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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...
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...
Identifier: CN 020
Scope and Contents 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 records...
Scope and Contents Newsletters, sermon manuscripts, scrapbooks, programs, pamphlets, photo- graphs, negatives, brochures, a taped sermon, slides, thesis materials, etc., which document Paul Rader's life and ministry. The material deals mostly with his radio work and the organizations he founded, including the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle. Additional material includes materials gathered about him for a planned biography, sermons of other preachers who spoke at the Tabernacle, newsletters and magazines published by...
Identifier: CN 040
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Chicago manufacturer and inventor, Andrew Wyzenbeek, who was very active as a layman in evangelistic work. Among other topics he discusses his early life in Holland, New York City, and Iowa at the turn of the century; his travels in Central and South America; his acquaintance with Billy Sunday, Paul Rader, and Peter Deyneka; the beginnings of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle; and the beginning of Paul Rader's radio ministry. The collection also contains a folder with a...
Scope and Contents Sermons, personal memorabilia, audio tape of Trotter's preaching, negatives, photographs, minutes, reports, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to Trotter's ministry as an evangelist and in rescue mission work. Collection combines Trotter's papers and the City Rescue Mission's records, including invitations to speak, responses to invitations from Trotter to speak at the mission, an abstract of a deed, requests for funds, testimonials to the good work of the mission, reports from...
Scope and Contents 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...
Identifier: CN 050
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, and a video recordings relating to the ministry of Merrill Dunlop (1905-2002).The oral history interviews with Merrill Dunlop cover his association with evangelist Paul Rader, early religious radio programming in Chicago, the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Youth for Christ, Christian evangelism and Christian music work. Merrill Dunlop was interviewed by Robert Shuster on November 21, 1978 and June 1, 1979, at Dunlop's home in Oak Park, Illinois....
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...
Identifier: CN 075
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Howard Warner (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood in the Canton Province of China as a daughter of missionaries, Canton Christian College where her father worked, studies and personalities at Wheaton College, her mission work among girls with Door of Hope Mission in Canton and Hong Kong, Chinese education, economic and social conditions, religion (particularly Buddhism), politics and government, the impact of China's war with Japan, and other...
Scope and Contents An audio tape with excerpts from two of William Booth's sermons, one of which contains a reference to Salvation Army; two autographs of Booth, one dated 1921, one undated; one video tape containing black and white photos and filmed segments of Salvation Army activities, including Booth's funeral. Also includes a brief commentary of Salvation Army history in Depression years in the United States, and activities during World War II. Included on the video tape is a 5 minute sermon by Harry...
Scope and Contents Sermon transcripts, sermon notes, audio tape recordings of sermons, films, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, video tape, and evangelistic campaign literature related to Aimee Semple McPherson's ministry as an evangelist, radio speaker, public figure and founder of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. Most of the materials in this collection are available from the BGC Archives only on microfilm.Note: Physically, the Archives only has three...
Scope and Contents Evangelistic campaign materials, correspondence, an autobiographical manuscript, microfilm of clippings scrapbooks, scrapbook, sermons, sermon notebooks, and photographs relating to the evangelistic career of Stough.Sermon notes, autobiographical manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, a microfilmed scrapbook of Stough's 1915 campaigns in Altoona and Lancaster (Pennsylvania), sermon notebooks, and a xeroxed copy of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and pamphlets from the 1916...
Scope and Contents Collection of 643 slides which document Donald E. McDowell's mission work and activity in Paraguay. Scenic views, native flora, mission personnel, mission facilities, national churchmen and pastors are some of the subjects illustrated by the collection.When the collection was received by the Archives, the slides were arranged in sets and were accompanied by an attached description and date for each picture. The original order of the slides was maintained. Three unidentified slides...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Frances Rader Longino (1909-1996) in which she recounts memories of evangelists Billy Sunday, Mel Trotter, Homer Rodeheaver, and her uncle, Paul Rader. Other topics include: city mission work and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Pacific Garden Mission, Winona Lake, and Cedar Lake Conference Grounds. Also included are reminiscences of Rader's reaction to Aimee Semple Mc Pherson, the formation of Scripture Press, Billy Graham's early preaching and crusades, and some of...
