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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...
Identifier: CN 020
Scope and Contents Correspondence, photographs, reports, publications, posters, minutes of meetings, and other documentation of Herbert J. Taylor's long involvement in the leadership of such organizations as Child Evangelism, Youth for Christ, Christian Service Brigade, Pioneer Girls, Young Life, National Association of Evangelicals, Fuller Seminary, Christian Workers Foundation, and Inter-Varsity as well as his role in the planning and development of Billy Graham's Chicago crusades and of Key '73. Other records...
Scope and Contents Newsletters, sermon manuscripts, scrapbooks, programs, pamphlets, photo- graphs, negatives, brochures, a taped sermon, slides, thesis materials, etc., which document Paul Rader's life and ministry. The material deals mostly with his radio work and the organizations he founded, including the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle. Additional material includes materials gathered about him for a planned biography, sermons of other preachers who spoke at the Tabernacle, newsletters and magazines published by...
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of originals in Winona Lake, Indiana, including correspondence, sermons, reports, revival ephemera, and scrapbooks dealing mainly with the career of evangelist Billy Sunday from its beginning to his death and about the work of his wife Helen, who, besides acting as his general manager, was a fundamentalist leader in her own right, especially after his death. Persons featured include numerous fundamentalist figures and institutions; sermon topics cover a wide range of issues...
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle founded by Paul Rader in 1922. Mateterials include photographs, negatives, correspondence, financial reports, church bulletins, newspaper clippings, and form letters and span 1954-1979. Several folders contain financial records and reports of the congregation. Data may be obtained from accounting records (folders 1-1 to 1-8), bank ledgers and statements (folders 3-34 to 4-19), and receipts from mission organizations (folders 4-26...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Frances Rader Longino (1909-1996) in which she recounts memories of evangelists Billy Sunday, Mel Trotter, Homer Rodeheaver, and her uncle, Paul Rader. Other topics include: city mission work and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Pacific Garden Mission, Winona Lake, and Cedar Lake Conference Grounds. Also included are reminiscences of Rader's reaction to Aimee Semple Mc Pherson, the formation of Scripture Press, Billy Graham's early preaching and crusades, and some of...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, prayer letters, audio tapes, films, and other materials documenting the work of the Slavic Gospel Association. Records deal with the early career of Peter Deyneka Sr.; work of individual missionaries; long range planning for the mission; radio ministry; literature publication and distribution; and evangelism in Europe, North America and South America. Collection contains significant information about the church in eastern Europe. Most of the documents in the collection...
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,...
Identifier: CN 285
Scope and Contents Correspondence, oral history interviews, scrapbooks, sermons, minutes, reports, photos, posters, newspaper and magazine clippings, brochures, audio recordings, video recordings reflecting Johnson’s life as an influential American Protestant from the 1930s through the 1990s. Besides documenting Johnson’s pastorates of Midwest Bible Church (Illinois) and Bibletown Community Church (Florida), his leadership of Youth for Christ International, and his activities as an independent evangelist, the...
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...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Rafael Maldonado, Jr. in which describes his childhood; conversion; education and training for ministry at Moody Bible Institute and Calvin Theological Seminary; ministry with Chicago’s Hispanic communities; and role as a pastor at Hope Christian Fellowship to the Puerto Rican community in Chicago. Other topics discussed include: completion of the SCUPE program; apprenticeship for Urban Ministry, the Spirit and Truth Fellowship Church under Manuel Ortiz; church's...
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...
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,...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Wayne LeRoy Gordon, pastor of Lawndale Community Church, a nondenominational church in Chicago's predominantly black community, Lawndale. Topics covered include Gordon's youth, the influence of his family on his spiritual growth, his call to work in the black community, his education at Wheaton College, ministry through Lawndale Community Church in Chicago (its structure, various ministries, including health care, education, and recreation), and the African American...
