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Collection 089 Papers of Paul P. Stough

 Collection
Identifier: CN 089
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, films, videos relating to Paul P. Stough’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo with Africa Inland Mission. Materials contain information on Stough's father, Henry Stough, Wheaton College, Paul Stough's work as a missionary for Africa Inland Mission in the Belgian Congo (Zaire) and Kenya from the 1920s to the 1970s, and generally on the spread of Christianity in Africa.
Dates: Created: 1979-1992

Collection 104 Oral History Interview with Bruce F. Hunt

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Identifier: CN-104
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews in which Bruce Finley Hunt (1903-1992) discusses his boyhood in Korea, college and seminary education at Wheaton College, Rutgers University and Princeton Seminary; a portion (1928-1942) of his missionary work in Korea and Manchuria; and his impressions of Korean culture. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1903-1976.Bruce Finley Hunt was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 22 and May 21, 1980 and October 16, 2002 in Abington, PA and...
Dates: Created: 1980-1982

Collection 115 Oral History Interview with Raymond Elliott

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Identifier: CN 115
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Leroy Elliott (1924-2008), Wycliffe Bible translator working among the Ixil Indian tribe in Guatemala. Interview topics include educational work and life in Wheaton, translation activities, missionary training, mission responsibilities, and political, social, and cultural events in Central America. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1924-1980.Raymond Elliott was interviewed by Chris Matthews, a Wheaton College graduate student,...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 165 Records of Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies

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Identifier: CN-165
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, maps, posters, etc., related to EFMA Administration and its service to its member missions.Includes documentation of persecution of Protestants in Roman Catholic Colombia, Italy and Spain; efforts to broaden American awareness of conditions; and attempts to apply pressure through the US State Dept.  Persons prominently featured include EFMA's Executive Directors Clyde Taylor, Wade Coggins, and Paul McKaughan. ...
Dates: Created: 1937-1996

Collection 201 Oral History Interview with Russell P. Shedd

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Identifier: CN 201
Scope and Contents Three oral history interviews with Russell Philip Shedd, in which he describes his upbringing by missionary parents in Bolivia; education at Wheaton College, Faith Seminary (PA), and the University of Edinburgh; Billy Graham's evangelistic meetings at Harringay and Edinburgh in 1954/55; evangelism opportunities in Scotland, 1953-55; and work with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Portugal, 1959-62, and Brazil, 1962-82. The time period covered by the interviews is 1929 to...
Dates: Created: 1982

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 250 Oral History Interview with Robert Savage

 Collection
Identifier: CN 250
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Robert Carlton Savage (1914-1987) in which he discusses his work as a missionary evangelist in Colombia (1942-1944) and his work in Ecuador for missionary radio station HCJB and Yourth for Christ (1944-1969). Topics discussed include: his call to mission work and service in Colombia and Ecuador with the Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM), radio station HCJB, Youth for Christ, and various other mission-related topics.  The tim period covered by the interview is...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 283 Oral History Interviews with Nancy Folkerts

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Identifier: CN 283
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Nancy Wood Folkerts. Topics discussed include her childhood as a pastor's daughter; study at Wheaton College; her marriage; training in London; work as a missionary in British Cameroon (now Republic of Cameroon), especially Bible study and literacy programs for women and 3H clubs for girls; the political and social situation in Cameroon; Cameroon independence; medical problems in Cameroon; the work of her husband, Fred, at the Baptist Teacher Training College and as...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 284 Oral History Interview with Gladys Wright

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Identifier: CN 284
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Lyle Wright (1902-1994), in which she discusses her work as a teacher in Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Topics discussed include: Wright's family background, education at Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute, her work as a missionary in the Belgian Congo for the Africa Inland Mission, memories of the Congolese people and culture, and her experiences at Wheaton when she was on the staff of the College after retriring from the mission...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 302 Oral History Interview with David L. Farah

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Identifier: CN 302
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Livingstone Farah, in which he discusses his upbringing, education at Wheaton College, work as an administrator with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru and Bolivia, and relationships with other religious bodies, national groups and governments. Other topics include the 1950 revival at Wheaton College; Wycliffe jungle training in Mexico; the Catholic Church in Bolivia and the prevalence of syncretism; differences between Peru and Bolivia; description of William...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 321 Papers of Glicerio M. Manzano

