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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 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 other...
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 contains...
Dates: Created: 1978

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 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 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 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 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 time...
Dates: Created: 1981

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 is...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988

Collection 293 Oral History Interview with Melvin D. Suttie

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Identifier: CN 293
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Melvin David Suttie (1912-2006) in which he discusses his childhood, Christian growth, education at Wheaton College and Biblical Seminary in New York and Omaha Presbyterian Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission (1940-1950), work among university students, persecution, evangelistic work among the Chinese population and Nationalist troops, his wife Mary's work among women, their children, church and state relations in China, the impact of the...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 298 Papers of Howard E. Thomas

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Identifier: CN 298
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Howard E. Thomas in which he describes his family background, Christian life and growth, education at Stony Brook School and Wheaton College, missionary work with the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions among lepers of the Tai-Lu people along the Burmese border in southwestern China, internment by the Japanese in Thailand, contextualization of the gospel, expulsion from the area by the Chinese army involved in opium trade. Description of Stony Brook School covers...
Dates: Created: 1946-1985

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 393 Oral History Interview with David H. Adeney

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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 in...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 394 Oral History Interview with Ruth W. Adeney

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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 and...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 417 Papers of Dick Springer

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Identifier: CN 417
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and one prayer letter relating to the ministry of Charles Oliver “Dick” Springer, missionary with Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Japan from 1937-1996.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Dick Springer in which he describes his family and their missionary interest and involvement, conversion, education (at Whitman College, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Moody Bible Institute), his involvement in...
Dates: Created: 1937-1989

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

Collection 562 Papers of Roger and Mary Howes

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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

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Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 8
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Wheaton College (Ill.) 8
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Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 6
Buswell, J. Oliver. 5
Moody Bible Institute. 4
Kane, J. Herbert. 3
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 2
Adeney, Ruth W. 2
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 2
Christian Medical Society. 2
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Frame, Helen. 2
Glover, Robert Hall, 2
Graham, Ruth Bell. 2
Houghton, Frank, 2
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America. 2
Kane, Winnifred Mary Shepherd, 2
Liddell, Eric, 2
Moody Bible Institute 2
Straw, Darien A. 2
Woods, C. Stacey, 2
Ackerman Hoyt Memorial Hospital (Jhansi, India) 1
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
American Bible Society. 1
American Sunday-School Union. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Bell, L. Nelson 1
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 1
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 1
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
Bovyer, Anna E. 1
Bovyer, J. Wesley. 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
Chandapilla, P. T. 1
Chao, Calvin. 1
Chapei Civil Assembly Center (Shanghai, China) 1
Chefoo School (Kalimpong, India) 1
Chefoo School (Malaysia) 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
Childress, Marion Elizabeth, 1
Church of the Nazarene 1
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
Coptic Church. 1
Crossett, Margaret E. 1
Curtis, Pierson. 1
Discipleship Training Center (Singapore) 1
Door of Hope Mission. 1
Doremus, Sarah Platt. 1
Duke, Flora Nell. 1
Dunn, Marvin. 1
Dunn, Miriam. 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Frame, Raymond. 1
Frost, Henry Weston, 1
Gaebelein, Arno Clemens, 1
Gaebelein, Frank Ely, 1
Gibb, George W. 1
Gieser, Catherine Kirk. 1
Gieser, P. Kenneth. 1
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 1
Graham, James Robert, 1
Gripsholm (Ship) 1
Guinness, Henry, 1
Haile Selassie 1
Hess, Esther. 1
Hess, Lawrence. 1
Hockman, Robert William, 1
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 1
Houghton, Stanley, 1
Howes, M. R. 1
Howes, Mary F. 1
Howes, Roger W. 1
Industrial Orphanage Homes (Qingjiang, China) 1
Inter-Varsity Fellowship (China) 1
Inter-Varsity Fellowship of Christian Unions. 1
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 1
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 1
Islam 1
Jacoby, Walter S. 1
Kuhn, Isobel. 1
Kuhn, John Becker. 1
Lytle Hospital (Fatehpur, India) 1
Mao, Zedong, 1
Marston, Sarah Hall. 1
Merriman School (Kanpur, India) 1
Methodist Church 1
Methodist Episcopal Church. 1
Missionary Furlough Homes Foundation (Wheaton, Ill.) 1
Mixter, Russell Lowell, 1
Narramore Christian Foundation. 1
National Association of Evangelicals. 1
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