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The Bethel College Archives is the repository for materials related to Bethel College. This page is an inventory summary of what the collection contains.

  1.  
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. F
    6. H
    7. I
    8. L
    9. M
    10. N
    11. P
    12. R
    13. S
    14. V
    15. Y
  2. GENERAL


    A

  3. Academic Divisions
    1. Education
  4. Academic Divisions
    1. Graduate Studies
    2. Language and Literature (ASL Dept.)
    3. Natural Sciences
  5. Academic Divisions
    1. Religion and Philosophy
  6. Academic Divisions
    1. Religion & Philosophy NT Position Search '96-'99
  7. Academic Divisions
    1. Social Sciences
  8. Academics
    1. Academic Freedom/Tenure
    2. Course Evaluation Forms
    3. Degree Requirements
    4. Faculty Advising
    5. Misc.
    6. Summer School
  9. Admissions
    1. Programs
    2. Publications
  10. Adult College A-G
  11. Adult College M-Z
    1. Other programs
    2. Portfolio
    3. Publicity/Publications
    4. Schedules
  12. Alumni Association
    1. Alumni Newsletter
    2. Alumnus of the Year
    3. Budget
    4. Class Agents
    5. Constitution & By-Laws
    6. Correspondence (1951-1978)
    7. Chapters
  13. Alumni Association
    1. Executive Board Minutes (1953-1986)
  14. Alumni Association
    1. "Excellence in Teaching" Award
    2. Fund Drives
    3. Homecoming
    4. Offices
    5. Outstanding Young Men/Women of America
  15. Alumni Directories
  16. Alumni Donors (1966-1985)
  17. Alumni
    1. Alumni in the Newspaper
    2. Biographical Information
    3. Weddings, Funerals
    4. Writings
  18. Anniversary Celebrations of the College
  19. Auditor's reports (1947- )
  20. Top

    B

  21. Banquets
    1. Alumni
    2. Breakfast/Open House
    3. Christmas
    4. Faculty Appreciation
    5. Graduate Salute Dinner
    6. Honors
    7. Junior/Senior
    8. Misc.
    9. Thanksgiving
    10. Valentine
  22. Bethel's Ladies Auxiliary ('62-95) Currently inactive
  23. Blueprints, Campus Plans
  24. Board of Directors
    1. Board Correspondence
    2. Early Correspondence on College's Founding
    3. List of Members
    4. Memoranda
    5. Misc. Committee Minutes
    6. Organizational Chart
  25. Board of Directors
    1. Articles of Incorporation
    2. By-laws
    3. Objectives of BC
  26. Board of Directors
    1. Executive Committee Minutes
    2. Correspondence of Chairman, Thomas Murphy
  27. Board of Directors
    1. Correspondence
    2. Misc. Correspondence (J.E. Tuckey)
  28. Board of Directors
    1. Internal Self Study by Administration Board, consultation by Arthur C. Frantzreb (1988-1989)
  29. Board of Directors
    1. Presidential evaluation
  30. Board of Directors
    1. Search and Screen Committee for President (1981)
  31. Board of Directors
    1. Minutes of Meetings (1945-1977)
  32. Board of Directors
    1. Minutes of Meetings (1978- )
  33. Board of Directors
    1. President's reports to Board (1948-1969)
  34. Board of Directors
    1. President's reports to Board (1970-1990)
  35. Board of Trustees Manual (1989)
  36. Budget
    1. Quarterly Summaries (1947-1959)
  37. Buildings/Property
    1. Administration Building
    2. Eby Hall
    3. Everest/Roher Chapel
    4. Founding Documents (property purchases)
    5. Library
    6. Log Chapel
    7. Sailor Hall
    8. Science Building
    9. Shupe Hall
    10. Wiekamp Athletic Center
  38. Top

    C

  39. Calendars
    1. Academic Calendars
    2. Academic Dean's Office
    3. President's Office
  40. Calendars
    1. Promotional
  41. Christian College Coalition
    1. New
    2. Misc. Letters
    3. Peterson's Chose a Christian College
    4. Related Institutions
  42. Class gifts, class projects
  43. Commencement
  44. Consultant Reports
  45. Top

