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Collection 055 Papers of Otto F. Schoerner

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Identifier: CN 055
Scope and Contents Papers of Otto Frederick Schoerner a Wheaton College alumnus and missionary with China Inland Mission in Sinkiang, Honan, and Kangsu Provinces of China from 1931-1951. Collection includes an oral history interview, correspondence, autobiography, and photographs.
Dates: Created: 1949-2006

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 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 190 Oral History Interview with Alan Travers

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Identifier: CN 190
Scope and Contents Oral History interviews with Alan Travers in which he discuess his work with Trans World Radio from 1959 to 1981, and the use of radio in missionary work. Topics discussed include: the history of TWR; technical and administrative details and policy of the organization; it's broadcasting and programming philosophy, finances, effectiveness and TWR's founder, Paul Freed; the locations of its stations throughout the world; how the staff members function in the stations and relate to the countries...
Dates: Created: 1959-1981

Collection 218 Records of the Evangelical Missions Information Service

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Identifier: CN 218
Scope and Contents Correspondence, press releases, minutes, financial statements, reports, and photographs documenting the activities of the Evangelical Mission Information Service (EMIS), the publications arm of both the Evangelical Foreign Missions Association and the Interdenominational Foreign Missions Association. Activities documented include the publication of several mission periodicals, including Evangelical Missions Quarterly and Missionary News Service; organization of missionary conferences and...
Dates: Created: 1964-1981

Collection 262 Oral History Interview with Raymond Buker Jr.

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Identifier: CN 262
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Bates Buker in which he describes growing up in Burma as the child of missionaries, his education at Wheaton College, his decision to become a missionary under the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society, language study; evangelization, church planting, translation, medical missions and education activities in Pakistan, working with Muslims and the Sindhi, Bhils, and Marwari tribal people, 1954-1969. Other topics discussed include: the culture, politics...
Dates: Created: 1983

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 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 311 Papers of Charles J. Guth

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Identifier: CN 311
Scope and Contents Water color paintings and oral history interviews with Charles J. Guth, relating to Guth’s missionary work in Africa with the Sudan Interior Mission. Topics covered by the interviews include: Guth’s education at Wheaton College, preparation for the mission field as a worker with Sudan Interior Mission, his life, work, and contacts as a missionary among the Koma and Maban people of the Sudan; the culture of these peoples; the effect of Sudan's independence on the church in the Sudan, linguistics...
Dates: Created: 1976-1985

Collection 347 Oral History Interview with Ruth M. Long

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Identifier: CN 347
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth Margaret (Hollander) Long in which she discusses her conversion, education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary for the Sudan Interior Mission tohgether with her husband Burt) in Niger and Nigeria from 1950 through 1984. Other topics discussed include raising a family on the mission field, development of an AWANA program for Hausa children, evangelistic activities, impressions of the French colonial system, the independence of Niger, Hamami Diori, relations...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 351 Oral History Interview with Burt E. Long

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Identifier: CN 351
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Burt E. Long by Wheaton College student Heather Conley in which Long discusses his memories of Paul Rader and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, his education at Wheaton College, and his decades of services as a medical missionary for Sudan Interior Mission in Niger and Nigeria. The time period covered by the interviews is 1930-1986.

Burt Long was interviewed by Wheaton College student Heather Conley on November 26 and December 3, 1986.
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 352 Records of the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA)

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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 387 Papers of William M. Miller

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Identifier: CN 387
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and transcripts with William M. Miller in which he describes his education at Princeton, Christian faith, and work as a Presbyterian missionary to Iran from 1919 to 1962. Besides descriptions of his evangelistic, pastoral, and educational work, he also describes many aspects of Iranian and Islamic society. Most of the transcripts are of interviews done for the Presbyterian Historical Society.
Dates: Created: 1979-1988

Collection 392 Oral History Interviews with Dorothy J. Mainhood

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Identifier: CN 392
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Dorothy Jane Mainhood in which she describes her childhood, conversion, spiritual growth, education at Wheaton College, call to be a missionary, and work in Thailand for Overseas Missionary Fellowship. Other topics discussed include Mainhood’s medical training, language study in Thailand, Thai people and culture, regional differences in Thailand, the Buddhist and Muslim communities in Thailand, religious syncretism, church-state relations, characteristics of...
Dates: Created: 1988

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 472 Oral History Interview with Paul A. Contento

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Identifier: CN 472
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul A. Contento in which he discusses his childhood, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, going to China in 1928 as a China Inland Mission worker, evangelistic work in Ningxia province (Inner Mongolia) and work among university students in southwest and northwest China, founding of the Inter-Varsity student movements in China, Singapore and Vietnam; Calvin Chao; the Sino-Japanese war; the communist takeover in China; founding of Singapore Bible College;...
Dates: Created: 19992

Collection 512 Oral History Interview with Harry L. Cox

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Identifier: CN 512
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Harry Luther Cox (1906-2004) in which he describes his youth and family, conversion and spiritual growth, call to missionary work, service with Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, relations with and evangelism among Muslims, tribal characteristics, Kano, language study, establishing a leprosy station, medical missions, the Magazawa and Fulani peoples, raising a family on the mission field, furloughs, death of his sons, World War II, animists, children of...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 553 Oral History Interview with Alex Sackey-Ansah

