Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Christian life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

A Perfect State of Society

 Digital Record
Identifier: jb-perfectsociety

Collection 035 Papers of Fanny Crosby

 Collection
Identifier: CN-035
Scope and Contents Thousands of manuscripts of lyrics dictated by Crosby, poetess and hymn writer. Most of the manuscripts are numbered and dated. This collection is also on microfilm. There are restrictions on the use of this collection.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content section, the notation "folder 2-5" means box 2, folder 5.]The manuscripts in this collection are all of poems composed by Crosby after 1861. Most of these poems are dated and the majority are numbered in sequence. A...

Collection 047 Papers of Melvin E. Trotter

 Collection
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...

Collection 061 Papers of Billy and Helen Sunday

 Collection
Identifier: CN-061
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...

Collection 078 Papers of Corrie ten Boom

 Collection
Identifier: CN-078
Scope and Contents Papers of Dutch Christian worker Corrie ten Boom. Includes information on her father Casper, her imprisonment in a concentration camp during World War II, her work among refugees after the war, her travels as an evangelist, the work of her two foundations, and the production of the film THE HIDING PLACE. There are restrictions on the use of this collection. The collection includes audio tapes, correspondence, film, notebooks, photos, photo albums, and video tapes.[Note: In the Scope...

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 087 Papers of Fredrik Franson

 Collection
Identifier: CN-087
Scope and Contents Microfilm of correspondence, reports, excerpts from sermons and other writings collected by Rev. Edward P. Torjesen on the life and ministry of Fredrik Franson (1852-1908). Materials include articles written about evangelistic work, prophecy conferences, missionary efforts on several continents, and the recruitment of Christian workers.  Persons featured include mission founders A.B. Simpson and James Hudson Taylor. Materials include articles in several languages. Documents are arranged...

Collection 095 Ephemera of William B. Riley

 Collection
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 100 Ephemera of Charles E. Fuller

 Collection
Identifier: CN-100
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, sermons, radio logs, form letters to supporters, publicity materials of Fuller's Old Fashioned Revival Hour radio programs, and audio tapes and phonograph records of the program and of gospel music.The materials in this collection contain a few miscellaneous items relating to the life and ministry of Charles Fuller. Sermons, newspaper clippings, audio tapes, phonographs, brochures, newsletters, publicity materials, and...

Collection 103 Ephemera of Aimee Semple McPherson

 Collection
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.Note: Physically, the Archives only has three...

Collection 109 Ephemera of Gipsy Smith

 Collection
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...

Collection 117 Ephemera of Stuart Hamblen

 Collection
Identifier: CN-117
Scope and Contents Phonograph record and audio tape of popular songs, hymns and Gospel songs sung by Hamblen, several of which he also wrote.  The two songs on the phonograph album, "Golden River" and "Dream Book of Memories," were also written by him. There are twenty-four selections on the audio tape. Songs both written and sung by Hamblen include "It Is No Secret," "His Hands," "This Ole House," and "The Lord is Counting on You."

Collection 123 Ephemera of William M. Branham

 Collection
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....

Collection 129 Ephemera of Thomas Dewitt Talmage

 Collection — Box 1
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...

Collection 130 Ephemera of Homer Rodeheaver

 Collection
Identifier: CN-130
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, newspaper clippings, phonograph records and photographs relating to the musical career and ministry of Homer Rodeheaver. This collection consists mostly of materials from the Homer A. Rodeheaver Company, a publisher of gospel music. There are several different types of order blanks and promotional materials. One newspaper clipping from 1937 refers to his appearance on a CBS radio affiliate playing his trombone. Other items include two issues of Rodeheaver's Musical News which...

Collection 137 Papers of Ira E. Hartman

 Collection
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...

Collection 212 Records of the Kathryn Kuhlman Foundation

 Collection
Identifier: CN-212
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, DVDs, films, photographs, slides, videotapes, miscellaneous correspondence, calendars, clippings, articles, news releases and Kathryn Kuhlman memorabilia, chiefly from the 1950s to 1976.Audio tapes are of Kuhlman's radio broadcasts, consisting of sermons, testimonies, musical selections and an oral history interview with Kuhlman; films record Kuhlman's early television programs; videotapes are predominatly her I BELIEVE IN MIRACLES television program, along with talk...

Collection 221 Ephemera of Campus Crusade for Christ

 Collection
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. ...

Collection 238 Ephemera of Alan Redpath

 Collection
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.

