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Collection 088 Papers of Paul and Catharine Gieser

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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 093 Oral History Interview with Earl A. Winsor

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Identifier: CN 093
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Earl Austin Winsor (1897-1983) in which he discusses his education at Wheaton College as a student (1919-1920) and teacher (1920-25, history, and 1939-1949, math and physics) and his missionary experiences in Africa under Africa Inland Mission, serving in what is now Zaire. Wheaton personalities, mission experiences, especially those relating to his education work, and analysis of his exposure to African government, churches, tribal customs, and health practices....
Dates: Created: 1979-1980

Collection 105 Oral History Interview with Paul D. Votaw

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Identifier: CN 105
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul Dean Votaw (1917-2007) in which he describes his childhood; education at Wheaton College, Dallas Seminary, and Princeton Seminary; and missionary activities in Syria and Lebanon. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1917-1954.Reverend Paul Votaw was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 4, 1980, at the Graham Center offices in Wheaton. The first ten minutes of the interview are barely decipherable due to technical difficulties. The...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 124 Papers of Helen Renich

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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 at...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Collection 125 Oral History Interview with Jane (Teresa) Leasor

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Identifier: CN 125
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jane (Teresa) Leasor (1922-2009) in which she describes her post-graduate education at Biblical Seminary in New York City; teaching at a secondary school for girls and a college for women in Beirut, Lebanon; the Arabic language; Islam; the place of women in Islam society; and the relationship between various Christian churches in Lebanon.Teresa Leasor was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 24 and September 7, 1982. There was an earlier tape recorded...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 164 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Small

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Identifier: CN 164
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Stair Small in which she describes her missionary experiences in China between the earliest communist revolutions; includes customs, evangelizing methods, assistance of Chinese Christians in areas of central China; post-war pastoring in the U.S. The time period covered by the interviews is 1904-1980.

Elizabeth Small was interviewed by Robert Shuster on October 28, 1980 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 177 Papers of Zoe Anne Alford

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Identifier: CN 177
Scope and Contents This collection contains curriculum materials and lecture notes, manuscripts of messages, correspondence, prayer letters, financial records, clippings, maps, promotional materials, minutes, photographs, newsletters, oral history interview, documenting Zoe Anne Alford's work in India and among Navajo Indians in New Mexico. The collection provides a broad overview of her education, preparation and missionary career, extending from her grammar school education into her retirement. It provides an...
Dates: Created: 1925-1983

Collection 207 Papers of Mark R. Larson

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Identifier: CN 207
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Mark Richard Larson concerning his experiences as a missionary under Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, 1979-1981. Centers on agricultural mission work in the Kano area of northern Nigeria. Also included in the collection are prayer letters dated from October 1982 to August 1984 and an Sudan Interior Mission Prayer Guide (folder 1-2), and a scrapbook (folder 1-1). The scrapbook was used as a point of reference throughout the interview and should be used by...
Dates: Created: 1981-1984

Collection 279 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Evans

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Identifier: CN 279
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Morrell Evans (1899-1976) in which she discusses her childhood; education at Wheaton College; work with J. Elwin Wright; her Christian education activities; the development of the New England Fellowship, the National Association of Evangelicals, and the World Evangelical Fellowship; and her work as a missionary in Taiwan. The time period covered by the interviews is 1899-1976.Elizabeth Evans was interviewed by Robert Shuster on October 8, 1984...
Dates: Created: 1984-1985

Collection 284 Oral History Interview with Gladys Wright

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Identifier: CN 284
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Lyle Wright (1902-1994), in which she discusses her work as a teacher in Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Topics discussed include: Wright's family background, education at Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute, her work as a missionary in the Belgian Congo for the Africa Inland Mission, memories of the Congolese people and culture, and her experiences at Wheaton when she was on the staff of the College after retriring from the mission...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 290 Oral History Interview with Merle A. Steely

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Identifier: CN 290
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Merle Ashel Steely, who worked as a missionary with Sudan Interior Mission between 1951 and 1977 in Liberia and Nigeria. Topic discussed include: Steely's conversion while in military service, education and employment at Wheaton College (including the 1950 revival there), his missionary work in Liberia at radio station ELWA and with Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, teaching in mission and government schools, evangelism and church planting, Billy Graham's 1960...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 344 Oral History Interview with Paul B. Long

