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Intercessors for the Suffering Church Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-079
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: 1998

Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA) Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 352
Brief Description 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. Numerous mission-related subjects are documented, among them those related to the theoretical, theological, or practical aspects of the missionary enterprise, such as missionary aviation, the education of future missionaries, theological...
Dates: Created: 1934-1983, undated

L. Nelson Bell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CN 318
Brief Description Correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents related to the life and ministry of L. Nelson Bell, first as a medical missionary in China, then as doctor, editor, and lay leader in the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Among the topics covered by the material in the collection are missions in China in the twentieth century between the two world wars; the work of Bell's son-in-law, Billy Graham; the founding and development of Christianity Today and The...
Dates: 1923-1973

Luis Palau Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: CN-722
Brief Description Papers of Luis Palau, international Christian evangelist, including crusade-related materials, correspondence, the Luis Palau Association strategic planning documents and reports, and personal diaries. While the paper documents in the collection are subdivided into several subseries, almost all of them relate to Palau's crusades or other events as a Latin American evangelist, most after he established his own evangelistic ministry and association separate from Overseas Crusades in 1978; far...
Dates: 1947-2017

Margaret and Kenneth P. Landon Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-038
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: 1824-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1927-1990; Other: Date acquired: 1990

Moody Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 330
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started in 1864 by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946. Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities in the congregation, the governance of the body, and various urban evangelistic outreaches of the church. Besides the history of the church, the collection also documents such...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987

Nathan Walton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 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 Nathan and Lois Walton's 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

OC International Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 222
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, minutes, manuscripts, handbooks, directories, photographs, etc., relating to the mission's work of evangelism, church planting and development of national leadership in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America since its origin in 1950 and official founding in 1951. Documents describe the founding and expansion of the mission, administrations of Dick Hillis (first president from 1951-1976, but also including files dating back to 1933 on his years as a missionary in...
Dates: Created: 1933-1998

Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission) Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 215
Brief Description Correspondence, minutes, directories, newsletters, brochures, photographs, book manuscripts, slides, photo albums, and other materials which document the history of the North American branch of the mission. Materials cover the origins of the mission's North American branch; its church planting, evangelistic, medical, educational, and literature work in China until the time of its expulsion in 1951; its reorganization from China Inland Mission into Overseas Missionary Fellowship; its work...
Dates: Created: 1853, 1886-1990, 2001, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1886-2001

Reuben Archer Torrey, Sr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CN 107
Scope and Contents

Diaries, correspondence, sermon notes, Sunday school lessons, newspaper clippings, brochures, memorial booklet, photographs, diaries, audio tapes, and glass negatives from R.A. Torrey's career as evangelist, teacher, author, and family man.

Dates: Created: 1882-1983

Ruddock Staffordshire and Glassware Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-158
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: 1958

Small Collection 041 Records of Hwa Nan College

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 041
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...
Dates: Created: 1920-1931

Small Collection 061 Papers of Charles Blanchett

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 061
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 cannibals.

Dates: Created: 1908

Small Collection 065 Papers of Joseph K. Wright

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 065
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter from Joseph Kingsburg Wight, missionary to China, 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

Small Collection 074 Papers of Robert W. Porteous

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 074
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...
Dates: Created: 1928

Small Collection 075 Papers of Charles Fairclough

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 075
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...
Dates: Created: 1928

Small Collection 076 Papers of Edwin W. Fisch

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 076
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

Small Collection 078 Papers of Ralph and Helen Scoville

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 078
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

Small Collection 079 Papers of Charles Thomson

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 079
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

Small Collection 080 Papers of Martha Pohnert

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 080
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

Small Collection 081 Papers of A. Bertram Lewis

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 081
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

Small Collection 082 Papers of Hannah L. Reid

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 082
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

Small Collection 085 Papers of Harold and Helen Hayward

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 085
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

Small Collection 086 Papers of Herbert and Minnie Flagg

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 086
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

Small Collection 091 Ephemera of Theodore Fischbacher

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 091
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

Small Collection 097 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 097
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

Small Collection 110 Ephemera of Helen Stam

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 110
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

Small Collection 114 Ephemera of William Ekvall Simpson

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 114
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

Steven C. Preston Papers

 Collection — Container: xAccession 2014-0117
Identifier: SC-223
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: 2005-2014; Other: Date acquired: 10/13/2014

Wheaton College Billy Graham Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 003
Brief Description Correspondence, proposals, reports, minutes, programs, publications brochures, budgets, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, and video tapes related to the founding, ground breaking and dedication and continuing work of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College as a research and training center in evangelism, and its ongoing activities. Includes audio and video recordings of Center-sponsored conferences (on themes including evangelism and evangelistic preaching, outreach to various...
Dates: Created: 1919-2011

Woman's Union Missionary Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 379
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, and almost 3,000 photographs that document the activity, personnel, and ministry of the organization founded in 1860 by Mrs. Thomas C. Doremus. The mission was intended as a vehicle for sending single women as missionaries to women in closed societies (and therefore unreachable by male missionaries) in Asia, covering their medical and educational work among orphans and women in Burma, China, India,...
Dates: Created: 1860-1983

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Evangelism & Missions Archives 123
Special Collections 8
 
