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Collection 015 Papers of Billy Graham

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Identifier: CN-015
Scope and Contents Assortment of various documents with a personal connection to Graham, gathered together by the archivist. Includes a scrapbook kept by Graham containing memorabilia from evangelistic meetings he led, correspondence, transcripts of sermons, the program from his funeral service. Topics covered in the material include: Billy Graham's family life, his very early days as an evangelist and student at Wheaton College, his communication style, his influence as an evangelical statesman and as a public...

Collection 041 Ephemera of Billy Sunday Campaign Music and the Old Time Religion

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Identifier: CN-041
Scope and Contents This collection contains one audio recording, mostly of American Gospel music. Side 1 includes songs sung by Billy Sunday co-workers, Virginia Healey Asher and Homer Rodeheaver with the choir from the 1917 Billy Sunday revival campaign in New York City. Side 2 includes Dr. Russell Conwell telling his famous "Acres of Diamonds" story and a song by evangelist Gypsy Smith, among others.*****Side 1 - BILLY SUNDAY...

Collection 042 Ephemera of Old Time Gospel Songs of the '30s and '40s

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Identifier: CN-042
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one audio tape containing American Gospel music sung by Homer Rodeheaver, George Beverly Shea, and F. Carlton Booth, with piano solos by Clayton Erb.Side 1:Sung by Homer Rodeheaver - 1. When God is Near , 2. Wonderful , 3. You Must Open the Door, 4. Jesus Took My Burden, 5. Heartaches, 6. The Glory of His Presence,7. Saviour, Like a Shepherd -- Piano solo by Clayton ErbSung by George Beverly Shea - 8. Softly and Tenderly, 9. If We...

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....

Collection 099 Records of the Little Country Church of Hollywood Radio Program

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Identifier: CN-099
Scope and Contents Collection contains 24 recordings of radio broadcasts of The Little Country Church of Hollywood, a religious radio program founded by Dr. William B. Hogg in January 1933. Specific titles are available on the location record although the air dates are unknown. The broadcasts usually lasted fifteen minutes. Collections also contains a color postcard with a picture of the exterior fo the Little Country Church of Hollywood.

Collection 100 Ephemera of Charles E. Fuller

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Identifier: CN-100
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, sermons, radio logs, form letters to supporters, publicity materials of Fuller's Old Fashioned Revival Hour radio programs, and audio tapes and phonograph records of the program and of gospel music.The materials in this collection contain a few miscellaneous items relating to the life and ministry of Charles Fuller. Sermons, newspaper clippings, audio tapes, phonographs, brochures, newsletters, publicity materials, and...

Collection 109 Ephemera of Gipsy Smith

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Identifier: CN-109
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, audio tapes and phonograph records of Smith singing hymns, and photographs. Newspaper clippings are about meetings held by Smith in Denver, Colorado (1909) and with Billy Sunday in Boston, Massachusetts (1935); included are extended excerpts from both men's sermons.This collection consists of newspaper clipping of Smith's 1909 evangelistic meetings in Denver (folder 1-16), scrapbook pages (folders 1-1 through 1-13) containing newspaper reports about Smith's 1935...

Collection 117 Ephemera of Stuart Hamblen

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Identifier: CN-117
Scope and Contents Phonograph record and audio tape of popular songs, hymns and Gospel songs sung by Hamblen, several of which he also wrote.  The two songs on the phonograph album, "Golden River" and "Dream Book of Memories," were also written by him. There are twenty-four selections on the audio tape. Songs both written and sung by Hamblen include "It Is No Secret," "His Hands," "This Ole House," and "The Lord is Counting on You."

Collection 130 Ephemera of Homer Rodeheaver

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Identifier: CN-130
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, newspaper clippings, phonograph records and photographs relating to the musical career and ministry of Homer Rodeheaver. This collection consists mostly of materials from the Homer A. Rodeheaver Company, a publisher of gospel music. There are several different types of order blanks and promotional materials. One newspaper clipping from 1937 refers to his appearance on a CBS radio affiliate playing his trombone. Other items include two issues of Rodeheaver's Musical News which...

Collection 138 Ephemera of American Hymn Writers and Composers

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Identifier: CN-138
Scope and Contents Microfilmed contents of a scrapbook containing miscellaneous correspondence, photos, and memorabilia by and about hymn writers and composers. Included are Cliff Barrows, Merrill Dunlop, Lowell Mason, Homer Rodeheaver, Ira Sankey, George Stebbins, and others.Series 1: PhotographsPhotographs include these subjects: George Stebbins, Charles Alexander, Rodney "Gipsy" Smith, William Runyan, Don Hustad, Cliff Barrows, Tedd Smith, George...

Collection 140 Oral History Interview with Everett Mitchell

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Identifier: CN 140
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Everett Mitchell (1898-1990) who as a teenager sang invitation songs at Billy Sunday evangelistic campaigns. Other topics discussed include: Mitchell's background, music and radio career, musical training, Billy and Helen Sunday, evangelistic work in Chicago, Gipsy Smith, Homer Rodeheaver, other evangelists, career as a war correspondent during the Korean War, religious use of radio, evangelistic rallies and crusade music. The time period covered by the intervew is...

