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Identifier: CN 021
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the Congress on the Church's Worldwide Mission which was held on the Wheaton College campus in 1966 and was jointly sponsored by the Evangelical Foreign Missions Association and the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association. Audio tapes document various sessions of the Congress, including biblical expositions, study papers (on subjects like syncretism, church growth, cooperation, the Catholic Church and social issues), reports on missions on the world's continents,...
Dates: Created: 1964-1967
Identifier: CN 072
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of the published reports, sermons, and miscellaneous documents that were issued under the auspices of the S.P.G. office in London. Sporadic gatherings of pamphlets arranged chronologically in earlier years; regular annual publications in later years. Subjects covered include missionary activity in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.The microfilm in this collection consists solely of the bound volumes of published material that appeared under the...
Dates: Created: 1701-1844
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: CN 084
Scope and Contents Correspondence describing Vera Thiessen's experiences and work as a medical missionary for the Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in the Belgian Congo (now Zaire) to her family, which included her parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. D. Thiessen, her sisters Carol and Lois, and her brother Jack. A few letters were written to friends as general prayer letters. The time period covered by the letters is 1946 to 1976. Topics discussed include her experiences as a missionary with Africa Inland Mission, Africa Inland...
Dates: Created: 1946-1976
Identifier: CN 086
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, audiotapes, photographs, financial reports, slides, blueprints, and memos related to the activities of International Christian Broadcasting's (originally the World Conference on Mission Radio) work to promote interest in Christian broadcasting and to support and encourage Protestant Christian radio and television broadcasters, largely engaged in evangelism.Materials include data on the International Communications Congress in Tokyo (1970), Muslim...
Dates: Created: 1937-1978; Other: Majority of material found in 1937-1978
Identifier: CN 089
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, films, videos relating to Paul P. Stough’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo with Africa Inland Mission. Materials contain information on Stough's father, Henry Stough, Wheaton College, Paul Stough's work as a missionary for Africa Inland Mission in the Belgian Congo (Zaire) and Kenya from the 1920s to the 1970s, and generally on the spread of Christianity in Africa.
Dates: Created: 1979-1992
Identifier: CN 135
Scope and Contents Correspondence, maps, clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and sketches relating the career and ministry of Alfred R. Tucker, Anglican Bishop of Uganda. Topics relate to missions in East Africa, social conditions and changes there, translation of the Bible, the abolition of slavery and a biography of Tucker planned by Mary Carus-Wilson.This collection is distinguished by its intimate picture of African life and the missionary church in this part of Africa at a period when technology was...
Dates: Created: 1890-1927
Identifier: CN 147
Scope and Contents This collection contains 40 reels of microfilm, containing the proceedings of the Church Missionary Society for Africa and the East. Includes annual Society meeting records, as published in the annual Proceedings, texts of sermons delivered to the Society, member lists, and reports. Volume 1 contains a history of the Society and its by-laws. Topic covered include evangelistic and missionary work in Africa and 19th century church history in Great Britain.All reels are 35mm, positive copies.
Dates: Created: 1801-1920
Identifier: CN 159
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 52 reels of microfilm containing correspondence and reports concerning Anglican missions in South Africa prior to diocesan organization, and concerning five dioceses: Capetown, 1847-1900; Grahamstown, 1853-1900; Natal (Maritzburg), 1853-1900; St. John's-Kaffraria, 1874-1900; and Zululand, 1866-1900. Reel 52 is a detailed index, and includes a history of S.P.G. South African work. The originals for the microfilm are in the U.S.P.G. headquarters in London.
Dates: Created: 1819-1900
Identifier: CN 160
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing the printed reports of the UMCA, the first mission society operated by the high church faction of the Anglican Church, and unique among Anglican missions in that primary authority rested not with a home committee, but with a bishop Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, and Dublin Universities.Originals of the reports are in the USPG office, London.
Dates: Created: 1860-1900
Identifier: CN 161
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 17,716 sheets of microfiche containing minutes, reports, candidates' papers, graphics, and correspondence with missionaries in Europe, Russia, the Americas, West Indies, Australia, the South Seas, Africa, China, India, and other areas. Also included are journals of missionaries, correspondence of David Livingstone, and material about a mission to Jewish people in London. The microfiche was filmed from originals in the Library of the School of Oriental and African...
Dates: Created: 1775-1940
Collection 162 Records of the International Missionary Council/Conference of British Missionary Societies
Identifier: CN 162
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 2,587 sheets of microfiche containing correspondence and memos, chiefly 1910-1945, especially to Joseph H. Oldham and William Paton. The microfiche primarily concerns India and British Africa, but includes material about African areas under Belgium, Portuguese and French control as well. Manuscript material is correspondence and memoranda related especially to key mission figures Joseph H. Oldham (1874-1969) and William Paton (1886-1943); much printed material is...
Dates: Created: 1910-1945
Identifier: CN 163
Scope and Contents This collection contains 70 sheets of microfiche, containing correspondence from missionaries of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society. Correspondence concerns the home office, Europe, North America, West Indies, West Africa, South Africa, India, Ceylon, Burma, China, and Australasia. The seventy sheets of microfiche contain detailed inventories in typescript for a portion of the Archives of the Methodist Church, Overseas Division (also known as the Methodist Missionary Society) in England....