Identifier: CN 140
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Everett Mitchell (1898-1990) who as a teenager sang invitation songs at Billy Sunday evangelistic campaigns. Other topics discussed include: Mitchell's background, music and radio career, musical training, Billy and Helen Sunday, evangelistic work in Chicago, Gipsy Smith, Homer Rodeheaver, other evangelists, career as a war correspondent during the Korean War, religious use of radio, evangelistic rallies and crusade music. The time period covered by the intervew is...
Scope and Contents Sermon notes, minutes, financial records, reports, oral history transcript, clippings, estate descriptions, tracts on various cults and heresies, and photographs documenting the history of the Washington Street Mission in Springfield, Illinois between 1914 and 1982.Records describe tan urban mission and the effectiveness of their programs, administration, and financial activities, and a historical view of its origins in an oral history interview with Mary Brown Miller. Sermon notes...
Scope and Contents Sermons, speeches, scrapbooks, articles, correspondence, and other materials which document William Biederwolf's education and evangelistic activities. [NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "folder 2-5" means box 2, folder 5.]The collection consists mostly of scrapbooks, magazine articles, and manuscripts of Biederwolf's sermons and speeches. There are also a few letters and some miscellaneous items. They were in...
Identifier: CN 196
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Edna Louise Asher Case (1905-1999), in which she discusses her aunt, Virginia Asher, who was a co-worker of Billy Sunday; she was also involved in many other evangelistic efforts. Other topics include: Case's student days at Wheaton College, and her involvement in city mission work; impressions of Mel Trotter, Billy Sunday, Helen Sunday. The time frame covered by the interview is 1905 to 1929.Edna Case was interviewed by Robert Shuster on November 27,...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, procedures for evangelistic work, two diaries, autograph book, memorial booklets, clippings, tracts and photographs relating to Virginia Healey Asher’s ministry.The collection consists of a small amount of correspondence (folder 1-1), typed instruction for the Business Women's Invitation Committee (folder 1-6), two diaries and an autograph book (folders 1-3 to 1-5). Also included is a memorial booklet to J. Wilbur Chapman and clippings or tracts of other evangelists'...
Scope and Contents Reports, newspaper clippings, handbills, photographs, and other ephemera relating to J. Stratton Shufelt's evangelistic activities as a song leader for Youth for Christ, Jack Shuler, John R. Rice, Harry Ironside and others. This collection also contains information on the Wheaton Revival of 1950.Topics covered in the collection include Christ for America, evangelistic rallies, Shufelt's tour of Great Britain with Harry Ironside, rescue missions, Youth for Christ, Wheaton College...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with L.C. Robie in which he describes his experiences during his forty-two years as an Assemblies of God evangelist in California, New York,and Pennsylvania, beginning ca. 1920. Topics discussed include: early ministry experiences in New York state churches, successes and hostilities, importance of prayer, work in Michigan; healing from youthful illness, first conversion of factory worker and spread of faith to others, New Hope revival, visions, power of revival and...
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 270
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Roy Harvey Schulenberg (1909-2003) in which he discusses his conversion and involvement in Christian work, his memories of Paul Rader and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, the early days of Youth for Christ, evangelistic preaching, and city missions. Other topics discussed include: Rader’s radio ministry, Moody Memorial Church, evangelical figures who worked with or were influenced by Rader (Lance Latham, Richard Oliver, Howard Ferrin, Oswald Smith, Clarence Jones,...
Identifier: CN 273
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Harold Louis Day (1913-2006) in which he describes his experiences working at the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle during the pastorate of Paul Rader and his successor, Clarence Erickson. The time period covered by the interview is 1913-1978.
Harold Day was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 31, 1984 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.
Harold Day was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 31, 1984 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946.Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities of 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...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview, video tapes, and promotional material, relating to the ministry of John Perkins, author, speaker, and founder and President Emeritus of Voice of Calvary Ministries.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with John PerkinsInterview with John Perkins in which he describes his childhood in rural Mississippi, his conversion, the formation of VOCM, its program and significant events and individuals in its history,...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Lue Shelby in which she describes her family background; Voice of Calvary Ministries; the health clinic started by VOC; health problems among the the low-income population in Jackson, MS; Bible study for patients and staff at the clinic; programs for educating the community in personal health care; racial conditions in Mississippi; and the VOC Fellowship Church. The time period covered by the interview is 1953-1987.Lue Shelby was interviewed by Paul...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Melvin R. Anderson in which he discusses his work with Voice of Calvary Ministries in Jackson, MS, particularly as director of Peoples Development Incorporated and its housing ministry to rennovate and make homes available to the economically disadvantaged in Jackson. Other topics discussed include Anderson's family background, education, racial integration of the public school system; boycott of white businesses, the influence of John and Vera Mae Perkins on him,...
