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Identifier: CN 021
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the Congress on the Church's Worldwide Mission which was held on the Wheaton College campus in 1966 and was jointly sponsored by the Evangelical Foreign Missions Association and the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association. Audio tapes document various sessions of the Congress, including biblical expositions, study papers (on subjects like syncretism, church growth, cooperation, the Catholic Church and social issues), reports on missions on the world's continents,...
Dates: Created: 1964-1967
Identifier: CN 072
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of the published reports, sermons, and miscellaneous documents that were issued under the auspices of the S.P.G. office in London. Sporadic gatherings of pamphlets arranged chronologically in earlier years; regular annual publications in later years. Subjects covered include missionary activity in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.The microfilm in this collection consists solely of the bound volumes of published material that appeared under the...
Dates: Created: 1701-1844
Identifier: CN 086
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, audiotapes, photographs, financial reports, slides, blueprints, and memos related to the activities of International Christian Broadcasting's (originally the World Conference on Mission Radio) work to promote interest in Christian broadcasting and to support and encourage Protestant Christian radio and television broadcasters, largely engaged in evangelism.Materials include data on the International Communications Congress in Tokyo (1970), Muslim...
Dates: Created: 1937-1978; Other: Majority of material found in 1937-1978
Identifier: CN 087
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy 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...
Dates: Created: 1872-1909
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, reports, monographs, financial records, mailing lists, questionnaires, and photographs related to the origin and activity of CAMEO.Subjects covered include theological education in developing countries throughout the world, programmed learning, a self-evaluation program for institutions, Theological Education by Extension (TEE), education of prospective pastors and Christian workers, IFMA and EFMA as the sponsoring bodies of CAMEO and activities of US-based...
Dates: Created: 1956-1991; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-1975
Scope and Contents Office files of MAF, a mission agency that provided transportation, radio contact and other support to missions working in remote areas, as well as some services to non-mission agencies.Materials, including correspondence, minutes, reports, prayer letters, personnel files, and budgets, that document the administration and activities of MAF, especially the regional offices in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America, the Development division (extensive individual prayer letters from...
Dates: Created: 1944-2006
Identifier: CN 161
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 17,716 sheets of microfiche containing minutes, reports, candidates' papers, graphics, and correspondence with missionaries in Europe, Russia, the Americas, West Indies, Australia, the South Seas, Africa, China, India, and other areas. Also included are journals of missionaries, correspondence of David Livingstone, and material about a mission to Jewish people in London. The microfiche was filmed from originals in the Library of the School of Oriental and African...
Dates: Created: 1775-1940
Identifier: CN 163
Scope and Contents This collection contains 70 sheets of microfiche, containing correspondence from missionaries of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society. Correspondence concerns the home office, Europe, North America, West Indies, West Africa, South Africa, India, Ceylon, Burma, China, and Australasia. The seventy sheets of microfiche contain detailed inventories in typescript for a portion of the Archives of the Methodist Church, Overseas Division (also known as the Methodist Missionary Society) in England....
Dates: Created: 1791-1931
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, maps, posters, etc., related to EFMA Administration and its service to its member missions.Includes documentation of persecution of Protestants in Roman Catholic Colombia, Italy and Spain; efforts to broaden American awareness of conditions; and attempts to apply pressure through the US State Dept. Persons prominently featured include EFMA's Executive Directors Clyde Taylor, Wade Coggins, and Paul McKaughan. ...
Dates: Created: 1937-1996
Scope and Contents The papers of Donald and Mary McGavran include correspondence (personal and business), class lectures, manuscripts of books and articles, newspaper clippings, statistics, maps, reference materials, financial records, documents gathered to study church growth in different parts of the world, photographs, audio tapes, and videos. They document a wide variety of different topics, but are particularly strong for three areas: the McGavrans' family life, their work in India as missionaries, and,...
Dates: Created: 1906-2000
Identifier: CN 184
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence, cards, resumes, and mission newsletters from a group of Canadian and American students who attended an Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship summer camp, 1951, near Toronto, Canada. This collection documents an eighteen-year period of the lives of those who communicated with Lois Ottaway with information which was compiled by her for an informal, annual Campus-in-the-Woods Newsletter.
Dates: Created: 1961-1981
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, directories, newsletters, brochures, photographs, book manuscripts, slides, photo albums, and other materials which document the history of the North American branch of the mission.Materials cover the origins of the mission's North American branch; its church planting, evangelistic, medical, educational, and literature work in China until the time of its expulsion in 1951; its reorganization from China Inland Mission into Overseas Missionary Fellowship; its...
Dates: Created: 1853, 1886-1990, 1997, n.d.; Other: Majority of material found in 1889-1990
Identifier: CN 218
Scope and Contents Correspondence, press releases, minutes, financial statements, reports, and photographs documenting the activities of the Evangelical Mission Information Service (EMIS), the publications arm of both the Evangelical Foreign Missions Association and the Interdenominational Foreign Missions Association. Activities documented include the publication of several mission periodicals, including Evangelical Missions Quarterly and Missionary News Service; organization of missionary conferences and...
Dates: Created: 1964-1981
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, manuscripts, handbooks, directories, photographs, etc., relating to the mission's work of evangelism, church planting and development of national leadership in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America since its origin in 1950.Documents describe the founding and expansion of the mission, administrations of Dick Hillis (first president from 1951-1976, but also including files dating back to 1933 on his years as a missionary in China with China Inland...
