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Bishop Leroy Charles Hodapp

Bishop Leroy C. Hodapp papers, circa 1996-2006: Framed items, notebook of grieving curriculum material, memorial programs, Council of Bishops roster and minutes, purple banner, prayer rug/banner, two DePauw University band CDs, 121 books and a set of John Wesley bookends. Hodapp was Bishop of the Indiana area 1984-92. He passed away May 26, 2006.

Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church (Greencastle, Ind.)

One hundred sixty-one audiocassette tapes of sermons by Summer L. Walters and visiting preachers at Gobin Memorial UMC,  June 26, 1983 to June 14, 1987.

Pleasant Bethel United Methodist Church (Owen County, Ind.)

Pleasant Bethel United Methodist Church
records and photographs including Sunday School records 1902-73, membership 1917-73 and Women's Society of Christian Service minutes 1961-65. The church was organized in 1846 and closed in 1973. [M016.019]


Castleton United Methodist Church (Indianapolis, Ind.)

Audio recording of the 1968 Castleton UMC125th anniversary observance; videotapes of 1996 interviews with Blaine Zook (oldest active member) , Louise Beaver (member 77 years), Emory McConnell (member 63 years) and Nina Dawson (member 70 years); 1981, 1984, 1989, 1996 and 1999 pictorial directories; United Methodist Women cookbook; church records including administrative board minutes 1946-52, baptism certificate stubs 1969-89, membership transfer certificate stubs, Board of Education minutes 1952-55, historical record book 1946-58, library brochure, memorial committee brochure, Sunday School records, membership record book 1901-24. The church was organized in 1843. [M016.020]

Thorntown United Methodist Church records

One booklet from the meeting of the Women's Foreign Missionary Society at Thorntown ME Church, 1902 and bulletin from the last service held at the Thorntown UMC building, 2015.


Olga Louise Eberly Jones, class of 1925

A panoramic photograph of the students and faculty of DePauw University, 1922 and digital photographs of Olga Louise Eberly Jones ’25  with descriptions of hefamily history. [D016.037]




Dance Cards

Various dance cards: Delta Tau Delta presents "Melody Inn" (December 4, 1943); The Miami Triad (December 18, 1943); "The Junior Prom" presented by Battalion 1A and The Junior Class (April 8, 1944); Delta Tau Delta presents "Spring Formal" (May 20, 1944); The Miami Triad presented by Phi Delta Theta, Beta Theta Pi and Sigma Chi (December 2, 1944); Eta of Alpha Gamma Delta, "Heavenly Haze" (December 2, 1944); Delta Tau Delta present their "Annual Winter Formal" (January 20, 1945); Alpha Tau Omega, Spring Semi-Formal, "Diary" (April 7, 1945); The Phi Kappa Psi Christmas Formal in "The Old Rockpile" (December 15, 1945); Eta of Alpha Gamma Delta presents "Dance on the Moon" (March 9, 1946); Delta Zeta, "Moonlight Cruise" (March 9, 1946); Kappa Karousel (November 2, 1946); Alpha Phi, "Glistening" (December 7, 1946); Alpha of Kappa Alpha Theta, "Heaven Sent" (December 13, 1946); Eta of Alpha Gamma Delta presents Holiday Chalet (December 17, 1946); Xi Zeta of Lambda Chi Alpha presents its Fall Formal "Lost Weekend" (December 17, 1946).