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Central Wesleyan College Archives
Manuscript Collection C3

Contents
originally compiled and arranged by
Carol Fowler under the direction of Odessa Ofstad December 1981
revised by Judith May-Sapko October 1999


For information concerning this collection or to request copies contact speccoll@truman.edu

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C3/0: Information on the Central Wesleyan College collection
0.1 Carl Otwin Sauer
  Papers by Dr. Martin Kenzer (et al) -- Writings of Carl O. Sauer, 1889-1975, in Pickler Library -- Kenzer writings include: Carl O. Sauer: Nascent Human Geographer at Northwestern -- Carl Sauer and the Carl Ortwin Sauer Papers -- Milieu and the “Intellectual Landscape” -- Carl O. Sauer’s Undergraduate Heritage --Tracking Sauer Across Sour Terrain -- Carl Ortwin Sauer, 1889-1975 -- Published Writings of Carl Ortwin Sauer, 1915-1962 -- Carl O. Sauer, a Tribute -- Regional Reality in Economy -- Slides made for Sauer research [in cool storage]
0.2 Descriptions of the CWC Collection
  Fowler description, 1981-- Kenzer description, 1985 and republished in 1987 -- National Inventory of Documentary Sources, Guide to Central Wesleyan College Archives (1 microfiche)
   
C3/1: History of Central Wesleyan College and Central Wesleyan Orphan Asylum (includes institutions merging with CWC)
1.1 History of Methodism and the Establishment of Central Wesleyan College and Orphan Asylum 
1.1/1 Establishment of the school at Quincy, Illinois and later at Warrenton, Missouri, by Dr. O. E. Kriege -- part of a letter written to Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Peters telling some of the early history of CWC -- photographs: building, portrait of Heininger 
1.1/2 German Methodist Colleges in the West by Louis A. Haselmayer, curator of the Zwingli F. Meyer Collection of German American Methodism at Iowa Wesleyan College, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
1.1/3 Brief History of Central Wesleyan College and Orphan Asylum (typescript, one page, author unknown) 
1.1/4 A Very Brief History of Central Wesleyan College and Orphan Asylum by Lula May Schulze, June 13, 1940 (2 pages)
1.1/5 History of Central Wesleyan College; History of Central Wesleyan Orphan Home (photocopies from Historic Sites of Warren County, Missouri, Margaret C. Schowengerdt, editor)
1.1/6 Constitution of German Methodist Orphan Asylum, Berea, Ohio (1874); constitution, in German, and certificate of apprenticeship, signed by Jacob Rothweiler, President of the Board of Trustees
1.1/7 Anniversary of the St. Louis German Methodist Conference.  Cincinnati: Jennings and Graham, 1903(?); in German, CWC and CWOH mentioned on 61, 75, 84, 93. Central Wesleyan College material summarized by Luise Anthony, 1998 and included in folder.(shelved)
1.1/8 A History of Central Wesleyan College by Theodore H. Wolff (C.W.C. 1929) with a Epilogue by Herbert B. Hake -- photographs of Theodore and Matilda Wolff
1.1/9 Oral History of Central Wesleyan College: 5 audio cassettes w/ transcripts by Kemberly Bechtel (June 1998) -- Tape 1, sides A-B, Herbert Hake interviewing Dr. Walter H. Ryle, March 24, 1972 -- Tape 2, sides A-B, Herbert Hake interviewing William Zimmermann, October 6, 1972 -- Tape 3, sides A-B, Herbert Hake interviewing Frank Hollmann, October 6, 1972 -- Tape 4, side A, Herbert Hake interviewing Alvin Juergensmeyer; side B, Bill Boehmer interviewing Eli F. Mittler, May 14,1981-- Tape 5, sides A-B, Herbert Hake interviewing Prof. Ira M. Chiles, October 26, 1972  [tapes in cool storage]
1.1/10 1947 letter from Northeast President Walter H. Ryle to the Board of Regents regarding purchase of the CWC materials --1940 Ryle-Mittler correspondence regarding extension classes  through CWC (copies for Ryle Papers 1:76 and 19:45)
1.1/11 College United Methodist Church: photocopy of pages from the bi-centennial edition of the church’s membership directory
1.1/12 The Zwingli F. Meyer Collection of German-American Methodism (photocopy) and reprint of Das Deutsche Kollegium: Wesleyan’s Teutonic Past by Dr. Louis A. Haselmayer, (Annals of Iowa, 35:3 Winter 1960)
 
