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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 261
Brief Description Microfilm edition of the files of the ABCFM. The originals are at Harvard University. The units that the Archives has are: #1, letters from the offices of the Board to foreign missionaries (including letters to missionaries working with American Indians); #2, letters from missions in Africa; #3, letters from missions in Asia; #4, letters from missions in Central Asia (India, etc.); #5, letters from missions in the Near East; and #6, letters from missions on the American continents and the...
Dates: Created: 1827-1929

Baptist Missionary Society Archives.

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Identifier: CN 223
Brief Description The collection consists of the published microfilm edition of 90 reels of minutes, committee records, correspondence, and missionaries' papers of the British mission agency, organized in 1792. Also included is 1 microfilm reel (Reel A) that contains a guide printed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention and a comprehensive catalog identifying each letter included in the Missionary Correspondence, and 7 sheets of microfiche that consist of a calendar of missionary...
Dates: Created: 1792-1914

Collection 038 Ephemera of Paul Rader

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Identifier: CN 038
Scope and Contents Newsletters, sermon manuscripts, scrapbooks, programs, pamphlets, photographs, negatives, brochures, a taped sermon, slides, thesis materials, and more, documenting Paul Rader's life and ministry. The material deals mainly with his radio work and the organizations he founded, including the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle. Additional material includes items about Rader gathered for a planned biography, sermons of other preachers who spoke at the Tabernacle, newsletters and magazines published by...
Dates: Created: 1899-1996

Collection 044 Papers of Helen M. Tenney

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Identifier: CN 044
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, scrapbook, drafts, articles, and research notes which reflect Tenney's active participation in a number of evangelical ministries, but particularly her work with the Woman's Union Missionary Society (WUMS), especially the labor she put into writing a history of that organization. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of that history.

Dates: Created: 1882-1980

Collection 051 Papers of Katharine H. Schoerner

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Identifier: CN 051
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Katherine Hastings Dodd Schoerner for the Missionary Sources Collection at the BGC Archives, in which she describes her experiences as a missionary with China Inland Mission from 1931-1951. Also included the collection are five letters written during her ministry in China describing her life there.Katharine Schoerner was interviewed by Wheaton College student Gary Ziccardi on October 20, 1978 at her home in Evergreen Park. Topics covered in the...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 055 Papers of Otto F. Schoerner

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Identifier: CN 055
Scope and Contents

Papers of Otto Frederick Schoerner a Wheaton College alumnus and missionary with China Inland Mission in Sinkiang, Honan, and Kangsu Provinces of China from 1931-1951. Collection includes an oral history interview, correspondence, autobiography, and photographs.

Dates: Created: 1949-2006

Collection 056 Records of OMS International, Inc.

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Identifier: CN 056
Scope and Contents News releases, prayer letters, reports and field studies. The documents all related to the work of OMS which had workers in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Latin America in the areas of radio broadcasting and Bible distribution. Key OMS figures featured include founder Charles Cowman, his wife, Lettie Burd Cowman, Wesley Duewel, and E.A. Kilbourne.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content Section, the notation "folder 5-2" means "box 5, folder 2."]The collection consists of annual...
Dates: Created: 1963 - 1978

Collection 057 Papers of Susan Bartel

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Identifier: CN 057
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, negatives, and photographs relating to Susan Bartel's service with the China Mennonite Mission Society for over 20 years in the Shantung Province of China. Topics covered by the interviews include: Bartel's youth, conversion to Christianity, education, marriage to Loyal Bartel, and mission work in China; World War II; Japanese occupation of China; arrest and imprisonment of Loyal; life under the Chinese communists after World War II, Loyal’s imprisonment and Susan’s...
Dates: Created: 1932-1979

Collection 058 Oral History Interview with Carol Carlson

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Identifier: CN 058
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Carol Hammond Carlson (1985-1980) in which she describes her experiences on the Tibetan mission field. Subjects discussed include first entry into Tibet, reaction of the people to non-Tibetans, and the Islamic rebellion of 1929.

Carol Hammon was interviewed in her home by Ellen Balmer, a Wheaton College student, on November 11, 1978. There is a section of blank tape which resulted in the loss of the bulk of the interview material.

Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 059 Records of Far East Broadcasting, Inc.

