Archives Inventory

Bowen Library is also home to other archives.

Description

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

GENERAL


A

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

Top

B

    1. 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
    2. Bethel's Ladies Auxiliary ('62-95) Currently inactive
    3. Blueprints, Campus Plans
    4. 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
    5. Board of Directors
      1. Articles of Incorporation
      2. By-laws
      3. Objectives of BC
    6. Board of Directors
      1. Executive Committee Minutes
      2. Correspondence of Chairman, Thomas Murphy
    7. Board of Directors
      1. Correspondence
      2. Misc. Correspondence (J.E. Tuckey)
    8. Board of Directors
      1. Internal Self Study by Administration Board, consultation by Arthur C. Frantzreb (1988-1989)
    9. Board of Directors
      1. Presidential evaluation
    10. Board of Directors
      1. Search and Screen Committee for President (1981)
    11. Board of Directors
      1. Minutes of Meetings (1945-1977)
    12. Board of Directors
      1. Minutes of Meetings (1978- )
    13. Board of Directors
      1. President's reports to Board (1948-1969)
    14. Board of Directors
      1. President's reports to Board (1970-1990)
    15. Board of Trustees Manual (1989)
    16. Budget
      1. Quarterly Summaries (1947-1959)
    17. 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

Top

C

    1. Calendars
      1. Academic Calendars
      2. Academic Dean's Office
      3. President's Office
    2. Calendars
      1. Promotional
    3. Christian College Coalition
      1. New
      2. Misc. Letters
      3. Peterson's Chose a Christian College
      4. Related Institutions
    4. Class gifts, class projects
    5. Commencement
    6. Consultant Reports

Top

D

    1. Dean of Students
      1. Correspondence Norman Bridges ('70-'71)
    2. Dean of Women
      1. Correspondence Francis Shupe ('47-'54)
    3. Dedications
      1. Programs
      2. Bowen Library
      3. Campus Center
      4. Middleton Hall of Science
      5. Science Building
      6. Helm
    4. 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

Top

F

    1. Faculty Minutes ('47-'64)
    2. Faculty Minutes ('64-'78)
      (Some missing in '67-'68)
    3. Faculty Minutes ('75-'82)
      (Meeting #8 missing for '75-'76)
    4. Faculty
      1. Minutes ('82-'87)
    5. Faculty
      1. Minutes ('87-'92)
    6. Faculty
      1. Minutes ('92-'96)
    7. Faculty
      1. Minutes ('97- )
    8. Faculty Committees
      1. Academic Affairs Committee ('49-'82)
    9. Faculty Committees
      1. Academic Affairs Committee ('81-'87)
    10. Faculty Committees
      1. Academic Affairs Committee ('87-'96)
    11. Faculty Committees
      1. Academic Affairs Committee ('97- )
    12. Faculty Committees
      1. Administrative Committee ('48-'69)
    13. Faculty Committees
      1. Administrative Committee ('69-'77)
    14. Faculty Committees
      1. Administrative Committee ('77-'87)
    15. Faculty Committees
      1. Administrative Committee ('87- )
    16. Faculty Committees
      1. Library Committee Minutes
      2. Library Evaluation: Slavik
    17. Faculty Committees A-L
      1. Misc.
    18. Faculty Committees M-Z
      1. Misc.
    19. Faculty Committees
      1. Student Relations ('50-'62)
      2. Student Affairs ('62-'72)
      3. Student Services ('85- )
      4. Student Development ('86- )
    20. Faculty/Staff A-O
      1. Papers, etc.
      2. Biographical Information
    21. Faculty/Staff P-Z
      1. Papers, etc.
      2. Biographical Information
    22. Faculty/Staff
      1. Emery, S.I.
      2. Nine tapes on Romans ('72) from Son via Dr. Bridges '95)
    23. Faculty/Staff
      1. Woodrow I. Goodman
    24. Faculty/Staff
      1. Reimer, Earl
    25. Faculty/Staff
      1. Kenneth L. Robinson
      2. Manuscript of From Brass to Gold
    26. Faculty Roster
    27. Finances
      1. Estates given (old)
      2. Insured Values
      3. Annual Fund
    28. 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
    29. Financial Aid
      1. Church Scholarships
    30. Financial Campaigns
      1. Advance Campaign for Bowen Library ('80- )
    31. Financial Campaigns
      1. MBC ('46-'47)
      2. BC Building Fellowship ('47- )
      3. Books for Bethel ('66-'68)
      4. Student Union
    32. Fine Arts
      1. Music Programs ('47-'72)
    33. Fine Arts
      1. Concert Choir
      2. Art programs
      3. Speech recitals
    34. Fine Arts
      1. Genesians
      2. Plays
      3. Music Programs ('73- )
      4. CITA Midwest and Religious Drama Festival