1.2  Central Wesleyan College Materials
1.2/0 Photographs: Rev. M. Roeders’s house (stereoptic) [Rev. Roeder was an agent for CWC] -- J. A. Klein -- R. Bruehl
1.2/1 Report to the Missouri East Conference (Methodist) by Rev. T. H. Wolff, as to the Central Wesleyan College, Warrenton, Missouri materials in the Archives of the Missouri State Teachers College (Kirksville) (carbon copy & photocopy)
1.2/2 Correspondence from T. H. Wolff, July 1963 -- church bulletin from the Waynesville Methodist Church, August 18, 1963 mentioning trip to Kirksville and visiting the CWC Collection
1.2/3 List of duplicate materials transferred to Warren County Historical Society, December 1978
1.2/4 Western Educational Institute Music Program, 1866 [Solander Case B] -- Yearbook of the Central Wesleyan Conservatory of Music 1911-1912
1.2/5 Recollection by Louisa Mayer of a sermon given by Dr. Klaiber, October 31, 1901 (handwritten in German)
1.2/6 Appreciation written by T. Arturo Cabacungan
1.2/7 CWC faculty list, 1940-1941
1.2/8 Alumni lists, 1870-1939 (one list gives degree, two others provide addresses)
1.2/9 Student lists, 1936-1937 & 1939-1940
1.2/10 List of faculty and students compiled by Harlan W. Peithman, President of CWC Alumni Association, 1973-74 -- printed by Illinois State University Printing Services, Normal, Illinois, September 1975
1.2/11 Alumni list, October 21, 1939 -- alumnae mailing list, n.d. -- alumnae mailing list, n.d. (1939?)
1.2/12 Student/Parents Reference Book [shelved]
1.2/13 Alumni soldiers in World War I, address lists (some  handwritten on the backs of CWC official correspondence)
1.2/14 Diploma and Graduation Correspondence, 1935-1939
1.2/15 Commencement programs, 1875, 1876, 1879 (photocopies)
1.2/16-18 Commencement programs, 1871-1881, 1883, 1885, 1887-1888, 1897, 1899, 1902, 1905, 1909(?), 1910, 1911, 1912-1919, 1921-1931, 1941 -- includes 1927 Students Reunion autograph book (blank)
1.2/19 Notice of Transfer, Deacon Orders, Certificate of Location, Recommendation for Admission into the West German Conference (written in German)
1.2/20 A History of the Methodist Society at Waynesville, Missouri, 1838-1963 (Vols 1-2) -- compiled and prepared by Theodore H. Wolff, pastor, completed Jan. 16, 1964
1.2/21 The Life Memories and Day Book of Friedrich Wilhelm Balcke (1847-1926) edited with an introduction by Louis A. Haselmayer, Iowa Wesleyan College, 1963. [see page 8 of the introduction for facts about merger of Mt. Pleasant College and Central Wesleyan College]
1.2/22 Document explaining the reasons for Central Wesleyan College’s serious financial situation (typescript cc, 9 pages)
1.2/23 Survey Report of Central College, Fayette, Missouri and Central Wesleyan College, Warrenton, Missouri, April 1-3, 1939, In accord with a resolution passed by the special committee which met in Jefferson City on February 10, 1939, H. C. Gregg, an expert in educational surveys, Boyd M. McKeown representing the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and John L. Seaton representing the Methodist Episcopal Church visited Central College, Fayette, Missouri and Central Wesleyan College, Warrenton, Missouri, on April 1, 2, and 3.  A factual report of their findings submitted herewith
1.2/24 Survey of Methodist Colleges in Missouri, Central Wesleyan College, April 2-3, 1939 -- correspondence by John L. Seaton. [used in part to determine whether CWC should be closed]
1.2/25-26 Record of student standing (grades) for the school years 1896-1897 & 1897-1898, 1898-1899, 1899-1900, 1900-1901
1.2/27 Roll of Honor 1884-1885 [shelved]
1.2/28 Register of Former Students and Friends of Central Wesleyan College, C.W.C. Exhibit, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904, St. Louis, Mo. ["guest book"; shelved]
 
1.3  History and Record of the Institutions Merging with Central Wesleyan College
1.3/1 Mt Pleasant German College, Mt Pleasant, Iowa: brief typewritten sketch, includes its relationship with Central Wesleyan College
1.3/2 History and Alumni List of Mt. Pleasant German College, 1873-1909 by Louis A. Haselmayer -- Founders Day program, Iowa Wesleyan College, 02/17/63; 3 news releases -- Newsletter of the Zwingli F. Meyer Collection of German-American Methodism at Iowa Wesleyan (vol. 1, nos. 1-2. vol. 2, no.1)
1.3/2.1 Mt. Pleasant German College Attendance and Grade Register, 1873-1908 [shelved]
1.3/3 Mt. Pleasant German College Endowment Notes, 1873-1909 [shelved]
1.3/4 Mt Pleasant German College Papers -- Journal written in German [shelved] -- Financial records -- notes, receipts, ledger sheets -- drafts of documents related to merger with CWC, copy of letter discussing legal issues between the German College and Iowa Wesleyan -- correspondence -- Notice of Dissolution -- Resolution of German Conferences -- Report of Commission appointed to arbitrate dissolution
1.3/5 Marionville College (Ozark Wesleyan) at Marionville, Missouri (later Carthage, Missouri) -- brief historical sketch and its relationship to Central Wesleyan
1.3/6 Note on the merger of Ozark Wesleyan and Central Wesleyan (three paragraphs of steps to be taken in merging the institutions) (cc)
1.3/7 Marionville College admission applications 1919-1922 -- five year elementary certificate blank -- county certificate grade blank
1.3/8 Marionville College admission forms and fee assessments, 1920
1.3/9 Marionville College applications for admission and grade lists, 1918-1922
1.3/10 Ozark Wesleyan College record of graduation, diplomas, degrees and certificates, 1925-1932 [shelved]
1.3/11 Ozark Wesleyan insurance/endowment certificates, 1928-1929 -- correspondence pertaining to certificates -- draft receipts 1929
1.3/12 Ozark Wesleyan correspondence on insurance and endowment certificates, 1929-1932
1.3/13 Ozark Wesleyan bank statements, Bank of Carthage, 1932-1933
1.3/14 Ozark Wesleyan correspondence, 1935-1939, mostly concerning liquidation of Ozark Wesleyan and payment of debts -- includes list of estate pledges
1.3/15-23 Ozark Wesleyan audits, audit correspondence -- 1932-1933 -- May 24, 1924 -- July 20, 1926 -- May 11, 1927 -- Apr 30, 1930 -- Apr 30, 1931 -- May 1-Sept 15, 1931  -- Apr 30, 1932 -- Apr 30, 1933 -- Aug 31, 1933
1.3/24-54 Ozark Wesleyan College vouchers (includes statements, invoices, checks and check duplicates of transactions): April 1928, Apr 1930, May 1931-Feb 1934
1.3/55 Ozark Wesleyan College Insurance policy with Joplin Life Insurance Co., issued to July 31, 1931 to W. Dote Hall
1.3/56-60 Ozark Wesleyan College Insurance policies with Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co., issued to: Rudolph N. Jones, Dec 1, 1928 -- Archie Starcher, Jan 28, 1929 -- Merrel A. Collard, Feb 4, 1929 -- Edna E. Olsen, Feb 4, 1929 -- Sylvester K. Lowell, Feb 18, 1929 
1.3/61-62 Ozark Wesleyan College Insurance policies with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., issued to:  Lee S. Durham, April 11, 1929 -- Leon A. Willgus, May 23, 1929
1.3/63 Ozark Wesleyan College Insurance policy with Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co. issued to May Mitchell, Dec 1, 1932
1.3/64-84 Ozark Wesleyan College Insurance policies with Union Central Life Insurance Co. issued to: Earl Wesley Peters, April 23, 1929 -- Artie McGuire Wood, May 6, 1929 -- Leland M. Jones, May 8, 1929 -- Benton Burdette Wood, May 24, 1929 -- Frank Harold Ebright, May 27, 1929 -- Clarence H. Havens, May 27, 1929 -- Perl Decker, May 31, 1929 -- Taylor Stone Hudson, May 31, 1929 -- Louis M. Thomas, June 11, 1929 -- Ruth Elaine Lindsey, June 12, 1929 -- Samuel Ralph Roland, June 12, 1929 -- Rose L. Robards, June 17, 1929 -- Fred B. Wilkerson, July 6, 1929 -- Clyde Harvey Thomas, July 16, 1929 -- Claudius Russell McCauley, July 17, 1929 -- Fred E. Hesser, Aug27, 1929 -- Rudolph Nathan Jones, Aug 29, 1929 -- Donald Craigie Preston, Sept 30, 1929 -- Windsor V. Perry, Oct 18, 1929 -- Charles Whetstone Thomas, Mar 12, 1930 -- Leland H. Koewing, April 18, 1930
1.3/85 Ozark Wesleyan College correspondence with Union Central Life Insurance Co. pertaining to the policy of Mayme E. Selken
1.3/86 Ozark Wesleyan College miscellaneous insurance papers, receipts, etc.
1.3/87 Ozark Wesleyan College miscellaneous insurance slips recording persons insured and their beneficiaries
1.3/88 Brief history of Daniel Boone Institute, business card, authorization letter, statement of purpose
1.3/89 Ozark Wesleyan Insurance and Endowment Certificates [shelved]
1.3/90-96 Ozark Wesleyan Pledge Books & Pledge Record Books, 1924 and undated (post binders) [Shelved]
1.3/97 Mt. Pleasant German College Mount Pleasant, Iowa Treasurer’s Book [shelved]
 
