Small Collection 074 Papers of Robert W. Porteous
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a prayer letter by Robert Porteous describing accounts of the activities of the church in Yichun, Jianxi Province, including an intensive Bible school and conference for women, prayer meetings for several captured Christian workers, and weekly services, all taking place in the midst of troop movements by government and communist troops, which, although disruptive, did not interfere with church activities. Also included are items about military conflict and destruction around the province.
- Created: 1928
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
Biographical or Historical Information
Missionary; born, 1881; worked in China with China Inland Mission; died, 1976.
Language of Materials
Accruals and Additions
The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by the Overseas Missionary Fellowship in 1982.
- China -- Church history -- 20th century.
- China -- Church history.
- China -- History -- 1912-1937.
- China -- History.
- China -- Politics and government.
- China Inland Mission.
- Christian education -- China.
- Christian education.
- Evangelistic work -- China.
- Evangelistic work.
- Missions -- China.
- Porteous, Robert W.
- Prisoners -- China.
- Small Collection 074 Papers of Robert W. Porteous
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Roman Script
Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository
501 College Avenue
Wheaton IL 60187 US