1990,1991, 1992, including; Rick King, Jason King, Eric Morgan, Joel Mallery, Bob Overmyer, Shockey, Balkey?,P. J. Fauquher, Troy Mercer, along with other unidentified players from unidentified years, and 1989-1990 baseball team photograph.

Basketball, Men's 1950 - 2000: RecordsMC2002/21 

General: Basketball (Men's) Records, 1950 - 2000. 1936 - 1937 booklet documenting the history of Coach "Smilin Bob" Stauffer's winning 1937 Spartans.

Basketball, Men's: Photographs, 1920-1999MU2014/53 

Men's basketball photographs from circa 1920 through 1999.

Biology Symposium 1980MU2018/10 

Recorded presentations of the 14 November 1980 Biology Symposium by: Dr. William Eberly - Jane Henney, M.D. - Dr. Dale Oxender - Dr. Gene Likens - Dr. Larry Yoder - Dr. Robert Gordon.

Board of Trustees: Digital Photograph of 2005 Board of TrusteesMC2010/133 Digital printout of group photograph of the 2005 Board of Trustees along with names. 
Board of Trustees: Issues Surrounding Winger's RetirementMU2017/99 Minutes of the Board of Trustees and Executive Board of Manchester College, 1929 - 1930's incomplete. History surrounding the final years of Otho Winger's presidency. 
Board of Trustees: List Last Edited 2005Trustee List List of trustees and years of service.  Last edited 2005. 
Board of Trustees: Photograph CollectionMC2003/43  

Board of Trustees photograph collection.

Board of Trustees: PhotographsMC2007/59 

Photographs Manchester College Board of Trustees 2003 and 2003 MC Trustees who grew up in the vicinity of North Manchester.

Bollinger CollectionMU2014/65 

Information about Tressie Mae (Emley) Bollinger, MC alumna and supervisor for desserts in the Oakwood Hall cafeteria. "Oak Leaves," November 1917, and "Manchester College Bulletin," Vol. 9, No. 54, December 1916.

Books: With Significant MemoriesMU2013/88 Special Books - The publications in this collection have a special relationship with Manchester University and with the Church of the Brethren. Books belong to MC presidents, alumni, faculty/staff. Some contain special inscriptions by authors or donors. Some have poetry or articles written by associates of MC. 
Brethren Colleges Abroad: Elizabethtown CollectionMU2020/84 a,b, c Correspondence: Student files, financial reports, travel arrangements, housing accommodations, newsletters, addresses, insurance, invoices/receipts, conferences, BCA administrative communication between Church of the Brethren colleges and organizations, communication with other schools, employment within BCA, and more. 
Brethren Historical Collection, Museum, Archives and African Art CollectionMC2011/133 The papers pertaining to the creation of the campus Museum, the Brethren Historical Collection, the  African Art Collection, and  the Archives, including the move of the Museum to the North Manchester Center for History. 
Brittain, RobertMC General File: Faculty, New, Brittain, Robert From the fact sheet, Manchester College New Faculty 1986:  Robert Brittain will teach argumentation.  His degrees are from Indiana University.  He has taught English and directed forensics at Columbia City Joint High School.   
Brown, Viona: MemorialMU2014/1 Widow of Professor Ken Brown, Manchester College alumna, Viona Brown, was a wellspring of love to all. 
Buildings and Campus Scenes,1994-1995: SlidesMU2013/118 Slides of buildings, campus scenes, activities, sports, people (1994 - 1995). 
Buildings List Buildings List This is a somewhat dated list of building on campus but it shares some pertinent information. 
Cable, Miriam Weybright: Collection of Manchester College MaterialsMU2013/139 Collection of Miriam Weybright Cable, Manchester College Class of 1939. 
Campaign: Step Up To The FutureMU2013/68 A video supporting the Centennial Campaign Fund (circa 1989) focusing on the Manchester College educational experience and emphasizing the need for funding student financial support, building maintenance, and improved educational equipment.  A tape divided into two parts. 
Campus Lawn, Student Couple, Studying in Saddle Shoes: PhotographSee Photo Box B: Saddle Shoes, Campus Lawn.  Male/Female student studying on campus lawn.  The girl is wearing bobby socks and saddle shoes.  
Campus Sun Dial with Students, PhotographSee Photo Box B: Saddle Shoes  Male/Female students walking in front of sundial.  The girl is wearing bobby socks and saddle shoes. 
Caruthers, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes: Caruthers, Robert L.  Material related to Robert L. Caruthers.  
Centennial Celebration: ResolutionMU2021/1 One document titled, "A Senate Concurrent Resolution celebrating the 100th birthday of Manchester College." 
Centennial: InterviewsMU2014/37 Centennial Interviews: 1987 - 1988 interviews of Manchester College Faculty / Staff / Alumni / Friends. 
Centennial: Manchester CollegeMC2002/39  

Centennial Celebration Records; General material, including autographed program by Dr. William Sloane Coffin.

Centennial: Robert Neff and President Emeritus Helman at Founder's Day ConvocationMC2009/182 Photograph of President Robert Neff (Juniata College) and President Emeritus Helman at the Founder's Day Convocation.  
Centennial: Slide Show 1989 MC2010/75 

Centennial Slide Show - a historical overview of Manchester College. Note: These slides were digitized. 

Chapel vs. ConvocationMC2010/32a,b  

Change in name from "Chapel to Convocation."

Correspondence between Robert Mock, Director of Religious Life, and President Helman and Dr. Bollinger regarding, "Developing Concerns Regarding the Role of the Christian Faith and the Director of Religious Life on Manchester College Campus." 

China Scenes: Pictorial BookMU2017/30 "China Scenes," a pictorial book celebrating the many beautiful images of this impressive land. 
Church of the Brethren Poets from Manchester College, a PublicationMC2010/188 Newspaper article about "Watermarks," an 80 page paperback published by the Brethren Press, Elgin, Illinois containing the poems of four Manchester College graduates.  The poets graduated between 1966 and 1969.  Their names are Paul Hoover, Brooks Couser, Robert Allen, Jr., and Terry Pettit. 
Church Relations: Manchester CollegeMU2015/33 Church Relations Materials affirming the relationship between Manchester College and the Church of the Brethren, including but not limited to: Brethren Business Network, statistics regarding congregational and district support,  Trustee information, A Cappella and Concert Band Tours, grants through Lilly Endowment, Inc., TEV programs,  Church-College Conversations, youth conferences, and programs offering continuing education and support for church workers and pastors. 
Civilian Public Service (CPS) Identification cardMC2003/334 Civilian Public Service Identification Card. 
Civilian Public Service InterviewsMC2012/33 

Photographs, periodicals, correspondence, audio recordings, video and VHS recordings of Manchester College students who, as conscientious objectors, served in Civilian Public Service projects during WWII.

Civilian Public Service Oral History Release FormsMC General File: Civilian Public Service  

Release Forms and correspondence regarding Dr. Virginia Keller's CPS oral history project:

  • Francis Barr
  • Robert Rohwer
Civilian Public Service: Barnard CollectionMC2006/33 Dale Barnard Collection. 
Civilian Public Service: Photographs and Publications in the Francis Barr CollectionMC2011/233 

Civilian Public Service camps, photographs, publications and events, including but not limited to: 

  • Pictures from Waldport, Camp #56, in Washington State.
  • Holly Inn, Pinehurst, North Carolina. "May 15, 1945 - July 6, 1945, Room 302, "A Typical Pneumonia Guinea Pig Experiment.
  • Starvation experiment of the Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene at the University of Minnesota, Angel Keys, Ph D., Director.
  • The Reporter, Vol. V, No. 7, March 1947.
  • The Compass, Summer and Fall, 1944.
  • Smoke Jumper bi-annual.

For updates about the starvation experiment review the 1945 issues of the Gospel Messenger.

Clymire, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes: Clymire, Robert Material related to Robert Clymire.  
College Museum CollectionMC2003/102 

Materials from the old Manchester College Museum.  Topics include:

Artist/Lecture Series, Graduate Program, Homecoming, A. Blair Helman, May Day, MC Open House, January Term, MC Parent information, Mount Morris College, faculty and student recitals, the "Messiah," music programs, museum related information.

College Woman's ClubLarge Box 32 Memorabilia, minutes, and records of Manchester's College Woman's Club. 
Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble: PostersMC2009/126 

Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble posters from  approximately 1991 - 1995.

Contact Sheets 1980's: PhotographsMC2008/139a,b 

Photograph Contact Sheet (Scott Mcalpine, photographer) from 1985 - 1989 including classroom and sports scenes and images of faculty and students.  Many individuals have been identified.

Contemporary Problems in Biology, A Symposium by Alumni of Manchester College, 1980MC2008/199  

Contemporary Problems in Biology, A Symposium by Alumni of Manchester College, 1980, featuring: Likens, Oxender, Henney, Yoder, Gorden and Eberly.

  • Folder containing programs/registration forms and a Manchester College Bulletin.
Convocation #018: Sharp, Gene, Focus on Issues for Social Change, 1975 and PhotographsMC2011/128 

Dr. Gene Sharp speaks on "Focus on Issues for Social Change," delivered on 2 October 1975.  Dr. Sharp has been described as the world's top theorist of nonviolent strategy.

Convocation #035: Johansen, Dr. RobertConvocation Tape #35 Dr. Robert Johansen presents convocation program/address of 18 April 1977. 
Convocation #041: Neville, Dr. Robert, "Body and Mind"Convocation Tape #41 Dr. Robert Neville presents the convocation address on 16 October 1977 on the topic of "Body and Mind." 
Convocation #050: Helman, A. Blair, "Opening Convocation," 1978Convocation #50: Helman, A. Blair, 1978 President A. Blair Helman delivers the opening convocation speech on 7 September 1978.  This recording is of the convocation service as well, including a welcome by campus minister, Robert Knechel, singing, prayer, a presentation about being students on campus, as well as President Helman's words. 
Convocation #064: Forney, RobertConvocation Tape #64: Forney, Robert 

In this convocation of 1 October 1979 Dr. Robert Forney speaks on "Substance Abuse."

Convocation #064: Forney, Robert, 1969Convocation Tape #64: Robert Forney Robert Forney delivers a convocation on "Substance Abuse," 1 October 1979. 
Convocation #069: Knechel, Bob - Christmas 1979Convocation #69: Knechel, Bob - Christmas 1979 Campus Pastor, Robert Knechel presents a message at Christmas Convocation 10 December 1979. 
Convocation #090: Christmas Convocation, 1980Convocation Tape #90 wave sound Christmas Convocation of 8 December 1980 led by Bob Knechel, campus pastor. 
Convocation #099: Evans, Robert Mayer, 1981Convocation Tape #99: Evans Broadcasting journalist, Robert Mayer Evans, ends the 1981 Artist Lecture Series by speaking in Convocation on 15 April 1981.  The title of his lecture is, "The Politics of Oil." 
Convocation #114: Knechel, Robert, ChristmasMU2014/80 wave sound 

Campus Pastor, Robert Knechel, Jr. leads the Manchester College Christmas program on 7 December 1981.

Convocation #115: Helman, President, Opening Convo 1982MU2014/81 wave sound President A. Blair Helman opens the Convocation series with an address on 8 February 1982.  Robert Knechel, Jr. serves as minister. 
Convocation #133: Keller, LisaMU2014/92 wave sound Lisa Keller presents a Senior Series Convocation on 20 September 1982. 
Convocation #137: Barr, JohnMU2014/93 wave sound John Barr presents an organ recital in Convocation on 8 November 1982. 
Convocation #141: Christmas ConvocationMU2014/96 wave sound Christmas Convocation is presented on 6 December 1982.  Robert Knechel, Jr. is campus pastor. 
Convocation #145: Pettit, Dr. Robert, The Golden Age of Radio, 1983Convocation #145: Pettit, Dr. Robert, The Golden Age of Radio, 1983 

Part of the faculty convocation series with Dr. Robert Pettit presenting "The Golden Age of Radio," on 21 February 1983.

Radio is a mirror of our American culture.

Radio is a neglected art form, a medium no longer utilized.

Convocation #147 b: Jewett, Dr. Robert, Super-Heroison and the Bible,1983Convocation #147b: Jewett, Dr. Robert, 1983 Dr. Robert Jewett presents, "Super-Heroism and the Bible: From Paul to Batman," on 11 April 1983. This talks focuses on Biblical interpretation as it applies to modern American culture. 
Convocation #170 A: Brown, Robert McAfeeMU2015/75 Convocation #170A is presented by Dr. Robert McAfee Brown on 30 April 1984, "But What About the Russians?" 
Convocation #551: Peace StudiesMU2015/129 "A Celebration of 50 Years of Peace Studies at Manchester College," is presented during the 5 October 1998 Convocation. A synopsis of the lives of Andrew Cordier and Gladdys Muir is given.  Andrew Cordier's portrait is presented. Bob Johansen, MU alumnus, gives his perspectives of Peace Studies at MC. 
Convocation #551: VHS Tape and Digital CopyMU2013/152, #27 A Celebration of FiftyYears of Peace Studies at Manchester College, Convocation #551, presented on 5 October 1998.  This convo followed a presentation made by Dr. Arias, former president of Costa Rica and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, on 2 October 1998. 
Convocation and Public Programs: PhotographsMU2017/95 

Photographs of Convocation and Public Programs sponsored by Manchester College (identified by speaker/performer and/or year).

Convocation and Public Programs: PhotographsMU2017/98 

Photographs of Convocation and Public Programs sponsored by Manchester College (identified by speaker/performer and/or year).

Convocation List 1968 - 2008: RecordingsConvocation List of Recordings 

A listing of Convocation cassette tapes and recordings.  Some of these recordings have been digitized but this list does not reflect this information . 

Convocation: Photograph CollectionMC2004/123 

A photograph collection of convocation participants and events.  Most individuals in the pictures have been identified.

Cordier, Andrew W and Dorothy Butterbaugh: Collection of Louise KingMU2014/12 Louise King's collection of photographs and materials related to her father and mother, Andrew W. Cordier and Dorothy Butterbaugh Cordier. 
Cordier, Andrew: PhotographsMC2008/60 

Photographs of Andrew Cordier.

Cornell, BobFaculty/Staff Boxes: Cornell, Bob Material related to Bob Cornell, Practical Arts and Letters, Health, Physical Education and Recreation. 
Cross Country and Track Collection: Brad YoderMU2018/106 Cross Country and Track and Field photographs, statistics, and information. 
Dances: Television Square DanceSmall Box 15 

Newspaper article: "Dale Kesler and a group from Manchester College will appear for the second time on the Television Square Dance program, Promenade 21..." College students appearing, Robert Mendenhall, Bernice Frey, Alvin Schmucker, Phyllis Earp, Herb Eveland, Diane Hand and Professor and Mrs. Dennis Rohrs.  "Dale Kesler will call for the group."  1960.

