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Collection — Box: microfilm
Abstract The Jonathan Blanchard Collection is a diverse gathering of items covering the family of Wheaton College's first president. Ranging from the scribblings of grandchildren to a petition for the abolition of slavery, they illuminate Blanchard in many roles: Minister, College President, Abolitionist, Anti Secretist, Reformer, lecturer, and head of a large family. Jonathan Blanchard's life in both the public and private realm is detailed. In addition to the biographical interest of the materials,...
Dates: Created: 1808-2018; Majority of material found within 1808 - 1893
Found in: Buswell Library Special Collections
Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: CN 605
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Omungu, a Kenyan of the Luo tribe. Topics covered include his family background, his parents’ faith, his own conversion at a Billy Graham meeting and the development of his spiritual life through the years, his education at Pan Africa Christian College, his experiences as an ordained Anglican priest in several churches, including All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi; Anglicanism in Kenya; the larger Christianity community in Kenya, particularly the impact of...
Identifier: CN 655
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Adonai. Topics discussed include family background and childhood in Nigeria, his conversion and the development of his Christian faith, graduate education in Poland; ministry among university students through the Christian Student Association of Poland (ChSA) and the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES); African students in Poland; Pentecostalism in Poland; founding of the Victory in Jesus Church in Lodz, Poland; impressions of the Wheaton College...
Identifier: SCN 028
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
Identifier: SCN 029
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: 1964
Identifier: SCN 036
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: 1875-1897, undated
Identifier: SCN 038
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
Identifier: SCN 043
Content Description 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
Identifier: SCN 053
Scope and Contents Card announcing an evangelistic meeting at the Dudley Street Baptist Church held by Samuel Sayford.
Dates: Created: 1908
Identifier: SCN 057
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
Identifier: SCN 059
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
Identifier: SCN 060
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: Undated
Identifier: SCN 064
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
Identifier: SCN 065
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Joseph Kingsburg Wight, missionary to China, 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
Identifier: SCN 066
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
Identifier: SCN 067
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
Identifier: SCN 068
Scope and Contents This collection contains a postcard with photograph announcing meetings conducted by Rev. Charles E. Eaton at the Bowdoin Square Tabernacle.
Dates: Created: 1907
Identifier: SCN 071
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Alfred Goodrich to Martin Hogan including descriptions of Alexander Campbell and 300 conversions resulting from meetings conducted by a Mr. Avery.
Dates: Created: 1840
Identifier: SCN 073
Scope and Contents This collection contains a scrapbook containing brochures, posters, and newspaper clippings used in the 1951 "Key to Life" evangelistic campaign of evangelist Jack Shuler, held in Grand Rapids, Michigan; sponsored by the Christian Businessmen's Committee of Grand Rapids.
Dates: Created: 1951
Identifier: SCN 074
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter by Robert Porteous describing accounts of the activities of the church in Yichun, Jianxi Province, including an intensive Bible school and conference for women, prayer meetings for several captured Christian workers, and weekly services, all taking place in the midst of troop movements by government and communist troops, which, although disruptive, did not interfere with church activities. Also included are items about military conflict and destruction...
Dates: Created: 1928
Identifier: SCN 076
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter from Edwin William Fisch, a missionary with China Inland Mission, detailing his first days in China including descriptions of his arrival in Shanghai, the China Inland Mission compound and hospital, Shanghai street life, visits to training institutes, medical facilities, leading a worship service, travel on the Yangtze River, and the working classes.
Dates: Created: 1937
Identifier: SCN 078
Scope and Contents This collection contains three prayer letters describing Ralph and Helen Scovilles' missionary work in China; travel from Shanghai to Ningsha, Kansu Province (now Yinchuan, Gansu) and raid and 23-day occupation of Ningsha by Muslim bandits.
Dates: Created: 1928-1929
Identifier: SCN 079
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Charles Thomson, describing progress made in evangelistic work in China, excerpts from missionaries' letters appealing for prayer, and an appeal for new missionaries.
