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Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The manuscripts and papers of popular writer and pastor Calvin Miller are arranged into five series. The material arrived in several accessions beginning in 1990. The largest series is book manuscripts, with other categories of articles, correspondence, artwork, and biographical. Miller periodically adds items to the collection and it can be assumed that the papers have not reached their final arrangement. The largest portion of the Calvin Miller Collection is composed of manuscripts, both of...
Dates: Created: 1967-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1975-1989; Other: Date acquired: 1986
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The papers of Charles Albert Blanchard minister, reformer, and second President of Wheaton College consist of both personal papers and administrative archive material. Collected from several sources since 1950, much of the material was given to the College Archives by Dr. Clyde S. Kilby. It was among the Blanchard Family materials given to him by Miss Julia Blanchard (daughter of Charles Blanchard) when Kilby was researching his biography of Jonathan Blanchard. Other material was...
Dates: Created: Majority of material found within 1858-1937; 1858-2012
Identifier: CN 044
Scope and Contents Correspondence, scrapbook, drafts, articles, and research notes which reflect Tenney's active participation in a number of evangelical ministries, but particularly her work with the Woman's Union Missionary Society (WUMS), especially the labor she put into writing a history of that organization. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of that history.
Dates: Created: 1882-1980
Identifier: CN 076
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, sermon notes and personal notes relating to the ministry of Judson Eber Conant. The collection also contains ordination materials and his examination for a preaching license. Of particular interest in the oversize collection is Conant's license to preach.[NOTE: In the Scope & Content section, the notation "folder 2-5" means box 2, folder 5.]This is a very small collection of materials pertaining to Rev. Judson E....
Dates: Created: 1875-1955
Identifier: CN 085
Scope and Contents Sermons, clippings, articles, manuscripts, notebooks, personal records, correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to the William Wrighton's career as a pastor, professor, writer. Also in this collection are photographs of Wrighton and his family and friends.
Dates: Created: 1903-1963
Identifier: CN 087
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of correspondence, reports, excerpts from sermons and other writings collected by Rev. Edward P. Torjesen on the life and ministry of Fredrik Franson (1852-1908). Materials include articles written about evangelistic work, prophecy conferences, missionary efforts on several continents, and the recruitment of Christian workers. Persons featured include mission founders A.B. Simpson and James Hudson Taylor. Materials include articles in several languages. Documents are arranged...
Dates: Created: 1872-1909
Identifier: CN 095
Scope and Contents Films, including a home movie, microfilm of scrapbooks, notebooks, clippings, and sermons of William Bell Riley, noted Fundamentalist, Baptist minister, theologian,and founder and president of of Northwestern Bible School in Minnesota.
Dates: Created: 1903-1945
Identifier: CN 101
Scope and Contents Correspondence, account books, photographs, and other records mostly concerned with Robert William Roberts' tasks as a worker for the American Sunday School Union from 1907 to 1913.Most of the records in the collection date to Roberts' career as a worker for the American Sunday School Union from 1907-1913. A few items are from his post-1913 career. The bulk of the collection is made up of his account books with one folder each of commissions, correspondence, obituaries, ordination...
Dates: Created: 1907-1964
Identifier: CN 110
Scope and Contents Collection of 643 slides which document Donald E. McDowell's mission work and activity in Paraguay. Scenic views, native flora, mission personnel, mission facilities, national churchmen and pastors are some of the subjects illustrated by the collection.When the collection was received by the Archives, the slides were arranged in sets and were accompanied by an attached description and date for each picture. The original order of the slides was maintained. Three unidentified slides...
Dates: Created: 1951-1973
Identifier: CN 112
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of about 29,000 items relating to the career of pastor, editor, and controversialist John Franklyn Norris. Major topics include: evolution, 1928 presidential election, radio evangelism, communist infiltration of the churches, and internal disruption at Baylor University. Originals (and copyright) is retained by the Dargan-Carver Library, Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, TN. Documents record the 1928 presidential election, radio evangelism, communist infiltration of U.S....
Dates: Created: 1928-1952
Identifier: CN 201
Scope and Contents Three oral history interviews with Russell Philip Shedd, in which he describes his upbringing by missionary parents in Bolivia; education at Wheaton College, Faith Seminary (PA), and the University of Edinburgh; Billy Graham's evangelistic meetings at Harringay and Edinburgh in 1954/55; evangelism opportunities in Scotland, 1953-55; and work with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Portugal, 1959-62, and Brazil, 1962-82. The time period covered by the interviews is 1929 to...
