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Identifier: CN 002
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is comprised of charts created by Roy Lundquist that attempted to trace the effect of Billy Graham Crusades on the crime rates of thirteen selected cities. Also contains a few letters, notes, and newspaper clippings relating to Moody Memorial Church in Chicago, Wheaton, Illinois local politics, and unidentified architectural drawings.
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the Congress on the Church's Worldwide Mission which was held on the Wheaton College campus in 1966 and was jointly sponsored by the Evangelical Foreign Missions Association and the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association. Audio tapes document various sessions of the Congress, including biblical expositions, study papers (on subjects like syncretism, church growth, cooperation, the Catholic Church and social issues), reports on missions on the world's continents,...
Scope and Contents Minutes of the planning committee, correspondence, drafts of the Chicago Call, reports, and magazine coverage of the meeting. Documents deal with the efforts to draft a document outlining the need for Protestant Evangelicals to recover what the participants saw as the theology and practice of historical Christianity.[NOTE: In the Scope & Content section, the notation "folder 2-5" means box 2, folder 5.]This collection constitutes almost all the existing written and...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, scrapbook, drafts, articles, and research notes which reflect Tenney's active participation in a number of evangelical ministries, but particularly her work with the Woman's Union Missionary Society (WUMS), especially the labor she put into writing a history of that organization. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of that history.The contents of this collection to a small degree illustrate Mrs. Tenney's active participation as an officer in a number of...
Scope and Contents 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. 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 "to encourage and stimulate the involvement of churches, denominations, ministries, networks and individuals...
Identifier: CN 051
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Katherine Hastings Dodd Schoerner for the Missionary Sources Collection at the BGC Archives, in which she describes her experiences as a missionary with China Inland Mission from 1931-1951. Also included the collection are five letters written during her ministry in China describing her life there.Katharine Schoerner was interviewed by Wheaton College student Gary Ziccardi on October 20, 1978 at her home in Evergreen Park. Topics covered in the interview...
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of originals in Winona Lake, Indiana, including correspondence, sermons, reports, revival ephemera, and scrapbooks dealing mainly with the career of evangelist Billy Sunday from its beginning to his death and about the work of his wife Helen, who, besides acting as his general manager, was a fundamentalist leader in her own right, especially after his death. Persons featured include numerous fundamentalist figures and institutions; sermon topics cover a wide range of issues...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, audiotapes, photographs, financial reports, slides, blueprints, and memos related to ICB's activities as support organization and professional association for Protestant Christian radio and television broadcasters, largely engaged in evangelism.Materials include data on the International Communications Congress in Tokyo (1970), Muslim Conference (1974), and survey questionnaire for ICB's WORLD DIRECTORY OF RELIGIOUS RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING (1973). ...
Identifier: CN 089
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, films, videos relating to Paul P. Stough’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo with Africa Inland Mission. Materials contain information on Stough's father, Henry Stough, Wheaton College, Paul Stough's work as a missionary for Africa Inland Mission in the Belgian Congo (Zaire) and Kenya from the 1920s to the 1970s, and generally on the spread of Christianity in Africa.
Identifier: CN 090
Scope and Contents An oral history interview, correspondence, reports and clippings relating to George Spotts’ work as a Youth for Christ staff member in France and the United States involved in evangelistic work among teenagers.
Identifier: CN 093
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Earl Austin Winsor (1897-1983) in which he discusses his education at Wheaton College as a student (1919-1920) and teacher (1920-25, history, and 1939-1949, math and physics) and his missionary experiences in Africa under Africa Inland Mission, serving in what is now Zaire. Wheaton personalities, mission experiences, especially those relating to his education work, and analysis of his exposure to African government, churches, tribal customs, and health practices....