Dean of Students: Student Development, Discipline, Mental HealthMU2020/9 

Student Development – (1983–1987) -Judicial System – Disciplinary Actions - appeals, correspondence, judicial system, pledges of office.

StudentDevelopment – Residence Life (Fall 1969-Spring 1982) – Conduct violations -“Schwalm March” (1982) residence hall issues – publication, “ThoseCollege Days” - hall contracts and procedures.

Student Development – UnionProgram Council Minutes (1982-1983) – including 1984 May Day1986 Breakaway Week.

Student Development – UnionProgram Council – Correspondence, 1974 through 1985-1986.

CONFIDENTIAL - Dean ofStudents –  Materials 1980-1983 –including but not limited to: Annual Report of the Student Development Program, AAFROHouse Activity Program, ideas forcombating racism, Student Activities,Discipline, Residence Life, Campus Ministry Board, Career Planning andPlacement.

Dean ofStudents Materials Fall 1977-Spring1980 – Community Judicial System (Community Court), Faculty Professional Studies programs – studentaltercations – Residence Life Staff, 1978-1979 – Student Health ServicesLicensing – 1978 Annual Report of the Office of the Dean of Students to thePresident – Revised Alternative Living Option - discussion of co-educationalhousing (1973).

CONFIDENTIAL - StudentDevelopment – General File – 1983-1985 – including but not limited to:Annual Report of the Student Development Program from the Dean of StudentDevelopment to the President of Manchester College, 15 March 1985 –responsibilities of the Counselor and Coordinator of Minority Affairs – alcohollaws from the State of Indiana – residence hall survey results – recommendations on guest hours in residence halls – TheLaw  Related to Use of Videotapes andVCRs on Campus (1984) licensing restrictions – Annual Report of the StudentDevelopment Program from the Dean of Student Development to the President ofManchester College.

CONFIDENTIAL - StudentDevelopment – General, 1985-1986 – including but not limited to: The AnnualReport of the Student Development Program form the Dean of Student Development Stan Escott) to the President of Manchester College, 17 March 1986 – letters of sympathy to family members of those who have died.

Student Development – CareerPlanning and Placement, 1975-1986

Student Development –Living-Learning Organization (formerly called Calvin Ulrey Living LearningCenter), 1976 – 1986; Discussion for and against the Calvin Ulrey Living Learning Center – Evaluations – Reports – Recommendations –Executive Council Minutes -

Student Development –Director of Placement, 195 8-1959 through 1974-1975, Job Placement (Class of 1974), 1973 Federal Summer Intern Program College Participations – Special Report: Student Demonstrations and College Placement (1967) – Philosophy of College Placement as adopted in1962 – letters from companies looking for employees.

Assistant to the President,1967-1983 – Salary Outlay and Increases 1983 – Enrollment Projections (Fall 1983) – Admissions statistics (1976-1982) – Trends in Institutional Vitality (1980) – Staff Benefits  – BasicCollege Costs (1976-1977) – servicing equipment in the transformer vaults – Vocational Interest of Freshmen  – Medical Professions – Indiana Colleges andUniversities statistics regarding total costs, tuition, fees, room and board – Church of the Brethren students – Indiana Corporations contributions to MC.

Vice President, 1983-1986–Manchester College faculty with Doctorates, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees – faculty rank [Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Instructor,Lecturer, Library Faculty] – 1979 study of freshmen [Office of Institutional Research] – new College Seal.

Student Development - psychiatric services.

Deavel, Gary: Manchester VariationsMC2005/6 Spiral bound copy of score, "Manchester Variations," by Dr. Gary Deavel. 
Deavel, Gary: This Green Morning, RecordingMC2010/199a,b 

Recording of  the Manchester Symphony Orchestra, MC's A Cappella Choir and Gary Deavel on 5 November 1989, featuring the premier performance of Deavel's "This Green Morning."

Deavel: Manchester VariationsMC2011/139 Musical score composed by Dr. Gary Deavel for Robert Jones and the Manchester Symphony Orchestra. 
Debate: Schedule, 1930MC2007/124 

Debate Schedule, 1930.

Deeter, Al: Personal CollectionMU2018/55 Box 1 Personal correspondence, ministerial and CPS documents, papers written while a student at Bethany Biblical Seminary and at Princeton, studies in Anabaptist Theology, Princeton dissertation correspondence, early Environmental Studies grant materials, Christian College Day presentations,  negatives, slides, photographs, and Bridgewater College's diploma granting Allen Deeter the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters Honoris Causa
Deeter, Allen: Ethnographic Art CollectionMU2016/16 

Ethnographic art collected by Allen Deeter, Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Manchester College.

Deeter, Allen: Peace StudiesMU2021/19 Correspondence, articles by Deeter, Ken Brown, and others, 1969 sabbatical information, Peace Studies and Fellowship of Reconciliation materials (including "Dai Dong"), Humanities Core revision, "Heirs of a Promise," Peace Studies Syllabi, Environmental Studies at Manchester proposal, various symposiums, and more. 
Dell, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes: Dell, Robert Material regarding Robert Dell. See also: Manchester College Bulletin October 1975 p.9.
Diploma: Sherrick, RobertMC2004/186 

One Bachelor of Arts diploma from Manchester College presented to Robert Sherrick, 1924.

Diversity Photograph CollectionMC2004/130 Diversity Photograph Collection 

Diversity Photograph Collection.

Diversity: Multicultural Affairs. Historical FoldersMC2012/35 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. 
Diversity: Newspaper ClippingMU2017/69 

Newspaper clippings:  Russian film (1963) - "International Week focus on Africa" (1993) - Bosnian students tell of homeland at Manchester College"  (1993) - MC hosts international trade conference (1995) - Diversity Conference with focus on fighting hate crimes and bias (2003).

Dress CodeMC2002/96 

The file contains information and clippings pertaining to Manchester's former dress code.

See Also:  Oak Leaves 6 October 1955 p.2; 5 November 1964 p.3; Hair Bobbing and MC2007/6, Effie Stinebaugh's Drama Scrapbook,  "Why I Have Not Bobbed Mine," by Mary Pickford (an article about hair).

Earth Day: PosterMC2009/71, File Folder MC2009/71-E: Events on Campus 

Poster for Earth Day, "Go Plant a Tree!!!, Earthday Celebration 20 years."

Eberly, William: Personal Library and Professional MaterialMU2018/66 

Materials from William Eberly's collection related to Bill's professional career and personal library. Eloise Eberly's College Woman's Club directories. Letter to Eloise from Bill's January Term trip West (circa 1976) and related snapshots. Notebook documenting Bill's participation in the "Citizen Ambassador Program (China)." Programs: Groundbreaking Celebration for the MC Recital Hall (March 2004) - Dedication of the Norman and Grace Wine Recital Hall (October 2004) - Celebrating the Marden Years (2005). 1889 Scholarship granted to Samuel Miller. Charles Lekrone's reflections on President Howe and early North Manchester College, including classrooms in future Ikenberry home. The history of Tall Oaks. "Environmental Education, The Big Picture," by Eberly (1991). Video of the dedication of Koinonia, 21 April 1990.

Eberly, William: Natural SciencesMU2014/102 Background material for William Eberly's book,
The Story of the Natural Sciences at Manchester College." 
Eberly, William: Office FilesMU2014/107 

Materials from Bill Eberly's files that describe his educational history, the development of Manchester's Environmental Science and public school educational programs, the history of Koinonia, syllabi, student notes (confidential), research data on Indiana and other lakes, Cordier biographical material, Indiana history, and Manchester College quips.

Ebey, Bob: Photograph, circa 1940MC2004/349 

Bob Ebey: Digital copy of photograph of 4 boys riding a bicycle.  Ikenberry Hall shows in the background.  Back is labeled:  Elbert Reish, John McCormick, Bob Ebey, Benton Rhoades. 

Education Master's Theses: EnglishMC2012/56a-e Education Master's Theses: English. 
Etched Glass Panes: Student NamesMC2011/127 These appear to be small hand-etched panes of glass.  It seems as if each participant wrote his/her name individually, perhaps as part of a College function, reunion, or Church of the Brethren event?   
Event PhotographsMU2018/62 David Waas and Dick Harshbarger are included in pictures of at least three events taking place on Manchester's campus (circa late 1960's?).  
Experts ListMC2009/71: Folder MC2009/71-V: Various  

Folder MC2009/71-V: Various - Poster for "Beat the Deadline."  Receive information from Manchester College faculty about many topics.

Faculty and Staff" PR Photograph CollectionMC2007/228 A - BG Photographs of faculty, trustees, etc. from their College Advancement, PR files.


Faculty and Staff, A-Z: PhotographsMC2003/225 

Large Faculty Photograph Collection including but not limited to:

Photograph of Manchester College alumus, Wangdi Sherpa.  Photo with Dr. William Eberly.

Carl Caldwell and parents during parent's weekend, 1978 - 1979.

Richard Nixon headline in newspaper with students and Stan Davis, Speech and Drama.


Go to accession page to view listing of this assortment of faculty and staff pictures.

Faculty Photograph CollectionTwo Large Boxes: Photo Shelves 

Photographs of faculty.  This is a large list of faculty and a large collection of pictures.

Faculty, Trustee and Early PhotographsMU2014/13 Photographs of many faculty members from what appears to be the early 1900's as well as the 1950's and 1960's. A few other pictures showing trustees, the MC Chorus' oratorio of 1912, and various student groupings. 
Faculty, Trustees, Etc.: Photographs MC2007/228 

Photographs of faculty, trustees, etc. from their College Advancement, Public Relations files.

Faculty/Staff PhotographsPhotograph Box 142 Many faculty and staff photographs from the beginning of the 1900's forward. 
Fahs, Eldon Eugene: PhotograhMC2008/133 Photo of Eldon Eugene Fahs conversing with Mike and Sue Wine, parents of Michelle Wine (1992).  Photo taken in 1990. 
Financial Records of Manchester CollegeMC2007/137 

Financial records of the college, college classes, college student groups and organizations.

Annuity Funds.

Alice King Ebey: Handwritten record of income and expenses for the college including student/faculty/staff accounts.  Alice King is included, see: July 7, to December 12, 1898, Alice King 7/16/1898).

Clubs, societies and organizations: Account books for various clubs and organizations.  Aurora, College Quartet, Lincoln Adelphia Treasurer's Book, Philalethea Cash Books, Phronia Lethea, Physics (Sigma Pi Sigma), Rhetoria - Mathea or Mathea Rhetoria Society, Science Club, Service Fellowship, Sociology Club, Tau Kappa Alpha Journal of Finances, Y.M.C.A. records for 1930 - 1931, and Women's Glee Club receipt books. Deputation Work at Manchester College 1945 - 1946: Receipts, expenditures and reports by Bill Eberly.

Financial Records of Manchester College: Tuition and Student ReceiptsMC2007/137: Student Accounts, Financial Ledgers and receipts of tuition, typewriter and piano fees, lab fees, room and board fees to students from 1893  through at least 1942. This information is part of a much larger collection MC2007/137. 
Food Service: Cooks MC2009/55a,b  Food Service: Etta Stinebaugh was a cook at Manchester College for many years.  Here are photos from her scrapbook as well as other older pictures of women working in Food Service.  The photo of chickens at the chopping block helps date the pictures.  
Food Service: The Oaks, PhotographsMC2003/368 

Photographs pertaining to "The Oaks" in it's various locations through the decades.  History of the various locations ot "The Oaks."

Football 50 Year Reunion, 1990MU2018/91 The Manchester College 1940 Football team reunites for a 50 year reunion in 1990. 
Football Team, 1939, Lieberum, Don: PhotographMC2011/214 

Grouping of football players, all from Fort Wayne, on 1939 football team with all-state quarterback #93 Don "Hank Lieberum.

Football: 50th Anniversary CelebrationMU2014/51 

Images for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Manchester College Football, highlighted at Homecoming, 12 October 1954.

Football: History of Manchester College and Ball State MC2010/196 

A football history composed by Archivist, Ferne Baldwin, that tells the story behind Manchester College, and rival, Ball State.  Also included are the heroic efforts of student, Bob Brandon.

Football: Manchester College vs. Ball State, 1940MU2012/64 

Footage of the Manchester College vs. Ball State football game of 1940.  The score: MC 7, Ball State 6.

Football: PhotographsMU2019/44 Photographs of Football athletes, many are identified (see accession record). 
Forensics MC2001/110 

Detailed description of two Forensics boxes filled with materials. Included are newspaper articles, scrapbook, manuscripts from oratorical contests written by MC students: Fujii, Butler, Thomas, Childs, Dye, Mendenhall, Hoffman...and much, much more.

Forensics: Awards, 1949-1950MC2011/205 

Tau Kappa Alpha Ritual, a booklet published by the National Office, May, 1949.

Tay Kappa Alpha order blank, 1949.

TKA Chapter postcard addressed to Professor Paul Keller regarding nominations for national officers.

Speech Awards for 1949-1950.

Frantz, Bob: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.MU2017/57 "A Bit of History," by Bob Frantz, how the "March on Washington" affected the career of Bob Frantz, his relationship with the town of North Manchester, and Bob's employment with Manchester College. 
Frantz, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes: Frantz, Robert 

Material related to Robert Frantz, including a personal history describing the influence that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had on the life of Bob Frantz.

See also: Manchester College General File: Transcripts
Freud and the MotherMC2011/18 

A Man is Not a Thing: Freud and the American Mother

Eric Fromm, Psychoanalyst and Author

Robert Nesbitt, Dean ----- , University of California, Riverside.

Floyd Ross, Professor of World Religion

Dr. Edward Ruden, Chief Psychiatrist

This is a recording of a radio program discussing Freuds views towards the child and the mother.  The speakers also talk about the errors in Freud's theories.

