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Collection 240 Ephemera of the Christian Broadcasting Network

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Identifier: CN 240
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Two video tapes of the dedication ceremonies of an International Communication Center for CBN, October 6, 1979, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Dedicatory address was delivered by Billy Graham, with guest musical appearances by Andre Crouch, William Harness, the Hampton Institute Choir, and Virginia Philharmonic Orchestra; master of ceremonies was Ephraim Zimbalist, Jr.

Dates: Created: 1979

Collection 242 Oral History Interview with Ruth E. Hess

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Identifier: CN 242
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth Edna DeVelde Hess (1909-1997), a missionary with the Plymouth Brethren Church at Sakeji School for missionary children in Zambia. Topics discussed include: Hess' life as a child in Wheaton, Illinois, and education at Wheaton Academy and Wheaton College; marriage to Lyndon Roth Hess; calling to be teachers of missionary children; decision to go to Africa; their work at Sakeji School from 1932 to 1982; and descriptions of life and customs in Zambia among the...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 246 Papers of Jessie McDonald

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Identifier: CN 246
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, notes, articles, photographs, and annual reports relating to Jessie McDonald's medical work in China from 1913-1952 with China Inland Mission. The documents include information on evangelistic outreach and the nature of health conditions in China. The materials also describe the political and social upheavals occurring in China during the first half of the 1900s.The correspondence by Dr. Mc Donald is supplemented by some correspondence of her co-workers...
Dates: Created: 1907-1951

Collection 247 Oral History Interview with Louis E. Knowlton

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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

Collection 248 Papers of William J. Barnett

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Identifier: CN 248
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and booklet of short stories and photographs created by William John Barnett, relating to his upbringing in Kenya as the son of missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) and his own later medical missionary service in Tanzania, Kenya, and the Comoro Islands from 1950-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interviews with William John Barnett in which he describes his childhood in Kenya with his missionary parents;...
Dates: Created: 1983-1997

Collection 249 Papers of Myron and Elizabeth Harrison

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Identifier: CN 249
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, prayer letters, and photographs related to the missionary service of Myron and Elizabeth Harrison with Overseas Missionary Fellowship in the Philippines from 1967-1990.Series: Audio TapesOne oral history interview each with Myron and Elizabeth Harrison. Topics discussed in the interviews include missionary call, appointment and assignments in the Philippines with Overseas Missionary Fellowship, family life, the...
Dates: Created: 1967-1993

Collection 250 Oral History Interview with Robert Savage

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Identifier: CN 250
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Robert Carlton Savage (1914-1987) in which he discusses his work as a missionary evangelist in Colombia (1942-1944) and his work in Ecuador for missionary radio station HCJB and Youth for Christ (1944-1969). Topics discussed include: his call to mission work and service in Colombia and Ecuador with the Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM), radio station HCJB, Youth for Christ, and various other mission-related topics. The time period covered by the interview is...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 252 Oral History Interviews with Robert and Joan Brain

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Identifier: CN 252
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Robert Wesley Brain and Joan Gordon Brain, in which they discuss their life and faith, particularly their work as missionaries in Zambia with Africa Evangelical Fellowship. The Brains were interviewed separately for this collection. In the Robert Brain interview, he discusses his life on the mission field in Angola as a child and as an adult serving Africa Evangelical Fellowship at Catota Bible Institute until 1975, Manna Bible Institute in Zambia, translating...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 255 Oral History Interview of Helen Frame

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Identifier: CN 255
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Helen Nowack Frame (1908-1999) in which she discusses her childdhood growing up in China, decision to become a missionary for Overseas Missionary Fellowship, education at Wheaton College, years of service in China, culture and political events in China; leaving China in 1951 with her husband Raymond and their children and resettlement in the Philippines, teaching at Faith Academy, development of the Bible Institute, return and activities in Wheaton. The time...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 256 Oral History Interviews with Malcolm and Helen Sawyer

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Identifier: CN 256
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Malcolm Maurice Sawyer (1919-2007) and with Helen Irvin Sawyer, in which the Sawyers discuss their childhood, education, and working for the Christian and Missionary Alliance in China, 1948-1950 and in Laos, 1950-1975. Mission activities in Laos include church planting, training of pastors, and medical assistance to the Khamu and Hmong peoples, language study, Vietnam, Thailand and Tibet, transfer to Laos, cultural differences, political situation in Vietnam,...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 257 Oral History Interview with James B. Dillon

