CN. Billy Graham Center Archives
Found in 628 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Copies of hundreds of E. J. Pace's cartoons, which applied a Protestant Fundamentalist theology to living the Christian life, the nature of God, and moral issues in the first half of the twentieth century in the United States. The collection consists mainly of lantern slides meant to be used in conjunction with prepared sermons, but there are also tracts and cartoons.Arrangement: The paper records are arranged alphabetically by folder title; the lantern...
Dates: Created: 1920-1961
Identifier: CN 710
Scope and Contents The China Inland Mission (later the Overseas Missionary Fellowship) founded a school for the children of Western missionaries in Chefoo, China called the Chefoo School. During World War II, the mission started similar schools in other parts of China and in India. After 1951, when the mission was forced out of China, the mission had similar schools in Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines. They were always called Chefoo Schools. The Chefoo Schools Association was a society for...
Dates: Created: 1908-2016
Identifier: SCN 027
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handbook created by the Northern Canada Evangelical Mission orient missionaries and candidates to NCEM's procedures and expectations for raising financial support from churches, filing reports, behavior on the field, and writing letters to supporters.
Dates: Created: 1973
Identifier: SCN 028
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handbook given to Orinoco River Mission candidates and missionaries to acquaint them with the mission's rules and regulations. Also contains specific information useful to missionaries in Venezuela.
Dates: Created: 1967
Identifier: SCN 029
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handbook for missionaries and candidates of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade to orient them to the mission's goals and procedures. Volume contains constitution and by-laws, a statement of principle and practices, bibliographies, and other information on the Philippines and Japan. Also included is a draft of the constitution of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade.
Dates: Created: 1964
Identifier: SCN 030
Scope and Contents This collection contains an orientation handbook for missionaries and candidates created by the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. The manual describes the Society's background, constitution, doctrinal statement, expectations for missionaries, and personnel policies.
Dates: Created: 1964
Identifier: SCN 031
Scope and Contents This collection contains an orientation handbook created by The Evangelical Alliance Mission for TEAM missionaries and candidates to orient them to the mission's goals, methods, and policies. The manual outlines regulations related to fundraising, visas and overseas travel, health and country-specific information. Also included is information on TEAM's Medical Aid Fund and a letter explaining TEAM's procedure for reviewing candidiates for mission fields.
Dates: Created: 1962-1964
Identifier: SCN 032
Scope and Contents Report written by Osborne Buchanan of the National Liberty Foundation on the status and future of the 3-year old Evangelical Missions Information Service. Document summarizes EMIS history and makes recommendations for increasing its usefulness with support from National Liberty Foundation, by developing a research center or provide research services for mission agencies. Report written in response to recommendation of mission executives at Colorado Springs meeting in early 1967.
Dates: Created: 1967
Identifier: SCN 036
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous collection of items by or about evangelist Dwight L. Moody, including letters, newspaper clippings, photos, handbills, and a phonograph record collected from varies sources. There are several items written by Moody about his work and activities.There are six Moody letters (folder 1-1), both handwritten and typed, three of which ask for funds for the Northfield Schools and one for the work in Liverpool, England. The letters were addressed to Mr. Trowbridge, Mr. Henry W....
Dates: Created: 1875-1897, undated
Identifier: SCN 038
Scope and Contents Two letters by British evangelist George Jeffreys to a Rev. Glasnant Jones. The letters are brief but contain some comments on the evangelistic meeting Jeffreys was holding.
Dates: Created: 1930
Identifier: SCN 039
Scope and Contents Commission for home mission work issued to Hickok by the Board of Mission of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. Document details the length of his service, compensation, conduct and activity expected of him, and plans for giving aid to the Board and for correspondence between presbyteries and the Board.
Dates: Created: 1832
Identifier: SCN 040
Scope and Contents Photographs of Homer Hammontree, 1901 report card, article on his ordination, obituaries, and letter written about him after his death by Howard Hermansen and Paul Beckwith, which includes a tribute by Wilbur M. Smith.
Dates: Created: 1901-1965
Identifier: SCN 041
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter, several articles, and photographs, which contain information about the college or people connected with the college. The letter is dated 1930 and is by missionary Dorothea Keeney. She describes the inauguration of the college's first Chinese president, Lucy C. Wang; the school's commencement; and a wedding of one of the staff. One of the articles is by Lucy Wang and from the July 31 issue of Woman's Missionary Friend. It gives...
Dates: Created: 1920-1931
Identifier: SCN 042
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter and an article. Materials describe the Culley's experiences among the Kopauko tribe and Zungonao clan in New Guinea in 1940.