Dates: Created: 1982
Identifier: CN 202
Scope and Contents Correspondence, articles, photographs, and various other materials created or compiled by Berea St. John Feiner. Collection includes items on a wide variety of missionary endeavors over a span of 140 years, notes of explanation with individual items, missionary stories, Feiner's and others' published articles concerning the work Harold L. and Biola Ogilvie in Nigeria and other Sudan Interior Mission personnel, a J. Herbert Kane article on Roland Bingham. Topics covered include missions in...
Dates: Created: 1834-1973
Scope and Contents Collection consists of minutes, committee records, correspondence, and missionaries' papers.Society committees whose activities and deliberations are documented include: Finance, Candidate Board, Eastern India and Ceylon, China, and Western. Principle correspondents and figures include William Carey, Adoniram Judson, Isaac Allen, William Holman Bentley, John Chamberlain, Thomas Comber, Andrew Fuller, Joseph Jackson Fuller, George Grenfell, Alfred G. Jones, William Knibb, Joshua...
Dates: Created: 1792-1914
Identifier: CN 283
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Nancy Wood Folkerts. Topics discussed include her childhood as a pastor's daughter; study at Wheaton College; her marriage; training in London; work as a missionary in British Cameroon (now Republic of Cameroon), especially Bible study and literacy programs for women and 3H clubs for girls; the political and social situation in Cameroon; Cameroon independence; medical problems in Cameroon; the work of her husband, Fred, at the Baptist Teacher Training College and as...
Dates: Created: 1984
Identifier: CN 315
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marie Huttenlock Little (1918-2009) in which she describes her childhood in Philadelphia, training as a nurse and further education at Philadelphia School of Bible and the University of Pennsylvania; missionary service with China Inland Mission in 1947, working in Lanzhou and Wu Wei, Gansu province; return to the U.S. in 1950 to become a staff worker for Inter-Varsity. The time period covered by the interviews is circa 1918-1955.Marie Little was...
Dates: Created: 1985
Identifier: CN 332
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of Baptist preacher and historian Isaac Backus' diaries, autobiography, daybook, sermons on Acts and the Psalms, correspondence, letters from mother Elizabeth Backus, and other materials. Originals were filmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.
Dates: Created: 1723-1789
Identifier: CN 333
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of letters and journals describing Adoniram Judson's work as a translator and Baptist missionary in Burma. Originals microfilmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.
Dates: Created: 1815-1849
Identifier: CN 334
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of the papers of Baptist educator, missionary, and leader Luther Rice (1783-1836), including a list of correspondents, lecture notes on theology and other topics, school records of Columbian College, diary, financial record book, and letters. Also includes a copy of the 1814 constitution (and later suggested revisions) of the General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States for Foreign Missions. Originals filmed by the Historical Commission of the...
Dates: Created: 1803-1825
Identifier: CN 336
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing materials relating to William Carey’s life and ministry. The materials include letters, engravings, biography, reports of the jubilee of the Baptist Missionary Society in 1842, Carey's will, an 1862 lecture on Carey, and fifty-two letters from Carey in Serampore, India, to John Rydland, along with several miscellaneous items.The reel includes an index (hand-written); engraving of John Ryland, the minister of the Broadmead...
Dates: Created: 1793-1862
Identifier: CN 340
Scope and Contents Collection contains microfilm of the following: History of Women's Missionary Union (WMU), 1822-1957; Minutes of the Executive Board of the WMU of Mississippi, 1878-1959; Minutes of the WMU of South Carolina, 1882-1975; Minutes of the WMU, Spartan, Auxiliary to Spartan Baptist Association, 1912-1919; Annual reports of WMU, 1956-1962; Minutes of the Executive Board of WMU, Kentucky, Feb. 19, 1962, to November 15, 1965. Originals were filmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist...
Dates: Created: 1822-1975
Identifier: CN 348
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Sharon "Sheri" Rose Simon in which she describes her childhood, conversion to Christianity, decision to become a missionary, internship in Mexico, and medical work in Haiti.Other topics discussed include: joining the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, raising financial support, common health problems, folk remedies, the relationship between the Haitian would view and health care, voodoo, the 1985-86 revolution in Haiti, relations between Catholics and...
Dates: Created: 1986
Identifier: CN 350
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of the journal of John Mason Peck, pioneer Baptist missionary, educator, editor, author, and pastor, describing his ministry in Illinois territory during the 1840s until 1857. Contains biographical data on colleagues; subscription lists to periodicals; financial accounts; brief descriptions of events; notes of activities; proposed articles, etc. Original microfilmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.
Dates: Created: 1840-1857
Identifier: CN 353
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a microfilmed day-to-day journal, dating from November 1791 to July 1795 kept by Isaac Lunsford, itinerant preacher for the Baptist Church. Contents includes descriptions of Lunsford’s preaching activities along the east coast of America from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to the West Indies; his attendance at a Baptist General Conference in Baltimore in 1792; descriptions of travel by foot and by ship; accounts of revival meetings; preaching at Methodist and Presbyterian...
