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Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 039 Papers of Sarah "Belle" Hawkes

Identifier: CN 039
Scope and Contents Correspondence etters, reports, and photos relating to the missionary service of Sarah "Belle" Sherwood Hawkes in Persia, now Iran under the auspices of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Subjects discussed in letters include status of women in Persia, progress of mission work, and Sherwood family affairs.The collection consists of several letters written by Hawkes to her family, 1883-1899; and two reports prepared for the mission board which she served, 1884 and 1899. The...
Dates: Created: 1881 - 1899

Collection 088 Papers of Paul and Catharine Gieser

Identifier: CN 088
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Kenneth Gieser and letters reporting to the Southern Presbyterian Mission Board in Nashville, TN on the Gieser’s work in China, written between October 19, 1934, and November 1, 1936. Also contains audio tapes and transcripts of autobiographical statements.

Dates: Created: 1934-1979

Collection 267 Ephemera of the United Presbyterian Men

Identifier: CN 267
Scope and Contents Phonograph records containing hymns, selected addresses and devotional messages from the 9th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Presbyterian Men on March 15-17, 1957 in Chicago, IL. Includes addresses by Eugene Carson Blake, Howard Pew, and others. Topics discussed include the nature of the church, unity, missions, tithing, obedience, Christian character, committment, and community.This collection consists of an album of three phonograph records which contain hymns,...
Dates: Created: 1957

Collection 335 Papers of Ralph E. Shannon

Identifier: CN 335
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and paper records relating to Ralph Shannon’s life and ministry as a medical missionary in Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo).Audio Tapes Four oral history interviews with Ralph Shannon, recorded on eight reels of audio tape. Topics covered include Shannon's childhood in Belgian Congo (Zaire) with his missionary parents, Wheaton College undergraduate and graduate education, service in Zaire as a medical...
Dates: Created: 1986-1990

Collection 344 Oral History Interview with Paul B. Long

Identifier: CN 344
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Brown Long in which he discusses his childhood, attendance at Wheaton Academy and Wheaton College (including individuals Hudson, Taylor Armerding, Edward A. Coray, V. Raymond Edman, Billy Graham, Ruth Bell Graham, Clarence Jaarsma, Clarence Simpson, C. Gregg Singer), missionary work in education, evangelism, and church planting in the former Belgian Congo and in Brazil. Other topics include animism, church discipline, Christianity and culture, rearing a...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 387 Papers of William M. Miller

Identifier: CN 387
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews and transcripts with William M. Miller in which he describes his education at Princeton, Christian faith, and work as a Presbyterian missionary to Iran from 1919 to 1962. Besides descriptions of his evangelistic, pastoral, and educational work, he also describes many aspects of Iranian and Islamic society. Most of the transcripts are of interviews done for the Presbyterian Historical Society.

Dates: Created: 1979-1988

L. Nelson Bell Papers

Identifier: CN 318
Brief Description Correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents related to the life and ministry of L. Nelson Bell, first as a medical missionary in China, then as doctor, editor, and lay leader in the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Among the topics covered by the material in the collection are missions in China in the twentieth century between the two world wars; the work of Bell's son-in-law, Billy Graham; the founding and development of Christianity Today and The...
Dates: 1923-1973

Office of the President Records (J. Oliver Buswell)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-02-003
Scope and Contents

Records of the President J. Oliver Buswell include biographical files, correspondence, minutes, financial records and audio recordings.

Dates: Created: 1917-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1926-1940

Paul Votaw papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 2002-011
Dates: 1945-1994

Small Collection 039 Papers of Henry Hickok

Identifier: Small CN 039
Scope and Contents

Commission for home mission work issued to Hickok by the Board of Mission of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. Document details the length of his service, compensation, conduct and activity expected of him, and plans for giving aid to the Board and for correspondence between presbyteries and the Board.

Dates: Created: 1832

Small Collection 097 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr.

Identifier: Small CN 097
Scope and Contents

This collection contains pamphlets, correspondence, reports and articles created by Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr. documenting his internment by the Japanese in China, the great physical and spiritual needs of the people in South Korea following the war there, and the development of the rehabilitation program under Torrey's administration.

Dates: Created: 1942-1966

Vernon W. Patterson Papers

Identifier: CN 005
Scope and Contents Correspondence, clippings, reports, financial records, press releases, promotional material, forms, newsletters, and oral history interviews relating to Vernon W. Patterson's (1892-1991) active participation and leadership in evangelistic activities in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. The papers focus particularly on his involvement in various evangelical lay organizations and other institutions and the early career of Billy Graham. The interviews were recorded on 3/4/85 and 3/5/85 and...
Dates: Created: 1900-1985

Additional filters:

Collection 11
Unprocessed Material 1
Evangelistic work. 9
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. -- Missions. 8
Presbyterians. 8
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 6
Missionaries. 6
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Presbyterian Church -- Missions. 6
Church and state. 5
Conversion. 5
Missions -- Educational work. 5
Presbyterian Church. 5
Evangelistic work -- United States. 4
Medical care 4
Missionaries -- Training of. 4
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 4
Women 4
Women -- Religious life. 4
Women missionaries. 4
World War, 1939-1945. 4
Christian education. 3
Church and social problems. 3
Ecumenical movement. 3
Evangelicalism. 3
Evangelistic work -- China. 3
Evangelistic work -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 3
Evangelistic work -- Korea. 3
Family. 3
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 3
Missions -- China. 3
Missions -- Korea. 3
Missions, Medical. 3
Pentecostalism. 3
Presbyterians -- United States. 3
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 3
Animism -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 2
Animism. 2
Children of missionaries. 2
China -- History -- 1937-1945. 2
China -- History. 2
Christian education -- Iran. 2
Christian leadership. 2
Christian life. 2
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 2
Christian literature. 2
Christianity and culture. 2
Church and state -- China. 2
Church and state -- Iran. 2
Church discipline. 2
College students in missionary work. 2
Communism. 2
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Religion. 2
Education 2
Evangelicalism -- United States. 2
Evangelistic work -- Iran. 2
Evangelistic work -- North Carolina. 2
Fund raising. 2
Fundamentalism. 2
Indigenous church administration 2
Interdenominational cooperation. 2
Iranians. 2
Journalism, Religious. 2
Laity. 2
Liberalism (Religion) 2
Medical care -- China. 2
Medical care -- Korea. 2
Missionaries, Resignation of. 2
Missions -- Brazil. 2
Missions -- Congo (Democratic Republic). 2
Missions -- Finance. 2
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 2
Missions -- Iran. 2
Missions -- Study and teaching. 2
Missions -- United States. 2
Missions. 2
Muslims -- Iran. 2
Muslims. 2
Radio in missionary work. 2
Refugees 2
Sermons, American. 2
Sex role. 2
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 2
Sunday schools. 2
Tsing Kiang Pu (China) 2
Worship (Christian) 2
Worship. 2
AIDS (Disease) 1
Administrative Records. 1
African Americans -- Social conditions. 1
African Americans. 1
Amputees. 1
Amputees. -- Rehabilitation. 1
Anglicans. 1
Animism -- Brazil. 1
Anti-communist movements. 1
Armenians. 1
Assemblies of God -- Missions. 1
Audiotapes 1
Authors and publishers -- United States. 1
Authors and publishers. 1
Bahai Faith. 1
Baptism. 1
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