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Evangelical Churches of West Africa.


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 186 Papers of M. Douglas Hursh

Identifier: CN 186
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews, manuscript material, photographs, and memorabilia relatingn to Marion Douglas Hursh's work with Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital, Kano in Nigeria from 1942-1962. Topics covered concern Hursh's education and work as a medical missionary at the Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital in Kano, Nigeria, as well as various aspects of church life and mission activity in Nigeria.  Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1904 to...
Dates: Created: 1904-1982

Collection 207 Papers of Mark Larson

Identifier: CN 207
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Mark Richard Larson concerning his experiences as a missionary under Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, 1979-1981. Centers on agricultural mission work in the Kano area of northern Nigeria. Also included in the collection are prayer letters dated from October 1982 to August 1984 and an Sudan Interior Mission Prayer Guide (folder 1-2), and a scrapbook (folder 1-1). The scrapbook was used as a point of reference throughout the interview and should be used by...
Dates: Created: 1981-1984

Collection 290 Oral History Interview with Merle A. Steely

Identifier: CN 290
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Merle Ashel Steely, who worked as a missionary with Sudan Interior Mission between 1951 and 1977 in Liberia and Nigeria. Topic discussed include: Steely's conversion while in military service, education and employment at Wheaton College (including the 1950 revival there), his missionary work in Liberia at radio station ELWA and with Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, teaching in mission and government schools, evangelism and church planting, Billy Graham's 1960...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 296 Oral History Interviews with Stanley Okoro

Identifier: CN 296
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Stanley Okoro in which he discusses his childhood in Nigeria, education participation as a soldier in the 1967-1970 Nigerian civil war, conversion to Christianity, theological training, youth ministry in Nigeria and Liberia, Christian cults in Nigeria, and the strengths and weaknesses of the Nigerian churches. The time period covered by the interviews is from 1951 to 1985.Stanley Okoro was interviewed by Robert Shuster on February 25, 1985 at the Billy...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 347 Oral History Interview with Ruth M. Long

Identifier: CN 347
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth Margaret (Hollander) Long in which she discusses her conversion, education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary for the Sudan Interior Mission tohgether with her husband Burt) in Niger and Nigeria from 1950 through 1984. Other topics discussed include raising a family on the mission field, development of an AWANA program for Hausa children, evangelistic activities, impressions of the French colonial system, the independence of Niger, Hamami Diori,...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 351 Oral History Interview with Burt E. Long

Identifier: CN 351
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews with Burt E. Long by Wheaton College student Heather Conley in which Long discusses his memories of Paul Rader and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, his education at Wheaton College, and his decades of services as a medical missionary for Sudan Interior Mission in Niger and Nigeria. The time period covered by the interviews is 1930-1986.

Burt Long was interviewed by Wheaton College student Heather Conley on November 26 and December 3, 1986.

Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 503 Oral History Interviews with Ian M. Hay

Identifier: CN 503
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ian M. Hay in which he describes his childhood; missionary parents and their work in Nigeria; Hay's spiritual growth and call to missions; education and training for missionary work; Sudan Interior Mission (later renamed SIM International) for which he worked (as a missionary, administrative executive and director); missionary work in Nigeria; indigenous church administration (particularly in the Evangelical Church of West Africa or ECWA); Other topics discussed...
Dates: Created: 1994

Collection 511 Oral History Interviews with E.J. Cummins

Identifier: CN 511
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Dr. Erwin Jephthah Cummins, Jr. (1918-1997), SIM International medical missionary to Nigeria from 1952 to 1983. Topics discussed include Cummins's Christian background and education; early medical training and practice in Chicago, involvement in Christian Medical and Dental Society; transition to the mission field in Nigeria; medical work building and directing leprosaria in the Nigerian interior; indigenous church administration; Evangelical Church of West...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 512 Oral History Interview with Harry L. Cox

