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Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928.


Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Clare Torrey Johnson oral history interview video tape.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2003-074
Dates: 2002

Collection 061 Papers of Billy and Helen Sunday

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 095 Ephemera of William B. Riley

Identifier: CN 095
Scope and Contents

Films, including a home movie, microfilm of scrapbooks, notebooks, clippings, and sermons of William Bell Riley, noted Fundamentalist, Baptist minister, theologian,and founder and president of of Northwestern Bible School in Minnesota.

Dates: Created: 1903-1945

Collection 196 Oral History Interview with Edna Louise Asher Case

Identifier: CN 196
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Edna Louise Asher Case (1905-1999), in which she discusses her aunt, Virginia Asher, who was a co-worker of Billy Sunday; she was also involved in many other evangelistic efforts. Other topics include: Case's student days at Wheaton College, and her involvement in city mission work; impressions of Mel Trotter, Billy Sunday, Helen Sunday. The time frame covered by the interview is 1905 to 1929.Edna Case was interviewed by  Robert Shuster  on November...
Dates: Created: 1905-1929

Collection 322 Papers of Oswald J. Smith

Identifier: CN 322
Scope and Contents Correspondence, audio tapes, hymn and poem manuscripts, lantern slides, phonograph records, negatives, photographs, tracts, posters, audio tapes, clippings, scrapbooks, etc., related to Oswald J. Smith's career as an evangelist, pastor, author and editor, hymn writer and poet, colporteur, and promoter of missions involvement. Includes material on the Smith family; his evangelistic ministry, particularly in Canada; the North American hymn publishing industry, particularly correspondence with...
Dates: Created: 1890-1986

Collection 331 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, III

Identifier: CN 331
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey III and a videotape of the Otterbein United Brethren Missionary Convention in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania on April 23, 1986.Audio TapesOral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey in which he describes his childhood in China as the son of Presbyterian missionaries; his experiences at boarding schools in China and Korea; his grandfather, Dr. R. A. Torrey, Sr.; his work as an Episcopalian...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 363 Papers of Ruth M. Mellis

Identifier: CN 363
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters, clippings, photographs, oral history interviews and audio tapes of missionary conference relating to the missionary career of Ruth M. Mellis. Materials document her work among orphans and students in Greece, the Greek Bible Institute, the Greek language, and Greater Europe Mission; oral history interviews describe her childhood, attendance at Wheaton College, work with Near East Relief in Siros, teaching public schools in the St. Louis area, teaching at the...
Dates: Created: 1928-1987

Collection 448 Oral History Interviews with Seung-Hun Yang

Identifier: CN 448
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Seung-Hun Yang in which he discusses the discipline and devotion of the rural South Korean Presbyterian church he grew up in, the effects of the Korean War on the country, his father's example as a Christian and lay leader, the work of the Navigators abd Campus Crusade for Christ in Korea, Yang's education as a physicist, the introduction of creation science to Korea, his efforts to found a Christian university, and the strengths and weaknesses of the Korean...
Dates: Created: 1991

Collection 449 Ephemera of the Stam Family

Identifier: CN 449
Scope and Contents

Memoirs, newsletters, correspondence, diary, photos, film, poems, newspaper clippings and other items that relate to the Stam family, their Christian faith, Star of Hope Mission and the missions and evangelism work of various family members, especially John and Betty Stam who were killed in China by Chinese Communist soldiers in 1934.

Dates: Created: 1919-2003

Collection 604 Oral History Interview with Dan D. Crawford

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

Helen Renich Papers.

Identifier: CN 124
Brief Description Two oral history interviews with Helen Gignilliat Torrey Renich in which she describes her grandfather, Reuben Archer Torrey, Sr., and her experiences growing up in China as a child of missionaries. Other topics discussed include her experiences at Wheaton College and culture shock. The collection also includes photographs of her family life in China and Chinese nationals, ca. 1920-30s.Helen Renich was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 15, 1980 in Michigan and on May 17, 1982...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Reuben Archer Torrey, Sr., Collection

Identifier: CN 107
Scope and Contents

Diaries, correspondence, sermon notes, Sunday school lessons, newspaper clippings, brochures, memorial booklet, photographs, diaries, audio tapes, and glass negatives from R.A. Torrey's career as evangelist, teacher, author, and family man.

Dates: Created: 1882-1983

Small Collection 097 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr.

Identifier: Small CN 097
Scope and Contents

This collection contains pamphlets, correspondence, reports and articles created by Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr. documenting his internment by the Japanese in China, the great physical and spiritual needs of the people in South Korea following the war there, and the development of the rehabilitation program under Torrey's administration.

Dates: Created: 1942-1966

Vernon W. Patterson Papers

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

Additional filters:

Collection 13
Unprocessed Material 1
Evangelistic work. 11
Evangelistic work -- United States. 9
Conversion. 8
Fundamentalism. 8
Christian life. 6
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Presbyterians. 6
Bible. 5
Evangelistic work -- China. 5
Missions. 5
Salvation -- Sermons. 5
Sermons, American. 5
Belief and doubt. 4
Bible colleges 4
Christian life -- Sermons. 4
Christianity and culture. 4
Church and social problems. 4
Church and state. 4
Evangelicalism. 4
Evangelistic sermons. 4
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 4
Missionaries. 4
Missions -- China. 4
Prayer. 4
Preaching. 4
Religious institutions. 4
Salvation. 4
Sex role. 4
Women 4
Women -- Religious life. 4
Women missionaries. 4
World War, 1939-1945. 4
Catholic Church. 3
China -- History. 3
China. 3
Christian education. 3
Church work with women. 3
City missions. 3
College students. 3
Communism. 3
Conversion -- Sermons. 3
Creation. 3
Ecumenical movement. 3
Education, Higher 3
Evangelistic invitations. 3
Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 3
Great Commission (Bible) 3
Holy Spirit -- Sermons. 3
Holy Spirit. 3
International relief. 3
Journalism, Religious. 3
Liberalism (Religion) 3
Mass media in religion. 3
Millennialism. 3
Prayer -- Sermons. 3
Religion and science. 3
Revivals. 3
Rural churches. 3
Second Advent 3
Second Advent -- Sermons. 3
Anti-communist movements. 2
Belief and doubt -- Sermons. 2
Bible -- Evidences, authority, etc. 2
Bible -- Prophecies. 2
Bible -- Sermons. 2
Bible -- Study and teaching. 2
Bible colleges -- United States. 2
Boarding schools -- China. 2
Boarding schools -- Korea. 2
Boarding schools. 2
Catholic Church -- Relations -- Protestant churches. 2
Children of missionaries -- China. 2
Children of missionaries. 2
China -- History -- 1937-1945. 2
Christian education -- Korea. 2
Christian education -- United States. 2
Christian leadership. 2
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 2
Christian literature. 2
Christianity and culture -- China. 2
Christianity and culture -- Sermons. 2
Church and social problems -- United States. 2
Church and state -- United States. 2
Church work with the working class 2
Church work with women -- China. 2
City missions -- United States. 2
Creation -- Biblical teaching. 2
Education 2
Education -- United States. 2
Education, Higher -- United States. 2
Evangelicalism -- United States. 2
Evangelistic work -- Australia. 2
Evangelistic work -- Canada. 2
Evangelistic work -- Illinois -- Chicago. 2
Evangelistic work -- Korea. 2
Faith -- Sermons. 2
Faith. 2
Family. 2
Gifts, Spiritual. 2
Interdenominational cooperation. 2
Korea 2
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