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Identifier: CN 082
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newsletters, minutes of meetings, transcripts of sessions, brochures, clippings, etc., of the Conference on Faith and History formed for evangelical Christian historians. The records in this collection consist mainly of the correspondence on the Secretary-Treasurer, with a few other items such as the CFH's newsletter, some of the minutes of the executive committee, a few mailings and membership lists, brochures, reports, the constitution and by-laws, and a miscellaneous of...
Dates: Created: 1966-1978
Identifier: CN 122
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Marie Fleckles (1946-2006) in which she describes her short term missionary experience with OMF in Japan. Other topics include her graduate work at Wheaton, undergraduate study at John Brown University, and work in the admissions department of Wheaton Graduate School. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1946-1980.Gladys Fleckles was interviewed by Mr. John Svadbik twice in May 1980. The time period covered by the interviews is...
Dates: Created: 1980
Identifier: CN 124
Scope and Contents 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 at...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982
Identifier: CN 125
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jane (Teresa) Leasor (1922-2009) in which she describes her post-graduate education at Biblical Seminary in New York City; teaching at a secondary school for girls and a college for women in Beirut, Lebanon; the Arabic language; Islam; the place of women in Islam society; and the relationship between various Christian churches in Lebanon.Teresa Leasor was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 24 and September 7, 1982. There was an earlier tape recorded...
Dates: Created: 1982
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
Identifier: CN 177
Scope and Contents This collection contains curriculum materials and lecture notes, manuscripts of messages, correspondence, prayer letters, financial records, clippings, maps, promotional materials, minutes, photographs, newsletters, oral history interview, documenting Zoe Anne Alford's work in India and among Navajo Indians in New Mexico. The collection provides a broad overview of her education, preparation and missionary career, extending from her grammar school education into her retirement. It provides an...
Dates: Created: 1925-1983
Identifier: CN 201
Scope and Contents Three oral history interviews with Russell Philip Shedd, in which he describes his upbringing by missionary parents in Bolivia; education at Wheaton College, Faith Seminary (PA), and the University of Edinburgh; Billy Graham's evangelistic meetings at Harringay and Edinburgh in 1954/55; evangelism opportunities in Scotland, 1953-55; and work with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Portugal, 1959-62, and Brazil, 1962-82. The time period covered by the interviews is 1929 to...
Dates: Created: 1982
Identifier: CN 227
Scope and Contents This collection contains two reels of microfilm of materials created by John Brooke Pinney (1806-1882), including a diary, reports, and correspondence to New York Colonization Society about the status of an American colony in Liberia and its educational facilities for freed African slaves, in particular the College of Monrovia. Includes details of how slavery affected Liberia, educational needs of Liberians, also early history of missionary efforts of the Presbyterian Church and American...
Dates: Created: 1836-1975; Majority of material found within 1836-1880
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 313
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, reports, manuscripts, photographs, audio tapes, clippings, etc., related to Van Kampen's responsibilities on the Board of Directors of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association as well as various board committees, the boards of BGEA subsidiaries or affiliated institutions (Billy Graham Benevolent Fund, Billy Graham Evangelistic Film Ministry, Inc., Billy Graham Evangelistic Trust, Billy Graham Foundation, Grason Company, World Evangelism and Christian Education Fund,...
Dates: Created: 1944-1982
Identifier: CN 316
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Deborah J. Seymour in which she describes her childhood as a child of missionaries in Papua New Guinea and working as an English teacher in Honduras with World Gospel Mission and Churches of Christ in Christian Union from 1983 to 1985. Topics discussed include her parents' missionary work; her childhood as a missionary kid; New Guinea tribal culture; conversion to Christianity and spiritual life; call to the mission field; observations about Honduras, particularly...
Dates: Created: 1985-1986
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
Identifier: CN 366
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Lemuel Simpson Tucker (1952-1989)in which he describes his childhood and family, spiritual growth, education, leadership of Voice of Calvary Ministries (VOCM), John Perkins, VOCM's ministry in Jackson, Mississippi, evangelism in the African American community, Mendenhall Ministries, and racial conditions in Mississippi. Other topics discussed include the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's 1975 Deep South Crusade in Jackson; racism in America; the African...
Dates: Created: 1987
Identifier: CN 405
Scope and Contents Collection of letters written primarily by Robert Holmes and his wife, Frances (Frannie) to their families in the United States, while they served as missionaries with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Sri Lanka from 1947 to 1960. A few of the letters are from the children, Bobby and Carol Lou, to their grandparents, and there are a few letters sent to the Holmes family. (The originals were retained by the donor.) The letters date from 1947 to 1960, and were mostly...
Dates: Created: 1947-1960
Identifier: CN 442
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and one folder relating to the ministry of Philip R. Foxwell with the Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions and later World Presbyterian Missions.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Philip R. Foxwell in which he describes his youth, conversion, magician career, education at Wheaton College, decision to become a missionary, preparation and orientation for missionary work in Japan with the...
Dates: Created: 1990-1991
Identifier: CN 448
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Seung-Hun Yang in which he discusses the discipline and devotion of the rural South Korean Presbyterian church he grew up in, the effects of the Korean War on the country, his father's example as a Christian and lay leader, the work of the Navigators abd Campus Crusade for Christ in Korea, Yang's education as a physicist, the introduction of creation science to Korea, his efforts to found a Christian university, and the strengths and weaknesses of the Korean church...
