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Collection 256 Oral History Interviews with Malcolm and Helen Sawyer

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 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

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

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 315 Oral History Interview with Marie H. Little

Identifier: CN 315
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marie Huttenlock Little (1918-2009) in which she describes her childhood in Philadelphia, training as a nurse and further education at Philadelphia School of Bible and the University of Pennsylvania; missionary service with China Inland Mission in 1947, working in Lanzhou and Wu Wei, Gansu province; return to the U.S. in 1950 to become a staff worker for Inter-Varsity. The time period covered by the interviews is circa 1918-1955.Marie Little was...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 393 Oral History Interview with David H. Adeney

Identifier: CN 393
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Howard Adeney (1911-1994) in which he describes his childhood, conversion to Christianity, spiritual growth, education, involvement in InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in Great Britain, preparation for missionary work and his missionary career with China Inland Mission in rural areas of Henan Province, China (1934-1941) and with university students in Nanking (1946-1948) and Shanghai (1949-1950). Other topics discussed include: his father's missionary work...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 394 Oral History Interview with Ruth W. Adeney

Identifier: CN 394
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Winifred Temple Adeney (1912-1911) in which she describes her youth; spiritual growth; education at Northwestern Schools; call to missionary work with China Inland Mission; her missionary experience; her husband, David Adeney; her work with with China Inland Mission in rural areas of Henan Province (1934-1941); and her husband's work with university students in Nanking (1946-1948) and Shanghai (1949- 1950). Other topics discussed include the impact of war...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 418 Papers of Hester H. Withey

Identifier: CN 418
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and a manuscript, documenting the ministry of Hester Hartzell Withey, missionary with Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ International (WEC) in China and India from 1940-1985.Series: Audio TapesOral history interviews with Hester Withey in which she describes her parents’ and grandparents’ missionary service in Angola, her childhood in Africa and the U.S., education in South Africa, conversion, medical training,...
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 562 Papers of Roger and Mary Howes

Identifier: CN 562
Scope and Contents Address books, articles, autograph books, birthday book, correspondence, diaries, documents, journals, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, notebooks, photographs, prayer letters, scrapbooks, sermon notes, songbooks, and testimony which document the Howes' work as China Inland Mission (CIM) missionaries in China from 1925 through 1945, and their work at CIM (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship) office in Chicago and Headquarters in Philadelphia before they retired in 1965. Their correspondence...
Dates: Created: 1899-1993

Collection 678 Oral History Interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox

Identifier: CN 678
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox (1921-2019), missionary in China from 1947-1951 and Northern Thailand 1953-1973 with China Inland Mission (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship). Topics discussed include Cox's childhood experiences and early faith in the Church of the Brethren; call to missionary work; education at Columbia Bible College and Wheaton College; teaching Bible in Virginia public schools; attending Missionary Medical Institute and Wycliffe’s Summer Institute of...
Dates: 2014

Small Collection 075 Papers of Charles Fairclough

Identifier: SCN 075
Scope and Contents Ths collection contains a ten-page prayer letter from Charles Fairclough, describing a tour of mission stations in Zhejiang Province, the evidence of cultural and social upheaval in the area, an evaluation of the church in China as it emerged from persecution, reflection on the political, social and cultural developments during Fairclough's 30 years of missionary work, an overview of current developments following civil war from 1926-1928, and an evaluation of China's future.  Includes 4...
Dates: Created: 1928

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Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 3
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Christian and Missionary Alliance. 2
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Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 2
Stam, John Cornelius, 2
Woods, C. Stacey, 2
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Baldock, Mary, 1918 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 1
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
Burgess, V. Ann 1
Carlson, Robert Dean. 1
Chandapilla, P. T. 1
Chao, Calvin. 1
Chapei Civil Assembly Center (Shanghai, China) 1
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
Chicago Evangelistic Institute (Ill.) 1
Cox, Eric James 1
Cox, Helen Madeira 1
Crawford, Percy B. 1
Discipleship Training Center (Singapore) 1
Duke, Flora Nell. 1
Ekvall, Robert Brainerd, 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Fairclough, Charles. 1
Frame, Helen. 1
George, A. K. 1
Gibb, George W. 1
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
Guinness, Henry, 1
Houghton, Frank, 1
Houghton, Frank, 1894-1972 1
Houghton, Stanley, 1
Howes, M. R. 1
Howes, Mary F. 1
Howes, Roger W. 1
Inter-Varsity Fellowship (China) 1
Inter-Varsity Fellowship of Christian Unions. 1
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 1
Kane, J. Herbert. 1
Kuhn, John Becker. 1
Little, Marie. 1
Little, Paul E. 1
Lombard, Sylvie J. 1
Machen, J. Gresham 1
McIntire, Carl, 1
McQuilkin, Robert Crawford, 1886-1952 1
Nida, Eugene Albert, 1914 1
North, G. W. 1
Northwestern Bible and Missionary Training School (Minneapolis, Minn.) 1
Ockenga, Harold John, 1
Pike, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lee), 1912-2000. 1
Price, Rebecca Russell. 1
Reinhard, August H. 1
Riley, W. B. 1
Sawyer, Helen L. 1
Sawyer, Malcolm M. 1
Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 1
Singh, Bakht. 1
Song, Shangjie, 1901-1944. 1
Stott, John R. W. 1
Straw, Darien A. 1
Taylor, James Hudson, 1832-1905 1
Thiessen, Henry Clarence, 1885- 1
Thomas, Ruth Dunton. 1
WEC International. 1
Withey, Hester H. 1
Woodward, David. 1
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