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Buswell, J. Oliver.


Found in 8 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 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 288 Oral History Interview with Vincent L. Crossett

Identifier: CN 288
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Vincent Leroy Crossett (1907-1999) in which he describes his education at Wheaton and Westminster Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Taiwan, and pastoral work in a local church in Hawaii. Topics discussed include Crossett's education at Wheaton College and Westminster Seminary; decision to join China Inland Mission; language school; evangelism methods; characteristics of the Chinese church; CIM's...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 293 Oral History Interview with Melvin D. Suttie

Identifier: CN 293
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Melvin David Suttie (1912-2006) in which he discusses his childhood, Christian growth, education at Wheaton College and Biblical Seminary in New York and Omaha Presbyterian Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission (1940-1950), work among university students, persecution, evangelistic work among the Chinese population and Nationalist troops, his wife Mary's work among women, their children, church and state relations in China, the impact of the...
Dates: Created: 1985

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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Evangelistic work. 7
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 7
Missionaries. 7
Women missionaries. 7
Christianity and culture. 6
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Evangelistic work -- China -- History 6
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1937-1945. 6
Evangelistic work -- China. 6
Indigenous church administration 6
Indigenous church administration -- China. 6
Language in missionary work. 6
Medical care 6
Medical care -- China. 6
Missionaries -- Training of. 6
Rural missions. 6
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 6
Women 6
Women -- Religious life. 6
Children of missionaries. 5
Conversion. 5
Missions, Medical. 5
Presbyterians. 5
Church and social problems. 4
Communism 4
Communism -- China. 4
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 4
Evangelistic work -- United States. 4
Family. 4
Missionaries' spouses. 4
Refugees 4
Refugees -- China. 4
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 4
World War, 1939-1945. 4
Bible 3
Buddhists. 3
Buddhists. -- China. 3
Christian education -- China. 3
Christian education. 3
Church and social problems -- China. 3
Church development, New. 3
Church work with women 3
Church work with women -- China. 3
Culture shock. 3
Missionaries, Resignation of. 3
Missions -- Educational work. 3
Missions to Buddhists 3
Missions to Buddhists -- China. 3
Missions, Medical -- China. 3
Persecution 3
Persecution -- China. 3
Presbyterian Church -- Missions. 3
Presbyterian Church. 3
Religious institutions. 3
Rural missions -- China. 3
Theology 3
Theology -- Study and teaching -- Asia. 3
Tribes 3
Bible -- Publication and distribution. 2
Bible -- Study and teaching. 2
Catholic Church. 2
Christian education -- Taiwan. 2
Christian life. 2
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 2
Christian literature. 2
Christian martyrs -- China. 2
Christian martyrs. 2
Church and state -- China. 2
Church and state. 2
College students 2
College students -- United States 2
College students -- United States -- Religious life. 2
Crime and criminals 2
Crime and criminals -- China. 2
Drug traffic 2
Drug traffic -- China. 2
Education 2
Evangelistic work -- China -- Description and travel. 2
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1912-1937. 2
Golden Triangle (Southeast Asia) 2
Indigenous church administration -- Taiwan. 2
Leprosy 2
Leprosy -- China. 2
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 2
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 2
Missionaries, Withdrawal of. 2
Missions -- Taiwan. 2
Opium trade 2
Opium trade -- China. 2
Presbyterians -- United States. 2
Sex role 2
Sex role -- China. 2
Tai (Southeast Asian people) 2
Tribes -- China. 2
Tribes. 2
United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. -- Missions. 2
Worship (Christian) 2
Ancestor worship. 1
Ancestor worship. -- China. 1
Animism. 1
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