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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 other...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 078 Papers of Corrie ten Boom

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Identifier: CN 078
Scope and Contents Papers of Dutch watchmaker, evangelist, author, and Christian aid worker Corrie ten Boom. The collection includes information on her father Casper ten Boom, her imprisonment in Ravensbrück concentration camp during World War II, her work among refugees after the war, her travels as an evangelist, the work of her two foundations, and the production of the film The Hiding Place. The collection includes audio tapes, correspondence, a film, notebooks, photos, photo albums, and video tapes.
Dates: Created: 1902-1997; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1983

Collection 131 Papers of J. Wesley and Anna Bovyer

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Identifier: CN 131
Scope and Contents Materials in this collection include photographs, hand embroidery, prayer letters, personal correspondence, naturalization papers, financial records, family trees, wills and codicils, medical documents, and records relating to missionaries J. Wesley and Anna Ellmers Bovyer, superintendents at the Home of the Nazarene Industrial Orphanage in Chinkiang, China from 1908-1941. The materials also cover the Bovyer's residence as alien enemies in a Japanese internment camp from 1941-1945 during the...
Dates: Created: 1908-1953

Collection 133 Records of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle

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Identifier: CN 133
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle founded by Paul Rader in 1922. Mateterials include photographs, negatives, correspondence, financial reports, church bulletins, newspaper clippings, and form letters and span 1954-1979. Several folders contain financial records and reports of the congregation. Data may be obtained from accounting records (folders 1-1 to 1-8), bank ledgers and statements (folders 3-34 to 4-19), and receipts from mission organizations (folders 4-26...
Dates: Created: 1952-1979

Collection 177 Papers of Zoe Anne Alford

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Identifier: CN 177
Scope and Contents This collection contains curriculum materials and lecture notes, manuscripts of messages, correspondence, prayer letters, financial records, clippings, maps, promotional materials, minutes, photographs, newsletters, oral history interview, documenting Zoe Anne Alford's work in India and among Navajo Indians in New Mexico. The collection provides a broad overview of her education, preparation and missionary career, extending from her grammar school education into her retirement. It provides an...
Dates: Created: 1925-1983

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 is...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988

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 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 264 Records of Pioneer Ministries

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Identifier: CN 264
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, photos, slides, tapes, curriculum materials, manuals, etc., relating to the work of the PM (formerly Pioneer Girls) in North American Churches. Materials document PM's early history, camping program (philosophy and history of Camp Cheriths and reference materials used to operate a camp and train camp staff), communications functions depicting the variety of tools used to communicate news and information to participants in its programs, orientation materials for field...
Dates: Created: 1939-1983

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 in...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 284 Oral History Interview with Gladys Wright

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Identifier: CN 284
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Lyle Wright (1902-1994), in which she discusses her work as a teacher in Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Topics discussed include: Wright's family background, education at Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute, her work as a missionary in the Belgian Congo for the Africa Inland Mission, memories of the Congolese people and culture, and her experiences at Wheaton when she was on the staff of the College after retriring from the mission...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 312 Papers of Diane W. Hawkins

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Identifier: CN 312
Scope and Contents Collection 312 consists of letters, oral history interviews, articles, minutes of meetings, reports and other relating to Diane Hawkins' missionary service in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) as well as the tapes of an oral history interview conducted several years later. Among the topics covered are: TEAM's evangelistic, and educational work in Rhodesia; the lifestyle, music, and beliefs of Shona people; the civil war between white government and the black nationalist guerrillas which raged while...
Dates: Created: 1970-1985

Collection 329 Papers of Louis and Phil Palermo

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Identifier: CN 329
Scope and Contents Articles, audio tapes, clippings, correspondence, films, phonograph records, photo albums, photographs, video tapes and wire recordings of Louis and Phil Palermo, musical evangelists with Chicago Midnight Brigade and Youth for Christ. The collection highlights the Palermos' musical ministry in the United States and other parts of the world, especially Italy and Vietnam, predominantly from the early-1940s to the 1980s; also includes assorted information about evangelical figures and activities,...
Dates: Created: 1924-1984

Collection 330 Records of Moody Memorial 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 such...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987.

