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TopicAccession #Description Summary
A Cappella Choir and Concert Band: Tours, 1981 - 1990MC2007/52  

A Cappella Choir and Concert Band Tours - a partial list of tours for the years 1981 - 1991.

A Cappella Choir Tour List (April 8 - 18, 1949).

A Cappella Choir: Attendance and RecordsMC2003/149 

c.1966 - Records of spring semester attendance as well as of fee/dues payments.

A Cappella Choir: General Material, 1975 - 1998MC2003/148  

General A Cappella material: 1975-1998:

  • Clippings & news releases regarding performances, members; 1986 concert season schedule and information regarding Dr. Patricia J. Cahalan [director, Fall 1986-Spring 1991].
A Cappella Choir: HistoryMC2003/135 

Written history of A Cappella Choir.

A Cappella Choir: News Releases and Newspaper ClippingsMC2003/147  A Cappella pre-1975: Clippings & news releases regarding performances and members.  
A Cappella Choir: PostersMC2009/127 An assortment of older and newer posters related to choral and musical performances. . 
A Cappella Choir: Recordings,MC2009/142a-d 

A Cappella Choir - CD's with recordings from 1957, 1958, 1959 and 1961.

A Cappella Choir: The Creation,1953MC2008/144a,b,c 

A Cappella Choir - The Creation, (poem) recording with music, 1953, narrated by Art Hunn.  Lord, Thou Has Been Our Refuge, recording 1953.

A Cappella Choir: Tours 1976 - 1998MC2003/151  

A Cappella Choir programs, news releases and correspondence, including the1989 European tour "On Wings of Song."

A Cappella: Tours to 1975MC2003/150  Choir tours to 1975.  
Academic AffairsMC2009/97a-d 

Materials from the Office of Academic Affairs transferred to the Archives July 2009.

Academic AffairsMC2010/2 Materials from the Office of Academic Affairs transferred to the Archives February 2010.  
Academic AffairsMC2004/503 Enrollment Guide Collection. 
Academic AffairsMC2004/518 Lilly Grant: Study of Balance between Undergraduate Teaching and Research 
Academic AffairsMC2011/145 
  • Committees
  • FYC and FYC Luncheons and Workshops for various years.
  • Honors Convocations 1996-2000 and 2003-2007.  Background material and programs.
  • RATS!  2002-2005
  • Student Fellowships Handbook
  • Faculty Business Meeting Minutes, Agendas and Attachments.
  • Official Faculty Meetings
  • Back Copies of Faculty Meeting Minutes, Faculty Development Committee and the Faculty Executive Committee.
Academic Affairs: Guide BookMC2004/504 Manchester College Guide Book Collection 
Academic Affairs: Large Box #3Academic Affairs: Large Boxes 1 - 12: Box #3 Box includes but is not limited to; Office of Institutional Research statistics including Faculty Survey 1983, Administrative Personnel Survey and Faculty and Administrative Study. Curriculum Committee Minutes,1932 - 1965 and Curriculum review reports. Curriculum Core materials 1965 - 1985. Materials on General Education, Alexander, budget, co-curricular activities, faculty papers, Davidson-Groff, Faculty Workshop 1967, Fact-Finding Committee minutes, grade point average, Graduate Study Committee Minutes, Humanities, independent student development, statements on MC, AA Degree Committee, Comprehensive Exam, Senior Seminar, Social Sciences, Summer plans, Teaching Load Committee Minutes, Interdivisional Study courses. 
Academic Affairs: Large Box #4Academic Affairs: Large Boxes 1 - 12: Box #4 

1924 Faculty Athletic Association.

1930-1931 Dean Holl's Report to the Faculty.

Academic Statistics Fall Term 1947.

1987- 1993 - Number applying for graduation, graduating with honors, lowest GPA.

Faculty Governance Task Force (1971, 1990-1991), Faculty Executive Committee Minutes (1978-1984, 1984 -1999 incomplete).

Interdisciplinary Studies Committee and Honors Studies (1990-1991).

Enrollment Management Committee (1990).  Subcommittee on Academic/Registration/Advising, Provisional Admissions (1987).

Examination Program (1960), Studies on Improvement of Tests, Senior Independent Study Program.

Steering Committee and Self-Study Steering Committee Minutes and plans (1967-1989).

Faculty Development Committee and Department Chairs, Department Heads, Meetings (1982 - 1998).

Faculty Development - Faculty Workshop programs 1965 - 2002. 1990 Mission Statement.   1991 Minutes of Professional Studies Meeting.

Discussion of Faculty/Staff Club Room and Faculty/Staff Lounge (1980 - 1985).

Faculty banquets and "Welcoming Dinners." The honoring of retirees.

Executive Committee Minutes - Military Recruitment on Campus, Inter-Disciplinary Programs (Peace Studies and Environmental Studies), Faculty Workshops, Discussion Day, Admissions Standards, Educational Frontiers Committee Members, Ethical Research Principles, Faculty Committee Assignments, Religious Life Committee,  Accreditation - Self-Study, Faculty Social Programs Committee, Dismissal Procedures for Non-Tenured and Tenured Faculty Members , Skills Development Center, Christian Higher Education, Mission Statement,

Faculty suggestions, "how to improve the experience of minority students on campus," Hoosier-Buckeye Collegiate Conference and HBCC Financial Aid Policy, Standards for Honors Graduates , Human Diversity, Harassment, Faculty Governance, Faculty Standing Committees at MC, Collaborative Learning, School Breaks, Representatives for the Dean of Academic Affairs, Bylaws for Conduct of Faculty Elections, Discussion Day Schedule, Revisions to Faculty Manual, Department Chair Appointment, Retirement Banquet, International Meal, Admissions Classifications, History of Curriculum Review, 1984 task force on Program Reduction, Improved Status of Library Faculty [October 10, 1993], NCAA definition of "good academic standing," and "satisfactory progress of students" [1993], Computer Services, Human Diversity Policy by Affirmative Action Committee, Commuter Assignments 1993-1994 by Faculty Member, Policy for the Promotion and Protection of Human Diversity (1993), Responsibilities of Computer Users, Teacher Education Committees, use of Library in Curriculum, Academic Breaks, Length of Academic Year.

Two Year Curriculum and Instructional Improvement Study circa 1958 - Study on Curricular Integration.

Goals For An Effective Curriculum At Manchester College, July 2000.

Two Year Degree Program, Fall 1974.

Helman's introduction, description and final results of the 1960's Self-Study, and related reports, statistics and minutes.  "The New Curriculum at Manchester College, Report of the Self-Study) Status as of June 20, 1968)."

Development of Divisional Core Curricula in Humanities, Social Sciences and Science, etc., Proposed Non-Divisional Core Curriculum Focused on helping each student discover "Who He Is,"  A Statement of Purpose for Manchester College, Memo to Faculty Regarding Self-Study, Proposed Teaching Load Evaluation.

Grading and Low Scholarship.

Faculty Development Committee - 1974-1997 (incomplete) - includingTenure, Salary, Benefits, Faculty Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teaching, Guidelines for Recognition of Faculty for 25 Years of Service, Sabbatical Requests, Support for Faculty Research Fulltime Status, Revisions to Faculty Manual, Formation of System for Evaluation of Staff and Administration (1992), Annual Reports to the Faculty, Program Adjustment, Student Evaluations of Faculty, Forward Planning Committee, Rank for Librarians.

Committees and Standing Committees of the Faculty 1960 - 1973 (incomplete). Also 2000 - 2001.

Faculty Minutes, February, 1954.

Committee on Instruction 1963 - 1964.

Curriculum Revisions 1961, 1969, and 1977.

1974 materials including but not limited to: - Standards for the Accreditation of Baccalaureate Degree Programs in Social Work - Recommendations from the Natural Science Division to the Academic Committee - Humanities Faculty Core Evaluation - Questionnaire  "The following courses and programs help me discover who I am and what I can become." - Senior Colloquium -  Proposals for Curriculum Modification.

Academic Program 1988-1989, report of Graduate Student Enrollment - Academic Program developments (1986-1987)

Statistical Evaluation of contributions by each department (1982 - 1982).

1987-1991materials including but not limited to the following committees: Teacher Education (TEC), Academic Policies , Athletic Committee, Minority Concerns, Human Diversity, Student Life, Human Relations, Facilities Policy, Educational Innovation, Koinonia,College Planning , Management Information, Graduate and Continuing Education.

Budget (1967-1968), budget comparisons, salary scale, faculty benefits, teaching load, Co-Curricular Enrichment Committee,1986 President's memo, "An Attempt to Overthrow the Limitations of Manchester College."

Task Force for Program Adjustment(1981-1984).

Academic Affairs: Materials Transfer July 2009 MC2009/97a,b,c,d  

MC2009/97a: Science Center construction reports, minutes, design, finance, etc. Winger Hall Renovation. MSKTD

MC2009/97b: Social Work Accreditation, Institutional Research, APC Minutes, Library renovation 1999.

MC2009/97c: Files of former faculty and staff.

MC2009/97d: Files of Former faculty and staff and VIA information. Master of Arts in Contemporary Leadership. Dean's List of Honor Students 1995-2006. Kauffman Awards 1997-2003. Dean's Student Scholarship Symposium.

Academic PoliciesMC2003/131 

An assortment of materials including but not limited to:

  • Faculty meeting minutes 23 November 1920 - 6 November 1923.
  • Edward Kintner's faculty meeting notes,15 December 1925
  • Special requests by students, 1968.
  • Assortment of materials [circa 1956 - 1978] that include:
    • Changes within the Mathematics Department, 1978.
    • Credit Hours produced by Faculty Fall 1984 through Fall 1986.
    • Manchester College Analysis of Key Data including Student-Faculty ratio 1969-70 through 1984-1985. 
    • Cost/Revenue study letter for the Department of Home Economics, 1987, Accounting and Secretarial studies (Office Administration).
    • New secondary education patterns related to state teacher certification requirements.
    • Journalism teaching minor and teaching major requirements
  • Pass/Fail Policy review 1973 and 1974. 
  • "The Manchester Plan, An Academic Program for the '70's."
  • "Educational Frontiers Committee."


Academic Policies Committee: Minutes 2002 - 2004MC2006/30 
  • Academic Policies Committee Minutes, Fall 2002 - Spring 2004.
  • Teacher Education Committee Minutes, Fall 1999 - Spring 2001.
  • Department of Education Minutes, Fall 1999 - Spring 2002 and Fall 2002 - Spring 2004.
  • Institutional Report in preparation for NCATE/IPSB visit November 2004 and Exhibits for NCATE/IPSB Visit, November 2004.
  • Field Biology, Biol 110, Koinonia Environmental and Retreat Center and Programs.
  • Analysis of MC's Teacher Education Goals using Student Teaching Evaluations, 2003 - 2004.
  • Teacher Education Ad-Hoc NCATE Minutes.
  • Teacher Education Department of Education Minutes from 1993 forward.
  • Teacher Education Schools Available for Field Experiences.
  • Education Budget, Budget Planning and Budget Reports.
  • Board of Examiners Report, NCATE, Accreditation Visit to Manchester College, November 2004.
  • Teacher Education Program Policy Handbook.
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart Award, January, 1984.
  • Indiana Board of Examiners, September, 1989.
  • Teacher Education Handbook - 1971.


Academic Policies, Faculty Minutes, Kintner: Education and Professional Programs Division MC2003/131  

Academic Policies: 1920-1925.

Faculty Meeting Minutes discussing policies on tardiness, absences, grading, credit hours, credit points, and incompletes (November 1920 - November 1923).

Faculty Secretary, Edward Kintner's, notes from faculty meeting dated 15 December 1925. 

Materials dated 1956 through 1978 including but not limited to: Proposed Curriculum Modifications in the Math Department (1978), 1972 reaffirmation to offer the course Politics and the Environment during (1972-73), 1969 Memo: Independent Study for Science Majors, 1987 review committee for Non-Western Culture list, 1970 Convocation Committee Proposals, 1968 adjustment to the new curriculum,1976 interim, proposal for a new course, Literature and Music, Summary sheet for Music department excluding private lessons and music organizations, Summary Sheet for the Sociology Department.1987 course changes from Sociology & Social Work,Proposal for Sociology major, "Specialization in Correction, "Credit Hours produced by Faculty fall 1984 - Fall 1986,  Analysis of Key Data including Student-Faculty ratio 1969-70 - 1984-1985, Cost/Revenue study letter for the Department of Home Economics, 1987, Accounting and Secretarial studies (Office Administration), Academic Standards, new secondary education patterns related to state teacher certification requirements, Journalism teaching major and minor requirements.Student requests for grade changes or credit. 

  • Review of the Pass/Fail policy, 1973 and 1974. 
  • Recommendations from Ed Miller to Dean Book.
  • Grades of students Fall and Spring Term 1987.

"The Manchester Plan, An Academic Program for the '70's." 

  • Manifesto of the" Educational Frontiers Committee."
  • Query to Frontiers Commitee proposing a lab experiment in independent study.
  • Query from Frontiers Committee: Should students have more freedom to choose their academic destiny?" (1967).
  • Videotape and closed-circuit television.
  • From Frontiers Committee - Problems presented to faculty: 
    • Information Input Overload: " submerged from morning to night in sound, news media, talk, T.V., and radio, and oceans of printed material."
    • Problem: "Does the 'educated' person approach the sifting of this overload in any way different from that of the uneducated person?  
  • Miscellaneous materials from the files 
  • An assortment of Academic Policy Committee papers with statistics and papers ranging from approximately 1965 - 1991, including but not limited to:
    • Master Listing of Proposed Departmental Offerings, 1968.
    • Course requirements for the two baccalaureate degrees.
    • 1966, Some THoughts on a Social Science Core Course.
    • Tentative Statement of Objectives for Manchester College.
    • January Term Load.
    • Course Requirements for various majors.
    • Course hours and course offerings by week and year.
    • Curriculum development (Science) and reorganization (Home Economics).
Accreditation: NASM 1972MC2003/291  Manchester College Self-Study Report to National Association of Schools of Music, 1972.  
Accreditation: NASM 1982MC2003/292  Manchester College Self-Study Report to the National Association of Schools of Music, 1982  
Accreditation: NCATE 2000MC2003/361 Karen Doudt's submission to NCATE, 2000 
Accreditation: Social Work 1978MC2003/270  Social Work accreditation, 1978  
Accreditation: Social Work 1982MC2003/269  Social Work accreditation, 1982 supplemental material  
Accreditation: Social Work 1983MC2003/268  Social Work accreditation, 1983  
Accreditation: Social Work 1991MC2003/267  Social Work accreditation, 1991  
Accreditation: Social Work 1998MC2003/266  Social Work accreditation, 1998  
Adams, Professor James R. C.MC2011/102 Professor James R. C. Adams gives a presentation on the topic of "19th Century Art." 
Administration Building: HistoryMC General File: Administration Building 

History of the Administration Building.

Administration Building: PostcardsMC2004/7 

Administration Building: Oversized College Avenue Postcard Collection

AdmissionsMC2007/203 Comparative Survey of College Publications, April, 1981 
Admissions: BrochuresMC2008/158 Admissions promotional brochures circa 1991-1992. 
Admissions: Materials 1980's through 2009/2010MC2012/85 - Contents Part One A wide assortment of Admissions materials circa the 1980's through 2009/2010. 
Admissions: Newsletters, Financial AidMC2008/157 Admissions and "The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid" Newsletters. 
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."  
Admissions: Posters, Student Recruitment, January TermMC2010/53 

1.  Folder labeled "miscellaneous assortment."

  • CASE at Manchester College, newspaper article and special merit award, 1982 Mindpower Campaign.  CASE stands for Coucil for Advancement and Support of Education.
  • Fine Arts Week calendar, undated, including Peking Acrobats, Alpha Psi Omega One-Act Play Festival, Faculty Art Show with paintings by James R. C. Adams.
  • January Term Opportunities at the Indiana Medical History Museum, Old Pathology Building. This was formerly given the accession number of MC 2003/113 #85 but paperwork was not completed.
  • Manchester Activities Council banquet for MAC Officers and new members, 1991, including yearly calendar of events.
  • The Charles and Cleda Zunkel Peacemaker Fund Presents, Rev. Dr. C. Wayne Zunkel, Manchester College alumnus, 1992. This poster was formerly given the accession number of MC2003/113 #114 but paperwork was not completed.
  • Party with the O.O.P.S. Groundhogs, 1994.This poster was formerly given the accession number of 2003/114 #22 but paperwork was not completed.

2.  Folder labeled, "Senior Sendoff," 1993 containing poster. Formerly MC2003/113 #42 but paperwork was not completed.

3.  Folder labeled, "Centennial Auction," 1990 containing poster.   Formerly MC2003/113 #32 but paperwork was not completed.

4.  Folder labeled, "Manchester College Publicity," with posters.

  • "Let each become all that he was created capable of being," by Thomas Carlyle.
  • Folder with Manchester College map.
  • Poster, "A Journey at Manchester College, Where we believe in preparation for a lifetime."

2014 Holiday Open House at Tall Oaks - invitation.

2014 Holiday card sent by the McFaddens.

2014 Advancement Thanksgiving "Gratitude" cards -

2014  birthday cards - "From the students you put first ... and all of us at Manchester University."

2014 "Students First!" Campaign Celebration program and invitation.


David McCormick directing band at Morton West concert.

1954 or 1955 "workday" stage presentation.

1955 Convocation Planning Committee.

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: President's CircleMC2008/83 

President's Circle, 2006:

  • One page history of Manchester College.
  • Two invitations to hear the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert.
  • Two invitations to "An Evening on Stage," 13 November 2006 given to "The President's Circle."
Advancement: President's Recognition DinnerMC2008/93 Program from the President's Recognition Dinner 1976. 
Advancement: 1947 "Rotogravure, The News-Sentinel," MC2009/99a,b 

1947 photo spread from "The News-Sentinel" that features the Chime Tower, Oakwood Hall, student housing, tennis courts, trailers for married students, the radio station, Manchester College professors, the May Day queen, football players, and the Education/Professional Programs Division.

Advancement: AppealsMU2012/98 Advancement materials for Fall appeal of 2010.  "Touch a student's life "today" [circa 2008]. Other cards [2009, 2010, 2011] and items related to "Connections" for Life [2009], and "Reach" [circa 2002]. 
Advancement: Appeals, Organizations Promotional PiecesMU2013/133 

Office of University Advancement appeals, organizations, and promotional materials 2010-2011 and earlier.

Advancement: Celebrating the VisionMC2008/96 Celebrating the Vision program, Honeywell Center 2006. 
Advancement: Centennial CampaignMC2008/115 

Centennial Campaign Dinner, 16 October 1987 invitation in envelope with reply cards.

Advancement: Centennial Campaign, Step Up To The FutureMC2007/166 "Step Up To The Future" program in celebration of the PERC [1987].  Booklets for "Step Up to the Future, The Centennial Campaign for Manchester College,"  circa 1988 - 1989. 
Advancement: FundraisingMC2009/141a-j 

A variety of funds and societies and fundraising events, including The Annual Fund 2008 as well as plans for the Science Center and Union renovation material as part of "the Next Step" campaign.  Information for the President's Circle 2008. Stanley J. Gilbert, '66 piano dedication.

Advancement: Fundraising by Decade/CampaignMC2002/115a  

Fundraising by decade/campaign - individual campaigns and records.

1    Winger Fund, March of Progress, Focus on the Seventies, Funderburg Fund

2    General Education Fund, Centennial Campaign, The Next Step.

Advancement: Fundraising by Decade/Campaign - The Manchester FundMC2007/135 

Fundraising Campaign: Manchester Fund, circa 2005, solicitation materials.

Advancement: Fundraising by Decade/Campaign - The Manchester FundMC2008/05 

Continued Annual Support of the Manchester Fund, circa 2007.

Advancement: Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: - The Manchester FundMC2008/81 Copies of Manchester Fund brochure and letter, December 2006. 
Advancement: Fundraising Survey Report 1960MU2013/13 A fundraising survey report made for Manchester College by Marts and Lundy, Inc., 1960 between phases of the March of Progress campaign. 
Advancement: GiftsMU2017/52 Advancement fundraising material: a.) 1953 letter from President Schwalm regarding the amounts of money raised by the college from all sources and for what fund the money is intended. b.) Donors and contributions 1946 through 1954. 
Advancement: Gym-a-thonMC2008/112 

Gym-a-thon 1981.

1. One program of this event.

Advancement: License PlatesMC2007/63 Publicity card for Manchester College license plate fundraising project. 
Advancement: Manchester Fund, Endowed Scholarships, Commemorative Tree ProgramMC2011/97 - Advancement Promotional materials from the Office of College Advancement: Commemorative Tree Program, Endowed Scholarships, The Manchester Fund.  Undated. 
Advancement: March of ProgressMC2004/314 A. Blair Helman Papers: March of Progress fundraising campaign of the 1950's. 
Advancement: March of ProgressMC2003/248 

Photocopies of publications from The March of Progress capital campaign, which started in 1955.

Advancement: March of ProgressMC2002/2o 

March of Progress materials including

First phase information, with final reports, correspondence.

Second phase information, including final reports by Rufus King and J. Wiley Christie .   

Convocation materials.

Advancement: March of ProgressMarch of Progress: Information Find material related to the "March of Progress" in: Guide Lines, v.1:4 (October 1960) p.4; Oak Leaves, 22 September 1960 p.1; 29 September 1960 p.1; 13 October 1960 p.1; 3 November 1960 p.3; 10 November 1960 p.3; 17 November 1960 p.3; 10 October 1963 p.1; 14 November 1963 p.1; 16 January 1964 p.1. 
Advancement: March of ProgressMU2013/14 Materials pertaining to the March of Progress fundraising campaign. 
Advancement: March of ProgressMU2013/12 Manchester College March of Progress fundraising campaign - Final Report First Phase [1955-1959] - Final Report Second Phase [1960-1964].   
Advancement: MiscellaneousROSeptemer2012/8 
  • Copies of appeals - Fiscal Year 2010-2011.
  • Manchester Ladies Connect.
  • History of College - first buildings on campus.
  • Schwalm, autographed copy of "My Educational Pilgrimage."
  • One of a Kind items.
Advancement: Otho Winger Society and President's ClubMU2013/106 


Manchester College President's Club and Otho Winger Society Annual Dinnner, Inauguration Weekend, 21 October 1994 - with a brief description of each president along with humorous quips.

The Otho Winger Society, Annual Breakfast, 24 May 2002, 31 May 2012.

Otho Winger Society - descriptive brochure.

The President's Club - descriptive brochure.

Advancement: Restricted Endowment FundsMC2011/107 Description of Restricted Endowment Funds through the Office of College Advancement. 
Advancement: The Manchester Fund MC2007/62 

The Manchester Fund and The President's Circle - circa 2005.


Advancement: The Manchester FundMC2007/165 The Manchester Fund:  Promotional Material circa September 2007. 
Advancement: The Next StepMC2004/438 Union renovation part of "The Next Step" Campaign. 
Advancement: The Next StepMC2008/101 Fundraising Booklet: "Celebrating the Vision, Manchester College Wraps Up The Next Step! Campaign" [1996 - 2006].  
Advancement: The Next StepMC2009/95  The Next Step! A Campaign to Strengthen Manchester College, Community-wide Celebration, Monday, April 20, 1998.   Focus on the PERC.  
Advancement: The Next StepMC2007/61 "The Next Step" strategy, goals, publicity material and timeline. 
Advancement: The Next StepMC2006/16 Brochures for fundraising of Science Center as part of "The Next Step!" "A Campaign to Strengthen Manchester College." 
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. 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.

Advancement: Weaver, WelcomeMC2008/10 

Welcome Weaver, Manchester College alumnus, Class of 193.

Welcome Weaver: President's Club program celebrating Welcome Weaver, his family, and Weaver Popcorn.

Advancemrnt: Fundraising - March of Progress, circa 1955MC2002/2y 

Correspondence with Marts and Lundy, financial consultants for the March of Progress.

African American Presenters on CampusMCGeneral File: African American List of African American leaders and individuals who have spoken or performed on campus.  
Alford, SteveMC2002/104b 

Steve Alford: Biographical information, family photos, promotional cards, material from the "Community Awards Banquet, 2005," articles, 2014 VIA program and related materials.

Alford, SteveMC2009/71-SP:Sports Steve Alford posters. 
Alspach, Catherine: DiplomaMC2004/347 

Catherine Alspach Bachelor of Arts Diploma.

Alumni Association Large Box 18  

Alumni Association Gifts and Fundraising:

Class of 1932 fundraising letters from Kenneth Kintner, see folder "Alumni Class of 1932 Fundraising."


See also: MC General File, Class Gifts
Alumni Association: EventsMC2009/152 

This collection includes but is not limited to:

  • Program for "Manchester College Spartan Soccer, Alive in '95."
  • Reunion: Class of 1941, activities and "Test Your Memory," quiz (with answers).
  • "Golden Anniversary, 1927-1977, 'The Mini-Aurora."
  • 1990 Centennial Celebration.
  • Cluster Reunion, May 17-19, 1991.  Theme: "It Happened On Our Watch..."
  • 1991, Set-up Needs for May 1991 Alumni Day "Weekend."
  • Invitation for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2008.
  • Brochure, "Alumni Connections for Life, Alumni Days, June 3-4, 2009."
Alumni Association: EventsLarge Box 18: Alumni Week, May - June 1996 Otho Winger Day, part of Alumni Week, 30 May - 2 June 1996.  File Folder in Large Box 18. This includes more than the Otho Winger Day, but the scheduling for the 1944 - 51 Cluster Reunion.  This includes "Faith Learning, and Service Programs" with seminars on medical ethics, politics, social concerns, etc.


Alumni Association: Events, Otho Winger Day, 1996MC2007/1 Otho Winger Day, 1996.  
Alumni Association: Gifts and Fundraising Large Box 18, Folder, Alumni Fundraising:The Next Eighty Years 

Alumni Association Gifts and Fundraising:

1968 promotional, "The Next Eighty Years,"  from James K. Garber. 

Alumni Association: Gifts and Fundraising Manchester College General File: Properties Owned by the College  

Alumni Association Gifts and Fundraising:

Gifts to College: For the chime titled, "Christian Education."

See also: MC General File, Class Gifts
Alumni Days and Alumni Reunions MC2007/76 

This collection includes but is not limited to:

  • Reunion: Class of 1950
  • Reunion: Alumni Days Schedule for Classes of 1934, 1939, 1944, 1949, 1959 and 50 Year Reunion: Class of 1954.
  • Staffing Schedule
  • Alumni Days 2004, May 27 - 28, 2004.
  • Banquets
  • List of award recipients from 1960 - 2004.  See Alumni Days Banquet promotional June 2005.
Alumni Days and Alumni Reunions: Potographs MC2004/90 

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

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? 
Art Department: Drawing, MechanicalMC2007/73 

Drawing, Industrial Free-Hand and Mechanical:

1.  One booklet.  "The Eclectic System of Industrial Free-Hand and Mechanical Drawing."

Art Department: Gallery GMC General File: Art Department - Gallery G Publicity material related to Gallery G. 
Art Department: Link GalleryMC General File: Art Department - Link Gallery 

Link Gallery - publicity related to artists and exhibitions.

Art Department: Newspaper ArticlesMC2003/305 Newspaper articles regarding the Manchester College Art Department. 
Art Department: Posters for Workshops, Shows, ExhibitsMC2009/71-V 

Posters for:

  • Fine Arts Workshop MC2009/71-V, f1
  • Faculty Art Show  MC2009/71-V,b
  • Manchester College Fine Arts, Art, Music, Speech & Drama MC2009/71-V, e1

See MC2009/71-V: Various.


MC2009/71-V is a small part of the collection MC2009/71, entitled, Flat File Drawer H:  Previously Accessioned and Unaccessioned Posters and Articles From Manchester College.  See the accession page for MC2009/71 for a complete listing of the objects in this collection.

Art Department: Shows, Weaver and Bruce and PhotographsLarge Box 127  

Show:  Art show news clippings and schedules.

"Brothers" Memories and Impressions," Larry Weaver and Ron Weaver (MC alumni).

Manchester Junior High School show in union at MC, including Jed Bruce.


Photographs:  Two art show photographs and one art workshop (for older women) photo. 

Art Department: SyllabiMC2004/93 

Syllabi: Art Department

File #1: 1999-2002.

File #2. 2002-2003.

Articles of Incorporation and CharterMU2017/1 

June1895 Agreement between Citizens' Committee of North Manchester and representatives of the German Baptist College which proposes location at this point.

1895 articles of association (charters) filed in the Office of the Secretary of State for "Manchester College" and "The Bible School,"  including role of Trustees and the German Baptist Brethren.

1902 - "Manchester College"- a body politic and corporate, authorized and empowered by the laws of the State of Indiana to proceed to carry out the objects of its organization, signed by Hunt, Secretary of State.

September 1902 Department of State Certificate - Articles of Association.

Secretary of State, Ed Jackson, provides copy of 1902 articles of incorporation in September 1920.

Copy of Articles of Incorporation June 1937 showing history of incorporation by copying information from 1902 document. 

1944 authorization of Schwalm and Ikenberry to execute all instruments pertaining to the business of Manchester College - "Certified Copy of Articles of Incorporation" - Manchester College Foundation and Holding Company, Inc.

Charter - Manchester College Foundation and Holding Company, copy of document filed January 1931 and various revisions.

Correspondence with Secretary's of State.

Dissolution of Manchester College Foundation and Holding Company, Inc. September 1943.

Artist Lecture Series and Performing Artists: PostersMC2009/71 File FolderMC2009/71-PEV: Performances and Events  Posters for Artist Lecture Series and other performing artists, including: Janie Fricke, The Original Comedy Rangers, Joseph Helfrich, Steven Dietz, Strider, Stan Kenton and His Orchestra, Tanglefoot, Big Twist and the Mellow Fellows, Marty McCall and Fireworks, LP The Band, The Troubadours, Prime TIme, Glynn Hines, OREON, the Mantovani Orchestra, and Dr. Sharon Crain, author of "Taking Stock: A Woman's Guide to Corporate Success."  This is part of a large collection.  See MC2009/71 File FolderMC2009/71-PEV: Performances and Events  
Artist Lecture Series and Public ProgramsMC2010/149 

Miscellaneous items dealing with Public Programs and the Artist Lecture Series:

Listing of Fall-Winter Events at Manchester College invitation postcard. (undated), including Artist/Lecture Series, Foreign/Classic Film Series, Faculty Recitals, Plays and Concerts.

Listing of Winter-Spring Events at Manchester College, 1979 invitation postcard, including Artist/Lecture Series, Foreign/Classic Film Series, Faculty Recitals, Plays and Concerts.

Listing of Spring Events at Manchester College 1977 - 1978 invitation postcard, including Artist/Lecture Series, Foreign/Classic Film Series, Faculty Recitals, Plays and Concerts.

Poster/flyer/mailer for the Public Program and Cinema Series. 1994-1995.

Program and Libretto of a concert by the Russian Cossack Chorus, Sergei Socoloff, Director, (undated).


