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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 228 Oral History Interview with Lyndon Hess

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Identifier: CN 228
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Lyndon Roth Hess in which he describes his missionary service in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) between 1932 and 1975 as a teacher of missionary children, assistant to village pastors and other work with the Lunda people. Topics include cultural influences on missionary children, education at Wheaton College, missionary service with Brethren Assemblies in Zambia teaching children of missionaries, the national African church, tribal tensions, Marxism, influence of...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 246 Papers of Jessie McDonald

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Identifier: CN 246
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, notes, articles, photographs, and annual reports relating to Jessie McDonald's medical work in China from 1913-1952 with China Inland Mission. The documents include information on evangelistic outreach and the nature of health conditions in China. The materials also describe the political and social upheavals occurring in China during the first half of the 1900s.The correspondence by Dr. Mc Donald is supplemented by some correspondence of her co-workers...
Dates: Created: 1907-1951

Collection 289 Oral History Interview with G. Paul Groen

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Identifier: CN 289
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Groen in which he describes his education at Wheaton College, missionary work the Christian Reformed Church in Nigeria and the Nigerian church, particularly among the Tiv people, and the country's economy, educational system and political history between 1964 and 1973. Other topics discussed include:  Tiv customs and religion, the church among the Tiv and its indigenous leadership and transition of leadership from missionaries, relations with Roman Catholics...
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 312 Papers of Diane W. Hawkins

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Identifier: CN 312
Scope and Contents Collection 312 consists of letters, oral history interviews, articles, minutes of meetings, reports and other relating to Diane Hawkins' missionary service in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) as well as the tapes of an oral history interview conducted several years later. Among the topics covered are: TEAM's evangelistic, and educational work in Rhodesia; the lifestyle, music, and beliefs of Shona people; the civil war between white government and the black nationalist guerrillas which raged while...
Dates: Created: 1970-1985

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 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 379 Records of the Woman's Union Missionary Society

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Identifier: CN-379
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, almost 3,000 photographs.

Topics documented include the creation and activity of the mission work in Burma, China, India, Pakistan, and Japan, its work among orphans and women.
Dates: Created: 1860-1983

Collection 405 Papers of W. Robert & Frances Holmes

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Identifier: CN 405
Scope and Contents Collection of letters written primarily by Robert Holmes and his wife, Frances (Frannie) to their families in the United States, while they served as missionaries with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Sri Lanka from 1947 to 1960. A few of the letters are from the children, Bobby and Carol Lou, to their grandparents, and there are a few letters sent to the Holmes family. (The originals were retained by the donor.) The letters date from 1947 to 1960, and were mostly...
Dates: Created: 1947-1960

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

Small Collection 030 Records of the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society

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Identifier: SCN 030
Scope and Contents This collection contains an orientation handbook for missionaries and candidates created by the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. The manual describes the Society's background, constitution, doctrinal statement, expectations for missionaries, and personnel policies.
Dates: Created: 1964

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Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 2
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Wheaton College (Ill.). 2
World Council of Churches. 2
Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 1
Aldrich, Willard. 1
Allen, Franklin W. 1
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 1
Arctic Missions, Inc. 1
Armstrong, Philip E. 1
Asian Theological Seminary (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Association of Bible Churches in the Philippines. 1
Baptist Mid-missions (Organization) 1
Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Borden, William. 1
Brethren Assemblies 1
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Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 1
Christian Academy in Japan. 1
Christian Reformed Church 1
Christianity Today, Inc. 1
Church of South India. 1
Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
Coray, Edward A. 1
Dodds, Gilbert, 1
Doremus, Sarah Platt. 1
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 1
Eglise Evangelique Republique du Niger. 1
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 1
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 1
FEBIAS College of Bible (Valenzuela, Philippines) 1
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Far Eastern Gospel Crusade. 1
Feng, Yu-hsiang, 1
Fraser, James Outram, 1
Frost, Henry Weston, 1
Gandhi, 1
Gibb, George W. 1
Gillespie, John. 1
Glasser, Arthur F. 1
Glover, Robert Hall, 1
Good News Clinic and Hospital (Banaue, Philippines) 1
Groen, Paul. 1
Hall, John F. 1
Hawkins, Diane Powell. 1
Hendrix, Olan. 1
Hess, Lyndon. 1
Holmes, Frances, 1
Holmes, W. Robert 1
Honeywell, Russell. 1
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 1
Houghton, Frank, 1
Hufstetler, Charles. 1
Hunter, George, 1
Hursh, Douglas, 1
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 1
Jaffna College (Vaddukoddai, Sri Lanka) 1
Jesson, Daniel J. 1
Jevovah's Witnesses 1
Kent Academy (Jos, Nigeria) 1
Kuhn, Isobel. 1
Latham, Lance Breton, 1
Le Bar, Mary Evelyn, 1
LeBar, Lois E. 1
Long, Burt E. 1
Mack, James B. 1
Marston, Sarah Hall. 1
McCarrell, William. 1
McDonald, Jessie. 1
Mortenson, Vernon. 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 1
Niles, Daniel Thambyrajah. 1
North Side Gospel Center (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 1
Page, Isaac. 1
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 1
Rader, Paul, 1
SEND International. 1
Sanders, J. Oswald (John Oswald), 1902-1992 1
Soltau, Mabel E. 1
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1
Stam, John Cornelius, 1
Steely, Merle A. 1
Steely, Vera Mae. 1
Straw, Darien A. 1
Taylor University (Upland, Ind.) 1
Taylor, James Hudson, 1
Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 1
United Fellowship for Christian Service. 1
United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization. 1
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