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Collection 115 Oral History Interview with Raymond Elliott

Identifier: CN 115
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Leroy Elliott (1924-2008), Wycliffe Bible translator working among the Ixil Indian tribe in Guatemala. Interview topics include educational work and life in Wheaton, translation activities, missionary training, mission responsibilities, and political, social, and cultural events in Central America. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1924-1980.Raymond Elliott was interviewed by Chris Matthews, a Wheaton College graduate...
Dates: Created: 1980

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...
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...
Dates: Created: 1904-1982

Collection 260 Oral History Interviews with Jeannette Thiessen

Identifier: CN 260
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeannette Louise Martig Thiessen (1927-2014) in which she discusses her family life in Illinois, favorite professors and her education at Wheaton College, nurses' training, and years in India (1952-1974) working with her husband under the sponsorship of the Mennonite Mission to the Lepers and American Leprosy Mission. Other topics discussed include: the Indian caste system, Indian politics, economics, literacy, hospital work with lepers, the Indian church,...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 263 Oral History Interview with Margaret Carlson

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 283 Oral History Interviews with Nancy Folkerts

Identifier: CN 283
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Nancy Wood Folkerts. Topics discussed include her childhood as a pastor's daughter; study at Wheaton College; her marriage; training in London; work as a missionary in British Cameroon (now Republic of Cameroon), especially Bible study and literacy programs for women and 3H clubs for girls; the political and social situation in Cameroon; Cameroon independence; medical problems in Cameroon; the work of her husband, Fred, at the Baptist Teacher Training College and...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

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 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 672 Oral History Interviews with Jeanne Blumhagen.

Identifier: CN 672
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeanne Bourland Blumhagen in which she describes her family background; effects of the Great Depression; conversion and spiritual development; education at Whitworth University, University of Chicago, and University of Illinois; World War II; medical missionary service in Afghanistan with the American Embassy in Kabul, Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship (BMMF), Medical Assistance Program (MAP), and later Interserve, and serving on the Wheaton College Board...
Dates: 2013-2017

Esther Salzman Oral History Interview

Identifier: CN 052
Brief Description Oral history interview with Esther I. Salzman (1906-1996), a Wheaton College alumna and missionary to China in the 1940s and to the Philippines from 1950 to 1972. Topics discussed include her education at Wheaton College, medical work in China and the Philippines, and Communism in China. The time period covered by the interview is 1906 to 1978. Esther Salzman was interviewed by Wheaton College student Fred Baker on October 28, 1978 at her home in Kankakee, IL....
Dates: Created: 1978

Helen Renich Papers.

Identifier: CN 124
Brief Description 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...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

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Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 7
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Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 2
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 2
MAP International (Organization) 2
Moody Bible Institute. 2
Afghan Institute of Technology. 1
Ahlman Academy (Kabul, Afghanistan) 1
American Leprosy Missions. 1
Anderson, Helen, 1909-2004. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Bechtel, Paul M. (1957-1998) 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1872-1942. 1
Blumhagen, Jeanne, 1923- 1
Blumhagen, Rex. 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. 1
Carlson, Margaret Johanna. 1
Carlson, Robert Dean. 1
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975. 1
Christian Nurses Fellowship. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
Coptic Church. 1
Crossett, Margaret E. 1
Crossett, Vincent. 1
Cudney, Margaret 1
Di Gangi, Mariano. 1
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956. 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Helen Belcher. 1
Elliott, Raymond Leroy. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1908- 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Folkerts, Fred C. 1
Folkerts, Nancy. 1
Frontier Nursing Service, Inc. 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948. 1
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
Green, Frank O. 1
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 1
Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, 1892-1975. 1
Haines, Margaret W. 1
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 1
Hoste, Dixon Edward, 1861-1946. 1
Howard, David M. 1
Hursh, Douglas, 1911- 1
International Assistance Mission. 1
Interserve. 1
Jacoby, Walter S. 1
Jones, Clarence W. 1
Jones, Howard O. 1
Kent Academy (Jos, Nigeria) 1
Kline, Jean R. 1
Knoedler, Gunther. 1
Larson, Reuben. 1
LeBar, Lois E. (Lois Emogene), 1907-1997. 1
LeBar, Mary E. (Mary Evelyn), 1910- 1
LeTourneau, R. G. (Robert Gilmour), 1888-1969. 1
Luckman, Cyril E. 1
Mayers, Marvin K. (Marvin Keene), 1927-2015. 1
McGavran, Donald A. (Donald Anderson), 1897-1990. 1
Mixter, Russell L. 1
Narramore Christian Foundation. 1
National Organisation for Ophthalmic Rehabilitation. 1
Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964. 1
North American Baptist Conference. 1
OMF International. 1
Olford, Stephen F. 1
Rankin, Dorothy. 1
Redpath, Alan. 1
Renich-Meyers, Jill. 1
Salzman, Esther. 1
Soderberg, Richard. 1
Steely, Merle A. 1
Steely, Vera Mae. 1
Steeves, John M. (John Milton), 1905- 1
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Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985. 1
Thiessen, Arthur. 1
Thiessen, Jeannette. 1
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928. 1
United Society of Christian Endeavor. 1
Urquhart, Betty A. 1
Van Buren, Howard. 1
West Suburban Hospital (Oak Park, Ill.) 1
Wheaton Eye Clinic (Ill.) 1
Wilson, Betty Jean Hutton, 1924 2018. 1
Wilson, J. Christy, 1921-1999. 1
Woman's Union Missionary Society of America. 1
Women to the World (Organization) 1
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 1
Ẓāhir Shāh, King of Afghanistan, 1914-2007. 1
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