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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 time...
Dates: Created: 1981

Collection 186 Papers of M. Douglas Hursh

Identifier: CN 186
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews, manuscript material, photographs, and memorabilia relatingn to Marion Douglas Hursh's work with Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital, Kano in Nigeria from 1942-1962. Topics covered concern Hursh's education and work as a medical missionary at the Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital in Kano, Nigeria, as well as various aspects of church life and mission activity in Nigeria.  Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1904 to 1982.
Dates: Created: 1904-1982

Collection 207 Papers of Mark R. Larson

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 282 Oral History Interview with Bonnie Jo Adolph

Identifier: CN 282
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Bonnie Jo Adelsman Adolph in which she discussses her missionary service in Ethiopia with Sudan Interior Mission from 1966-1974. Topics discussed include Adolph's education at Wheaton College, decision to become a missionary, living in Taiwan during her husband's military service, reasons for choosing Sudan Interior Mission, her husband's medical work in Ethiopia, observations about Sudanese culture, the church in Sudan, and the Adolphs short term mission service in...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 290 Oral History Interview with Merle A. Steely

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 296 Oral History Interviews with Stanley Okoro

Identifier: CN 296
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Stanley Okoro in which he discusses his childhood in Nigeria, education participation as a soldier in the 1967-1970 Nigerian civil war, conversion to Christianity, theological training, youth ministry in Nigeria and Liberia, Christian cults in Nigeria, and the strengths and weaknesses of the Nigerian churches. The time period covered by the interviews is from 1951 to 1985.Stanley Okoro was interviewed by Robert Shuster on February 25, 1985 at the Billy...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 311 Papers of Charles J. Guth

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

Collection 330 Records of Moody Memorial Church

Identifier: CN-330
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946.Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities of the congregation, the governance of the body, and various urban evangelistic outreaches of the church.  Besides the history of the church, the collection also documents such...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987.

Collection 347 Oral History Interview with Ruth M. Long

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 363 Papers of Ruth M. Mellis

Identifier: CN 363
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters, clippings, photographs, oral history interviews and audio tapes of missionary conference relating to the missionary career of Ruth M. Mellis. Materials document her work among orphans and students in Greece, the Greek Bible Institute, the Greek language, and Greater Europe Mission; oral history interviews describe her childhood, attendance at Wheaton College, work with Near East Relief in Siros, teaching public schools in the St. Louis area, teaching at the...
Dates: Created: 1928-1987

Collection 424 Oral History Interviews with Ruth L. Maxwell

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 502 Oral History Interview with Geraldine J. Phillips

Identifier: CN 502
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Geraldine Julia (Hinote) Phillips (19132-2000) in which she describes her family background, conversion to Christianity after listening to Gypsy Smith on the radio; education at BIOLA and Columbia Bible College, work at the Rehoboth Mission in Kentucky from 1934-1939, joining Sudan Interior Mission (SIM), travel to Africa in 1943, and the beginning of her work among the Dinka people in southern Sudan. Other topics discussed include: Phillips work with the Rehoboth...
Dates: Created: 1994

Collection 512 Oral History Interview with Harry L. Cox

Identifier: CN 512
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Harry Luther Cox (1906-2004) in which he describes his youth and family, conversion and spiritual growth, call to missionary work, service with Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, relations with and evangelism among Muslims, tribal characteristics, Kano, language study, establishing a leprosy station, medical missions, the Magazawa and Fulani peoples, raising a family on the mission field, furloughs, death of his sons, World War II, animists, children of...
Dates: Created: 1995

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Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
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Rader, Paul, 2
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Africa Inland Mission. 1
Awana Clubs International. 1
Beam, Mary S. 1
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 1
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Blanchard, Julia. 1
Borden, William, 1
Buswell, James Oliver. 1
Chafer, Lewis Sperry, 1
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Christian Medical Society. 1
Clark, Gordon Haddon. 1
Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 1
Cox, Harry L., 1
Cridland, A. Elizabeth. 1
Dallas Theological Seminary. 1
Diori, Hamani. 1
Dixon, A. C. 1
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 1
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Larson, Mark Richard. 1
Latham, Lance Breton, 1
League of Nations. 1
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Long, Ruth M. 1
Maxwell, Ernest. 1
Maxwell, Freeda. 1
Maxwell, L. E. 1
Maxwell, Ruth. 1
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McQuilkin, Robert Crawford, 1
Mellis, Charles. 1
Mellis, Ruth M. 1
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Mixter, Russell Lowell, 1
Moody Bible Institute 1
Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Moody, Dwight Lyman, 1
Narramore Christian Foundation. 1
National Association of Evangelicals. 1
Near East Relief (Organization) 1
Nida, Eugene Albert, 1
North Side Gospel Center (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Okoro, Stanley. 1
Orthodox Eastern Church 1
Orthodoxos Ekklesia tes Hellados. 1
Phillips, Geraldine J. H. 1
Philpott, P. W. 1
Pike, Kenneth Lee, 1
Prairie Bible Institute. 1
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Price, Rebecca Russell. 1
Redpath, Alan. 1
Rehoboth Mountain Mission. 1
SIM (Organization) 1
Shapleigh, Katherine Chase. 1
Southern Bible Training School (Dallas, Tex.) 1
Spaulding, Alice K. 1
Steely, Merle A. 1
Steely, Vera Mae. 1
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Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935 1
Sweeting, George, 1
Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 1
Thiessen, Henry Clarence, 1
Torrey, Edith C. 1
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928 1
Townsend, William Cameron, 1
Washington Bible College (Lanham, Md.) 1
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Wheeler, Effie Jane. 1
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