Funderburg FamilyMC2004/532 

Funderburg Family Materials from the collection of Truman Funderburgh, including but not limited to: Harmon Gray, Funderburg,, Loma Hart, Kenneth Fogle, William Gray Harmon, Hill, Funderburk, Marjorie Nell Lauver/John Funderburg Lauver, Frank Harrowing, "From the Castle," Earl Lloyd, Guy Funderburk, Lazarus Funderburgh, WIlliam Funderberg family, J. C. Funderburgh, Richard Funderburgh, Rosetta Funderburgh, Brown, Boone, Joseph Miller, Jesse Funderburg, Jacob Funderburgh, Alvin Funderburg, Walter Funderberg, Deeton Cottage, Elmer Arnold, Edith Funderburgh, Mrs. George Funderburgh

Funderburg Library: PhotographsMC2003/115 

Photographs of the construction of Funderburg Library (1966)and floor plans, Allen Wilmert and Rob Gratz with Paul Kantbambi of the University of Malawi, May 1988, the 1992 National Library Week Reception, pictures of sculptures, artwork and library equipment, musical instruments, photos of faculty, staff and students....and many more.

Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Focus on the SeventiesMU2013/99 

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

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

Focus on the Seventies Transmittal Forms - CONFIDENTIAL.

Garner, Warren: Personal CollectionMU2017/81 Six binders containing genealogical and family materials, professional awards and honors, and athletics information. 
GenealogyMC General File: Genealogy  

An assortment of resources for the study of genealogy.

Gordon, RobertFaculty Staff Boxes: Gordon, Robert Material regarding Robert Gorden.  
Government, CommunityMC2009/18 

Manchester College Community Government: Handwritten ledger for school year 1949 - 1950 through school year 1960 - 1961, listing income and expenses.

Graduation 1972MC2011/11 wave sound and CD 

James Farmer, civil rights activist, Thurl Metzger, of Heifer Project, and Robert Stauffer are given the Honorary Doctoral degrees during graduation 1972. of Laws Honorary Degree.

Recording of jazz music.

A presentation on the political history of Africa given by an unidentified speaker.

President Helman speaks on future goals of Manchester College with an introduction by Dr. Replogle..

Graduation 1993MC2004/122 

President WIlliam Robinson: Commencement Photograph Collection, 1993.

Honorary Degree recipient: Andrew Murray.

Honorary Degree recipient: Howard Brembeck.

Many faculty/staff, students and alumni are identified in this set of photographs.

Graduation and Commencement: Photographs from Various YearsMC2010/25 

Commencement and graduation photographs from 1914, 1924, 1920's?, 1940, 1997, 2004.

CHAPPELL STUDIO and GRADUATION IMAGES (TM), 1997, 2002, and 2004.

Gratz, James: Memorial Service DVDMU2017/12 Video of the memorial service for Jim Gratz, 6 February 2017 at the Manchester Church of the Brethren. 
Hair BobbingOak Leaves 18 June 1927 Oak Leaves, 18 June 1927, p.2. 
Helman Tapes: Retirement Part 1, 2 and 3MC2011/65a,b 

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

Helman, A. Blair, Myer, James and Neff, Robert: PhotographMC2008/63 A. Blair Helman: Photo with Robert Neff, former COB General Secretary and former President of Juniata College and James Myer, leader of the Brethren Revival Fellowship.  Photo circa 1984 - 1985. 
Helman: Presidental Correspondence, Administrative Finance, Dean's CorrespondenceMU2020/6 Helman correspondence, CONFIDENTIAL Student Affairs materials (1964-1976), newsletters and programs related to the  Manchester Ambassadors, a group whose focus is estate planning (1966-1975), CONFIDENTIAL files from the Director of Deferred Giving and Special Gifts (1969-1977), files of the Public Relations, Deferred-Giving Committee. 
Administrative finance concerns campaign preparedness studies, pay raises, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Equitable Life Assurance Society, and comprehensive business insurance [For a more detailed list, click on accession number, middle column, to link to the finding aid].
Files from the Dean - span the very end of Schwalm’s career as president (Spring 1956), forward. 
Hicks, Lisa: PhotographMC2004/542 Color photograph of Lisa Hicks with Bobby Knight, IU basketball coach.  
Holl, Carl Waldo: ScholarshipMU2016/38 

Dinner program for the Cleveland Chapter of Manchester Alumni 1951.

1952 correspondence regarding contributions to the Holl Scholarship Fund.

Manchester College alumni and job title

Holl-Kintner Hall of Science: Dedication PhotographsMC2002/2x Hall of Science Dedication Photographs from the A. Blair Helman Papers.  
Holsinger, Clyde: Photographs,1940's, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1955, 1960's, 1961, 1970's, 1970 MC2004/450 

Clyde Holsinger Photograph Collection - 1940's, 1950's, 1960's and 1970's. Scrapbook containing photos of choirs and other college scenes during Clyde Holsinger's time as director.  A newspaper article from September 1946 announces Holsinger's hiring at the college. 


Homecoming Photograph CollectionMC2004/126 

Homecoming Photograph Collection

Primarily black and white pictures, photographed by Scott McAlpine at Homecoming 1992 (10/17)

Howard, Oca: MC and Alumni MaterialsMU2015/51 

Manchester College as experienced by Oca Howard, MC Class of 1932.  Also included are Alumni Association materials.

Howe, Francis O.Faculty Staff Boxes: Howe, Francis O. 

Francis was the second son of first College President David Howe and David's first wife, Delilah.  Francis (Frank) was an instrumental music teacher at Manchester College 1899-1900.  Frank was also the Inventor/founder of the Howe Vacuum Bait Company.

Ikenberry AwardMC2002/140 

Award in honor of L.D. Ikenberry, former treasurer and former acting president of Manchester College.

  • Nomination materials, lists, photographs.
Ikenberry Hall PhotographsPhoto Box 106, Buildings, Ikenberry Hall 

An assortment of photographs of Ikenberry Hall and the gentlemen who resided there.

Ikenberry Hall: Serenade PhotographsMC2004/536 

Ikenberry Serenade Photograph Collection.


Independent Study Papers: EducationMC2012/71a,b,c Independent Study Papers: Education. 
Independent Study Papers: Modern LanguagesMC2012/74a-p Independent Study Papers: Modern Languages. 
Independent Study Papers: PhysicsMC2012/77a Independent Study Papers: Physics 
Independent Study Papers: ReligionMC2012/80a-bb Independent Study Papers: Religion. 
Indiana Organizations, Lilly Foundation Grants: President Helman's YearsMU2020/5 Helman materials, including but not limited to: Academy in Public Service, Indiana Committee for the Humanities, Civil Rights Commission, Criminal Justice Planning Agency, Department of Public Instruction, Freedom of Choice Grants, Indiana Council of Student Volunteers, Indiana College Health Association, Veterans Affairs, Indianapolis Center for Advanced Research, Hoosier-Buckeye Collegiate Conference, Indiana College Personnel Association, Conference of Higher Education, Commission for Higher Education, Indiana Colleges, Associated Colleges of Indiana, Consortium of International Programs, State Scholarship Commission, Project Equality, Indiana State Chamber of Commerce, Higher Education Facilities Acts, Regional Science Fair, Miscellaneous (click on accession number [middle column] to view finding aid). 
Intercultural and Multicultural MaterialsMU2018/112 

Materials describing events honoring the 50th Year Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s visit to the Manchester campus.

Programs and materials created for the groundbreaking ceremony and dedication of the Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center. 

Interview Tapes and TranscriptsMC General File: Transcripts of Interview  Manchester College alumnus, T. Quentin Evans: Transcript of an 18 July 1988 interview recording his time as a student and later as a faculty person.  This is from one of a series of interview tapes done under the support of the Lily funds received by Manchester College in 1987. The interview probably took place along with interviews by Wilbur Dunbar, Lola Sanger, Robert Frantz, Dr. Phillip Orpurt.  David Waas was probably also interviewed at that time (transcript is undated).  
January Term: Industrial Chemistry, 1979MU2014/150 Participant photograph and description of the 1979 Industrial Chemistry January Term Tour. 
Johansen, Robert C.Faculty Staff Boxes: Johansen, Robert C. 

Material relating to Robert C. Johansen.

See also: Manchester College Bulletin July 1976 p.13; July 1978 p.16

Jones, Professor Robert: Structural Elements in Polyphonic MusicMC2011/104 Professor Robert Jones gives instruction on the topic of "Structural Elements in Polyphonic Music," 12 January 1971. 
Jones, RobertFaculty Staff Boxes: Jones, Robert 

Material regarding Robert Jones, Music.

See also: Manchester College Bulletin January 1978 p.7; Symphony

Jones, Robert: PhotographsMC2004/398 

Robert Jones Photograph Collection including photographs of the symphony.

Jontz, Jim And Johansen, Bob: Photograph, 1989 Large Combined Photo Boxes (formerly 138, 166, 167) in the Johansen file Jim Jontz, 5th District Representative, 1989 photo with Bob Johansen.  
Keller, RobertFaculty Staff Boxes: Keller, Robert 

Material related to Robert Keller, Social Sciences, Sociology.

See also: Manchester College Bulletin July 1978 p.3-4.

King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr.MU2017/28 Letters regarding preparation for Dr. King's visit to Manchester College in 1967. This visit had to be postponed due to bad weather. Copies of speeches delivered at Dr. King's campus memorial service  in 1968. Spoken tributes were made by: President Hellman, Robert Allen, Jr., Terry Pettit, and Professor Ken Brown. Letters written for and against King's appearance on campus. 
King, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther: Memorial Service, 1968MC2002/154c 

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Memorial service, 1968.

King, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther: Visit to North Manchester, 1968MC2002/154b Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Visit, 1968. 
Kinsel, Paul: CollectionMC2011/229 

Memorabilia belonging to student, Paul Kinsel,.  The collection reflects his 1928 - 1929 through 1931 - 1932 college experience.

Klingler, Charles: CollectionMC2011/234: Boxes 1 and 2 

Professor Charles Klingler taught English at Manchester College for 35 years [1959 - 1994]. 1961).  This is a historical description of his work including but not limited to; "Writing Across the Curriculum," "Writing to Learn," and syllabi for the Humanities Core.

Knechel, RobertFaculty Staff Boxes: Knechel, Robert Material related to Robert Knechel.  
Koile, David: Orchestra Photograph 1929-1930MU2013/96 

Photograph of David Koile and the Manchester Symphony Orchestra, as seen in the 1930 Aurora.

Lang, Robert F.Faculty/Staff Boxes: Lang, Robert F. Material regarding Robert Lang.  
Lay Counselor ProgramMC2008/92 

Lay Counselor's Program;

Included in the event is "Report on Self-Study," by Dr. David A. Waas.

"Manchester Through Student Eyes," Robert Mock, Joyce Clinton, Lowell Hartman, Jan Miller, Charles Tayler.

Leckrone, Joyce: Kennedy CollectionMC2009/22 John F. Kennedy and Bobby Kennedy magazine and newspaper collection with a Christmas card reproduced from an original painting by Mrs. John F. Kennedy with a handwritten note to Joyce from "Gladdys."  This is presumably Gladdys Muir.  
Liberal EducationMC General File: Liberal Education Liberal Education: Prospects for the Next Century, a symposium at Manchester College, 1995.  
Likens, GeneMC2002/188 and MC2002/188b  

Newspaper clippings, news releases, articles and other materials related to Dr. Gene E. Likens, Manchester College alumnus, graduating in 1957 with a degree in zoology.  He is known for being the first scientist in North America to discover acid rain.

Management Council: 1986-2001MU2020/15 Management Staff (Council) meeting minutes and materials- CONFIDENTIAL -due to issues involving faculty/staff and students.

"Management” is composed of representativesfrom Public Relations, Human Resources, Student Development, Academic Affairs,the Business Office, Institutional Advancement, Executive Assistant to thePresident, President’s Office.

Manchester College Collection: Collected by Ferne BaldwinMU2013/155 

Dr. William Robinson speaks at Pike Creek COB (1990), Centennial Celebration auction, Dagny Boebel offers Shakespeare course, David Eicher gives recital (1990), "The Glass Menagerie" (1990), “Good Health and Quality Health Care” workshop, IN State graduate degree to Robert Plummer, Mary Bombich and James Clark in "Hamlet," Dr. R. H. Miller officiates at Guthrie funeral service,Du Pont awards two grants (1963), Carol Stubbs in "Hamlet," Ed Johnston in "Fantasticks," Martha Smeltzer in "Hamlet," City schools employ MC graduates (report by Howard Book), MC appreciates community support (1995), "Oak Leaves" theft of papers and return (1975), Lynn Baker, Howard Sollenberger, A. Blair and Pat Helman, art shows, Public Programs, COB events on campus, new phone system, Charolotte Schutz Deavel, Doris Garey books, Deeter (Religion vs. Christian Tradition requirements), grade change policy (1996), Perry Graham/Peace Center, Nuclear Warfare, Men and Women's Soccer newspaper clippings.

Manchester College: Contributions to a Better WorldMC2010/194 

Letter to Timothy K. Jones of Manchester College by Robert S. Zigler, Washington, DC.  The letter starts:

"Here's the stuff re MC and the contribution to a better world."

A list cites Manchester College graduates that have been involved in Relief, Rehabilitation and/or Development.

Manchester College: Eberly, WIlliam Collection: Manchester CollegeMC2011/221 

Materials related to Manchester College including the diploma of Bill's father, John Eberly, Class of 1929. 

Manchester College: History, the Helman CollectionMC2012/7 

Articles of historical interest and significance to Manchester College and to the Town of North Manchester.

Manchester College: Photograph AlbumMC2007/39 A photograph album containing photographs of Manchester College faculty and staff as well as pictures from theatrical productions/plays ranging from 1916 through 1965-1966. 
Manchester College: Promotional Audio and Conferring of 1972 Honorary Degrees and GraduationMC2011/10 wave sound and CD 

This recording is in two parts:

"What is Manchester College?" promotional audio portion of a filmstrip or slide show ("a chairbound tour").  Audio of choir singing "By the Kenapocomoco."

1972 Conferring of Honorary Degrees and Graduation:

James Farmer, Civil Rights Activist,  with Dean Howard Book presentating. James Farmer was Race relations secretary with Fellowship of Reconciliation.  He was also involved in the labor movement. Author, "Freedom When," Random House, 1966. Recommendation for the Honorary Degree, "Doctor of Humanities."  Conferring of degree by President Helman.

Thurl Donald Metzger: Doctor of Humanities. Conferring of degree by President Helman.

Robert Miller Stauffer: Conferring of degree, Doctor of Laws. Manager of North Manchester Foundry.

