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Adella Brunk Kanagy Scrapbook and Photographs 1944-1947

  • US MCUSAA V/06/008-02
  • Collection
  • 1944-1998

This scrapbook thoroughly documents the academic and social aspects of Kanagy's nursing course at La Junta Mennonite School of Nursing.  Materials in the scrapbook include poems, photographs (labelled), diary entries, handbooks, church bulletins, cartoons, class schedules, party invitations, revival services, concert programs, and wedding invitations.

Also with the scrapbook are three class reunion photographs from 1992, 1994, and 1998.

Kanagy, Adella Brunk

Andrew Brenneman Scrapbook and Correspondence

  • US MCUSAA HM1/979
  • Collection
  • 1932-1998

The scrapbook was made for Brenneman by members of the Central Mennonite Church, Elida Ohio, in the mid 1960s, when Brenneman was bed ridden due to illness at age 90.  Accompanying the scrapbook are scattered letters to, from, and about Brenneman, as well as an obituary and some newspaper clippings.

Brenneman, Andrew, 1875-1967

Anna Mary and Virginia Stalter Scrapbook

  • US MCUSAA HM1/125
  • Collection
  • 1963-1991

Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, wedding announcements, anniversary announcements, and assorted programs and bulletins pertaining to members of Central Mennonite Church (Elida, Ohio) and other Mennonites in the community.

Stalter, Anna Mary

Christian L. and Mina Roth Graber Papers 1840-1973

  • US GCA HM1/209
  • Collection
  • 1813-1973

Personal papers of Christian L. Graber and Mina Roth Graber, consisting of correspondence, diaries, sermons, scrapbooks, geneological records, and information about Christian L. Graber's time as a conscientious objector during World War I, his stint as a relief worker, and his service to Mennonite Central Committee.

The papers are divided into the following series:

(1) Correspondence

(2) Sermons and Writings

(3) Personal and Family Records

(4) War, Peace, and Relief Work

(5) Business, Legal, and Estate Files

(6) Subject Files and Miscellaneous

(7) Mina Roth Graber Diaries

(8) Photographs, Scrapbooks, and Miscellaneous

Graber, Christian L., 1895-1987

Civilian Public Service Camp No. 58 (Farnhurst, Del.) Collection 1942-1949, 1990-2013

  • US MCUSAA HM1/955
  • Collection
  • 1942-2013

This collection documents the activities of members of the Civilian Public Service (CPS) Camp #58 in Farnhurst, Delaware from 1942 through 1946. Camp reunion files give insight into how the CPS experience affected the lives of those who served. Included are D. Paul Miller's personal scrapbook during his time of service, materials related to the camp's softball team (the Red Comb Arrows), The Crusaders Quartet, and later circle letters and reunion documents.

Miller, David Paul, 1917-2018

Dorothy Smith Shank Papers

  • US MCUSAA HM1/1023
  • Collection
  • 1920-1951

The collection includes diaries, photographs, scrapbooks, and scattered correspondence from friends and family, mostly from Dorothy Smith Shank's years as a Goshen College Academy and Goshen College student from 1924 to 1932.

Shank, Dorothy Smith, 1911-1999

Emanuel C. Hertzler Papers

  • US MCUSAA HM1/900
  • Collection
  • 1934-1998

Personal papers and genealogical research files created by a Goshen College alumnus and Civilian Public Service volunteer who served as a professor at Kent State University and the University of Michigan.  Materials include a scrapbook containing color photographs of Civilian Public Service Camp #141, Gulfport, Mississippi (Camp Barnard),  photographs and information about Goshen College's Class of 1938, scrapbooks on Andrei Sakharov and war and peace issues, and correspondence and photocopied primary sources pertaining to Hertzler's 1995 genealogy monograph, The Other Hertzler-Hartzlers.

Hertzler, Emanuel C., 1917-

Esther Graber Papers

  • US MCUSAA HM1/704
  • Collection
  • 1930-1996

A small set of personal papers created by a secretary employed by the Mennonite Board of Missions from 1950 to 1978.  Materials include scattered correspondence and autobiographical essays, photographs of the Graber siblings, Graber family obituaries, information on Lloyd O. Rupe, and a scrapbook of photographs and correspondence presented to her by missionaries and mission board staff upon her retirement.

Graber, Esther

Esther Miller Bigler Scrapbooks 1921-1930

  • US MCUSAA HM1/103
  • Collection
  • 1921-1930

Two scrapbooks documenting the education and social life of a young Mennonite woman from Elkhart who attended Elkhart High School and the La Junta Mennonite School of Nursing in the 1920s. Contains photographs of fellow students and staff, newspaper clippings, graduation announcements and cards. The La Junta scrapbook also includes photographs after her graduation depicting travels and friends at home.

