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Collection 056 Records of OMS International, Inc.

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Identifier: CN 056
Scope and Contents News releases, prayer letters, reports and field studies. The documents all related to the work of OMS which had workers in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Latin America in the areas of radio broadcasting and Bible distribution. Key OMS figures featured include founder Charles Cowman, his wife, Lettie Burd Cowman, Wesley Duewel, and E.A. Kilbourne.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content Section, the notation "folder 5-2" means "box 5, folder 2."]The collection consists of annual...
Dates: Created: 1963 - 1978

Collection 186 Papers of M. Douglas Hursh

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Identifier: CN 186
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews, manuscript material, photographs, and memorabilia relatingn to Marion Douglas Hursh's work with Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital, Kano in Nigeria from 1942-1962. Topics covered concern Hursh's education and work as a medical missionary at the Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital in Kano, Nigeria, as well as various aspects of church life and mission activity in Nigeria.  Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1904 to 1982.
Dates: Created: 1904-1982

Collection 202 Papers of Berea St. John Feiner

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Identifier: CN 202
Scope and Contents Correspondence, articles, photographs, and various other materials created or compiled by Berea St. John Feiner. Collection includes items on a wide variety of missionary endeavors over a span of 140 years, notes of explanation with individual items, missionary stories, Feiner's and others' published articles concerning the work Harold L. and Biola Ogilvie in Nigeria and other Sudan Interior Mission personnel, a J. Herbert Kane article on Roland Bingham.  Topics covered include missions in...
Dates: Created: 1834-1973

Collection 207 Papers of Mark R. Larson

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Identifier: CN-207
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Mark Richard Larson concerning his experiences as a missionary under Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, 1979-1981. Centers on agricultural mission work in the Kano area of northern Nigeria. Also included in the collection are prayer letters dated from October 1982 to August 1984 and an Sudan Interior Mission Prayer Guide (folder 1-2), and a scrapbook (folder 1-1). The scrapbook was used as a point of reference throughout the interview and should be used by...
Dates: Created: 1956-1984

Collection 225 Records of the Baptista Film Mission

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Identifier: CN 225
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, newsletters, scripts, catalogs, films, and other material related to the work of the Baptista Film Mission. This collection contains much information on the beginnings of the Protestant evangelical Christian film industry. Included are films featured are evangelical and fundamentalist figures like V. Raymond Edman, Billy Graham, Henry A. Ironside, Bob Jones Jr., Paul Rader, Oswald J. Smith, and Walter Wilson and nondenominational organizations. Subjects documented...
Dates: Created: 1908-1977; Majority of material found in 1939-1963

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 296 Oral History Interviews with Stanley Okoro

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Identifier: CN 296
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Stanley Okoro in which he discusses his childhood in Nigeria, education participation as a soldier in the 1967-1970 Nigerian civil war, conversion to Christianity, theological training, youth ministry in Nigeria and Liberia, Christian cults in Nigeria, and the strengths and weaknesses of the Nigerian churches. The time period covered by the interviews is from 1951 to 1985.Stanley Okoro was interviewed by Robert Shuster on February 25, 1985 at the Billy...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 330 Records of Moody Memorial Church

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Identifier: CN-330
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946.Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities of the congregation, the governance of the body, and various urban evangelistic outreaches of the church.  Besides the history of the church, the collection also documents such...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987.

Collection 347 Oral History Interview with Ruth M. Long

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Identifier: CN 347
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth Margaret (Hollander) Long in which she discusses her conversion, education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary for the Sudan Interior Mission tohgether with her husband Burt) in Niger and Nigeria from 1950 through 1984. Other topics discussed include raising a family on the mission field, development of an AWANA program for Hausa children, evangelistic activities, impressions of the French colonial system, the independence of Niger, Hamami Diori, relations...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 349 Papers of Clarence W. Jones

 Collection — Box: 7
Identifier: CN-349
Scope and Contents Collection includes correspondence, reports, sermons, memos, minutes of meetings, clippings, photographs, videotapes, slides, and other materials relating to the career of mission executive Clarence W. Jones. The materials deal mainly with his work at the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle and the growth and development of the organization he helped found, the World Radio Missionary Fellowship, and especially its primary broadcasting station, HCJB in Ecuador. There is also an extensive amount of...
Dates: Created: 1915-1986

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 424 Oral History Interviews with Ruth L. Maxwell

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Identifier: CN 424
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Lillian Maxwell in which she talks about her family background, including her grandfather, L.E. Maxwell, founder of Prairie Bible Institute, and her parents, missionaries with Sudan Interior Mission (SIM) in Nigeria; Nigerian village life; experiences at boarding school; conversion to Christianity; spiritual development; education in Canada at Prairie Bible Institute; joining SIM; missions work in Liberia teaching the Bible and leading study groups for women....
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 503 Oral History Interviews with Ian M. Hay

