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Scope and Contents Manuscripts, newsletters, photos, digital copies of journals, and other materials relating to the life and ministry of Elisabeth Elliot as they were gathered by Kathryn Deering, employee of Servant Publications who edited Elliot’s newsletter and several of her books.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Arrangement: Alphabetically by folder title, titles in...
Dates: Created: 1979-2012
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with David P. Bruce, in which he discusses the history of the Montreat office of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) that functioned as the personal secretariat of Billy Graham; the relationship of the office to the rest of the BGEA; Bruce's own background and his work as assistant to Graham; L. Nelson Bell and other BGEA leaders (T. W. Wilson, Stephanie Wills, John Akers, Charlie Riggs, Sterling Huston, and John Corts); effects on the Montreat office of the...
Dates: Created: 1952-2013
Scope and Contents Letters, reports, clippings, handbills, newsletters, brochures, pamphlets selected from the papers of Christian and Missionary Alliance pastor John Minder related to his mentorship of Billy Graham while Graham was a student at Florida Bible Institute (FBI) and their continuing friendship. To a lesser extent, the papers also document Minder’s mentorship of other students and evangelists, such as Roy Gustafson and Jimmie Johnson, as well as his leadership at FBI, the Tampa Gospel Tabernacle, and...
Dates: Created: 1927-1992
Scope and Contents Materials in this collection include correspondence, newsletters, memoranda, photographs, and a church directory relating to Beatrice Sutherland, a missionary to China with the China Inland Mission beginning in 1938 during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The materials also span her later activities as a Christian worker living in California after her retirement from full-time missionary service in 1976.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation...
Dates: Created: 1938-1998
Scope and Contents Newsletters, prayer letters, fund-raising and promotional material, donor correspondence, pamphlets, blueprints, maps, personal correspondence, programs, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, radio program scripts, and photographs relating to the Smith’s missionary work among the Cree First Nations in Alberta, Canada (1945-1960). The collection also contains camp meeting itineraries, newspaper clippings, financial reports, brochures and directories relating to Sebring Interdenominational Camp in...
Dates: Created: 1942-2000
Scope and Contents Correspondence and photographs of Bert and Colleen Elliot, Plymouth Brethren missionaries to Peru from 1949 to 2012. Correspondence is by and large written by Colleen Elliot to her parents and sister. Topics covered include reflections on cultural and spiritual differences between the United States and Peru, the challenges of missionary life and language divides, interactions with missionaries from different denominations, medical work in rural areas, evangelism, and the spiritual development...
Dates: Created: 1943-1994
Scope and Contents Journal, correspondence, manuscript, audio tapes, photographs and other materials relating to the life and ministry of Ed and Marilou McCully, Plymouth Brethren Missionaries in Ecuador. The materials document Ed Mc Cully's education (including at Wheaton College), successes in oratorical competition, courtship of Marilou Hobolth, their work in Ecuador as Plymouth Brethren missionaries, his death at the hands of Waorani tribespeople, and Marilou McCully’s subsequent involvement in documenting...
Dates: Created: 1944-1985
Scope and Contents Typed manuscript of an unpublished history of the Africa Inland Church (AIC) of Kenya written by Stephen D. Morad and Shelly Arensen and a report on the results a 1993-1995 survey of the AIC.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Date Range: circa 1995-1996Volume: .25 cubic feet, 1 Box...
Dates: Created: 1995-1996
Scope and Contents Newsletters, oral history transcripts, manuscripts, correspondence, slides, photographs, audio recordings, and films relating to Jim Vaus’ youth ministry work in East Harlem, NY and later youth camp ministries in New York and California and internationally with the Missionary Communication Service. The collection also contains material on Jim Vaus’ work as a wiretapper for the Los Angeles mob prior to his conversion to Christianity at the 1949 Los Angeles Billy Graham Crusade, and the 1955 film...