Dates: Created: 1791-1795
Identifier: CN 354
Scope and Contents This collection consists of minutes of the Board of Foreign Missions of the General Missionary Convention, May 18, 1814 to May 3, 1847, held in Philadelphia. Minutes include contents of the constitution, lists of financial gifts, committee members, actions concerning missionaries on the field, letters of resignation, and organizational procedures. Also included are minutes of a meeting of Foreign Missions Managers of the Baptist General Convention, September 24, 1845, called to adopt a new...
Dates: Created: 1814-1845
Identifier: CN 355
Scope and Contents Correspondence, academic papers, clippings, reports, films, videos, and other materials relating to Orr’s life as an evangelist active around the world and as a professor and historian of spiritual awakenings (revivals) and evangelism. The collection is an excellent source on Protestant Evangelicalism as a global movement in the twentieth century.
Dates: Created: 1907-1993; Majority of material found in 1933-1987
Collection 359 Records of the Baptist Missionary and Education Convention of Oklahoma and Indian Territories
Identifier: CN 359
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the following printed microfilmed documents: minutes of annual meetings of the Baptist General Convention's Indian and Oklahoma Territories, 1896, 1901-1907, including also minutes of the Women's Baptist Missionary Society, 1896, 1900, 1904-1907; minutes include copies of the Constitution, agenda, annual reports of committees, amounts pledges, reports of the Sunday School Committee, names of delegates to the meetings, a report on temperance (1901), report of the...
Dates: Created: 1896-1907
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, almost 3,000 photographs.
Topics documented include the creation and activity of the mission work in Burma, China, India, Pakistan, and Japan, its work among orphans and women.
Topics documented include the creation and activity of the mission work in Burma, China, India, Pakistan, and Japan, its work among orphans and women.
Dates: Created: 1860-1983
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...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 397
Scope and Contents Clippings, photographs, cards, sermons, handbooks, oral history interviews and other records mainly relating to Consuella York's ministry as a chaplain at the Cook County Jail, but also describing her childhood growing up on the south side of Chicago, her conversion, religious education, and work as a pastor.The materials in this collection consist of miscellaneous items from Rev. York's life, mostly relating to her prison ministry. They include newspaper and magazine clippings,...
Dates: Created: 1953-1989
Identifier: CN 423
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Rodrigo Chavarria (1956-2015) in which he discusses his childhood in Costa Rica, his conversion to Christianity; spiritual development; his theological education in Costa Rica and the United States; relations between Protestants and Catholics in Costa Rica; relations between the church and the state; Pentecostalism in Costa Rica; liberation theology; and evangelical institutions in Costa Rica. Other topics include a discussion of Escuela des Estudios Pastorales...
Dates: Created: 1989
Identifier: CN 428
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and prayer letters relating to the ministry of Helen Elizabeth Berry, missionary with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan from 1966-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Helen E. Berry in which she describes her youth, family, conversion, call to be a missionary, education at Wheaton College, missionary work with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan, church...
Dates: Created: 1990
Identifier: CN 432
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an oral history interview with Vernon C. Watford and a video tape titled "Triple C Bible Camp." The video depicts activities at the Triple C Bible Camp, such as Bible study groups, singing, swimming, games, and campfires, with comments about the camp by supporters, workers, attendees, and parents. This camp was founded by the Watford and his wife. The oral history interiew includes information on Watford's family, childhood, conversion, education at Washington Bible...
Dates: Created: 1990
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
Identifier: CN 462
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Adrian Ban in which he describes his family background, the revival in his Baptist church in Oradea, Romania; his own conversion; attempts by the government to intimidate Christians; influence of Christians such as Joseph Tson, Liviu Olah, and Aurel Tosa; his involvement in music ministry in Romania; the 1989 revolution in Romania; conditions for the church since the revolution; impressions of the church in the United States and Romania; the Romanian Missionary...
Dates: Created: 1992
Identifier: CN 493
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stella Kasirye in which she describes her childhood in Uganda; her conversion to Christian faith while at school; her involvement in programs to reach street children; her efforts to develop programs of AIDS education and care among college students and the country at large, and observations on the church in Uganda and missionary efforts there. The time period covered by the interviews is 1965 to 1993.Stella Kasirye was interviewed by Robert Shuster in...
Dates: Created: 1993
Identifier: CN 573
Scope and Contents Minutes, budgets, proposals, pamphlets, reports, video cassettes, and other material showing the origins of Detroit's Afro-American Mission, Inc., and its activities including Bible clubs for children and adults, special ministries to singles, vacation Bible schools and camps, and the Institute for Biblical Research.
