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Accession #MC2004/213
TopicMount Morris College: Academic and Permanent Records
KeywordsAlumni, Missionaries, Church of the Brethren, Mary Stover, Wilbur Stover,
TitleMount Morris College Academic Department Permanent Records
Size56 cards in protective envelope
LocationLarge Box 140, IIS
CitationMount Morris College Academic Department Permanent Records, MC2004/213 , Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessPartially restricted. Researchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceMount Morris College
Scope and ContentGrade cards from 1889-1890 that were sent to parents/guardians of students of the academy at Mount Morris.  

Cards read, "Make the education of your children a special object.  Parents are responsible not only for what they themselves teach their children, but for what they allow others to teach them," "Attendance shows the number of recitations per month.  The Bible Reading is made up from reading the Bible every school-day in Chapel, and attending Sunday-school and church once every Sunday.  Counting Chapel exercises, every student is expected to have at least five recitations per day, or one hundred per month," and "Please examine, and if not understood, address:  J.G. Royer, Principal Mt. Morris College, Mt. Morris, Ill." 

This collection includes the cards of Mary Emmert and Adam Eby.

Date of AccessionUnknown
Bio History NoteMary Emmert, student at Mount Morris College,  would marry Wilbur Stover (also at Mount Morris College) and they would become missionaries to India (Mary Stover).  Adam Ebey would also attend Manchester College and would marry Alice King Ebey, who was serving as an instructor there.   This couple would also become missionaries to India.  See: The Brethren Encyclopedia.
Archivist Note

Date of Accession: 1932.

Description prepared 9 February 2004 and last updated 09 February 2004 by Sara L. Smith


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