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Identifier: CN 550
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews with Dixie Chirwa, in which she describes growing up in Lesotho, her conversion to Christian faith and development in Christian life, training as a Campus Crusade for Christ staff worker, work with the Hospital Christian Fellowship, attendance at 1986 International Conference for Itinerant Evangelists (Amsterdam 86), work as a CCC staff member on the campuses of universities in Lesotho, education at Theological College of Central Africa, helping to train church...
Dates: Created: 1997
Identifier: CN 558
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Curitis Cole. Topics covered include: Cole’s family background, the development of his Christian faith, his experiences as a missionary kid in Ivory Coast in the 1970s, descriptions of the Christian community in Ivory Coast and the Ivory Coast Academy; Ivorian worship services; his education at Michigan State University, his business career in Denver and his ministry as a youth pastor there, his and his wife's call to missions, his work in Ecuador as an broadcaster...
Dates: Created: 1998
Identifier: CN 562
Scope and Contents Address books, articles, autograph books, birthday book, correspondence, diaries, documents, journals, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, notebooks, photographs, prayer letters, scrapbooks, sermon notes, songbooks, and testimony which document the Howes' work as China Inland Mission (CIM) missionaries in China from 1925 through 1945, and their work at CIM (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship) office in Chicago and Headquarters in Philadelphia before they retired in 1965. Their correspondence...
Dates: Created: 1899-1993
Identifier: CN 567
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, pamphlets, and manuscripts relating to Gustav H.W. Norton's (1915-2017) work as an administrator and professor of theology and missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Wheaton College, as well as his involvement with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Evangelical Literature Overseas, and Mid-American Keswick. The collection documents Norton’s childhood, education, and career as professor of missions...
Dates: Created: 1950-2000
Identifier: CN 573
Scope and Contents Minutes, budgets, proposals, pamphlets, reports, video cassettes, and other material showing the origins of Detroit's Afro-American Mission, Inc., and its activities including Bible clubs for children and adults, special ministries to singles, vacation Bible schools and camps, and the Institute for Biblical Research.
Dates: Created: 1964-1994
Identifier: CN 582
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Michael A. Cassidy, South African evangelist and founder of African Enterprise, in which he describes his family background and childhood in Basutoland, apartheid, his friendship with Patrick Baker Duncan, the development of his faith and prayer life, leading up to his conversion while attending Cambridge University; the Cambridge Inter-Collegiate College Union (CICCU); comparison of his education at Cambridge and Fuller Theological Seminary; the influence on his...
Dates: Created: 2002
Identifier: CN 595
Scope and Contents Audio tapes of numerous sessions from Congress '88, touching on a wide variety of topics related to evangelism and missions.Series: Audio tape recordingsArrangement: Tapes were received in vinyl cases each already numbered. The archivist kept the same order and labeled the tape sequentially.Date Range: 1988-1988Volume: 161 cassette tapes (0.91 cubic feet)Type of documents: Recordings of the plenary and workshop sessions of Congress 88,...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 604
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Dan Duvall Crawford in which he discusses his parents, Percy and Ruth (Duvall) Crawford; Percy Crawford’s evangelistic ministry at meetings, through radio and television programming; and the camps his father founded. Other topics discussed include Crawford’s experiences at Pine Brook Camp as a child; Pine Brook Praises and Young People’s Church of the Air; Percy Crawford’s relationship with Billy...
Dates: Created: 2004
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...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 610
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Geneva Grace Haller, who was a missionary to the Congo, first as an independent, then with World Wide Mission. Haller describes growing up in Africa, being home schooled, orphanage work, problems caused by the independence of Congo, persecution of Congolese, her view of various Congo political leaders, condition of the Congolese church, relationship between the Joseph Mobutu government and missionary societies, Congo education, health care, and economic problems. The...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 611
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Mary Ann (Shook) Miller a missionary with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) to the Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and the Central African Republic. Topics discussed include her family background; conversion to Christianity; education at Wheaton College; InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Urbana Conference; call to the mission field; history of AIM; preparation for the mission field; language training; descriptions of her first mission station; traditional tribal...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 625
Scope and Contents Class papers and notes, correspondence, hymns, manuscript, post cards, sermon notes, and thesis documenting the ministry of Lois Vashti Gregory, American Methodist evangelist and teacher of Christian values to young people. Her ministry not only included preaching to adults but also teaching young people, especially children, in Christian ethics and living a morally pure life. Gregory was particularly active in the northeast region of the United States.
