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Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006.


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Billy Graham Ephemera

Identifier: CN 015
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials gathered by the archivist relating to Billy Graham's life and early ministry. Includes miscellaneous correspondence to Ray Schulenberg, Richard, Mouw, and Charles Fuller, among others. Also includes a copy of Peace with God annotated by Ruth Bell Graham, which she revised for a second edition in 1984. Of particular interest is a scrapbook kept by Graham during his attendance at Florida Bible Institute and Wheaton College. The Archives only has a...
Dates: Created: 1934-2014

Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Collection

Identifier: CN 074
Brief Description Collection consists of a wide variety of materials (correspondence, form letters, audio tapes, films and videotapes, etc.) that document the ministry and history of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) in the United States and around the world. Based on earlier collecting protocols, the collection also contains material about Billy Graham personally, such as oral history interviews with his Wheaton College classmates.Originally this collection contained mainly...
Dates: Created: 1863-1999

Collection 209 Papers of Eugene R. Bertermann

Identifier: CN 209
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, manuscripts, photographs, phonograph records, and other materials relating to Eugene R. Bertermann's involvement in religious broadcasting, particularly in regard to his responsibilities as president and one of the board of directors of the National Religious Broadcasters; executive director and board member of Far East Broadcasting Company; and one of the planners of the ecumenical evangelistic effort known as Key '73.Materials particularly...
Dates: Created: 1955-1981

Collection 382 Oral History Interview with Paul E. Freed

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 584 Papers of Thomas F. Zimmerman

Identifier: CN 584
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, phonograph records, photographs, correspondence, minutes, reports, clippings, speeches, and other materials related toThomas F. Zimmerman's leadership in a number of conservative American Protestant organizations and evangelistic efforts. The bulk of the collection relates to his involvement in the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization both internationally and in the United States, but there is also information on his work with the 1985 American Festival of Evangelism...
Dates: Created: 1955-1990

Collection 727 Papers of the Vereide Family

Identifier: CN 727
Scope and Contents Papers of the Vereide family relating to the work of International Christian Leadership (ICL, later known as the Fellowship Foundation), mainly the efforts of Abraham Vereide and his daughter Alicia Davison. The collection reflects the activities ICL and its associated group International Council for Christian Leadership (ICCL) in fostering prayer groups, leadership seminars, and informal contacts involving government officials, business people, and civic leaders to promote spiritual unity...
Dates: 1945-2014, undated; Majority of material found in 1953-1985

Fellowship Foundation Records

Identifier: CN 459
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, reference files, clippings, newsletters and other material related to the work of the Foundation (also known as International Christian leadership) which involved developing small group prayer fellowships, especially among government, business and academic leaders. There is a great deal of information on the United States and other countries. Also documented is the group's involvement in various community development, patriotic, and personal...
Dates: Created: 1937-1988, undated

National Religious Broadcasters Records

Identifier: CN 309
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, clippings, recordings and programs of conventions, photographs and other materials of the NRB, which served as a professional association for persons or organizations involved in Protestant Christian radio and television broadcasting. The collection documents the NRB's efforts to provide information on training for its members on a wide range of technical and broadcasting issues and is especially strong on Federal Communication Commission policies effecting religious...
Dates: Created: 1922, 1969-1989, 1991

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Evangelicalism -- United States. 6
Church and state -- United States. 5
Mass media in religion. 5
Christian leadership. 4
Christianity and culture -- United States. 4
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Evangelicalism. 4
Evangelistic work. 4
Fund raising. 4
Mass media in religion -- United States. 4
Prayer. 4
Presidents -- United States. 4
Christianity and politics. 3
Church and social problems -- United States. 3
Church and state. 3
Evangelistic work -- United States. 3
Fundamentalism. 3
Prayer breakfasts -- United States. 3
Presidents 3
Presidents -- United States -- Religion. 3
Radio audiences. 3
Radio in religion. 3
Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. 2
Abortion. 2
African Americans. 2
Anti-communist movements -- United States. 2
Belief and doubt. 2
Bible -- Devotional use. 2
Bible -- Study and teaching. 2
Broadcasting policy. 2
Catholic Church -- United States. 2
Christian leadership -- United States. 2
Church and social problems. 2
Civil rights movements -- United States. 2
Communication -- Congresses. 2
Communication. 2
Conversion -- Sermons. 2
Conversion. 2
Corporations, Religious -- Taxation -- United States. 2
Evangelicalism -- Europe. 2
Evangelicalism -- North America. 2
Evangelistic sermons. 2
Evangelistic work -- Great Britain. 2
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 -- Sermons. Selections. 2
Hour of Decision (Radio program) 2
Indians of North America. 2
Interdenominational cooperation. 2
Mass media in religion -- Congresses. 2
PTL Club (Television program) 2
Pentecostalism -- United States. 2
Pentecostalism. 2
Pornography -- Religious aspects. 2
Prayer breakfasts. 2
Presbyterians -- United States. 2
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1976. 2
Presidents -- United States -- Election. 2
Radio broadcasting. 2
Religion and politics. 2
Religious institutions. 2
Sin -- Sermons. 2
Television in religion. 2
Women -- Religious life. 2
Youth 2
700 Club (Television program) 1
African American clergy. 1
African Americans -- Religious life. 1
Alcoholism -- United States 1
Alcoholism. -- United States -- History 1
Alcoholism. -- United States -- History -- 1919-1933. 1
Alcoholism. -- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 1
Alcoholism. -- United States -- Politics and government. 1
All-Scotland Billy Graham Crusade (1955: Glasgow, Scotland) 1
Artificial satellites in telecommunication. 1
Athletes -- United States -- Religious life. 1
Back to God Hour (Radio program) 1
Back to the Bible Broadcast (Radio program) 1
Bible -- Evidences, authority, etc. 1
Bible -- Homiletical use. 1
Bible -- Publication and distribution. 1
Bible. 1
Billy Graham African Crusades (1960: Africa) 1
Billy Graham Australia Crusades (1959: Australia) 1
Billy Graham Greater London Crusade (1966: London, England) 1
Billy Graham Greater North of England Crusade (1961: Manchester, England) 1
Billy Graham Nigeria Crusade (1960: Jos, Nigeria) 1
Billy Graham Rosario Crusade (1962: Rosario, Argentina) 1
Billy Graham South America Tour (1962) 1
Burnout (Psychology) 1
Businessmen -- Religious life. 1
Businesspeople -- Religious life -- United States. 1
Catholic Church -- Relations -- Protestant churches. 1
Catholic Church. 1
Censorship. 1
Chaplains, Hospital. 1
Chaplains, Military -- United States. 1
Children -- United States -- Conversion to Christianity. 1
Children -- United States -- Religious life. 1
Children of missionaries. 1
Christian education of adults. 1
Christian giving. 1
Christian life. 1
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