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Scope and Contents Correspondence describing Vera Thiessen's experiences and work as a medical missionary for the Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in the Belgian Congo (now Zaire) to her family, which included her parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. D. Thiessen, her sisters Carol and Lois, and her brother Jack. A few letters were written to friends as general prayer letters. The time period covered by the letters is 1946 to 1976. Topics discussed include her experiences as a missionary with Africa Inland Mission, Africa Inland...
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.The bulk of this collection consists of sermons and clippings of Wrighton. There are over three hundred folders containing Wrighton's sermons and clippings on various subjects and topics written by the author during his...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, audiotapes, photographs, financial reports, slides, blueprints, and memos related to ICB's activities as support organization and professional association for Protestant Christian radio and television broadcasters, largely engaged in evangelism.Materials include data on the International Communications Congress in Tokyo (1970), Muslim Conference (1974), and survey questionnaire for ICB's WORLD DIRECTORY OF RELIGIOUS RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING (1973). ...
Scope and Contents Microfilm 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...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Kenneth Gieser and letters reporting to the Southern Presbyterian Mission Board in Nashville, TN on the Gieser’s work in China, written between October 19, 1934, and November 1, 1936. Also contains audio tapes and transcripts of autobiographical statements.
Identifier: CN 089
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, films, videos relating to Paul P. Stough’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo with Africa Inland Mission. Materials contain information on Stough's father, Henry Stough, Wheaton College, Paul Stough's work as a missionary for Africa Inland Mission in the Belgian Congo (Zaire) and Kenya from the 1920s to the 1970s, and generally on the spread of Christianity in Africa.
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.
Identifier: CN 092
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, correspondence, photographs, and a manuscript that describe Robert B. Ekvall's education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary in China and Tibet, and military and diplomatic activities during World War II and after in China and Southeast Asia.
Identifier: CN 093
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Earl Austin Winsor (1897-1983) in which he discusses his education at Wheaton College as a student (1919-1920) and teacher (1920-25, history, and 1939-1949, math and physics) and his missionary experiences in Africa under Africa Inland Mission, serving in what is now Zaire. Wheaton personalities, mission experiences, especially those relating to his education work, and analysis of his exposure to African government, churches, tribal customs, and health practices....
Scope and Contents Audio recording of class lecture delivered by Dr. John Hsu, a former Wheaton College graduate, in Dr. Will Norton's History of Christian Missions class at Wheaton College on October 11, 1979. Dr. Hsu spoke about his recent trip to mainland China and his analysis of the church's situation there. Topics discussed include the three-self group, Chinese politics, government, and religion, home church groups, and the cultural revolution. The time period covered by the lecture is mid-19th century to...
Scope and Contents Films, including a home movie, microfilm of scrapbooks, notebooks, clippings, and sermons of William Bell Riley and others.The two black and white 16mm films of Riley, one sound and one silent. The silent film is a home movie of Riley with family and friends. Two of the friends are Homer Hammontree, who is shown reciting a poem, and Harry Rimmer. According to the donor of the records, "There is one scene of Dr. Riley having a discussion about the length of the days during...
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.
Scope and Contents An audio tape with excerpts from two of William Booth's sermons, one of which contains a reference to Salvation Army; two autographs of Booth, one dated 1921, one undated; one video tape containing black and white photos and filmed segments of Salvation Army activities, including Booth's funeral. Also includes a brief commentary of Salvation Army history in Depression years in the United States, and activities during World War II. Included on the video tape is a 5 minute sermon by Harry...
Scope and Contents Collection contains 24 recordings of radio broadcasts of The Little Country Church of Hollywood, a religious radio program founded by Dr. William B. Hogg in January 1933. Specific titles are available on the location record although the air dates are unknown. The broadcasts usually lasted fifteen minutes. Collections also contains a color postcard with a picture of the exterior fo the Little Country Church of Hollywood.
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, sermons, radio logs, form letters to supporters, publicity materials of Fuller's Old Fashioned Revival Hour radio programs, and audio tapes and phonograph records of the program and of gospel music.The materials in this collection contain a few miscellaneous items relating to the life and ministry of Charles Fuller. Sermons, newspaper clippings, audio tapes, phonographs, brochures, newsletters, publicity materials, and...
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...