Artist Lecture Series: Lugar, U. S. SenatorMC2008/87 

Lugar, U. S. Senator:  Contact sheets and photograph of U.S. Senator Lugar's lecture on campus during the 1983-84 Artist/Lecture series.


  • One photo of Senator Lugar with a group signed, "With appreciation to Jim Leachman, December 4, 1982."
  • One photo of Senator Lugar.
Artist Lecture Series: Nader, RalphMC2008/131 

Nader, Ralph:  Photo, from 10 October 1968 Artist/Lecture Series.

Artist Lecture Series: Seating DocumentationMC2007/51 Seating Documentation and performance listings for Artist Lecture Series circa 1982 through April 1990.  One seating chart, undated. One 12 November 1988 payment receipt  to the Joseph Holmes Dance Theatre.  
Artist Lecture Series: Welch, Rosa Page, PhotographMC2008/141Welch 

Welch, Rosa Page: Photograph with Don Royer and Mrs. Schwalm.

Associate DegreeMC2004/25 Associate Degree: Church Ministry AA (Associate's) degree. 
Athletic Committee: FundraisingMU2015/35 23 January 1984 Athletic Committee "Guidelines for Raising Funds." 
Athletic DepartmentMC General File: SHAPE  SHAPE.  Sport, Health, and Physical Education Club.  
Athletic Department, Groombridge Clipping's BookMC2008/147 Lana Groombridge's clippings book covering the history of the Health and Physical Education program at Manchester College from 1993 through 2006. 
Aurora: Staff Photograph, 1910MU2012/1 - Folder 1 Historic photograph of the Aurora staff taken in 1910 in rather poor condition. 
B.S.C.M. (Brethren Student Christian Movement)B.S.C.M.: Information 

B.S.C.M. (Brethren Student Christian Movement):

See:  Religious Activities; Oak Leaves 17 September 1964 p.1; 19 November 1964 p.1; 10 December 1964 p.3

Baldwin, FerneFaculty/Staff Boxes: Baldwin, Ferne 

Material related to A. Ferne Baldwin who was a Manchester College Professor of Social Work and Sociology and History from 1969 - 1989, and also served as Sociology Department Head.  


Baldwin, Ferne A.: MemorabiliaMC2009/23 

Pictures and memorabilia of Ferne Baldwin.

Baldwin, Ferne: CollectionMC2011/231 

Objects in the collection of former Manchester College Archivist and Professor, Ferne Baldwin.  The collection includes assorted MC historical materials and records.

Baldwin, John: Artist/Lecture Series, PhotographsMC2009/29 Artist/Lecture Series 7 March 1989, photos of the artist John Baldwin in his Athens studio and sculpture displayed in Cordier Auditorium. 
Bales, JohnFaculty/Staff Social Sciences, Economics and Business. 
Band and Choir Tour CommitteeMC2003/152 

Band and Choir Tour Committee correspondence and minutes dated April 1986-1991.

Band and Choir Tour CommitteeMC2003/152 

Band and Choir Tour Committee: Correspondence, minutes.  Dated April 1986-1991.

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.

Band: PhotographsFlat File Drawer 4: Band Photographs Band photographs. 
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.

Basketball 1994 and 1995.MU General File: Athletics, Basketball 

Program for the Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference [ICAC] 1994 Basketball Championship Tournament to be held at Manchester College, 24-26 February 1994.  Fundraising letter to support Manchester College's NCAA Division III men's basketball team [1995].

Basketball, Men's, Coaches, Presidents of College: Newspaper SpecialMC2007/216 

Manchester Herald, College Special Vol. 5. No. 19, Wednesday, December 8, 1926. This publication focuses on the College and contains the 1926-1927 basketball schedule along with team photos.  It features plans for the "new' gym, write-ups about faculty and staff and interesting advertisements.

Bauman Bowman, Weber, Helman: Family BibleMC2011/134 

One family bible printed in 1773 and 1774 donated to the collection by Howard H. Helman, great great grandson of Marguit (Marguerite?) Bowman. Birth registries are included.

Berrigan, Philp and McAlister, ElizabethMC2007/45 

Speeches by Philip Berrigan and Elizabeth McAlister, and photograph taken in Petersime Chapel . 

One Manchester College, "Bulletin of the Peace Studies Institute," August, 1976, Vol. 6, No. 2. containing adapted reprints of Liz and Phils' speeches given at Manchester College and Goshen College.

One magazine, "The Holy Cross Quarterly," Vol. 4, No. 1, January 1971 covering the convictions of blood brothers, Dan and Phil Berrigan.

Bible Society: Minutes 1902-1905, 1907-1912, 1916-1919MC2009/133a,b,c 

MC2009/133a: Bible Society Minutes, 31 March 1902 - 24 March 1905.

MC2009/133a: Copies of the Constitution and By-Laws revised 1915.

MC2009/133a Mission Program  - program notes and speakers.

MC2009/133b: Bible Society Minutes, 21 April 1916 - 19 May 1919.

MC2009/133c: Bible Society Minutes, 25 October 1907 - 12 April 1912.


Bible Society: Records and MinutesMC2003/4 

Bible Society Files:

1.    Attendance records 1916-1918; constitution and by-laws of 1899, 1901, 1913, 1915, and 1920.

2.    Minutes 1896-1899.

3.   Record book - Minutes for the Bible Society beginning 10 May 1912 - 14 April 1916.

Big Four TragedyMC2003/350 

Big Four Tragedy Postcard.

See Also: "Memories of ...Manchester," by Otho Winger, pgs. 179-180.

Biology Class, Early Classroom Scene: PhotographMC2010/162 One photograph, probably taken between 1900 and  1920, of male students sitting around tables with books, looking through microscopes. 
Bishop, JamesFaculty/Staff Boxes: Bishop, C. James Material related to C. James Bishop, Social Sciences, History and Political Science. 
Blough, CarmanFaculty/Staff Boxes: Blough, Carman G. 

Material related to Carman G. Blough. According to "A Century of Faith, Learning and Service," Carman taught Accounting at Manchester College from 1915 - 1917.

Blough, S. S.Faculty/Staff Boxes: Bough, S. S.  Material related to S. S. Blough. 
Board of Trustees: List Last Edited 2005Trustee List List of trustees and years of service.  Last edited 2005. 
Bond Agreement, 11 Feburary 1981MC2011/149 Copies of a bond agreement issued by Manchester College dated 11 Feburary 1981. 
Bond, JulianMC2008/126 

One photograph, negatives, and digital images of Georgia state legislator,Julian Bond, when he was on campus.

Book, BruceMC2002/155 

The original, signed contract for Professor Book's first year of teaching at Manchester (1900-1901), with the original envelope.  An additional short memo from R.C. Hollinger (Secretary of the Executive Committee) is included.


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. 
Bosnian ProjectMU2013/66 Channel 33 News and Liveline (Channel 21) spotlights - Bosnian student fundraising. Video of presentation by Keller (student) and Winnemyr (faculty). 
Brannan, RodgerFaculty/Staff Boxes: Brannan, Rodger Material related to Rodger Brannan, Social Sciences, Economics and Business. 

General "Breakaway" information.

Buildings and Campus Scenes,1994-1995: SlidesMU2013/118 Slides of buildings, campus scenes, activities, sports, people (1994 - 1995). 
Buildings and Campus Scenes: Public RelationsMU2012/136a,b This collection is composed of two sets of images that capture campus scenes and document campus buildings. 
Buildings and Property: Manchester CollegeMC General File: Buildings  

Information about buildings and property related to Manchester College, Including Lot Numbers 16, 18 and 21 College Addition and residences of College personnel:

Dates of construction of various buildings on campus and pieces of trivia, such as, "First washer and dryer." 

Buildings List Buildings List This is a somewhat dated list of building on campus but it shares some pertinent information. 
Buildings: General InformationMC2002/31  

General Information about campus buildings, dedications, histories, renovations, names.

Additional information about buildings might also be found in 1 File/Large box 158 - Campaigns.

Buildings: InformationMC2002/31  

Information about many campus buildings, dedications,  histories, renovations, and names.

Buildings: Information About Campus BuildingsMC2002/31 

General Information about campus buildings, dedications,  histories, renovations and names.

Burke, EldonMC2008/68 

Eldon Burke Collection (Part B):

1.  One "Oak Leaves, March Breezes," 1920.
2.  One class reunion photo circa 1923?
3.  Old Manchester College photos from the early 1920's.  Mostly are unidentified.  Some are campus scenes and photos from a dramatic production.
4.  One "Expression Recital" program, 1921 with a handwritten note from Professor Ken and Mrs. Viona Brown.
5.  Postcard of President Otho Winger captioned, "Commander-in-Chief.

Business Office: GuidebookMU2014/141 One "Your Business Office Guide," indicating appropriate fees, formats and protocols (circa 1949). 
Buzzard, RogerFaculty/Staff Boxes: Buzzard, Roger Material related to Roger Buzzard, Social Sciences, Economics and Business. 
Cable, Miriam Weybright: Collection of Manchester College MaterialsMU2013/139 Collection of Miriam Weybright Cable, Manchester College Class of 1939. 
Caldwell, CarlFaculty/Staff Boxes: Caldwell, Carl Material related to Carl H. Caldwell, Social Sciences, History and Political Science.See also: Manchester College Bulletin July 1975 p.13., March 1976 p.8., October 1977 p.3-4.
Campus Ministry BoardOak Leaves See Also: Oak Leaves, 2 May 1991, p.5. 
Campus Ministry BoardMC2002/237b  Collection of religious activities materials including survey results, minutes, events, budgets. 
Campus Ministry Board SurveyMC2007/4 

Campus Ministry Board Survey conducted to assist the Campus Ministry Board in planning the spring semester campus wide retreat, "Speak your mind: at Manchester?"

Campus Ministry Board, 1975 - 1980MC2003/69 Brochures, events, and programs advertising campus ministry, 1975-1980.  
Campus ScenesMU2016/42 Campus Scenes from 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983. 
Campus Scenes: Oversized Photograph CollectionMC2003/65 Buildings/Campus Scenes Photograph Collection-Oversized, with some shots of people.  
Card PlayingMC General File: Faculty/Staff, Winger 1928 copy of letter from President Otho Winger to the family of a student following the discovery that card playing was taking place in the dorm. 

Edward G. Miller Council for Advancement and Support of Education Award [CASE].

CASEMC2010/53: Folder, Miscellaneous Assortment, CASE 

CASE at Manchester College, newspaper article and special merit award, 1982 Mindpower Campaign.  CASE stands for Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

CASE NominationMC2002/38 Council for Advancement and Support of Education, nomination records for Ed Miller and Jim Bishop.  
Case, PriscillaFaculty/Staff Boxes: Case, Priscilla Material related to Priscilla Case.  
Cassel: Family HistoryMC2011/120 

One periodical entitled, "Mennonite Family History," Volume XII, Number 1, January 1993.  This publication was probably kept by Archivist, Ferne Baldwin.  A special note is made about the article, "The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, Cassel Family," by Mary Cassel Case. This article traces the ancestors of Benjamin and Maria Cassel, who were married in Montgomery County, Ohio, 1861, who both had the surname "Cassel."

Cawood, Carl: Fundraising RecordsMC2004/360 Carl Cawood's records of field calls, dated 1987. 
Cell GroupsCell Groups: Additional Information See Also:  Oak Leaves 6 October 1960 p.2; 15 October 1964 p.2 
Centennial: Historical Slides and ImagesMU2014/45 A,B A group of slides and scanned images focusing on the historical figures and events that formed Manchester College and shaped Manchester University. 
Centennial: Humanities Symposium MC2007/177 Manchester College Humanities Symposium, April 30 - May 6, 1990. 
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. 

Chacour, Elias: Oak Leaves or Aurora PhotographMU2012/49 Photograph of Elias Chacour when he spoke on campus, 1993.   
Chamber SingersMC2003/154 

Chamber Singers faded out of existence in the 1990's and has since been revived by Debra Lynn to replace the Entertainers.  As of 2002-2003 school year, the new Chamber Singers performed a variety of repertoire from madrigals to jazz.

  • One roster, undated.  One program, undated.
ChapelMC2009/74 Chapel addresses 1943-1944.  
ChapelChapel: Additional Information 

See Also:


Manchester College Bulletin February 1951 p.2; January 1975 p.10; March 1975 p.12; October 1975 p.9; October 1976 p.2; October 1977 p.11.

Oak Leaves 11 February 1965 p.2 (compulsory chapel policy);

Chapel ChoirMC2003/155 

Chapel Choir news releases 1959-1963.  Roster dated 1960-1961.

See Also: MC2007/137 for an account and Record book for Chapel Choir, 1940 - 1941.

Chapel Photograph, 1976 - 1977Photo Box 75  Chapel: Photo of group in chapel lounge, 1976 - 1977. 
Chapel Program CollectionMC2003/68 

Chapel program collection:

  • Programs from 1962, 1976, 1976, 1986.
Chapel TalksMC2004/495 A collection of the texts of talks given in Wednesday chapel services at Manchester College.  Undated, but it is estimated that the talks are from sometime in the mid- to late-seventies. 
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." 

Chapel, All-StudentMC2004/486 

Chapel: All-Student chapel sign.

Chapel: Program of Songs, 1944MC2008/114 

This memo book Compliments of Angelyn Coleman, '44-45 contains handwritten lyrics to songs.  There is also a handwritten title, "Chapel Program Nov 44." 

Chapel: Study on College Chapel ServicesMC2004/253 

Chapel: Report of study on College chapel services.

Charitable Fundraising: News ClippingsMU2017/73 News clippings regarding charitable fundraisers at Manchester College:  $192.87 to help victims of bombing in Birmingham, Alabama (27 September 1963), concert for "Sanctuary"  to help refugees in Central America (1992), students buy heifer for family through HPI (1995),  $43.35 raised for March of Dimes (undated), "Vagina Monologues" admission to help abused women (2004), MC donates books to community college library (2004), Garver Hall raises $1,500 for families (2005). 
Children's Theatre: Posters and PublicityMC2009/71-C: Children's Theatre Posters and Publicity for Children's Theatre.  These posters are part of a larger collection MC2009/71.  For a list of posters included in the the large collection see MC2009/71.  
Chinese Book: Sun Yat-senMC2011/95 

One beautifully bound Chinese book with silk cover and gold flecked case presented to Dr. Winger by Hung Nien Cheng, President of Chi-nan University, in 1930. The subject is the funeral/burial procession of General Sun Yat-sen, sometimes referred to as the "father of modern China."  This is thought to be an original first copy.

Chinese Volumes: Sun Yat -senMC2011/94a,b 

A book presented to Manchester College by Hung Nien Cheng, President of Chi-nan University, Shanghai, July, 1930.  The subject is the funeral/burial procession of General Sun Yat-sen, sometimes referred to as the "father of modern China." 

Chinese Volumes: Sun Yat-sen, Wine ResearchMC2011/94 Research 

Archivist Jeanine Wine's research into the history of the Dr. Sun Yat-sen memorial books and how they came to President Winger and to Manchester College.

Chisholm, Congresswoman Shirley: SpeechMC2011/2 Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm gave the address, "Changing Patterns in an Era of Risk" in Cordier Auditorium on the Manchester College campus, 27 October, 1978. 
Choral Society: MC2003/158  

Choral Society has been known for its performance of oratorios and other major choral works.

  • Handwritten performance notes, lyrics/poetry, undated.  Correspondence (late 1940's).  Sample programs & posters.  News releases.  Rosters (1956, 1958, 1987).  Flyer/poster "Six Reasons Why I Can't Join Choral Society" by Dr. Floyd Slotterback (c.1985).  Program drafts.
Choral Society: Dues Receipt, 1952MC2010/66 

Choral Society Dues Receipt, 1952

1.  One receipt.

Received of Edna Steury: 15 cents

Signed: Phyl(Phyllis Heeter Hunn) Heeter, Treas(urer)

Choral Society: PosterMC2004/182 

Manchester College Choral Society Poster:

  • "Haydn's 'The Seasons' presented by Manchester College Choral Society, Clyde Holsinger, Director.   Manchester College Auditorium, North Manchester, Indiana.  Soloists:  Virginia Smallwood, Amswy Bollinger, Paul Halladay. Accompanists:  Max Allen, Mary Adine Eley.  Saturday, April 17, 1948, 8:00 p.m. Offering" 
Choral Society: PostersMC2004/381 

Choral Society posters from various years advertising performances of "The Messiah," "Elijah," and "The Creation."

Choral Society: PostersMC2009/129 

Choral Society Posters including but not limited to:

Bach, Mass in B Minor, John Yonkman, conductor, no year on poster.

Vivaldi, Gloria, December, 1993.

Bernstein, Chichester Psalms, Handel, Utrecht Jubilate, Patricia J. Cahalan, conductor, December 1989.

Chorus: Choral MusicMC2003/156 

Choral Music Performance Collection:  "Brother James' Air," "The Holy City," "Almighty God of our Fathers."

Chorus: Choral MusicMC2003/157  

Choral Music Performance Collection: Ten copies of "Gloria in Excelsis" for Mixed Glee Club.

  • Ten copies of "Gloria in Excelsis" for Mixed Glee Club.
Christian Emphasis WeekChristian Emphasis Week: Information See:  Oak Leaves 8 December 1960 p.1; 19 December 1963 p.3; 23 January 1964 p.1; 6 February 1964 p.3.   
Christian Leadership Commission Record Book 1945 - 1948MC2008/15 Christian Leadership Commission Record Book with records from 1945 - 1948. 
Christian World OrderMC2007/92 

A Forum Institute on Christian World Order, 1936.

See Also: Poster for this event MC2009/106.

Christian World Order: PosterMC2009/106 

Poster: Kagawa and Nye Mass Meetings at Manchester College "An Institute on Christian World Order."

Christianity: Pointings Newsletter CollectionMC2002/306  Pointings: A monthly newsletter of inquiry into Christianity and Higher Education, Newsletter Collection. 
Church & Higher EducationMC2002/47 

Church and Higher Education statements. 

See Also:

Congregational Outreach brochure, MC2008/203,h

Gospel Messenger 8 September 1945 p.7-8; 15 September 1945 p.9-10; 22 September 1945 p.11-12; 12 January 1946 p.11-13; 23 February 1946 p.8-9; 9 March 1946 p.3-4, 25-26; 27 April 1946 p.8; 6 July 1946 p.23; 30 November 1946 p.5-13; 8 November 1947 p.9-10, 11-12; Manchester College Bulletin July 1950 p.1; June 1951 p.1; November 1951 p.2; June 1952 p.4; Oak Leaves 6 October 1960 p.1; Religious Activities.

Church Leaders' Conference Brochures, 1975 - 1985MC2003/70 

Brochures for Church Leaders' Conference, 1975-1985.

Church of the Brethren: Brethren Action MovementBC2008/3  Conception, newsletters, tracts, letter, writings by Dale Aukerman and others.  
Church of the Brethren: Regional Youth ConferenceMC2002/308 

Church of the Brethren Regional Youth Conference Materials.

See Also: MC2009/71-CY: Church of the Brethren Youth Conference for posters of Regional Youth Conference at Manchester College, 1980, 1982, 1985. 

Church Relations Update MC2002/48 

The file contains copies of the church relations newsletter from years 1966-1988. Also included are newspaper articles, public relations statements, Church of the Brethren district "thank you" reports.

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 1943 Aurora 1943 Aurora pages dedicated to featuring how "Manchester Serves."  Featured are "Civilian Public Service," "Manchester's Reserves," "Physical Fitness," "Armed Forces," "Service Council" and a closing, "We Are Thankful."   
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: Barnard CollectionMC2006/33 Dale Barnard Collection. 
Clark, JoeMC2002/51 

Information on Joe Clark's visit to Manchester College and biographical information.

Class Cards, Passes and NotepadsMC2009/31 

A variety of cards, passes and schedules, for a variety of uses. They include but are not limited to: classes, organizations, and athletic events.

Club: Madrigal Club Trip Scrapbook, 1939MC2004/393 Scrapbook of 1939 Madrigal Club Trip that contains many photographs, from Beccie King, granddaughter of Edward Kintner. 
Clubs, Groups and Organizations: Photographs, 1896 ForwardMU2013/148 

Photographs dating from 1896 forward until circa the 1960's portraying clubs, groups and organizations at Manchester College. Most of the images predate the 1920's.

Colburn, DonaldFaculty/Staff Boxes: Colburn, Donald Materials related to Donald Colburn, Social Sciences, Psychology, Department Head. See also: Manchester College Bulletin January 1976 p.5., Oak Leaves 22 September 1960 p.2 (photo)
College Avenue Buildings: Photographs MC2004/413 

College Avenue photographs.

College Avenue: Postcards MC2004/7 Oversized College Avenue Postcard Collection  
College BandMC2004/165 College Band news releases, newspaper clippings and correspondence. 
College Chorale: News Releases, 1978.MC2003/160  

College Chorale news releases, 1978.

Dr. James Baldwin directed the auditioned "80-voice oratorio chorus."  The ensemble included students and community members.

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.

Collegium MusicumMC2003/161 

The Collegium Musicum was a "small vocal ensemble" according to the college catalog, but brought together vocalists and instrumentalists to perform early music.  Dr. John Planer founded and directed the ensemble.

  • Programs, correspondence, financial records, news releases, rosters, instrument information, instructional materials for "Dido and Aereas" (1976).
Communications: Speech and Drama Report, 1960sMC General File: Speech and Drama 

Description:  Report written by Paul Keller about the Department of Speech and Drama, Manchester College, circa the 1960's.  It includes sections on:  Courses and course descriptions, collateral courses, teaching major and minor requirements, the Manchester Forensic Union, Tri-Alpha and the Radio Station WMIB. 

Communications: SyllabiMC2004/104 

Communications syllabi: 

  • File #1. Comm 101 Public Communication, Course Information, circa 1993.
  • File #2. 1999-2000.
  • File #3. 2001-2002.
  • File #4. 2002-2003.
Concert BandMC2003/162 Concert Band news releases and Concert Band Handbook (1993-1994). 
Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble: Poster, 1989, 1990MC2004/346 

Concert Band/Jazz Ensemble poster:

Two-sided poster advertising performances in 1989 and1990.

Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble: PostersMC2009/126 

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

Conscientious ObjectionMC General File: Conscientious Objection  

This file includes a wide variety of materials related to conscientious objection including tax resistance, draft counseling, and peace related events.

See also: Civilian Public Service; Conscientious Objection Citations in the Gospel Messenger; Compulsory Military service; Convocations Cassettes Collection Tape 513 (21 April 1997); Selective Service System.

Conscientious Objection, Leachman and Lugar: PhotographMC2008/87 

Photograph of James Leachman and U.S. Senator, Dick Lugar, December 4, 1982, as well Richard Lugar as an 1983-84 Artist/Lecturer.

Convocation #003: Young, Andrew - Address 10 May 1971MU2014/24 wave sound Audio recording of Andrew Young's address delivered at Manchester College 10 or 11 May 1971 and written transcription.  
Convocation #004: Rokeach, MiltonMU2015/135 wave sound Dr. Milton Rokeach addresses Convocation #4 on 4 October 1971.  His address is "Beliefs, Attitudes and Values." 
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 #020: Kliman, AnnConvocation #20: Kliman, Ann, 1976 

Ann Kliman presents "Coping with Crisis," 14 January 1976.

Convocation #021: Thomas, ArthurConvocation #21: Thomas, Arthur, 1976 Dr. Arthur Thomas speaks on the topic of "Future Shock from a Black Perspective," 4 March 1976. 
Convocation #022 and 023: Berrigan and McAlister, "Prophecy is Life"MC2011/15 wave sound 

Peace Studies and Co-Curricular Departments of the College invited Elizabeth McCallister and Phillip Berrigan to speak of their convictions. The cassette tape is dated 11 March 1976.

Convocation #024: West, PhilMC2011/45 wave sound Manchester College Alumnus (1960), Dr. Phillip West, a specialist in Chinese History, speaks on "The Future of Sino-American Relations" (26 April 1976). 
Convocation #026: Friedman, StantonMC2011/74: Convocation, Friedman Dr. Stanton Friedman, convocation speaker, talks on the topic of  physics, flying saucers, and space travel. 
Convocation #027: Cotton, ElizabethMC2011/20, Convocation Tape #27 Elizabeth Cotton C, composer of "Freight Train," and one of the country's top Folk Blues guitarists, presents a convocation titled, "Spirituals/Folksongs/Blues," at Manchester College on 4 October 1976. 
Convocation #028: Collins, A New Heaven and a New EarthConvocation Tape #28: Collins, Sheila Sheila Collins speaks on "A New Heaven and a New Earth," on 21 October 1976. 
Convocation #029: Terkel, Studs - Kermit Eby Memorial LectureMC2011/46 wave sound Convocation #29, the Kermit Eby Memorial Lecture, is presented by Studs Terkel on 15 November 1976. 
Convocation #030: Aronson, "Jewish Value in Song"MC2011/14 wave sound A convocation presentation by Joe and Penny Aronson," Jewish Value in Song," 2 December 1976. 
Convocation #031: Oates, Dr. Wayne, "Signs of a Healthy Religion"Convocation Tape #31 In this 24 January 1977 convocation, Dr. Wayne Oates gives the presentation, "Signs of a Healthy Religion." 
Convocation #032: Haskins, Diary of a Harlem SchoolteacherConvocation Tape #32: Haskins, James James Haskins speaks on the topic of "Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher," 10 February 1977. 
Convocation #033 A: Lens, SidneyConvocation #33A: Lens, Sidney Mr. Sidney Lens speaks on "The Day Before Doomsday," 3 March 1977. 
Convocation #034: Baldwin, JamesConvocation #34: Baldwin, A Cappella Choir, 1977 Dr. James Baldwin and the A Cappella Choir, 21 March 1977. 
Convocation #035: Johansen, Dr. RobertConvocation Tape #35 Dr. Robert Johansen presents convocation program/address of 18 April 1977. 
Convocation #036: Powers, Dr. Charles, The Role of Multi-National Corporations in the Future, 1977Convocation Tape #36: Powers, Charles Convocation presented by Dr. Charles Powers on 25 April 1977. 
Convocation #037: Broderick, Dr. Calfred, "Managing Psychic Space"Convocation Tape #37 Convocation 18 September 1977, Dr. Calfred Broderick, "Managing Psychic Space." 
Convocation #038: Detrick, Ralph and MaryConvocation Tape #38: Detrick, Ralph and Mary Presentation by Ralph and Mary Detrick on 26 September 1977. 
Convocation #039: Novak, MichaelConvocation Tape #39: Novak, Jon Livingston Mock Memorial Lecture The Jon Livingston Mock Memorial Lecture by Dr. Michael Novak, 28 March 1977.  
Convocation #040: Howe, "Live All Your Life"Convocation Tape #40 Convocation tape dated 10 October 1977 entitled, "Live All Your Life." 
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 #042: Fuller, Millard, Rich AgainConvocation #42: Fuller, Millard 1977 Millard Fuller presents, "Rich Again." Millard Fuller is the founder of Habitat for Humanity International. 
Convocation #043: Wolf, Reverend John, Crazy Christians, 1977Convocation #43: Wolf, The Rev. John, 1977 

Reverend John Wolf delivers the convocation address on 14 November 1977.

Convocation #044: Imara, Growing, Dying, and Being BornConvocation #44: Imara, Dr. 1978 

The question of death. Life challenges deal with the question of rebirth. Death in fact is rebirth.

The archivist believes that this is the message of Dr. Mwalimu Imara, a contemporary and colleague of Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross.

Convocation #045: Smith, Dr. Thad, Is Mother Hubbard's Cupboard Bare?Convocation #45: Smith, Dr. Thad 1978 Dr. Thad Smith speaks on the topic, "Is Mother Hubbard's Cupboard Bare: The Crisis of Global Resources"  He poses questions about global resources, economic and political issues and the future of the global standard of living. 
Convocation #047: Mohr, Mrs. Louis, Free To Be MeConvocation #47: Mohr, Mrs. Louis, Free to Be Me 1978 A "Christ"-ian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian, Mrs. Mohr talks about the innate desire of a little girl to be beautiful accompanied by the fear that she is not.  Mrs. Mohr speaks of God's love and acceptance and the taking off of personal masks to be one's real self. 
Convocation #048: Caldwell, Carl, "Faculty Series," 1978Convocation #48: Caldwell, Carl, 1978 

Dr. Carl Caldwell delivers a presentation as part of the "Faculty Series," on 3 April 1978.  He talks about witches, witchcraft and witch beliefs to see the implications of all of this for us.

Convocation #049: Harfield, Senator MarkConvocation Tape #49 Senator Mark Hatfield gives the convocation presentation on 19 April 1978. 
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 #051: Porter, Dr. Gareth, "U.S. Encounter with Viet Nam"Convocation Tape #51 

Dr. Gareth Porter speaks in convocation on 18 September 1978 on the topic of "U.S. Encounter with Viet Nam."

Convocation #052: Greenwood, Richard, "Disarmament & Conversion"Convocation Tape #52 Richard Greenwood presented the 16 October 1978 convocation on the topic of "Disarmament and Conversion." 
Convocation #054: Jackson, Colin, "The World in Crisis"MC2011/32, Convocation # 54 Colin Jackson presentation, "The World in Crisis," dated 2 November 1978. 
Convocation #056: Hartman, KenMC2011/26 wave sound 

This convocation tape is labeled, Ken Hartman.  He talks of life design and career decision making. The date is probably 5 February 1979.

Convocation #057: Chenault, Myron, "Close Encounters of the Educational Kind," 1979Convocation #57, Chenault, Myron, 1979 Myron Chenault gives the presentation, "Close Encounters of the Educational Kind," on 12 February 1979.   
Convocation #058: Firebaugh, Dr. Morris, "Nuclear Discussion," 1979Convocation #58: Dr. Morris Firebaugh, 1979 

Dr. Morris Firebaugh,  Manchester Graduate (1959). Raises issues behind nuclear energy, 26 March 1979.

Sister Burtell, expert on environmental health, responds to Firebaugh's presentation.

Convocation #059 a: Nuclear Discussion SeriesConvocation Tape #59a, 1 and 2: Nuclear Discussion, Panel 

Nuclear Power Discussion: One of 5 recordings in a series of panel discussions and workshops about nuclear power held on 27 March 1979 at Manchester College.

The first speaker is Kenneth Shank (spelling?).