Scope and Contents Films, including a home movie, microfilm of scrapbooks, notebooks, clippings, and sermons of William Bell Riley and others.The two black and white 16mm films of Riley, one sound and one silent. The silent film is a home movie of Riley with family and friends. Two of the friends are Homer Hammontree, who is shown reciting a poem, and Harry Rimmer. According to the donor of the records, "There is one scene of Dr. Riley having a discussion about the length of the days during...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews in which Bruce Finley Hunt (1903-1992) discusses his boyhood in Korea, college and seminary education at Wheaton College, Rutgers University and Princeton Seminary; a portion (1928-1942) of his missionary work in Korea and Manchuria; and his impressions of Korean culture. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1903-1976.Bruce Finley Hunt was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 22 and May 21, 1980 and October 16, 2002 in Abington, PA and...
Identifier: CN 115
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Leroy Elliott (1924-2008), Wycliffe Bible translator working among the Ixil Indian tribe in Guatemala. Interview topics include educational work and life in Wheaton, translation activities, missionary training, mission responsibilities, and political, social, and cultural events in Central America. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1924-1980.Raymond Elliott was interviewed by Chris Matthews, a Wheaton College graduate student,...
Identifier: CN 116
Scope and Contents Oral History interviews conducted with Helen Ruth Belcher Elliot (1927-2012), missionary with Wycliffe Bible Translators to the Ixil Indian tribe in Guatemala. Topics include Wheaton College during the 1940s, field experiences, Guatemalan culture and religion, and family activities. Topics covered in the interview include: Elliott's childhood, marriage and early family life, education at Wheaton College (including courses, academic and social life), decision to become a missionary with...
Identifier: CN 122
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Marie Fleckles (1946-2006) in which she describes her short term missionary experience with OMF in Japan. Other topics include her graduate work at Wheaton, undergraduate study at John Brown University, and work in the admissions department of Wheaton Graduate School. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1946-1980.Gladys Fleckles was interviewed by Mr. John Svadbik twice in May 1980. The time period covered by the interviews is...
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...
Identifier: CN 125
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jane (Teresa) Leasor (1922-2009) in which she describes her post-graduate education at Biblical Seminary in New York City; teaching at a secondary school for girls and a college for women in Beirut, Lebanon; the Arabic language; Islam; the place of women in Islam society; and the relationship between various Christian churches in Lebanon.Teresa Leasor was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 24 and September 7, 1982. There was an earlier tape recorded...
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. ...
Identifier: CN 171
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and personal papers of Albert and Mary Lee Bobby, missionaries in Lisbon and Santiago do Cacem, Portugal, under The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM). Collection includes interviews, articles, correspondence, prayer letters, manuscript notes, and other material from the Bobbys about their mission work, including evangelism and radio broadcasting. The correspondence also includes information on various theological issues and American Christian leaders. The oral history...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings relating to the ministry of Judson Smith. Letters between Smith and his family describe his trips abroad, among them to Great Britain and Paris in 1882 (which included visits to hear Charles Spurgeon), Turkey and the World Missionary Conference (1888), and Japan and China (1898); reports to ABCFM board members also describe Smith's observations of missionary work; included among Smith's descriptions of China are those of other missions including...
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,...
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.
Identifier: CN 186
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews, manuscript material, photographs, and memorabilia relatingn to Marion Douglas Hursh's work with Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital, Kano in Nigeria from 1942-1962. Topics covered concern Hursh's education and work as a medical missionary at the Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital in Kano, Nigeria, as well as various aspects of church life and mission activity in Nigeria. Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1904 to 1982.
Identifier: CN 187
Scope and Contents Family correspondence, prayer letters, brochures, newspaper clippings, prayer cards and letters from other missionaries, photographs, slides, negatives, journals and diaries, and eight interviews concerning Elliott's childhood in China, mission work with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship) in China and the Philippines, her experiences as an evangelist and teacher, her life in China during the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, and the civil war that followed. Her retirement is...
Scope and Contents Letters, diaries, book and article manuscripts, sermon manuscripts and photographs related to Goforth's evangelistic work as a Presbyterian missionary in China, Korea and Manchuria.Includes some papers of Goforth's wife, Rosalind; reports on fleeing the Boxer Rebellion; descriptions of famine relief, attitudes about growing theological liberalism in North America, and the process of raising a family on the mission field. Persons featured include Feng Yu-hsiang, evangelist Paul Rader,...