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Identifier: CN 503
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ian M. Hay in which he describes his childhood; missionary parents and their work in Nigeria; Hay's spiritual growth and call to missions; education and training for missionary work; Sudan Interior Mission (later renamed SIM International) for which he worked (as a missionary, administrative executive and director); missionary work in Nigeria; indigenous church administration (particularly in the Evangelical Church of West Africa or ECWA); Other topics discussed...
Dates: Created: 1994

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...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 528 Ephemera of Mission Aviation History

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Identifier: CN-528
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters, audio tapes, clippings, brochures, negatives, photos, and slides collected by former aviator John R. Wells.Includes documentation on various denominational and nondenominational organizations and individuals covering the time period 1922 to 1989; represented are such agencies as the Catholic, Episcopal, Lutheran, Baptist, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches, Mission Aviation Fellowship, Wycliffe Bible Translators, and individuals such as Paul...
Dates: Created: 1922-1989

Collection 564 Papers of Felix Onwukanjo Erondu

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Identifier: CN 564
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photograph, videos related to the ministry of Reverend Felix Erondu, Nigerian evangelist and founder of Traveling Light Ministries.Series: Oral History InterviewsTwo oral history interviews with Felix Erondu, in which he decribes his family background in Aba, Nigeria; upbringing in the Anglican church; education; training as a teacher; participation in the Biafran civil war; work as a teacher and principal; committing...
Dates: Created: 1995, 1999

Collection 649 Records of SIM International

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Identifier: CN-649
Scope and Contents Microfilm of official documents, publications, and private papers relating to the work of the Sudan Interior Mission in  Ethiopia, Nigeria, Sudan, Benin, Niger, Upper Volta, and Ivory Coast.  This collection consist of a copy negative of microfilm of the records of Sudan Interior Mission. The film was given to the BGC Archives by the SIM International Archives to make these resources for the history of the church in Africa more widely available. The documents are solely from Sudan Interior...
Dates: Created: 1887-1987

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Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 3
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ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 3
Graham, Billy, 3
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Moody Bible Institute. 3
Andes Evangelical Mission. 2
Baptist Mid-missions (Organization) 2
Christian Reformed Church 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Elliot, Jim, 2
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 2
Hay, Ian M. 2
Hursh, Douglas, 2
Ironside, H. A. 2
Jones, Clarence W. 2
Kent Academy (Jos, Nigeria) 2
Long, Burt E. 2
Methodist Church 2
North Side Gospel Center (Chicago, Ill.) 2
OMS International. 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 1
Africa Committee for the Rehabilitation of Southern Sudan. 1
Africa Inland Mission, International. 1
Afromedia. 1
Air Mail From God, Inc. 1
American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
Arctic Missions, Inc. 1
Australian Inland Mission. 1
Awana Clubs International. 1
Baba, Panya. 1
Baptist Female Missionary Society. 1
Baptista Film Mission. 1
Baptista, C. O. 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Blanchard, Julia. 1
Borden, William, 1
Bowman, Robert H. 1
Cameron, Allen Noah. 1
Carlson, Paul Earle, 1
Catholic Church 1
Central American Mission. 1
Chafer, Lewis Sperry, 1
Cherubim and Seraphim (Society) 1
China Inland Mission. 1
Christian Broadcasting Network (U.S.) 1
Clark, Gordon Haddon. 1
Clark, Stuart D. 1
Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
Cowman, Charles E., 1
Cox, Harry L., 1
Dallas Theological Seminary. 1
Davis, Raymond J. 1
Day, Samuel Stearns, 1
Diori, Hamani. 1
Dixon, A. C. 1
Dodds, Gilbert, 1
Duewel, Wesley L. 1
Eglise Evangelique Republique du Niger. 1
Episcopal Church 1
Epp, Theodore H. 1
Erondu, Felix. 1
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 1
Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. 1
Evangelical Fellowship in Anglican Union 1
Evangelical Missionary Society (Nigeria) 1
Far East Broadcasting Company. 1
Feiner, Berea St. John, 1
Ferrin, Howard William 1
Fisk, George, 1
Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International. 1
Gillespie, John. 1
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 1
Gowans, Walter 1
Grigolia, Alexander, 1
Groen, Paul. 1
HOXO (Radio station : Panama City, Panama) 1
Harvest Time Ministries International. 1
Herron, Walter, 1
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 1
International Christian Broadcasters. 1
International Christian Fellowship. 1
Jones, Katherine Welty. 1
KAIM (Radio station : Honolulu, Hawaii) 1
Kane, J. Herbert. 1
Kato, Byang H. 1
Kent, Thomas 1
Kerr, Maxwell, 1
Knowlton, Lucy Ann St. John. 1
LaSalle Street Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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