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Accession #MC2011/142
TopicMount Morris College and Academy: Graduation 1914
KeywordsGraduation, Missions, Missionary, Farming, Hendrickson, Emmert, Shively, Fike, Sherrick, Culler, President Miller, changing world,
TitleBaccalaureate and Commencement: Mount Morris
Size1 Encapsulated Newspaper Segment
LocationFlat File Drawer 4
CitationBaccalaureate and Commencement: Mount Morris, MC2011/142, Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
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ProvenanceCollection of the Archives
Scope and Content

The segment of the Mount Morris Index, 4 June 1914 feautures baccalaureate and commencement exercises at Mount Morris College along with a photograph of faculty and a description of  individual summer plans.  This was the largest class of graduates from the Academy in the history of the school. 

One encapsulated portion of the Mount Morris Index, 4 June 1914 featuring "Closing Days at Mount Morris College," including photograph of the faculty.

Date of Accession25 May 2011
Bio History Note

An address was given by Mount Morris academy alumnus, Professor Sylvester A. Long.  "Today there is an unparralleled demand for intelligent, magnanimous, principled service.  No man has a moral right to be any less intelligent than her must.  The farmer, too, has this challenge.  He must not only make a living but feed the world at the lowest possible cost.  The day of the independent farmer, merchant or mechanic is past..  Compulsory education is a moral fact....."





Archivist NoteDescription prepared 25 May 2011 by Jeanine M. Wine.

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