Collection 235 Papers of Redd Harper

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Identifier: CN-235
Scope and Contents Five tapes of country-style Gospel songs; two cassettes of songs sung by Redd Harper, one by Joe Rogers, and two eight-track stereo tapes by Redd Harper.The five tapes in this collection contain eleven or twelve songs each; four tapes (T1 through T4) were recorded by Redd Harper and one (T5) by Joe Rogers. Both men sing and play with guitar accompaniment, as well as with other instruments and choral background. A complete list of tapes and songs on each tape will be found on the...

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...

Collection 270 Oral History Interview with Ray Schulenburg

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Identifier: CN 270
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Roy Harvey Schulenberg (1909-2003) in which he discusses his conversion and involvement in Christian work, his memories of Paul Rader and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, the early days of Youth for Christ, evangelistic preaching, and city missions. Other topics discussed include: Rader’s radio ministry, Moody Memorial Church, evangelical figures who worked with or were influenced by Rader (Lance Latham, Richard Oliver, Howard Ferrin, Oswald Smith, Clarence Jones,...

Collection 273 Oral History Interview with Harold Day

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Identifier: CN 273
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Harold Louis Day (1913-2006) in which he describes his experiences working at the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle during the pastorate of Paul Rader and his successor, Clarence Erickson. The time period covered by the interview is 1913-1978.

Harold Day was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 31, 1984 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.

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...

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...

Collection 396 Oral History Interview with Perry C. Straw

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Identifier: CN-396
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Perry Clark Straw, an executive of the Moody Radio Network. Topics covered include Straw's childhood in the northeastern United States, his parent's work in starting and administering Baptist youth camps, memories of Percy Crawford and Jack Wyrtzen, his education at Southeastern Bible College and Moody Bible Institute, his early work in radio, discussion of Christian youth camps, descriptions of Percy Crawford, Jack Wyrtzen, WMBI, and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle's...

Small Collection 036 Ephemera of Dwight L. Moody

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Identifier: SCN-036
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous collection of items by or about evangelist Dwight L. Moody, including letters, newspaper clippings, photos, handbills, and a phonograph record collected from varies sources.  There are several items written by Moody about his work and activities.There are six Moody letters (folder 1-1), both handwritten and typed, three of which ask for funds for the Northfield Schools and one for the work in Liverpool, England. The letters were addressed to Mr. Trowbridge, Mr. Henry W....

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Erickson, Clarence H. 3
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 3
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WMBI (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.) 3
Ackley, A. H. 2
Africa Inland Mission. 2
Asher, Virginia Healey, 2
Bliss, P. P. 2
Booth, F. Carlton. 2
Crosby, Fanny, 2
Doane, W. Howard 2
Graham, Billy, 2
Hogg, William B., 2
Ironside, H. A. 2
Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 2
Latham, Lance Breton, 2
Moody Bible Institute. 2
Oliver, Richard Weber, 2
Philpot, Ford. 2
Sankey, Ira David, 2
Shea, George Beverly, 2
Smith, Oswald J. 2
Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 2
Wheaton College (Ill.) 2
Youth for Christ International. 2
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Afromedia. 1
Alexander, Charles M. 1
Atwood, Rudy. 1
Barrows, Cliff. 1
Bennard, George. 1
Biglow and Main. 1
Billy Graham Training Center (Asheville, N.C.) 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Blanchard, Julia. 1
Borden, William, 1
Bowman, Robert H. 1
Camp-of-the-Woods. 1
Carmichael, Ralph. 1
Central American Mission. 1
Chafer, Lewis Sperry, 1
Chapman, J. Wilbur 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
Chicago Gospel Mission (Ill.) 1
China Inland Mission. 1
Christian Broadcasting Network (U.S.) 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
Clark, Gordon Haddon. 1
Clark, Stuart D. 1
Conwell, Russell Herman, 1
Crawford, Percy B. 1
Criswell, W. A. 1
Dallas Theological Seminary. 1
Day, Harold L. 1
Dixon, A. C. 1
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
Elliot, Jim, 1
Emery, Allan C. 1
Epp, Theodore H. 1
Erb, Clayton. 1
Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. 1
Far East Broadcasting Company. 1
Ferrin, Howard William. 1
Fuller, Charles Edward, 1
Fuller, Charles Edward, 1887-1968. 1
Fuller, Grace Leone Payton. 1
Gabriel, Chas. H. 1
Goose Creek Quartet. 1
Gospel Broadcasting Association. 1
Graham, Morrow Coffey, 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
HOXO (Radio station : Panama City, Panama) 1
Haggai, John Edmund. 1
Hamblen, Stuart, 1
Harper, Redd, 1
Harrison, William K. 1
Hope Publishing Company. 1
Hustad, Don. 1
International Christian Broadcasters. 1
Jaffray, Robert A. 1
Johnson, Jimmie. 1
Jones, Howard O. 1
Jones, Katherine Welty. 1
KAIM (Radio station : Honolulu, Hawaii) 1
LaSalle Street Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Larson, Reuben. 1
Latin America Mission. 1
Loveless, Wendell P. 1
Lowery, Helen. 1
Lyons, Christopher 1
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