Dates: Created: 1929
Identifier: SCN 080
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Martha Pohnert, a missionary with China Inland Mission, decribing Pohnert's Chinese co-workers, prayer needs, famine in the area, and the state of an outlying town damaged by soldiers.
Dates: Created: 1929
Identifier: SCN 081
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from A. Bertram Lewis, describing his work as missionary in Kiangsi Province, China, with China Inland Mission, the progress of evangelistic work, involvement of Chinese Christians in evangelism, and a Bible conference.
Dates: Created: 1937
Identifier: SCN 084
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters and several items related to the drowning of missionary George E. King in 1927. The letters describe the Waltons' travel as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and a Bible conference for Chinese Christians. Also includes CIM newsletter and report which describe the treacherous raft trip made by 38 missionaries and their families who were withdrawing from the Kansu Province during which King drowned.
Dates: Created: 1927-1940
Identifier: SCN 086
Scope and Contents This collection contains two prayer letters from Herbert W. and Minnie E. Flagg, decsribing the Flaggs' work as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and political and social turmoil due to conflict between nationalist and communist forces and local robber bands, including G.M. Metcalf's being held as a hostage; Shanghai CIM compound caught in the crossfire in one instance; missionaries fleeing from the countryside; propaganda slogans; and attempts to continue work inland. Since many CIM...
Dates: Created: 1927
Identifier: SCN 087
Scope and Contents This collection contains one promotional card announcing revival meetings held at the First Methodist Episcopal Church in Knoxville, Iowa, led by Rev. Frank Mathis with Harry P. Armstrong and Mrs. Armstrong as musicians.
Dates: Created: 1926
Identifier: SCN 089
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from J. T. Hough to Rev. John A. Murray, Secretary of the Western Agency of the American Home Missionary Society, describing Hough's financial difficulties in his Port Byron, New York, pastorate and spiritual progress of the congregation.
Dates: Created: 1838
Identifier: SCN 091
Scope and Contents This collection contains an annotated article (written by Phyllis Thompson) about the North-West Bible Institute (NWBI) in Fengzian, Shensi Province, describing the development of the Back to Jerusalem Evangelisitc Band, which evangelized in western China, including among Muslims. Also includes photocopies from Theodore Fischbacher's scrapbook with photographs of NWBI (1941-1947) and the Fischbacher family (1942-1944).
Dates: Created: 1941-1947
Identifier: SCN 095
Scope and Contents This collection contains a postcard announcing revival services being held at the People's Pentecostal Church in Everett, Massachusetts by Rev. Fred St. Clair.
Dates: Created: 1915
Identifier: SCN 097
Scope and Contents This collection contains pamphlets, correspondence, reports and articles created by Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr. documenting his internment by the Japanese in China, the great physical and spiritual needs of the people in South Korea following the war there, and the development of the rehabilitation program under Torrey's administration.
Dates: Created: 1942-1966
Identifier: SCN 099
Scope and Contents This collection contains nine letters and one annual report from members of the American Bible Society addressed to Rev. J.C. Brigham (Secretary), and Joseph Hyde (General Agent and Assistant Treasurer). Letters contain information on finances, orders, reports on sales of Bibles, notices of obituaries of members, and other information relating to the Society.
Dates: Created: 1833-1853
Identifier: SCN 104
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Belgian Gospel Mission directors Edith and Ralph Norton and a BGM newsletter. The personal letter describes the continuing effects of World War I on the country, the activities of various missionaries, perceived opposition to the mission from the Roman Catholic hierarchy and the testimonies of new converts.
Dates: Created: 1931
Identifier: SCN 106
Scope and Contents This collection contains a pamphlet created by the Gospel Fellowship Club of Chicago, describing the Club's purpose of providing fellowship for businessmen working in downtown Chicago.
