Collection 545 Papers of Jacqueline Huggins
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.
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
4 Audio Tapes
Language of Materials
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
- African American missionaries.
- African Americans -- Religious life.
- African Americans -- Social conditions.
- African Americans.
- Alcoholism -- United States
- Alcoholism. -- United States -- Race relations.
- Animism -- Philippines.
- Bible -- Translating.
- Bible colleges
- Bible colleges -- United States.
- Child abuse -- United States.
- Child abuse.
- Christian life.
- Christianity and culture.
- Church and state -- Philippines.
- Church and state.
- Discrimination -- United States.
- Divorce -- Christianity.
- Evangelistic work -- Philippines.
- Evangelistic work.
- Family -- United States.
- Fort Wayne Bible College (Ind.)
- Huggins, Jacqueline.
- Indigenous church administration
- Indigenous church administration -- Philippines.
- Kagayanen (Philippine people)
- Kagayanen language.
- Language in missionary work.
- Missionaries -- Training of.
- Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election.
- Missions -- Congresses.
- Missions -- Philippines.
- Missions -- Rural work.
- Philadelphia College of the Bible.
- Philippines -- Religious life and customs.
- Translating and interpreting.
- Tribes -- Philippines.
- Women -- Religious life.
- Women missionaries.
- Wycliffe Bible Translators.
- Collection 545 Papers of Jacqueline Huggins
- Paul Ericksen
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