    D

  46. Dean of Students
    1. Correspondence Norman Bridges ('70-'71)
  47. Dean of Women
    1. Correspondence Francis Shupe ('47-'54)
  48. Dedications
    1. Programs
    2. Bowen Library
    3. Campus Center
    4. Middleton Hall of Science
    5. Science Building
    6. Helm
  49. Development
    1. Bethel Action Council
    2. BC Church Council
    3. Bethel/Goshen program at Elkhart
    4. Bethel's Men of Business
    5. Community Advisory Council
    6. Developmental Plan
    7. Misc. Letters
    8. Project '71
    9. Senior Citizens Newsletter
  50. Top

    F

  51. Faculty Minutes ('47-'64)
  52. Faculty Minutes ('64-'78)
    (Some missing in '67-'68)
  53. Faculty Minutes ('75-'82)
    (Meeting #8 missing for '75-'76)
  54. Faculty
    1. Minutes ('82-'87)
  55. Faculty
    1. Minutes ('87-'92)
  56. Faculty
    1. Minutes ('92-'96)
  57. Faculty
    1. Minutes ('97- )
  58. Faculty Committees
    1. Academic Affairs Committee ('49-'82)
  59. Faculty Committees
    1. Academic Affairs Committee ('81-'87)
  60. Faculty Committees
    1. Academic Affairs Committee ('87-'96)
  61. Faculty Committees
    1. Academic Affairs Committee ('97- )
  62. Faculty Committees
    1. Administrative Committee ('48-'69)
  63. Faculty Committees
    1. Administrative Committee ('69-'77)
  64. Faculty Committees
    1. Administrative Committee ('77-'87)
  65. Faculty Committees
    1. Administrative Committee ('87- )
  66. Faculty Committees
    1. Library Committee Minutes
    2. Library Evaluation: Slavik
  67. Faculty Committees A-L
    1. Misc.
  68. Faculty Committees M-Z
    1. Misc.
  69. Faculty Committees
    1. Student Relations ('50-'62)
    2. Student Affairs ('62-'72)
    3. Student Services ('85- )
    4. Student Development ('86- )
  70. Faculty/Staff A-O
    1. Papers, etc.
    2. Biographical Information
  71. Faculty/Staff P-Z
    1. Papers, etc.
    2. Biographical Information
  72. Faculty/Staff
    1. Emery, S.I.
    2. Nine tapes on Romans ('72) from Son via Dr. Bridges '95)
  73. Faculty/Staff
    1. Woodrow I. Goodman
  74. Faculty/Staff
    1. Reimer, Earl
  75. Faculty/Staff
    1. Kenneth L. Robinson
    2. Manuscript of From Brass to Gold
  76. Faculty Roster
  77. Finances
    1. Estates given (old)
    2. Insured Values
    3. Annual Fund
  78. Finances
    1. Annuity Certificate (sample)
    2. Gift Income
    3. Financial Reports ('47-'75)
    4. Gifts in Kind Receipts
    5. Minuteman 4
    6. Samples of Early Accounts
  79. Financial Aid
    1. Church Scholarships
  80. Financial Campaigns
    1. Advance Campaign for Bowen Library ('80- )
  81. Financial Campaigns
    1. MBC ('46-'47)
    2. BC Building Fellowship ('47- )
    3. Books for Bethel ('66-'68)
    4. Student Union
  82. Fine Arts
    1. Music Programs ('47-'72)
  83. Fine Arts
    1. Concert Choir
    2. Art programs
    3. Speech recitals
  84. Fine Arts
    1. Genesians
    2. Plays
    3. Music Programs ('73- )
    4. CITA Midwest and Religious Drama Festival
  85. Top

    G

  86. Graduate School
    1. M.A. of Ministries
    2. M.B.A.
    3. M.A. in Counseling
    4. M.A. TS
    5. Misc.
  87. The Graduate ('98- )
  88. Gospel Teams
    1. Non-promotional materials
  89. Top

    H

  90. The History of BC
  91. Top

    I

  92. Inauguration
    1. Bennett, James A. (Oct. 2, 1982)
  93. Inauguration
    1. Bridges, Norman V. (Oct. 14, '89)
  94. Top

    L

  95. Library
    1. Accession List ('47-'62)
    2. Library Purchases ('60-'62)
    3. Magazine Holdings ('51-'52)
  96. Library ('60- )
    1. Bowen Collection Information
    2. Building
    3. Correspondence
    4. Misc.
  97. Literary
    1. Societies & Periodicals
  98. Long Range Plans
  99. Top

