The Center holds over 260 collections of personal papers of individuals prominent in the SDA Church and its work. These collections often include correspondence, topical files, lecture and sermon notes, research material, publications, photographs, reports, and many other types of material. All of the collections available for research use are shown below. All have a printed register, which is an information and user guide to the collections. These online registers require Adobe Acrobat software to view.
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General Conference President Letterbooks (microfilm)
This microfilm collection includes the outgoing letters of the GC President from 1887 (O.A. Olsen) to 1914 (A.G. Daniells). The originals as well as the incoming correspondence are located at the General Conference Archives.
O. J. Graf Papers (1 box)
Graf was an educator who spent a number of years as president of Emmanuel Missionary College. Many of the documents in this small collection concern education including one against accreditation of our schools.
Floyd Greenleaf Collection (6 boxes)
Greenleaf was a historian and teacher in Adventist colleges. This collection is his research files for his book, The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Frederick Griggs Papers (3 boxes)
Includes correspondence and diaries for the first 20 years of the 20th century. Also includes topical files on educational matters.
William H. Grotheer (21 linear feet)
The collection contains the personal papers of William H. Grotheer and reflects his areas of interest and activity—Adventist Church history and theology—as a non-supporting independent ministry related to the Seventh-day Adventist Church over the last thirty plus years of his life. The papers on the Holy Flesh Movement are quite significant in themselves. The extant records of the Adventist Laymen’s Foundation are also included within the Grotheer Collection.
Ellen G. White Resources
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