Collection 322 Papers of Oswald J. Smith

 Collection
Identifier: CN-322
Scope and Contents Correspondence, clippings, sermons, tracts, hymn lyrics, audio tapes, photographs, lantern slides, etc. related to Smith's career as an evangelist, pastor, hymn writer, author and missions promoter.Correspondence, audio tapes, hymn and poem manuscripts, lantern slides, phonograph records, negatives, photographs, tracts, posters, audio tapes, clippings, scrapbooks, etc., related to Smith's career as an evangelist, pastor, author and editor, hymn writer and poet, colporteur, and...

Collection 357 Papers of Percy B. Crawford and Ruth Crawford Porter

 Collection
Identifier: CN-357
Scope and Contents Films, videos, audio tapes, correspondence, a book manuscript, sermon notes, and other materials documenting the evangelistic ministry of Percy and Ruth Crawford, particularly their radio and television work.[Note: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "folder 2-5" means box 2, folder 5.]This collection consists of a variety of items about the work of Percy and Ruth Crawford collected from many different sources, but...

Collection 397 Papers of Consuella York

 Collection
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,...

Collection 513 Oral History Interview with John R. Stauffacher

 Collection
Identifier: CN-513
Scope and Contents Oral history interview in which John Raymond Stauffacher in which he describes his childhood in Kenya, missionary parents John and Florence Stauffacher, his brother Claudon, missions in Kenya, the Masai people, Mrs. Westervelt and the Westervelt Home, studying and teaching at Rift Valley Academy, Charles Hurlburt, the Mau Mau Rebellion, Great Britain's colonial administration of Kenya, Christian life, conversion, missionary call, language learning and missionary work with Africa Inland Mission...

Collection 648 Ephemera of Ben Haden Evangelistic Association

 Collection
Identifier: CN-648
Scope and Contents Published transcripts of sermons from evangelist Ben Haden and his weekly TV and radio program,  Changed Lives.

Each program contains two sermons, copyright dated between 1969-1989.  Some sermons are repeated.

Collection 665 Oral History Interview with Paul A. Cedar

 Collection
Identifier: CN-665
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul Cedar about his upbringing as the son of a Presbyterian minister, his conversion at a Youth for Christ rally, his call to ministry at a young age, his work as a summer evanelist in Pennsylvania, his education at Northern State College in South Dakota, and his first pastorate during which he started a YFC club. Events described in the interview cover the time period 1938-1960.Paul Cedar was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on June 9, 2011 at the Billy...

Collection 702 Ephemera of E. J. Pace

 Collection
Identifier: CN-702
Scope and Contents Copies of hundreds of E. J. Pace's cartoons, which applied a Protestant Fundamentalist theology to living the Christian life, the nature of God, and moral issues in the first half of the twentieth century in the United States. The collection consists mainly of lantern slides meant to be used in conjunction with prepared sermons, but there are also tracts and cartoons.Arrangement: The paper records are arranged alphabetically by folder title; the lantern...

Hannah Hurnard Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-071
Scope and Contents The Hurnard papers, entirely as photocopies, are organized into 4 series (Biographical, Photographs, Correspondence and Secondary Material) with the bulk of the collection comprising correspondence relating to Hurnard's publication activities with Tyndale House Publishers. The correspondence dates between 1956 and 1994 and also includes correspondence with Isabel Anders, a biographer of Hurnard. The letters from Hurnard end in late 1989. Additionally, the Secondary Material contains research...

Leanne Payne Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-125
Scope and Contents The Leanne Payne Papers are composed of Pastoral Care Ministry newsletters, conference audio and video tapes, biographical information, photos and book manuscripts.

Luci Shaw Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-046
Scope and Contents The Luci Shaw Collection includes the papers of Luci Deck Shaw Hoyte. Luci Shaw, her professional name, is an accomplished poet, essayist, and teacher. Included in the papers of this poet and publishing executive are correspondence, manuscripts, and published works. Her papers comprise 39 linear feet of material. Correspondence includes personal, family, as well as professional and business. The various correspondence cover the years of 1922 to the present, with the earliest being...

Oswald Chambers Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-122
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection came from David McCasland, who is the author of Abandoned to God, a biography of Oswald Chambers. Best known as the author of My Utmost for His Highest, the Reverend Oswald Chambers was an evangelist throughout the United Kingdom, America and Japan. In 1915 he traveled to Egypt to work with the YMCA in Zeitoun ministering to soldiers there. It was here that he suffered from an attack of appendicitis that ultimately took his life. It is to his wife Biddy Chambers that...

Steven Barabas Keswick Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-030
Scope and Contents Though the collection contains manuscript material from Steven Barabas, such as correspondence and drafts of his dissertation, the vast majority of the collection comprises published material by Keswick authors. These include pamphlets, books, and periodicals.The Keswick Collection is composed of over 900 books, pamphlets and periodicals from this excellent library.  Steven Barabas' personal and academic interest in Keswick inspired him to write his Th.D. thesis on this topic.  The...