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SC. Buswell Library Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SC

Found in 655 Collections and/or Records:

Harriet Crawford Hone Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-164
Scope and Contents The Harriet Crawford Hone ('44) scrapbook is green, measuring 10 1/4 x 14. The first page features paste-in photos of Blanchard Hall and V. Raymond Edman (whose 1941 inauguration program is attached later in the book). Following are photos and items from her freshman year, 1940-41. Most of the images are identified with the names of the participants. Included are invitations, holiday greeting cards, recital and play programs, and commencement exercises.
Dates: Created: 1940-1944; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1944; Other: Date acquired: 1992

Harry Verploegh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-202
Scope and Contents The Harry Verploegh Collection is composed of topical anecdotes and clippings from notable Christian authors, including Oswald chambers, Malcolm Muggeridge, and Blaise Pascal.
Dates: Created: 1909-2016; Other: Date acquired: 1999

Hazel Willard Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-132
Scope and Contents Embossed with the words, "The Girl Graduate, Her Own Words," and decorated with flowers and feminine imagery, this scrapbook chronicles the college career of Hazel Willard, graduate of North Belvidere High School in Belvidere, IL. Aside from a few photos featuring Wheaton College faculty and students, the majority of the scrapbook is filled with invitations to campus recitals, literary society notices, game tickets, recipes, inspirational and college-related clippings, and alumni notices. Four...
Dates: Created: 1900-1912; Other: Majority of material found in 1900-1912

Helen Louise Safford Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC-180
Scope and Contents The Helen Louise Safford ('12) scrapbook is green, measuring 7 1/4 X 9 1/2, inscribed on the cover as "The Annals of My College Life, designed by Frances F. Gilbert." The first section features a photo of Safford in her graduation gown, then images of the Glee Club, the Ladies' Quartet, campus buildings and finally President Charles Blanchard. Additional loose photos are tucked into the middle of the book. Pasted within are class schedules, admission tickets, invitations and photos of...
Dates: Created: 1908-1912; Other: Majority of material found in 1908-1912

Henry W. Stough, II Bible Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-066
Scope and Contents The contents of the Henry Stough Bible Collection may be searched in the library catalog as keyword: SC/66
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 1994

Holdings

 Collection
Identifier: SC-025
Scope and Contents The contents of Holdings may be searched in the library catalog as keyword: SC/25
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 1962

Hon. Daniel R. Coats Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-098
Scope and Contents The collection, organized into 9 series (Administrative, Committee Files, Constituent Service, Correspondence, Legislative Records, Media Relations, Policy Records, Media, and Memorabilia), is composed of nearly two decades of service in the House and Senate, featuring a thorough cross section of all political events during those years. Most of the collection consists of documents stored in folders and boxes. Many of these records correspond to Coats' work on two prominent Senate committees:...
Dates: Created: 1980-2017; Other: Date acquired: 1999

Hymnal Collection

 Collection — Books1
Identifier: SC-015
Scope and Contents This extensive hymnal collection, comprised of Protestant hymnals, contains holdings that encompass primarily English works, though containing other languages as well.  The hymnals range in date from the 1790s to the present and provide wonderful examples of hymns of praise, exhortation, description, and meditation. Chronologically, the collection has items to represent nearly every year from the nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries with peaks in the 1900s and 1920s.  Also, nearly 400...
Dates: Other: -

Institute for Advanced Christian Studies Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-241

Institute of Soviet and East European Studies (ISEES) Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-053
Scope and Contents The Institute of Soviet and East European Studies Collection comprises subject and vertical files, including clippings, on activities in Soviet-bloc countries and helped form the institute's research files. The institute was a part of the Slavic Gospel Association and ceased to function when Anita and Peter Deyneka left the organization. The bulk of the files are organized by country and then with sub-headings.Books within the collection can be searched in the ...
Dates: Created: 1974-1994; Other: Date acquired: 1993

Intercessors for the Suffering Church Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-079
Scope and Contents The Mary Ann Gilbert and Intercessors for the Suffering Church (ICS) collection contains files on over one hundred and twenty organizations and their publications that relate to the persecuted church and Christians. The collection contains correspondence to and from these organizations, as well as correspondence and publications of ICS.
Dates: Created: 1971-1997; Other: Majority of material found in 1982-1995; Other: Date acquired: 1998

