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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 116 Oral History Interviews with Helen Elliott

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Identifier: CN 116
Scope and Contents Oral History interviews conducted with Helen Ruth Belcher Elliot (1927-2012), missionary with Wycliffe Bible Translators to the Ixil Indian tribe in Guatemala. Topics include Wheaton College during the 1940s, field experiences, Guatemalan culture and religion, and family activities. Topics covered in the interview include:  Elliott's childhood, marriage and early family life, education at Wheaton College (including courses, academic and social life), decision to become a missionary with...
Dates: Created: 1980

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 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 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 249 Papers of Myron and Elizabeth Harrison

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Identifier: CN 249
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, prayer letters, and photographs related to the missionary service of Myron and Elizabeth Harrison with Overseas Missionary Fellowship in the Philippines from 1967-1990.Series: Audio TapesOne oral history interview each with Myron and Elizabeth Harrison. Topics discussed in the interviews include missionary call, appointment and assignments in the Philippines with Overseas Missionary Fellowship, family life, the culture...
Dates: Created: 1967-1993

Collection 251 Oral History Interview with Herbert Downing

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Identifier: CN 251
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Herbert Downing (1905-1986) in which he describes his childhood as a child of missionaries in Kenya, attending Rift Valley Academy in Kenya, a visit of Theodore Roosevelt to the Academy, his father's work as pastor and administrator, Africa Inland Mission's policy on the education of missionary children, and Downing's own work as an educator at Rift Valley Academy. The time period covered by the interview is 1905-1983Herbert Downing was intereviewed by...
Dates: Created: 1983

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 282 Oral History Interview with Bonnie Jo Adolph

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Identifier: CN 282
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Bonnie Jo Adelsman Adolph in which she discussses her missionary service in Ethiopia with Sudan Interior Mission from 1966-1974. Topics discussed include Adolph's education at Wheaton College, decision to become a missionary, living in Taiwan during her husband's military service, reasons for choosing Sudan Interior Mission, her husband's medical work in Ethiopia, observations about Sudanese culture, the church in Sudan, and the Adolphs short term mission service in...
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 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 318 Papers of L. Nelson Bell

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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 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 377 Papers of Elias Hatcher

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Identifier: CN 377
Scope and Contents Correspondence, audio tapes, photographs, diaries, and periodicals documenting the career of Elias Hatcher as a pilot for Mission Aviation Fellowship in Mexico from 1949 to 1968, and his time as a mission administrator at the U. S. headquarters of MAF from 1968 until his death in 1971. Diaries document Hatcher's military service and education at Wheaton College; correspondence includes love letters between Hatcher and his future wife, and letters with their six children when they were away at...
Dates: Created: 1941-1978; Majority of material found in 1943-1974

Collection 385 Oral History Interview with Daniel E. Liberek

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Identifier: CN 385
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Daniel Eric Liberek in which he describes growing up in Belgium as the son of a Protestant pastor, his conversion, methods of evangelism in that country, comparison between United States and Belgian evangelicals, his own work as a youth pastor in Belgium, Protestant-Catholic relations, church-state relations, and other faiths in the country. Other topics discussed include Liberek's experiences running a Christian youth camp; and some of the spiritual options in...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 386 Oral History Interview with Charles H. Dawson

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Identifier: CN 386
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Charles H. Dawson (1916-2000) in which he describes his family background; conversion; involvement in street preaching; jail ministry and other work in the Camden area; involvement in the work of the Afro-American Missionary Crusade; and philosophy of Christian work. Other topics discussed include Dawson's training at the New Jersey Bible School; street preaching; Montrose Waite; Dawson's trips to Africa from the 1960s through the 1980s; training African evangelists;...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 390 Papers of Janet Kuhns

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Identifier: CN 390
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and manuscript, relating to the ministry of Janet Kuhns, missionary among the Dayak people in West Kalimantan, Indonesia under the auspices of the Christian and Missionary Alliance (CM&A).[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "Folder 1-1" means box 1, Folder 1.]Series: Audio TapesThree oral history interviews with Janet Kuhns in which she...
Dates: Created: 1987-1988

Collection 400 Oral History Interview with Ingrid H. Trobisch

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Identifier: CN 400
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ingrid Hult Trobisch (1926-2007) in which she describes her childhood in Tanzania as the daughter of missionaries and her own missionary service in Africa with husband Walter Trobisch. Other topics discussed include: first impressions of Africa, especially French Cameroon; observations about the role of women in Africa; African views of marriage and gender roles; medical care in Africa; the Christian church in Cameroon; the Muslim population in Cameroon; relationship...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 401 Oral History Interview with Karl G. Dortzbach

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Identifier: CN 401
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Karl G. Dortzbach in which he describes his childhood and youth, influence of his family, education at Wheaton College and Westminster Theological Seminary, and missionary experience in Ethiopia (short term with the Orthodox Presbyterian Church) and in Kenya. Subjects covered include missiology, conversion, raising children on the mission field, marital relationships on the mission field, church life in a Nairobi congregation, proliferation of parachurch groups and...
Dates: Created: 1988-1989

