Small Collection 112 Papers of Victor E. Cory
Scope and Contents
This collection contains correspondence, reports, lists and other materials relating to Cory's participation in the 1962 Greater Chicago Crusade as a member of the Laymen's Committee. The materials also contain information about the naming of Decision Magazine, the opposition of the Independent Fundamental Churches of America (IFCA) to the Chicago crusade, and a critique from Harold Warren to Charlie Riggs of the BGEA's policy of working with Roman Catholic and liberal Protestant churches.
- Created: 1958-1962
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
Biographical or Historical Information
Evangelical Protestant publisher; born Victory E. Cory in 1893; founded Scripture Press, mainly publisher of Sunday school curriculum materials; active as a layman with many Evangelical organizations and assisted with the 1962 Billy Graham Greater Chicago Crusade, died in 1968.
Accruals and Additions
The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Scripture Press in 1999.
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
- Cory, Victor E.
- Evangelicalism -- United States.
- Evangelistic work
- Evangelistic work -- Chicago.
- Fundamentalism -- United States.
- Independent Fundamental Churches of America.
- Riggs, Charlie.
- Smyth, Walter Herbert.
- Taylor, Herbert John,
- Walker, Robert,
- Warren, Harold P.
- Wilson, George.
- Small Collection 112 Papers of Victor E. Cory
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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