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Collection 051 Papers of Katharine H. Schoerner

 Collection
Identifier: CN 051
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Katherine Hastings Dodd Schoerner for the Missionary Sources Collection at the BGC Archives, in which she describes her experiences as a missionary with China Inland Mission from 1931-1951. Also included the collection are five letters written during her ministry in China describing her life there.Katharine Schoerner was interviewed by Wheaton College student Gary Ziccardi on October 20, 1978 at her home in Evergreen Park. Topics covered in the interview...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 089 Papers of Paul P. Stough

 Collection
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

Collection 095 Ephemera of William B. Riley

 Collection
Identifier: CN 095
Scope and Contents Films, including a home movie, microfilm of scrapbooks, notebooks, clippings, and sermons of William Bell Riley, noted Fundamentalist, Baptist minister, theologian,and founder and president of of Northwestern Bible School in Minnesota.
Dates: Created: 1903-1945

Collection 165 Records of Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies

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Identifier: CN-165
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

Collection 182 Papers of J. Herbert and Winnifred Kane

 Collection
Identifier: CN 182
Scope and Contents Correspondence and curriculum material from James Herbert Kane and Winnifred Mary (Shepherd) Kane's missiology courses, and three oral history interviews. Materials document the Kanes' missionary work in China and Dr. Kane's teaching in the U.S.  Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1932 to 1950.
Dates: Created: 1934-1987

Collection 187 Papers of Eleanor R. Elliott

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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

Collection 206 Oral History Interview with John C. Chin

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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 215 Records of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission)

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Identifier: CN-215
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

Collection 228 Oral History Interview with Lyndon Hess

 Collection
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

Collection 255 Oral History Interview of Helen Frame

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Identifier: CN 255
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Helen Nowack Frame (1908-1999) in which she discusses her childdhood growing up in China, decision to become a missionary for Overseas Missionary Fellowship, education at Wheaton College, years of service in China, culture and political events in China; leaving China in 1951 with her husband Raymond and their children and resettlement in the Philippines, teaching at Faith Academy, development of the Bible Institute, return and activities in Wheaton. The time period...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 263 Oral History Interview with Margaret Carlson

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Identifier: CN 263
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Johanna (Larson) Carlson in which she describes growing up in Ecuador as the child of missionaries, her education at Westmont and Wheaton Colleges, her nursing experience, and her missionary service with her husband at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Seminary in Hong Kong. Other topics discussed include: the founding of a HCJB radio station by her father, Reuben Larson, and her involvement in Wheaton College's HNGR Program. Individuals described...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

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Identifier: CN
Scope and Contents Letters with some translation, photographs, a Lisu translation of the New Testament, combined catechism and hymnbook in the Atsi Kachin language, slides, and four oral history interviews all related to Jennie Fitzwilliam's mission work with Overseas Missionary Fellowship (formerly China Inland Mission) among the Lisu and Kachin peoples in southern China along the Burmese border. Included are recollections of Fitzwilliam's husband, Francis, J.O. Fraser and the early history of missionary work...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 286 Oral History Interview with Marilyn J. Suttie

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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 period...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

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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 288 Oral History Interview with Vincent L. Crossett

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Identifier: CN 288
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Vincent Leroy Crossett (1907-1999) in which he describes his education at Wheaton and Westminster Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Taiwan, and pastoral work in a local church in Hawaii. Topics discussed include Crossett's education at Wheaton College and Westminster Seminary; decision to join China Inland Mission; language school; evangelism methods; characteristics of the Chinese church; CIM's decision...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 302 Oral History Interview with David L. Farah

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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

Collection 312 Papers of Diane W. Hawkins

 Collection
Identifier: CN 312
Scope and Contents Collection 312 consists of letters, oral history interviews, articles, minutes of meetings, reports and other relating to Diane Hawkins' missionary service in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) as well as the tapes of an oral history interview conducted several years later. Among the topics covered are: TEAM's evangelistic, and educational work in Rhodesia; the lifestyle, music, and beliefs of Shona people; the civil war between white government and the black nationalist guerrillas which raged while...
Dates: Created: 1970-1985

Collection 388 Oral History Interviews with Catherine Saavedra Velasco

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Identifier: CN 388
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Catherine Saavedra Velasco in which she discusses her life and ministry in the Philippines, including her childhood, education, and work as a Bible school teacher. Other topics covered include theological education and evangelism in the Philippines; work with "Here's Life Philippines," sponsored by Campus Crusade for Christ; the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church; Filipino culture; Muslim and Catholic communities in the Philippines; Ebenezer Bible College; and...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 418 Papers of Hester H. Withey