Dates: Created: 1950-2001
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other documents relating to Lois R. Ferm’s work as a personal assistant to Billy Graham and particularly relating to the Billy Graham Center, Graham’s personal library, and the BGEA Oral History Project.This collection consists of materials documenting Ferm’s work as a personal assistant to Billy Graham and Resource Coordinator of the BGEA. Although there are a few earlier items, almost everything in collection dates from 1970 or later. The...
Dates: Created: 1967-2000
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, reports, transcripts, photographs, photo albums, and other materials from the papers of Olive Liefeld relating to her first husband, Peter Fleming, their work as missionaries in Ecuador among the Quichua people, his death along with four other missionaries at the hands of Waorani tribesmen in 1956, the continuing development of that story in terms of the impact of the men's deaths on American evangelicalism and the growth of a Christian community among the...
Dates: Created: 1946-2006
Scope and Contents Copies of hundreds of E. J. Pace's cartoons, which applied a Protestant Fundamentalist theology to living the Christian life, the nature of God, and moral issues in the first half of the twentieth century in the United States. The collection consists mainly of lantern slides meant to be used in conjunction with prepared sermons, but there are also tracts and cartoons.Arrangement: The paper records are arranged alphabetically by folder title; the lantern...
Dates: Created: 1920-1961
Identifier: CN 707
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Douglas W. Stewart in which he describes his ministry with the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) in South and Central America and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship from 1963-1991. Topics discussed include Stewart’s family background, spiritual growth, education at Colombia Bible College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, leadership, roles, and structure of IFES, political, social, and religious context in South and Central America, gender...
Scope and Contents The China Inland Mission (later the Overseas Missionary Fellowship) founded a school for the children of Western missionaries in Chefoo, China called the Chefoo School. During World War II, the mission started similar schools in other parts of China and in India. After 1951, when the mission was forced out of China, the mission had similar schools in Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines. They were always called Chefoo Schools. The Chefoo Schools Association was a society for...
Dates: Created: 1908-2016
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handbook created by the Northern Canada Evangelical Mission orient missionaries and candidates to NCEM's procedures and expectations for raising financial support from churches, filing reports, behavior on the field, and writing letters to supporters.
Dates: Created: 1973
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handbook given to Orinoco River Mission candidates and missionaries to acquaint them with the mission's rules and regulations. Also contains specific information useful to missionaries in Venezuela.
Dates: Created: 1967
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handbook for missionaries and candidates of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade to orient them to the mission's goals and procedures. Volume contains constitution and by-laws, a statement of principle and practices, bibliographies, and other information on the Philippines and Japan. Also included is a draft of the constitution of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade.
Dates: Created: 1965
Scope and Contents This collection contains an orientation handbook for missionaries and candidates created by the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. The manual describes the Society's background, constitution, doctrinal statement, expectations for missionaries, and personnel policies.
Dates: Created: 1964
Scope and Contents This collection contains an orientation handbook created by The Evangelical Alliance Mission for TEAM missionaries and candidates to orient them to the mission's goals, methods, and policies. The manual outlines regulations related to fundraising, visas and overseas travel, health and country-specific information. Also included is information on TEAM's Medical Aid Fund and a letter explaining TEAM's procedure for reviewing candidiates for mission fields.
Dates: Created: 1962-1964
Scope and Contents Report written by Osborne Buchanan of the National Liberty Foundation on the status and future of the 3-year old Evangelical Missions Information Service. Document summarizes EMIS history and makes recommendations for increasing its usefulness with support from National Liberty Foundation, by developing a research center or provide research services for mission agencies. Report written in response to recommendation of mission executives at Colorado Springs meeting in early 1967.
Dates: Created: 1967
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....
Dates: Created: 1877-1893
Scope and Contents Two letters by British evangelist George Jeffreys to a Rev. Glasnant Jones. The letters are brief but contain some comments on the evangelistic meeting Jeffreys was holding.
Dates: Created: 1930
Scope and Contents Commission for home mission work issued to Hickok by the Board of Mission of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. Document details the length of his service, compensation, conduct and activity expected of him, and plans for giving aid to the Board and for correspondence between presbyteries and the Board.
