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Christians Supporting Community Organizing

Identifier: SC-200
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 07/21/2015

Collection 005 Papers of Vernon W. Patterson

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

Collection 087 Papers of Fredrik Franson

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

Collection 118 Ephemera of Mordecai Ham

Identifier: CN 118
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, oral history interviews, newspaper clippings, microfilm, periodicals, photographs, sermon transcripts and notebooks. It documents in a non-comprehensive way Ham’s preaching style, some of his evangelistic meetings; his campaigns against Roman Catholics, Jews, evolution, and for the prohibition of alcohol and the racial hierarchy in the American South. There is in particular a great deal of material about the 1934 meetings in Charlotte when Billy Graham...
Dates: Created: 1875-1983; Majority of material found within 1915-1934

Collection 124 Papers of Helen Renich

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...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Collection 215 Records of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission)

Identifier: CN-215
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

Collection 224 Papers of J. Stratton Shufelt

Identifier: CN 224
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, handbills, photographs, and other ephemera relating to J. Stratton Shufelt's evangelistic activities as a speaker and song leader for Youth for Christ, Jack Shuler, John R. Rice, Harry Ironside and others, and as a performer or teacher at Bible conferences and other events. This collection also contains information on the Wheaton College Revival of 1950.
Dates: Created: 1908-1982; Majority of material found in 1924-1982

Collection 231 Papers of Ian and Helen Anderson

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

Collection 260 Oral History Interviews with Jeannette Thiessen

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, education...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 290 Oral History Interview with Merle A. Steely

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 302 Oral History Interview with David L. Farah

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 William...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 415 Papers of Bonnie Stuckless

Identifier: CN 415
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, prayer letters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and articles relating to the ministry of Bonnie G. Stuckless and her husband Donald Stuckless, missionaries in Colombia, Panama, and Spain with the Assemblies of God from 1970 to 1992.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "folder 2-5" means box 2, folder 5.]Series: Audio TapesTwo oral history...
Dates: Created: 1969-1992

Collection 418 Papers of Hester H. Withey

Identifier: CN 418
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and a manuscript, documenting the ministry of Hester Hartzell Withey, missionary with Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ International (WEC) in China and India from 1940-1985.Series: Audio TapesOral history interviews with Hester Withey in which she describes her parents’ and grandparents’ missionary service in Angola, her childhood in Africa and the U.S., education in South Africa, conversion, medical training,...
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 472 Oral History Interview with Paul A. Contento

Identifier: CN 472
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul A. Contento in which he discusses his childhood, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, going to China in 1928 as a China Inland Mission worker, evangelistic work in Ningxia province (Inner Mongolia) and work among university students in southwest and northwest China, founding of the Inter-Varsity student movements in China, Singapore and Vietnam; Calvin Chao; the Sino-Japanese war; the communist takeover in China; founding of Singapore Bible College;...
Dates: Created: 19992

Collection 514 Ephemera of the Wheaton College Revivals

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

Collection 563 Papers of Robert Coleman

Identifier: CN 563
Scope and Contents Correspondence, manuscripts, oral history interviews, class lecture notes, meeting files and other materials relating to Coleman's ministry as an evangelist, scholar and church leader. Besides Coleman's own life and ministry, the collection contains voluminous material on the theology of evangelism and Christian discipleship, American 20th century Evangelicalism; the growth of Christianity in Africa, Asia and Latin America in the 20th and 21st centuries, particularly in regard to the training...
Dates: 1936-2010

Collection 689 Papers of Stephen D. Morad

Identifier: CN 689
Scope and Contents Typed manuscript of an unpublished history of the Africa Inland Church (AIC) of Kenya written by Stephen D. Morad and Shelly Arensen and a report on the results a 1993-1995 survey of the AIC.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Date Range: circa 1995-1996Volume: .25 cubic feet, 1 Box...
Dates: Created: 1995-1996

Office of the President Records (V. Raymond Edman)

Identifier: RG-02-004
Scope and Contents Records of the President V. Raymond Edman , include biographical files, subject files, correspondence,  financial records, sermons, audio recordings and memorabilia.  Photographs may be searched at:
Dates: Created: 1918-2020; Other: Majority of material found in 1931-1966

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Asbury College (Wilmore, Ky.) 2
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Chiang, Kai-shek. 2
Christian Men's Evangelistic Clubs. 2
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Coleman, Robert E., 1928- 2
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Far East Broadcasting Company. 2
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Gray, James M. 2
Ham, Mordecai Fowler, 2
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Howard, David M. 2
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Patterson, Vernon. 2
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Taichung Bible Institute (Taichung, Taiwan) 2
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Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1887-1970 2
West Suburban Hospital (Oak Park, Ill.) 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Yu-Shan Theological Institute (Li Yu Tan, Taiwan) 2
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 1
Africa Inland Mission. 1
African Inland Church. 1
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Appelman, Hyman Jedidiah, 1
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Armerding, Carl, 1
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Armstrong, John H. 1
Asbury Theological Seminary (Wilmore, Ky.) 1
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Asia-South Pacific Congress on Evangelism 1
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Biblical Seminary in New York. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association 1
Billy Graham Training Center (Asheville, N.C.) 1
Borden, William. 1
Bright, Bill. 1
Bright, Vonette Z. 1
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Buck, Pearl S. 1
Businessmen's Evangelistic Clubs. 1
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Campus Crusade for Christ International. 1
Catholic Church ?x Relations 1
Chafer, Lewis Sperry, 1871-1952 1
Chao, Calvin. 1
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
Chicago Evangelistic Institute (Ill.) 1
Christ for America. 1
Christian Business Men's Committee International. 1
Christian Holiness Association. 1
Christian Missionary Alliance. 1
Christian Nationals Evangelism Commission, Inc. 1
Christian Nurses Fellowship. 1
Church Missionary Society. 1
Church of the Resurrection of Illinois. 1
Coleman, Marietta. 1
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Contento, Paul A. 1
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