Manchester College: Property and RentalsMC2007/137: Annuity Funds, Real Estate, Rents, Ledger 

Financial Records of Manchester College - a larger collection MC2007/137 that includes:

  • Annuity Funds, Real Estate, Rents, Ledger: 1931, 1937 - 1943, 1934 - June 30, 1944. Partially restricted.
Manchester Symphony OrchestraMC2007/133 The Manchester Symphony Society in cooperation with Manchester College sponsors a community-oriented symphony called the Manchester Symphony Orchestra.   North Manchester has been the smallest community in the United States to support a full symphony orchestra. This collection contains brochures, schedules and programs.  
Manchester Symphony OrchestraLarge Boxes 102 and 103  

Manchester Symphony Orchestra publicity, programs and articles.

Manchester Symphony Orchestra and Music Competitions: PostersMC2009/124 

Manchester Symphony Orchestra poster assortment with some concerts in conjunction wtih the A Cappella Choir and featuring various soloists throughout the years as well as Student Competition Winners 1990, 1992, and Young Artist Competition Winners (1991, 1993, 1994).

For more posters see: MC2010/20.

Manchester Symphony Orchestra: HistoryMU2016/37 1988  - 1989 Manchester Symphony Orchestra Program - 50th Season.  One slide and negatives and photographs of the MSO  with conductor, Robert Jones 
Mathea Rhetoria Society or Rhetoria - Mathea Society: RecordsMC2007/137: Mathea Rhetoria Society or Rhetoria - Mathea Society 

Financial Records for Mathea Rhetoria Society or Rhetoria - Mathea Society. These records are part of a larger collection MC2007/137.

Rhetoria - Mathea or Mathea Rhetoria Society: 1939 - 1944 (in one book).  1942 - 1943, receipts 1944 (in one composition book).

May Day Celebrations: of the 1920'sMU2013/32 B 

Photographs of May Day celebrations, May Day Queens, and their Courts (1920 - 1929).

May Day Celebrations: The 1970' s through 1993 MU2013/32 F Photographs of May Day celebrations, May Day Queens and their Courts from 1970 through 1993. 
May Day: Photograph CollectionMC2004/127 

May Day photographs, 1992 through 1995.

McAmis, CarolFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: McAmis, Carol 

Material regarding Carol McAmis.

Photograph of Carol McAmis singing with the orchestra with  Professor Clyde Holsinger directing the orchestra. Students Robert Stauffer Curry and Deanna Brown, playing violin and viola respectively. [ Large Faculty/Staff Photo Boxes]

Miller, Ed and Martha: Collection of Programs and MemorabiliaMU2013/86 Handmade programs and memorabilia for MC clubs and organizations circa the 1950's. Photographs and identification of 1953 May Day Queen, Jean Childs Young and Court. Programs from Home Economics events (1950's). Oak Leaves issue announcing MC's Cherry Princess candidates. 1991 and 1992 issues of the Manchester College "Bulletin."  Photos from May Day 1956. Copy of "The Acorn," 25th year edition. 
Miller, Edith Alice CollectionMC2008/208 

Much more material than can be described. Please go into the accession page to read Scope and Contents. The collection includes the following but is vastly larger:

Obituaries, information on the Shull children, photograph of son of Moy Gwong,  "Memory Speaks, North Manchester Celebrates Its First 150 Years," program for play written by Dr. Charles Boebel, article from "The Noble County American," Albion, Indiana, Thursday, June 24, 1982, pg. 7 regarding the Potawatomi Chief Simon Pokagon, Last Chief of the Potawatomies, personal information about Edith Alice Miller, letter by Otho about his wife's, Ida's death, and Class of 1926 Information, as saved by Edith Miller.

For more information on Edith Alice Miller see West Manchester Church of the Brethren.

Miller, R. H.: Travel LettersMC2009/92 "Travel Letters," by R. H. Miller, 1954.  Good condition.  
Miller, Robert Henry: Minister, Church of the BrethrenMC2009/87 

Elder Robert Henry Miller, minister in the Church of the Brethren had a son, Manchester College Professor Robert Henry Miller, a minister as well.  The accession page gives information about both father and son. MC2009/87 is the manuscript of an unpublished book by Professor R. H. Miller, "Comments on the Gospel of John."

Miller, Robert Henry (1825-1892) obituary in the Gospel Messenger.

Mock, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Mock, Robert 

Material related to Robert Mock, minister to students.

See Also: Photograph of Robert Mock MC2006/31.

Montel, Gary: Public Relations Wall of Fame, Photographs MC2004/729: Montel, Gary 

Photograph of Gary Montel in the Public Relations Wall of Fame Photograph Collection, MC2004/729. 

Mount Morris College: Assorted ItemsMU2013/2 

An assortment of materials related to Mount Morris College, Illinois that include; snapshots of the renovated campus, a photocopy of the article, "Mount Morris College Alumni End Tradition of Reunions," and a copy of the book, "Memories of Old Sandstone."

Mount Morris College: Heisler Collection, Photographs of Alumni, 100th Anniversary, College Song, 1912 Fire, History, Old Folks HomeMC2004/540  

Milly Heisler Collection including a history of Mount Morris College.  Picture of Mount Morris Old Folks Home. Photos of "pigtail day" and "tie day," as well as other interesting images.


Mount Morris College: Mohler, R. E., Postcard Collection MC2004/211 

Robert E. Mohler graduated from Mount Morris College in 1912 with a B.A. degree.  He served Mount Morris as Physical Director, Education during the 1912-1913 school year.  Robert Mohler died in 1980. This is his postcard collection.

Mount Morris College: Mohler, RobertMC2004/444 

A postcard collection belonging to Robert Mohler, 1912 graduate of Mount Morris College. Pictures show Old Sandstone during and after the fire of 1912, and an image of the campus circa 1915-1920.

Mount Morris College: Photograph CollectionMC2004/212 

Identified photographs 1912 and 1913.

Mount Morris College: PhotographsMU2015/45 A collection of photographs from Mount Morris College, Mt. Morris, Illinois. 
Muir, Gladdys: "Settlement of the Brethren on the Pacific Slope"MU2015/2 An autographed copy of Gladdys Muir's, "Settlement of ... the Brethren on the Pacific Slope," with a photograph and handwritten dedication to Manchester College's first Peace Studies major, Robert McFadden. 
Muir, Gladdys: CorrespondenceMU2014/61 Gladdy's Muir's 1937 letter to her father, Freeman Muir. 
Muir, Gladdys: The Ken Brown CollectionMU2013/122 Professor Ken Brown's collection of Gladdys Muir related materials. 
Multicultural and International PhotographsMU2014/17 A variety of photographs documenting multicultural activities including the International Dinner, International Bazaar, College Vision Day, AAFRO House events, the Black Student Union, the Manchester College International Association, Hispanos Unidos, Brethren Colleges Abroad, special speakers, along with a wealth of  identified pictures of student participants. 
Music at Manchester College: Public Relations Photographs and Visual MediaMU2012/133 Photographs, negatives and other forms of visual media primarily focusing on faculty and students involved in musical pursuits.  
Music DepartmentMU2018/110 An assortment of materials from the Department of Music, including A Cappella Choir and "What is Man?" (1966) photographs. Slides of instructors and students within the Music Department. 
Music Department: PhotographsMC2004/129 All photos are black and white and were photographed by Patte Stockberger Class of 1995],  Many are identified and most are from the 1990's. 
Music, Drama and Visiting Artistis: PostersMC2009/71 

This large collection of materials ranging from MC2009/7-A  -  MC2009/71-V,j1a,b includes printed and hand-made posters and other memorabilia accumulated throughout the years in the Manchester College Archives. 

Music: Newspaper ClippingsMC2009/176 

1. "West Side Story 'Terrific' Hit," 1963. 

2.  1963, "College to Give "Elijah."

3.  1995, "Music Festival Planned At MC Winger Hall."

4.  "Manchester College to host A Night...," 2007.

5.  "Elijah" newspaper articles.

Myer, James: Brethren PeopleBrethren People File: Myer, James 

Photographs of Jim Myer and others taken in Petersime Chapel 1987-1988 at what appears to be a seminar or conference. 

Copy of the publication, "Faith, Learning and Service: A Commitment Recalled," with a photograph of President Helman greeting James Myer and Robert Neff during the 1984 Church Leaders' Conference.



Myers, Michaele: Collection of Actress from Sydney, IndianaMU2014/6 

A history of actress, Michaele Myers, as written by Martha Ann Merkle Myers.  Also included are plays, photographs, newspaper articles, and posters.

National OrganizationsMU2020/13 

National organizations affiliated with Manchester College: A - Danforth Foundation.

Natural Sciences Division: Niswander, EmersonMC2004/257 Dr. Emerson Niswander's,( "Doc.'s") gradebooks, photographs, pennants, banners, examinations, miscellaneous student information - confidential, MCAT records - confidential,  class record, 1950 - confidential. 
Neff, Robert: Commemorating the Death of ChristConvocation Tape #175: Neff, Robert Speaker:  Dr. Robert Neff, who at that time was General Secretary of the General Board of the Church of the Brethren.  The speech was given on 1 October 1984. 
Negatives: 1977-1978MU2019/1 Negatives from 1977 with images of football players, a student dance (probably from the Fall of 1977), and President Helman.   
Negatives: ImagesMU2018/45 A variety of negatives and scanned images from the MC Publications Department. Pictures appear to illustrate the 1970's. Topics include: 1978 dedication of Cordier Auditorium with Andrew Young, accompanying reception in Tall Oaks, the 1978 alumni reunion, "Bus Stop" (May Day Play 1978), May Day trike and bike races, instrumental and music related photos, faculty/staff pictures, McFadden family pictures, athletic images including; Soccer, Frisbee, football, track and field, tennis. 
Neher Maintenance Center: PhotographsMC2004/400 

Neher Maintenance Center photographs:

  • Early construction of maintenance building.
  • Early construction of maintenance building.  L-R: ?,?,?, David Yeatter, Vernon Mitmoen, Bob Metzger, ?
Neher, O. W.: Photographs Biology Dpt. and Hall of ScienceMC2009/53 

O. W. Neher photographs: Biology Department Photos and Hall of Science Dedicatory Materials.

Neher, OscarMU2019/40 The Oscar Neher Mount Morris College and Manchester College Collection 
Neher, Oscar: ArtworkMC2012/45 Hand-drawn artwork by Oscar W. Neher for Mount Morris College annual publication circa 1929. 
Neher, RobertAlumni Large Box 187: Neher, Robert 

Material regarding Robert T. Neher, Ph.D.

Nelson, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Nelson, Robert Material regarding Robert Nelson.  
News Releases: August 2000 - August 2001ROSeptember2012/25 News Releases from Manchester College August 2000 - August 2001, along with partial listing from 16 August 2000 - 27 November 2000. This finding aid is in process.  Not all of the releases have been recorded. 
Niswander, Emerson: TributeMC2007/219 

"Tributes to 'Doc'" was compiled on Dr. Niswander's retirement from the College.  Dr. Niswander was hired by Manchester College in 1950 as the replacement for Dr. Kintner. He spent 30 years as an instructor, retiring in May of 1981.

Oak Leaves: Negatives and Contact SheetsMU2014/3 Negatives, contact sheets, and photographs from the Office of the "Oak Leaves" - circa 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998,1999, 2000, 2003 and 2004. 
Oak Leaves: Photographs circa1993 MU2012/112 Most of these photographs were used in issues of the Oak Leaves from 11 February 1993 through 7 May 1993.  There is one folder of negatives and images that did not appear to be correlated with this time-frame and will be arbitrariliy dated - circa 1992-1993.  
Oratorical Contests; Peace Speech Association Award Collection MC2003/126 

Peace Speech Association Award Collection.

Award certificates for Ted McLaughlin, Jack Bormuth, Patricia Thomas, Suzanne Eiler, Margaret Frederick, Kieth Hoover, Robert Keller (various dates, 1947-1952).

Orpurt, Philip: Biology Department NotebookMU2014/148 Dr. Philip A. Orpurt presents the history of the Biology department at Manchester College (1894 - 2005).  His notebook includes humorous stories about Emerson Niswander, provides photographs of instructors, preserves memorabilia, and documents the construction of the new Science Center in 2005. 
Paine, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Paine, Robert 

Material regarding Robert Paine.

Newspaper article about Robert Paine's retirement and his book, "Seeking New Horizons."

For additional material relating to Robert Paine, see:  Manchester College Bulletin, November 1978 p.1.

Parents' Weekend: PhotographsMC2004/131, Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 14 

These photographs are part of a larger collection MC2004/131.

Photo #1: Robin Szulczyk '96 and her mom on parents' weekend.10/1/92.  Photographer:  Patte Stockberger '95.

Photo #2: Lori Bolton '96, Amy Bolton '95 and their family on parents' weekend.  10/1/92.  Photographer:  Patte Stockberger.

Photo #3: Keith Roberts and his parents outside the Union on parents' weekend 10/1/92.  Photographer:  Patte Stockberger.

Photos #4, 5: Gina Klakamp '94 and her dad on parents' weekend.  10/1/92.  Photographer:  Patte Stockberger.

Photo #14: Jenny Lekarczyk '96 with her parents on parents' weekend 10/1/92.  Photographer:  Patte Stockberger.

See also:  Union Program Council; Photo Box 65.

Peace Studies: Promoting Enduring PeaceMC2004/383 Promoting Enduring Peace, Inc. 
Peace" ClippingsMU2017/72 Peace related newspaper clippings: School of Peace held in Peru COB(1962), Harry Zeller speaks "Sane Living Under the Threat of Nuclear Extinction" (1963), 58th annual contest of the Indiana Peace Speech Association (1964), peace rally and candle-light procession (1971), peaceful rally to end the war [MOBE] (1971), Senator William Proxmire will speak at 25th anniversary of the Peace Studies program (1974), Church as Peacemaker Conference "Living With Diversity" (1991), Robert Bowman at MC Peacemaker Conference (1992), "Let Justice Roll" tour with Ken Mediema and Jim Wallis (1993), workshop on organization for social change (1993), artist Phan Nguyen Barker brings "Seedlings of Peace" art show (1994), Norman Solomon speaks at Peace Studies Institute (1993). 
Peace: Lilly Curriculum Study,MC2004/208 

Lilly Curriculum Study, Peace studies committee.

From the file:  "The Peace Studies Committee of the Lilly Curriculum Study has been meeting from time to time since its formation. ... Main objective of this committee...[is to] study the question, Is the Peace Studies Curriculum in harmony with the Liberal Arts program?"  Committee members included:  Carl W. Holl, Gladdys Muir, Robert Nelson, ? Schuhle, Vernon Stinebaugh, ? Wilson.

