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Buswell, J. Oliver.


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 093 Oral History Interview with Earl A. Winsor

Identifier: CN 093
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Earl Austin Winsor (1897-1983) in which he discusses his education at Wheaton College as a student (1919-1920) and teacher (1920-25, history, and 1939-1949, math and physics) and his missionary experiences in Africa under Africa Inland Mission, serving in what is now Zaire. Wheaton personalities, mission experiences, especially those relating to his education work, and analysis of his exposure to African government, churches, tribal customs, and health practices....
Dates: Created: 1979-1980

Collection 124 Papers of Helen Renich

Identifier: CN 124
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews with Helen Gignilliat Torrey Renich in which she describes her grandfather, Reuben Archer Torrey, Sr., and her experiences growing up in China as a child of missionaries. Other topics discussed include her experiences at Wheaton College and culture shock. The collection also includes photographs of her family life in China and Chinese nationals, ca. 1920-30s.Helen Renich was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 15, 1980 in Michigan and on May 17, 1982...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Collection 187 Papers of Eleanor R. Elliott

Identifier: CN 187
Scope and Contents Family correspondence, prayer letters, brochures, newspaper clippings, prayer cards and letters from other missionaries, photographs, slides, negatives, journals and diaries, and eight interviews concerning Elliott's childhood in China, mission work with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship) in China and the Philippines, her experiences as an evangelist and teacher, her life in China during the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, and the civil war that followed. Her retirement...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988

Collection 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

Identifier: CN 287
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Rice Elliott Crossett in which she describes her childhood with her missionary parents in China, her education at Wheaton College, and missionary career with her husband, Vincent Crossett, in China and Taiwan with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship (1929-1948, 1961-1973). Topics discussed include  Crossett's childhood in China; description of Chinese indigenous worship practices and syncretism in Chinese religious culture; Crossett's...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 298 Papers of Howard E. Thomas

Identifier: CN 298
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Howard E. Thomas in which he describes his family background, Christian life and growth, education at Stony Brook School and Wheaton College, missionary work with the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions among lepers of the Tai-Lu people along the Burmese border in southwestern China, internment by the Japanese in Thailand, contextualization of the gospel, expulsion from the area by the Chinese army involved in opium trade. Description of Stony Brook School...
Dates: Created: 1946-1985

Collection 299 Oral History Interview with Ruth M. Thomas

Identifier: CN 299
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth M. Thomas about her family and religious background, conversion, recollections of Billy Sunday's campaign in Scranton, PA in 1914, her education at Wheaton College, call to foreign missions, work as a missionary nurse wiht the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions in a rehabilitation program of a leper colony in southwestern China along the Burmese border among the Tai-Lu people, language study, worship and use of music, an anti-opium campaign, and a...
Dates: Created: 1985

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Christianity and culture. 6
Indigenous church administration 6
Language in missionary work. 6
Medical care -- China. 6
Missionaries. 6
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Missions -- China. 6
Missions, Medical. 6
Conversion. 5
Evangelistic work. 5
Indigenous church administration -- China. 5
Missionaries -- Training of. 5
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 5
Women 5
Women -- Religious life. 5
Women missionaries. 5
Church and social problems. 4
Evangelistic work -- China -- History 4
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1937-1945. 4
Evangelistic work -- China. 4
Missions -- Educational work. 4
Presbyterians. 4
Rural missions. 4
Tribes 4
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 4
Children of missionaries. 3
Christian education. 3
Church and social problems -- China. 3
Evangelistic work -- United States. 3
Family. 3
Missions, Medical -- China. 3
Refugees 3
Refugees -- China. 3
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 3
World War, 1939-1945. 3
Animism. 2
Bible 2
Buddhists. 2
Buddhists. -- China. 2
Catholic Church -- Missions. 2
Catholic Church. 2
Christian education -- China. 2
Christian life. 2
Christian martyrs -- China. 2
Christian martyrs. 2
Church and state. 2
Church work with women 2
Church work with women -- China. 2
Communism 2
Communism -- China. 2
Culture shock. 2
Drug traffic 2
Drug traffic -- China. 2
Education 2
Education -- United States. 2
Evangelistic work -- China -- Description and travel. 2
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1912-1937. 2
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 2
Golden Triangle (Southeast Asia) 2
Leprosy 2
Leprosy -- China. 2
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 2
Missionaries' spouses. 2
Missions to Buddhists 2
Missions to Buddhists -- China. 2
Opium trade 2
Opium trade -- China. 2
Persecution 2
Persecution -- China. 2
Presbyterian Church -- Missions. 2
Presbyterian Church. 2
Rural missions -- China. 2
Sex role 2
Sex role -- China. 2
Social change. 2
Tai (Southeast Asian people) 2
Tribes -- China. 2
United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. -- Missions. 2
Worship (Christian) 2
Ancestor worship. 1
Ancestor worship. -- China. 1
Animism -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Belgium. 1
Belgium. -- Colonies 1
Belgium. -- Colonies -- Africa. 1
Belief and doubt. 1
Bible -- Publication and distribution 1
Bible -- Publication and distribution -- China. 1
Bible -- Publication and distribution. 1
Bible -- Study and teaching. 1
Bible colleges. 1
Boarding schools -- China. 1
Boarding schools -- Korea. 1
Boarding schools. 1
Catholic Church -- Relations 1
Catholic Church. -- Missions -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Children of missionaries -- China. 1
China. 1
China. -- History 1
China. -- History -- 1912-1937. 1
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