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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Africa Inland Mission Records

Identifier: CN 081
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, personnel files, minutes of meetings, films, videos, audio recordings, and other materials documenting the work of the mission in east Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Zaire, Tanzania, Sudan, the Central African Republic) and other regions of the continent. The bulk of the collection consists of the files of the US branch of the mission, although there are also significant amounts of material from the international office and the Tanzanian field office. Topics covered include...
Dates: Created: 1888-2009

Collection 46: Lausanne Movement Records

Identifier: CN 046
Brief Description Correspondence, minutes, memos, reports, manuscripts of speeches, press releases, newsletters, staff manuals, audio and video tapes of sponsored events, photographs of events and personnel, and other administrative materials of the Lausanne Movement, originally called the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. The Committee grew out of the 1974 International Congress on World Evangelization. Its basic doctrinal statement was the Lausanne Covenant and it had the mission Ato encourage...
Dates: Created: 1949, 1969-2014

Collection 089 Papers of Paul P. Stough

Identifier: CN 089
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews, films, videos relating to Paul P. Stough’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo with Africa Inland Mission. Materials contain information on Stough's father, Henry Stough, Wheaton College, Paul Stough's work as a missionary for Africa Inland Mission in the Belgian Congo (Zaire) and Kenya from the 1920s to the 1970s, and generally on the spread of Christianity in Africa.

Dates: Created: 1979-1992

Collection 111 Papers of Charles H. Troutman, Jr.

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 421 Oral History Interviews with Arthur F. Glasser

Identifier: CN 421
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Arthur Frederick Glasser (1914-2009) in which he discusses his family background; conversion to Christianity at a Keswick conference; his education at Moody Bible Institute and Faith Seminary in Wilmington, DE; service as a chaplain during World War II; marriage, work with Dawson Trotman and the Navigators; service as a missionary in China with China Inland Mission; the Communist revolution in China; the 1951 Bournemouth conference to determine CIM's future; and...
Dates: Created: 1989-1998

Collection 446 Papers of Jack Wyrtzen

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 483 Oral History Interview with Francis Sunderaraj

Identifier: CN 483
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Francis Sunderaraj in which he describes committing his life to Christ as a teenager in India; the development of his faith; the institutions and leadership of Evangelical Protestantism in India; Methodist churches in India and Malaysia; Sunderaraj's education at the Union Biblical Seminary in Yeotmal, India, Princeton Seminary, and Wheaton College; the development of the Evangelical Fellowship of India. The time period covered by the interviews is ca....
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 563 Papers of Robert Coleman

Identifier: CN 563
Brief Description Correspondence, manuscripts, oral history interviews, class lecture notes, meeting files and other materials relating to Coleman's ministry as an evangelist, scholar and church leader. Besides Coleman's own life and ministry, the collection contains voluminous material on the theology of evangelism and Christian discipleship, American 20th century Evangelicalism; the growth of Christianity in Africa, Asia and Latin America in the 20th and 21st centuries, particularly in regard to the...
Dates: 1936-2019

Collection 590 Papers of John R. W. Stott

Identifier: CN 590
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, notes, magazine and newspaper clippings, brochures and other materials relating to John R. W. Stott’s involvement in the 1974 Lausanne Congress and the Lausanne movement that developed out of it. The collection is particularly strong in material relating to the membership of Stott on the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization and its executive committee; his contribution to drafting several of the major statements of the movement; his chairmanship of the...
Dates: Created: 1974-2000

Collection 597 Papers of Clyde W. Taylor

Identifier: CN 597
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, minutes, lists and other materials mainly relating to a series of Protestant Evangelical international evangelism congresses which Clyde Taylor helped plan and organize between 1966 and 1974. There is also some material about his leadership in the World Evangelical Fellowship.

Dates: Created: 1950-1980

David Detert World Evangelical Fellowship (WEF)/World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) files.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 2
Identifier: 2007-005
Dates: 1986-2003

David M. Howard, Sr., Papers

Identifier: CN 484
Scope and Contents Four oral history interviews, paper records, and photographs documenting David Howard's life and work with Latin American Mission, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, and World Evangelical Fellowship. Topics covered in the interviews include Howard's childhood, Christian faith, education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary and administrator with Latin America Mission; missions director for Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, director of the 1980 Consultation on World Evangelization; and...
Dates: Created: 1968-1993

Donald and Mary McGavran Papers

Identifier: CN 178
Brief Description

Correspondence, lectures, sermons, book manuscripts, surveys, audio tapes, video tapes, microfilm of letters, notes, and other records dealing with the life of the McGavrans, especially their work as missionaries in India with the Disciples of Christ, and Donald's activities as an author and educator, including his role as founding dean of Fuller Seminary's School of World Mission. Much of the collection deals with his role in originating, developing, and applying church growth theory.