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Identifier: CN 553
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Alex Atempo Sackey-Ansah in which he describes his family, conversion and spiritual development, education, joining Pioneers­Africa, distinctives and programs of the mission, his responsibilities, Pioneers­Africa director Solomon Aryeetey, Church of Pentecost, the church in Ghana, missions in Africa, African missionaries, church planting philosophy and process, conflict resolution in Africa, American perceptions of Africa and the African church, establishing a...
Dates: Created: 1998

Collection 583 Oral History Interviews with Gregory S. Thellman

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Identifier: CN 583
Scope and Contents Oral history with Gregory Thellman (1970- ), missionary in the Bosnian region of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1997-2008) as a member of a church team. Topics covered include Thellman’s spiritual development and conversion, interest in missions, participation in his Northside Community Church’s outreach among Muslim Bosnian refugees in Atlanta, Northside’s mission teams to Mostar in Bosnia, Bosnian Christian leaders and Evangelical congregation in the city, work among children and youth, relations...
Dates: 2003

Collection 585 Oral History Interview with John B. Lutembeka

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Identifier: CN 585
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John B. Lutembeka in which he discusses his family and childhood in Tanzania, education in Uganda during the Idi Amin regime, conversion to the Christian faith while attending teacher's college; the development of his personal faith, the founding and growth of Big November Crusade Ministries; the rapid numerical growth of Christianity in Tanzania; the Tanzanian church's characteristics, strengths and weaknesses; his education at the Wheaton College Graduate School,...
Dates: Created: 2003

Collection 682 Oral History Interviews with Kioko Mwangangi

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Identifier: CN 682
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Kioko Mwangani in which he describes about his work as an evangelist and pastor of the Africa Inland Church (AIC) in Kenya. Topics include his family background; early education, involvement with the ministry of DIGUNA and the movement’s leaders Vic Paul and David Rempel; higher education at Scott Theological College and Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST), his pastorates in Rural area; influence on his faith of marriage and fatherhood; the...
Dates: 2014

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Hausa (African people) 3
Mass media in missionary work. 3
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Islam 11
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Wheaton College (Ill.). 7
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 5
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Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 5
Moody Bible Institute. 4
Africa Inland Mission. 3
China Inland Mission. 3
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 3
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 3
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 3
Rader, Paul, 1879-1938. 3
Arctic Missions, Inc. 2
Assemblies of God 2
Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 2
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 2
Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 2
Hursh, Douglas, 2
Latham, Lance Breton, 2
Latin America Mission. 2
Long, Burt E. 2
North Side Gospel Center (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Page, Isaac. 2
SEND International. 2
Wheaton College (Ill.). Graduate School 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 1
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 1
African Inland Church. 1
Allen, Franklin W. 1
American Bible Society. 1
Amin, Idi, 1
Armerding, Hudson T. 1
Armstrong, Philip E. 1
Aryeetey, Solomon. 1
Asian Theological Seminary (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Association of Bible Churches in the Philippines. 1
Association of Church Missions Committees. 1
Awana Clubs International. 1
Baptist Mid-missions (Organization) 1
Belgian Gospel Mission. 1
Bell, James W. 1
Bell, L. Nelson 1
Big November Crusade Ministries. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. 1
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 1
Buker, Raymond B. 1
Catholic Church 1
Chao, Calvin. 1
Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 1
Christian Academy in Japan. 1
Christian Medical Society. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
Church of the Pentecost (Ghana) 1
Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
Contento, Maida. 1
Contento, Paul A. 1
Coptic Church. 1
Cox, Harry L., 1
DIGUNA. 1
Diori, Hamani. 1
Dodds, Gilbert, 1
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 1
Eastgate Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Eglise Evangelique Republique du Niger. 1
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 1
Evangelical Church of Iran. 1
Evangelical Committee on Latin America. 1
Evangelical Fellowship of Thailand. 1
Evangelical Free Church of America. 1
Evangelical Literature Overseas. 1
Evangeliums-Rundfunk. 1
FEBIAS College of Bible (Valenzuela, Philippines) 1
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Far East Broadcasting Company. 1
Far Eastern Gospel Crusade. 1
Fellowship of Evangelical Students (Singapore). 1
Freed, Paul E. 1
Frew, Frank., 1927- 1
Frizen, E. L. 1
Gaebelein, Frank Ely, 1
Gehman, Richard J., 1935- 1
Gerber, Vergil. 1
Gillespie, John. 1
Glover, Robert Hall, 1
Good News Clinic and Hospital (Banaue, Philippines) 1
Gospel Missionary Union. 1
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 1
Graham, Franklin, 1
Gray, James M. 1
Grigolia, Alexander, 1
Guth, Charles J. 1
Haile Selassie 1
Hawkes, Belle, 1
Hawkes, James Wood. 1
Hawthorne, Gerald F., 1
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