Dates: Created: 1832
Scope and Contents Photographs of Homer Hammontree, 1901 report card, article on his ordination, obituaries, and letter written about him after his death by Howard Hermansen and Paul Beckwith, which includes a tribute by Wilbur M. Smith.
Dates: Created: 1901-1965
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter, several articles, and photographs, which contain information about the college or people connected with the college. The letter is dated 1930 and is by missionary Dorothea Keeney. She describes the inauguration of the college's first Chinese president, Lucy C. Wang; the school's commencement; and a wedding of one of the staff. One of the articles is by Lucy Wang and from the July 31 issue of Woman's Missionary Friend. It gives...
Dates: Created: 1920-1931
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter and an article. Materials describe the Culley's experiences among the Kopauko tribe and Zungonao clan in New Guinea in 1940.
Dates: Created: 1940
Scope and Contents This collection contains a few handwritten letters of the American Tract Society dealing mostly with activities of the Society in New York and Eastern Canada. Most of the correspondence is between the Rochester, Niagara and Toronto Societies; however, there is one interesting note from London. Another unusual item was an enclosure in a handbill announcing the services of one Rev. Bliss, who conducted seminars on "God's Providential Care of our Country..." Correspondents include Robert Sharp,...
Dates: Created: 1854-1858
Scope and Contents Letters written by Evangeline Booth during her service as Field Commissioner of The Salvation Army in the United States. Correspondence concerns actual or potential contributors. Also includes a printed card with autograph, July 22, 1936, and a newspaper clipping advertising free Christmas dinners in 1910.
Dates: Created: 1911-1916
Scope and Contents Manuscript of a sermon delivered by Heber of the Anglican Church to clergy in his diocese of Calcutta, India, describing the missionary situation in India.
Dates: Created: 1826
Identifier: SCN 048
Scope and Contents This collection contains a single letter written by David Livingstone to John Kirk, outlining some of the conditions of two-year expedition they were planning to Africa. Topics discussed include government funding and expected expenses, anticipated living conditions during the expedition, and Kirk's qualifications for joining the expedition. The letter is dated January 4, 1858 from Hamilton, Scotland.
Dates: Created: 1858
Scope and Contents Letter, autograph and print. Letter (1871) to Mr. Bergne regarding the slow proceedings of Bergne's committee and Moffat's great expenses while working on his translation of the Old Testament. Print is of Moffat.
Dates: Created: 1871-1878
Scope and Contents This collection contains the second page of letter signed by evangelist Samuel White Small and portrait of him.
Dates: Created: 1910-1930
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typed letter and envelope signed by Eddy to W.W. Lockwood of Shanghai, introducing Frederick W. Roman who was on a fact-finding tour of the Far East.
Dates: Created: 1932
Scope and Contents Autographed letter signed by temperance leader Frances Elizabeth Willard to unnamed correspondent commending her for her speaking ability.
Dates: Created: 1886
Scope and Contents Card announcing an evangelistic meeting at the Dudley Street Baptist Church held by Samuel Sayford.
Dates: Created: 1908
Scope and Contents This collection contains two notes written by George Muller near the end of his life. One letter is to Arthur Tappan Pierson, containing a brief acknowledgement and personal message, including obituary of Muller's wife, Susannah Grace Muller. The other contains condolences to an unknown correspondent.
Dates: Created: 1897-1898
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from William Warren Sweet to Oscar Joseph concerning the publication of Sweet's book The Story of Religion in America.
Dates: Created: 1930
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from William Buell Sprague to Rev. Sulete, thanking him for donating several pamphlets to Sprague's collection of theological materials.
