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Collection 166 Oral History Interview with Roger Walkwitz

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Identifier: CN 166
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Roger Walkwitz in which he describes his early life in Wheaton, Illinois, education at Wheaton College, and experiences of 23 years in the Philippines (1958-1980) as a missionary with Far Eastern Gospel Crusade.  Other topics discussed include: the influence of Gil Dodds; the 1950 Wheaton College revival; work as a teacher-coach at Bryan College; aspects of cultural, religious and political life in the Philippines, including ranslation, church planting in the tribal...

Collection 180 Papers of Carl Armerding

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Identifier: CN-180
Scope and Contents Diaries, correspondence, scrapbook, travel documents, oral history interview, sermons and other documents that describe Carl Armerding's career and ministry, especially his work as a Bible teacher, preacher, and leader of Central American Mission.Interview topics covered include his family background, education, recollections of Billy Sunday, Gipsy Smith, Henry Ironside and Will Houghton, missions and evangelism in Honduras and the Bahamas, speaking engagements, teaching (at Moody...

Collection 211 Oral History Interview with Maxwell A. Kerr

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Identifier: CN-211
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Maxwell A. Kerr (1912-1997) in which he discusses his early life, conversion, C. O. Baptista (his work, personality, and family), technical problem-solving and innovations, his career after Baptista Films, and his assessment of the Christian film industry. Other topics discussed include Kerr's conversion, impressions of Carl McIntire, and expriences while a professor at Wheaton College. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1935 to1982....

Collection 260 Oral History Interviews with Jeannette Thiessen

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Identifier: CN-260
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeannette Louise Martig Thiessen (1927-2014) in which she discusses her family life in Illinois, favorite professors and her education at Wheaton College, nurses' training, and years in India (1952-1974) working with her husband under the sponsorship of the Mennonite Mission to the Lepers and American Leprosy Mission. Other topics discussed include: the Indian caste system, Indian politics, economics, literacy, hospital work with lepers, the Indian church, education...

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...

Collection 302 Oral History Interview with David L. Farah

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Identifier: CN-302
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Livingstone Farah, in which he discusses his upbringing, education at Wheaton College, work as an administrator with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru and Bolivia, and relationships with other religious bodies, national groups and governments. Other topics include the 1950 revival at Wheaton College; Wycliffe jungle training in Mexico; the Catholic Church in Bolivia and the prevalence of syncretism; differences between Peru and Bolivia; description of William...

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.

Collection 326 Papers of James Edwin Wright

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Identifier: CN-326
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and personal notebook relating to the ministry of James E. Wright with Youth for Christ in India, Mexico, and the United States.Series 1: Audio TapesOral history interviews with James E. Wright in which he describes his youth, conversion and spiritual growth, education at Wheaton College and Multnomah School of the Bible, involvement with Youth For Christ in Portland, Oregon, India and Mexico, counseling and follow-up...

Collection 344 Oral History Interview with Paul B. Long

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Identifier: CN-344
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Brown Long in which he discusses his childhood, attendance at Wheaton Academy and Wheaton College (including individuals Hudson, Taylor Armerding, Edward A. Coray, V. Raymond Edman, Billy Graham, Ruth Bell Graham, Clarence Jaarsma, Clarence Simpson, C. Gregg Singer), missionary work in education, evangelism, and church planting in the former Belgian Congo and in Brazil. Other topics include animism, church discipline, Christianity and culture, rearing a family...

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...

Collection 398 Oral History Interview with Wayne L. Gordon

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Identifier: CN-398
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Wayne LeRoy Gordon, pastor of Lawndale Community Church, a nondenominational church in Chicago's predominantly black community, Lawndale. Topics covered include Gordon's youth, the influence of his family on his spiritual growth, his call to work in the black community, his education at Wheaton College, ministry through Lawndale Community Church in Chicago (its structure, various ministries, including health care, education, and recreation), and the African American...

Collection 484 Papers of David M. Howard Sr.

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Identifier: CN-484
Scope and Contents Four oral history interviews, paper records, and photographs documenting David Howard's life and work with Latin American Mission, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, and World Evangelical Fellowship.Topics covered in the interviews include Howard's childhood, Christian faith, education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary and administrator with Latin America Mission; missions director for Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, director of the 1980 Consultation on World...

