Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Correspondence, proposals, reports, minutes, programs, publications brochures, budgets, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, and video tapes related to the founding, ground breaking and dedication and continuing work of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College as a research and training center in evangelism, and its ongoing activities. Includes audio and video recordings of Center-sponsored conferences (on themes including evangelism and evangelistic preaching, outreach to various...
Dates: Created: 1919-2011
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...
Dates: Created: 1900-1985
Identifier: CN 015
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials gathered by the archivist relating to Billy Graham's life and early ministry. Includes miscellaneous correspondence to Ray Schulenberg, Richard, Mouw, and Charles Fuller, among others. Also includes a copy of Peace with God annotated by Ruth Bell Graham, which she revised for a second edition in 1984. *****Folder 2-3 contains a variety of miscellaneous letters gathered from various sources: two photocopies of letters (1950 and 1958) to Ray...
Dates: Created: 1950-2002
Identifier: CN 021
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,...
Dates: Created: 1964-1967
Identifier: CN 029
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, bulletins, counselor training materials, promotional pieces, correspondence, audio tapes, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, films and other materials gathered by the Archives from varied sources, all of which relate to the Billy and/or Helen Sunday lives and evangelistic ministry. These records had no existence as a unit until they were put together by the Archives staff. Hence they are called "ephemera" as opposed to a collection of Billy and Helen Sunday materials...
Dates: Created: 1907-1989
Identifier: CN 038
Scope and Contents Newsletters, sermon manuscripts, scrapbooks, programs, pamphlets, photographs, negatives, brochures, a taped sermon, slides, thesis materials, and more, documenting Paul Rader's life and ministry. The material deals mainly with his radio work and the organizations he founded, including the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle. Additional material includes items about Rader gathered for a planned biography, sermons of other preachers who spoke at the Tabernacle, newsletters and magazines published by...
Dates: Created: 1899-1996
Identifier: CN 047
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...
Dates: Created: 1899-1972
Identifier: CN 061
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of original documents held 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...
Dates: Created: 1882-1974
Identifier: CN 062
Scope and Contents Microfilm of diaries, sermons, notes, correspondence, and writings of Mather. Originals are in the American Antiquarian Society and in the Massachusetts Historical Society. Also included is the original and a photocopy of a hand-written sermon, 1701, on Ephesians 1:3, titled "Spiritual Blessings." For more information, please see guide.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "folder 1-1" means box 1, folder 1]This collection consists of two folders (1-1...
Dates: Created: 1680-1724
Identifier: CN 630
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of the Stiles papers at Yale University, containing correspondence, itineraries, literary diaries, weather journals, miscellaneous papers, and sermons.Note on the Microfilm: This microfilm edition of the Stiles Papers was prepared from originals primarily housed in the Beinecke Library, Yale University. It consists of six series: Correspondence, Itineraries, Literary Diary, Meteorological Journals, Miscellaneous Volumes and Papers, and Sermons. A reel list and a...
Dates: Created: 1667-1845; Majority of material found within 1745 - 1795
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....
Dates: Created: 1875-1955
Identifier: CN 077
Scope and Contents Microfilm from the Presbyterian Historical Society of correspondence, sermons, sermon notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia documenting the life and ministry of J. Wilbur Chapman. Materials detail Chapman's life from his early education through his pastoral Ministry and full-time evangelistic work. Documents also relate to his interests in Bible conference centers in Winona Lake, IN; Montreat, NC; and Stony Brook, NY.
Dates: Created: 1880-1918
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.
Dates: Created: 1903-1963
Identifier: CN 095
Scope and Contents Films, including a home movie, microfilm of scrapbooks, notebooks, clippings, and sermons of William Bell Riley, noted Fundamentalist, Baptist minister, theologian,and founder and president of of Northwestern Bible School in Minnesota.
Dates: Created: 1903-1945
Identifier: CN 098
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...
Dates: Created: 1921
Identifier: CN 099
Scope and Contents Collection contains 24 recordings of radio broadcasts of The Little Country Church of Hollywood, a religious radio program founded by Dr. William B. Hogg in January 1933. Specific titles are available on the location record although the air dates are unknown. The broadcasts usually lasted fifteen minutes. Collections also contains a color postcard with a picture of the exterior fo the Little Country Church of Hollywood.
