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Youth for Christ International.

 Organization

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

A Step Ahead of Time video about Youth for Christ (YFC).

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2000-009
Dates: 1999

Advertizing postcards for Youth for Christ (YFC) and other religious events in Des Moines, Iowa.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2003-013
Dates: 1943-1951

Bernard Holmquist papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Container: Box 1
Identifier: 2022-025
Dates: 1945-1947

China Youth for Christ letters.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2015-008
Dates: 1981-1986

China Youth for Christ (YFC) letters.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2014-052
Dates: 1986

CN 285 - Torrey Maynard Johnson, Sr., Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: CN 285
Scope and Contents Correspondence, oral history interviews, scrapbooks, sermons, minutes, reports, photos, posters, newspaper and magazine clippings, brochures, audio recordings, video recordings reflecting Johnson’s life as an influential American Protestant from the 1930s through the 1990s. Besides documenting Johnson’s pastorates of Midwest Bible Church (Illinois) and Bibletown Community Church (Florida), his leadership of Youth for Christ International, and his activities as an independent evangelist, the...
Dates: Created: 1919 -2001

Collection 040 Papers of Andrew Wyzenbeek

 Collection
Identifier: CN 040
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Chicago manufacturer and inventor, Andrew Wyzenbeek, who was very active as a layman in evangelistic work. Among other topics he discusses his early life in Holland, New York City, and Iowa at the turn of the century; his travels in Central and South America; his acquaintance with Billy Sunday, Paul Rader, and Peter Deyneka; the beginnings of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle; and the beginning of Paul Rader's radio ministry. The collection also contains a folder with...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 050 Ephemera of Merrill Dunlop

 Collection
Identifier: CN 050
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, and a video recordings relating to the ministry of Merrill Dunlop (1905-2002).The oral history interviews with Merrill Dunlop cover his association with evangelist Paul Rader, early religious radio programming in Chicago, the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Youth for Christ, Christian evangelism and Christian music work. Merrill Dunlop was interviewed by Robert Shuster on November 21, 1978 and June 1, 1979, at Dunlop's home in Oak Park, Illinois....
Dates: Created: 1978-1988

Collection 061 Papers of Billy and Helen Sunday

 Collection
Identifier: CN 061
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of original documents held in Winona Lake, Indiana, including correspondence, sermons, reports, revival ephemera, and scrapbooks dealing mainly with the career of evangelist Billy Sunday from its beginning to his death and about the work of his wife Helen, who, besides acting as his general manager, was a fundamentalist leader in her own right, especially after his death. Persons featured include numerous fundamentalist figures and institutions; sermon topics cover a wide...
Dates: Created: 1882-1974

Collection 090 Papers of George F. Spotts

 Collection
Identifier: CN 090
Scope and Contents

An oral history interview, correspondence, reports and clippings relating to George Spotts’ work as a Youth for Christ staff member in France and the United States involved in evangelistic work among teenagers.

Dates: Created: 1960-1979

Collection 108 Papers of J. Palmer Muntz

 Collection
Identifier: CN 108
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, a book manuscript, a film script, tapes of sermons and speeches, and other items which describe Muntz's early career as director of the Winona Lake Bible Conference, the early development of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the criticism it received, the careers of Billy Sunday and other evangelists. There are also several sermons on Christian prophecy and evangelism to the Jewish people. Topics covered include information on Palmer's career...
Dates: Created: 1947-1986

Collection 111 Papers of Charles H. Troutman, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: CN 111
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, reports, manuals, and other records documenting Charles Troutman's career in Christian ministry among university students, first with Inter-Varsity in the United States and Australia and then with Latin America Mission. This collection also contains a great deal of information on evangelical Christianity in the United States, Australia and Latin America; Troutman's letters from his service in the Pacific in World War II; and reports and other information relative to...
Dates: Created: 1924-1992

Collection 133 Records of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle

 Collection
Identifier: CN 133
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle founded by Paul Rader in 1922. Mateterials include photographs, negatives, correspondence, financial reports, church bulletins, newspaper clippings, and form letters and span 1954-1979. Several folders contain financial records and reports of the congregation. Data may be obtained from accounting records (folders 1-1 to 1-8), bank ledgers and statements (folders 3-34 to 4-19), and receipts from mission organizations (folders...
Dates: Created: 1952-1979