Top

G

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

Top

H

    1. The History of BC

Top

I

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

Top

L

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

Top

M

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

Top

N

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

Top

P

    1. Pastor's Conference on Personal Renewal ('94 with Francis Asbury Society)
    2. Personnel Files A-E (Contains photographs)
      1. Faculty, Staff, Board Members
    3. Personnel Files F-L (Contains photographs)
      1. Faculty, Staff, Board Members
    4. Personnel Files M-Ri (Contains photographs)
      1. Faculty, Staff, Board Members
    5. Personnel Files Ro-S (Contains photographs)
      1. Faculty, Staff, Board Members
    6. Personnel Files T-Z (Contains photographs)
      1. Faculty, Staff, Board Members
    7. President's Corr/Files
      1. Woodrow I. Goodman ('47-'59)
    8. President's Corr/Files
      1. Woodrow I. Goodman ('47-'59)
    9. President's Corr/Files
      1. Woodrow I. Goodman ('47-'59)
    10. President's Corr/Files
      1. Woodrow I. Goodman ('47-'59)
    11. President's Corr/Files
      1. Ray P. Pannabecker ('59-'74)
    12. President's Corr/Files
      1. Ray P. Pannabecker ('59-'74)
    13. President's Corr/Files
      1. Ray P. Pannabecker ('59-'74)
    14. President's Corr/Files
      1. Albert J. Beutler: Files of involvement with the Missionary Church
    15. President's Corr/Files
      1. Albert J. Beutler ('74-'82) A-Ch
    16. President's Corr/Files
      1. Albert J. Beutler ('74-'82) Cc-Cor
    17. President's Corr/Files
      1. Albert J. Beutler ('74-'82) Cor-Le
    18. President's Corr/Files
      1. Albert J. Beutler ('74-'82) Le-Pr
    19. President's Corr/Files
      1. Albert J. Beutler ('74-'82) Pr-Z
    20. President's Corr/Files
      1. J.A. Bennett ('82-'88)
    21. President's Corr/Files
      1. J.A. Bennett ('82-'88) A-Me
      2. Slides of Bennett's presidency
    22. President's Corr/Files
      1. J.A. Bennett ('82-'88) Mi-Z
    23. President's Corr/Files
      1. Walter L. Weldy ('88-'89)
    24. President's Corr/Files
      1. Norman V. Bridges ('89- )
      2. Norman V. Bridges Misc.

Top

R

    1. Radio: Bethel Pilot 88.5
    2. Registrar
    3. Reports/Papers compiled by Students

Top

S

    1. Schedule of Classes
      1. Space utilization charts
    2. 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
    3. Spiritual Life Committee
      1. Publications
    4. Student Association
      1. Constitution and By-Laws
      2. Leadership retreat
      3. Minutes
      4. Orientation
    5. Student Organizations
      1. Student Education Association
      2. Women's Assembly
    6. 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
    7. Study Abroad
    8. Survey
      1. Alumni ('99)
      2. Parents, students, and graduates ('77)
      3. Misc.

