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SC. Buswell Library Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SC

Found in 655 Collections and/or Records:

Coleman Luck, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-041
Scope and Contents The Coleman Luck Collection (SC-41) provides a look at the process of free-lance and contracted writing for television and screenplay. Mr. Luck's materials show a project's journey from a simple concept, to an outline, treatment, research, first draft, revisions, final manuscript, and finally to the screen. This collection contains a wide variety of materials including correspondence, periodical clippings, manuscripts and video tapes. The bulk of the material dates from 1984-present. The...
Dates: Created: 1978-2020; Other: Majority of material found in 1984-2002; Other: Date acquired: 1988

Colleen Townsend Evans Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-039
Scope and Contents The papers of the noted Christian author and churchwoman, Colleen Townsend Evans consist primarily of book manuscripts and published articles. Other materials include awards, biographical materials, photographs, and memorabilia. The collection occupies 16 linear inches. The manuscript series contains not only typescripts of books and articles, but also galley proofs and notes. They are arranged alphabetically by the title. Published articles, dating from 1948 to 1987 are also...
Dates: Created: 1948-1987; Other: Majority of material found in 1959-1987; Other: Date acquired: 1989

Committee on Bible Translation (CBT) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-218
Scope and Contents The Committee on Bible Translation records provide background files on the creation of the New International Version (NIV) of the bible.
Dates: Created: 1996; Other: Date acquired: 10/17/2011

Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-219
Scope and Contents The collection was donated by Mark Allen Powell after the creation of his Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music.  The collection contains a wide variety of materials related to contemporary Christian music such as LPs, CDs and subject folders. Contemporary Christian music (CCM) is represented by performers and groups performing in a musical style that was influenced by urban folk revival, rock music, or mainstream popular music of the 1960s through the...
Dates: Created: 1948-2015; Other: Majority of material found in 1975-1995; Other: Date acquired: 08/14/2012

Conversion Narratives Collection

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-228
Scope and Contents The contents of the Conversion Narratives Collection may be searched in the library catalog using keyword: SC/228
Dates: Other: -

Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-057
Scope and Contents The CCCU collection at Wheaton College comprises an array of materials concerning the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities in general, with particular focus on the various activities the organization has undertaken over the years to encourage the development of faculty and administrators (primarily through meetings, conferences, etc.) or students (through the Council's various study programs). The collection contains items dating from the mid-70s up to the late 90s, though the vast...
Dates: Created: 1973-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1983-1999; Other: Date acquired: 1999

Daniel Holmes Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-103
Scope and Contents The Daniel Holmes Papers are composed of correspondence from 1860-1861 during his time as a student in the Academic Department at Wheaton College.
Dates: Created: 1860-1861; Other: Date acquired: 2000

Darien Straw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-093
Scope and Contents The Straw papers are organized into six series (Biographical, Correspondence, Financial, Manuscripts, Publications, Secondary and Memorabilia). The manuscripts portion of the collection comprise the bulk and relate almost entirely to his teaching career and include notes, grades and addresses. The biographical materials represent the second largest portion of the collection and contains personal and family information, as well as materials relating to the Wheaton College Executive Council,...
Dates: Created: 1900-1942

David Aaronson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1.A
Identifier: SC-176
Scope and Contents The David Aaronson scrapbook contains postcards and photographs detailing a 1947 Chapel Choir tour. A 13-page typewritten, stapled booklet with construction paper covers is loosely included, describing various aspects of his road trip. Stops included Akron, OH, Detroit, MI, South Bend, IN, Paris, TN, and several other cities. Photographs display churches and scenic stops, with a few images showing the Wheaton College campus. The scrapbook is black, measuring 10 X 11 1/2.
Dates: Created: 1947-1948; Other: Majority of material found in 1947-1948

David Aikman Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-050
Scope and Contents The series contain biographical information, education, correspondence, manuscripts, published material, and background research for writing.Among the strengths of SC-50 are the Manuscripts Series, especially Aikman's news reports as a correspondent with Time magazine. These reports are arranged in three sub-series: article submissions (most from 1978-80), subject files (alphabetical), and news tours information (Far East 1985). The man-of-the-year information on Mikhail Gorbachev...
Dates: Created: 1955-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1962-1994; Other: Date acquired: 1992

