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Archives

Bethel College houses three archives related to the library. Click on any archive from the list to expand the content about that archive.

Description

The Bethel College Archives is the repository for materials related to Bethel College. An inventory of what the collection contains may be found on the Inventory Page.

Contact Information

The director of the Bethel College Library and Archives is Dr. Clyde R. Root.

The curator of the Bethel College Archives is Kevin Blowers.

Location

The archives are located in the basement of the Bowen Libray. See the Campus Map for further details.

Description

The Otis Bowen Museum & Archives is the repository for the materials of Gov. Otis Bowen. Gov. Bowen was governor of Indiana in 1970's, and served as the Secretary for Health & Human Services under the Reagan administration. The museum and archives are available on an appointment basis. For appointments, see the contact information below.

Contact Information

Appointments to see the musuem can be made with Dr. Clyde Root through telephone and e-mail.

Location

The Otis Bowen Museum is located in the upper part of the library. The Otis Bowen archives are located in the basement of the Bowen Libray. See the Campus Map for further details.

  • Missionary Church Archives
  • Taylor Fort Wayne Archive Vault

    Though this collection is not housed at Bethel College, this online collection contains material related to Taylor Univeristy Fort Wayne and TUFW's precursors, Summit Christian College, Fort Wayne Bible College, Fort Wayne Bible Institute, Fort Wayne Bible Training School, and Bethany Bible Institute. Like Bethel College, Summit Christian College and its precursors was an institution of higher learning sponsored by the Missionary Church.