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Identifier: CN 435
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newsletters, articles, negatives, and photographs relating to the missionary service of Isobel and John Kuhn, primarily among the Lisu people in China and Thailand with Overseas Missionary Fellowship from 1928 to 1954. The topics discussed in the letters include travel in China, missions work, their marriage, birth of daughter and son, cultural differences, advance of communists into the Lisu area, biographical sketches of co-workers Mary Baldock, Frances Bailey, Lilian Hamer,...
Dates: Created: 1927-1983
Scope and Contents Memoirs, newsletters, correspondence, diary, photos, film, poems, newspaper clippings and other items that relate to the Stam family, their Christian faith, Star of Hope Mission and the missions and evangelism work of various family members, especially John and Betty Stam who were killed in China by Chinese Communist soldiers in 1934. [Note: The notation "Folder 2-1" means "Box 2, Folder 1.]This collection was created by the...
Dates: Created: 1919-2003
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
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 contested...
Dates: Created: 1992
Identifier: CN 471
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and a manuscript translated by W. Arthur Saunders, relating to Saunder’s missionary service in China with China Inland Mission and Overseas Missionary Fellowship from 1930 to 1987. The interview describes his childhood in England, emigration to New Zealand, training at the New Zealand Bible Institute, joining the China Inland Mission, going to China in 1930, evangelistic work in south Gansu province, the work of Chinese evangelists, worship services in Gansu churches,...
Dates: Created: 1992
Identifier: CN 472
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul A. Contento in which he discusses his childhood, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, going to China in 1928 as a China Inland Mission worker, evangelistic work in Ningxia province (Inner Mongolia) and work among university students in southwest and northwest China, founding of the Inter-Varsity student movements in China, Singapore and Vietnam; Calvin Chao; the Sino-Japanese war; the communist takeover in China; founding of Singapore Bible College;...
Dates: Created: 19992
Identifier: CN 534
Scope and Contents Articles, audio tapes, booklets, correspondence, lecture notes, manuscript, newspaper clippings, outlines of lectures, photo albums, photographs, prayer letters, reports, research notes, scrapbooks, and travel brochures documenting the missionary service of Marguerite (Goodner) Owen and her husband Henry "Harry", missionaries to China with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship), 1933-1941, 1947-1951. Includes information on the Harry's work as OMF representative and later...
Dates: Created: 1929-2002
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diary, and articles related to the ministry of Sarah Alice, missionary with China Inland Mission. The materials in the collection document her preparation and her evangelism activities in Shanxi Province, China, where she worked from 1896 until 1900, when she and her husband John were killed during the Boxer Rebellion.Her papers contain many descriptions of missionary work, the lives and testimonies of individual Christians and Chinese society and culture. Complete...
Dates: Created: 1894-1901
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
Identifier: CN 606
Scope and Contents Oral history interview, articles, questionnaires, and biographical information related to the missionary service of Winifred Rand with China Inland Mission. Topics covered by the material include: Rand’s teaching ambitions as a young girl; reason for move to missions; Portland Bible Institute; Christian and Missionary Alliance missions policy toward single women on the mission field; China Inland Mission training; Chinese language school; doing rural work with Chinese Bible woman in Shansi,...
Dates: Created: 1936-2004
Identifier: CN 632
Scope and Contents Prayer letters, publications, sermons notes of Nowack documenting William H. Nowack’s work as an independent Christian missionary in the United States (Tennessee) and China (Honan) over a period of four decades.
Dates: Created: 1903-1980
Identifier: CN 653
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters, photograph and pamphlets related to Ruth Paxson’s work as a missionary in China, Europe and the United States and career as an author of pamphlets and books on the Christian life.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation "folder 2-5" means "Box 2, Folder 5"]Series: PhotographsThe following items are located in the ...
Dates: Created: 1908-1958
Identifier: CN 677
Scope and Contents Materials in this collection include correspondence, newsletters, memoranda, photographs, and a church directory relating to the ministry of Beatrice Sutherland, a missionary to China with the China Inland Mission beginning in 1938 during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The materials also span her later activities as a Christian worker living in California after her retirement from full-time missionary service in 1976.
Dates: Created: 1938-2006
Identifier: SCN 065
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Joseph Kingsburg Wight, missionary to China, to his brother, William Wight, describing his sea voyage to China, the condition of Shanghai, missionary endeavors in China and the Taiping Rebellion.
Dates: Created: 1856
Identifier: SCN 074
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter by Robert Porteous describing accounts of the activities of the church in Yichun, Jianxi Province, including an intensive Bible school and conference for women, prayer meetings for several captured Christian workers, and weekly services, all taking place in the midst of troop movements by government and communist troops, which, although disruptive, did not interfere with church activities. Also included are items about military conflict and destruction...
Dates: Created: 1928
Identifier: SCN 076
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter from Edwin William Fisch, a missionary with China Inland Mission, detailing his first days in China including descriptions of his arrival in Shanghai, the China Inland Mission compound and hospital, Shanghai street life, visits to training institutes, medical facilities, leading a worship service, travel on the Yangtze River, and the working classes.
Dates: Created: 1937
Scope and Contents This collection contains three prayer letters describing Ralph and Helen Scovilles' missionary work in China; travel from Shanghai to Ningsha, Kansu Province (now Yinchuan, Gansu) and raid and 23-day occupation of Ningsha by Muslim bandits.
Dates: Created: 1928-1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Charles Thomson, describing progress made in evangelistic work in China, excerpts from missionaries' letters appealing for prayer, and an appeal for new missionaries.