Identifier: CN 399
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul E. Johnson (1909-1997) in which he talks about his family background; conversion; lay witness as a musician involved in the work of Pacific Garden Mission and various prison ministries; Chicago in the 1930's; the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle; the Christian Businessmen's Committee; Paul Rader, Jack Wyrtzen, Roger Malsbary; and the early days of Youth for Christ in Indianapolis. Other topics discussed include the Great Depression in Chicago, and Johnson's post-1945...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Arthur Rorheim, executive director of Awana Clubs, International. Topics disussed include his childhood, his parents' Christian example, his conversion, the youth work of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Paul Rader, Lance Latham, the origins of AWANA, and principles for establishing programs for boys and girls. The time period covered by the interviews is 1918 to 1989.
Arthur Rorheim was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 31 and April 24, 1989.
Arthur Rorheim was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 31 and April 24, 1989.
Identifier: CN 412
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Gleason Leonard Archer in which he describes his family background; his conversion; his education at Harvard University and Princeton Theological Seminary; his attendance at Park Street Church in Boston, Massachusetts; involvement with Robert Schneider and the Fellowship of Faith and other mission work with the Muslim community in Chicago; forming the United Evangelical Arab Mission; Muslim views of Christians; studying the Arabic language; and his time in Beirut,...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, course notes, lecture notes, manuscripts, articles, photographs, and audio tapes relating to Little's college education at Wheaton College Graduate School, and his work as an evangelist, teacher, writer, and Evangelical leader.Included are Little's seminary lecture notes, and files on his contribution as assistant director of the 1974 International Congress on World Evangelization in Switzerland. A substantial portion of the collection consists of...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Quackenbush Stough (1913-2009) in which she discusses her parents, childhood, education, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, call to be a missionary, joining Africa Inland Mission, travel to Africa, work in French Equatorial Africa, evangelistic field trips, her husband Paul Stough, her work among women in the Belgian Congo, the growth of the Africa Inland Church, the independence of the Congo, the Congolese civil war and Simba uprising, the...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Beverly (Pannell) Yates in which she discusses her childhood in Michigan, family history, her brother (evangelist William Pannell), her conversion and spiritual growth, impact of B.M. Nottage on her life, work as a nurse, her ministry among women, Ruth Bentley, Melvin Banks, the black church in Chicago, the development of the Chicagoland Christian Women's Conference, and the Westside Holistic Center. The time period covered by the interviews is 1931-1994....
Scope and Contents Collection includes annual reports, audio tape, correspondence, legal documents, log books, minute books, newsletters, photograph, and prayer books documenting the American Messianic Fellowship (formerly the Chicago Hebrew Mission) and the Hebrew Christian Fellowship (Florida) a subsidiary of the AMF.
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Charles Conrad Kay in which he describes his family background, interest in music, conversion at the age of 24, first steps in the Christian faith, his early ministry in Europe on a short-term program with Greater Europe Mission, marriage, education at Moody Bible Institute, ministry at Cook County Jail, joining the Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM), raising support, and the Kays’ first term as missionaries in France from 1994 to 1999. The events described in the...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, newspaper clippings, lists, financial records, questionnaires and training videos other materials of the Say Yes Chicago committee, a group of Protestant Christian leaders that incorporated to sponsor Say Yes Chicago, a 1996 city-wide evangelistic effort led by evangelist Luis Palau.These files contain much information about the planning and organizing of the campaign, with some material on the actual events of the campaign, the results and the...
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The Genevieve Van Houtum box contains five books relating to her student years at Wheaton College. The first is her Class of 1933 graduation diploma, displayed in blue fold-over boards. The second book is a photo album, measuring 10 x 7, featuring photos of campus staff, faculty, scenes and notable guest, such as William Pettingill, H.A. Ironside and Grace Livingston Hill. The third book is green, measuring 7.75 x 10, with a photo of Blanchard Hall pasted on. Inside are paste-ins from...
