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Collection 060 Papers of Andrew and Martha Ruch

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Identifier: CN 060
Scope and Contents Collection contains a typed manuscript of letters written by Andrew and Martha Ruch to family and other correspondents during their service in Kenya, chiefly 1922-1925, as pioneer missionaries among the Kikuyu people at the Gathugu mission station, located in the Kikuyu reserve. Topics covered in the correspondence include: experiences in Africa and the African culture, their work in education, evangelism, and medicine, the Kikuyu people and other mission-related topics. Prominent people...
Dates: Created: 1921-1936

Collection 081 Records of Africa Inland Mission

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Identifier: CN-081
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, personnel files, minutes of meetings, films, videos, audio recordings, and other materials documenting the work of the mission in east Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Zaire, Tanzania, Sudan, the Central African Republic) and other regions of the continent.The bulk of the collection consists of the files of the US branch of the mission, although there are also significant amounts of material from the international office and the Tanzanian field office. Topics covered...
Dates: Created: 1888-2006

Collection 087 Papers of Fredrik Franson

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Identifier: CN 087
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of correspondence, reports, excerpts from sermons and other writings collected by Rev. Edward P. Torjesen on the life and ministry of Fredrik Franson (1852-1908). Materials include articles written about evangelistic work, prophecy conferences, missionary efforts on several continents, and the recruitment of Christian workers.  Persons featured include mission founders A.B. Simpson and James Hudson Taylor. Materials include articles in several languages. Documents are arranged...
Dates: Created: 1872-1909

Collection 089 Papers of Paul P. Stough

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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

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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 172 Records of the Pan African Christian Leadership Assembly

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Identifier: CN-172
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, news releases, minutes of meetings, and other materials which describe the origins, planning, purpose, and results of the Pan African Christian Leadership Assembly (PACLA) meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya in December 1976, a gathering for evangelical African church leaders and missionaries in Nairobi, which grew out of of an informal meeting of African leaders at the 1974 International Congress on World Evangelization held at Lausanne, Switzerland. The bulk of this...
Dates: Created: 1975-1978

Collection 184 Records of the Campus-in-the-Woods

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Identifier: CN 184
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence, cards, resumes, and mission newsletters from a group of Canadian and American students who attended an Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship summer camp, 1951, near Toronto, Canada. This collection documents an eighteen-year period of the lives of those who communicated with Lois Ottaway with information which was compiled by her for an informal, annual Campus-in-the-Woods Newsletter.
Dates: Created: 1961-1981

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 248 Papers of William J. Barnett

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Identifier: CN 248
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and booklet of short stories and photographs created by William John Barnett, relating to his upbringing in Kenya as the son of missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) and his own later medical missionary service in Tanzania, Kenya, and the Comoro Islands from 1950-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interviews with William John Barnett in which he describes his childhood in Kenya with his missionary parents;...
Dates: Created: 1983-1997

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 281 Papers of John and Florence Stauffacher

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Identifier: CN 281
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, notes, clippings, and photographs relating to the Stauffachers' work as missionaries with Africa Inland Mission, chiefly from 1911 to the early 1940s. The materials document their careers from the earliest stages, describing their responsibilities and everyday life, primarily in Kenya and the Belgian Congo, but also in Uganda & Tanzania, their developing relationship by correspondence prior to Mrs. Stauffacher's arrival in Kenya and their subsequent...
Dates: Created: 1902-1973

Collection 297 Papers of Kenneth L. Shingledecker

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Identifier: CN 297
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Kenneth L. Shingledecker in which he describes his work with college students in Student Training in Missions, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, planning Urbana '79 student missions convention, missionary work in Kenya for Daystar Communications, and the development of Christian leadership in the church in Kenya. The collection also includes a folder of prayer letters, ranging from 1985-1990.Topics covered in the oral history interview include...
Dates: Created: 1985-1990

Collection 328 Papers of Eric and Lydia Maillefer

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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 338 Records of the World Evangelical Fellowship

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Identifier: CN-338
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, audio tapes, photographs.

Topics documented included the formation of the WEF; the gradual growth of influence by non-Western associations; the activities of Evangelical Protestants in many different parts of the world; the leadership of J. Elwin Wright, Clyde Taylor, Waldron Scott, and David Howard, among others. Many of the twenty-eight audiotapes are of addresses presented at the Eighth General Assembly in Singapore in 1986.
Dates: Created: 1926-1992, n.d.; Other: Majority of material found in 1948-1986

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 422 Papers of Laura Neva Collins

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Identifier: CN 422
Scope and Contents Glass negatives, negatives, and photographs relating to the ministry of Laura Neva Collins, missionary to Kenya with Africa Inland Mission from 1907-1952. Shots include missionaries, Africans, indigenous artifacts, church architecture, etc., relating to mission work in Africa.This collection originally consisted of ninety-seven black and white glass negatives of missionary activities in Africa before 1914. There are two series of glass negatives. The first series may have taken by...
Dates: Created: 1899-1914

