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Collection 038 Ephemera of Paul Rader

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Identifier: CN 038
Scope and Contents Newsletters, sermon manuscripts, scrapbooks, programs, pamphlets, photographs, negatives, brochures, a taped sermon, slides, thesis materials, and more, documenting Paul Rader's life and ministry. The material deals mainly with his radio work and the organizations he founded, including the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle. Additional material includes items about Rader gathered for a planned biography, sermons of other preachers who spoke at the Tabernacle, newsletters and magazines published by...
Dates: Created: 1899-1996

Collection 040 Papers of Andrew Wyzenbeek

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Identifier: CN 040
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Chicago manufacturer and inventor, Andrew Wyzenbeek, who was very active as a layman in evangelistic work. Among other topics he discusses his early life in Holland, New York City, and Iowa at the turn of the century; his travels in Central and South America; his acquaintance with Billy Sunday, Paul Rader, and Peter Deyneka; the beginnings of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle; and the beginning of Paul Rader's radio ministry. The collection also contains a folder with a...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 047 Papers of Melvin E. Trotter

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Identifier: CN 047
Scope and Contents Sermons, personal memorabilia, audio tape of Trotter's preaching, negatives, photographs, minutes, reports, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to Trotter's ministry as an evangelist and in rescue mission work. Collection combines Trotter's papers and the City Rescue Mission's records, including invitations to speak, responses to invitations from Trotter to speak at the mission, an abstract of a deed, requests for funds, testimonials to the good work of the mission, reports from...
Dates: Created: 1899-1972

Collection 050 Ephemera of Merrill Dunlop

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Identifier: CN 050
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, and a video recordings relating to the ministry of Merrill Dunlop (1905-2002).The oral history interviews with Merrill Dunlop cover his association with evangelist Paul Rader, early religious radio programming in Chicago, the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Youth for Christ, Christian evangelism and Christian music work. Merrill Dunlop was interviewed by Robert Shuster on November 21, 1978 and June 1, 1979, at Dunlop's home in Oak Park, Illinois....
Dates: Created: 1978-1988

Collection 139 Oral History Interview with Frances Rader Longino

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Identifier: CN-139
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Frances Rader Longino (1909-1996) in which she recounts memories of evangelists Billy Sunday, Mel Trotter, Homer Rodeheaver, and her uncle, Paul Rader. Other topics include: city mission work and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Pacific Garden Mission, Winona Lake, and Cedar Lake Conference Grounds. Also included are reminiscences of Rader's reaction to Aimee Semple Mc Pherson, the formation of Scripture Press, Billy Graham's early preaching and crusades, and some of...
Dates: Created: 1980

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 27,...
Dates: Created: 1905-1929

Collection 225 Records of the Baptista Film Mission

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Identifier: CN 225
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, newsletters, scripts, catalogs, films, and other material related to the work of the Baptista Film Mission. This collection contains much information on the beginnings of the Protestant evangelical Christian film industry. Included are films featured are evangelical and fundamentalist figures like V. Raymond Edman, Billy Graham, Henry A. Ironside, Bob Jones Jr., Paul Rader, Oswald J. Smith, and Walter Wilson and nondenominational organizations. Subjects documented...
Dates: Created: 1908-1977; Majority of material found in 1939-1963

Collection 268 Oral History Interview with Helen R. Lowery

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Identifier: CN 268
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with Helen R. Bott Lowery (1920-2011) which she discusses her experiences as a member and singer for Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, late 1920s-1930s and Paul Rader's leadership. Topics include: Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, 1927-1930s during Paul Rader's period as leader, music under Merrill Dunlop, Homer Rodeheaver, the food program, sermon topics, and mission rallies; also includes description of Tabernacle programs under Rader's successor, Clarence Erickson. The time period...
Dates: Created: 1984

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 330 Records of Moody Memorial Church

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Identifier: CN-330
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946.Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities of the congregation, the governance of the body, and various urban evangelistic outreaches of the church.  Besides the history of the church, the collection also documents such...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987.