Irina Ratushinskaya Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-044
Scope and Contents Ocuppying .5 linear feet, the Irina Ratushinskaya papers, housed in Special Collections, include her works of poetry, secondary material, correspondence, articles, audio and artwork. The largest portion of the collection is devoted to secondary material about Ms. Ratushinskaya while imprisoned and as individuals worked for her release. The bulk of the collection dates from the period, 1985-1987.
Dates: Created: 1979-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 1985-1987; Other: Date acquired: 1992

Ivan J. Fahs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-121
Scope and Contents The Ivan J. Fahs Papers are composed of personal diaries and calendars, academic student papers, book reviews including Steinbeck and Orwell, research project reports regarding sexual assault, and correspondence.
Dates: Created: 1970-1980; Other: Date acquired: 2002

J. Dennis Hastert Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-177
Abstract Wheaton College (IL) has been designated to receive the congressional papers of outgoing Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert. For Hastert, the decision to assign his papers to his alma mater was an obvious choice. “Over the years, I have witnessed the work of many Wheaton graduates who serve in all branches of government. They came equipped with the highest caliber education, one that is bent on engaging the world and addressing its needs. My hope is that these papers will help to further...
Dates: Created: 1882-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1986-2006; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/2007

Jack C. Goode Collection

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-068
Scope and Contents Jack C. Goode Papers are a non-manuscript collection and are composed of three series: biographical, manuscripts and secondary. The bulk of the collection focuses on sheet music compositions of hymns, organ, collaborative and commissioned works.
Dates: Created: 1921-2018; Other: Date acquired: 1994

Jacques Ellul Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-016
Scope and Contents The Jacques Ellul Collection is based upon a three-reel microfilm set, which follows Jacques Ellul: A Comprehensive Bibliography (published in Research on Philosophy and Technology, supplement 1, 1984) compiled by Dr. Joyce Main Hanks. The microfilm contains many of the hard-to-find Ellul essay, speeches and lectures. The comprehensive bibliography was followed by an update in 1991 (Jacques Ellul: A Comprehensive Bibliographic Update, in Research in Philosophy and Technology, vol. 11)....
Dates: Created: 1936-2017; Other: Date acquired: 1986

James E. Burr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-102
Scope and Contents The James E. Burr Collection primarily documents the imprisonement of George Thompson, Alanson Work, and James E. Burr while students at the Mission Institute (Quincy, Illinois) during the 1840s. Primary source documents include newsclippings, court transcripts, and original correspondence while Clyde S. Kilby's research cards and notes from the 1950s provide additional background material. In recent years, new research has begun by Wheaton alumna Marcia Daniels and is regularly updated in a...
Dates: Created: 1841-2008; Other: Date acquired: 1959

J.B. Russell Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-007
Scope and Contents The Russell papers contains biographical information, in the form of genealogical information.   Correspondence in the collection contains correspondence sent and received in the form of family letters, letters from Elizabeth Alexander, from Elbert and H. W. Sutcliffe, letters to Elsie Isabel Gunn Russell and various postcards.  Photographs of the Russell family are found in the collection.  Along with J. B. Russell's papers are several diaries of Edna Russell (November 19, 1894-June 2,...
Dates: Created: 1848-1989; Other: Majority of material found in 1893-1930; Other: Date acquired: 1972

Jean Leckemby Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-142
Scope and Contents The Jean Leckemby scrapbooks number four volumes, spanning her years at Wheaton during 1937, '38, '39 and '40. Each volume contains programs of campus events, literary societies, rulebooks, holiday cards, correspondence and newspaper clippings. The books measure 10 1/2 x 14.
Dates: Created: 1937-1940; Other: Majority of material found in 1937-1940

Jeanne Murray Walker Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-072
Scope and Contents The Jeanne Murray Walker papers are organized into five series, Biographical, Correspondence, Manuscripts, Media and Research Material. The bulk of the collection is divided amongst the Manuscripts and Correspondence series. The manuscripts comprise mostly play-related files, rather than poetry. The correspondence is mostly that which was received by Ms. Walker dating from 1990 to 2003.
Dates: Created: 1988-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1988-2003; Other: Date acquired: 1999

