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Christianity Today Records

Identifier: CN 008
Brief Description Correspondence, memos, forms, financial reports, minutes of meetings, study papers, clippings and other records of the Evangelical Christian publishing organization. The records describe the founding of the organization to publish the magazine Christianity Today and its creation or acquisition of other publications such as Campus Life, Leadership, Leadership 100, Partnership, and Your Church. Besides material on the editing, publishing and distribution of these periodicals, the files also...
Dates: Created: Majority of material found within 1930, 1954-2002

Collection 46: Lausanne Movement Records

Identifier: CN 046
Brief Description Correspondence, minutes, memos, reports, manuscripts of speeches, press releases, newsletters, staff manuals, audio and video tapes of sponsored events, photographs of events and personnel, and other administrative materials of the Lausanne Movement, originally called the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. The Committee grew out of the 1974 International Congress on World Evangelization. Its basic doctrinal statement was the Lausanne Covenant and it had the mission Ato encourage...
Dates: Created: 1949, 1969-2014

Collection 192 Papers of Harold Lindsell

Identifier: CN 192
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, manuscripts, and other materials documenting the career and life of Harold Lindsell as a theologian, author, speaker and editor, dating primarily from his becoming Associate Editor of Christianity Today magazine in 1964. Collection contents contain considerable information on Christianity Today, Wheaton College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Westmont College, the Simon Greenleaf School of Law, and Lindsell's research on the...
Dates: 1938-1994

Collection 209 Papers of Eugene R. Bertermann

Identifier: CN 209
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, manuscripts, photographs, phonograph records, and other materials relating to Eugene R. Bertermann's involvement in religious broadcasting, particularly in regard to his responsibilities as president and one of the board of directors of the National Religious Broadcasters; executive director and board member of Far East Broadcasting Company; and one of the planners of the ecumenical evangelistic effort known as Key '73.Materials particularly...
Dates: Created: 1955-1981

Collection 279 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Evans

Identifier: CN 279
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Morrell Evans (1899-1976) in which she discusses her childhood; education at Wheaton College; work with J. Elwin Wright; her Christian education activities; the development of the New England Fellowship, the National Association of Evangelicals, and the World Evangelical Fellowship; and her work as a missionary in Taiwan. The time period covered by the interviews is 1899-1976.Elizabeth Evans was interviewed by Robert Shuster on October 8,...
Dates: Created: 1984-1985

Collection 328 Papers of Eric and Lydia Maillefer

Identifier: CN 328
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, speech manuscripts and prayer letters relating to the careers and ministries of Eric and Lydia Maillefer as missionaries and Christian workers with the Evangelical Free Church in Zaire, Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar (AEAM), and the Africa Evangelical Office (AEO). Lydia worked as a teacher and school administrator; Eric worked first as a teacher, then on loan as a conference coordinator to the Africa Evangelical Office, and later as administrative secretary...
Dates: Created: 1971-1991

Collection 361 Oral History Interviews with C. René Padilla

Identifier: CN 361
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with René Padilla, in which he discusses his childhood, family, evangelism in Colombia and Ecuador, persecution by Catholics in Colombia, his education at Wheaton College, work among university students with International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) in Latin America, evangelical theological education and liberation theology, the 1974 Lausanne Congress and covenant, the ministry of his church in Buenos Aires among drug addicts and slum dwellers, and the...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 414 Papers of Wade T. Coggins

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

Collection 483 Oral History Interview with Francis Sunderaraj

Identifier: CN 483
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Francis Sunderaraj in which he describes committing his life to Christ as a teenager in India; the development of his faith; the institutions and leadership of Evangelical Protestantism in India; Methodist churches in India and Malaysia; Sunderaraj's education at the Union Biblical Seminary in Yeotmal, India, Princeton Seminary, and Wheaton College; the development of the Evangelical Fellowship of India. The time period covered by the interviews is ca....
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 563 Papers of Robert Coleman

Identifier: CN 563
Brief Description 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...
Dates: 1936-2019

Collection 565 Ephemera of J. Elwin Wright

Identifier: CN 565
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photo albums, photographs, films, reports, clippings, minutes, slides and other materials relating to J. Elwin Wright's activities as leader of the New England Fellowship and a founder and leader of the National Association of Evangelicals and the World Evangelical Fellowship.The bulk of the collection documents several overseas trips Wright took for the NAE and WEF between 1945 and 1955.