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Identifier: CN 257
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with James B. Dillon in which he discusses his conversion, marriage work in Liberia for the Sudan Interior Mission (SIM), the programs of radio station Eternal Love Winning Africa (ELWA), the cultural diversity of Liberia, and the nature of indigenous Liberian hymns and worship.James Dillon was interviewed by Wheaton graduate student Claire Bureau for her ethnomusicology course on October 29, 1983 at the Billy Graham Center on Wheaton College campus. The...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 258 Oral History Interview with Bradford E. Steiner

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Identifier: CN 258
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Bradford Ezra Steiner (1917-1987), in which he discusses his medical work at Landour Hospital in Landour, Mussoorie, India; diseases; folk medicine; evangelistic outreach to patients in the hospital; conflicts between Christians, Hindus, and Muslims; and carrying medical care into the surrounding villages. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1947 to 1958.Bradford Ezra Steiner was interviewed by Ted Reihmer at Steiner's home in Elmhurst,...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 259 Oral History Interviews with Donald A. Cook

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Identifier: CN 259
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Donald Arthur Cook (1923-2014) in which he describes his service with the Overseas Missionary Fellowship in Japan between 1956-1972. Topics discussed include upbringing, education at Wheaton College, experiences in the United States Air Force, American response to WWII, decision to join China Inland Mission (later OMF), evangelistic methods in Japan, administrative work, language difficulties, administrative duties in OMF headquarters in Hokkaido and in Tokyo,...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 260 Oral History Interviews with Jeannette Thiessen

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Identifier: CN 260
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeannette Louise Martig Thiessen (1927-2014) in which she discusses her family life in Illinois, favorite professors and her education at Wheaton College, nurses' training, and years in India (1952-1974) working with her husband under the sponsorship of the Mennonite Mission to the Lepers and American Leprosy Mission. Other topics discussed include: the Indian caste system, Indian politics, economics, literacy, hospital work with lepers, the Indian church,...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 262 Oral History Interview with Raymond Buker Jr.

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Identifier: CN 262
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Bates Buker in which he describes growing up in Burma as the child of missionaries, his education at Wheaton College, his decision to become a missionary under the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society, language study; evangelization, church planting, translation, medical missions and education activities in Pakistan, working with Muslims and the Sindhi, Bhils, and Marwari tribal people, 1954-1969. Other topics discussed include: the culture,...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 263 Oral History Interview with Margaret Carlson

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Identifier: CN 263
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Johanna (Larson) Carlson in which she describes growing up in Ecuador as the child of missionaries, her education at Westmont and Wheaton Colleges, her nursing experience, and her missionary service with her husband at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Seminary in Hong Kong. Other topics discussed include: the founding of a HCJB radio station by her father, Reuben Larson, and her involvement in Wheaton College's HNGR Program. Individuals described...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 264 Records of Pioneer Ministries

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Identifier: CN 264
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, photos, slides, tapes, curriculum materials, manuals, etc., relating to the work of the PM (formerly Pioneer Girls) in North American Churches. Materials document PM's early history, camping program (philosophy and history of Camp Cheriths and reference materials used to operate a camp and train camp staff), communications functions depicting the variety of tools used to communicate news and information to participants in its programs, orientation materials for field...
Dates: Created: 1939-1983

Collection 266 Oral History Interview with Ruth Sundquist

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Identifier: CN 266
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Sundquist in which she describes her education at Moody Bible Institute, decision to become a missionary, work first in Kentucky home missions as a Christian education worker with the Evangelical Free Church and then her missionary career in China and Hong Kong between 1947 and 1982 as an administrator for a Sunday School and orphanage. Other topics discussed include: language school in China, Chinese attitudes toward the Nationalists, Communists, Americans...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 267 Ephemera of the United Presbyterian Men

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Identifier: CN 267
Scope and Contents Phonograph records containing hymns, selected addresses and devotional messages from the 9th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Presbyterian Men on March 15-17, 1957 in Chicago, IL. Includes addresses by Eugene Carson Blake, Howard Pew, and others. Topics discussed include the nature of the church, unity, missions, tithing, obedience, Christian character, committment, and community.This collection consists of an album of three phonograph records which contain hymns,...
Dates: Created: 1957