Peace: ResourcesMU2018/31 Booklets and brochures and bibliography related to the topic of "Peace" written by various organizations and individuals. 
Peffers, Robert Faculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Peffers, Robert Material related to Robert Peffers.  
Petersime, Ray: Poland and Post WWII ReliefMU2021/9 Documents related to Ray Petersime's May 1946 trip to Poland where he delivered hatching eggs to a war torn population, and Petersime's subsequent European relief activities (February 1946 to May 1948).  
Pettit, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Pettit, Robert Material related to Robert Pettit, Social Sciences, Sociology. 
Photograph Collection, Public Relations: Wall of Fame, Faculty and StaffMC2004/103 Photographs of Jonathan Watson, Debora DeWitt, Korrine Gust, Mark Bryant & Terese Salupo-Bryant, Lynne Margolies, Marcia Benjamin, Manu Bhagavan, Brad Yoder, Marcie Coulter-Kern, Thelma Rohrer, Mark Huntington, Rusty Coulter-Kern, Jennifer Lutz, Mark Angelos, Jill Lichtsinn, Brian Peterson, Steve Naragon, Kathryn Heler, Dave Kreps, Robert Bowman, Cathy Gatchel, Lana Groombridge. 
Photograph Collection, Public Relations: Wall of Fame, Faculty and StaffMC2004/729 Faculty/Staff Photographs: Public Relations Wall of Fame Photograph Collection 
Photograph: American Chemical Society, 1964MC2010/99 One photograph of students and faculty who were members of the American Chemical Society, 1963-1964. 
PhotographsMU2013/157 A conglomeration of decade spanning images reflecting student life and faculty/staff experience at Manchester College. 
Photographs 1958 - 1962MC2012/48 

A collection of photographs representing residence life, May Day events, A Cappella Choir, religious life, classes and athletics at Manchester College circa 1958 - 1959 - 1960 - 1961 - 1962.

Photographs and Woman's Club BanquetMU2021/7 Aerial image of campus and picture of the Freshman Class of 1940. One program for the "College Woman's Club Banquet," March 1969.  
Photographs from the College MuseumMC2008/173a-e 

Photographs from the Museum.

Fenton art glass lamp celebrating the town's sesquicentennial year, May 1985 Bulletin pg. 12.

Commemorative china, 1986-87.

African artifacts, Photographer, Bob Cheeseman, (class of 1992), photo taken 29 September 1989.

 Photo of commemorative glassware, Manchester pennants and miscellaneous college artifacts, including Bawlings Basketball Score Book.  Photographer, Bob Cheeseman.  Photo taken 29 September 1989.

Photo of projector from the Biology Department.  Photographer, Bob Cheeseman.  Photo taken 29 September 1989.

Photographs of Faculty, Trustees, Etc. From College Advancement, PR filesMC2007/228 

Photographs of faculty, presidents, trustees, etc. from College Advancement, PR files.

Photographs: Art, Buildings, College Campus, Ceremonies, Students, Football, SportsMC2006/31 

Assortment of photographs of campus buildings, the construction of Holl-Kintner, the old observatory, May Day, Ikenberry Hall, students and professors, including Allen Deeter, Niswander and Glade.

Also included are photographs of Football 1960 - 1976 and Martial Arts.

Students in class and on campus, 1974 and earlier: 1974 photo of Yvonne Frey, Dave Ball, Margie Schaeffer.  Phil Amadon, Donna Hubscher, Nancy Hood, Patricia Dickens.

Photographs of pottery and painting art class.

Photographs: Contact Sheets, 1980'sMC2008/139a,b 

Photographs and contact sheets from the 1980 featuring faculty, staff and students.  Also included are athletics pictures, Camp Mack Day, President Robinson, theater, the radio station, students playing the chime, and many other images.  Many pictures are identified.

Photographs: Faculty and StaffMC2004/124 

Bicycling to Camp Mack 1991, Professor Al Herring.  9/19/91.

Gilbert Foster, graphic artist, during staff recognition.  Dubbed "Batman" because of his help in getting bats out of the Administration Building.  4/5/93. 

Leonard Williams, Jr., Associate Professor of Political Science.  9/28/92.

Katherine Tinsley, Assistant Professor of History.  9/28/92.

Dr. David Hicks, Assistant Professor of Biology.  10/17/92.

Lani Roberts, Director of Career Services.  10/19/92.

Leonard Williams. 10/16/92. 

Dr. Larry Underberg, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies.  10/16/92.

Dale Liston, head football coach, Deanna Brown, campus pastor, at Christian Hindman's memorial.  3/2/93. 

David P. Kreps '64, Barbara Ehrhardt '89, David J. Hicks, Alan Holyoak, Albert Williams.  9/6/92. 

College Exploration Day.  Dr. James Streator. 

David Good, soccer coach and staff member, leads at the staff recognition.  4/5/93. 


Photographs: Identified photographs of Faculty / Staff / Student / FriendsMC2010/88 

An assortment of identified photographs of Faculty, Staff, Students and Friends that span many years.  See Scope and Content for names.

Photographs: Media and Public Relations, January 1997 - May 2000 - Part 1MC2012/36 

Photographs, contact sheets and negatives for the purposes of Media and Public Relations. January 1997 through December 1997.

Photographs: Media and Public Relations, January 1998 - May 2000 - Part 4MC2012/36d 

Photographs, contact sheets and negatives for the purposes of Media and Public Relations. August 1999 through December 1999.

Photographs: Media and Public Relations, January 2001 - May 2002 - Part 1MC2012/36g - Part 1 Photographs, contact sheets and negatives for the purposes of Media and Public Relations. January 2001 - September 2001.  
Physical Plant: Projects, In House MaintenanceMU2016/8 Money-saving in-house projects achieved by Manchester's Physical Plant. Descriptions and photographs. 
Plunkett, Roy: Collection 1938 - 1988MC2001/3 Box 1 

A detailed description of the Roy Plunkett collection - Box #1: 1938 - 1988.

Plunkett, Roy: Collection 1988-1994 and Biographical MaterialMC2001/3 Box 3 A detailed description of the Roy Plunkett collection - Box #3: 1988 - 1994 - including biographical material, relationships with Manchester College and Ohio State, as well as personal associations with organizations. There is a report and description of the oral project conducted by "The Center for the History of Chemistry." Also included are copies of "Polymers and People," by Eric Elliott, and "Polymer Pioneers," by Peter Morris. 
Posters and Articles From Manchester College MC2009/71,A-V  
  • File Folder MC2009/71-A: A Cappella Choir
  • File Folder MC2009/71-AL: Artist Lecture Series
  • File Folder MC2009/71-B: Brethren Colleges Abroad
  • File Folder MC2009/71-C: Children's Theatre
  • File Folder MC2009/71-CB: Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble
  • File Folder MC2009/71-CH: Choral Events
  • File Folder MC2009/71-CY: Church of the Brethren Youth Conference
  • File Folder MC2009/71-D: Dances
  • File Folder MC2009/71-E: Events on Campus
  • File Folder MC2009/71-MSO: Manchester Civic and Symphony Orchestra
  • File Folder MC2009/71-MU: Music Department
  • File Folder MC2009/71-PEV: Performances and Events
  • File Folder MC2009/71-PMOA: Plays, Musicals, One Acts
  • File Folder MC2009/71-SP: Sports, Posters with Football schedules.
  • File Folder MC2009/71-V: Various, including Admissions Material, Parents' Weekend, Fundraising, Phonathon, Graphics Department
Posters: Events and ScholarshipMC2009/71File MC2009/71-V: Various 

Posters about campus events and various scholarships.

Pranks and Ditch Day: PhotographsMC2010/168,a-e 

Five photographs

Paul Shrider, Robert Ebey, Benton Rhoades circa 1939? Shave and haircut?

Benton Rhoades, Robert Ebey, John McCormick, Elbert Reish, 1939. Four men on a bike.

Freshmen - Sophomore water fight, 1927.

Three men "mummified" in sheets.

Group of guys "fixing up" a guy sitting in a chair.

President's Files Departments and DivisionsMU2020/73 President's files on departments and divisions, circa 1967 -  circa 1986.
"On the Edge of Tomorrow, Analysis, Interpretation, and Recommendations" - criminal justice grant.
"Interns-In-Corrections project, Grand #3-34-72-F-1, FINAL REPORT, 1972-1973.
President's Files: Athletics, Departments Divisions, Registrar , Academic AffairsMU2020/74 
Athletics, 1968  - 1982.
Women's Extramural Sports Program, 1973-1986.
Womens' Athletics, 1979-1986.
Student Affairs, Intramural Sports, 1980 - 1983.
Football, 1979 - 1982.
Indiana Organizations - Hoosier-Buckeye Collegiate Conference 1981-1986.
Dean of Academic Affairs, 1983 -1986.
Dean of the College, 1967 -1983.
THE MANCHESTER PLAN, An Academic Program for the '70's.
Registrar Correspondence, 1956 -1986. CONFIDENTIAL. 
Academic Affairs, Faculty Workshop, 1971 - 1980.
Librarian, 1964 - 1986.
Academic Affairs, Letters to the Faculty, 1963 - 1975 and 1975-1983. 
Manchester College Faculty Meeting and Business Materials, 1977 - 1986.
Academic Affairs, Faculty Study Grants, 1966 - 1972.
Director of Graduate Studies, 1971-1986. 
Associate Academic Dean, 1978 - 1984. 
Academic Affairs, Faculty Committees 1953 - 1986 - Committee for the Future.

President's Files: Helman CorrespondenceMU2020/29b Miscellaneous correspondence (the 1960's through 1986) by President A. Blair Helman: HO - Z. Topics include: Honor Graduates Dinner, May Day, Oak Leaves, the Center for the Study of Socialist Education (Kent State University), the United Nations Flag, along with correspondence and materials related to the life of Jean Childs Young,1980 MC honorary degree recipient,and of her husband, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Andrew Young. 
President's OfficeMU2013/103a,b,c Collection from the Office of Jo Young Switzer, President of Manchester University [CONFIDENTIAL]. 
President's Office - FilesMU2020/8 Files belonging to Butterbaugh, Robinson, Marden, and Helman: Presidential Search Survey, Departments and Divisions, Academic Affairs, Ad Hoc Committees, Committees, Community Council (including history), AAFRO Constitution and Minutes, Mooney materials, Staff Association files (constitution, history and minutes). 
President's Office: AssortmentMU2012/103 Box 5 A vast assortment of materials from the Office of the President, some confidential. 
President's Office: Presidential Correspondence N - ZMU2012/103 Box 2 

Presidential Correspondence N - Z.

President: Inauguration MaterialsMC2006/24 A. Blair Helman, Robinson, Marden and Switzer: Inauguration materials. 
Presidents, Faculty, Trustees, Etc.: Photographs MC2007/228 

Photographs of Presidents, Faculty, Trustees, etc. from College Advancement, PR files.

Presidents, Faculty, Trustees, Staff: Public Relations PhotographsMC2007/228 

Photographs of presidents, faculty, trustees, etc. from their College Advancement, PR files.

Previously Accessioned and Unaccessioned Posters and Articles From Manchester College MC2009/71 Entire Collection 

A large collection of materials ranging from MC2009/7-A  -  MC2009/71-V,j1a,b consisting of  printed and hand-made posters and other memorabilia that accumulated throughout the years in the Manchester College Archives. 

Professional Studies: Video 1991MU2014/58 MP4 video Professional Studies, 2 October 1991, "'Front Loading' Resources to First Year Students." 
Professors in the NewsMU2018/121 DVD titled "Professors in the News," and includes  Manchester's Department of Career Services (Lani Roberts),  Barb Ehrhardt (Koinonia Environmental Studies Grant 11 June 1991), Dr Wu Ningkun (Class of 1948) interviews taking place during March and April 1993. 
Protest: PollutionMU2017/46 

Newspaper article documenting Manchester College students conducting a funeral for a gasoline engine as part of a program aimed at combating pollution (March 1970).

Public Relations: Assorted FilesMC2009/32  

Assorted Files from Public Relations - 1962 through1998.

Public Relations: CollectionMU2014/143 MP4 videos and DVDs Informational files, news clippings, publications, CDs, DVDs and VHS tapes from the Public Relations Office, various years from 2001 - 2013. Topics include but are not limited to: Jim Adams, teaching awards, dedication College of Pharmacy, Switzer to retire and receives leadership honor, Jennifer Shepherd, Andrea Murray, Eel River watershed, Blair and Pat Helman memorial info, Yom HaShoah, Stacey Morgan, Rainn MacPhail, Beth Sweitzer Riley, Jerry Sweeten, LaFountain Mural, A Cappella tour, Science Center dedication, Switzer inauguration, fire, CASE Professor of the Year,  
Public Relations: Images and media coverage 1994 - 2006MC2008/145a-z2 

Slides, Transparencies and News Clips From the Office of Public Relations including Manchester College campus and classroom scenes, athletic and other events, faculty, staff, students and images from the North Manchester area.

Public Relations: MU in the News 2015MU2016/3 

Articles related to Manchester University(2015) include but are not limited to:

Abigail Fuller (minimum wage), Phil Wright (emergency doctor back on the front line), Gerad Good (men's basketball head coach), Benson Onyeji (Iran agreement), Tiana Maclin and Aja Michael (millennials honored), Heather Schilling (call on teachers), Leonard Williams, Thelma Rohrer and Tim Ogden (new deans), social work program earns perfect reaccreditation score, volunteers clean Eel River,college sexual-assault rules, Adam Hohman (online education), MU exemplifies career pathway programs, Nicole Sauder (Teacher of the Week), Lisa Updike Starks (Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award), Chris Garber (illness and obituary),  President Dave McFadden (seek out and learn from those who are different, Wanda Will Button), Pharmacogenomics Master's Degree, MU one of "Best in Midwest,'" Brad Pyrah (married same-sex couples and tax season), student newspaper wins statewide awards, students selected (Inaugural Fellows for a new Greater Fort Wayne Inc.), Holly Beer ("Vote 'yes' for Fremont Community Schools"), MU degree first of kind (genetic-based drugs wave of future), antidiscrimination policy at MU(sexual orientation and gender identity), Dwight Farringer (interest in science shouldn't be discouraged), Ahmed Abdelmageed (adding pharmacists to health care team), Tim McElwee - Melanie Harmon (VP for Academic Resources, Names Advancement Leader), Mark Huntington (Associate Dean for Natural and Health Sciences), Jack Gochenaur (Nonprofit CFO of the Year), death of Rowan Daggett, Emma Nellans (working with an autistic child), death of Bill Scott, Maggie Wimberly (Wabash Habitat for Humanity), MU honors Bob Keller and Dee Keller, Athletic Hall of Fame inductees [(Donna (Shively )Moudy, Heather (Harshman) Turk, Todd Saylor, Todd Saunders, Joe Phillips, Andy McClain] ,Holiday Community Events, Robert Pettit (Disneyland), Tiana Maclin (recognized for community involvement), Whitney Caudill (member of  Embassy Theatre board and board member of YMCA Northeast Indiana.), pharmacy students (link between DNA and medical results), K-3 students experience MU during "Walk Into My Future" event, 2015, "Manchester U. Launches First-of-Its-Kind Degree," Brian Henriksen poison ivy), colleges and universities collaborate to align with business work-force needs," campus lockdown following threats, Graduation 2015 Set for May 17,"MU Men's Tennis .500 for Weekend," "MU Baseball Team Geared up for Conference Tourney," Neil Wollman (Democrats need to unite to defeat Pence), MU's program expands academic offerings, "Small schools sidestep Sweet Briar's struggles," Debra Futa (director of the St. Joseph County Public Library), Deanna Beckner (Faith in Action Award from  Office of Religious Life), honoring Rachel Polando (in photo with student, Emma Scheumann), Jim Brumbaugh-Smith, and Katharine Ings, promotions of Tim McElwee, Melanie Harmon and Raylene Respond, Christer Watson (GOP quashes climate change research), Judd Case (Chess Camp), String Camp (Robert Lynn,  Elizabeth Smith, Scott Humphries), Robotics (Robin Mitchell).

