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Collection 090 Papers of George F. Spotts

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Identifier: CN 090
Scope and Contents An oral history interview, correspondence, reports and clippings relating to George Spotts’ work as a Youth for Christ staff member in France and the United States involved in evangelistic work among teenagers.
Dates: Created: 1960-1979

Collection 104 Oral History Interview with Bruce F. Hunt

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Identifier: CN-104
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews in which Bruce Finley Hunt (1903-1992) discusses his boyhood in Korea, college and seminary education at Wheaton College, Rutgers University and Princeton Seminary; a portion (1928-1942) of his missionary work in Korea and Manchuria; and his impressions of Korean culture. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1903-1976.Bruce Finley Hunt was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 22 and May 21, 1980 and October 16, 2002 in Abington, PA and...
Dates: Created: 1980-1982

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 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 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 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 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 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

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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Children of missionaries. 14
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Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 10
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Communism 7
Missionaries' spouses. 7
Bible 6
Boarding schools 6
Catholic Church. -- Protestant churches. 6
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Religious institutions. 6
Christian education -- China. 5
Christian life. 5
Church development, New. 5
Evangelicalism 5
Evangelistic work -- China. 5
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 5
Missionaries, Resignation of. 5
Refugees 5
Rural missions 5
World War, 1939-1945. 5
Animism 4
Buddhists. 4
Children of missionaries -- Education. 4
China. 4
China. -- History 4
China. -- History -- 1937-1945. 4
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Educational work. 4
Education, Higher 4
Indigenous church administration -- China. 4
Marriage. 4
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 4
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Missions -- China. 4
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Presbyterians. 4
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Sex role. 4
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Bible -- Translating. 3
Bible colleges 3
Buddhists. -- China. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- China. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Finance. 3
Church and social problems. 3
Church work with women 3
College students 3
College students -- Religious life. 3
Crime and criminals 3
Education, Higher -- United States. 3
Evangelistic work -- China 3
Evangelistic work -- China -- History 3
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1937-1945. 3
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 3
Evangelistic work -- United States. 3
Interpersonal conflict. 3
Islam -- Christianity. 3
Missions -- Educational work. 3
Missions to Muslims 3
Missions, Medical. 3
Moody Bible Institute -- Alumni. 3
Muslims 3
Nationalism 3
Refugees -- China. 3
Rural churches 3
Sex role 3
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 3
Street preaching. 3
Theology 3
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Employees. 3
Animism. 2
Apartheid 2
Apartheid -- South Africa. 2
Bible -- Publication and distribution. 2
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Wheaton College (Ill.) 18
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 7
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 6
China Inland Mission. 5
Moody Bible Institute. 5
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Wheaton College (Ill.). 5
Buswell, J. Oliver. 3
Islam 3
Moody Bible Institute 3
Sudan Interior Mission. 3
Adolph, Harold Paul. 2
Blanchard, Charles A. 2
Blocher, Jacques. 2
Chiang, Kai-shek. 2
Christian Medical Society. 2
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 2
Crossett, Margaret E. 2
Crossett, Vincent L. 2
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 2
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 2
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 2
Kane, J. Herbert. 2
Kuhn, John Becker. 2
MAP International (Organization) 2
Machen, J. Gresham 2
McIntire, Carl, 2
Straw, Darien A. 2
West Suburban Hospital (Oak Park, Ill.) 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 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 Mission. 1
African Inland Church. 1
Ahlman Academy (Kabul, Afghanistan) 1
American Leprosy Missions. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Barrington College. 1
Bechtel, Paul M. 1
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 1
Billy Graham Center. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Blumhagen, Jeanne, 1923- 1
Blumhagen, Rex 1
Bole, Simeon James. 1
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
Chou, En-lai. 1
Christian Nurses Fellowship. 1
Churches of Christ in Christian Union 1
Collins, Barbara L. 1
Collins, Malcolm. 1
Cook, Ian H. 1
Cook, Ruth E., 1
Coptic Church. 1
Cudney, Margaret 1
Di Gangi, Mariano. 1
Douglas, J. D. (James Dixon) 1
Downing, Kenneth L., 1
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
Elliot, Helen. 1
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 1
Elliot, Raymond Leroy. 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Evangelical Free Church of America 1
Fitzwilliam, Francis. 1
Fitzwilliam, Jennie. 1
Fleckles, Gladys Marie. 1
Folkerts, Fred C. 1
Folkerts, Nancy. 1
Frame, Helen. 1
Frame, Raymond. 1
Fraser, James Outram, 1
Frontier Nursing Service, Inc. 1
Gandhi, 1
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
Gration, John Alexander, 1
Green, Frank O. 1
Haile Selassie 1
Haines, Margaret W. 1
Han, Yap Un. 1
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003 1
Hildebrandt, Dorothy. 1
Hildebrandt, Jonathan. 1
Hockman, Robert William, 1
Houghton, Frank, 1
Howard, David M. 1
Hunt, Bruce F. 1
Hunt, William Brewster. 1
Hursh, Douglas, 1
Iltengezi, John. 1
Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions. 1
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