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Collection 057 Papers of Susan Bartel

Identifier: CN 057
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, negatives, and photographs relating to Susan Bartel's service with the China Mennonite Mission Society for over 20 years in the Shantung Province of China. Topics covered by the interviews include: Bartel's youth, conversion to Christianity, education, marriage to Loyal Bartel, and mission work in China; World War II; Japanese occupation of China; arrest and imprisonment of Loyal; life under the Chinese communists after World War II, Loyal’s imprisonment and Susan’s...
Dates: Created: 1932-1979

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 182 Papers of J. Herbert and Winnifred Kane

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 208 Oral History Interview with Doris Embery

Identifier: CN 208
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Doris Embery in which she discusses the activities of her parents, who were China Inland Mission workers; her education at the CIM school in Chefoo; her reflections on the lack of uniqueness of missionary children; her work with Scripture Union, experiences as a missionary for Overseas Missionary Fellowship in Hong Kong, and her experiences after she left China. The time period covered by the interviews is 1916 to 1957.Doris Embery was interviewed by...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 255 Oral History Interview of Helen Frame

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...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

Identifier: CN 272
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 288 Oral History Interview with Vincent L. Crossett

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...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 394 Oral History Interview with Ruth W. Adeney

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...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 453 Oral History Interviews with Paul H. Bartel

Identifier: CN 453
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Paul Henry Bartel (1904-2001) in which he describes his parents' work in China with orphans, his own childhood in that growing up in China, his conversion to Christianity and anecdotes from his long career as a missionary. Other topics discussed include: The Boxer Uprising and its aftermath; education, including high school at a Holiness Mission school; returning to the United States for college and experiencing culture shock; missionary training institute;...
Dates: Created: 1991

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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