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The Billy Graham Center Archives

The Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College is a major research collection of unpublished materials relating to North American, Protestant, nondenominational evangelism and global missions efforts. 

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At the Billy Graham Center Archives, our mission is to collect and preserve unpublished materials relating to the history of North American, Protestant, nondenominational evangelism and missions, especially focused on the twentieth century. The BGC Archives strives to make these materials available to scholars, students, and the general public through our manuscripts reading room, outreach endeavors, and more. 

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Resources on Billy Graham

Browse our collections and learn more about Billy Graham (1918-2018) and the ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association through sermons, interviews, photographs, audio and video recordings, crusade records, and more. 

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Torrey M. Johnson Research Grant

The Torrey M. Johnson Research Grant supports visiting scholars whose topics intersect with the history of evangelism. Learn more about the grant and apply today. 

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From the Vault Blog

The BGC Archives blog is back in 2019! Follow From the Vault to learn more about upcoming events, news, and highlights from the collections. 

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Learn more about the BGC Archives' holdings on the history of evangelism and global missions.

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New Collections Open for Research

The BGC Archives is continually adding new collections to its holdings. Previously restricted during the lifetime of Billy Graham, The Records of the BGEA Montreat Office are now open for research. 

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Chinese Evangelism Posters Digital Exhibit

Visit the Chinese Evangelism Posters digital exhibit created by the Center for Global Christianity & Mission at Boston University and view over 350 stunning posters, including 45 examples from the Billy Graham Center Archives.

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  • The Billy Graham Center Archives
    Mailing Address: 501 College Ave
    Street Address: 500 College Ave
    Wheaton, IL 60187

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