Dates: Created: 1791-1931
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, news releases, minutes of meetings, and other materials which describe the origins, planning, purpose, and results of the Pan African Christian Leadership Assembly (PACLA) meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya in December 1976, a gathering for evangelical African church leaders and missionaries in Nairobi, which grew out of of an informal meeting of African leaders at the 1974 International Congress on World Evangelization held at Lausanne, Switzerland. The bulk of this...
Dates: Created: 1975-1978
Identifier: CN 184
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence, cards, resumes, and mission newsletters from a group of Canadian and American students who attended an Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship summer camp, 1951, near Toronto, Canada. This collection documents an eighteen-year period of the lives of those who communicated with Lois Ottaway with information which was compiled by her for an informal, annual Campus-in-the-Woods Newsletter.
Dates: Created: 1961-1981
Identifier: CN 218
Scope and Contents Correspondence, press releases, minutes, financial statements, reports, and photographs documenting the activities of the Evangelical Mission Information Service (EMIS), the publications arm of both the Evangelical Foreign Missions Association and the Interdenominational Foreign Missions Association. Activities documented include the publication of several mission periodicals, including Evangelical Missions Quarterly and Missionary News Service; organization of missionary conferences and...
Dates: Created: 1964-1981
Identifier: CN 228
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Lyndon Roth Hess in which he describes his missionary service in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) between 1932 and 1975 as a teacher of missionary children, assistant to village pastors and other work with the Lunda people. Topics include cultural influences on missionary children, education at Wheaton College, missionary service with Brethren Assemblies in Zambia teaching children of missionaries, the national African church, tribal tensions, Marxism, influence of...
Dates: Created: 1982
Identifier: CN 291
Scope and Contents Notebooks, clippings, hymns, poems, photographs relating to the ministry of Ralph T. Davis, as a missionary and executive leader of African Inland Mission. The materials in this collection consist primarily of notebooks apparently used by Davis for sermon materials or in his administrative capacities for AIM. They include: notes on books of the Old and New Testaments; sermon outlines and notes; church history; notes on geographical areas, countries and peoples; hymns and poems; other missions...
Dates: Created: 1935-1962
Identifier: CN 404
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Rosanna Formenak in which she discusses her family background; conversion; education at Nyack College and Columbia University in nursing; experiences as a missionary in Gabon with the Christian and Missionary Alliance; youth work, relationship between church and state in Gabon; medical work; and the strengths and weaknesses of the church in Gabon. Other topics discussed include the influence of Word of Life and Youth for Christ on Formenak’s spiritual growth,...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 413
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Matthew Parker in which he describes his childhood, family, education, conversion, study at Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music and work/study at Wheaton College, ministry with Campus Crusade in its sports ministry and with Overseas Crusades sports evangelism ministry (Venture for Victory w/ Bud Schaeffer), the 1984 and 1986 National Summits on Black Church Development, the Atlanta '88 Congress on Evangelizing Black America, the Afro-American community, white...
Dates: Created: 1989
Identifier: CN 414
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, papers and speech manuscripts relating to the ministry of Wade T. Coggins, Christian worker with the Christian and Missionary Alliance and the Evangelical Foreign Mission Association.
Dates: Created: 1964-1990
Identifier: CN 468
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Quackenbush Stough (1913-2009) in which she discusses her parents, childhood, education, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, call to be a missionary, joining Africa Inland Mission, travel to Africa, work in French Equatorial Africa, evangelistic field trips, her husband Paul Stough, her work among women in the Belgian Congo, the growth of the Africa Inland Church, the independence of the Congo, the Congolese civil war and Simba uprising, the...
Dates: Created: 1992-1993
Identifier: CN 503
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ian M. Hay in which he describes his childhood; missionary parents and their work in Nigeria; Hay's spiritual growth and call to missions; education and training for missionary work; Sudan Interior Mission (later renamed SIM International) for which he worked (as a missionary, administrative executive and director); missionary work in Nigeria; indigenous church administration (particularly in the Evangelical Church of West Africa or ECWA); Other topics discussed...
Dates: Created: 1994
Identifier: CN 508
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Barbara Lynn (Miner) Collins in which she describes her childhood; family's religious background; conversion to Christianity; spiritual development in college and young professional life; acceptance as a missionary by Africa Inland Mission (AIM); arrival on the mission field in Kenya; work among the Rendile and Kikuyu peoples; raising children on the mission field; development of women's program at Africa Inland Church Missionary College; work among women refugees in...
Dates: Created: 1995
Identifier: CN 552
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers of Raymond and Lillian Braun, missionaries with Baptist Mid-Missions in the Central African Republic between 1926 and 1972; also includes photographs, manuscripts, reports, etc., a few papers of Lillian's brother Paul Young, letters from fellow missionaries in Africa and a friend in India, and some material on missions in South America, particularly Ecuador, where Paul worked. Correspondence predominates, much of it describing the Brauns' everyday life and work.
