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Accession #MU2015/45
TopicMount Morris College: Photographs
TitlePhotographs from Mount Morris College
LocationIIS - Mount Morris Cabinet
CitationPhotographs from Mount Morris College, MU2015/45, Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessResearchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceCollection of the Archives
Scope and Content

A Collection of photographs from Mount Morris College, Mt. Morris, Illinois.


File Folder #1 - M.M.C.Campus and Buildings

- Ladies’ Hall - 1907, 1918, 1920.

- Men’s Dormitory - before 1912.

- Auditorium/Gymnasium - 1908.

- College Gym decorated for the Junior/senior banquet-1919.

- Science Building (New Sandstone).

- Old Sandstone - 1918.

- College Hall (Chapel and Admin Buildings)- c. 1915 - 1920.

- Philoritorian Society .

- Campus shots- 1910, 1916.

- Brethren Publishing House.

- Assorted Unknown houses.


File Folder #2 - M.M.C. Fires

- Burning of Old Sandstone -1912.

- M.M.C. Fire of 1931.


File Folder #3a - Teams

- Football Team- 1916 -1924.

- Men’s Basketball Team - 1909.

- Women’s Basketball Team - unknown date.


File Folder #3b - Classes

- Sewing class  -Miss Klepinger - 1916-1917.

- Bible Dept.- 1918-1919.

- Graduating Class of 1893 - Bertha Miller Neher Stine and Alice King Ebey.

- Class of circa 1910 - Jennie Berkley, Bectbelhamer? Bechtelheimer?, Hattie Switzer Flory, Beulah Lichty.

- Class of 1891 or 1892 - Sam Stover and Mitchell Stover (brothers to Wilbur Stover).

- Com. Dpt. - group picture.

- Group picture including Bertha Miller Neher Stine and Alice King Ebey.

- Prf. Farney’s Industrious Commercal Dep. - 1919-20

 - Irene Van Dyke’s Expression Dep.- 1918-1919.

- Unknown classes and dates.

- Group photograph, probably with E. S. Young and J. G. Royer in back row.  E. S. young would be the first president of Manchester College and Bible School.

- Mount Morris College Choral Cantata.


File Folder #3c - Student Clubs andOrganizations

- Junior Program- 1919.

- Philorhetorian Literary Society- 1917.

- Student Evangelistic Band Workers- unknown date.

- College Quartet-  circa 1901, unknown date.

- College Chorus- Prof. Beery- 1913-18, 1917-18.

- Prof. Wampler’s Choral Society- 1919-20.

- 1901 - "To Devil's Lake."

- “Junior and Senior Banquet Workers- 1918 the Class of 1919 taken in 1918 - many names correspond with those on the Endowment Trophy. Names in the picture include (spelling?); Irene Van Dyke, Ralph Fahrney, Charles Sealey, Ira Wagenman, Etha Trostle, Florence Wirt, John Bough, Elizabeth Kimmel, Edna Kessler, Paul Gibbel, Velma France, Mabel Miller, Lawrence Miller, Forest Miller, Walter Mahan, Emmert Stover 


File Folder #3d - Assorted Groups of Students

- In front of Ladies’ Dormitory- c. 1903.

- Group about 1913.

- M.M.C. Ladies- c. 1886 or 1887.

- M.M.C. Ladies - 1888 - many identified on verso.

- Unidentified group at dinner-unknown date.

- Women at work in garden- unknown date.

- Students- 1891.

- Unidentified group.

- M. M. C. - 1888 ladies - many identified on verso.

- 1920-1924? group photograph


File Folder #4 - M.M.C. Student Interactions

- Homer Blough and Stewart Havilk- circa 1917.

- Maud and Ethel Whitmer.

- Verma Blikenstaff, Belle Jenkins, Edna Shearer, Mrs.Gosheou, Ruth Wine, Alma Wine.

- Martha Oliver, Edna Shearer.

- Adelia Long.

- “In Miss Faidley’s room during Thanksgiving Vacation”-unknown date.

- “Seniors Return”- unknown date.

- “Just resting”- unknown date.

- Assorted photos of women’s plays-unknown date.


File Folder #4 - Outdoor Excursions

- Tennis- Gertrude Sharp, Alice Gibbel, Jennie Sellers,Edith Beubaker- c. 1900s.

- Horse and buggies- unknown date.

- Class Day- 31 May 1909.

- Picnic- unknown date.

- Hiking- unknown date.

- Clarence Mote, Agnes, Samuel Yohn, Ethel Whitmer,Stewart, Gertrude, Earl Brubaker, Alice Gibbel.


File Folder #5 - M.M.C. Women

- Ethel Whitmer, Alice Gibbel.

- Ethel Whitmer, Alice Gibbel, Goldie Swartz, Agnes Shearer.

- “Columbia School Mission S.S. Teacher’s”- circa 1910s - Cora Horst, Alice Gibbel Brubaker.

- Gertrude Sharp, Gertrude Yoder, Alice Gibbel.

-  Gertrude Sharp, Alice Gibbel.

- “Philo Ladies”- 1912.

