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Collection 124 Papers of Helen Renich

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Identifier: CN 124
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews with Helen Gignilliat Torrey Renich in which she describes her grandfather, Reuben Archer Torrey, Sr., and her experiences growing up in China as a child of missionaries. Other topics discussed include her experiences at Wheaton College and culture shock. The collection also includes photographs of her family life in China and Chinese nationals, ca. 1920-30s.Helen Renich was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 15, 1980 in Michigan and on May 17, 1982 at...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Collection 171 Papers of Albert and Mary Lee Bobby

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Identifier: CN 171
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and personal papers of Albert and Mary Lee Bobby, missionaries in Lisbon and Santiago do Cacem, Portugal, under The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM). Collection includes interviews, articles, correspondence, prayer letters, manuscript notes, and other material from the Bobbys about their mission work, including evangelism and radio broadcasting. The correspondence also includes information on various theological issues and American Christian leaders. The oral history...
Dates: Created: 1980-1982

Collection 186 Papers of M. Douglas Hursh

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Identifier: CN 186
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews, manuscript material, photographs, and memorabilia relatingn to Marion Douglas Hursh's work with Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital, Kano in Nigeria from 1942-1962. Topics covered concern Hursh's education and work as a medical missionary at the Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital in Kano, Nigeria, as well as various aspects of church life and mission activity in Nigeria.  Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1904 to 1982.
Dates: Created: 1904-1982

Collection 266 Oral History Interview with Ruth Sundquist

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Identifier: CN 266
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Sundquist in which she describes her education at Moody Bible Institute, decision to become a missionary, work first in Kentucky home missions as a Christian education worker with the Evangelical Free Church and then her missionary career in China and Hong Kong between 1947 and 1982 as an administrator for a Sunday School and orphanage. Other topics discussed include: language school in China, Chinese attitudes toward the Nationalists, Communists, Americans in...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

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Identifier: CN
Scope and Contents Letters with some translation, photographs, a Lisu translation of the New Testament, combined catechism and hymnbook in the Atsi Kachin language, slides, and four oral history interviews all related to Jennie Fitzwilliam's mission work with Overseas Missionary Fellowship (formerly China Inland Mission) among the Lisu and Kachin peoples in southern China along the Burmese border. Included are recollections of Fitzwilliam's husband, Francis, J.O. Fraser and the early history of missionary work...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 427 Oral History Interviews with Americo Saavedra

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Identifier: CN 427
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Americo Saavedra,a Peruvian-born missionary working with HCJB in Ecuador, in which he describes his childhood, family, conversion, Catholicism in Peru and Ecuador, radio station HCJB and its ministry, Quito, Ecuador, his decision to be a missionary, employment with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru. Other topics include his education at Moody Bible Institute, Christian education in Ecuador, informal education, Summer Institute of Linguistics, the state of the...
Dates: Created: 1990

Collection 449 Ephemera of the Stam Family

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Identifier: CN 449
Scope and Contents Memoirs, newsletters, correspondence, diary, photos, film, poems, newspaper clippings and other items that relate to the Stam family, their Christian faith, Star of Hope Mission and the missions and evangelism work of various family members, especially John and Betty Stam who were killed in China by Chinese Communist soldiers in 1934.
Dates: Created: 1919-2003

Collection 464 Oral History Interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn

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Identifier: CN 464
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn in which she describes her family background; her conversion to Christianity; her medical training as a nurse; life at Moody Bible Institute in the late 1940s; China Inland Mission at about the same time; her call to foreign missions; her work at the CIM retirement home in Toronto; descriptions of John and Isobel Kuhn; work among the Lisu people in Thailand and Burma; translation of the Bible into the Lisu language; contacts with a former Kuomintang...
Dates: Created: 1992-1994

Collection 468 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth C. Stough

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Identifier: CN 468
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Quackenbush Stough (1913-2009) in which she discusses her parents, childhood, education, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, call to be a missionary, joining Africa Inland Mission, travel to Africa, work in French Equatorial Africa, evangelistic field trips, her husband Paul Stough, her work among women in the Belgian Congo, the growth of the Africa Inland Church, the independence of the Congo, the Congolese civil war and Simba uprising, the...
Dates: Created: 1992-1993

Collection 480 Oral History Interviews with Margaret L. Clapper

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Identifier: CN 480
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret L. Clapper (1912-2005), missionary with Africa Inland Mission in Belgian Congo/Zaire from 1939-1980. Topics covered in two sessions include her youth, conversion, Bible school education at Moody Bible Institute, missionary work in central Africa, Belgian administration of the Congo, work among pygmies, Zaire politics and government, independence of the country in 1960 and the Simba rebellion, transition from mission to national authority, singleness, role...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 530 Oral History Interview with Ruby B. Maynard

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Identifier: CN 530
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruby Beatrice (Arnold) Maynard (1912-1998), medical missionary in Tanzania from 1938-1984 with Africa Inland Mission. Topics discussed include Maynard's childhood; conversion; education at Moody Bible Institute; managing the hospital and leprosarium in Tanzania; the development of the African Inland Church in Tanzania; Dr. Nina Maynard's work at the Kolo Ndoto hospital; Ruby Maynard's marriage to station supervisor, William Maynard; challenges of missionary life;...
Dates: Created: 1996

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Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 2
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Advent Christian Church. 1
Africa Inland Church 1
Africa Inland Church. 1
Africa Inland Mission (AIM) 1
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Awana Clubs International. 1
Barnett, Erik S. 1
Bell, James W. 1
Berean Bible Society. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Bobby, Albert Edward. 1
Bobby, Mary Lee. 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
Buswell, J. Oliver. 1
Center for Church Communications (Quito, Ecuador) 1
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
China Inland Mission. 1
Clapper, Margaret L. 1
Davis, Ralph T. 1
Downing, Lee H. 1
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 1
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Fish, Hamilton, 1
Fitzwilliam, Francis. 1
Fitzwilliam, Jennie. 1
Fraser, James Outram, 1
Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International. 1
Glover, Robert Hall, 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 1
Houghton, Frank, 1
Hull, Cordell, 1
Humbard, Rex, 1
Hursh, Douglas, 1
Islam 1
Jacoby, Walter S. 1
Kuhn, Eileen, 1925- 1
Le Bar, Lois Emogene, 1
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LeBar, Lois E. 1
Lo, Ke-chou. 1
Lumumba, Patrice, 1
Maynard, Nina, 1
Maynard, Ruby, 1
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Moi, Daniel Arap, 1
Nyerere, Julius K., 1
Paul, Austin, 1
Philadelphia Bible Institute (Pa.) 1
Plymouth Brethren 1
Renich-Meyers, Jill. 1
Rethy Academy (Rethy, Zaire) 1
Saavedra, Americo. 1
Saavedra, Kathy. 1
Salvation Army. 1
Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 1
Scott, Charles Ernest, 1
Singapore Bible College. 1
Smith, Oswald J. 1
Smith, Wilbur M. 1
Smith, Wilbur Moorehead, 1
Stam, Cornelius Richard, 1
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1
Stam, Helen Priscilla, 1
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Star of Hope Mission (Paterson, N.J.) 1
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Stough, Paul Pinney. 1
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Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1887-1970 1
Tyndale College and Seminary, Ontario, Canada 1
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Wheaton Eye Clinic (Ill.) 1
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