Dates: Created: 1867
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials by or about Ira David Sankey, including an undated autograph with an inscription, "Hallelujah What a Savior"; a letter dated January 15, 1894, from Sankey to a friend sending a requested autographed letter by Dwight L. Moody; a letter from Sankey to Edward Bok dated April 9, 1887, concerning Sankey's contribution to a volume eulogizing Rev. Henry Ward Beecher--an accompanying essay contains Sankey's impressions and opinions of Beecher; and a portrait...
Dates: Created: 1887-1894
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from Edward Judson, theologian, pastor and son of Adoniram Judson, to G.W. Freeman about building a memorial in New York City to his father, the first American foreign missionary.
Dates: Created: 1887
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by Matthew Wilks to Rev. A.J. Roberts from London regarding a future visit and a biographical sketch of Wilks written by J. L. Dandy dated February 1829
Dates: Created: 1819-1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains a small card advertising a series of revival meetings by evangelist Robert M. Green at the Methodist Episcopal Church in Barnegat, New Jersey.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents This collection contains a booklet of nine watercolor sketches illustrating a three-verse limerick written in English but lettered in a verticle stylistic Chinese script; was presented to Charles Isaac Blanchett (1875-1933) upon his arrival in Pakhoi, China (near Hong Kong), to work with the Church Missionary Society. The booklet depicts an imaginary world in which Blanchett and his colleague, Bishop Rt. Rev. G.H. Landers (bishop of Hong Kong) are ambushed by hungry cannibals.
Dates: Created: 1908
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Gideon Hawley to Rev. Mr. Dunster consoling him on the imminent death of of Dunster's wife, as well as a short note from Hawley to Captain David Allen.
Dates: Created: 1766, 1803
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter by Willis Green in Lodiana, India, to his brother, Joshua Green in the U.S., describing scenery and people of India as well as comments on problems in the church in America and India.
Dates: Created: 1843
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by S.W. Colburn to Mrs. Mary Gerish describing the purpose of the Palestine Missionary Society, asking for financial and prayer support.
Dates: Created: 1821
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Joseph Kingsburg Wight to his brother, William Wight, describing his sea voyage to China, the condition of Shanghai, missionary endeavors in China and the Taiping Rebellion.
Dates: Created: 1856
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter describing missionaries Daniel Lindley and Henry Venable attempts to establish a mission station in a southern Africa territory under the protection of a tribal chief, local marriage customs, severe drought and impressions of Robert Moffat, Robert Hamilton and Roger Edwards.
Dates: Created: 1836
Scope and Contents This collection contains a promotional card with photograph announcing a missionary meeting under YMCA auspices in New York City at which David James Ranney related his experiences.
Dates: Created: 1912
- Repository: Billy Graham Center Archives X
- Evangelistic work 434
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions 259
- Missionaries 218
- Conversion. 188
- Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 164
- Evangelistic work -- United States. 162
- Church and state 133
- Women 133
- Women -- Religious life. 131
- Women in missionary work. 125
- Missions 122
- Christian education 114
- Evangelicalism 114
- Christian life. 113
- Bible 108
- Language in missionary work. 105
- Indigenous church administration 100
- Missionaries -- Training of 100
- Catholic Church. 83
- Evangelicalism -- United States. 83
- Christian leadership. 81
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 77
- Christianity and culture. 75
- Children of missionaries. 73
- Church and social problems 72
- Religious institutions. 69
- Medical care 68
- Communism 66
- Conversion 64
- Evangelistic work -- China. 63
- Persecution 62
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- China. 59
- Christian literature 59
- Tribes 59
- World War, 1939-1945. 59
- Family. 58
- Education 57
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Educational work. 56
- Sermons, American. 56
- Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 55
- Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 53
- African Americans 52
- Evangelistic sermons. 51
- Theology 49
- Communism -- China. 48
- Missions, Medical 48
- Bible colleges 45
- Children of missionaries 45
- College students 45
- Catholic Church. -- Protestant churches. 44
- Church and social problems -- United States. 44
- Radio in religion 44
