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Collection 115 Oral History Interview with Raymond Elliott

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Identifier: CN 115
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Leroy Elliott (1924-2008), Wycliffe Bible translator working among the Ixil Indian tribe in Guatemala. Interview topics include educational work and life in Wheaton, translation activities, missionary training, mission responsibilities, and political, social, and cultural events in Central America. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1924-1980.Raymond Elliott was interviewed by Chris Matthews, a Wheaton College graduate student,...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 122 Oral History Interview with Gladys M. Fleckles

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Identifier: CN 122
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Marie Fleckles (1946-2006) in which she describes her short term missionary experience with OMF in Japan. Other topics include her graduate work at Wheaton, undergraduate study at John Brown University, and work in the admissions department of Wheaton Graduate School. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1946-1980.Gladys Fleckles was interviewed by Mr. John Svadbik twice in May 1980. The time period covered by the interviews is...
Dates: Created: 1980

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 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 186 Papers of M. Douglas Hursh

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Identifier: CN 186
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews, manuscript material, photographs, and memorabilia relatingn to Marion Douglas Hursh's work with Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital, Kano in Nigeria from 1942-1962. Topics covered concern Hursh's education and work as a medical missionary at the Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital in Kano, Nigeria, as well as various aspects of church life and mission activity in Nigeria.  Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1904 to 1982.
Dates: Created: 1904-1982

Collection 260 Oral History Interviews with Jeannette Thiessen

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Identifier: CN 260
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeannette Louise Martig Thiessen (1927-2014) in which she discusses her family life in Illinois, favorite professors and her education at Wheaton College, nurses' training, and years in India (1952-1974) working with her husband under the sponsorship of the Mennonite Mission to the Lepers and American Leprosy Mission. Other topics discussed include: the Indian caste system, Indian politics, economics, literacy, hospital work with lepers, the Indian church, education...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 262 Oral History Interview with Raymond Buker Jr.

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Identifier: CN 262
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Bates Buker in which he describes growing up in Burma as the child of missionaries, his education at Wheaton College, his decision to become a missionary under the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society, language study; evangelization, church planting, translation, medical missions and education activities in Pakistan, working with Muslims and the Sindhi, Bhils, and Marwari tribal people, 1954-1969. Other topics discussed include: the culture, politics...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 263 Oral History Interview with Margaret Carlson

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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 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

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Identifier: CN
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 283 Oral History Interviews with Nancy Folkerts

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Identifier: CN 283
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Nancy Wood Folkerts. Topics discussed include her childhood as a pastor's daughter; study at Wheaton College; her marriage; training in London; work as a missionary in British Cameroon (now Republic of Cameroon), especially Bible study and literacy programs for women and 3H clubs for girls; the political and social situation in Cameroon; Cameroon independence; medical problems in Cameroon; the work of her husband, Fred, at the Baptist Teacher Training College and as...
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 decision...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 290 Oral History Interview with Merle A. Steely

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Identifier: CN 290
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Merle Ashel Steely, who worked as a missionary with Sudan Interior Mission between 1951 and 1977 in Liberia and Nigeria. Topic discussed include: Steely's conversion while in military service, education and employment at Wheaton College (including the 1950 revival there), his missionary work in Liberia at radio station ELWA and with Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, teaching in mission and government schools, evangelism and church planting, Billy Graham's 1960...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 321 Papers of Glicerio M. Manzano

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Identifier: CN-321
Scope and Contents The collection consists of prayer letters and oral history interviews, which document Glicerio M. Jojo Manzano's early life, education, family life, and work as a service manager with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship and as an accountant for a rural hospital with International Nepal Fellowship.Series 1: Audio TapesThree oral history interviews with Glicerio Manzano. Topics discussed in the interview include Manzano's early life, education,...
Dates: Created: 1981-1992

Collection 328 Papers of Eric and Lydia Maillefer

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Identifier: CN 328
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, speech manuscripts and prayer letters relating to the careers and ministries of Eric and Lydia Maillefer as missionaries and Christian workers with the Evangelical Free Church in Zaire, Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar (AEAM), and the Africa Evangelical Office (AEO). Lydia worked as a teacher and school administrator; Eric worked first as a teacher, then on loan as a conference coordinator to the Africa Evangelical Office, and later as administrative secretary of...
Dates: Created: 1971-1991

Collection 508 Oral History Interviews with Barbara L. Collins

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Identifier: CN 508
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Barbara Lynn (Miner) Collins in which she describes her childhood; family's religious background; conversion to Christianity; spiritual development in college and young professional life; acceptance as a missionary by Africa Inland Mission (AIM); arrival on the mission field in Kenya; work among the Rendile and Kikuyu peoples; raising children on the mission field; development of women's program at Africa Inland Church Missionary College; work among women refugees in...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 558 Oral History Interviews with Curtis Cole