Dates: Created: 1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Martha Pohnert, a missionary with China Inland Mission, decribing Pohnert's Chinese co-workers, prayer needs, famine in the area, and the state of an outlying town damaged by soldiers.
Dates: Created: 1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from A. Bertram Lewis, describing his work as missionary in Kiangsi Province, China, with China Inland Mission, the progress of evangelistic work, involvement of Chinese Christians in evangelism, and a Bible conference.
Dates: Created: 1937
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters and several items related to the drowning of missionary George E. King in 1927. The letters describe the Waltons' travel as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and a Bible conference for Chinese Christians. Also includes CIM newsletter and report which describe the treacherous raft trip made by 38 missionaries and their families who were withdrawing from the Kansu Province during which King drowned.
Dates: Created: 1927-1940
Scope and Contents This collection contains two prayer letters from Herbert W. and Minnie E. Flagg, decsribing the Flaggs' work as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and political and social turmoil due to conflict between nationalist and communist forces and local robber bands, including G.M. Metcalf's being held as a hostage; Shanghai CIM compound caught in the crossfire in one instance; missionaries fleeing from the countryside; propaganda slogans; and attempts to continue work inland. Since many CIM...
Dates: Created: 1927
Scope and Contents This collection contains an annotated article (written by Phyllis Thompson) about the North-West Bible Institute (NWBI) in Fengzian, Shensi Province, describing the development of the Back to Jerusalem Evangelisitc Band, which evangelized in western China, including among Muslims. Also includes photocopies from Theodore Fischbacher's scrapbook with photographs of NWBI (1941-1947) and the Fischbacher family (1942-1944).
Dates: Created: 1941-1947
Scope and Contents This collection contains pamphlets, correspondence, reports and articles created by Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr. documenting his internment by the Japanese in China, the great physical and spiritual needs of the people in South Korea following the war there, and the development of the rehabilitation program under Torrey's administration.
Dates: Created: 1942-1966
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings relating to Helen Priscilla Stam, whose missionary parents, John and Betty Stam, were killed by communist soliders in China when Helen Stam was an infant. The clippings decsribe the Stam's ministry in China; their deaths; Helen Stam's rescue by local Christians; and expresses the hopes of her grandparents that she would become a missionary.
Dates: Created: 1934-1939
- Subject: Evangelistic work -- China X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 74
- Buswell Library Special Collections 1
- China Inland Mission. 40
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 24
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 20
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 20
- Moody Bible Institute. 16
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 13
- Stam, John Cornelius, 13
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 8
- Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 6
- Houghton, Frank, 6
- Adeney, David H. 5
- Chiang, Kai-shek. 5
- Glover, Robert Hall, 5
- Kane, J. Herbert. 5
- Kuhn, Isobel. 5
- Moody Bible Institute 5
- Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 5
- Taylor, James Hudson, 5
- Zhongguo guo min dang. 5
- Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 4
- Buck, Pearl S. 4
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 4
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 4
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 4
- Feng, Yu-hsiang, 4
- Graham, Billy, 4
- Rader, Paul, 4
- Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 4
- Woods, C. Stacey, 4
- Anderson, Helen. 3
- Anderson, Ian Rankin. 3
- Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 3
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 3
- Blanchard, Charles A. 3
- Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 3
- Frame, Helen. 3
- Frame, Raymond. 3
- Hoste, Dixon Edward. 3
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America. 3
- International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 3
- Islam 3
- Kane, Winnifred Mary Shepherd, 3
- Kuhn, John Becker. 3
- National Association of Evangelicals. 3
- Nee, Watchman. 3
- Nowack, Ruth Louise. 3
- Straw, Darien A. 3
- Torrey, R. A. 3
- Torrey, Reuben Archer, 3
- Wang, Leland. 3
- Adeney, Ruth W. 2
- Armerding, Hudson T. 2
- Assemblies of God. 2
- Bartel, Loyal. 2
- Bell, L. Nelson 2
- Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 2
- Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 2
- Chao, Calvin. 2
- Chicago Evangelistic Institute (Ill.) 2
- Chou, En-lai. 2
- Christian Medical Society. 2
- Crossett, Margaret E. 2
- Dallas Theological Seminary. 2
- Doremus, Sarah Platt. 2
- Embery, William James. 2
- Far East Broadcasting Company. 2
- Finney, Charles Grandison, 2
- Fraser, James Outram, 2
- Frost, Henry Weston, 2
- Fuller Theological Seminary. 2
- Fuller, Charles Edward, 2
- Glasser, Arthur F. 2
- Goforth, Jonathan, 2
- Goforth, Rosalind, 2
- Graham, Ruth Bell. 2
- Hess, Esther. 2
- Hess, Lawrence. 2
- Hockman, Robert William, 2
- Inter-Varsity Fellowship (China) 2
- LaSalle Street Church (Chicago, Ill.) 2
- Liddell, Eric, 2
- Marston, Sarah Hall. 2
- McIntire, Carl, 2
- Mixter, Russell Lowell, 2
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 2
- Ockenga, Harold John, 2
- Page, Isaac. 2
- Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2
- Sanders, J. Oswald 2
- Stam, Helen Priscilla, 2
- Stott, John R. W. 2
- Sudan Interior Mission. 2
- Sunday, Billy, 2
- Suttie, Mary Elizabeth. 2
- Suttie, Melvin. 2
- Taichung Bible Institute (Taichung, Taiwan) 2
- United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 2
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 2
- Woman's Union Missionary Society of America. 2
- World Council of Churches. 2 ∧ less