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Collection 003 Records of the Billy Graham Center

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Identifier: CN-003
Scope and Contents Correspondence, proposals, reports, minutes, programs, publications brochures, budgets, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, and video tapes related to the founding, ground breaking and dedication and continuing work of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College as a research and training center in evangelism, and its ongoing activities. Includes audio and video recordings of Center-sponsored conferences (on themes including evangelism and evangelistic preaching, outreach to various...
Dates: Created: 1919-2011

Collection 044 Papers of Helen M. Tenney

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Identifier: CN 044
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Correspondence, scrapbook, drafts, articles, and research notes which reflect Tenney's active participation in a number of evangelical ministries, but particularly her work with the Woman's Union Missionary Society (WUMS), especially the labor she put into writing a history of that organization. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of that history.

Dates: Created: 1882-1980

Collection 075 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth Warner

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Identifier: CN 075
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Howard Warner (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood in the Canton Province of China as a daughter of missionaries, Canton Christian College where her father worked, studies and personalities at Wheaton College, her mission work among girls with Door of Hope Mission in Canton and Hong Kong, Chinese education, economic and social conditions, religion (particularly Buddhism), politics and government, the impact of China's war with Japan, and...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 088 Papers of Paul and Catharine Gieser

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Identifier: CN-088
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Kenneth Gieser and letters reporting to the Southern Presbyterian Mission Board in Nashville, TN on the Gieser’s work in China, written between October 19, 1934, and November 1, 1936. Also contains audio tapes and transcripts of autobiographical statements.

Dates: Created: 1934-1979

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...
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...
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 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...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988

Collection 189 Papers of Mary Goforth Moynan

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Identifier: CN 189
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous personal papers, an autobiography, oral history interviews and color slides relating to the ministry of Mary Goforth Moynan. Topics covered include Moynan's memories of the personalities and work of her parents, Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth; evangelistic work in China before World War II; her own career in Christian work; and her trips in 1979 to Taiwan and in 1980 to the People's Republic of China.

Dates: Created: 1918-1994

Collection 206 Oral History Interview with John C. Chin

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Identifier: CN 206
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John C. Chin (1911-1989) in which he discusses his childhood in China, medical training, and the Chinese Christian church; the work of China Inland Mission in Honan, Szechwan, and Yunnan provinces; the Japanese occupation of China; Nationalist and Communist parties; medical work in CIM and Presbyterian hospitals; war conditions and relocation to Taiwan;  Also discussed is his founding of the Lutheran Seminary, Taiwan; the contemporary status of Chinese Christians,...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 215 Records of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission)

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Identifier: CN-215
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, directories, newsletters, brochures, photographs, book manuscripts, slides, photo albums, and other materials which document the history of the North American branch of the mission.Materials cover the origins of the mission's North American branch; its church planting, evangelistic, medical, educational, and literature work in China until the time of its expulsion in 1951; its reorganization from China Inland Mission into Overseas Missionary Fellowship;...
Dates: Created: 1853, 1886-1990, 1997, n.d.; Other: Majority of material found in 1889-1990

Collection 231 Papers of Ian and Helen Anderson

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Identifier: CN 231
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, articles, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, photo albums, songbooks, lecture and sermon notes, maps, audio tapes, etc. related to the Ian and Helen Anderson's mission work with the Overseas Missionary Fellowship. The materials document their careers in China until 1951, in Taiwan until 1956, and in the Philippines until 1971, and again in Taiwan until 1974. Materials also reflect their work as regional representatives for OMF following their retirement in 1974....
Dates: Created: 1928-1995

Collection 232 Papers of Esther Hess

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Identifier: CN 232-232
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Correspondence, photographs, and articles relating to Esther Hess's missionary work as a nurse in China with China Inland Mission from 1931 to 1945. The materials not only document Hess's missionary career, but also the Sino-Japanese war and her confinement to a Japanese internment camp from 1942-1945.

