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Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

 Organization

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 002 Papers of Roy Lundquist

 Collection
Identifier: CN 002
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is comprised of charts created by Roy Lundquist that attempted to trace the effect of Billy Graham Crusades on the crime rates of thirteen selected cities. Also contains a few letters, notes, and newspaper clippings relating to Moody Memorial Church in Chicago, Wheaton, Illinois local politics, and unidentified architectural drawings.
Dates: Created: 1925-1974

Collection 003 Records of the Billy Graham Center

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Identifier: CN-003
Scope and Contents Correspondence, proposals, reports, minutes, programs, publications brochures, budgets, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, and video tapes related to the founding, ground breaking and dedication and continuing work of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College as a research and training center in evangelism, and its ongoing activities. Includes audio and video recordings of Center-sponsored conferences (on themes including evangelism and evangelistic preaching, outreach to various...
Dates: Created: 1919-2011

Collection 005 Papers of Vernon W. Patterson

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Identifier: CN 005
Scope and Contents Correspondence, clippings, reports, financial records, press releases, promotional material, forms, newsletters, and oral history interviews relating to Vernon W. Patterson's (1892-1991) active participation and leadership in evangelistic activities in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. The papers focus particularly on his involvement in various evangelical lay organizations and other institutions and the early career of Billy Graham. The interviews were recorded on 3/4/85 and 3/5/85 and...
Dates: Created: 1900-1985

Collection 006 Papers of John C. Pollack

 Collection
Identifier: CN-006
Scope and Contents This collection contains drafts of John Pollock’s 1966 and 2004/2005 biographies of Billy Graham. The 1966 version was originally published as Billy Graham: The Authorized Biography. This book was reprinted in revised and expanded edition in 1969,  with the title Crusades: Twenty Years with Billy Graham.  It brought the story of Graham’s life up to 1969. Im 1979, Pollock published another biography of Graham entitled ...
Dates: Created: 1973-2005

Collection 007 Records of Navigators

 Collection
Identifier: CN 007
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, forms, manuals, statistical summaries, publicity materials, newspaper clippings relating to the counseling and follow-up systems the Navigators created and supervised for Billy Graham Evangelistic Association meetings between 1950 and 1957. Records document the details of this system for counseling people who came forward at BGEA evangelistic meetings and maintaining contact with them as they began to develop a Christian lifestyle. For some crusades, besides...
Dates: Created: 1947-1974

Collection 008 Records of Christianity Today

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Identifier: CN-008
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, audio tapes, films relating to the founding of Christianity Today, International (CTI), and its activities as a forum and voice for Evangelical Protestantism in the United States.

Persons featured include L. Nelson Bell, Billy Graham, Carl Henry, Kenneth Kantzer, Harold Lindsell, Harold Myra, Paul Robbins, and numerous other evangelical figures; subjects covered include social and theological issues.
Dates: Created: 1930, 1954-2002

Collection 014 Records of the World Congress on Evangelism

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Identifier: CN-014
Scope and Contents Biographical sketches, participants' lists, form letters, programs, audio recordings of speeches, and study papers relating to the World Congress on Evangelism held in Berlin on October 26 to November 4, 1966. Besides the English materials, there are study papers in French and German and there are programs, correspondence and speech transcripts in German, French, and Spanish. Thirteen audio tapes contain speeches by various individuals including Billy Graham, Carl Henry, John Stott, Oswald...
Dates: Created: 1966-

Collection 020 Papers of Herbert J. Taylor

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Identifier: CN 020
Scope and Contents 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 records...
Dates: Created: 1916-1979

Collection 028 Records of the BGEA Wheaton Crusade

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Identifier: CN 028
Scope and Contents This collection consists of several hundred follow-up cards used by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) to track the progress being made by inquirers who had come forward during Graham's Wheaton, Illinois, meetings (September 27-October 4, 1959). Each form, with the inquirer's name typed in, was given to the local minister for whose church the inquirer had expressed a preference. The minister returned the form, indicating whether the inquirer was attending the church regularly,...
Dates: Created: 1959

Collection 046 Records of the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization

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Identifier: CN-046
Scope and Contents 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.  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 "to encourage and stimulate the involvement of churches, denominations, ministries, networks and individuals...
Dates: Created: 1949, 1969-2007

