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Christians Supporting Community Organizing

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Identifier: SC-200
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 07/21/2015

Collection 075 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth Warner

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Identifier: CN 075
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Howard Warner (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood in the Canton Province of China as a daughter of missionaries, Canton Christian College where her father worked, studies and personalities at Wheaton College, her mission work among girls with Door of Hope Mission in Canton and Hong Kong, Chinese education, economic and social conditions, religion (particularly Buddhism), politics and government, the impact of China's war with Japan, and...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 088 Papers of Paul and Catharine Gieser

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Identifier: CN 088
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Kenneth Gieser and letters reporting to the Southern Presbyterian Mission Board in Nashville, TN on the Gieser’s work in China, written between October 19, 1934, and November 1, 1936. Also contains audio tapes and transcripts of autobiographical statements.

Dates: Created: 1934-1979

Collection 169 Oral History Interviews with Harold P. Adolph

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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

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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...
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 231 Papers of Ian and Helen Anderson

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Identifier: CN 231
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, articles, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, photo albums, songbooks, lecture and sermon notes, maps, audio tapes, etc. related to the Ian and Helen Anderson's mission work with the Overseas Missionary Fellowship. The materials document their careers in China until 1951, in Taiwan until 1956, and in the Philippines until 1971, and again in Taiwan until 1974. Materials also reflect their work as regional representatives for OMF following their retirement in 1974....
Dates: Created: 1928-1995

Collection 232 Papers of Esther Hess

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Identifier: CN 232-232
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photographs, and articles relating to Esther Hess's missionary work as a nurse in China with China Inland Mission from 1931 to 1945. The materials not only document Hess's missionary career, but also the Sino-Japanese war and her confinement to a Japanese internment camp from 1942-1945.

Dates: Created: 1931-1959; Majority of material found in 1931-1941

Collection 246 Papers of Jessie McDonald

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Identifier: CN 246
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, notes, articles, photographs, and annual reports relating to Jessie McDonald's medical work in China from 1913-1952 with China Inland Mission. The documents include information on evangelistic outreach and the nature of health conditions in China. The materials also describe the political and social upheavals occurring in China during the first half of the 1900s.The correspondence by Dr. Mc Donald is supplemented by some correspondence of her co-workers...
Dates: Created: 1907-1951

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...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

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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 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...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 314 Oral History Interview with Martha H. Philips

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Identifier: CN 314
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Martha H. Philips (1905-1996) in which she describes her childhood, education, missionary work in China with China Inland Mission at Chefoo School as a teacher of missionary children, her internment by the Japanese at Temple Hill and Wei Xian camps, repatriation, working with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Zapotec Indians in southern Mexico, and traveling throughout the world representing the mission. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly...
Dates: Created: 1985

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...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 562 Papers of Roger and Mary Howes

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Identifier: CN 562
Scope and Contents Address books, articles, autograph books, birthday book, correspondence, diaries, documents, journals, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, notebooks, photographs, prayer letters, scrapbooks, sermon notes, songbooks, and testimony which document the Howes' work as China Inland Mission (CIM) missionaries in China from 1925 through 1945, and their work at CIM (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship) office in Chicago and Headquarters in Philadelphia before they retired in 1965. Their correspondence...
Dates: Created: 1899-1993

Helen Renich Papers.

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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

Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission) Records

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Identifier: CN 215
Brief Description 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 work...
Dates: Created: 1853, 1886-1990, 2001, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1886-2001

Woman's Union Missionary Society Records

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Identifier: CN 379
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, and almost 3,000 photographs that document the activity, personnel, and ministry of the organization founded in 1860 by Mrs. Thomas C. Doremus. THe mission was intended as a vehicle for sending single women as missionaries to women in closed societies (and therefore unreachable by male missionaries) in Asia, covering their medical and educational work among orphans and women in Burma, China, India,...
Dates: Created: 1860-1983

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Evangelism & Missions Archives 19
Special Collections 1
 