- Church work with youth 43
- Muslims 43
- Sex role 43
- Evangelistic work -- China 42
- Pentecostalism 42
- Animism 41
- Christian literature -- Publication and distribution 41
- Mass media in religion 41
- Rural missions 41
- Church growth 40
- City missions 40
- Evangelistic invitations. 40
- Preaching. 40
- Youth 40
- Fundamentalism 38
- Evangelistic work -- China -- History 37
- Fundamentalism -- United States. 37
- Prayer. 37
- Revivals 37
- Bible -- Study and teaching. 36
- Children. 36
- Missions -- China. 36
- Radio in missionary work. 36
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Finance. 35
- Church and social problems. 35
- Great Britain 35
- Worship. 35
- Bible -- Translating. 34
- Culture shock. 34
- Racism 34
- Radio in religion. 34
- African Americans -- Social conditions. 33
- Evangelicalism. 33
- Mass media in religion -- United States. 33
- Radio in religion -- United States. 33
- African Americans -- Religious life. 32
- China. 32
- Christian education -- United States. 32
- Church and state -- United States. 32
- Church development, New. 32
- Missions -- Educational work. 31
- Race relations. 31
- Baptists 30
- Christianity and culture 30
- Conversion -- Personal narratives. 30
- Fund raising. 30
- Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 30
- Theological seminaries 30 ∧ less
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 147
- Graham, Billy, 97
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 61
- China Inland Mission. 49
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 46
- Moody Bible Institute. 46
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 42
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 33
- Sunday, Billy, 32
- Africa Inland Mission. 27
- Islam 27
- Rader, Paul, 27
- Youth for Christ International. 27
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 24
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 22
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 21
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 21
- National Association of Evangelicals. 21
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 20
- Moody Bible Institute 20
- Sudan Interior Mission. 20
- Henry, Carl F. H. 19
- Perkins, John, 19
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 19
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 18
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 18
- Rodeheaver, Homer A. 18
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 17
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 17
- Jones, Clarence W. 17
- Armerding, Hudson T. 16
- Catholic Church 16
- Latin America Mission. 16
- McIntire, Carl, 16
- Taylor, Clyde W. 16
- World Council of Churches. 16
- Elliot, Jim, 15
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 15
- Ockenga, Harold John, 15
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 15
- Wyrtzen, Jack, 15
- Bright, Bill. 14
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 14
- Stam, John Cornelius, 14
- Africa Inland Church. 13
- Blanchard, Charles A. 13
- Crawford, Percy B. 13
- Ford, Leighton. 13
- Fuller Theological Seminary. 13
- Fuller, Charles Edward, 13
- Howard, David M. 13
- Ironside, H. A. 13
- Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 13
- Jones, Bob, 13
- Plymouth Brethren. 13
- Smith, Oswald J. 13
- Colson, Charles W. 12
- International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 12
- Mission Aviation Fellowship. 12
- Padilla, C. Rene. 12
- Smith, Gipsy, 12
- Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 12
- Barrows, Cliff. 11
- Dain, Arthur John, 11
- Dunlop, Merrill. 11
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 11
- Graham, Ruth Bell. 11
- Hurlburt, Charles E. 11
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 11
- Jesus Christ 11
- Palau, Luis, 11
- Skinner, Tom, 11
- Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 11
- Woods, C. Stacey, 11
- Wright, J. Elwin. 11
- Africa Inland Mission, International. 10
- Assemblies of God. 10
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 10
- Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 10
- Evangelism-in-Depth. 10
- Glasser, Arthur F. 10
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 10
- McCully, Theodore Edward, 10
- Nixon, Richard M. 10
- Torrey, R. A. 10
- Trotman, Dawson E. 10
- Coggins, Wade T. 9
- ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 9
- Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 9
- Fleming, Peter, 9
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America. 9
- McPherson, Aimee Semple, 9
- National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.) 9
- Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 9
- Rift Valley Academy (Kijabe, Kenya) 9
- Stott, John R. W. 9
- Taylor, James Hudson, 9
- Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 9
- Weary, Dolphus, 9
- Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 8 ∧ less