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Collection — Container: Books
Scope and Contents The records of Christian Camping International provide a good overview of the administrative workings of the organization in its first forty years. The legal and organizational structure are documented in the first series.Correspondence and reports for CCI’s two earliest executive directors are housed in the collection providing highlights of the organization’s leadership.The International Operations series provides a look into the growth of CCI into an international...
Dates: Created: 1955-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1958-1986; Other: Date acquired: 1993
Scope and Contents Minutes, constitution and by-laws, clippings, newsletters, manuals, pamphlets, directories, press releases, audio tapes, videotapes, photographs, posters, club yearbooks, correspondence, etc., about the founding, development and growth, and activities of Youth for Christ in the USA and internationally.Collection documents organizational policies, correspondence of the organization's presidents, conventions and Bible quiz competitions, the operation of Campus Life clubs, Youth...
Dates: Created: 1944-ongoing; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-ongoing
Identifier: CN 056
Scope and Contents News releases, prayer letters, reports and field studies. The documents all related to the work of OMS which had workers in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Latin America in the areas of radio broadcasting and Bible distribution. Key OMS figures featured include founder Charles Cowman, his wife, Lettie Burd Cowman, Wesley Duewel, and E.A. Kilbourne.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content Section, the notation "folder 5-2" means "box 5, folder 2."]The collection consists of annual...
Dates: Created: 1963 - 1978
Identifier: CN 086
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, audiotapes, photographs, financial reports, slides, blueprints, and memos related to the activities of International Christian Broadcasting's (originally the World Conference on Mission Radio) work to promote interest in Christian broadcasting and to support and encourage Protestant Christian radio and television broadcasters, largely engaged in evangelism.Materials include data on the International Communications Congress in Tokyo (1970), Muslim...
Dates: Created: 1937-1978; Other: Majority of material found in 1937-1978
Identifier: CN 096-096
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Wayne G. Bragg (1931-2009), in which he describes his missionary experiences in Brazil and the Caribbean working with university students, his student days at Wheaton College, and his experience at Wheaton College as a faculty member. Dr. Bragg was interviewed by Mary Ann Buffington at Wheaton College on February 15 and May 9, 1980.
Dates: Created: 1980
Identifier: CN 111
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, reports, manuals, and other records documenting Charles Troutman's career in Christian ministry among university students, first with Inter-Varsity in the United States and Australia and then with Latin America Mission. This collection also contains a great deal of information on evangelical Christianity in the United States, Australia and Latin America; Troutman's letters from his service in the Pacific in World War II; and reports and other information relative to the...
Dates: Created: 1924-1991
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 204
Scope and Contents Legal documents, reports, linguistic materials, correspondence, publications, organizational documents of SAM, chiefly 1921-1955.Materials document the mission's beginning as the Inland South America Missionary Union. In-depth reports cover all aspects of mission activities including missionary life and descriptions of their encounters with and observations of Indian tribes, methods of evangelizing, use of linguistic materials relating to Indian languages, personnel policies, social and...
Dates: Created: 1905-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1921-1955
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, manuscripts, photographs, phonograph records, and other materials relating to Eugene R. Bertermann's involvement in religious broadcasting, particularly in regard to his responsibilities as president and one of the board of directors of the National Religious Broadcasters; executive director and board member of Far East Broadcasting Company; and one of the planners of the ecumenical evangelistic effort known as Key '73.Materials particularly focus on...
Dates: Created: 1955-1981
Identifier: CN 218
Scope and Contents Correspondence, press releases, minutes, financial statements, reports, and photographs documenting the activities of the Evangelical Mission Information Service (EMIS), the publications arm of both the Evangelical Foreign Missions Association and the Interdenominational Foreign Missions Association. Activities documented include the publication of several mission periodicals, including Evangelical Missions Quarterly and Missionary News Service; organization of missionary conferences and...
Dates: Created: 1964-1981
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, manuscripts, handbooks, directories, photographs, etc., relating to the mission's work of evangelism, church planting and development of national leadership in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America since its origin in 1950.Documents describe the founding and expansion of the mission, administrations of Dick Hillis (first president from 1951-1976, but also including files dating back to 1933 on his years as a missionary in China with China Inland...
Dates: Created: 1933-1998
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
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...
Dates: Created: 1986
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
Identifier: CN 465
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Merry Dalton Long (1925-2010) in which she describes her childhood; education at Wheaton College; marriage; missionary work in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and Brazil; the 1960 Congo Rebellion; raising and educating children on the mission field. Other topics discussed include: Long’s medical training as a nurse during WWII; impressions of Africa; medical care available on the mission field; observations about Congolese animism; missionary...
Dates: Created: 1986
Identifier: CN 523
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jarbas Da Silva in which he discusses his childhood in San Paulo, Brazil; conversion to Christianity; Baptist Bible College; Russell Shedd; joining the Africa Inland Mission as a missionary to Mozambique; strengths and weaknesses of the church in Brazil; first impressions of Mozambique; the development of Sofala Bible Institute Beira City, Mozambique; strengths and weaknesses of the church in Mozambique; aftermath of the civil war; his perspective on the need for...