Top

V

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

Top

Y

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

Top

ACCREDITATION

    1. North Central ('46-'71)
    2. North Central ('72- )
    3. Accreditation (Teacher) ('61- )
    4. Indiana State Teacher Education ('52- )
      1. Other names
      2. State Board of Education
      3. State Department of Public Instruction
      4. Department of Education
    5. NCATE
    6. Fact Book, Manual of Operation, Faculty Handbook
    7. Fact Book ('94- )
    8. Manual of Operations ('97- )
    9. Directory of Officials ('49-'50), By-Laws ('52), Faculty Guide ('53-'63)
    10. HEW
      1. Accreditation by
      2. Recognition and validation of BC credits ('47-'65)
    11. 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)

Top

ATHLETICS

    1. 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
    2. Athletics
      1. Schedules
      2. News Clippings (Multi-Sports)
    3. Baseball
    4. Basketball
      1. Athletes in Action
      2. Men's
    5. Basketball
      1. Plaques
    6. Basketball
      1. Plaques
      2. T-Shirts
      3. Certificates
      4. Misc.
    7. Men's Basketball
      1. Programs ('74-'97) (All here)
    8. Men's Basketball
      1. Programs ('98- )
    9. Basketball Programs
      1. NAIA Tournament
      2. NCCAA Tournament
    10. Basketball T-Shirts
      1. Hats
      2. Souvenirs from Monterrey Task Force ('93)
    11. Basketball Tapes ('90-'94)
      1. Early jersey
    12. Basketball Tapes ('92)
    13. Basketball Tapes ('92)
      1. Bethel Basketball Show
    14. Basketball Tapes ('93)
    15. Basketball Shows ('94)
    16. Basketball Tapes ('93)
      1. Bethel Basketball Show
    17. Basketball
      1. Videos ('94-'95)
    18. Women's Basketball
    19. Cross Country
      1. Men
      2. Women
    20. TRACK
      1. Men
      2. Women
    21. GOLF
    22. Soccer
      1. Men
      2. Women
    23. VOLLEYBALL
      1. Men
      2. Women
    24. Softball
    25. Tennis
      1. Men
      2. Women

Top

OVERSIZED BOXES

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

Top

PUBLICATIONS

    1. Beacon ('48-'92)
    2. Beacon ('93- '99)
    3. Beacon ('00- )
    4. Previous publications under the name "Bethel Bulletin"
    5. Bethel Bulletin ('94- )
    6. Daily and Weekly Bulletin ('62-'93)
    7. Captain's Log (Feb '75- Sept '82)
    8. Herald, Captain's Log, Bethel Magazine ('53-'96)
    9. Bethel Magazine ('89- )
    10. Catalogs ('47-'73)
    11. Catalogs ('73-'90)
    12. Catalogs ('90-'98)
    13. Catalogs ('98- )
    14. Helm ('67-'70)
    15. Helm ('67-'73)
    16. Helm ('73-'76)
    17. Helm ('76-'80)
    18. Helm ('80-'84)
    19. Helm ('84-'90)
    20. Helm ('90-'94)
    21. Helm ('95-'99)
    22. Helm ('00- )
    23. Newspaper Articles in Scrapbooks
    24. Gospel Banner with Bethel on Front ('50-'68)
    25. Newspaper Articles ('63-'76)
    26. Newspaper Articles ('73-'81)
    27. Newspaper Articles ('82-'86)
    28. Newspaper Articles ('87-'89)
    29. Newspaper Articles ('90- )
      1. Multi-year (1980's)
      2. General undated
    30. Oakleaf ('54-'93)
    31. Oakleaf ('94- )
    32. Press Releases ('71-'79)
    33. Press Releases ('80- )
    34. Promo Items
    35. Promotional Viewbooks
    36. Short-term Publications
      1. …About Bethel
      2. Bethel Update
      3. Food for Thought
      4. Opportunity Bulletin
      5. President's Report
    37. Student Directories ('47-'82)
    38. Student Directories ('83- )
    39. Student Handbooks ('47-'82)
    40. Student Handbooks ('83-'98)
    41. Student Handbooks ('99- )
    42. Oversize Items
      1. Alumni Newsletter
      2. Beacon
      3. Board Contract
      4. Daily Bulletin
      5. Oakleaf
      6. Schedule of Classes
    43. 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)