1.4 Central Wesleyan College Alumni Association
1.4/1 Program from reunion, October 9, 1982 -- Sermon “The Footsteps of Greatness” by Rev. Ralph Grote of Hoyleton, Illinois; preached in the college United Methodist Church, Warrenton, Missouri, at the CWC  Alumni Association Reunion, Oct 10, 1982.   -- Warrenton Banner, 117:14 (Oct 29, 1982) gives account of reunion
1.4/2 Account  of the Central Wesleyan College Alumni Association Reunion held  October, 1983, Warrenton Banner, Oct 21, 1983, (photocopy)
1.4/3 Script, cassette tape and 34 slides used in the Central Wesleyan Room of the Warrenton--Museum ? Slide and tape credits: tape narration: Harold R. Dude;   Narrator: William D. Boehmer; Photography: David R. Davis, William D. Boehmer;   Music: Raymond Martin, Kathleen B. Halter [slides & cassette in cool storage]
   
C3/2: Organization of Central Wesleyan College and Central Wesleyan Orphan Asylum
2.1 Charters and by-laws
2.1/1 CWC charter 1920, 1931(?) -- by-laws, 1922
2.1/2 CWC charter, recorded May 14, 1928
2.1/3 College & Orphan Asylum charter 1870 (amended March 24, 1870)
 
2.2  College Rules
2:2/1 Constitution of the Eisenmeyer Club -- rules for the Gym and Eisenmeyer Hall -- Rules of the Central Wesleyan College, Use of the Laundry and Dining Room provisions
 
2.3 CWC Catalogues
2.3/1      General Catalogue 1867, 1868, 1871, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879 -- Catalogue of Books in the Library, August 1, 1877
2.3/2 Sixty-eighth Annual Catalog, 1932-1933
Note: CWC Catalogues 1854-1910, 1914-38 cataloged to the PML Missouriana Collection [MoCollection LD881 W3 K48]
 
2.4 Registration and Requirements for Graduation
2.4/1 List of seniors 1925-1926,1926-1927, 1927-1928, 1928-1929 -- class schedule, n.d. -- general requirements -- requirements for certification -- directions for registration --  schedule of classes, 1935-36 -- Missouri State Department of Education Circular of  Classification and Credits of Secondary Schools for Missouri, directions for registration -- pre-professional and junior college graduation June 30, 1941 -- requirements for graduation from Central Wesleyan College -- requirements for a 60 hour certificate -- Rules and Regulations Governing the Certification and Qualifications of High School and Elementary Teacher of Missouri (1939) -- Central Wesleyan College registration blank
   
C3/3: Operation of Central Wesleyan College  (includes some materials from Central Wesleyan Orphan Asylum)
3.1 Executive Committee
3.1/1 Minutes and reports, 1925, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932 -- Charter of Central Wesleyan -- correspondence -- Biennial Statistical Report
3.1/2 Meeting agendas -- financial reports, 1940-1941
3.1/3-5 Minutes, 1895-1909, 1909-1924, 1909-1926 [shelved]
 
3.2  Trustees' Materials and Reports
3.2/1 Reports, 1909 (in German)
3.2/2-3 Reports -- correspondence, 1934-1936, 1937-38, 1938-39 -- Board of Trustees List 
3.2/4 Trustees record, 1906 (German and English) [shelved]
3.2/5 Trustees record (German) [shelved]
3.2/6 Orphan Asylum Trustees Record, 1914-1926 (German)
 
