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Collection 020 Papers of Herbert J. Taylor

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Identifier: CN 020
Brief Description Correspondence, photographs, reports, publications, posters, minutes of meetings, and other documentation of Herbert J. Taylor's long involvement in the leadership of such organizations as Child Evangelism, Youth for Christ, Christian Service Brigade, Pioneer Girls, Young Life, National Association of Evangelicals, Fuller Seminary, Christian Workers Foundation, and Inter-Varsity as well as his role in the planning and development of Billy Graham's Chicago crusades and of Key '73. Other...
Dates: Created: Ca. 1916-1979

Collection 032 Records of Seminar on the Authority of the Bible

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Identifier: CN 032
Scope and Contents Copies of the papers read at the meeting held in Wenham, MA. Also contains a list of participants, a schedule of events, and copies of the text of the communique and resolutions adopted by the meeting.Most of this collection consists of papers read at the meeting and responses read. The list of titles can be read in the container list, where they are arranged according to the order given. Also in this collection is a schedule of the seminar and copies of the resolutions and...
Dates: Created: 1966

Collection 088 Papers of Paul and Catharine Gieser

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Identifier: CN 088
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Kenneth Gieser and letters reporting to the Southern Presbyterian Mission Board in Nashville, TN on the Gieser’s work in China, written between October 19, 1934, and November 1, 1936. Also contains audio tapes and transcripts of autobiographical statements.

Dates: Created: 1934-1979

Collection 093 Oral History Interview with Earl A. Winsor

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Identifier: CN 093
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Earl Austin Winsor (1897-1983) in which he discusses his education at Wheaton College as a student (1919-1920) and teacher (1920-25, history, and 1939-1949, math and physics) and his missionary experiences in Africa under Africa Inland Mission, serving in what is now Zaire. Wheaton personalities, mission experiences, especially those relating to his education work, and analysis of his exposure to African government, churches, tribal customs, and health practices....
Dates: Created: 1979-1980

Collection 105 Oral History Interview with Paul D. Votaw

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Identifier: CN 105
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul Dean Votaw (1917-2007) in which he describes his childhood; education at Wheaton College, Dallas Seminary, and Princeton Seminary; and missionary activities in Syria and Lebanon. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1917-1954.Reverend Paul Votaw was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 4, 1980, at the Graham Center offices in Wheaton. The first ten minutes of the interview are barely decipherable due to technical difficulties. The...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 124 Papers of Helen Renich

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Identifier: CN 124
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews with Helen Gignilliat Torrey Renich in which she describes her grandfather, Reuben Archer Torrey, Sr., and her experiences growing up in China as a child of missionaries. Other topics discussed include her experiences at Wheaton College and culture shock. The collection also includes photographs of her family life in China and Chinese nationals, ca. 1920-30s.Helen Renich was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 15, 1980 in Michigan and on May 17, 1982...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Collection 187 Papers of Eleanor R. Elliott

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Identifier: CN 187
Scope and Contents Family correspondence, prayer letters, brochures, newspaper clippings, prayer cards and letters from other missionaries, photographs, slides, negatives, journals and diaries, and eight interviews concerning Elliott's childhood in China, mission work with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship) in China and the Philippines, her experiences as an evangelist and teacher, her life in China during the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, and the civil war that followed. Her retirement...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988

Collection 196 Oral History Interview with Edna Louise Asher Case

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Identifier: CN 196
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Edna Louise Asher Case (1905-1999), in which she discusses her aunt, Virginia Asher, who was a co-worker of Billy Sunday; she was also involved in many other evangelistic efforts. Other topics include: Case's student days at Wheaton College, and her involvement in city mission work; impressions of Mel Trotter, Billy Sunday, Helen Sunday. The time frame covered by the interview is 1905 to 1929.Edna Case was interviewed by  Robert Shuster  on November...
Dates: Created: 1905-1929

Collection 248 Papers of William J. Barnett

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Identifier: CN 248
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and booklet of short stories and photographs created by William John Barnett, relating to his upbringing in Kenya as the son of missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) and his own later medical missionary service in Tanzania, Kenya, and the Comoro Islands from 1950-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interviews with William John Barnett in which he describes his childhood in Kenya with his missionary parents;...
Dates: Created: 1983-1997

Collection 278 Papers of Elisabeth Elliot

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Identifier: CN 278
Scope and Contents Correspondence, slides, clippings, publicity releases, reviews, manuscripts, films, video and audio tapes relating to Elisabeth Elliot's careers as a missionary in Ecuador, author, teacher and speaker. The collection is particularly rich in material relating to the so-called "Auca Incident" and Elliot's own work the Waorani, whose enemies called them the "Auca," as well as her lectures on the Biblical view of the roles of men and women, dealing with suffering, and personal holiness, among...
Dates: Created: 1926, 1938-2010