Collection 268 Oral History Interview with Helen R. Lowery

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Identifier: CN 268
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with Helen R. Bott Lowery (1920-2011) which she discusses her experiences as a member and singer for Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, late 1920s-1930s and Paul Rader's leadership. Topics include: Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, 1927-1930s during Paul Rader's period as leader, music under Merrill Dunlop, Homer Rodeheaver, the food program, sermon topics, and mission rallies; also includes description of Tabernacle programs under Rader's successor, Clarence Erickson. The time...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 269 Papers of Samuel M. Shoemaker

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Identifier: CN 269
Scope and Contents Appointment books, audio tapes, magazines, newspaper clippings, articles, a pamphlet, phonograph records, photographs, and programs covering the years of Samuel Moor Shoemaker's career as an Episcopalian preacher, author, radio preacher, and spiritual advisor-counselor. Includes taped sermons from radio program Faith at Work.Materials cover the years of Showmaker's career as a preacher, author, and spiritual advisor-counselor. Tapes are almost entirely recordings from Shoemaker's...
Dates: Created: 1907-1963

Collection 270 Oral History Interview with Ray Schulenburg

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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 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

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Identifier: CN 272
Scope and Contents Letters with some translation, photographs, a Lisu translation of the New Testament, combined catechism and hymnbook in the Atsi Kachin language, slides, and four oral history interviews all related to Jennie Fitzwilliam's mission work with Overseas Missionary Fellowship (formerly China Inland Mission) among the Lisu and Kachin peoples in southern China along the Burmese border. Included are recollections of Fitzwilliam's husband, Francis, J.O. Fraser and the early history of missionary work...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 273 Oral History Interview with Harold Day

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Identifier: CN 273
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Harold Louis Day (1913-2006) in which he describes his experiences working at the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle during the pastorate of Paul Rader and his successor, Clarence Erickson. The time period covered by the interview is 1913-1978.

Harold Day was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 31, 1984 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.

Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 276 Records of Christ's Mission

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Identifier: CN 276
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, personnel files, manuscripts, pamphlets, audits and other records which document the work of Christ's Mission, which provided support to priests who wished to leave the Roman Catholic Church. The mission also sponsored lectures, conferences and publications on perceived errors in Catholic theology and the influence of the Roman Catholic Church in American society.

Dates: Created: 1894-1984

Collection 277 Ephemera of Jim Elliot

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Identifier: CN 277
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, tapes of sermons and audio letters, journals, notebooks, annotated Bibles, school records, poems, clippings, drawings, and other materials describing Elliot's courtship of his wife Elisabeth, his spiritual preparation for the mission field, early days of his work in Ecuador, and events leading up to his death and those of four other missionaries at the hands of the Waorani (called "Auca" by their enemies) people. Microfilm edition of materials available for researcher use.

Dates: Created: 1941-1959; Majority of material found within 1947-1956

Collection 278 - Elisabeth Elliot Papers

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Identifier: CN 278
Scope and Contents Correspondence, slides, clippings, publicity releases, reviews, manuscripts, films, video and audio tapes relating to Elisabeth Elliot's careers as a missionary in Ecuador, author, teacher and speaker. The collection is particularly rich in material relating to the so-called "Auca Incident" and Elliot's own work the Waorani, whose enemies called them the "Auca," as well as her lectures on the Biblical view of the roles of men and women, dealing with suffering, and personal holiness, among...
Dates: Created: 1926-2010; Majority of material found within 1938-2010

Collection 279 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Evans

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Identifier: CN 279
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Morrell Evans (1899-1976) in which she discusses her childhood; education at Wheaton College; work with J. Elwin Wright; her Christian education activities; the development of the New England Fellowship, the National Association of Evangelicals, and the World Evangelical Fellowship; and her work as a missionary in Taiwan. The time period covered by the interviews is 1899-1976.Elizabeth Evans was interviewed by Robert Shuster on October 8,...
Dates: Created: 1984-1985

Collection 280 Papers of Malla Moe

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Identifier: CN 280
Scope and Contents

Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, clippings, financial records, tracts, photographs, and certificates belonging to Malla Moe, missionary to South Africa, 1892-1953, under Scandinavian Alliance Mission (later TEAM). Correspondence documents evangelistic work among South African tribes in Swaziland and Tongoland and includes descriptions of the Boer War, life in African communities, and church growth.