- Hazel Newcomer, Fern Dornink- c. 1916 -1917.

- Ora M.H. - c. 1916.

- Jessie Newcomer, Mildred Anderson-1919.

- Milly Milroy.

- Miss Apram?- Teacher of French - 1920.

- Nora Reber-1916.

- Carol Miller, Nora Reber, Dorothy Sherrick - Seniors 1918.

- Anna Homer, Mildred Miller - 1924.


File Folder #5 - M.M.C. Women Continued

- Edna Shearer.

- Ethel Cripe Sink.

- Lula Puterbaugh.

- Leona Crike.

- Gail Brubaker.

- Tressa Fager Deardorf.

- Eva Brubaker.

- Verna Blickenstaff.

- Aunt Kate Bakeuer .

- Stella Arnold.

- Grace Neher.

- Tressie Fager.

- Grace Steele.

- Cora Horst.

- Ruth Stutsman.

- Martha Hainer.

- Ada Shank.

- Buela Hoff.

- Elizabeth Fike.

- Alaina Wise, Gertrude Sharp.

- Buela Shutt.

- Velma Landis.

- Dora Wagner.

- Alice Lichty.

- Bertha Lehman.

- unknown.


Folder #5 - M.M.C. Men

- Stuart Hamer- 1913.

- Homer Blough-1917.

- Postcard- 25 May unknown year- to D. E. Brubaker-features Harry Sellers, Homer Blough, Sydney Nicholson.

- Swope, Mohler- 1909-10.


Folder #5 - Headshots of Students

- Goldie Swartz.

- Mary Kreider.

- Sam Huber?

- Henry Harmly?


File Folder #6 - MC2005/3 – Alice Gibbel Brubaker Postcard Collection:

- Postcards and Correspondence – perhaps between members ofthe Gibbel family and friends - 1907-1912.

- A Paul Gibbel is mentioned on one of the cards.  Relation to Alice is not known.  More research is needed.

- Alice Gibbel - Columbia School S.S.

- “Castle Rock”- 12 Sept 1912.

- 2 May - no year.

- Postcard from Pearl Doyle - unknown date.


File Folder #6 - Correspondence with Earl Brubaker

- “Devil’s Backbone”- 12 Sept 1912.

- Postcard with women sitting on a porch- 26 May 1911.

- Postcard of Com. Dep. - written by Clarence H.Y.

- M.M.C. 1910 - postcard of women.

- Philorhetorian- 1913-1914.


File Folder #7 - M.M.C. Faculty and Staff

- G.E. Weaver- Principle of Art Dep.- 20 Nov 1892.

- President G.F. and Ruth Brumbaugh and “Bobbie”- 1912.

- Faculty- 1909-1910.


File Folder #7 - M.M.C. Couples

- Mr. and Mrs. Randolph.

- Mildred Miller, Galon Russel - 1924.

- Clair Miller, Miriam Stover - 1919.

- Rita Barnhart (M. Ralph Landis) and her brother - 1916.

- Clair and Pauline Stoner - 1918.

- Mildred Miller, Clarence Heckman - 1924.

- Clarence and Edith (Barnhiza)? Gnagy - 1917.

- Unidentified.


Folder #7 - Wedding Photos-unknown dates


File Folder #8 - M.M.C. Photo Cutouts

- Many have names scrawled on back, but these are nearly indecipherable.

- Rita Beckhart - 1920.

- Messers? Shively.

- Dierdorf Russel.

- Charley Johnson, Dayo Tooney?

- Ben Miller.

- Ray Wise?

- Celesta Wine, Unknown.

- Margaret Hersch - 1920-1924.

- Ester Culler - 1924.

- George Grove - c. 1922.

- J. P. Blickeuse? - c. 1920.

- John - Spring of 1918.

- Herriette Glalfe?

- Miriam Fackler.

- Glover.

- M. Clarence Heckman - 1924

- Miriam Stover, Cornelia Wondergra?, unknown.


File Folder #8 - M.M.C. Portraits

- Whitmore

- Ada Carpenter and her mother.

-“? Hunt from Franklin Grove.”

- The rest were unlabeled.


File Folder #9 - M.M.C. Class of 1924-1923

- “Lion and Mouse.”


File Folder #9 - M.M.C. Class of 1924

- “Joint owners in Spain.”

- Miriam Stover, Anna Harnes, Esther Culler, unknown.


File Folder #9 - M.M.C. NiagraFalls trip

- Horse Shoe Falls.

- Canal Hotel.


File Folder #10 -M.M.C. Officers-79-80

- Ralph Buckear, Margaret Mitchell, Howard Corkett.


File Folder #10 - M.M.C. Plaque

- Gift from Class of 1932.


File Folder #10 - Baby Photos

- Barbara Irene Stauffer.

- Shirley ?- 2 years old.

- Lowell M. Bollinger- 7 months - 1924.






Date of Accession07 July 2015
Archivist NoteDescription prepared by student assistant in the Archives, Haley Steinhilber, July 2015, and edited by Jeanine Wine 7 July 2015.
 


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