David E. Maas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-214
Scope and Contents The David E. Maas Papers are predominately composed of Maas’s teaching materials and student course materials from 1958 to 2010. Inclusively, the collection dates as far back as 1914. The collection is divided into five series: Teaching Materials, Biographical, Rev. L Aug. Heerboth and Dorothy A. Heerboth Papers, James M. Lower Papers, and General.The majority of papers fall within the series Teaching Materials, which is further subdivided mainly by course subject and arranged...
Dates: Created: 1914-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1958-2010

David J. Fuller Family Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-087
Scope and Contents The Fuller family papers is organized into four major series for four Fuller family members, O. Muriel Fuller, David O. Fuller, Sr., David O. Fuller, Jr. and Beverly Fuller Berman. The Muriel Fuller series contains the bulk of the collection and of this portion correspondence, dating from 1923 to 1951, comprise the largest subset of the collection. Margaret Landon is the major correspondent with letters to other notable individuals like Eleanor Roosevelt. Other series...
Dates: Created: 1920-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1923-1951; Other: Date acquired: 1976

David Mains Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-118
Scope and Contents The David Mains Collection is composed of manuscript and media material. Manuscripts include the guide for the "Planning Creative Sunday Morning Services" while media material represents approximaterly 20+ audio cassettes on the same topic.
Dates: Created: 1970-2015; Other: Date acquired: 2006

David O. Moberg Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-065
Scope and Contents The David Moberg papers are organized into five major manuscript series: Biographical, Correspondence, Activities, Media and Secondary Publications. The largest portion of the collection is found in the Activities series which is divided into sub-series that straddle personal biographical and non-teaching professional and teaching files. These include: Officer Candidate School, Minnesota Boys Town, American Scientific Affiliation, Committee on Social Agencies of Welfare, St. Paul Conference on...
Dates: Created: 1949-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1981; Other: Date acquired: 1994

David Winter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-216
Scope and Contents The collection comprises one book manuscript and scripts for four episodes of Life with Johnny.
Dates: Created: 1977-1984; Other: Majority of material found in 1977-1980

Dean E. Arnold Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-080
Scope and Contents The papers of Dean E. Arnold are organized into seven series (Personal papers, Correspondence, Manuscripts (book, article, correspondence and book review), Professional Activities, Teaching Activities, Grant Proposals and Media (photographs). Biographical material is limited and only composed of curriculum vita listings. Correspondence is certainly the largest section of the collection and is arranged chronologically from 1967 until 1994 (as of 2/2008). The contents are primarily professional...
Dates: Created: 1965-2019; Other: Majority of material found in 1965-1994; Other: Date acquired: 1991

DeEtte Barnes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-123
Scope and Contents The DeEtte Barnes Special Collection consists of correspondence and biographical content. The bulk of the correspondence in the collection is letters written from DeEtte in her Wheaton College student days to her mother and family at home. Also included are letters from her mother, Mrs. Stewart [Rena] Barnes, to her and letters from other family members. The biographical content includes DeEttes's grade reports, her daily schedule, and other Wheaton College memorabilia from the 1930s including...
Dates: Created: 1933-1937; Other: Majority of material found in 1933-1936; Other: Date acquired: 2002

Devotional Book Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-064
Scope and Contents The contents of the Devotional Book Collection may be searched in the library catalog as keyword: SC/64
Dates: Other: -

Doris L. McShane Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-171
Scope and Contents The Doris L. McShane scrapbook has faded, leatherlike covers, sporting an imprint of roses beneath the words, "A Girl's Commencement: Rosebud Memories." The 6 X 9 book contains pasted-in articles describing literary society events, in addition to concerts invitations, glee clubs and recitals. Glued within are cloth and construction paper decorations from special events and holidays. Photos portray the Wheaton Academy basketball and baseball teams, including schedules for games. Souvenirs from...
Dates: Created: 1928-1932; Other: Majority of material found in 1928-1932

Dottie Shufelt Klopfenstein Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-211
Scope and Contents The Dottie Shufelt Klopfenstein ('65) scrapbook is an ornate wood-bound photo memory book from the Class of 1965 freshman retreat at Potawatomi Inn. Additional color photographs from the sophomore retreat are matted on black construction paper and include annotations in white ink.
Dates: Created: 1965-1965; Other: Date acquired: 2007

