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Scope and Contents Report written by Osborne Buchanan of the National Liberty Foundation on the status and future of the 3-year old Evangelical Missions Information Service. Document summarizes EMIS history and makes recommendations for increasing its usefulness with support from National Liberty Foundation, by developing a research center or provide research services for mission agencies. Report written in response to recommendation of mission executives at Colorado Springs meeting in early 1967.
Dates: Created: 1967
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous collection of items by or about evangelist Dwight L. Moody, including letters, newspaper clippings, photos, handbills, and a phonograph record collected from varies sources. There are several items written by Moody about his work and activities.There are six Moody letters (folder 1-1), both handwritten and typed, three of which ask for funds for the Northfield Schools and one for the work in Liverpool, England. The letters were addressed to Mr. Trowbridge, Mr. Henry W....
Dates: Created: 1877-1893
Scope and Contents Two letters by British evangelist George Jeffreys to a Rev. Glasnant Jones. The letters are brief but contain some comments on the evangelistic meeting Jeffreys was holding.
Dates: Created: 1930
Scope and Contents Commission for home mission work issued to Hickok by the Board of Mission of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. Document details the length of his service, compensation, conduct and activity expected of him, and plans for giving aid to the Board and for correspondence between presbyteries and the Board.
Dates: Created: 1832
Scope and Contents Photographs of Homer Hammontree, 1901 report card, article on his ordination, obituaries, and letter written about him after his death by Howard Hermansen and Paul Beckwith, which includes a tribute by Wilbur M. Smith.
Dates: Created: 1901-1965
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter, several articles, and photographs, which contain information about the college or people connected with the college. The letter is dated 1930 and is by missionary Dorothea Keeney. She describes the inauguration of the college's first Chinese president, Lucy C. Wang; the school's commencement; and a wedding of one of the staff. One of the articles is by Lucy Wang and from the July 31 issue of Woman's Missionary Friend. It gives...
Dates: Created: 1920-1931
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter and an article. Materials describe the Culley's experiences among the Kopauko tribe and Zungonao clan in New Guinea in 1940.
Dates: Created: 1940
Scope and Contents This collection contains a few handwritten letters of the American Tract Society dealing mostly with activities of the Society in New York and Eastern Canada. Most of the correspondence is between the Rochester, Niagara and Toronto Societies; however, there is one interesting note from London. Another unusual item was an enclosure in a handbill announcing the services of one Rev. Bliss, who conducted seminars on "God's Providential Care of our Country..." Correspondents include Robert Sharp,...
Dates: Created: 1854-1858
Scope and Contents Letters written by Evangeline Booth during her service as Field Commissioner of The Salvation Army in the United States. Correspondence concerns actual or potential contributors. Also includes a printed card with autograph, July 22, 1936, and a newspaper clipping advertising free Christmas dinners in 1910.
Dates: Created: 1911-1916
Scope and Contents Manuscript of a sermon delivered by Heber of the Anglican Church to clergy in his diocese of Calcutta, India, describing the missionary situation in India.
Dates: Created: 1826
Identifier: SCN 048
Scope and Contents This collection contains a single letter written by David Livingstone to John Kirk, outlining some of the conditions of two-year expedition they were planning to Africa. Topics discussed include government funding and expected expenses, anticipated living conditions during the expedition, and Kirk's qualifications for joining the expedition. The letter is dated January 4, 1858 from Hamilton, Scotland.
Dates: Created: 1858
Scope and Contents Letter, autograph and print. Letter (1871) to Mr. Bergne regarding the slow proceedings of Bergne's committee and Moffat's great expenses while working on his translation of the Old Testament. Print is of Moffat.
Dates: Created: 1871-1878
Scope and Contents This collection contains the second page of letter signed by evangelist Samuel White Small and portrait of him.
Dates: Created: 1910-1930
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typed letter and envelope signed by Eddy to W.W. Lockwood of Shanghai, introducing Frederick W. Roman who was on a fact-finding tour of the Far East.
Dates: Created: 1932
Scope and Contents Autographed letter signed by temperance leader Frances Elizabeth Willard to unnamed correspondent commending her for her speaking ability.
Dates: Created: 1886
Scope and Contents Card announcing an evangelistic meeting at the Dudley Street Baptist Church held by Samuel Sayford.
Dates: Created: 1908
Scope and Contents This collection contains two notes written by George Muller near the end of his life. One letter is to Arthur Tappan Pierson, containing a brief acknowledgement and personal message, including obituary of Muller's wife, Susannah Grace Muller. The other contains condolences to an unknown correspondent.
Dates: Created: 1897-1898
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from William Warren Sweet to Oscar Joseph concerning the publication of Sweet's book The Story of Religion in America.