Collection 048 Records of Youth for Christ

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Identifier: CN-048
Scope and Contents Minutes, constitution and by-laws, clippings, newsletters, manuals, pamphlets, directories, press releases, audio tapes, videotapes, photographs, posters, club yearbooks, correspondence, etc., about the founding, development and growth, and activities of Youth for Christ in the USA and internationally.Collection documents organizational policies, correspondence of the organization's presidents, conventions and Bible quiz competitions, the operation of Campus Life clubs, Youth...
Dates: Created: 1944-ongoing; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-ongoing

Collection 049 Oral History Interview with Paul L. Maier

 Collection
Identifier: CN 049
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul Luther Maier in which he describes the relationship between his father, Walter Arthur Maier, of the radio program The Lutheran Hour and Billy Graham. He also discusses Walter F. Bennett and Company, an advertising firm that worked with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

Paul Maier was interviewed by Robert Shuster on November 9, 1978.
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 074 Ephemera of Billy Graham

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Identifier: CN-074
Scope and Contents Correspondence, form letters, audio tapes, films, etc., gathered for the most part from non-Billy Graham Evangelistic Association sources which relate to Graham's family history, work as an evangelist, and his activities and influence as a public figure.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "Folder 2-6" means box 2, Folder 6.]This collection contains mainly materials gathered by the staff about Billy Graham or the...
Dates: Created: 1863-2013

Collection 078 Papers of Corrie ten Boom

 Collection
Identifier: CN 078
Scope and Contents Papers of Dutch watchmaker, evangelist, author, and Christian aid worker Corrie ten Boom. The collection includes information on her father Casper ten Boom, her imprisonment in Ravensbrück concentration camp during World War II, her work among refugees after the war, her travels as an evangelist, the work of her two foundations, and the production of the film The Hiding Place. The collection includes audio tapes, correspondence, a film, notebooks, photos, photo albums, and video tapes.
Dates: Created: 1902-1997; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1983

Collection 079 Records of the Greater Chicago Crusade

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: CN 079
Scope and Contents The collection contains one hundred completed questionnaires from a survey created by Aubrey Leon Morris and administered between August and December 1963 to parcipants at the 1962 Greater Chicago Crusade. The survey was used as part of Morris's PhD research, resulting in his doctoral dissertation, "A Study of Psychological Factors in the Evangelistic Preaching of Billy Graham." His degree was awarded by Southern Baptist Seminary in 1966.The survey was designed for those who...
Dates: Created: 1963

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 as...
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 the...
Dates: Created: 1924-1991

Collection 172 Records of the Pan African Christian Leadership Assembly

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Identifier: CN-172
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, news releases, minutes of meetings, and other materials which describe the origins, planning, purpose, and results of the Pan African Christian Leadership Assembly (PACLA) meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya in December 1976, a gathering for evangelical African church leaders and missionaries in Nairobi, which grew out of of an informal meeting of African leaders at the 1974 International Congress on World Evangelization held at Lausanne, Switzerland. The bulk of this...
Dates: Created: 1975-1978

Collection 192 Papers of Harold Lindsell

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Identifier: CN 192
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, manuscripts, and other materials documenting the career and life of Lindsell as a theologian, author, speaker and editor, dating primarily from his becoming Associate Editor of Christianity Today magazine in 1964. Considerable information on: Christianity Today, Wheaton College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Westmont College, the Simon Greenleaf School of Law, and research on the inerrancy of Scripture.
Dates: 1938-1994

Collection 285 Papers of Torrey Maynard Johnson

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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 294 Records of the Hour of Freedom Radio Program

 Collection
Identifier: CN-294
Scope and Contents Recordings of weekly radio program, each a half-hour in length, largely featuring Howard O. Jones.