Collection 335 Papers of Ralph E. Shannon

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Identifier: CN 335
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and paper records relating to Ralph Shannon’s life and ministry as a medical missionary in Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo).Audio Tapes Four oral history interviews with Ralph Shannon, recorded on eight reels of audio tape. Topics covered include Shannon's childhood in Belgian Congo (Zaire) with his missionary parents, Wheaton College undergraduate and graduate education, service in Zaire as a medical missionary...
Dates: Created: 1986-1990

Collection 337 Papers of Roger H. Malstead

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Identifier: CN 337
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews and prayer letters, relating to Roger Malstead’s ministry with Operation Mobilization.Audio TapesTwo oral history interviews with Roger Malstead in which he describes his youth, education at Wheaton College, work with Operation Mobilization (OM) in the former Soviet Union, Turkey, Lebanon, the United States, at OM headquarters in England, and with the OM ship DOULOS; Other topics described are the director of OM,...
Dates: Created: 1961-1993; Majority of material found within 1986-1993

Collection 370 Oral History Interview with Melvin R. Anderson

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Identifier: CN 370
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Melvin R. Anderson in which he discusses his work with Voice of Calvary Ministries in Jackson, MS, particularly as director of Peoples Development Incorporated and its housing ministry to rennovate and make homes available to the economically disadvantaged in Jackson. Other topics discussed include Anderson's family background, education, racial integration of the public school system; boycott of white businesses,  the influence of John and Vera Mae Perkins on him,...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 372 Oral History Interview with Judith Adams

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Identifier: CN 372
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Judith Rachelle Whitthingham Adams about her childhood, her work with Genesis One Christian School, The Mendenhall Ministries, and the educational and racial conditions in Mississippi. The time period covered by the interview is circa 1960-1987.

Judith Adams was interviewed by Paul A. Ericksen on June 25 and 26, 1987, at the offices of Mendenhall Ministries in Mendenhall, MS.
Dates: Created: 1987

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 406 Records of SEND International

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Identifier: CN 406
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, promotional materials, prayer letters, incorporation documents, news releases, statistics, newsletters, clippings, photographic prints and negatives, films, organizational charts, financial record, etc., related to the origins, development, and operation of SEND International in Alaska, Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, and U.S. based operations. Documentation begins with the pre-incorporation of the organization and its first iteration as the GI GOSPEL HOUR phase in...
Dates: Created: 1943-1989

Collection 410 Oral History Interviews with Arthur Rorheim

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Identifier: CN 410
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Arthur Rorheim, executive director of Awana Clubs, International. Topics disussed include his childhood, his parents' Christian example, his conversion, the youth work of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Paul Rader, Lance Latham, the origins of AWANA, and principles for establishing programs for boys and girls. The time period covered by the interviews is 1918 to 1989.

Arthur Rorheim was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 31 and April 24, 1989.
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 492 Papers of William A. Drury

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Identifier: CN 492
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, audio recordings, brochures, photographs, and a video tape relating to the ministry of William A. Drury, evangelist and youth worker with Percy Crawford, Youtharama, and Youth Haven.
Dates: Created: 1962-1996

Collection 493 Oral History Interviews with Stella Kasirye

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Identifier: CN 493
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stella Kasirye in which she describes her childhood in Uganda; her conversion to Christian faith while at school; her involvement in programs to reach street children; her efforts to develop programs of AIDS education and care among college students and the country at large, and observations on the church in Uganda and missionary efforts there. The time period covered by the interviews is 1965 to 1993.Stella Kasirye was interviewed by Robert Shuster in...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 522 Oral History Interviews with Joel Martínez Hernandez

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Identifier: CN 522
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Joel Martínez Hernandez in which he discusses his early childhood in Jaruco, Cuba; conversion to Christianity; being son of missionaries; bi-culturalism; Toccoa Falls boarding school and college; effect of service in the United States Navy on spiritual development; reasons for not being TEAM missionary; missionary work in Barcelona and then Madrid, Spain with Christian & Missionary Alliance; traditional church models versus cell-group based models; education at...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 524 Oral History Interviews with Leonard H. F. Sumule

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Identifier: CN 524
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Leonard Hendrik F. Sumule in which he describes his family, childhood in Indonesia, conversion and spiritual development, being a Christian in a predominantly Muslim nation, his experience at Wheaton College's Honey Rock Camp, comparison of Honey Rock with Christian camps in Indonesia, the 1995 revival at Wheaton College, his goals for ministry in Indonesia, involvement in youth ministry, camping and Christian education in the country, and education and church...
Dates: Created: 1996