Dates: Created: 1893-1955

Collection 281 Papers of John and Florence Stauffacher

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Identifier: CN 281
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, notes, clippings, and photographs relating to the Stauffachers' work as missionaries with Africa Inland Mission, chiefly from 1911 to the early 1940s. The materials document their careers from the earliest stages, describing their responsibilities and everyday life, primarily in Kenya and the Belgian Congo, but also in Uganda & Tanzania, their developing relationship by correspondence prior to Mrs. Stauffacher's arrival in Kenya and their subsequent...
Dates: Created: 1902-1973

Collection 282 Oral History Interview with Bonnie Jo Adolph

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Identifier: CN 282
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Bonnie Jo Adelsman Adolph in which she discussses her missionary service in Ethiopia with Sudan Interior Mission from 1966-1974. Topics discussed include Adolph's education at Wheaton College, decision to become a missionary, living in Taiwan during her husband's military service, reasons for choosing Sudan Interior Mission, her husband's medical work in Ethiopia, observations about Sudanese culture, the church in Sudan, and the Adolphs short term mission service...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 284 Oral History Interview with Gladys Wright

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Identifier: CN 284
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Lyle Wright (1902-1994), in which she discusses her work as a teacher in Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Topics discussed include: Wright's family background, education at Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute, her work as a missionary in the Belgian Congo for the Africa Inland Mission, memories of the Congolese people and culture, and her experiences at Wheaton when she was on the staff of the College after retriring from the mission...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 286 Oral History Interview with Marilyn J. Suttie

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Identifier: CN 286
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marilyn Joy Suttie in which she describes her work as a missionary in Cameroon with the United Presbyterian Ecumenical Mission. Topics discussed include: Suttie's childhood in China, education at Wheaton College, and short-term missionary work, mainly teaching missionary children in Cameroon. Also includes information on the Cameroon church, polygamy, Muslims in Cameroon, and medical care, and other political, social, and religious issues in Africa. The time...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

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Identifier: CN 287
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Rice Elliott Crossett in which she describes her childhood with her missionary parents in China, her education at Wheaton College, and missionary career with her husband, Vincent Crossett, in China and Taiwan with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship (1929-1948, 1961-1973). Topics discussed include  Crossett's childhood in China; description of Chinese indigenous worship practices and syncretism in Chinese religious culture; Crossett's...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 288 Oral History Interview with Vincent L. Crossett

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Identifier: CN 288
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Vincent Leroy Crossett (1907-1999) in which he describes his education at Wheaton and Westminster Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Taiwan, and pastoral work in a local church in Hawaii. Topics discussed include Crossett's education at Wheaton College and Westminster Seminary; decision to join China Inland Mission; language school; evangelism methods; characteristics of the Chinese church; CIM's...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 289 Oral History Interview with G. Paul Groen

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Identifier: CN 289
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Groen in which he describes his education at Wheaton College, missionary work the Christian Reformed Church in Nigeria and the Nigerian church, particularly among the Tiv people, and the country's economy, educational system and political history between 1964 and 1973. Other topics discussed include:  Tiv customs and religion, the church among the Tiv and its indigenous leadership and transition of leadership from missionaries, relations with Roman Catholics...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 290 Oral History Interview with Merle A. Steely

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Identifier: CN 290
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Merle Ashel Steely, who worked as a missionary with Sudan Interior Mission between 1951 and 1977 in Liberia and Nigeria. Topic discussed include: Steely's conversion while in military service, education and employment at Wheaton College (including the 1950 revival there), his missionary work in Liberia at radio station ELWA and with Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, teaching in mission and government schools, evangelism and church planting, Billy Graham's 1960...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 291 Papers of Ralph T. Davis

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Identifier: CN 291
Scope and Contents Notebooks, clippings, hymns, poems, photographs relating to the ministry of Ralph T. Davis, as a missionary and executive leader of African Inland Mission. The materials in this collection consist primarily of notebooks apparently used by Davis for sermon materials or in his administrative capacities for AIM. They include: notes on books of the Old and New Testaments; sermon outlines and notes; church history; notes on geographical areas, countries and peoples; hymns and poems; other...
Dates: Created: 1935-1962

Collection 292 Papers of Silas F. Fox

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Identifier: CN 292
Scope and Contents Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, clippings, magic lantern slides, photographs, home movies, pamphlets, financial statements relating to Fox's career in the Telugu-speaking area of India as an independent missionary. The collection also contains information on indigenous Indian evangelists.Materials, some in the Telegu language, document daily life, including descriptions of his travels.  Home movies contain many scenes of travel, Indian landscape and animals, including scenes...
Dates: Created: 1949-1973