Subject
Evangelistic work -- China. 19
Women missionaries. 18
Communism -- China. 17
Evangelistic work. 17
Missionaries. 17
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Women 17
Women -- Religious life. 17
Communism. 16
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 14
Language in missionary work. 13
World War, 1939-1945. 13
Children of missionaries. 12
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 12
Christian education. 12
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 12
China. 11
Christian education -- China. 11
Christianity and culture. 10
Indigenous church administration 10
Indigenous church administration -- China. 10
Medical care 10
Medical care -- China. 10
Missionaries -- Training of. 10
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 10
Missions. 10
Bible. 9
China -- Religion. 9
Chinese -- Missions. 9
Conversion. 9
Education 9
Missions, Medical. 9
Tribes. 9
China -- History -- 1912-1937. 8
Chinese. 8
Missions -- Educational work. 8
Refugees 8
Rural churches -- China. 8
Rural missions. 8
Culture shock. 7
Refugees -- China. 7
Rural churches. 7
Bible -- Study and teaching. 6
Bible colleges 6
Buddhists. 6
China -- History -- 1949- 6
Christian life. 6
Family. 6
Hospitals -- China. 6
Missionaries, Resignation of. 6
Missionaries, Withdrawal of. 6
Missions -- Taiwan. 6
Sex role. 6
Buddhists -- China. 5
China -- Description and travel. 5
Christian education -- Taiwan. 5
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 5
Christian literature. 5
Church and social problems. 5
Church and state -- China. 5
Church and state. 5
Church work with children. 5
Missionaries' spouses. 5
Missions -- Philippines. 5
Theology 5
Theology -- Study and teaching -- Asia. 5
Bible -- Translating. 4
Bible colleges -- China. 4
Boarding schools -- China. 4
Children of missionaries -- China. 4
Christian education -- Philippines. 4
Church development, New. 4
Church work with children -- China. 4
Church work with women -- China. 4
Education -- China. 4
Evangelistic work -- United States. 4
Indigenous church administration -- Taiwan. 4
Medical education 4
Missions -- Study and teaching. 4
Pentecostalism. 4
Persecution -- China. 4
Persecution. 4
Presbyterians. 4
Rural missions -- China. 4
Sex role -- China. 4
Social change. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese. 4
Animism. 3
Bible -- Publication and distribution. 3
Boarding schools. 3
Catholic Church. 3
China -- Social life and customs. 3
Chinese language. 3
Christian education of adults. 3
Christian leadership. 3
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution -- China. 3
Christian martyrs -- China. 3
Church work with the working class -- China. 3
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Names
China Inland Mission. 15
Zhongguo guo min dang. 11
OMF International. 10
Wheaton College (Ill.) 10
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 5
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Moody Bible Institute. 5
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1906-1934. 5
Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934. 5
Chefoo School (Yen t'ai shih, China) 4
Anderson, Helen, 1909-2004. 3
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 3
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 3
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975. 3
Crossett, Margaret E. 3
Hoste, Dixon Edward, 1861-1946. 3
Kuhn, Isobel. 3
Christian Medical Society. 2
Crossett, Vincent. 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 2
Elliott, Ruth, 1908- 2
Elliott, Walter Scott. 2
Far East Broadcasting Company. 2
Feng, Yuxiang, 1882-1948. 2
Fraser, James Outram, 1886-1938. 2
Gibb, George W. 2
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 2
Graham, Ruth Bell. 2
Hockman, Robert William, 1906-1935. 2
Houghton, Frank, 1894-1972. 2
Kane, J. Herbert. 2
Kuhn, John Becker. 2
Nee, Watchman. 2
Straw, Darien A. 2
Taichung Bible Institute (Taiwan) 2
Yu-Shan Theological Institute (Li Yu Tan, Taiwan) 2
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Advent Christian Church. 1
American Bible Society. 1
Asian Theological Seminary. 1
Bangkok Bible College (1971-) (Bangkok, Thailand) 1
Barrington College. 1
Bell, L. Nelson (Lemuel Nelson), 1894-1973. 1
Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 1
Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 1
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 1
Borden, William, 1887-1913. 1
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. 1
Chapei Civil Assembly Center (Shanghai, China) 1
Chin, John C. 1
China Inter-Varsity Evangelical Christian Students Fellowship. 1
Christian School in Japan (1950-) 1
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
Cooke, Allyn B. 1
Cooke, Leila Robinson. 1
Coptic Church. 1
Custer, Sadie. 1
Door of Hope Mission. 1
Doremus, Sarah Platt, 1803-1877. 1
Dow, Elsie Storrs. 1
Duke, Flora Nell. 1
Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM) 1
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Fitzwilliam, Francis. 1
Fitzwilliam, Jennie. 1
Frame, Helen. 1
Frame, Raymond. 1
Frost, Henry Weston, 1858- 1
Gieser, Catharine. 1
Gieser, Paul Kenneth. 1
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 1
Glover, Robert Hall, 1871-1947. 1
Graham, James R. (James Robert), 1898-1982. 1
Gripsholm (Ocean liner) 1
Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, 1892-1975. 1
Hatfield, Mark O., 1922-2011. 1
Hebron School (1974-) (Ooty, India) 1
Hess, Esther N. 1
Hess, Lawrence. 1
Howes, M. R. (Mary Ruth) 1
Howes, Mary F. 1
Howes, Roger W. 1
Hunter, George W., 1861-1946. 1
Jacoby, Walter S. 1
Kane, Winnifred Mary Shepherd, 1912- 1
Liddell, Eric, 1902-1945. 1
Little Flock (China) 1
Machen, J. Gresham (John Gresham), 1881-1937. 1
Margaret Williamson Hospital (Shanghai, China) 1
Marston, Sarah Hall. 1
McDonald, Jessie, 1888-1980. 1
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002. 1
Missionary Furlough Homes Foundation (Wheaton, Ill.) 1
Mixter, Russell L. 1
Morrison Academy (Taiwan) 1
Narramore Christian Foundation. 1
Nowack, Ruth Louise. 1
Paddon, Beth Jaderquist. 1
Philadelphia Bible Institute. 1
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