    M

  100. Merger Proposals
  101. Ministerial & Missions Organizations
    1. Ministerial Association
    2. Missions Fellowships
    3. Pastor-Student Conference
    4. Christian Ministry Association
  102. Music-Lecture Series
  103. Top

    N

  104. NLN
    1. Self studies and reports ('86- )
      (Missing '89 special report)
    2. INDIANA BOARD OF NURSING '84 and '88 report
  105. Nursing Misc. Files
    1. Nursing newspaper articles ('90-'94)
  106. Top

    P

  107. Pastor's Conference on Personal Renewal ('94 with Francis Asbury Society)
  108. Personnel Files A-E (Contains photographs)
    1. Faculty, Staff, Board Members
  109. Personnel Files F-L (Contains photographs)
    1. Faculty, Staff, Board Members
  110. Personnel Files M-Ri (Contains photographs)
    1. Faculty, Staff, Board Members
  111. Personnel Files Ro-S (Contains photographs)
    1. Faculty, Staff, Board Members
  112. Personnel Files T-Z (Contains photographs)
    1. Faculty, Staff, Board Members
  113. President's Corr/Files
    1. Woodrow I. Goodman ('47-'59)
  114. President's Corr/Files
    1. Woodrow I. Goodman ('47-'59)
  115. President's Corr/Files
    1. Woodrow I. Goodman ('47-'59)
  116. President's Corr/Files
    1. Woodrow I. Goodman ('47-'59)
  117. President's Corr/Files
    1. Ray P. Pannabecker ('59-'74)
  118. President's Corr/Files
    1. Ray P. Pannabecker ('59-'74)
  119. President's Corr/Files
    1. Ray P. Pannabecker ('59-'74)
  120. President's Corr/Files
    1. Albert J. Beutler: Files of involvement with the Missionary Church
  121. President's Corr/Files
    1. Albert J. Beutler ('74-'82) A-Ch
  122. President's Corr/Files
    1. Albert J. Beutler ('74-'82) Cc-Cor
  123. President's Corr/Files
    1. Albert J. Beutler ('74-'82) Cor-Le
  124. President's Corr/Files
    1. Albert J. Beutler ('74-'82) Le-Pr
  125. President's Corr/Files
    1. Albert J. Beutler ('74-'82) Pr-Z
  126. President's Corr/Files
    1. J.A. Bennett ('82-'88)
  127. President's Corr/Files
    1. J.A. Bennett ('82-'88) A-Me
    2. Slides of Bennett's presidency
  128. President's Corr/Files
    1. J.A. Bennett ('82-'88) Mi-Z
  129. President's Corr/Files
    1. Walter L. Weldy ('88-'89)
  130. President's Corr/Files
    1. Norman V. Bridges ('89- )
    2. Norman V. Bridges Misc.
  131. Top

    R

  132. Radio: Bethel Pilot 88.5
  133. Registrar
  134. Reports/Papers compiled by Students
  135. Top

    S

  136. Schedule of Classes
    1. Space utilization charts
  137. Special Events
    1. Basketball
    2. Chapels
    3. Community Work Day
    4. Concerts
    5. Day of Prayer
    6. Health-related events
    7. Memorial services
    8. Summer School
    9. One time events
    10. Parent's Day/Weekend
  138. Spiritual Life Committee
    1. Publications
  139. Student Association
    1. Constitution and By-Laws
    2. Leadership retreat
    3. Minutes
    4. Orientation
  140. Student Organizations
    1. Student Education Association
    2. Women's Assembly
  141. Student Services/Department
    1. Alumni in Residence
    2. Due process
    3. Counseling Center
    4. House of Higher Learning
    5. Evangel '97
    6. Vehicle Registrations
    7. Task Forces
  142. Study Abroad
  143. Survey
    1. Alumni ('99)
    2. Parents, students, and graduates ('77)
    3. Misc.
  144. Top

    V

  145. Veteran's G.I. bill
    1. Approval of benefits ('47- )
  146. V.P. for Administration Correspondence
    1. N. Bridges ('71-'73)
  147. Top

