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Scope and Contents The Mary Ann Gilbert and Intercessors for the Suffering Church (ICS) collection contains files on over one hundred and twenty organizations and their publications that relate to the persecuted church and Christians. The collection contains correspondence to and from these organizations, as well as correspondence and publications of ICS.
Dates: Created: 1971-1997; Other: Majority of material found in 1982-1995; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1998
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The papers of Kenneth P. and Margaret Landon present unique views into the life and culture of Southeast Asia. Margaret, best known for her work Anna and the King of Siam, and Kenneth, a Presbyterian missionary and later Southeast Asia specialist with the U.S. State Department, were both graduates of Wheaton College. Both exhibit distinct qualities that offer the researcher many opportunities.The collection is organized into 12 series (Biography/Correspondence, Siam Missionary...
Dates: Created: 1824-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1927-1990; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1990
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Ruddock Staffordshire and Glassware Collection is a non-manuscript collection of Early American Staffordshire china and glassware. The Old Sandwich glass bowls and pitchers are in three patterns: bellflower, thumbprint, and three faces. The plates and pitcher are the 'old blue' Staffordshire historical wares embellished with early American scenes.
Dates: Created: 1820-1850; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1958
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter, several articles, and photographs, which contain information about the college or people connected with the college. The letter is dated 1930 and is by missionary Dorothea Keeney. She describes the inauguration of the college's first Chinese president, Lucy C. Wang; the school's commencement; and a wedding of one of the staff. One of the articles is by Lucy Wang and from the July 31 issue of Woman's Missionary Friend. It gives...
Dates: Created: 1920-1931
Scope and Contents This collection contains a booklet of nine watercolor sketches illustrating a three-verse limerick written in English but lettered in a verticle stylistic Chinese script; was presented to Charles Isaac Blanchett (1875-1933) upon his arrival in Pakhoi, China (near Hong Kong), to work with the Church Missionary Society. The booklet depicts an imaginary world in which Blanchett and his colleague, Bishop Rt. Rev. G.H. Landers (bishop of Hong Kong) are ambushed by hungry cannibals.
Dates: Created: 1908
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Joseph Kingsburg Wight to his brother, William Wight, describing his sea voyage to China, the condition of Shanghai, missionary endeavors in China and the Taiping Rebellion.
Dates: Created: 1856
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter by Robert Porteous describing accounts of the activities of the church in Yichun, Jianxi Province, including an intensive Bible school and conference for women, prayer meetings for several captured Christian workers, and weekly services, all taking place in the midst of troop movements by government and communist troops, which, although disruptive, did not interfere with church activities. Also included are items about military conflict and destruction...
Dates: Created: 1928
Scope and Contents Ths collection contains a ten-page prayer letter from Charles Fairclough, describing a tour of mission stations in Zhejiang Province, the evidence of cultural and social upheaval in the area, an evaluation of the church in China as it emerged from persecution, reflection on the political, social and cultural developments during Fairclough's 30 years of missionary work, an overview of current developments following civil war from 1926-1928, and an evaluation of China's future. Includes 4 pages...
Dates: Created: 1928
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter from Edwin William Fisch, a missionary with China Inland Mission, detailing his first days in China including descriptions of his arrival in Shanghai, the China Inland Mission compound and hospital, Shanghai street life, visits to training institutes, medical facilities, leading a worship service, travel on the Yangtze River, and the working classes.
Dates: Created: 1937
Scope and Contents This collection contains three prayer letters describing Ralph and Helen Scovilles' missionary work in China; travel from Shanghai to Ningsha, Kansu Province (now Yinchuan, Gansu) and raid and 23-day occupation of Ningsha by Muslim bandits.
Dates: Created: 1928-1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Charles Thomson, describing progress made in evangelistic work in China, excerpts from missionaries' letters appealing for prayer, and an appeal for new missionaries.
Dates: Created: 1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Martha Pohnert, a missionary with China Inland Mission, decribing Pohnert's Chinese co-workers, prayer needs, famine in the area, and the state of an outlying town damaged by soldiers.
Dates: Created: 1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from A. Bertram Lewis, describing his work as missionary in Kiangsi Province, China, with China Inland Mission, the progress of evangelistic work, involvement of Chinese Christians in evangelism, and a Bible conference.
Dates: Created: 1937
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Hannah L. Reid, describing Reid's work as missionary with China Inland Mission, the illness of Reid's missionary sister, Lilias Reid, and subsequent medical treatment, death and funeral.
Dates: Created: 1934
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
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Harold D. and Helen M. Hayward, describes the Haywards' overland travel as China Inland Mission workers with a description of the countryside and cities enroute to Xining, their assigned station, near the Tibetan border.
Dates: Created: 1926
Scope and Contents This collection contains two prayer letters from Herbert W. and Minnie E. Flagg, decsribing the Flaggs' work as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and political and social turmoil due to conflict between nationalist and communist forces and local robber bands, including G.M. Metcalf's being held as a hostage; Shanghai CIM compound caught in the crossfire in one instance; missionaries fleeing from the countryside; propaganda slogans; and attempts to continue work inland. Since many CIM...
