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Collection 545 Papers of Jacqueline Huggins

Identifier: CN 545

Scope and Contents

One oral history interview, one videotape, one radio interview, one photograph, and prayer letters related to the ministry of Jacqueline Huggins, missionary and Bible translator with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Kagayanen people of the Philippines.

The recordings, comprising the majority of the collection, consist of an oral history with Huggins (see detailed description which follows) and of the radio program Family Portraits segment hosted by Dennis Okholm in which she discusses her translation work in the Philippines, personal background and conversion, the demonstration of grace in her life, and the role of language in spiritual understanding and experience. The video tape is of her untitled chapel address at Wheaton College on March 21, 1997, in which she described her journey to Christian faith, call to be a missionary, and work as a translator in the Philippines. The time period covered by the interview is 1949-1997.


  • Created: 1985-1997

Conditions Governing Access

The recordings of Huggins' chapel address and interview on Family Portraits can only be used in the Archives Reading Room; no copies can be made, as copyright is retained by Wheaton College's radio station, WETN, from which copies can be purchased.

Biographical Information

Full Name: Jacqueline Andrea Shirlee Wilson-Huggins

Birth Date: October 22, 1949, in Philadelphia


Parents: Fenton Michael Wilson and Doris Alberta (Banks) Wilson Jordan

Siblings: Mark, (Jacqueline), Janice

Marital Status: Divorced

Children: Vincent, Milton

Foster Family: Lived with two foster families until she was nine

Conversion: November 15, 1977


1978-1979 Philadelphia College of Bible

1979-1983 Fort Wayne Bible College

1984-1985 Summer Institute of Linguistics training program

2010 Fuller Theological Seminary - M.A. Intercultural Studies

2016 University of the Philippines in Manila - Ph.D in Linguistic Anthropology


1986 Linguist/translator among the Kagayanen people on Cagayaneillo, a small island off Palawan Island in the Philippines

1994-1995 Taught two-week translation courses at Koinonia Seminary in Davao City, Mindanao

Other Significant Information:

1982 Led a short-term mission team to the Philippines


1 Folder

4 Audio Tapes

1 photographs

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Accruals and Additions

The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Jacqueline Huggins in March 1997, and Media Resources of Wheaton College in April 1997.

Accession 97-14, 97-18, 97-22, 97-36

April 30, 1997

Paul A. Ericksen

Collection 545 Papers of Jacqueline Huggins
Paul Ericksen
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Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

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Wheaton IL 60187 US