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Collection 218 Records of the Evangelical Missions Information Service

Identifier: CN-218

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, press releases, minutes, financial statements, reports, photographs.

Materials document EMIS' publication, and arranging conferences and travel, including: production of EVANGELICAL MISSION QUARTERLY, MISSIONARY NEWS SERVICE; conferences including the 1971 Missions in Creative Tension and the 1967 Think Conference; Affinity Travel, a charter flight service; and interaction with various mission boards working in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.


  • Created: 1964-1981

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There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Biographical or Historical Information

Evangelical specialized service agency; established in 1964 under the joint efforts of the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA) and the Evangelical Foreign Missions Association (EFMA) to publish the journal THE EVANGELICAL MISSIONS QUARTERLY (EMQ); established Information Center to provide research services for evangelical missions, 1969; besides EMQ, developed further publications including LATIN AMERICAN PULSE, MUSLIM WORLD PULSE, EMISSARY, MISSIONARY NEWS SERVICE, and others; coordinated consultations and workshops on mission-related topics and also provided charter flight service for missionaries.


8.80 Cubic Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

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Wheaton IL 60187 US