Collection 293 Oral History Interview with Melvin D. Suttie

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Identifier: CN 293
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Melvin David Suttie (1912-2006) in which he discusses his childhood, Christian growth, education at Wheaton College and Biblical Seminary in New York and Omaha Presbyterian Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission (1940-1950), work among university students, persecution, evangelistic work among the Chinese population and Nationalist troops, his wife Mary's work among women, their children, church and state relations in China, the impact of the...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 295 Records of the Charlotte Evangelistic Campaigns Research Project

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Identifier: CN 295
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, questionnaires, audio tapes, sermon transcripts, and other documents gathered by Dr. Ivan Fahs during a research project into twentieth century evangelistic meetings held in Charlotte, NC, by J. Wilbur Chapman, Billy Sunday, Mordecai Ham, Billy Graham, and Leighton Ford, spanning 1915-1983. The materials contained in this collection consist of the data Fahs gathered plus notes and aids, such as lists of events, which he and his students made up. Materials include copies...
Dates: Created: 1915-1983

Collection 296 Oral History Interviews with Stanley Okoro

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Identifier: CN 296
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Stanley Okoro in which he discusses his childhood in Nigeria, education participation as a soldier in the 1967-1970 Nigerian civil war, conversion to Christianity, theological training, youth ministry in Nigeria and Liberia, Christian cults in Nigeria, and the strengths and weaknesses of the Nigerian churches. The time period covered by the interviews is from 1951 to 1985.Stanley Okoro was interviewed by Robert Shuster on February 25, 1985 at the Billy...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 297 Papers of Kenneth L. Shingledecker

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Identifier: CN 297
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Kenneth L. Shingledecker in which he describes his work with college students in Student Training in Missions, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, planning Urbana '79 student missions convention, missionary work in Kenya for Daystar Communications, and the development of Christian leadership in the church in Kenya. The collection also includes a folder of prayer letters, ranging from 1985-1990.Topics covered in the oral history interview include...
Dates: Created: 1985-1990

Collection 298 Papers of Howard E. Thomas

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Identifier: CN 298
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Howard E. Thomas in which he describes his family background, Christian life and growth, education at Stony Brook School and Wheaton College, missionary work with the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions among lepers of the Tai-Lu people along the Burmese border in southwestern China, internment by the Japanese in Thailand, contextualization of the gospel, expulsion from the area by the Chinese army involved in opium trade. Description of Stony Brook School...
Dates: Created: 1946-1985

Collection 299 Oral History Interview with Ruth M. Thomas

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Identifier: CN 299
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth M. Thomas about her family and religious background, conversion, recollections of Billy Sunday's campaign in Scranton, PA in 1914, her education at Wheaton College, call to foreign missions, work as a missionary nurse with the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions in a rehabilitation program of a leper colony in southwestern China along the Burmese border among the Tai-Lu people, language study, worship and use of music, an anti-opium campaign, and a...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 302 Oral History Interview with David L. Farah

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Identifier: CN 302
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Livingstone Farah, in which he discusses his upbringing, education at Wheaton College, work as an administrator with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru and Bolivia, and relationships with other religious bodies, national groups and governments. Other topics include the 1950 revival at Wheaton College; Wycliffe jungle training in Mexico; the Catholic Church in Bolivia and the prevalence of syncretism; differences between Peru and Bolivia; description of...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 307 Ephemera of Christian Films and Videos

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Identifier: CN 307
Scope and Contents Moving image recordings in this collection provide a representative sampling of post-war evangelical Christian film companies, and cover various topics such as dramatizations of stories from the life of Jesus and of the Apostle Paul, Christian lifestyle, church and social issues, communism, drug and alcohol abuse, evangelism, immigration, materialism, mass media in religion, meaning of life, missions, the natural world as a reflection of God, politics, refugees, relationships, rock and roll,...
Dates: Created: 1940-1986

Collection 308 Papers of Harvey W. Marks

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Identifier: CN 308
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Harvey W. Marks in which he describes his career as a pastor and work in Christian film distribution beginning in 1945; the development of Christian film-making and involvement with film pioneers such as C. O. Baptista and James Frederick; Walt Disney's production facilities; and film production workshops at Green Lake, Wisconsin. Includes discussion of church use of films and the effects of television on the Christian film industry.Also included is a...
Dates: Created: 1954-1985