Convocation #059 b: Seellman and Weaver, Nuclear Discussion Workshop, Part 1Convocation Tape #59b Seelman and Weaver speak during the Nuclear Discussion Workshop on 27 March 1979. 
Convocation #059 c: Seelman and Weaver, Nuclear Discussion Workshop, Part 2Convocation Tape #59c Seelman and Weaver continue their presentation during Manchester College's Nuclear Discussion Workshop, 27 March 1979. 
Convocation #059 d: Lens and WIlkensen, Nuclear Discussion WorkshopConvocation Tape #59d: Lens, Sidney and Wilkensen, Jim, Nuclear Discussion Workshop Sidney Lens and Jim Wilkensen of the State Department.  Mr. Wilkenson speaks on the social and political implication of nuclear energy. 
Convocation #059 e: Lens and Wilkensen, Nuclear Discussion Workshop, Part 2Convocation Tape #59e: Lens, Sidney and Wilkensen, Jim, Nuclear Discussion Workshop Part 2 Convocation Tape #59e: Lens, Sidney and Wilkensen, Jim, Nuclear Discussion Workshop, Part 2. 
Convocation #060: Johnson, Kathyrn, "Sex Roles," 1979Convocation #60: Johnson, Kathyrn, 1979 Dr. Kathyrn Johnson speaks on "sex Roles," 9 April 1979. 
Convocation #061: Hayes, Larry, "Mass Media-Values for Deciding Issues," 1979Convocation #61: Hayes, Larry, 1979 In Convocation #61, 23 April1979, Larry Hayes presents, "Mass Media-Values for Deciding Issues." 
Convocation #062: Wolkoff, Dr. Regina, History of Sexuality, 1979Convocation #62: Wolkoff, Dr. Regina, 1979 Dr. Regina Wolkoff speaks on the "History of Sexuality," ...with emphasis on the 20th Century, 17 September 1979.  Wolkoff's speciality is the history of the family in America.  
Convocation #063: Howard, Ted, Who Should Play God, 1979Convocation #63: Howard Ted, 1979 Ted Howard presents the convocation, "Who Should Play God?" delivered 24 September 1979. Discussion of the field of genetic evolution and the implications of the process of designing and creating life on our planet. 
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 #065: Fuller, Barb, "Healing the Wounds of the Vietnam War," 1979Convocation #65: Barb Fuller, 1979 Mrs. Barbara Fuller, a theologan and peacemaker, has traveled to Vietnam to work for reconcilliation.  She is a member of many boards and organizations that work for peace and justice. 
Convocation #066: Larson Bruce, To Live Is To Risk," 1979Convocation #66: Larson, Bruce, 1979 

Bruce Larson speaks gives the address, "To Live Is To Risk," on 12 November 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 #070 B: Kaplow, Herb - ABC News CorrespondentConvocation #70B: Kaplow, Herb, 1980 ABC news correspondent, Herb Kaplow, speaks on 8 February 1980. 
Convocation #070A: Helman, President A. Blair - Opening Convocation - February 1980Convocation #70A: Helman, President A. Blair, 1980 President A. Blair Helman presents opening Convocation on 4 February 1980. 
Convocation #071: Strasman, Gavriel, "The Middle East Situation: Current Reflections," 1980Convocation #71: Strasman, Gavriel, 1980 Gavriel Strasman speaks on "The Middle East Situation: Current Reflections," on 18 February 1980. 
Convocation #072: Keen, Sam, "Spirituality and Sexuality," 1980Convocation #72: Keen, Sam, 1980 Mr. Sam Keen presents, "Spirituality and Sexuality," 21 February 1980. 
Convocation #073: Fort Wayne Philharmonic Brass QuintetMU2014/72 wave sound 

Convocation #73 - Professor John Planer describes the definition of chamber music and a concert follows. The date is 25 February 1980.

Convocation #074: McManus, Bishop, "Transition Within Catholicism," 1980Convocation Tape #074: McManus, Bishop, 1980 Bishop McManus speaks upon "Transition Within Catholicism," 3 March 1980. 
Convocation #075: Kirkpatrick, Dow, "Latin American Contributions to North American Faith," 1980Convocation #75: Kirkpatrick, Dow, 1980 Dow Kirkpatrick speaks on "Latin American Contributions to North American Faith," 31 March 1980. 
Convocation #076: Gordon, Sol, 1980Convocation Tape #76: Gordon, Sol Dr. Sol Gordon speaks on sexual issues in this convocation presentation on 21 April 1980. 
Convocation #077: Discussion Day April, 1980Convocation 77: Discussion Day 1980 Recording of Manchester College Discussion Day 24 April 1980. 
Convocation #078: Tucker, Jerry - Faculty Series - 1980Convocation Tape #78, Tucker, Jerry, 1980 Dr. Jerry Tucker - as part of the Manchester Colleg Faculty Series - speaks in convocation on 28 April 1980. 
Convocation #079: Nelson, Dr. John Oliver, 1980MC2011/44 

Announcements by Bill Jones and Harriett Hamer: Discussion Day focusing on the Draft

Holly Pelking (MC Alumna) - offering free immunizations sponsored by the State Health Department

Ministry Conference - sponsored by the College Department of Religion and Philosophy and the Campus Ministry Program

Dr. John Oliver Nelson, keynote speaker of the conference, giving the address,  "The Role of the Church in the 80's."

Convocation #080: Helman, A. Blair, September 1980Convocation Tape #80: Helman, A. Blair, 1980 Manchester College President A. Blair Helman gives the opening convocation 3 September 1980. 
Convocation #081 A: Adams, Walter, "Inflation, Recession, and All That Stuff," 1980Convocation Tape #81A: Adams, Walter, 1980 Dr. Walter Adams gives a presentation, "Inflation, Recession, and All That Stuff," on 11 September 1980. 
Convocation #081 B: "Experiencing Diversity of Values and Iinvolvements," 1980Convocation Tape #81B: 15 September 1980 

Convocation 81B, "Experiencing Diversity of Values and Involvements," 15 September 1980.

Convocation #082: Butterbaugh, Ed, "Mono, Stereo, or Live," 1980Convocation #82: Butterbaugh, Ed, 1980 Ed Butterbaugh, who would become interim President of Manchester College, speaks on "Mono, Stereo, or Live," 25 September 1980. 
Convocation #083: Durnbaugh, Donald F., "Confessions of a Searcher," 1980MC2011/22 

During this 9/29/1980 convocation, Donald F. Durnbaugh receives the degree, Doctor of Humane Letters.  The degree is conferred by President Helman. Dr. Durnbaugh then gives the presentation, "Confessions of a Searcher."

Convocation #083: Durnbaugh, Donald, "Confessions of a Searcher," 1980Convocation Tape #83: Durnbaugh, Donald, 1980 

Manchester College alumnus, Donald Durnbaugh, presents "Confessions of a Searcher," at the Academic Convocation 29 September 1980.

Convocation #084: West, M. S.,"One Woman's Journey..."MU2014/73 

Convocation #84 - (Sponsored by the Social Science Festival)  - is delivered by MC alumna,Martha Smeltzer West, on 2 October 1980.  Her topic is "One Woman's Journey Into the Legal Profession."

Convocation #084: West, Marty Smeltzer, "One Woman's Journey into the Legal Profession"MC2011/51 

Social Science Festival Speaker and Manchester alumna, Marty Smeltzer West,  talks about, "One Woman's Journey into the Legal Profession," and "Confrontation with Choice."  We as women are faced with many choices, and many different roles that we are asked to play and that we want to play. 

Professor Colburn (Psychology), introduces Ms. West.

Convocation #085: Mollenkott, VirginiaConvocation #85 wave sound Dr. Virginia Mollenkott speaks on "Sexuality and the Formation of Family," during Convocation on 6 October 1980.  She focuses on interrelationship as females and males. 
Convocation #086: Waldie, Anderson MU2014/74 wave sound In this Convocation #86 of 20 October 1980, Mr. Waldie Anderson performs a voice recital. 
Convocation #087: Wallis, Jim, Disciplining the Faith Response, Sojourners 1980Convocation #87, Wallis, Jim, 1980 

"Disciplining the Faith - Response - Sojourners," 10 November 1980, Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners magazine.

Convocation #088 and 88A: Sibley, 17 November 1980Convocation Tape #88 and #88A: Sibley 

#88A: Dr. Sibley presents, "Current Interpretations of Freedom: Political Freedom," on 12 November 1980.

#88: Dr. Sibley present a convocation on 17 November 1980 on the topic of "Current Interpretations of Freedom: Political Freedom."

Convocation #088A and 88BConvocation Tapes #88A and #88B wave sound In November of 1980 Dr. Sibley speaks on the topic of "freedom."  He is part of a series of lectures examining contemporary images of Freedom.  More lectures on this theme will follow in weeks following.  
Convocation #089: Nyman, Dr. Melvin, 1 December 1980Convocation Tape #89 wave sound Dr. Melvin Nyman speaks as part of the Faculty Series on 1 December 1980. He speaks on the Solar Energy Research Institute, a national research and development laboratory. 
Convocation #090: Christmas Convocation, 1980Convocation Tape #90 wave sound Christmas Convocation of 8 December 1980 led by Bob Knechel, campus pastor. 
Convocation #091: Levy, Michael, 1981Convocation Tape #91: Levy Michael Levy presents, "2500 Years of Solar Architecture and Technology," 2 February 1981. 
Convocation #092 A and 92 B: Schomer, HowardConvocation Tapes #92A and #92B wave sound Howard Schomer delivers morning and evening convocation addresses, 9 February 1981, related to the topic of "freedom." 
Convocation #094: Helman, President A. Blair, 1981Convocation Tape #94: President Helman President A. Blair Helman gives an address on 16 February 1981. 
Convocation #095 A and 95 B: Boulding, KennethConvocation Tapes #95A and #95B: Boulding Dr. Kenneth Boulding presents morning and evening sessions on 16 March 1981 focusing on the questions, what do we mean by "freedom" and "how do we get it?  
Convocation #096: Community Council SpechesConvocation Tape #96: Community Council Community Council speeches delivered 19 March 1981. 
Convocation #097A and 97B: Kuhn, Maggie, 1981Convocation Tapes #97A and #97B wave sound Maggie Kuhn speaks upon "Growing Old In America," at Convocation on 23  March 1981. 
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 #102: Helman's Opening ConvocationMU2014/75 President Helman presents the opening convocation on 3 September 1981. 
Convocation #105: Baird, Arthur, "Bible in Electric Age"MU2014/76 Dr. J. Arthur Baird presents Convocation #105, "Bible in this Electric Age," on 21 September 1981. 
Convocation #106: Driftwood, JimmyMU2014/77 wave sound Jimmy Driftwood presents Convocation #106 on 28 September 1981. 
Convocation #107: Escott, Stan, 1981Convocation Tape 107: Escott Stan Escott leads Convocation on 5 October 1981. Several individuals express what an education from Manchester College means to them. The title appears to be, "Clarifying Values in a College Community."  
Convocation #110 a: Discussion Day, The Reagan Administration's Economic Programs, 1989Convocation #110a: Discussion Day, The Reagan Administration's Economic Programs, 1981 Discussion Day, 20 October 1981, tape number one.  The topic is the Reagan Administration's Economic Programs. 
Convocation #110 b: Discussion Day, The Reagan Administration's Economic Programs, Part Two, 1981Convocation 110b: Discussion Day, The Reagan Administration's Economic Programs, 1981 Discussion Day, 20 October 1981, tape number two.  The topic is the Reagan Administration's Economic Programs. 
Convocation #112: Tucker, Len "Reconciliation and Justice..."MU2014/78 Convocation #112 by Lem Tucker, who talks on "Reconciliation and Justice in the Church."  Mr. Tucker is part of the "Focus on Faith" campus observance. 
Convocation #113: Raimondi, Father Cosmos, "El Salvador"MU2014/79 waver sound Father Cosmos Raimondi speaks at Convocation #113 on 30  November 1981. His topic is El Salvador. 
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 #116: Carter, JaredMU2014/83 wave sound Indiana poet, Jared Carter, author of "Work, for the Night is Coming," makes a presentation in Convocation on 15 February 1982. 
Convocation #117 A: Angelou, MayaConvocation Tape #117A: Angelou, Maya 

18 February 1982 recording of Maya Angelou speaking at Manchester College and photograph with President A. Blair and Patricia Helman.

Convocation #119: Stevens, Leigh HowardMU2014/84 wave sound Musician Leigh Howard Stevens performs in Convocation on 1 March 1982. 
Convocation #120: Dushkin, Dr. RonaldMU2014/85 wave sound Dr. Donald Dushkin presents, "Fully Healthy/Fully Alive," in Convocation on 8 March 1982. 
Convocation #121: Community CouncilMU2014/86 wave sound Community Council election speeches during Convocation on 11 March 1982. 
Convocation #123: Bielesiak, "Poland in Crisis," 1982Convocation #123: Jack Bielasiak,1982 Dr. Jack Bielasiak delivers an address, "Poland in Crisis," on 29 March 1982.  At this time he was Assistant Professor of Political Science at Indiana University.  Born in Poland, he lived there through his teenage years and then came to the United States with his family. 
Convocation #124: Viehweg, StephenMU2014/87 wave sound Stephen Viehweg presents a Senior Series Convocation on 5 April 1982. 
Convocation #125: Murray, AndyConvocation Tape #125: Murray, Andrew Andy Murray's 1982 convocation presentation.  At the time of the presentation Andy was campus minister at Juniata College, Director of the Peace and Conflict Studies Department, Assistant Professor of Religion, as well as a musician and storyteller. 
Convocation #127: Ewing / Bathrick Memorial Service, 1982Convocation #127: Ewing / Bathrick Memorial Service A recording of the memorial service held on campus for students, Tom Ewing and Dawn Bathrick, 28 April 1982. 
Convocation #128: Teegarden, MattMU2014/88 wave sound Matt Teegarden presents a Senior Series Convocation on 3 May 1982. 
Convocation #129: Statler, AmyMU2014/89 wave sound Amy Statler presents a music oriented Senior Series Convocation on 10 May 1982. 
Convocation #130: Helman, A. BlairMU2014/90 wave sound President A. Blair Helman speaks during Opening Convocation 1 September 1982. 
Convocation #131: Bartlette, Dr. DonMU2014/91 wave sound Dr. Don Bartlette presents Convocation on 6 September 1982. 
Convocation #133: Keller, LisaMU2014/92 wave sound Lisa Keller presents a Senior Series Convocation on 20 September 1982. 
Convocation #134: Brown, DaleConvocation Tape #134: Brown, Dale "Who are the Brethren?" by Dale Brown. 
Convocation #137: Barr, JohnMU2014/93 wave sound John Barr presents an organ recital in Convocation on 8 November 1982. 
Convocation #139: Dramatic ReadingMU2014/94 wave sound 

A dramatic reading of "The Gospel According to St. John," is presented during Convocation 18 November 1982.

Convocation #140 Clarke, JamesMU2014/95 wave sound Jim Clark presents a Senior Series Convocation on 19 November 1982. 
Convocation #141: Christmas ConvocationMU2014/96 wave sound Christmas Convocation is presented on 6 December 1982.  Robert Knechel, Jr. is campus pastor. 
Convocation #142: Moscowitz, RaymondMU2014/97 wave sound Raymond Moscowitz, former instructor of journalism at Manchester College, presents a Convocation on 31 January 1983, "A Tiny Flame For World Peace." 
Convocation #143: McFadden, Dr. Wilbur, "The Last Epidemic"Convocation #143: McFadden, Wilbur The tape is labeled so that the listener expects to hear a presentation by Dr. Wilbur McFadden, 7 February 1983, "The Last Epidemic."   However, there are several presenters and Dr. McFadden is not identified (but he might be if someone listens to the entire recording).  A presenter gives a physical description of what happens during nuclear war.  He uses San Francisco as an example and projects what would happen if the city suffered a nuclear strike. 
Convocation #144: AAFRO CLUB, Reader's Theatre, 1983Convocation Tape #144: AAFRO Club, Reader's Theatre A recording of the 14 February 1983 Reader's Theatre Presentation by the AAFRO Club. 
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 #146 a: DeIrio, Dr. Judy, Women and the New Right, 1983Convocation #146a: DeIrio, Dr. Judy, 1983 Dr. Judy DeIrio speaks on "Women and the New Right," or "Women Versus the New Right."  The date of the presentation is 28 February 1983. 
Convocation #146 b: Jones, Dr. Sam Jr., 1983Convocation #146b: Jones, Dr. Sam Jr., 1983 1969 Social Worker of the Year recipient, Dr. Sam Jones, Jr., speaks on "The High Cost of Maintaining Two Societies," on 14 March 1983. 
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 #147A: Crovello, TheoMU2014/98 wave sound Dr. Theo Crovello presents Convocation on 7 March 1983, "Computer Technology and the Teaching of Values." 
Convocation #148: Opening Convocation by HelmanMU2015/71 President A. Blair Helman presents Opening Convocation on 31 August 1983. 
Convocation #149: Barber, JohnMU2015/54 Dr. John Barber presents "Community and Conflict," at the 5 September 1983 Convocation. 
Convocation #150: Klein, Gerda WeissmanMU2015/147 

Gerda Weissman Klein speaks on the topic of "The Holocaust and Renewal," in Convocation on 12 September 1983.

Convocation #151: Bernstein, Thomas P.MU2015/146 Convocation #151 is presented by Thomas P. Bernstein on the topic of "Marxism in China," on 29 September 1983. 
Convocation #152: Bredow, Wilfried vonMU2015/145 wave sound Fulbright Scholar in Exchange, Dr. Wilfried von Bredow, presents, "A European View on the Current Debates in International Politics," in Convocation on 3 October 1983. 
Convocation #153: Arlinghaus, EdMU2014/144 Introduced by President A. Blair Helman, Dr. Ed Arlinghaus speaks on "The Future of Health Care in America," on 3 October 1983. 
Convocation #155: Hasse, JohnMU2015/74 Dr. John Hasse presents Convocation on 24 October 1983, "Back Home Again in Indiana," in which he speaks about Indiana Ragtime music and plays Ragtime songs. 
Convocation #157: McCracken, PaulMU2015/72 Dr. Paul McCracken presents, "Economics and Public Policy," during Convocation on 7 November 1983. 
Convocation #158: Reid, Dr. SteveMU2015/73 Dr. Steven Reid presents Convocation on 14 November 1983, "Faith and Courage in a Post-Industrial World." 
Convocation #159: Halasz, MaryMU2015/56 Senior Series presentation by Mary Halasz on 21 November 1983. 
Convocation #160: Keller, DeeMU2015/66 

Professor Dorothy Keller presents the 28 November 1983 Convocation as part of the Faculty Convocation Series.

Convocation #161: ChristmasMU2015/67 Christmas Convocation with Advent Celebration by Tim McElwee presented on 5 December 1983/ 
Convocation #162: Helman, A. BlairMU2015/65 

Manchester's president A. Blair Helman presents the opening Convocation on 30 January 1984.

Convocation #163: Thomas, JohnConvocation Tape #163: Thomas, John 

Olympian, John Thomas, speaks on the topic of  "Olympic Harmony," or what makes an olympic champion? The date of the address is 6 February 1984.

Convocation #163: Thomas, John, 1984Convocation Tape: Thomas, John Olympian, John Thomas, speaks on the topic of "What Makes an Olympic Champion?" The date of the address is 6 February 1984. 
Convocation #164 Faculty Series:Caldwell, CarlMU2015/64 In this Convocation "Faculty Series," Dr. Carl Caldwell makes a presentation on 20 February 1984. 
Convocation #165: Morrison, EleanorMU2015/63 Rev. Eleanor S. Morrison presents Convocation on 27 February 1984, "Sexuality, Faith and Values." 
Convocation #167: Richards, HowardMU2015/80 Dr. Howard Richards presents, "Nonviolent Economics,"  during Convocation on 12 March 1984. 
Convocation #168: Bennett, LeroneConvocation #168: Bennett, Lerone, 1984 At the time of the address on 26 March 1984, Lerone Bennett was the Senior Editor of "Ebony" magazine.  He was here because the Eby family ordered him to come to the College that day.  This reference is in regard to Kermit Eby Senior, and Kermit Eby, Jr.  He knows of the marvelous work that the Church of the Brethren has done in the area of peace and social justice and in trying to make sure that there is a world tomorrow. He will speak on black history and the multicultural educational challenges of the 1980's.  
Convocation #169: Stapleton, Dr.MU2015/79 Dr. Stapleton presents Convocation on 9 April 1984, "The Myths of Technology: Historical Perspectives." 
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 #170: Helman, A. BlairMU2015/55 Opening Convocation 5 September 1984 with Manchester University President, A. Blair Helman. 
Convocation #171: Haffner, TerryMU2015/76 Terry Haffner presents Convocation on 10 September 1984, "More Than Show and Tell" focusing on handicaps and disabilities. 
Convocation #173: Asher, Dr. H.MU2015/57 Dr. H. Asher presents, "The Mass Media and the Presidential Selection Process," in Convocation on 17 September 1984. 
Convocation #176: Dilling, Yvonne, The Christian's Response to Current Central American Events, 1984Convocation Tape #176: Dilling, Yvonne Yvonne Dilling, peace activist and 1979 Manchester College alumna, speaks on the U.S. government's policies in Central America, 8 October 1984. 
Convocation #177: Bowman, ClayMU2015/58 Clay Bowman presents a Senior Series Convocation on 15 October 1984. 
Convocation #178: Fountain Square FoolsMU2015/59 "The Fountain Square Fools" make a presentation to Convocation on 22 October 1984. 
Convocation #179: Brethren Colleges AbroadMU2015/78 Brethren Colleges Abroad students present Convocation on 29 October 1984, "How to See Europe and Get an Education Too." 
Convocation #180: Gerzon, MarkMU2015/68 Mark Gerzon presents Convocation on 5 November 1984, "Neither Warrior nor Pacifist." 
Convocation #181: May, MelanieMU2015/62 Melanie May addresses Convocation on 11 may 1984, "Christian Unity: Women, Men and the Bible." 
Convocation #182: Harroff, S.MU2015/60 

Alumnus, Steve Harroff presents "Experimente im Lab des Herr Professor Dr. Wuerli," on 19 November 1984.

Convocation #183: Keller JohnMU2015/77 John Keller presents his Senior Series Convocation on 26 November 1984. 
Convocation #184: Boebel, CharlesMU2015/69 

Convocation on 3 December 1984  is presented by Professor Charles Boebel.  He focuses on "The Journalist as S. P.: Perspectives on the P. & S." 

Convocation #185: ChristmasMU2015/61 Christmas Convocation 10 December 1984 hosted by Tim McElwee. 
Convocation #186: Opening Convocation with HelmanMU2015/70 President A. Blair Helman presents Opening Convocation on 28 January 1985. 
Convocation #187: Wu, Wenzhong, "A Perspective on Life Within New China" Convocation #187: Wu, Wenzhong, 1985 Wenzhong Wu delivers the talk, "A Perspective on Life Within New China," on 4 February 1985.  At the time of the address Wu was a citizen of the People's Repulic of China was on a two year teaching exchange program. 
Convocation #188: Rankoe, Thandie, "Apartheid and the U. S. Role in South Africa"Convocation Tape #188 

Thandie Rankoe deliveres the address "Apartheid and the U.S. Role in South Africa," on 11 February 1985.  From South Africa, she and her family have fled the country.  Ms. Rankoe gives a woman's perspective to the issues of apartheid. 

Convocation #191: Deavel, Dr. Gary, "A Birthday Bouquest for Sebastian," 1985Convocation #191: Gary Deavel, 1985 A recital by Dr. Gary Deavel.  Not all pieces are by Bach, but the entire recital is in honor of Johann Sebastian Bach. 
Convocation #200: Harvey, ThomMU2015/118 Dr. Thom Harvey presents, "Some Notions about Creating Change," during Convocation on 30 September 1985. 
Convocation #201: On the Enjoyment of OperaMU2015/119 "On the Enjoyment of Opera," "A View from Germany," a recital given by Herr Doring and accompanist during Convocation on 7 October 1985. 
Convocation #202: Doug HallMU2015/120 President Helman introduces Dr. Doug Hall to present, "Stewardship: An Old Word, A New Challenge," as an extension of a conference on Stewardship and Brethren Values. This Convocation took place on 14 October 1985. 
Convocation #203: David BoothbyMU2015/121 The Rev. David Boothby presents, "To Feed or Not to Feed the Hungry," during Convocation on 21 October 1985 as part of "Focus on Faith Week." 
Convocation #204: Miller, Ed, Donde No Hay Doctor, 1985Convocation Tape #204: Miller, Ed Dr. Ed Miller's and students' experiences in villages of Central America or the Carribean during a medical practicum course. 
Convocation #206: ChristmasMU2015/122 Tim McElwee leads Christmas Convocation on 9 December 1985. 
Convocation #208: Senior Series - TrippMU2015/123 Alan Tripp presents his Senior Series Convocation on 10 February 1986. 
Convocation #209: AAFRO CLUBConvocation #209: AAFRO CLUB, Reader's Theater, 1986 AAFRO Club, Reader's Theater, 1986. 
Convocation #210: Siders, RonMU2014/99 wave sound Ron Sider presents Convocation on 3 March 1986, "Would Jesus Kill Communists to Defend Democracy?" 
Convocation #211 A: Discussion DayMU2015/103a 

Discussion Day #1 was held on 10 March 1986.  Discussion centered around a film, "Bread and Life."  It appears as if this approaches the problem of population balance and food supply.

Convocation #211 B: Collins, JosephMU2015/103b 11 March 1986 Discussion Day presentation by Dr. Joseph Collins. 
Convocation #211 V: Discussion Day WorkshopsMU2015/103c Discussion Day #3, workshops on 10 March 1986 - World Hunger. 
Convocation #212: Planer, John and Traxler, JaninaMU2015/106 Professor John Planer and Professor Janina Traxler present a Faculty Series Convocation on 14 March 1986. 
Convocation #213: Senior Series - BishopMU2015/124 

Student, Becky Bishop, presents her Senior Series Convocation on 21 March 1986.

Convocation #215: JamesonMU2015/125 Dr. Penny Jameson, psychologist, presents, "Piecing Us Together: A Feminist Vision of Human Relationships,"during Convocation on 5 May 1986. 
Convocation #216: President RobinsonMU2015/126 

Manchester College President, Dr. William Robinson, presents Opening Convocation on 3 September 1986.

Convocation #217: Congressional DebateMU2015/127 Debate of candidates for the House of Representatives from the North Manchester, Indiana District. Butcher (Republican) Senator Jontz (Republican). This debate takes place during Convocation 8 September 1986. 
Convocation #236 A and BMU2015/117a,b 

Convocation #236 A and #236 B focus on AIDS.

Convocation #237: Klingler, CharlesMU2015/116 Manchester Professor, Dr. Charles Klingler, presents Convocation on 13 April 1987, "Things Fall Together: A Sabbatical Journal." 
Convocation #284: Cotton, Dorothy - Tribute to Dr. KingMU2015/105 Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by Dorothy Cotton. 
Convocation #285: Robinson, PresidentMU2015/107 President Robinson presents "Opening Spring Convocation" on 6 February 1989. 
Convocation #289 A, B: Helman, A. Blair and Coffin, William SloaneConvocation Tape #289A and B sound wave A) President Emeritus A. Blair Helman gives an overview of Manchester College's history in preparation for the College's "Faith Centennial Lecture" to be presented by Dr. William Sloane Coffin. B) Presentation by Coffin at Manchester Church of the Brethren. 
Convocation #289: Coffin, Dr. William Sloan, "Inaugurate Peace in 1989"Convocation Tape #289 wave sound 

In this 6 March 1989 presentation, Dr. William Sloane Coffin, Pres. of SANE/FREEZE speakes on , "Inaugurate Peace in 1989."

Convocation #290 A: Social Science Symposium Convocation - Sowles, MarciaMU2015/85 MC alumna, Marcia Sowles, presents, "The Evolution of the Public Interest Law" during a Social Science Symposium Convocation on 13 March 1989.   
Convocation #290 B: Chenault, Gehres, Mann, RixlerMU2015/86 "Law and Social Change" is the topic of a Social Science Division Centennial Symposium on the evening of 13 March 1989. Speakers include alumni, Myron Chenault, Dan Gehres, Pat Mann, and Barry Ritzler. 
Convocation #291: Student SenateMU2015/87 Student Senate electoral speeches are presented during Convocation 3 April 1989 as well as various programs initiated within the campus community.  
Convocation #293: Sherpa, Wangdi, Senior SeriesMU2015/88 Wangdi Sherpa presents his "Senior Series Convocation" on 17 April 1989.  The topic is "Nepal." 
Convocation #294: Caine, Virginia MDMU2015/89 Virginia Caine, M.D. presents, "An Approach to STDs" during Convocation on 24 April 1989. 
Convocation #295: Baldwin, FerneMU2015/90 Alumna and MU professor, Ferne Baldwin, presents, "Manchester at One Hundred Years, Illustrations of Manchester's Story." 
Convocation #296: Glassford, Barb - Senior Series MU2015/91 Barb Glassford presents a Senior Series Convocation on 8 May 1989. 
Convocation #297: Robinson, President WilliamMU2015/92 

Manchester's President William Robinson presents the Opening Convocation address on 30 August 1989.

Convocation #298: Lindeman, LeslieMU2015/96 Leslie Lindeman presents, "With Russia, From Love," in Convocation on 4 September 1989.  He focuses on the 1987 Soviet American Peace Walk. 
Convocation #299: ChinaMU2015/84 A gathering of individuals who have visited or lived in China, sharing their impressions of and experiences in China.  This Convocation took place on 11 September 1989 and is titled, "Changes in the Peoples Republic of China.". 
Convocation #300: Brown, CherieMU2015/93 Cherie R. Brown speaks on "Welcoming Diversity in Relationship'" during Convocation on 18 September 1989. 
Convocation #301: Arnett, RonaldMU2015/94 Dr. Ronald Arnett, MC alumnus and Manchester's Dean of Academic Affairs, presents Convocation on 25 September 1989, "Academic Issues for the 90's." 
Convocation #302: Smith, Todd - Senior SeriesMU2015/95 Todd Smith presents his "Senior Series" Convocation on 2 October 1989. 
Convocation #303: Hispanic HeritageMU2015/108 "Our Hispanic Heritage" is the topic of the 9 October 1989 Convocation. The Latin American Music Ensemble presents a program. 
Convocation #325: Ningkun, Wu 1990MU2014/19 

A video recording of Manchester College's opening Convocation 29 August, 1990, featuring Dr. Wu Ningkun.

Convocation #372: "Understanding Human Diversity," 1992MU2014/35 MP4 video Convocation #372, "Understanding Human Diversity" (16 March 1992) presented by Manchester College faculty and students. 
Convocation #431: Student Senate and Activities CouncilMU2015/109 The Manchester College Student Senate and Manchester Activities Council present Convocation on 11 April 1994, "Working for Manchester Students" featuring highlights of the academic year. 
Convocation #432: Hess, EarlMU2015/110 Dr. Earl Hess presents, "Ethics in the Marketplace," during Convocation on 18 April 1994. 
Convocation #433: Gustin, TomMU2015/81 MC alumnus and musician,Tom Gustin, presents Convocation on 25 April 1994, "Musical Heritage of Indiana." 
Convocation #434: Honors ConvocationMU2015/82 Closing Convocation for the 1993-1994 academic year was an "Honors Convocation" in which students were recognized and awarded. 
Convocation #435MU2014/57 Video of Opening Convocation 31 August 1994  #435] in which Jo Young Switzer introduces the new MC President, Parker Marden. 
Convocation #435: Marden, ParkerMU2015/83 President, Dr. Parker Marden, addresses the Manchester College community during Opening Convocation on 31 August 1994. 
Convocation #442: Ningkun WuMU2016/32 Dr. Ningkun Wu presented Convocation on 31 October 1994 during International Week. 
Convocation #540: Cultural DiversityMU2015/111 Convocation 540 is titled, "Synergy from Others: Cultural Diversity on Campus."  It was presented 20 April 1998. 
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 #579: A Century PastMU2015/112 Manchester College Faculty present Convoction #579 on 1 November 1999, "Reflections on a Century Past." 
Convocation #689: Dr. Marable, Manning, 1988MC2002/154a  

Convocation 689, Dr. Manning Marable's lecture on Martin Luther King Jr., took place on January 19, 1988. 

