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Collection 528 Ephemera of Mission Aviation History

 Collection
Identifier: CN-528
Correspondence, prayer letters, audio tapes, clippings, brochures, negatives, photos, and slides collected by former aviator John R. Wells.

Includes documentation on various denominational and nondenominational organizations and individuals covering the time period 1922 to 1989; represented are such agencies as the Catholic, Episcopal, Lutheran, Baptist, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches, Mission Aviation Fellowship, Wycliffe Bible Translators, and individuals such as Paul Carlson, George Fisk, Wally Herron, William Larkins, Fritz Loose, Carl Mortenson, Paul Robinson, Clarence Soderberg, and others. Hundreds of photos and slides depict the airplanes used, pilots, accidents, and other missionary activities.

Dates

  • Created: 1922-1989

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Extent

6.00 boxes

Biographical or Historical Information

Aviator and compiler of historical materials; born January 15, 1929; attended Houghton College and Moody Bible Institute; flew as a pilot for North Central Airlines; employed at Wheaton College (1972-1992).

Other Descriptive Information

Related URL: http://www2.wheaton.edu/bgc/archives/guides/528.htm
Title
Collection 528 Ephemera of Mission Aviation History
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

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