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Campus Ministry Advancement Records

Call Number: RG 259

Scope and Contents

The collection includes documents related to the establishment of the organization, minutes, correspondence about the program, and financial and tax records. Series I contains organizational records dating from 1967 to 2007. Documents in this series include legal and historical documents including Articles of Incorporation and Code of Regulations and minutes from Board of Trustees and Membership meetings. Series II contains correspondence dating from 1967 to 2007. Documents included are letters to and from Director John Miller, letters to and from Director Carolyn Miller, and letters to and from President Robert Epps. The correspondence deals with administrative matters, grant requests, fundraising seminars, and conferences. Series III contains contains financial records dating from 1967 to 2009. Documents include bank and investment records, financial reports, budgets, treasurer's reports, and records of disbursed grants. Series IV contains tax records dating from 1969 to 2009. Included within this series are correspondence with the Internal Revenue Service, 990 forms, and correspondence with attorneys.


  • 1967-2009


Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Campus Ministry Advancement, Inc. 2014.


  1. I. Organizational Records
  2. II. Correspondence
  3. III. Financial Records
  4. IV. Tax Records


1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

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This collection documents the history and operations of Campus Ministry Advancement, an organization incorporated in Ohio in 1967 to support Christian ministries in higher education. Legal documents, minutes, correspondence, financial records, and tax records are included.

Biographical / Historical

Campus Ministry Advancement (CMA) was founded by Reverend John W. Miller in 1954 as a non-profit organization. Based in Columbus, Ohio, it became incorporated in 1967. The organization was established to support Christian ministries in higher education. CMA provided grants related to support for persons engaged in Christian ministry in post secondary education and organized training events for skills in development and fundraising for staff and boards of such ministries. CMA was organized to "teach, promote, and advance the Christian religion among residents and citizens of the U.S.A. and especially among the youth."

Guide to the Campus Ministry Advancement Records
Compiled by Jeffrey Coutts and Martha Lund Smalley
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Local Divinity Library Descriptive Practices
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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