Dates: Created: 1991
Identifier: CN 521
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Nancy Duarte-Gomez, a Chilean staffworker with Grupo Biblico Universitario de Chile (GBU, InterVarsity sister movement). Duarte describes her childhood and youth, education, religious background, conversion and spiritual development, the church in Chile, training with Youth With A Mission (YWAM), ministry among students, GBU and its connection to International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES), the country's political climate and its impact on the church,...
Dates: Created: 1995
Identifier: CN 646
Scope and Contents Financial records, correspondence, reports, committee memos, minutes, articles and newsletters related to the work of the Evangelical Committee on Latin America especially pertaining to its visits to and consultations with Latin and South American organizations. Also contains many advisory reports given to the Board of ECLA.
Dates: Created: 1966-1976
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The CCCU collection at Wheaton College comprises an array of materials concerning the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities in general, with particular focus on the various activities the organization has undertaken over the years to encourage the development of faculty and administrators (primarily through meetings, conferences, etc.) or students (through the Council's various study programs). The collection contains items dating from the mid-70s up to the late 90s, though the vast...
Dates: Created: 1973-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1983-1999; Other: Date acquired: 1999
Collection — Container: Books
Scope and Contents Records of the Office of Minority Affairs include administrative committee files and correspondence, financial and program information and reports.
Dates: Created: 1969-2016; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1980
Identifier: SCN 041
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter, several articles, and photographs, which contain information about the college or people connected with the college. The letter is dated 1930 and is by missionary Dorothea Keeney. She describes the inauguration of the college's first Chinese president, Lucy C. Wang; the school's commencement; and a wedding of one of the staff. One of the articles is by Lucy Wang and from the July 31 issue of Woman's Missionary Friend. It gives...
Dates: Created: 1920-1931
- Subject: Education, Higher X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 20
- Buswell Library Special Collections 3
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 10
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 6
- Graham, Billy, 5
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 4
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 3
- Catholic Church 3
- Coptic Church. 3
- American Colonization Society. 2
- Billy Graham Center. 2
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 2
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 2
- Haile Selassie 2
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 2
- International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 2
- Islam 2
- Kantzer, Kenneth S. 2
- Liberia College. 2
- Moody Bible Institute. 2
- New York State Colonization Society. 2
- Nixon, Richard M. 2
- Orthodoxos Ekklesia tes Hellados. 2
- Pinney, John Book. 2
- Sudan Interior Mission. 2
- Torrey, R. A. 2
- Torrey, Reuben Archer, 2
- World Wide Pictures, Inc. 2
- Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
- Alford, Zoe Anne. 1
- American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 1
- American Historical Association. 1
- American Scientific Affiliation. 1
- Bell, L. Nelson 1
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Trust. 1
- Billy Graham Training Center (Asheville, N.C.) 1
- Brooks, Charles C. 1
- Buck, Pearl S. 1
- Buswell, James Oliver. 1
- Cairns, Earle Edwin. 1
- Central American Mission. 1
- Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
- China Inland Mission. 1
- Christian Education Evangelical Fellowship of India. 1
- Christian Medical Society. 1
- Christian University Fellowlaborers Association (Korea) 1
- Church of South India. 1
- Churches of Christ in Christian Union 1
- Coggins, Wade T. 1
- Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
- Council for Christian Colleges and Universities 1
- Dodds, Gilbert, 1
- Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 1
- Duarte-Gomez, Nancy. 1
- Editorial Caribe. 1
- European Christian Mission. 1
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 1
- Evangelical Committee on Latin America. 1
- Evangelical Fellowship of India. 1
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 1
- Evangelical Missions Information Service (EMIS). 1
- Evans, Robert P. 1
- Falwell, Jerry. 1
- Farah, David Livingstone. 1
- Fleckles, Gladys Marie. 1
- Ford, Leighton. 1
- Foxwell, Jane Alice. 1
- Foxwell, Philip, 1
- Fraternidad Teol?ogica Latinoamericana. 1
- Frizen, E.L. 1
- Gandhi, 1
- Gerber, Vergil. 1
- Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
- Greater Europe Mission. 1
- Grupo Biblico Universitario de Chile. 1
- Harrison, Norman Baldwin, 1
- Henry, Carl F. H. 1
- Hoagland, David. 1
- Holmes, Frances, 1
- Holmes, W. Robert 1
- Hua nan nu tzu wen li hs ueh yuan (Fu-Chou shih, Fukien Province, China) 1
- Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions. 1
- Institute for Creation Research. 1
- Inter Varsity Press. 1
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of Canada. 1
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association. 1
- Jacoby, Walter S. 1
- Jaffna College (Vaddukoddai, Sri Lanka) 1
- Jones, Bob, 1
- Kenney, Dorothea. 1
- Kon, Kim Jun. 1
- Korean Association of Creation Research. 1
- Latourette, Kenneth Scott, 1
- LeBar, Lois E. 1
- League of Nations. 1
- Leasor, Jane. 1
- Literatura de Evangelica para America Latina. 1
- McIntire, Carl, 1
- Mellis, Charles. 1
- Mellis, Ruth M. 1
- Mendenhall Ministries (Mendenhall, Miss.) 1
- Methodist Church 1 ∧ less