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Identifier: CN 418
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and a manuscript, documenting the ministry of Hester Hartzell Withey, missionary with Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ International (WEC) in China and India from 1940-1985.Series: Audio TapesOral history interviews with Hester Withey in which she describes her parents’ and grandparents’ missionary service in Angola, her childhood in Africa and the U.S., education in South Africa, conversion, medical training,...
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 435 Ephemera of Isobel Miller Kuhn

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Identifier: CN 435
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newsletters, articles, negatives, and photographs relating to the missionary service of Isobel and John Kuhn, primarily among the Lisu people in China and Thailand with Overseas Missionary Fellowship from 1928 to 1954. The topics discussed in the letters include travel in China, missions work, their marriage, birth of daughter and son, cultural differences, advance of communists into the Lisu area, biographical sketches of co-workers Mary Baldock, Frances Bailey, Lilian Hamer,...
Dates: Created: 1927-1983

Collection 449 Ephemera of the Stam Family

 Collection
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

Collection 459 Records of Fellowship Foundation

 Collection
Identifier: CN-459
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, reference files, clippings, newsletters and other material related to the work of the Foundation (also known as International Christian leadership) which involved developing small group prayer fellowships, especially among government, business and academic leaders.There is a great deal of information on the United States and other countries.  Also documented is the group's involvement in various community development, patriotic, and...
Dates: Created: 1937-1988, n.d.

Collection 470 Oral History Interview with Sadie Custer

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Identifier: CN 470
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sadie Custer (1911-2007) in which she discusses her childhood, conversion, education at Moody Bible Institute, joining the China Inland Mission, arrival in China in 1936, the Chinese language, work in Shensi province, Bible teaching, transition from missionary to Chinese leadership, the Three Self Movement, the Communist revolution in China and its effect on missions, the Sino-Japanese Conflict, work in Malaysia among Chinese, living in an area in Malaysia contested...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 535 Oral History Interview with Mona Joyce

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Identifier: CN 535
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Mona Miller Joyce (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood and youth, conversion and spiritual development, call to missionary work, family, work in China with China Inland Mission, husband Raymond Joyce, the Communist period in China and CIM's expulsion from the country, co-workers Dr. Jessie McDonald and Mabel Soltau, Pentecostalism, relations among missionaries, her role as a woman missionary, outreach to Muslims, their work in the Persian Gulf with TEAM...
Dates: Created: 1996

Collection 606 Papers of Winifred Rand

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Identifier: CN 606
Scope and Contents Oral history interview, articles, questionnaires, and biographical information related to the missionary service of Winifred Rand with China Inland Mission. Topics covered by the material include: Rand’s teaching ambitions as a young girl; reason for move to missions; Portland Bible Institute; Christian and Missionary Alliance missions policy toward single women on the mission field; China Inland Mission training; Chinese language school; doing rural work with Chinese Bible woman in Shansi,...
Dates: Created: 1936-2004

Collection 707 Oral History Interviews with Douglas W. Stewart

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Identifier: CN 707
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Douglas W. Stewart in which he describes his ministry with the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) in South and Central America and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship from 1963-1991. Topics discussed include Stewart’s family background, spiritual growth, education at Colombia Bible College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, leadership, roles, and structure of IFES, political, social, and religious context in South and Central America, gender...
Dates: 2018

Conversion Narratives Collection

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-228
Scope and Contents The contents of the Conversion Narratives Collection may be searched in the library catalog using keyword: SC/228
Dates: Other: -