3.3  Presidents' Correspondence and Materials
3.3/1 O. E. Kriege correspondence 1910-1918 -- reports (many in German) -- release from Dr. Edwin A. Schell between German College and Iowa Wesleyan College of Mt. Pleasant, June 24, 1910
3.3/2 Ira N. Chiles -- correspondence 1926-1932 -- Ira N. Chiles, March 7, 1891-June 8, 1980, a Remembrance by Emma and Earl Ramer, 2212 Woodmere Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee, August, 1982.  (Prepared for the Alumni Association)
3.3/3-4 Franklin F. Lewis Correspondence -- 1935-1937 (includes correspondence with  Ira N. Chiles) -- 1938-1939
3.3/5-7 C.W. Greene Correspondence, 1940-1942
 
3.4  Dean's Correspondence
3.4/1 Walter L. Asling Correspondence, 1936-1938
3.4/2 M.M. Ryan Correspondence, Sept 1938-May 1939
 
3.5  Boards of Education Reports and Correspondence
3.5/1 Report to the Methodist Board of Education 1920-21 -- 1922 financial statement
3.5/2 St. Louis Conference Board of Education correspondence and materials, 1922-1927
3.5/3 Budget Reports to the Methodist Board of Education 1923-1925
3.5/4-5 Correspondence with the Methodist Board of Education, 1935-1937, 1939
3.5/6 Correspondence with the Board of Education of the Methodist Episcopal and Uniting Conference, 1938-1939
3.5/7 Missouri State Board of Education Correspondence Mar-Aug1938
 
3.6  Accreditation Reports and Correspondence
3.6/1 Committee on Accredited Schools and Colleges correspondence 1920, 1931, 1934-1939
3.6/2 Registrar's correspondence 1934-1940
3.6/3 Correspondence with Elmer Ellis, University of Missouri, 1937-1939
 
3.7  Finance Committee
3.7/1-2 Minutes 1921-1922, 1926-1931 [shelved]
 
3.8  Departmental Correspondence & Records
3.8/1 Bookstore Records 1919-1926
3.8/2 Wesley A. Miller contract for Library, 1922 -- Library correspondence 1935, 1936, 1939, 1940 -- Index to assorted periodicals, letter P-Z [shelved]
3.8/3 Music Department Reports 1937-1939
3.8/4 Athletic Department Contracts 1930-1933
3.8/5 Athletic Committee Minutes 1920
3.8/6 Library Accession Book 1879 [shelved]
 
3.9  Faculty Correspondence and Materials  (includes teacher applications)
3.9/1-3 Faculty Meeting Minutes, 1894-1896, 1895-1906, 1897-1898, 1904-1906, 1923-1938 [shelved]
3.9/4 J.C. Eisenberg, Director of Central Wesleyan -- contract, June 3, 1915 -- contract, June  3, 1920 -- correspondence pertaining to contracts, 1920
3.9/5 Correspondence with or concerning Faculty, 1935-1939
3.9/6 Teacher Agency Correspondence, 1938-1940
3.9/7-8 Applications for Teaching Positions, 1938-1939
3.9/10 Faculty lists 1931-1941, compiled from various CWC sources (1933-1934 not included)
 
3.10  Correspondence  (includes both general and specific correspondence of the College and Orphan Asylum)
3.10/1 1919-1930
3.10/2-7 "A", 1935-1941 
3.10/8 American Association of Junior Colleges, 1939-1941
3.10/9-10 "B", 1924, 1936-1939
3.10/11 Blackwell Wielandy Company, 1936-1937
3.10/12 S.B. Campbell, 1935-1937
3.10/13 E. Cripin, pertaining to maintenance
3.10/14 "D", 1940
3.10/15 W.A. Dahlem, 1935-1936 -- promotion of Central Wesleyan College
3.10/16 Harold R. Dude, 1935-1936
3.10/17 "E", 1936-1939
3.10/18 "F", 1936-1938
3.10/19 E.A. Henke and William Hein, 1919-1923 (in German)
  Addendum, gift of Sandy Kintner: (1) English translations of 3 Hein letters by John Davis, University of Wisconsin, 2006;  (2) Kintner, Sandy. The Church Building Preacher: The Life of Rev. William Hein (1854-1923). Sun Prairie, WI: Commission on Archives and History, Wisconsin Conference United Methodist Church, 2006. 
3.10.20-23 "H", 1939-1941 
3.10/24 "I", 1937-1941
3.10/24.1 Intercollegiate, 1939-1941 -- University of Missouri -- New York University -- University of Southern California -- Union Theological Seminary, New York -- University of Chicago Law School -- University of Kansas City -- University of North Carolina -- Drake University -- Office of Education, U. S. Department of Labor
3.10/25 "J", 1936-1941
3.10/26-28 "K", 1935-1941 
3.10/29-30 "L", 1935-1941 
3.10/31-34 "M", 1935-1941 
3.10/35 "Mc", 1939-1940
3.10/36 Bishop Charles A. Mead, 1935-1939
3.10/37 "N", 1939-1940
3.10/38-39 "P", 1939-41 
3.10/40 L.M. Potts, 1936
3.10/41 "R", 1919-1941
3.10/42-46 "S", 1935-1941 
3.10/47 Prospective Students, 1940
3.10/48-49 "T", 1935-1941 
3.10/50-51 "V", 1937-1941 
3.10/52-54 "W", 1935-1941 
3.10/55 M.M. Wolfe, 1935-1937
3.10/56 "Y", 1937-1939
3.10/57 H. Zimmerman, 1912-1917,  includes correspondence on loans 
3.10/58 H. Zimmerman, 1912-1921, re pledges, heating system or power plant, subscription  
3.10/59 H. Zimmerman, 1913-1920, re pledges, loans, general operating bills, property 
3.10/60 H. Zimmerman, report from Enterprise Academy, Junction City, Kansas, W. F. Muenzenmayer, Treasurer, Nov 1914-June 1915
3.10/61 H. Zimmerman, 1914-1915, re estates, legal matters, loans, property sales; with Oscar A. Knehans 
3.10/62 H. Zimmerman, 1914-1919, re supplies and equipment, loan assumptions, gifts, receipts
3.10/63 H. Zimmerman, 1915-1920, trust and loan companies
3.10/64 H. Zimmerman, 1915-1923,  with Dawson and Zutabern Farm Loans, Brown and Danskin Company -- Allie Clee Merry case -- Hamilton Utilities Company
3.10/65 H. Zimmerman, 1916-1917, re estates, legal matters, loans, property sales -- with Oscar A. Knehans re bankruptcies -- T. H. McMillan real estate
3.10/66 H. Zimmerman, 1916-1922, re loans, payments, bills, bequests -- with Evan W. Harris  -- Preston J. Bradshaw, architect of St. Louis on alteration of Kessler Hall
3.10/67 H. Zimmerman, 1918-1923 re loans taken over through Brown-Danskin -- Farmers’ Trust Company -- Bartlett Brothers -- Fergus Falls National Bank
   