Collection 402 Papers of Debbie Dortzbach

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Identifier: CN 402
Scope and Contents Audio recordings, including an oral history interview, diary, and several letters, relating to the career and ministry of Debbie Dortzbach, missionary to Kenya and Eritrea with the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and later the Reformed Presbyterian Church from 1973 to 1988.Series: Audio TapesOne oral history interview with Debbie Dortzbach in which she describes her describes her childhood, education at Wheaton College, and missionary work in...
Dates: Created: 1974-1989

Collection 404 Oral History Interview with Rosanna Formanek

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Identifier: CN 404
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Rosanna Formenak in which she discusses her family background; conversion; education at Nyack College and Columbia University in nursing; experiences as a missionary in Gabon with the Christian and Missionary Alliance; youth work, relationship between church and state in Gabon; medical work; and the strengths and weaknesses of the church in Gabon. Other topics discussed include the influence of Word of Life and Youth for Christ on Formenak’s spiritual growth,...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 418 Papers of Hester H. Withey

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Identifier: CN 418
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and a manuscript, documenting the ministry of Hester Hartzell Withey, missionary with Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ International (WEC) in China and India from 1940-1985.Series: Audio TapesOral history interviews with Hester Withey in which she describes her parents’ and grandparents’ missionary service in Angola, her childhood in Africa and the U.S., education in South Africa, conversion, medical training,...
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 419 Oral History Interviews with Crawford W. Loritts, Jr.

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Identifier: CN 419
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Crawford Wheeler Loritts, Jr., in which he discusses his childhood; family; conversion; education at Philadelphia College of Bible; perception of racial conditions as he experienced them; evangelistic ministry; church planting projects with of Black Evangelistic Enterprise in Canton, Mississippi, and with Tony Evans in Dallas Other topics discussed include: American Missionary Fellowship; Tony Evans; Here's Life Black America; Bill...
Dates: Created: 1989-1990

Collection 428 Papers of Helen E. Berry

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Identifier: CN 428
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and prayer letters relating to the ministry of Helen Elizabeth Berry, missionary with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan from 1966-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Helen E. Berry in which she describes her youth, family, conversion, call to be a missionary, education at Wheaton College, missionary work with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan, church...
Dates: Created: 1990

Collection 440 Oral History Interviews with Inge Rydland

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Identifier: CN 440
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Inge Herman Rydland in which he describes his family's Lutheran evangelistic work in Norway; his own call to become a missionary; his and his wife's departure to Ethiopia as workers of the Swedish Evangelical Mission in 1977; his work in Ethiopia as a teacher and as a community development work. Other topics discussed include:  the work of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Meaken Yesus; church state relations; effect of the Ethiopian political situation on the...
Dates: Created: 1991

Collection 441 Oral History Interviews with Paul F. Robinson

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Identifier: CN 441
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Frederick Robinson (1910-1993) in which he describes his family background; spiritual development; education at Moody Bible Institute; his evangelist father, Frederick Robinson; and his own founding of Moody Bible Institute's mission aviation training program. Other topics discussed include: Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) and Jungle Aviation and Radio Service (JAARS); Robinson's flying experiences in New Guinea, Indonesia, long cross-country flights, Central...
Dates: Created: 1991

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 509 Oral History Interview with Evelyn M. Camp

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Identifier: CN 509
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Evelyn Mildred Camp (1915-1999), missionary work in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1944 to 1961. Topics discussed include Camp's experience as a child of missionaries, her missionary work in schools for boys and girls at Oicha and Blukwa AIM stations, her family's economic hardships, furloughs, the social life of missionary children, education at Rethy Academy, call to missionary work, training at Columbia...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 545 Papers of Jacqueline Huggins

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Identifier: CN 545
Scope and Contents One oral history interview, one videotape, one radio interview, one photograph, and prayer letters related to the ministry of Jacqueline Huggins, missionary and Bible translator with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Kagayanen people of the Philippines.The recordings, comprising the majority of the collection, consist of an oral history with Huggins (see detailed description which follows) and of the radio program Family Portraits segment hosted by...
Dates: Created: 1985-1997

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Hoste, Dixon Edward. 2
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Moody Bible Institute 2
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Sudan Interior Mission. 2
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Wheaton College (Ill.). 2
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Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 1
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American Bible Society. 1
American Missionary Fellowship. 1
Amin, Idi, 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Association of Free Evangelical Churches of Belgium. 1
Baptista, Bob. 1
Baptista, Martha. 1
Barrington College. 1
Bartel, Loyal. 1
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Becker, Carl K. Jr. (Dr). 1
Belgium Crusade (Brussels), 1975. 1
Ben Lippen School (Asheville, N.C.) 1
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Black Evangelistic Enterprise. 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Bobby, Albert Edward. 1
Bobby, Mary Lee. 1
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
Brand, Owen. 1
Bright, Bill. 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
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Camp, Earl. 1
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Camp, Marian. 1
Campus Crusade for Christ International. 1
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
Chicago Evangelistic Institute (Ill.) 1
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Chou, En-lai. 1
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Christianity Today, Inc. 1
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Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 1
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Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 1
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