Collection 279 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Evans

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Identifier: CN 279
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Morrell Evans (1899-1976) in which she discusses her childhood; education at Wheaton College; work with J. Elwin Wright; her Christian education activities; the development of the New England Fellowship, the National Association of Evangelicals, and the World Evangelical Fellowship; and her work as a missionary in Taiwan. The time period covered by the interviews is 1899-1976.Elizabeth Evans was interviewed by Robert Shuster on October 8,...
Dates: Created: 1984-1985

Collection 285 Papers of Torrey Maynard Johnson

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Identifier: CN 285
Scope and Contents Correspondence, oral history interviews, scrapbooks, sermons, minutes, reports, photos, posters, newspaper and magazine clippings, brochures, audio recordings, video recordings reflecting Johnson’s life as an influential American Protestant from the 1930s through the 1990s. Besides documenting Johnson’s pastorates of Midwest Bible Church (Illinois) and Bibletown Community Church (Florida), his leadership of Youth for Christ International, and his activities as an independent evangelist, the...
Dates: Created: 1919 -2001

Collection 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

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Identifier: CN 287
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Rice Elliott Crossett in which she describes her childhood with her missionary parents in China, her education at Wheaton College, and missionary career with her husband, Vincent Crossett, in China and Taiwan with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship (1929-1948, 1961-1973). Topics discussed include  Crossett's childhood in China; description of Chinese indigenous worship practices and syncretism in Chinese religious culture; Crossett's...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 288 Oral History Interview with Vincent L. Crossett

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Identifier: CN 288
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Vincent Leroy Crossett (1907-1999) in which he describes his education at Wheaton and Westminster Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Taiwan, and pastoral work in a local church in Hawaii. Topics discussed include Crossett's education at Wheaton College and Westminster Seminary; decision to join China Inland Mission; language school; evangelism methods; characteristics of the Chinese church; CIM's...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 293 Oral History Interview with Melvin D. Suttie

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Identifier: CN 293
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Melvin David Suttie (1912-2006) in which he discusses his childhood, Christian growth, education at Wheaton College and Biblical Seminary in New York and Omaha Presbyterian Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission (1940-1950), work among university students, persecution, evangelistic work among the Chinese population and Nationalist troops, his wife Mary's work among women, their children, church and state relations in China, the impact of the...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 298 Papers of Howard E. Thomas

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Identifier: CN 298
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Howard E. Thomas in which he describes his family background, Christian life and growth, education at Stony Brook School and Wheaton College, missionary work with the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions among lepers of the Tai-Lu people along the Burmese border in southwestern China, internment by the Japanese in Thailand, contextualization of the gospel, expulsion from the area by the Chinese army involved in opium trade. Description of Stony Brook School...
Dates: Created: 1946-1985

Collection 299 Oral History Interview with Ruth M. Thomas

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Identifier: CN 299
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth M. Thomas about her family and religious background, conversion, recollections of Billy Sunday's campaign in Scranton, PA in 1914, her education at Wheaton College, call to foreign missions, work as a missionary nurse wiht the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions in a rehabilitation program of a leper colony in southwestern China along the Burmese border among the Tai-Lu people, language study, worship and use of music, an anti-opium campaign, and a...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 303 Oral History Interview with Erma Walker

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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.

Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 319 Oral History Interview with Jesse W. Hoover

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Identifier: CN 319
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Jesse Wilbert Hoover (1908-2002) in which he discuesses his pietistic background and beliefs, his education at Messiah and Wheaton Colleges, his involvement in Mennonite relief work in Europe and the Far East and his evangelistic work in Canada. The time period covered by the interviews is 1908-1947.

Jesse W. Hoover was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on October 7, 1985 in Greenfield, Indiana.

Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 363 Papers of Ruth M. Mellis

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Identifier: CN 363
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters, clippings, photographs, oral history interviews and audio tapes of missionary conference relating to the missionary career of Ruth M. Mellis. Materials document her work among orphans and students in Greece, the Greek Bible Institute, the Greek language, and Greater Europe Mission; oral history interviews describe her childhood, attendance at Wheaton College, work with Near East Relief in Siros, teaching public schools in the St. Louis area, teaching at the...
Dates: Created: 1928-1987

Collection 416 Oral History Interviews with Benjamin L. Armstrong

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Identifier: CN 416
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Benjamin Leighton Armstrong in which he describes his family, particularly his father (Benjamin Leighton Armstrong Sr.) and grandfather (Benjamin Franklin Armstrong), his own conversion and spiritual growth, education at Nyack Bible College, New York University, Union Seminary, Princeton Theological Seminary, religious radio and television, Samuel Shoemaker, Paul Tillich, missions in the Christian and Missionary Alliance church, Voice of Tangiers and Trans World...
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 442 Papers of Philip R. Foxwell

