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
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T. Magan Collection (1 box)
Magan was a leader in education reform at Battle Creek College and Emmanuel
Missionary College. He later went on to co-found Madison College and
serve in leadership roles at the College of Medical Evangelists. This
collection has some of his correspondence for 1902 and 1903, during
the formative years of EMC.
Collection (8 boxes)
This is the research materials for Donald Mansell's book on Armageddon
and the King of the North. Contains photocopies of all articles and
book portions which mention these terms from pre-Millerite times to
the early 1970s.
Frank Lewis Marsh Papers (1 box)
This collection includes manuscripts, articles, family biographical
information, and some correspondence. Marsh was a leading proponent
of a creationist position on the origin of the earth. Includes correspondence
between Marsh and Theodosius Dobzhansky and George McCready Price.
Martin (Norman Douty) Collection (1 box)
Much of this collection centers on the life and writings of Dudley M.
Canright, including biographical material.
MacIvor Papers (26 boxes)
MacIvor was associated with John Kellogg as a business acquaintance
and a friend. The collection is largely MacIvor’s research and
manuscripts for his book on Kellogg, The Lord’s Physician.
James L. McElhany
Papers (18 boxes)
This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, sermons, and various
records related to the SDA Church.
Midnight Cry Video Production (3.8 linear feet).
This is all the materials which went into the production of the high
quality, academically credible film documentary about William Miller
and Millerism and its place in American religious history. It was produced
for the 150th anniversary of the 1844 Great Disappointment. Included
are correspondence, finances, scripts, images, and everything else that
went into the production.
Miller Collection (4 boxes)
The "China Doctor." Miller is closely connected with Seventh-day
Adventist medial work in China. He is also associated with work in utilizing
the soy bean as a food source. This collection contains some of Miller's
writings as well as many of his awards and certificates along with photographs.
William Miller Collection (2 boxes)
This collection includes biographical materials as well as a couple
of original letters. Also included are some Miller artifacts and some
from the family.
Ernest Monteith Papers (8 boxes)
This collection documents the history of the SDA Church in Canada.
Moon Collection (1 box)
Moon is a professor in the Andrews University Theological Seminary.
This collection consists of much of the research source material for
his dissertation, William Clarence (W. C.) White : his relationship
to Ellen G. White and her work.
Raymond S. Moore Collection (8 boxes)
Moore is best known for his work on early childhood education. This
collection contains documents relating to Moore’s work with the
Federal government on interinstitutional cooperation (consortia in higher
education) and manuscripts for his books on early childhood education.
Papers (81 boxes)
A.F. and E.S. Ballenger were outspoken critics of Ellen White and the
Seventh-day Adventist Church. They maintained a long-standing effort
to discredit White and the Church. Donald Mote was their successor.
This collection is their entire office file.