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Identifier: CN-321
Scope and Contents The collection consists of prayer letters and oral history interviews, which document Glicerio M. Jojo Manzano's early life, education, family life, and work as a service manager with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship and as an accountant for a rural hospital with International Nepal Fellowship.Series 1: Audio TapesThree oral history interviews with Glicerio Manzano. Topics discussed in the interview include Manzano's early life, education,...
Dates: Created: 1981-1992

Collection 352 Records of the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA)

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Identifier: CN-352
Scope and Contents Correspondence, form letters, financial and statistical reports, minutes, memos and promotional material related to IFMA administration and its service to its member missions.The files on IFMA members and numerous other Christian agencies predominate.  Also includes series of maps of Latin American countries identifying nondenominational and denominational mission activity.  Numerous mission-related subjects are documented.  Persons prominently featured include Jack Frizen, Billy...
Dates: Created: 1934-1983, n.d.

Collection 361 Oral History Interviews with C. René Padilla

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Identifier: CN 361
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with René Padilla, in which he discusses his childhood, family, evangelism in Colombia and Ecuador, persecution by Catholics in Colombia, his education at Wheaton College, work among university students with International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) in Latin America, evangelical theological education and liberation theology, the 1974 Lausanne Congress and covenant, the ministry of his church in Buenos Aires among drug addicts and slum dwellers, and the role...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 385 Oral History Interview with Daniel E. Liberek

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Identifier: CN 385
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Daniel Eric Liberek in which he describes growing up in Belgium as the son of a Protestant pastor, his conversion, methods of evangelism in that country, comparison between United States and Belgian evangelicals, his own work as a youth pastor in Belgium, Protestant-Catholic relations, church-state relations, and other faiths in the country. Other topics discussed include Liberek's experiences running a Christian youth camp; and some of the spiritual options in...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 388 Oral History Interviews with Catherine Saavedra Velasco

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Identifier: CN 388
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Catherine Saavedra Velasco in which she discusses her life and ministry in the Philippines, including her childhood, education, and work as a Bible school teacher. Other topics covered include theological education and evangelism in the Philippines; work with "Here's Life Philippines," sponsored by Campus Crusade for Christ; the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church; Filipino culture; Muslim and Catholic communities in the Philippines; Ebenezer Bible College; and...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 400 Oral History Interview with Ingrid H. Trobisch

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Identifier: CN 400
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ingrid Hult Trobisch (1926-2007) in which she describes her childhood in Tanzania as the daughter of missionaries and her own missionary service in Africa with husband Walter Trobisch. Other topics discussed include: first impressions of Africa, especially French Cameroon; observations about the role of women in Africa; African views of marriage and gender roles; medical care in Africa; the Christian church in Cameroon; the Muslim population in Cameroon; relationship...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 407 Records of InterAct Ministries

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Identifier: CN 407
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, brochures, handbook, video tapes, and historical sketches documenting the ministry of the mission. Topics covered include administration of the mission, the Arctic Bible Institute, infant baptism, the Moravian Church, Arctic Training Center, Victory High School, Multi Media Production, the correspondence school program, Victory Bible Camp, Slavic Gospel Association's transfer of its work in Alaska to AMI, Native Institute of Canada, Native Bible Centre of...
Dates: Created: 1947-1989

Collection 427 Oral History Interviews with Americo Saavedra

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Identifier: CN 427
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Americo Saavedra,a Peruvian-born missionary working with HCJB in Ecuador, in which he describes his childhood, family, conversion, Catholicism in Peru and Ecuador, radio station HCJB and its ministry, Quito, Ecuador, his decision to be a missionary, employment with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru. Other topics include his education at Moody Bible Institute, Christian education in Ecuador, informal education, Summer Institute of Linguistics, the state of the...
Dates: Created: 1990

Collection 460 Oral History Interviews with Phyllis E. Taylor

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Identifier: CN 460
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Phyllis Evelyn Taylor in which she discusses her childhood and conversion to Christianity; education at Wheaton College; her experiences as a Christian and Missionary Alliance teacher and evangelist among the Bantu people in the Belgian Congo from 1952-1966; her work in Taiwan from 1968 as an independent missionary; and teaching English as a means of evangelism. Other topics discussed include attending Nyack Missionary Training Institute; memories of the 1950...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 473 Oral History Interview with Clayton L. Berg, Jr.