C3/4: Legal and financial affairs of Central Wesleyan College and Central Wesleyan Orphan Asylum
4.1  Incorporation
4.1/1 Correspondence pertaining to filing the articles of incorporation, 1916
 
4.2  CWC Property and Land Holdings
4.2/1 West German Conference Educational Society warranty deed, 1888 -- September 13, 1909 warranty deed to Central Wesleyan College, deeding property in Jackson County, Missouri
4.2/2 Correspondence pertaining to property, land and taxes, 1936-1939
4.2/3 Arkansas -- Warranty deed by Henry  and Agnes Vosholl, August 7, 1916 -- 1915, 1916 property tax receipts
4.2/4 Puebleo, Colorado -- correspondence 1912-1935 -- land and rental properties
4.2/5 Belleville, Illinois -- correspondence with Henry J. Fink, 1912-1916 -- insurance and land dealings
4.2/6 Decatur, Macon County, Illinois Property
4.2/7 Indiana -- correspondence, 1924-1925, regarding sale of Eberhardt lots -- receipts from county assessor
4.2/8 Coldwater, Comanche County, Kansas -- deed -- abstract -- mortgage on farm, 1891-1916
4.2/9 Larned, Kansas -- receipts -- warranty deed -- lease --  mortgage -- mortgage real estate bond, 1906 -- correspondence
4.2/10 Wichita, Kansas -- release of mortgage -- Oklahoma second mortgage -- warranty deed -- 1930-1932
4.2/11-12 Stevens County, Kansas -- taxes, 1928-1933 -- correspondence -- 1926 deed -- reports
4.2/13 Wyandotte County Kansas -- Shawnee County, Kansas -- John McKenna, Hastings, Nebraska -- Clyde, Oklahoma farm  deed -- Willis Shields, Oklahoma City -- J. J.   Muenzenmayer, warranty deed, Oklahoma City lot -- correspondence -- tax receipts
4.2/14 Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana -- F. W. Ney mortgage on Lake Arthur property -- correspondence
4.2/15-20 Marshall County, Minnesota -- tax receipts 1916-1934 -- farm contract 1916, 1925 -- tenant accounts -- mortgage papers -- assignments -- releases -- Notes -- agreements, 1916-1927 -- F. C. Woods, farm agent, 1 contract, 2 accounts, 1927, 1931, 1932 -- dwelling house insurance papers, 1917 -- warranty deed, 1916
4.2/21 German American Finance Corporation -- stock certificate, correspondence 1926-1931
4.2.22-27 Mississippi -- 1906-1919 correspondence, deed, loan papers -- 1921-1923 correspondence, mortgages -- farm accounts -- Bank of Shaw correspondence, statements, bank notes -- 1910-1921 notes and mortgages, correspondence -- 1911-1919 correspondence, materials, tax receipts 
4.2/28-29 St Louis, Missouri -- Investors Syndicate, branch office in St. Louis, correspondence, pass book -- F. G. Niedringhaus account mortgage,  mortgage notes, correspondence 
4.2/30-31 Matilda Brown Estate: Shrewsbury Park (St. Louis) lots -- deeds -- affidavit of appraiser -- affidavit of W. L. and Ethel Pursley -- canceled note in favor of Matilda Brown -- correspondence
4.2/32 Matilda Brown Estate: property in Warrenton, Missouri -- warranty deed -- insurance papers -- appraisal papers
4.2/33 Letter to Mr. Charles Maull of St. Louis concerning deed for the Rainey-Doty loan, Feb 2, 1928
4.2/34-39 Warrenton, Missouri -- deed to Bohnemeyer lots, 1926 -- deed to the Carleton College lots, 1917 -- insurance papers for the Helmer house, lots 7 & 8, block 2, College Addition to Warrenton, June 1925 -- deed and insurance papers to the Hollmann house -- insurance note (handwritten on back of blank check) about Johnson lots 11 & 12  -- Schowengerdt deed and plat indicating lots in Warrenton, 1921
4.2/40 Vaupel legal papers -- warranty deed to Pueblo, Colorado property -- agreement in exchange of property, Pueblo property and North Dakota property -- Belleville, Illinois tax receipts -- certificate of master’s sale of Richard Cooper house in East St. Louis, Illinois
4.2/41 Zimmerman Property, Warrenton, Missouri -- Deed of Trust Herman and Pauline Zimmermann to E. L. Delventhal and Emma and W. E. Nolting -- warranty deed -- insurance papers
4.2/42-43 Oxford, Nebraska -- W. C. Kellner loan -- correspondence, 1912-1913 -- correspondence 1913-1920 (no longer in possession of CWC)
4.2/44-45 Steele County, North Dakota -- Kopp property warranty deed -- 1915-1923 mortgages, assignments, notes
4.2/46-54 Hope Farm, North Dakota -- correspondence, bills, receipts, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1920, 1921 -- correspondence, bills,  receipts, contracts, 1921-1924 -- farm agent contract -- bank account statements, correspondence -- 1924-1927, 1917, 1919, 1920 -- 1926 insurance papers -- tax receipts 
4.2/55  Clason’s Guide Map of Oklahoma. Denver: Glason Map Co., n.d.
4.2/56-57 Dewey County, Oklahoma -- transcript of deed, G. D. Boardman to CWC -- deed to Fred W. Wahl property taken from file by Mr. Chiles 2/14/33 -- Willis R. Davis and Sophia Davis to G. D. Boardman
4.2/58-59 Oklahoma -- correspondence 1926-1928 -- mortgage 1920 -- warranty deed 1926 -- tax material 1925, 1927-1930
4.2/60-63 Grant County, Oklahoma -- Jefferson farm deed -- abstract -- insurance papers -- correspondence -- release of oil/gas lease -- tax receipts 1909-1930 -- bills and contracts 1915-1924 
4.2/64-66 Roger Mills County, Oklahoma -- sheriff's deeds, tax receipts, warranty deeds, mortgage releases, assignment mortgages, mortgages. applications for loans, mortgage notes, quit claim deeds, 1910-1919 --correspondence 1911, 1913-1916, 1919-1920, 1924 -- property reports 
4.2/67 Texas County, Oklahoma -- 1926 warranty deed Carrie and Simon Winter to CWC
4.2/68-70 Oklahoma -- tax receipts 1927-1933 -- farm contracts -- wheat scale tickets -- grain elevator receipts 
4.2/71 Useless Stocks & Old Deeds -- Western Oil Refining and Chemical Co. -- Julian Mining Co. -- Charleston Hill Gold Mining Co. -- warranty deeds
 