Public Relations: News Releases and News ClippingsMU2016/1 News releases and news clippings 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 -  2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003. Not all of these releases have been recorded.  More work is needed. 
Public Relations: PhotographsMU2012/88 An assortment of photographs from Public Relations including faculty and staff, students and guests on campus. 
Public Relations: PhotographsMU2012/80 Photographs of faculty, staff, students, alumni, college events, athletics, etc. circa 2001, 2002, 2003. 
Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual MediaMU2012/118 Photographs, negatives and other forms of visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012.   
Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual MediaMU2012/119 Photographs, negatives and other forms of visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. These pictures are mainly from 1993. 
Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual MediaMU2012/120 Photographs, negatives and other forms of visual media from Public Relations. Most pictures are from 1994 and include students,professors, and campus events such as Homecoming, May Day Weekend and Graduation. 
Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media, MU2012/128 Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012.  
Public Relations: PostersMC2009/71: Entire Collection 

This is a large collection of printed and hand-made posters along with other memorabilia that had accumulated thorugh the years in the Manchester College Archives. 

Public Relations: Wall of Fame PhotographsMU2012/85 Many of these images are from 2002.  These are probably faculty/staff and student photographs taken for the Wall of Fame
Publication: Galaxy, November 1934MC2009/27: Galaxy 

Galaxy is a College magazine "... created so that students, alumni, and even professors may express themselves..." Associate Editors: David Blickenstaff, Marjorie Barnhart, Elizabeth Miller, Joe Van Dyke.  Business Manager: Robert Gage. Faculty Adviser: Prof. R. C. Wenger.


So, all you need to do is to hitch your manuscript to a star, and you will appear in GALAXY.

Radio: WBKE Scrapbook MC2010/68a,b 

WBKE scrapbooks.

RegistrarMC2008/23 Registrar' Office, September 1969: academic regulations and new grading system, 1969. 
Registrar: Statistics 1974 - 1984MC2007/208 Registrar's Notebook:  Official Statistics 1974 through 1984. 
Relief and Rehabilitation: Article Collection, C.P.S. Camp 101 MC2002/50 

Article Collection:

"Action of U.S. Congress." Gospel Messenger 92.31 (July 31, 1943): 17.

"Education for Service in Relief and Reconstruction Organized…" Gospel Messenger 92.20 (May 15, 1943): 19.

"Foreign Relief Training." Gospel Messenger 92.41 (October 9, 1943): 14-15.

"Manchester Unit."  Second Mile [publication of C.P.S. Camp #48, Marienville, PA]. July 1943.

"Plans for Manchester Relief Corps." Gospel Messenger 92.32 (August 7, 1943): 21.

Relief and Rehabilitation: C.P.S. Camp 101, Registrar's RecordsMC2002/295 

Matriculation cards for all students enrolled in Manchester's 10-week relief training program.  Student information included: name, marital status, rooming location, parent's name, home address, courses, grades.

Relief and Rehabilitation: C.P.S. Unit 101MC2002/236  

C.P.S. Unit 101

"Possible Criteria for Selecting Personnel for Relief and Reconstruction Training"

"A Handbook on Relief and Rehabilitation"

"General Background Material, Including Reference Works"

"Relief Administration--A Bibliography"

"Guide for Developing Questions for Project Records"

"Relief Training School--Courses Offered"

Relief and Rehabilitation: C.P.S. Unit 101, Registrar's RecordsMC2004/9 

C.P.S. Unit 101 Registrar's Records along with a brief history and reference material describing the creation of CPS Camp 101 and its sub-camps, of which Manchester College was one. Manchester College's 10-week program was directed locally by Dr. Andrew W. Cordier.  The sixty-seventy CPS'ers were chosen by Brethren Service Committee, and the plan was for them to leave the country and begin relief and rehabilitation work immediately after the program's completion.

Religious Activities on CampusMC2009/27 

A broad collection dealing with campus ministry and religious activities.

Residence Life: PhotographsMC2004/131 

A group of photographs representing Parents' Weekend, Hog Roast Weekend 1993 , the All-American Women's Baseball League 1993,  the Ikenberry Serenade 1991, Student Visitation Day, as well as other events.  Many students and individuals in the pictures are identified.

RetentionMC2004/20 National Study of Retention Results of which Mancheser College was a participant. The study entitled "Student Retention at Liberal Arts Colleges:  The Development and Test of a Model" was conducted in 1988 by Robert Thomas, Vice President for Student Affairs at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania.  
Ringenberg, Patricia: Local AuthorsMU2019/102 Patricia Ringenberg's documentation of authors associated with North Manchester, Indiana, their writings, and biographical material. 
Roberts, LaniFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Roberts, Lani 

Materials related to Lani Roberts:

  • 1987 newspaper article, "...Improving your chance of being hired is the theme for a North Manchester chamber of Commerce seminar keynoted this Saturday morning by manchester College's director of planning and placement, Lani Roberts...."
  • Business card for Lani Roberts, Director, Office of Career Services.
Rock River Seminary: HistoryRock River Seminary: History and Scanned Image 

History of Rock River Seminary, Mt. Morris, Illinois.  This institution was started by the Methodists in the 1839.

Rock River Seminary: Memorabilia from the 1800sMC2003/359 

Rock River Seminary, Mt. Morris, Illinois, was started by the Methodists in the 1839.  This collection is related to that era.

Rupel, Esther: Manchester College and Church of the Brethren CollectionMU2017/31 Esther Rupel's collection of photographs, publications, books, newspaper articles, personal notes, and one CD, pertaining to Manchester College and the Church of the Brethren. One notebook belonging to Annabel Rupel (MC 1941). 
Sanger, Lola: Interview, 1988MC General File: Transcripts  

Transcript of Lola Sanger Tape, 20 September 1988 interviewed by Ferne Baldwin. 

Scholarships: Names and LocationMU2012/117 Master File 

Information about scholarships awarded by Manchester College, memorial scholarships, and scholarships awarded by other organizations. 

Scholarships: Names and LocationMU2012/117 File Folder #5 Information about scholarships awarded by Manchester College, memorial scholarships, and scholarships awarded by other organizations. Information related to the 1990's. 
Scholarships: Names and LocationMU2012/117 File Folders #21, #22, #23, #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #30 Information about scholarships awarded by Manchester College, memorial scholarships, and scholarships awarded by other organizations. 
Scholarships: Names and LocationMU2012/117 File Folders #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50 Information about scholarships awarded by Manchester College, memorial scholarships, and scholarships awarded by other organizations. 
Scholarships: Names and LocationMU2012/117 File Folders #51, #52, #53, #54, #55, #56, #57, #58, #59, #60, #61, #62 

Information about scholarships awarded by Manchester College, memorial scholarships, and scholarships awarded by other organizations.

Schrader, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Schrader, Robert D. Material related to Robert Schrader.  
Schutz, J. RaymondMC2011/227, Folders 1 - 16 J. Raymond Schutz - a man of many capabilities.  He was a professor at Manchester College, husband, father and farmer, public speaker, pastor and minister of the First Brethren Church in North Manchester, Indiana, candidate for Congress in 1932 (Indiana) and a contendor in the 1936 race for Governor. The researcher can get a feel for Pre WWII Indiana and Indiana during war.  Letters to soldiers are included as well as the names of men from North Manchester who were killed in the war.  Topics include: Prohibition, economic recovery from the Great Depression, and the impact of Hitler 's Germany on Europe. Schutz was a contemporary with Andrew Cordier who participated in some of Schutz's political involvements. 
Schutz, J. RaymondMC2011/227, Folders 17 - 22  

A large collection designated as MC2011/227 and divided into 5 folder groupings; [1-16], [17-22], [23-44], [45-83]. Schutz was a professor at Manchester College, as well as a farmer, public speaker, pastor, candidate for Congress (Indiana,1932) and a contendor in the 1936 Governor's race. He was a Kiwanis Club official and Chairman of the Standard Life Insurance Company of Indiana. The collection describes Indiana before and during WWII.  Schutz corresponds with soldiers and provides names of North Manchester men killed in combat. Topics of import include; prohibition, economic recovery from the Great Depression, and Hitler's impact on Europe. Schutz was a contemporary of Andrew Cordier who participated in some of Schutz's political involvements.

Schutz, J. RaymondMC2011/227, Folders 23 - 44 

A large collection designated as MC2011/227 and divided into 5 folder groupings; [1-16], [17-22], [23-44], [45-83]. Schutz was a professor at Manchester College, as well as a farmer, public speaker, pastor, candidate for Congress (Indiana,1932) and a contendor in the 1936 Governor's race. He was a Kiwanis Club official and Chairman of the Standard Life Insurance Company of Indiana. The collection describes Indiana before and during WWII.  Schutz corresponds with soldiers and provides names of North Manchester men killed in combat. Topics of import include; prohibition, economic recovery from the Great Depression, and Hitler's impact on Europe. Schutz was a contemporary of Andrew Cordier who participated in some of Schutz's political involvements.

Schutz, J. RaymondMC2011/227, Folders 45 - 83  A large collection designated as MC2011/227 and divided into 5 folder groupings; [1-16], [17-22], [23-44], [45-83]. Schutz was a professor at Manchester College, as well as a farmer, public speaker, pastor, candidate for Congress (Indiana,1932) and a contendor in the 1936 Governor's race. He was a Kiwanis Club official and Chairman of the Standard Life Insurance Company of Indiana. The collection describes Indiana before and during WWII.  Schutz corresponds with soldiers and provides names of North Manchester men killed in combat. Topics of import include; prohibition, economic recovery from the Great Depression, and Hitler's impact on Europe. Schutz was a contemporary of Andrew Cordier who participated in some of Schutz's political involvements. 
Schutz, J. RaymondMC2011/227, Folders 84 - 120, and remaining items 

A large collection designated as MC2011/227 and divided into 5 folder groupings; [1-16], [17-22], [23-44], [45-83]. Schutz was a professor at Manchester College, as well as a farmer, public speaker, pastor, candidate for Congress (Indiana,1932) and a contendor in the 1936 Governor's race. He was a Kiwanis Club official and Chairman of the Standard Life Insurance Company of Indiana. The collection describes Indiana before and during WWII.  Schutz corresponds with soldiers and provides names of North Manchester men killed in combat. Topics of import include; prohibition, economic recovery from the Great Depression, and Hitler's impact on Europe. Schutz was a contemporary of Andrew Cordier who participated in some of Schutz's political involvements.

Schwalm, Vernon: Correspondence Folders 1 - 20MC2006/13: Schwalm's Confidential Files - Folders 1-20 The materials in these folders were identified, probably by Schwalm, as "confidential files."  They contain personal, College, and Church of the Brethren related correspondence.   
Schwalm, Vernon: Correspondence Folders 147 - 160 MC2006/13: Schwalm's Confidential Files – Folders 147 - 160  

Vernon Schwalm's family and personally related materials,including family genealogy, family history, biographical sketch, resume, staement written for honorary degree,  "Oak Leaves" article recalling the campus during WWII, letters of appreciation. Family letters and letters from those who are "like family." Early photograph of Vernon and Florence Studebaker Schwalm and intimate letters between husband and wife. Personal correspondence regarding hospitalization, insurance and financial matters.Some materials ar confidential and are marked accordingly. Folder 148 - card from Schwalm's mother requesting that he does not move to "the wild west" (probably Kansas).

Schwalm, Vernon: Correspondence Folders 161 - 169MC2006/13: Schwalm's Confidential Files – Folders 161 - 169  

A vast assortment of correspondence and materials from a variety of sources concerning personal and professionally related topics. Some are related to the Church of the Brethren One letter of interest regards Mr. Max Pinney, Huntington, Indiana, who donated a charcoal drawing of Roanoke Classical Seminary (by the artist, Hansacre, of Chicago) to Manchester College.

Schwalm, Vernon: Correspondence Folders 21-44MC2006/13: Schwalm's Confidential Files - Folders 21- 44 The materials in these folders were identified, probably by Schwalm, as "confidential files." They contain personal, College, and Church of the Brethren related correspondence.  
Schwalm, Vernon: Correspondence Folders 45-53 MC2006/13: Schwalm's Confidential Files - Folders 45-53 

Schwalm's materials surrounding President Otho Winger and family, including Otho's funeral service and tribute to Oscar Winger. Letters regarding Schwalm's book on Otho Winger. Assorted correspondence with Dan West, Gladdys Muir and others.