Identifier: CN 190
Scope and Contents Oral History interviews with Alan Travers in which he discuess his work with Trans World Radio from 1959 to 1981, and the use of radio in missionary work. Topics discussed include: the history of TWR; technical and administrative details and policy of the organization; it's broadcasting and programming philosophy, finances, effectiveness and TWR's founder, Paul Freed; the locations of its stations throughout the world; how the staff members function in the stations and relate to the countries...
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...
Identifier: CN 205
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Robert Dean Carlson in which he discusses his childhood in China and Tibet, the condition of the Christian church in those countries, social and religious customs, and the Chinese language. The time period covered by the interviews is 1928 to 1982.
Robert Carlson was interviewed by Robert Shuster on February 27 and April 17, 1982.
Robert Carlson was interviewed by Robert Shuster on February 27 and April 17, 1982.
Identifier: CN 206
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John C. Chin (1911-1989) in which he discusses his childhood in China, medical training, and the Chinese Christian church; the work of China Inland Mission in Honan, Szechwan, and Yunnan provinces; the Japanese occupation of China; Nationalist and Communist parties; medical work in CIM and Presbyterian hospitals; war conditions and relocation to Taiwan; Also discussed is his founding of the Lutheran Seminary, Taiwan; the contemporary status of Chinese Christians,...
Identifier: CN 213
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sally Bell, in which she describes her mission work with radio station HCJB in Quito, Ecuador, 1965 to 1976. Other topics discussed include: her conversion during Billy Graham's Toronto crusade in 1955, preparation for and work on the mission field with radio station HCJB in Quito, Ecuador (in the departments of evangelism, television, and administration), language school in Costa Rica, comparisons between Western and Latin American culture, the role of women in...
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...
Identifier: CN 219
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Bertil A. Ogren (1914-2006) in which he describes his recruitment as a lay missionary in the Belgian Congo with the Covenant Church from 1948-56; his work there beginning and running the LECO Press, which served the needs of members of the Congo Protestant Council and relations between Africans and Western missionaries. Other topics discussed include: his family and early life, impressions of George Caprenter, independence of the Congo, Belgian influence on the...
Scope and Contents This collection contains two reels of microfilm of materials created by John Brooke Pinney (1806-1882), including a diary, reports, and correspondence to New York Colonization Society about the status of an American colony in Liberia and its educational facilities for freed African slaves, in particular the College of Monrovia. Includes details of how slavery affected Liberia, educational needs of Liberians, also early history of missionary efforts of the Presbyterian Church and American...
Identifier: CN 228
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Lyndon Roth Hess in which he describes his missionary service in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) between 1932 and 1975 as a teacher of missionary children, assistant to village pastors and other work with the Lunda people. Topics include cultural influences on missionary children, education at Wheaton College, missionary service with Brethren Assemblies in Zambia teaching children of missionaries, the national African church, tribal tensions, Marxism, influence of...
Identifier: CN 230
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John Alexander Gration (1926-2012). Topics discussed include: Gration's Christian activities in high school and the U.S. Navy, education at Moody Bible Institute, Gordon College, and Wheaton College; his spiritual growth and call to become a missionary, his marriage, and his first impressions of and missionary experiences with Africa Inland mission in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Christianity and culture, animism, superstition, AIM attitudes...
Scope and Contents One film of a Chapel of the Air telecast service held January 14, 1962, conducted by Chaplain Carl W. Mc Geehon; order of service includes hymns, prayer, choral music by Chapel choir, musical anthems, and sermon entitled "The Living Word of God" by Chaplain Ralph R. Pace, who later joined the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. This collection consists of one film of a television broadcast on January 14, 1962. The order of service...