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Identifier: CN 344
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Brown Long in which he discusses his childhood, attendance at Wheaton Academy and Wheaton College (including individuals Hudson, Taylor Armerding, Edward A. Coray, V. Raymond Edman, Billy Graham, Ruth Bell Graham, Clarence Jaarsma, Clarence Simpson, C. Gregg Singer), missionary work in education, evangelism, and church planting in the former Belgian Congo and in Brazil. Other topics include animism, church discipline, Christianity and culture, rearing a family...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 347 Oral History Interview with Ruth M. Long

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Identifier: CN 347
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth Margaret (Hollander) Long in which she discusses her conversion, education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary for the Sudan Interior Mission tohgether with her husband Burt) in Niger and Nigeria from 1950 through 1984. Other topics discussed include raising a family on the mission field, development of an AWANA program for Hausa children, evangelistic activities, impressions of the French colonial system, the independence of Niger, Hamami Diori, relations...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 387 Papers of William M. Miller

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Identifier: CN 387
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and transcripts with William M. Miller in which he describes his education at Princeton, Christian faith, and work as a Presbyterian missionary to Iran from 1919 to 1962. Besides descriptions of his evangelistic, pastoral, and educational work, he also describes many aspects of Iranian and Islamic society. Most of the transcripts are of interviews done for the Presbyterian Historical Society.
Dates: Created: 1979-1988

Collection 390 Papers of Janet Kuhns

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Identifier: CN 390
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and manuscript, relating to the ministry of Janet Kuhns, missionary among the Dayak people in West Kalimantan, Indonesia under the auspices of the Christian and Missionary Alliance (CM&A).[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "Folder 1-1" means box 1, Folder 1.]Series: Audio TapesThree oral history interviews with Janet Kuhns in which she...
Dates: Created: 1987-1988

Collection 407 Records of InterAct Ministries

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Identifier: CN 407
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, brochures, handbook, video tapes, and historical sketches documenting the ministry of the mission. Topics covered include administration of the mission, the Arctic Bible Institute, infant baptism, the Moravian Church, Arctic Training Center, Victory High School, Multi Media Production, the correspondence school program, Victory Bible Camp, Slavic Gospel Association's transfer of its work in Alaska to AMI, Native Institute of Canada, Native Bible Centre of...
Dates: Created: 1947-1989

Collection 414 Papers of Wade T. Coggins

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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

Collection 424 Oral History Interviews with Ruth L. Maxwell

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Identifier: CN 424
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Lillian Maxwell in which she talks about her family background, including her grandfather, L.E. Maxwell, founder of Prairie Bible Institute, and her parents, missionaries with Sudan Interior Mission (SIM) in Nigeria; Nigerian village life; experiences at boarding school; conversion to Christianity; spiritual development; education in Canada at Prairie Bible Institute; joining SIM; missions work in Liberia teaching the Bible and leading study groups for women....
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 442 Papers of Philip R. Foxwell

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Identifier: CN 442
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and one folder relating to the ministry of Philip R. Foxwell with the Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions and later World Presbyterian Missions.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Philip R. Foxwell in which he describes his youth, conversion, magician career, education at Wheaton College, decision to become a missionary, preparation and orientation for missionary work in Japan with the...
Dates: Created: 1990-1991

Collection 460 Oral History Interviews with Phyllis E. Taylor

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Identifier: CN 460
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Phyllis Evelyn Taylor in which she discusses her childhood and conversion to Christianity; education at Wheaton College; her experiences as a Christian and Missionary Alliance teacher and evangelist among the Bantu people in the Belgian Congo from 1952-1966; her work in Taiwan from 1968 as an independent missionary; and teaching English as a means of evangelism. Other topics discussed include attending Nyack Missionary Training Institute; memories of the 1950...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 468 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth C. Stough

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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

Collection 477 Papers of Stanley R. Kline

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Identifier: CN 477
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stanley R. Kline and extensive photo albums, relating to Kline’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1940 to 1977. Topics covered in interview include: his family background in Philadelphia, conversion, Percy Crawford's influence, evangelism in Philadelphia, rescue mission work, call to missions, his wife Carmel Anthony, his evangelism and educational work in the Congo between 1940 and...
Dates: Created: 1930-1999

Collection 479 Oral History Interview with William A. Stier

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Identifier: CN 479
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with William Adam Stier (1912-2004), missionary with Africa Inland Mission in Tanzania from 1938 to 1978. Topics covered in the two sessions include his youth and conversion, marriage, Bible school education, call to missions, his work with the Sakuma and Tuzu peoples, his ministry as a teacher of African pastors; the transition from mission to indigenous church control in Tanzania, the policies and personnel of AIM, Emil Sywulka, political changes in Tanzania, polygamy...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 508 Oral History Interviews with Barbara L. Collins