Dates: Created: 1927
Scope and Contents This collection contains an annotated article (written by Phyllis Thompson) about the North-West Bible Institute (NWBI) in Fengzian, Shensi Province, describing the development of the Back to Jerusalem Evangelisitc Band, which evangelized in western China, including among Muslims. Also includes photocopies from Theodore Fischbacher's scrapbook with photographs of NWBI (1941-1947) and the Fischbacher family (1942-1944).
Dates: Created: 1941-1947
Scope and Contents This collection contains pamphlets, correspondence, reports and articles created by Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr. documenting his internment by the Japanese in China, the great physical and spiritual needs of the people in South Korea following the war there, and the development of the rehabilitation program under Torrey's administration.
Dates: Created: 1942-1966
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings relating to Helen Priscilla Stam, whose missionary parents, John and Betty Stam, were killed by communist soliders in China when Helen Stam was an infant. The clippings decsribe the Stam's ministry in China; their deaths; Helen Stam's rescue by local Christians; and expresses the hopes of her grandparents that she would become a missionary.
Dates: Created: 1934-1939
Scope and Contents This collection contains a booklet of photocopies assembled by Ray Smith and a photocopy of a manuscript copied from a typed manuscript attributed to William Wallace Simpson. The booklet contains a narrative by Smith about the life and death of William E. Wallace and copies of many documents, articles and excerpts from books. The documents are mainly concerned with the investigation into the death of the two men, while the articles and excerpts also deal to some extent with Simpson's work as...
Dates: Created: 1998
Collection — Container: xAccession 2014-0117
Abstract When Steven Preston was counting the cost of entering public, governmental service, he stated: “I had to ask myself whether I was willing to jump into a highly public position in an agency that was under attack and that had some very significant hurdles.” Despite these challenges facing him, Preston decided that he would transition into a leadership position of the Small Business Administration (SBA) in 2006. A similar question would arise again, less than two years later, when Mr. Preston...
Dates: Created: -2009; Other: Date acquired: 10/13/2014
- Subject: China X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 114
- Buswell Library Special Collections 8
- China Inland Mission. 49
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 29
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 27
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 22
- Moody Bible Institute. 17
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 14
- Stam, John Cornelius, 14
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 10
- Graham, Billy, 9
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 8
- Taylor, James Hudson, 8
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 7
- Houghton, Frank, 7
- Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 7
- Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 6
- Chiang, Kai-shek. 6
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 6
- Kane, J. Herbert. 6
- Kuhn, Isobel. 6
- Moody Bible Institute 6
- Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 6
- Adeney, David H. 5
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 5
- Far East Broadcasting Company. 5
- Glover, Robert Hall, 5
- National Association of Evangelicals. 5
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 5
- Zhongguo guo min dang. 5
- Anderson, Helen. 4
- Anderson, Ian Rankin. 4
- Assemblies of God. 4
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 4
- Blanchard, Charles A. 4
- Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 4
- Buck, Pearl S. 4
- Carlson, Robert Dean. 4
- Feng, Yu-hsiang, 4
- Glasser, Arthur F. 4
- Hoste, Dixon Edward. 4
- Islam 4
- Kuhn, John Becker. 4
- Rader, Paul, 4
- Straw, Darien A. 4
- Sudan Interior Mission. 4
- United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 4
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 4
- Woods, C. Stacey, 4
- Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 3
- Crossett, Margaret E. 3
- Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 3
- Frame, Helen. 3
- Frame, Raymond. 3
- Goforth, Jonathan, 3
- Goforth, Rosalind, 3
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 3
- Henry, Carl F. H. 3
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America. 3
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 3
- International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 3
- Jones, Clarence W. 3
- Kane, Winnifred Mary Shepherd, 3
- McIntire, Carl, 3
- Methodist Church 3
- Nee, Watchman. 3
- Nowack, Ruth Louise. 3
- Sanders, J. Oswald 3
- Sunday, Billy, 3
- Torrey, R. A. 3
- Torrey, Reuben Archer, 3
- Wang, Leland. 3
- World Council of Churches. 3
- World Vision International. 3
- Adeney, Ruth W. 2
- Africa Inland Mission. 2
- Allen, Isaac, 2
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 2
- Armerding, Hudson T. 2
- Assemblies of God 2
- Association of Church Missions Committees. 2
- Baptist Missionary Society. 2
- Barrows, Cliff. 2
- Bartel, Loyal. 2
- Bell, L. Nelson 2
- Bentley, William Holman. 2
- Bertermann, Eugene R. 2
- Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 2
- Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 2
- Billy Graham Center. 2
- Bingham, Rowland V., 2
- Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 2
- Bright, Bill. 2
- Carey, William. 2
- Chamberlain, John. 2
- Chao, Calvin. 2
- Chefoo School (Kalimpong, India) 2
- Chefoo School (Malaysia) 2
- Chicago Evangelistic Institute (Ill.) 2
- Chou, En-lai. 2
- Christian Medical Society. 2
- Church of England 2 ∧ less