Dates: Created: 1931-1959; Majority of material found in 1931-1941

Collection 246 Papers of Jessie McDonald

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Identifier: CN 246
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, notes, articles, photographs, and annual reports relating to Jessie McDonald's medical work in China from 1913-1952 with China Inland Mission. The documents include information on evangelistic outreach and the nature of health conditions in China. The materials also describe the political and social upheavals occurring in China during the first half of the 1900s.The correspondence by Dr. Mc Donald is supplemented by some correspondence of her co-workers...
Dates: Created: 1907-1951

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...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 266 Oral History Interview with Ruth Sundquist

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Identifier: CN 266
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Sundquist in which she describes her education at Moody Bible Institute, decision to become a missionary, work first in Kentucky home missions as a Christian education worker with the Evangelical Free Church and then her missionary career in China and Hong Kong between 1947 and 1982 as an administrator for a Sunday School and orphanage. Other topics discussed include: language school in China, Chinese attitudes toward the Nationalists, Communists, Americans...
Dates: Created: 1984

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 286 Oral History Interview with Marilyn J. Suttie

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Identifier: CN 286
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marilyn Joy Suttie in which she describes her work as a missionary in Cameroon with the United Presbyterian Ecumenical Mission. Topics discussed include: Suttie's childhood in China, education at Wheaton College, and short-term missionary work, mainly teaching missionary children in Cameroon. Also includes information on the Cameroon church, polygamy, Muslims in Cameroon, and medical care, and other political, social, and religious issues in Africa. The time...
Dates: Created: 1984

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...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

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 315 Oral History Interview with Marie H. Little

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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 330 Records of The Moody Church

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Identifier: CN 330
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946.Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities of the congregation, the governance of the body, and various urban evangelistic outreaches of the church.  Besides the history of the church, the collection also documents...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987

Collection 331 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, III

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Identifier: CN 331
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey III and a videotape of the Otterbein United Brethren Missionary Convention in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania on April 23, 1986.Audio TapesOral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey in which he describes his childhood in China as the son of Presbyterian missionaries; his experiences at boarding schools in China and Korea; his grandfather, Dr. R. A. Torrey, Sr.; his work as an Episcopalian...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 379 Records of the Woman's Union Missionary Society

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Identifier: CN-379
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, almost 3,000 photographs.

Topics documented include the creation and activity of the mission work in Burma, China, India, Pakistan, and Japan, its work among orphans and women.

Dates: Created: 1860-1983

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...
Dates: Created: 1992

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 074 Papers of Robert W. Porteous

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Identifier: SCN 074
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter by Robert Porteous describing accounts of the activities of the church in Yichun, Jianxi Province, including an intensive Bible school and conference for women, prayer meetings for several captured Christian workers, and weekly services, all taking place in the midst of troop movements by government and communist troops, which, although disruptive, did not interfere with church activities. Also included are items about military conflict and...
Dates: Created: 1928