Dates: Created: 1930
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from William Buell Sprague to Rev. Sulete, thanking him for donating several pamphlets to Sprague's collection of theological materials.
Dates: Created: 1867
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials by or about Ira David Sankey, including an undated autograph with an inscription, "Hallelujah What a Savior"; a letter dated January 15, 1894, from Sankey to a friend sending a requested autographed letter by Dwight L. Moody; a letter from Sankey to Edward Bok dated April 9, 1887, concerning Sankey's contribution to a volume eulogizing Rev. Henry Ward Beecher--an accompanying essay contains Sankey's impressions and opinions of Beecher; and a portrait...
Dates: Created: 1887-1894
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from Edward Judson, theologian, pastor and son of Adoniram Judson, to G.W. Freeman about building a memorial in New York City to his father, the first American foreign missionary.
Dates: Created: 1887
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by Matthew Wilks to Rev. A.J. Roberts from London regarding a future visit and a biographical sketch of Wilks written by J. L. Dandy dated February 1829
Dates: Created: 1819-1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains a small card advertising a series of revival meetings by evangelist Robert M. Green at the Methodist Episcopal Church in Barnegat, New Jersey.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents This collection contains a booklet of nine watercolor sketches illustrating a three-verse limerick written in English but lettered in a verticle stylistic Chinese script; was presented to Charles Isaac Blanchett (1875-1933) upon his arrival in Pakhoi, China (near Hong Kong), to work with the Church Missionary Society. The booklet depicts an imaginary world in which Blanchett and his colleague, Bishop Rt. Rev. G.H. Landers (bishop of Hong Kong) are ambushed by hungry cannibals.
Dates: Created: 1908
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Gideon Hawley to Rev. Mr. Dunster consoling him on the imminent death of of Dunster's wife, as well as a short note from Hawley to Captain David Allen.
Dates: Created: 1766, 1803
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter by Willis Green in Lodiana, India, to his brother, Joshua Green in the U.S., describing scenery and people of India as well as comments on problems in the church in America and India.
Dates: Created: 1843
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by S.W. Colburn to Mrs. Mary Gerish describing the purpose of the Palestine Missionary Society, asking for financial and prayer support.
Dates: Created: 1821
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Joseph Kingsburg Wight to his brother, William Wight, describing his sea voyage to China, the condition of Shanghai, missionary endeavors in China and the Taiping Rebellion.
Dates: Created: 1856
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter describing missionaries Daniel Lindley and Henry Venable attempts to establish a mission station in a southern Africa territory under the protection of a tribal chief, local marriage customs, severe drought and impressions of Robert Moffat, Robert Hamilton and Roger Edwards.
Dates: Created: 1836
Scope and Contents This collection contains a promotional card with photograph announcing a missionary meeting under YMCA auspices in New York City at which David James Ranney related his experiences.
Dates: Created: 1912
Scope and Contents This collection contains a postcard with photograph announcing meetings conducted by Rev. Charles E. Eaton at the Bowdoin Square Tabernacle.
Dates: Created: 1907
Scope and Contents This collection contains engraved certificates for contributions, biography of missionary of Harriet Newell, historical sketch of mission work in Micronesia, Sunday school exercise on Africa (1917), letter from John and Margaret Miller (missionaries in India), Congregational Home Missionary Society 75th anniversary program booklet, and letter regarding 1848 ABCFM meeting in Boston.
Dates: Created: 1848-1917
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Alfred Goodrich to Martin Hogan including descriptions of Alexander Campbell and 300 conversions resulting from meetings conducted by a Mr. Avery.
Dates: Created: 1840
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection contain Northampton church meeting minutes, a receipt page, and engraved print. Meeting minutes consist of four hand-written documents. The first, dated 1 May 1748, concerns a mistaken payment source for Edwards’ salary, which was corrected to be drawn from the proper treasury. The second document, dated January 1749-1750 records the appointment of a committee to confer with Edwards and to travel to Boston to obtain more information regarding Edwards’ book on...
Dates: Created: 1748-1750
Scope and Contents This collection contains a scrapbook containing brochures, posters, and newspaper clippings used in the 1951 "Key to Life" evangelistic campaign of evangelist Jack Shuler, held in Grand Rapids, Michigan; sponsored by the Christian Businessmen's Committee of Grand Rapids.
Dates: Created: 1951
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter by Robert Porteous describing accounts of the activities of the church in Yichun, Jianxi Province, including an intensive Bible school and conference for women, prayer meetings for several captured Christian workers, and weekly services, all taking place in the midst of troop movements by government and communist troops, which, although disruptive, did not interfere with church activities. Also included are items about military conflict and destruction...
