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Collection 588 Oral History Interview with Richard C. Rung

Identifier: CN 588

Scope and Contents

Oral history interview wtih Richard C. Rung, in which he describes his memories of Percy Crawford and King's College during Rung's tenure on the faculty at King's College. The time period covered by the interview is 1955-1963.

Richard Rung was interviewed by Robert Shuster on August 14, 2003.


  • Created: 2003

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Biographical Information

Educator, professor of political science; born 1924; taught at The King's College, 1955-1963; and at Wheaton College, 1963-1990.

Full Name: Richard Calvin Rung

Birth: September 24, 1924 in Buffalo, New York


Siblings: Two brothers

Marital Status: Married to Dorothy H.

Children: Judy and Richard

Conversion: 1950 at Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, Buffalo, New York


1949-1953: Gordon College, B.A. degree

1953-1955: Boston University, M.A. degree

1957-1962: New York University, took courses for Ph.D. degree

1968-1969: Student-at-large, Northern Illinois University


1943-1946: Sailor in the United States Navy, Motor Mechanic, 3rd class

1955-1963: Professor, History Department Chair, and Dean of Students, King’s College

1963-1990: Professor of Political Science, Wheaton College

1966 summer semester: Professor, Westmont College

1970-1971: Professor (part-time), Trinity Christian College

1974-1975: Professor (part-time), College of DuPage


1.00 Audio Tape

Language of Materials


Accruals and Additions

The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Richard Rung in August 2003.

Accession: 03-54

July 20, 2017

Bob Shuster

Collection 588 Oral History Interview with Richard C. Rung
Bob Shuster
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Language of description
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

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