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Identifier: CN 558
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Curitis Cole. Topics covered include: Cole’s family background, the development of his Christian faith, his experiences as a missionary kid in Ivory Coast in the 1970s, descriptions of the Christian community in Ivory Coast and the Ivory Coast Academy; Ivorian worship services; his education at Michigan State University, his business career in Denver and his ministry as a youth pastor there, his and his wife's call to missions, his work in Ecuador as an broadcaster...
Dates: Created: 1998

Collection 583 Oral History Interviews with Gregory S. Thellman

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Identifier: CN 583
Scope and Contents Oral history with Gregory Thellman (1970- ), missionary in the Bosnian region of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1997-2008) as a member of a church team. Topics covered include Thellman’s spiritual development and conversion, interest in missions, participation in his Northside Community Church’s outreach among Muslim Bosnian refugees in Atlanta, Northside’s mission teams to Mostar in Bosnia, Bosnian Christian leaders and Evangelical congregation in the city, work among children and youth, relations...
Dates: 2003

Collection 619 Oral History Interviews from Singapore Bible College

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Identifier: CN 619
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Verda Poulson, E. N. Poulson, and Dr. Buela Violet James concerning their life experiences as Singapore Bible College (SBC) faculty and staff. Topics discussed include history of SBC, student life; gender division at SBC; mission education; SBC conservativism; development of degree programs; SBC leadership and lecturers; teaching styles; student fieldwork; Overseas Missionary Fellowship; evangelism efforts in Asia; church development; Singapore; cultural...
Dates: 2005

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Christian education 10
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Children of missionaries 6
Christian life. 6
Communism 6
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 6
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Communism -- China. 5
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Religious institutions. 5
World War, 1939-1945. 5
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Education, Higher -- United States. 3
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Moody Bible Institute -- Alumni. 3
Revivals 3
Sex role 3
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Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Employees. 3
Worship (Christian) 3
Worship. 3
Bible -- Publication and distribution. 2
Bible colleges. 2
Boarding schools -- China. 2
Buddhists. 2
Buddhists. -- China. 2
Catholic Church. -- China. 2
Children. 2
Children. -- Religious life. 2
China. -- History -- 1937-1945. 2
Chinese 2
Chinese -- Missions. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Finance. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Nigeria. 2
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Wheaton College (Ill.) 15
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 8
Wheaton College (Ill.). 6
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 5
Islam 4
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Buswell, J. Oliver. 3
China Inland Mission. 3
Moody Bible Institute 3
Moody Bible Institute. 3
Sudan Interior Mission. 3
Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 2
Crossett, Margaret E. 2
Crossett, Vincent L. 2
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 2
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 2
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 2
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 2
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 2
Kuhn, John Becker. 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 1
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Advent Christian Church. 1
Africa Evangelical Office (Nairobi, Kenya) 1
Africa Inland Church Missionary College (Eldoret, Kenya) 1
Africa Inland Church. 1
Africa Inland Mission. 1
American Leprosy Missions. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Bechtel, Paul M. 1
Billy Graham Center. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Blocher, Jacques. 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
Buker, Raymond B. 1
Carlson, Margaret. 1
Carlson, Robert Dean. 1
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
Christian Medical Society. 1
Christian Nurses Fellowship. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 1
Cole, Curtis 1
Collins, Barbara L. 1
Collins, Malcolm. 1
Coptic Church. 1
Dodds, Gilbert, 1
Douglas, J. D. (James Dixon) 1
Downing, Kenneth L., 1
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
Eastgate Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Elliot, Helen. 1
Elliot, Raymond Leroy. 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Evangelical Free Church of America 1
Evangelical Free Church of America. 1
Fitzwilliam, Francis. 1
Fitzwilliam, Jennie. 1
Fleckles, Gladys Marie. 1
Folkerts, Fred C. 1
Folkerts, Nancy. 1
Fraser, James Outram, 1
Gaebelein, Frank Ely, 1
Gandhi, 1
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
Gration, John Alexander, 1
Green, Frank O. 1
Haile Selassie 1
Han, Yap Un. 1
Hildebrandt, Dorothy. 1
Hildebrandt, Jonathan. 1
Howard, David M. 1
Hursh, Douglas, 1
Iltengezi, John. 1
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the Philippines. 1
International Christian Academy (Ivory Coast) 1
International Nepal Fellowship. 1
Jacoby, Walter S. 1
James, G.D. (Gnanamuthu Dixon), -2003 1
James, Violet B. 1
Jones, Clarence W. 1
Jones, Howard O. 1
Kane, J. Herbert. 1
Kato, Byang H. 1
Kent Academy (Jos, Nigeria) 1
Kline, Jean R. 1
Kolbali, Mousa 1
Kuhn, Eileen, 1925- 1
Kuhn, Isobel. 1
Laing, Elizabeth (Betty) 1
Lake Avenue Congregational Church (Pasadena, Ca.) 1
Larson, Reuben. 1
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