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Kuhn, John Becker.


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Assorted missionary materials.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1985-141
Dates: 1984-1985

Collection 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

Identifier: CN 272
Scope and Contents Letters with some translation, photographs, a Lisu translation of the New Testament, combined catechism and hymnbook in the Atsi Kachin language, slides, and four oral history interviews all related to Jennie Fitzwilliam's mission work with Overseas Missionary Fellowship (formerly China Inland Mission) among the Lisu and Kachin peoples in southern China along the Burmese border. Included are recollections of Fitzwilliam's husband, Francis, J.O. Fraser and the early history of missionary work...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 314 Oral History Interview with Martha H. Philips

Identifier: CN 314
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Martha H. Philips (1905-1996) in which she describes her childhood, education, missionary work in China with China Inland Mission at Chefoo School as a teacher of missionary children, her internment by the Japanese at Temple Hill and Wei Xian camps, repatriation, working with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Zapotec Indians in southern Mexico, and traveling throughout the world representing the mission. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 435 Ephemera of Isobel Miller Kuhn

Identifier: CN 435
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newsletters, articles, negatives, and photographs relating to the missionary service of Isobel and John Kuhn, primarily among the Lisu people in China and Thailand with Overseas Missionary Fellowship from 1928 to 1954. The topics discussed in the letters include travel in China, missions work, their marriage, birth of daughter and son, cultural differences, advance of communists into the Lisu area, biographical sketches of co-workers Mary Baldock, Frances Bailey, Lilian...
Dates: Created: 1927-1983

Collection 464 Oral History Interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn

Identifier: CN 464
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn in which she describes her family background; her conversion to Christianity; her medical training as a nurse; life at Moody Bible Institute in the late 1940s; China Inland Mission at about the same time; her call to foreign missions; her work at the CIM retirement home in Toronto; descriptions of John and Isobel Kuhn; work among the Lisu people in Thailand and Burma; translation of the Bible into the Lisu language; contacts with a former...
Dates: Created: 1992-1994

Collection 619 Oral History Interviews from Singapore Bible College

Identifier: CN 619
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Verda Poulson, E. N. Poulson, and Dr. Buela Violet James concerning their life experiences as Singapore Bible College (SBC) faculty and staff. Topics discussed include history of SBC, student life; gender division at SBC; mission education; SBC conservativism; development of degree programs; SBC leadership and lecturers; teaching styles; student fieldwork; Overseas Missionary Fellowship; evangelism efforts in Asia; church development; Singapore; cultural...
Dates: 2005

Collection 678 Oral History Interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox

Identifier: CN 678
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox (1921-2019), missionary in China from 1947-1951 and Northern Thailand 1953-1973 with China Inland Mission (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship). Topics discussed include Cox's childhood experiences and early faith in the Church of the Brethren; call to missionary work; education at Columbia Bible College and Wheaton College; teaching Bible in Virginia public schools; attending Missionary Medical Institute and Wycliffe’s Summer Institute of...
Dates: 2014

Collection 680 Papers of the Almond Family

Identifier: CN 680
Scope and Contents

Diaries and oral history interviews documenting the work of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission) workers Louis Almond, his first wife Stella and his second wife Helen in China (1949-1951), Thailand and the United States. Helen’s interview also describes the activities of the United States office of OMF, where she worked for many years.

Dates: 1949-1951, 2015-2016

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

Additional filters:

Collection 8
Unprocessed Material 1
Missions -- China. 8
Women -- Religious life. 6
Women missionaries. 6
Bible -- Translating. 5
Children of missionaries. 5
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Bible -- Study and teaching. 4
Chinese language. 4
Evangelistic work. 4
Missionaries. 4
Missions -- Thailand. 4
Women 4
Bible. 3
Boarding schools. 3
China -- History -- 1937-1945. 3
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 3
China -- History. 3
Christian education. 3
Communism -- China. 3
Conversion. 3
Evangelistic work -- China. 3
Evangelistic work -- Thailand. 3
Language in missionary work. 3
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 3
Missions -- Singapore. 3
Moody Bible Institute -- Alumni. 3
Opium trade -- Thailand. 3
Animism -- Thailand 2
Bible colleges 2
Boarding schools -- China. 2
China -- Description and travel. 2
China -- History -- 1949- 2
China -- Religion. 2
China. 2
Christian education -- Singapore. 2
Christian education -- Study and teaching. 2
Christian life. 2
Christianity and culture. 2
Communism. 2
Conversion -- Christianity. 2
Culture shock. 2
Evangelicalism -- Singapore. 2
Indigenous church administration 2
Lisu (Southeast Asian people) 2
Literacy programs 2
Missionaries -- Training of. 2
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 2
Missionaries, Withdrawal of. 2
Missions -- Linguistic work. 2
Missions. 2
Music -- China. 2
Overseas Missionary Fellowship, Home Council (United States) 2
Persecution -- China. 2
Prayer. 2
Rural missions. 2
Singapore. 2
Tribes -- Thailand. 2
Tribes. 2
Wheaton revival (Wheaton, Ill.) -- 1943 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese. 2
World War, 1939-1945. 2
Aboriginal Australians. 1
Animism -- Mexico. 1
Animism. 1
Bible -- Publication and distribution. 1
Bible colleges -- Canada. 1
Bible colleges -- United States. 1
Catholic Church. 1
Catholic Church. -- Mexico. 1
Children -- United States 1
Children -- United States -- Conversion to Christianity. 1
Children -- United States -- Religious life. 1
Children of missionaries -- China. 1
Children of missionaries -- Education. 1
Children. 1
China -- Church history -- 20th century. 1
China -- Church history. 1
China -- Social life and customs. 1
Christian education -- Canada. 1
Christian education -- China. 1
Christian education -- Curricula. 1
Christian education -- Philosophy. 1
Christian education of adults. 1
Christian giving. 1
Christian martyrs -- Thailand. 1
Christian martyrs. 1
Christianity and culture -- Singapore. 1
Christianity and culture -- Thailand. 1
Christmas. 1
Church and state -- Singapore. 1
Church and state. 1
Church development, New -- Thailand 1
Church discipline. 1
Church finance. 1
Church management. 1
Church of the Brethren 1
College students -- Religious life. 1
Columbia Bible College, -- Columbia, SC. 1
Conversion -- Personal narratives. 1
Death. 1
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers 1
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