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Collection 080 Papers of Miriam J. Dunn

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 164 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Small

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 187 Papers of Eleanor R. Elliott

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

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 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 in...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 417 Papers of Dick Springer

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 421 Oral History Interviews with Arthur F. Glasser

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 464 Oral History Interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn

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 Kuomintang...
Dates: Created: 1992-1994

Collection 470 Oral History Interview with Sadie Custer

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

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 472 Oral History Interview with Paul A. Contento

Identifier: CN 472
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul A. Contento in which he discusses his childhood, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, going to China in 1928 as a China Inland Mission worker, evangelistic work in Ningxia province (Inner Mongolia) and work among university students in southwest and northwest China, founding of the Inter-Varsity student movements in China, Singapore and Vietnam; Calvin Chao; the Sino-Japanese war; the communist takeover in China; founding of Singapore Bible College;...
Dates: Created: 19992

Collection 534 Papers of Henry and Marguerite Owen

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

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 603 Papers of Wayne W. and Ruth K. Courtney

Identifier: CN 603
Scope and Contents Correspondence, oral history interviews, and photographs which document the Courtneys' courtship and marriage, Ruth Courtney's ministry in China as a single missionary with China Inland Mission, their brief work together in China after their marriage (1949-1951), and later work for the mission in the Philippines and in the United States.
Dates: Created: 1940-2006

Collection 606 Papers of Winifred Rand

Identifier: CN 606
Scope and Contents Oral history interview, articles, questionnaires, and biographical information related to the missionary service of Winifred Rand with China Inland Mission. Topics covered by the material include: Rand’s teaching ambitions as a young girl; reason for move to missions; Portland Bible Institute; Christian and Missionary Alliance missions policy toward single women on the mission field; China Inland Mission training; Chinese language school; doing rural work with Chinese Bible woman in Shansi,...
Dates: Created: 1936-2004

Collection 677 Papers of Beatrice Sutherland

Identifier: CN 677
Scope and Contents Materials in this collection include correspondence, newsletters, memoranda, photographs, and a church directory relating to the ministry of Beatrice Sutherland, a missionary to China with the China Inland Mission beginning in 1938 during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The materials also span her later activities as a Christian worker living in California after her retirement from full-time missionary service in 1976.
Dates: Created: 1938-2006

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