Collection 139 Oral History Interview with Frances Rader Longino

 Collection
Identifier: CN 139
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Frances Rader Longino (1909-1996) in which she recounts memories of evangelists Billy Sunday, Mel Trotter, Homer Rodeheaver, and her uncle, Paul Rader. Other topics include: city mission work and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Pacific Garden Mission, Winona Lake, and Cedar Lake Conference Grounds. Also included are reminiscences of Rader's reaction to Aimee Semple Mc Pherson, the formation of Scripture Press, Billy Graham's early preaching and crusades, and some...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 181 Papers of Earl W. Schultz, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: CN 181
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newsletters, promotional material, phonograph record, photographs, reports, financial records and other documents related to Earl W. Schultz's ministry with Youth For Christ.Topics covered include evangelistic work with youth, in the eastern U.S. primarily, and Hamstead, Maryland, particularly; also various YFC and other organizations' programs for young people, including rallies, conventions, contests and Bible quizzes, etc.  Persons featured include various YFC...
Dates: Created: 1947-1971

Collection 224 Papers of J. Stratton Shufelt

 Collection
Identifier: CN 224
Scope and Contents

Reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, handbills, photographs, and other ephemera relating to J. Stratton Shufelt's evangelistic activities as a speaker and song leader for Youth for Christ, Jack Shuler, John R. Rice, Harry Ironside and others, and as a performer or teacher at Bible conferences and other events. This collection also contains information on the Wheaton College Revival of 1950.

Dates: Created: 1908-1982; Majority of material found in 1924-1982

Collection 225 Records of the Baptista Film Mission

 Collection
Identifier: CN 225
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, newsletters, scripts, catalogs, films, and other material related to the work of the Baptista Film Mission. This collection contains much information on the beginnings of the Protestant evangelical Christian film industry. Included are films featured are evangelical and fundamentalist figures like V. Raymond Edman, Billy Graham, Henry A. Ironside, Bob Jones Jr., Paul Rader, Oswald J. Smith, and Walter Wilson and nondenominational organizations. Subjects documented...
Dates: Created: 1908-1977; Majority of material found in 1939-1963

Collection 237 Records of the Slavic Gospel Association

 Collection
Identifier: CN 237
Description: Correspondence, minutes, prayer letters, audio tapes, films, and other materials documenting the work of the Slavic Gospel Association among Slavic peoples, primarily Russians. Records deal with the early career of Peter Deyneka Sr.; work of individual missionaries; long range planning for the mission; media ministry (radio, film, both before and after the collapse of the Soviet Union video, literature); and evangelism in Europe, North America and South America. Collection contains...
Dates: Created: 1922-2002

Collection 250 Oral History Interview with Robert Savage

 Collection
Identifier: CN 250
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Robert Carlton Savage (1914-1987) in which he discusses his work as a missionary evangelist in Colombia (1942-1944) and his work in Ecuador for missionary radio station HCJB and Youth for Christ (1944-1969). Topics discussed include: his call to mission work and service in Colombia and Ecuador with the Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM), radio station HCJB, Youth for Christ, and various other mission-related topics. The time period covered by the interview is...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 270 Oral History Interview with Ray Schulenburg

 Collection
Identifier: CN 270
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Roy Harvey Schulenberg (1909-2003) in which he discusses his conversion and involvement in Christian work, his memories of Paul Rader and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, the early days of Youth for Christ, evangelistic preaching, and city missions. Other topics discussed include: Rader’s radio ministry, Moody Memorial Church, evangelical figures who worked with or were influenced by Rader (Lance Latham, Richard Oliver, Howard Ferrin, Oswald Smith, Clarence Jones,...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 326 Papers of James Edwin Wright