Collection 533 Oral History Interview with Catherine E. Jeter

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Identifier: CN 533
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Catherine Elizabeth Jeter in which she discusses her childhood; conversion to Christianity through a neighborhood Bible club; education; marriage to Joseph Jeter; the start of their ministry (Have Christ Will Travel Ministries); work with inner-city children of Philadelphia and summer camp ministry in Nova Scotia, Canada; and the 1961 Billy Graham crusade in Philadelphia. Other topics discussed include: Jeter’s education at Philadelphia College of the Bible; Short...
Dates: Created: 1996

Collection 573 Records of Detroit's Afro-American Mission

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Identifier: CN 573
Scope and Contents Minutes, budgets, proposals, pamphlets, reports, video cassettes, and other material showing the origins of Detroit's Afro-American Mission, Inc., and its activities including Bible clubs for children and adults, special ministries to singles, vacation Bible schools and camps, and the Institute for Biblical Research.
Dates: Created: 1964-1994

Collection 595 Records of Congress '88

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Identifier: CN 595
Scope and Contents Audio tapes of numerous sessions from Congress '88, touching on a wide variety of topics related to evangelism and missions.Series: Audio tape recordingsArrangement: Tapes were received in vinyl cases each already numbered. The archivist kept the same order and labeled the tape sequentially.Date Range: 1988-1988Volume: 161 cassette tapes (0.91 cubic feet)Type of documents: Recordings of the plenary and workshop sessions of Congress 88,...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 626 Oral History Interview with Stephen Christopher

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Identifier: CN 626
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Stephen Christopher, a Tamil mission leader. Topics covered in the interview include his childhood, education and conversion; the work of Dohnavur Fellowship; ministry of his father (P. T. Christopher) and the founding of the Tamil Gospel Village Mission, his own vision for the ministry; the Christian church in northern and southern India; and a comparison of Indian and American Christianity. The time period covered by the interview is 1980 to 2006....
Dates: 2007

Collection 650 Records of Say Yes, Chicago

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Identifier: CN 650
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, newspaper clippings, lists, financial records, questionnaires and training videos other materials of the Say Yes Chicago committee, a group of Protestant Christian leaders that incorporated to sponsor Say Yes Chicago, a 1996 city-wide evangelistic effort led by evangelist Luis Palau. These files contain significant information about the planning and organizing of the campaign, with some material on the actual events of the campaign, the results, and the follow-up...
Dates: Created: 1973-1997

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Colson, Charles W. 2
Crawford, Percy B. 2
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 2
Jones, Clarence W. 2
Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 2
Palau, Luis, 2
Patterson, Virginia, 2
Perkins, John, 2
Pioneer Girls. 2
Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 2
Adams, Judith. 1
Alford, Zoe Anne. 1
Allen, Franklin W. 1
American Bible Society. 1
American Sunday-School Union. 1
Amin, Idi, 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Anderson, Mark. 1
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Armerding, Hudson T. 1
Armstrong, Philip E. 1
Ashcroft, John D. 1
Asian Theological Seminary (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Association of Bible Churches in the Philippines. 1
Awana Clubs International. 1
Bell, James W. 1
Bell, Sarah. 1
Bernardin, Joseph Louis 1
Berry, Raymond, 1
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 1
Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Bishop Heber College 1
Blanchard, Julia. 1
Bokeleale, Jean B. 1
Borden, William, 1
Bouslough, Betty. 1
Bovyer, Anna E. 1
Bovyer, J. Wesley. 1
Brooks, Charles C. 1
Buswell, J. Oliver 1
Buswell, J. Oliver. 1
Central American Mission. 1
Chafer, Lewis Sperry, 1
Chicago Midnight Brigade. 1
Chinese Christian Union Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Christian Academy in Japan. 1
Christian Education Evangelical Fellowship of India. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
Christians Inc. 1
Christopher, P.T. 1
Christopher, Stephen, 1980- 1
Church of the Nazarene 1
Clark, Gordon Haddon. 1
Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 1
Corrie ten Boom Stichtung. 1
Cross, Haman, 1
Cross, Haman. 1
Cross, Malettor. 1
Crossett, Margaret E. 1
Dallas Theological Seminary. 1
Detroit's Afro-American Mission, Inc. 1
Dixon, A. C. 1
Donhavur Fellowship. 1
Door of Hope Mission. 1
Doremus, Sarah Platt. 1
Dorsett, Lyle W. 1
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Drummond, Lewis A. 1
Drury, William A. 1
Dunlop, Merrill. 1
Egilse de J'esus-Christ sur la terre par le proph'ete Simon Kimbangu. 1
Eglise du Christ au Zaire. 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
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