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Collection 052 Oral History Interview with Esther Salzman

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Identifier: CN-052
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Esther I. Salzman (1906-1996), a Wheaton College alumna and missionary to China in the 1940s and to the Philippines from 1950 to 1972. Topics discussed include her education at Wheaton College, medical work in China and the Philippines, and Communism in China. The time period covered by the interview is 1906 to 1978.

Esther Salzman was interviewed by Wheaton College student Fred Baker on October 28, 1978 at her home in Kankakee, IL.
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 057 Papers of Susan Bartel

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Identifier: CN-057
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, negatives, and photographs relating to Susan Bartel's service with the China Mennonite Mission Society for over 20 years in the Shantung Province of China. Topics covered by the interviews include: Bartel's youth, conversion to Christianity, education, marriage to Loyal Bartel, and mission work in China; World War II; Japanese occupation of China; arrest and imprisonment of Loyal; life under the Chinese communists after World War II, Loyal’s imprisonment and Susan’s...
Dates: Created: 1932-1979

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 171 Papers of Albert and Mary Lee Bobby

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Identifier: CN 171
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and personal papers of Albert and Mary Lee Bobby, missionaries in Lisbon and Santiago do Cacem, Portugal, under The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM). Collection includes interviews, articles, correspondence, prayer letters, manuscript notes, and other material from the Bobbys about their mission work, including evangelism and radio broadcasting. The correspondence also includes information on various theological issues and American Christian leaders. The oral history...
Dates: Created: 1980-1982

Collection 182 Papers of J. Herbert and Winnifred Kane

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Identifier: CN 182
Scope and Contents Correspondence and curriculum material from James Herbert Kane and Winnifred Mary (Shepherd) Kane's missiology courses, and three oral history interviews. Materials document the Kanes' missionary work in China and Dr. Kane's teaching in the U.S.  Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1932 to 1950.
Dates: Created: 1934-1987

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 213 Oral History Interview with Sarah "Sally" Bell

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Identifier: CN 213
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sally Bell, in which she describes her mission work with radio station HCJB in Quito, Ecuador, 1965 to 1976. Other topics discussed include: her conversion during Billy Graham's Toronto crusade in 1955,  preparation for and work on the mission field with radio station HCJB in Quito, Ecuador (in the departments of evangelism, television, and administration), language school in Costa Rica, comparisons between Western and Latin American culture, the role of women in...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 255 Oral History Interview of Helen Frame

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Identifier: CN 255
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Helen Nowack Frame (1908-1999) in which she discusses her childdhood growing up in China, decision to become a missionary for Overseas Missionary Fellowship, education at Wheaton College, years of service in China, culture and political events in China; leaving China in 1951 with her husband Raymond and their children and resettlement in the Philippines, teaching at Faith Academy, development of the Bible Institute, return and activities in Wheaton. The time period...
Dates: Created: 1983

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 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 316 Oral History Interview with Deborah J. Seymour

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Identifier: CN 316
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Deborah J. Seymour in which she describes her childhood as a child of missionaries in Papua New Guinea and working as an English teacher in Honduras with World Gospel Mission and Churches of Christ in Christian Union from 1983 to 1985. Topics discussed include her parents' missionary work; her childhood as a missionary kid; New Guinea tribal culture; conversion to Christianity and spiritual life; call to the mission field; observations about Honduras, particularly...
Dates: Created: 1985-1986

Collection 317 Oral History Interview with Ian H. and Ruth E. Cook

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Identifier: CN 317
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ian Harper Cooke and Ruth Eileen (Witmer) Cook, in which Ian describes his childhood and education in South Africa, college education at Wheaton College, training for missionary work, medical missions work in South Africa with The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM), the Zulus, apartheid, and the national church; and Ruth describes her childhood, conversion, and intention to become a missionary nurse, education at West Suburban Hospital and Wheaton College, joining...
Dates: Created: 1985

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 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 415 Papers of Bonnie Stuckless

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Identifier: CN 415
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, prayer letters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and articles relating to the ministry of Bonnie G. Stuckless and her husband Donald Stuckless, missionaries in Colombia, Panama, and Spain with the Assemblies of God from 1970 to 1992.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "folder 2-5" means box 2, folder 5.]Series: Audio TapesTwo oral history...
Dates: Created: 1969-1992

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 672 Oral History Interviews with Jeanne Blumhagen

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Identifier: CN 672
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeanne Bourland Blumhagen in which she describes her family background; effects of the Great Depression; conversion and spiritual development; education at Whitworth University, University of Chicago, and University of Illinois; World War II; medical missionary service in Afghanistan with the American Embassy in Kabul, Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship (BMMF), Medical Assistance Program (MAP), and later Interserve, and serving on the Wheaton College Board of...
Dates: 2013-2017

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Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 4
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Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 3
Chiang, Kai-shek. 2
Crossett, Margaret E. 2
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Evangelical Alliance Mission. 2
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 2
Frame, Helen. 2
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 2
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 2
Howard, David M. 2
Islam 2
Jones, Clarence W. 2
Kane, J. Herbert. 2
Larson, Reuben. 2
MAP International (Organization) 2
McIntire, Carl, 2
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 2
Stam, John Cornelius, 2
Sudan Interior Mission. 2
West Suburban Hospital (Oak Park, Ill.) 2
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 1
Adeney, Ruth W. 1
Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 1
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Advent Christian Church. 1
Afghan Institute of Technology. 1
Africa Evangelical Office (Nairobi, Kenya) 1
Africa Inland Church Missionary College (Eldoret, Kenya) 1
Africa Inland Church. 1
Africa Inland Mission. 1
Ahlman Academy (Kabul, Afghanistan) 1
American Leprosy Missions. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Assemblies of God 1
Assemblies of God. 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Aylward, Gladys, 1
Barrington College. 1
Bartel, Loyal. 1
Bartel, Susan Schultz. 1
Bechtel, Paul M. 1
Bell, Sarah. 1
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 1
Billy Graham Center. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Blocher, Jacques. 1
Blumhagen, Rex 1
Blumhuagen, Jeanne Bourland, 1923- 1
Bobby, Albert Edward. 1
Bobby, Mary Lee. 1
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
Carlson, Margaret. 1
Carlson, Robert Dean. 1
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
China Mennonite Mission Society. 1
Chou, En-lai. 1
Christian Medical Society. 1
Christian Nurses Fellowship. 1
Christian Service Brigade. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
Churches of Christ in Christian Union 1
Collins, Barbara L. 1
Collins, Malcolm. 1
Cook, Ian H. 1
Cook, Ruth E., 1
Cudney, Margaret 1
Di Gangi, Mariano. 1
Downing, Kenneth L., 1
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Evangelical Free Church of America 1
Evangelical Mennonite Brethren 1
Fitzwilliam, Francis. 1
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Fleckles, Gladys Marie. 1
Folkerts, Fred C. 1
Folkerts, Nancy. 1
Frame, Raymond. 1
Fraser, James Outram, 1
Frontier Nursing Service, Inc. 1
Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International. 1
Gandhi, 1
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
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