Jennie Benson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box I
Identifier: SC-128
Scope and Contents This small book, embossed in gold lettering depicting the word "Autographs," is Jennie Benson's 1882 collection of reminiscenses from her Wheaton College classmates. Each page presents a poem, warm sentiment or simply the name of friends who signed it. The handwriting, scripted in various colors of ink, demonstrates the straight, elegant, deliberate cursive of the day. A typical inscription reads, "Dear Jennie, Be assured that you will never be forgotten by your room-mate of 1872. Ella Norwood,...
Dates: Created: 1872-1878; Other: Majority of material found in 1872-1878

Jessie Penn-Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-099
Scope and Contents The papers of Jessie Penn-Lewis occupies approximately .5 linear feet and highlights the correspondence, writing and travels of Penn-Lewis. The collection is organized into two major series, Correspondence and Publications. Each of these series is sub-divided even further into a half-dozen sub-series each. Correspondence is the largest portion of the collection and covers a time period of 1900 to 1922. Correspondence sent and received is represented, as well as secondary...
Dates: Created: 1892-1922; Other: Majority of material found in 1900-1922; Other: Date acquired: 1999

Jill Peláez Baumgaertner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-237
Scope and Contents Jill Peláez Baumgaertner Papers are organized into four series: Essays/Reviews, Poetry, Biographical, and Correspondence.Essays/Reviews contain material over three decades from 1972-2003. Poetry (published and unpublished) is organized by year and contains manuscripts from 1983 to 2012.  Biographical contains letters written by Chaplain Martin Baumgaertner (USAF) during WWII and Korean War, as well as, media and photographs.  Correspondence (personal) covers over fifty years from...
Dates: Created: 1972-2016; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2017

Jim Wallis Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-109
Scope and Contents The Jim Wallis Papers are composed of book manuscripts, journal articles and book reviews by/about the author, correspondence, press clippings, photographs and audio cassettes (with transcripts). (see also Sojourners Records)
Dates: Created: 1971-2012; Other: Date acquired: 1988

Joe Hill McClatchey Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-045
Scope and Contents The McClatchey papers are organized into seven series: Biographical, Correspondence, Manuscripts, Published Works, Syllabi, Teaching Materials (Files), Video. Nearly the entire collection is found in the Teaching Materials series. These files served as the background material for his classroom lectures. Another significant element of the collection is the unpublished manuscript "The praise of God in literature: from Homer to Hopkins."
Dates: Created: 1979-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1987-1990; Other: Date acquired: 1992

John and Joyce Schmale Civil War Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-156
Scope and Contents The John and Joyce Schmale Civil War Collection is composed mainly of monographs related to the history of the U.S. Civil War. Manuscript material contains biographical information, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia of various Civil War chaplains.
Dates: Created: 1861-2017; Other: Date acquired: 2002

John Brobeck Papers

 Collection — Box 28
Identifier: SC-112
Scope and Contents The John Brobeck collection (SC-112) is a compilation of materials detailing the activities of a professor of physiology. The collection is largely personal correspondence and other papers he has accumulated over the years through his work-related activities and through his involvement in various organizations. The arrangement of the collection is for the most part in keeping with the order Mr. Brobeck bestowed upon it before shipment to the college.Personal correspondence is filed...
Dates: Created: 1935-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1980; Other: Date acquired: 1999

John Calvin Webster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-104
Scope and Contents The John Calvin Webster Papers are composed of three diaries (photocopied) from January to December 1871 and financial memorandums.
Dates: Created: 1871-1871; Other: Date acquired: 1991

John D. Nutting Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-009
Scope and Contents The John D. Nutting Collection contains the personal library and papers of Rev. John D. Nutting of Cleveland, Ohio. Rev. Nutting was a pastor, missions official, and missionary to Mormons. This collection includes pro and contra-Mormon material, some dating from the nineteenth century.The collection is organized into eleven series: Biographical, Correspondence, Manuscripts, Maps, Newspapers and Articles (1877-1919), Anti-Mormon Pamphlets, Periodicals, Utah Gospel Mission, Nutting...
Dates: Created: 1830-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1878-1927; Other: Date acquired: 06/1951

John J. Coleman Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-166
Scope and Contents The John J. Coleman diary numbers 96 pages in a leather binding, now dis-attached at the covers. Each page contains Coleman's script. The book measures 3 X 5 1/2. His handwriting is legible as he engagingly relates daily life at Wheaton College during the years in which he attended, 1886-89.
Dates: Created: 1886-1887

