CN. Billy Graham Center Archives
Found in 628 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters and several items related to the drowning of missionary George E. King in 1927. The letters describe the Waltons' travel as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and a Bible conference for Chinese Christians. Also includes CIM newsletter and report which describe the treacherous raft trip made by 38 missionaries and their families who were withdrawing from the Kansu Province during which King drowned.
Dates: Created: 1927-1940
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Harold D. and Helen M. Hayward, describes the Haywards' overland travel as China Inland Mission workers with a description of the countryside and cities enroute to Xining, their assigned station, near the Tibetan border.
Dates: Created: 1926
Scope and Contents This collection contains two prayer letters from Herbert W. and Minnie E. Flagg, decsribing the Flaggs' work as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and political and social turmoil due to conflict between nationalist and communist forces and local robber bands, including G.M. Metcalf's being held as a hostage; Shanghai CIM compound caught in the crossfire in one instance; missionaries fleeing from the countryside; propaganda slogans; and attempts to continue work inland. Since many CIM...
Dates: Created: 1927
Scope and Contents This collection contains one promotional card announcing revival meetings held at the First Methodist Episcopal Church in Knoxville, Iowa, led by Rev. Frank Mathis with Harry P. Armstrong and Mrs. Armstrong as musicians.
Dates: Created: 1926
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Anthony Comstock to Rev. H.C. Hovey, in which Comstock describes the burden and revival of ministry with The N.Y. Society for Suppression of Vice and biographical notes for The Cyclopedia of American Biography completed by Comstock in 1915.
Dates: Created: 1912-1915
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from J. T. Hough to Rev. John A. Murray, Secretary of the Western Agency of the American Home Missionary Society, describing Hough's financial difficulties in his Port Byron, New York, pastorate and spiritual progress of the congregation.
Dates: Created: 1838
Scope and Contents This collection contains an annotated article (written by Phyllis Thompson) about the North-West Bible Institute (NWBI) in Fengzian, Shensi Province, describing the development of the Back to Jerusalem Evangelisitc Band, which evangelized in western China, including among Muslims. Also includes photocopies from Theodore Fischbacher's scrapbook with photographs of NWBI (1941-1947) and the Fischbacher family (1942-1944).
Dates: Created: 1941-1947
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters from James Hudson Taylor to a Mr. Sloane written while traveling, discussing China Inland Mission affairs, including financial contributions, conferences, and concerns for friends and co-workers.
Dates: Created: 1896-1898
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from John R. Mott to F.H. Green in which he describes the importance of moral and religious character as the most important qualification for teaching. The letter is signed by Mott and dated 1914.
Dates: Created: 1914
Scope and Contents This collection contains two minute books of the American Marathi Mission in India, which utilized missionaries from the United Church Board for World Ministries. The minute boks include records of committee deliberations and finances and were submitted to the Church Board for World Ministries as field reports.
Dates: Created: 1972-1974
Scope and Contents This collection contains a two-volume, hand-written diary of 222 pages written by an unnamed clergyman, desribing his travels to attend the London Missionary Society Convention in 1850. The diaries describe travel to and from the British Isles, outlines sermons heard in churches in England and Scotland, comments on reports delivered to the Society, and reports contacts with British and American clergyman, including Henry Ward Beecher. Includes descriptions of his visits to London, Paris, and...
Dates: Created: 1850
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
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from George Franklin Tibbetts to Campbell Thompson forgiving Thompson for past opposition and agreeing to accept him on staff at Park-of-the-Palms Camp in Florida, but warning him that he will be dismissed if there are any recoccurances in the future. The Camp-of-the-Woods, a similar camp in the Adirondacks, is promoted on the back of the letter. The collection also includes a mailing envelope from Park-of-the-Palms Camp.
Dates: Created: 1939
Scope and Contents This collection contains nine letters and one annual report from members of the American Bible Society addressed to Rev. J.C. Brigham (Secretary), and Joseph Hyde (General Agent and Assistant Treasurer). Letters contain information on finances, orders, reports on sales of Bibles, notices of obituaries of members, and other information relating to the Society.
Dates: Created: 1833-1853
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from abolitionist leader Birney to S. Silsbee (?) in which Birney gives his opinion on the question whether it was ethical for a missionary to work for a board supported by slaveholders.
Dates: Created: 1839
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Belgian Gospel Mission directors Edith and Ralph Norton and a BGM newsletter. The personal letter describes the continuing effects of World War I on the country, the activities of various missionaries, perceived opposition to the mission from the Roman Catholic hierarchy and the testimonies of new converts.
Dates: Created: 1931
Scope and Contents This collection contains a brochure, circa 1950, advertising an AAJM film entitled Three Minutes to Twelve. The movie addresses the place of the Jewish people in New Testament prophecy and the creation of the nation of Israel as part of the fulfillment of that prophecy.
Dates: Created: 1950
Scope and Contents This collection contains a pamphlet created by the Gospel Fellowship Club of Chicago, describing the Club's purpose of providing fellowship for businessmen working in downtown Chicago.
Dates: Created: 1944
Scope and Contents This collection contains a brochure advertising a volume containing addresses given at the 1918 Conference on the Return of the Lord. The brochure gives some background information on the meeting as well as listing the speakers and their topics.
Dates: Created: 1918
Scope and Contents This collection contains typed transcripts of thirty-one messages based on the book of Revelation which were given over the radio by Charles L. Feinberg.
Dates: Created: 1935-1948
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings relating to Helen Priscilla Stam, whose missionary parents, John and Betty Stam, were killed by communist soliders in China when Helen Stam was an infant. The clippings decsribe the Stam's ministry in China; their deaths; Helen Stam's rescue by local Christians; and expresses the hopes of her grandparents that she would become a missionary.
Dates: Created: 1934-1939
Scope and Contents This collection contains several brief handwritten evangelistic homilies on various Bible texts relating to the Christian life and the nature of God. They were apparently written by Anna D. Hocfield, but it is also possible she was simply copying all or some of them from books or magazines. The collection also includes the start of a letter, probably by Hocfield, to a F.L. Rowe, who apparently was the editor of a religious periodical abbreviated as "L+W" (Life and Works?) and a pamphlet...
Dates: Created: 1908
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, reports, lists and other materials relating to Cory's participation in the 1962 Greater Chicago Crusade as a member of the Laymen's Committee. The materials also contain information about the naming of Decision Magazine, the opposition of the Independent Fundamental Churches of America (IFCA) to the Chicago crusade, and a critique from Harold Warren to Charlie Riggs of the BGEA's policy of working with Roman Catholic and...
Dates: Created: 1958-1962
Scope and Contents This collection contains the curriculum kit produced by World Vision for use with children. The kit was adapted from a radio script by Bob Pierce, describing how missionary Hubert Mitchell first presented the Christian gospel to a group of the Kubu people in Sumatra in 1937.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents This collection contains a booklet of photocopies assembled by Ray Smith and a photocopy of a manuscript copied from a typed manuscript attributed to William Wallace Simpson. The booklet contains a narrative by Smith about the life and death of William E. Wallace and copies of many documents, articles and excerpts from books. The documents are mainly concerned with the investigation into the death of the two men, while the articles and excerpts also deal to some extent with Simpson's work as...
Dates: Created: 1998
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of a mimeographed booklet, titled Blessings from Beth-Hanan. The booklet is a transcript of the diary kept by Katherine R. Beard and Ruth A. Grant describing their beginning of their work as NIEM workers among the Dineh (Navajo) people in the Sand Springs region, southwest of Oraibi, Arizona. The transcript covers the period from May 11 through October 30th, 1937.
Dates: Created: 1937