4.3 Financial Records
4.3/1 Cash Expenses Ledger 1881-1886 [shelved]
4.3/2 General Ledger 1932-1933 (ledger sheets)
4.3/3 Cash Receipts (ledger sheets)
4.3/4 Summer school cash receipts 1931, 1933, 1934, 1935 -- 1932 summer school deposit passbook -- 1932 deposit slips
4.3/5 Spring Session 1939 -- spring term mailing list -- announcements -- list of Montgomery County teachers, 1938-1939 -- Lincoln County officials, 1939 -- list of public school teachers in Warren County, 1938-1939
4.3/6 Summer Session 1939 -- session announcement -- class schedule -- cash journal
4.3/7 Dormitory cash receipts and expenses ,1920-1924 [shelved]
4.3/8 Kessler Hall remodeling expenses, 1920 [shelved]
4.3/9 Specifications for the building of a two-story  gymnasium, 1908 [shelved]
4.3/10 Student and school accounts, 1875-1879 [shelved]
4.3/11-12 Tuition, 1905/1906 -1912/1913 [shelved]
4.3/13 Invoice for plumbing and heating equipment supplied by the A. F. Sievert Co
4.3/14 Grocery order blanks
4.3/15 Correspondence relating to rental of College buildings and property
4.3/16 Voucher Record 1923-1924 [shelved]
4.3/17 Transfer general ledger (latest date 1932) [shelved]
4.3/18 General Ledger, 1932 [shelved]
4.3/19 Cash Receipts, 1916-1917 [shelved]
4.3/20 Cash Credit Journal [shelved]
4.3/21 Record of Investments, 1908-?  Loan and Interest Register [shelved]
4.3/22 Cash Receipts Ledger, 1916-1920 [shelved]
4.3/23-28 Cash Journal, 1864-1884 -- 1895-1897 -- 1901-1908 [shelved]
4.3/29 College Cash Book, 1904-1909 [shelved]
4.3/30 Cash book, Boarding Department, 1908-1909 [shelved]
4.3/31 Cash Journal, 1909-1910 [shelved]
4.3/32 Cash Receipts Book, 1910-1912 [shelved]
4.3/33 Treasurer's Book, 1911-1913 [shelved]
4.3/34 Cash Receipts Journal, 1912-1915 [shelved]
4.3/35 Dormitory cash and expense record 1916-1917 [shelved]
4.3/36 Trial Balances, 1928-1935 [shelved]
4.3/37 Miscellaneous Expenses Ledger, 1927-1932 [shelved]
4.3/38 Cash Ledger, 1930-1935 [shelved]
4.3/39-40 Monthly Time Book, 1936-1939 [shelved]
4.3/41 Faculty Salary Ledger, 1937-1940 [shelved]
4.3/42 Salaries, 1920-1929 [shelved]
4.3/43 Tuition Ledger, 1890-? [shelved]
4.3/44 Dormitory Receipts and Expenses, 1924-1928 [shelved]
4.3/45-46 Cash Book, 1925-1929 [shelved]
4.3/47-48 Cash Receipts and Expenses, 1929-1937 [shelved]
4.3/49 Notes and Accounts Payable Ledger, 1931-1932 [shelved]
4.3/50 Cash Book, 1937-1939 [shelved]
 
