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Collection 303 Oral History Interview with Erma Walker

Identifier: CN 303

Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Erma Horton Stevens Walker in which she discusses her conversion, background in Christian Science, effects of the Great Depression, education at Wheaton College, husband Bill Walker, church planting in Texas, and acceptance to Central American Mission.  The time period covered by the interviews is circa 1913-1950.

Erma Horton Walker was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on May 4, 1985, at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.


  • Created: 1985

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There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Biographical Information

Full name: Erma Horton Stevens Walker

Birth date: July 30, 1913

Birth place: Brooklyn, NY; moved to Chicago as an infant

Siblings: Brothers Steven and Harold (Harold died of diphtheria in 1923)

Conversion: Accepted Christ at a service by Don Hillis in 1934

Marital Status: Married Rev. William H. Walker II in 1938

Education: Wheaton Community High School Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL--B.A. in journalism, 1935 Northwestern University--1935-1936 (?) Columbia Bible College, Columbia, SC--1936/37 (?)

Career: 1935-1937 Taught journalism at Wheaton College 1939 Joined Central American Mission


2.00 Audio Tapes

97 Minutes

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Accruals and Additions

The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Erma Walker in May 1985.

Accession 85-64

March 21, 1995

Mark Congdon

Collection 303 Oral History Interview with Erma Walker
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Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

501 College Avenue
Wheaton IL 60187 US