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Collection 455 Records of Champions for Life

Identifier: CN 455
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes, photos, audio tapes, reports, testimonies and other materials which relate to the work of evangelist Bill Glass and his associates in city-wide evangelistic meetings around the United States and especially in correctional ministry. The collection also contains information on other athletes involved in evangelism and many sermons. Champions for Life was previously named Bill Glass Ministries.

Dates: Created: 1957-1995

Collection 459 - Fellowship Foundation Records

Identifier: CN 459
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, reference files, clippings, newsletters and other material related to the work of the Foundation (also known as International Christian leadership) which involved developing small group prayer fellowships, especially among government, business and academic leaders. There is a great deal of information on the United States and other countries. Also documented is the group's involvement in various community development, patriotic, and personal...
Dates: Created: 1937-1988, undated

Collection 473 Oral History Interview with Clayton L. Berg, Jr.

Identifier: CN 473
Scope and Contents Oral historyinterviews with Clayton L. Berg, known as  "Mike," former missionary, educator and president of Latin America Mission. Topics discussed include Berg's youth, family, conversion, education (including Wheaton Grad School), youth pastorate at Western Springs church, marriage and family, language training at Spanish Language Institute, Hogar Biblico, teaching and administration at the Latin America Biblical Seminary iin Costa Rica, administration of LAM's Education Division, training...
Dates: Created: 1993

Committee to Assist Ministry Education Overseas Records.

Identifier: CN 091
Brief Description Correspondence, minutes, reports, monographs, financial records, mailing lists, questionnaires, and photographs related to the origin and activity of CAMEO, a joint committee of the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association and the Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies (EFMA, formerly Evangelical Foreign Missions Association). The documents reflect CAMEO’s development from a group that was primarily concerned with mission agency education programs to one assisting in the...
Dates: Created: 1956-1990; Other: Majority of material found within 1964-1975

David M. Howard, Sr., Papers

Identifier: CN 484
Scope and Contents Four oral history interviews, paper records, and photographs documenting David Howard's life and work with Latin American Mission, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, and World Evangelical Fellowship. Topics covered in the interviews include Howard's childhood, Christian faith, education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary and administrator with Latin America Mission; missions director for Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, director of the 1980 Consultation on World Evangelization; and...
Dates: Created: 1968-1993

Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies Records

Identifier: CN-165
Brief Description Executive Directors' (Clyde Taylor, Wade Coggins, Paul McKaughan) files of the EFMA. The association of denominational and nondenominational foreign missions boards began as a commission of the National Association of Evangelicals to serve common interests of members in government relations (domestic and foreign); use of communication channels; cooperative purchasing/travel; and relations between each other. The collection is subdivided into thirteen parts: 1. Correspondence and General...
Dates: Created: 1937-1996

Gospel Tract Collection

Identifier: SC-222
Dates: Other: -

Herbert J. Taylor Papers

Identifier: CN 020
Brief Description Correspondence, photographs, reports, publications, posters, minutes of meetings, and other documentation of Herbert J. Taylor's long involvement in the leadership of such organizations as Child Evangelism, Youth for Christ, Christian Service Brigade, Pioneer Girls, Young Life, National Association of Evangelicals, Fuller Seminary, Christian Workers Foundation, and Inter-Varsity as well as his role in the planning and development of Billy Graham's Chicago crusades and of Key '73. Other...
Dates: Created: Ca. 1916-1979

Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA) Records

Identifier: CN 352
Brief Description 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. Numerous mission-related subjects are documented, among them those related to the theoretical, theological, or practical aspects of the missionary enterprise, such as missionary aviation, the education of future missionaries, theological...
Dates: Created: 1934-1983, undated

International Christian Broadcasters Records

Identifier: CN 086
Brief Description The 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 within 1954-1978

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Records

Identifier: CN 300
Brief Description Administrative records of IVCF spanning the time period from its founding in 1940 until 1991; includes materials created prior to the establishment of IVCF. Includes records of the presidents (Woods, Hummel, Troutman, McLeish, Alexander, McLeish), Paul Little, Campus chapters, Regional divisions and directors, Missions department, Urbana Missions Conventions, Nurses Christian Fellowship, Development department, Jim Nyquist, Strategic Planning, Finance, and manuscript material for the 1991...
Dates: 1928-2017

