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Collection 080 Papers of Miriam J. Dunn

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Identifier: CN 080
Scope and Contents Collection contians a manuscript of I Get Your Message, Father, written by Miriam J. Dunn relating her missionary experiences in China and Southeast Asia with China Inland Mission (CIM) (319 pp.) Topics include her childhood in China, nurses training in England, language school in China, marriage, work with Christian Witness Press in Hong Kong, and missionary work in Malaysia. The manuscript is typed on 319 pages, 8" x 11" size bond paper and contains...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 122 Oral History Interview with Gladys M. Fleckles

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Identifier: CN 122
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Marie Fleckles (1946-2006) in which she describes her short term missionary experience with OMF in Japan. Other topics include her graduate work at Wheaton, undergraduate study at John Brown University, and work in the admissions department of Wheaton Graduate School. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1946-1980.Gladys Fleckles was interviewed by Mr. John Svadbik twice in May 1980. The time period covered by the interviews is...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 164 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Small

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Identifier: CN 164
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Stair Small in which she describes her missionary experiences in China between the earliest communist revolutions; includes customs, evangelizing methods, assistance of Chinese Christians in areas of central China; post-war pastoring in the U.S. The time period covered by the interviews is 1904-1980.

Elizabeth Small was interviewed by Robert Shuster on October 28, 1980 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.
Dates: Created: 1980

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 208 Oral History Interview with Doris Embery

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Identifier: CN 208
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Doris Embery in which she discusses the activities of her parents, who were China Inland Mission workers; her education at the CIM school in Chefoo; her reflections on the lack of uniqueness of missionary children; her work with Scripture Union, experiences as a missionary for Overseas Missionary Fellowship in Hong Kong, and her experiences after she left China. The time period covered by the interviews is 1916 to 1957.Doris Embery was interviewed by...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 215 Records of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission)

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Identifier: CN-215
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, directories, newsletters, brochures, photographs, book manuscripts, slides, photo albums, and other materials which document the history of the North American branch of the mission.Materials cover the origins of the mission's North American branch; its church planting, evangelistic, medical, educational, and literature work in China until the time of its expulsion in 1951; its reorganization from China Inland Mission into Overseas Missionary Fellowship; its...
Dates: Created: 1853, 1886-1990, 1997, n.d.; Other: Majority of material found in 1889-1990

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 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 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 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

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Identifier: CN
Scope and Contents Letters with some translation, photographs, a Lisu translation of the New Testament, combined catechism and hymnbook in the Atsi Kachin language, slides, and four oral history interviews all related to Jennie Fitzwilliam's mission work with Overseas Missionary Fellowship (formerly China Inland Mission) among the Lisu and Kachin peoples in southern China along the Burmese border. Included are recollections of Fitzwilliam's husband, Francis, J.O. Fraser and the early history of missionary work...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 286 Oral History Interview with Marilyn J. Suttie

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Identifier: CN 286
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marilyn Joy Suttie in which she describes her work as a missionary in Cameroon with the United Presbyterian Ecumenical Mission. Topics discussed include: Suttie's childhood in China, education at Wheaton College, and short-term missionary work, mainly teaching missionary children in Cameroon. Also includes information on the Cameroon church, polygamy, Muslims in Cameroon, and medical care, and other political, social, and religious issues in Africa. The time period...
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 341 Papers of Victor G. Plymire

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Identifier: CN 341
Scope and Contents Letters, articles, over 1200 photos, maps, diary and other material relating to Victor Plymire's missionary career in Tibet and China under the auspices of the Assemblies of God. The collection contains information not only on his evangelistic work among various strata of Tibetan society but also about his evangelistic/exploration expedition of 1927-28 which crossed from northeastern to southwestern Tibet; Tibetan culture and society; the Buddhist religion; and the early history of relations...
Dates: Created: 1908-1957

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 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 417 Papers of Dick Springer

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Identifier: CN 417
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and one prayer letter relating to the ministry of Charles Oliver “Dick” Springer, missionary with Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Japan from 1937-1996.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Dick Springer in which he describes his family and their missionary interest and involvement, conversion, education (at Whitman College, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Moody Bible Institute), his involvement in...
Dates: Created: 1937-1989

Collection 421 Oral History Interviews with Arthur F. Glasser

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Identifier: CN 421
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Arthur Frederick Glasser (1914-2009) in which he discusses his family background; conversion to Christianity at a Keswick conference; his education at Moody Bible Institute and Faith Seminary in Wilmington, DE; service as a chaplain during World War II; marriage, work with Dawson Trotman and the Navigators; service as a missionary in China with China Inland Mission; the Communist revolution in China; the 1951 Bournemouth conference to determine CIM's future; and...
Dates: Created: 1989-1998

Collection 434 Papers of Jack Frizen

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Identifier: CN 434
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, articles, brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, directories, financial records, manuals, minutes, publications, reports, and other materials documenting Jack Frizen's life and ministry. Material mainly describes Frizen’s family life, work with G.I. Gospel Hour, director of Far East Gospel Crusade (now SEND International), executive director of Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA), director of Tyndale House Foundation, trustee of the Henry...
Dates: Created: 1929-1995

Collection 464 Oral History Interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn

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Identifier: CN 464
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn in which she describes her family background; her conversion to Christianity; her medical training as a nurse; life at Moody Bible Institute in the late 1940s; China Inland Mission at about the same time; her call to foreign missions; her work at the CIM retirement home in Toronto; descriptions of John and Isobel Kuhn; work among the Lisu people in Thailand and Burma; translation of the Bible into the Lisu language; contacts with a former Kuomintang...
Dates: Created: 1992-1994

