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Collection 088 Papers of Paul and Catharine Gieser

 Collection
Identifier: CN-088
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Kenneth Gieser and letters reporting to the Southern Presbyterian Mission Board in Nashville, TN on the Gieser’s work in China, written between October 19, 1934, and November 1, 1936. Also contains audio tapes and transcripts of autobiographical statements.

Dates: Created: 1934-1979

Collection 092 Ephemera of Robert B. Ekvall

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Identifier: CN 092
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews, correspondence, photographs, and a manuscript that describe Robert B. Ekvall's education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary in China and Tibet, and military and diplomatic activities during World War II and after in China and Southeast Asia.

Dates: Created: 1933-1980

Collection 164 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Small

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Identifier: CN 164
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Elizabeth Stair Small in which she describes her missionary experiences in China between the earliest communist revolutions; includes customs, evangelizing methods, assistance of Chinese Christians in areas of central China; post-war pastoring in the U.S. The time period covered by the interviews is 1904-1980.

Elizabeth Small was interviewed by Robert Shuster on October 28, 1980 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.

Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 165 Records of Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies

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Identifier: CN-165
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, maps, posters, etc., related to EFMA Administration and its service to its member missions.Includes documentation of persecution of Protestants in Roman Catholic Colombia, Italy and Spain; efforts to broaden American awareness of conditions; and attempts to apply pressure through the US State Dept.  Persons prominently featured include EFMA's Executive Directors Clyde Taylor, Wade Coggins, and Paul McKaughan. ...
Dates: Created: 1937-1996

Collection 169 Oral History Interviews with Harold P. Adolph

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Identifier: CN 169
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with Harold Paul Adolph, in which he discusses his boyhood in China as the son of missionaries with China Inland Mission, conditions in China, his education at Wheaton College, medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, decision to become a missionary, and his ministry in Ethiopia as a medical missionary in African with Sudan Interior Mission; American missions in Ethiopia; family life on the mission field, and work with the Christian Medical Society. The...
Dates: Created: 1981

Collection 231 Papers of Ian and Helen Anderson

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Identifier: CN 231
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, articles, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, photo albums, songbooks, lecture and sermon notes, maps, audio tapes, etc. related to the Ian and Helen Anderson's mission work with the Overseas Missionary Fellowship. The materials document their careers in China until 1951, in Taiwan until 1956, and in the Philippines until 1971, and again in Taiwan until 1974. Materials also reflect their work as regional representatives for OMF following their retirement in 1974....
Dates: Created: 1928-1995

Collection 246 Papers of Jessie McDonald

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Identifier: CN 246
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, notes, articles, photographs, and annual reports relating to Jessie McDonald's medical work in China from 1913-1952 with China Inland Mission. The documents include information on evangelistic outreach and the nature of health conditions in China. The materials also describe the political and social upheavals occurring in China during the first half of the 1900s.The correspondence by Dr. Mc Donald is supplemented by some correspondence of her co-workers...
Dates: Created: 1907-1951

Collection 255 Oral History Interview of Helen Frame

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Identifier: CN 255
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Helen Nowack Frame (1908-1999) in which she discusses her childdhood growing up in China, decision to become a missionary for Overseas Missionary Fellowship, education at Wheaton College, years of service in China, culture and political events in China; leaving China in 1951 with her husband Raymond and their children and resettlement in the Philippines, teaching at Faith Academy, development of the Bible Institute, return and activities in Wheaton. The time...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 256 Oral History Interviews with Malcolm and Helen Sawyer

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Identifier: CN 256
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Malcolm Maurice Sawyer (1919-2007) and with Helen Irvin Sawyer, in which the Sawyers discuss their childhood, education, and working for the Christian and Missionary Alliance in China, 1948-1950 and in Laos, 1950-1975. Mission activities in Laos include church planting, training of pastors, and medical assistance to the Khamu and Hmong peoples, language study, Vietnam, Thailand and Tibet, transfer to Laos, cultural differences, political situation in Vietnam,...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 263 Oral History Interview with Margaret Carlson