Collection 447 Oral History Interview with Scott J. Harbert

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Identifier: CN 447
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Scott Jeffrey Harbert in which he discusses his family, growing up, meeting his father as an adult, influences on his childhood and adolescence, contacts with Shintoism in Japan, problem with marijuana, conversion to Christianity and influence of Richard Foster, college education and participation in Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, work as a staff member at the IVCF headquarters, marriage to Barbara Gration, the development of Concerts of Prayer, short-term...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 452 Papers of Elwood L. Davis

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Identifier: CN 452
Scope and Contents Diaries, photographs, and miscellaneous materials about Elwood L. Davis and his medical missionary work in Kenya for the Africa Inland Mission (AIM). Topics covered include brief descriptions of daily life in Africa, of his army medical service during World War I, places visited, colleagues entertained, services held, birth of his sons, death of his wife, etc.; diaries cover, with a few gaps, the years 1902 until his death in 1961; includes information on his father, various licenses and...
Dates: Created: 1882-1961

Collection 468 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth C. Stough

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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 480 Oral History Interviews with Margaret L. Clapper

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Identifier: CN 480
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret L. Clapper (1912-2005), missionary with Africa Inland Mission in Belgian Congo/Zaire from 1939-1980. Topics covered in two sessions include her youth, conversion, Bible school education at Moody Bible Institute, missionary work in central Africa, Belgian administration of the Congo, work among pygmies, Zaire politics and government, independence of the country in 1960 and the Simba rebellion, transition from mission to national authority, singleness, role...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 488 Papers of John E. Phillips

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Identifier: CN 488
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, letters, newspaper clipping, a booklet and other materials, relating mainly to John E. Phillips' work as a missionary with the Sudan Interior Mission among the Kambatta people of Ethiopia (1932-1937) and among the Dinka people of Sudan (1938-1949). There is also some information on his involvement in other ministries, such as Ambassadors for Christ and the Allentown Rescue Mission.
Dates: Created: 1926-2003

Collection 508 Oral History Interviews with Barbara L. Collins

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Identifier: CN 508
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Barbara Lynn (Miner) Collins in which she describes her childhood; family's religious background; conversion to Christianity; spiritual development in college and young professional life; acceptance as a missionary by Africa Inland Mission (AIM); arrival on the mission field in Kenya; work among the Rendile and Kikuyu peoples; raising children on the mission field; development of women's program at Africa Inland Church Missionary College; work among women refugees in...
Dates: Created: 1995

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 510 Oral History Interviews with Erik S. Barnett

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Identifier: CN 510
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Erik Stanley Barnett (1910-2006) in which he describes his childhood in Kenya as the son of missionary parents; his own work in that country as pastor, church planter, educator and administrator with Africa Inland Mission (AIM); the internal developments of AIM and of the Africa Inland Church in Kenya during the twentieth century. Other topics discussed include: his parents’ missionary service in Kenya among the Maasai people; changes in AIM missionary training over...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 513 Oral History Interview with John R. Stauffacher

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Identifier: CN 513
Scope and Contents Oral history interview in which John Raymond Stauffacher in which he describes his childhood in Kenya, missionary parents John and Florence Stauffacher, his brother Claudon, missions in Kenya, the Masai people, Mrs. Westervelt and the Westervelt Home, studying and teaching at Rift Valley Academy, Charles Hurlburt, the Mau Mau Rebellion, Great Britain's colonial administration of Kenya, Christian life, conversion, missionary call, language learning and missionary work with Africa Inland Mission...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 605 Oral History Interviews with Habil Raphael Omungu

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Identifier: CN 605
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Omungu, a Kenyan of the Luo tribe. Topics covered include his family background, his parents’ faith, his own conversion at a Billy Graham meeting and the development of his spiritual life through the years, his education at Pan Africa Christian College, his experiences as an ordained Anglican priest in several churches, including All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi; Anglicanism in Kenya; the larger Christianity community in Kenya, particularly the impact of...
Dates: 2004-2005

Collection 630 Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Barnett

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Identifier: CN-630
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Arthur Malcom Barnett, in which he describes his parents’ work as missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) among the Maasai people in Kenya, the development of Christianity in East Africa; traditional Maasai culture, his experiences aboard the Zamzam in 1941, and different aspects of medical missions. Other topics discussed include different AIM missionaries, including the Stauffachers, Davises, and Collins; the effect of World War II, leprosy treatment in...
Dates: 2006

