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Collection 184 Records of the Campus-in-the-Woods

Identifier: CN-184
Correspondence, prayer letters and photographs.

Correspondence documents a 19-year span of the lives and careers of a group of former university students who attended the summer camp together and later served as missionaries; second group of correspondence includes letters from individuals not in full-time Christian service but who lived in foreign countries as professionals.  These letters were compiled by Ottaway for the annual Campus-in-the-Woods newsletters.  The collection does not include the newsletters Ottaway produced.


  • Created: 1961-1981

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0.80 Cubic Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

Journalist; born October 9, 1931; worked for Wheaton College's news service as assistant to the director (1958-1965) and as a manager (1965-1981); attended Canadian Inter-Varsity's Campus-in-the-Woods, 1951.  Campus-in-the-Woods was Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of Canada's summer camp on Bracebridge Island, Ontario, for training university students in Christian discipleship; Ottaway edited a newsletter consisting of correspondence excerpts from 1951 camp alumni.

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Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

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