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Mansfield Hall Fire

One photograph, 8x10 inches, by J. O. Cammack, of the fire at Mansfield Hall, October 15, 1933. The morning fire gutted the building with the loss being placed at $100,000 to the oldest women’s dormitory on campus. [D015.033]

Maurice M. Frink, Jr., class of 1942

Photographs, negatives, contact sheets and slides 
taken by Maurice M. Frink, Jr. '42 during the 1967
alumni reunion weekend and Old Gold Day.  Also
included was a 1941-42 scrapbook which included
DePauw University newspaper clippings, compiled by Frink. [D015.064]

DePauw Fire Company badge

One DePauw Fire Company gold-colored pin with red
background in cent and three crossed fire horns Measures 1-1/4" x 1-3/4". In 1971 student firefighters created the DePauw Fire Company which for over a decade ably assisted the Greencastle Fire Department and for a time had its own auxiliary truck and training program.



Madison Street United Methodist Church (Muncie, Ind.)

Charge conference minutes 1998-2009, church council
minutes 2005-2014, directories 1969-2011, membership records 1897-2013, photographs, quarterly conference records 1951-1969, real estate records, trustees minutes 1964-2012. Founded in 1895, the first ministers were Rev. N. H. Phillips and Rev. D. M. Shoemaker. The church is located in Delaware County, Indiana. [M015.025]

Fletcher United Methodist Church (Carthage, Ind.)

Membership, baptism and historical 
records,1857-2009. Also included are
Sunday School records, 1970-1974. Founded in 1843, 
Fletcher UMC was located in Rush County,
Indiana. The church closed February 15, 2015.

John Wesley mug

A 19th century John Wesley commemorative
mug donated by John J. Baughman ’48. The front reads: "THE BEST OF ALL GOD IS WITH US." "The Rev John Wesley, A.M., Wesleyan Methodist Society, Established 1739." The back of the mug reads : "Even now by faith we join our hands with those that went before. And greet the blood-besprinkled bands on the eternal shore. O that we now might grasp our Guide! O that the word were given! Come, Lord of hosts, the waves divide, And land us all in heaven!" [M016.014]