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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 decision...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

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 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 421 Oral History Interviews with Arthur F. Glasser

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Identifier: CN 421
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Arthur Frederick Glasser (1914-2009) in which he discusses his family background; conversion to Christianity at a Keswick conference; his education at Moody Bible Institute and Faith Seminary in Wilmington, DE; service as a chaplain during World War II; marriage, work with Dawson Trotman and the Navigators; service as a missionary in China with China Inland Mission; the Communist revolution in China; the 1951 Bournemouth conference to determine CIM's future; and...
Dates: Created: 1989-1998

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 contested...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 471 Papers of W. Arthur Saunders

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Identifier: CN 471
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and a manuscript translated by W. Arthur Saunders, relating to Saunder’s missionary service in China with China Inland Mission and Overseas Missionary Fellowship from 1930 to 1987. The interview describes his childhood in England, emigration to New Zealand, training at the New Zealand Bible Institute, joining the China Inland Mission, going to China in 1930, evangelistic work in south Gansu province, the work of Chinese evangelists, worship services in Gansu churches,...
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

Collection 542 Papers of Sarah A. Young

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Identifier: CN 542
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diary, and articles related to the ministry of Sarah Alice, missionary with China Inland Mission. The materials in the collection document her preparation and her evangelism activities in Shanxi Province, China, where she worked from 1896 until 1900, when she and her husband John were killed during the Boxer Rebellion. Young's papers contain many descriptions of missionary work, the lives and testimonies of individual Christians and Chinese society and culture.
Dates: Created: 1894-1901

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

Small Collection 076 Papers of Edwin W. Fisch

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Identifier: SCN 076
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter from Edwin William Fisch, a missionary with China Inland Mission, detailing his first days in China including descriptions of his arrival in Shanghai, the China Inland Mission compound and hospital, Shanghai street life, visits to training institutes, medical facilities, leading a worship service, travel on the Yangtze River, and the working classes.
Dates: Created: 1937

Small Collection 078 Papers of Ralph and Helen Scoville

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Identifier: SCN 078
Scope and Contents This collection contains three prayer letters describing Ralph and Helen Scovilles' missionary work in China; travel from Shanghai to Ningsha, Kansu Province (now Yinchuan, Gansu) and raid and 23-day occupation of Ningsha by Muslim bandits.
Dates: Created: 1928-1929

Small Collection 079 Papers of Charles Thomson

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Identifier: SCN 079
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Charles Thomson, describing progress made in evangelistic work in China, excerpts from missionaries' letters appealing for prayer, and an appeal for new missionaries.
Dates: Created: 1929

Small Collection 080 Papers of Martha Pohnert

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Identifier: SCN 080
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Martha Pohnert, a missionary with China Inland Mission, decribing Pohnert's Chinese co-workers, prayer needs, famine in the area, and the state of an outlying town damaged by soldiers.
Dates: Created: 1929

Small Collection 082 Papers of Hannah L. Reid

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Identifier: SCN 082
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Hannah L. Reid, describing Reid's work as missionary with China Inland Mission, the illness of Reid's missionary sister, Lilias Reid, and subsequent medical treatment, death and funeral.
Dates: Created: 1934

Small Collection 084 Ephemera of Nathan Walton

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Identifier: SCN 084
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters and several items related to the drowning of missionary George E. King in 1927. The letters describe the Waltons' travel as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and a Bible conference for Chinese Christians.  Also includes CIM newsletter and report which describe the treacherous raft trip made by 38 missionaries and their families who were withdrawing from the Kansu Province during which King drowned.
Dates: Created: 1927-1940

Small Collection 086 Papers of Herbert and Minnie Flagg

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Identifier: SCN 086
Scope and Contents This collection contains two prayer letters from Herbert W. and Minnie E. Flagg, decsribing the Flaggs' work as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and political and social turmoil due to conflict between nationalist and communist forces and local robber bands, including G.M. Metcalf's being held as a hostage; Shanghai CIM compound caught in the crossfire in one instance; missionaries fleeing from the countryside; propaganda slogans; and attempts to continue work inland. Since many CIM...
Dates: Created: 1927

Small Collection 091 Ephemera of Theodore Fischbacher

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Identifier: SCN 091
Scope and Contents This collection contains an annotated article (written by Phyllis Thompson) about the North-West Bible Institute (NWBI) in Fengzian, Shensi Province, describing the development of the Back to Jerusalem Evangelisitc Band, which evangelized in western China, including among Muslims.  Also includes photocopies from Theodore Fischbacher's scrapbook with photographs of NWBI (1941-1947) and the Fischbacher family (1942-1944).
Dates: Created: 1941-1947