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Identifier: CN 442
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and one folder relating to the ministry of Philip R. Foxwell with the Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions and later World Presbyterian Missions.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Philip R. Foxwell in which he describes his youth, conversion, magician career, education at Wheaton College, decision to become a missionary, preparation and orientation for missionary work in Japan with the...
Dates: Created: 1990-1991

Collection 485 Oral History Interview with Mary M. Johnson

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Identifier: CN 485
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Mary Margaret Garfield Johnson in which she discusses her family background; education at Wheaton College with emphasis on the activities of the literary societies; and her impressions of fellow classmate Billy Graham.The time period covered by the interviews is 1920 to 1943.

Mary Margaret Garfield Johnson was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 7, 1993 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.

Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 488 Papers of John E. Phillips

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Identifier: CN 488
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews, letters, newspaper clipping, a booklet and other materials, relating mainly to John E. Phillips' work as a missionary with the Sudan Interior Mission among the Kambatta people of Ethiopia (1932-1937) and among the Dinka people of Sudan (1938-1949). There is also some information on his involvement in other ministries, such as Ambassadors for Christ and the Allentown Rescue Mission.

Dates: Created: 1926-2003

Collection 491 Oral History Interview with Chester Terpstra

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Identifier: CN 491
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Chester Terpstra (1917-2007) in which he discusses his years as a student at Wheaton College (1939-1943); his friendship with Billy Graham; and his later ministry in Micronesia and Hawaii. Other topics discussed include the religious culture of Hawaii during World War II and after; the prevalence of pre-millenialism at Wheaton College and among evangelical missionaries; and the 1943 revival at Wheaton College. The time period covered by the interviews is 1939 to...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 492 Papers of William A. Drury

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Identifier: CN 492
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews, audio recordings, brochures, photographs, and a video tape relating to the ministry of William A. Drury, evangelist and youth worker with Percy Crawford, Youtharama, and Youth Haven.

Dates: Created: 1962-1996

Collection 511 Oral History Interviews with E.J. Cummins

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Identifier: CN 511
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Dr. Erwin Jephthah Cummins, Jr. (1918-1997), SIM International medical missionary to Nigeria from 1952 to 1983. Topics discussed include Cummins's Christian background and education; early medical training and practice in Chicago, involvement in Christian Medical and Dental Society; transition to the mission field in Nigeria; medical work building and directing leprosaria in the Nigerian interior; indigenous church administration; Evangelical Church of West...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 539 Papers of Joy and Dicran Kassouny

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Identifier: CN 539
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to the ministry of Joy and Dicran Kassounys. Topics referenced in the materials are Joy Arousiag's escape from a massacre of Armenians as a child; her education in the United States, particularly Wheaton College; her work as a trainer of teachers in Lebanon, his work as a pastor and a leader of Christian Endeavour campaigns in Syria and Lebanon; the Kassouny's courtship and early married years; and the Armenian church in the...
Dates: Created: 1928-1979

Office of the President Records (Hudson T. Armerding)

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Identifier: RG-02-005
Scope and Contents

Records of the President Hudson T. Armerding include subject files, correspondence, sermons, writings, budget and committee materials.

Dates: Created: 1927-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1963-1982

Office of the President Records (J. Oliver Buswell)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-02-003
Scope and Contents

Records of the President J. Oliver Buswell include biographical files, correspondence, minutes, financial records and audio recordings.

Dates: Created: 1917-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1926-1940