Convocation 166: Sharp, Gene, Gandhi's Challenge to Modern PoliticsConvocation #166: Sharp, Gene 

Gene Sharp presents, "Gandhi's Challenge to Modern Politics," on 5 March 1984.  Nonviolent ways of solving problems in the world today.

Convocation 2007: Triptych MU2014/142 DVD and MP4 video "Triptych." DVD of 19 February 2007 Convocation.  Professor James. R. C. Adams explains symbols used in paintings created for display in the Science Center lobby.  
Convocation 2015: OpeningMU2015/98 Program for the Opening Convocation of the 2015-2016 academic 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, Opening: 2012MU2012/107 Program for the 124th Year of Manchester University Opening Convocation, 28 August 2012. 
Convocation: Hamilton, Dr. Charles, "Black Power, Theory and Practice, 1968" MC2010/195 Three copies of Dr. Charles Hamilton's Convocation address, "Black Power: Theory and Practice," delivered 11 November 1968. 
Convocation: Harris, Sydney, "On the Topic of Communication"MC2011/25 Author and newspaper columnist, Sydney Harris talks about "Communication" during convocation. 
Convocation: Kozol, Jonathan, 1980MC2011/29 8 April 1980 Convocation with Jonathan Kozol, a public schooteacher who spoke out about inadequate conditions for learning. He authored, Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools,first published in 1967.   
Convocation: Lens, Sidney,1967 and Schedule for Convocation and Fine Arts Series, Summer 1969MC2010/150 

Schedule for Convocation and Fine Arts Series, Summer 1969.

Transcript of Sidney Lens Convocation, 6 April 1967.

Convocation: Mow, Anna, Circa 1974MC2011/42 

Dr. Anna Mow graduated from Manchester Collage in 1918.  A Church of the Brethren icon, Anna speaks on "Spiritual Vitality and the American Family."

Convocation: Photograph CollectionMC2004/123 

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

Convocation: Snyder and McGonegal, RecitalMC2011/43 Elaine Snyder, vocalist, and Rian McGonigal, guitarist present a convocation recital. 
Convocation: Social Science Symposium, Sowles, Marcia, 13 March 1989MC2011/75, Convocation, Sowles This Social Science Symposium Convocation took place on 13 March 1989.  The speaker was Marcia Sowles. 
Coppock, Elder Jacob: Photograph MC2004/560 Elder Jacob Coppock: Photograph of this gentleman in plain suit and white beard. Elder Coppock was President of the Board of Trustees in 1911.  
Coppock, Nevin L.: Laymen's Citation Award Program MC2003/51 

Program from 11 March 1955 Laymen's Citation Awards Ceremony.  Short biographies are included.

Cordier, Andrew: The Cuban Missile CrisisMC2008/161 Andrew Cordier: Cuban Missile Crisis newspaper article1987. 
Courses: Newspaper clippingsMU2017/68 

Clippings include but are not limited to:

1923? Dr. Charles Morris and O. W. Neher plan student trips to Chicago.

1953 - "Liberat Arts School puts Emphasis On Religion."

1960 - Independent and Honors Study Programs - Public Programs series offering more programs - Driver Training - Nutrition - Russian History.

1961 - Summer terms - College to utilize Airborne TV  - Income Tax course.

1963 -  Summer offeres courses in 8 areas - Home Economics Workshop - Saturday classes begin 26 January 1963.

1963 - "Education New Area Industry."

1973 - "College to Offer Two-year Degree Program in 1974."

1975 - Two New Teaching Licenses offered.

1976 - College offers a variety of summer workshops and courses - Modern Dance - Reading Workshop.

1973 - 1978 circa) - teacher education students experience the-instrument families.

1976 - Bicentennial art course.

1992 - Greg Shoup teaches seminar to design weather curriculums for teachers.

1992 - Summer video workshop.

1992 -Summer Joggercise.

1994 - New Modern Language Department.

1996 - Conflict Resolution seminar.

2000 - Social Work and Teacher Education program re-accredited.

2003 - Heritage Program at Koinonia  - MC celebrates its 115 year.

(undated ) Maximum 7 year accreditation of Teacher Education Program received  -

Criminal Grant: Justice Exposure Project MC2003/297 

Criminal Justice Exposure Project.

Interns-in-Probation Project #3A-DF-890 "Upgrading Correctional Personnel to Increase Effectiveness of Correction and Rehabilitation," dated 21 December 1971.  Grant proposal to Indiana Criminal Justice Planning Agency.

Interns-in-Probation Project #3-34-72-F-1 "Upgrading Correctional Personnel to Increase Effectiveness of Correction and Rehabilitation," dated 31 August 1972.  First Quarterly Report June 1-August 31, 1972.

Curriculum ReviewMC2004/531 

Curriculum review: Leonard Williams Collection

1Social Sciences Division 1991-92
2Student evaluation questions
3Senior comprehensive examinations
4Faculty Executive Committee 1998-99
5Honors Committee 1987-89
6Faculty Workshop 1999
7Faculty survey, presidential search
8Advisory Council, 1989
9Curriculum review 1993-94
10Curriculum review 1993-94
11Curriculum review 1993-94
12Student Senate Constitution committee
13Freshman experience, including preliminary information on FYC
14Presidential Search Committee
15Academic Dean Search Committee
16Human Diversity Committee


Also see:  Academic Affairs: Manchester College Bulletin October 1977 p.3-4.

Day, WilliamFaculty/Staff Boxes: Day, William Material related to William Day, Social Sciences, Economics and Business. 
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. 
Dedicatory ConcertsMC2003/163 

Programs, news releases for dedicatory concerts (Winger Recital Hall, Cordier organ, Piano Dedication Series).

Deeds and Property AgreementsVault within the Vault Executor's Deed conveying property purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Warner from the estate of Mary A. Winger.  Otho Winger, Executor.  Other land and property agreements. 
Deeter, AllenMC2004/143 Consortium on Peace Research, Education, and Development [COPRED]. 
Deeter, Allen: Ethnographic Art CollectionMU2016/16 

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

Development: King, RufusMC2009/157 

Development: Rufus King File Folder -  ( RESTRICTED due to the confidential nature of information)


Rufus King: Assorted Development files in the Faculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: King, Rufus - ( RESTRICTED due to the confidential nature of information)

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. 
Donald E. and Olive Kessler Collection: Liberian MaterialsMC2008/196 

Artifacts and books from Donald and Olive Kessler's work in Liberia.

Drama and Music Performance: Casts and MembersMC2007/58 

Members of the Madrigal Club 1935 -1939.  The Madrigal Club also played for the Messiah and for Operas.

Members of dramas, The Messiah, operas 1934-1935 through 1938-1939.

Alumni of the Classes of 1936-1939, who took part in musicals, dramas, and plays that were probably directed or assisted by Professor Sadie Stutsman Wampler.

Cast of "The Bartered Bride," 1934-35.

Drama and Music Performance: Strode, Scott, Theater and Children's TheaterMC2009/90a,b,c,d,e,f,g Scott Strode Collection: Theater and Children's Theater Collection including the "History of Play Production at Manchester College," including posters, programs, production files, VHS tapes and DVDs of productions.  
Drama: Newspaper ClippingsMC2009/177 

Drama related news clippings from 1963, 2002, 2003 and 2006.

Drama: PhotographsPhoto Box 77  Photographs: Old photo, quite melodramatic, of "nurse dying." 
Drama: PhotographsPhoto Box 76  Drama Photographs: Photo of 1992 Production including students:  Kimberly Koczan, Beverly Taylor, Shawn Kirchner, Dan Smith, Monica Miller, Todd Lynch.  
Drama: Photographs, pre-1930MC2010/36 

It is not known if this picture was taken at Manchester College or Mt. Morris College, however it was not found wtih the Mt. Morris materials.  Portrait photographs hang on the wall and an archivist might be able to identify these individuals and identify the location.  Each character is in a costume.  It appears as if the following costumes are represented and perhaps the players are the cast of a variety show or vaudeville presentation:


Brethren man in collar and hat

White man in black face with top hat holding a child in fur cap on lap

One man reclining in a suit and hat holding a laughing mask


Nun or woman in burka with face exposed

Lady wrapped in a striped flag with a ribbon of stars.

DuPont, JoAnnFaculty/Staff Boxes: DuPont, JoAnn Material regarding JoAnn DuPont, Social Sciences, Economics and Business. 
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: 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.

Eberly, William: Paul Halladay Performance BrochureMC2003/346 

"Concert Oratorio Radio" flyer that describes Mr. Paul Halladay's availability for vocal performances.  Includes photograph.

Ebersole, JohnConvocation Tape 513 See: Convocations Cassettes Collection Tape 513 (21 April 1997). 
Ebey, Alice KingMC2004/635-29 Letter from Alice King Ebey, India, to Edith Miller, North Manchester, Indiana.  
Ebey, Alice KingMC2004/635-29 Letter from Alice King Ebey, India, to Edith Miller, North Manchester, Indiana.  
Economics: Department syllabiMC2004/109 

Economics Department Syllabi Collection (1999 - 2003).

Edith Miller: Postards Sent ToMC2004/635-33 Postcards to Edith Miller from her mother, Levi Neher, Ida Miller Winger, and others.
Education and Professional Programs Division Education and Professional Programs: Additional Information See Also:  Accreditation, Future Teachers of America; Manchester College Bulletin June 1952 p.2; October 1976 p.6; Photo Boxes 60, 61, & 62. 
Education DepartmentThe News-Journal  The News-Journal 10 April 2001 p.13. 
Education Department Meeting Minutes: Education and Professional Programs Division MC2004/397 Education Department Meeting Minutes 1993-2001. 
Education Department Syllabi: Education and Professional Programs Division MC2004/94 

Education Department Syllabi Collection:

  • 1999-2000
  • 2001-2002
  • 2002-2003
Education Department: Classroom Observation 1908, Photograph MU2012/75 Future educators observe children and their instructor in a classroom (first floor of  Library "Reading Room"). 
Education Department: Helman, A. Blair Papers MC2004/335 A. Blair Helman: Education Department correspondence and meeting minutes 1958-1967. 
Education Department: Indiana State Teachers' Licenses - Historical CollectionMC2012/86 A variety of types of Indiana State Teachers' licenses that belonged to various individuals.  Dates range from 1881 - 1990. 
Education Master's Theses: SociologyMC2012/65a,b Education Master's Theses:  Sociology. 
Education Master's Theses: EnglishMC2012/56a-e Education Master's Theses: English. 
Education: Acme SchoolMC2007/175 

"Stories of Days Long Gone in the Acme School, North Manchester, Indiana," by Bertha Miller Neher.

English Department: CollectionMC2004/396 English Department correspondence and newsletters, 1993-1997. 
English Department: CollectionMC2004/396 English Department correspondence and newsletters, 1993-1997. 
English Department: Competition CertificateMC2004/27 

Copies of certificates awarded to winners of writing competition.

English Department: Conkling, 1928, Practice SheetsMC2007/194 

"Practice Sheets in the Minimum Essentials of English Composition," 1928 by Professor Fred R. Conkling.

1.  One bound volume by Professor Fred R. Conkling.

English Department: Guide, English 110, Gilliar, 1996MC2007/192 In Our Own Write, A Guide to English 110, Fall 1996. 
English Department: SyllabiMC2004/97 

English Department syllabi:

  • File #1. 1999-2000.
  • File #2. 2001-2002.
  • File #3. 2002-2003.
English Department: Take it From Us, English 101E, Publication, 1991MC2007/193 

"Take It From Us..." Volume 1, December, 1991, An English 101E publication.


Ensemble: Programs, 1900-1938MC2003/165 

Ensemble Program Collection:

  • Programs, 1900 - 1938.
Ensemble: Programs, 1940'sMC2003/166 

Ensemble Program Collection:

  • Programs, 1940's.
Ensembles: News Releases, 1950 - 1998MC2003/164 

Ensemble News Releases:

News releases for events including two or more ensembles 1950-1998.

Ensembles covered are:  A Cappella Choir, Brass Choir, Chamber Orchestra, Chapel Choir, Choral Union, College Chorale, Concert Band, Entertainers, Faculty Piano Trio, Jazz Ensemble, Quarters, madrigal Singers, Manchester Singers, Men's Glee Club, Stage Band, Swing Choir, Symphonic Band, Women's Glee Club.

Escott, Stanley B.Faculty/Staff Boxes: Escott, Stanley B. 

Material related to Stanley B. Escott, Social Sciences, Psychology.

See also: Manchester College Bulletin September 1976 p.1-2
Executive Committee Minutes April - June 1900 and Faculty Meetings April 1900 and 1925MC2009/100a,b 

MC2009/100a: Executive Committee Minutes from April, May June 1900 as well as Faculty Meeting Minutes ( 11 April and 18 April 1900).

MC2009/100b: Executive Committee Minutes from 4 March 1901 - 4 June 1901.

Letter from Balsbaugh Over the Death of Sister Catherine Forney

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


Faculty Meeting Minutes: 1999 - 2004Faculty Meeting Minutes - File Drawers, Vault: MC2006/30 Faculty Business Meetings 1999 - 2004. 
Faculty Rock BandMC2010/124 

Newspaper article from "The Monitor," 29 November 2005.


See also: Otho Winger experience.

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. 
Family: Groff, Warren and Mollenkott, Dr. Virginia, 1980MU2015/138 wave sound files 

During the Church Leaders Conference, October 1980, Dr. Warren Groff, President of Bethany Theological Seminary, speaks on family under the lordship of Christ. Dr.Virginia Mollenkott speaks on "Sexuality and the Formation of Family," October 1980. She deals with the Biblical basis for male and female equality within the covenant community. 

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.

Firebaugh, Morris: PublicationsMU2012/59 

Publications of Morris Firebaugh, alumnus of Manchester College.

Flory, Paul: Colleague's CollectionMC2005/15 Colleague's collection of articles about Flory and personal family correspondence. 
Flory, Paul: CollectionMC2001/2 

Paul Flory Collection.

Flying Club" PhotographsMC2011/190 

Four photographs of what appears to be the Flying Club

The 1967 Aurora features the Flying Club on pgs. 62 and 63.

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."

Forward Planning: Financial Analysis and Strategic PlanMU2013/29 

Summary of Recommendations of Forward Planning Committee, 6 October 1984, with supporting materials from I/CASE, institutional research, books ,articles, and demographics.



Frances Slocum Trail: MapMC2007/161 The Frances Slocum Trail. Map Designed and drawn by Otho Winger and Ada Louise Duckwall. 
Friermood, David: CollectionMU2016/15 

Materials collected by and related to David Friermood. Also, information on campus buildings and presidents. Retirement photographs of Friermood, Pat Weller, and Linda Richards.

Videos: Eel River Dam Removal, 2005 Alumni Honors Banquet, 2004 A Cappella Alumni Concert, 2004 Wine Recital Hall Dedication, 2004 Honors Convocation 2004.



Funderburg Library: Director's Box, Gene Likens MaterialsMC2012/87 

Gene Likens display case file collection.  Biographical material, Helman letter, and photographs given to the College by Dr. Likens, 2005.

Funderburg Library: HandbooksMC2004/43 

Funderburg Library handbooks or guidebooks from circa 1966,1982, 1984.


Estate planning, church giving, annual fund, phonathon.

Fundraising and GrantsMC2002/115c  

Grants proposals and other records.


Fundraising by Decade/CampaignMU2013/98 

Advancement materials including but not limited to:

  • Funderburg Library funding correspondence.
  • Hall of Science funding soliciation and dedication ceremonies, 1960.
  • 2001 reports on additions and renovations to the Science Center.
  • Science Center Campaign - promotional materials, groundbreaking, and dedication ceremony, 2005.
  • Norman and Grace Wine Recital Hall Campaign - and dedication events.
  • Breaking ground for the Union.
  • PERC building project.
  • The Next Step Campaign: Science Center, Union, Winger Recital Hall.
  • 2010 -  2011 President's Report.
  • The Next Step Campaign Notebooks [2000 - 2003]: Science Center, Union, Winger Recital Hall.
  • Manchester College wraps up The Next Step! Campaign.
  • Manchester's March of Progress.
  • Step Up To The Future - The Centennial Campaign for Manchester College.
  • Focus on the Seventies [Phase I and II].
  • Oak Leaves article 17 March 1960 - Cordier pays Two-Day Visit, UN Executive To Address Community Sunday, Monday.


Fundraising by Decade/CampaignMU2013/97 

Office of University Advancement

Publications: from 2013.

Students First! The Campaign for Manchester, News and Updates.

Creating a Legacy, Spring 2013.

Programs: - including the Otho Winger Society, President's Society, and Endowed Scholarship events.

Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Calvin Ulrey Hall ConstructionMC2004/484 44 x 20" plywood piece with painted thermometer measuring success of Calvin Ulrey dormatory campaign.  
Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Campaigns of 1960-s - 1980'sMC2003/41 

"Focus on the Seventies," "Step Up to the Future," and other campaigns from the late 1960's through 1980's.

Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Centennial Campaign, Step Up To The Future, circa 1988 MC2003/38 

Centennial Campaign - "Step Up To The Future" - circa 1988.

Dinner invitation, letter of intent, and campaign literature.

Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Centennial Campaign, Step Up To The Future, circa 1988 MC2004/340 Centennial Auction Poster 
Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Centennial Campaign, Step Up To The Future, circa 1988MC2007/122 Items for sale at The Centennial Auction 
Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Centennial Campaign, Step Up To The Future, circa 1988MC2007/171 "Step Up To The Future" Steering Committee, Major Gifts Committee, Special Gifts Committee, Campaign Reporter, Accountability Team. 
Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Centennial Campaign, Step Up To The Future, circa 1988MC2003/250 

Marts & Lundy Fund-Raising Study Report, dated 1984, in preparation for the Centennial Campaign.

"Step Up to the Future" campaign brochure from Centennial Campaign (1989).

Restricted access and reproduction.

Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Centennial Campaign, Step Up To The Future, circa 1988MC2004/524 "Materials from the Centennial campaign, 1987-1989, including:
  • Centennial Campaign Newsletters.
  • Centennial Campaign artist's design.
  • "Step Up To The Future" brochures.
  • Centennial Campaign organization.
  • Centennial Campaign kickorff.
  • Goals, policy on gifts.
  • Sample of letters.
  • Major donors to receive lithograph awards and lithograph presentation labels
Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Centennial Campaign, Step Up To The Future, circa 1988MC2009/115 Newspaper article announcing the launch of the Centennial Campaing with a fundraising event and speech by President Robinson.  
Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: College Gymnasium, 1926 MC2009/110  1926 newspaper spread announces the need for a new gym and fundraising plans. Andrew Cordier chairs the fundraising committee.  The basketball team is featured and the entire campus is highlighted in a spread on the verso.  
Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Congratulatory Gift Matching Newspaper Statement to CompaniesMC2009/109  Wabash Plain Dealer spread, "Manchester College Congratulates...Container Corporation of America, The General Tire and Rubber Company and Honeywell Inc., For Their Forward-Thinking Action In Establishing Gift Matching Programs To Aid Education..."  
Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Endowment Fund Contribution CardMC2004/703 Endowment Fund, Manchester Day August 31, 1924, contribution card. 
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.

Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Focus on the Seventies, circa early 1970'sMC2003/249 

Publications from Focus on the Seventies capital campaign. Phase One and Phase Two.

Report on Focus on the Seventies, July 13, 1970 - April 21, 1971, by Bruce G. Freeman, Campaign Director.

Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Focus on the Seventies, circa early 1970'sMC2004/328 

Advance Report - Focus on the Seventies: Undated report, sent to "selected friends of Manchester College,"  from the A. Blair Helman Papers.


Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: Greater Manchester College (1920)MC2004/449 Article dated 18 March 1920 describes the Greater Manchester College fundraising effort. 
Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: The Next Step, circa 1997 - 2006MC2006/27  "'The Next Step' A Campaign to Strengthen Manchester College" A campaign update for Ford Meter Box, November 25, 1997. 
Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: The Next Step, circa 1997 - 2006MC2007/10 "The Next Step" closing gala.  March 19, 2006. 
Fundraising by Decade/Campaign: The Next Step, circa 1997 - 2006, Trustee ListMC2009/145a-c Invitation for event 18 April 1998, event "kick-off" timeline and listing of past and present trustees. 
Fundraising by Decades/Campaigns: Newspaper ClippingsMU2017/66 

1963 Newspaper articles related to the "March of Progress."

2006 newspaper article related to "The Next Step! A Campaign to Strengthen Manchester College." 

Fundraising Campaign: Focus on the SeventiesMC2004/292 Focus on the Seventies Collection: Two campaign brochures and two campaign reports. 
Fundraising Study Report, 1977MC2004/330 Fundraising Study Report, 1977, prepared by Marts & Lundy, Inc., and dated 7 April 1977. 
Fundraising Study Report--1984MC2004/329 Fundraising study report prepared by Marts & Lundy, Inc., and dated October 1984. 
Fundraising Survey report, 1970MC2004/327 

Fundraising Survey Report--1970:

  • A report prepared by Marts & Lundy, Inc. and dated 19 March 1970.
Fundraising: Annual FundMC2004/44 Phonathon, annual fund. 
Fundraising: Church GivingMC2004/220 Church Giving Records. 
Fundraising: Education Initiatives, PhonathonMC General File: Fundraising, Phonathon A page created for use in the "Education Initiatives" Phonathon.  It includes a list of Manchester College Gift Clubs and gift confirmation notices. 
Fundraising: General InformationFundraising: Additional Information 

See Also: Manchester College Bulletin, November 1949 p.1, 3; November 1978 p.4; The Manchester Monitor, 22 January 2002 p.8; The News-Journal, 27 March 2001 p.1; 28 August 2002 p.9; Oak Leaves, 12 December 1963 p.2 (Wabash County Day); Photo Box 51.

Fundraising: Helman Hall and LoungeMC2006/28 Helman Hall and Lounge, student suite furniture and lounge request. 
Fundraising: Nucleus Fund Committee, 1994MC2006/29 

Nucleus Fund Committee 1994:

1.  Letters

2.  Members of committee

Fundraising: Oh the Places We Go, BookletMC2003/318 "Oh The Places We Go" fundraising booklet. 
Fundraising: Otho Winger SocietyMC2004/88 Otho Winger Society certificate. 
Fundraising: Otho Winger SocietyLarge Box 66  Otho Winger Society and Otho Winger Society Annual Breakfast materials. 
Fundraising: Patricia Kennedy Helman Lounge, Cawood, CarlMC2004/158 

Carl Cawood Papers:  Patricia Kennedy Helman Lounge Donor Correspondence.

Fundraising: Phonathon, circa1981MC2004/513 

Flyer for phonathon benefiting the PERC (circa 1981).

Fundraising: Plant Development, 1950MC2007/114 Plant Development Fund Pledges 1950 - restricted file. 
Fundraising: President's ClubMC General File: President's Club President's Club - brochure containing a description of members of the organization.  
Fundraising: ReachMC2007/27 

Reach: two spiral bound campaign booklets.

Fundraising: Ropchan FundMC2004/45 Ropchan Fund: Correspondence dated 1987-88. 
Fundraising: Step up to the Future, National Hometown TourMC2006/32 

"National Hometown Tour "Materials related to fundraising and advancement.

Library Campaign, part of "Step Up to the Future" Centennial Campaign (Large Box 65).

"Gold Club Quarterly, a newsletter for young alumni."

Fundraising: The Campaign for Manchester College," dated December 20, 1991MC2003/252  

Campbell & Company campaign materials.

Restricted access and reproduction.

Fundraising: The Next Step, Winger Recital Hall and Claim Your Seat CampaignMC2004/8 

The Next Step!, A Campaign to Strengthen Manchester College, fundraising campaign brochure for Winger Recital Hall.

 A copy of the glossy flyer sent out to selected individuals at the end of 2003 for seat dedications in Wine Recital Hall.

List of seat dedications.

Future Teachers of AmericaMC2001/14 

Future Teachers of America Records

Future Teachers of America: Award of HonorMC2004/620 Award 12 x 14" award to Future Teachers Association, dated 1948-49.  12 x 14" award to the Otho Winger Chapter, dated 1956-57.  
Future Teachers of America: CertificateMC2004/623 Future Teachers of America: Certificate shows that chapter was in good standing from 1940 until 1957. 
Gadfly Newsletter: Helman, A. Blair Papers MC2004/305 

From v. 1 no.4 of Gadfly: "We the editors and writers of this paper are active student leaders...therefore we take it upon ourselves to open a new channel of communication on the Manchester Campus. Other channels are open...but these channels are restricted by procedure and burdened by triviality.  We propose as a newspaper to fight the following:  1. The continuation of student apathy...2.  The continuation of student ignorance...3.  The continuation of hypocrisy between policy and reality within our community.  4.  The continuation of undemocratic authority within our community."

Garey, Doris: CollectionMU2017/11 Memorabilia, mementos from college days at Mount Holyoke, research and class materials, diaries, sewing sampler notebook, written papers and documents, John Bunyan book notes, travel slides and documentary of trip to Great Britain, belonging to Professor Doris Garey, who taught English at Manchester College from 1956-1972. 
Garner, Warren Collection: Felt Pillow Cover, Belt-buckle and 1950 Athletic PassMC2008/187a,b,c Warren Garner Collection. 
Garner, Warren: Education and Professional Programs DivisionMC2004/256 Warren Garner correspondence 1976-1980 
Garner, Warren: Personal CollectionMU2017/81 Six binders containing genealogical and family materials, professional awards and honors, and athletics information. 
Gilbert, ArthurFaculty/Staff Boxes: Gilbert, Arthur 

Material related to Arthur Gilbert, Social Sciences, Economics and Business.

Gladdys Muir Peace House and GardenMC2007/179a and b 

Gladdys Muir Peace House and Garden: Background, fundraising, architectural plans.

Glee Club: Bus Photograph and Other PicturesFlat File Drawer 4 

Glee Club Bus Photograph and other Glee Club pictures.

The location of the Glee Club bus photograph was not recorded.  Perhaps it is with other Glee Club pictures in Flat File Drawer 4?

Glee Club: PosterMC2004/344  

Poster advertising performance of Miss Mable Pence and the Manchester College Glee Clubs.  Dated December 10 [no year listed].

See Also:  Humanities Division--Music Performance Collection.

Glover, VictorFaculty/Staff Boxes: Glover, Victor Material related to Victor Glover, Social Sciences, Psychology. 
Goldwater, Barry: Speech at Manchester College 1968MC2011/6 wave sound 

A recording of the speech Barry Goldwater made when on campus in 1968, a week following Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s visit to campus.

Gongwer, Mary Blocher: AlbumMC2010/12 

Memory and Fellowship Book of Manchester College alumna, Mary S. Blocher Gongwer (BA 1926).  The book records Mary's Manchester College Experience.

Gordon, Sol: Coming to Terms with Your Own Sexuality, Convocation #20A, 1976Convocation #20A: Gordon, Sol Dr. Sol Gordon speaks on "Coming to Terms with Your Own Sexuality," 26 February 1976. 
Graduate Program: Masterworks SyllabiMC2004/110 Graduate Program: Syllabi for GS and other graduate courses.  Includes 2002-02 LDR syllabi from Master of Arts in Contemporary Leadership (MACL) program. 
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 1983: Commencement Speaker - Hatfield, Senator MarkCommencement Tape: 1983, Hatfield, Senator Mark A recording of Senator Mark Hatfield presenting the 1983 Commencement address at Manchester College. 
Graduation 1986: Baccalaureate and Commencement: Dr. Durnbaugh, President HelmanBaccalaureate and Commencement 1986: Durnbaugh and Helman Baccalaureate Address 25 May 1986 given by Dr. Donald F. Durnbaugh and Commencement Address delivered by President A. Blair Helman 25 May 1986. 
Graduation 1987: Baccalaureate Address - Robinson, President Dr.Baccalaureate Tape 1987: President Robinson Sermon President Robinson delivers the baccalaureate address on 24 May 1987. 
Graduation 1987: Convocation Addres - Geisert, WayneCommencement Tape: 1987, Geisert, Dr. Wayne Recording of Dr. Wayne Geisert delivering the 24 May 1987 Commencement address. 
Graduation 1988: Baccalaureate Address - Robinson, PresidentBaccalaureate Tape 1988: Robinson, President Manchester College President, Dr. Robinson, delivers the 1988 Baccalaureate address. 
Graduation 1988: Commencement Address - Walter, FranklinCommencement Tape 1988: Walter, Dr. Franklin Dr. Franklin Walter delivers the Commencement address on 22 May 1988. 
Graduation 1989: Baccalaureate Addres - Robinson, PresidentBaccalaureate Tape 1989: Robinson, President 

Manchester College President, Dr. Robinson, presents the 21 May 1989 Baccalaureate address.

Graduation 1989: Commencement Speaker - Young, Dr. John F.Commencement Tape 1989: Young, Dr. John F. A recording of Dr. John F. Young speaking at Commencement, 21 May 1989. 
Grant: College Science Improvement ProgramMC2003/293 College Science Improvement Program 
Grant: Criminal Justice Exposure Project MC2003/297 Criminal Justice Exposure Project  
Grant: ICIPMC2003/294 Indiana Consortium for International Programs: Application for ICIP grant, "Globalizing Secondary Curricula and Teacher Education Through Art," dated 6 November 1985.   
Grant: ICIPMC2003/295 Indiana Consortium for International Programs: Application for ICIP grant, "Contemporary African Society in a Time of Change:  Two Case Studies, Malawi and Zimbabwe," dated 18 October 1995.    
Grant: ICIPMC2004/519 

Indiana Consortium for International Programs: "Rural Development and Urbanization in Africa:  Two Case Studies, Zimbabwe and Malawi," proposed by David Waas, Dated 18 October 1990.

Grant: Interns in Probation ProjectMC2003/296 

File 1    Interns-in-Probation Project #3A-DF-890 "Upgrading Correctional Personnel to Increase Effectiveness of Correction and Rehabilitation," dated 21 December 1971.  Grant proposal to Indiana Criminal Justice Planning Agency.

File 2    Interns-in-Probation Project #3-34-72-F-1 "Upgrading Correctional Personnel to Increase Effectiveness of Correction and Rehabilitation," dated 31 August 1972.  First Quarterly Report June 1-August 31, 1972.

Grant: Lilly Endowment, Inc., Grant Announcement, 1973MC2011/169 An announcement from the Board of Trustees outlining the grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc., 1973. 
Grant: Plowshares, PostersMC2004/345 

The Plowshares grant was awarded to Earlham, Goshen, and Manchester Colleges by the Lilly Foundation in 2002.  Its purpose was to strengthen the Peace Studies programs at the three colleges.

Grants: Indiana HeritageMC2002/298 

Indiana Heritage Research Grant.

Restricted access and reproduction.