4.4  Financial Reports (some records included)
4.4/1 Expense Report of Central Wesleyan College to the Treasurer of the School, 1914-15
4.4/2 Financial Report, 1922-1923 -- court orders -- Fowler children application for admittance to the Orphan Home -- Duroc swine registration certificates
4.4/3-6 Financial Reports, 1934-1941 -- correspondence -- draft of President Lewis’ letter of resignation -- -- Committee funding recommendations worksheet, n.d. (1925?) 
4.4/7-14 College Accounts, 1898-1905, 1907-1910 [shelved]
4.4/15 Balances of Accounts for the years 1921-1928 [shelved]
4.4/16-20 Report on Accounts, Statements of Income and Expense for the years ending -- May 25, 1925 -- May 24, 1926 -- May 20, 1927 -- May 15, 1928 -- May 17, 1929 -- May 16, 1930 [shelved]
4.4/21-22 Journal, 1887-1893 -- Journal, record of interests collection and incidental receipts, 1882-1908 [missing as of 1/5/1999]
4.4/23 Board of Pensions and Relief Journal, 1911-1928 [shelved]
4.4/24 Book of Accounts [shelved]
4.4/25 Report on Certain Assets in Control of L. M. Potts, February 15, 1927 [shelved]
 
4.5  General Business
4.5/1 Correspondence with Boardman Land and Loan Company, 1909-1911
4.5/2 Real estate loan papers and correspondence, 1909-1915
4.5/3-4 Correspondence, 1909-1913, 1915 
4.5/5 Real estate loan papers, 1909-1931
4.5/6 Orphan Asylum business 1919-1928 -- alumni list (?) --  correspondence -- financial reports
 
4.6  Bonds and Annuities
4.6/1 Henry J. Fink, insurance and financial bond broker correspondence, 1919-1911
4.6/2 Mutual Bank and Trust Company, 1936-1939 -- A. L. Sautter correspondence
4.6/3 Bonds for arms and property of the state of Missouri, 1901 -- correspondence -- affidavits
4.6/4 Correspondence, 1935-39
4.6/5 Annuities Ledger [shelved]
 
4.7  Loans and Loan Companies
4.7/1-2 Boardman Land and Loan Company, Okeene, Oklahoma -- Correspondence, 1911-1915
4.7/3 Land and Investment Record, 1915 [shelved]
4.7/4 Loan Records, 1923-1924 [shelved]
 
4.8  Student Loans and Finances
4.8/1 Student Loans, Methodist Episcopal Church -- Correspondence, 1926-1928
4.8/2-3 Correspondence -- loan payment receipts, 1935-1939 
4.8/4 National Youth Administration Student Aid Program -- Correspondence, 1939-1941
4.8/5-6 Student Ledger, 1936-1937 [shelved]
4.8/7 Summer School Cash Book [shelved]
4.8/8 Present ministerial standing of students who have given tuition notes [shelved]
4.8/9 Student Loan Accounts with Board of Education, Methodist Episcopal Church [shelved]
4.8/10 Student Cash Book, 1936-1939 [shelved]
4.8/11 Student Tuition Accounts, 1887-1916 [shelved]
4.8/12 Student Expense Ledger, 1903-1907 [shelved]
4.8/13 Student Accounts, 1929-1930 [shelved]
4.8/14 Student Ledger, 1935-1936 [shelved]
4.8/15 Student Tuition Ledger [shelved]
4.8/16 Students, Classes and Amounts of Money [shelved]
4.8/17 Bank Account Journal, 1906 & Student Accounts ledger, 1928-1929 
 
4.9  Notes to CWC sent to the American Credit Bureau for collection
4.9/1-4 Correspondence with ACB on notes, Jan1938-Aug 1939 -- list of notes 
4.9/5 The notes 
 
4.10  Pledge Activities 
4.10/1 Dr. Kessler's Subscription Book, 1888-1891
4.10/2 Dr. Kessler's Drive Notes, 1887-1917
4.10/3 Pledge correspondence -- legal papers
4.10/4 $1000.00–a-Month Club, 1935-1938
4.10/5 Donation and contribution correspondence, 1935-1937
4.10/6 St. Louis Conference Reconcilement of Pledges, March 14, 1927 [shelved]
4.10/7 Central Wesleyan College Perpetuation Movement, 1928
 
4.11 Bequests and Fund Raisers
4.11/1-2 Last Wills and Testaments, 1910-1939, 1915-1924 -- correspondence -- Wills -- legal papers
4.11/3 Kessler Hall Fund Drive, 1919-1922 -- pledges for chairs -- correspondence -- pledge lists -- pledges -- receipts
4.11/4 Alumni Banquets to promote donations, 1919, 1936, 1937 -- ticket sales -- receipts -- 1919 program
4.11/5 Advance Movement Campaign -- minutes -- correspondence -- canceled checks -- subscription lists -- 1923 account book
4.11/6-8 Advance Movement Campaign Ledgers, 1924 -- Subscription Book -- Expense Account -- Cash Book [shelved]
 
4.12  Donations and Endowment Funds
4.12/1 Donations Correspondence, Jan 1938-July 1939
4.12/2-3 Endowment and Miscellaneous Receipts, 1916-1930 [shelved]
4.12/4 Endowment and Miscellaneous Receipts, 1930-1931 (ledger sheets)
4.12/5 Endowment Association Minutes, 1896-1900 -- Constitution [shelved]
 
4.13  Lawsuits and Contractual Agreements
4.13/1 Correspondence about truck accident, 1936-1939
4.13/2 Contractual Agreements, 1938-1931
4.13/3 Contracts and Law Suits, 1935-1939
 
4.14 Insurance for the Central Wesleyan College
4.14/1 Insurance coverage on various buildings on the Central Wesleyan campus [shelved]
4.14/2 Vehicle Insurance, Automobile Club of Missouri policy with Franklin Lewis, 1936, 1938 -- correspondence
   
C3/5: Campus Activities and organizations
5.1 Cliovian Society
5.1.1 Minutes, 1884-1885 [shelved]
 