John L. Smith Mormon Collection

 Collection — Box 07
Identifier: SC-144
Scope and Contents The John L. Smith Collection contains the papers which document his mission work with the Mormons through Utah Missions, Inc., and the Utah Evangel Newspaper. Little information is included regarding his work as a Baptist minister. The papers are arranged into series of correspondence, manuscripts, pamphlets, and publications. The John L. Smith Collection includes both pro and contra-Mormon works.
Dates: Created: 1950-2015; Other: Date acquired: 1990

John Piper Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-217
Scope and Contents Accessions
Dates: Created: 1980-2015; Other: Date acquired: 04/13/2012

John Stoll Scrapbook

 Collection — Box I
Identifier: SC-139
Scope and Contents The John Stoll box holds two slim folders. The first contains photos of the track and field team, with a red 1944 Second Place ribbon. Also included is an unused postcard depicting Notre Dame University, homecoming programs, and articles about champion marathon runner Gil Dodds. The second folder contains a War Ration Book, frosh rules, a 1945 Washington Banquet program and two Wheaton College Bulletins, dated Feb 1945 and Sept. 1942.
Dates: Created: 1942-1944; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1944

John Wesley Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-231
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1721-1824; Other: Date acquired: 12/13/2011

Joseph Free Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-086
Scope and Contents The Joseph Free Papers are organized into eleven series. The variety of Dr. Free's activities as a professor was shown by his work folders containing correspondence from overseas tours, teaching materials, and departmental information. Dr. Free was especially involved in coordinating archaeological study group tours to Dothan in the Holy Land. He led nine such tours between 1953 and 1964 as documented by mimeographed correspondence and news articles. Dr. Free taught courses at Wheaton in...
Dates: Created: 1923-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1967

Julia and Herman Fischer Family Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-117
Scope and Contents The material of the Herman A. Fischer, Sr. Family Collection was likely given to the Wheaton College Special Collections by Raymond P. Fischer, son of Herman Fischer, Sr. Most of the information in this collection spans the years from 1858 to 1934, although it includes several pieces from before 1800. The material is divided into several main categories, each related to Herman Fischer, Sr., his wife Julia Waters Blanchard Fischer, or one of their children. Other categories include Untitled...
Dates: Created: 1733-1982; Other: Majority of material found in 1858-1934; Other: Date acquired: 1991

June Meyer Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC-151
Dates: Created: 1961-1962

Karen Anderson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC-154
Dates: Created: 1962-1963

Kathrine Tiffany Papers

 Collection — Scrapbook 1p
Identifier: SC-095
Scope and Contents The papers of Kathrine Bellanger Macdonald Tiffany cover a period of forty-nine years. The greatest concentration was between the years of 1936-1945.Wheaton College obtained Mrs. Tiffany's papers in 1977 after she had moved to a Pennsylvania nursing home where she later died. The majority of her papers were sent to the archives of the University of North Dakota in 1975. The papers in the Wheaton College Archives consist of the remainder -- most of which Mrs. Tiffany expected to...
Dates: Created: 1924-2018; Other: Majority of material found in 1936-1945; Other: Date acquired: 1977

Kenneth Taylor Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-012
Scope and Contents The collection (about 10 linear feet) consists primarily of various drafts, revisions, and dictaphone tapes concerning the development of the Living Bible and the Taylor's Bible Story Book. The boxes are arranged chronologically, representing the order in which each section was completed. Most of the biblical books went through several revisions before a final translation was accepted. Since it was difficult to determine whether a given revision was the "1st revision," "2nd revision," etc, it...
Dates: Created: 1960-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1962-1970; Other: Date acquired: 2000

Keston, USA Records

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-042
Scope and Contents Occupying approximately five linear feet, the collection includes Board Materials, Correspondence, Financial and Legal Records, Publications, Secondary Material, Addresses, and Media Items.   Though basic information exists for the Board Materials series, the largest portion of the collection consists of Correspondence dating from 1983 to 1990. This correspondence is by or between Keston, USA board members. Another series that occupies a large percentage of the collection is the Financial and...
Dates: Created: 1971-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1985-1990; Other: Date acquired: 1990