 Collection
Identifier: CN 326
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and personal notebook relating to the ministry of James E. Wright with Youth for Christ in India, Mexico, and the United States.Series 1: Audio TapesOral history interviews with James E. Wright in which he describes his youth, conversion and spiritual growth, education at Wheaton College and Multnomah School of the Bible, involvement with Youth For Christ in Portland, Oregon, India and Mexico, counseling and follow-up...
Dates: Created: 1950-1986

Collection 337 Papers of Roger H. Malstead

 Collection
Identifier: CN 337
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews and prayer letters, relating to Roger Malstead’s ministry with Operation Mobilization.Audio TapesTwo oral history interviews with Roger Malstead in which he describes his youth, education at Wheaton College, work with Operation Mobilization (OM) in the former Soviet Union, Turkey, Lebanon, the United States, at OM headquarters in England, and with the OM ship DOULOS; Other topics described are the director of OM,...
Dates: Created: 1961-1993; Majority of material found within 1986-1993

Collection 343 Papers of Samuel F. Wolgemuth

 Collection
Identifier: CN 343
Scope and Contents Administrative correspondence, reports, minutes, memos, newsletters, publications, promotional material, photographs, and slides documenting Samuel F. Wolgemuth's term (1965-1973) as president for Youth for Christ. The correspondence with YFC staff, individuals, and representatives of other Christian organizations, predominates. Materials document contact with major YFC donors, administration of YFC at various executive levels, fund raising, communication, and promotion. Prominent people...
Dates: Created: 1962-1981

Collection 382 Oral History Interview with Paul E. Freed

 Collection
Identifier: CN 382
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul Ernest Freed (1918-1996) in which he describes the founding of Trans World Radio in 1952, the history of the development of its administrative policies and work from that time to 1981, and about the use of radio in missionary work. Other topics discussed include: Freed's childhood as the son of Christian and Missionary Alliance workers in Syria, his education in Jerusalem and at Wheaton College, the business he started to help pay his way through college...
Dates: Created: 1981

Collection 389 Papers of John A. Huffman, Sr.

 Collection
Identifier: CN 389
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, correspondence, films, negatives, photographs, and radio programs which document the life and ministry of John A. Huffman, Sr. The materials cover his presidency of the Winona Lake School of Theology dealing mainly with the work of the students and faculty. There are some materials on the relationship of the School with Fuller Theological Seminary, films about Islam, the WLST tour of Israel and over two dozen radio programs of Great Moments with the Master and...
Dates: Created: 1934-1988

Collection 399 Oral History Interview with Paul E. Johnson

 Collection
Identifier: CN 399
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul E. Johnson (1909-1997) in which he talks about his family background; conversion; lay witness as a musician involved in the work of Pacific Garden Mission and various prison ministries; Chicago in the 1930's; the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle; the Christian Businessmen's Committee; Paul Rader, Jack Wyrtzen, Roger Malsbary; and the early days of Youth for Christ in Indianapolis. Other topics discussed include the Great Depression in Chicago, and Johnson's...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 404 Oral History Interview with Rosanna Formanek

 Collection
Identifier: CN 404
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Rosanna Formenak in which she discusses her family background; conversion; education at Nyack College and Columbia University in nursing; experiences as a missionary in Gabon with the Christian and Missionary Alliance; youth work, relationship between church and state in Gabon; medical work; and the strengths and weaknesses of the church in Gabon. Other topics discussed include the influence of Word of Life and Youth for Christ on Formenak’s spiritual growth,...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 406 Records of SEND International

 Collection
Identifier: CN 406
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, promotional materials, prayer letters, incorporation documents, news releases, statistics, newsletters, clippings, photographic prints and negatives, films, organizational charts, financial record, etc., related to the origins, development, and operation of SEND International in Alaska, Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, and U.S. based operations. Documentation begins with the pre-incorporation of the organization and its first iteration as the GI GOSPEL HOUR phase...
Dates: Created: 1943-1989

Collection 446 Papers of Jack Wyrtzen

 Collection
Identifier: CN 446
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, audio tapes and video tapes relating to the ministry of Jack Wyrtzen.Series: Audio TapesTape 1 to Tape 7: Oral history interviews with Jack Wyrtzen in which he describes his parents, childhood, early influences, conversion, relations with other Christian leaders, development of the Word of Life Fellowship, radio and television work and youth work. The time period covered by the...
Dates: Created: 1991