Scope and Contents Sermon transcripts, sermon notes, audio tape recordings of sermons, films, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, video tape, and evangelistic campaign literature related to Aimee Semple McPherson's ministry as an evangelist, radio speaker, public figure and founder of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. Most of the materials in this collection are available from the BGC Archives only on microfilm.Note: Physically, the Archives only has three...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews in which Bruce Finley Hunt (1903-1992) discusses his boyhood in Korea, college and seminary education at Wheaton College, Rutgers University and Princeton Seminary; a portion (1928-1942) of his missionary work in Korea and Manchuria; and his impressions of Korean culture. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1903-1976.Bruce Finley Hunt was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 22 and May 21, 1980 and October 16, 2002 in Abington, PA and...
Identifier: CN 105
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul Dean Votaw (1917-2007) in which he describes his childhood; education at Wheaton College, Dallas Seminary, and Princeton Seminary; and missionary activities in Syria and Lebanon. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1917-1954.Reverend Paul Votaw was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 4, 1980, at the Graham Center offices in Wheaton. The first ten minutes of the interview are barely decipherable due to technical difficulties. The...
Scope and Contents Evangelistic campaign materials, correspondence, an autobiographical manuscript, microfilm of clippings scrapbooks, scrapbook, sermons, sermon notebooks, and photographs relating to the evangelistic career of Stough.Sermon notes, autobiographical manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, a microfilmed scrapbook of Stough's 1915 campaigns in Altoona and Lancaster (Pennsylvania), sermon notebooks, and a xeroxed copy of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and pamphlets from the 1916...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, a book manuscript, a film script, tapes of sermons and speeches, and other items which describe Muntz's early career as director of the Winona Lake Bible Conference, the early development of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the criticism it received, the careers of Billy Sunday and other evangelists. There are also several sermons on Christian prophecy and evangelism to the Jewish people. Topics covered include information on Palmer's career as...
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, audio tapes and phonograph records of Smith singing hymns, and photographs. Newspaper clippings are about meetings held by Smith in Denver, Colorado (1909) and with Billy Sunday in Boston, Massachusetts (1935); included are extended excerpts from both men's sermons.This collection consists of newspaper clipping of Smith's 1909 evangelistic meetings in Denver (folder 1-16), scrapbook pages (folders 1-1 through 1-13) containing newspaper reports about Smith's 1935...
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...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, reports, manuals, and other records that have to do with Troutman's career in Christian work 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...
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....
Scope and Contents Brochures, press releases, 1977 annual report, published biographical sketch, undated audio tape recording of Hyman J. Appelman's testimony, and materials relating to a crusade held in Grand Rapids, Mich., November 7-26, 1944: correspondence, mostly with Pat Zondervan, building lease, Christian Business Men's Committee's constitution and by-laws, and postcard reports of results of various crusades. is also included. Brochures mark the 30th, 35th, and 40th anniversaries of Appelman's...
Identifier: CN 115
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Leroy Elliott (1924-2008), Wycliffe Bible translator working among the Ixil Indian tribe in Guatemala. Interview topics include educational work and life in Wheaton, translation activities, missionary training, mission responsibilities, and political, social, and cultural events in Central America. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1924-1980.Raymond Elliott was interviewed by Chris Matthews, a Wheaton College graduate student,...
Identifier: CN 116
Scope and Contents Oral History interviews conducted with Helen Ruth Belcher Elliot (1927-2012), missionary with Wycliffe Bible Translators to the Ixil Indian tribe in Guatemala. Topics include Wheaton College during the 1940s, field experiences, Guatemalan culture and religion, and family activities. Topics covered in the interview include: Elliott's childhood, marriage and early family life, education at Wheaton College (including courses, academic and social life), decision to become a missionary with...
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, photograph, scrapbook sermon transcripts and notebooks, microfilm, and oral history interviews relating to the career of evangelist Mordecai Fowler Ham.Series: PapersArrangement: ChronologicalDate Range: 1927-1944, undatedVolume: 0.44 Cubic Feet, 1 BoxType of documents: Newspaper clippings, microfilm, periodicals, photographs, sermon transcripts and notebooksNotes: The collection...
Scope and Contents Collection includes twelve cassette tapes of John E. Brown's sermons comprise the bulk of the collection. The tapes contain thirty-five sermons and an introduction from the series "Whose Son Is He," recorded by Brown in 1955 on the deity of Christ.
Archive holdings also include a photograph of a children's choir taken during a campaign in Santa Ana, California. The date is unknown.
Archive holdings also include a photograph of a children's choir taken during a campaign in Santa Ana, California. The date is unknown.