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Evangelistic work 23
Evangelistic work -- China. 22
Evangelistic work -- China 21
Missionaries 19
Evangelistic work -- China -- History 18
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Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 16
Communism 14
Communism -- China. 14
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1937-1945. 13
Women in missionary work. 13
Conversion. 11
Missionaries -- Training of 11
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 10
Language in missionary work. 10
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 10
Women 10
Women -- Religious life. 10
Indigenous church administration 9
Persecution 9
World War, 1939-1945. 9
Children of missionaries. 8
Indigenous church administration -- China. 8
Bible 7
Christian education 7
Evangelistic work -- China -- Religion. 7
Persecution -- China. 7
Rural missions 7
Church and state 6
Evangelistic work -- China -- Description and travel. 6
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1949- 6
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 6
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Educational work. 5
Christian martyrs 5
Christian martyrs -- China. 5
Church and state -- China. 5
Evangelistic work -- China -- Politics and government. 5
Evangelistic work -- United States. 5
Medical care 5
Missionaries, Withdrawal of. 5
Christian education -- China. 4
Christian leadership. 4
Christian life. 4
Church work with women 4
Church work with women -- China. 4
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1912-1937. 4
Evangelistic work -- China -- Social life and customs. 4
Missionaries -- Training of. 4
Missionaries' spouses. 4
Muslims 4
Refugees 4
Refugees -- China. 4
Rural churches 4
Rural churches -- China. 4
Shanghai (China) 4
Three-self movement. 4
Bible -- Study and teaching. 3
Bible colleges 3
Boarding schools 3
Boarding schools -- China. 3
Buddhists. 3
Buddhists. -- China. 3
Catholic Church. 3
Children of missionaries 3
Chinese 3
Chinese -- Missions. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Finance. 3
Christianity and culture. 3
Church and social problems. 3
Church work with refugees 3
Church work with refugees -- China. 3
College students 3
Culture shock. 3
Medical care -- China. 3
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 3
Missionaries, Resignation of. 3
Missions to Buddhists 3
Missions to Buddhists -- China. 3
Missions to Jews. 3
Missions to Muslims 3
Missions, Medical. 3
Muslims -- China. 3
Prayer. 3
Religious institutions. 3
Rural missions -- China. 3
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945. 3
World War, 1939-1945 3
Animism 2
Brigands and robbers 2
Brigands and robbers -- China. 2
Children of missionaries -- China. 2
Chinese language. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Biblical teaching. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Japan. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Malaysia. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Singapore. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Study and teaching. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Taiwan. 2
Christian education -- Taiwan. 2
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Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 10
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 6
Stam, John Cornelius, 6
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 5
Wheaton College (Ill.) 5
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Moody Bible Institute. 4
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 3
Buswell, J. Oliver. 3
Kane, J. Herbert. 3
Straw, Darien A. 3
Taylor, James Hudson, 3
Adeney, Ruth W. 2
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 2
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 2
Crossett, Margaret E. 2
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 2
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 2
Frame, Helen. 2
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 2
Houghton, Frank, 2
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America. 2
Liddell, Eric, 2
Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 2
Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 2
Stott, John R. W. 2
Woods, C. Stacey, 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Zhongguo guo min dang. 2
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
American Bible Society. 1
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Back to Jerusalem Evangelistic Band (China) 1
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Booth, William. 1
Booth-Clibborn, Catherine. 1
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
Bovyer, Anna E. 1
Bovyer, J. Wesley. 1
Chandapilla, P. T. 1
Chao, Calvin. 1
Chapei Civil Assembly Center (Shanghai, China) 1
Chefoo School (Kalimpong, India) 1
Chefoo School (Malaysia) 1
Christian Medical Society. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
Chung-kuo kuo min tang 1
Church of the Nazarene 1
Coptic Church. 1
Crossett, Vincent L. 1
Custer, Sadie. 1
Discipleship Training Center (Singapore) 1
Duke, Flora Nell. 1
Dunn, Marvin. 1
Dunn, Miriam. 1
Eaton, Edward Dwight, 1
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Fisch, Edwin William, 1
Fischbacher, Theodore. 1
Flagg, Herbert W. 1
Flagg, Minnie E. 1
Frame, Raymond. 1
Franson, Fredrik, 1
Fuller Theological Seminary. 1
Gibb, George W. 1
Glasser, Arthur F. 1
Gripsholm (Ship) 1
Guinness, Henry, 1
Haile Selassie 1
Hess, Esther. 1
Hess, Lawrence. 1
Houghton, Stanley, 1
Howes, M. R. 1
Howes, Mary F. 1
Howes, Roger W. 1
Hunter, George W., 1
Industrial Orphanage Homes (Qingjiang, China) 1
Inter-Varsity Fellowship (China) 1
Inter-Varsity Fellowship of Christian Unions. 1
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 1
International Missionary Alliance. 1
Islam 1
Jesus Family. 1
Kane, Winnifred Mary Shepherd, 1
King, George E. 1
Kuhn, Isobel. 1
Kuhn, John Becker. 1
Lattimore, Owen, 1
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 1
League of Evangelical Students. 1
Machen, J. Gresham 1
Mao, Zedong, 1
Mather, Percy Cunningham. 1
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