Dates: Created: 1897-1986

Collection 577 Papers of Vergil Gerber

Identifier: CN 577
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuals, newsletters, reports and other materials relating to the life and ministry of Vergil Gerber, a Conservative Baptist minister and missionary to Central and South America. The collection documents Gerber's work as a teacher, writer, and leader in church growth studies and Evangelical global missions, especially in Latin America.

Dates: Created: 1966-1984

Collection 598 Records of Wheaton '83 Conference

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

Collection 609 Oral History Interview with Frederick G. Ferris

Identifier: CN 609
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Frederick George Ferris (1911-1998) a Baptist pastor, officer with World Evangelical Fellowship (WEF) and the National Association of Evangelicals, and missionary to Liberia, West Africa. Topics discussed include Ferris’s family background; conversion to Christianity; various church pastorates; church planting; foreign mission work in Liberia with the LeTourneau Foundation; medical and educational work in Liberia; description of traditional tribal religious...
Dates: Created: 1988

David H. Adeney Papers.

Identifier: CN 393
Brief Description Adeney’s correspondence, writings (articles, books), lecture and presentation manuscripts, subject files (especially files on various China-related topics) he compiled from many sources, notebooks and loose notes, a photo album, photographs and slides, and two oral history interviews. Together these span his career as a missionary in China and Southeast Asia, staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in the United States, leader with International Fellowship of Evangelical Students,...
Dates: Created: 1911-1994

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

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. 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 Graham, and...
Dates: Created: 1934-1983, undated

National Religious Broadcasters Records

Identifier: CN 309
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, clippings, recordings and programs of conventions, photographs and other materials of the NRB, which served as a professional association for persons or organizations involved in Protestant Christian radio and television broadcasting. The collection documents the NRB's efforts to provide information on training for its members on a wide range of technical and broadcasting issues and is especially strong on Federal Communication Commission policies effecting religious...
Dates: Created: 1922, 1969-1989, 1991

Office of the President Records (A. Duane Litfin)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-02-007
Scope and Contents

Records of the President Duane Litfin include subject files, correspondence, speeches, budget and committee materials.

Dates: Created: 1955-2019; Other: Majority of material found in 1994-2007

Office of the President Records (Hudson T. Armerding)

Identifier: RG-02-005
Scope and Contents

Records of the President Hudson T. Armerding include subject files, correspondence, sermons, writings, budget and committee materials.

Dates: Created: 1927-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1963-1982

Office of the President Records (J. Richard Chase)

Identifier: RG-02-006
Scope and Contents

The records document the presidency of J. Richard Chase, sixth president of Wheaton College.

Dates: Created: 1953-2018; Other: Majority of material found in 1982-1992

World Evangelical Alliance Records

Identifier: CN 338
Brief Description

Correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, audio tapes, photographs. Topics documented included the formation of the WEF; 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 of the twenty-eight audiotapes are of addresses presented at the Eighth General Assembly in Singapore in 1986.

Dates: Created: 1926-1992, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1948-1986

