Small Collection 110 Ephemera of Helen Stam
Scope and Contents
This collection contains newspaper clippings relating to Helen Priscilla Stam, whose missionary parents, John and Betty Stam, were killed by communist soliders in China when Helen Stam was an infant. The clippings decsribe the Stam's ministry in China; their deaths; Helen Stam's rescue by local Christians; and expresses the hopes of her grandparents that she would become a missionary.
- Created: 1934-1939
Conditions Governing Access
Because of the fragile nature of the originals in this collection, Folder 1-1 is restricted from use. Researchers should request the photocopies of the originals found in Folder 1-2
Biographical or Historical Information
Child of missionaries John and Elizabeth Stam who were murdered by communists in China in 1934; born, 1932; was spared when a Chinese volunteered to be killed in her place.
Accruals and Additions
The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by the Billy Graham Center Library in 1989.
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions
- Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- China.
- Christian martyrs
- Christian martyrs -- China.
- Evangelistic work -- China
- Evangelistic work -- China -- History
- Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1912-1937.
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott,
- Stam, Helen Priscilla,
- Stam, John Cornelius,
- Small Collection 110 Ephemera of Helen Stam
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description