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Identifier: CN 473
Scope and Contents Oral historyinterviews with Clayton L. Berg, known as  "Mike," former missionary, educator and president of Latin America Mission. Topics discussed include Berg's youth, family, conversion, education (including Wheaton Grad School), youth pastorate at Western Springs church, marriage and family, language training at Spanish Language Institute, Hogar Biblico, teaching and administration at the Latin America Biblical Seminary iin Costa Rica, administration of LAM's Education Division, training...
Dates: Created: 1993

Conversion Narratives Collection

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-228
Scope and Contents The contents of the Conversion Narratives Collection may be searched in the library catalog using keyword: SC/228
Dates: Other: -

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Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions 17
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Language in missionary work. 13
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Indigenous church administration 10
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Muslims 3
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Persecution -- Colombia. 3
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Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 7
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Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 4
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 4
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Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 3
Africa Inland Mission. 3
Evangelical Literature Overseas. 3
Frizen, E. L. 3
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 3
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 3
Straw, Darien A. 3
World Evangelical Fellowship. 3
Aldrich, Willard. 2
Arctic Missions, Inc. 2
Association of Church Missions Committees. 2
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 2
Blanchard, Charles A. 2
Brethren Assemblies 2
Brethren Assemblies. 2
Catholic Church 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance 2
Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 2
Coray, Edward A. 2
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 2
Evangelical Committee on Latin America. 2
Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 2
Hall, John F. 2
Hess, Lyndon. 2
Islam 2
Jevovah's Witnesses 2
Latin America Mission. 2
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 2
Leedy, John W. 2
McIntire, Carl, 2
Moody Bible Institute. 2
Percy, John Otley, 2
Slavic Gospel Association. 2
World Council of Churches. 2
World Wide Pictures, Inc. 2
Africa Inland Church. 1
American Colonization Society. 1
Arctic Bible Institute. 1
Arctic Training Center. 1
Armerding, Hudson T. 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Association of Free Evangelical Churches of Belgium. 1
Awana Clubs International. 1
Bays, Wallace. 1
Bechtel, Paul M. 1
Becker, Carl K., 1
Belgian Gospel Mission. 1
Belgium Crusade (Brussels), 1975. 1
Bell, James W. 1
Berg, Clayton L., 1
Berg, Jo Ann. 1
Blanchard, Jonathan. 1
Blount, Turner. 1
Bob Jones University. 1
Bole, Simeon James. 1
Campus Crusade for Christ International. 1
Center for Church Communications (Quito, Ecuador) 1
China Inland Mission. 1
Christ for the City. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
Coggins, Wade T. 1
Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 1
Comunidad Latinoamericano de Ministerios Evangelicos. 1
Congo Protestant Council. 1
Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
Costas, Orlando E. 1
Davis, Ralph T. 1
Dodds, Gilbert, 1
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 1
Dyrness, Enoch C. 1
Ebenezer Bible College (Zamboanga City, Philippines) 1
Editorial Caribe. 1
Elliot, Helen. 1
Elliot, Raymond Leroy. 1
Escobar, Samuel E. 1
Evangelical Missions Information Service. 1
Evangelism-in-Depth. 1
Far East Broadcasting Company. 1
Farah, David Livingstone. 1
Fenton, Horace L. 1
Folkerts, Fred C. 1
Folkerts, Nancy. 1
Fowler, Ernie. 1
Franz, Allan W. 1
Fraternidad Teologica Latinoamericana 1
Fuller, Charles Edward, 1
Gillespie, John. 1
Gospel Missionary Union. 1
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 1
Graham, James R. 1
Howard, David M. 1
Hunt, Bruce F. 1
Hunt, William Brewster. 1
Hurlburt, Charles E. 1
Hutchings, Eric. 1
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