Identifier: CN 247
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Louis E. Knowlton in which he discusses his career in evangelistic work and radio technology in Brazil for the Brazilian Evangelistic Association, Inc. Topics discussed include Knowlton's early life, education, service as an Army chaplain's assistant, decision to go into technological ministry, work at WMBI and in Brazil, efforts as a street evangelist and beginnings of music studio, Brazilian churches, church-state relations, ethnic groups and cults, the use of...
Identifier: CN 248
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and booklet of short stories and photographs created by William John Barnett, relating to his upbringing in Kenya as the son of missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) and his own later medical missionary service in Tanzania, Kenya, and the Comoro Islands from 1950-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interviews with William John Barnett in which he describes his childhood in Kenya with his missionary parents;...
Identifier: CN 249
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, prayer letters, and photographs related to the missionary service of Myron and Elizabeth Harrison with Overseas Missionary Fellowship in the Philippines from 1967-1990.Series: Audio TapesOne oral history interview each with Myron and Elizabeth Harrison. Topics discussed in the interviews include missionary call, appointment and assignments in the Philippines with Overseas Missionary Fellowship, family life, the culture...
Identifier: CN 250
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Robert Carlton Savage (1914-1987) in which he discusses his work as a missionary evangelist in Colombia (1942-1944) and his work in Ecuador for missionary radio station HCJB and Yourth for Christ (1944-1969). Topics discussed include: his call to mission work and service in Colombia and Ecuador with the Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM), radio station HCJB, Youth for Christ, and various other mission-related topics. The tim period covered by the interview is...
Identifier: CN 255
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Helen Nowack Frame (1908-1999) in which she discusses her childdhood growing up in China, decision to become a missionary for Overseas Missionary Fellowship, education at Wheaton College, years of service in China, culture and political events in China; leaving China in 1951 with her husband Raymond and their children and resettlement in the Philippines, teaching at Faith Academy, development of the Bible Institute, return and activities in Wheaton. The time period...
Identifier: CN 259
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Donald Arthur Cook (1923-2014) in which he describes his service with the Overseas Missionary Fellowship in Japan between 1956-1972. Topics discussed include upbringing, education at Wheaton College, experiences in the United States Air Force, American response to WWII, decision to join China Inland Mission (later OMF), evangelistic methods in Japan, administrative work, language difficulties, administrative duties in OMF headquarters in Hokkaido and in Tokyo,...
Identifier: CN 263
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Johanna (Larson) Carlson in which she describes growing up in Ecuador as the child of missionaries, her education at Westmont and Wheaton Colleges, her nursing experience, and her missionary service with her husband at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Seminary in Hong Kong. Other topics discussed include: the founding of a HCJB radio station by her father, Reuben Larson, and her involvement in Wheaton College's HNGR Program. Individuals described...
Scope and Contents Letters with some translation, photographs, a Lisu translation of the New Testament, combined catechism and hymnbook in the Atsi Kachin language, slides, and four oral history interviews all related to Jennie Fitzwilliam's mission work with Overseas Missionary Fellowship (formerly China Inland Mission) among the Lisu and Kachin peoples in southern China along the Burmese border. Included are recollections of Fitzwilliam's husband, Francis, J.O. Fraser and the early history of missionary work...
Scope and Contents Memos; correspondence; book, article and editorial manuscripts; texts of speeches; legal papers; newspaper clippings; testimony transcripts; magazine articles; audio tapes; and photographs, all documenting many of the major phases of Colson's life, including his work as a political advisor to President Richard Nixon, his involvement in the Watergate scandal, his conversion to Christian faith that caused him to plead guilty to one of the charges against him, his imprisonment, and his life after...
Identifier: CN 278
Scope and Contents Correspondence, slides, clippings, publicity releases, reviews, manuscripts, video and audio tapes relating to Elliot's careers as a missionary in Ecuador, author, teacher and speaker; videos of an oral history interview and several of her lectures on marriage, loneliness, suffering, and other topics. The collection is particularly rich in material relating to the so-called Auca Incident and her own work the Waorani, whose enemies called them the "Auca."
