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Collection 477 Papers of Stanley R. Kline

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Identifier: CN 477
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stanley R. Kline and extensive photo albums, relating to Kline’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1940 to 1977. Topics covered in interview include: his family background in Philadelphia, conversion, Percy Crawford's influence, evangelism in Philadelphia, rescue mission work, call to missions, his wife Carmel Anthony, his evangelism and educational work in the Congo between 1940 and...
Dates: Created: 1930-1999

Collection 084 Papers of Vera E. Thiessen

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: CN 084
Scope and Contents Correspondence describing Vera Thiessen's experiences and work as a medical missionary for the Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in the Belgian Congo (now Zaire) to her family, which included her parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. D. Thiessen, her sisters Carol and Lois, and her brother Jack. A few letters were written to friends as general prayer letters. The time period covered by the letters is 1946 to 1976. Topics discussed include her experiences as a missionary with Africa Inland Mission, Africa Inland...
Dates: Created: 1946-1976

Collection 089 Papers of Paul P. Stough

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Identifier: CN 089
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, films, videos relating to Paul P. Stough’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo with Africa Inland Mission. Materials contain information on Stough's father, Henry Stough, Wheaton College, Paul Stough's work as a missionary for Africa Inland Mission in the Belgian Congo (Zaire) and Kenya from the 1920s to the 1970s, and generally on the spread of Christianity in Africa.
Dates: Created: 1979-1992

Collection 093 Oral History Interview with Earl A. Winsor

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Identifier: CN 093
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Earl Austin Winsor (1897-1983) in which he discusses his education at Wheaton College as a student (1919-1920) and teacher (1920-25, history, and 1939-1949, math and physics) and his missionary experiences in Africa under Africa Inland Mission, serving in what is now Zaire. Wheaton personalities, mission experiences, especially those relating to his education work, and analysis of his exposure to African government, churches, tribal customs, and health practices....
Dates: Created: 1979-1980

Collection 219 Oral History Interview with Bertil A. Ogren

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Identifier: CN 219
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Bertil A. Ogren (1914-2006) in which he describes his recruitment as a lay missionary in the Belgian Congo with the Covenant Church from 1948-56; his work there beginning and running the LECO Press, which served the needs of members of the Congo Protestant Council and relations between Africans and Western missionaries. Other topics discussed include: his family and early life, impressions of George Caprenter, independence of the Congo, Belgian influence on the...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 230 Oral History Interview with John A. Gration

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Identifier: CN 230
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John Alexander Gration (1926-2012). Topics discussed include: Gration's Christian activities in high school and the U.S. Navy, education at Moody Bible Institute, Gordon College, and Wheaton College; his spiritual growth and call to become a missionary, his marriage, and his first impressions of and missionary experiences with Africa Inland mission in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Christianity and culture, animism, superstition, AIM attitudes...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 284 Oral History Interview with Gladys Wright

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Identifier: CN 284
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Lyle Wright (1902-1994), in which she discusses her work as a teacher in Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Topics discussed include: Wright's family background, education at Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute, her work as a missionary in the Belgian Congo for the Africa Inland Mission, memories of the Congolese people and culture, and her experiences at Wheaton when she was on the staff of the College after retriring from the mission...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 328 Papers of Eric and Lydia Maillefer

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Identifier: CN 328
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, speech manuscripts and prayer letters relating to the careers and ministries of Eric and Lydia Maillefer as missionaries and Christian workers with the Evangelical Free Church in Zaire, Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar (AEAM), and the Africa Evangelical Office (AEO). Lydia worked as a teacher and school administrator; Eric worked first as a teacher, then on loan as a conference coordinator to the Africa Evangelical Office, and later as administrative secretary of...
Dates: Created: 1971-1991

Collection 460 Oral History Interviews with Phyllis E. Taylor

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Identifier: CN 460
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Phyllis Evelyn Taylor in which she discusses her childhood and conversion to Christianity; education at Wheaton College; her experiences as a Christian and Missionary Alliance teacher and evangelist among the Bantu people in the Belgian Congo from 1952-1966; her work in Taiwan from 1968 as an independent missionary; and teaching English as a means of evangelism. Other topics discussed include attending Nyack Missionary Training Institute; memories of the 1950...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 478 Oral History Interviews with Paul A. Buyse

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Identifier: CN 478
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Adrian Buyse (1926-2017), Africa Inland Mission worker in the Belgian Congo/Zaire. Topics covered include Buyse's childhood and youth as the son of AIM missionary parents in the Congo; education at Rethy Academy, Northwestern Schools, and Moody Bible Institute; work with North Arkansas Gospel Mission, spiritual hardships of being a missionary; his work in the Congo among pygmies; development of the Africa Inland Church in the Congo, transition from missionary...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 586 Papers of William A. Deans

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Identifier: CN 586
Scope and Contents Photographs, maps, articles, clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, and tracts relating to the ministry of William Alexander Deans, missionary and translator with Christian Mission in Many Lands. Materials document his work in northeast Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), especially his publication of Christian literature into African languages.The bulk of the materials cover the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: Created: 1930-1979

Collection 610 Oral History Interview with Geneva Grace Haller

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Identifier: CN 610
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Geneva Grace Haller, who was a missionary to the Congo, first as an independent, then with World Wide Mission. Haller describes growing up in Africa, being home schooled, orphanage work, problems caused by the independence of Congo, persecution of Congolese, her view of various Congo political leaders, condition of the Congolese church, relationship between the Joseph Mobutu government and missionary societies, Congo education, health care, and economic problems. The...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 634 Papers of Theodore B. Wallin

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Identifier: CN 634
Scope and Contents Paper records relating to the missionary work of Theodore B. Wallin in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) from 1927-1936 with the Evangelical Free Church of America. Documents include unpublished dictionaries, word lists, and manuscripts about the culture of the Ngbaka people of the Congo; translations of portions of the New Testament in Ngbaka, and autobiographical notes. Materials in the collection reflect the research Wallin did in preparation for Bible translation into the...
Dates: Created: 1932-1979

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