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Cedarville University Administrative Records

Selected Presidents' papers and reports (1953- ); Board of Trustees Minutes (1887- ); Reports of selected administrators, committees, and task teams.

University and Student Publications

University:
University catalogs (1896 - )
Cedarville College Bulletin (1915-1978)
Torch ( 1978- )
Aviso [alumni publication](1973-1990)
Inspire [alumni publication] (1990- )
University promotional media [films, filmstrips, videotapes, DVDs, CDs]

Student:
Cedrus [yearbook] (1917-1954)
Miracle [yearbook] (1954- )
Gavelyte (1906-1915)
Whispering Cedars/Cedars (1934- )

Histories of Cedarville University

Belliveau, Gregory K. SAY TO THIS MOUNTAIN: THE LIFE OF JAMES T. JEREMIAH. Schaumburg, IL: Regular Baptist Press, 1999.

I PLANTED, APOLLUS WATERED, BUT... GOD GAVE THE INCREASE: A SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY PICTORIAL REVIEW OF CEDARVILLE COLLEGE, 1887-1962. Cedarville, OH: Cedarville College, 1962. (16 pages)

"A Look into the Past." THE 1987 MIRACLE. Cedarville, OH: Cedarville College, 1987, pp. 17-32.

Mach, Thomas and Murdoch, J. Murray, CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY: INSPIRING GREATNESS FOR 125 YEARS. Cedarville, OH: Cedarville University, 2012.

McDonald, Cleveland. THE HISTORY OF CEDARVILLE COLLEGE. Cedarville, OH: Cedarville College, 1966. (170 pages)

Murdoch, J. Murray. CEDARVILLE COLLEGE: A CENTURY OF COMMITMENT. Cedarville, OH: Cedarville College, 1987. (172 pages)

Murdoch, J. Murray. "Cedarville University: Keeping the faith." CRADLES OF CONSCIENCE: OHIO'S INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2003, pp. 109-119.

THE STORY OF CEDARVILLE COLLEGE TOLD IN PICTURES, CEDARVILLE, OHIO, 1922-1923. Issue of the CEDARVILLE COLLEGE BULLETIN, VII, no. 3 (July, 1922) (24 pages)

Materials from University Divisions and Offices

Presidential Annual Reports (1953- )
Academic Vice President (Record Group 4)
Vice President for Business (Record Group 5)
Vice President for Student Life (Record Group 6)
Vice President for Advancement (Record Group 7)
Vice President for Christian Ministries (Record Group 8)
Vice President for Enrollment Management (Record Group 9)

Faculty and Alumni Publications

Theses, dissertations, periodical, and trade publications of selected faculty members; trade publications of University alumni; media (phonorecords, tapes, CDS, videotapes) produced by University faculty, staff, and University-sponsored groups.

Photographs, films, videotapes, memorabilia, and artifacts

Assorted photographs and slides from the Public Relations office, Admissions office, and miscellaneous contributors; selected Cedarville University chapels on videotape (1986- ); artifacts and memorabilia related to the history of Cedarville University-its facilities, faculty, staff, and students.

Special Collections

Over 60 special collections including a wide range of memorabilia and artifacts connected to specific individuals who have a history with Cedarville University or the community of Cedarville. Of special note are the following collections:

  • Elmer Engstrom Collection [history of the RCA Corporation]
  • McMillan Collection [local Cedarville, Ohio history]
  • Jeremiah Collection [history of Cedarville University]
  • Jurkat Collection [history of Cedarville College and Cedarville, Ohio]
  • Strobridge Cedarville Collection [local Cedarville, Ohio history]