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 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Albert Blanchard Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-02-002
Scope and Contents The papers of Charles Albert Blanchard  minister, reformer, and second President of Wheaton College  consist of both personal papers and administrative archive material.  Collected from several sources since 1950, much of the material was given to the College Archives by Dr. Clyde S. Kilby.  It was among the Blanchard Family materials given to him by Miss Julia Blanchard (daughter of Charles Blanchard) when Kilby was researching his biography of Jonathan Blanchard.  Other material was...

Collection 044 Papers of Helen M. Tenney

 Collection
Identifier: CN-044
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...

Collection 076 Papers of Judson E. Conant

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Identifier: CN-076
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, sermon notes and personal notes relating to the ministry of Judson Eber Conant. The collection also contains ordination materials and his examination for a preaching license. Of particular interest in the oversize collection is Conant's license to preach.[NOTE: In the Scope & Content section, the notation "folder 2-5" means box 2, folder 5.]This is a very small collection of materials pertaining to Rev. Judson E....

Collection 085 Papers of William H. Wrighton

 Collection
Identifier: CN-085
Scope and Contents Sermons, clippings, articles, manuscripts, notebooks, personal records, correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to the William Wrighton's career as a pastor, professor, writer. Also in this collection are photographs of Wrighton and his family and friends.The bulk of this collection consists of sermons and clippings of Wrighton. There are over three hundred folders containing Wrighton's sermons and clippings on various subjects and topics written by the author during his...

Collection 095 Ephemera of William B. Riley

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Identifier: CN-095
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...

Collection 101 Papers of Robert W. Roberts

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Identifier: CN-101
Scope and Contents Correspondence, account books, photographs, and other records mostly concerned with Robert William Roberts' tasks as a worker for the American Sunday School Union from 1907 to 1913.Most of the records in the collection date to Roberts' career as a worker for the American Sunday School Union from 1907-1913. A few items are from his post-1913 career. The bulk of the collection is made up of his account books with one folder each of commissions, correspondence, obituaries, ordination...

Collection 110 Ephemera of Donald E. McDowell

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Identifier: CN-110
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...

Collection 201 Oral History Interview with Russell P. Shedd

 Collection
Identifier: CN 201
Scope and Contents Three oral history interviews with Russell Philip Shedd, in which he describes his upbringing by missionary parents in Bolivia; education at Wheaton College, Faith Seminary (PA), and the University of Edinburgh; Billy Graham's evangelistic meetings at Harringay and Edinburgh in 1954/55; evangelism opportunities in Scotland, 1953-55; and work with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Portugal, 1959-62, and Brazil, 1962-82. The time period covered by the interviews is 1929 to...

Collection 202 Papers of Berea St. John Feiner

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Identifier: CN-202
Scope and Contents Correspondence, articles, photographs, and various other materials created or compiled by Berea St. John Feiner. Collection includes items on a wide variety of missionary endeavors over a span of 140 years, notes of explanation with individual items, missionary stories, Feiner's and others' published articles concerning the work Harold L. and Biola Ogilvie in Nigeria and other Sudan Interior Mission personnel, a J. Herbert Kane article on Roland Bingham.  Topics covered include missions in...

Collection 223 Records of the Baptist Missionary Society

 Collection
Identifier: CN-223
Scope and Contents Collection consists of minutes, committee records, correspondence, and missionaries' papers.Society committees whose activities and deliberations are documented include: Finance, Candidate Board, Eastern India and Ceylon, China, and Western. Principle correspondents and figures include William Carey, Adoniram Judson, Isaac Allen, William Holman Bentley, John Chamberlain, Thomas Comber, Andrew Fuller, Joseph Jackson Fuller, George Grenfell, Alfred G. Jones, William Knibb, Joshua...

Collection 283 Oral History Interview with Nancy Folkerts

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Identifier: CN-283
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Nancy Wood Folkerts. Topics discussed include her childhood as a pastor's daughter; study at Wheaton College; her marriage; training in London; work as a missionary in British Cameroon (now Republic of Cameroon), especially Bible study and literacy programs for women and 3H clubs for girls; the political and social situation in Cameroon; Cameroon independence; medical problems in Cameroon; the work of her husband, Fred, at the Baptist Teacher Training College and as...