DuPage Heritage Gallery Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC-074
Scope and Contents The DuPage Heritage Gallery Records comprise a wide variety of written records created by the organization’s staff during the course of its work from its inception and over the subsequent 25 years. These are materials pertaining to the Gallery itself and to specific exhibits. The organization of the collection tries to reflect this distinction in its divisions, which include “General”, “Administration”, “Publications”, “Gallery Dedication (Governor’s Dinner)” and “Inductees”.Records...
Dates: Created: 1974-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1981-1999; Other: Date acquired: 2001

E. Beatrice Batson Shakespeare Collection

 Collection — Henry IV folio (permanent)
Identifier: SC-034
Abstract The Shakespeare Special Collection attempts to bring together the very best scholarship available on the Christian dimension of Shakespeare’s dramas, sonnets, and poems. Acquiring the best critical works (essays, books, articles, and other materials, both old and contemporary) is a priority. The Collection is intended to serve as a vital center for scholarly activities of professors, students, and Shakespeare enthusiasts, particularly in the area of Christian higher education. It is a place...
Dates: Other: -

E. Joseph Evans Chinese Art Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-179
Scope and Contents The E. Joseph Evans Chinese Art Collection is composed of approximately ten 19th century Chinese art pieces, including materials composed of glazed porcelain, molded bronze, hand-carved jade and ivory, and painted rock crystal.
Dates: Created: 1886-1969; Other: Date acquired: 2007

E. Margaret Clarkson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-033
Scope and Contents The E. Margaret Clarkson Collection contains a variety of materials on the wide range of subjects addressed in her creative works: hymn writing, suffering, singleness, sex education, and teaching. It consists of articles, music, poetry, book reviews, notebooks, personal sermon notes, creative schoolwork of her students, photographs, poetry, books, correspondence, and memorabilia. The materials date from an essay written by her at age 12 to her latest work and correspondence. The bulk of the...
Dates: Created: 1927-1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1990; Other: Date acquired: 1987

Edward A. MacDowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-196
Scope and Contents The Edward A. MacDowell Papers are composed of a small collection of photographs and postcards of the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. There are pamphlets of MacDowell Clubs and annual reports from the Edward MacDowell Memorial Association (1915,16). A few news clippings from the 1930s highlight events at the colony.
Dates: Created: 1907-1938; Other: Date acquired: 2005

Elizabeth Green Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-032
Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Green papers contain material relating to the life and career of Elizabeth and Albert Green, father and daughter. It comprises fifteen series and includes Articles, Biographical, Correspondence, Business Correspondence, Music Education, Programs, Travel, Books, Manuscripts, Music Scores, Personal Journals, Lectures, Media and Photographs.
Dates: Created: 1914-1988; Other: Majority of material found in 1928-1974; Other: Date acquired: 1987

Elsie Dow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-084
Scope and Contents The Dow papers are organized into five series (Biographical, Correspondence, Manuscripts, Publish Material and Secondary). The bulk of the collection relates to Dow’s teaching and speaking career and includes notebooks, speeches and class notes. Another portion of some significance is genealogical files located with the biographical series. The collection contains several folders of correspondence in various series.
Dates: Created: 1827-1944

Emily Gardiner Neal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-197
Scope and Contents The Emily Gardiner Neal Papers are composed of secondary material, including twenty-one audiocassette oral histories. The collection has a few concentrations of photocopied correspondence from the Episcopal Healing Ministry Foundation.
Dates: Created: 1955-1988; Other: Date acquired: 1997

Enock Dyrness Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-085
Scope and Contents The papers of Enock C. Dyrness contains one folder containing biographical material; however, the bulk of the collection deals primarily with his professional interests, including correspondence with Henry C. Thiessen, and later Thiessen's estate. Secondary material includes pamphlets and surveys about Wheaton College and various mission agencies. The collection occupies .42 linear ft.
Dates: Created: 1931-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1952