Collection 310 Oral History Interview with Eugene Grosman

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Identifier: CN 310
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Eugene Grosman in which he discusses his early life in the Soviet Union, his conversion to Christianity, his emigration from the Soviet Union, his studies at Moody Bible Institute, and his work with Slavic Gospel Association. The time period covered by the interviews is 1945-1985.Eugene Grosman was interviewed by Robert Shuster at the Billy Graham Center Archives on September 4 and 18. The collection as recorded consisted of three audio tapes. However,...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 311 Papers of Charles J. Guth

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Identifier: CN 311
Scope and Contents Water color paintings and oral history interviews with Charles J. Guth, relating to Guth’s missionary work in Africa with the Sudan Interior Mission. Topics covered by the interviews include: Guth’s education at Wheaton College, preparation for the mission field as a worker with Sudan Interior Mission, his life, work, and contacts as a missionary among the Koma and Maban people of the Sudan; the culture of these peoples; the effect of Sudan's independence on the church in the Sudan,...
Dates: Created: 1976-1985

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African Americans -- Social conditions. 34
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Christian education -- United States. 32
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Presbyterians. 32
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Christian and Missionary Alliance. 35
OMF International. 35
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Youth for Christ International. 32
Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935. 30
Zhongguo guo min dang. 27
Rader, Paul, 1879-1938. 26
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 24
Campus Crusade for Christ. 22
Bright, Bill. 21
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 21
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 20
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 20
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) 19
Rodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan), 1880-1955. 19
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 18
Latin America Mission. 18
National Association of Evangelicals. 18
Perkins, John, 1930- 18
Sudan Interior Mission. 18
World Evangelical Fellowship. 18
Ford, Leighton. 17
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 17
Jones, Clarence W. 17
Taylor, Clyde W. (Clyde Willis), 1904-1988. 17
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 17
Armerding, Hudson T. 16
Barrows, Cliff. 16
Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 16
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968. 16
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002. 16
Plymouth Brethren Christian Church. 16
World Council of Churches. 16
Wyrtzen, Jack, 1913-1996. 16
Assemblies of God. 15
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956. 15
Howard, David M. 15
Palau, Luis, 1934- 15
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1906-1934. 15
Africa Inland Church. 14
Fuller, Charles Edward, 1887-1968. 14
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 14
Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 1909- 14
Ockenga, Harold John, 1905-1985. 14
Smith, Oswald J. 14
Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934. 14
Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 13
Catholic Church. 13
Ironside, H. A. (Henry Allan), 1876-1951. 13
Padilla, C. René. 13
Shea, George Beverly, 1909-2013. 13
Skinner, Tom, 1942- 13
Wheaton College (Ill.). Graduate School. 13
Woods, C. Stacey, 1909-1983. 13
Crawford, Percy B. (Percy Bartimus) 12
Dain, Arthur John, 1912- 12
Dunlop, Merrill. 12
Graham, Ruth Bell. 12
Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 12
Smith, Gipsy, 1860-1947. 12
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928. 12
World Vision International. 12
Colson, Charles W. 11
Columbia Bible College (Columbia, S.C.) 11
Fuller Theological Seminary. 11
Pierce, Bob, 1914-1978. 11
Taylor, Herbert John, 1893-1978. 11
Wright, J. Elwin. 11
Youth for Christ/USA. 11
Billy Graham Scholars (1975-) 10
Elliot, Elisabeth. 10
Evangelism-in-Depth. 10
McCully, Theodore Edward, 1927-1956. 10
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. 10
Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 10
Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 1868-1957. 10
Trotman, Dawson E. 10
Troutman, Charles Henry, 1914- 10
Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 10
Wilson, T. W., 1918-2001. 10
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 9
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 9
Bell, L. Nelson (Lemuel Nelson), 1894-1973. 9
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975. 9
Davis, Ralph T. 9
Dodds, Gilbert, 1918- 9
Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 9
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 9
Graham, Franklin, 1952- 9
Jones, Bob, 1911-1997. 9
McPherson, Aimee Semple, 1890-1944. 9
Mendenhall Ministries (Mendenhall, Miss.) 9
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 9
Orr, J. Edwin (James Edwin), 1912- 9
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