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Accession #MU2013/137
TopicSwitzer, Jo Young: Inauguration,
TitleSwitzer - Inaugural Letters of Support
LocationIIS, Easternmost Shelving Unit, In Box identified as MC2007/136-2
CitationSwitzer - Inaugural Letters of Support, MU2013/137, Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
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ProvenancePresident Jo Young Switzer
Scope and Content

Cards, notes and letters of support given to Jo Young Switzer at the time of her inauguration as President of Manchester College, September 2005.

Bulletin from the Inaugural Worship Service held at Manchester Church of the Brethren, 17 September 2005.

Menu from the event held on 27 September 2005 catered by Joseph Decuis who hosted and donated a thank you lunch for the team that orchestrated the inauguration.

Date of Accession12 November 2013
Bio History Note

Jo Young Switzer was inaugurated as the 14th president of Manchestser College on 17 September 2005.  She was the first woman to lead a Church of the Brethren college.

In her description of the cards President Jo writes "...they also show that I have friends with great senses of humor."

Archivist NoteDescription prepared 12 November 2013 by Jeanine M. Wine.

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