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Missions -- Theory.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Calvin Miller Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-024
Scope and Contents The manuscripts and papers of popular writer and pastor Calvin Miller are arranged into five series. The material arrived in several accessions beginning in 1990. The largest series is book manuscripts, with other categories of articles, correspondence, artwork, and biographical. Miller periodically adds items to the collection and it can be assumed that the papers have not reached their final arrangement. The largest portion of the Calvin Miller Collection is composed of manuscripts, both...
Dates: Created: 1967-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1975-1989; Other: Date acquired: 1986

Collection 090 Papers of George F. Spotts

 Collection
Identifier: CN 090
Scope and Contents

An oral history interview, correspondence, reports and clippings relating to George Spotts’ work as a Youth for Christ staff member in France and the United States involved in evangelistic work among teenagers.

Dates: Created: 1960-1979

Collection 170 Records of the Seminar on Measuring Missions' Effectiveness

 Collection
Identifier: CN 170
Scope and Contents Sound recordings of the Seminar on Measuring Missions' Effectiveness, held in July 1982 and sponsored by the Billy Graham Center Archives. This collection consists entirely of two presentations by Donald McGavran of the Fuller School of World Missionon measuring mission effectiveness and church growth, and subsequent discussion in response to the papers. In the morning session, his topic was "Measuring Mission Effectiveness." In the afternoon, the topic was "Church Growth: The Next Step."...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 179 Records of Short Terms Abroad

 Collection
Identifier: CN 179
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, personnel files, bulletins, newspapers, posters, publications, legal documents, photos, mailing lists, minutes of meetings, and other items pertaining to the operation of the organization, Short Terms Abroad, which brought together individuals with particular skills(such as teaching or construction) and an interested in serving as missionaries for a limited time with missions having temporary needs for those skills.

Dates: Created: 1965-1976

Collection 188 Papers of Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth

 Collection
Identifier: CN 188
Scope and Contents Letters, diaries, book and article manuscripts, sermon manuscripts and photographs related to Goforth's evangelistic work as a Presbyterian missionary in China, Korea and Manchuria.Includes some papers of Goforth's wife, Rosalind; reports on fleeing the Boxer Rebellion; descriptions of famine relief, attitudes about growing theological liberalism in North America, and the process of raising a family on the mission field.  Persons featured include Feng Yu-hsiang, evangelist Paul...
Dates: Created: 1888-1981

Collection 331 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, III

 Collection
Identifier: CN 331
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey III and a videotape of the Otterbein United Brethren Missionary Convention in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania on April 23, 1986.Audio TapesOral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey in which he describes his childhood in China as the son of Presbyterian missionaries; his experiences at boarding schools in China and Korea; his grandfather, Dr. R. A. Torrey, Sr.; his work as an Episcopalian...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 358 Papers of Charles P. Wagner

 Collection
Identifier: CN 358
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, minutes, reports, promotional materials, news releases, clippings, article and address manuscripts, photographs and negatives. The materials document Wagner's activities as a member of the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization and its Executive Committee; as chairperson of its Strategy Working Group; as co-editor of the annual books, UNREACHED PEOPLES '79, '80, and '81; as a missionary educator and theologian in South America; and his appointment to Fuller...
Dates: Created: 1965-1987

Collection 414 Papers of Wade T. Coggins

 Collection
Identifier: CN 414
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews, papers and speech manuscripts relating to the ministry of Wade T. Coggins, Christian worker with the Christian and Missionary Alliance and the Evangelical Foreign Mission Association.

Dates: Created: 1964-1990

Collection 583 Oral History Interviews with Gregory S. Thellman

 Collection
Identifier: CN 583
Scope and Contents Oral history with Gregory Thellman (1970- ), missionary in the Bosnian region of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1997-2008) as a member of a church team. Topics covered include Thellman’s spiritual development and conversion, interest in missions, participation in his Northside Community Church’s outreach among Muslim Bosnian refugees in Atlanta, Northside’s mission teams to Mostar in Bosnia, Bosnian Christian leaders and Evangelical congregation in the city, work among children and youth, relations...
Dates: 2003

Committee to Assist Ministry Education Overseas Records.