Collection 514 Ephemera of the Wheaton College Revivals

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Identifier: CN-514
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, questionnaires, reports, and other materials relating to spontaneous revivals on Wheaton College campus in the twentieth century. There are restrictions on some material in this collection. The collection primarily documents the March 1995 revival at the College, largely through oral history interviews conducted during or shortly after the event; also included are thirteen follow-up interviews conducted two years after the revival....

Collection 567 Papers of Gustav H. W. Norton

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Identifier: CN-567
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, pamphlets, and manuscripts relating to Gustav H.W. Norton's (1915-2017) work as an administrator and professor of theology and missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Wheaton College, as well as his involvement with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Evangelical Literature Overseas, and Mid-American Keswick. The collection documents Norton’s childhood, education, and career as professor of missions...

Collection 628 Papers of Carl F. H. Henry

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Identifier: CN-628
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, notes, minutes, and manuscripts related to theologian and author Carl Henry, documenting his work with the Institute for Advanced Christian Studies, but which also touch on a few other aspects of his life, including his association with Wheaton College and with the magazine Christianity Today.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means...

Collection 658 Papers of Samuel D. Faircloth

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Identifier: CN-658
Scope and Contents Prayer letters and an oral history interviews which document Faircloth’s childhood, conversion, education at Wheaton College and elsewhere, and his work as a United States Army chaplain in Italy immediately after World War II, church planter in Portugal and a seminary professor at the Tyndale Theological Seminary in the Netherlands.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “Folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]...

Elizabeth Green Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-032
Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Green papers contain material relating to the life and career of Elizabeth and Albert Green, father and daughter. It comprises fifteen series and includes Articles, Biographical, Correspondence, Business Correspondence, Music Education, Programs, Travel, Books, Manuscripts, Music Scores, Personal Journals, Lectures, Media and Photographs.

Enock Dyrness Papers

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Identifier: SC-085
Scope and Contents The papers of Enock C. Dyrness contains one folder containing biographical material; however, the bulk of the collection deals primarily with his professional interests, including correspondence with Henry C. Thiessen, and later Thiessen's estate. Secondary material includes pamphlets and surveys about Wheaton College and various mission agencies. The collection occupies .42 linear ft.

Jill Peláez Baumgaertner Papers

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Identifier: SC-237
Scope and Contents Jill Peláez Baumgaertner Papers are organized into four series: Essays/Reviews, Poetry, Biographical, and Correspondence.Essays/Reviews contain material over three decades from 1972-2003. Poetry (published and unpublished) is organized by year and contains manuscripts from 1983 to 2012.  Biographical contains letters written by Chaplain Martin Baumgaertner (USAF) during WWII and Korean War, as well as, media and photographs.  Correspondence (personal) covers over fifty years from...

Jonathan Blanchard Papers

 Collection — Box: microfilm
Identifier: RG-02-001
Abstract The Jonathan Blanchard Collection is a diverse gathering of items covering the family of Wheaton College's first president. Ranging from the scribblings of grandchildren to a petition for the abolition of slavery, they illuminate Blanchard in many roles: Minister, College President, Abolitionist, Anti Secretist, Reformer, lecturer, and head of a large family. Jonathan Blanchard's life in both the public and private realm is detailed. In addition to the biographical interest of the materials,...

Lyle Dorsett Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-083
Scope and Contents The Lyle Dorsett papers relate to Dorsett's research for an uncompleted project on Ulysses S. Grant from the early 1980s.

Office of Alumni Association Records

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Identifier: RG-07-009
Scope and Contents Records of the Office of Alumni Association include correspondence, reports, financial information, subject files, research files and publicity material.

Office of the President Records (J. Richard Chase)

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Identifier: RG-02-006
Scope and Contents The records document the presidency of J. Richard Chase, sixth president of Wheaton College.

Paul Bechtel Papers

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Identifier: SC-081
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Paul M. Bechtel Papers is devoted to various drafts and proofs of his published manuscript, Wheaton College: A Heritage Remembered, contained in large record center boxes. One half-size document case contains book reviews and articles written by Bechtel (or co-authored with his wife, Mary). Also included are class notes, and material for "Treasury of Devotional Literature," a proposed book based on Bechtel's Ph.D thesis. The Paul M. Bechtel Papers (SC-81) is composed of five...

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