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Athletics Department Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-07-011
Scope and Contents Records of the Athletics include correspondence, financial information, athletic conference files, agendas and minutes, annual reports and information by sport.
Dates: Created: 1900-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1947-1995

Collection 132 Papers of Bud Schaeffer

Identifier: CN 132
Scope and Contents Prayer letters written by Bud and Alice Schaeffer about their mission work with Overseas Crusades. Materials relate their experiences in the Philippines, Australia, and the United States with Sports Ambassadors, which sends various athletes to foreign nations to share their faith. The groups are known by the name Venture for Victory.Letters documents the Schaeffers' work with Overseas Crusades (particularly sports evangelism with Venture for Victory and Sports Ambassadors) and...
Dates: Created: 1955-1993

Collection 167 Oral History Interview with Naomi Walkwitz

Identifier: CN 167
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Naomi Hildebrand Waltwitz recorded while she was on furlough, describing childhood experiences, education & marriage to Roger Walkwitz, their careers as missionaries,  tribal peoples of the Philippines under Far East Gospel Crusade between 1958-1980. Topics include Filipino customs, tribal practices of Christian groups, training of singing gospel teams, education in the Christian and national schools, relationship with Roman Catholics & Philippine...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 222 Records of the OC International

Identifier: CN-222
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

Collection 294 Records of the Hour of Freedom Radio Program

Identifier: CN-294
Scope and Contents Recordings of weekly radio program, each a half-hour in length, largely featuring Howard O. Jones.

Subjects covered include Christmas, church, forgiveness, God, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, love, resurrection, salvation, sin, social service, religion and sports, and truth.
Dates: Created: 1968-1980

Collection 373 Oral History Interview with Dolphus Weary

Identifier: CN 373
Scope and Contents Oral hisotry interview with Dolphus Douglas Weary, in which he describes his childhood, education and religious training in rural Mississippi, conversion, leadership in Voice of Calvary Ministries and Mendenhall Ministries, impressions of John Perkins, and racial conditions in Mississippi. The time period covered by the interview is 1948-1987.

Dolphus Weary was interviewed by Paul A. Ericksen on June 25, 1987 at the Mendenhall Ministries headquarters in Mendenhall, Mississippi.
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 385 Oral History Interview with Daniel E. Liberek

Identifier: CN 385
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Daniel Eric Liberek in which he describes growing up in Belgium as the son of a Protestant pastor, his conversion, methods of evangelism in that country, comparison between United States and Belgian evangelicals, his own work as a youth pastor in Belgium, Protestant-Catholic relations, church-state relations, and other faiths in the country. Other topics discussed include Liberek's experiences running a Christian youth camp; and some of the spiritual options in...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 410 Oral History Interviews with Arthur Rorheim

Identifier: CN 410
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Arthur Rorheim, executive director of Awana Clubs, International. Topics disussed include his childhood, his parents' Christian example, his conversion, the youth work of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Paul Rader, Lance Latham, the origins of AWANA, and principles for establishing programs for boys and girls. The time period covered by the interviews is 1918 to 1989.

Arthur Rorheim was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 31 and April 24, 1989.
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 413 Oral History Interview with Matthew Parker

Identifier: CN 413
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Matthew Parker in which he describes his childhood, family, education, conversion, study at Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music and work/study at Wheaton College, ministry with Campus Crusade in its sports ministry and with Overseas Crusades sports evangelism ministry (Venture for Victory w/ Bud Schaeffer), the 1984 and 1986 National Summits on Black Church Development, the Atlanta '88 Congress on Evangelizing Black America, the Afro-American community, white...
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 437 Oral History Interview with Dexter B. Gordon

Identifier: CN 437
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Dexter B. Gordon in which he describes growing up in Jamaica, his family, social conditions on the island, the role of Sunday school, in his life and the community, his conversion, spiritual mentor Amy Lord, his participation in sports, his and his parents involvement in politics, love for oratory and preaching, Jamaican worship, work in Youth for Christ, evangelism among young people, his work as an air-traffic controller, the role and influence of the church and...
Dates: Created: 1990

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 prison ministry. The collection also contains information on other athletes involved in evangelism and many sermons. Champions for Life was previous named Bill Glass Ministries.
Dates: Created: 1957-1995

Collection 494 Oral History Interview with Jeffrey R. Wetherill

Identifier: CN 494
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Jeffrey  R. Wetherill in which he discusses his childhood, parents, interest in sports, conversion, involvement with Fellowship of Christian Athletes, work as a Youth for Christ club director, youth pastor at an Evangelical Mennonite Church, joining Greater Europe Mission (GEM), youth work in Dublin, Ireland, relations between Irish Catholics and evangelical Protestants, and GEM methods of ministry in Ireland. The time period covered by the interviews is 1966 to...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 583 Oral History Interviews with Gregory S. Thellman

Identifier: CN 583
Scope and Contents Oral history with Gregory Thellman (1970- ), missionary in the Bosnian region of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1997-2008) as a member of a church team. Topics covered include Thellman’s spiritual development and conversion, interest in missions, participation in his Northside Community Church’s outreach among Muslim Bosnian refugees in Atlanta, Northside’s mission teams to Mostar in Bosnia, Bosnian Christian leaders and Evangelical congregation in the city, work among children and youth, relations...
Dates: 2003

Gospel Tract Collection

Identifier: SC-222
Dates: Other: -

Harold "Red" Grange Papers

 Collection — Container: Books/Videos
Identifier: SC-020
Scope and Contents The Red Grange Collection is composed primarily of secondary materials. The core of the collection consists of news clippings that were gathered by Mr. Newlan into 32 scrapbooks, becoming the greatest pool of source material on Grange. The Special Collections received photocopies of the original scrapbooks from the DuPage Heritage Gallery. Mrs. Newlan, after her husbands passing, sent the scrapbooks to Grange in Florida. When the Gallery learned of their existence, it asked to make copies of...
Dates: Created: 1921-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1923-1978

John Stoll Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: I
Identifier: SC-139
Scope and Contents The John Stoll box holds two slim folders. The first contains photos of the track and field team, with a red 1944 Second Place ribbon. Also included is an unused postcard depicting Notre Dame University, homecoming programs, and articles about champion marathon runner Gil Dodds. The second folder contains a War Ration Book, frosh rules, a 1945 Washington Banquet program and two Wheaton College Bulletins, dated Feb 1945 and Sept. 1942.
Dates: Created: 1942-1944; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1944

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