Dates: Created: 1994
Scope and Contents Correspondence, manuals, newsletters, reports and other materials relating to the Vergil Gerber's work as teacher, writer, and leader in church growth studies and Evangelical missions. The collection also contains information on Evangelical missions in the 1970s, especially in Latin America.*****Series 1: Audio TapesTape 1. (28 minutes)....
Dates: Created: 1966-1984
Identifier: CN 590
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, notes, magazine and newspaper clippings, brochures and other materials relating to John R. W. Stott’s involvement in the 1974 Lausanne Congress and the Lausanne movement that developed out of it. The collection is particularly strong in material relating to the membership of Stott on the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization and its executive committee; his contribution to drafting several of the major statements of the movement; his chairmanship of the...
Dates: Created: 1974-2000
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
Identifier: CN 646
Scope and Contents Financial records, correspondence, reports, committee memos, minutes, articles and newsletters related to the work of the Evangelical Committee on Latin America especially pertaining to its visits to and consultations with Latin and South American organizations. Also contains many advisory reports given to the Board of ECLA.
Dates: Created: 1966-1976
Identifier: CN 662
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews of Brazilian minister and missionary Marcus Figueiredo. Topics covered included his family background; membership in a spiritualist church, conversion; education at Seminario Biblico Palavra da Vida (Word of Life Seminary); his battle with cancer; pastoral duties at the Igreja Presbiteriana 12 de Agosto (August 12 Presbyterian Church); Evangelicalism in Brazil; Pioneer Missions; mission work in Kyrgyzstan as a teacher of English; Muslim attitudes towards Jesus; the...
Collection — Box: 1&2
Scope and Contents The Frederick E. Johnson Collection is composed of private manuscripts, correspondence, and secondary materials related to Brazillian missions, the Vietnam War and other political/social issues from the 1960s.
Dates: Created: 1960-1970; Other: Date acquired: 2002
- Subject: Brazil X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 21
- Buswell Library Special Collections 3
- Graham, Billy, 11
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 5
- Latin America Mission. 4
- World Council of Churches. 4
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 3
- Bright, Bill. 3
- Catholic Church 3
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 3
- Gerber, Vergil. 3
- National Association of Evangelicals. 3
- National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 3
- Padilla, C. Rene. 3
- Palau, Luis, 3
- Winter, Ralph D. 3
- Armerding, Hudson T. 2
- Armstrong, Ben. 2
- Assemblies of God. 2
- Bayly, Joseph. 2
- Bertermann, Eugene R. 2
- China Inland Mission. 2
- Coggins, Wade T. 2
- Cook, Clyde. 2
- Dain, Arthur John, 2
- Dayton, Edward R. 2
- ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 2
- Evangelical Committee on Latin America. 2
- Evangelism-in-Depth. 2
- Far East Broadcasting Company. 2
- Ford, Leighton. 2
- Freed, Paul E. 2
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 2
- Henry, Carl F. H. 2
- Hillis, Dick. 2
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 2
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 2
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association. 2
- International Christian Broadcasters. 2
- International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 2
- Jones, Bob, 2
- Jones, Clarence W. 2
- Keyes, Lawrence E., 2
- Knowlton, Louis E. 2
- Little, Paul E. 2
- Long, Merry. 2
- Long, Paul B. 2
- Missions Advanced Research and Communications Center. 2
- Montgomery, James H., 2
- Moody Bible Institute. 2
- National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.) 2
- OC International. 2
- OC Ministries. 2
- Orient Crusades. 2
- Orr, James Edwin, 2
- Overseas Crusades. 2
- Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2
- Schaeffer, Francis A. 2
- Scott, Waldron. 2
- Shedd, Russell. 2
- Sports Ambassadors. 2
- Strachan, Robert Kenneth, 2
- Trans World Radio. 2
- Wagner, C. Peter. 2
- Woods, C. Stacey, 2
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 2
- World Vision International. 2
- Wyrtzen, Jack, 2
- Youth for Christ International. 2
- Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 1
- Africa Inland Mission, International. 1
- Africa Inland Mission. 1
- Air Mail From God, Inc. 1
- Alexander, John W. 1
- Anderson, John Bayard, 1
- Armstrong, Benjamin Leighton. 1
- Association of Church Missions Committees. 1
- Australian Christian Student Movement. 1
- Australian Council of Churches. 1
- Bakke, Raymond J. 1
- Barrows, Cliff. 1
- Billy Graham Center. 1
- Bowman, Robert H. 1
- Bragg, Ann Kay. 1
- Bragg, Wayne G. 1
- Brazilian Evangelistic Association, Inc. 1
- Bright, Vonette Z. 1
- Burklin, Werner. 1
- Bush, Luis. 1
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Cassidy, Michael. 1
- Castro, Emilio. 1
- Christian Broadcasting Network (U.S.) 1
- Christian Camping International 1
- Christian Camping International. 1
- Christianity Today, Inc. 1
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 1
- Coleman, Robert Emerson, 1
- Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 1
- Community of Latin American Evangelical Ministries. 1
- Confederacao Evangelica de Brazil. 1 ∧ less