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Women -- Religious life. 19
Christian education. 18
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Communism -- China. 18
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 15
Children of missionaries. 14
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 14
China. 13
Evangelistic work -- China -- History 13
Language in missionary work. 13
Medical care 13
Christian education -- China. 12
Missions. 12
Conversion. 11
Education 11
Medical care -- China. 11
Missions, Medical. 11
World War, 1939-1945. 11
China. -- History 10
Christianity and culture. 10
Indigenous church administration 10
Missionaries -- Training of. 10
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 10
Bible 9
China. -- History -- 1937-1945. 9
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1937-1945. 9
Missions -- Educational work. 9
Rural churches. 9
Chinese -- Missions. 8
Church and state. 8
Indigenous church administration -- China. 8
Refugees 8
Rural churches -- China. 8
Rural missions. 8
Buddhists. 7
Chinese 7
Church and social problems. 7
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 7
Family. 7
Refugees -- China. 7
Bible colleges 6
Boarding schools -- China. 6
Boarding schools. 6
Buddhists. -- China. 6
China. -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 6
Christian life. 6
Church and state -- China. 6
Church work with children. 6
Church work with women 6
Church work with women -- China. 6
Culture shock. 6
Education -- China. 6
Evangelistic work -- China -- Religion. 6
Evangelistic work -- United States. 6
Persecution 6
Presbyterians. 6
Tribes 6
Bible -- Study and teaching. 5
Bible -- Translating. 5
Catholic Church. 5
Children of missionaries -- China. 5
China. -- History -- 1912-1937. 5
Evangelicalism. 5
Missionaries -- United States. 5
Missionaries, Resignation of. 5
Missions -- Study and teaching. 5
Pentecostalism. 5
Persecution -- China. 5
Religious institutions. 5
Sex role 5
Sunday schools. 5
World War, 1939-1945 5
China -- History -- 1949- 4
China -- Religion 4
Christian education -- United States. 4
Church development, New. 4
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1912-1937. 4
Fundamentalism. 4
Medical education 4
Missionaries' spouses. 4
Missionaries, Withdrawal of. 4
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 4
Missions -- Japan. 4
Missions -- Philippines. 4
Missions to Buddhists 4
Missions, Medical -- China. 4
Muslims. 4
Presbyterian Church -- Missions. 4
Presbyterian Church. 4
Prisoners of war 4
Prisoners of war -- China. 4
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China Inland Mission. 15
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 12
Wheaton College (Ill.) 12
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 10
Moody Bible Institute. 8
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Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 6
Stam, John Cornelius, 6
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 5
Buswell, J. Oliver. 4
Kuhn, Isobel. 4
Chiang, Kai-shek. 3
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 3
Moody Bible Institute 3
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 2
Blanchard, Charles A. 2
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 2
Buck, Pearl S. 2
Christian Medical Society. 2
Crossett, Margaret E. 2
Doremus, Sarah Platt. 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Feng, Yu-hsiang, 2
Frame, Raymond. 2
Fraser, James Outram, 2
Gibb, George W. 2
Graham, Ruth Bell. 2
Hockman, Robert William, 2
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 2
Houghton, Frank, 2
Kane, J. Herbert. 2
Kuhn, John Becker. 2
Marston, Sarah Hall. 2
National Association of Evangelicals. 2
Nee, Watchman. 2
Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 2
Straw, Darien A. 2
Sudan Interior Mission. 2
Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935 2
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928 2
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1887-1970 2
Woman's Union Missionary Society of America. 2
Ackerman Hoyt Memorial Hospital (Jhansi, India) 1
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 1
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Advent Christian Church. 1
Africa Inland Mission. 1
Allen, Roland, 1
Allison, Lon 1
American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
American Bible Society. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Armerding, Hudson T. 1
Assemblies of God. 1
Barrington College. 1
Bell, L. Nelson 1
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 1
Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 1
Billy Graham Center. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Blanchard, Julia. 1
Borden, William, 1
Borden, William. 1
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
Central American Mission. 1
Chafer, Lewis Sperry, 1
Chapei Civil Assembly Center (Shanghai, China) 1
Childress, Marion Elizabeth, 1
Chin, John C. 1
China International Famine Relief Commission. 1
Chou, En-lai. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
Church of England 1
Clark, Gordon Haddon. 1
Coleman, Robert E., 1928- 1
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
Coptic Church. 1
Crawford, Percy B. 1
Crosby, Fanny, 1
Crossett, Vincent L. 1
Custer, Sadie. 1
Dallas Theological Seminary. 1
Dixon, A. C. 1
Door of Hope Mission. 1
Dorsett, Lyle W. 1
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 1
Duke, Flora Nell. 1
Elliot, Elisabeth. 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Evangelical Free Church of America. 1
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Far East Broadcasting Company. 1
Finney, Charles Grandison, 1
Fitzwilliam, Francis. 1
Fitzwilliam, Jennie. 1
Ford, Leighton. 1
Frame, Helen. 1
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