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Christianity Today Records.

Identifier: CN 008

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, minutes, audio tapes, films relating to the founding of Christianity Today, International (CTI), and its activities as a forum and voice for Evangelical Protestantism in the United States.

Persons featured include L. Nelson Bell, Billy Graham, Carl Henry, Kenneth Kantzer, Harold Lindsell, Harold Myra, Paul Robbins, and numerous other evangelical figures; subjects covered include social and theological issues.


  • Created: 1930, 1954-2002


Conditions Governing Access

The following portions of this collection are restricted:

Closed during the lifetime of Dr. Billy Graham: folders 15-22, 15-23, 19-16, 19-17, 23-16, 23-17, 23-18, 29-8, 54-3

Letters to and from Rev. Billy Graham in folder 1-50 have been removed during his lifetime.

May not be photocopied: folder 1-59

Closed until January 1, 2018, without written permission from the president or executive vice-president of CTI: boxes 27 through 38

Biographical or Historical Information

Evangelical magazine publishing company, founded in 1956 by L. Nelson Bell and Billy Graham, among others; the company publishes CHRISTIANITY TODAY, LEADERSHIP and other publications intended for Evangelical Protestant pastors and laypersons.


59.80 Cubic Feet

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Christianity Today Records (Collection 008)
Robert Shuster
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Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

501 College Avenue
Wheaton IL 60187 US