Scope and Contents: The Billy Graham Collection comprise sixteen cubic feet. This collection consists primarily of Graham crusade materials. Series 1, Crusade Files, contains a chronological record of crusades dating from 1949 until 1976 with additional files dating up to 1984. Series 2, Louisville Crusade Materials 1956 & 2001, contains primarily of organizational and planning materials associated with the 1956 Louisville Crusade, with additional material related to the 2001 Louisville Crusade. Series 3, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Records and Paraphernalia, contains records and paraphernalia relating to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Items of particular interest in this collection are: multiple Graham sermons from 1950-1957, numerous articles written by Graham, and records of crusade attendance and decisions. Series 4 consists of the decision cards from Graham's 1956 Louisville crusade. Series 5 includes nearly 200 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings regarding Graham's crusades and influence in world events.