Dates: Created: 1928
Scope and Contents Ths collection contains a ten-page prayer letter from Charles Fairclough, describing a tour of mission stations in Zhejiang Province, the evidence of cultural and social upheaval in the area, an evaluation of the church in China as it emerged from persecution, reflection on the political, social and cultural developments during Fairclough's 30 years of missionary work, an overview of current developments following civil war from 1926-1928, and an evaluation of China's future. Includes 4 pages...
Dates: Created: 1928
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter from Edwin William Fisch, a missionary with China Inland Mission, detailing his first days in China including descriptions of his arrival in Shanghai, the China Inland Mission compound and hospital, Shanghai street life, visits to training institutes, medical facilities, leading a worship service, travel on the Yangtze River, and the working classes.
Dates: Created: 1937
Scope and Contents This collection contains three prayer letters describing Ralph and Helen Scovilles' missionary work in China; travel from Shanghai to Ningsha, Kansu Province (now Yinchuan, Gansu) and raid and 23-day occupation of Ningsha by Muslim bandits.
Dates: Created: 1928-1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Charles Thomson, describing progress made in evangelistic work in China, excerpts from missionaries' letters appealing for prayer, and an appeal for new missionaries.
Dates: Created: 1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Martha Pohnert, a missionary with China Inland Mission, decribing Pohnert's Chinese co-workers, prayer needs, famine in the area, and the state of an outlying town damaged by soldiers.
Dates: Created: 1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from A. Bertram Lewis, describing his work as missionary in Kiangsi Province, China, with China Inland Mission, the progress of evangelistic work, involvement of Chinese Christians in evangelism, and a Bible conference.
Dates: Created: 1937
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Hannah L. Reid, describing Reid's work as missionary with China Inland Mission, the illness of Reid's missionary sister, Lilias Reid, and subsequent medical treatment, death and funeral.
Dates: Created: 1934
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters and several items related to the drowning of missionary George E. King in 1927. The letters describe the Waltons' travel as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and a Bible conference for Chinese Christians. Also includes CIM newsletter and report which describe the treacherous raft trip made by 38 missionaries and their families who were withdrawing from the Kansu Province during which King drowned.
Dates: Created: 1927-1940
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Harold D. and Helen M. Hayward, describes the Haywards' overland travel as China Inland Mission workers with a description of the countryside and cities enroute to Xining, their assigned station, near the Tibetan border.
Dates: Created: 1926
Scope and Contents This collection contains two prayer letters from Herbert W. and Minnie E. Flagg, decsribing the Flaggs' work as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and political and social turmoil due to conflict between nationalist and communist forces and local robber bands, including G.M. Metcalf's being held as a hostage; Shanghai CIM compound caught in the crossfire in one instance; missionaries fleeing from the countryside; propaganda slogans; and attempts to continue work inland. Since many CIM...
Dates: Created: 1927
Scope and Contents This collection contains one promotional card announcing revival meetings held at the First Methodist Episcopal Church in Knoxville, Iowa, led by Rev. Frank Mathis with Harry P. Armstrong and Mrs. Armstrong as musicians.
Dates: Created: 1926
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.
Dates: Created: 1912-1915
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from J. T. Hough to Rev. John A. Murray, Secretary of the Western Agency of the American Home Missionary Society, describing Hough's financial difficulties in his Port Byron, New York, pastorate and spiritual progress of the congregation.
Dates: Created: 1838
Scope and Contents This collection contains an annotated article (written by Phyllis Thompson) about the North-West Bible Institute (NWBI) in Fengzian, Shensi Province, describing the development of the Back to Jerusalem Evangelisitc Band, which evangelized in western China, including among Muslims. Also includes photocopies from Theodore Fischbacher's scrapbook with photographs of NWBI (1941-1947) and the Fischbacher family (1942-1944).
