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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 230 Oral History Interview with John A. Gration

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Identifier: CN 230
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John Alexander Gration (1926-2012). Topics discussed include: Gration's Christian activities in high school and the U.S. Navy, education at Moody Bible Institute, Gordon College, and Wheaton College; his spiritual growth and call to become a missionary, his marriage, and his first impressions of and missionary experiences with Africa Inland mission in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Christianity and culture, animism, superstition, AIM attitudes...
Dates: Created: 1982

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 266 Oral History Interview with Ruth Sundquist

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Identifier: CN 266
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Sundquist in which she describes her education at Moody Bible Institute, decision to become a missionary, work first in Kentucky home missions as a Christian education worker with the Evangelical Free Church and then her missionary career in China and Hong Kong between 1947 and 1982 as an administrator for a Sunday School and orphanage. Other topics discussed include: language school in China, Chinese attitudes toward the Nationalists, Communists, Americans in...
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 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 316 Oral History Interview with Deborah J. Seymour

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Identifier: CN 316
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Deborah J. Seymour in which she describes her childhood as a child of missionaries in Papua New Guinea and working as an English teacher in Honduras with World Gospel Mission and Churches of Christ in Christian Union from 1983 to 1985. Topics discussed include her parents' missionary work; her childhood as a missionary kid; New Guinea tribal culture; conversion to Christianity and spiritual life; call to the mission field; observations about Honduras, particularly...
Dates: Created: 1985-1986

Collection 328 Papers of Eric and Lydia Maillefer

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Identifier: CN 328
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, speech manuscripts and prayer letters relating to the careers and ministries of Eric and Lydia Maillefer as missionaries and Christian workers with the Evangelical Free Church in Zaire, Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar (AEAM), and the Africa Evangelical Office (AEO). Lydia worked as a teacher and school administrator; Eric worked first as a teacher, then on loan as a conference coordinator to the Africa Evangelical Office, and later as administrative secretary of...
Dates: Created: 1971-1991

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...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 428 Papers of Helen E. Berry

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Identifier: CN 428
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and prayer letters relating to the ministry of Helen Elizabeth Berry, missionary with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan from 1966-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Helen E. Berry in which she describes her youth, family, conversion, call to be a missionary, education at Wheaton College, missionary work with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan, church...
Dates: Created: 1990

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Rural missions. 4
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BGEA: South Africa Tour -- 1960 1
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Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 2
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Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 1
Africa Evangelical Office (Nairobi, Kenya) 1
Africa Inland Mission. 1
Aldrich, Willard. 1
American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Berry, Helen E. 1
Blocher, Jacques. 1
Brethren Assemblies. 1
Buswell, J. Oliver. 1
Cairns, Earle Edwin. 1
China Inland Mission. 1
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 1
Churches of Christ in Christian Union 1
Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
Coray, Edward A. 1
Crossett, Margaret E. 1
Crossett, Vincent L. 1
Davis, Ralph T. 1
Downing, Kenneth L., 1
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 1
Evangelical Free Church of America 1
Evangelical Free Church of America. 1
Fort Wayne Bible College (Ind.) 1
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 1
Gration, John Alexander, 1
Hall, John F. 1
Harrison, Elizabeth Laura. 1
Harrison, Myron S. 1
Hess, Lyndon. 1
High School Born-Againers. 1
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 1
Iglesia ni Cristo (Philippines) 1
Islam 1
Jevovah's Witnesses 1
Kato, Byang H. 1
Kent Academy (Jos, Nigeria) 1
LeBar, Lois E. 1
Leedy, John W. 1
Mackensie, Mignon B. 1
Maillefer, Eric. 1
Maillefer, Lydia. 1
Mau Mau. 1
Moody Bible Institute 1
Morrison Academy (Taiwan) 1
Odunaike, Samuel O. 1
Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Reed, Brandt. 1
Salvation Army. 1
Seymour, Deborah J. 1
Simon, Sheri R. 1
Steely, Merle A. 1
Steely, Vera Mae. 1
Straw, Darien A. 1
Sudan Interior Mission. 1
Sundquist, Ruth. 1
Toronto Institute of Linguistics (Ont.) 1
World Evangelical Fellowship. 1
World Gospel Mission. 1
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