Dates: Created: 1887-1961; Majority of material found in 1902-1961
Identifier: CN 626
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Stephen Christopher, a Tamil mission leader. Topics covered in the interview include his childhood, education and conversion; the work of Dohnavur Fellowship; ministry of his father (P. T. Christopher) and the founding of the Tamil Gospel Village Mission, his own vision for the ministry; the Christian church in northern and southern India; and a comparison of Indian and American Christianity. The time period covered by the interview is 1980 to 2006....
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Arthur Malcom Barnett, in which he describes his parents’ work as missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) among the Maasai people in Kenya, the development of Christianity in East Africa; traditional Maasai culture, his experiences aboard the Zamzam in 1941, and different aspects of medical missions. Other topics discussed include different AIM missionaries, including the Stauffachers, Davises, and Collins; the effect of World War II, leprosy treatment in...
Identifier: CN 635
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Mole, a missionary and church planter with CB International and Interact Ministries in the Ukraine and Siberia. Topics covered in the interview include the development of his faith in college, involvement with InterVarsity; work as an engineer with DuPont; study at Denver Theological Seminary; churching planting among Russian immigrants in Denver; teaching missions at Donetsk Christian University in Ukraine; Svet Evanglia, a Ukrainian mission agency; working in...
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...
Identifier: CN 647
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Loren D. Cunningham, in which he describes his early life, family and influence of his mother and evangelist father, the Assemblies of God church and evangelistic mission, role of prayer in their family, other influences on his spiritual life, accounts of growing in his faith and learning to hear God speaking, call to worldwide mission as a young teenager, education, early mission trips, moving beyond Assemblies of God circles, meeting his wife Darlene, dream to...
Dates: Created: 2009
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, newspaper clippings, lists, financial records, questionnaires and training videos other materials of the Say Yes Chicago committee, a group of Protestant Christian leaders that incorporated to sponsor Say Yes Chicago, a 1996 city-wide evangelistic effort led by evangelist Luis Palau.These files contain much information about the planning and organizing of the campaign, with some material on the actual events of the campaign, the results and the...
Dates: Created: 1973-1997
Identifier: CN 680
Scope and Contents Diaries and oral history interviews documenting the work of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission) workers Louis Almond, his first wife Stella and his second wife Helen in China (1949-1951), Thailand and the United States. Helen’s interview also describes the activities of the United States office of OMF, where she worked for many years.
Dates: 1949-1951, 2015-2016
Identifier: CN 710
Scope and Contents The China Inland Mission (later the Overseas Missionary Fellowship) founded a school for the children of Western missionaries in Chefoo, China called the Chefoo School. During World War II, the mission started similar schools in other parts of China and in India. After 1951, when the mission was forced out of China, the mission had similar schools in Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines. They were always called Chefoo Schools. The Chefoo Schools Association was a society for...
Dates: Created: 1908-2016
Collection — Container: Books
Dates: Other: -
Collection — Container: Books
Scope and Contents The collection (about 10 linear feet) consists primarily of various drafts, revisions, and dictaphone tapes concerning the development of the Living Bible and the Taylor's Bible Story Book. The boxes are arranged chronologically, representing the order in which each section was completed. Most of the biblical books went through several revisions before a final translation was accepted. Since it was difficult to determine whether a given revision was the "1st revision," "2nd revision," etc, it...
Dates: Created: 1960-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1962-1970; Other: Date acquired: 2000
Identifier: Wade-A-20 through A-22
Abstract The book Letters to Children, edited by Lyle W. Dorsett and Marjorie Lamp Mead, was published in 1985. It is a collection of some of Lewis' many letters to children over the years, particularly relating to the Narnia Chronicles but also full of personal advice and goodwill. These papers represent Dorsett and Mead's working papers.