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Identifier: CN 263
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Johanna (Larson) Carlson in which she describes growing up in Ecuador as the child of missionaries, her education at Westmont and Wheaton Colleges, her nursing experience, and her missionary service with her husband at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Seminary in Hong Kong. Other topics discussed include: the founding of a HCJB radio station by her father, Reuben Larson, and her involvement in Wheaton College's HNGR Program. Individuals described...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 288 Oral History Interview with Vincent L. Crossett

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Identifier: CN 288
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Vincent Leroy Crossett (1907-1999) in which he describes his education at Wheaton and Westminster Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Taiwan, and pastoral work in a local church in Hawaii. Topics discussed include Crossett's education at Wheaton College and Westminster Seminary; decision to join China Inland Mission; language school; evangelism methods; characteristics of the Chinese church; CIM's...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 314 Oral History Interview with Martha H. Philips

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Identifier: CN 314
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Martha H. Philips (1905-1996) in which she describes her childhood, education, missionary work in China with China Inland Mission at Chefoo School as a teacher of missionary children, her internment by the Japanese at Temple Hill and Wei Xian camps, repatriation, working with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Zapotec Indians in southern Mexico, and traveling throughout the world representing the mission. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 318 Papers of L. Nelson Bell

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Identifier: CN 318
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents related to the life and ministry of L. Nelson Bell, first as a medical missionary in China, then as doctor, editor, and lay leader in the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Among the topics covered by the material in the collection are missions in China in the twentieth century between the two world wars; the work of Bell's son-in-law, Billy Graham; the founding and development of Christianity Today and The...
Dates: 1923-1973

Collection 331 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, III

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Identifier: CN 331
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey III and a videotape of the Otterbein United Brethren Missionary Convention in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania on April 23, 1986.Audio TapesOral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey in which he describes his childhood in China as the son of Presbyterian missionaries; his experiences at boarding schools in China and Korea; his grandfather, Dr. R. A. Torrey, Sr.; his work as an Episcopalian...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 341 Papers of Victor G. Plymire

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Identifier: CN 341
Scope and Contents Letters, articles, over 1200 photos, maps, diary and other material relating to Victor Plymire's missionary career in Tibet and China under the auspices of the Assemblies of God. The collection contains information not only on his evangelistic work among various strata of Tibetan society but also about his evangelistic/exploration expedition of 1927-28 which crossed from northeastern to southwestern Tibet; Tibetan culture and society; the Buddhist religion; and the early history of relations...
Dates: Created: 1908-1957

Collection 352 Records of the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA)

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Identifier: CN-352
Scope and Contents Correspondence, form letters, financial and statistical reports, minutes, memos and promotional material related to IFMA administration and its service to its member missions.The files on IFMA members and numerous other Christian agencies predominate.  Also includes series of maps of Latin American countries identifying nondenominational and denominational mission activity.  Numerous mission-related subjects are documented.  Persons prominently featured include Jack Frizen, Billy...
Dates: Created: 1934-1983, n.d.

Collection 379 Records of the Woman's Union Missionary Society

 Collection
Identifier: CN-379
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, almost 3,000 photographs.

Topics documented include the creation and activity of the mission work in Burma, China, India, Pakistan, and Japan, its work among orphans and women.

Dates: Created: 1860-1983

Collection 453 Oral History Interviews with Paul H. Bartel

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Identifier: CN 453
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Paul Henry Bartel (1904-2001) in which he describes his parents' work in China with orphans, his own childhood in that growing up in China, his conversion to Christianity and anecdotes from his long career as a missionary. Other topics discussed include: The Boxer Uprising and its aftermath; education, including high school at a Holiness Mission school; returning to the United States for college and experiencing culture shock; missionary training institute;...
Dates: Created: 1991

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...
Dates: Created: 1992-1994

Collection 470 Oral History Interview with Sadie Custer

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Identifier: CN 470
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sadie Custer (1911-2007) in which she discusses her childhood, conversion, education at Moody Bible Institute, joining the China Inland Mission, arrival in China in 1936, the Chinese language, work in Shensi province, Bible teaching, transition from missionary to Chinese leadership, the Three Self Movement, the Communist revolution in China and its effect on missions, the Sino-Japanese Conflict, work in Malaysia among Chinese, living in an area in Malaysia...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 534 Papers of Henry and Marguerite Owen

