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Collection 084 Papers of Vera E. Thiessen

Identifier: CN 084
Scope and Contents Correspondence describing Vera Thiessen's experiences and work as a medical missionary for the Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in the Belgian Congo (now Zaire) to her family, which included her parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. D. Thiessen, her sisters Carol and Lois, and her brother Jack. A few letters were written to friends as general prayer letters. The time period covered by the letters is 1946 to 1976. Topics discussed include her experiences as a missionary with Africa Inland Mission, Africa Inland...
Dates: Created: 1946-1976

Collection 089 Papers of Paul P. Stough

Identifier: CN 089
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, films, videos relating to Paul P. Stough’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo with Africa Inland Mission. Materials contain information on Stough's father, Henry Stough, Wheaton College, Paul Stough's work as a missionary for Africa Inland Mission in the Belgian Congo (Zaire) and Kenya from the 1920s to the 1970s, and generally on the spread of Christianity in Africa.
Dates: Created: 1979-1992

Collection 093 Oral History Interview with Earl A. Winsor

Identifier: CN 093
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Earl Austin Winsor (1897-1983) in which he discusses his education at Wheaton College as a student (1919-1920) and teacher (1920-25, history, and 1939-1949, math and physics) and his missionary experiences in Africa under Africa Inland Mission, serving in what is now Zaire. Wheaton personalities, mission experiences, especially those relating to his education work, and analysis of his exposure to African government, churches, tribal customs, and health practices....
Dates: Created: 1979-1980

Collection 165 Records of Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies

Identifier: CN-165
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, maps, posters, etc., related to EFMA Administration and its service to its member missions.Includes documentation of persecution of Protestants in Roman Catholic Colombia, Italy and Spain; efforts to broaden American awareness of conditions; and attempts to apply pressure through the US State Dept.  Persons prominently featured include EFMA's Executive Directors Clyde Taylor, Wade Coggins, and Paul McKaughan. ...
Dates: Created: 1937-1996

Collection 219 Oral History Interview with Bertil A. Ogren

Identifier: CN 219
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Bertil A. Ogren (1914-2006) in which he describes his recruitment as a lay missionary in the Belgian Congo with the Covenant Church from 1948-56; his work there beginning and running the LECO Press, which served the needs of members of the Congo Protestant Council and relations between Africans and Western missionaries. Other topics discussed include: his family and early life, impressions of George Caprenter, independence of the Congo, Belgian influence on the...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 284 Oral History Interview with Gladys Wright

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 318 Papers of L. Nelson Bell

Identifier: CN 318
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents related to the life and ministry of L. Nelson Bell, first as a medical missionary in China, then as doctor, editor, and lay leader in the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Among the topics covered by the material in the collection are missions in China in the twentieth century between the two world wars; the work of Bell's son-in-law, Billy Graham; the founding and development of Christianity Today and The...
Dates: 1923-1973

Collection 328 Papers of Eric and Lydia Maillefer

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 352 Records of the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA)

Identifier: CN-352
Scope and Contents Correspondence, form letters, financial and statistical reports, minutes, memos and promotional material related to IFMA administration and its service to its member missions.The files on IFMA members and numerous other Christian agencies predominate.  Also includes series of maps of Latin American countries identifying nondenominational and denominational mission activity.  Numerous mission-related subjects are documented.  Persons prominently featured include Jack Frizen, Billy...
Dates: Created: 1934-1983, n.d.

Collection 451 Papers of Bernard L. J. Litchman

Identifier: CN 451
Scope and Contents Collection consists of diaries, negatives, photographs, and slides created by Bernard "Jack" Litchman about his work with Africa Inland Mission in the former Belgian Congo (now Zaire), mostly among the Balendu people, in and around the Linga mission station, as well as involvement in setting up Sunday Schools, churches, itinerant preaching, and other mission activities as well as working as a health officer for the Belgian government.
Dates: Created: 1917-1971

Collection 460 Oral History Interviews with Phyllis E. Taylor

Identifier: CN 460
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Phyllis Evelyn Taylor in which she discusses her childhood and conversion to Christianity; education at Wheaton College; her experiences as a Christian and Missionary Alliance teacher and evangelist among the Bantu people in the Belgian Congo from 1952-1966; her work in Taiwan from 1968 as an independent missionary; and teaching English as a means of evangelism. Other topics discussed include attending Nyack Missionary Training Institute; memories of the 1950...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 468 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth C. Stough

Identifier: CN 468
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Quackenbush Stough (1913-2009) in which she discusses her parents, childhood, education, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, call to be a missionary, joining Africa Inland Mission, travel to Africa, work in French Equatorial Africa, evangelistic field trips, her husband Paul Stough, her work among women in the Belgian Congo, the growth of the Africa Inland Church, the independence of the Congo, the Congolese civil war and Simba uprising, the...
Dates: Created: 1992-1993

Collection 477 Papers of Stanley R. Kline

Identifier: CN 477
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stanley R. Kline and extensive photo albums, relating to Kline’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1940 to 1977. Topics covered in interview include: his family background in Philadelphia, conversion, Percy Crawford's influence, evangelism in Philadelphia, rescue mission work, call to missions, his wife Carmel Anthony, his evangelism and educational work in the Congo between 1940 and...
Dates: Created: 1930-1999

Collection 481 Papers of Laura Barr

Identifier: CN 481
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, articles, clippings, oral history interviews, photograph albums, photographs, prayer letters, radio broadcasts, and slides, describing Laura Isabelle “Belle” Barr's missionary work among the Lugbara people of northeast Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and the West Nile District of Uganda with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1944-1981.
Dates: Created: 1930-1993

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Wheaton College (Ill.). 3
World Council of Churches. 3
World Evangelical Fellowship. 3
Africa Inland Mission, International. 2
Association of Church Missions Committees. 2
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 2
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Church of the Open Door (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
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Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 2
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Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 1
Africa Evangelical Office (Nairobi, Kenya) 1
American Colonization Society. 1
Amin, Idi, 1
Arctic Missions, Inc. 1
Armerding, Hudson T. 1
Barnett, Erik S. 1
Barnhouse, Donald Grey, 1
Barr, Laura Isabelle. 1
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Bell, James W. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Blanchard, Jonathan. 1
Blocher, Jacques. 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
Buswell, J. Oliver. 1
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Carpenter, George Wayland. 1
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China Inland Mission. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
Christianity Today, Inc. 1
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 1
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Congo Protestant Council. 1
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Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 1
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Dyrness, Enoch C. 1
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 1
Evangelical Covenant Church of America 1
Evangelical Covenant Church of America. 1
Evangelical Free Church of America 1
Evangelical Missions Information Service. 1
Far East Broadcasting Company. 1
Gospel Missionary Union. 1
Graham, James R. 1
Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions. 1
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 1
International Missionary Council. 1
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Moody Bible Institute 1
National Association of Evangelicals. 1
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