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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 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 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 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 286 Oral History Interview with Marilyn J. Suttie

Identifier: CN 286
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marilyn Joy Suttie in which she describes her work as a missionary in Cameroon with the United Presbyterian Ecumenical Mission. Topics discussed include: Suttie's childhood in China, education at Wheaton College, and short-term missionary work, mainly teaching missionary children in Cameroon. Also includes information on the Cameroon church, polygamy, Muslims in Cameroon, and medical care, and other political, social, and religious issues in Africa. The time...
Dates: Created: 1984

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 315 Oral History Interview with Marie H. Little

Identifier: CN 315
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marie Huttenlock Little (1918-2009) in which she describes her childhood in Philadelphia, training as a nurse and further education at Philadelphia School of Bible and the University of Pennsylvania; missionary service with China Inland Mission in 1947, working in Lanzhou and Wu Wei, Gansu province; return to the U.S. in 1950 to become a staff worker for Inter-Varsity. The time period covered by the interviews is circa 1918-1955.Marie Little was...
Dates: Created: 1985

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

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

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, 1997, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1889-1990

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Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934. 4
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 3
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 3
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 3
Hoste, Dixon Edward, 1861-1946. 3
Houghton, Frank, 1894-1972. 3
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 2
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975. 2
China Inter-Varsity Evangelical Christian Students Fellowship. 2
Christian Medical Society. 2
Crossett, Margaret E. 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 2
Elliott, Ruth, 1908- 2
Elliott, Walter Scott. 2
Feng, Yuxiang, 1882-1948. 2
Frame, Raymond. 2
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 2
Graham, Ruth Bell. 2
Hunter, George W., 1861-1946. 2
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 2
Kuhn, Isobel. 2
Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976. 2
Moody Bible Institute. 2
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Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 2
Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 2
Taylor, James Hudson, 1832-1905. 2
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Ambassadors for Christ (Allentown, Pa.) 1
American Bible Society. 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
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
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 (Brinchang, Malaysia) 1
Chefoo School (Kalimpong, India) 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 and Missionary Alliance. 1
Chua, Wee Hian, 1939- 1
Chung, Derek. 1
Contento, Paul A. 1
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Cooke, Leila Robinson. 1
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Discipleship Training Centre (Singapore) 1
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English Language Institute/China. 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
Frame, Helen. 1
Fraser, James Outram, 1886-1938. 1
Friends of China Fellowship. 1
Frost, Henry Weston, 1858- 1
Fung, Raymond. 1
Gates, Alan Frederick, 1931- 1
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Girao, William B. 1
Glover, Robert Hall, 1871-1947. 1
Guinness, Henry, 1908- 1
Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, 1892-1975. 1
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Houghton, Stanley, 1881-1913. 1
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