Dates: Created: 1940
Identifier: SCN 043
Content Description This collection contains a few handwritten letters of the American Tract Society dealing mostly with activities of the Society in New York and Eastern Canada. Most of the correspondence is between the Rochester, Niagara and Toronto Societies; however, there is one interesting note from London. Another unusual item was an enclosure in a handbill announcing the services of one Rev. Bliss, who conducted seminars on "God's Providential Care of our Country..." Correspondents include Robert Sharp,...
Dates: Created: 1854-1858
Identifier: SCN 044
Scope and Contents Letters written by Evangeline Booth during her service as Field Commissioner of The Salvation Army in the United States. Correspondence concerns actual or potential contributors. Also includes a printed card with autograph, July 22, 1936, and a newspaper clipping advertising free Christmas dinners in 1910.
Dates: Created: 1911-1916
Identifier: SCN 047
Identifier: SCN 048
Scope and Contents This collection contains a single letter written by David Livingstone to John Kirk, outlining some of the conditions of two-year expedition they were planning to Africa. Topics discussed include government funding and expected expenses, anticipated living conditions during the expedition, and Kirk's qualifications for joining the expedition. The letter is dated January 4, 1858 from Hamilton, Scotland.
Dates: Created: 1858
Identifier: SCN 049
Scope and Contents Letter, autograph and print. Letter (1871) to Mr. Bergne regarding the slow proceedings of Bergne's committee and Moffat's great expenses while working on his translation of the Old Testament. Print is of Moffat.
Dates: Created: 1871-1878
Identifier: SCN 050
Identifier: SCN 051
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typed letter and envelope signed by Eddy to W.W. Lockwood of Shanghai, introducing Frederick W. Roman who was on a fact-finding tour of the Far East.
Dates: Created: 1932
Identifier: SCN 052
Identifier: SCN 053
Scope and Contents Card announcing an evangelistic meeting at the Dudley Street Baptist Church held by Samuel Sayford.
Dates: Created: 1908
Identifier: SCN 054
Scope and Contents This collection contains two notes written by George Muller near the end of his life. One letter is to Arthur Tappan Pierson, containing a brief acknowledgement and personal message, including obituary of Muller's wife, Susannah Grace Muller. The other contains condolences to an unknown correspondent.
Dates: Created: 1897-1898
Identifier: SCN 055
Identifier: SCN 056
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from William Buell Sprague to Rev. Sulete, thanking him for donating several pamphlets to Sprague's collection of theological materials.
Dates: Created: 1867
Identifier: SCN 057
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials by or about Ira David Sankey, including an undated autograph with an inscription, "Hallelujah What a Savior"; a letter dated January 15, 1894, from Sankey to a friend sending a requested autographed letter by Dwight L. Moody; a letter from Sankey to Edward Bok dated April 9, 1887, concerning Sankey's contribution to a volume eulogizing Rev. Henry Ward Beecher--an accompanying essay contains Sankey's impressions and opinions of Beecher; and a portrait...
Dates: Created: 1887-1894
Identifier: SCN 058
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from Edward Judson, theologian, pastor and son of Adoniram Judson, to G.W. Freeman about building a memorial in New York City to his father, the first American foreign missionary.
Dates: Created: 1887
Identifier: SCN 059
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by Matthew Wilks to Rev. A.J. Roberts from London regarding a future visit and a biographical sketch of Wilks written by J. L. Dandy dated February 1829
Dates: Created: 1819-1929
Identifier: SCN 060
Identifier: SCN 061
Scope and Contents This collection contains a booklet of nine watercolor sketches illustrating a three-verse limerick written in English but lettered in a verticle stylistic Chinese script; was presented to Charles Isaac Blanchett (1875-1933) upon his arrival in Pakhoi, China (near Hong Kong), to work with the Church Missionary Society. The booklet depicts an imaginary world in which Blanchett and his colleague, Bishop Rt. Rev. G.H. Landers (bishop of Hong Kong) are ambushed by cannibals.
Dates: Created: 1908
Identifier: SCN 062
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Gideon Hawley to Rev. Mr. Dunster consoling him on the imminent death of of Dunster's wife, as well as a short note from Hawley to Captain David Allen.
Dates: Created: 1766, 1803
Identifier: SCN 063
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter by Willis Green in Lodiana, India, to his brother, Joshua Green in the U.S., describing scenery and people of India as well as comments on problems in the church in America and India.
Dates: Created: 1843
Identifier: SCN 064
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by S.W. Colburn to Mrs. Mary Gerish describing the purpose of the Palestine Missionary Society, asking for financial and prayer support.
Dates: Created: 1821
Identifier: SCN 065
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Joseph Kingsburg Wight, missionary to China, to his brother, William Wight, describing his sea voyage to China, the condition of Shanghai, missionary endeavors in China and the Taiping Rebellion.