Dates: Created: 1964-1994
Identifier: CN 609
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Frederick George Ferris (1911-1998) a Baptist pastor, officer with World Evangelical Fellowship (WEF) and the National Association of Evangelicals, and missionary to Liberia, West Africa. Topics discussed include Ferris’s family background; conversion to Christianity; various church pastorates; church planting; foreign mission work in Liberia with the LeTourneau Foundation; medical and educational work in Liberia; description of traditional tribal religious culture;...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 627
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, forms, minutes, memos, budgets, incorporation papers relating to Harold E. Renfrow's work as executive secretary of the 1974 Cruzada Evangelística Billy Graham Grande-Rio, held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Arrangement: Alphabetical by title. The titles of all of the...
Dates: Created: 1972-1979
Collection — Container: xAccession 2014-0117
Abstract When Steven Preston was counting the cost of entering public, governmental service, he stated: “I had to ask myself whether I was willing to jump into a highly public position in an agency that was under attack and that had some very significant hurdles.” Despite these challenges facing him, Preston decided that he would transition into a leadership position of the Small Business Administration (SBA) in 2006. A similar question would arise again, less than two years later, when Mr. Preston...
Dates: Created: 2005-2014; Other: Date acquired: 10/13/2014
- Subject: Baptists X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 36
- Buswell Library Special Collections 3
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 5
- Graham, Billy, 4
- Judson, Adoniram, 4
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 3
- Baptist Missionary Society. 3
- Allen, Isaac, 2
- American Sunday-School Union. 2
- Bentley, William Holman. 2
- Biserica Ortodoxa Romana. 2
- Bunta, Vasile. 2
- Carey, William. 2
- Chamberlain, John. 2
- Comber, Thomas James, 2
- Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 2
- Crawford, Percy B. 2
- Doremus, Sarah Platt. 2
- Fuller, Andrew, 2
- Fuller, Joseph Jackson, 2
- Grenfell, George, 2
- Jones, Alfred George, 2
- Knibb, William, 2
- Latin America Mission. 2
- Marshman, Joshua, 2
- Marston, Sarah Hall. 2
- National Association of Evangelicals. 2
- Olah, Liviu. 2
- Richard, Timothy, 2
- Rouse, George Henry, 2
- Southern Baptist Convention 2
- Southern Baptist Convention. 2
- Taylor, James Hudson, 2
- Ton, Josif. 2
- Trotman, Dawson E. 2
- Ward, William. 2
- Woman's Union Missionary Society of America. 2
- Ackerman Hoyt Memorial Hospital (Jhansi, India) 1
- Adeney, David H. 1
- Air Mail From God, Inc. 1
- Amin, Idi, 1
- Assemblies of God 1
- Association of Bible Churches of Costa Rica. 1
- Backus, Isaac, 1
- Ban, Adrian O. 1
- Baptist Board of Foreign Missions (U.S.) 1
- Baptist Female Missionary Society. 1
- Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention of Oklahoma and Indian Territories. 1
- Baptist State Convention of Mississippi. 1
- Barrows, Cliff. 1
- Baylor University. 1
- Bechtel, Paul M. 1
- Berry, Helen E. 1
- Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 1
- Bingham, Rowland V., 1
- Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 1
- Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 1
- Borden, William. 1
- Bryan, William Jennings. 1
- Cairns, Earle Edwin. 1
- Cameron, Allen Noah. 1
- Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. 1
- Camp-of-the-Woods. 1
- Carey, William, 1761-1834 1
- Catholic Church 1
- Ceausescu, Nicolae. 1
- Chapman, J. Wilbur 1
- Chavarria, Rodrigo. 1
- Chicago Baptist Institute (Ill.) 1
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 1
- Childress, Marion Elizabeth, 1
- China Inland Mission. 1
- Christian Committee of Concern. 1
- Christian Fundamentals Association. 1
- Christian Service Brigade. 1
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 1
- Church, Don. 1
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 1
- Columbian College in the District of Columbia. 1
- Conant, J. E. 1
- Confederacao Evangelica de Brazil. 1
- Cook County Jail (Ill.) 1
- Coughlin, Charles E. 1
- Cross, Haman, 1
- Cross, Haman. 1
- Cross, Malettor. 1
- Darrow, Clarence, 1
- Day, Samuel Stearns, 1
- Detroit's Afro-American Mission, Inc. 1
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 1
- Elias, Antonio. 1
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 1
- Evangelical Alliance. 1
- Evangelism-in-Depth. 1
- Fanini, Nilson. 1
- Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. 1
- Feiner, Berea St. John, 1
- Fellowship of Christian Unions (Uganda) 1
- Ferris, Fred G. 1
- First Baptist Church (Minneapolis, Minn.) 1
- Folkerts, Fred C. 1 ∧ less