Subjects covered include Christmas, church, forgiveness, God, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, love, resurrection, salvation, sin, social service, religion and sports, and truth.
Dates: Created: 1968-1980

Collection 302 Oral History Interview with David L. Farah

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Identifier: CN 302
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Livingstone Farah, in which he discusses his upbringing, education at Wheaton College, work as an administrator with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru and Bolivia, and relationships with other religious bodies, national groups and governments. Other topics include the 1950 revival at Wheaton College; Wycliffe jungle training in Mexico; the Catholic Church in Bolivia and the prevalence of syncretism; differences between Peru and Bolivia; description of William...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 313 Papers of Robert C. Van Kampen

 Collection
Identifier: CN 313
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, reports, manuscripts, photographs, audio tapes, clippings, etc., related to Van Kampen's responsibilities on the Board of Directors of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association as well as various board committees, the boards of BGEA subsidiaries or affiliated institutions (Billy Graham Benevolent Fund, Billy Graham Evangelistic Film Ministry, Inc., Billy Graham Evangelistic Trust, Billy Graham Foundation, Grason Company, World Evangelism and Christian Education Fund,...
Dates: Created: 1944-1982

Collection 324 Records of Primer Congreso Latinoamericano de Evangelizacion (CLADE)

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Identifier: CN-324
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, press releases, planning and financial records, and manuscripts of Congress presentations (primarily in Spanish).Files in this collection were those of Clyde Taylor, executive secretary of the Evangelical Foreign Mission Association at the time of the Congress. Items document early planning and securing subsidy funding from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, travel arrangements, and daily reports from the Congress. Texts of Congress...
Dates: Created: 1951-1975; Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1970

Collection 338 Records of the World Evangelical Fellowship

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Identifier: CN-338
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, audio tapes, photographs.

Topics documented included the formation of the WEF; 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 of the twenty-eight audiotapes are of addresses presented at the Eighth General Assembly in Singapore in 1986.
Dates: Created: 1926-1992, n.d.; Other: Majority of material found in 1948-1986

Collection 343 Papers of Samuel F. Wolgemuth

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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 361 Oral History Interviews with René Padilla

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Identifier: CN 361
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with René Padilla, in which he discusses his childhood, family, evangelism in Colombia and Ecuador, persecution by Catholics in Colombia, his education at Wheaton College, work among university students with International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) in Latin America, evangelical theological education and liberation theology, the 1974 Lausanne Congress and covenant, the ministry of his church in Buenos Aires among drug addicts and slum dwellers, and the role...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 367 Papers of John Perkins

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Identifier: CN 367
Scope and Contents Oral history interview, video tapes, and promotional material, relating to the ministry of John Perkins, author, speaker, and founder and President Emeritus of Voice of Calvary Ministries.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with John PerkinsInterview with John Perkins in which he describes his childhood in rural Mississippi, his conversion, the formation of VOCM, its program and significant events and individuals in its history,...
Dates: Created: 1983-1995

Collection 426 Papers of Paul E. Little

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Identifier: CN 426
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, course notes, lecture notes, manuscripts, articles, photographs, and audio tapes relating to Little's college education at Wheaton College Graduate School, and his work as an evangelist, teacher, writer, and Evangelical leader.Included are Little's seminary lecture notes, and files on his contribution as assistant director of the 1974 International Congress on World Evangelization in Switzerland. A substantial portion of the collection consists of...
Dates: Created: 1946-1987; Created: Majority of material found in 1954-1975

Collection 431 Oral History Interviews with T. Michael Flowers

 Collection
Identifier: CN 431
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with T. Michael Flowers (1920-2015) in which he describes growing up in the Bahamas, the influence on his life of W. H. Farrington, his conversion, his evangelistic work in the Bahamas, his education in Scotland, a brief description of Billy Graham in Scotland in 1946, and the beginning of his evangelistic work in the United States. The second interview covers Flowers' ministry in Canada, Whitfield and B. M. Nottage, the Plymouth Brethren church and its church planting,...
Dates: Created: 1990-1995

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 interviews...
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 484 Papers of David M. Howard Sr.

 Collection
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

Collection 498 Oral History Interviews with William E. Pannell

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Identifier: CN-498
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with William E. Pannell in which he describes his childhood in Michigan, his family, conversion as a teenager, his growing awareness of racism in America and especially its influence on American Christianity, education at Fort Wayne Bible College, involvement with the Brethren Assemblies, the part preaching has played in his life, the divide between urban and suburban culture and its impact on black and white churches and institutions, his work with Youth for Christ, the...
Dates: Created: 1995-2007