Dates: Created: 1856
Identifier: SCN 066
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter describing missionaries Daniel Lindley and Henry Venable attempts to establish a mission station in a southern Africa territory under the protection of a tribal chief, local marriage customs, severe drought and impressions of Robert Moffat, Robert Hamilton and Roger Edwards.
Dates: Created: 1836
Identifier: SCN 067
Scope and Contents This collection contains a promotional card with photograph announcing a missionary meeting under YMCA auspices in New York City at which David James Ranney related his experiences.
Dates: Created: 1912
Identifier: SCN 068
Scope and Contents This collection contains a postcard with photograph announcing meetings conducted by Rev. Charles E. Eaton at the Bowdoin Square Tabernacle.
Dates: Created: 1907
Identifier: SCN 070
Scope and Contents This collection contains engraved certificates for contributions, biography of missionary of Harriet Newell, historical sketch of mission work in Micronesia, Sunday school exercise on Africa (1917), letter from John and Margaret Miller (missionaries in India), Congregational Home Missionary Society 75th anniversary program booklet, and letter regarding 1848 ABCFM meeting in Boston.
Dates: Created: 1848-1917
Identifier: SCN 071
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Alfred Goodrich to Martin Hogan including descriptions of Alexander Campbell and 300 conversions resulting from meetings conducted by a Mr. Avery.
Dates: Created: 1840
Identifier: SCN 072
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection contain Northampton church meeting minutes, a receipt page, and engraved print. Meeting minutes consist of four hand-written documents. The first, dated 1 May 1748, concerns a mistaken payment source for Edwards’ salary, which was corrected to be drawn from the proper treasury. The second document, dated January 1749-1750 records the appointment of a committee to confer with Edwards and to travel to Boston to obtain more information regarding Edwards’ book on...
Dates: Created: 1748-1750
Identifier: SCN 073
Scope and Contents This collection contains a scrapbook containing brochures, posters, and newspaper clippings used in the 1951 "Key to Life" evangelistic campaign of evangelist Jack Shuler, held in Grand Rapids, Michigan; sponsored by the Christian Businessmen's Committee of Grand Rapids.
Dates: Created: 1951
Identifier: SCN 074
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter by Robert Porteous describing accounts of the activities of the church in Yichun, Jianxi Province, including an intensive Bible school and conference for women, prayer meetings for several captured Christian workers, and weekly services, all taking place in the midst of troop movements by government and communist troops, which, although disruptive, did not interfere with church activities. Also included are items about military conflict and destruction...
Dates: Created: 1928
Identifier: SCN 075
Scope and Contents Ths collection contains a ten-page prayer letter from Charles Fairclough, describing a tour of mission stations in Zhejiang Province, the evidence of cultural and social upheaval in the area, an evaluation of the church in China as it emerged from persecution, reflection on the political, social and cultural developments during Fairclough's 30 years of missionary work, an overview of current developments following civil war from 1926-1928, and an evaluation of China's future. Includes 4 pages...
Dates: Created: 1928
Identifier: SCN 076
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter from Edwin William Fisch, a missionary with China Inland Mission, detailing his first days in China including descriptions of his arrival in Shanghai, the China Inland Mission compound and hospital, Shanghai street life, visits to training institutes, medical facilities, leading a worship service, travel on the Yangtze River, and the working classes.
Dates: Created: 1937
Identifier: SCN 078
Scope and Contents This collection contains three prayer letters describing Ralph and Helen Scovilles' missionary work in China; travel from Shanghai to Ningsha, Kansu Province (now Yinchuan, Gansu) and raid and 23-day occupation of Ningsha by Muslim bandits.
Dates: Created: 1928-1929
Identifier: SCN 079
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Charles Thomson, describing progress made in evangelistic work in China, excerpts from missionaries' letters appealing for prayer, and an appeal for new missionaries.
Dates: Created: 1929
Identifier: SCN 080
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Martha Pohnert, a missionary with China Inland Mission, decribing Pohnert's Chinese co-workers, prayer needs, famine in the area, and the state of an outlying town damaged by soldiers.
Dates: Created: 1929
Identifier: SCN 081
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from A. Bertram Lewis, describing his work as missionary in Kiangsi Province, China, with China Inland Mission, the progress of evangelistic work, involvement of Chinese Christians in evangelism, and a Bible conference.
Dates: Created: 1937
Identifier: SCN 082
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Hannah L. Reid, describing Reid's work as missionary with China Inland Mission, the illness of Reid's missionary sister, Lilias Reid, and subsequent medical treatment, death and funeral.
Dates: Created: 1934