Dates: Created: 1983-1986
Found in: Marion E. Wade Center
Identifier: SCN 029
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handbook for missionaries and candidates of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade to orient them to the mission's goals and procedures. Volume contains constitution and by-laws, a statement of principle and practices, bibliographies, and other information on the Philippines and Japan. Also included is a draft of the constitution of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade.
Dates: Created: 1964
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.
Dates: Created: 1964
Identifier: SCN 084
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters and several items related to the drowning of missionary George E. King in 1927. The letters describe the Waltons' travel as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and a Bible conference for Chinese Christians. Also includes CIM newsletter and report which describe the treacherous raft trip made by 38 missionaries and their families who were withdrawing from the Kansu Province during which King drowned.
Dates: Created: 1927-1940
Identifier: SCN 113
Scope and Contents This collection contains the curriculum kit produced by World Vision for use with children. The kit, including flash cards, photo, and booklet, was adapted from a radio script by Bob Pierce, describing how missionary Hubert Mitchell first presented the Christian gospel to a group of the Kubu people in Sumatra in 1937.
Dates: Other: Undated
- Subject: Children X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 171
- Buswell Library Special Collections 6
- Marion E. Wade Center 1
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 69
- Moody Bible Institute. 28
- China Inland Mission. 25
- Graham, Billy, 25
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 22
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 22
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 19
- Moody Bible Institute 17
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 15
- Islam 15
- Africa Inland Mission. 11
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 11
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 11
- Rader, Paul, 10
- Stam, John Cornelius, 10
- Hurlburt, Charles E. 9
- Sudan Interior Mission. 9
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 9
- Africa Inland Church. 8
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 8
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 8
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 8
- Straw, Darien A. 8
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 8
- Youth for Christ International. 8
- Blanchard, Charles A. 7
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 7
- Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 7
- McIntire, Carl, 7
- Sunday, Billy, 7
- Catholic Church 6
- Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 6
- Crawford, Percy B. 6
- Jones, Clarence W. 6
- National Association of Evangelicals. 6
- Rift Valley Academy (Kijabe, Kenya) 6
- World Council of Churches. 6
- Wyrtzen, Jack, 6
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 5
- Davis, Ralph T. 5
- Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 5
- Houghton, Frank, 5
- Ironside, H. A. 5
- Kane, J. Herbert. 5
- Kuhn, Isobel. 5
- Kuhn, John Becker. 5
- Palau, Luis, 5
- Smith, Oswald J. 5
- Wright, J. Elwin. 5
- Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 4
- Africa Inland Mission, International. 4
- Anderson, Helen. 4
- Anderson, Ian Rankin. 4
- Armerding, Hudson T. 4
- Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 4
- Barnett, Erik S. 4
- Becker, Carl K., 4
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 4
- Bingham, Rowland V., 4
- Buck, Pearl S. 4
- Carlson, Robert Dean. 4
- Chiang, Kai-shek. 4
- Christian Service Brigade. 4
- Crossett, Margaret E. 4
- Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 4
- Elliot, Jim, 4
- Evangelical Literature Overseas. 4
- Far East Broadcasting Company. 4
- Fuller, Charles Edward, 4
- Hillis, Dick. 4
- Hoste, Dixon Edward. 4
- Howard, David M. 4
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 4
- Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 4
- LeBar, Lois E. 4
- Mission Aviation Fellowship. 4
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 4
- Ockenga, Harold John, 4
- Operation Mobilization. 4
- Paul, Austin, 4
- Princeton Theological Seminary. 4
- Rethy Academy (Rethy, Zaire) 4
- Riley, W. B. 4
- SIM (Organization) 4
- Stough, Paul Pinney. 4
- Taylor, Clyde W. 4
- Taylor, James Hudson, 4
- Van Dusen, George C. 4
- Assemblies of God 3
- Assemblies of God. 3
- Association of Church Missions Committees. 3
- Awana Clubs International. 3
- Barrows, Cliff. 3
- Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 3
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 3
- Colson, Charles W. 3
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 3
- Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 3
- Coray, Edward A. 3
- Crossett, Vincent L. 3 ∧ less