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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 116 Oral History Interviews with Helen Elliott

Identifier: CN 116
Scope and Contents Oral History interviews conducted with Helen Ruth Belcher Elliot (1927-2012), missionary with Wycliffe Bible Translators to the Ixil Indian tribe in Guatemala. Topics include Wheaton College during the 1940s, field experiences, Guatemalan culture and religion, and family activities. Topics covered in the interview include:  Elliott's childhood, marriage and early family life, education at Wheaton College (including courses, academic and social life), decision to become a missionary with...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 278 - Elisabeth Elliot Papers

Identifier: CN 278
Scope and Contents Correspondence, slides, clippings, publicity releases, reviews, manuscripts, films, video and audio tapes relating to Elisabeth Elliot's careers as a missionary in Ecuador, author, teacher and speaker. The collection is particularly rich in material relating to the so-called "Auca Incident" and Elliot's own work the Waorani, whose enemies called them the "Auca," as well as her lectures on the Biblical view of the roles of men and women, dealing with suffering, and personal holiness, among...
Dates: Created: 1926-2010; Majority of material found within 1938-2010

Collection 311 Papers of Charles J. Guth

Identifier: CN 311
Scope and Contents Water color paintings and oral history interviews with Charles J. Guth, relating to Guth’s missionary work in Africa with the Sudan Interior Mission. Topics covered by the interviews include: Guth’s education at Wheaton College, preparation for the mission field as a worker with Sudan Interior Mission, his life, work, and contacts as a missionary among the Koma and Maban people of the Sudan; the culture of these peoples; the effect of Sudan's independence on the church in the Sudan,...
Dates: Created: 1976-1985

Collection 427 Oral History Interviews with Americo Saavedra

Identifier: CN 427
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Americo Saavedra, a Peruvian-born missionary working with HCJB in Ecuador, in which he describes his childhood, family, conversion, Catholicism in Peru and Ecuador, radio station HCJB and its ministry, Quito, Ecuador, his decision to be a missionary, employment with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru. Other topics include his education at Moody Bible Institute, Christian education in Ecuador, informal education, Summer Institute of Linguistics, the state of the...
Dates: Created: 1990

Collection 642 Oral History Interviews with Susan Nivens

Identifier: CN 642
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Susan Nivens, in which she discusses her childhood in Michigan, development of her Christian faith, education at Bethany Bible College, joining the Summer Institute of Linguistics/Wycliffe Bible Translators, the relationship between the two; her marriage; work in Indonesia among the Tarangan people; raising a family in the field; the processes of Bible translation; Indonesian village life; Muslim/Christian relations; experiences during a jihad, helping to create...
Dates: 2009

Collection 681 Oral History Interview with Mertis Byram Heimbach

Identifier: CN 681
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Mertis Byram Heimbach (1921- ) missionary in China, Thailand, Singapore and U.S. with China Inland Mission (CIM) and (as it was later known) Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) from 1946 to 1999. Topics discussed include childhood in Korea; parents’ mission work; Wheaton College and Prairie Bible Institute; marriage to Ernest Heimbach; Hmong (Miao) people; tribal mission work; Communist takeover of China; Communist treatment of Christians; CIM’s exit from China;...
Dates: 2014

Collection 683 Papers of Rolland and Thelma Smith

Identifier: CN 683
Scope and Contents Newsletters, prayer letters, fund-raising and promotional material, donor correspondence, pamphlets, blueprints, maps, personal correspondence, programs, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, radio program scripts, and photographs relating to the Rolland and Thelma Smith’s missionary work among the Cree First Nations in Alberta, Canada (1945-1960). The collection also contains camp meeting itineraries, newspaper clippings, financial reports, brochures and directories relating to Sebring...
Dates: Created: 1942-2000

G. Henry Waterman Papers

Identifier: SC-160
Scope and Contents The contents of this collection span Dr. Waterman's long career in the ministry to his studies in Greek including his time teaching in the Wheaton College Graduate School. Included in this collection are numerous sermon notes, thesis study on the Tagalog language and translations of the New Testament in the Philippines, material on translating the NIV Bible, his work on the Zondervan Pictorial Bible Dictionary, correspondence, syllabi, papers, and his final study on The Structural Approach...
Dates: Created: 1957-1976; Other: Date acquired: 2004

Papers of Kathryn Long, 1950-2022

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2024-011
Dates: 1950-2022

Robert Litteral video presentation.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1987-061
Dates: 1986

Additional filters:

Collection 8
Unprocessed Material 2
Bible -- Translating. 7
Women -- Religious life. 5
Women missionaries. 5
Children of missionaries. 4
Christianity and culture. 4
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Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 4
Missionaries. 4
Translating and interpreting. 4
Christian life. 3
Conversion. 3
Evangelistic work. 3
Indigenous church administration 3
Language in missionary work. 3
Missionaries -- Training of. 3
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 3
Women 3
Animism. 2
Bible. 2
Catholic Church. 2
Christian leadership. 2
Christmas. 2
Church and state. 2
College students -- Religious life. 2
College students. 2
Evangelicalism -- 20th century. 2
Evangelicalism -- United States. 2
Evangelistic work -- Ecuador. 2
Family. 2
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity. 2
Marriage. 2
Medical care 2
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 2
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 2
Missions -- Ecuador. 2
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 2
Missions -- Peru. 2
Missions. 2
Religious institutions. 2
Tribes. 2
Alliance, Ohio. 1
Animism -- Guatemala. 1
Animism -- Sudan. 1
Animism -- Thailand 1
Authors and publishers. 1
Authors and readers -- United States. 1
Belief and doubt. 1
Bible -- Study and teaching. 1
Bible colleges 1
Bible colleges -- United States. 1
Boarding schools. 1
Camp meetings. 1
Catholic Church -- Protestant churches. 1
Catholic Church--Peru. 1
Catholic Church. -- Ecuador. 1
Catholic Church. -- Guatemala. 1
Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
Children of missionaries -- Indonesia 1
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 1
Chinese language. 1
Christian education -- Ecuador. 1
Christian education -- Peru. 1
Christian education. 1
Christian martyrs -- Sudan. 1
Christian martyrs. 1
Christianity and other religions. 1
Church and state -- Guatemala. 1
Church and state -- Indonesia. 1
Church and state -- Sudan. 1
Church growth -- Ecuador. 1
Church growth. 1
Church work with single people 1
Church work with women -- Sudan. 1
Church work with women. 1
Clergy 1
Clergy -- Training of 1
Clergy -- Training of -- Ecuador. 1
College students -- Religious life -- Illinois -- Wheaton. 1
College students in missionary work. 1
Colorado Indians (Ecuador) 1
Communism -- China. 1
Conversion -- Christianity. 1
Conversion -- Personal narratives. 1
Correspondence. 1
Courtship -- Sudan. 1
Courtship. 1
Cree Indians 1
Cree Indians -- Missions. 1
Cree Indians -- Social life and customs. 1
Ecuador 1
Ecuador -- Religion. 1
Education 1
Education -- Guatemala. 1
Education -- United States. 1
Evangelicalism. 1
Evangelistic work -- Guatemala. 1
Evangelistic work -- Sudan. 1
Family -- Biblical teaching. 1
Family -- United States. 1
Feminist theology 1
Fund raising. 1
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