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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 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

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Alcoholism. -- United States 1
Alcoholism. -- United States -- History 1
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Bible colleges 1
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Boarding schools 1
Boarding schools -- India. 1
Buddhism. 1
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Caste. -- India. 1
Caste. -- Sri Lanka. 1
Catholic Church. 1
Catholic Church. -- India. 1
Catholic Church. -- Sri Lanka. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Educational work. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Finance. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- India. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Sri Lanka. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Vietnam. 1
Christian literature 1
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Christian literature -- Publication and distribution -- Sri Lanka. 1
Christianity today. 1
Church and state -- Sri Lanka. 1
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Church polity and Christian union. 1
College students 1
College students -- United States 1
College students -- United States -- Religious life. 1
College students in missionary work. 1
Communism 1
Communism -- India. 1
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Conversion. 1
Culture shock. 1
Discrimination. 1
Divorce. 1
Ecumenical movement. 1
Education 1
Education -- India. 1
Education, Higher 1
Education, Higher -- India. 1
Education, Higher -- Sri Lanka. 1
Education, Higher -- United States. 1
Evangelistic work 1
Evangelistic work -- India. 1
Evangelistic work -- Soviet Union 1
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Family. 1
Funeral rites and ceremonies 1
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Sri Lanka. 1
Hinduism -- India. 1
Hindus 1
Hindus -- India. 1
Hindus -- Sri Lanka. 1
Indigenous church administration -- Sri Lanka. 1
Intercultural communication 1
Intercultural communication -- India. 1
Intercultural communication. 1
Interpersonal conflict. 1
Journalism, Religious. 1
Leprosy 1
Leprosy -- India. 1
Liberalism (Religion) 1
Marriage 1
Marriage -- Sri Lanka. 1
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Medical care -- India. 1
Medical care -- Sri Lanka. 1
Medical education 1
Medical education -- United States. 1
Mennonites 1
Mennonites -- Missions. 1
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 1
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 1
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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 1
American Leprosy Missions. 1
Christian Nurses Fellowship. 1
Church of South India. 1
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 1