Collection 644 Ephemera of Robert A. Cook
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
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.
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.
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