Bigler, Esther Miller

Esther Oyer Smith School Scrapbook 1919-1923, 1929-1931

  • US MCUSAA HM1/995
  • Collection
  • 1919-1931

Esther Oyer Smith's school scrapbook documents her education at Metamora High School (Metamora, Illinois), Hesston College and Bible School (Hesston, Kansas), Clinton County Normal School (St. Johns, Michigan), and Goshen College (Goshen, Indiana). The scrapbook includes photographs, clippings, commencement announcements, invitations, and other ephemora. Her time at Hesston College and Goshen College is particulary is well represented.

Smith, Esther Oyer, d. 1998

Fannie B. Shantz Smucker Papers 1910-1989

  • US MCUSAA HM1/691
  • Collection
  • 1885-1989

Papers of a Goshen Academy alumna (1922), long-time member of the Prairie Street Mennonite Church (Elkhart, Ind.), and missionary to Dhamtari, India later in life.  Contains a remarkable run of diaries, nearly unbroken, from 1910 to 1989, in which Smucker provides brief descriptions of her daily activities.  Also includes scrapbooks, postcard albums, her father's autograph book, and miscellaneous materials.

Smucker, Fannie B. Schantz, 1894-1993

Fred E. Swartzendruber Near East Relief Scrapbook 1920-1921

  • US MCUSAA HM1/1000
  • Collection
  • 1920-1921

One scrapbook of photographs documenting Fred E. Swatzendruber's travel and work with Near East Relief from 1920 to 1921. Swartzendruber's assignment was at an orphanage in Beirut, Syria, sheltering children whose parents were killed in the Armenian genocide. Contains photographs documenting the travel by ship and locations around the region including trips to the Holy Land and other pilgrimage sites.

Fred E. Swartzendruber, 1895-1981

Gustav Frey papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.317
  • Collection
  • 1910-1940


  • campaign flyer (he ran for county superintendent of public instruction at some point)

  • pamphlets, brochures

  • correspondence

  • family history scrapbook (this comes from Lena Fast whose daughter Linda was Gustav Frey’s second wife, so not a Frey family scrapbook)

  • music book, other books

  • Wünsche

  • biology lab book from Bethel College

  • syllabus from Witmarsum seminary 1922-1923

  • notebook/diary

Frey, Gustav, 1883-1949

Harry A. Mishler Papers 1943-1945

  • US MCUSAA HM1/378
  • Collection
  • 1943-1945, 1973, 1978

Collection consists primarily of photographs documenting Oregonian Mennonite Harry Artemus Mishler's time as a Civilian Public Service (CPS) Smoke Jumper from 1943 to 1945. Photographs sublects include: the Smoke Jumpers, training, airplanes, the parachuting process, home life at Camp Paxson (Missoula, MT) and the regional outposts of Big Prairie and Camp Menard. Parachute instuction manuals, a master loft log (recording Mishler's jumps), and publications concerning the Smoke Jumpers are also included.

Further contents include documents and pictures from Smoke Jumper reunions held in 1973 and 1978.

Mishler, Harry Artemus, 1917-2001

J. Lloyd Spaulding and Blanche (Brobeil) Spaulding Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.359
  • Collection
  • 1940-1980

box 1: correspondence, subject files, project files

box 2: CPS and peace files, subject files, educational files

box 3: subject and educational files

box 4: books, card file

box 5: card files, Bethel-related correspondence

box 6: CitizensUtility Ratepayer Board (CURB) (from Blanche Spaulding 7 Nov 1994)

box 7: CURB, prison sentence, CPS (from Blanch Spaulding 7 Nov 1994)

box 8: Blanche's files: talks, book fairs, children's literature class (from Blanche Spaulding 14 Nov 1994)

box 9: Blanche's files: book fairs, Northridge PTA (from Blanche Spaulding 14 Nov 1994

box 10: books, pamphlets (from Blanche Spaulding 14 Nov 1994)

box 11: books, pamphlets (from Blanche Spaulding 14 Nov 1994)

box 12: incorporated into box 13

box 13: "Your Neighbor" pamphlet series, "Peace Maker, Peace Markers" scrapbook, Northridge PTA Reading and Library Service 1962, BELL - children's literature (from Blanche Spaulding 2 Feb 1995); prison sentence (from Blanche Spaulding 10 July 1996), family history (from Irving Spaulding 1995)

box 14: Conference on Education and Political Responsibility 1960, conscription, National Science Foundation visiting lectureships 1960-1967, Race relations conference April 1964, Spelman College student exchange 1959-1965. Tape of autobiographical interview, 1973?

Spaulding, J. Lloyd, 1914-1995

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