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Collection 422 Papers of Laura Neva Collins

Identifier: CN 422
Scope and Contents Glass negatives, negatives, and photographs relating to the ministry of Laura Neva Collins, missionary to Kenya with Africa Inland Mission from 1907-1952. Shots include missionaries, Africans, indigenous artifacts, church architecture, etc., relating to mission work in Africa.This collection originally consisted of ninety-seven black and white glass negatives of missionary activities in Africa before 1914. There are two series of glass negatives. The first series may have taken by...
Dates: Created: 1899-1914

Collection 440 Oral History Interviews with Inge Rydland

Identifier: CN 440
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Inge Herman Rydland in which he describes his family's Lutheran evangelistic work in Norway; his own call to become a missionary; his and his wife's departure to Ethiopia as workers of the Swedish Evangelical Mission in 1977; his work in Ethiopia as a teacher and as a community development work. Other topics discussed include:  the work of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Meaken Yesus; church state relations; effect of the Ethiopian political situation on the...
Dates: Created: 1991

Collection 445 Oral History Interviews with Helen E. Evans

Identifier: CN 445
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Helen Elizabeth Evans in which she decsribes her family background; spiritual development;  education at Wheaton College; ministry in rural Vermont with the New England Fellowship; the influence of her aunt, Elizabeth Evans; her missionary work in Vietnam and Indonesia with the Christian and Missionary Alliance; and work among Vietnamese in Charlotte, North Carolina. Evans' work in Vietnam was particularly among the Dega and other tribal groups often classified as...
Dates: Created: 1991

Collection 451 Papers of Bernard L. J. Litchman

Identifier: CN 451
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1917-1971

Collection 477 Papers of Stanley R. Kline

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...
Dates: Created: 1930-1999

Collection 479 Oral History Interview with William A. Stier

Identifier: CN 479
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with William Adam Stier (1912-2004), missionary with Africa Inland Mission in Tanzania from 1938 to 1978. Topics covered in the two sessions include his youth and conversion, marriage, Bible school education, call to missions, his work with the Sakuma and Tuzu peoples, his ministry as a teacher of African pastors; the transition from mission to indigenous church control in Tanzania, the policies and personnel of AIM, Emil Sywulka, political changes in Tanzania, polygamy...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 481 Papers of Laura Barr

Identifier: CN 481
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, articles, clippings, oral history interviews, photograph albums, photographs, prayer letters, radio broadcasts, and slides, describing Laura Isabelle “Belle” Barr's missionary work among the Lugbara people of northeast Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and the West Nile District of Uganda with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1944-1981.
Dates: Created: 1930-1993

Collection 495 Papers of Jacob Chamberlain

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...
Dates: Created: 1882

Collection 510 Oral History Interviews with Erik S. Barnett

Identifier: CN 510
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Erik Stanley Barnett (1910-2006) in which he describes his childhood in Kenya as the son of missionary parents; his own work in that country as pastor, church planter, educator and administrator with Africa Inland Mission (AIM); the internal developments of AIM and of the Africa Inland Church in Kenya during the twentieth century. Other topics discussed include: his parents’ missionary service in Kenya among the Maasai people; changes in AIM missionary training over...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 512 Oral History Interview with Harry L. Cox

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 530 Oral History Interview with Ruby B. Maynard

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;...
Dates: Created: 1996

Collection 545 Papers of Jacqueline Huggins

Identifier: CN 545
Scope and Contents One oral history interview, one videotape, one radio interview, one photograph, and prayer letters related to the ministry of Jacqueline Huggins, missionary and Bible translator with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Kagayanen people of the Philippines.The recordings, comprising the majority of the collection, consist of an oral history with Huggins (see detailed description which follows) and of the radio program Family Portraits segment hosted by...
Dates: Created: 1985-1997

Collection 642 Oral History Interviews with Susan Nivens

Identifier: CN 642
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Susan Nivens, in which she discusses her childhood in Michigan, development of her Christian faith, education at Bethany Bible College, joining the Summer Institute of Linguistics/Wycliffe Bible Translators, the relationship between the two; her marriage; work in Indonesia among the Tarangan people; raising a family in the field; the processes of Bible translation; Indonesian village life; Muslim/Christian relations; experiences during a jihad, helping to create and...
Dates: 2009

Collection 678 Oral History Interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox

Identifier: CN 678
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox (1921-2019), missionary in China from 1947-1951 and Northern Thailand 1953-1973 with China Inland Mission (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship). Topics discussed include Cox's childhood experiences and early faith in the Church of the Brethren; call to missionary work; education at Columbia Bible College and Wheaton College; teaching Bible in Virginia public schools; attending Missionary Medical Institute and Wycliffe’s Summer Institute of...
Dates: 2014