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Identifier: CN 059
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials relating the ministry of Far East Broadcasting, Inc., including reports of Director's Conference, President's correspondence and feasibility studies; literature and publication, broadcast policies, promotional brochures, program schedules, program sponsorship, Russian Micro New Testament, and other miscellaneous items.

Dates: Created: 1947-1979

Collection 075 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth Warner

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Identifier: CN 075
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Howard Warner (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood in the Canton Province of China as a daughter of missionaries, Canton Christian College where her father worked, studies and personalities at Wheaton College, her mission work among girls with Door of Hope Mission in Canton and Hong Kong, Chinese education, economic and social conditions, religion (particularly Buddhism), politics and government, the impact of China's war with Japan, and...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 080 Papers of Miriam J. Dunn

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Identifier: CN 080
Scope and Contents Collection contians a manuscript of I Get Your Message, Father, written by Miriam J. Dunn relating her missionary experiences in China and Southeast Asia with China Inland Mission (CIM) (319 pp.) Topics include her childhood in China, nurses training in England, language school in China, marriage, work with Christian Witness Press in Hong Kong, and missionary work in Malaysia. The manuscript is typed on 319 pages, 8" x 11" size bond paper and...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 082 Records of the Conference on Faith and History

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Identifier: CN 082
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newsletters, minutes of meetings, transcripts of sessions, brochures, clippings, etc., of the Conference on Faith and History formed for evangelical Christian historians. The records in this collection consist mainly of the correspondence on the Secretary-Treasurer, with a few other items such as the CFH's newsletter, some of the minutes of the executive committee, a few mailings and membership lists, brochures, reports, the constitution and by-laws, and a miscellaneous of...
Dates: Created: 1966-1978

Collection 087 Papers of Fredrik Franson

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Identifier: CN 087
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of correspondence, reports, excerpts from sermons and other writings collected by Rev. Edward P. Torjesen on the life and ministry of Fredrik Franson (1852-1908). Materials include articles written about evangelistic work, prophecy conferences, missionary efforts on several continents, and the recruitment of Christian workers.  Persons featured include mission founders A.B. Simpson and James Hudson Taylor. Materials include articles in several languages. Documents are arranged...
Dates: Created: 1872-1909

Collection 088 Papers of Paul and Catharine Gieser

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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 094 Ephemera of John Hsu

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Identifier: CN 094
Scope and Contents Audio recording of class lecture delivered by Dr. John Hsu, a former Wheaton College graduate, in Dr. Will Norton's History of Christian Missions class at Wheaton College on October 11, 1979. Dr. Hsu spoke about his recent trip to mainland China and his analysis of the church's situation there. Topics discussed include the three-self group, Chinese politics, government, and religion, home church groups, and the Cultural Revolution. The time period covered by the lecture is mid-19th century...
Dates: Created: 1979

Collection 104 Oral History Interview with Bruce F. Hunt

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Identifier: CN 104
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews in which Bruce Finley Hunt (1903-1992) discusses his boyhood in Korea, college and seminary education at Wheaton College, Rutgers University and Princeton Seminary; a portion (1928-1942) of his missionary work in Korea and Manchuria; and his impressions of Korean culture. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1903-1976.Bruce Finley Hunt was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 22 and May 21, 1980 and October 16, 2002 in Abington, PA and...
Dates: Created: 1980-1982

Collection 110 Ephemera of Donald E. McDowell

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Identifier: CN 110
Scope and Contents Collection of 643 slides which document Donald E. McDowell's mission work and activity in Paraguay. Scenic views, native flora, mission personnel, mission facilities, national churchmen and pastors are some of the subjects illustrated by the collection.When the collection was received by the Archives, the slides were arranged in sets and were accompanied by an attached description and date for each picture. The original order of the slides was maintained. Three unidentified...
Dates: Created: 1951-1973

Collection 131 Papers of J. Wesley and Anna Bovyer

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Identifier: CN 131
Scope and Contents Materials in this collection include photographs, hand embroidery, prayer letters, personal correspondence, naturalization papers, financial records, family trees, wills and codicils, medical documents, and records relating to missionaries J. Wesley and Anna Ellmers Bovyer, superintendents at the Home of the Nazarene Industrial Orphanage in Chinkiang, China from 1908-1941. The materials also cover the Bovyer's residence as alien enemies in a Japanese internment camp from 1941-1945 during the...
Dates: Created: 1908-1953