Schwalm, Vernon: Correspondence Folders 62-104MC2006/13: Schwalm's Confidential Files - Folders 62-104 Correspondence bidding Schwalm farewell as he leaves Manchester College as Dean and heads west as President of McPherson College in Kansas.  Letters of congratulation and support and appreciation regarding his great ability. The return of Schwalm to Manchester College as President and materials related to his inaugural event. Also, The Church of the Brethren celebrates its 250th anniversary, Schwalm gives tribute to Carl Holl, Manchester College experiences challenges during WWII. Correspondence between Schwalm and students in Civilian Public Service and students in the military. Schwalm works with the Board of Trustees, and faces staff and student issues. Schwalm's retirement and gift from the Board of Trustees offering theSchwalms a trip to Europe and Africa. Career following retirement and dedication of Schwalm Hall. Materials surrounding, "My Educational Pilgrimage," by Schwalm and a look into Schwalm's life following his presidency. A small collection on the history of Manchester College. Various writings by Schwalm including but not limited to the drafts, "College Life Since World War II," "Christian Higher Education in the Church of the Brethren at Mid Century," and "The Development of the Sciences at Manchester College."  Correspondence with A. Blair Helman. 
Schwalm, Vernon: Correspondence with Andrew CordierMC2006/13: Schwalm's Confidential Files 

Decades of correspondence between Vernon Schwalm and Andrew Cordier. Cordier gives detailed accounts of behind-the-scenes activity at the United Nations during the Cold War, and the reader can watch the situation in the Congo unfold.  Cordier's role in the Cuban missile Crisis is described to Schwalm as are events on the Columbia University campus during a period of student uprising in the the 1960's. Cordier is always in the thick of things and his descriptions of political figures and events are intriguing.

Science CenterMC2008/03 Science Center: Features in R. L. Turner Resource, a construction magazine. 
Service FellowshipMC2007/137: Service Fellowship (General Fund, Relief, Work Camps  

Part of a larger collection, records for Service Fellowship, a student group, contain financial records for General, Relief and Work Camps, for the years 1939 - 1940 and 1940 - 1941.

Sherrick, M.M.: Family MaterialsMU2017/2 Sherrick family photographs, scrapbooks, photographs correspondence, poetry, publications, and memorabilia of M. M. Sherrick, Minnie Mae (Buck) Sherrick, Dorothy Sherrick, Marjorie Sherrick, Robert Sherrick, Paul Henry Sherrick, Burton Sherrick, and members of the Henry and Eliza Buck and E. S. Young families. Wilbur Stover tribute (Mount Morris Church of the Brethren). 
Shettleroe, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Shettleroe, Robert Material regarding Robert Shettleroe.  
Social Science Core I and II, History and Political ScienceMU2013/153, Folders 1 - 56 with Special Problems and Independent Study Papers A - Y Social Science Core I and II materials (circa1969-1976), History and Political Science, and Special Problems (1961-1983).  
Speakers and Performers at Mancheser College: Newspaper ClippingsMU2017/74 Newspaper clippings related to speakers and performers sponsored by Manchester College: Carl Holl brings General Electric Company's "House of Magic" (undated), African American baritone, William Warfield (1963), the Four Freshman  (1963), Andrew Cordier (1963), Elizabeth Eiselen  (1963), Stanton Evans (1963), Mulford Sibley (1963), Dennis Baley (1963),  Albert Ravenholt, Joe Nixon, Clay Syler (1963), Harry Zeller (1963), Ernest Simmons (1963), Bruce Ergood (1963), Rev. John Sadiq (1963), Hollis Summers (1963) Willard Hanna (1963), Rabbii Maurice Davis (1963), Henry Steele Commager (1963), George Norris (1963),  Albert Ravenholt (1963), Ralph Shively (1963), Roger Fredrikson(1963), Theodore Hesburgh (1967), "Sons of Thunder" (1973), Robert Guralnick (1975?), Floyd Fithian, Senator Gene Snowden(1981),  Alice Friman (1985), Dr. John Robinson, Kathy Kelly, Dr. Eugene Roop, Dr. Thad Godish (1991), "Sounds of Hope" European concert tour group (1992), "Redcliff" (1992), Robert Channing  (1992), Steve Geyer (1992), Roger Fredrikson(1963), Eli Chacour "Blood Brothers" (1993), The Modernaires (1993), Greg Smith Singers (1993),  Bill Pelke (1993), Governor Robert Orr, Carlos Barbera and Giandomenico Picco  (1995), Heather Forest (1995), Chuck Collins (1996), Dr. Derek Penslar (1996), Dr. William Thomas (1996), "Prayer for World Peace" presented by Tibetan Buddhist (2003), Holocaust survivors share accounts (2003), Ferenc Miczlivetz (2003),Clyde Prestowitz (2004), Scott Rutter (2004).Zia Mian (undated). Nels Ferre, (undated). 
Special Events Photograph CollectionMC2004/133 

Special Events Photograph Collection.

Special Events Photograph Collection, circa 1992 - 1993MC2004/133 

Special Events Photograph Collection, circa 1992 - 1993.

Special Events: PhotographsMC2004/133  A collection of photographs from the early 1990's including alumni pictures.  Many of them are identified.


Special Events: PhotographsMC2004/133 

All photos are black and white. Many are identified and most are from the 1990's.

Special Events: Photographs, 1992-1993MC2004/133 

Special Events Photograph Collection, circa 1992 - 1993, including Ingrid Rogers playing guitar for the German Club.


Sports: Photograph AssortmentMC2004/134  

A definite assortment of pictures: Photographs of Steve Alford as well as members of the Alumni Baseball team and Alumni Volleyball team at Homecoming.  Photographs of football team and coaches, various professors and female basketball players.  Baseball team photographs and soccer, track and field.

Stafford, William: CollectionMC2005/13: William Stafford Collection 

William Stafford (1914-1993), US Poet Laureate 1970, received Relief and Rehabilitationtraining in Civilian Public Service Camp 101 at Manchester College 1943, was member of MC English faculty 1955-56, and visited the college many other times. See letter in collection for further information.

Stauffer, Barbara Fuller: VietnamMC2011/24 

Barbara Stauffer Fuller is accompanied by her husband.  Also included are Bill and Peggy Herrod.  She speaks about reconstruction aid to Vietnam and her experience when visiting North and South Vietnam March 27 - April 10 (      ).

Stauffer, Bob: PhotographMC2011/174 Two images of Basketball Coach, Bob Stauffer. 
Stauffer, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Stauffer, Robert Material related to Robert Stauffer (MC Class of 1923) who served as a Manchester College trustee (1954-1971) and was one of the "winningest" basketball coaches in the university's history. 
Stein, John W. : Mount Morris College, PresidentMC2003/119  
Mount Morris President J. W. Stein papers:
  • In 1881, J.W. Stein, then president of Mt. Morris College,  disappeared mysteriously, leaving behind his wife and children. 
Stewart, RobertAlumni Box 187: Stewart, Robert Material related to Manchester College alumnus and athlete, Robert Stewart. 
Stinebaugh, Effie: Drama ScrapbookMC2007/6: Stinebaugh Scrapbook 

Drama Scrap Book and class notes of Manchester College alumna, Effie Stinebaugh,depicting; charm, expression, actresses and actors, loves old sweet song, costumes, kiddie joys, youthful pleasures, settings, scenes, humor clippings.  A date is not included but clippings include, "Why I Have Not Bobbed Mine," by Mary Pickford (an article about hair) and "The Real Life Story of Charlie Chaplin."


Also included are "Mathematics," class notes, and

"Principles of Secondary Education."

Stinebaugh, Vernon: Arthur Fiedler CollectionMC2012/52 Correspondence and photographs of famous Boston Pops conductor, Arthur Fiedler, with Professor Vernon Stinebaugh...and how Fiedler came to conduct the Manchester College String Symphony's Mother's Day Concert - 13th Annual String Festival, 1959. 
String Festival: Vernon Stinebaugh CollectionMU2013/132 

Letters, photographs and publications surrounding the highly recognized Manchester College String Festival

Finished score of "Danza" by Vaclav Nelhybel - composed in honor of Vernon Stinebaugh and the String Festival.

Student ExperienceMU2019/82 A publication produced midway through Jo Young Switzer's 4th year as College president. "The Manchester Spirit, Profiles of Ability and Conviction from Manchester Alumni and Students" tells the stories of  faculty, students and alumni, including: Art Gilbert, Sam Gunnerson, Tim Polakowski, Kyle Hupfer, Steve Alford, Malanie Degrandchamp, Jerry Sweeten, Bill Eberly, Tihitina Dagnew, Waiva Deardorff Lehman, Dean Lehman, Tiffany Berkebile, Alicia Roberts, Benson Onyeji, Parker Swanson. 
Student Government: Student Council Minutes, 1948 - 1949MC2009/19 Student Council: Minutes 1948 - 1949. 
Student Life 1948-1948 Academic Year: PhotographsMC2004/714 1948 "Aurora" photographs of Louise Kline, Jack Kline, Ray Bowman, Thannis Darner, Paul Leckron, Eugene Kuszmaul, Robert Holcomb, Oliver Wade, Kenneth Miller, Robert Wilcox, Stanley Bittinger, Harry McNeary, Wilson Lutz, Richard Shirky, Leon Welling, Harold Yost, and John Bechtelheimer. 
Student, Faculty, Staff and Buildings: Photographs of Mount Morris and Manchester CollegeMC2004/454-457 Photographs: Faculty, staff, students and buildings of Mount Morris and Manchester College. 
Students: Dorm Life and Campus Scenes, 1933-1949MU2013/150 Photographs showing student life and campus scenes at Manchester College, 1933-1949.  
Switzer, Jo Young: Inauguration MaterialsMC2007/136-1, 136-2, 136-3 Materials in preparation for and pertaining to the inauguration of Manchester College President, Jo Young Switzer. 
Symphony OrchestraSymphony Orchestra: Additional Information For more symphony and Manchester Symphony Orchestra related material, see: Faculty/Staff Jones, Robert; The News-Journal 9 October 2002 p.8B; 30 October 2002 p.12A; Oak Leaves 31 October 1963 p.1; 14 November 1963 p.2, 3; 6 February 1964 p.1; 13 February 1964 p.1; 30 April 1964 p.1; 14 May 1964 p.3; 29 October 1964 p.3; Photo Box 32. 
Tau Kappa Alpha: FinancesMC2007/137: Tau Kappa Alpha 

Tau Kappa Alpha: Journal of Finances 1937 - 1947 (one book) and Record of Minutes (May 17, 1937 - April 30, 1947) one book.  This material is part of a larger collection entitled, "Financial Records of Manchester College," MC2007/137.

Tau Kappa Alpha: MemorabiliaMU2016/14 T. K. A. , a speech organization, selected only a very small percentage ofspeech students and select faculty as members.The Archivescollection contains a stencil with the T. K. A. initials and a length of chainon which cards containing the names and initiation dates of members were connected. Names included in description. 
Theatrical Productions: PhotographsMU2014/10 Photographs of theatrical productions and musicals at Manchester University throughout the years. 
Thomas Marshall: Uzzel PresentationMC2003/239 Rev. Uzzel's presentation about Thomas Marshall and information about Rev. Uzzel.  
Thomas, Frances SmithAlumni Box 187: Thomas, Frances Smith 

Frances Smith Thomas, Manchester College alumna, Class of 1939.  Student of Cordier, friend of Coretta Scott King and Yolanda King, educator, scholar, activist and musician.

See also:

  • Frances wrote a song about Manchester College. It can be found in the Music Filing Cabinet (IIS).
  • transcript of Frances Smith Thomas' memorial service, MC2007/134
Thomas, Frances Smith: Memorial Service in Petersime ChapelMC2007/134a,b 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. 
Thompson, RobertMU2018/89 The Manchester College related photograph collection of Robert Thompson (MC 1934). These photographs give a glimpse at student life between 1930-1934, and an aerial view of the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference at Manchester College held during the summer of 1929. 
Town of North Manchester: Smith, Frances and FamilyMC2008/07 

Smith, Frances:

Frances Smith, Manchester College alumni, Class of 1923, and her historical North Manchester family.

Track and Field: Newspaper ArticlesMC General File: Track and Field Newspaper articles about Track and Field events at Manchester College. 
Track and Field: Posters with SchedulesMC2009/71, Folder MC2009/71-SP:Sports Posters wtih Men's and Women's Track and Field Schedules.  See MC2009/71 File Folder MC2009/71-SP:Sports, listed as a group in Scope and Content.  
Trike Race Award PlaqueMU2015/9 "MCU Trike Race" plaque with winners for, 1966, 1867, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, and 1977. 
Tully, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Tully, Robert  

Material related to Robert Tully or Bud Tully. For other material related to Robert, "Bud" Tully, see: Manchester College Bulletin, February 1976 p.4.

United National Assembly at Manchester College, Model: General File and PhotographsMC General File: United Nations 
  • Model for the United Nations Assembly at Manchester College.
  • The First Model U.N. Assembly Sponsored by Manchester College, March 28, 1952.  Program and list of countries with participants, including handwritten notes.  Some names include: Professors; Howard Book, Earl Garver, Wayne Geisert, Ray Keim, Nettie Leasure, Wayne Miller and Gladdys Muir.  College Staff; Mr. Paul Bowman  Students; Dale Barnard, Barry Cavaghan, Bob Keller and Wilbur Mullen.
  • High School Model United Nations Assembly, newspaper clippings, see General File: United Nations.

For Photographs See: Photo Box 80

Updike and Shultz: Family BibleMU2015/14 Family Bible of Samuel and Susanna (Shultz) Updike, donated by Mrs. Robert updike.  Also recorded are members of the Miller family. 
Values, Ideas and the Arts: Jackson, Rev. Jesse, PhotographsMC2008/130 

Jackson, Rev. Jesse:  Photos from "An Experience in Soul, " March 30 - April 1, event held on campus. Manchester College Bulletin Vol. 61: Number 8/June 1969.   Campus Pastor, Robert Mock, is also included in one of these photographs.

Van Der Weele, WayneMC2010/28 

Numerous programs, photographs, publications and items of interest about Manchester College received from Wayne Van Der Wheele, alumnus, MC Class of 1949.

Manchester Symphony Orchestera, programs from the 1940's.

One copy of "Manifesto," Vol. 1, No. 14, "Above All Nations is Humanity," April 1947, published monthly by the journalism section of Students for Federal World Government of Manchester College, Editor in chief, Cecil Powell.

Vice President: Box 3Vice Presideint's Box: #3 Materials from the Office of the Vice President of Manchester College. 
Waas, David: "United States Foreign Policy Toward Black Africa During the Reagan Administration"MC2007/31 David Waas: "United States Foreign Policy Toward Black Africa During the Reagan Administration." 
Waas, David: Transcription from InterviewMC General File: Transcripts, Waas Transcription from one of a series of interview tapes done under the support of the Lilly funds received by Manchester College in 1987.    
WBKE Radio Station: Office ContentsMU2017/92 Memorabilia, plaques of recognition, and records from the former WBKE Radio Station in the Winger Fine Arts Building after the station's move to broadcast online (circa 2017). 
Weimer, HarryMC2001/1 Harry Weimer materials involving the Manhattan Project. 
Weimer, HarryMC2007/91 

Harry Weimer family collection including family reunion and class reunion photos of Mrs. Harry Weimer.