Collection 463 Oral History Interview with Cliff Barrows

 Collection
Identifier: CN 463
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Clifford Burton Barrows (1923-2016), evangelist and long-time song-leader and choir director with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, in which he describes experiences which have influenced his work; the place of music in evangelism; trends in current Christian music; role of music in Billy Graham crusade services. Other topics discussed include: Barrow’s musical training; influence of Oliver Steiner and Homer Rodeheaver; and the commercialization of...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 565 Ephemera of J. Elwin Wright

 Collection
Identifier: CN 565
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photo albums, photographs, films, reports, clippings, minutes, slides and other materials relating to J. Elwin Wright's activities as leader of the New England Fellowship and a founder and leader of the National Association of Evangelicals and the World Evangelical Fellowship.The bulk of the collection documents several overseas trips Wright took for the NAE and WEF between 1945 and 1955.

Dates: Created: 1897-1986

Collection 604 Oral History Interview with Dan D. Crawford

 Collection
Identifier: CN 604
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Dan Duvall Crawford in which he discusses his parents, Percy and Ruth (Duvall) Crawford; Percy Crawford’s evangelistic ministry at meetings, through radio and television programming; and the camps his father founded. Other topics discussed include Crawford’s experiences at Pine Brook Camp as a child; Pine Brook Praises and Young People’s Church of the Air; Percy Crawford’s relationship with Billy...
Dates: Created: 2004

Collection 640 Records of International Fellowship of Evangelical Students

 Collection
Identifier: CN 640
Brief Description Predominantly correspondence and reports of the international Evangelical organization, most extensively between 1971 and 1998. IFES aims to provide staff leadership and coordinate with national staff of member movements to: witness, train and disciple students on university campuses, where student-led evangelism will have an impact on those institutions, churches, and society. The records document in detail the activities and influence of the global IFES student movement at both country and...
Dates: 1934-2000

Collection 656 Oral History Interviews with Cynthia L. Judge

 Collection
Identifier: CN 656
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Cynthia L. Judge, a volunteer leader in the Short-Term Missions movement (STM). Topics discussed: Judge’s childhood in Rockford, Illinois; development of her Christian faith; attendance at Moody Bible Institute; Chicago in 1968 after the assassination of Martin Luther King; work as a staff member of Campus Crusade for Christ in Tennessee and West Virginia; marriage to James Judge; short-term mission trips to Ecuador and Kenya; Africa Inland Mission and Africa...
Dates: 2010

Collection 693 Papers of Jim Vaus

 Collection
Identifier: CN 693
Scope and Contents Newsletters, oral history transcripts, manuscripts, correspondence, slides, photographs, audio recordings, and films relating to Jim Vaus’ youth ministry work in East Harlem, NY and later youth camp ministries in New York and California and internationally with the Missionary Communication Service. The collection also contains material on Jim Vaus’ work as a wiretapper for the Los Angeles mob prior to his conversion to Christianity at the 1949 Los Angeles Billy Graham Crusade, and the 1955...
Dates: Created: 1950-2001

David E. Morken sermons transcripts and autobiographical manuscript.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 1995-122
Dates: 1951-1993

Earl Schultz papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 13
Identifier: 1982-161
Dates: 1947-1972

Evangelical speakers audio tapes.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 2
Identifier: 2005-027
Dates: 1959-1967

Evangelistic phonograph records.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 1994-086
Dates: Undated

Franklin Spotts papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 4
Identifier: 2002-036
Dates: 1962-1986

Franklin Spotts papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 2
Identifier: 2012-013
Dates: 1963-2012

Franklin Spotts papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 2017-020
Dates: 1974-2016

George Beverly Shea Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CN 541
Scope and Contents Correspondence, sheet music, business records, phonograph records, programs, songbooks, and other materials from Shea’s career as a soloist, radio personality, and composer. Most of the material is from the last decades of his life, especially his work with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), but the entire range of his life from the 1930s on is covered. Though representing only a fraction of Shea’s papers, it includes a rich collection of source material that Shea used in his...
Dates: 1931-2010