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...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Charles H. Dawson (1916-2000) in which he describes his family background; conversion; involvement in street preaching; jail ministry and other work in the Camden area; involvement in the work of the Afro-American Missionary Crusade; and philosophy of Christian work. Other topics discussed include Dawson's training at the New Jersey Bible School; street preaching; Montrose Waite; Dawson's trips to Africa from the 1960s through the 1980s; training African evangelists;...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Rafael Maldonado, Jr. in which describes his childhood; conversion; education and training for ministry at Moody Bible Institute and Calvin Theological Seminary; ministry with Chicago’s Hispanic communities; and role as a pastor at Hope Christian Fellowship to the Puerto Rican community in Chicago. Other topics discussed include: completion of the SCUPE program; apprenticeship for Urban Ministry, the Spirit and Truth Fellowship Church under Manuel Ortiz; church's...
Scope and Contents Clippings, photographs, cards, sermons, handbooks, oral history interviews and other records mainly relating to Consuella York's ministry as a chaplain at the Cook County Jail, but also describing her childhood growing up on the south side of Chicago, her conversion, religious education, and work as a pastor.The materials in this collection consist of miscellaneous items from Rev. York's life, mostly relating to her prison ministry. They include newspaper and magazine clippings,...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Wayne LeRoy Gordon, pastor of Lawndale Community Church, a nondenominational church in Chicago's predominantly black community, Lawndale. Topics covered include Gordon's youth, the influence of his family on his spiritual growth, his call to work in the black community, his education at Wheaton College, ministry through Lawndale Community Church in Chicago (its structure, various ministries, including health care, education, and recreation), and the African American...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul E. Johnson (1909-1997) in which he talks about his family background; conversion; lay witness as a musician involved in the work of Pacific Garden Mission and various prison ministries; Chicago in the 1930's; the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle; the Christian Businessmen's Committee; Paul Rader, Jack Wyrtzen, Roger Malsbary; and the early days of Youth for Christ in Indianapolis. Other topics discussed include the Great Depression in Chicago, and Johnson's post-1945...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Crawford Wheeler Loritts, Jr., in which he discusses his childhood; family; conversion; education at Philadelphia College of Bible; perception of racial conditions as he experienced them; evangelistic ministry; church planting projects with of Black Evangelistic Enterprise in Canton, Mississippi, and with Tony Evans in Dallas Other topics discussed include: American Missionary Fellowship; Tony Evans; Here's Life Black America; Bill...
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...
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with W. Scott Nyborg in which he describes his childhood, work with High School Evangelism Fellowship; the 1957 Billy Graham New York Crusade; the Sermons from Science exhibit at the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair; Office of Worldwide Evangelism-in-Depth (OWED) for Latin America Mission; In-Depth Evangelism Associates (IDEA); Reality Seminars with Latin America Mission; Christ for the City-Miami; co-workers Ruben Lores, Rene Padilla, Orlando Costas and John Huffman;...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stanley R. Kline and extensive photo albums, relating to Kline’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1940 to 1977. Topics covered in interview include: his family background in Philadelphia, conversion, Percy Crawford's influence, evangelism in Philadelphia, rescue mission work, call to missions, his wife Carmel Anthony, his evangelism and educational work in the Congo between 1940 and...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with William E. Pannell in which he describes his childhood in Michigan, his family, conversion as a teenager, his growing awareness of racism in America and especially its influence on American Christianity, education at Fort Wayne Bible College, involvement with the Brethren Assemblies, the part preaching has played in his life, the divide between urban and suburban culture and its impact on black and white churches and institutions, his work with Youth for Christ, the...
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photograph, videos related to the ministry of Reverend Felix Erondu, Nigerian evangelist and founder of Traveling Light Ministries.Series: Oral History InterviewsTwo oral history interviews with Felix Erondu, in which he decribes his family background in Aba, Nigeria; upbringing in the Anglican church; education; training as a teacher; participation in the Biafran civil war; work as a teacher and principal; committing...
