Billy Graham Center

Papers of Victor E. Cory - Collection SC 112

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Collection SC112
[May 22, 2001]
Cory, Victor E., 1893-1968
Papers; 1958-1962

1 folder

Restrictions: None


Victory E. Cory was founder of Scripture Press, a publishing house based in Wheaton, Illinois. It specialized in curriculum material for Sunday schools.

Scope and Content

Arrangement: Chronological within folder
Date Range: 1958-1962
Volume: 1 folder
Geographic coverage: Chicago, Illinois
Type of documents: Correspondence, reports, lists and other materials
Correspondents: Victor Cory, Carl Gunderson, Walter Smyth, Herbert J. Taylor, George M. Wilson, Robert Walker, Harold P. Warren
Subjects: the 1962 BGEA Chicago Crusade, Fundamentalist criticisms of Billy Graham's meetings
Notes: Materials in folder relate to Cory's participation in the 1962 Greater Chicago Crusade as a member of the Laymen's Committee. The folder also contains information about the naming of Decision magazine, the opposition of the Independent Fundamental Churches of America (IFCA) to the Chicago crusade, and a critique from Harold Warren to Charlie Riggs of the BGEA's policy of working with Roman Catholic and liberal Protestant churches.


The materials in this collection were given to the Archives of the Billy Graham Center by Scripture Press in March 1999.

Accession: 99-19

May 22, 2001
Robert Shuster

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Last Revised: 5/22/01
Expiration: indefinite