Esther Lindquist Erickson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-163
Scope and Contents The Esther Lindquist Erickson ('37) scrapbook measures 15" x 11.25" , and sports a red, pebbled cover. It displays the typical items treasured by students of the era: literary society invitations, cartoons, train tickets, room assignment notices, postcards and holiday greeting cards, in addition to articles reporting campus events and visits from special speakers. Tucked into the back are telegrams, receipts, chapel programs and greeting cards. A small envelope dated Sept. 11, 1937, contains...
Dates: Created: 1936-1937; Other: Majority of material found in 1936-1937

Esther Young Depue Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-147
Scope and Contents The Esther Young Depue scrapbook is green, measuring 9 1/4 x 13, tied with a string. Several loose pamphlets are tucked into the front, with items such as a 1940 banquet invitation, homecoming highlights and literary society invitations, in addition to several Wheaton College Bulletins from 1940-42. The latter pages of the scrapbook are blank. The pages are yellowed and crumbling.
Dates: Created: 1938-1942; Other: Majority of material found in 1938-1942

Evangelical Popular Culture Collection

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-227
Scope and Contents The contents of the Evangelical Popular Culture Collection may be searched in the library catalog using keyword: SC/227
Dates: Other: -

Evangelism and Missions Rare Book Collection

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-236
Scope and Contents The contents of the Evangelism and Missions Rare Book Collection may be searched in the library catalog as keyword: SC/236
Dates: Other: -

Everett Mitchell Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-014
Scope and Contents The Everett Mitchell Collection contains a variety of material relating to this early radio pioneer and agricultural broadcaster. The collection spans the years from 1910 to 1985 with the bulk of the material falling into the years 1940 to 1960. Mitchell was a well established broadcaster by the 1940s, thus the collection focuses on his "mature" years.The collection contains subject files on a variety of topics, photographs, and non print media including audio and video cassettes...
Dates: Created: 1910-1985; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1960

Francis and Edith Schaeffer Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-062
Scope and Contents The Francis and Edith Schaeffer papers are organized into two major series, one for each individual. One sub-series that is found under each author is Book Manuscripts. Lectures is a sub-series under Francis Schaeffer, as is Media and Publications. Secondary Material is a third series in the collection.  The manuscripts sections of both major series contain the holographic and typescript versions of three books, Hidden Art, True Spirituality, and a book on Ecology. The lectures of Francis...
Dates: Created: 1968-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1969; Other: Date acquired: 1993

Francis Thompson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-232
Scope and Contents Additional monographs of the Francis Thompson Papers may be searched in the library catalog using keyword: SC/232
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 09/14/2016

Frank Earl Herrick Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-088
Scope and Contents The Herrick papers consist of memorabilia and scrapbooks that document his student and poetic careers. The bulk are scrapbooks containing poems written during his lifetime and that highlight events in the life of Wheaton College and the surrounding community.
Dates: Created: 1899-1964

Frederick Buechner Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-005
Scope and Contents Biographical material is divided into the categories of general biographical, memorabilia, notebooks and "schools." The latter section includes papers and items produced by Buechner during his school days. The general biographical section encompasses the categories of photographs, awards, family history and information on Buechner's friends. Memorabilia includes non written items nature or written matter not directly relating to Buechner (e.g. sympathy letters written to Buechner's mother...
Dates: Created: 1926-2017; Existence: Date acquired: 1982

Frederick Johnson Papers

 Collection — Box 1&2
Identifier: SC-119
Scope and Contents The Frederick E. Johnson Collection is composed of private manuscripts, correspondence, and secondary materials related to Brazillian missions, the Vietnam War and other political/social issues from the 1960s.
Dates: Created: 1960-1970; Other: Date acquired: 2002

G. Henry Waterman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-160
Scope and Contents The contents of this collection span Dr. Waterman's long career in the ministry to his studies in Greek including his time teaching in the Wheaton College Graduate School. Included in this collection are numerous sermon notes, thesis study on the Tagalog language and translations of the New Testament in the Philippines, material on translating the NIV Bible, his work on the Zondervan Pictorial Bible Dictionary, correspondence, syllabi, papers, and his final study on The Structural Approach to...
Dates: Created: 1957-1976; Other: Date acquired: 2004