John C. Pollack Papers

Identifier: CN 006
Scope and Contents This collection contains drafts of John Pollock’s 1966 and 2004/2005 biographies of Billy Graham. The 1966 version was originally published as Billy Graham: The Authorized Biography. This book was reprinted in revised and expanded edition in 1969,  with the title Crusades: Twenty Years with Billy Graham.  It brought the story of Graham’s life up to 1969. Im 1979, Pollock published another biography of Graham entitled ...
Dates: Created: 1973-2005

Moody Church Records

Identifier: CN 330
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started in 1864 by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946. Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities in 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

OC International Records

Identifier: CN 222
Brief Description 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 and official founding in 1951. 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...
Dates: Created: 1933-1998

Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission) Records

Identifier: CN 215
Brief Description 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 work...
Dates: Created: 1853, 1886-1990, 2001, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1886-2001

Prison Fellowship Ministries Records

Identifier: CN 274
Brief Description Correspondence, memos, reports, newspaper clippings and other documents describing the founding and development of Prison Fellowship. Among the subjects covered in the files are the part played in the organization by Charles Colson, the realities of prison ministry, the conditions of prisons in the United States, relations between organizations involved in prison ministries, the testimonies of inmates, and the relationship between PFM and its constituents.  Persons featured included those...
Dates: Created: 1961, 1975-1989, 1990, undated

Small Collection 030 Records of the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society

Identifier: Small CN 030
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an orientation handbook for missionaries and candidates created by the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. The manual describes the Society's background, constitution, doctrinal statement, expectations for missionaries, and personnel policies.

Dates: Created: 1964

The Navigators Records

Identifier: CN 007
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, forms, manuals, statistical summaries, publicity materials, newspaper clippings relating to the counseling and follow-up systems the Navigators created and supervised for Billy Graham Evangelistic Association meetings between 1950 and 1957. Records document the details of this system for counseling people who came forward at BGEA evangelistic meetings and maintaining contact with them as they began to develop a Christian lifestyle. For some crusades, besides...
Dates: Created: 1947-1974

Vernon W. Patterson Papers

Identifier: CN 005
Scope and Contents Correspondence, clippings, reports, financial records, press releases, promotional material, forms, newsletters, and oral history interviews relating to Vernon W. Patterson's (1892-1991) active participation and leadership in evangelistic activities in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. The papers focus particularly on his involvement in various evangelical lay organizations and other institutions and the early career of Billy Graham. The interviews were recorded on 3/4/85 and 3/5/85 and...
Dates: Created: 1900-1985

Wheaton College Billy Graham Center Records

Identifier: CN 003
Brief Description 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

Wheaton College Revivals Collection

Identifier: CN 514
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews, questionnaires, reports, videos, and other materials relating to spontaneous revivals on Wheaton College campus in the twentieth century. There are restrictions on some material in this collection. The collection primarily documents the March 1995 revival at the College, largely through oral history interviews conducted during or shortly after the event; also included are thirteen follow-up interviews conducted two years after the revival.

Dates: Created: 1936-1997; Other: Majority of material found in 1994-1995

World Evangelical Fellowship Records

Identifier: CN 338
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, audio tapes, photographs. Topics documented included the formation of the WEF in 1951 to foster fellowship, cooperation, and communication between evangelical national and regional associations around the world; the gradual growth of influence by non-Western associations; the activities of Evangelical Protestants in many different parts of the world; the leadership of J. Elwin Wright, Clyde Taylor, Waldron Scott, and David Howard, among others. Many...
Dates: Created: 1926-1992, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1948-1986

Youth for Christ Records

Identifier: CN 048
Brief Description Minutes, constitution and by-laws, clippings, newsletters, manuals, pamphlets, directories, press releases, audio tapes, videotapes, photographs, posters, club yearbooks, correspondence, etc., about the founding, development and growth, and activities of Youth for Christ in the USA and internationally.Collection documents organizational policies, correspondence of the organization's presidents, conventions and Bible quiz competitions, the operation of Campus Life clubs, Youth...
Dates: Created: 1944-ongoing; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-ongoing

