Collection 321 Papers of Glicerio M. Manzano
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of prayer letters and oral history interviews, which document Glicerio M. Jojo Manzano's early life, education, family life, and work as a service manager with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship and as an accountant for a rural hospital with International Nepal Fellowship.
Series 1: Audio Tapes
Three oral history interviews with Glicerio Manzano. Topics discussed in the interview include Manzano's early life, education, family life, and work with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the Philippines and International Nepal Fellowship; communism, first impressions of Nepal, ministry among Nepali students, Nepali culture, and the state of the Nepali church, 1987 Philippine elections, impressions of the election and political revolution at the time of Ferdinand Marcos's removal as president from the Philippines, Catholicism in the Philippines, and other mission-related topics. The time period covered by the interviews is 1952 to 1988.
Glicerio Manzano was interviewed by Paul A. Ericksen on December 16, 17, and 29, 1985 in Wheaton and Chicago, IL.
Series 2: Paper Records (Box List)
The prayer letters offer brief glimpses of the Manzanos' preparation to travel to Nepal, language study, daily life and work, and special events of their family.
The prayer letters offer brief glimpses of the Manzanos' preparation to travel to Nepal, language study, daily life and special events in their family. They touch on some of the incidents covered in the interview as well as others, including a description of their first impressions of Nepal, bits of information about INF business, living conditions, ministry among Nepali students, a Nepali church, as well as a few first-hand impressions of the election and political revolution at the time of Ferdinand Marcos's removal as president from the Philippines.
- Created: 1981-1992
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
The copyright to the oral history interviews in this collection is held by the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center Archives.
Biographical or Historical Information
Glicerio "Jojo" Maniquis Manzano Jr. was born October 31, 1952 in Manila, Philippines. He was the youngest of five children, having four sisters. His father, Capt. Glicerio Manzano Sr., was a lawyer; his mother, Gloria Maniquis Manzano, was a teacher in a public high school. Manzano received his early grammar school education in a Roman Catholic school, while at the same time attending a Protestant church; when eight years old he transferred to a school in the public school system, in which he continued through high school. Manzano received his college education at the Philippine College of Commerce from which he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1974, specializing in accounting.
Manzano's experience working in Christian organizations began in 1972 when he served as the office secretary for the Asian office of International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES). In 1973 he transferred to the office of Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the Philippines (IVCF-Philippines), working as its office manager. Manzano's interest in missions began generally through his association with IVCF-Philippines, but more specifically in his attendance at the 1973 Asian Missionary Convention held in the Philippines. In anticipation of working as a missionary in India, Manzano resigned from Inter-Varsity in 1977 to begin his theological education at the Bible College of New Zealand (BCNZ) in Auckland, where he studied from 1977 to 1980. While attending BCNZ, his interest shifted from India to Nepal. Manzano joined International Nepal Fellowship (INF) prior to completing his degree at BCNZ. He served with INF in Pokhara, Nepal, as the accountant at the Shining Community Health Centre, a facility offering regular hospital services as well as treatment for and rehabilitation from leprosy. Manzano completed his first term in 1985. In his second term Manzano assumed duties as INF's treasurer.
Manzano married Rebecca "Reby" Bondad in 1979. They had three children.
0.25 Cubic Feet (1 Box (DC), 4 Audio Tapes)
Language of Materials
Accruals and Additions
The interviews in this collection were received by the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center Archives in December 1985 and January 1986 from Glicerio M. Manzano Jr. Subsequent prayer letters were received and added to the collection periodically, 1987-1992.
Accession 85-73, 86-2, 87-138
November 12, 1987
Paul A. Ericksen
January 14, 1994
- Caste. -- Nepal.
- Catholic Church.
- Catholic Church. -- Philippines.
- Catholic Church. -- Protestant churches.
- Children of missionaries.
- Christian education -- New Zealand.
- Christian education.
- Christian life.
- Church and state -- Nepal.
- Church and state.
- Church work with students -- Philippines.
- Church work with students.
- Communism -- Philippines.
- Culture shock.
- Evangelistic work -- Philippines.
- Evangelistic work.
- Fund raising.
- Hinduism -- Doctrines.
- Indigenous church administration
- Indigenous church administration -- Nepal.
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the Philippines.
- Intercultural communication.
- International Nepal Fellowship.
- Language in missionary work.
- Manzano, Glicerio M.
- Manzano, Rebecca.
- Missionaries -- Training of.
- Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election.
- Missionaries -- Salaries, etc.
- Missionaries' spouses.
- Missions -- Finance.
- Missions -- Philippines.
- Missions, Medical.
- Nepali language.
- Persecution -- Nepal.
- Women missionaries.
- Collection 321 Papers of Glicerio M. Manzano
- Paul Ericksen
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