Collection 681 Oral History Interview with Mertis Byram Heimbach

Identifier: CN 681
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Mertis Byram Heimbach (1921- ) missionary in China, Thailand, Singapore and U.S. with China Inland Mission (CIM) and (as it was later known) Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) from 1946 to 1999. Topics discussed include childhood in Korea; parents’ mission work; Wheaton College and Prairie Bible Institute; marriage to Ernest Heimbach; Hmong (Miao) people; tribal mission work; Communist takeover of China; Communist treatment of Christians; CIM’s exit from China;...
Dates: 2014

Collection 684 Papers of Bert and Colleen Elliot

Identifier: CN 684
Scope and Contents Correspondence and photographs of Bert and Colleen Elliot, Plymouth Brethren missionaries to Peru from 1949 to 2012. Correspondence is by and large written by Colleen Elliot to her parents and sister. Topics covered include reflections on cultural and spiritual differences between the United States and Peru, the challenges of missionary life and language divides, interactions with missionaries from different denominations, medical work in rural areas, evangelism, and the spiritual development...
Dates: Created: 1943-1994

Collection 721 Papers of Fred and Clara Elliot

Identifier: CN 721
Scope and Contents Correspondence and clippings received or created by the Elliots, who were parents of the missionary Jim Elliot. Most of the collection consists of letters from Jim Elliot to his parents and/or other members of his family, although there are also numerous letters from his parents to him and letters from other correspondents, such as Elisabeth Elliot (Jim’s wife), Ed and Marilou McCully, Marj Saint, and Barbara Youderian. The letters describe contemporaneously Jim Elliot’s student years at...
Dates: 1945-1958

Small Collection 042 Papers of Paul and Margaret Culley

Identifier: SCN 042
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter and an article. Materials describe the Culley's experiences among the Kopauko tribe and Zungonao clan in New Guinea in 1940.
Dates: Created: 1940

Small Collection 066 Papers of Mary Jane Wilson

Identifier: SCN 066
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter describing missionaries Daniel Lindley and Henry Venable attempts to establish a mission station in a southern Africa territory under the protection of a tribal chief, local marriage customs, severe drought and impressions of Robert Moffat, Robert Hamilton and Roger Edwards.
Dates: Created: 1836

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Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 10
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Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 9
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China Inland Mission. 8
Buswell, J. Oliver. 6
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Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 6
Moody Bible Institute. 6
Christian and Missionary Alliance 5
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 5
Moody Bible Institute 5
Africa Inland Church. 4
Crossett, Margaret E. 4
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 4
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 4
Hurlburt, Charles E. 4
Kuhn, Isobel. 4
Kuhn, John Becker. 4
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 4
Stam, John Cornelius, 4
Summer Institute of Linguistics. 4
Blanchard, Charles A. 3
Carlson, Robert Dean. 3
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 3
Crossett, Vincent L. 3
Davis, Ralph T. 3
Dodds, Gilbert, 3
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 3
Far Eastern Gospel Crusade. 3
Glover, Robert Hall, 3
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 3
Mau Mau. 3
Rift Valley Academy (Kijabe, Kenya) 3
Straw, Darien A. 3
Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 3
Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 2
Africa Inland Mission, International. 2
American Bible Society. 2
Anderson, Helen. 2
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 2
Arctic Missions, Inc. 2
Barnett, Albert E. 2
Barnett, Elma. 2
Buker, Raymond B. 2
Catholic Church 2
Church of the Open Door (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 2
Elliot, Colleen Collison, 2
Elliot, Elisabeth 2
Elliot, Herbert I., 2
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 2
Elliott, Ruth, 2
Elliott, Walter Scott. 2
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 2
Fraser, James Outram, 2
Frost, Henry Weston, 2
Gaebelein, Frank Ely, 2
Gillespie, John. 2
Graham, Ruth Bell. 2
Haile Selassie 2
High School Born-Againers. 2
Hursh, Douglas, 2
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 2
Kane, J. Herbert. 2
Latham, Lance Breton, 2
LeBar, Lois E. 2
Leedy, John W. 2
Long, Burt E. 2
MacPherson, Merrill T. 2
North Side Gospel Center (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Prairie Bible Institute. 2
Price, Rebecca Russell. 2
Rader, Paul, 2
Reed, Brandt. 2
Rethy Academy (Rethy, Zaire) 2
SIM (Organization) 2
Sawyer, Helen L. 2
Sawyer, Malcolm M. 2
Scott, Peter Cameron. 2
Stam, Harry. 2
Stauffacher, Florence. 2
Stauffacher, John. 2
Stony Brook High School (Stony Brook, N.Y.) 2
Thomas, David D. 2
Thomas, Dorothy Fowler. 2
Thomas, Howard E., 2
Thomas, Ruth Hatcher, 2
United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 2
Walkwitz, Roger W. 2
Winsor, Earl. 2
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Advent Christian Church. 1
Africa Inland Church 1
Africa Inland Mission (AIM) 1
Albert Academy (Freetown, Sierra Leone) 1
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