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Dates: Other: Date acquired: 07/21/2015
Found in: Buswell Library Special Collections
Scope and Contents Correspondence, proposals, reports, minutes, programs, publications brochures, budgets, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, and video tapes related to the founding, ground breaking and dedication and continuing work of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College as a research and training center in evangelism, and its ongoing activities. Includes audio and video recordings of Center-sponsored conferences (on themes including evangelism and evangelistic preaching, outreach to various...
Dates: Created: 1919-2011
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 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 182
Scope and Contents Correspondence and curriculum material from James Herbert Kane and Winnifred Mary (Shepherd) Kane's missiology courses, and three oral history interviews. Materials document the Kanes' missionary work in China and Dr. Kane's teaching in the U.S. Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1932 to 1950.
Dates: Created: 1934-1987
Identifier: CN 204
Scope and Contents Legal documents, reports, linguistic materials, correspondence, publications, organizational documents of SAM, chiefly 1921-1955.Materials document the mission's beginning as the Inland South America Missionary Union. In-depth reports cover all aspects of mission activities including missionary life and descriptions of their encounters with and observations of Indian tribes, methods of evangelizing, use of linguistic materials relating to Indian languages, personnel policies, social and...
Dates: Created: 1905-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1921-1955
Identifier: CN 231
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, articles, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, photo albums, songbooks, lecture and sermon notes, maps, audio tapes, etc. related to the Ian and Helen Anderson's mission work with the Overseas Missionary Fellowship. The materials document their careers in China until 1951, in Taiwan until 1956, and in the Philippines until 1971, and again in Taiwan until 1974. Materials also reflect their work as regional representatives for OMF following their retirement in 1974....
Dates: Created: 1928-1995
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, politics...
Dates: Created: 1983
Identifier: CN 318
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents related to the life and ministry of L. Nelson Bell, first as a medical missionary in China, then as doctor, editor, and lay leader in the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Among the topics covered by the material in the collection are missions in China in the twentieth century between the two world wars; the work of Bell's son-in-law, Billy Graham; the founding and development of Christianity Today and The...
Identifier: CN 322
Scope and Contents Correspondence, audio tapes, hymn and poem manuscripts, lantern slides, phonograph records, negatives, photographs, tracts, posters, audio tapes, clippings, scrapbooks, etc., related to Oswald J. Smith's career as an evangelist, pastor, author and editor, hymn writer and poet, colporteur, and promoter of missions involvement. Includes material on the Smith family; his evangelistic ministry, particularly in Canada; the North American hymn publishing industry, particularly correspondence with...
Dates: Created: 1890-1986
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.
Identifier: CN 331
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey III and a videotape of the Otterbein United Brethren Missionary Convention in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania on April 23, 1986.Audio TapesOral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey in which he describes his childhood in China as the son of Presbyterian missionaries; his experiences at boarding schools in China and Korea; his grandfather, Dr. R. A. Torrey, Sr.; his work as an Episcopalian parish...
Dates: Created: 1986
Identifier: CN 335
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and paper records relating to Ralph Shannon’s life and ministry as a medical missionary in Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo).Audio Tapes Four oral history interviews with Ralph Shannon, recorded on eight reels of audio tape. Topics covered include Shannon's childhood in Belgian Congo (Zaire) with his missionary parents, Wheaton College undergraduate and graduate education, service in Zaire as a medical missionary...
Dates: Created: 1986-1990
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 401
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Karl G. Dortzbach in which he describes his childhood and youth, influence of his family, education at Wheaton College and Westminster Theological Seminary, and missionary experience in Ethiopia (short term with the Orthodox Presbyterian Church) and in Kenya. Subjects covered include missiology, conversion, raising children on the mission field, marital relationships on the mission field, church life in a Nairobi congregation, proliferation of parachurch groups and...
Dates: Created: 1988-1989
Identifier: CN 406
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, promotional materials, prayer letters, incorporation documents, news releases, statistics, newsletters, clippings, photographic prints and negatives, films, organizational charts, financial record, etc., related to the origins, development, and operation of SEND International in Alaska, Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, and U.S. based operations. Documentation begins with the pre-incorporation of the organization and its first iteration as the GI GOSPEL HOUR phase in...
Dates: Created: 1943-1989
Identifier: CN 407
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, brochures, handbook, video tapes, and historical sketches documenting the ministry of the mission. Topics covered include administration of the mission, the Arctic Bible Institute, infant baptism, the Moravian Church, Arctic Training Center, Victory High School, Multi Media Production, the correspondence school program, Victory Bible Camp, Slavic Gospel Association's transfer of its work in Alaska to AMI, Native Institute of Canada, Native Bible Centre of...
Dates: Created: 1947-1989
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 419
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Crawford Wheeler Loritts, Jr., in which he discusses his childhood; family; conversion; education at Philadelphia College of Bible; perception of racial conditions as he experienced them; evangelistic ministry; church planting projects with of Black Evangelistic Enterprise in Canton, Mississippi, and with Tony Evans in Dallas Other topics discussed include: American Missionary Fellowship; Tony Evans; Here's Life Black America; Bill...
Dates: Created: 1989-1990
Identifier: CN 421
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Arthur Frederick Glasser (1914-2009) in which he discusses his family background; conversion to Christianity at a Keswick conference; his education at Moody Bible Institute and Faith Seminary in Wilmington, DE; service as a chaplain during World War II; marriage, work with Dawson Trotman and the Navigators; service as a missionary in China with China Inland Mission; the Communist revolution in China; the 1951 Bournemouth conference to determine CIM's future; and...