Top

PHOTOGRAPHS

    1. President Woodrow Goodman
      1. Photo and slide collection of Bethel Life (all identified)
    2. Photographs A-Buildings (M)
    3. Photographs Buildings (O) -C
    4. Photographs D-
    5. Faculty Committees
    6. Photographs Faculty Groups-Mi
    7. Photographs Mu-Sports (Baseball)
    8. Photographs Sports (Basketball, Men)
    9. Photographs Sports (Basketball, Women)-Student Council
    10. Photographs Student Organizations-Students (D)
    11. Photographs Students (E) - Youth Convention
    12. Photographs Oversize
      1. Faculty
      2. Buildings
      3. Drama
      4. Students
      5. Campus Scenes
      6. Misc.
    13. Slides ('49-'91)
    14. Commencement & Baccalaureate
      1. Slides and Cassettes
    15. Slides & Videos
      1. Christmas '79 (three tapes)
      2. Mary Fisher with S. Taylor
      3. Misc.
    16. Tapes & Cassettes
      1. Spiritual Emphasis Week
      2. Ministerial Convention music
      3. Messiah Choir
    17. Tapes & Cassettes
      1. Dedications
      2. Anniversaries
      3. Special Events
      4. Accreditation ('71)
    18. Tapes, Videos, & Films
      1. Bowen Library
      2. Tweed Reunion Concert
      3. Misc.

Top

MISC FILES RELATED TO, BUT NOT OF BC

    1. FWBC Photographs
    2. FWBC Photographs, Grade Books
    3. Forerunners of Fort Wayne Bible College
      1. Bethany Bible Institute (1895- )
      2. Bible Training School (1900?)
    4. FWBC Self studies and progress reports ('67, '75, '82)
      1. Accreditation team report
      2. Faculty Manual
    5. FWBC College catalogs ('46-'82)
    6. FWBC 1983-1992
    7. FWBC Programs & Misc. Papers
    8. FWBC A-Annual report
    9. FWBC Articles-Z
    10. FWBC AABC
    11. FWBC/MCA
    12. Faculty/Staff
      1. W.O. Klopfenstein (manuscripts)
    13. FWBC Misc. Papers and Student Handbooks
    14. Proposal for Merger-Acquisition of Summit Christian College
    15. MCA Taylor University, Ft. Wayne ('92- )
    16. Taylor University Upland ('93- )
    17. TU-Samuel Morris
    18. Taylor University, Fort Wayne
      1. Misc. Papers, pamphlets, etc. (current)
    19. Billy Graham Center
      1. Wheaton College
      2. Resource Notes (library)
      3. Center Line (center)
      4. etc.
    20. Wheaton College
      1. Wheaton Alumni ('93- )
      2. Catalog/Alumni Directory ('95)
      3. Discernment ('94- )
      4. Learning Resource News ('93- )
    21. Steinbach Bible College
    22. Vernard College
      1. Vision Magazine ('90-'93)
    23. Canada West
      1. Mountainview Bible College ('26-'92?)
    24. Canada West
      1. Emmanuel Bible School
    25. 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
    26. WWII Letters (Eiler) ('42-'43)
      1. To and from Capt. (and Lt.) Calvin E. Eiler, wife Marjorie and children
    27. WWII Letters (Eiler) ('44-'45)
      1. To and from Capt. (and Lt.) Calvin E. Eiler, wife Marjorie, and children

Top