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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

Collection 534 Papers of Henry and Marguerite Owen

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Identifier: CN 534
Scope and Contents Articles, audio tapes, booklets, correspondence, lecture notes, manuscript, newspaper clippings, outlines of lectures, photo albums, photographs, prayer letters, reports, research notes, scrapbooks, and travel brochures documenting the missionary service of Marguerite (Goodner) Owen and her husband Henry "Harry", missionaries to China with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship), 1933-1941, 1947-1951. Includes information on the Harry's work as OMF representative and later...
Dates: Created: 1929-2002

Collection 567 Papers of Gustav H. W. Norton

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Identifier: CN 567
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, pamphlets, and manuscripts relating to Gustav H.W. Norton's (1915-2017) work as an administrator and professor of theology and missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Wheaton College, as well as his involvement with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Evangelical Literature Overseas, and Mid-American Keswick. The collection documents Norton’s childhood, education, and career as professor of missions...
Dates: Created: 1950-2000

Collection 611 Oral History Interview with Mary Ann Miller

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Identifier: CN 611
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Mary Ann (Shook) Miller a missionary with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) to the Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and the Central African Republic. Topics discussed include her family background; conversion to Christianity; education at Wheaton College; InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Urbana Conference; call to the mission field; history of AIM; preparation for the mission field; language training; descriptions of her first mission station; traditional tribal...
Dates: Created: 1988

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Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 6
Africa Inland Mission. 5
Africa Inland Church. 4
Blanchard, Charles A. 4
Islam 4
Sudan Interior Mission. 4
Armerding, Hudson T. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance 3
Davis, Ralph T. 3
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 3
Graham, Ruth Bell. 3
Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions. 3
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 3
Rethy Academy (Rethy, Zaire) 3
Torrey, Edith C. 3
Africa Inland Mission, International. 2
Bell, L. Nelson 2
Blanchard, Julia. 2
Buck, Pearl S. 2
Catholic Church 2
China Inland Mission. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 2
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 2
Dyrness, Enoch C. 2
Frizen, E. L. 2
Graham, James Robert, 2
Hillis, Dick. 2
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association. 2
Kent Academy (Jos, Nigeria) 2
Moody Bible Institute 2
National Association of Evangelicals. 2
Norton, Hugo Wilbert, 2
Orthodoxos Ekklesia tes Hellados. 2
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 2
Paul, Austin, 2
Princeton Theological Seminary. 2
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 2
Stam, Harry. 2
Stam, John Cornelius, 2
Stough, Paul Pinney. 2
Taylor, Clyde W. 2
Tenney, Helen J. 2
Tozer, A. W. 2
Van Dusen, George C. 2
Wilson, Walter L. 2
Winsor, Earl. 2
World Evangelical Fellowship. 2
Wright, J. Elwin. 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Wyrtzen, Jack, 2
Africa Inland Church Missionary College (Eldoret, Kenya) 1
Alford, Zoe Anne. 1
American Bible Society. 1
American Council of Christian Churches. 1
American Leprosy Missions. 1
American Society of Missiology. 1
Arctic Bible Institute. 1
Arctic Missions, Inc. 1
Arctic Training Center. 1
Asia Missions Association (Korea) 1
Asia Theological Association. 1
Assemblies of God 1
Association of Church Missions Committees. 1
Association of Evangelical Professors of Missions. 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Association of Theological Schools in South East Asia. 1
Awana Clubs International. 1
Ayer, William Ward. 1
Barnett, Erik S. 1
Barnhouse, Donald Grey, 1
Bayly, Joseph. 1
Bays, Wallace. 1
Becker, Carl K., 1
Bell, James W. 1
Bethel Bible Institute (Armenia, Colombia) 1
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 1
Blaine, Harriet Gertrude. 1
Blount, Turner. 1
Bob Jones University. 1
Bolten, John. 1
Booth, F. Carlton. 1
Brooks, Charles C. 1
Buker, Raymond B. 1
Carlson, Paul Earle, 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
Chiang, May-ling Soong. 1
Christian Education Evangelical Fellowship of India. 1
Christian Medical Society. 1
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 1
Church of the Open Door (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Coggins, Wade T. 1
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
Collins, Barbara L. 1
Collins, Malcolm. 1
Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 1
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