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Collection 338 Records of the World Evangelical Fellowship

Identifier: CN 338

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, audio tapes, photographs.

Topics documented included the formation of the WEF; the gradual growth of influence by non-Western associations; the activities of Evangelical Protestants in many different parts of the world; the leadership of J. Elwin Wright, Clyde Taylor, Waldron Scott, and David Howard, among others. Many of the twenty-eight audiotapes are of addresses presented at the Eighth General Assembly in Singapore in 1986.


  • Created: 1926-1992, n.d.
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1948-1986

Conditions Governing Access

Folders with documents that are 10 years or younger are closed to use.

Biographical or Historical Information

Protestant Evangelical organization; created in 1951; intended to foster fellowship, cooperation and communication between Evangelical national associations around the world; held international conferences of Evangelical leaders; sponsored cooperation in such areas as theological education, theology, communications, church renewal, missions, development, and women's issues; published books and periodicals.


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Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

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