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Scope and Contents Biographical sketches, participants' lists, form letters, programs, audio recordings of speeches, and study papers relating to the World Congress on Evangelism held in Berlin on October 26 to November 4, 1966. Besides the English materials, there are study papers in French and German and there are programs, correspondence and speech transcripts in German, French, and Spanish. Thirteen audio tapes contain speeches by various individuals including Billy Graham, Carl Henry, John Stott, Oswald...
Dates: Created: 1966-
Identifier: CN 078
Scope and Contents Papers of Dutch watchmaker, evangelist, author, and Christian aid worker Corrie ten Boom. The collection includes information on her father Casper ten Boom, her imprisonment in Ravensbrück concentration camp during World War II, her work among refugees after the war, her travels as an evangelist, the work of her two foundations, and the production of the film The Hiding Place. The collection includes audio tapes, correspondence, a film, notebooks, photos, photo albums, and video tapes.
Dates: Created: 1902-1997; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1983
Collection — Box: 1
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 contains...
Dates: Created: 1978
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
Identifier: CN 110
Scope and Contents Collection of 643 slides which document Donald E. McDowell's mission work and activity in Paraguay. Scenic views, native flora, mission personnel, mission facilities, national churchmen and pastors are some of the subjects illustrated by the collection.When the collection was received by the Archives, the slides were arranged in sets and were accompanied by an attached description and date for each picture. The original order of the slides was maintained. Three unidentified slides...
Dates: Created: 1951-1973
Scope and Contents Office files of MAF, a mission agency that provided transportation, radio contact and other support to missions working in remote areas, as well as some services to non-mission agencies.Materials, including correspondence, minutes, reports, prayer letters, personnel files, and budgets, that document the administration and activities of MAF, especially the regional offices in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America, the Development division (extensive individual prayer letters from...
Dates: Created: 1944-2006
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, maps, posters, etc., related to EFMA Administration and its service to its member missions.Includes documentation of persecution of Protestants in Roman Catholic Colombia, Italy and Spain; efforts to broaden American awareness of conditions; and attempts to apply pressure through the US State Dept. Persons prominently featured include EFMA's Executive Directors Clyde Taylor, Wade Coggins, and Paul McKaughan. ...
Dates: Created: 1937-1996
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 is...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988
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; its...
Dates: Created: 1853, 1886-1990, 1997, n.d.; Other: Majority of material found in 1889-1990
Identifier: CN 302
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Livingstone Farah, in which he discusses his upbringing, education at Wheaton College, work as an administrator with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru and Bolivia, and relationships with other religious bodies, national groups and governments. Other topics include the 1950 revival at Wheaton College; Wycliffe jungle training in Mexico; the Catholic Church in Bolivia and the prevalence of syncretism; differences between Peru and Bolivia; description of William...
Dates: Created: 1985
Identifier: CN 311
Scope and Contents Water color paintings and oral history interviews with Charles J. Guth, relating to Guth’s missionary work in Africa with the Sudan Interior Mission. Topics covered by the interviews include: Guth’s education at Wheaton College, preparation for the mission field as a worker with Sudan Interior Mission, his life, work, and contacts as a missionary among the Koma and Maban people of the Sudan; the culture of these peoples; the effect of Sudan's independence on the church in the Sudan, linguistics...
Dates: Created: 1976-1985
Identifier: CN 349
Scope and Contents Collection includes correspondence, reports, sermons, memos, minutes of meetings, clippings, photographs, videotapes, slides, and other materials relating to the career of mission executive Clarence W. Jones. The materials deal mainly with his work at the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle and the growth and development of the organization he helped found, the World Radio Missionary Fellowship, and especially its primary broadcasting station, HCJB in Ecuador. There is also an extensive amount of...
Dates: Created: 1915-1986
Identifier: CN 393
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Howard Adeney (1911-1994) in which he describes his childhood, conversion to Christianity, spiritual growth, education, involvement in InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in Great Britain, preparation for missionary work and his missionary career with China Inland Mission in rural areas of Henan Province, China (1934-1941) and with university students in Nanking (1946-1948) and Shanghai (1949-1950). Other topics discussed include: his father's missionary work in...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 394
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Winifred Temple Adeney (1912-1911) in which she describes her youth; spiritual growth; education at Northwestern Schools; call to missionary work with China Inland Mission; her missionary experience; her husband, David Adeney; her work with with China Inland Mission in rural areas of Henan Province (1934-1941); and her husband's work with university students in Nanking (1946-1948) and Shanghai (1949- 1950). Other topics discussed include the impact of war and...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 409
Scope and Contents Correspondence, photographs, negatives, and clippings relating to the linguistic and missionary work of David and Dorothy Thomas in the Philippines, Vietnam (especially with the Chrau tribe), Cambodia, and Thailand with Wycliffe Bible Translators from 1954-1975. The bulk of the content consists of David and Dorothy's letters to his mother, Ruth, who lived in Wheaton, IL. Topics covered in the correspondence include information on the Thomas family, missionary work in the Philippines, and...
Dates: Created: 1954-1975
Identifier: CN 449
Scope and Contents Memoirs, newsletters, correspondence, diary, photos, film, poems, newspaper clippings and other items that relate to the Stam family, their Christian faith, Star of Hope Mission and the missions and evangelism work of various family members, especially John and Betty Stam who were killed in China by Chinese Communist soldiers in 1934.