Dates: Created: 1941-1947
- Billy Graham Center Archives 655
- Buswell Library Special Collections 330
- Marion E. Wade Center 103
- Evangelistic work 441
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions 260
- Missionaries 222
- Conversion. 190
- Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 170
- Evangelistic work -- United States. 164
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 161
- Church and state 135
- Women 134
- Women -- Religious life. 134
- Correspondence 128
- Missions 127
- Women in missionary work. 127
- Christian education 116
- Christian life. 116
- Evangelicalism 114
- Bible 108
- Language in missionary work. 108
- Indigenous church administration 102
- Missionaries -- Training of 102
- Evangelicalism -- United States. 87
- Catholic Church. 86
- Christian leadership. 84
- Christianity and culture. 78
- Photographs 78
- Children of missionaries. 76
- Church and social problems 75
- Communism 69
- Medical care 69
- Religious institutions. 69
- Conversion 66
- Evangelistic work -- China. 64
- Persecution 62
- Tribes 62
- World War, 1939-1945. 62
- Education 61
- Christian literature 60
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- China. 59
- Family. 58
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Educational work. 57
- Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 57
- Sermons, American. 57
- African Americans 54
- Evangelistic sermons. 53
- Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 53
- Theology 51
- Communism -- China. 50
- Missions, Medical 48
- Bible colleges 47
- Financial Records 47
- Prayer. 47
- Scrapbooks 47
- Children of missionaries 46
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Faculty. 46
- Catholic Church. -- Protestant churches. 45
- Church and social problems -- United States. 45
- Church work with youth 45
- College students 45
- Articles 44
- Muslims 44
- Radio in religion 44
- Audiotapes 43
- Pentecostalism 43
- Rural missions 43
- Sex role 43
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Students. 43
- Animism 42
- Christian literature -- Publication and distribution 42
- Evangelistic work -- China 42
- City missions 41
- Mass media in religion 41
- Preaching. 41
- Youth 41
- Church growth 40
- Evangelistic invitations. 40
- Conversion -- Personal narratives. 39
- Missions -- China. 39
- Revivals 39
- Bible -- Study and teaching. 38
- Fundamentalism 38
- Bible -- Translating. 37
- Evangelistic work -- China -- History 37
- Fundamentalism -- United States. 37
- Great Britain 37
- Radio in missionary work. 37
- Worship. 37
- Children. 36
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Finance. 36
- Church and social problems. 36
- Sayers, Dorothy L. -- Archives. 36
- China. 35
- Minutes 35
- Racism 35
- Church and state -- United States. 34
- Church development, New. 34
- Culture shock. 34
- Evangelicalism. 34
- Radio in religion -- United States. 34
- Radio in religion. 34
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Students -- Social life and customs. 34 ∧ less
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 161
- Graham, Billy, 98
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 64
- China Inland Mission. 51
- Moody Bible Institute. 50
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 48
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 43
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 38
- Sayers, Dorothy L. 37
- Lewis, C. S. 33
- Sunday, Billy, 32
- Africa Inland Mission. 28
- Islam 27
- Rader, Paul, 27
- Youth for Christ International. 26
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 25
- Sayers, Dorothy L. (Sayers, Dorothy Leigh) 25
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 23
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 23
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 22
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 22
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 21
- National Association of Evangelicals. 21
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 20
- Moody Bible Institute 20
- Sudan Interior Mission. 20
- Henry, Carl F. H. 19
- Perkins, John, 19
- Armerding, Hudson T. 18
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 18
- Rodeheaver, Homer A. 18
- Billy Graham Center. 17
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 17
- Catholic Church 17
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 17
- Jones, Clarence W. 17
- Latin America Mission. 17
- McIntire, Carl, 16
- Taylor, Clyde W. 16
- World Council of Churches. 16
- Elliot, Jim, 15
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 15
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 15
- Ockenga, Harold John, 15
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 15
- Wyrtzen, Jack, 15
- Bright, Bill. 14
- Stam, John Cornelius, 14
- Africa Inland Church. 13
- Blanchard, Charles A. 13
- Colson, Charles W. 13
- Crawford, Percy B. 13
- Ford, Leighton. 13
- Fuller Theological Seminary. 13
- Fuller, Charles Edward, 13
- Howard, David M. 13
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 13
- Ironside, H. A. 13
- Jesus Christ 13
- Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 13
- Jones, Bob, 13
- Plymouth Brethren. 13
- Smith, Oswald J. 13
- Africa Inland Mission, International. 12
- Hurlburt, Charles E. 12
- International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 12
- Mission Aviation Fellowship. 12
- Padilla, C. Rene. 12
- Palau, Luis, 12
- Smith, Gipsy, 12
- Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 12
- Assemblies of God. 11
- Barrows, Cliff. 11
- Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 11
- Dain, Arthur John, 11
- Dunlop, Merrill. 11
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 11
- Graham, Ruth Bell. 11
- Skinner, Tom, 11
- Sunday, Helen Amelia Thompson, 11
- West Suburban Hospital (Oak Park, Ill.) 11
- Woods, C. Stacey, 11
- Wright, J. Elwin. 11
- Evangelism-in-Depth. 10
- Glasser, Arthur F. 10
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 10
- McCully, Theodore Edward, 10
- Navigators. 10
- Nixon, Richard M. 10
- Straw, Darien A. 10
- Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 10
- Torrey, R. A. 10
- Trotman, Dawson E. 10
- Wheaton College (Ill.). Graduate School 10
- Williams, Charles, 10
- World Vision International. 10
- Coggins, Wade T. 9
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 9
- Davis, Ralph T. 9
- ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 9 ∧ less