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Collection 007 Records of Navigators

Identifier: CN 007
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, forms, manuals, statistical summaries, publicity materials, newspaper clippings relating to the counseling and follow-up systems the Navigators created and supervised for Billy Graham Evangelistic Association meetings between 1950 and 1957. Records document the details of this system for counseling people who came forward at BGEA evangelistic meetings and maintaining contact with them as they began to develop a Christian lifestyle. For some crusades, besides...
Dates: Created: 1947-1974

Collection 020 Papers of Herbert J. Taylor

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...
Dates: Created: 1916-1979

Collection 040 Papers of Andrew Wyzenbeek

Identifier: CN 040
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Chicago manufacturer and inventor, Andrew Wyzenbeek, who was very active as a layman in evangelistic work. Among other topics he discusses his early life in Holland, New York City, and Iowa at the turn of the century; his travels in Central and South America; his acquaintance with Billy Sunday, Paul Rader, and Peter Deyneka; the beginnings of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle; and the beginning of Paul Rader's radio ministry. The collection also contains a folder with a...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 048 Records of Youth for Christ

Identifier: CN-048
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

Collection 050 Ephemera of Merrill Dunlop

Identifier: CN 050
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, and a video recordings relating to the ministry of Merrill Dunlop (1905-2002).The oral history interviews with Merrill Dunlop cover his association with evangelist Paul Rader, early religious radio programming in Chicago, the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Youth for Christ, Christian evangelism and Christian music work. Merrill Dunlop was interviewed by Robert Shuster on November 21, 1978 and June 1, 1979, at Dunlop's home in Oak Park, Illinois....
Dates: Created: 1978-1988

Collection 061 Papers of Billy and Helen Sunday

Identifier: CN 061
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of original documents held 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...
Dates: Created: 1882-1974

Collection 090 Papers of George F. Spotts

Identifier: CN 090
Scope and Contents An oral history interview, correspondence, reports and clippings relating to George Spotts’ work as a Youth for Christ staff member in France and the United States involved in evangelistic work among teenagers.
Dates: Created: 1960-1979

Collection 181 Papers of Earl W. Schultz, Jr.

Identifier: CN 181
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newsletters, promotional material, phonograph record, photographs, reports, financial records and other documents related to Earl W. Schultz's ministry with Youth For Christ.Topics covered include evangelistic work with youth, in the eastern U.S. primarily, and Hamstead, Maryland, particularly; also various YFC and other organizations' programs for young people, including rallies, conventions, contests and Bible quizzes, etc.  Persons featured include various YFC...
Dates: Created: 1947-1971

Collection 225 Records of the Baptista Film Mission

Identifier: CN 225
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, newsletters, scripts, catalogs, films, and other material related to the work of the Baptista Film Mission. This collection contains much information on the beginnings of the Protestant evangelical Christian film industry. Included are films featured are evangelical and fundamentalist figures like V. Raymond Edman, Billy Graham, Henry A. Ironside, Bob Jones Jr., Paul Rader, Oswald J. Smith, and Walter Wilson and nondenominational organizations. Subjects documented...
Dates: Created: 1908-1977; Majority of material found in 1939-1963

Collection 237 Records of the Slavic Gospel Association

Identifier: CN 237
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...
Dates: Created: 1922-1983

Collection 270 Oral History Interview with Ray Schulenburg

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,...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 285 Papers of Torrey Maynard Johnson

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...
Dates: Created: 1919 -2001

Collection 326 Papers of James Edwin Wright

Identifier: CN 326
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and personal notebook relating to the ministry of James E. Wright with Youth for Christ in India, Mexico, and the United States.Series 1: Audio TapesOral history interviews with James E. Wright in which he describes his youth, conversion and spiritual growth, education at Wheaton College and Multnomah School of the Bible, involvement with Youth For Christ in Portland, Oregon, India and Mexico, counseling and follow-up...
Dates: Created: 1950-1986

Collection 337 Papers of Roger H. Malstead

Identifier: CN 337
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews and prayer letters, relating to Roger Malstead’s ministry with Operation Mobilization.Audio TapesTwo oral history interviews with Roger Malstead in which he describes his youth, education at Wheaton College, work with Operation Mobilization (OM) in the former Soviet Union, Turkey, Lebanon, the United States, at OM headquarters in England, and with the OM ship DOULOS; Other topics described are the director of OM,...
Dates: Created: 1961-1993; Majority of material found within 1986-1993

Collection 399 Oral History Interview with Paul E. Johnson

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...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 404 Oral History Interview with Rosanna Formanek

Identifier: CN 404
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Rosanna Formenak in which she discusses her family background; conversion; education at Nyack College and Columbia University in nursing; experiences as a missionary in Gabon with the Christian and Missionary Alliance; youth work, relationship between church and state in Gabon; medical work; and the strengths and weaknesses of the church in Gabon. Other topics discussed include the influence of Word of Life and Youth for Christ on Formenak’s spiritual growth,...
Dates: Created: 1988

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Freed, Paul E. 2
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Arzoomanian, Rose. 1
Asher, Virginia Healey, 1
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Bibletown Community Church (Boca Raton, Fla.) 1
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Bihl, Carl J. 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Blocher, Jacques. 1
Bolten, John. 1
Bowman, Robert H. 1
Bryan College. 1
Bryan, William Jennings. 1
Bryant, Anita. 1
Campbell, Ken. 1
Campus Crusade for Christ International. 1
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Cathedral of Tomorrow (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio) 1
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