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Collection 005 Papers of Vernon W. Patterson

Identifier: CN 005
Scope and Contents Correspondence, clippings, reports, financial records, press releases, promotional material, forms, newsletters, and oral history interviews relating to Vernon W. Patterson's (1892-1991) active participation and leadership in evangelistic activities in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. The papers focus particularly on his involvement in various evangelical lay organizations and other institutions and the early career of Billy Graham. The interviews were recorded on 3/4/85 and 3/5/85 and...
Dates: Created: 1900-1985

Collection 118 Ephemera of Mordecai Ham

Identifier: CN 118
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, oral history interviews, newspaper clippings, microfilm, periodicals, photographs, sermon transcripts and notebooks. It documents in a non-comprehensive way Ham’s preaching style, some of his evangelistic meetings; his campaigns against Roman Catholics, Jews, evolution, and for the prohibition of alcohol and the racial hierarchy in the American South. There is in particular a great deal of material about the 1934 meetings in Charlotte when Billy Graham...
Dates: Created: 1875-1983; Majority of material found within 1915-1934

Collection 124 Papers of Helen Renich

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 at...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Collection 224 Papers of J. Stratton Shufelt

Identifier: CN 224
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, handbills, photographs, and other ephemera relating to J. Stratton Shufelt's evangelistic activities as a speaker and song leader for Youth for Christ, Jack Shuler, John R. Rice, Harry Ironside and others, and as a performer or teacher at Bible conferences and other events. This collection also contains information on the Wheaton College Revival of 1950.
Dates: Created: 1908-1982; Majority of material found in 1924-1982

Collection 247 Oral History Interview with Louis E. Knowlton

Identifier: CN 247
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Louis E. Knowlton in which he discusses his career in evangelistic work and radio technology in Brazil for the Brazilian Evangelistic Association, Inc. Topics discussed include Knowlton's early life, education, service as an Army chaplain's assistant, decision to go into technological ministry, work at WMBI and in Brazil, efforts as a street evangelist and beginnings of music studio, Brazilian churches, church-state relations, ethnic groups and cults, the use of...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 290 Oral History Interview with Merle A. Steely

Identifier: CN 290
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Merle Ashel Steely, who worked as a missionary with Sudan Interior Mission between 1951 and 1977 in Liberia and Nigeria. Topic discussed include: Steely's conversion while in military service, education and employment at Wheaton College (including the 1950 revival there), his missionary work in Liberia at radio station ELWA and with Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, teaching in mission and government schools, evangelism and church planting, Billy Graham's 1960...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 295 Records of the Charlotte Evangelistic Campaigns Research Project

Identifier: CN 295
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, questionnaires, audio tapes, sermon transcripts, and other documents gathered by Dr. Ivan Fahs during a research project into twentieth century evangelistic meetings held in Charlotte, NC, by J. Wilbur Chapman, Billy Sunday, Mordecai Ham, Billy Graham, and Leighton Ford, spanning 1915-1983. The materials contained in this collection consist of the data Fahs gathered plus notes and aids, such as lists of events, which he and his students made up. Materials include copies of...
Dates: Created: 1915-1983

Collection 302 Oral History Interview with David L. Farah

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...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 450 Oral History Interviews with Vasile Bunta

Identifier: CN 450
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vasile Bunta in which he decsribes his family background, the Baptist church in Romania, relations between church and state, his conversion and education, Billy Graham's visit to the country in 1985, the Christian revival of the 1970s in Romania, the effect of the 1989 revolution on the church, evangelistic work among the Romani people, and the current state of the Church. The time period covered by the interviews is 1960 to 1991.Vasile Bunta was...
Dates: Created: 1991

Collection 487 Oral History Interview with Kathryn M. Feldi

Identifier: CN 487
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Kathryn Marie Hess Feldi (1912-2015) in which she describes her parents, who were Africa Inland Mission workers in Tanzania; mother's conversion at a Billy Sunday campaign; her own attendance at Wheaton College; memories of Billy Graham as a college student; the Wheaton revival of 1943; favorite professors; and the effect of World War II on the Wheaton campus. The time period covered by the interviews is 1922 to 1993.Kathryn Marie Hess Feldi was...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 517 Papers of Armin R. Gesswein

Identifier: CN 517
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and photographs relating to the ministry of Armin R. Gesswein in which he discusses his childhood as the son of a Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod pastor, the characteristics of that denomination, his education, his conversion, the influence of Paul Rader upon him, his work at Concordia Seminary, his work with Walter Maier, his first pastorate and first experience of revival, his involvement in revival in Norway 1937-1938, friendship with Billy Graham, Charles Fuller, and...
Dates: Created: 1995-1997

Collection 563 Papers of Robert Coleman

Identifier: CN 563
Scope and Contents Correspondence, manuscripts, oral history interviews, class lecture notes, meeting files and other materials relating to Coleman's ministry as an evangelist, scholar and church leader. Besides Coleman's own life and ministry, the collection contains voluminous material on the theology of evangelism and Christian discipleship, American 20th century Evangelicalism; the growth of Christianity in Africa, Asia and Latin America in the 20th and 21st centuries, particularly in regard to the training...
Dates: 1936-2010

Collection 658 Papers of Samuel D. Faircloth

Identifier: CN-658
Scope and Contents Prayer letters and an oral history interviews which document Samuel Douglas 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, as a church planter in Portugal, and a seminary professor at the Tyndale Theological Seminary in the Netherlands.
Dates: Created: 1949-2011

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