Dates: Created: 1933-1937
Identifier: CN 103
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.
Dates: Created: 1921-1946
Identifier: CN 106
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...
Dates: Created: 1911-1939
Identifier: CN 108
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, a book manuscript, a film script, tapes of sermons and speeches, and other items which describe Muntz's early career as director of the Winona Lake Bible Conference, the early development of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the criticism it received, the careers of Billy Sunday and other evangelists. There are also several sermons on Christian prophecy and evangelism to the Jewish people. Topics covered include information on Palmer's career as...
Dates: Created: 1947-1986
Identifier: CN 109
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, audio tapes and phonograph records of Smith singing hymns, and photographs. Newspaper clippings are about meetings held by Smith in Denver, Colorado (1909) and with Billy Sunday in Boston, Massachusetts (1935); included are extended excerpts from both men's sermons.This collection consists of newspaper clipping of Smith's 1909 evangelistic meetings in Denver (folder 1-16), scrapbook pages (folders 1-1 through 1-13) containing newspaper reports about Smith's 1935...
Dates: Created: 1909-1935
Identifier: CN 112
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of about 29,000 items relating to the career of pastor, editor, and controversialist John Franklyn Norris. Major topics include: evolution, 1928 presidential election, radio evangelism, communist infiltration of the churches, and internal disruption at Baylor University. Originals (and copyright) is retained by the Dargan-Carver Library, Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, TN. Documents record the 1928 presidential election, radio evangelism, communist infiltration of U.S....
Dates: Created: 1928-1952
Identifier: CN 118
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, oral history interviews, newspaper clippings, microfilm, periodicals, photographs, sermon transcripts and notebooks. It documents in a non-comprehensive way Ham’s preaching style, some of his evangelistic meetings; his campaigns against Roman Catholics, Jews, evolution, and for the prohibition of alcohol and the racial hierarchy in the American South. There is in particular a great deal of material about the 1934 meetings in Charlotte when Billy Graham...
Dates: Created: 1875-1983; Majority of material found within 1915-1934
Identifier: CN 120
Scope and Contents Collection includes twelve cassette tapes of John E. Brown's sermons comprise the bulk of the collection. The tapes contain thirty-five sermons and an introduction from the series "Whose Son Is He," recorded by Brown in 1955 on the deity of Christ.
Archive holdings also include a photograph of a children's choir taken during a campaign in Santa Ana, California. The date is unknown.
Archive holdings also include a photograph of a children's choir taken during a campaign in Santa Ana, California. The date is unknown.
Dates: Created: 1955
Identifier: CN 123
Scope and Contents Photographs, films, video tapes, and over 1,200 audio tapes containing sermons preached by charismatic-healing evangelist William Marrion Branham, including the healing portion of services.This collection contains primarily audio tapes, but also films, photographs, and books relating to William Branham's ministry as a healing evangelist. One of Branham's meetings (Washington, DC, 1953) was recorded on film, providing a visual example of his preaching style and healing work....
Dates: Created: 1947-1967
Identifier: CN 129
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter to Dr. Mc Kenzie inviting him to the dedication of Thomas Dewitt Talmage's new tabernacle in Brooklyn, New York; a second letter from Talmage refuting the charge that he had visited an actor to increase his speaking abilities; and news articles by Talmage clipped from the LADIES HOME JOURNAL. The clippings were part of a regular series of short articles by Talmage appearing each month in the magazine on topics such as Thanksgiving, women, and the Christian...
Dates: Created: 1891-1894
Identifier: CN 137
Scope and Contents Sermons and sermon outlines, diaries, poetry, financial ledgers, and other items related to Ira Everett Hartman's evangelistic ministry. Primarily sermons and sermon outlines--over 250 in all--delivered by Hartman in evangelistic services in Iowa, Nebraska, and Colorado. The sermons also contain reflections of contemporary issues and mores. Diaries covering 1939-47 report national and international news; financial ledgers reflect the Great Depression.Sermons and outlines cover a...