Collection 349 Papers of Clarence W. Jones

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Identifier: CN 349
Scope and Contents Collection includes correspondence, reports, sermons, memos, minutes of meetings, clippings, photographs, videotapes, slides, and other materials relating to the career of mission executive Clarence W. Jones. The materials deal mainly with his work at the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle and the growth and development of the organization he helped found, the World Radio Missionary Fellowship, and especially its primary broadcasting station, HCJB in Ecuador. There is also an extensive amount of...
Dates: Created: 1915-1986

Collection 410 Oral History Interviews with Arthur Rorheim

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Identifier: CN 410
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Arthur Rorheim, executive director of Awana Clubs, International. Topics disussed include his childhood, his parents' Christian example, his conversion, the youth work of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Paul Rader, Lance Latham, the origins of AWANA, and principles for establishing programs for boys and girls. The time period covered by the interviews is 1918 to 1989.

Arthur Rorheim was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 31 and April 24, 1989.
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 472 Oral History Interview with Paul A. Contento

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Identifier: CN 472
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul A. Contento in which he discusses his childhood, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, going to China in 1928 as a China Inland Mission worker, evangelistic work in Ningxia province (Inner Mongolia) and work among university students in southwest and northwest China, founding of the Inter-Varsity student movements in China, Singapore and Vietnam; Calvin Chao; the Sino-Japanese war; the communist takeover in China; founding of Singapore Bible College;...
Dates: Created: 19992

Collection 604 Oral History Interview with Dan D. Crawford

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Identifier: CN 604
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Dan Duvall Crawford in which he discusses his parents, Percy and Ruth (Duvall) Crawford; Percy Crawford’s evangelistic ministry at meetings, through radio and television programming; and the camps his father founded. Other topics discussed include Crawford’s experiences at Pine Brook Camp as a child; Pine Brook Praises and Young People’s Church of the Air; Percy Crawford’s relationship with Billy...
Dates: Created: 2004

Collection 625 Papers of Lois Gregory

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Identifier: CN 625
Scope and Contents Class papers and notes, correspondence, hymns, manuscript, post cards, sermon notes, and thesis documenting the ministry of Lois Vashti Gregory, American Methodist evangelist and teacher of Christian values to young people. Her ministry not only included preaching to adults but also teaching young people, especially children, in Christian ethics and living a morally pure life. Gregory was particularly active in the northeast region of the United States.
Dates: Created: 1887-1961; Majority of material found in 1902-1961

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Youth for Christ International. 5
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Dunlop, Merrill. 4
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 4
Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 1909- 4
Jones, Clarence W. 4
Wheaton College (Ill.). 4
Biederwolf, William E. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance 3
Crawford, Percy B. 3
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 3
Ironside, H. A. 3
Latham, Lance Breton, 3
McPherson, Aimee Semple, 3
Moody Bible Institute. 3
Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 3
Smith, Oswald J. 3
Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 3
Trotter, Melvin E. 3
WMBI (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.) 3
Wang, Leland. 3
Africa Inland Mission. 2
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Buswell, J. Oliver. 2
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Deyneka, Peter, 1931- 2
Drury, William A. 2
Fuller, Charles Edward, 2
Jaffray, Robert A. 2
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National Association of Evangelicals. 2
Oliver, Richard Weber, 2
Rader, Luke. 2
Riley, W. B. 2
Savage, Robert Carlton, 2
Shea, George Beverly, 2
Slavic Gospel Association. 2
Smith, Wilbur Moorehead, 2
Taylor, Herbert John, 2
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928 2
Winrod, Gerald B. 2
Wyzenbeek, Andrew. 2
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Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 1
Afromedia. 1
Air Mail From God, Inc. 1
Alexander, Charles M. 1
American Association for Jewish Evangelism. 1
American Indian Crusade. 1
American Messianic Fellowship. 1
Arzoomanian, Rose. 1
Asbury College (Wilmore, Ky.) 1
Asher, Virginia Healey, 1
Awana Clubs International. 1
Baptista Film Mission. 1
Baptista, C. O. 1
Barnhouse, Donald Grey, 1
Barrows, Cliff. 1
Beckwith, Paul, 1
Bibletown Community Church (Boca Raton, Fla.) 1
Bihl, Carl J. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Blanchard, Julia. 1
Borden, William, 1
Bowman, Robert H. 1
Bright, Bill. 1
Bryan College. 1
Bryan, William Jennings. 1
Bryant, Anita. 1
Campbell, Ken. 1
Case, Edna. 1
Cathedral of Tomorrow (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio) 1
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Chafer, Lewis Sperry, 1
Chao, Calvin. 1
China Inland Mission. 1
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Contento, Paul A. 1
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