Subject
Missions -- China. 104
Evangelistic work. 85
Evangelistic work -- China. 77
China -- History. 63
Missionaries. 62
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Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 55
Communism -- China. 51
Women missionaries. 51
Communism. 49
Missions. 45
Women -- Religious life. 44
Children of missionaries. 43
Missionaries -- Training of. 40
Women 40
China -- History -- 1937-1945. 39
Conversion. 39
China. 34
Language in missionary work. 33
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 32
Indigenous church administration 31
World War, 1939-1945. 30
Church and state. 29
Christian education. 28
Missions, Medical. 28
Missions -- Educational work. 27
Persecution. 26
Christianity and culture. 25
Evangelistic work -- United States. 25
Medical care 25
Persecution -- China. 25
China -- Religion. 24
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 24
Bible. 22
Christian life. 22
Indigenous church administration -- China. 22
Medical care -- China. 22
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 22
Church and state -- China. 20
China -- History -- 1949- 19
Missions -- India. 19
Religious institutions. 19
Rural missions. 19
China -- Description and travel. 18
Church and social problems. 18
Evangelicalism. 17
Buddhists. 16
Catholic Church. 16
Chinese -- Missions. 16
Fundamentalism. 16
Missions -- Finance. 16
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 16
Tribes. 16
China -- History -- 1912-1937. 15
Christian education -- China. 15
Christian leadership. 15
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 15
Christian literature. 15
Missionaries, Withdrawal of. 15
Missions -- Study and teaching. 15
Missions to Muslims. 15
Refugees 15
Chinese. 14
Culture shock. 14
Pentecostalism. 14
Presbyterians. 14
Bible -- Study and teaching. 13
Buddhists -- China. 13
Education 13
Missionaries' spouses. 13
Missionaries, Resignation of. 13
Missions -- Biblical teaching. 13
Missions -- Japan. 13
Missions -- Taiwan. 13
Rural churches. 13
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 13
Bible -- Translating. 12
Boarding schools. 12
China -- Politics and government. 12
Family. 12
Mass media in religion. 12
Missions -- Europe. 12
Missions to Buddhists. 12
Missions, Medical -- China. 12
Muslims. 12
Rural churches -- China. 12
China -- History -- Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901. 11
Church development, New. 11
Church work with women. 11
Evangelicalism -- United States. 11
Missions -- Philippines. 11
Prayer. 11
Radio in religion. 11
Refugees -- China. 11
Sex role. 11
Sunday schools. 11
Theology 11
Theology -- Study and teaching -- Asia. 11
Bible colleges 10
Boarding schools -- China. 10
Children of missionaries -- China. 10
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German 1
Japanese 1
Portuguese 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
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Names
China Inland Mission. 49
OMF International. 32
Zhongguo guo min dang. 28
Wheaton College (Ill.) 27
Moody Bible Institute. 19
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Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 14
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1906-1934. 14
Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934. 14
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 11
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 10
Houghton, Frank, 1894-1972. 9
Taylor, James Hudson, 1832-1905. 9
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975. 8
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 8
Chefoo School (Yen t'ai shih, China) 7
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 7
Kuhn, Isobel. 7
Kuhn, John Becker. 7
Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 7
Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 7
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 6
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 6
Glover, Robert Hall, 1871-1947. 6
Graham, Ruth Bell. 6
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 6
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968. 6
Kane, J. Herbert. 6
World Evangelical Fellowship. 6
Assemblies of God. 5
Bright, Bill. 5
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 5
Far East Broadcasting Company. 5
Feng, Yuxiang, 1882-1948. 5
Frame, Raymond. 5
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 5
National Association of Evangelicals. 5
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928. 5
Woods, C. Stacey, 1909-1983. 5
Anderson, Helen, 1909-2004. 4
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 4
Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 4
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 4
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. 4
Frame, Helen. 4
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 4
Hoste, Dixon Edward, 1861-1946. 4
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) 4
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002. 4
Nee, Watchman. 4
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. 4
Ockenga, Harold John, 1905-1985. 4
Rader, Paul, 1879-1938. 4
Straw, Darien A. 4
Sudan Interior Mission. 4
United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 4
World Vision International. 4
Barrows, Cliff. 3
Bell, L. Nelson (Lemuel Nelson), 1894-1973. 3
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 3
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 3
Carlson, Robert Dean. 3
Chao, Calvin. 3
China Inter-Varsity Evangelical Christian Students Fellowship. 3
Christian Medical Society. 3
Contento, Paul A. 3
Crossett, Margaret E. 3
Dow, Elsie Storrs. 3
Evans, Robert P., 1918-2011. 3
Ford, Leighton. 3
Fuller Theological Seminary. 3
Goforth, Jonathan, 1859-1936. 3
Goforth, Rosalind, 1864-1942. 3
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 3
Hatfield, Mark O., 1922-2011. 3
Hess, Esther N. 3
Hillis, Dick. 3
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 3
Jones, Clarence W. 3
Kane, Winnifred Mary Shepherd, 1912- 3
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. 3
Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976. 3
Moody, Dwight Lyman, 1837-1899. 3
Nowack, Ruth Louise. 3
OC International. 3
Palau, Luis, 1934- 3
Prairie Bible Institute. 3
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 3
Salvation Army. 3
Sanders, J. Oswald (John Oswald), 1902-1992. 3
Singapore Bible College. 3
Stott, John R. W. 3
Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935. 3
Wang, Leland. 3
Wheaton '83: An International Evangelical Conference on the Nature and Mission of the Church. 3
Woman’s Union Missionary Society of America for Heathen Lands. 3
World Council of Churches. 3
Adeney, Ruth W. 2
Africa Inland Mission. 2
Allen, Isaac, 1771-1844. 2
Allison, Lon (Lon J.), 1952-2019. 2
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