Music -- United States.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CN 035
Scope and Contents Collection contains thousands of manuscripts of lyrics and music dictated by Fanny Crosby, poetess and hymnwriter. Most of the manuscripts are numbered and dated. This collection is also available on microfilm. 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 description of these manuscripts can be found in the foreword of Fanny Crosby Still Speaks. For most of the poems the transcriber...
Dates: Created: 1862-1915
Scope and Contents Minutes, constitution and by-laws, clippings, newsletters, manuals, pamphlets, directories, press releases, audio tapes, videotapes, photographs, posters, club yearbooks, correspondence, etc., about the founding, development and growth, and activities of Youth for Christ in the USA and internationally.Collection documents organizational policies, correspondence of the organization's presidents, conventions and Bible quiz competitions, the operation of Campus Life clubs, Youth...
Dates: Created: 1944-ongoing; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-ongoing
Identifier: CN 050
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, and a video recordings relating to the ministry of Merrill Dunlop (1905-2002).The oral history interviews with Merrill Dunlop cover his association with evangelist Paul Rader, early religious radio programming in Chicago, the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Youth for Christ, Christian evangelism and Christian music work. Merrill Dunlop was interviewed by Robert Shuster on November 21, 1978 and June 1, 1979, at Dunlop's home in Oak Park, Illinois....
Dates: Created: 1978-1988
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 100
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, sermons, radio logs, form letters to supporters, publicity materials of Charles Fuller's Old Fashioned Revival Hour radio programs, and audio tapes and phonograph records of the program and of gospel music.
Dates: Created: 1940-1968
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 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 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."
Dates: Created: Undated
Identifier: CN 119
Scope and Contents One audio tape of two programs of Smilin' Ed Mc Connell's radio series, probably broadcast in the 1930's or 40's. Programs were fifteen minutes long and included the singing of four hymns. Mc Connell would pause after the first two selections to make a sales presentation for his hymnals and allow his sponsors a promotional advertisement. Rodeheaver music company published a hymnbook in 1933 called Smilin' Ed Mc Connell's Favorite Radio Hymns, containing over fifty hymns.
Dates: Other: Undated
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...
Dates: Created: 1916-1939
Scope and Contents Letters concerning hymn publishing and writing from Ira Sankey, Fanny Crosby, Philip P. Bliss, Philip Phillips, and Dwight L. Moody's daughter-in-law written to Doane. Includes a notebook for hymn and sermon references, Doane's will, hand- written lyrics for hymns, and a photograph of Doane, business leader, philanthropist, and hymn writer.Letters represent various details of the hymn-publishing business, including public reaction. Notebook contains words, phrases, verses and...
Dates: Created: 1872-1917
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
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
Scope and Contents Five tapes of country-style Gospel songs; two cassettes of songs sung by Redd Harper, one by Joe Rogers, and two eight-track stereo tapes by Redd Harper.The five tapes in this collection contain eleven or twelve songs each; four tapes (T1 through T4) were recorded by Redd Harper and one (T5) by Joe Rogers. Both men sing and play with guitar accompaniment, as well as with other instruments and choral background. A complete list of tapes and songs on each tape will be found on the...
Dates: Created: Undated
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
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Rafael Maldonado, Jr. in which describes his childhood; conversion; education and training for ministry at Moody Bible Institute and Calvin Theological Seminary; ministry with Chicago’s Hispanic communities; and role as a pastor at Hope Christian Fellowship to the Puerto Rican community in Chicago. Other topics discussed include: completion of the SCUPE program; apprenticeship for Urban Ministry, the Spirit and Truth Fellowship Church under Manuel Ortiz; church's...
Dates: Created: 1952-1988
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