Grants: Lilly Endowment, Inc., Dream of DistinctionMC2007/172 News clippings about fundraising and grants, including the "Dream of Distinction" grant given by Lilly Endowment, Inc. See file in Large Box 122. 
Grants: Summer and OtherMC2004/388 Summer  and other grants for faculty, proposals and reports 1996 - 2001. 
Gregory, Dick: Speaker, 1969MC2011/196 

Comedian and Civil Rights leader, Dick Gregory, spoke on the Manchester College campus during "An Experience in Soul," March 30 - April 1, 1969.  This is a copy of his presentation, "Forum 69."


Groninger, Joy: Publications and DesignMC2009/14  

Personal and Assorted departmental files from Joy Groninger, Publications and Design.

Groombridge, Lana Faculty/Staff: Groombridge, Lana 

Material regarding Lana Groombridge, Practical Arts and Letters, Health, Physical Education and Recreation.


See also: Manchester College Bulletin January 1978 p.3-5; The News-Journal 26 November 2002 p.8B, as well as Lana Groombridge's, Health and Physical Education Department, Clippings Book 1993 - 2006, MC2008/147.

Guide BookMC2002/320 

Manchester College Guide Book and Spartan Cue Collection.

Books from 1969 - 1979 and beyond.


See Also: Student Handbook.

Gwong, MoyAlumni Box 187: Gwong 

Moy Gwong was the first international student to receive a degree from Manchester College in 1920.  He went on to be an outstanding Church of the Brethren missionary in China.

Gyrion, Larry: Faculty/StaffFaculty/Staff Boxes: Gyrion, Larry Larry Gyrion worked at Manchester College for twelve and a half years.  This is a copy of an email message that was sent by Michael Case, ITS Director, at the time of Larry's departure from the College. 
Halladay, PaulMC2003/233 Listing of Paul Halladay's students, 1928-1966.  
Hamer, Harriett: CollectionMC2008/169 

Newspaper article about Professor Boebel's play, "Memory Speaks: North Manchester Celebrates its First 150 Years."

One newspaper article from around 1986 that tells of North Manchester's search for a town slogan.

One personal letter that refers to the Church of the Brethren missionaries, the Dr. Hamers, and gives short vignettes about past Manchester College presidents, including Otho Winger and Professor Crouch and what life was like as a student.

Harold Daveler and Auditorium Lighting Unit: PhotographsMC2009/59 Daveler, Harold, and the remote control lighting unit installed in the Manchester College auditorium. 
Harshbarger, RichardFaculty/Staff Boxes: Harshbarger, Richard 

Material related to Richard Harshbarger, Social Sciences, Economics and Business, Department Head.

See also: Photographs of Richard Harshbarger in the Large Faculty/Staff Photo Boxes

Hawthorn Program: FilesMU2014/163 Dr. Onyegi's records of the Hawthorne Program (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002) – A Lilly funded grant designed to help prepare Hispanic and African American middle school (grades 6-8) students for college. Some records are confidential. 
Health & Physical Education Syllabi: Education and Professional Programs Division MC2004/100 

Health and Physical Education Department Syllabi Collection

Health and Physical Education Handbook: Education and Professional Programs Division MC2004/111 Health & Physical Education Department handbook. 
Health Services: Flu Epidemic, 1918Chapter 4, War and Pestilence Health Services: Flu epidemic of 1918. Chapter 4, War and Pestilence, "Memories of ... Manchester," by Otho Winger, pgs. 39 - 42.  
Helman, A. Blair Papers: Planning Committee RecordsMC2004/332 

Curriculum Review: Planning Committee - Curriculum,  Student Welfare, Spiritual Life, Recreation, Physical Education & Athletics, Public Relations, Finance, Faculty Development, Curriculum, Buildings.

Helman, A. Blair Papers: Student Unrest, Ken Brown, 1971MC2004/306 

Kenneth Brown, Religion and Philosophy: Protests

On 13 May 1969, a mass marriage ceremony and tent-in took place on the Manchester College campus.  The purpose was to initiate a "change in attitude...tak[ing] the form of students assuming freedom and responsibility in determining the direction of their lives."

Helman, A. Blair: Papers (MC2002/2)MC2002/2t The Otho Winger Memorial Building was dedicated on 1 May 1953: Winger Dedication Materials from the A. Blair Helman Papers.  
Helman, A. Blair: Speeches and AddressesMC2011/167 Addresses authored and delivered by President A. Blair Helman.  
Hensler, Irma: Diploma, Two Year Normal, 1927MC2004/187 Irma Hensler, 1927: Diploma completing Two Year Normal Course of Study. 
Hiroshima: World Friendship Center, Leona Row Eller CollectionMC2011/195 

Extensive collection of photographs, publications and memorabilia from the collection of Leona Row Eller from her participation in the World Friendship Center,  Hiroshima, Japan.

History and Political Science: SyllabiMC2004/108 History and Political Science syllabi. 
History of Manchester College: Written MC2004/257: Written Histories Barnhart, Marjorie.  "Manchester College Starting to Build Campus-of-Future."  The News-Sentinel.  8 November 1947.

Bavender, Christine.  "Manchester Born as a Seminary."  Wabash Plain Dealer.  2 May 1989.

Ferne Baldwin's word-processed notes from The College Standard.

"Manchester College."  Undated, unsigned document describing the history of the College.

"Manchester College Begins 85th Year This September."  Unknown newspaper.  16 August 1973.

"Manchester College Dates Back to 1860 in Roanoke."  Wabash Plain-Dealer & Times Star.  17 May 1941.

Schwalm, V.F.  "Some Periods and Persons in the History of M.C."  Text of speech given by V. F. Schwalm during A. Blair Helman's tenure as president.

Notecards with typewritten notes about College history.

History, Political Science, and Social ScienceMU2014/147 

History, Political Science and Social Science materials including but not limited to: bibliographies, descriptions and/or reports for the Social Sciences Core, the Humanities Core Program, Senior Colloquium (1968), January Interim Term, and the Natural Sciences Core Program (1967). Humorous plaque illustrating "The Golden Age" of Waas, Bishop, Buzzard, Caldwell, Bittinger, Calihan and Johansen.



Holl, Carl WaldoMC2007/104 Newspaper articles about Holl, including Holl as a recipient of the Manufacturing Chemists' Association 1958 College Chemistry Teacher Awards.   
Holl, Carl Waldo Papers; Manchester College Teaching Position LetterMC2004/228 Letter from President Otho Winger, offering Dr. Holl a teaching position in the science department.  Dated 9 March 1923. 
Holl, Carl Waldo: FundraisingMC2004/273 Correspondence and record book from Carl W. Holl's fundraising efforts. 
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: RecordsMC2002/131 

Homecoming records, 1929-2000 and 2007, including Homecoming 23 October 1954  Souvenir Program, Manchester Spartans vx. Anderson Ravens.

  • 1929-present. 
  • One Homecoming Souvenir Program, Manchester Spartans vs. Anderson Ravens, 23 October 1954 (added by J. Wine 20 June 2008).
  • One 1943 Homecoming Banquet menu and Program with autographs.
  • One oak leaf nametag for the homecoming celebration of the Class of 1932.
Honors Convocation: ProgramsMCGeneral File: Honors Convocation Honors Convocation: Programs for May 1994, 2005, 2006. 
Housing: College PropertiesHousing: Small Box 34 1945 Minutes of the Board of Trustees listing property to be used exclusively for College purposes. 
How Viable is Capitalism?Convocation Tape #33b: Lens, Sidney 

How Viable is Capitalism? The presenter speaks on one out of five topics that included

  • New Directions in the Labor Movement and 
  • Socialism for the Rich
  • In what sense is business changing?
  • What's threatening Capitalism?
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, President: Photograph, 1919MC2004/693-1 President David N. Howe: This picture appears to have been taken the same day as Howe's photo with President Otho Winger in 1919, see "A Century of Faith, Learning and Service," pgs. 12 & 13.  Howe came to commencement in 1919, thirty years after he had founded the school. Otho Winger sent him money to pay traveling expenses.   
Humanities Division: Assortment MC2009/178 

Humanities Division: Assortment of materials, circa 1969 - 2001.

Humanities Division: Performances, "Godspell," PhotographsPhotograph Box 76 "Godspell" photographs.  
Humanities Division: Performances, "Teahouse of the August Moon", 1961, PhotographMC2004/662 "The Teahouse of the August Moon," 1961. Photo. 
Humanities Division: Performances, "The Bartered BrideMC2004/710 Poster Advertising "The Bartered Bride," 1953.  This production of Smetana's Opera features, Ronald Walton, Thyra Neff, Ralph McFadden and Joe Ogden. Director, Clyde W. Holsinger.  
Humanities Division: Performances, "The Bartered Bride," 1935MC2004/357 Program for "The Bartered Bride," 1935 
Humanities Division: PostersMC2010/53:Folder #1 Humanities Division Poster: Fine Arts Week, undated, including Peking Acrobats, Alpha Psi Omega One-Act Play Festival, Faculty Art Show with paintings by James R. C. Adams in File Folder #1 of MC2010/53. 
Humanities Division: Quartet, Male, 1920 - 1922MC2008/111 Photo of Manchester College Male Quartet 1920 - 1922 featuring: Amsey Bollinger, Harold Chamber, Lowell Kleppinger, George Hollenberg. 
Humanities Division: RecordsMC2002/138 Humanities Division Records: Course outlines and other records. 
Humanities Division: See AlsoHumanities: See Also For Humanities Division, See Also: A Cappella Choir;  Accreditation; Fine Arts Week; Sigma Eta Sorority; Photo Boxes 25-30, 32, 61, 62, 146, & 175. 
Humanities: Cores and DivisionsLarge Boxes 72 through 78 

Box 72, Humanities Core 1.

Box 73, Humanities Core 2.

Box 74, Humanities Core 3.

Box 75, Humanities Division 1 - Communications.

Box 76, Humanities Division 2 - Humanities and Religion.

Box 77, Humanities Division 3 - Music, English, Foreign Language.

Box 78, Humanities Division 4, Music.

Hygienic Laboratory: Brochure, 1900MC2004/694 

Brochure introducing The Hygienic Laboratory, A. B. Ulrey, A. M. Director.

The Hygienic Laboratory was prepared to make sanitary examinations such as:

1. The examination of water for impurities as germs producing disease...

2.  Tests for the presence of germs causing Consumption in cases where the disease is suspected, also in the milk supply which often contains these bacteria.

3.  The chemical examination of the water of the body (urinalysis).

4.  An examination of the blood by means of special instruments for that purpose to ascertain indications of disease.

There are NINE of these examinations in total.

Ikenberry, L. D. Surveys Land with Students: Photograph MC2009/181 

L. D. Ikenberry surveys land with students, possibly for the frame gym.

L. D. Ikenberry was an architect and responsible for much of the rebuilding and remodeling on the early campus during the presidency of Otho Winger.  In this photo the Bible Building and Bumgerdner Hall had not yet been connected.  It appears that L. D. Ikenberry and most-likely, students, are surveying in preparation to construct another building.  The construction of the gym was planned and announced by Winger to the Board of Trustees on 25 September 1911. 

Independent Colleges and Universities of Indiana 1968 - 1972: Helman, A. Blair PapersMC2004/288 

Independent Colleges and Universities of Indiana:

  • File 1    Correspondence, 1968-1969.
  • File 2    Correspondence, 1969-1972.

See Also:  Indiana Association of Church-Related and Independent Colleges.

Independent Study Papers: HistoryMC2012/73a-j Independent Study Papers: History. 
India Story 2004MU2016/53 "The India Story, Seminar," presented by The India Foundation, New Delhi, 2004, during July 8 - July 21, 2004. 
Indiana Association of Church-Related and Independent Colleges 1954 - 1968: Helman, A. Blair Papers MC2004/289 Indiana Association of Church-Related and Independent Colleges: Correspondence, 1954-1968 
Indiana Campus Compact: Doudt, NCATE: Education and Professional Programs Division MC2003/361 

A collection of material, including student teaching handbooks, compiled by Dr. Karen Doudt for the NCATE visitation team circa year 2000:

1    PLS (Performance Learning Systems) material.

2    Graduate Council Minutes, 1993-1994.

3    Grant proposal submitted to Indiana Campus Compact, 25 January 1999.

4    Metro North Study.

5    Teacher Education Program Policy Handbook, 1998.

6    Student Teaching Handbooks, 1992-1999.

7    Mindpower and Mindquest materials.

8    Education Program Student Handbooks, 1993-1999.

9    Editorials published in the News-Sentinel by Dr. Doudt (1997-1998).

InfluenzaResources: Influenza, Flu 

The book, "Memories of...Manchester," by Otho Winger, former President of Manchester College, pgs.39-40. The accession page offers excerpts of President Winger's experiences on campus caring for students during the flu epidemic circa 1918. :

See Also: Oak Leaves, December 1918 p.7, 8, 9, 10-12, 13; January 1919 p.6, 7, 8, 9, 11-12; February 1919 p.7, 10; March 1919 p.10; April 1919 p.8, 10; May 1919 p.2-4; Aurora, 1919 p.6-7, 21, 36,

Institutional Research: CUES Information CollectionMC2004/50 Institutional Research: College and University Environment Scale, 1971. CUES Information Collection. 
Intercultural Center: Photograph of Dormitory Divide, House MoveMC2004/413, 72 Photograph: L. D. Ikenberry divided the original dormitory to create his personal residence and the residence of Otho Winger.  Eventually, Winger's house would become the Intercultural Center. 
Interdepartmental Humanities: SyllabiMC2004/99 

Interdepartmental (Humanities) Syllabi Collection:

  • File #1. 1999-2002.
  • File #2. 2002-2003.
International Business Trip to Bangladesh: Education and Professional Programs DivisionMC2009/71 File Folder MC2009/71-V:Various International Business Trip to Bangladesh, 1982. Poster. See MC2009/71 File Folder MC2009/71-V:Various, including Admissions Material, parents' Weekend, Fundraising, Phonathon. Graphic Department.  
Jackson, Jesse: MC BulletinManchester College Bulletin Vol. 61: Number 8, June 1969  Rev. Jesse Jackson: Pictures from symposium, "An Experience in Soul, " March 30 - April 1, event held on campus.  
January Session: Peru-Bolivia, Jan. 2006MU2015/31 Images from Manchester College's January Term trip to Peru-Bolivia in 2006. 
Jazz Ensemble: ProgramsMC2003/300 Jazz Ensemble Programs:
  • Undated program.
  • Program from 6 April 2001.
Jobs and Positions for Graduates: Otho Winger AppealMU2017/39 In 1931 President Otho Winger makes an appeal to graduates and to potential employers to find positions for qualified alumni of Manchester College.  He develops a list of male and female candidates and cites their individual qualifications for teaching and other positions. 
Kagawa: CorrespondenceMC2002/153 Kagawa Correspondence Collection with photographs.  
Kagawa: Poster Advertising Kagawa and Nye, Mass MeetingMC2004/375 Poster advertising "Kagawa and Nye Mass Meetings" at Manchester College.  Undated. 
Keller, DorothyFaculty Staff Boxes: Keller, Dorothy 

Material related to Dorothy Keller, Social Sciences, Sociology.


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

Keller, RobertFaculty Staff Boxes: Keller, Robert 

Material related to Robert Keller, Social Sciences, Sociology.

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

Kessler, Donald and Olive: Liberian Artifacts and BooksMC2008/196 

Liberian art collection.

Books related to Manchester College alumnus, Donald E. Kessler's, (Class of 1946), work in Liberia.




See also: Kessler file in Museum Box - Archives Office
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. 
King, Martin Luther, 1968 Memorial: Convocation #2Convocation #2: King, Martin Luther, Memorial, 1968 The memorial in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. held on 11 April 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.

Kleinjan, Margaret Wagner: Photograph Collection, circa 1938 - 1942MC2004/237 

Margaret Wagner Kleinjan Photograph Collection, 1937,1938,1939.








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.

Klingler, Charles: CollectionMC 2011/234 Boxes 3 and 4 

Charles Klingler Collection containing course materials and syllabi 1977 - 1993.

Klingler, Charles: Collection, Part TwoMC2012/34 "Memories of ...Manchester," by Otho Winger. Personal correspondence to and from Charles Klingler between others on campus.  Independent Study papers by former students - Restricted. 
Kurtz, Ruth Naomi Smith: Student Life, 1930's - 1940MC2008/69 

Momentos from Ruth Naomi Smith who attended Manchester from 7 September 1937 thorugh 2 June 1941, examples include.:


Handcrafted Mother & Daughter Banquet invitation.


One 1936 Christmas card from Mr. and Mrs. Otho Winger with a photo of the Otho Winger family.


"Rules for Freshman Initiation," probably from the Fall of 1937.

Languages, Modern: Placement ExamMC2004/47 Modern language placement examination results from the summer of 1988. 
Lassa Fever: John Hamer, MD CollectionMU2016/2 

Collection of articles, publications, letters, videos, and photographs dealing with Dr. Hamer's time in Nigeria, especially his connection with the discovery of the Lassa Fever Virus.

Laymen's Citation Award Program MC2003/51 

Laymen's Citation Award Program:

  • Those honored in 1955 were:  Wilbur Stover Barnhart, Dr. Curtis Buford Bowman, Nevin L. Coppock, Joseph Benjamin Flora, Theo Allen Hoover, Harold Kenneth Loutsenhizer, Thurl Donald Metzger, Dr. Daryl McCoid Parker, F. Willard Powers, Orion J. Stover, Modena Minnich Studebaker, and Daniel West.
Leachman: Assortment of MaterialsMU2017/80 James Leachman's alternative service and draft counseling materials during the Vietnam War (1970's). Refugee resettlement materials (1970's and 1980's). 
Lehman, Godfriedi (Gottfried): Choral Book, 1712 MC2009/93 Godfriedi Lehman Choral Book, 1712, hand-copied. From Cassell Library.  
Leonard, Mary Elizabeth: Diploma,1922MC2010/58 

Leonard, Mary Elizabeth:

1922 Bachelor of Arts Degree presented to Mary Elizabeth Leonard. 

Lilly Endowment, Inc.: Survey Report, 1951 - 1959MC2011/155 

Lilly Endowment Inc., surveys, reports and grant approval.

Lilly Endowment: Realizing the DreamMC General File: Lilly Grant Lilly Endowment, "Realizing the Dream," honoring first-generation students in their first year of college. 
Lilly Grant: Curriculum StudyMC2004/160  Lilly Grant: Curriculum Study Records.  
Little TurtleTHE KE NA PO CO MO CO, EEL RIVER, The Home of Little Turtle 

THE KE NA PO CO MO CO, EEL RIVER, The Home of Little Turtle

Copyright 1934, by Otho Winger, North Manchester, Indiana

The book has been scanned. Contact the Archivist.

Little, Orrel E.Faculty/Staff Boxes: Little, Orrel E. This material regarding Orrel E. Little is part of the Edith Miller Collection. Professor Little taught English at Manchester College from 1946 to 1968.   
Luce, Don: The Global Struggle for Human Rights, 1978Convocation #55: Luce, Don Don Luce presents the convocation, "The Global Struggle for Human Rights," presented 20 November 1978. 
Male Chorus and Group with Children and Sadie Stutsman Wampler: Photographs, early picturesMC2009/48a,48b 

Unidentified early photograph of a male choir.  This might be a group from Manchester College or from Mt. Morris College.

Unidentified early photograph of a group of young people and children. Sadie Stutsman (Wampler) might be the tall woman in the middle of the second row from the back.  She either has a large corsage or is holding flowers.

Manchester Activities Council (MAC)MC2002/300d Manchester Activitites Council constitution and amendments, mission statements. 
Manchester Activities Council CollectionMC2002/300c 

Union Program Council policies and procedures materials.

Manchester Activities Council: Banquet Poster, 1991MC2010/53: MAC Banquet 1991  

Manchester Activities Council (MAC) poster: MAC banquet for Officers and new members, 1991 with yearly calendar of events. This poster is part of the larger collection MC2010/53.


Manchester Activities Council: Fliers and Programs, 1992 - 1994MC2002/300j Manchester Activities Council (MAC) fliers & programs, 1992-94. 
Manchester Activities Council: MoviesMC2002/300g Manchester Activities Council (MAC) movies. 
Manchester Christian AssociationMC2004/86 

Two-page document entitled "MCA Organization," 4-page document entitled "The Manchester Christian Association," reading list entitled "Steps Toward Stature," 4-page document entitled "The Community of Faith and Action," memorandum clarifying the position of the college to not hold church services on Sundays on campus (dated 1965).

Manchester Christian Association,1950 - 1964MC2002/237c 

Religious Activities Collection: Manchester Christian Association (MCA).

  • Minutes 1950-1964.
Manchester College and Mount Morris College: Photograph Collection2004/454-457  

Photos 1 - 72 : Manchester College Photographs.

Photos 72 - 105: Identification of Locations and Buildings (72 - 77 are missing).

Photos 106 - 189: Portraits and Uknown Affiliations.

Photos 191 - 229: Mount Morris College Photographs .

Manchester College and Mount Morris College: Photographs, Postcards, Assorted Materials, HistoryMC2005/3 

Mt. Morris College Material: Student Body pictures [1907, 1908], approximately 150 postcard and postcard size photos, [1909-1912], other photos [1920's], baccalaureate address [1907], Mt. Morris College Students Guide [1927], and other publications and newspaper clippings. Photographs of the fire's devestation.

Manchester College Material: Postcard, M.C. Mission Band [1917], snapshots of campus and people [1917-1929], Commencement Week Booklet [1925], Manchester College Bulletin, 4 (August, 1911):22, 7, and program, Manchester College A Capella Choir, n.d, Arthur Kennedy, Director, V. F. Schwalm, President. 

Manchester College and the Church of the BrethrenMC2009/151 

Church Relations - objectives, resources, and implementation.

Manchester College and the Church of the BrethrenMC General File: Church of the Brethren  

Materials dealing with the relationship between Manchester College and the Church of the Brethren.

See Also:  "Eccho," a Manchester College newsletter targeted toward Church of the Brethren audience.

Manchester College and the Church of the BrethrenMC General File: Church of the Brethren  

Manchester College and the Church of the Brethren: Bulletin insert for "Christian College Day."  

Manchester College and the Church of the Brethren: Brethren High School Day. 

See Also: MC2008/203e Manchester College and the Church of the Brethren, Advancement poster: "Manchester College, A College of the Church of the Brethren, Sustaining and Challenging Students on Their Faith Journeys." Part of the larger collection MC2008/203.

MC2008/203h: "MCO, Manchester Congregational Outreach," brochure located in the MC General File: Congregational Outreach.

Manchester College Faculty and Students: Panoramic Photograph, Fall 1930MC2011/188 This is a photograph of the Manchester College Students and Faculty taken in the Fall of 1930.  Ikenberry appears to have shaved his beard and given up Brethren garb and President Otho Winger can be seen in the center of the picture. 
Manchester College Foundation and Holding Company: Minutes, 1931 forwardMU2012/24a,b 

MU2012/24a: Minutes of the meetings of the Directors of the Manchester College Foundation and Holding Company. The minutes start with 14 February 1931.

The last recorded meeting in this book is 24 September 1938.

MU2012/24b: "Minutes of the Executive Board of Manchester College Foundation and Holding Company," beginning with a report on the first meeting held on 4 April 1935.

Farm Income and Expense for period ending 30 June 1937.

Manchester College Handbook Collection: Y.W.C.A. and Y.M.C.A.MC2004/497 

Manchester College Y.W.C.A. and Y.M.C.A. Handbook Collection

Manchester College Promotional: "Rotogravure, The News-Sentinel," Saturday, November 8, 1947 MC2009/99a,b 

Trailer Court: Rotogravure, The News-Sentinel, 1947.

Trailer Court: Rotogravure, The News-Sentinel, 1947.

Featured in this newspaper spread are:

  • the Chime Tower and Oakwood Hall
  • Spartan Halls (barracks for men)
  • (the new dormitory to house 100 men and costing an estimated $225,000
  • Professor O. W. Neher and Professor Edward Kintner conferring in biology building with crayfish chart
  • Tennis courts and 30 trailers for married veterans
  • Campus radio station featuring Irvin Hoff, student and Dr. Orland lefforge, speech professor officiating as members of TKA, honorary speech fraternity, broadcast. Photographed are Wayne Miller, from North Manchester; Miss Elsie Rossmanith, Rensselaer; Ralph Yaney and Glen Crago, North Manchester
  • Coeds, Miss Anna Mae Ehrmin, Mishawaka and Carlton Stoddard, Louisville, Ohio
  • 1947 May Queen Mary Kathryn Cooper, Dayton, Ohio with football players John Krieg, Ft. Wayne and Ellis Lehman, Windbor, PA.
  • Miss Mary Jane Penrod, Bluffton, IN, learns how to be a school teacher at Thomas Marshall School with Mrs. Esther Mae Ashley, student teacher director, and Miss Lucille Wright, critic teacher, along with a class of schoolchildren.
  • Professors A. R. Eikenberry (Psychology), Fred R. Conkling (English) and Dr. C. S. Morris (Physics) in Administration Building with portrait of Otho Winger, President from 1911 - 1941 in background.
Manchester College TheatreDrama Filing Cabinet, IIS 

A list of MC theater productions 1960 - 1972. 

Manchester College Written Histories CollectionMC2003/125  Manchester College Written Histories Collection, including picnic- basket story of President Howe. 
Manchester College: Seventy Fifth and Ninetieth AnniversaryMC2002/247  

General information, brochures on the Seventy Fifth and Ninetieth anniversaries of Manchester College .

File assembled from the materials of Ferne Baldwin was added to MC2002/247 by Jeanine Wine on 21 April 2010. The file contains newspaper articles about the 75th celebration (1889-1964), script for the 90th Anniversary Presentation with memories of events and professors, description of the 75th Anniversay program.

Manchester College: Early PhotographMU2017/22 This photograph (circa 1923?) remains one-of-a kind and includes faculty, staff, trustees, and students. Identified are: Otho Winger (President), L. W. Teeter, Trustee, Edward Kintner, L. W. Shultz, Sadie Stutsman Wampler, S. S. Blough, Vernon Schwalm, L. D. Ikenberry, Edward Stoner, Ikenberry Hall, the Bible School Building, College Hall, Oakwood Hall. 
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: PromotionalMU2015/43 Promotional piece for Manchester College circa pre-1930 designed to stand upright on a table. 
Manchester Collge and the Church of the BrethrenMC General File: Church College Conversation Church-College Conversation Summary: 10-13 February 2005 event on MC campus and 1-3 May 2005 session at the Church of the Brethren General Office in Elgin, IL. 
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.

Marching Band: Photograph circa 1920 - 1940 MC2009/42 Marching Band photo taken in front of Administration Building circa 1920 - 1940.  
Mast, Mary AnnFaculty/Staff Boxes [listing-no file]: Mast, Mary Ann,  Mary Ann Mast, Social Sciences, Economics and Business. 
Mavis, Imogene: CollectionMU2016/24 Mementos and photograph album from Imogene Mavis' Manchester College experience circa 1946. 
May Day CollectionMC2002/170 

May Day history and information 1926-present.  Newspaper clippings.

May Day Photographs from the Justiniano CollectionMC2009/131a,b,c,d,e,f 

May Day 1953 photographs from  Myrtis Becker Justiniano (MC Class of 1954) including pictures of May Day Queen, Jean Childs Young and her Court.



Media Resource Guides/Speakers' BureauMC2002/199 

Lists, brochures, general information related to the Manchester College Media Resource Guides/Speakers' Bureau developed so that participating Manchetser College faculty could provide current information on a given subject by an expert in the field, and to further the relationship between Manchester Colge and the surrounding communities. 


For related material to Media Resource Guides/Speakers' Bureau see, Manchester Institute.

Meek, JackFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Meek, Jack Material related to Jack Meek, Social Sciences, History and Political Science. 
Memories of Manchester, by Otho Winger: Index by Allan WhiteMC2011/99 Historian, Allan D. White's, index to the book, "Memories of Manchester," by Otho Winger, President of Manchester College, 1911 - 1941. 
Merdock, Deroy: Convocation TapeConvocation Tape #199: Merdock, Deroy Rev. Deroy Murdock's presentation on 23 September 1985. 
Methodist Student MovementMC2002/204 Methodist Student Movement Newspaper Clipping & News Release Collection. 
Metzger, Thurl Donald: Brethren PeopleMC2003/51: Metzger 

Thurl Donald Metzger is a Manchester College alumnus and member of Manchester College Class of 1938.   He was a recipient of the Laymen's Citation Award, an award given by Manchester College to honor outstanding members of the Church of the Brethren.

Miller Edith: Family PhotographMC2009/45 Nine photographs and postcards with images of Ida, Edith, Bertha and Ray Miller and of Amos Miller and Sarah Cupp Miller. 
Miller, Amos: PhotographMC2004/635-34 Photograph from objects belonging to the Ida Miller, Otho Winger, Edith Miller and Bertha Miller Neher Stine families. Amos B. Miller is written on the back of the picture.   
Miller, Ed and Martha: Book CollectionMU2017/21 Three significant books; (1) "Manchester College, the first seventy-five years," autographed by Eldon Burke, Russell Bollinger, Paul Keller, Gletha Mae Eikenberry, A. R. Eikenberry, V. F. Schwalm, Earl Garver,and  Ira Frantz  (2) "Memories of...Manchester," by Otho Winger (3) "The Story of One World Handcrafts, Iinc.," by Martha Miller. 
Miller, Ed and Martha: Collection of Programs and MemorabiliaMU2013/86 Handmade programs and other memorabilia for clubs and organizations, circa the 1950's. 
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, Elsie: Normal English DiplomaMC2004/174 22 x 17" diploma of Elsie Miller, dated 27 May 1915.  Signed by Otho Winger (President), L.D. Ikenberry (Secretary). 
Miller, Martha: Poster CollectionMC2010/20 


  • "Spartan Pride," Homecoming, October 14, 1995.
  •  Manchester Symphony Orchestra, 16 May 1993, featuring Young Artist Competition Winners.
  • Manchester Symphony Orchestra, 6 November 1994, Jodie DeSalvo, Piano Soloist.
  • Manchester Symphony Orchestra, 13 March 1994, featuring Julie Eckert, Soprano Soloist. 3. 
  • Manchester Symphony Orchestra, 12 May 1996, "High School Young Artist Competition Winners."
  • Manchester College Theatre presents, "The Miser, 1668," by Moliere, October 1994.
  •  Manchester College Theatre presents, "Mehitabel," May 1993.
  • Heifer Project International Living Gift Market, Sponsored by North Manchester Area Churches.
  • "The Voice KCMO of the Prairie," by John Olive, May 1994, Cordier Auditorium.
  • Public Program: "The Mikado," 10 April 1994.
  • Manchester College Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon for members of Class of 1995.
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.

Miscellaneous TopicsROSeptember2012/2 Brochures and programs and publications from assorted College related events. 
Mission Band: Postcard, 1913, 1914MC2010/11 

Postcard of the Volunteer Mission Band of Manchester College, 1913 and 1914


The postcard is addressed to Mrs. [T.?] S. Eikenberry, Arcanum, Ohio RR

"Sun. eve, five min till C.W. meeting.  This is a picture of the famous Volunteer Mission Band of M.C.  Basket Ball is becoming popular.  We Freshmen vs Srs 20 - 12 [ ...?...] School work about as usual.  Would be glad to hear from you more. 