Dates: Created: 1919-2003
Identifier: CN 464
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn in which she describes her family background; her conversion to Christianity; her medical training as a nurse; life at Moody Bible Institute in the late 1940s; China Inland Mission at about the same time; her call to foreign missions; her work at the CIM retirement home in Toronto; descriptions of John and Isobel Kuhn; work among the Lisu people in Thailand and Burma; translation of the Bible into the Lisu language; contacts with a former Kuomintang...
Dates: Created: 1992-1994
Identifier: CN 542
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diary, and articles related to the ministry of Sarah Alice, missionary with China Inland Mission. The materials in the collection document her preparation and her evangelism activities in Shanxi Province, China, where she worked from 1896 until 1900, when she and her husband John were killed during the Boxer Rebellion. Young's papers contain many descriptions of missionary work, the lives and testimonies of individual Christians and Chinese society and culture.
Dates: Created: 1894-1901
Identifier: CN 599
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, comic book, film, filmstrips, oversize materials, phonograph records, postage stamps, and video tapes documenting the martyrdom of five American missionaries in Ecuador by the Huaorani Indians in 1956. Documents describe the deaths of the missionary, the response by Protestant evangelical Christians in the United States, and later missionary work with the Indians by Rachel Saint and Elisabeth Elliot.
Dates: Created: 1956-1993, undated
Identifier: CN 657
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters, articles, audio recordings, photographs, and other material collected by Kenneth Fleming relating to the death of five American missionaries in Ecuador in 1956, including his brother Peter Fleming, in Ecuador with the Plymouth Brethren mission agency Christian Missions In Many Lands. In particular, the papers document the story of Peter’s involvement in the so-called “Operation Auca” and his death, along with missionaries Jim Elliot, Ed McCully, Nate Saint and Roger...
Dates: Created: 1946-2011
Identifier: CN 670
Scope and Contents Manuscripts, newsletters, photos, digital copies of journals, and other materials relating to the life and ministry of Elisabeth Elliot as they were gathered by Kathryn Deering, employee of Servant Publications who edited Elliot’s newsletter and several of her books.
Dates: Created: 1979-2012
Collection — Container: Books
Scope and Contents The Myrna Reid Grant Collection mainly concern Grant's career as a writer. The bulk of the collection is formed of manuscripts and business/professional correspondence. The collection contains manuscripts of all of Myrna Grant's books published between 1974 and 1983. Multiple manuscript versions are present for many of the books, showing Grant's works in progress from early drafts to final typescripts and ultimately galley proofs. In addition to manuscripts the collection includes reviews,...
Dates: Created: 1959-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 1974-1983; Other: Date acquired: 1993
Found in: Buswell Library Special Collections
Identifier: SCN 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
- Subject: Christian martyrs X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 22
- Buswell Library Special Collections 1
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 8
- Stam, John Cornelius, 8
- China Inland Mission. 7
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 6
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 6
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 5
- Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 5
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 5
- Saint, Rachel. 5
- Fleming, Peter, 4
- Houghton, Frank, 4
- McCully, Theodore Edward, 4
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 3
- Elliot, Elisabeth 3
- Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 3
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 3
- Mission Aviation Fellowship. 3
- Taylor, James Hudson, 3
- Van Der Puy, Abe C. 3
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 3
- Youderian, Roger, 3
- Adeney, David H. 2
- Adeney, Ruth W. 2
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 2
- Dayuma, 2
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
- Frame, Helen. 2
- Glover, Robert Hall, 2
- Hoste, Dixon Edward. 2
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America. 2
- Islam 2
- Jones, Clarence W. 2
- Kuhn, Isobel. 2
- Moody Bible Institute 2
- Moody Bible Institute. 2
- Ockenga, Harold John, 2
- Saint, Nathanael, 2
- Saint, Nathaniel, 2
- Salvation Army 2
- Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 2
- Stam, Helen Priscilla, 2
- Stott, John R. W. 2
- Tidmarsh, Wilfred G. 2
- Woods, C. Stacey, 2
- World Radio Missionary Fellowship. 2
- World Wide Pictures, Inc. 2
- Abdul-Haqq, Abdiyah Akbar, 1
- Africa Inland Mission. 1
- Afromedia. 1
- Alexander, John W. 1
- American Bible Society. 1
- Andrew, 1
- Association of Church Missions Committees. 1
- Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
- Bell, L. Nelson 1
- Bennett, Charles T. 1
- Berean Bible Society. 1
- Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 1
- Borden, William. 1
- Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
- Bowman, Robert H. 1
- Carmichael, Amy, 1867-1951. 1
- Chandapilla, P. T. 1
- Chao, Calvin. 1
- Chefoo School (Kalimpong, India) 1
- Chefoo School (Malaysia) 1
- Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
- Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 1
- Christian Broadcasting Network (U.S.) 1
- Christian Medical Society. 1
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
- Christianity Today, Inc. 1
- Christians Inc. 1
- Clark, Stuart D. 1
- Coggins, Wade T. 1
- College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
- Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 1
- Corrie ten Boom Stichtung. 1
- Cowan, George M. 1
- Crossett, Margaret E. 1
- Discipleship Training Center (Singapore) 1
- Dodds, Gilbert, 1
- Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 1
- Duncan, George B. 1
- Dunn, Marvin. 1
- Dunn, Miriam. 1
- ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
- Elliot, Colleen Collison, 1
- Elliot, Herbert, 1
- Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
- Elliott, Ruth, 1
- Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
- Embery, William James. 1
- Emmaus Bible College (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
- Epp, Theodore H. 1
- Evangelical Committee on Latin America. 1
- Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. 1
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 1
- Evangelical Literature Overseas. 1 ∧ less