Genevieve Weyenberg (Van Houtum) Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-140
Scope and Contents The Genevieve Van Houtum box contains five books relating to her student years at Wheaton College. The first is her Class of 1933 graduation diploma, displayed in blue fold-over boards. The second book is a photo album, measuring 10 x 7, featuring photos of campus staff, faculty, scenes and notable guest, such as William Pettingill, H.A. Ironside and Grace Livingston Hill.  The third book is green, measuring 7.75 x 10, with a photo of Blanchard Hall pasted on. Inside are paste-ins from...
Dates: Created: 1929-1934; Other: Majority of material found in 1929-1934

Gerald Weeks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-019
Scope and Contents The Gerald Weeks collection contains political and personal memorabilia from the last five years of a local politician's career. There are four types of materials found in the collection: Plaques and certificates; Photos and a photo album covering local political events of the late 1970
Dates: Created: 1960-1982; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1980

Geraldine Kellogg Dresser Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-130
Scope and Contents The Dresser materials comprise one thick "Memory Book," plus several small diaries, financial records and address booklets. The Memory Book is green, 6 X 9 1/4, and includes pasted-in items within the first half, leaving the second half blank. The items are Christmas cards, invitations, commencement programs, and literary society programs. The booklets, contained in a separate box, are dated thus: Diary, 1929-35; Diary, 1939; Financial Records, 1927-47; Financial Records, 1936-41; Diary-travel,...
Dates: Created: 1927-1952

Gordon L. Rhoad Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-165
Scope and Contents Measuring 3 x 4 1/2, the Gordon L. Rhoad diary is black and flexible, embossed with "Lett's Quikref Diary." Entries run from Jan. 1, 1924 to October 9, 1924. Under the column called "Owner's Name and Address" on the Personal Memoranda page is written, "Gordon L. Rhoad, Mbooni Machakos, Kenya Colony, Africa." The entries chronicle his daily life, travels and occasional missionary activity in the U.S., Kenya and Europe.
Dates: Created: 1924-1924

Gospel LP Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-220
Scope and Contents SC 220 is a collection of sound recordings of gospel and Contemporary Christian music.  Several gospel musical styles are represented: urban, northern U.S., white gospel style (typical of northern evangelical churches and parachurch ministries); rural, southern U.S., white gospel style; and black gospel style (typical of northern U.S., urban, African American churches).  Contemporary Christian music is represented by performers and groups performing in a musical style that was influenced by...
Dates: Created: 1925-2016

Gospel Tract Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-222

Grace Yates Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC-150
Dates: Created: 1919-1945

Hannah Hurnard Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-071
Scope and Contents The Hurnard papers, entirely as photocopies, are organized into 4 series (Biographical, Photographs, Correspondence and Secondary Material) with the bulk of the collection comprising correspondence relating to Hurnard's publication activities with Tyndale House Publishers. The correspondence dates between 1956 and 1994 and also includes correspondence with Isabel Anders, a biographer of Hurnard. The letters from Hurnard end in late 1989. Additionally, the Secondary Material contains research...
Dates: Created: 1939-1994; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-1994; Other: Date acquired: 1995

Hans Rookmaaker Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-018
Scope and Contents The largest portion of the Collection consists of 3 x 5 bibliographic note cards (in Dutch). This is also the only series that includes original manuscript material. A preliminary index has been created to assist the researcher.  Copies of published articles in Dutch and English comprise Boxes 1 and 2. Arrangement is by language, and by publication. The articles written for the Dutch newspaper Trouw (1949-1956), and Opbouw (1957-1972) are foldered chronologically. Journal articles in English...
Dates: Created: 1927-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1945-1977; Other: Date acquired: 1985

Harold "Red" Grange Papers

 Collection — Books/Videos
Identifier: SC-020
Scope and Contents The Red Grange Collection is composed primarily of secondary materials. The core of the collection consists of news clippings that were gathered by Mr. Newlan into 32 scrapbooks, becoming the greatest pool of source material on Grange. The Special Collections received photocopies of the original scrapbooks from the DuPage Heritage Gallery. Mrs. Newlan, after her husbands passing, sent the scrapbooks to Grange in Florida. When the Gallery learned of their existence, it asked to make copies of...
Dates: Created: 1921-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1923-1978