Missionary Reading Circle Association of North Manchester, Indiana [M.R.C.A.]: Record Book, 1902 - 1905MU2012/25 

Missionary Reading Circle Association of North Manchester, Indiana: Minutes 1902 - 1905.

Half page, handwritten descriptions of eight plants.

Mock Trials: History and Political ScienceMU2014/146 

Publicity, cases, and participant scores for regular and national  "Mock Trial" competitions, 1985 through 2000.

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

Material related to Robert Mock, minister to students.

See Also: Photograph of Robert Mock MC2006/31.

Model United NationsMU2017/63 
Newspaper articles announcing the "Model United Nations Assembly" at Manchester College for area high school students (1962). .
Modern Languages: SyllabiMC2004/96 

Modern Languages syllabi:

  • File #1. Some 1991;1999-2002
  • File #2. 2002-2003.
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. 

Morris, CharlesFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Morris, C. S. Material regarding Charles S. Morris, Professor of Physics and Mathematics.  "The Case of the Absent-Bodied Professor."  
Mount Morris College: Biography of Florence King, 1891 Graduate of Mount Morris CollegeMC2004/728 

Mount Morris College Alumni: Florence King, First Woman Patent Attorney.

  • Biography of Florence King, 1891 Graduate of Mount Morris College.

Mount Morris College: Neff, Ida Fields, Postcard CollectionMC2003/352  

This is the postcard collection of Ida Fields Neff who graduated from Manchester College in 1920.  It reflects student life at Manchester College, Indiana and at Mount Morris College, Illinois. Included is an image of West End Mission, North Manchester.

Mount Morris College: Postcard Collection MC2003/76 

Photographs of Mount Morris College circa 1912.  Some were used as postcards and have messages written on the verso. Images of Old Sandstone's exterior and interior after being damaged by fire. Pictures of Old Sandstone being rebuilt and after the building program. 

Mount Morris College: Register of Students 1902 - 1921MC2011/211 

Register of the Students of Mount Morris College from September 1904 through school year 1920 - 1921.

Mount Morris College: Royer, President J. G., PhotographMC2004/558 

Photograph of Mount Morris President, J. G. Royer

Mount Morris College: Royer, President J. G., PhotographMC2004/561 

Photograph:This photograph might be an image of President J. G. Royer, Mt. Morris College.

Mount Morris: Historic Memorabilia and RecordsMC2012/51 A varied and extensive collection that includes interesting materials from Mount Morris College. 
Movie and Theater: Program Books and StagebillMC2007/68 

Souvenir Program Books and Stagebill: You Can't Take It With You (Harris Theatre, Chicago, Illinois), " Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Presents Ben - Hur," by General Lew Wallace, Directed by Fred Niblo (Souvenir Book, 1926), Walt Disney presents Fantasia, in Technicolor and Fantasound (Souvenir Book, 1940), Gone With The Wind (Souvenir Book).

Muir, Gladdys: Brethren Colleges and Preparation for LeadershipMC2004/282 

Gladdys Muir Papers:  "The Place of Brethren Colleges in Preparing Men and Women for Peace Leadership."

Muir, Gladdys: Selective Service LetterMC2003/7 Letter dated 11 January 1967 from Gladdys Muir to Indiana Selective Service regarding CO case of a former student of hers.  
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 College: ProgramsMC2003/301 

Music College programs:

  • Program from 11 April 2001.
  • Program from 29 November 2001.
  • "Manchester College to Present Two Holiday Concerts," The News-Journal, 28 November 2001.
Music Department: Auditions and Scholarships, PostersMC2009/128 

Music Auditions and Scholarships:

Posters advertising:

Scholarships for Strings.

Manchester College music auditions for the

  • Manchester Singers, The Entertainers .
  • Manchester Symphony Orchestra.
  • A Cappella Choir.
  • Chamber music.
  • The Jazz Ensemble.
Music Department: Event CalendarMC2007/130 

2004-2005 calendar of musical events including additions and changes to the Spring Semester Calendar.

Music Department: NewslettersMC2003/232 

Music Department Newsletter Fall 1993.

Manchester College Music Alumni Newsletter 1982-1983.

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 Department: SyllabiMC2004/95 

Syllabi:  Music Department.

  • File #1. 1999-2002.
  • File #2. 2002-2003.
Music Performance: Arrangement of The Creaton, by Joseph HaydnMC2008/82 Music arrangement of "The Creation" by Joseph Haydn sung by Manchester College students. 
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: Music Educators' National Conference (MENC)MC2003/230 

Music Educators' National Conference (MENC): News release from 1980.

Music: Music Majors' HandbooksMC2003/231 

Music Majors' handbooks from 1964-1994.

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.

Music: PromotionalMusic Filing Cabinet  "Music at Manchester College" undated 81/2" x 11" promotional.  
Music: Recital Photographs, 1950'sMC2009/08  

Photographs of reception at a recital or musical event, probably in Winger Auditorium sometime in the 1950's.

Music: The Lovin Sound, Independent Student Music Group, 1967-1969MC2011/207 

Ann Blair, Jan Deaton, Dodie Heiny, Ann Lawver, and Linda Zumbrun were the student artists who sang these songs.  This was an independent group of Manchester College students unrelated to the College's music program. 

Musical Events: 1987-1988 and 1990'sMC2010/46 Calendars of "Music Events at Manchester College," 1987 - 1988, 1992 -1993, 1993 -1994, 1994 -1995.  
Native AmericansMC2007/67 "The American Indian," May, 1928, Vol. 2, No. 8. 
Natural Sciences Division: Kinsel, Paul CollectionMC2004/727 
Paul Kinsel Collection - Physics related.
Neff, Ida Fields: Drama, Poor Richard, Photographs, circa 1920MC2010/30 

One photograph of a scene from the play, "The Poor Richard,"  from the Ida Fields Neff Photograph Collection.

Neff, Ida Fields: MemorabiliaMC2003/353 

Ida Fields Neff Memorabilia Collection:

  • Birth announcement for Mary Joan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Luke Hoff.
  • Manchester College Athletic Association membership card for 1919-1920 school year.
  • Invitation from Platform Reading Class to faculty and students of the Expression Department of Manchester College to attend readings.
  • Two calling cards--one from Mr. and Mrs. Arthur O. Mote and one from Olive Erickson.
  • Wedding program for Trude Mishler and Floyd Irwin, 14 December 1919.
  • Envelope addressed to Miss Ida E. Fields, from Pvt. F.E. Dewart, a soldier during World War I, 1919.
  • Envelope with Christmas card addressed to Miss Ida E. Fields, from Pvt. F.E. Dewart of the U.S. Army.  Sent during World War I.
  • Christmas card from Wormhout, France, 18 December 1918.  Signed "Fordie."
  • Valentine's card from N.N.
  • Reproductions of photos of J.E. and Nettie Miller.
  • Poem called "Whispers of Cheer," written by Ida Fields during her senior year.
  • Remnant from corsage.
  • Photo from play, "Every Student," showing Lillian Moomaw and Myrna Flory Gemmeo (M.C.1911-12-13).
  • Invitation for Junior-Senior Reception, 1920.
  • Note of thanks from Mrs. and Mrs. B. F. Wampler.
  • Letter from Sadie Stutsman (Wampler)  to Ida Fields, 1918.
  • Wedding invitation of Sadie Stutsman Wampler.
  • Letter to Ida from a male friend who is entering military service, 1918. (perhaps F. E. Dewart, "Fordie?")
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. 
Neher, LeonFaculty/Staff Boxes: Neher, Leon Material regarding Leon Neher, including, "An Abbreviated report of Research Concerning Certain Demographic Factors Related to the Church of the Brethren: 1949-1965." 
Neher, O. W. Collection: Mount Morris CollegeMC2011/210 

 O. W. Neher served as Acting President at Mount Morris College following the presidency of Professor W. W. Peters and prior to that of C. Ernest Davies. His dates at Mount Morris spanned from 1924-1932.   When a fire forced Mount Morris to close its doors and merge with Manchester College, Neher came to Manchester and taught Biology from 1932-1954.

For additional material regarding O. W. Neher, see: Manchester College Bulletin ,January 1977 p.10.  Faculty File in Vault containing confidential information.  The public segment of this file contains Neher's obituary, memorial service and remarks by President Helman, as well as Neher's sermon "Nature and God."

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.

Nutt, Grady: ConvocationMC2011/48 Mr. Grady Nutt is a comedian and a minister.  He performed at Manchester College on 7 April 1975. 
Oak Leaves: PlatesMU2012/18 - Folder #3 

Plates of President Otho Winger.

Oak Leaves: Special IssuesMC2009/96a,b,c,d 

Special issues of the Oak Leaves.

1. MC2009/96a:  7 March 1925 edition featuring editor and student Harry Lynn Sheller on pg. 2.

2. MC2009/96b:  11 March 1925 edition featuring the heating plant and speaker Dr. Ira Landrith.

3. MC2009/96c:  8 January 1948 edition featuring "(Carl) Sandburg Here Tonight."

4. MC2009/96d:  26 March 1953 edition featuring "Jean Childs To Reign As May Queen."

Office Equipment: PhotographsMC2009/38 

Photo of office and other equipment circa the 1960's or 70's ?

1.  One photo with students using an oscilloscope or oscoloscope (circa the 1960's?).

2.  One photo of office equipment (circa the 1960's or 70's?).

3.  One photo by Lloyd Hoff dated 20 April 1967 of the inside of a piece of equipment.

4.  Two photos by Lloyd Hoff showing the interior of the language labs with cubicles and headphones (probably shot during the 1960's).

Office of Academic Affairs: Materials Transfer July 2009 MC2009/97c,d 

Transfer of files from the Office of Academic Affairs.

Office of Institutional Research: SAT Scores of Incoming Freshmen, Admissions Committee Rules, Reports and Comparisons for the 1970's and 1980's.MC2007/212 

Office of Institutional Research:  SAT Scores of Incoming Freshmen, Admissions Committee Rules, Reports and Comparisons for the 1970's and 1980's.

Office of Printing ServicesMC2004/281 

Materials designed and/or printed by the Manchester College Office of Printing Services for many College departmets.  See "Scope and Content."

Office of Printing Services: PosterMC2010/53: O.O.P.S. Groundhogs, 1994 This is part of the larger collection accessioned as MC2010/53.  
Otho Winger Experience 2014MU2014/71 MP4 file documenting "The Otho Winger Experience," musical event, 2014. 
Otho Winger Memorial Building PostcardMC2003/98 

Color postcard of Winger Building.  Labeled on back, "Otho Winger Memorial Building, Erected 1952, Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana." 

For material related to the Winger Memorial Building, see :  Manchester College Bulletin January 1949 p.1; October 1950 p.1; November 1950 p.1; January 1951 p.1; February 1951 p.1; March 1951 p.1; June 1951 p.2; July 1951 p.1; October 1951 p.4; November 1951 p.2; June 1952 p.2; July 1952 p.1; October 1952 p.1; Photo box 125.

Otho Winger Memorial Building Postcard-DrawingMC2003/146 Postcard with black and white drawing of Winger Building.  
Otho Winger: Native AmericanMC BULLETIN, Vol 73, 1980-81  

"Indians Revere memory of Otho Winger," MC BULLETIN, Vol 73, 1980-81 Calendar year.

Outreach Ministry TeamsMC2007/220 

Student lists, schedules and evaluations 1984 - 1987 ending with correspondence from early 1988. 

See also: Deputation Teams.

Oxender, DaleMC2006/5  

Dale Oxender is an alumnus of MC and a prominent scientist. Five boxes containing personal items, certificates/awards, photographs, science equipment and writings, etc.etc.


See also, "The Story of the Natural Sciences at Manchester College," by William R. Eberly.

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.

Parker, PhilMC2008/146 a, b, c, d Professor Phil Parker was a professor in the Education Department from 1960 - 1985.  He also was an instructor in audio visual materials.  16mm film versions of "It Happens Every Noon." 
Peace Studies: Administration Office MomentosMU2012/67 

One VHS tape - The Vagina Monologues.

One book, "Gladdys E. Muir, Professor, Peacemaker, Mystic," by Herbert Hogan.

One notebook containing schedules for special convocations, events and Values Ideas and the Arts programs beginning Winter Term 1960 and ending Spring Term 1979.


Peacemaker Fund: Zunkel, Charles and CledaMC2010/53: Zunkel Peacemaker Fund Poster: The Charles and Cleda Zunkel Peacemaker Fund presents, Rev. Dr. C. Wayne Zunkel, Manchester College alumnus.  This is part of the larger collection accessioned as MC2010/53. 
PEMM Club: Records, 1981-1988MC2002/222 

PEMM Club stands for Physical Education Majors and Minors Club.  The club was started in 1964 with the purposes of helping physical education majors get acquainted, sharing ideas, promoting physical education interests, offering opportunities for practical experiences in the field, supplying information for job opportunities, and developing assistants for the physical education department.  Mr. James Gratz was the first faculty advisor. This file contains the constitution, and minutes 1981-1988.


See Also: Oak Leaves, 15 October 1964 p.2; 14 January 1965 p.4; 28 January 1965 p.2.

Pep Band SupportMC2007/53 

Pep Band:

The year prior to September 1994, students had organized a volunteer pep Band that played at football and basketball games.  The Pep Band was continued in 1994.  Butterbaugh agreed to raise money to furnish the Band with sport shirts and jackets.  This letter requests that recipients contribute $100 each to defray the cost of shirts and jackets. 

1. Pep Band letter from Edgar Butterbaugh, Chair, Board of Trustees and Former Trombone Player. 

Performance, Opera, Bartered Bride: PosterMC2010/54a-b  Poster: Smetana's Opera, "The Bartered Bride," 1953, presented by Manchester College choral organizations and directed by Clyde Holsinger.  
Performance: News ReleasesMC2008/58 1.  An assortment of news releases dating from 1960 - 1989.

These news releases primarily feature guest artists performing on campus, some through the College Union Board and the  Artist-Lecture Series. Examples of the performers are; The Dale Warland Singers of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., rock concert by "Featherstitch," the Goldovsky Grand Opera Theater, the Arbors, Leonard Rose (cellist), The Lettermen, Duke Ellington, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Si Zentner (trombonist), Eugene Holmes (baritone), The Four Saints, the new York Brass Quintet, the Concert Choir of Columbus Senior High School.

2.  An assortment of newspaper articles regarding performers appearing at Manchester College    (1960's - 1990's).

Newspaper articles include:  Rosa Page Welch (classical sacred musical singer), The Sounds of Hope.

3.  Six Programs:  Fort Wayne Philharmonic, 1983, Wilma Jensen, Organist, 1988, Brian L. Best Presents A Musical Tribute to Walt Disney, 1980, "Journey Into Blackness," featuring VOICES, Inc., Black Musical Theater, The Ethnic Dance Theatre, 1990, Musicke of Sundrie Kindes, An Evening of Eighteenth-Century Entertainment.


Performances, "The Devil Passes"MC2008/102a,b 

Sadie S. Wampler directed many wonderful theatrical productions on campus.  This correspondence deals with royalties for the play, "The Devil Passes." 

"The Devil Passes" Letters from Samuel French, Play Publishers, New York, regarding royalty fees.

Performances: "Oklahoma," PhotographsPhotograph Box 77 "Oklahoma," photographs. 
Performances: "Ye Olde Tyme Concert At Ye College Chapel," circa 1917MC2008/49 

"Ye Olde Tyme Concert At Ye College Chapel." circa 1917.

  • The cast of players and singers includes individuals graduating in 1917, 1918, the program probably took place 1917 or earlier.  This humorous event quips:
  • In Ye Borough of North Manchester, On Ye 19th Day of November.  Ye Doors Will be Open at Earlie Candle Light.  Ye Synging Will Begin at 7:45 by Ye Tymebeater's watch.
  • N. B.  Lester Bowser will attend to ye snuffin' of ye candles.
  • N. B.  If at any tyme ye desire to heare ye sweet strains again, ye will clap ye hands and not stampe or scrape ye unseemlie.
  • N. B.  Ye syngers will bring ye tune books, and slippery elm for ye voice, less they syng falslie.
  • N. B.  A solemn silence should prevade ye assembly; yet peradventure some of ye tunes be funny, a little laughter may be indulged, but ye listeners are not to think they can do better than ye syngers.
Performances: Newspaper Clippings and ProgramsMC2008/09 An assortment of music, drama, artist lecture and performance newspaper articles, programs and press releases. 
Perkins, John, Going Through Samaria: Convocation #25, 1976Convocation #25: Perkins, John Rev. Mr. John Perkins gives the address, "Going Through Samaria," 13 October 1976. 
Pettit, RobertFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Pettit, Robert Material related to Robert Pettit, Social Sciences, Sociology. 
Photograph and Memorabilia AssortmentMC2011/192 

A packet of materials was dropped at the Front Desk of the Library by an unidentified individual during the month of July 2011.  The contents contained photographs from Manchester College and one paper fan from a local funeral home.  The Archivist believes this assortment was received from former Archivist, Ferne Baldwin. Two of the photographs were of the "Flying Club?" and were accessioned as MC2011/190.  A listing of the remaining objects follows:

1.  One fan from George N. Bender & Son Funderal Directors, North Manchester, Indiana.  The picture on the fan is that of a young mother holding a sleeping baby in her arms and is titled, "Loves Gift Divine." This fan will be filed in the Local History Box of the Archives by its accession number MC2011/192fan.

2.  Eight Photographs:

Two photographs of the gymnasium layout for a program held in June 1967.  At first glance, until looking at the date, it appears as if this could be for baccalaureate and commencement exercises.

One photograph of Student Alumni Service Award recipients, Cynthia Bull (MC Class of 1990) and Matthew Smucker (MC Class of 1990) as well as Alumni Service Award reciptients Robin Lahman, Florence Freed (MC Class of 1928) and Helen Taylor (MC Class of 1973).

Two color snapshots of the footfield field with chairs, platform and band.  This is possibly for graduation exercises.

One black and white photograph of aerial view of campus with Petersime Chapel, Funderburg Library, the Gymnasium/Auditorium, Holl-Kintner Hall of Science and the Winger building before it was the Wine-Winger building.

8" x 10" black and white photograph of students, possibly from the 1970's. 

Black and white 8" x 10" publicity photograph of Paul Polivnick, Associate Conductor, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.


Photograph Collection, Public Relations: Wall of Fame, Faculty and StaffMC2004/729 Faculty/Staff Photographs: Public Relations Wall of Fame Photograph Collection 
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: Angelou, MayaMC2008/134 Maya Angelou photograph with President and Pat Helman. 
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 1963Neg27195: 1963 Pictures of a function in the old dining hall in the basement of Oakwood. Two separate occasions might be documented including what might be a Christmas tea/student art exhibit. A Foodservice picture ends this collection. 
Photographs 1963Neg27196: 1963 

Images of one or two events, possibly including students and alumni.  A decorative turkey plate might indicate this is a Thanksgiving function.  Also included is a bicycle race down College Avenue.

Photographs 1963Neg27197: 1963 Blurry images of faculty in classrooms and of a possible holiday event, including tea and orchestra. 
Photographs 1963Neg23484: 1963 

Images processed 19 September 1963:

a.) Russian Orthodox clergy visiting campus. b.) An interview (radio?) with President Helman on campus mall. c.)Students walking from Holl Kintner Hall of Science. d.) Male students in front of (Ikenberry Hall?).

Photographs 1963Neg24556: 1963 Images of campus buildings, including the fountain, Communications building, and students receiving mail from individual mailboxes. 
Photographs 1963: Football Neg26116: 1963 Images of what might be a  Homecoming football game circa 1963.  They contain images of cheerleaders leading the team in a grand entrance, as well as pictures of spectators and what might be alumni. Also included is a family group outside of Petersime Chapel. 
Photographs 1964Neg28283: 1964 

Blurry pictures, possibly of Executive Board with President Helman.

Photographs 1964Neg29619: 1964 

Images of what appears to be one or two events, possibly with alumni, at Manchester College.  President Helman is sitting next to an individual that might be Church of the Brethren leader, M. R. Zigler?

Photographs of Conductor, Arthur FiedlerMC2010/102 Photographs of Arthur Fiedler on the Manchester College campus when he came to direct the Manchester College String Festival. 
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: 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 2MC2012/36b 

Photographs, contact sheets and negatives for the purposes of Media and Public Relations. January 1998 through December 1998.

Photographs: Media and Public Relations, January 1998 - May 2000 - Part 3MC2012/36c 

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

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 1998 - May 2000 - Part 5MC2012/36e 

Photographs, contact sheets and negatives for the purposes of Media and Public Relations. January 2000 - May 2000.

Photographs: Media and Public Relations, January 1998 - May 2002: Miscellaneous AssortmentMC2012/36h Photographs, contact sheets and negatives for the purposes of Media and Public Relations. January 1998 - May 2002.  These images were out of order within the collection and the subject and/or date could not be determined. They form a miscellaneous group that falls somewhere within this general time period. 
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.  
Photographs: Media and Public Relations, June 2000 - December 2000 - Part 6MC2012/36f Photographs, contact sheets and negatives for the purposes of Media and Public Relations. June 2000 - December 2000. 
Photographs: Media and Public Relations, October 2001 - May 2002 - Part 2MC2012/36g - Part 2 Photographs, contact sheets and negatives for the purposes of Media and Public Relations. October 2001 - May 2002. 
PianoMC2010/47 Cordier piano fundraising performance and dedication. 
Planer, John: Humanities, Music, Faculty CollectionMU2016/12 

Minutes of the Music Faculty and Humanities Division [Humanities Core] with personal notes by Dr. Planer. Faculty Minutes 1970-1977.  Reflection papers by Dr. Planer regarding various Manchester College policies.

Plant Analysis Notebook: Goshorn, Mt. Morris College, 1889MC2011/125 

About 61 plants are recorded in this personal notebook kept by Ezra N. Goshorn, thought to be a student at Mt. Morris College, Illinois.  The book spans 17 April 1889 through 29 July 1897.  The preprinted formatted notebook is entitled, “APGAR’S PLANT ANALYSIS: Adapted to Gray’s Botanies," by E. A. and A. C. Apgar.

PlaquesMC2002/227 Lists of memorial plaques from 1987, correspondence.  
Plays and Musical Productions: PostersMC2009/125 

1. A variety of posters for plays and musical productions:

Steel Magnolias, 1993.

The Musical Comedy Murders of 1930, no year on poster.

The Scarlet Letter, 1996.

The Importance of Being Earnest, 1990.

The Miser, 1994.

Archy and Mehitabel, 1993.

The Madwoman of Chaillot, 1992.

Fiddler on the Roof, 1989.

The Extremity of Love, 1991.

Plowshares GrantPlowshares Grant: Information See: The Manchester Monitor, 23 July 2002 p.8; The News-Journal, 22 May 2002 p.26. 
Plunkett, Roy: BequestMC2004/389 Information regarding Roy Plunkett's bequest for science equipment. 
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. 
Plunkett, Roy: General MC2001/3 

Roy Plunkett Collection, containing but not limited to: Interview materials, articles, general info., address and photograph albums, photographs, awards, stoles.  Memorabilia including temperature and humidity indicator. Speech given at Manchester College.  Obituary from "Parade" magazine.  Personal correspondence.  Teflon demonstration pieces, such as utilization in the repair of the knee joint and medical prototypes.


See also: The Story of the Natural Sciences at Manchester College by William R. Eberly
Plunkett, Roy: ObjectsMC2001/3 Objects and plaques in the possession of Plunkett that were received as awards, commemorative items, gifts, or as examples of the varied uses of Teflon. Slides and notecards for presentations. Other Plunkett awards and objects are on display on the second floor of the Science Center and are not documented. 
Portraits: Holl and KintnerMC2011/148a,b 

The Holl-Kintner Hall of Science was constructed during the first phase of the March of Progress fundraising campaign was named in honor of  Professors Holl and Kintner.  These portraits were located in the lobby of Holl-Kintner Hall of Science.

Poster: Centennial Auction, 1990. See MC2010/53 The poster labeled, "Centennial Auction," 1990 is part of the larger collection MC2010/53.  
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.

Prayer: PhotographMC2010/107 

Photograph of a circle of students in prayer.

Presentation: Wright, Dr. NathanMC2011/73 

Dr. Nathan Wright, African-American leader, educator, and activist presents, "What Black Educators Are Saying."

President Helman: History of Manchester CollegeMC2011/27 

Helman opening Spring Term of the academic year.   The box is dated 1/29/1978. This could be wrong. The actual date could be 1/29/1979.  Helman states that the College is opening an anniversary year and that During the 1979 calendar year, MC will be observing its 90th anniversary.  1979 is an anniversary year.

President's AtticMC2006/13 President's Attic. Assortment of letters, papers, memorabilia pulled from forgotten storage space. 
President's Box: #1MU2016/20 MC Factbooks, 1988, 1999, 2000, Dashboard Indicators (Fall 2000, 2001), "Toward a Margin for Excellence, Strategic Indicators" (1977), VIA 1996 - 1997 notebook, Helman retirement preparations, Helman portrait preparations, Labor force changes in Indiana, projections for 1996 - 2010, fifty years of Brethren Volunteer Service, BVS volunteers from MC and influence on career, CPS and Brethren Service Committee including Cordier, Shultz, Kinsel, Zigler, Durnbaugh, Eby, West, Indiana Higher Education Facility Study (1967, 1973), Hegis Facilities Data (1970, 1971), ""A Campaign to Strengthen MC," PERC building project, "Reflections on the Theological Exploration of Vocation," study of financial and academic resources at MC (1965). 
President's OfficeMU2013/103a,b,c Collection from the Office of Jo Young Switzer, President of Manchester University [CONFIDENTIAL]. 
President's Office: AssortmentMU2012/103 Box 5 A vast assortment of materials from the Office of the President, some confidential. 
President's Office: Departments and DivisionsMU2012/103 Box 3 

President's Box #3: Departments and Divisions.

President's Office: Materials AssortmentMU2014/117 "M" branded materials from Advancement and Admissions (2006), 2005-2006 President's Report and Honor Roll, 2010 Baccalaureate and Commencement program, advertisement for President's position, notable couples celebrating the tradition of leadership at Manchester College 1989-2004. 
President's Office: Offices, Commissions, InstitutionsMU2012/103 Box 7 President's Box containing materials for various councils, foundations, colleges, institutions, boards, offices and academies. 
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.

Presidents: Photograph CollectionMC2003/105 Photographs of the Presidents of Manchester University - oversized collection.  Also included are the photographs of the Chinese Wedding performed by President Winger. 
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. 

Property Deeds, Titles, Abstracts and Articles of Incorporation and CharterMU2016/55 

Deeds of property owned or administered by Manchester College and Mount Morris College, including property divided with the Church of the Brethren. Documents of agreement between MC and Calvin Ulrey and Miriam Ulrey. Lots including Railroad Addition North Manchester (Judge John Comstock). Cook family property. Koinonia. Property associated with Eel River Church of the Brethren. Insurance policies (property/equipment/autos).

1895 articles of incorporation and charter (E. S. Young) - also documents following administration change 1900 and also the formation and dissolution of Manchester College Foundation and Holding Company.

Psychology: SyllabiMC2004/107 

Psychology Department Syllabi:


1 1999-2002
2 2002-2003

Public Program and Cinema: PhotographsMC2010/151 

Publicity photographs and related publicity poster for Public Programs and Cinema events, 1993 - 1994.

Public Programs Series SurveyMC2010/152 

Brochures advertising Public Programs for 1961 - 1962.

Public Program Series Survey listing the public pgograms from 1952 through 1974.

Mock-up for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic playing at Manchester College on 13 March 1992 and for The Notre Dame String Trio performing at Manchester College 11 April 1992.

Public Programs, Artist Lecutres Series, Cinema, Special Music Performances and Masterclasses: PostersMC2010/52a-u Posters for Public Programs / Artist Lecture Series / Cinema Series / Manchester College Department of Music Special Performances and Masterclasses.  
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: 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: News Releases and Newspaper Clippings Collection, 1987-1993MC2004/446 

Various News Releases and Newspaper Clippings  - 1987 through 1993.

Public Relations: Newspaper PromotionalMC2009/99 

Newspaper spread: Promotional: "Rotogravuer, The News-Sentinel," Saturday, November 8, 1947.

Public Relations: PhotographsMU2012/88 An assortment of photographs from Public Relations including faculty and staff, students and guests on campus. 
Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual MediaMU2012/127 Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. Photographs include pictures of the members of the administration and Board of Trustees. Special members of the faculty are also recognized with a picture. 
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, MU2012/123 Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. Pictures include Philanthropy Convocations and awards, graduation photos from different years, Homecoming images, faculty and student pictures, PERC and athletics photographs, music images, and campus scenes.  
Public Relations: Photographs, Negatives and Visual Media, MU2012/124 

Visual media from Public Relations that came from the Administration Building during the office moves of 2012. Many pictures of students, events, and faculty/staff circa the mid to late 1990's.  Pictures from other years offer campus scenes, Fall 2003 Service Day at North Mandchester Historical Society, Fun Fest and more.

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. 


Articles and general information on quarantines at Manchester College.

See Also: "Memories of...Manchester," by Otho Winger.

Quartet, Records, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1954MC 2007/137: College Quartet 

These records are part of the larger collection, MC2007/137.  See MC 2007/137 for a full listing.  Quartet materials are to be found under College Quartet (Men's and Women's) for Years:  One book with records for years 1948, 1952, 1953, 1954.

Quips, Jokes and NotesMC2010/148 

Quips and notes of indeterminate authorship found scrawled on the back of old student cards.  Circa 1938.

Quiz Trivia: PhotographsPhoto Box 67  Quiz Trivia related photos.  
Railroad: Nickel Plate Road, MenusMC2009/35a 

Dinner and Breakfast menus created for "Manchester College Students" from Pullman Restaurant Car Service via the Nickel Plate Road.

Train and Railroad: See Also, "Memories of...Manchester." by Otho Winger for the story of the Big Four Tragedy, pg. 179.

ral UnionMC2003/159  

Choral Union: 1954-1955 spring term attendance records.  Minutes 14 September 1954-19 May 1955.

Recitals, Faculty and Student: Posters MC2009/71-MU: Music Department  

These materials are part of the larger collection, MC2009/71.  See MC2009/71 for a complete listing of the entire collection. 

