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Collection 055 Papers of Otto F. Schoerner

Identifier: CN 055
Scope and Contents

Papers of Otto Frederick Schoerner a Wheaton College alumnus and missionary with China Inland Mission in Sinkiang, Honan, and Kangsu Provinces of China from 1931-1951. Collection includes an oral history interview, correspondence, autobiography, and photographs.

Dates: Created: 1949-2006

Collection 075 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth Warner

Identifier: CN 075
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Howard Warner (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood in the Canton Province of China as a daughter of missionaries, Canton Christian College where her father worked, studies and personalities at Wheaton College, her mission work among girls with Door of Hope Mission in Canton and Hong Kong, Chinese education, economic and social conditions, religion (particularly Buddhism), politics and government, the impact of China's war with Japan, and...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 088 Papers of Paul and Catharine Gieser

Identifier: CN 088
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Kenneth Gieser and letters reporting to the Southern Presbyterian Mission Board in Nashville, TN on the Gieser’s work in China, written between October 19, 1934, and November 1, 1936. Also contains audio tapes and transcripts of autobiographical statements.

Dates: Created: 1934-1979

Collection 169 Oral History Interviews with Harold P. Adolph

Identifier: CN 169
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with Harold Paul Adolph, in which he discusses his boyhood in China as the son of missionaries with China Inland Mission, conditions in China, his education at Wheaton College, medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, decision to become a missionary, and his ministry in Ethiopia as a medical missionary in African with Sudan Interior Mission; American missions in Ethiopia; family life on the mission field, and work with the Christian Medical Society. The...
Dates: Created: 1981

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 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 232 Papers of Esther Hess

Identifier: CN 232-232
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photographs, and articles relating to Esther Hess's missionary work as a nurse in China with China Inland Mission from 1931 to 1945. The materials not only document Hess's missionary career, but also the Sino-Japanese war and her confinement to a Japanese internment camp from 1942-1945.

Dates: Created: 1931-1959; Majority of material found in 1931-1941

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 298 Papers of Howard E. Thomas

Identifier: CN 298
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Howard E. Thomas in which he describes his family background, Christian life and growth, education at Stony Brook School and Wheaton College, missionary work with the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions among lepers of the Tai-Lu people along the Burmese border in southwestern China, internment by the Japanese in Thailand, contextualization of the gospel, expulsion from the area by the Chinese army involved in opium trade. Description of Stony Brook School...
Dates: Created: 1946-1985

David H. Adeney Papers.

Identifier: CN 393
Brief Description Adeney’s correspondence, writings (articles, books), lecture and presentation manuscripts, subject files (especially files on various China-related topics) he compiled from many sources, notebooks and loose notes, a photo album, photographs and slides, and two oral history interviews. Together these span his career as a missionary in China and Southeast Asia, staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in the United States, leader with International Fellowship of Evangelical Students,...
Dates: Created: 1911-1994

Esther Salzman Oral History Interview

Identifier: CN 052
Brief Description Oral history interview with Esther I. Salzman (1906-1996), a Wheaton College alumna and missionary to China in the 1940s and to the Philippines from 1950 to 1972. Topics discussed include her education at Wheaton College, medical work in China and the Philippines, and Communism in China. The time period covered by the interview is 1906 to 1978. Esther Salzman was interviewed by Wheaton College student Fred Baker on October 28, 1978 at her home in Kankakee, IL....
Dates: Created: 1978

Helen Renich Papers.

Identifier: CN 124
Brief Description 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

Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission) Records

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

Woman's Union Missionary Society Records

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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Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 3
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 3
Graham, Ruth Bell. 3
Hoste, Dixon Edward, 1861-1946. 3
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 2
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975. 2
China Inter-Varsity Evangelical Christian Students Fellowship. 2
Crossett, Margaret E. 2
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 2
Elliott, Ruth, 1908- 2
Elliott, Walter Scott. 2
Feng, Yuxiang, 1882-1948. 2
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 2
Glover, Robert Hall, 1871-1947. 2
Houghton, Frank, 1894-1972. 2
Hunter, George W., 1861-1946. 2
Moody Bible Institute. 2
Nee, Watchman. 2
Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 2
Taylor, James H., III, 1929-2009. 2
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 1
Adeney, Ruth W. 1
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Ambassadors for Christ (Allentown, Pa.) 1
American Bible Society. 1
American Sunday-School Union. 1
Anderson, Helen, 1909-2004. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Anderson, Peter. 1
Armitage, Carolyn. 1
Asian Theological Seminary. 1
Association of Christians Ministering Among Internationals. 1
Bacon, Daniel W. 1
Bangkok Bible College (1971-) (Bangkok, Thailand) 1
Bell, L. Nelson (Lemuel Nelson), 1894-1973. 1
Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 1
Billy Graham Center. Institute for Chinese Studies. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Borden, William, 1887-1913. 1
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
Bridgman Memorial School (Shanghai, China) 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. 1
Ch'eng, Marcus, 1884-1964. 1
Chandapilla, P. T. 1
Chandler, Rosemary Joy. 1
Chao, Calvin. 1
Chao, Jonathan. 1
Chefoo School (Yen t'ai shih, China) 1
Chin, John C. 1
China Graduate School of Theology. 1
Chinese Church Research Center. 1
Chinese Congress on World Evangelization (1976 : Hong Kong) 1
Chinese World Mission Centre. 1
Christian Communications Ltd. (Hong Kong) 1
Christian School in Japan (1950-) 1
Chua, Wee Hian, 1939- 1
Chung, Derek. 1
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
Contento, Paul A. 1
Cooke, Allyn B. 1
Cooke, Leila Robinson. 1
Coptic Church. 1
Crossett, Vincent. 1
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Discipleship Training Centre (Singapore) 1
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Dowsett, Dick. 1
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English Language Institute/China. 1
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 1
Evangelical China Office. 1
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Fellowship of Evangelical Students (Malaysia) 1
Fellowship of Evangelical Students (Singapore) 1
First Asian Student Missionary Convention (1973 : Baguio, Philippines) 1
Fraser, James Outram, 1886-1938. 1
Friends of China Fellowship. 1
Frost, Henry Weston, 1858- 1
Fung, Raymond. 1
Gaebelein, Arno Clemens, 1861-1945. 1
Gaebelein, Frank E. (Frank Ely), 1899-1983. 1
Gates, Alan Frederick, 1931- 1
Gemmell, Nina Eleanor. 1
Gibb, George W. 1
Gieser, Catharine. 1
Gieser, Paul Kenneth. 1
Girao, William B. 1
Graham, James R. (James Robert), 1898-1982. 1
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