Identifier: CN 122
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Marie Fleckles (1946-2006) in which she describes her short term missionary experience with OMF in Japan. Other topics include her graduate work at Wheaton, undergraduate study at John Brown University, and work in the admissions department of Wheaton Graduate School. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1946-1980.Gladys Fleckles was interviewed by Mr. John Svadbik twice in May 1980. The time period covered by the interviews is...
Scope and Contents Photographs, films, video tapes, and over 1,200 audio tapes containing sermons preached by charismatic-healing evangelist William Marrion Branham, including the healing portion of services.This collection contains primarily audio tapes, but also films, photographs, and books relating to William Branham's ministry as a healing evangelist. One of Branham's meetings (Washington, DC, 1953) was recorded on film, providing a visual example of his preaching style and healing work....
Identifier: CN 124
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews with Helen Gignilliat Torrey Renich in which she describes her grandfather, Reuben Archer Torrey, Sr., and her experiences growing up in China as a child of missionaries. Other topics discussed include her experiences at Wheaton College and culture shock. The collection also includes photographs of her family life in China and Chinese nationals, ca. 1920-30s.Helen Renich was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 15, 1980 in Michigan and on May 17, 1982 at...
Identifier: CN 125
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jane (Teresa) Leasor (1922-2009) in which she describes her post-graduate education at Biblical Seminary in New York City; teaching at a secondary school for girls and a college for women in Beirut, Lebanon; the Arabic language; Islam; the place of women in Islam society; and the relationship between various Christian churches in Lebanon.Teresa Leasor was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 24 and September 7, 1982. There was an earlier tape recorded...
Scope and Contents Autograph, newspaper clippings, photograph, and booklet. Clippings include coverage of Henry Ward Beecher's trial in civil court for adultery in 1875, articles about him with sermon excerpts, reminiscences by his widow and posthumously published articles by Beecher. The 176-page booklet was published as part of the lawsuit and contains transcripts of the proceedings.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation "folder 2-5" means "box 2, Folder...
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter to Dr. Mc Kenzie inviting him to the dedication of Thomas Dewitt Talmage's new tabernacle in Brooklyn, New York; a second letter from Talmage refuting the charge that he had visited an actor to increase his speaking abilities; and news articles by Talmage clipped from the LADIES HOME JOURNAL. The clippings were part of a regular series of short articles by Talmage appearing each month in the magazine on topics such as Thanksgiving, women, and the Christian...
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, newspaper clippings, phonograph records and photographs relating to the musical career and ministry of Homer Rodeheaver. This collection consists mostly of materials from the Homer A. Rodeheaver Company, a publisher of gospel music. There are several different types of order blanks and promotional materials. One newspaper clipping from 1937 refers to his appearance on a CBS radio affiliate playing his trombone. Other items include two issues of Rodeheaver's Musical News which...
Scope and Contents Materials in this collection include photographs, hand embroidery, prayer letters, personal correspondence, naturalization papers, financial records, family trees, wills and codicils, medical documents, and records relating to missionaries J. Wesley and Anna Ellmers Bovyer, superintendents at the Home of the Nazarene Industrial Orphanage in Chinkiang, China from 1908-1941. The materials also cover the Bovyer's residence as alien enemies in a Japanese internment camp from 1941-1945 during the...
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Prayer letters written by Bud and Alice Schaeffer about their mission work with Overseas Crusades. Materials relate their experiences in the Philippines, Australia, and the United States with Sports Ambassadors, which sends various athletes to foreign nations to share their faith. The groups are known by the name Venture for Victory.Letters documents the Schaeffers' work with Overseas Crusades (particularly sports evangelism with Venture for Victory and Sports Ambassadors) and...
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 interviews, photographs, and prayer letters relating to the ministry of Marian Gold Chapman, a missionary with Latin America Mission in Cartagena, Colombia (1957-1975); Bogota, New Jersey (1975-1977), and Coral Gables, Florida (1977-1979).
Scope and Contents Correspondence, maps, clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and sketches relating the career and ministry of Alfred R. Tucker, Anglican Bishop of Uganda. Topics relate to missions in East Africa, social conditions and changes there, translation of the Bible, the abolition of slavery and a biography of Tucker planned by Mary Carus-Wilson.This collection is distinguished by its intimate picture of African life and the missionary church in this part of Africa at a period when technology was...