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Identifier: CN 534
Scope and Contents Articles, audio tapes, booklets, correspondence, lecture notes, manuscript, newspaper clippings, outlines of lectures, photo albums, photographs, prayer letters, reports, research notes, scrapbooks, and travel brochures documenting the missionary service of Marguerite (Goodner) Owen and her husband Henry "Harry", missionaries to China with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship), 1933-1941, 1947-1951. Includes information on the Harry's work as OMF representative and later...
Dates: Created: 1929-2002

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Missionaries -- Training of. 15
Women missionaries. 15
Children of missionaries. 13
Conversion. 12
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Women -- Religious life. 12
China. 11
Church and state. 11
Language in missionary work. 11
Christian education. 10
Missions -- Educational work. 10
China. -- History 9
Bible 8
Catholic Church. 8
Chinese -- Missions. 8
Christian life. 8
Evangelistic work -- China -- History 8
Indigenous church administration 8
Pentecostalism. 8
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 8
World War, 1939-1945. 8
China. -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 7
Chinese 7
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 7
Christian literature. 7
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1937-1945. 7
Rural missions. 7
Bible -- Translating. 6
Bible colleges 6
China. -- History -- 1937-1945. 6
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Indigenous church administration -- China. 6
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Buddhists. -- China. 3
Catholic Church. -- China. 3
Children -- Conversion to Christianity. 3
China. -- Description and travel. 3
China. -- History -- 1912-1937. 3
Christian education -- Taiwan. 3
Christian martyrs. 3
Christianity and other religions. 3
Church and state -- United States. 3
College students in missionary work. 3
Communism. 3
Corporations, Religious 3
Counseling. 3
Economic and social conditions 3
Ecumenical movement. 3
Evangelicalism -- United States. 3
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 3
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China Inland Mission. 10
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 9
Wheaton College (Ill.) 8
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 7
Moody Bible Institute. 6
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Christian and Missionary Alliance. 3
Islam 3
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968 3
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 3
Stam, John Cornelius, 3
Assemblies of God. 2
Association of Church Missions Committees. 2
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 2
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 2
Buswell, J. Oliver. 2
Carlson, Robert Dean. 2
Christian Medical Society. 2
Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Ekvall, Robert Brainerd, 2
Evangelical Committee on Latin America. 2
Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 2
Evangelical Literature Overseas. 2
Far East Broadcasting Company. 2
Feng, Yu-hsiang, 2
Frizen, E. L. 2
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 2
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 2
Kuhn, Isobel. 2
Kuhn, John Becker. 2
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2
Sudan Interior Mission. 2
World Council of Churches. 2
World Evangelical Fellowship. 2
Zhongguo guo min dang. 2
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 1
Africa Inland Mission. 1
Allen, Roland, 1
Alley, Rewi, 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Arctic Missions, Inc. 1
Assemblies of God 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Bartel, Henry Cornelius. 1
Bartel, Loyal. 1
Bartel, Nellie Schmidt. 1
Bartel, Paul Henry. 1
Belgian Gospel Mission. 1
Bell, L. Nelson 1
Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
Carlson, Margaret. 1
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
China International Famine Relief Commission. 1
Chou, En-lai. 1
Christianity Today, Inc. 1
Church Herald Society. 1
Church of England 1
Coggins, Wade T. 1
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
Coptic Church. 1
Crossett, Margaret E. 1
Crossett, Vincent L. 1
Custer, Sadie. 1
Doremus, Sarah Platt. 1
Evangelical Missions Information Service. 1
Frame, Helen. 1
Frame, Raymond. 1
Gieser, Catherine Kirk. 1
Gieser, P. Kenneth. 1
Gospel Missionary Union. 1
Graham, James Robert, 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
Gripsholm (Ship) 1
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 1
Haile Selassie 1
Hockman, Robert William, 1
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 1
Houghton, Frank, 1
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 1
Jesus Abbey (South Korea) 1
Jones, Bob, 1911-1997 1
Jones, Clarence W. 1
Jones, Howard O. 1
Kane, J. Herbert. 1
Kuhn, Eileen, 1925- 1
Larson, Reuben. 1
Latin America Mission. 1
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 1
Le Bar, Lois Emogene, 1
Le Bar, Mary Evelyn, 1
Liddell, Eric, 1
Machen, J. Gresham 1
Marston, Sarah Hall. 1
McDonald, Jessie. 1
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