Identifier: CN 282
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Bonnie Jo Adelsman Adolph in which she discussses her missionary service in Ethiopia with Sudan Interior Mission from 1966-1974. Topics discussed include Adolph's education at Wheaton College, decision to become a missionary, living in Taiwan during her husband's military service, reasons for choosing Sudan Interior Mission, her husband's medical work in Ethiopia, observations about Sudanese culture, the church in Sudan, and the Adolphs short term mission service in...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marilyn Joy Suttie in which she describes her work as a missionary in Cameroon with the United Presbyterian Ecumenical Mission. Topics discussed include: Suttie's childhood in China, education at Wheaton College, and short-term missionary work, mainly teaching missionary children in Cameroon. Also includes information on the Cameroon church, polygamy, Muslims in Cameroon, and medical care, and other political, social, and religious issues in Africa. The time period...
Identifier: CN 287
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Rice Elliott Crossett in which she describes her childhood with her missionary parents in China, her education at Wheaton College, and missionary career with her husband, Vincent Crossett, in China and Taiwan with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship (1929-1948, 1961-1973). Topics discussed include Crossett's childhood in China; description of Chinese indigenous worship practices and syncretism in Chinese religious culture; Crossett's...
- Subject: Christianity and culture X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 123
- Buswell Library Special Collections 5
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 57
- Graham, Billy, 21
- Moody Bible Institute. 21
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 19
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 16
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 15
- China Inland Mission. 14
- Moody Bible Institute 12
- Africa Inland Mission. 11
- Islam 10
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 9
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 9
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 8
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 7
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 7
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 7
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 6
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 6
- Jones, Clarence W. 6
- National Association of Evangelicals. 6
- Sudan Interior Mission. 6
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 6
- Africa Inland Church. 5
- Bright, Bill. 5
- Davis, Ralph T. 5
- Henry, Carl F. H. 5
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 5
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 5
- Stam, John Cornelius, 5
- Straw, Darien A. 5
- Sunday, Billy, 5
- Torrey, R. A. 5
- World Council of Churches. 5
- Armerding, Hudson T. 4
- Armstrong, Ben. 4
- Assemblies of God. 4
- Bertermann, Eugene R. 4
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 4
- Colson, Charles W. 4
- Coray, Edward A. 4
- Crossett, Margaret E. 4
- ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 4
- Elliot, Jim, 4
- Ford, Leighton. 4
- Freed, Paul E. 4
- Graham, Ruth Bell. 4
- Gration, John Alexander, 4
- Howard, David M. 4
- International Christian Broadcasters. 4
- Kuhn, Isobel. 4
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 4
- Palau, Luis, 4
- Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 4
- Taylor, Clyde W. 4
- United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 4
- Youth for Christ International. 4
- Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 3
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 3
- American Bible Society. 3
- American Colonization Society. 3
- Blanchard, Charles A. 3
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 3
- Catholic Church 3
- Chiang, Kai-shek. 3
- Coggins, Wade T. 3
- Crossett, Vincent L. 3
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 3
- Ford, Gerald R., 3
- Frizen, E. L. 3
- Gaebelein, Frank Ely, 3
- Glasser, Arthur F. 3
- Glover, Robert Hall, 3
- Gospel Recordings, Inc. 3
- Halverson, Richard C. 3
- Hatfield, Mark O., 3
- High School Born-Againers. 3
- Hoste, Dixon Edward. 3
- Houghton, Frank, 3
- Hurlburt, Charles E. 3
- Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions. 3
- Kuhn, John Becker. 3
- Larson, Reuben. 3
- Machen, J. Gresham 3
- Mau Mau. 3
- McIntire, Carl, 3
- National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.) 3
- Navigators. 3
- Nixon, Richard M. 3
- Operation Mobilization. 3
- Perkins, John, 3
- Pinney, John Book. 3
- Princeton Theological Seminary. 3
- Reed, Brandt. 3
- Robertson, Pat. 3
- Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 3
- Skinner, Tom, 3
- Summer Institute of Linguistics. 3
- Taylor, James Hudson, 3
- Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 3
- Torrey, Reuben Archer, 3 ∧ less