5.2  Epworth League Institute
5.2/1 Correspondence and Programs, 1936-1939
 
5.3  Garfield Society
5.3/1 Reports of the Vice President, 1897-1911 [shelved]
 
5.4  German Oratorical Society
5.4/1 Society Records including Constitution, 1893-1910
 
5.5 Goethenian Society
5.5/1 Constitution and By-laws, 1896
5.5/2-10 Society Records, 1865-1871, 1877-1914 [shelved]
 
5.6  National Council of Methodist Youth
5.6/1 Correspondence, 1939
 
5.7  Philomathia Society
5.7/1 Correspondence in the Warrenton Collection, 1924-1928
5.7/2-3 Constitution and Minutes, 1906-1913
5.7/4 Constitution, 1918
5.7/5 Minutes, 1913-1914 [shelved]
 
5.8 Germania Society
5.8/1 Society Records, 1869-? [shelved]
5.8/2 Minutes (Protokoll Buch des Germania Vereins), 1879-1890 [shelved]
5.8/3 Petty Cash Book, 1881-1914 [shelved]
5.8/4 Minutes and Committee Reports, 1887-1894 [shelved]
5.8/5 Germania Protokoll, 1890-1915 [shelved]
   
C3/6: Publications and Publicity
6.1 Publications  (**some years may be incomplete)
6.1/1-2 College Courant 1-2 (1884-1885) **
6.1/3-4 Central Wesleyan College Star 1-2 (1885-1887) **
6.1/5-19 The College Star 5-19 (1887-1902)  **
6.1/20-46  Central Wesleyan Star 20-45 (1902-1929) **
6.1/47-49 Central Wesleyan Star 3-5 (1938-1941) **
6.1/50 Central Wesleyan Star Mailing List
6.1/51 Society Records, 1869-? [shelved]
6.1/52 Central Wesleyan Star Campus Chatter (Sept 1939-May 1940)
Note: These publications are catalogued to the PML Missouriana Collection:
  Central Wesleyan Star 6-40 (1888-1923) [MoColl LH1 C4 C642]
  Pulse [yearbook] 1906-1909, 1911, 1913, 1914, 1916,1919, 1921, 1923, 1925, 1927-1929, 1939 (75th Anniversary Ed) [MoColl LD881 W35 P8]
 
6.2 Publicity
6.2/1 Quarterly Exhibition of the Western Education Institute, June 15, 1866 [in map case]
6.2/2-3 Warrenton Sentinal, Apr 5 & Apr 19, 1881 [in map case]
6.2/4-9 Warrenton [Daily] Banner, June 15 & Sept 21, 1883, June 15 & June 17, 1886, June 17, 1887, June 15, 1888 [in map case]
6.2/10 Central Wesleyan Bulletin 13:1-2 (1920)
6.2/11 Soldiers' Memorial Dedicatory Program, November 11, 1920
6.2/12-14 Central Wesleyan Bulletin 14:5 (1921), 19:2 (1926), 20:3,5 (1927)
6.2/15 Central Wesleyan Bulletin correspondence and mailing list
6.2/16 Banner Publishing Company correspondence, 1935-1939
6.2/17 Announcement of the 73rd Fall Session, September 20, 1938 to June 2, 1939
   
C3/7: Church Conferences and Other Cooperative Organizations
7.1 Methodist Conferences
7.1/1 Official Minutes of the St. Louis German Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, held at Warrenton, Missouri, August 27-31, 1919
7.1/2 Official Minutes of the West Dutch Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, held at Woodbine, Kansas, September 3-7, 1919
7.1/3 Journal and Year Book, Forty-Sixth Annual Session of the St. Louis German Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, held at Mascoutah, Illinois, August 27-31, 1924
7.1/4 St. Louis Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, Official Minutes 1924, Fifty-Seventh Session, Methodist Episcopal Church, Carthage, Missouri, September 24-28, 1924
7.1/5 Minutes of the Missouri Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Adjourned Meeting of the One Hundred Thirteenth Session, Held at First Methodist Episcopal Church, Brookfield, Missouri, April 8, 1931
7.1/6 Minutes of the Missouri Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, One Hundred Fifteenth Session, Held at First Methodist Episcopal Church, Sedalia, Missouri, September 28-October 3, 1932
7.1/7 Report (handwritten) from West German Conference, J. J. Hammel, Treasurer, Bushlin, Kansas,  November 1914-May 1915
7.1/8 Minutes, Ninety-Second Session St. Louis Annual Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Grace Methodist Church, St. Louis, Missouri October 10-12, 1939, and the First Session St. Louis Annual Conference the Methodist Church, University Methodist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, October 12-15, 1939
7.1/9-11 St. Louis Conference Educational Advance Audit, 1924, 1926, 1927 [shelved]
7.1/12 Proceedings of Conference of College and University Financial Officers, August 18-28, 1924 [shelved]
7.1/13 Minute Book of the Quincy District, Illinois Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, 1862-1884
7.1/14 Donors Book (listed by charge, name, address, and district) [shelved]
7.1/15 Notes of St. Louis Conference, District No. 6 (mentions Burlington District ?-1889) [shelved]
7.1/16 St. Louis District Mission Society Book -- name lists -- committee appointments -- minutes -- various church pastorates [shelved]
7.1/17 West German Conference Semi-Centennial Fund, 1915-1916 [shelved] 
7.1/18 St. Louis Conference Semi-Centennial Fund Subscription Book, 1913 [shelved]
7.1/19 Cash Journal (Missouri Annual Conference pledges), 1935
 
7.2 Missouri College Union Materials
7.2/1 Members List
7.2/2 Historic Sketch of the Missouri College Union, compiled from original sources by T. Berry Smith, secretary-treasurer, 1906-1925
7.2/3-4 Constitutions, 1911, 1923 
7.2/5 Minutes 1910-1917, 1919-1924, 1926-1928
   
C3/8: Ditzen Debating Trophy (stored in document box at end of Section 7)
 

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