 Collection
Identifier: CN 091
Brief Description Correspondence, minutes, reports, monographs, financial records, mailing lists, questionnaires, and photographs related to the origin and activity of CAMEO, a joint committee of the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association and the Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies (EFMA, formerly Evangelical Foreign Missions Association). The documents reflect CAMEO’s development from a group that was primarily concerned with mission agency education programs to one assisting in the...
Dates: Created: 1956-1990; Other: Majority of material found within 1964-1975

Congress on the Church's Worldwide Mission Records

 Collection
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...
Dates: Created: 1964-1967

Donald and Mary McGavran Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CN 178
Brief Description

Correspondence, lectures, sermons, book manuscripts, surveys, audio tapes, video tapes, microfilm of letters, notes, and other records dealing with the life of the McGavrans, especially their work as missionaries in India with the Disciples of Christ, and Donald's activities as an author and educator, including his role as founding dean of Fuller Seminary's School of World Mission. Much of the collection deals with his role in originating, developing, and applying church growth theory.

Dates: Created: 1906-2000

Donald McGavran lectures audio cassettes.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1986-078
Dates: Undated

E. Margaret Clarkson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-033
Scope and Contents The E. Margaret Clarkson Collection contains a variety of materials on the wide range of subjects addressed in her creative works: hymn writing, suffering, singleness, sex education, and teaching. It consists of articles, music, poetry, book reviews, notebooks, personal sermon notes, creative schoolwork of her students, photographs, poetry, books, correspondence, and memorabilia. The materials date from an essay written by her at age 12 to her latest work and correspondence. The bulk of the...
Dates: Created: 1927-1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1990; Other: Date acquired: 1987

Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN-165
Brief Description Executive Directors' (Clyde Taylor, Wade Coggins, Paul McKaughan) files of the EFMA. The association of denominational and nondenominational foreign missions boards began as a commission of the National Association of Evangelicals to serve common interests of members in government relations (domestic and foreign); use of communication channels; cooperative purchasing/travel; and relations between each other. The collection is subdivided into thirteen parts: 1. Correspondence and General...
Dates: Created: 1937-1996

Gospel Tract Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-222
Dates: Other: -

Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA) Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 352
Brief Description Correspondence, form letters, financial and statistical reports, minutes, memos and promotional material related to IFMA administration and its service to its member missions. The files on IFMA members and numerous other Christian agencies predominate. Also includes series of maps of Latin American countries identifying nondenominational and denominational mission activity. Numerous mission-related subjects are documented. Persons prominently featured include Jack Frizen, Billy Graham, and...
Dates: Created: 1934-1983, undated

Leiton E. Chinn oral history interviews

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2023-011
Dates: 2023

Margaret and Kenneth P. Landon Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-038
Scope and Contents The papers of Kenneth P. and Margaret Landon present unique views into the life and culture of Southeast Asia. Margaret, best known for her work Anna and the King of Siam, and Kenneth, a Presbyterian missionary and later Southeast Asia specialist with the U.S. State Department, were both graduates of Wheaton College. Both exhibit distinct qualities that offer the researcher many opportunities.The collection is organized into 12 series (Biography/Correspondence, Siam Missionary...
Dates: Created: 1824-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1927-1990; Other: Date acquired: 1990

OC International Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 222
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, minutes, manuscripts, handbooks, directories, photographs, etc., relating to the mission's work of evangelism, church planting and development of national leadership in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America since its origin in 1950 and official founding in 1951. Documents describe the founding and expansion of the mission, administrations of Dick Hillis (first president from 1951-1976, but also including files dating back to 1933 on his years as a missionary in...
Dates: Created: 1933-1998

Small Collection 027 Records of the Northern Canada Evangelical Mission

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 027
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handbook created by the Northern Canada Evangelical Mission orient missionaries and candidates to NCEM's procedures and expectations for raising financial support from churches, filing reports, behavior on the field, and writing letters to supporters.

Dates: Created: 1973

Small Collection 028 Records of the Orinoco River Mission

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 028
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handbook given to Orinoco River Mission candidates and missionaries to acquaint them with the mission's rules and regulations. Also contains specific information useful to missionaries in Venezuela.

Dates: Created: 1967

Small Collection 029 Records of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 029
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handbook for missionaries and candidates of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade to orient them to the mission's goals and procedures. Volume contains constitution and by-laws, a statement of principle and practices, bibliographies, and other information on the Philippines and Japan.  Also included is a draft of the constitution of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade.

Dates: Created: 1964

Small Collection 030 Records of the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 030
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an orientation handbook for missionaries and candidates created by the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. The manual describes the Society's background, constitution, doctrinal statement, expectations for missionaries, and personnel policies.

Dates: Created: 1964

Small Collection 032 Records of Evangelical Missions Information Service

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 032
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