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Torrey, Edith C.


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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 105 Oral History Interview with Paul D. Votaw

Identifier: CN 105
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul Dean Votaw (1917-2007) in which he describes his childhood; education at Wheaton College, Dallas Seminary, and Princeton Seminary; and missionary activities in Syria and Lebanon. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1917-1954.Reverend Paul Votaw was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 4, 1980, at the Graham Center offices in Wheaton. The first ten minutes of the interview are barely decipherable due to technical difficulties. The...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 363 Papers of Ruth M. Mellis

Identifier: CN 363
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters, clippings, photographs, oral history interviews and audio tapes of missionary conference relating to the missionary career of Ruth M. Mellis. Materials document her work among orphans and students in Greece, the Greek Bible Institute, the Greek language, and Greater Europe Mission; oral history interviews describe her childhood, attendance at Wheaton College, work with Near East Relief in Siros, teaching public schools in the St. Louis area, teaching at the...
Dates: Created: 1928-1987

Collection 488 Papers of John E. Phillips

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

Collection 490 Oral History Interview with Joseph C. MacKnight

Identifier: CN 490
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Joseph Charles MacKnight (1921-2003) in which he discusses his education and activities at Wheaton College from which he graduated in 1943, reasons for attending, literary societies, friends and significant staff and faculty (V. Raymond Edman, Russell Mixter, Elsie Storrs Dow, Edith Torrey, Mortimer Lane, James Mack), impact of World War II on the campus, Billy Graham and his role in the Gospel Tabernacle in Wheaton, and his medical career since graduating. The...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 567 Papers of H. Wilbert Norton

Identifier: CN 567
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, pamphlets, and manuscripts relating to Gustav H.W. Norton's (1915-2017) work as an administrator and professor of theology and missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Wheaton College, as well as his involvement with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Evangelical Literature Overseas, and Mid-American Keswick. The collection documents Norton’s childhood, education, and career as professor of missions...
Dates: Created: 1950-2000

Collection 658 Papers of Samuel D. Faircloth

Identifier: CN 658
Scope and Contents

Prayer letters and an oral history interviews which document Samuel Douglas Faircloth’s childhood, conversion, education at Wheaton College and elsewhere, and his work as a United States Army chaplain in Italy immediately after World War II, as a church planter in Portugal, and a seminary professor at the Tyndale Theological Seminary in the Netherlands.

Dates: Created: 1949-2011

Additional filters:

Conversion. 6
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 5
Evangelistic work -- United States. 4
Evangelistic work. 4
Missionaries -- Training of. 4
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Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 4
Missionaries. 4
Missions -- Educational work. 4
Church and state. 3
College students. 3
Evangelicalism. 3
Language in missionary work. 3
Persecution. 3
Presbyterians. 3
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Faculty. 3
World War, 1939-1945. 3
Church and social problems. 2
College students -- United States 2
College students -- United States -- Religious life. 2
College students in missionary work. 2
Conversion -- Personal narratives. 2
Depressions 2
Depressions -- 1929 2
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States. 2
Ecumenical movement. 2
Education 2
English language 2
English language -- Foreign speakers. 2
Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936. 2
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 2
Missions -- Congresses. 2
Missions -- Ethiopia. 2
Missions. 2
Presbyterian Church -- Missions. 2
Presbyterian Church. 2
Refugees 2
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Religious life and customs. 2
Women 2
Women -- Religious life. 2
Women missionaries. 2
Allentown (Pa.) 1
Amhara (African people) 1
Animism -- Sudan. 1
Animism. 1
Arab-Israeli conflict. 1
Arabs. 1
Armenians. 1
Bible -- Translating. 1
Bible colleges 1
Bible colleges -- Greece. 1
Bible. 1
Catholic Church -- Protestant churches. 1
Catholic Church. 1
Catholic Church. -- Syria. 1
Children -- United States 1
Children -- United States -- Religious life. 1
Children of missionaries -- Education. 1
Children of missionaries. 1
Children. 1
China -- Description and travel. 1
China -- History -- 1937-1945. 1
China -- History. 1
China -- Manners and customs. 1
Chinese language. 1
Christian education -- Greece. 1
Christian education -- United States. 1
Christian education. 1
Christian martyrs -- China. 1
Christian martyrs. 1
Church and social problems -- China. 1
Church and social problems -- United States. 1
Church and state -- China. 1
Church and state -- Greece. 1
Church and state -- Lebanon. 1
Church and state -- Syria. 1
Church development, New. 1
Church work with prisoners -- China. 1
Church work with prisoners. 1
Church work with refugees -- Greece. 1
Church work with refugees. 1
Clergy 1
Clergy -- Appointment, call, election. 1
College students -- Religious life. 1
College students in missionary work -- United States. 1
Dinka (African people) 1
Economic and social conditions 1
Economic and social conditions -- China. 1
Education -- Ethiopia. 1
Education -- Greece. 1
Education -- Israel. 1
Education -- Lebanon. 1
Education -- Syria. 1
Education -- United States. 1
Education, Higher 1
Education, Higher -- United States. 1
Epidemics 1
Epidemics -- China. 1
Ethiopia 1
Ethiopia -- Description and travel. 1
Ethiopia -- History 1
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