Collection 145 Records of Claremont College: China Missionary Oral History Project

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Identifier: CN 145
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of the Claremont College missionary oral history project. Microfilm includes transcripts of interviews with 44 missionaries to Pre-Communist China, representing 15 denominations or sponsoring agencies. Includes biography on each participant and index to each transcript. Subjects covered include the Boxer Rebellion, social problems, church and state, communism, medical and educational missionary activity, social change, etc. Several significant individuals and organizations...
Dates: Created: 1969-1973

Collection 154 Records of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel: Lambeth Palace Records

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Identifier: CN 154
Scope and Contents The collection consists of about two thousand five hundred letters and eight volumes of minutes covering the formative years of the Society, 1701-1750. Later papers document the establishment of the American episcopate after the Revolution. The correspondence is primarily with clergy sent to America, but also concerns Eurasia, especially China and India. Correspondence primarily with clergy sent to America, but also concerns work in Eurasia, particularly China and India. Topics covered...
Dates: Created: 1679-1790

Collection 161 Records of the Council for World Mission

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Identifier: CN 161
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 17,716 sheets of microfiche containing minutes, reports, candidates' papers, graphics, and correspondence with missionaries in Europe, Russia, the Americas, West Indies, Australia, the South Seas, Africa, China, India, and other areas. Also included are journals of missionaries, correspondence of David Livingstone, and material about a mission to Jewish people in London. The microfiche was filmed from originals in the Library of the School of Oriental and African...
Dates: Created: 1775-1940

Collection 163 Records of the Methodist Missionary Society

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Identifier: CN 163
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 70 sheets of microfiche containing detailed inventories in typescript for a portion of the Archives of the Methodist Church, Overseas Division (also known as the Methodist Missionary Society) in England. This Archive, housed in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, includes Methodism materials dating from 1769. The records of the Archive consist of three distinct groups: Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society, Women's Work, and...
Dates: Created: 1791-1931

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 168 Records of the American Sunday School Union

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Identifier: CN 168
Scope and Contents Correspondence records social and political history, including slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction period.  Also documented is outreach to African and Native Americans, missions in Canada, China, France, Germany, Russia, India, and South America. This microfilm edition of the ASSU records, arranged in three series: (l) Correspondence and Reports, 1817-1915; (2) Administrative Records, 1817-1915; and (3) YOUTH'S PENNY GAZETTE, 1843-1860, and Catalogs, 1817-1910. Originals are housed in...
Dates: Created: 1817-1915

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 173 Papers of Judson Smith

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Identifier: CN 173
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings relating to the ministry of Judson Smith. Letters between Smith and his family describe his trips abroad, among them to Great Britain and Paris in 1882 (which included visits to hear Charles Spurgeon), Turkey and the World Missionary Conference (1888), and Japan and China (1898); reports to ABCFM board members also describe Smith's observations of missionary work; included among Smith's descriptions of China are those of other missions including...
Dates: Created: 1878-1913

Collection 182 Papers of J. Herbert and Winnifred Kane

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Identifier: CN 182
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and curriculum material from James Herbert Kane and Winnifred Mary (Shepherd) Kane's missiology courses, and three oral history interviews. Materials document the Kanes' missionary work in China and Dr. Kane's teaching in the U.S.  Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1932 to 1950.

Dates: Created: 1934-1987

Collection 187 Papers of Eleanor R. Elliott

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Identifier: CN 187
Scope and Contents Family correspondence, prayer letters, brochures, newspaper clippings, prayer cards and letters from other missionaries, photographs, slides, negatives, journals and diaries, and eight interviews concerning Elliott's childhood in China, mission work with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship) in China and the Philippines, her experiences as an evangelist and teacher, her life in China during the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, and the civil war that followed. Her retirement...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988

Collection 188 Papers of Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth

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Identifier: CN 188
Scope and Contents Letters, diaries, book and article manuscripts, sermon manuscripts and photographs related to Goforth's evangelistic work as a Presbyterian missionary in China, Korea and Manchuria.Includes some papers of Goforth's wife, Rosalind; reports on fleeing the Boxer Rebellion; descriptions of famine relief, attitudes about growing theological liberalism in North America, and the process of raising a family on the mission field.  Persons featured include Feng Yu-hsiang, evangelist Paul...
Dates: Created: 1888-1981

Collection 189 Papers of Mary Goforth Moynan

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Identifier: CN 189
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous personal papers, an autobiography, oral history interviews and color slides relating to the ministry of Mary Goforth Moynan. Topics covered include Moynan's memories of the personalities and work of her parents, Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth; evangelistic work in China before World War II; her own career in Christian work; and her trips in 1979 to Taiwan and in 1980 to the People's Republic of China.