    Y

  148. Youth Convention
    1. Announcements
    2. Programs
    3. Song Sheets
    4. Misc.
  149. Top

    ACCREDITATION

  150. North Central ('46-'71)
  151. North Central ('72- )
  152. Accreditation (Teacher) ('61- )
  153. Indiana State Teacher Education ('52- )
    1. Other names
    2. State Board of Education
    3. State Department of Public Instruction
    4. Department of Education
  154. NCATE
  155. Fact Book, Manual of Operation, Faculty Handbook
  156. Fact Book ('94- )
  157. Manual of Operations ('97- )
  158. Directory of Officials ('49-'50), By-Laws ('52), Faculty Guide ('53-'63)
  159. HEW
    1. Accreditation by
    2. Recognition and validation of BC credits ('47-'65)
  160. Self studies
    1. On specific aspects, most written or edited by Dr. Stanley Taylor
    2. Fifteen studies ('62-'70)
    3. Additional studies ('71-'74, '80, '90)
  161. Top

    ATHLETICS

  162. Athletics
    1. Anchorman's club
    2. Affiliations (MCC, NCCAA, NAIA)
    3. Banquets (multi-sports)
    4. Cheerleaders
    5. Hall of Fame
    6. Intramurals
    7. Misc.
    8. Sport Camps
  163. Athletics
    1. Schedules
    2. News Clippings (Multi-Sports)
  164. Baseball
  165. Basketball
    1. Athletes in Action
    2. Men's
  166. Basketball
    1. Plaques
  167. Basketball
    1. Plaques
    2. T-Shirts
    3. Certificates
    4. Misc.
  168. Men's Basketball
    1. Programs ('74-'97) (All here)
  169. Men's Basketball
    1. Programs ('98- )
  170. Basketball Programs
    1. NAIA Tournament
    2. NCCAA Tournament
  171. Basketball T-Shirts
    1. Hats
    2. Souvenirs from Monterrey Task Force ('93)
  172. Basketball Tapes ('90-'94)
    1. Early jersey
  173. Basketball Tapes ('92)
  174. Basketball Tapes ('92)
    1. Bethel Basketball Show
  175. Basketball Tapes ('93)
  176. Basketball Shows ('94)
  177. Basketball Tapes ('93)
    1. Bethel Basketball Show
  178. Basketball
    1. Videos ('94-'95)
  179. Women's Basketball
  180. Cross Country
    1. Men
    2. Women
  181. TRACK
    1. Men
    2. Women
  182. GOLF
  183. Soccer
    1. Men
    2. Women
  184. VOLLEYBALL
    1. Men
    2. Women
  185. Softball
  186. Tennis
    1. Men
    2. Women
  187. Top

    OVERSIZED BOXES

  188. Fundraising book
    1. Entitled Bethel College in Progress and Prospect ('47) containing early photos of college and campus
  189. Posters and Oversize iAnnouncements
  190. NAIA Div. II Men's Basketball Championship ('95- )
    1. Newspaper articles
    2. Box scores
    3. Photos
  191. Oversize posters
  192. Top

    PUBLICATIONS

  193. Beacon ('48-'92)
  194. Beacon ('93- '99)
  195. Beacon ('00- )
  196. Previous publications under the name "Bethel Bulletin"
  197. Bethel Bulletin ('94- )
  198. Daily and Weekly Bulletin ('62-'93)
  199. Captain's Log (Feb '75- Sept '82)
  200. Herald, Captain's Log, Bethel Magazine ('53-'96)
  201. Bethel Magazine ('89- )
  202. Catalogs ('47-'73)
  203. Catalogs ('73-'90)
  204. Catalogs ('90-'98)
  205. Catalogs ('98- )
  206. Helm ('67-'70)
  207. Helm ('67-'73)
  208. Helm ('73-'76)
  209. Helm ('76-'80)
  210. Helm ('80-'84)
  211. Helm ('84-'90)
  212. Helm ('90-'94)
  213. Helm ('95-'99)
  214. Helm ('00- )
  215. Newspaper Articles in Scrapbooks
  216. Gospel Banner with Bethel on Front ('50-'68)
  217. Newspaper Articles ('63-'76)
  218. Newspaper Articles ('73-'81)
  219. Newspaper Articles ('82-'86)
  220. Newspaper Articles ('87-'89)
  221. Newspaper Articles ('90- )
    1. Multi-year (1980's)
    2. General undated
  222. Oakleaf ('54-'93)
  223. Oakleaf ('94- )
  224. Press Releases ('71-'79)
  225. Press Releases ('80- )
  226. Promo Items
  227. Promotional Viewbooks
  228. Short-term Publications
    1. …About Bethel
    2. Bethel Update
    3. Food for Thought
    4. Opportunity Bulletin
    5. President's Report
  229. Student Directories ('47-'82)
  230. Student Directories ('83- )
  231. Student Handbooks ('47-'82)
  232. Student Handbooks ('83-'98)
  233. Student Handbooks ('99- )
  234. Oversize Items
    1. Alumni Newsletter
    2. Beacon
    3. Board Contract
    4. Daily Bulletin
    5. Oakleaf
    6. Schedule of Classes
  235. College Artifacts
    1. First President's Club Pin
    2. Christ at the Helm Plaque designed by J. Kimbel (ca. 1947)
    3. Funeral Cross of Nelson D. Curtis (October 11, 1984)
    4. Funeral Book of Nelson D. Curtis
    5. Guest Book from Guest House ('51-'60)
    6. Youth Convention Pins
    7. Plate sold by Bethel Ladies Auxiliary ('60s)
  236. Top