Identifier: CN 512
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Harry Luther Cox (1906-2004) in which he describes his youth and family, conversion and spiritual growth, call to missionary work, service with Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, relations with and evangelism among Muslims, tribal characteristics, Kano, language study, establishing a leprosy station, medical missions, the Magazawa and Fulani peoples, raising a family on the mission field, furloughs, death of his sons, World War II, animists, children of...
Dates: Created: 1995

H. Wilbert Norton papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 2022-007
Dates: 1940-1987

H. Wilbert Norton Papers

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023-0009
Dates: ca. 1960-1990

World Evangelical Fellowship Records

Identifier: CN 338
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, audio tapes, photographs. Topics documented included the formation of the WEF in 1951 to foster fellowship, cooperation, and communication between evangelical national and regional associations around the world; the gradual growth of influence by non-Western associations; the activities of Evangelical Protestants in many different parts of the world; the leadership of J. Elwin Wright, Clyde Taylor, Waldron Scott, and David Howard, among others. Many...
Dates: Created: 1926-1992, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1948-1986

Additional filters:

Collection 10
Unprocessed Material 2
Missions -- Nigeria. 9
Conversion. 7
Evangelistic work. 7
Great Britain 7
Great Britain -- Colonies. 7
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Islam -- Relations -- Christianity. 7
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 7
Missionaries. 7
Christian education. 6
Church and state. 6
Indigenous church administration 6
Indigenous church administration -- Nigeria. 6
Missions to Muslims. 6
Muslims. 6
Tribes -- Nigeria. 6
Tribes. 6
Children of missionaries. 5
Church and state -- Nigeria. 5
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa. 5
Missionaries -- Training of. 5
Missions to Muslims -- Nigeria. 5
Missions, Medical -- Nigeria. 5
Missions, Medical. 5
Nigeria 5
Christian life. 4
Church work with women. 4
Evangelicalism. 4
Evangelistic work -- Nigeria. 4
Medical care 4
Medical care -- Nigeria. 4
Missions -- Educational work. 4
Muslims -- Nigeria. 4
Nigeria -- History 4
Women 4
Women -- Religious life. 4
Animism -- Nigeria. 3
Animism. 3
Bible. 3
Christian education -- Nigeria. 3
Christianity and other religions. 3
Education 3
Education -- Nigeria. 3
Evangelistic work -- Niger. 3
Fula (African people) 3
Hausa (African people) 3
Hausa language. 3
Language in missionary work. 3
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 3
Missionaries' spouses. 3
Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970. 3
Nigeria -- Politics and government. 3
Persecution. 3
Sex role -- Nigeria. 3
Sex role. 3
Theological seminaries. 3
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 3
Bible colleges 2
Bible colleges -- Nigeria. 2
Catholic Church. 2
Christian education -- Niger. 2
Church and state -- Niger. 2
Church growth -- Niger. 2
Church growth -- Nigeria. 2
Church growth. 2
Church work with women -- Niger. 2
College students in missionary work. 2
Community development. 2
Culture shock. 2
Demoniac possession 2
Demoniac possession -- Nigeria. 2
Evangelicalism -- United States. 2
Family. 2
France 2
France -- Colonies 2
France -- Colonies -- Africa. 2
Fundamentalism. 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria. 2
Hausa (African people) -- Niger. 2
Indigenous church administration -- Niger. 2
International relief -- Niger. 2
International relief. 2
Kano (Nigeria) 2
Leprosy. 2
Maguzawa (African people) 2
Medical care -- Niger. 2
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 2
Missionaries, Resignation of. 2
Missions -- Africa. 2
Missions -- Niger. 2
Missions to Muslims -- Niger. 2
Muslims -- Niger. 2
Nationalism -- Nigeria. 2
Nationalism. 2
Niger 2
Niger -- Economic conditions. 2
Niger -- Social conditions. 2
Nigeria -- Economic conditions. 2
Nigeria -- Foreign relations 2
Nigeria -- History -- 1900-1960. 2
Nigeria -- Politics and government -- To 1960. 2
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