Collection 315 Oral History Interview with Marie H. Little

 Collection
Identifier: CN 315
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marie Huttenlock Little (1918-2009) in which she describes her childhood in Philadelphia, training as a nurse and further education at Philadelphia School of Bible and the University of Pennsylvania; missionary service with China Inland Mission in 1947, working in Lanzhou and Wu Wei, Gansu province; return to the U.S. in 1950 to become a staff worker for Inter-Varsity. The time period covered by the interviews is circa 1918-1955.Marie Little was...

Collection 332 Papers of Isaac Backus

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Identifier: CN-332
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of Baptist preacher and historian Isaac Backus' diaries, autobiography, daybook, sermons on Acts and the Psalms, correspondence, letters from mother Elizabeth Backus, and other materials. Originals were filmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.

Collection 333 Papers of Adoniram Judson

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Identifier: CN-333
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of letters and journals describing Adoniram Judson's work as a translator and Baptist missionary in Burma. Originals microfilmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.

Collection 334 Papers of Luther Rice

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Identifier: CN-334
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of the papers of Baptist educator, missionary, and leader Luther Rice (1783-1836), including a list of correspondents, lecture notes on theology and other topics, school records of Columbian College, diary, financial record book, and letters. Also includes a copy of the 1814 constitution (and later suggested revisions) of the General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States for Foreign Missions. Originals filmed by the Historical Commission of the...

Collection 340 Records of the Baptist Women's Missionary Union

 Collection
Identifier: CN-340
Scope and Contents Minutes, annual reports, and histories of the WMU and its auxiliaries in Kentucky, Mississippi, and South Carolina.

Documents mission efforts in the U.S., including among Native and African Americans.

Collection 348 Oral History Interview with Sharon R. Simon

 Collection
Identifier: CN-348
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Sharon "Sheri" Rose Simon in which she describes her childhood, conversion to Christianity, decision to become a missionary, internship in Mexico, and medical work in Haiti.Other topics discussed include:  joining the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, raising financial support, common health problems, folk remedies, the relationship between the Haitian would view and health care, voodoo, the 1985-86 revolution in Haiti, relations between Catholics and...

Collection 350 Papers of John M. Peck

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Identifier: CN-350
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of the journal of John Mason Peck, pioneer Baptist missionary, educator, editor, author, and pastor, describing his ministry in Illinois territory during the 1840s until 1857. Contains biographical data on colleagues; subscription lists to periodicals; financial accounts; brief descriptions of events; notes of activities; proposed articles, etc. Original microfilmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.

Collection 353 Papers of Isaac Lunsford

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Identifier: CN-353
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a microfilmed day-to-day journal, dating from November 1791 to July 1795 kept by Isaac Lunsford, itinerant preacher for the Baptist Church. Contents includes descriptions of Lunsford’s preaching activities along the east coast of America from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to the West Indies; his attendance at a Baptist General Conference in Baltimore in 1792; descriptions of travel by foot and by ship; accounts of revival meetings; preaching at Methodist and Presbyterian...

Collection 354 Records of the Baptist General Convention

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Identifier: CN-354
Scope and Contents Includes minutes dated from 18 May 1814-19 April 1820 as well as Records of the Foreign Missions Managers of the Baptist General Convention, 24 Sept. 1845, with reports on mission activity in Africa, Burma and India. Topics include contents of the constitution, lists of financial gifts, committee members, actions concerning missionaries on the field, letters of resignation, and organizational procedures. Also included are minutes of a meeting of Foreign Missions Managers of the Baptist General...

Collection 355 Papers of James Edwin Orr

 Collection
Identifier: CN-355
Scope and Contents Collection consists of correspondence between J. Edwin Orr and various Christian leaders in Latin America with most of the letters to and from Brazil, and dealing in some way with Orr's meeting throughout that country in 1951 and 1952. Materials also document the situation of the church in different parts of Brazil, developments in that country, Orr's credentials, his plan of campaign, and other aspects of Brazilian religious life. Also contains descriptions of meetings Orr held in New...