Weimer, Merle and Virgil: Memorabilia CollectionMU2012/62 

Memorabilia from Mount Morris College and Manchester College. Autograph album of 1910 and 1911. Photograph album with early photograph postcards (circa 1910) of students at Mount Morris College. Some of these cards were sent to Mamie Wine of Cerro Gordo, Illinois. Manchester College Aurora yearbooks with autographs. Picture of Elder D.  L. Miller.

Weimer, Orpha and Harry Collection: Manchester College Experience, 1927MC2011/189 

Below is a small representation of this collection's holdings.  See the accession page for a more extensive list of photographs and memorabilia:

"The Speaker of Tau Kappa Alpha, Golden Anniversary, 1908 - 1958," Vol. XL, No. 3, March, 1958, a booklet published four times a year.  Tau Kappa Alpha is a speech fraternity. 

Orpha Jackson Weimer's scrapbook from her senior year of college, 1926-1927 including:

  • Ditch Day, May Day, Freshman - Sophomore water fight, graduating Class picture, athletic competitions, Senior Banquet, nature hikes, Philophronian and Philalethean memorabilia, May Day Court with Queen, Mother's and Daughter's Banquet, and Commencement week program for 1927.
  • Picture of shelved cans at the Weimer Canning Factory in North Manchester.
  • Manchester College marching band.

Group photograph of MC male students.

Female student in MC Chemistry library.

Photograph of football team, presumably circa early 1920's.

Photograph of Manchester College Philophronian members in the summer of 1923.

Weimer, Robert and Harry: PhotographsMC2007/89 

Photographs of Dr. Harry Weimer, Dr. Carl Holl and students and faculty of Manchester College (1938 - 2005).

Weimer: Harry and RobertMC2007/90 

Robert Weimer: Kappa Mu Epsilon certificate and photo of first Kappa Mu Epsilon group, 1950 (photo includes MC alumnus, Robert Weimer).

Materials also related to Manchester College alumnus, Dr. Harry Weimer.

Wilmert, AllenMC2002/316 29 candid photos of Allen Wilmert's retirement party, held within Funderburg Library during the spring of 1989.  
Winger, Otho: Peace, Temperance, and TobaccoMC2006/13: File Folder Case - Peace and Temperance  

What appear to be President Otho Winger's files on Alcohol and Tobacco which he labeled "Peade and Temperance."  Some of the materials were addressed to Mrs. Oscar Winger, his brother's wife.

Winger, Otho: State Official LettersMC2006/13: File Folder Case - State Official Letters 

President Winger's correspondence with the State of Indiana as he strives to certify Manchester as a "standard college." This involves heavy financial requirements.These letters also deal with State of Indiana requirements for teaching certifications. The story behind the abandoning of the Academy. Corresondence 1917 - 1928.

Women: College DressMU2019/56 "Dress Reform," written circa 1920, describing appropriate dress for women in college. 
Worship Materials: When A Man Meets GodMU2017/34 Bob Wagoner and Shirley Williams write the preface for this collection of worship materials titled, "When A Man Meets God." "One day toward the latter part of the spring term at Manchester College, 1951, two persons walked into the office of the Director of Religious Activities, Prof. T. Wayne Rieman, and quietly began ransacking his worship files"........"This collection of worship materials has primarily been gathered from worship services that have been written and organized by students at Manchester College.  Most of it has been done under the direction and inspiration of Tim Rieman, and our debt of gratitude to him is beyond measure." 
Young, Jean Childs Receives Honorary Doctoral Degree: PhotographMC2010/85 

Photographs of Jean Childs Young receiving an honorary degree from Manchester College during Commencement (1979-1980).

See also: MC2007/35, Alumni Box 187,
Zigler, Robert Alumni Box 187: Zigler, Robert  Materials related to Robert Zigler. 
Zigler, Robert S.: Brethren PeopleBrethren People File: Zigler, Robert S.  Material related to Roberts S. Zigler.  Bob Zigler is the son of M.R. and Amy (Arnold) Zigler.  He was a Manchester College alumnus who worked abroad for many years for the benefit of others.   

These items in the Church of the Brethren collection may also be helpful:
Click on the record's record number to see the full record information.
TopicRecord #Description Summary
Brethren Service CupBC2005/1 "The Walnut Brethren Service Cup" written by Bob Frantz, March 2005.  
Brethren Service CupBC2006/4 

The history behind the Brethren Service Cup wtih recollections by Bob Frantz, designer and craftsman of the prototype.

Church of the Brethren Collection: Bill EberlyBC2018/23 Box One 

Church of the Brethren materials, primarily from the Middle Indiana and South/Central Indiana Districts: 1921 Huntington, IN COB directory - 1920 , 1921, 1922, 1924 programs for the COB Summer Conference and Summer Assembly - 1922 Bulletin for Middle Indiana Church of the Brethren Equity Board - 1922 Minutes of the COB District Meeting  - 1958-1959 Church Extension Project - Lessons in Stewardship Studies - 1954-1955 Brotherhood Fund Giving - 1972, 1973 Memo from Carroll Petry, South Central District of Indiana - 1972, 1973SALT newsletters from the District Witness Commission - Program for the South/Central District Conference, 1972, 1973 - "Together" publication - 1953 - 1966, "Central Region Herald" - 1955-1971 "Guide Lines" - 1922-1958 District News Letters - "Living the Story, 50 Years of Brethren Volunteer Service" -1948 Middle District of Indiana directory - other COB directories from various years and including District Conference Minutes from 2004, 2005, 2006 - 1895 Annual German Baptist Meeting, Decatur, Illinois, an informational booklet from the Wabash Railroad advertising service and accommodations - 1912 Christmas postcard from Sunday School Teacher, Frank Weybright to Viola Neher - Postcard - Bird's eye view of North Manchester- 1940 Postcard of Peabody Memorial Home - photograph of  a COB District Meeting - 1912 program for Special Bible Term - Notes regarding discussion at Annual Meetings during the middle1800's - Letters, Reports, Elders' Meeting programs - "The Eldership: Ordination and Responsibilities - Guidelines for ministerial ordination - 1940-1941 church organizational list - 1969 letter to Brother Harshbarger (Ladoga Church) from the Heeters. Commemorative plates: COB Buffalo, Mexico, Liberty Mills. Pleasant View and Peru COB directories. Centennial Program of the Mexico COB.  Manchester COB Heritage Celebration,1991, honoring Elder R. H. Miller and Sister Emma Miller along with other Manchester COB historical publications and church directories. 1910 and 1923 joint Sunday School programs.  Statistics, research, meeting minutes and discussion matierials related to the merger of the Middle and the Southern Indiana Districts of the Church of the Brethren. A variety of Northern Indiana District materials.

Church of the Brethren: Indiana Cooperative Board and Congregational RecordsBC2018/23 Box Two Records of the Indiana Cooperative Board composed of Church of the Brethren Districts of Northern, Middle, and Southern Indiana (1952 - 1973 incomplete).  Detailed records and statistics of Middle Indiana Church of the Brethren congregations, 1911- 1945. Materials related to the proposed merger of the COB Middle and Southern Indiana Districts. South Central Indiana congregational historical materials, newsletters, and district conference information. An assortment of other Indiana congregational and district materials related to organizations, meetings, congregations and workshops. L. W. Shultz Otho Winger biography, Letter from Warsaw, Poland, interview with M. R. Zigler, etc.  
Church of the Brethren: Indiana Regional Office, Salaries and BenefitsBC2010/45 1960 - 1961 correspondence between Robert Greiner, Treasurer, Church of the Brethren General Brotherhood Board and Robert Greiner, David Yeatter, and Mark Schrock.  Some material deals with financial arrangements surrounding Galen Lehman discontinuance at the Regional Office as Regional Secretary, and the transfer of Mark Schrock to fill the vacency. Other letters deal with church extension loan notes.  Also included is a report on employee Revisions to The Group Insurance and Pension-Annuity Plans
Church of the Brethren: Journey in Jesus WayBC2017/27 "Journey in Jesus' Way," original interviews and some footage, by videographer, David Sollenberger, in which members of the Church of the Brethren share their faith on many topics. 
Church of the Brethren: Nappanee, School of Religion and LifeBC2010/19 The Northern Indiana District sponsored this program to be held in the Nappanee Church of the Brethren, 1979.   
Church of the Brethren: PhotographsBC2009/10 Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren, Decatur, IN, Vacation Bible School photograph, 1926.  
Diploma: Sherrick, RobertMC2004/173 Academy diploma from Mount Morris College certifying that Robert Harold Sherrick has completed the work prescribed in the Academy Department of this Institution, 1920.  Two accession numbers are associated with this document.  The other number is MC2004/173.  
Eel River Church of the Brethren: People and vicinityBC2018/1 Objects and images reflecting the everyday lives of people and places surrounding the Eel River Church of the Brethren and German Baptist community (circa 1905), Kosciusko County, Indiana.See also: -
Gross, Bob: Brethren PeopleBrethren People File: Gross, Bob 

Material related to Bob Gross.

Hess, Robert, Missionary Work, Africa: Church of the BrethrenBrethren People File: Hess, Robert A. Robert Hess letter supporting a Christian university in Nigeria.   
Johansen, Robert: Brethren PeopleBrethren People File: Johansen, Robert C Material related to Robert Johansen, MC Class of 1962. 
Ladoga and Ladoga Area Church of the BrethrenBC2015/3 Records belonging to the Ladoga Church of the Brethren and other area Brethren congregations [Scott, Union, and Clark Townships, and Montgomery County, Indiana]. Records include, but are not limited to, county membership lists as well as letters of recommendation and membership certificates. Multidenominational Sunday School statistics circa 1927. 
Ladoga Area Church of the Brethren: RecordsBC2015/1 

Primary source material for Ladoga area Brethren: Raccoon Creek, Cool Spring, Bethel, Mount Pleasant, Little Walnut, Bethany, Ladoga, including but not limited to: Congregational minutes, histories, sermon notes, financial records, and transfer of membership letters (19th and 20th century) including Brethren from Four Mile (Indian Creek).

Ladoga, or Ladoga Area Church of the Brethren: Membership Letters and RecordsBC2015/2 Early letters of members in good standing who are presumably transferring in and out of Ladoga area congregations during the 1800’s.  They contain names of members as well as names of ministers, elders,  deacons, or clerks from the recommending German Baptist Brethren and Church of the Brethren (after the divide) group.   
McFadden, Robert: Brethren PeopleBrethren People File: McFadden, Robert Material related to Robert McFadden.  
Neff, Bob: Brethren PeopleBrethren People File: Neff, Bob Material related to Bob Neff.  
Seagoing CowboysBC2009/06 

The Seagoing Cowboys: The Manchester Story.  A presentation made by Peggy Reiff Miller for the North Manchester Historical Society Dinner, 9 March 2009.

Photographs of the Seagoing Cowboys in attendance.


For more Sea-Going Cowboy material See Also: The Dan West exhibit, 1st Floor, Funderburg Library.  

South Central District: Collection of MaterialsBC2014/10a-g 

An assortment of  items found in basement of the South Central Indiana District Office building.  Some interesting items include a notebook containing Funerals at the Eel River Church along with obituaries of individuals who died in the area.

South Central Indiana District: Congregational FilesBC2016/16 

Files of the South Central Indiana District of the Church of the Brethren, including congregational correspondence with the District Minister and church histories: Anderson, Arcadia, Arcadia/Windfall Yoked Fellowship, Beech Grove, Bachelor Run, Christ Our Shepherd, Clear Creek, Eel River, Hickory Grove, Howard, Huntington City, Kokomo, Lafayette, Liberty Mills, Locust Grove, Logansport, Loon Creek, Lower Deer Creek, Manchester, Marion, Muncie, Nettle Creek, Northview, Peru, Pipe Creek and Guernsey, Pittsburg, Richmond and Richmond/Four Mile Yoked Parish, Rossville, Salamonie, South Whitley, Sweetser, Wabash, West Eel River.

District Minister position description.

Minutes of the Mission-Ministerial Board of the Middle District of Indiana Church of the Brethren (1939).

South Central Indiana District: Office MaterialsBC2016/15 

Files from the South Central Indiana District Office of the Church of the Brethren.  Primarily the correspondence of District Executive, Carroll Petry, citations honoring church members, and confidential ministerial files.

Computer storage discs from unknown congregation(s).

West Manchester Church of the Brethren CollectionBC2014/1 

Land records, deeds, financial reports, guest book, treasurer's records, investments, and contracts regarding the West Manchester Church of the Brethren, and possibly "Acme" school, as well as Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

West Manchester Church of the Brethren RecordsBC2011/24 Records of the West Manchester Church of the Brethren. The doors of this congregation have been closed.   
Zigler, M. R.Brethren People File: Zigler, M.R. 

Program from the Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren, 12 September 1965, with an article about the life of M. R. (Bob) Zigler on the back cover.

"...It was the tireless efforts of Bob Zigler in the 1930's and 1940's that led Congress to provide for work of national importance by conscientious objectors in lieu of military service..."


See Also: Gospel Messenger, 14 July 1945 p.19; 25 August 1945 p.21; 15 September 1945 p.16; 29 September 1945 p.12, 16; 6 October 1945 p.18; 20 October 1945 p.6, 9; 27 October 1945 p.13; 3 November 1945 p.12; 10 November 1945 p.3-4, 7-8; 17 November 1945 p.21;  24 November 1945 p.16; 1 December 1945 p.21; 8 December 1945 p.11; 22 December 1945 p.6-7; 12 January 1946 p.24; 6 April 1946 p.16; 20 April 1946 p.7-8; 4 May 1946 p.12, 13; 1 June 1946 p.6; 6 July 1946 p.12; 2 November 1946 p.5-6; 16 November 1946 p.21; 21 December 1946 p.16; 4 January 1947 p.6; 25 January 1947 p.9; 8 February 1947 p.11; 8 March 1947 p.20; 12 April 1947 p.23; 20 September 1947 p.11; December 1985 p.12-13.

Zigler, M. R.: The M. R. Zigler ProjectBC2017/25 "The M. R. Zigler Project, Portrait of a Peacemaker." Videographer, David Sollenberger, interviews M. R. Zigler, Don Durnbaugh, Ken Morse, Hilton Harman, Geraldine Glick, Enten Eller, Hilton Harman, Desmond Bittinger, Eldon Burke, David Eberly, Hazel Peters, Ken Kreider, Clyde Carter, E. Paul Weaver, Linda Logan and Geraldine Glick. 

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