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Collection 644 Ephemera of Robert A. Cook

Identifier: CN 644

Scope and Contents

Audio tapes of radio messages on the Book of Romans by Dr. Robert A. Cook, sermons preached at Bibletown Community Church and Conference Center.

Series: Audio Tapes

Arrangement: Chronological

Date Range: 1983, n.d.

Volume: 0.15, 38 audio tapes

Geographic Coverage: United States

Type of Materials: Audio cassette tapes

Subjects: Christian living, book of Romans

Notes: Three sets of message by Robert A. Cook. The first set (tapes T1-T5) on Christian living was given at the Bibletown Community Church and Conference Center, March 1978. Message titles include Grow Up in Christ, The Change God Makes, Lordship of Christ, The Truth is in Jesus, and Walk in Love. The second set (T6-T36) on the book of Romans which were broadcasted on The King’s Hour radio program. The tape with part 30 is missing. The third set (T37-T38) on the Living by Faith on the first eight chapters of the book of Acts was also broadcasted on The King’s Hour radio program. The Archives kept only a sampling of the audio tapes that were received from the donor.


  • Created: 1983, undated

Conditions Governing Access

The audio tapes may not be duplicated.

Biographical Information

Full Name: Robert Andrew Cook

Birth: June 7, 1912, Santa Clara, California

Death: March 11, 1991, New York, New York


Parents: Charles and Daisy Cook

Siblings: Mildred (10 years older)

Marital Status: Married Coreen Nilsen, 1935

Children: Carolyn, Marilyn, Mildred

Conversion: At the age of six

Ordination: As a Baptist minister, 1931


ca. 1929 - Graduated from Moody Bible Institute, Chicago

1934 - Graduated from Wheaton College, Illinois, with a BA

ca. 1936 - Eastern Baptist Seminary, Philadelphia


ca. 1930-1948 - Pastor at churches in Philadelphia, La Salle, Illinois, and Chicago

1948-1957 - President of Youth for Christ International

1957-1962 - Vice president of Scripture Press, Wheaton, Illinois

1962-1964 - President of the National Association of Evangelicals

1962-1985 - President of King's College, Briarcliff Manor, New York

1963- Started The King's Hour radio program

1985-1988 - President of National Religious Broadcasters

1985-1991 - Chancellor of King's College, Briarcliff Manor, New York

Other significant information:

Mother died when he was sixteen months old

Author of several books including Now That I Believe and Today With The King.


38.00 Audio Tapes

Language of Materials


Accruals and Additions

The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by the Librarian of Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Center, Pennsylvania in March 1994 and the Nazarene Archives, Kansas in November 2008.

Accession 94-27

October 21, 2009

Wayne D. Weber

Collection 644 Ephemera of Robert A. Cook
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

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