Collection 470 Oral History Interview with Sadie Custer

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Identifier: CN 470
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sadie Custer (1911-2007) in which she discusses her childhood, conversion, education at Moody Bible Institute, joining the China Inland Mission, arrival in China in 1936, the Chinese language, work in Shensi province, Bible teaching, transition from missionary to Chinese leadership, the Three Self Movement, the Communist revolution in China and its effect on missions, the Sino-Japanese Conflict, work in Malaysia among Chinese, living in an area in Malaysia contested...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 471 Papers of W. Arthur Saunders

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Identifier: CN 471
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and a manuscript translated by W. Arthur Saunders, relating to Saunder’s missionary service in China with China Inland Mission and Overseas Missionary Fellowship from 1930 to 1987. The interview describes his childhood in England, emigration to New Zealand, training at the New Zealand Bible Institute, joining the China Inland Mission, going to China in 1930, evangelistic work in south Gansu province, the work of Chinese evangelists, worship services in Gansu churches,...
Dates: Created: 1992

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 534 Papers of Henry and Marguerite Owen

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Identifier: CN 534
Scope and Contents Articles, audio tapes, booklets, correspondence, lecture notes, manuscript, newspaper clippings, outlines of lectures, photo albums, photographs, prayer letters, reports, research notes, scrapbooks, and travel brochures documenting the missionary service of Marguerite (Goodner) Owen and her husband Henry "Harry", missionaries to China with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship), 1933-1941, 1947-1951. Includes information on the Harry's work as OMF representative and later...
Dates: Created: 1929-2002

Collection 535 Oral History Interview with Mona Joyce

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Identifier: CN 535
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Mona Miller Joyce (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood and youth, conversion and spiritual development, call to missionary work, family, work in China with China Inland Mission, husband Raymond Joyce, the Communist period in China and CIM's expulsion from the country, co-workers Dr. Jessie McDonald and Mabel Soltau, Pentecostalism, relations among missionaries, her role as a woman missionary, outreach to Muslims, their work in the Persian Gulf with TEAM...
Dates: Created: 1996

Collection 569 Oral History Interviews with Donna Sue Wasson

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Identifier: CN 569
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Donna Sue Wasson, a missionary of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) working in Taiwan starting in 1985. Topics discussed include her childhood and early spiritual seeking, conversion while in college, membership in Moody Church in Chicago and education at Moody Bible Institute, acceptance as a missionary by Overseas Missionary Fellowship, orientation in Singapore, her evangelistic ministry in Taiwan among factory workers, including teaching English classes;...
Dates: 2000

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Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 6
Buddhists. 5
China. -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 5
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Christian literature 5
Church and state -- China. 5
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Rural churches -- China. 4
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Bible -- Publication and distribution. 3
Bible colleges -- United States. 3
Children of missionaries -- China. 3
China. -- History -- 1912-1937. 3
Chinese 3
Chinese -- Missions. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Finance. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Philippines. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Taiwan. 3
Christian education -- Taiwan. 3
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution 3
Christian martyrs -- China. 3
Christianity and culture 3
Church work with women -- China. 3
Education 3
Evangelicalism. 3
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Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 3
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China Inland Mission. 14
Wheaton College (Ill.) 12
Moody Bible Institute. 10
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 7
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 6
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Stam, John Cornelius, 6
Houghton, Frank, 4
Buswell, J. Oliver. 3
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 3
Crossett, Margaret E. 3
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 3
Glover, Robert Hall, 3
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 3
Kane, J. Herbert. 3
Kuhn, Isobel. 3
Moody Bible Institute 3
Taylor, James Hudson, 3
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance 2
Crossett, Vincent L. 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 2
Elliott, Ruth, 2
Elliott, Walter Scott. 2
Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 2
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 2
Frame, Helen. 2
Frame, Raymond. 2
Fraser, James Outram, 2
Frizen, E. L. 2
Frost, Henry Weston, 2
Glasser, Arthur F. 2
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 2
Kuhn, John Becker. 2
Missionary Internship. 2
SEND International. 2
Sanders, J. Oswald (John Oswald), 1902-1992 2
Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 2
Singapore Bible College. 2
Straw, Darien A. 2
Wheaton College (Ill.). 2
Advent Christian Church. 1
Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 1
Africa Inland Mission. 1
American Bible Society. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Arctic Missions, Inc. 1
Armstrong, Philip E. 1
Assemblies of God 1
Assemblies of God. 1
Association of Bible Churches in the Philippines. 1
Association of Church Missions Committees. 1
Belgian Gospel Mission. 1
Bell, L. Nelson 1
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 1
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 1
Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 1
Billy Graham Center. 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Booth-Clibborn, Catherine. 1
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 1
Borden, William. 1
Campus Crusade for Christ International. 1
Chao, Calvin. 1
Chefoo School (Kalimpong, India) 1
Chefoo School (Malaysia) 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 1
Chou, En-lai. 1
Chung-kuo kuo min tang 1
Church Herald Society. 1
Coggins, Wade T. 1
Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 1
Contento, Maida. 1
Contento, Paul A. 1
Cook, Donald A. 1
Custer, Sadie. 1
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 1
Draper, Ben 1
Dunn, Marvin. 1
Dunn, Miriam. 1
Egypt General Mission. 1
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 1
Embery, Doris. 1
Embery, William James. 1
Evangelical Committee on Latin America. 1
Evangelical Fellowship of Thailand. 1
Evangelical Literature Overseas. 1
Evangelical Missions Information Service. 1
Evangelism Explosion, Inc. 1
FEBIAS College of Bible (Valenzuela, Philippines) 1
Far East Broadcasting Company. 1
Far Eastern Gospel Crusade. 1
Fellowship of Evangelical Students (Singapore). 1
Fellowship of Faith for Muslims. 1
Fitzwilliam, Francis. 1
Fitzwilliam, Jennie. 1
Fleckles, Gladys Marie. 1
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