Dates: Created: 1923-1975
Identifier: CN 610
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Geneva Grace Haller, who was a missionary to the Congo, first as an independent, then with World Wide Mission. Haller describes growing up in Africa, being home schooled, orphanage work, problems caused by the independence of Congo, persecution of Congolese, her view of various Congo political leaders, condition of the Congolese church, relationship between the Joseph Mobutu government and missionary societies, Congo education, health care, and economic problems. The...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 612
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Brenda (Gatlin) Stevens, an agricultural missionary with Mission to the World in Uganda. Topics discussed include Stevens's family background; conversion to Christianity; involvement with Campus Crusade for Christ; reflections on Ugandan culture and the state of the Christian church in Uganda; challenges for western missionaries in a second culture; agricultural work in Uganda; and specific medical concerns for Ugandans. The time period covered by the interview is...
Dates: Created: 1988
Scope and Contents Microfilm of official documents, publications, and private papers relating to the work of the Sudan Interior Mission in Ethiopia, Nigeria, Sudan, Benin, Niger, Upper Volta, and Ivory Coast. This collection consist of a copy negative of microfilm of the records of Sudan Interior Mission. The film was given to the BGC Archives by the SIM International Archives to make these resources for the history of the church in Africa more widely available. The documents are solely from Sudan Interior...
Dates: Created: 1887-1987
Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SCN 070
Scope and Contents This collection contains engraved certificates for contributions, biography of missionary of Harriet Newell, historical sketch of mission work in Micronesia, Sunday school exercise on Africa (1917), letter from John and Margaret Miller (missionaries in India), Congregational Home Missionary Society 75th anniversary program booklet, and letter regarding 1848 ABCFM meeting in Boston.
Dates: Created: 1848-1917
- Subject: Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Africa X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 28
- Buswell Library Special Collections 1
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 8
- Africa Inland Mission. 5
- Africa Inland Church. 4
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 4
- Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 3
- Davis, Ralph T. 3
- Graham, Billy, 3
- Hay, Ian M. 3
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 3
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 3
- Lumumba, Patrice, 3
- Taylor, Clyde W. 3
- Africa Inland Mission, International. 2
- Aldrich, Willard. 2
- Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 2
- Becker, Carl K., 2
- Bingham, Rowland V., 2
- Brethren Assemblies 2
- Brethren Assemblies. 2
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 2
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 2
- Church Missionary Society. 2
- Church of England 2
- Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 2
- Coray, Edward A. 2
- ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 2
- Fenton, Horace L. 2
- Gospel Recordings, Inc. 2
- Hall, John F. 2
- Hess, Lyndon. 2
- Jevovah's Witnesses 2
- King, Louis L. 2
- Kivengere, Festo. 2
- Latin America Mission. 2
- Leedy, John W. 2
- Moody Bible Institute. 2
- National Association of Evangelicals. 2
- Norton, Hugo Wilbert, 2
- Paul, Austin, 2
- Reapsome, James W. 2
- SIM (Organization) 2
- Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain) 2
- Stough, Paul Pinney. 2
- Straw, Darien A. 2
- Sudan Interior Mission. 2
- Van Dusen, George C. 2
- World Council of Churches. 2
- Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 1
- Africa Committee for the Rehabilitation of Southern Sudan. 1
- Africa Inland Church Missionary College (Eldoret, Kenya) 1
- African Enterprise. 1
- All Africa Conference of Churches. 1
- American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 1
- American Colonization Society. 1
- American Leprosy Missions. 1
- Andes Evangelical Mission. 1
- Armerding, Hudson T. 1
- Armstrong, Ben. 1
- Assemblies of God. 1
- Association of Church Missions Committees. 1
- Athletes in Action. 1
- Baba, Panya. 1
- Baptist Mid-missions (Organization) 1
- Barnett, Erik S. 1
- Bayly, Joseph. 1
- Bertermann, Eugene R. 1
- Bethel Bible Institute (Armenia, Colombia) 1
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
- Blanchard, Jonathan. 1
- Blocher, Jacques 1
- Blue, Lloyd C. 1
- Bowman, Robert H. 1
- Braun, Lillian. 1
- Braun, Mary. 1
- Braun, Milton. 1
- Braun, Raymond A. 1
- Bright, Bill. 1
- Bryan College. 1
- Buker, Raymond B. 1
- Carus-Wilson, Mary Louisa Georgina Petrie. 1
- Cassidy, Michael, 1
- Center for Black Church Development (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- Christian Broadcasting Network (U.S.) 1
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
- Coggins, Wade T. 1
- Collins, Barbara L. 1
- Collins, Malcolm. 1
- Columbia University. 1
- Conference of British Missionary Societies 1
- Congo Protestant Council. 1
- Dain, Arthur John, 1
- Davis, Raymond J. 1
- Dayton, Edward R. 1
- Downing, Lee H. 1
- Epp, Theodore H. 1
- Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 1
- Evangelical Literature Overseas. 1
- Evangelical Missionary Society (Nigeria) 1
- Far East Broadcasting Company. 1
- Fellowship of Christian Athletes. 1 ∧ less