Dates: Created: 1918-1994

Collection 190 Oral History Interview with Alan Travers

 Collection
Identifier: CN 190
Scope and Contents Oral History interviews with Alan Travers in which he discuess his work with Trans World Radio from 1959 to 1981, and the use of radio in missionary work. Topics discussed include: the history of TWR; technical and administrative details and policy of the organization; it's broadcasting and programming philosophy, finances, effectiveness and TWR's founder, Paul Freed; the locations of its stations throughout the world; how the staff members function in the stations and relate to the...
Dates: Created: 1959-1981

Collection 202 Papers of Berea St. John Feiner

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Identifier: CN 202
Scope and Contents Correspondence, articles, photographs, and various other materials created or compiled by Berea St. John Feiner. Collection includes items on a wide variety of missionary endeavors over a span of 140 years, notes of explanation with individual items, missionary stories, Feiner's and others' published articles concerning the work Harold L. and Biola Ogilvie in Nigeria and other Sudan Interior Mission personnel, a J. Herbert Kane article on Roland Bingham.  Topics covered include missions in...
Dates: Created: 1834-1973

Collection 205 Oral History Interviews with Robert D. Carlson

 Collection
Identifier: CN 205
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews with Robert Dean Carlson in which he discusses his childhood in China and Tibet, the condition of the Christian church in those countries, social and religious customs, and the Chinese language. The time period covered by the interviews is 1928 to 1982.

Robert Carlson was interviewed by Robert Shuster on February 27 and April 17, 1982.

Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 206 Oral History Interview with John C. Chin

 Collection
Identifier: CN 206
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John C. Chin (1911-1989) in which he discusses his childhood in China, medical training, and the Chinese Christian church; the work of China Inland Mission in Honan, Szechwan, and Yunnan provinces; the Japanese occupation of China; Nationalist and Communist parties; medical work in CIM and Presbyterian hospitals; war conditions and relocation to Taiwan;  Also discussed is his founding of the Lutheran Seminary, Taiwan; the contemporary status of Chinese Christians,...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 208 Oral History Interview with Doris Embery

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Identifier: CN 208
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Doris Embery in which she discusses the activities of her parents, who were China Inland Mission workers; her education at the CIM school in Chefoo; her reflections on the lack of uniqueness of missionary children; her work with Scripture Union, experiences as a missionary for Overseas Missionary Fellowship in Hong Kong, and her experiences after she left China. The time period covered by the interviews is 1916 to 1957.Doris Embery was interviewed by...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 209 Papers of Eugene R. Bertermann

 Collection
Identifier: CN 209
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, manuscripts, photographs, phonograph records, and other materials relating to Eugene R. Bertermann's involvement in religious broadcasting, particularly in regard to his responsibilities as president and one of the board of directors of the National Religious Broadcasters; executive director and board member of Far East Broadcasting Company; and one of the planners of the ecumenical evangelistic effort known as Key '73.Materials particularly...
Dates: Created: 1955-1981

Collection 231 Papers of Ian and Helen Anderson

 Collection
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 232 Papers of Esther Hess

 Collection
Identifier: CN 232-232
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photographs, and articles relating to Esther Hess's missionary work as a nurse in China with China Inland Mission from 1931 to 1945. The materials not only document Hess's missionary career, but also the Sino-Japanese war and her confinement to a Japanese internment camp from 1942-1945.