Dates: Created: 1906-2000

Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies Records

Identifier: CN-165
Brief Description Executive Directors' (Clyde Taylor, Wade Coggins, Paul McKaughan) files of the EFMA. The association of denominational and nondenominational foreign missions boards began as a commission of the National Association of Evangelicals to serve common interests of members in government relations (domestic and foreign); use of communication channels; cooperative purchasing/travel; and relations between each other. The collection is subdivided into thirteen parts: 1. Correspondence and General...
Dates: Created: 1937-1996

International Christian Broadcasters Records

Identifier: CN 086
Brief Description The collection contains correspondence, audiotapes, photographs, financial reports, slides, blueprints, and memos related to the activities of International Christian Broadcasting's (originally the World Conference on Mission Radio) work to promote interest in Christian broadcasting and to support and encourage Protestant Christian radio and television broadcasters, largely engaged in evangelism. Materials include data on the International Communications Congress in Tokyo (1970), Muslim...
Dates: Created: 1937-1978; Other: Majority of material found within 1954-1978

L. Nelson Bell Papers

Identifier: CN 318
Brief Description Correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents related to the life and ministry of L. Nelson Bell, first as a medical missionary in China, then as doctor, editor, and lay leader in the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Among the topics covered by the material in the collection are missions in China in the twentieth century between the two world wars; the work of Bell's son-in-law, Billy Graham; the founding and development of Christianity Today and The...
Dates: 1923-1973

TEAM archives, second accession, boxes 4-72.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 69, Box: 4-72
Identifier: 2022-008
Dates: 1893-2006

W. Robert and Frances Holmes Papers

Identifier: CN 405
Scope and Contents Collection of letters written primarily by Robert Holmes and his wife, Frances (Frannie) to their families in the United States, while they served as missionaries with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Sri Lanka from 1947 to 1960. A few of the letters are from the children, Bobby and Carol Lou, to their grandparents, and there are a few letters sent to the Holmes family. (The originals were retained by the donor.) The letters date from 1947 to 1960, and were mostly...
Dates: Created: 1947-1960

World Evangelical Fellowship Records

Identifier: CN 338
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, audio tapes, photographs. Topics documented included the formation of the WEF in 1951 to foster fellowship, cooperation, and communication between evangelical national and regional associations around the world; the gradual growth of influence by non-Western associations; the activities of Evangelical Protestants in many different parts of the world; the leadership of J. Elwin Wright, Clyde Taylor, Waldron Scott, and David Howard, among others. Many...
Dates: Created: 1926-1992, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1948-1986

World Evangelical Fellowship records.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 2
Identifier: 2008-054
Dates: 1973-1980

Additional filters:

Collection 17
Unprocessed Material 3
Evangelistic work. 13
Evangelicalism. 10
Christian leadership. 8
Church and state. 8
Ecumenical movement. 8
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Evangelistic work -- Congresses 8
Missions -- Educational work. 8
Religious institutions. 8
Church and social problems. 7
Christianity and culture. 6
Communism. 6
Evangelistic work -- United States. 6
Indigenous church administration 6
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 6
Missions -- Congresses. 6
Missions. 6
Children of missionaries. 5
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 5
Evangelicalism -- United States. 5
Evangelistic work -- Africa. 5
Evangelistic work -- Asia. 5
Evangelistic work -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 5
Fundamentalism. 5
Liberalism (Religion) 5
Missionaries -- Training of. 5
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 5
Missionaries, Resignation of. 5
Missionaries. 5
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 5
Pentecostalism. 5
Catholic Church -- Relations -- Protestant churches. 4
Catholic Church. 4
Christian education. 4
College students in missionary work. 4
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- Civil War, 1960-1965. 4
Conversion. 4
Evangelicalism -- Africa. 4
Evangelicalism -- Asia. 4
Evangelicalism -- Congresses. 4
Evangelicalism -- Europe. 4
Evangelicalism -- North America. 4
Evangelicalism -- Relations -- Catholic Church. 4
Evangelicalism -- South America. 4
Evangelistic work -- Europe. 4
Evangelistic work -- North America. 4
Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 4
Evangelistic work -- South America. 4
Fund raising. 4
Interdenominational cooperation. 4
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity. 4
Missions -- Africa. 4
Missions -- Asia. 4
Missions -- Biblical teaching. 4
Missions -- China. 4
Missions -- India. 4
Missions -- South America. 4
Missions -- Study and teaching. 4
Missions to Muslims. 4
Missions, Medical. 4
Organizational change. 4
Theology 4
Theology -- Study and teaching -- Asia. 4
Christian life. 3
Christianity and other religions. 3
College students. 3
Communism -- China. 3
Counseling. 3
Evangelicalism -- Australia. 3
Evangelicalism -- India. 3
Evangelicalism -- Latin America. 3
Evangelicalism -- Oceania. 3
Evangelistic work -- Australia. 3
Evangelistic work -- Rwanda 3
Family. 3
Glossolalia. 3
Journalism, Religious. 3
Language in missionary work. 3
Mass media in missionary work. 3
Mass media in religion. 3
Methodists. 3
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 3
Missionaries -- United States. 3
Missions -- Mexico. 3
Missions -- Africa, East. 3
Missions -- Congo (Democratic Republic). 3
Missions -- Europe. 3
Missions -- Finance. 3
Missions -- North America. 3
Missions to Buddhists. 3
Missions to Hindus. 3
Missions to Jews. 3
Persecution -- Colombia. 3
Persecution. 3
Radio in missionary work. 3
Radio in religion. 3
Theological seminaries. 3
Theology -- Congresses. 3
Women -- Religious life. 3
Women in missionary work. 3
Women missionaries. 3
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