Collection 359 Records of the Baptist Missionary and Education Convention of Oklahoma and Indian Territories

 Collection
Identifier: CN-359
Scope and Contents Reproduction of Convention minutes originally published between 1883 and 1905.This collection consists of the following printed microfilmed documents: minutes of annual meetings of the Baptist General Convention's Indian and Oklahoma Territories, 1896, 1901-1907, including also minutes of the Women's Baptist Missionary Society, 1896, 1900, 1904-1907; minutes include copies of the Constitution, agenda, annual reports of committees, amounts pledges, reports of the Sunday School...

Collection 379 Records of the Woman's Union Missionary Society

 Collection
Identifier: CN-379
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, almost 3,000 photographs.

Topics documented include the creation and activity of the mission work in Burma, China, India, Pakistan, and Japan, its work among orphans and women.

Collection 396 Oral History Interview with Perry C. Straw

 Collection
Identifier: CN-396
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Perry Clark Straw, an executive of the Moody Radio Network. Topics covered include Straw's childhood in the northeastern United States, his parent's work in starting and administering Baptist youth camps, memories of Percy Crawford and Jack Wyrtzen, his education at Southeastern Bible College and Moody Bible Institute, his early work in radio, discussion of Christian youth camps, descriptions of Percy Crawford, Jack Wyrtzen, WMBI, and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle's...

Collection 428 Papers of Helen E. Berry

 Collection
Identifier: CN-428
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and prayer letters relating to the ministry of Helen Elizabeth Berry, missionary with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan from 1966-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Helen E. Berry in which she describes her youth, family, conversion, call to be a missionary, education at Wheaton College, missionary work with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan, church...

Collection 432 Papers of Vernon C. Watford

 Collection
Identifier: CN-432
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and promotional videotape.

Includes information on his family, childhood, conversion, education at Washington Bible College, marriage, work with the American Sunday School Union, establishment of the Triple C Bible Camp and Bible Institute in North Carolina.  Events described cover the time period 1936-1990.  The videotape  describes the Triple C Bible Camp.

Collection 450 Oral History Interviews with Vasile Bunta

 Collection
Identifier: CN-450
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vasile Bunta in which he decsribes his family background, the Baptist church in Romania, relations between church and state, his conversion and education, Billy Graham's visit to the country in 1985, the Christian revival of the 1970s in Romania, the effect of the 1989 revolution on the church, evangelistic work among the Romani people, and the current state of the Church. The time period covered by the interviews is 1960 to 1991.Vasile Bunta was...

Collection 462 Oral History Interview with Adrian O. Ban

 Collection
Identifier: CN-462
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Adrian Ban in which he describes his family background, the revival in his Baptist church in Oradea, Romania; his own conversion; attempts by the government to intimidate Christians; influence of Christians such as Joseph Tson, Liviu Olah, and Aurel Tosa; his involvement in music ministry in Romania; the 1989 revolution in Romania; conditions for the church since the revolution; impressions of the church in the United States and Romania; the Romanian Missionary...

Collection 493 Oral History Interviews with Stella Kasirye

 Collection
Identifier: CN-493
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stella Kasirye in which she describes her childhood in Uganda; her conversion to Christian faith while at school; her involvement in programs to reach street children; her efforts to develop programs of AIDS education and care among college students and the country at large, and observations on the church in Uganda and missionary efforts there. The time period covered by the interviews is 1965 to 1993.Stella Kasirye was interviewed by Robert Shuster in...

Collection 573 Records of Detroit's Afro-American Mission

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Identifier: CN-573
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.

Collection 627 Papers of Harold E. Renfrow

 Collection
Identifier: CN-627
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, forms, minutes, memos, budgets, incorporation papers relating to Harold E. Renfrow's work as executive secretary of the 1974 Cruzada Evangelística Billy Graham Grande-Rio, held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Arrangement: Alphabetical by title. The titles of all of the...

Steven C. Preston Papers

 Collection — xAccession 2014-0117
Identifier: SC-223
Abstract When Steven Preston was counting the cost of entering public, governmental service, he stated: “I had to ask myself whether I was willing to jump into a highly public position in an agency that was under attack and that had some very significant hurdles.” Despite these challenges facing him, Preston decided that he would transition into a leadership position of the Small Business Administration (SBA) in 2006. A similar question would arise again, less than two years later, when Mr. Preston...