File Folder MC2009/71-MU: Music Department

  • MC2004/711 - This object was given an accession number in 2004 by a previous Archivist but no paperwork had been created. An accession page is being created by Archivist, Jeanine Wine, and this object is now located in file folder MC2009/71-MU.
  • MC2009/71-MU,a - 1979, December, "Manchester College Music Department Presents a Faculty Exchange Recital with Findlay College, Music For Romantics."
  • MC2009/71-MU,b - 1981, February, "Manchester College Music Department Presents a Faculty Exchange Recital with olivet Nazarene College."
  • MC2009/71-MU,c - 1981, April, "Manchester College Music Department Honors Recital," with Barry Coe, Tenor, Pamela Duffy, Soprano, Julie Hunn, Piano, Karen McKimmy, Soprano, Susan Penner, Organ, Lisa Savage, Piano, Mary Tilsy, Soprano, Robin Zeider, Saxophone.
  • MC2009/71-MU,d - 1980, April, "Manchester College Music Department Honors Recital," with Mary Patterson, Bassoon, Susan Penner, Organ, Nina Hill, Piano, Julie Hunn, Piano, Lisa Savage, Piano, Diana Gunnerson, Soprano, Cathy Mishler, Soprano, layra Swantner, Soprano.
  • MC2009/71-MU,e - 1982, April, "Manchester College Music Department Honors Recital," with Diana Coe, Pam Duffey, Patty Jones, Janie McCauley, Lisa McMillan, Christine Oetama, Ingrid Rupel, Loa Traxler.
  • NC2004/708 - This object was given an accession number in 2004 by a previous Archivist  but no paperwork had been created.  An accession page is being created by Archivist, Jeanine Wine, and this object is now located in file folder MC2009/71-MU.
Recognition EventsMC2002/307 

Recognition Events Program Collection:

MAC Recognition Banquet (1986), President's Recognition Dinner (1975, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986), Secretaries' Luncheon (1977, 1980, 1981), Recognition Celebration for Helmans' 25th Anniversary (1981), Senior Recognition Day (1947), Recognition Event for Emerson Niswander (1980), Laymen's Citation Awards Ceremony (1955), Recognition Banquet for President and Mrs. V.F. Schwalm (1956), Recognition Service for Otho Winger (1936), Recognitions Day (1961), Awards & Senior Recognition Convocation (1969), Awards Day (1959), Recognitions Chapel (1960).

Reel-To-Reel TapesMC2007/229 

Old Ampex reel-to-reel format tapes including the lectures given by professors such as Gary Deavel, Jim Hollis, John Planer, Steven Batzka, Charles Klinger, James R. C. Adams, and others.  The college does not have the equipment necessary to listen to some of these recordings.

In 2009 and 2010 Pittman and his staff were able to digitize some of the recordings that were on particular types of tape.

RegistrarMC2008/23 Registrar' Office, September 1969: academic regulations and new grading system, 1969. 
Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Forms, Convocation Credit MU2015/47a 

Materials from the Office of the Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Forms, Convocation Credit Awarded - 1993 through 1996.

Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Forms, Convocation CreditMU2015/47b Materials from the Office of the Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Forms, Convocation Credit Awarded, VIA Credit Awarded - 1996 - 1999. 
Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Forms, Convocation CreditMU2015/47c Records from the Office of the Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Forms, Pass/No Pass Cards, Incomplete Grade Submissions Forms, Convocation Credit Awarded - Fall 1999 through Summer and Fall 2001.

Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Forms, Convocation CreditMU2015/47d 

Records from the Office of the Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Form, Incomplete Grade Submission, NR Grade Submission Forms, Convocation Credit Change, P/NP Cards - January and Spring 2002 through Summer, Fall 2003 and January 2004.

Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Forms, Convocation CreditMU2015/47e Records from the Office of the Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Forms, Pass/No Pass Cards, Incomplete Grade Submissions Forms, Convocation Credit Awarded Sheets - Spring and SUmmer 2004 through Summer 2006. 
Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Forms, Convocation CreditMU2015/47f Records from the Office of the Registrar: Grade Sheets, Grade Change Forms, R Grade Submission Request Forms, NR Grade Submission Request Forms, Pass/No Pass Cards, Incomplete Grade Submission Forms - Fall 2006 through Summer and Fall 2010. 
Religion and Philosophy: Focus on Faith Week, PostersMC2010/50a,b  

Focus on Faith Week:

  • 1.  MC2010/50a: "Environmental Theology, Focus on Faith Week," November, 1992.
  • 2.  MC2010/50b: "Let Justice Roll!," Focus On Faith, October, 1993.
Religion and Philosophy: Mission Statement and EnrollmentLarge Box 127  

Religion and Philosophy Department:

  • Mission Statement
  • Enrollment in Religion and Philosophy Department 1981 - 1989 - 90, Office of Institutional Research.
Religion and Philosophy: Syllabi MC2004/98 

Religion and Philosophy Department syllabi:

  • File #1. 1999-2000.
  • File #2. 2001-2002.
  • File #3. 2002-2003.
Religious ActivitiesReligious Activities: Information 

See: Aurora 1919 p.45; Gospel Messenger 13 January 1945 p.9; 3 March 1945 p.9; Oak Leaves 10 November 1960 p.1.  

See also: "Outreach Ministry Teams" under Religious Activities.

Religious Activities on CampusMC2009/27 

A broad collection dealing with campus ministry and religious activities.

Religious Activities, Aid Society BibleMC2009/25 

Possibly the Aid Society Bible with signatures of (President) E. M. Crouch, Sadie Stutsman, L. W. Shultz and many more.


See Also: Annual Bible Institute.

Religious Activities: GeneralMC2002/237a  

Fieldwork, ministerial association, chapel, deputation team, youth leaders lab, cell groups, Methodist student movement, fellowships, retreats, Student Christian Union.

Religious EducationMC2008/17 Seventh Indiana Young People's Conference of Religious Education, Souvenir Program, 1927.  L. W. Shultz, Chairman. 
Religious Emphasis WeekMC2003/244 

Religious Emphasis Week:

  • "Meet the Master" booklet, dated 10 January 1956.
  • Program for 1958 Christian Emphasis Week.
Religious Emphasis WeekReligious Activities: Additional Information For additional material on Religious Activities - Religious Emphasis Week, see:  Manchester College Bulletin, January 1951 p.1; January 1953 p.1. 
Religious Emphasis Week, Focus on Faith, PosterMC2004/41 Focus on Faith Week Poster. 
Responsible PhilanthropyMC General File: Responsible Philanthropy  Program, 4 March 2002 and list of past certificates.  
Risley, DavidIdentification: Risley David Risley, Social Sciences, Economics and Business. 
Roanoke Classical Seminary: PhotographsMC2007/115-1 

Photographs of Roanoke Classical Seminary in Roanoke, Indiana.  The institution was founded by Professor F. S. Reefy in 1860 and construction began in the spring of 1861.  Many of its students later became prominent individuals.  Roanoke was described as the "Athens of Northern Indiana.  Included in a picture of Otho Winger and D. N. Howe from "The Kintner Collection."

Roanoke Classical Seminary: Photographs MC2007/115-1, 115-2, 115-3, 115-4 

Roanoake Classical Seminary Photographs and brief history including President David N. Howe.

Photograph of Otho Winger and D. N. Howe from "The Kintner Collection."

Photo of girls in the Roanoke Academy gymnasium costume.

Robinson, William: President, Convocation 1992MC2003/258 President William Robinson: Text of convocation, dated February 1992. 
Robison, RichardFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Robison, Richard 

Richard Robison, Practical Arts and Letters, Education:

  • 1985 News Journal newspaper article, " ..... Dr. Richard Robison...has been appointed acting chair of the Manchester College Education department for spring term 1985.  Robison replaces Dr. Warren K. Garner who is on (one) a one semester sabbatical leave..."
  • 1987 Plain Dealer newspaper article, "Vocational Seniors to Get Certificates......Richard W. Robison, a Manchester Collge education professor, will speak.  He and his wife have had more students participate in the vocational school than any other family in the district.  Seven of the Robisons' 10 children have attended the school...."
  • "Outdoor Classes Bring Science to Life In Schools Here," 1987 News Journal newspaper article, "... In addition, the Manchester College Education Foundations class, taught by Dr. Richard Robison, will provide 27 college students who will assist teachers and serve as counsellors...."
Robison, RichardFaculty/Staff; Robison, Richard Material related to professor of education and former chair of the education department, Richard Robison. 
Ronald R. Hill CollectionMC2008/195a-p 

Ronald R. Hill Collection, Class of 1959.  College Memorabilia from 1955 - 1959, including the autograph of Marian Anderson [1955], Arnold Moss, and program for The Messiah, 1958.

Ropchan, Sam and Marla: PhotographMC2004/589 

Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Ropchan.  Donors of the Sam and Marla Ropchan Fund.

See Also: MC2004/45: Sam and Marla Ropchan Fund Correspondence, one file in Large Box 66.  Also see the "Bulletin of the Peace Studies Institute," 1986, no 2, Front Cover 2).

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.  
School Music Methods : Class, 1928MC2007/132 

School Music Methods Class, 1928.  "Hansel and Gretel."

The program for "Hansel and Gretel," April 27, 1928.


School Photograph in Front of Administration BuildingMC2012/47 A photograph of  Manchester College student, faculty and staff.  The picture belonged to Ivan and Mary Flora Eikenberry and was probably taken about 1935. 
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 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. 
Schwalm, Vernon: Book on Otho WingerMS2007/105 Vernon F. Schwalm: Book, "Otho Winger," by V. F. Schwalm, with hand-written inscription to Schwalm's wife. 
Schwalm, Vernon: Corresondence Folders 54 - 61 MC2006/13: Schwalm's Confidential Files - Folders 54 - 61 Correspondence between Otho Winger and Vernon Schwalm. Included in this assortment is the controversy over the fate of Mount Morris College, a discussion started years prior to its merger with Manchester College.  Unpublished letters describing Schwalm's reaction to the conditions surrounding the merger of these two institutions. Winger's final years as president and his trials and tribulations. Personal reflections upon colleagues and institutional politics as he leaves the school in the hands of his former student, Schwalm. 
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 105 - 143MC2006/13: Schwalm's Confidential Files - Folders 105 - 143 

A great deal of material including but not limited to: Correspondence surrounding Schwalm's trip to Nigeria, including letters to and from missionaries and interaction with the Foreign Mission Commission of the Church of the Brethren General Brotherhood Board. Issues regarding the Mexico Indiana Old Folks Home and Schwalm's leadership in the creation of Timbercrest.

Many drafts of presentations as well as completed speeches, articles, and sermons by Vernon Schwalm, including an address given in the fall of 1923 at Manchester College, the year the Academy was eliminated. Schwalm gives a brief history of the institution.

Addresses presented by outside speakers on the Manchester College campus.

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 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.

Schwalm, Vernon: Presidential Portrait, PhotographMC2008/67 

One large black and white portrait of Manchester College President, Vernon F. Schwalm.

Schweiker, Rabbi Peter, The Jew in America: Convocation Tape #67Convocation Tape #67: Schweiker, Rabbi Peter Rabbi Peter Schweiker talks about "The Jew in America," 26 November 1979. 
Science Center: Proposal, Fundraising, DedicationMC2007/11 

Science Center: Proposal, fundraising, dedication.

Material from MC2004/308 related to the Science Center is included with the folders of MC2007/11.

Scott Strode: Theater and Children's Theater Collection Including the "History of Play Production at Manchester College" MC2009/90a, b, c, e, d, f, g Strode Collection: Children's Theatre VHS and DVDs of productions. Touring history.  Year-by-year historical files and photos 1979 - 2005.  
Seelman, Weaver: Nuclear Power Discussion WorkshopConvocation Tape #59b: Weaver, Seelman, Nuclear Power Discussion Workshop 

59b: Nuclear Discussion Workshop, Seelman Weaver #1, 27 March 1979, representing the opinion of the National Council of Churches Study on nuclear energy and other alternative energies.

Senior Send-offMC2010/53: Senior Send-off Part of a large collection, the folder labeled, "Senior Sendoff," 1993 contains a poster for this event.  
Senior Series ConvocationSenior Series: Information For information on the "Senior Series Convocation," see See Values, Ideas, and Arts.  See also:  Oak Leaves 8 October 1964 p.1; 10 December 1964 p.1; 11 February 1965 p.1; 25 March 1965 p.1; 18 April 1991, p.5; 9 May 1991, p.1. 
Senior Series Convocations: Miller, LisaSenior Series: Miller, Lisa and More Information 

Lisa Miller, Senior Series Convocation, VHS tape converted to DVD-R 2010, Media Cabinet, IIS.

Lisa Miller, Senior Series Convocation 21, September 1992.

For more material related to "Senior Series Convocations," see: Manchester College Bulletin October 1977 p.5; Photo Box 33 & 49.

Senior Series Convocations: Petry, DanMC2010/22 

Dan Petry Senior Convocation 14 February 1977, Recording.

Shafer, Edith Yaney Photograph CollectionMC2003/47 

Edith Yaney Shafer Photograph Collection, including photographs of tennis (men's and women's), students, activities, residence life, the famous spoonholder, and buildings on campus.  Photographs of Vernon Schwalm, who would later become President of Manchester College.

Sherrick, Marvin: MC2004/176 

Sherrick, Marvin M. ;

  • Honorary Degree Diploma of Marvin M. Sherrick.  Signed by Otho Winger, President, and J.L. Cunningham, Secretary. 

Shively, JamesFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Shively, James 

Material regarding James Shively, Social Sciences, Sociology.

For related material regarding James Shively, see: Manchester College Bulletin, January 1976 p.3.

Shroyer, Harold and Mildred Shroyer Young: Photograph Collection 1933-1934MU2012/126 Many photographs belonging to Harold Shroyer and Mildred Inez Shroyer Young, who attended Manchester College. Harold's images were taken between 1929 and 1933.  Mildred's pictures are dated 1933-1934. They offer an interesting and not often seen perspective to resident life. 
Shultz, L. W.: Interview TranscriptionsMC2001/12f 

L. W. Shultz: Interview transcriptions.

Shultz, L. W.: Photograph CollectionMC2001/12h L.W. Shultz Papers: Photograph Collection including tours conducted by L. W. Shultz, Piney Woods, pictures of Cora and L. W. Shultz, and many more of European and Middle Eastern tours. 
Silver Book, The: Tribute to Otho WingerMC2006/39 

"The Silver Book," is the script for a pageant of pictured pages, the Silver Shadow Series of Manchester Murals, musing Otho Winger, President of Manchester College and the growth of His school during twenty-five years of service from 1911 - 1936. 

Silver DollarMU2016/46 

Silver Dollar (1921) found by student, Tiffany Hanna, in 2015. The dollar was buried in a chalk pile in the corner of the chalkboard, Room 205, Second Floor Administration Building.

Sithole, ElkinMC General File: Sithole Dr. Elkin Sithole's visit to Manchester College and information on his death. 
Slides, An AssortmentMC2010/77 

This is a true assortment of slides including but absolutely not limited to:

Campus and building shots, recruitment and publicity photos, construction, students and January term trips 1996, theater, radio station, Homecoming 1994, High School Band Day, children's gymnastics, Planned Giving presentation, fountain, Mexico Indiana Old Folks Home, Historic black and white shots including football, track, fountain, student with globe.

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).  
Social Sciences Division MC2002/253  

Social Sciences Division Collection:

  • Economics, Psychology, Sociology/Social Work
  • History/Political Science
Social Sciences Division: Departmental Reviews, 1991MC2004/159 Correspondence and reports from departmental reviews of the Social Sciences Division, 1991. Social Science Division 3. 
Social Sciences Division: Historical Chart of MankindMC2008/99 Teacher's Aid:  "Historical Chart of Mankind," in the form of a scroll to be hung from the wall. 
Social Sciences Division: Social Sciences SyllabiMC2004/105 

Interdepartmental (Social Sciences) Syllabi Collection:

  • 1999-2002
  • 2002-2003
Social Work: AccreditationMC2009/97a,b,c,d : Social Work Accreditation 

Social Work Accreditation materials from the Office of Academic Affairs. This is part of a larger collection accessioned as MC2009/97a,b,c,d.


  • Social Work Accreditation
  • Institutional Research
  • APC Minutes 1977-1988
  • APC Minutes 1988-1993
  • APC Minutes 1993-1998
  • Library Renovation 1999
Sociology and Social Work: Criminal Justice Exposure Project, Photographs, Newspaper ClippingsMC2009/03  

Criminal Justice Exposure Project 1973 - 1974 photographs and news clippings.

See Also: Criminal Justice Exposure Project, background and reports (North shelving unit Archives "Office.") and Fundraising Grants, MC2003/297.

Sociology and Social Work: SyllabiMC2004/106 

Social Work Department Syllabi Collection: 1999-2000 and 2002-2003.

Sollenberger, HowardMC2003/234 

Letter from Howard Sollenberger to R. Gary Deavel regarding gift of Chinese musical instruments, 17 July 1978.

Memo from R. Gary Deavel to President Helman regarding gift of Chinese musical instruments from Howard Sollenberger, 25 July 1978.

Thank-you letter from R. Gary Deavel to Howard Sollenberger, 25 July 1978.

See Also: Library Photograph Box 105, File Folder #5.

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). 
Speech and Drama: Award, 1973MC2008/43 Speech and Drama Certificate of Award, 1973 
Speicher, Genita Bea SmithMC2007/14a,b 

Mrs. Genita Speicher was Associate Professor of Music for 29 years, retiring in 1976.  This collection includes but is not limited to her personal journal/scrap book, photographs, clippings, performances, and interesting memorabilia.

Squires, FredInformation: Squires, Fred Fred Squires, Social Sciences, Economics and Business. 
Stine, A. M.MC2008/208: Edith Miller Collection  

"We Are What We've Come From," the family and life of A. M. Stine.  This object has been placed with geaneological materials in alphabetical order in the Archives Office.  This booklet is part of the Edith Miller Collection MC2008/208.

A. M. Stine married Bertha Miller Neher following the death of Bertha's first husband, Levi Neher.  Bertha was a sister-in-law to Manchester College President, Otho Winger.

Stine, Bertha Miller NeherMC2004/635-2 

Bertha Miller's correspondence from tour to Europe and the Holy Lands, 1927.

Studebaker, George and Mary: Diaries and Autograph BooksMC2011/90a,b,c,d 

MC2011/90a: Autobraph book belonging to Mary (Mollie) and Andrew Studebaker.  This book begins 1880 or 1881.

MC2011/90b: Autograph book of Mary Simonton (Mollie) and George Studebaker,  circa 1881.

Two diaries MC2011/90c and MC2011/90d dated 1888 and 1936 belonging to George Studebaker.

Studebaker, George L.MC2002/104t 

Sermons and diaries of George Studebaker.

Studebaker, George L. and Mary E.: PhotographMC2004/634 Photograph of George L. Studebaker and Mary E. Simonton Studebaker. According to Otho Winger, George Studebaker, born in Illinois in 1861, was one of the most familiar names connected with Manchester College.   
Studebaker, Ted: Memorial and BiographyMU2013/126 digital recording 

A memorial biography in tribute of MC alumnus, Ted Studebaker, a pacifist killed in 1971 while working with the people of South Vietnam.

Student Christian UnionMC2008/14 

Student Christian Union Records Notebooks with records from 1943 - 1947 and 1947 - 1949.

Student Education Association (SEA)MC2002/260 

Student Education Association (SEA) Newspaper Clippings and News Releases Collection.

For additional information related to "Student Education Association," see:  The News-Journal, 10 April 2002 p.20; Oak Leaves, 14 November p.1; 12 December 1963 p.1; 19 December 1963 p.1; 19 November 1964 p.1; 2 May 1991, p.4; Future Teachers of America; Education/Professional Programs Division.

Student Government: Community Court Records: CONFIDENTIAL MC2003/31  Student Government: Community Court Records -  CONFIDENTIAL  
Student HandbooksLarge Boxes 166a and 166b: Student Handbook Assortment Student handbooks and guidebooks put out by various organizations and departments across the years (circa 1927, prior to 1941, circa 1947, circa 1952, circa 1978, circa 20000. 
Student Life: 1932-1933MU2017/38 

Schedule of classes - Spring Term 1932-1933; Winter Term 1932-1933.

Bishop William Fraser McDowell on Manchester College campus (1932 flyer).

Numerous play, recital, May Day, and performance programs from1932-1933.

International Relations Clubs Conference at Manchester College (1933) with Vernon Van Dyke, Ursula Hubbard, Sir Herbert Ames, Harry Gideonse, and Professor Quincy Wright.

Student Life: HandbooksMC2004/499 Spartan Cue [student handbook] 1966-2002. 
Student Life: Images circa 1983 and 1984MU2014/113 

A group of slides titled, "A year in the Life of Manchester College," 1984, digitized in 2014. Many of the images probably from 1983.

Student Life: Memorabilia from the 1920sMU2014/124 

Memorabilia including a Manchester student handbook (1927), alumni banquet program (1929), and booklet, "Three Thousand Miles Between," by Prof. J. Raymond Schutz.

Student Life: Photographs circa 1901MU2014/162 Photographs of Manchester College students taken at the turn of the 20th Century. 
Student Life: Slides circa 1992 - 1995MU2014/62 

Digitized slides featuring students, professors, and campus scenes circa 1992 through 1995.

Student Petition to Board of Trustees, 1900MC2007/79  

1.  One file containing an original letter from Manchester College students to the Board of Trustees, April 5, 1900.


The student petition to the Board of Trustees was from an early era in Manchester College history when both the academic and administrative credibility were in question. This file contains an original letter from Manchester College students to the Board of Trustees,dated April 5, 1900.

Student Photographs: 1900-1901MU2014/157 Manchester College and/or Academy students during the years 1900 and1901, including members of "The Hollinger Boys," and a photograph of Edith Brubaker. 
Student Teaching RecordsMC2002/262 

Student Teaching Records.

Student Volunteer Band, Constitution, 1921MC2003/8 

Booklet entitled "Constitution of the Student Volunteer Band of Manchester College" dated 1921. 

See Also:  Volunteer services.

See also: Volunteer Services
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. 
Student: Deaths & InjuriesMC2002/258 

Students' records of deaths including articles, e-mails, and memorial services.

Marsa A. Hatten, Michael T. Petry article 16 February 1987.

For information on student deaths during the 1918 flu epidemic see "Memories of Manchester," by Otho Winger, pgs 39 - 40.

See Also:  Aurora, 1946 p.67. Oak Leaves, 4 December 1947 p.1; 21 November 1963 p.1; 26 November 1969 p.8; 11 April 1972, p.1; 11 May 1989, p.1-2; Gospel Messenger, 4 October 1947 p.17,

Student: Hardman, Eva, Collection circa 1896-1897MC 2004/677: 1-5 

Eva Hardman Collection circa 1896/1897.

1. MC2004/677-1:  Sunday school attendance and grade card.

2.  MC2004/677-2:  Report Card for term ending 17 March 1897 in the form of a one cent post card sent to Miss Eva Hardman, Sidney, Ind.

3.  MC2004/677-3:  Matriculation Card.

4.  MC2004/677-4:  Matriculation Card.

5.  MC2004/677-5:  Grade card for Bible Normal Course for the period 17 February 1896.

Student: Religious Affiliation 1973 - 1983MC2007/96 

Records for the distribution by church membership of undergraduate full-time students for: 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980,1981,1983.

Students in the NewsMC2010/114 

Copies of newspaper articles featuring Manchester College students in the news!  Included are awards and special events the students received and participated in.

Students: Photographs, circa 1980's, 1990's MC2007/218 

Old Manchester College sign with two students talking.

Cordier Auditorium building shot.

Student reading under tree.

Trio of students with guitar and drums on football field.

Students with books around the fountain. 

"Good Times" showing a barbeque on campus with two individuals and meat.

Photo of football team at play.

A Cappella Choir photo.

Sunday SchoolMC2010/147 Copy of an invitation to attend the interdenominational "College Sunday School" featuring "...five vitally interesting classes."  Professors giving classes are Paul Keller, Ercell Lynn, Gladdys Muir, R. Wayne Rieman, and Dr. Charles Morris. 
Sunday School Day in the College Chapel, 1899MC2004/706-3 

Chapel: Sunday School Day in the College Chapel, 18 January 1899, with notes of lecture by Emma Bowman.

Other speakers included:

A, I. Mow, Edna Puterbaugh, E. M. Crouch, Owen Cottrell, Edson J. Ulrey, Mrs. T. T. Myers, Gorman Heeter, J. W. Kitson, J. R. Miller, Mrs. Emma Garver, Mrs. Kate Hollinger, Mrs. W. Wright, I. L. Burkey, Alice King, M. M. Sherrick, S. D. Royer.

Swank, Louella: Autograph Book 1899MC2008/80 Autograph book beloning to Louella Z. Swank of Bellefontaine, Ohio, with inscription and signature, 1899, by Otho Winger. 
Sweeton, JerryMC2010/8 Jerry Sweeton, 2009 Professor of the Year.  
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. 
Symphonic Band and Stage Band: Posters MC2009/91a,b 

Symphonic Band / Stage Band (1971) poster and Symphonic Band poster (earlier poster).

1. MC2009/89aL 8.5" x 11" poster for Symphonic Band and Stage Band concert for 28 Frebruary 1971.

2. MC2009/89b: Poster with photo for Symphonic Band, David C. McCormick, Director,  McCormick taught at the College from 1956-1959 and from 1967-1970.  The poster has a photograph of the band.

Tagawa, Toyohiko: PhotographSmall Box 66: Kagawa Photograph 

Kagawa: The photograph that appears on page 116 of the book, "A Century of Faith, Learning and Service, Manchester College. " In 1936 the College hosted a major conference called "An Institute on Christian World Order," featuring Japanese peace activist Toyohiko Kagawa.

A biographical sketch by James E. Kiefer about Toyohiko Kagawa can be found on the internet.

Taize Worship ServiceMC2003/319  

Taize Worship Clipping Collection.

See Also:  The News-Journal, 13 November 2002 p.5B.

Tanimato, Kiyoshi: A Message of Warning and HopeConvocation Tape #135: Tanimato, Kiyoshi 

Rev. Kiyoshi was a survivor of the bombing of Hiroshima and worked with victims of the bomb.  He raised funds for the Hiroshima Maidens project in which women, severly burned by the bomb, received constructive surgery. He also raised funds for a peace center in Hiroshima. His message was delivered on 11 October 1982.



Tannreuther, George W.MC2007/128 

Information about George Tannreuther who was the first college graduate of Manchester College in 1900.  Tannreuther became professor of Zoology at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

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. 
Tests: Assessments for Graduation: CONFIDENTIALMU2015/39 Description of The Undergraduate Record Examination - Education Department - and why it was chosen to fulfill senior Comprehensive Examination requirements. Undergraduate Record Examinations score report rosters for various areas of study.  Graduate Record Examinations with student scores.  Other materials. 1970 - 1982. 
Theater: Design Plans for ProductionsMC2009/94a,b Design: Historical design plans for theater productions.  
Theatre: Alpha Psi OmegaMC2002/8  

The file contains newspaper clippings and general information about Alpha Psi Omega.

Theatre: Alpha Psi OmegaMC2008/174 

Alpha Psi Omega: Program from the New Student One Act Festival, circa 1998.

Student directors, Assistant directors, actors, in this production include:
Shawn Kobb, Jennifer Witty, Aaron Gardner, Jennifer Lundin, Sean Andes, Patrick Purvis, Beth Joseph, Larisa Hoke & Chris Fitze, Amanda Muench, Elaine Barajas, Eric Bendes, Laurel Sampson, Josh Brockway, Andy Helfrich, Kelly Tucker, Shelly Smith, Johanna Long, Anne Albright, Nicole Weaver, John Eshleman, Devin Keener, Jamie Eller, Ted Bryant, Ryan Hedstrom, Heidi Beck, Nick Studebaker.

Theatre: Alpha Psi OmegaMC2009/71 Posters advertising Alpha Psi Omega productions.  See MC2009/71 File Folder MC2009/71-PMOA: Plays, Musicals, One Acts.  These materials are part of the larger collection, MC2009/71.  See MC2009/71 for a complete listing of the entire collection. 
Theatre: Alpha Psi OmegaMC2007/81 Promotional for 2004 student one acts. 
Theatre: Tri Alpha and Alpha Psi Omega MC2002/331 Theatre department programs from 1920-1989 (incomplete).  Alpha Psi Omega Dramatic Fraternity certificate.  
Theatrical Productions: PhotographsMU2014/10 Photographs of theatrical productions and musicals at Manchester University throughout the years. 
Tri Alpha: Newspaper Clipping and News ReleasesMC2002/273  

Tri Alpha newspaper clippings and news releases.

Tri Alpha: Paul Keller Report circa 1960'sMC General File: Speech/Drama Report, including a section about Tri Alpha by Paul Keller circa the 1960's. 
Tri Alpha: Production, Family Portrait, 1949MC2007/80 1949 Program for the Tri-Alpha production of "Family Portrait." 
Tri Alpha: Production, Lute Song, 1955MC General File: Tri Alpha 1955 Program for the Tri-Alpha production of "Lute Song."  
Turkel, Studs: Kermit Eby Memorial Lecture, PhotographMC2008/128 

Studs Terkel photograph 1976 - 1977, Kermit Eby Memorial Lecture Convocation Speaker.

Typhoid epidemic of 1925Oak Leaves 

Typhoid epidemic of 1925 articles in Oak Leaves 11 July 1925 p.1; 1 August 1925 p.4; 16 January 1926 p.3. 

See Also: "Memories of...Manchester," by Otho Winger.

Ulery, Rev. J . Edson and Sylvia: Funeral Memory BooksBrethren People File: Ulery, Rev. J. Edson and Sylvia Rev. J. Edson Ulery was a Church of the Brethren minister who died in January of 1959.  Two memory books, one for Sylvia and another for Edson, reflect the affection that people held for the couple.  Edson's life story is available in a book, "A Heap of Living," by Cora W. Helman. 
Ulrey, A. B.MC2007/87 

A. B. Ulrey: First biology teacher at Manchester College, born near North Manchester, Indiana.

This material contains information regarding Ulrey's work done at the Venice Marine Station along with biographical notes and personal correspondence.

Ulrey, Calvin: Training School and Academy PhotographMU2013/91 Calvin Ulrey [viewer's left] is identified as a teacher in this photograph that was probably taken in the early 1900's.  The archivist wonder's if perhaps this is not a picture of the Academy and Training School, and that the older individuals were NOT teachers, but were students in the Academy? 
Union Program CouncilUnion Program Council: Information and Photographs See Also:  Manchester Activities Council (MAC); Photo Boxes 143, 144, 174  
Union Program CouncilMC2004/653 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1975 -1976, Photo Board.

Union Program Council BrochuresMC2010/135 

UPC Spring Movie Guide 1980.

One undated brochure listing student members of the Union Program Council, faculty advisor and others.


Union Program Council MaterialsMC2002/327  

Union Program Council Materials.

Schedules and other information for 1971-1972 for Breakaway, Homecoming, Madrigal Dinner, Parents Weekend, movies (including Tuesday Movie Night), May Day, Fine Arts Week, Winter Festival.

For Fine Arts Week, See Also:  Humanities Division; Sigma Eta Sorority

Union Program Council: Photo Board, 1970-1971MC2005/654 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1970 - 1971, Photo Board.

Union Program Council: Photo Board 1966-1967MC2004/647  

Manchester College Union Program Council 1966 - 1967, Photo Board.

Union Program Council: Photo Board, 1967-1968MC2004/657 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1967 - 1968, Photo Board

Union Program Council: Photo Board, 1971-1972MC2004/658 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1971 -1972, Photo Board

Union Program Council: Photo Board, 1972-1973MC2004/659 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1972 - 1973 Photo Board.