Dates: Created: 1931-1959; Majority of material found in 1931-1941

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 258 Oral History Interview with Bradford E. Steiner

 Collection
Identifier: CN 258
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Bradford Ezra Steiner (1917-1987), in which he discusses his medical work at Landour Hospital in Landour, Mussoorie, India; diseases; folk medicine; evangelistic outreach to patients in the hospital; conflicts between Christians, Hindus, and Muslims; and carrying medical care into the surrounding villages. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1947 to 1958.Bradford Ezra Steiner was interviewed by Ted Reihmer at Steiner's home in Elmhurst,...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 263 Oral History Interview with Margaret Carlson

 Collection
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 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...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

 Collection
Identifier: CN 272
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 286 Oral History Interview with Marilyn J. Suttie

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Identifier: CN 286
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marilyn Joy Suttie in which she describes her work as a missionary in Cameroon with the United Presbyterian Ecumenical Mission. Topics discussed include: Suttie's childhood in China, education at Wheaton College, and short-term missionary work, mainly teaching missionary children in Cameroon. Also includes information on the Cameroon church, polygamy, Muslims in Cameroon, and medical care, and other political, social, and religious issues in Africa. The time...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

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Identifier: CN 287
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Rice Elliott Crossett in which she describes her childhood with her missionary parents in China, her education at Wheaton College, and missionary career with her husband, Vincent Crossett, in China and Taiwan with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship (1929-1948, 1961-1973). Topics discussed include  Crossett's childhood in China; description of Chinese indigenous worship practices and syncretism in Chinese religious culture; Crossett's...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

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

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Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1906-1934. 14
Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934. 14
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 13
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 11
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 10
Houghton, Frank, 1894-1972. 9
Taylor, James Hudson, 1832-1905. 9
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975. 8
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 8
Chefoo School (Yen t'ai shih, China) 7
Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM) 7
Kuhn, Isobel. 7
Kuhn, John Becker. 7
Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 7
Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 7
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 6
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 6
Glover, Robert Hall, 1871-1947. 6
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Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 6
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968. 6
Kane, J. Herbert. 6
World Evangelical Fellowship. 6
Assemblies of God. 5
Bright, Bill. 5
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 5
Feng, Yuxiang, 1882-1948. 5
Frame, Raymond. 5
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 5
National Association of Evangelicals. 5
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928. 5
Woods, C. Stacey, 1909-1983. 5
Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 4
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 4
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. 4
Far East Broadcasting Company. 4
Frame, Helen. 4
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 4
Hoste, Dixon Edward, 1861-1946. 4
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) 4
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002. 4
Nee, Watchman. 4
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. 4
Ockenga, Harold John, 1905-1985. 4
Rader, Paul, 1879-1938. 4
Straw, Darien A. 4
Sudan Interior Mission. 4
United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 4
World Vision International. 4
Anderson, Helen, 1909-2004. 3
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 3
Barrows, Cliff. 3
Bell, L. Nelson (Lemuel Nelson), 1894-1973. 3
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 3
Carlson, Robert Dean. 3
Chao, Calvin. 3
China Inter-Varsity Evangelical Christian Students Fellowship. 3
Christian Medical Society. 3
Contento, Paul A. 3
Crossett, Margaret E. 3
Dow, Elsie Storrs. 3
Evans, Robert P., 1918-2011. 3
Ford, Leighton. 3
Fuller Theological Seminary. 3
Goforth, Jonathan, 1859-1936. 3
Goforth, Rosalind, 1864-1942. 3
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 3
Hatfield, Mark O., 1922-2011. 3
Hess, Esther N. 3
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 3
Jones, Clarence W. 3
Kane, Winnifred Mary Shepherd, 1912- 3
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. 3
Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976. 3
Moody, Dwight Lyman, 1837-1899. 3
Nowack, Ruth Louise. 3
Prairie Bible Institute. 3
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 3
Salvation Army. 3
Sanders, J. Oswald (John Oswald), 1902-1992. 3
Singapore Bible College. 3
Stott, John R. W. 3
Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935. 3
Wang, Leland. 3
Wheaton '83: An International Evangelical Conference on the Nature and Mission of the Church. 3
Woman’s Union Missionary Society of America for Heathen Lands. 3
World Council of Churches. 3
Adeney, Ruth W. 2
Africa Inland Mission. 2
Allison, Lon (Lon J.), 1952-2019. 2
American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 2
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 2
American Sunday-School Union. 2
Armerding, Hudson T. 2
Armstrong, Ben (Benjamin L.), 1923-2010. 2
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