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The Ruth Myers scrapbook measures 10.5" x 15.5". The cover is checkered with red and black lines, with the word "Scraps" printed above the image of two cats. On one cat is written, "Ruth Hoisington," and on the other, "1933-1934, 1934-1935." The interior is inscribed, "Donated by Ruth Hoisington Myers in 1973." The pages are yellow and brittle, fragmenting with age. The book primarily deals with her years at Wheaton College, and features paste-ins of invitations, cards, an enrollment invoice, a...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The William Leslie Papers offer a rare primary source for urban ministry. The collection is organized with five main series (Biographical, Ministry, Correspondence, Publications and Media). The Biographical series contains material relating to travel and education with the education sub-series containing the bulk of the series and is composed of materials from Leslie's graduate studies. The Ministry series is the largest single series detailing Leslie's ministry and further organized into...
- Subject: Chicago (Ill.) X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 22
- Special Collections, Buswell Library 4
- Rader, Paul, 9
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 8
- Youth for Christ International. 8
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 7
- Graham, Billy, 6
- Moody Bible Institute. 6
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 5
- Blanchard, Charles A. 4
- Dunlop, Merrill. 4
- Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 4
- Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 4
- Smith, Oswald J. 4
- Smith, Wilbur Moorehead, 4
- Barrows, Cliff. 3
- Biederwolf, William E. 3
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 3
- Cook County Jail (Ill.) 3
- Crawford, Percy B. 3
- Deyneka, Peter, 1931- 3
- Fuller, Charles Edward, 3
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 3
- Jones, Bob, 3
- Jones, Clarence W. 3
- LaSalle Street Church (Chicago, Ill.) 3
- Latham, Lance Breton, 3
- National Association of Evangelicals. 3
- Ockenga, Harold John, 3
- Rodeheaver, Homer A. 3
- Skinner, Tom, 3
- Sunday, Billy, 3
- Taylor, Herbert John, 3
- WMBI (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.) 3
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 3
- Wyrtzen, Jack, 3
- American Messianic Fellowship. 2
- Armerding, Hudson T. 2
- Bright, Bill. 2
- Bryan, William Jennings. 2
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 2
- Child Evangelism Fellowship. 2
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 2
- Colson, Charles W. 2
- Cook, Robert A., 2
- Dallas Theological Seminary. 2
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
- Erickson, Clarence H. 2
- Freed, Paul E. 2
- Greater Europe Mission. 2
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 2
- Ironside, H. A. 2
- Islam 2
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 2
- Lawndale Community Church (Chicago, Ill.) 2
- McIntire, Carl, 2
- Moody Bible Institute 2
- National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.) 2
- Oliver, Richard Weber, 2
- Promise Keepers (Organization) 2
- Rader, Luke. 2
- Shea, George Beverly, 2
- Slavic Gospel Association. 2
- Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 2
- Trotter, Melvin E. 2
- Wang, Leland. 2
- Winrod, Gerald B. 2
- Wright, J. Elwin. 2
- Ackley, B. D. 1
- Africa Inland Church. 1
- Africa Inland Mission, International. 1
- Africa Inland Mission. 1
- American Association for Jewish Evangelism. 1
- American Indian Crusade. 1
- Anderson, Mark. 1
- Andrew, 1
- Angel, Bernard. 1
- Appelman, Hyman Jedidiah, 1
- Archer, Gleason L. 1
- Arzoomanian, Rose. 1
- Ashcroft, John D. 1
- Asher, Virginia Healey, 1
- Awana Clubs International. 1
- Banks, Melvin E. 1
- Barnett, Erik S. 1
- Baron, David. 1
- Bayly, Joseph. 1
- Becker, Carl K., 1
- Bentley, Ruth Lewis. 1
- Bible Christian Union 1
- Bibletown Community Church (Boca Raton, Fla.) 1
- Bihl, Carl J. 1
- Bingham, Rowland V., 1
- Blackstone, W. E. 1
- Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 1
- Blanchard, Julia. 1
- Blum, Jacob, 1
- Bolten, John. 1
- Borden, William, 1
- Bowman, Robert H. 1
- Bryan College. 1
- Bryant, Anita. 1 ∧ less