Union Program Council: Photo Board, 1973-1974MC2004/652 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1973-1974, Photo Board.

  • 1.  Photo board with black and white pictures of the Union Program Council and Advisors.
Union Program Council: Photo Board, 1974-1975MC2004/648 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1974-1975, Photo Board.

Union Program Council: Photo Board, 1976-1977MC2004/656 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1976 -1977, Photo Board

Union Program Council: Photo Board, 1978-1979MC2004/651 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1978-1979, Photo Board.

Union Program Council: Photo Board, 1979-1980MC2004/650 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1979-1980.

Union Program Council: Photo Board, 1980-1981MC2004/649 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1980-1981, Photo Board.

Union Program Council: Photo Brard, 1969-1970MC2004/655 

Manchester College Union Program Council 1969 - 1970, Photo Board

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.

Values, Ideas and the Arts: Public ProgramsMC2002/278g Public Programs materials
Values, Ideas, & Arts, Convocations, Cinema Series, Schedules, Programs including Martin Agronsky as well as Opening Convo 2004 MC2004/355 

Values, Ideas, & Arts, Opening Convocations, Convocations, Cinema Series: Schedules, Listings and Programs, including"

  • 1967, Martin Agronsky, Washington Correspondent for CBS Radio and Television and Moderator of "Face the Nation."
Values, Ideas, and ArtsMC2002/278h 

Values, Ideas, and Arts records.

Values, Ideas, and Arts: Blyden, Jackson, PhotographsJackson Blyden: Large Faculty/Staff Photograph Box (combined 166, 167 and 138) "Orrel Little" File 

Jackson, Blyden:

African American author professor, dean and pioneer in the study of African American literature. Blyden Jackson visited Manchester College in the fall of 1966.  Two photographs of Manchester College faculty at a luncheon with Mr. Jackson. Faculty included are :  Herbert Ingraham, Charles Klingler, Margaret Brown, Doris Garey, and Orrel Little.

Values, Ideas, and Arts: Convocation CommitteeMC2002/278e 

Values, Ideas, and Arts Records - Convocation Committee.  Payments made to convocation speakers during the 1990-1991 academic year.

Values, Ideas, and Arts: Convocations 1956-1969MC2002/278a 

Convocations 1956-1969:

  • Values, Ideas, and Arts Records
Values, Ideas, and Arts: Convocations 1970-1975MC2002/278b Convocation records 1970-1975. 
Values, Ideas, and Arts: Convocations 1976-1983MC2002/278c Convocations 1976-1983, including program for the 90th Anniversary Convocation. 
Values, Ideas, and Arts: Convocations 1984-1999 MC2002/278d 

Convocation records 1984-1999.

Values, Ideas, and Arts: Cousins, Norman, Manifesto for SurvivalMC2009/70 

Cousins, Norman:  Manifesto for Survival, 1967.  Cousins lectured at Manchester College 6 March 1956.

Values, Ideas, and Arts: Honors ConvocationsMC2002/278f Values, Ideas, and Arts Records - Honors Convocations. 
Values, Ideas, and Arts: Opening Convocation, 2003MC2004/354 Opening Convocation, 3 September 2003. 
Values, Ideas, and Arts: Opening Convocation, 2007MC2007/168 Opening Convocation, 29 August 2007. 
Values, Ideas, and Arts: Sloane, Dr. William CoffinMC2009/195 

Convocation photographs from Rev. Dr. William Sloan Coffin's visit to Manchester College, March 1989.


Values, Ideas, and Arts:Goldwater, Barry, Photographs, 1968MC2008/124 

Barry Goldwater spoke at Manchester College in 1968, a week after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s visit to campus.

1.  One photo by Harold Chatlosh
2.  Six photos by Edward Breen who at that time was Staff Photographer for The Leader Tribune, Marion, Indiana.

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 15Vice President's Box: #15 

Materials from the Office of the Vice President of Manchester College.

Vice President: Box 16Vice President's Box #16 

Materials from the Office of the Vice President of Manchester College.

Vice President: Box 3Vice Presideint's Box: #3 Materials from the Office of the Vice President of Manchester College. 
Vice President: Box 5Vice President's Box: #5 Materials from the Office of the Vice President of Manchester College. 
Vice President: Box 6Vice President's Box: #6 

Materials from the Office of the Vice President of Manchester College.

Vice President: Box 8Vice President's Box: #8 

Materials from the Office of the Vice President of Manchester College.

Video, Historical: Holl, Carl - Circa the 1930'sMU2013/90 This video begins with shots of Native American men along with President Winger, who dons a sash and grips a tomohawk.The football team runs out and the marching band plays. There are clips of College life in the 1930's and two segments are marked as Carl Holl films. The filmaker documents the May Day Queen and her court and various faculty/staff on campus, C. W. Holl No. 2. Probably film of a football trip to Niagara Falls to play the University of Buffalo - MC-21 UB-6. The movie shows a railroad track and train cars marked (in chalk?) "Manchester Special" - "We Got The Bacon!" Pictures of triumphant arrival back in North Manchester? C. W. Holl No. 3 - This segment documents a football game. 
Vision StatementMC2008/18 Vision Statement Development of the 2008 Vision Statement. Background material and drafts. 
Volunteer ServicesMC General File: Volunteer Services 

Volunteer Services records.

  • Minutes, general info, mission statements, Ambassadors, "Manchester Serves..." booklet

See Also: Aurora 1996 ed. p.15; Church of the Brethren; Manchester College Bulletin November 1975 p.2; Missionary Visitor 11.6 (June 1909) p.186-189; 18.3 (March 1916) p.118-119; 21.3 (March 1919); 21.10 (Oct 1919) p.287; Oak Leaves 24 September 1964 p.1; 5 November 1964 p.2; Religious Activities Student Volunteer Band; Photo Box 71.

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." 
Wallin, Dr. Franklin: New Call To Peacemaking, Convocation, 1978Convocation Tape 21 April 1978: Wallin, Franklin 

Dr. Franklin Wallin, President of Earlham College, give an address at the New Call to Peacemaking conference at Manchester College. In the address he talks about the paper and ideas behind the paper produced by the New Call to Peacemaking.

Wampler, SadieFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Wampler, Sadie Stutsman 

Biographical materials and images of Sadie Stutsman Wampler.

Wampler, Sadie Irene Stutsman: Hand O Graphs BookMC2011/126 

Sadie Stutsman Wampler graduated from Manchester College in 1916.  This is the same year that she began entries in "The Hand O Graphs" book, and kept make entries for years following. This book comes with the instructions: Place your hand, palm downwards, on the paper and trace outline.  There are a couple examples given, and then the individual is on her own to gather outlines of the hands of friends, family and celebrities on the following pages.  It is like an autograph book for hands.  The name of the individual is also recorded along with the date.

Wampler, Sadie Stutsman: Play and PostcardDrama/Theater Filing Cabinet: Wampler materials  

Sadie Wampler play, "Mary of the Alabaster Box, A Biblical Play," by Sadie Stutsman (Wampler).

Postcard to Cora Shultz from Sadie Wampler regarding costumes for a pageant.

Wampler, Sadie: Education and Professional Programs Division, PhotographsMC2003/107 

Teacher Training School/Sadie Wampler Photograph Collection-Oversized Photographs.

  • 1915-SSW and physical culture class.
  • SSW and her mother, Mary, with several other women.
  • SSW with art class.
  • Portrait of 4 people.  SSW is center front.
  • 1909-SSW and painting class.
  • SSW and art class.
  • 1920-Pageant celebrating Manchester's 25 years.
  • 1901-choir class.
  • Play "At the Mercy of the State" directed by SSW.
  • 1921-"Morning-Noon-Night" directed by SSW.
  • 1909-beginning of teacher training.
  • Teachers' institution group at Warsaw, IN.
  • 1910-faculty, student body in front of brick building.
  • Framed portrait of a teacher in the classroom and observers.
Wampler, Sadie: The Silver Book, 1936MC2006/39 

"The Silver Book," directed by Sadie Wampler, 1936.

"The Silver Book," is the script for a pageant of pictured pages, the Silver Shadow Series of Manchester Murals, musing Otho Winger, President of Manchester College and  the growth of His school during twenty-five years of service from 1911 - 1936. 

Watson, Jonathan: Public Relations Wall of Fame Photograph CollectionMC2004/729: Watson, Jonathan Jonathan Watson with daughters Olivia and Susannah, Photo #38, one of 46 images in collection MC2004/729. 
Weaver, Nuclear Discussion, National Council of Churches StudyConvocation Tape #59c: Weaver, Seelman, Nuclear Discussion, Panel 59c: Nuclear Discussion Workshop, National Council of Churches study part 2 with Seelman Weaver. 
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.

West, Dan: Family and Heifer Project Photographs and MemorabiliaMC2011/208: Janet Schrock 

An assortment of photographs and memorabilia about Dan West, his family and Heifer Project. These items were given to Janet Schrock, Dan West's daughter, by different individuals, including videographer, David Sollenberger.

West, Dan: Heifer Project International, Long Term LoanArchives Office, North Shelving Unit 

Objects are on Long-Term Loan from Heifer Project International.

These include but are not limited to:

  • 25 years of Brethren Service Pin (in Dan West exhibit).
  • Nametag written on wood in shape of Brethren Service Cup.
  • Dan West's pocketknife.
  • Dan West's camera and case.
  • Dolls from Spain (in Dan West exhibit).
  • Manchester College momento 1895, acorn on leather strap.
  • Children's shoes from Spain (in Dan West exhibit).

Contact the Archivist for questions about the entire list of objects.

West, Dan: Materials, Gift From Heifer Project InternationalMC2009/130 a,b,c Dan West File with copies of writings, DVD with clips of radio broadcases, pictures and video.  Photographs of Heifer Project in other countries.  These materials were gifts to the Archives from Heifer Project International. 
Why I TeachMC2011/213 

A collection of short faculty speeches on the topic of why they chose to teach at Manchester College.  The presentations are dated from 1993 forwards through 2003.

Williams, LeonardFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Williams, Leonard 

Material related to Leonard Williams, Social Sciences, History and Political Science, including MC Center for Science crossword puzzle from "A Time for Celebration."

Wine Recital Hall: GroundbreakingMU2016/33 

Video of the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Wine Recital Hall.

Wine, Norman: CollectionMU2014/42 Materials related to Norman B. Wine - biography and related artifacts, diplomas, Auroras, Manchester College Bulletins reflecting his time with the Board of Trustees, congregational anniversary items for the Southern Ohio District of the Church of the Brethren. 
Winger and Miller: Letters From Foreign LandsMC2004/635-1 Letters by Otho and Ida Winger to family members (Edith Miller, Amos Miller) while touring the world in 1927-1928. The last part of the collection are letters written by Bertha Miller Neher to Edith and Amos about her foreign travels. 
Winger Family Holiday Greeting: 1942MU2013/82 Winger family photograph holiday greeting of 1941-1942 with signature of Otho Winger. 
Winger, IdaMC2004/688-1 

Memorial to Mrs. Otho Winger, Ida Winger, written by Alice King Ebey.

See more material about Ida in a book written by Otho Winger about his wife, "In Memory of Ida Miller Winger," by Otho Winger.

Winger, Ida, Winger Otho: Letter from Egypt, 1928MC2004/635-14 Ida Winger's letter to family from Port Said, Egypt, 1928.  
Winger, OthoMC2002/104u 

Large box filled with Otho Winger materials.

Winger, OthoMC General File: Faculty/Staff, Winger, Large Collection  

File with related Otho Winger material including but not limited to vignettes, letters, and Winger's writing about Native Americans as well as his close relationship with the Miami Nation.

Winger, Otho and Ida: Letters on Route to India, 1928MC2004/635-15 

Ida and Otho Winger's letters on route to India from port Said, Egypt, 1928, including a luncheon menu and envelope from the trip. 

Winger, Otho and Miller, R. H.: Authors of Travel BooksMC2008/97 

One copy of "Letters From Foreign lands," by Otho Winger - PART TWO.

One copy of "Travel Letters," by R. H. Miller, 1954.

Winger, Otho and Schwalm, Vernon: Presidents Files and Other ResourcesWinger and Schwalm: Additional Resources 

Personal and confidential files and materials related to President Otho Winger and Vernon Schwalm are located in the Vault (IIS) in older metal filing cabinet drawers.

Winger, Otho and Winger, IdaMC2009/138 "Letters of Love, Ida Miller and Otho Winger," transposed by Lou Ann McKimmy.  
Winger, Otho and Winger, Ida: Christmas Family PostcardMC2004/635-31 Christmas postcard with Otho Winger family house on recto.  
Winger, Otho and Winger, Ida: Family Letter Before Tour, 1927MC2004/635-4 Otho and Ida Winger's first letter to family aboard the American Merchant 15 minutes before departure, 1927.  
Winger, Otho and Winger, Ida: France, 1928MC2004/635-23 Otho and Ida Winger's letters (one from each) written in Strausburg, France, 15 June 1928.  
Winger, Otho and Winger, Ida: Letters From SeaMC2004/635-30 Otho and Ida Winger's letters (one from each) written from aboard S. S. American Merchant, during their first days at sea...."P.S. Neither typewriter nor pen can describe the 4 1/2 days experience with a rolling, pitching sea and stomache.  Glad to be better!"  
Winger, Otho and Winger, Ida: Memorabilia from Foreign TripMC2004/635-22a,b 

Letters and momentos from Otho and Ida's foreign excursion.

Winger, Otho and Winger, Ida: Wedding Announcement, 1902MC2004/635-32 Wedding announcement for Otho and Ida Winger, 1902.  
Winger, Otho and Winger, Otto: Retirement Plans and McPherson College CorrespondenceMC2002/2b  

Correspondence between Otho Winger and the Manchester College Board of Trustees, especially regarding the retirement of Winger and his brother, J.O. Winger.

Correspondence between Otho Winger and students and administration of McPherson College, 1924-1934.

Winger, Otho: Book and PamphletMU2014/64 Otho Winger's book titled, "Memories of ...Manchester," and a pamphlet describing Winger's contributions to Manchester College since assuming the presidency in 1911. 
Winger, Otho: Collection of Paul WingerMU2017/13 

Objects related to President and Mrs. Otho Winger that were in the collection of their son, Paul Winger.

Winger, Otho: Faculty ProspectsMC2006/13: File Folder Case - Faculty and Prospects Letters President Otho Winger's correspondence regarding faculty prospects primarily for the 1920's. 
Winger, Otho: Family Christmas Card, 1937MC2007/44 

1936 Christmas Card with Otho Winger family photo and note on verso.

Winger, Otho: Hallady PostcardMU2014/114 1928 postcard from President Otho Winger to Jacob Halladay written while Winger was on international tour.  
Winger, Otho: Memorial Fund GiftsMU2017/37 Financial data along with records of names and donations made to the Winger Memorial Fund. 
Winger, Otho: Native American ResearchMU2017/14 Research and correspondence related to Otho Winger's works on Native American history. Notes include but are not limited to the Potawatomie, speeches delivered at the Indiana Council on the Mississinewa, land reserves of the Miamis, bloodline of Frances Slocum, notes on the Kickapoos, historical articles, such as "The Baptists and the Indians," by T. C. Townsend, and "The Trial and Hanging of Hubbard at Wabashtown," by Townsend. 
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: Picture of a PhotographMC2007/153 Photo of photograph: Portrait of President Otho Winger 
Winger, Otho: Promotional BrochureMC2009/79 Promotional Brochure on Otho Winger as Preacher, Educator, Lecturer, Traveler, Author, Author on Indian History.  
Winger, Otho: Reports to State, Church, GeneralMC2006/13: File Folder Case - Reports: State, Church, General  A varied collection of Otho Winger materials containing a variety of information, including but not limited to: Reports made to the Church of the Brethren and to the government,Carl Burt being offered a job, a listing of salaries. 
Winger, Otho: Silver Anniversary of President Winger, 1936MC2007/103 The Silver Anniversary...of Otho Winger, President of Manchester College."  Program for Silver Anniversary Week culminating in graduation of students on 29 May 1936. 
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.

Winger, Otho: Winger to Speak, 1926MC2004/688-2 "Winger To Be Speaker Here," newspaper article, 1926. The Layman's organization of the Huntington Church of the Brethren arranged for President Winger to speak at their church. 
Winger, President Otho: CollectionMC2010/200 

Manchester College and Church of the Brethren related letters, pamphlets, photographs, Sunday school records, newspaper articles, interesting pieces of local and national history, diaries, wedding invitations, datebooks, publication agreements, resumes of applicants from the Albert Teaching Agency and more.

Wolfe, ClaudeFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Wolfe, Claude 

Material relating to Claude Wolf, including news clipping from 1964,  "Claude Wolfe Family Returns from Bolivia," news release from 1966 naming Claude Wolfe Coach of the Year, and Coach Wolf's obituary, 1985. 


See Also: Gospel Messenger, 16 June 1945 p.7, 14; 14 July 1945 p.19; 15 September 1945 p.16; 6 October 1945 p.19; 24 November 1945 p.21; 20 April 1946 p.19; 8 June 1946 p.21; 7 December 1946 p.21; 14 December 1946 p.8-9; 22 March 1947 p.20-21 (photos); 5 April 1947 p.21 (photo); Manchester College Bulletin, June 1951 p.2; March 1976 p.7.

Wollman, NeilFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Wollman, Neil 

Material related to Neil Wollman, Social Sciences, Psychology, including:

  • Interview: "Tax Resister Fields Questions," The News-Journal, 14 April 1983.
  • "Focusing on Income Tax Reform," Letter to the Editor of the Wabash Plain Dealer, 16 June 1995, by Neil Wollman.
  • Bulletin of the Peace Studies Institute 2000, Manchester College, Wollman article, pg. 1, "Announcement: Dr. Neil Wollman Appointed Senior Resesarch Fellow for the Peace Studies Institute."  Photograph of Neil with wife, Manchester College Professor, Dr. Abby Fuller.


For additional material regarding Neil Wollman, see: The News-Journal, 21 August 2002 p.17

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." 
Wu, Ningkun: ConvocationConvocation Tape # 442: Wu, Ningkun 

International Week Convocation speaker, 31 October 1994, Dr. Ningkun Wu.  1948 Manchester Alumnus, author, profesor.

Y.M.C.A.: Handbook CollectionMC2004/497 

Y.M.C.A.: Manchester College Handbook Collection.  Handbooks produced by the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A. groups on campus.  Collection includes 1925-26, 1926-27, 1930-31, 1931-32, 1935-36, 1936-37, 1937-38, 1938-39, 1939-40, 1940-41, 1941-42.

Y.M.C.A.: MaterialsMC2003/50 

Clipping of photograph of pile of clothing and various students (names not provided).  Caption reads, "Manchester College YMCA Members Ship Relief Clothing."

See Also:

Relief and Rehabilitation

Religious Activities

Y.M.C.A.: TopicsMC2004/706-1 Y.M.C.A.: Card listing topics for meetings during the spring term of 1894. 
Y.W.C.A., Y.M.C.A., PhotographsReligious Activities: Additional Information 

See also:  Y.M.C.A.; Y.W.C.A.; Photo Box 75.

Y.W.C.A.: CollectionMC2003/1 

Y.W.C.A. Collection.

See Also: Mountaineer; Oak Leaves, 5.1 (Oct 1917) p.11; 22 October 1964 p.1; Religious Activities.

Yoder, BradleyFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Yoder, Bradley Material related to Bradley Yoder, Social Sciences, Sociology.  
Young's House, President: PhotographMC2010/159 One photograph of President Young's home, that would later become the College Hospital and finally the AAFRO House. 
Young, Andrew: Address for Cordier Auditorium MC2011/1 wave sound and MP4 

A video of Andrew Young speaking at the dedication of Cordier Auditorium on the Manchester College campus 23 September 1978. Digital Wave Sound recording of cassette tape.

Young, Andrew: Commencement Address, 2000MU2012/28b Dr. Andrew Young presents the Commencement address, 2000. 
Young, Andrew: PhotographMC2008/125 Photographs of Andrew Young with students in Petersime lounge, along with contact prints and negatives.  
Young, John: Biographical MaterialMU2012/32 Biographical material related to Dr. John F. Young, alumnus, Naval Aviator, Associate Superintendent of the Fort Wayne Community Schools, and Chair of the Board of Trustees. 
Zimmerman, GaryFaculty/Staff Boxes 46-48: Zimmerman, Gary Material relating to Gary Zimmerman, Social Sciences and Psychology. 
Zimmerman, Gary: Photograph, Public Relations Wall of FameMC2004/729: Zimmerman, Gary Photograph of Gary Zimmerman with golf clubs, picture #41 in the Public Relations Wall of Fame Photograph Collection.   

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
Album: Church of the Brethren, People, Highland AvenueBC2010/5 

What makes this album interesting in the amount of history it records.  There are articles about Church of the Brethren missionaries, the Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren  in Elgin, Illinois, Church of the Brethren ministers and leaders, as well as personal stories about the compiler and folks this individual knows.  It is a shame that the source remains unknown.

Annual Conference Booklets: Church of the BrethrenBC2011/10 

Church of the Brethren Annual Conference booklets ranging from 1901 throu 1926 belonging to Otho Winger, Mrs. Otho Winger and J. L. Cunningham (?) of Flora Church of the Brethren.  MC President Winger's booklets have notes and typed notes and the book from Calgary, Alberta, Canada has interesting postcards, one with an image of a lodge.

Beery, WilliamBrethren People File: Beery, William Member of the Church of the Brethren, William Beery, sings a solo over WLS radio to celebrate his 91st birthday [clipping]. 
Brown, KenBC2004/9 Kenneth Brown, Religion and Philosophy: "Updating Brethren Values" 
Brown, KenBC2004/18 Kenneth Brown, Religion and Philosophy: "Why I am a 'Pacifist'" 
China Relief: Church of the BrethrenBC2014/12 

Narrative and video documentation of the mission and relief work conducted by the Church of the Brethren in the country of China from 1908 through 1951.

Church of the Brethren: Annual Conference Moderators, PostcardsBC2008/2 Postcards  of Germantown Church of the Brethren, D. W. Kurtz,  and all living Annual Conference Moderators.  . 
Church of the Brethren: Annual Conference NewspapersBC2009/09 Annual Conference and District Conference Newspapers circa the 1920's.  
Church of the Brethren: Brethren Action MovementBC2004/30  Tracts and newsletters produced by Brethren Action Movement [BAM]. 
Church of the Brethren: Financing Education, 1943BC2010/49 One in-depth study dated November 1943 focusing on the problems surrounding the financing of higher education within the Church of the Brethren.  
Church of the Brethren: Middle Indiana Men's Organization, 1948BC2010/35 One page announcement of a film and presentation by John L. Strohm, author, editor and world traveler.  The program is sponsored bythe Middle Indiana Brethren Men's Organization. 
Civilian Public Service: Weldy, GilbertBrethren People File: Weldy, Gilbert 

Articles in the Brethren People File related to Gilbert Weldy, Manchester College alumnus, 1949, and CPS Smoke-Jumper:

  • Member Profile, Gilbert Weldy, "The National Smokejumper Association, Smokejumper," Quarterly Magazine, October, 2003.
  • "Some of My Life's Memories," by Gilbert R. Weldy, Written in 1998, Bloomington, Indiana.

See Also:  Convocations Cassettes Collection Tape 513 (21 April 1997); Manchester College Bulletin November 1976 p.3

Conscientious Objection: Kime, CarlBC2007/7  

Supreme Court transcripts, Carl Kime materials.

MC graduate and Church of the Brethren Minister, Carl Kime was conscientious objector. See his videotaped interview MC2008/06.

Eby, Kermit: Minister, Church of the BrethrenBC2004/17 

Kermit Eby: Writings and biographical information.  Link to Record #  to see listing.

"Gemeinschaft - Gesellschaft, Perspectives on the Human Adventure," by Earl S. Johnson, the first address in the Kermit Eby Memorial Lectureship. This copy of Johnson's address also contains biographical material about Kermit Eby.

Biographical Article: "Kermit Eby: Pragmatic Idealist," by Philip G. Altbach.

Elders Meeting of Middle District, Indiana, Minutes 1892 - 1916: Church of the Brethren BC2010/2 Elders meeting of Middle District, Indiana, Minutes, 1892 - 1916  
Ernestine Hoff Wedding, Hoff MaterialBC2010/5 

Emrick, Ernestine Hoff.  Manchester College Alumna

  • Wedding photo of Lottie and Ernest Hoff and the way their dining table looked at their wedding.
  • Christmas postcard wtih E. G.  Hoff holding grandson, Gregory Lee, circa 1946.  On card verso is a family lineage:
    • Ernest Hoff b.
      • Lottie Neher Hoff b.
        • Grandson, Gregory b
          • son of:
            • Minister Emrick, Leland B.S. 39 [Manchester College Alumnus]
            • Ernestine (Hoff) Emrick B.S. 40  [Manchester College Alumna]
  • Clippings showing:

    Dr. WIlbur McFadden and Family, Vernard Eller, Glenn Rohrer, Dan West, Ora Huston, Edward K. Ziegler (1960), Jesse Ziegler, Burton Metzler, Lorell Weiss, Ira Moomaw (1962), Chalmer Faw, James B. Bowman (missionary), Mary Schaeffer, Ernest and Olivia Ikenberry, Merlin Shull, Martha Cocanower, Martha Rupel, Wilma Stern, Anna Warstler, etc.

    1961 Annual Conference Worship leaders, Dale W. Brown, Clarence Sink, Wilfren Staufer, Hubert Newcomer, Thomas Davis and other 1961 Conference speakers.

Higher Education: Church of the BrethrenCOB General File: Higher Education "A Study of the History of Higher Education in the Church of the Brethren."   
Huntington City Church of the Brethren: Historical RecordsBC2016/3 Older church records; council meetings 1911 - 1959, class meetings, women's meetings, financial ledgers, newsletters, district meetings, Church Board Minutes 1936 - 1942, Fellowship Guild 1945 - 1975, Excelsior Class 1917 - 1949, Men's Organization 1935 - 1943, Building Committee materials 1957 - 1958.. 
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. 
Laura Wine, Africa, Medical Missionary: Brethren PeopleBC2006/10 

Laura Wine was the head of obstetrics at the Lassa Mission Hospital in Nigeria. She was one of the first to die of what was to be called Lassa Fever, an unknown and deadly disease that erupted in Nigeria, Africa in 1969.

Laverne CollegeBC2006/16 "Lambda," yearbooks. 
Mack, AlexanderBC2001/6 Alexander Mack, leader of the Schwarzenomer Neutavfer (sic) [Schwarzenauer Neutäufer, or forerunners of the Church of the Brethren and related groups], wrote a letter to the Count of Ysenburg-Büdingen Moravianborn on 5 September 1711.  The original letter is kept in the Archives of the Castle.  It has been translated into modern German by Gudrun Meyer and into English by Barbara Ollesch.  
Manchester College and the Church of the BrethrenCOB Filing Cabinet: Higher Education  

Manchester College and the Church of the Brethren: "A Study of the History of Higher Education in the Church of the Brethren." 

Nees, Opal PenceBrethren People File: Nees, Opal Pence Opal Pence Nees, Manchester College Class of 1950, served as Director of Religious Activities at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania and a former pastor in the Church of the Brethren. 
Neff, Henry: Minister, Brethren PeopleBrethren People File: Neff, Henry Rev. Henry Neff Dies at South Whitley - obituary. He was pastor of the Pleasasnt View and Sugar Creek churches of the Brethren. 
Rinehart Family in Howard County, IndianaBrethren People File: Rinehart Family The Rinehart family have produced prominent leaders in the Church of the Brethren.  A brief listing of names and the source of information, "History of the Church of the Berthren in Indiana," by Otho Winger, 1917. 
Sheldon, Ruby Wine: Brethren PeopleBrethren People File: Sheldon, Ruby Wine Aviator and member of Phoenix Church of the Brethren.  The first person in the United States to become a certified Flight Instructor-Instrument (CFII) in a helicopter.   
Shull, ErnestBrethren People File: Shul, Ernest, Butterfly Materials Church of the Brethren minister and Manchester College alumnus, Ernest Shull was a multifaceted individual. His scientific research in the area of "butterflies" was remarkable.  
Teeter, L. W.BC2007/5 L. W. Teeter Collection: Lewis Wallace Teeter, (1845 - 1927).  Mechanic, preacher, Bible expositor, Annual Meeting leader.  Born Oct. 15 near Hagerstown, IN.  Teeter taught himself basic Greek and German to supplement a limited secondary education.  The Annual Meeting asked Teeter to prepare a two-volume commentary on the New Testament (1894). This collection contains the original handwritten draft as well as published volumnes. 
Turkey Creek Church of the Brethren: Northern Indiana DistrictBC2015/9 "A History of the Life of a Congregation, Turkey Creek Church of the Brethren, 1838 - 2012," Gravelton, Indiana, by Yvonne Riege. 
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.

Winger, OthoBrethren People File: Winger, Otho "Messenger" article regarding Otho Winger.  
Winger, OthoBC2004/39 Text of the address presented by Otho Winger at the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference in La Verne, California, in 1928.  
Winger, Otho: Zigler, M. R.BC2011/22 

Correspondence between M. R. Zigler and Otho Winger primarily related to the mission work of the Church of the Brethren.  Many names are referred to in these letters.  Not all letters are between Winger and Zigler.  There is mention of Winger's illness and operation on his head. The letterheads on these letters change:

  • General Ministerial Board of the Church of the Brethren.
  • General Mission Board of the Church of the Brethren, 1929.
  • Home Missions and Ministry, Church of the Brethren.
Women's Missionary Society, Manchester Church of the BrethrenBC2008/8 - REMOVED Women's Missionary Society, Church of the Brethren, North Manchester, Indiana, Program booklet. 
Yoder, Milo: Brethren People Brethren People File: Yoder, Milo  

Related materials to Milo and Muriel Yoder in the Brethren People File:

  • Photocopy of the couple's portrait.
  • Information about Milo and Muriel from Daid Boothby 1976 - 2008 Regional Director of Heifer Project International.
  • Article by Jeanine Wine, Archivist, Manchester College, in preparation for the Dan West exhibit.
  • Obituary for Muriel Yoder received from Manchester College President, JoYoung Switzer.
  • Also see Milo and Muriel Yoder in Dan West exhibit display case and in the former Heifer Project International, Goshen office, materials.
Yoder, Muriel: Brethren PeopleBrethren People File: Yoder, Muriel  

Related materials to Milo and Muriel Yoder in the Brethren People File:

  • Photocopy of the couple's portrait.
  • Information about Milo and Muriel from Daid Boothby 1976 - 2008 Regional Director of Heifer Project International.
  • Article by Jeanine Wine, Archivist, Manchester College, in preparation for the Dan West exhibit.
  • Obituary for Muriel Yoder received from Manchester College President, JoYoung Switzer.
  • Also see Milo and Muriel Yoder in Dan West exhibit display case and in the former Heifer Project International, Goshen office, materials.


See Also:  Awards received by Milo and Muriel Yoder in the Heifer International, Goshen Office, materials, as well as in the Dan West exhibit in the Funderburg Library.


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