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Collection 052 Oral History Interview with Esther Salzman

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Identifier: CN-052
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Esther I. Salzman (1906-1996), a Wheaton College alumna and missionary to China in the 1940s and to the Philippines from 1950 to 1972. Topics discussed include her education at Wheaton College, medical work in China and the Philippines, and Communism in China. The time period covered by the interview is 1906 to 1978.

Esther Salzman was interviewed by Wheaton College student Fred Baker on October 28, 1978 at her home in Kankakee, IL.
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 105 Oral History Interview with Paul D. Votaw

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Identifier: CN 105
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul Dean Votaw (1917-2007) in which he describes his childhood; education at Wheaton College, Dallas Seminary, and Princeton Seminary; and missionary activities in Syria and Lebanon. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1917-1954.Reverend Paul Votaw was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 4, 1980, at the Graham Center offices in Wheaton. The first ten minutes of the interview are barely decipherable due to technical difficulties. The...
Dates: Created: 1980

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 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 259 Oral History Interviews with Donald A. Cook

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Identifier: CN 259
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Donald Arthur Cook (1923-2014) in which he describes his service with the Overseas Missionary Fellowship in Japan between 1956-1972. Topics discussed include upbringing, education at Wheaton College, experiences in the United States Air Force, American response to WWII, decision to join China Inland Mission (later OMF), evangelistic methods in Japan, administrative work, language difficulties, administrative duties in OMF headquarters in Hokkaido and in Tokyo,...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 260 Oral History Interviews with Jeannette Thiessen

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Identifier: CN 260
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeannette Louise Martig Thiessen (1927-2014) in which she discusses her family life in Illinois, favorite professors and her education at Wheaton College, nurses' training, and years in India (1952-1974) working with her husband under the sponsorship of the Mennonite Mission to the Lepers and American Leprosy Mission. Other topics discussed include: the Indian caste system, Indian politics, economics, literacy, hospital work with lepers, the Indian church, education...
Dates: Created: 1983

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 263 Oral History Interview with Margaret Carlson

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Identifier: CN 263
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Johanna (Larson) Carlson in which she describes growing up in Ecuador as the child of missionaries, her education at Westmont and Wheaton Colleges, her nursing experience, and her missionary service with her husband at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Seminary in Hong Kong. Other topics discussed include: the founding of a HCJB radio station by her father, Reuben Larson, and her involvement in Wheaton College's HNGR Program. Individuals described...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 279 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Evans

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Identifier: CN 279
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Morrell Evans (1899-1976) in which she discusses her childhood; education at Wheaton College; work with J. Elwin Wright; her Christian education activities; the development of the New England Fellowship, the National Association of Evangelicals, and the World Evangelical Fellowship; and her work as a missionary in Taiwan. The time period covered by the interviews is 1899-1976.Elizabeth Evans was interviewed by Robert Shuster on October 8, 1984...
Dates: Created: 1984-1985

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 302 Oral History Interview with David L. Farah

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Identifier: CN 302
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Livingstone Farah, in which he discusses his upbringing, education at Wheaton College, work as an administrator with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru and Bolivia, and relationships with other religious bodies, national groups and governments. Other topics include the 1950 revival at Wheaton College; Wycliffe jungle training in Mexico; the Catholic Church in Bolivia and the prevalence of syncretism; differences between Peru and Bolivia; description of William...
Dates: Created: 1985

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 326 Papers of James Edwin Wright

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Identifier: CN 326
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and personal notebook relating to the ministry of James E. Wright with Youth for Christ in India, Mexico, and the United States.Series 1: Audio TapesOral history interviews with James E. Wright in which he describes his youth, conversion and spiritual growth, education at Wheaton College and Multnomah School of the Bible, involvement with Youth For Christ in Portland, Oregon, India and Mexico, counseling and follow-up...
Dates: Created: 1950-1986

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 344 Oral History Interview with Paul B. Long

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Identifier: CN 344
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Brown Long in which he discusses his childhood, attendance at Wheaton Academy and Wheaton College (including individuals Hudson, Taylor Armerding, Edward A. Coray, V. Raymond Edman, Billy Graham, Ruth Bell Graham, Clarence Jaarsma, Clarence Simpson, C. Gregg Singer), missionary work in education, evangelism, and church planting in the former Belgian Congo and in Brazil. Other topics include animism, church discipline, Christianity and culture, rearing a family...
Dates: Created: 1986

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 567 Papers of Gustav H. W. Norton

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Identifier: CN 567
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, pamphlets, and manuscripts relating to Gustav H.W. Norton's (1915-2017) work as an administrator and professor of theology and missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Wheaton College, as well as his involvement with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Evangelical Literature Overseas, and Mid-American Keswick. The collection documents Norton’s childhood, education, and career as professor of missions...
Dates: Created: 1950-2000

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Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 4
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Africa Inland Mission. 2
Blanchard, Julia. 2
Buswell, J. Oliver. 2
China Inland Mission. 2
Davis, Ralph T. 2
Dodds, Gilbert, 2
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 2
Evangelical Free Church of America 2
Henry, Carl F. H. 2
Hillis, Dick. 2
Howard, David M. 2
Jaarsma, Cornelius Richard, 2
LeTourneau, Robert Gilmour, 2
McCully, Theodore Edward, 2
Moody Bible Institute. 2
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 2
Redpath, Alan. 2
Simpson, Clarence J. 2
Sudan Interior Mission. 2
Torrey, Edith C. 2
West Suburban Hospital (Oak Park, Ill.) 2
Wilson, Walter L. 2
World Evangelical Fellowship. 2
Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 1
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Africa Evangelical Office (Nairobi, Kenya) 1
Africa Inland Church. 1
American Council of Christian Churches. 1
American Leprosy Missions. 1
American Society of Missiology. 1
Asia Missions Association (Korea) 1
Asia Theological Association. 1
Association of Evangelical Professors of Missions. 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Association of Theological Schools in South East Asia. 1
Ayer, William Ward. 1
Barnett, Albert E. 1
Barnett, Elma. 1
Barnett, William John. 1
Bayly, Joseph. 1
Bell, James W. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Blaine, Harriet Gertrude. 1
Blocher, Jacques. 1
Bolten, John. 1
Booth, F. Carlton. 1
Buker, Raymond B. 1
Buswell, J. Oliver 1
Carlson, Margaret. 1
Carlson, Robert Dean. 1
Chiang, May-ling Soong. 1
Christian Medical Society. 1
Christian Nurses Fellowship. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
Cook, Donald A. 1
Cook, Ian H. 1
Cook, Ruth E., 1
Coptic Church. 1
Coray, Edward A. 1
Dain, Arthur John, 1
Danielson, Rudolph. 1
Downing, Kenneth L., 1
Dyrness, Enoch C. 1
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
Emery, Allan C. 1
Engstrom, Theodore Wilhelm, 1
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 1
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 1
Evangelical Fellowship of Thailand. 1
Evangelical Free Church of America. 1
Evangelical Literature Overseas. 1
Evangelical Teacher Training Association. 1
Evans, Elizabeth, 1
Farah, David Livingstone. 1
Fuller, Charles Edward, 1
Gaebelein, Frank Ely, 1
Gandhi, 1
Glover, Robert Hall, 1
Graham, James Robert, 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
Green, Frank O. 1
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 1
Haile Selassie 1
Hatfield, Mark O. 1
Hawthorne, Gerald F., 1
Hurlburt, Charles E. 1
India-Ceylon Youth for Christ. 1
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of Canada. 1
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 1
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association. 1
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