Collection 641 Oral History Interviews with David Kirwa Tarus

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Identifier: CN 641
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Kirwa Tarus, a Kenyan pastor and theologian. Tarus describes the ministry of his parents; growing up in Kenya; his conversion; spiritual development; Scott Theological College; the Africa Inland Church in Kenya; Scott’s satellite campus in Eldoret; the general condition of Christianity in Kenya; his impressions of the United States and Wheaton Graduate School; the 2008 election of Barak Obama. The interview covers the time period 1979-2008.David...
Dates: 2008

Collection 659 Papers of Roy W. Gustafson

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Identifier: CN 659
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, correspondence, photos, newspaper clippings, and other documents relating to Gustafson’s education and life’s work as a minister, evangelist, Bible teacher, and staff member of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Particularly well documented are the tours of the Holy Land (Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt) he led and lectured to for several decades, his participation in ministries in Africa and Asia, and his active involvement in the worldwide activities of Samaritan’s Purse.
Dates: Created: 1908-2002

Collection 689 Papers of Stephen D. Morad

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Identifier: CN 689
Scope and Contents Typed manuscript of an unpublished history of the Africa Inland Church (AIC) of Kenya written by Stephen D. Morad and Shelly Arensen and a report on the results a 1993-1995 survey of the AIC.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Date Range: circa 1995-1996Volume: .25 cubic feet, 1 Box...
Dates: Created: 1995-1996

Collection 690: Oral History Interviews with Elias Kiptoo Ng’etich

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Identifier: CN 690
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elias Ng’etich, in which he describes his family background, the African Inland Church (AIC) he grew up in, his spiritual development and conversion, worship and Christian life in the church in which he grew up, youth evangelism activities, his first days at Scott Theological College, pastor of the AIC church in Chebaiyowo, Kenya; Moi University; typical day as a pastor, creation of the Scott satellite campus in Eldoret and teaching there; relations between...
Dates: 2012

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Wheaton College (Ill.) 10
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Africa Inland Mission, International. 4
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 4
Barnett, Erik S. 4
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 4
Scott Theological College. 4
Scott, Peter Cameron. 4
Stauffacher, John. 4
Becker, Carl K., 3
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 3
Davis, Ralph T. 3
Downing, Kenneth L., 3
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 3
Kato, Byang H. 3
Mau Mau. 3
Moody Bible Institute 3
Paul, Austin, 3
Rethy Academy (Rethy, Zaire) 3
Roosevelt, Theodore, 3
Stauffacher, Florence. 3
Wheaton College (Ill.). 3
World Council of Churches. 3
Africa Inland Mission 2
African Inland Church 2
Barnett, Albert E. 2
Barnett, Elma. 2
Barnett, William John. 2
Blanchard, Charles A. 2
Dain, Arthur John, 2
Dortzbach, Debbie. 2
Dortzbach, Karl. 2
Downing, Lee H. 2
Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 2
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 2
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America. 2
Kivengere, Festo. 2
Landreth, Gordon J. T. 2
Livingstone, David, 2
Lumumba, Patrice, 2
Moi, Daniel Arap, 1924- 2
Moody Bible Institute. 2
Osei-Mensah, Gottfried. 2
Stough, Paul Pinney. 2
Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935 2
Tarus, David Kirwa 2
Van Dusen, George C. 2
Westervelt, Josephine Hope. 2
Westervelt, Theodore. 2
World Evangelical Fellowship. 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 1
Africa Evangelical Office (Nairobi, Kenya) 1
Africa Inland Church Missionary College (Eldoret, Kenya) 1
Africa Inland Mission (AIM). 1
Africa Inland Mission International 1
African Enterprise. 1
Afro-American Missionary Crusade. 1
All Africa Conference of Churches. 1
Allentown Rescue Mission and Home Association. 1
Ambassadors for Christ. 1
American Colonization Society. 1
Anderson, Dick. 1
Anoor Sanatorium (Mafraq, Jordan) 1
Arensen, Sheldon. 1
Armerding, Hudson T. 1
Asbury College (Wilmore, Ky.) 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa & Madagascar. 1
Australian Evangelical Alliance. 1
Bangui Evangelical School of Theology. 1
Baptista, Bob. 1
Baptista, Martha. 1
Barnett, Arthur M., 1910-2014 1
Barnett, Emily. 1
Barnett, Ted W. 1
Barrett, David B. 1
Barrows, Cliff. 1
Beam, Mary S. 1
Becker, Carl K. Jr. (Dr). 1
Beecher, Leonard James. 1
Bell, James W. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Birech, Ezekiel. 1
Blanchard, Jonathan. 1
Blocher, Jacques. 1
Brand, Owen. 1
Bryant, David. 1
Buswell, J. Oliver 1
Buswell, J. Oliver. 1
Buswell, James Oliver, 1
Byrd, Harry Flood, 1
Camp, Earl. 1
Camp, Ellen. 1
Camp, Evelyn Mildred, 1
Camp, Marian. 1
Cassidy, Michael, 1
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