Dates: Created: 1933-1998
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of the files of the ABCFM. The originals are at Harvard University. The units that the Archives has are: #1, letters from the offices of the Board to foreign missionaries (including letters to missionaries working with American Indians); #2, letters from missions in Africa; #3, letters from missions in Asia; #4, letters from missions in Central Asia (India, etc.); #5, letters from missions in the Near East; and #6, letters from missions on the American continents and the...
Dates: Created: 1827-1929
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...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987.
Scope and Contents Correspondence, form letters, financial and statistical reports, minutes, memos and promotional material related to IFMA administration and its service to its member missions.The files on IFMA members and numerous other Christian agencies predominate. Also includes series of maps of Latin American countries identifying nondenominational and denominational mission activity. Numerous mission-related subjects are documented. Persons prominently featured include Jack Frizen, Billy...
Dates: Created: 1934-1983, n.d.
Identifier: CN 358
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, minutes, reports, promotional materials, news releases, clippings, article and address manuscripts, photographs and negatives. The materials document Wagner's activities as a member of the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization and its Executive Committee; as chairperson of its Strategy Working Group; as co-editor of the annual books, UNREACHED PEOPLES '79, '80, and '81; as a missionary educator and theologian in South America; and his appointment to Fuller...
Dates: Created: 1965-1987
Identifier: CN 414
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, papers and speech manuscripts relating to the ministry of Wade T. Coggins, Christian worker with the Christian and Missionary Alliance and the Evangelical Foreign Mission Association.
Dates: Created: 1964-1990
Identifier: CN 572
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, articles, clippings, correspondence, diplomas, manuscripts, ordination certificate, photographs, planning schedules, prayer letters, publications, reports, memos, school newspapers and yearbooks related to Philip Edward Armstrong's involvement as co-founder and general director of Far Eastern Gospel Crusade (now SEND International). Includes Armstrong's correspondence with FEGC colleagues and Evangelical figures, personal correspondence with his family, documents related to his...
Dates: Created: 1920-1985
Identifier: CN 614
Scope and Contents Papers, recordings of meeting sessions, planning materials and other documents from the Trinary Consultation, which examined how Christians in the late twentieth century should present the Christian gospel in large urban settings. The meeting was co-sponsored by Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Wheaton College.
Dates: Created: 1985-1986
Identifier: CN 632
Scope and Contents Prayer letters, publications, sermons notes of Nowack documenting William H. Nowack’s work as an independent Christian missionary in the United States (Tennessee) and China (Honan) over a period of four decades.
Dates: Created: 1903-1980
- Subject: Missions -- Asia X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 22
- Buswell Library Special Collections 1
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 7
- China Inland Mission. 6
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 6
- Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 5
- Graham, Billy, 5
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 5
- Frizen, E. L. 4
- Latin America Mission. 4
- Moody Bible Institute. 4
- National Association of Evangelicals. 4
- Taylor, Clyde W. 4
- Africa Inland Mission. 3
- Association of Church Missions Committees. 3
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 3
- Glasser, Arthur F. 3
- King, Louis L. 3
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 3
- Norton, Hugo Wilbert, 3
- Palau, Luis, 3
- Sudan Interior Mission. 3
- World Council of Churches. 3
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 3
- Armstrong, Philip E. 2
- Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 2
- Buker, Raymond B. 2
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 2
- Coggins, Wade T. 2
- Cook, Clyde. 2
- ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 2
- Evangelical Committee on Latin America. 2
- Evangelical Literature Overseas. 2
- Far East Broadcasting Company. 2
- Fenton, Horace L. 2
- Fuller Theological Seminary. 2
- Henry, Carl F. H. 2
- Hillis, Dick. 2
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 2
- Islam 2
- Keyes, Lawrence E., 2
- McGavran, Donald A. 2
- McKinney, Lois. 2
- Methodist Church 2
- Mission Aviation Fellowship. 2
- Montgomery, James H., 2
- OC International. 2
- OC Ministries. 2
- Orient Crusades. 2
- Overseas Crusades. 2
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 2
- Padilla, C. Rene. 2
- Reapsome, James W. 2
- Sports Ambassadors. 2
- Sweeting, George, 2
- Taylor, James Hudson, 2
- Wagner, C. Peter. 2
- Winter, Ralph D. 2
- Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 1
- Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 1
- Ahlstrom, Tony. 1
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
- American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 1
- American Leprosy Missions. 1
- Anderson, Herbert. 1
- Arctic Missions, Inc. 1
- Armerding, Hudson T. 1
- Armstrong, Ben. 1
- Armstrong, Bobbie. 1
- Assemblies of God. 1
- Bader, Jesse Moren, 1
- Baker, Milton G. 1
- Bakke, Raymond J., 1
- Bayly, Joseph. 1
- Belgian Gospel Mission. 1
- Bennett, Charles T. 1
- Bertermann, Eugene R. 1
- Bethel Bible Institute (Armenia, Colombia) 1
- Bingham, Rowland V., 1
- Blanchard, Charles A. 1
- Blanchard, Julia. 1
- Blocher, Jacques 1
- Borden, William, 1
- Borden, William. 1
- Bowman, Robert H. 1
- Bright, Bill. 1
- Brown, D. Clayton. 1
- Butler College. 1
- Central American Mission. 1
- Chafer, Lewis Sperry, 1
- Chase, J. Richard 1
- Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
- Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
- Christian Broadcasting Network (U.S.) 1
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
- Christianity Today, Inc. 1
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 1
- Clark, Gordon Haddon. 1
- College of Missions (Irvington, Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
- Dallas Theological Seminary. 1
- Dayton, Edward R. 1
- Dillon, William P. 1 ∧ less