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Billy Graham Center Archives 26
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Communism 24
Evangelistic work 22
Missionaries 21
Christianity and culture. 20
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 19
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Communism -- China. 18
Women in missionary work. 18
Women 17
Women -- Religious life. 17
Children of missionaries. 15
Christian education 14
Language in missionary work. 14
Evangelistic work -- China. 13
Indigenous church administration 13
Missions 13
Medical care 12
Missions -- China. 12
Catholic Church. 11
China. 11
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions 11
Missionaries -- Training of 11
Bible 10
China. -- History 10
Church and state 9
Rural churches 9
China. -- History -- 1937-1945. 8
Christian education -- China. 8
Family. 8
Missionaries, Resignation of. 8
Persecution 8
Religious institutions. 8
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 8
Catholic Church. -- Protestant churches. 7
Conversion. 7
Education 7
Indigenous church administration -- China. 7
Medical care -- China. 7
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 7
Tribes 7
Chinese 6
Chinese -- Missions. 6
Christian literature 6
Church development, New. 6
Culture shock. 6
Evangelistic work -- China 6
Evangelistic work -- United States. 6
Persecution -- China. 6
Refugees 6
Rural churches -- China. 6
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 6
Buddhists. 5
Buddhists. -- China. 5
China. -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 5
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- China. 5
Christian leadership. 5
Christian life. 5
Christianity and culture 5
Christianity and culture -- China. 5
Church and social problems. 5
Evangelistic work -- China -- History 5
Refugees -- China. 5
Rural missions 5
Social change. 5
Bible -- Study and teaching. 4
Bible colleges 4
Children of missionaries 4
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Educational work. 4
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 4
College students 4
Evangelicalism 4
Evangelistic work -- China -- History -- 1937-1945. 4
Evangelistic work -- China -- Religion. 4
Fundamentalism. 4
Missionaries' spouses. 4
Missionaries, Withdrawal of. 4
Missions -- Educational work. 4
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 4
Missions to Buddhists 4
Missions to Buddhists -- China. 4
Missions, Medical. 4
Muslims 4
Organizational change. 4
Racism 4
Revivals 4
World War, 1939-1945. 4
Actresses -- United States. 3
Animism 3
Bible -- Publication and distribution. 3
Bible -- Translating. 3
Boarding schools 3
Catholic Church. -- Missions. 3
Catholic Church. -- United States. 3
Children of missionaries -- Education. 3
China -- History -- 1949- 3
China. -- Church history 3
China. -- Church history -- 20th century. 3
China. -- History -- 1912-1937. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Finance. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 3
Christian education -- Philippines. 3
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Wheaton College (Ill.) 14
China Inland Mission. 11
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 11
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 6
Moody Bible Institute. 5
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Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 5
Stam, John Cornelius, 5
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 4
Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 4
Straw, Darien A. 4
Wheaton College (Ill.). 4
Buswell, J. Oliver. 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance 3
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 3
Crossett, Margaret E. 3
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 3
Kuhn, Isobel. 3
Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 3
Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935 3
Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 2
Aldrich, Willard. 2
Borden, William. 2
Brethren Assemblies 2
Brethren Assemblies. 2
Campus Crusade for Christ International. 2
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 2
Chiang, Kai-shek. 2
Coray, Edward A. 2
Crossett, Vincent L. 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 2
Elliott, Ruth, 2
Elliott, Walter Scott. 2
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 2
Evangelical Literature Overseas. 2
Fraser, James Outram, 2
Glover, Robert Hall, 2
Hall, John F. 2
Hess, Lyndon. 2
Houghton, Frank, 2
Jevovah's Witnesses 2
Kane, J. Herbert. 2
Kennedy, John F. 2
Kuhn, John Becker. 2
Leedy, John W. 2
Moody Bible Institute 2
Nee, Watchman. 2
Orr, J. Edwin 2
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928 2
World Council of Churches. 2
Adams, Jay E., 1929 1
Advent Christian Church. 1
Africa Inland Church. 1
Africa Inland Mission. 1
American Bible Society. 1
American Colonization Society. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Association of Church Missions Committees. 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Barrington College. 1
Becker, Carl K., 1
Bell, James F. 1
Berean Bible Society. 1
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 1
Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Blanchard, Charles A. 1
Blanchard, Jonathan. 1
Bolivian Indian Mission 1
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
Brepohl, Dieter 1
Bright, Bill. 1
Brown, Lindsay, 1953- 1
Bryan, William Jennings. 1
Bush, George, 1
Bürki, Hans Ferdinand, 1925- 1
Carlson, Frank. 1
Carlson, Margaret. 1
Carlson, Robert Dean. 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Chapman, J. Wilbur 1
Chicago Evangelistic Institute (Ill.) 1
Chin, John C. 1
Chou, En-lai. 1
Christian Fundamentals Association. 1
City Chapel (Seattle, Wash.) 1
Clinton, J. Robert 1
Coe, Douglas E. 1
Coggins, Wade T. 1
Colson, Charles W. 1
Columbia Bible College (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 1
Congo Protestant Council. 1
Coughlin, Charles E. 1
Custer, Sadie. 1
Darrow, Clarence, 1
Davis, Ralph T. 1
Dellenback, John R. 1
Dodds, Gilbert, 1
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