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Small Collection 19 [February 5, 1996]
Graham, William F. "Billy"; 1918-
Florida Bible Institute Lecture Notes; 1935-1938, n.d.
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Evangelist, radio preacher, and author; born William Franklin Graham on November 18, 1918, in Charlotte, N.C.; graduated from Florida Bible Institute (1940 and Wheaton College (1943); ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, 1940; achieved national prominence in 1949 through his evangelistic meetings in Los Angeles; founded Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1952; had extensive evangelistic ministry throughout the world, 1949- ; authored many books and received many awards and honors; organized regional and international congresses on evangelism in various parts of the world; introduced a major ecumenical thrust into Evangelical Christianity; met with statesmen and business leaders around the world and was the confidant of several U.S. presidents; married Ruth McCue Bell, 1943; had five children.
Scope and Content
Lecture notebook belonging to Billy Graham. Notebook contains mimeographed notes from theology lectures, while Graham was a student at Florida Bible Institute.
The materials for this collection were deposited at the Center in December 1975 by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.