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Billy Graham Center Archives 28
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Subject
Evangelistic work. 18
Conversion. 15
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 15
Missionaries. 14
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 13
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Evangelistic work -- United States. 12
Women missionaries. 12
World War, 1939-1945. 12
Language in missionary work. 11
Missionaries -- Training of. 11
Women 11
Women -- Religious life. 11
Christianity and culture. 10
Children of missionaries. 9
Church and state. 9
Presbyterians. 9
Christian education. 8
College students. 8
Evangelistic work -- China. 8
Indigenous church administration 8
Missions -- Educational work. 8
Missions -- China. 8
Rural missions. 8
Evangelicalism -- United States. 7
Evangelicalism. 7
Evangelistic work -- China -- History 7
Medical care 7
Tribes. 7
Catholic Church. 6
Church and social problems. 6
College students -- United States -- Religious life. 6
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1937-1945. 6
Family. 6
Indigenous church administration -- China. 6
Medical care -- China. 6
Missions, Medical. 6
Persecution. 6
Presbyterian Church -- Missions. 6
Presbyterian Church. 6
Refugees 6
Theology 6
Theology -- Study and teaching -- Asia. 6
Bible. 5
College students -- United States 5
Education 5
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 5
Liberalism (Religion) 5
Missionaries' spouses. 5
Refugees -- China. 5
Sex role. 5
Animism. 4
Buddhists. 4
Christian life. 4
Church development, New. 4
Church work with women. 4
Communism -- China. 4
Communism. 4
Depressions 4
Depressions -- 1929 4
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States. 4
Fundamentalism. 4
Mass media in religion. 4
Missions to Buddhists. 4
Missions. 4
Radio in religion. 4
Religious institutions. 4
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 4
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Religious life and customs. 4
Bible -- Publication and distribution. 3
Buddhists -- China. 3
Children -- United States 3
Children -- United States -- Conversion to Christianity. 3
Children. 3
Christian education -- China. 3
Christian education -- Taiwan. 3
Church and social problems -- China. 3
Church and state -- United States. 3
Church work with military personnel. 3
Church work with refugees. 3
Church work with students. 3
Church work with women -- China. 3
Church work with youth. 3
College students -- Religious life. 3
Crime and criminals 3
Culture shock. 3
Education -- United States. 3
Education, Higher 3
Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 3
Indigenous church administration -- Taiwan. 3
International relief. 3
Leprosy. 3
Mass media in religion -- United States. 3
Missionaries, Resignation of. 3
Missions -- India. 3
Missions -- Kenya. 3
Missions -- Taiwan. 3
Missions to Buddhists -- China. 3
Missions, Medical -- China. 3
Persecution -- China. 3
Preaching. 3
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Names
Wheaton College (Ill.) 25
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 9
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 9
Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 6
Straw, Darien A. 6
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Dow, Elsie Storrs (1859-1944) 5
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002. 5
China Inland Mission. 4
Fuller, Charles Edward, 1887-1968. 4
Graham, Ruth Bell. 4
Moody Bible Institute. 4
National Association of Evangelicals. 4
Ockenga, Harold John, 1905- 4
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 4
Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935. 4
Torrey, Edith C. 4
Zhongguo guo min dang. 4
Armerding, Hudson T. 3
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 3
Cook, Robert A., 1912- 3
Crossett, Margaret E. 3
Dyrness, Enock (1902-1986) 3
Gaebelein, Frank Ely, 3
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 3
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 3
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968. 3
Mixter, Russell Lowell, 3
National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.) 3
Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 3
Riley, W. B. (William Bell), 1861-1947. 3
Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 1868-1957. 3
Taylor, Herbert John, 3
Thomas, Howard E., 3
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928 3
Welsh, Evan D. 3
World Evangelical Fellowship. 3
Wright, J. Elwin. 3
Wyrtzen, Jack, 1913-1996. 3
Africa Inland Mission. 2
Anderson, Helen, 1909-2004. 2
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 2
Barrows, Cliff. 2
Biederwolf, William E. (William Edward), 1867-1939. 2
Blanchard, J. L. (Julia L.) 2
Bolten, John, 1920- 2
Bright, Bill. 2
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 2
Central American Mission. 2
Christian Medical Society. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 2
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 2
Colson, Charles W. 2
Columbia Bible College (Columbia, S.C.) 2
Crawford, Percy B. (Percy Bartimus) 2
Crossett, Vincent. 2
Davis, Ralph T. 2
Drury, William A. 2
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 2
Elliott, Ruth, 2
Elliott, Walter Scott. 2
Freed, Paul E. 2
Glover, Robert Hall, 1871-1947. 2
Greater Europe Mission. 2
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 2
Howard, Philip E. (Philip Eugene), 1898-1946. 2
Hubbard, David Allan. 2
Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions. 2
Ironside, H. A. (Henry Allan), 1876-1951. 2
Jacoby, Walter S. 2
Jones, Bob, 1911-1997. 2
Jones, Clarence W. 2
Machen, J. Gresham (John Gresham), 1881-1937. 2
Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 2
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 2
New England Fellowship. 2
Orthodoxos Ekklesia tes Hellados. 2
Packer, J. I. 2
Pierce, Bob, 2
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2
Princeton Theological Seminary. 2
Rader, Paul, 1879-1938. 2
Rice, John R., 1895-1980 2
Robert P. Evans, 1918-2011. 2
Rodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan), 1880-1955. 2
SIM (Organization) 2
Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 2
Shapleigh, Katherine Chase. 2
Shea, George Beverly, 1909-2013. 2
Simpson, A. B. 2
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 2
Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934. 2
Taylor, Clyde W. 2
Thomas, Ruth Hatcher, 2
United Gospel Tabernacle (Wheaton, Ill.) 2
United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 2
WMBI (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.) 2
Walvoord, John F. 2
Wilson, Walter L. 2
Africa Inland Church. 1
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