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Collection 080 Papers of Miriam J. Dunn

Identifier: CN 080
Scope and Contents Collection contians a manuscript of I Get Your Message, Father, written by Miriam J. Dunn relating her missionary experiences in China and Southeast Asia with China Inland Mission (CIM) (319 pp.) Topics include her childhood in China, nurses training in England, language school in China, marriage, work with Christian Witness Press in Hong Kong, and missionary work in Malaysia. The manuscript is typed on 319 pages, 8" x 11" size bond paper and...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 124 Papers of Helen Renich

Identifier: CN 124
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews with Helen Gignilliat Torrey Renich in which she describes her grandfather, Reuben Archer Torrey, Sr., and her experiences growing up in China as a child of missionaries. Other topics discussed include her experiences at Wheaton College and culture shock. The collection also includes photographs of her family life in China and Chinese nationals, ca. 1920-30s.Helen Renich was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 15, 1980 in Michigan and on May 17, 1982...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Collection 187 Papers of Eleanor R. Elliott

Identifier: CN 187
Scope and Contents Family correspondence, prayer letters, brochures, newspaper clippings, prayer cards and letters from other missionaries, photographs, slides, negatives, journals and diaries, and eight interviews concerning Elliott's childhood in China, mission work with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship) in China and the Philippines, her experiences as an evangelist and teacher, her life in China during the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, and the civil war that followed. Her retirement...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988

Collection 189 Papers of Mary Goforth Moynan

Identifier: CN 189
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous personal papers, an autobiography, oral history interviews and color slides relating to the ministry of Mary Goforth Moynan. Topics covered include Moynan's memories of the personalities and work of her parents, Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth; evangelistic work in China before World War II; her own career in Christian work; and her trips in 1979 to Taiwan and in 1980 to the People's Republic of China.

Dates: Created: 1918-1994

Collection 206 Oral History Interview with John C. Chin

Identifier: CN 206
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John C. Chin (1911-1989) in which he discusses his childhood in China, medical training, and the Chinese Christian church; the work of China Inland Mission in Honan, Szechwan, and Yunnan provinces; the Japanese occupation of China; Nationalist and Communist parties; medical work in CIM and Presbyterian hospitals; war conditions and relocation to Taiwan;  Also discussed is his founding of the Lutheran Seminary, Taiwan; the contemporary status of Chinese Christians,...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 215 Records of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission)

Identifier: CN 215
Scope and Contents 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;...
Dates: Created: 1853, 1886-1990, 1997, n.d.; Other: Majority of material found in 1889-1990

Collection 246 Papers of Jessie McDonald

Identifier: CN 246
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, notes, articles, photographs, and annual reports relating to Jessie McDonald's medical work in China from 1913-1952 with China Inland Mission. The documents include information on evangelistic outreach and the nature of health conditions in China. The materials also describe the political and social upheavals occurring in China during the first half of the 1900s.The correspondence by Dr. Mc Donald is supplemented by some correspondence of her co-workers...
Dates: Created: 1907-1951

Collection 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

Identifier: CN 287
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Rice Elliott Crossett in which she describes her childhood with her missionary parents in China, her education at Wheaton College, and missionary career with her husband, Vincent Crossett, in China and Taiwan with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship (1929-1948, 1961-1973). Topics discussed include  Crossett's childhood in China; description of Chinese indigenous worship practices and syncretism in Chinese religious culture; Crossett's...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 341 Papers of Victor G. Plymire

Identifier: CN 341
Scope and Contents Letters, articles, over 1200 photos, maps, diary and other material relating to Victor Plymire's missionary career in Tibet and China under the auspices of the Assemblies of God. The collection contains information not only on his evangelistic work among various strata of Tibetan society but also about his evangelistic/exploration expedition of 1927-28 which crossed from northeastern to southwestern Tibet; Tibetan culture and society; the Buddhist religion; and the early history of relations...
Dates: Created: 1908-1957

Collection 379 Records of the Woman's Union Missionary Society

Identifier: CN 379
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, almost 3,000 photographs.

Topics documented include the creation and activity of the mission work in Burma, China, India, Pakistan, and Japan, its work among orphans and women.

Dates: Created: 1860-1983

Collection 562 Papers of Roger and Mary Howes

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

Small Collection 074 Papers of Robert W. Porteous

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

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 086 Papers of Herbert and Minnie Flagg

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 110 Ephemera of Helen Stam

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

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Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 3
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Feng, Yuxiang, 1882-1948. 2
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Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
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Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 1
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 1
Borden, William, 1887-1913. 1
Chapei Civil Assembly Center (Shanghai, China) 1
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Flagg, Herbert W. 1
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Fraser, James Outram, 1886-1938. 1
Frost, Henry Weston, 1858- 1
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Liddell, Eric, 1902-1945 1
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Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976. 1
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Moody Bible Institute. 1
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Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928 1
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Wang, Leland. 1
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