Scope and Contents Sermons and sermon outlines, diaries, poetry, financial ledgers, and other items related to Ira Everett Hartman's evangelistic ministry. Primarily sermons and sermon outlines--over 250 in all--delivered by Hartman in evangelistic services in Iowa, Nebraska, and Colorado. The sermons also contain reflections of contemporary issues and mores. Diaries covering 1939-47 report national and international news; financial ledgers reflect the Great Depression.Sermons and outlines cover a...
Scope and Contents Microfilmed contents of a scrapbook containing miscellaneous correspondence, photos, and memorabilia by and about hymn writers and composers. Included are Cliff Barrows, Merrill Dunlop, Lowell Mason, Homer Rodeheaver, Ira Sankey, George Stebbins, and others.Series 1: PhotographsPhotographs include these subjects: George Stebbins, Charles Alexander, Rodney "Gipsy" Smith, William Runyan, Don Hustad, Cliff Barrows, Tedd Smith, George...
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...
Identifier: CN 140
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Everett Mitchell (1898-1990) who as a teenager sang invitation songs at Billy Sunday evangelistic campaigns. Other topics discussed include: Mitchell's background, music and radio career, musical training, Billy and Helen Sunday, evangelistic work in Chicago, Gipsy Smith, Homer Rodeheaver, other evangelists, career as a war correspondent during the Korean War, religious use of radio, evangelistic rallies and crusade music. The time period covered by the intervew is...
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of originals in the Oberlin College Library. Includes incoming correspondence, sermon outlines from 1853-75, lecture outlines, and articles. Calendar and index are on reel 1. Also includes two letters relating to Finney, one dated January 6, 1845, written by Lydia to William Westervelt, describing a sermon of Finney's to which many responded. A second letter from Finney, dated January 15, 1873, was written to Brother Pierson discussing the location of Pierson's parents'...
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of missionary correspondence, superintendents' correspondence, administrative records, and printed matter generated by the Missionary Society of Connecticut. Mission areas included those with a heavy concentration of New England settlers: Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, New Connecticut (Ohio). There was also an effort toward American Indians. All reels are 35mm.
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of the Claremont College missionary oral history project. Microfilm includes transcripts of interviews with 44 missionaries to Pre-Communist China, representing 15 denominations or sponsoring agencies. Includes biography on each participant and index to each transcript. Subjects covered include the Boxer Rebellion, social problems, church and state, communism, medical and educational missionary activity, social change, etc. Several significant individuals and organizations...
Scope and Contents This collection contains 40 reels of microfilm, containing the proceedings of the Church Missionary Society for Africa and the East. Includes annual Society meeting records, as published in the annual Proceedings, texts of sermons delivered to the Society, member lists, and reports. Volume 1 contains a history of the Society and its by-laws. Topic covered include evangelistic and missionary work in Africa and 19th century church history in Great Britain.All reels are 35mm, positive copies.
- Subject: Evangelistic work X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 470
- Special Collections, Buswell Library 10
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 129
- Graham, Billy, 86
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 52
- China Inland Mission. 46
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 43
- Moody Bible Institute. 41
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 34
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 32
- Sunday, Billy, 29
- Islam 26
- Rader, Paul, 26
- Youth for Christ International. 24
- Africa Inland Mission. 22
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 22
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 21
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 20
- Perkins, John, 18
- Rodeheaver, Homer A. 18
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 17
- Sudan Interior Mission. 17
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 17
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 16
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 16
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 16
- Henry, Carl F. H. 16
- Jones, Clarence W. 16
- National Association of Evangelicals. 16
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 15
- Latin America Mission. 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
- 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
- International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 11
- Ironside, H. A. 11
- Colson, Charles W. 10
- Crawford, Percy B. 10
- Evangelism-in-Depth. 10
- Howard, David M. 10
- Jesus Christ 10
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 10
- Skinner, Tom, 10
- Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 10
- Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 10
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 9
- Dain, Arthur John, 9
- Davis, Ralph T. 9
- Fuller Theological Seminary. 9
- Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 9
- Torrey, R. A. 9
- Trotman, Dawson E. 9
- Woods, C. Stacey, 9
- Wright, J. Elwin. 9
- Chapman, J. Wilbur 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
- Padilla, C. Rene. 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
- Alexander, Charles M. 7
- Asher, Virginia Healey, 7
- Chiang, Kai-shek. 7
- Coggins, Wade T. 7 ∧ less