Collection 519 Oral History Interviews with International Renewal Ministries

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Identifier: CN 519
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Joseph C. Aldrich and Terry Dirks, leaders of International Renewal Ministries, in which they describe their personal backgrounds and the origins, purpose, and impact of the prayer summits for pastors sponsored by IRM. They also both talked about the revival on the campus of Multnomah Bible School that occurred on April 14, 1995. The time period covered by the interviews is 1940 to 1995.Terry Dirks and Joseph Aldrich were interviewed by Bob Shuster on...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 526 Oral History Interview with José Pablo Sánchez-Nuñez

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Identifier: CN 526-526
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jose Pablo Sánchez-Nuñez, in which he describes his family, childhood in Spain, Protestant Evangelicalism in a predominantly Catholic country, his conversion and spiritual development, training for ministry, work with Decisión, theological education by extension in Spain, American missionaries and their impact in Spain, attempts to unify Spanish Protestants, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's Global Mission (of which he was the director in Madrid), his...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 579 Records of the Asia-South Pacific Congress on Evangelism

 Collection
Identifier: CN-579
Scope and Contents Audio and paper copies of speeches, and newspaper coverage of the congress.
Dates: Created: 1968

Collection 659 Papers of Roy W. Gustafson

 Collection
Identifier: CN-659
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, correspondence, photos, newspaper clippings, and other documents relating to Gustafson’s education and life’s work as a minister, evangelist, Bible teacher, and staff member of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Particularly well documented are the tours of the Holy Land (Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt) he led and lectured to for several decades, his participation in ministries in Africa and Asia, and his active involvement in the worldwide activities of Samaritan’s...
Dates: Created: 1908-2002

Collection 671 Oral History Interview with David P. Bruce

 Collection
Identifier: CN-671
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with David P. Bruce, in which he discusses the history of the Montreat office of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) that functioned as the personal secretariat of Billy Graham; the relationship of the office to the rest of the BGEA; Bruce's own background and his work as assistant to Graham; L. Nelson Bell and other BGEA leaders (T. W. Wilson, Stephanie Wills, John Akers, Charlie Riggs, Sterling Huston, and John Corts); effects on the Montreat office of the...
Dates: Created: 1952-2013

Collection 675 Papers of John Minder

 Collection
Identifier: CN-675
Scope and Contents Letters, reports, clippings, handbills, newsletters, brochures, pamphlets selected from the papers of Christian and Missionary Alliance pastor John Minder related to his mentorship of Billy Graham while Graham was a student at Florida Bible Institute (FBI) and their continuing friendship. To a lesser extent, the papers also document Minder’s mentorship of other students and evangelists, such as Roy Gustafson and Jimmie Johnson, as well as his leadership at FBI, the Tampa Gospel Tabernacle, and...
Dates: Created: 1927-1992

Collection 698 Papers of Lois R. Ferm

 Collection
Identifier: CN-698
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other documents relating to Lois R. Ferm’s work as a personal assistant to Billy Graham and particularly relating to the Billy Graham Center, Graham’s personal library, and the BGEA Oral History Project.This collection consists of materials documenting Ferm’s work as a personal assistant to Billy Graham and Resource Coordinator of the BGEA. Although there are a few earlier items, almost everything in collection dates from 1970 or later. The...
Dates: Created: 1967-2000

Office of the President Records (A. Duane Litfin)

 Collection — Container: Item 1
Identifier: RG-02-007
Scope and Contents Records of the President Duane Litfin include subject files, correspondence, speeches, budget and committee materials.
Dates: Created: 1955-2019; Other: Majority of material found in 1994-2007

Office of the President Records (Hudson T. Armerding)

 Collection
Identifier: RG-02-005
Scope and Contents Records of the President Hudson T. Armerding include subject files, correspondence, sermons, writings, budget and committee materials.
Dates: Created: 1927-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1963-1982

Office of the President Records (J. Richard Chase)

 Collection
Identifier: RG-02-006
Scope and Contents The records document the presidency of J. Richard Chase, sixth president of Wheaton College.
Dates: Created: 1953-2018; Other: Majority of material found in 1982-1992

Small Collection 112 Papers of Victor E. Cory

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-112
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, reports, lists and other materials relating to Cory's participation in the 1962 Greater Chicago Crusade as a member of the Laymen's Committee. The materials also contain information about the naming of Decision Magazine, the opposition of the Independent Fundamental Churches of America (IFCA) to the Chicago crusade, and a critique from Harold Warren to Charlie Riggs of the BGEA's policy of working with Roman Catholic and...
Dates: Created: 1958-1962