    PHOTOGRAPHS

  237. President Woodrow Goodman
    1. Photo and slide collection of Bethel Life (all identified)
  238. Photographs A-Buildings (M)
  239. Photographs Buildings (O) -C
  240. Photographs D-
  241. Faculty Committees
  242. Photographs Faculty Groups-Mi
  243. Photographs Mu-Sports (Baseball)
  244. Photographs Sports (Basketball, Men)
  245. Photographs Sports (Basketball, Women)-Student Council
  246. Photographs Student Organizations-Students (D)
  247. Photographs Students (E) - Youth Convention
  248. Photographs Oversize
    1. Faculty
    2. Buildings
    3. Drama
    4. Students
    5. Campus Scenes
    6. Misc.
  249. Slides ('49-'91)
  250. Commencement & Baccalaureate
    1. Slides and Cassettes
  251. Slides & Videos
    1. Christmas '79 (three tapes)
    2. Mary Fisher with S. Taylor
    3. Misc.
  252. Tapes & Cassettes
    1. Spiritual Emphasis Week
    2. Ministerial Convention music
    3. Messiah Choir
  253. Tapes & Cassettes
    1. Dedications
    2. Anniversaries
    3. Special Events
    4. Accreditation ('71)
  254. Tapes, Videos, & Films
    1. Bowen Library
    2. Tweed Reunion Concert
    3. Misc.
  255. Top

    MISC FILES RELATED TO, BUT NOT OF BC

  256. FWBC Photographs
  257. FWBC Photographs, Grade Books
  258. Forerunners of Fort Wayne Bible College
    1. Bethany Bible Institute (1895- )
    2. Bible Training School (1900?)
  259. FWBC Self studies and progress reports ('67, '75, '82)
    1. Accreditation team report
    2. Faculty Manual
  260. FWBC College catalogs ('46-'82)
  261. FWBC 1983-1992
  262. FWBC Programs & Misc. Papers
  263. FWBC A-Annual report
  264. FWBC Articles-Z
  265. FWBC AABC
  266. FWBC/MCA
  267. Faculty/Staff
    1. W.O. Klopfenstein (manuscripts)
  268. FWBC Misc. Papers and Student Handbooks
  269. Proposal for Merger-Acquisition of Summit Christian College
  270. MCA Taylor University, Ft. Wayne ('92- )
  271. Taylor University Upland ('93- )
  272. TU-Samuel Morris
  273. Taylor University, Fort Wayne
    1. Misc. Papers, pamphlets, etc. (current)
  274. Billy Graham Center
    1. Wheaton College
    2. Resource Notes (library)
    3. Center Line (center)
    4. etc.
  275. Wheaton College
    1. Wheaton Alumni ('93- )
    2. Catalog/Alumni Directory ('95)
    3. Discernment ('94- )
    4. Learning Resource News ('93- )
  276. Steinbach Bible College
  277. Vernard College
    1. Vision Magazine ('90-'93)
  278. Canada West
    1. Mountainview Bible College ('26-'92?)
  279. Canada West
    1. Emmanuel Bible School
  280. WWII Letters (Eiler) ('23-'45)
    1. To and from Capt. (and Lt.) Calvin E. Eiler, wife Marjorie and children
    2. Postcards, newspapers, photocopies, pictures and misc. info
  281. WWII Letters (Eiler) ('42-'43)
    1. To and from Capt. (and Lt.) Calvin E. Eiler, wife Marjorie and children
  282. WWII Letters (Eiler) ('44-'45)
    1. To and from Capt. (and Lt.) Calvin E. Eiler, wife Marjorie, and children
  283. Top