Dates: Created: 1901-1958
Identifier: CN 143
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of originals in the Oberlin College Library. Includes incoming correspondence, sermon outlines from 1853-75, lecture outlines, and articles. Calendar and index are on reel 1. Also includes two letters relating to Finney, one dated January 6, 1845, written by Lydia to William Westervelt, describing a sermon of Finney's to which many responded. A second letter from Finney, dated January 15, 1873, was written to Brother Pierson discussing the location of Pierson's parents'...
Dates: Created: 1817-1875
Identifier: CN 192
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, manuscripts, and other materials documenting the career and life of Harold Lindsell as a theologian, author, speaker and editor, dating primarily from his becoming Associate Editor of Christianity Today magazine in 1964. Collection contents contain considerable information on Christianity Today, Wheaton College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Westmont College, the Simon Greenleaf School of Law, and Lindsell's research on the...
Identifier: CN 193
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...
Dates: Created: 1916-1982
Identifier: CN 195
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...
Dates: Created: 1884-1922
Identifier: CN 199
Scope and Contents Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, notebooks, clippings, pamphlets, brochures, and sermon tapes related to the career of lawyer-evangelist Clift Brannon and two of the organizations he set up, Whosoever Heareth, Inc. and the Clift Brannon Evangelistic Association. Includes a copy of the data on the Soul Winner's New Testament, an edited version of the New Testament, with notes to be used for individual and group evangelism. Half the records deal with various aspects of the use...
Dates: Created: 1943-1975
Identifier: CN 221
Scope and Contents Ten phonograph records and one audio tape containing messages by William R. Bright, Billy Graham, Richard C. Halverson, F.J. Huegel, J. Edwin Orr, Eugenia Price, Bernard Ramm, Wilbur Smith, and others used for various aspects of CCC ministry.The ten phonograph records are approximately twenty minutes on each side and consist of talks on selected topics delivered by Bill Bright, members of the CCC Board, and other outstanding individuals, authors, professors, and missionaries. ...
Dates: Created: 1960
Identifier: CN 225
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, newsletters, scripts, catalogs, films, and other material related to the work of the Baptista Film Mission. This collection contains much information on the beginnings of the Protestant evangelical Christian film industry. Included are films featured are evangelical and fundamentalist figures like V. Raymond Edman, Billy Graham, Henry A. Ironside, Bob Jones Jr., Paul Rader, Oswald J. Smith, and Walter Wilson and nondenominational organizations. Subjects documented...
Dates: Created: 1908-1977; Majority of material found in 1939-1963
Identifier: CN 237
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, prayer letters, audio tapes, films, and other materials documenting the work of the Slavic Gospel Association. Records deal with the early career of Peter Deyneka Sr.; work of individual missionaries; long range planning for the mission; radio ministry; literature publication and distribution; and evangelism in Europe, North America and South America. Collection contains significant information about the church in eastern Europe. Most of the documents in the collection...
Dates: Created: 1922-1983
Identifier: CN 238
Scope and Contents Audio tapes containing sermons by Alan Redpath at various church services. Sermons include: "The Spirit-filled Life," series delivered between November 2 and December 14, 1958, at Moody Memorial Church, Chicago, Illinois, by Dr. Redpath and “Assurance of Salvation” delivered January 29, 1961 at Moody Church. Sermon topics covered include spiritual life, obedience, consecration, cleansing, and assurance of salvation.
Dates: Created: 1958, 1961
Identifier: CN 241
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...
Dates: Created: 1962
Identifier: CN 267
Scope and Contents Phonograph records containing hymns, selected addresses and devotional messages from the 9th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Presbyterian Men on March 15-17, 1957 in Chicago, IL. Includes addresses by Eugene Carson Blake, Howard Pew, and others. Topics discussed include the nature of the church, unity, missions, tithing, obedience, Christian character, committment, and community.This collection consists of an album of three phonograph records which contain hymns, selected...
Dates: Created: 1957
Identifier: CN 268
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with Helen R. Bott Lowery (1920-2011) which she discusses her experiences as a member and singer for Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, late 1920s-1930s and Paul Rader's leadership. Topics include: Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, 1927-1930s during Paul Rader's period as leader, music under Merrill Dunlop, Homer Rodeheaver, the food program, sermon topics, and mission rallies; also includes description of Tabernacle programs under Rader's successor, Clarence Erickson. The time period...