Scope and Contents Minutes, budgets, proposals, pamphlets, reports, video cassettes, and other material showing the origins of Detroit's Afro-American Mission, Inc., and its activities including Bible clubs for children and adults, special ministries to singles, vacation Bible schools and camps, and the Institute for Biblical Research.
Scope and Contents Audio tapes of numerous sessions from Congress 88, touching on a wide variety of topics related to evangelism and missions.
Scope and Contents Papers, recordings of meeting sessions, planning materials and other documents from the consultation, which examined how Christians in the late twentieth century should present the Christian gospel in large urban settings. The meeting was co-sponsored by Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Wheaton College.
Collection — Container: Books
Found in: Special Collections, Buswell Library
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Anthony Comstock to Rev. H.C. Hovey, in which Comstock describes the burden and revival of ministry with The N.Y. Society for Suppression of Vice and biographical notes for The Cyclopedia of American Biography completed by Comstock in 1915.
- Subject: City missions X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 45
- Special Collections, Buswell Library 1
- Graham, Billy, 12
- Sunday, Billy, 12
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 11
- Rader, Paul, 10
- Youth for Christ International. 10
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 7
- Rodeheaver, Homer A. 7
- Biederwolf, William E. 6
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 6
- Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 6
- Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 6
- Ironside, H. A. 5
- Moody Bible Institute. 5
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 5
- Trotter, Melvin E. 5
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 5
- Asher, Virginia Healey, 4
- Chapman, J. Wilbur 4
- Dunlop, Merrill. 4
- Fuller, Charles Edward, 4
- McPherson, Aimee Semple, 4
- Perkins, John, 4
- Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 4
- Africa Inland Mission. 3
- Asher, William. 3
- Blanchard, Charles A. 3
- Bright, Bill. 3
- Catholic Church 3
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 3
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 3
- Finney, Charles Grandison, 3
- Jones, Clarence W. 3
- Latin America Mission. 3
- Perkins, Vera Mae. 3
- Skinner, Tom, 3
- Smith, Gipsy, 3
- Smith, Oswald J. 3
- Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 3
- Ackley, B. D. 2
- Alexander, Charles M. 2
- Armerding, Hudson T. 2
- Assemblies of God. 2
- Bakke, Raymond J., 2
- Barrows, Cliff. 2
- Berg, Clayton L., 2
- Bryan, William Jennings. 2
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 2
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 2
- China Inland Mission. 2
- Christ for the City. 2
- Christian Business Men's Committee International. 2
- Christian Service Brigade. 2
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 2
- Cook County Jail (Ill.) 2
- Cook, Robert A., 2
- Costas, Orlando E. 2
- Dallas Theological Seminary. 2
- Dixon, A. C. 2
- Erickson, Clarence H. 2
- Evangelism-in-Depth. 2
- Evans, Anthony T. 2
- Fuller Theological Seminary. 2
- Gray, James M. 2
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 2
- Hammontree, Homer. 2
- Harrison, William K. 2
- Henry, Carl F. H. 2
- Hill, E. V. 2
- Hubbard, David Allan. 2
- Islam 2
- Jaffray, Robert A. 2
- Johnson, Jimmie. 2
- Jones, Bob, 2
- Kesler, Jay. 2
- LaSalle Street Church (Chicago, Ill.) 2
- Latham, Lance Breton, 2
- Lores, Ruben. 2
- McCully, Theodore Edward, 2
- Monroe, Harry. 2
- Moody, Dwight Lyman, 2
- National Association of Evangelicals. 2
- Navigators. 2
- Ockenga, Harold John, 2
- Oliver, Richard Weber, 2
- Ortiz, Manuel, 2
- Philpot, Ford. 2
- Pioneer Girls. 2
- Rader, Luke. 2
- Robie, L. C. 2
- Salvation Army. 2
- Smith, Wilbur Moorehead, 2
- Stough, Henry Wellington, 2
- Sweeting, George, 2
- Taylor, Herbert John, 2
- Torrey, R. A. 2
- Troutman, Charles Henry, 2
- WMBI (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.) 2
- Wolgemuth, Sam. 2
- Wyrtzen, Jack, 2
- Young Life (Organization) 2 ∧ less