Mission Aviation Fellowship.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Office files of MAF, a mission agency that provided transportation, radio contact and other support to missions working in remote areas, as well as some services to non-mission agencies.Materials, including correspondence, minutes, reports, prayer letters, personnel files, and budgets, that document the administration and activities of MAF, especially the regional offices in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America, the Development division (extensive individual prayer letters from...
Dates: Created: 1944-2006
Identifier: CN 277
Scope and Contents Correspondence, tapes of sermons and audio letters, journals, notebooks, annotated Bibles, school records, poems, clippings, drawings, and other materials describing Elliot's courtship of his wife Elisabeth, his spiritual preparation for the mission field, early days of his work in Ecuador, and events leading up to his death and those of four other missionaries at the hands of the Waorani (so-called Auca) people. Microfilm edition of materials available for researcher use.
Dates: Created: 1941-1959; Majority of material found within 1947-1956
Scope and Contents Correspondence, form letters, financial and statistical reports, minutes, memos and promotional material related to IFMA administration and its service to its member missions.The files on IFMA members and numerous other Christian agencies predominate. Also includes series of maps of Latin American countries identifying nondenominational and denominational mission activity. Numerous mission-related subjects are documented. Persons prominently featured include Jack Frizen, Billy...
Dates: Created: 1934-1983, n.d.
Identifier: CN 377
Scope and Contents Correspondence, audio tapes, photographs, diaries, and periodicals documenting the career of Elias Hatcher as a pilot for Mission Aviation Fellowship in Mexico from 1949 to 1968, and his time as a mission administrator at the U. S. headquarters of MAF from 1968 until his death in 1971. Diaries document Hatcher's military service and education at Wheaton College; correspondence includes love letters between Hatcher and his future wife, and letters with their six children when they were away at...
Dates: Created: 1941-1978; Majority of material found in 1943-1974
Identifier: CN 390
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and manuscript, relating to the ministry of Janet Kuhns, missionary among the Dayak people in West Kalimantan, Indonesia under the auspices of the Christian and Missionary Alliance (CM&A).[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "Folder 1-1" means box 1, Folder 1.]Series: Audio TapesThree oral history interviews with Janet Kuhns in which she...
Dates: Created: 1987-1988
Identifier: CN 441
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Frederick Robinson (1910-1993) in which he describes his family background; spiritual development; education at Moody Bible Institute; his evangelist father, Frederick Robinson; and his own founding of Moody Bible Institute's mission aviation training program. Other topics discussed include: Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) and Jungle Aviation and Radio Service (JAARS); Robinson's flying experiences in New Guinea, Indonesia, long cross-country flights, Central...
Dates: Created: 1991
Identifier: CN 446
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, audio tapes and video tapes relating to the ministry of Jack Wyrtzen.Series: Audio TapesTape 1 to Tape 7: Oral history interviews with Jack Wyrtzen in which he describes his parents, childhood, early influences, conversion, relations with other Christian leaders, development of the Word of Life Fellowship, radio and television work and youth work. The time period covered by the interviews...
Dates: Created: 1991
Identifier: CN 488
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, letters, newspaper clipping, a booklet and other materials, relating mainly to John E. Phillips' work as a missionary with the Sudan Interior Mission among the Kambatta people of Ethiopia (1932-1937) and among the Dinka people of Sudan (1938-1949). There is also some information on his involvement in other ministries, such as Ambassadors for Christ and the Allentown Rescue Mission.
Dates: Created: 1926-2003
Identifier: CN 528
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters, audio tapes, clippings, brochures, negatives, photos, and slides collected by former aviator John R. Wells, retired Wheaton College employee, as a result of his interest in the use Christian mission agencies and individual missionaries made of airplanes since their invention. The collection documentation on various denominational and nondenominational organizations and individuals covering the time period 1922 to 1989; represented are such agencies as the...
Dates: Created: 1922-1989
Identifier: CN 599
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, comic book, film, filmstrips, oversize materials, phonograph records, postage stamps, and video tapes documenting the martyrdom of five American missionaries in Ecuador by the Huaorani Indians in 1956. Documents describe the deaths of the missionary, the response by Protestant evangelical Christians in the United States, and later missionary work with the Indians by Rachel Saint and Elisabeth Elliot.
Dates: Created: 1956-1993, undated
Identifier: CN 657
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters, articles, audio recordings, photographs, and other material collected by Kenneth Fleming relating to the death of five American missionaries in Ecuador in 1956, including his brother Peter Fleming, in Ecuador with the Plymouth Brethren mission agency Christian Missions In Many Lands. In particular, the papers document the story of Peter’s involvement in the so-called “Operation Auca” and his death, along with missionaries Jim Elliot, Ed McCully, Nate Saint and Roger...
Dates: Created: 1946-2011
Identifier: CN 701
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, reports, transcripts, photographs, photo albums, and other materials from the papers of Olive Liefeld relating to her first husband, Peter Fleming, their work as missionaries in Ecuador among the Quichua people, his death along with four other missionaries at the hands of Waorani tribesmen in 1956, the continuing development of that story in terms of the impact of the men's deaths on American evangelicalism and the growth of a Christian community among the...
Dates: Created: 1946-2006, undated
Identifier: CN 719
Scope and Contents Transcripts of broadcasts, correspondence, newsletters, articles, and memorabilia, relating to Janet Wismer's work as a staff member and producer for Elisabeth Elliot’s Gateway to Joy radio program. The collection also contains some material documenting Wismer's friendship with Elliot.
Dates: 1959-2012; Majority of material found in 1981-2012