Dates: Created: 1944
Identifier: SCN 110
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings relating to Helen Priscilla Stam, whose missionary parents, John and Betty Stam, were killed by communist soliders in China when Helen Stam was an infant. The clippings decsribe the Stam's ministry in China; their deaths; Helen Stam's rescue by local Christians; and expresses the hopes of her grandparents that she would become a missionary.
Dates: Created: 1934-1939
Identifier: SCN 112
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, reports, lists and other materials relating to Cory's participation in the 1962 Greater Chicago Crusade as a member of the Laymen's Committee. The materials also contain information about the naming of Decision Magazine, the opposition of the Independent Fundamental Churches of America (IFCA) to the Chicago crusade, and a critique from Harold Warren to Charlie Riggs of the BGEA's policy of working with Roman Catholic and...
Dates: Created: 1958-1962
Identifier: SCN 113
Scope and Contents This collection contains the curriculum kit produced by World Vision for use with children. The kit, including flash cards, photo, and booklet, was adapted from a radio script by Bob Pierce, describing how missionary Hubert Mitchell first presented the Christian gospel to a group of the Kubu people in Sumatra in 1937.
Dates: Other: Undated
- Subject: Evangelistic work X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 479
- Buswell Library Special Collections 10
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 129
- Graham, Billy, 86
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 52
- China Inland Mission. 46
- Moody Bible Institute. 44
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 42
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 35
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 34
- Sunday, Billy, 29
- Islam 26
- Rader, Paul, 26
- Youth for Christ International. 23
- Africa Inland Mission. 22
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 22
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 21
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 20
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 19
- Perkins, John, 18
- Rodeheaver, Homer A. 18
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 17
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 17
- Sudan Interior Mission. 17
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 17
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 16
- Henry, Carl F. H. 16
- Jones, Clarence W. 16
- Latin America Mission. 16
- National Association of Evangelicals. 16
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 15
- Moody Bible Institute 15
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 15
- Taylor, Clyde W. 15
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 15
- Bright, Bill. 14
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 14
- Stam, John Cornelius, 14
- World Council of Churches. 14
- Armerding, Hudson T. 13
- Catholic Church 13
- International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 13
- Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 13
- Smith, Oswald J. 13
- Wyrtzen, Jack, 13
- Blanchard, Charles A. 12
- Elliot, Jim, 12
- Jones, Bob, 12
- McIntire, Carl, 12
- Ockenga, Harold John, 12
- Palau, Luis, 12
- Plymouth Brethren. 12
- Smith, Gipsy, 12
- Africa Inland Church. 11
- Assemblies of God. 11
- Barrows, Cliff. 11
- Dunlop, Merrill. 11
- Ford, Leighton. 11
- Fuller, Charles Edward, 11
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 11
- Ironside, H. A. 11
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 11
- Woods, C. Stacey, 11
- Colson, Charles W. 10
- Crawford, Percy B. 10
- Evangelism-in-Depth. 10
- Fuller Theological Seminary. 10
- Howard, David M. 10
- Jesus Christ 10
- Skinner, Tom, 10
- Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 10
- Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 10
- Dain, Arthur John, 9
- Davis, Ralph T. 9
- Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 9
- Padilla, C. Rene. 9
- Torrey, R. A. 9
- Trotman, Dawson E. 9
- World Vision International. 9
- Wright, J. Elwin. 9
- Chapman, J. Wilbur 8
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 8
- ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 8
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 8
- Graham, Ruth Bell. 8
- Hurlburt, Charles E. 8
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America. 8
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 8
- McCully, Theodore Edward, 8
- McPherson, Aimee Semple, 8
- National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.) 8
- Nixon, Richard M. 8
- Pierce, Bob, 8
- Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 8
- Shea, George Beverly, 8
- Straw, Darien A. 8
- Taylor, James Hudson, 8
- Weary, Dolphus, 8
- Youth for Christ/USA. 8
- Africa Inland Mission, International. 7
- Alexander, Charles M. 7
- Asher, Virginia Healey, 7 ∧ less