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Collection 348 Oral History Interview with Sharon R. Simon

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Identifier: CN-348
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Sharon "Sheri" Rose Simon in which she describes her childhood, conversion to Christianity, decision to become a missionary, internship in Mexico, and medical work in Haiti.Other topics discussed include:  joining the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, raising financial support, common health problems, folk remedies, the relationship between the Haitian would view and health care, voodoo, the 1985-86 revolution in Haiti, relations between Catholics and...

Collection 351 Oral History Interview with Burt E. Long

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Identifier: CN-351
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews of 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.

Collection 362 Records of Voice of Calvary Ministries

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Identifier: CN-362
Scope and Contents Administrative correspondence, memos, reports, photographs and other material, relating to VOCM's evangelistic ministry in a context of holistic community development, economic redistribution, and racial reconciliation, primarily from the mid-1970s to 1986 in Mendenhall and Jackson, Mississippi, and nearby rural communities.The collection especially describes the operation of the organization, the fund raising for and promotion of its work, and the educational and training program...

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.

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...

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...

Collection 404 Oral History Interview with Rosanna Formanek

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Identifier: CN-404
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Rosanna Formenak in which she discusses her family background; conversion; education at Nyack College and Columbia University in nursing; experiences as a missionary in Gabon with the Christian and Missionary Alliance; youth work, relationship between church and state in Gabon; medical work; and the strengths and weaknesses of the church in Gabon. Other topics discussed include the influence of Word of Life and Youth for Christ on Formenak’s spiritual growth,...

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...

Collection 406 Records of SEND International

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Identifier: CN-406
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, promotional materials, incorporation documents, news releases, statistics, news/prayer letters, clippings, photographs, negatives, films, and financial records related to the origins, development and operation of SEND.Includes information on ministry in Japan and the Philippines, particularly following World War II and later in in Alaska. Limited information available on work in Hong Kong, Spain and Taiwan. Persons prominently featured include...

Collection 417 Ephemera 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...

Collection 451 Papers of Bernard L. J. Litchman

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Identifier: CN-451
Scope and Contents This collection consists of diaries, negatives, photographs, and slides created by Bernard "Jack" Litchman about his work with Africa Inland Mission in the former Belgian Congo (now Zaire), mostly among the Balendu people, in and around the Linga mission station, as well as involvement in setting up Sunday Schools, churches, itinerant preaching, and other mission activities as well as working as a health officer for the Belgian government.[NOTE: In...

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...

Collection 477 Papers of Stanley R. Kline

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Identifier: CN-477
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stanley R. Kline and extensive photo albums, relating to Kline’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1940 to 1977. Topics covered in interview include: his family background in Philadelphia, conversion, Percy Crawford's influence, evangelism in Philadelphia, rescue mission work, call to missions, his wife Carmel Anthony, his evangelism and educational work in the Congo between 1940 and...

Collection 478 Oral History Interview with Paul A. Buyse

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Identifier: CN-478
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Adiran Buyse (1926-2017), Africa Inland Mission worker in the Belgian Congo/Zaire. Topics covered include Buyse's childhood and youth as the son of AIM missionary parents in the Congo; education at Rethy Academy, Northwestern Schools, and Moody Bible Institute; work with North Arkansas Gospel Mission, spiritual hardships of being a missionary; his work in the Congo among pygmies; development of the Africa Inland Church in the Congo, transition from missionary...

Collection 495 Papers of Jacob Chamberlain

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Identifier: CN-495
Scope and Contents Two volumes of letterbooks which contain copies of the handwritten correspondence of Jacob Chamberlain, a missionary to India. He worked with the Arcot Mission under the Reformed Church in America Board of Foreign Missions. Volume 1 dates from June 1869 to July 1874 and Volume 2 from January 1880 to January 1882.Each volume is separated into two sections, official correspondence and personal correspondence; both types describe Chamberlain's work as a medical missionary, itinerant...

Collection 496 Papers of Mabel Buyse

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Identifier: CN-496
Scope and Contents Diaries, photographs, correspondence, and a scrapbook relating to Mabel Easton Buyse’s missionary service with Africa Inland Mission among the Dungu and Bafuka people groups in Belgian Congo (later, Zaire) before her marriage and later service in Aru and Kasengu, Belgian Congo; Goli, Uganda; and Opari, Sudan. Buyse was involved with setting up, operating, and teaching in schools in each place she worked. The scrapbook deals with the 1941 sinking of the Zamzam, in which her brother-in-law,...

Collection 512 Oral History Interview with Harry L. Cox

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Identifier: CN-512
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Harry Luther Cox (1906-2004) in which he describes his youth and family, conversion and spiritual growth, call to missionary work, service with Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, relations with and evangelism among Muslims, tribal characteristics, Kano, language study, establishing a leprosy station, medical missions, the Magazawa and Fulani peoples, raising a family on the mission field, furloughs, death of his sons, World War II, animists, children of...

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...

Collection 530 Oral History Interview with Ruby B. Maynard

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Identifier: CN-530
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruby Beatrice (Arnold) Maynard (1912-1998), medical missionary in Tanzania from 1938-1984 with Africa Inland Mission. Topics discussed include Maynard's childhood; conversion; education at Moody Bible Institute; managing the hospital and leprosarium in Tanzania; the development of the African Inland Church in Tanzania; Dr. Nina Maynard's work at the Kolo Ndoto hospital; Ruby Maynard's marriage to station supervisor, William Maynard; challenges of missionary life;...

Collection 607 Oral History Interviews with Herbert and Frieda Atkinson

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Identifier: CN-607
Scope and Contents Oral History Interviews with Dr. Herbert Andrew Atkinson (1931-2009) and his wife, Frieda Elizabeth (Paul) Atkinson (1930- ), missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in the Belgian Congo. Dr. Atkinson discusses his family background, conversion, Wheaton College, influence of his roommate Bill Kornfield and Dr. V. Raymond Edman, God's provision for his entering medical school, ministry in Oicha, obstacles in communication with the Congolese, lessons learned on the mission field. Frieda...

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...

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.

Small Collection 041 Records of Hwa Nan College

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Identifier: SCN-041
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter, several articles, and photographs, which contain information about the college or people connected with the college. The letter is dated 1930 and is by missionary Dorothea Keeney. She describes the inauguration of the college's first Chinese president, Lucy C. Wang; the school's commencement; and a wedding of one of the staff. One of the articles is by Lucy Wang and from the July 31 issue of Woman's Missionary Friend. It gives...

Small Collection 094 Records of the American Marathi Mission

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Identifier: SCN-094
Scope and Contents This collection contains two minute books of the American Marathi Mission in India, which utilized missionaries from the United Church Board for World Ministries. The minute boks include records of committee deliberations and finances and were submitted to the Church Board for World Ministries as field reports.

Small Collection 097 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr.

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Identifier: SCN-097
Scope and Contents This collection contains pamphlets, correspondence, reports and articles created by Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr. documenting his internment by the Japanese in China, the great physical and spiritual needs of the people in South Korea following the war there, and the development of the rehabilitation program under Torrey's administration.

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Rift Valley Academy (Kijabe, Kenya) 2
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Stony Brook High School (Stony Brook, N.Y.) 2
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Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 2
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