Herbert J. Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CN 020
Brief Description Correspondence, photographs, reports, publications, posters, minutes of meetings, and other documentation of Herbert J. Taylor's long involvement in the leadership of such organizations as Child Evangelism, Youth for Christ, Christian Service Brigade, Pioneer Girls, Young Life, National Association of Evangelicals, Fuller Seminary, Christian Workers Foundation, and Inter-Varsity as well as his role in the planning and development of Billy Graham's Chicago crusades and of Key '73. Other...
Dates: Created: Ca. 1916-1979

J. Christy Wilson, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CN 518

Leighton Sandys Ford oral history interviews

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2023-012
Dates: 2023

Mark Senter papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 23
Identifier: 2014-016
Dates: 1921-2014

Merrill Dunlop papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 9
Identifier: 2018-039
Dates: 1916-2002

Merv Rosell papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 34
Identifier: 2018-027
Dates: 1923-2001

R. Allan Mitchell papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2005-039
Dates: 1926-1966

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Type
Unprocessed Material 35
Collection 35
 
Subject
Evangelistic work -- United States. 27
Evangelistic work. 27
Church work with youth. 16
Conversion. 16
Evangelicalism. 15
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Radio in religion. 15
Youth 14
Evangelicalism -- United States. 12
Fundamentalism. 12
Mass media in religion. 11
Bible. 10
City missions. 10
Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 10
Religious institutions. 10
Christian life. 9
Church and state. 9
Church work with youth -- United States. 9
Fund raising. 9
Missionaries. 9
Preaching. 9
Radio in religion -- United States. 9
Chicago (Ill.) 8
Christian leadership. 8
Evangelistic work -- Illinois -- Chicago. 8
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 8
Church and social problems. 7
Church work with students. 7
City missions -- United States. 7
Evangelistic work -- Germany. 7
Evangelistic work -- Music. 7
Mass media in religion -- United States. 7
Sermons, American. 7
Youth -- Religious life. 7
Christian education, Outdoor. 6
Christian education. 6
Church and social problems -- United States. 6
Church work with military personnel. 6
Cities and towns -- United States. 6
Cities and towns. 6
Evangelistic work -- Congresses 6
Evangelistic work -- South America. 6
Language in missionary work. 6
Missions. 6
Youth -- United States 6
Belief and doubt. 5
Catholic Church. 5
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 5
Christian literature. 5
Church and state -- United States. 5
Evangelistic invitations. 5
Evangelistic work -- Australia. 5
Evangelistic work -- Canada. 5
Evangelistic work -- China. 5
Evangelistic work -- Europe. 5
Evangelistic work -- Great Britain. 5
Evangelistic work -- Japan. 5
Evangelistic work -- North America. 5
Interdenominational cooperation. 5
Missionaries -- Training of. 5
Missions -- Finance. 5
Motion pictures in church work. 5
Radio audiences. 5
Women 5
Women -- Religious life. 5
World War, 1939-1945. 5
Youth -- United States -- Religious life. 5
Youth -- United States -- Societies and clubs. 5
Chicago (Ill.) -- Religion. 4
Children. 4
Christianity and culture. 4
Church work with children. 4
Church work with students -- United States. 4
Evangelistic sermons. 4
Evangelistic work -- Asia. 4
Evangelistic work -- Hymns. 4
Family. 4
Hymn writers. 4
Independent churches. 4
Indigenous church administration 4
Interdenominational cooperation -- United States. 4
Missions -- Mexico. 4
Missions -- Colombia. 4
Missions -- Congresses. 4
Missions -- Europe. 4
Missions -- Great Britain. 4
Missions -- India. 4
Missions -- South America. 4
Organizational change. 4
Orphans 4
Prayer. 4
Radio broadcasting. 4
Radio in missionary work. 4
Salvation. 4
Sunday schools. 4
Theology 4
Theology -- Study and teaching -- Asia. 4
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 4
Youth -- Societies and clubs. 4
Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. 3
Abortion. 3
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