Dates: Created: 1984
Identifier: CN 269
Scope and Contents Appointment books, audio tapes, magazines, newspaper clippings, articles, a pamphlet, phonograph records, photographs, and programs covering the years of Samuel Moor Shoemaker's career as an Episcopalian preacher, author, radio preacher, and spiritual advisor-counselor. Includes taped sermons from radio program Faith at Work.Materials cover the years of Showmaker's career as a preacher, author, and spiritual advisor-counselor. Tapes are almost entirely recordings from Shoemaker's...
Dates: Created: 1907-1963
Identifier: CN 277
Scope and Contents Correspondence, tapes of sermons and audio letters, journals, notebooks, annotated Bibles, school records, poems, clippings, drawings, and other materials describing Elliot's courtship of his wife Elisabeth, his spiritual preparation for the mission field, early days of his work in Ecuador, and events leading up to his death and those of four other missionaries at the hands of the Waorani (so-called Auca) people. Microfilm edition of materials available for researcher use.
Dates: Created: 1941-1959; Majority of material found within 1947-1956
Identifier: CN 291
Scope and Contents Notebooks, clippings, hymns, poems, photographs relating to the ministry of Ralph T. Davis, as a missionary and executive leader of African Inland Mission. The materials in this collection consist primarily of notebooks apparently used by Davis for sermon materials or in his administrative capacities for AIM. They include: notes on books of the Old and New Testaments; sermon outlines and notes; church history; notes on geographical areas, countries and peoples; hymns and poems; other missions...
Dates: Created: 1935-1962
Identifier: CN 295
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, questionnaires, audio tapes, sermon transcripts, and other documents gathered by Dr. Ivan Fahs during a research project into twentieth century evangelistic meetings held in Charlotte, NC, by J. Wilbur Chapman, Billy Sunday, Mordecai Ham, Billy Graham, and Leighton Ford, spanning 1915-1983. The materials contained in this collection consist of the data Fahs gathered plus notes and aids, such as lists of events, which he and his students made up. Materials include copies of...
Dates: Created: 1915-1983
Identifier: CN 320
Scope and Contents Collection consists of audio and video recordings, including sermons by Raymond Hoekstra, founder of International Prison Ministry, as well as interviews and testimonies by prisonders, chaplains, law enforcement officers, and Vietnam War veterans. Topics covered include conversion, life in prison, crime and criminals, and other topics related to prisons and prisoners.Audio tapes T1-T24 prepared for broadcast with interviews of converted prisoners, a prison chaplain, a Texas...
Dates: Created: 1977-1985
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...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987.
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.
Dates: Created: 1723-1789
Identifier: CN 349
Scope and Contents Collection includes correspondence, reports, sermons, memos, minutes of meetings, clippings, photographs, videotapes, slides, and other materials relating to the career of mission executive Clarence W. Jones. The materials deal mainly with his work at the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle and the growth and development of the organization he helped found, the World Radio Missionary Fellowship, and especially its primary broadcasting station, HCJB in Ecuador. There is also an extensive amount of...
Dates: Created: 1915-1986
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...
Dates: Created: 1791-1795
Identifier: CN 397
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,...
Dates: Created: 1953-1989
Identifier: CN 457
Scope and Contents Collection consists of audio and video materials documenting evangelistic sermons. Sermon topics include salvation, conversion, grace, miracles, jealousy, faith, sanctification, honor, sin and prayer. Speakers featured include Stuart Briscoe, Jerry Falwell, Ravi Zacharias, D. James Kennedy, Larry Lea, Kenneth Hagin, Bob Mumford, Kenneth Copeland, Robert Schuller, Bruce Larson, Jay Strack, Charles Stanley, Kay Arthur, and Josh McDowell. The sound and moving image recordings in this collection...
Dates: Created: 1974-1994; Majority of material found in 1986-1994
Identifier: CN 594
Scope and Contents Audio tapes of crusade, conference, and radio messages by Joseph D. Blinco. Crusade locations include Australia, England, and the United States. Some of the conference messages were given at Forest Home Christian Conference Center. The radio messages were broadcasted on the Faith For Today radio program.*****Series: Audio TapesArrangement: The archivist arranged the tapes...
Dates: Created: 1959-1967