Leanne Payne Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-125
Scope and Contents The Leanne Payne Papers are composed of Pastoral Care Ministry newsletters, conference audio and video tapes, biographical information, photos and book manuscripts.
Dates: Created: 1975-2015; Other: Date acquired: 2003

Lilias Trotter Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-225
Scope and Contents Materials in the collection include original illustrations, copies of the Algiers Mission Band journals, facsimiles of Lilias Trotter journals and sketchbooks, and copies of Trotter correspondence with art critic John Ruskin.Monographs in the collection consist of works by Trotter, Trotter biographies, works by John Ruskin, and historical depictions of Algeria. They may be searched in the library catalog as...
Dates: Created: 1876-2017

Lois Stratton Scrapbook

 Collection — Box I
Identifier: SC-129
Scope and Contents The Lois Stratton (1909) scrapbook is black and oblong, measuring 11 x 7. The contents are loose from the binding. A sheet tucked into the front describes its contents: invitations, play programs, name tags, literary society menus, student handbooks, pressed flowers and commencement exercises. Photos include faded images of gathered students, in buildings and outdoors. Stratton's diploma is pasted in the back, indicating her graduation from the Wheaton College School of Music.
Dates: Created: 1875-1951; Other: Majority of material found in 1875-1951

Lottie Holman O'Neill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-022
Scope and Contents This collection comprises memorabilia from various times in the life of state legislator Lottie Holman O'Neill.
Dates: Created: 1922-1997; Other: Date acquired: 1985

Louis H. Evans, Sr. Papers

 Collection — Books/CDs
Identifier: SC-031
Scope and Contents The papers of the late Dr. Louis H. Evans, Sr. were received by the Wheaton College Special Collections in 1987. Dating from 1915 to 1981, they were donated by his wife, Marie. The major portion of the collection consists of sermon notes and materials used by Dr. Evans from the 1930s to the 1970s. The collection also contains biographical information, photographs, audio recordings, correspondence, 16 mm. films, and writings by Dr. Evans. The "sermon material" was received in the...
Dates: Created: 1915-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1970; Other: Date acquired: 1985

Louis Napoléon Beaudry (Boudrye) Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-161
Scope and Contents The journals in the collection cover an incomplete fourteen year period, beginning 1853-1863 and ending 1866-1867. A great majority of his entries after his marriage were written in short hand and are not translated. According the a series of journals (1863-1865) published in 1996 as War journal of Louis N. Beaudry by a great-great grandson, these journals had been left behind when Beaudry's eldest daughter Millie and her family moved from their home in the 1930s (p. ix). The collection also...
Dates: Created: 1853-1867; Other: Date acquired: 2003

Louise C. Johnson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-146
Scope and Contents The Louise C. Johnson scrapbook is oblong, measuring 12 X 8 1/2. The College crest is imprinted on the cover and the book dated 1925. The first several pages cite the names and address of classmates, written by them to Johnson, including reflections and remarks. Notes, napkins, recital lists, drawings, room assignment cards, homecoming programs, articles. cartoons, graduation invitations and daily schedules are pasted within, comprising the bulk of the book.  Photographs portray campus faculty...
Dates: Created: 1925-1925; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1925

Luci Shaw Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-046
Scope and Contents The Luci Shaw Collection includes the papers of Luci Deck Shaw Hoyte. Luci Shaw, her professional name, is an accomplished poet, essayist, and teacher. Included in the papers of this poet and publishing executive are correspondence, manuscripts, and published works. Her papers comprise 39 linear feet of material. Correspondence includes personal, family, as well as professional and business. The various correspondence cover the years of 1922 to the present, with the earliest being...
Dates: Created: 1922-2020; Other: Majority of material found in 1969-2005; Other: Date acquired: 1991

Lucille Swanson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-157
Scope and Contents The Lucille Swanson scrapbook is black, its hinges bound with a white leather strip. It measures 16 1/2 x 12 1/2, and features the Wheaton College crest embossed on its cover. The first pages are inscribed with names and addresses of classmates. The next section features black and white photos of students and campus scenes, with a few images showing trips to Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and a Senior Sneak to Turkey Run State Park, Indiana. The remainder of the book includes paste-ins of...
Dates: Created: 1928-1931; Other: Majority of material found in 1928-1931