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Evangelistic work. 59
Evangelicalism. 35
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 34
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Catholic Church. 19
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Fund raising. 18
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 18
Organizational change. 18
Women -- Religious life. 18
Children of missionaries. 17
College students in missionary work. 17
Evangelistic work -- Congresses 17
Missions. 17
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Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 15
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Women missionaries. 15
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Evangelistic sermons. 11
Evangelistic work -- Japan. 11
Missions -- South America. 11
Pentecostalism. 11
Prayer. 11
Theological seminaries. 11
Church and state -- United States. 10
Evangelistic work -- Brazil. 10
Evangelistic work -- Europe. 10
Evangelistic work -- South America. 10
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Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 10
Missionaries, Resignation of. 10
Missions -- China. 10
Missions -- Colombia. 10
Missions -- Europe. 10
Missions -- Study and teaching. 10
Persecution. 10
Radio in missionary work. 10
Sermons, American. 10
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Christian education -- United States. 9
City missions -- United States. 9
College students -- United States 9
College students -- United States -- Religious life. 9
Evangelistic work -- Africa. 9
Evangelistic work -- Asia. 9
Evangelistic work -- China. 9
Mass media in missionary work. 9
Missions -- Africa. 9
Missions to Muslims. 9
Sex role. 9
African Americans. 8
Animism. 8
Communism -- China. 8
Culture shock. 8
Evangelistic work -- Illinois -- Chicago. 8
Evangelistic work -- Taiwan. 8
Faith. 8
Journalism, Religious. 8
Liberalism (Religion) 8
Missions -- Asia. 8
Missions -- Japan. 8
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Wheaton College (Ill.) 30
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 29
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 18
Youth for Christ International. 10
China Inland Mission. 9
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National Association of Evangelicals. 9
Africa Inland Mission. 8
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 8
Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM) 8
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 8
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968. 8
World Council of Churches. 8
World Evangelical Fellowship. 8
Bright, Bill. 7
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 7
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) 7
Latin America Mission. 7
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 7
Rader, Paul, 1879-1938. 7
Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935. 7
Armerding, Hudson T. 6
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 6
Jones, Clarence W. 6
Moody Bible Institute. 6
Padilla, C. René. 6
Schaeffer, Francis A. (Francis August) 6
Sudan Interior Mission. 6
Troutman, Charles Henry, 1914- 6
Wheaton '83: An International Evangelical Conference on the Nature and Mission of the Church. 6
Woods, C. Stacey, 1909-1983. 6
Billy Graham Center. 5
Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 5
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 5
Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 5
Far East Broadcasting Company. 5
Ford, Leighton. 5
Howard, David M. 5
Jones, Bob, 1911-1997. 5
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002. 5
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. 5
OMF International. 5
Taylor, Clyde W. (Clyde Willis), 1904-1988. 5
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 4
Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 4
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 4
Campus Crusade for Christ. 4
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 4
Evangelical Literature Overseas. 4
Fuller, Charles Edward, 1887-1968. 4
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 4
International Christian Broadcasters. 4
Little, Paul E. 4
Navigators (Religious organization) 4
Perkins, John, 1930- 4
Rodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan), 1880-1955. 4
Skinner, Tom, 1942- 4
Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985. 4
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928. 4
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 4
Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 3
Africa Inland Church. 3
Alexander, John W. (John Wesley), 1918-2002. 3
Bayly, Joseph. 3
Bertermann, Eugene R. 3
Borden, William, 1887-1913. 3
Bowman, Robert H. (Robert Henry), 1915-2014. 3
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925. 3
Bryant, David, 1945- 3
Coggins, Wade T. 3
Colson, Charles W. 3
Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 3
Cook, Robert A., 1912- 3
Crossett, Margaret E. 3
Crossett, Vincent. 3
Dain, Arthur John, 1912- 3
Dayton, Edward R. 3
Escobar, Samuel E., 1934- 3
Evangelism-in-Depth. 3
Evans, Robert P., 1918-2011. 3
Freed, Paul E. 3
Hammontree, Homer A. 3
Hatfield, Mark O., 1922-2011. 3
Hoste, Dixon Edward, 1861-1946. 3
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (Canada) 3
International Congress on World Evangelization. 3
Latham, Lance B. 3
Machen, J. Gresham (John Gresham), 1881-1937. 3
Missions Advanced Research and Communication Center 3
Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 3
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 3
National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.) 3
Norton, Hugo Wilbert. 3
OC International. 3
Prison Fellowship. 3
Smith, Gipsy, 1860-1947. 3
Smith, Oswald J. 3
Sports Ambassadors. 3
Stott, John R. W. 3
Strachan, R. Kenneth (Robert Kenneth), 1910-1965. 3
Straw, Darien A. 3
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