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Evangelism & Missions Archives 21
Wheaton College Archives 3
Evangelicalism. 18
Evangelistic work. 16
Evangelicalism -- United States. 15
Evangelistic work -- Congresses 13
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Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 11
Christian leadership. 9
Church and social problems. 9
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Missions. 9
Catholic Church. 8
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Christian education. 7
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 7
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College students in missionary work. 7
Indigenous church administration 7
Liberalism (Religion) 7
African Americans. 6
Christianity and culture. 6
Communism. 6
Ecumenical movement. 6
Evangelicalism -- Africa. 6
Evangelicalism -- Asia. 6
Evangelicalism -- South America. 6
Interdenominational cooperation. 6
Mass media in religion -- United States. 6
Missionaries. 6
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Christian literature. 5
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Mass media in religion. 5
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Theology -- Study and teaching -- Asia. 5
Catholic Church -- United States. 4
Children of missionaries. 4
Church development, New. 4
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Church work with students -- United States. 4
Evangelicalism -- Catholic Church. 4
Evangelicalism -- Europe. 4
Journalism, Religious. 4
Liberation theology. 4
Missions -- Africa. 4
Missions -- Biblical teaching. 4
Missions -- Educational work. 4
Missions -- Finance. 4
Persecution -- Colombia. 4
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World War, 1939-1945. 4
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College students. 3
Colombia 3
Colombia -- Religion. 3
Communication. 3
Communism -- China. 3
Community development -- Christianity. 3
Community development. 3
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- Civil War, 1960-1965. 3
Corporations, Religious -- Taxation. 3
Correspondence 3
Counseling. 3
Evangelicalism -- Great Britain. 3
Evangelicalism -- India. 3
Evangelicalism -- Latin America. 3
Evangelicalism -- Relations -- Catholic Church. 3
Evangelicalism -- Singapore. 3
Evangelistic work -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 3
Evangelistic work -- India. 3
Financial Records 3
International relief. 3
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity. 3
Liberalism (Religion) -- United States. 3
Management. 3
Minutes 3
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 3
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Chinese 1
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 13
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 12
National Association of Evangelicals. 12
Wheaton College (Ill.) 11
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 8
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Jones, Bob, 1883-1968. 7
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002. 7
Taylor, Clyde W. (Clyde Willis), 1904-1988. 7
Armerding, Hudson T. 6
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 6
Ockenga, Harold John, 1905-1985. 6
Wheaton '83: An International Evangelical Conference on the Nature and Mission of the Church. 6
World Council of Churches. 6
Wright, J. Elwin. 6
Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 5
Billy Graham Center. 5
Bright, Bill. 5
Coggins, Wade T. 5
Dain, Arthur John, 1912- 5
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 5
Frizen, E. L. 5
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 5
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 5
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 5
Armstrong, Ben (Benjamin L.), 1923-2010. 4
Chase, J. Richard, 1930-2010. 4
Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 4
Ford, Leighton. 4
Fuller Theological Seminary. 4
Howard, David M. 4
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) 4
Kato, Byang H. 4
Little, Paul E. 4
McGavran, Donald A. (Donald Anderson), 1897-1990. 4
National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.) 4
Padilla, C. René. 4
Stott, John R. W. 4
Williams, Theodore, 1935- 4
Woods, C. Stacey, 1909-1983. 4
Wyrtzen, Jack, 1913-1996. 4
American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities. 3
Association of Church Missions Committees. 3
Bright, Vonette Z. 3
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 3
Christian College Consortium (U.S.) 3
Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 3
Emery, Allan C. 3
Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM) 3
Evangelical Committee on Latin America. 3
Evangelical Fellowship of India. 3
Evans, Robert P., 1918-2011. 3
Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities. 3
Fuller, Charles Edward, 1887-1968. 3
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 3
Illinois. Board of Higher Education. 3
Jones, Bob, 1911-1997. 3
Key '73. 3
Latin America Mission. 3
LeTourneau, R. G. (Robert Gilmour), 1888-1969. 3
Lindsell, Harold, 1913-1998. 3
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. 3
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 3
New England Fellowship. 3
Nicholls, Bruce. 3
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. 3
OMF International. 3
Osei-Mensah, Gottfried. 3
Palau, Luis, 1934- 3
Perez Morales, Pablo, 1929- 3
Schaeffer, Francis A. (Francis August) 3
Scott, Waldron. 3
Wheaton College (Ill.). Graduate School. 3
Wheaton College (Ill.). Senior Administrative Cabinet. 3
World Vision International. 3
Allison, Lon (Lon J.), 1952-2019. 2
American Association of Bible Colleges. 2
American Council of Christian Churches. 2
Asia-South Pacific Congress on Evangelism (1968 : Singapore) 2
Athyal, Saphir P. 2
Barrows, Cliff. 2
Bell, L. Nelson (Lemuel Nelson), 1894-1973. 2
Bertermann, Eugene R. 2
Birdsall, Doug. 2
Bolten, John, 1920- 2
Bryant, David, 1945- 2
Campus Crusade for Christ. 2
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 2
Cedar, Paul A., 1938- 2
China Inland Mission. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 2
Christianity Today International. 2
Colson, Charles W. 2
Daystar University College. 2
Dayton, Edward R. 2
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956. 2
Escobar, Samuel E., 1934- 2
Evangelical Literature Overseas. 2
Evans, Elizabeth, 1899-1989. 2
Far East Broadcasting Company. 2
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