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Collection 471 Papers of W. Arthur Saunders

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

Collection 472 Oral History Interview with Paul A. Contento

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...
Dates: Created: 19992

Collection 534 Papers of Henry and Marguerite Owen

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

Collection 542 Papers of Sarah A. Young

Identifier: CN 542
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. Young's papers contain many descriptions of missionary work, the lives and testimonies of individual Christians and Chinese society and culture.

Dates: Created: 1894-1901

Collection 562 Papers of Roger and Mary Howes

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

Collection 606 Papers of Winifred Rand

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

Collection 632 Papers of William H. Nowack

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

Collection 653 Ephemera of Ruth Paxson

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

Collection 677 Papers of Beatrice Sutherland

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

David H. Adeney Papers.

Identifier: CN 393
Brief Description Adeney’s correspondence, writings (articles, books), lecture and presentation manuscripts, subject files (especially files on various China-related topics) he compiled from many sources, notebooks and loose notes, a photo album, photographs and slides, and two oral history interviews. Together these span his career as a missionary in China and Southeast Asia, staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in the United States, leader with International Fellowship of Evangelical Students,...
Dates: Created: 1911-1994

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

Luis Palau Papers.

Identifier: CN 722
Brief Description Papers of Luis Palau, international Christian evangelist, including crusade-related materials, correspondence, the Luis Palau Assocation strategic planning documents and reports, and personal diaries. While the paper documents in the collection are subdivided into several subseries, almost all of them relate to Palau's evangelistic crusades or other events, most after he established his own evangelistic minstry and association separate from Overseas Crusades in 1978; far fewer are the...
Dates: 1947-2017

Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission) Records

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, 1997, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1889-1990

Small Collection 065 Papers of Joseph K. Wright

Identifier: Small CN 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

Small Collection 074 Papers of Robert W. Porteous

Identifier: Small CN 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...
Dates: Created: 1928

Small Collection 076 Papers of Edwin W. Fisch

Identifier: Small CN 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

Small Collection 078 Papers of Ralph and Helen Scoville

Identifier: Small CN 078
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

Small Collection 079 Papers of Charles Thomson

Identifier: Small CN 079
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

Small Collection 080 Papers of Martha Pohnert

Identifier: Small CN 080
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

Small Collection 081 Papers of A. Bertram Lewis

Identifier: Small CN 081
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

Small Collection 084 Ephemera of Nathan Walton

Identifier: Small CN 084
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

Small Collection 086 Papers of Herbert and Minnie Flagg

Identifier: Small CN 086
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

Small Collection 091 Ephemera of Theodore Fischbacher

Identifier: Small CN 091
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

Small Collection 097 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr.

Identifier: Small CN 097
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

Small Collection 110 Ephemera of Helen Stam

Identifier: Small CN 110
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

Wheaton College Billy Graham Center Records

Identifier: CN 003
Brief Description Correspondence, proposals, reports, minutes, programs, publications brochures, budgets, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, and video tapes related to the founding, ground breaking and dedication and continuing work of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College as a research and training center in evangelism, and its ongoing activities. Includes audio and video recordings of Center-sponsored conferences (on themes including evangelism and evangelistic preaching, outreach to various...
Dates: Created: 1919-2011

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Christian and Missionary Alliance. 6
Houghton, Frank, 1894-1972. 6
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Feng, Yuxiang, 1882-1948. 5
Glover, Robert Hall, 1871-1947. 5
Kane, J. Herbert. 5
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Taylor, James Hudson, 1832-1905. 5
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 4
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 4
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Anderson, Ian Rankin. 3
Bell, L. Nelson (Lemuel Nelson), 1894-1973. 3
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 3
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Hoste, Dixon Edward, 1861-1946. 3
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 3
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968. 3
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National Association of Evangelicals. 3
Nowack, Ruth Louise. 3
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Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 3
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Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 2
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Hunter, George W., 1861-1946. 2
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LaSalle Street Church (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 2
Liddell, Eric, 1902-1945. 2
Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976. 2
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