Papers of Robert Emerson Coleman, 1936-2010.


Papers of Robert Emerson Coleman, 1936-2010.

Correspondence, manuscripts, oral history interviews, class lecture notes, meeting files and other materials relating to Coleman's ministry as an evangelist, scholar and church leader in the United States and around the world.

94 boxes (41.55 cubic feet)

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