Dates: Created: 1989-1998
Identifier: CN 533
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Catherine Elizabeth Jeter in which she discusses her childhood; conversion to Christianity through a neighborhood Bible club; education; marriage to Joseph Jeter; the start of their ministry (Have Christ Will Travel Ministries); work with inner-city children of Philadelphia and summer camp ministry in Nova Scotia, Canada; and the 1961 Billy Graham crusade in Philadelphia. Other topics discussed include: Jeter’s education at Philadelphia College of the Bible; Short...
Dates: Created: 1996
Identifier: CN 547
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sharelle May Eland in which she describes her childhood growing up in Papua New Guinea where her parents were missionaries, her return to Australia and adjustment to life there, affinity for primitive culture, Christian life and spiritual development, desire to become a missionary, education to become a teacher and at Capernwray Bible Colleges in Great Britain and Germany, ministry among Australian young people and aborigines, missions to aborigines and their...
Dates: Created: 1997
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 595
Scope and Contents Audio tapes of numerous sessions from Congress '88, touching on a wide variety of topics related to evangelism and missions.Series: Audio tape recordingsArrangement: Tapes were received in vinyl cases each already numbered. The archivist kept the same order and labeled the tape sequentially.Date Range: 1988-1988Volume: 161 cassette tapes (0.91 cubic feet)Type of documents: Recordings of the plenary and workshop sessions of Congress 88,...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 598
Scope and Contents Correspondence, papers, case studies, minutes, participant evaluations, and other documents relating to the planning, holding and follow-up of Wheaton '83, an international, evangelical conference exploring the nature and mission of the global church. The meeting was sponsored by the World Evangelical Fellowship and other organizations. It consisted of three simultaneous consultations which dealt with the local church, evangelism across frontiers, and Christian response to human need.
Dates: Created: 1975-1984, undated
Identifier: CN 688
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and articles by Paul Borthwick, a minister, and leader in the Short-Term Mission (STM) and in development ministry. In the interview Borthwick discusses his childhood in Massachusetts, involvement with Grace Chapel, his conversion and growth in Christian faith, his own early involvement with the Short Term Missions movement (STM), the development of STM in the United States and other countries; evaluation of the movement. The collection also contains dozens of articles...
Dates: 1980-2015; Majority of material found in 1980-2012
Identifier: SCN 032
Scope and Contents Report written by Osborne Buchanan of the National Liberty Foundation on the status and future of the 3-year old Evangelical Missions Information Service. Document summarizes EMIS history and makes recommendations for increasing its usefulness with support from National Liberty Foundation, by developing a research center or provide research services for mission agencies. Report written in response to recommendation of mission executives at Colorado Springs meeting in early 1967.
Dates: Created: 1967
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: Missions -- Study and teaching X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 29
- Buswell Library Special Collections 1
- China Inland Mission. 7
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 6
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 5
- Frizen, E. L. 5
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 5
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 4
- Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 4
- Moody Bible Institute. 4
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 4
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 4
- World Council of Churches. 4
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 4
- Armstrong, Philip E. 3
- Association of Church Missions Committees. 3
- Buker, Raymond B. 3
- Coggins, Wade T. 3
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 3
- Far East Broadcasting Company. 3
- Glasser, Arthur F. 3
- Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 3
- Islam 3
- Latin America Mission. 3
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 3
- McGavran, Donald A. 3
- National Association of Evangelicals. 3
- Winter, Ralph D. 3
- World Vision International. 3
- Africa Inland Mission. 2
- Anderson, Helen. 2
- Anderson, Ian Rankin. 2
- Arctic Missions, Inc. 2
- Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 2
- Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 2
- Billy Graham Center. 2
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 2
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 2
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 2
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 2
- Christianity Today, Inc. 2
- Evangelical Committee on Latin America. 2
- Evangelical Literature Overseas. 2
- Evangelical Missions Information Service. 2
- Far Eastern Gospel Crusade. 2
- Ford, Leighton. 2
- Fuller Theological Seminary. 2
- Gaebelein, Frank Ely, 2
- Hendrix, Olan. 2
- Honeywell, Russell. 2
- King, Louis L. 2
- McKinney, Lois. 2
- Norton, Hugo Wilbert, 2
- Percy, John Otley, 2
- Philadelphia College of the Bible. 2
- Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2
- Rader, Paul, 2
- SEND International. 2
- Slavic Gospel Association. 2
- South America Mission, Inc. 2
- Sudan Interior Mission. 2
- Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935 2
- Taichung Bible Institute (Taichung, Taiwan) 2
- Taylor, Clyde W. 2
- Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928 2
- Yu-Shan Theological Institute (Li Yu Tan, Taiwan) 2
- Ackley, B. D. 1
- Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 1
- Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 1
- Alexander, Charles M. 1
- Allen, Franklin W. 1
- Allen, Roland, 1
- Alliance Tabernacle (Toronto, Ont.) 1
- Allison, Lon 1
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
- American Leprosy Missions. 1
- American Missionary Fellowship. 1
- American Sunday-School Union. 1
- Anderson, Herbert. 1
- Arctic Bible Institute. 1
- Arctic Training Center. 1
- Armerding, Hudson T. 1
- Armstrong, Benjamin Leighton. 1
- Armstrong, Bobbie. 1
- Asian Theological Seminary (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
- Assemblies of God. 1
- Association of Bible Churches in the Philippines. 1
- Australian Inland Mission. 1
- Bader, Jesse Moren, 1
- Baker, Milton G. 1
- Baptista, Bob. 1
- Baptista, Martha. 1
- Barrington College. 1
- Bays, Wallace. 1
- Belgian Gospel Mission. 1
- Bernardin, Joseph Louis 1
- Bethel Bible Institute (Armenia, Colombia) 1
- Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 1
- Bingham, Rowland V., 1
- Black Evangelistic Enterprise. 1
- Blanchard, Charles A. 1
- Blanchard, Julia. 1 ∧ less