Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 51 - 77 of 77

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

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

Herbert J. Taylor Papers

Identifier: CN 020
Brief Description Correspondence, photographs, reports, publications, posters, minutes of meetings, and other documentation of Herbert J. Taylor's long involvement in the leadership of such organizations as Child Evangelism, Youth for Christ, Christian Service Brigade, Pioneer Girls, Young Life, National Association of Evangelicals, Fuller Seminary, Christian Workers Foundation, and Inter-Varsity as well as his role in the planning and development of Billy Graham's Chicago crusades and of Key '73. Other...
Dates: Created: Ca. 1916-1979

L. Nelson Bell Papers

Identifier: CN 318
Brief Description Correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents related to the life and ministry of L. Nelson Bell, first as a medical missionary in China, then as doctor, editor, and lay leader in the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Among the topics covered by the material in the collection are missions in China in the twentieth century between the two world wars; the work of Bell's son-in-law, Billy Graham; the founding and development of Christianity Today and The...
Dates: 1923-1973

Luis Palau Papers.

Identifier: CN-722
Brief Description Papers of Luis Palau, international Christian evangelist, including crusade-related materials, correspondence, the Luis Palau Association 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 crusades or other events as a Latin American evangelist, most after he established his own evangelistic ministry and association separate from Overseas Crusades in 1978; far...
Dates: 1947-2017

Moody Church Records

Identifier: CN 330
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946.Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities of the congregation, the governance of the body, and various urban evangelistic outreaches of the church.  Besides the history of the church, the collection also documents...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987

Nathan Walton Collection

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 Nathan and Lois Walton's 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

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, 2001, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1886-2001

Reuben Archer Torrey, Sr., Collection

Identifier: CN 107
Scope and Contents

Diaries, correspondence, sermon notes, Sunday school lessons, newspaper clippings, brochures, memorial booklet, photographs, diaries, audio tapes, and glass negatives from R.A. Torrey's career as evangelist, teacher, author, and family man.

Dates: Created: 1882-1983

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 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

Woman's Union Missionary Society Records

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

Filtered By

  • Subject: Evangelistic work -- China. X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Evangelism & Missions Archives 76
Special Collections 1
Missions -- China. 71
Evangelistic work. 64
China -- History. 53
Missionaries. 49
Communism -- China. 41
∨ more
Communism. 40
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 38
Women missionaries. 38
China -- History -- 1937-1945. 35
Women 32
Women -- Religious life. 32
Missionaries -- Training of. 30
Children of missionaries. 29
World War, 1939-1945. 29
Conversion. 28
Language in missionary work. 27
Missions. 27
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 26
China. 24
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 23
China -- Religion. 22
Church and state. 21
Missions, Medical. 21
Church and state -- China. 19
Indigenous church administration 19
Medical care 19
Medical care -- China. 19
Missions -- Educational work. 19
Persecution -- China. 19
Christian education. 18
Indigenous church administration -- China. 18
Persecution. 18
China -- History -- 1949- 17
Evangelistic work -- United States. 17
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 17
Christianity and culture. 16
China -- Description and travel. 15
Christian life. 15
Rural missions. 15
Bible. 14
Buddhists. 13
China -- History -- 1912-1937. 13
Chinese -- Missions. 13
Christian education -- China. 13
Church and social problems. 13
Refugees 13
Buddhists -- China. 12
Chinese. 12
Education 12
Missionaries, Withdrawal of. 12
Rural churches -- China. 12
China -- Politics and government. 11
Culture shock. 11
Family. 11
Fundamentalism. 11
Pentecostalism. 11
Rural churches. 11
Catholic Church. 10
Church work with women -- China. 10
Church work with women. 10
Missions -- Study and teaching. 10
Missions to Buddhists. 10
Missions, Medical -- China. 10
Presbyterians. 10
Refugees -- China. 10
Sex role. 10
Tribes. 10
Bible colleges 9
Boarding schools -- China. 9
Children of missionaries -- China. 9
China -- History -- Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901. 9
Christian leadership. 9
Evangelicalism. 9
Missionaries' spouses. 9
Missionaries, Resignation of. 9
Religious institutions. 9
Rural missions -- China. 9
Three-self movement. 9
Bible -- Study and teaching. 8
Bible -- Translating. 8
Boarding schools. 8
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 8
Christian literature. 8
Christian martyrs -- China. 8
Church work with children. 8
Missions -- Taiwan. 8
Missions to Buddhists -- China. 8
Muslims. 8
Prayer. 8
Revivals. 8
Sunday schools. 8
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 8
Bible colleges -- China. 7
China -- Church history -- 20th century. 7
China -- Church history. 7
Christian martyrs. 7
Evangelistic sermons. 7
Evangelistic work -- Korea. 7
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 7
∧ less
Chinese 1
German 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
China Inland Mission. 40
Zhongguo guo min dang. 26
OMF International. 24
Wheaton College (Ill.) 20
Moody Bible Institute. 17
∨ more
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1906-1934. 13
Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934. 13
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 8
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 7
Chefoo School (Yen t'ai shih, China) 6
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975. 6
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 6
Houghton, Frank, 1894-1972. 6
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 5
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 5
Feng, Yuxiang, 1882-1948. 5
Glover, Robert Hall, 1871-1947. 5
Kane, J. Herbert. 5
Kuhn, Isobel. 5
Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 5
Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 5
Taylor, James Hudson, 1832-1905. 5
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928. 5
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 4
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. 4
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 4
Frame, Helen. 4
Frame, Raymond. 4
Graham, Ruth Bell. 4
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 4
Nee, Watchman. 4
Rader, Paul, 1879-1938. 4
Woods, C. Stacey, 1909-1983. 4
Anderson, Helen, 1909-2004. 3
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 3
Bell, L. Nelson (Lemuel Nelson), 1894-1973. 3
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 3
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 3
Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 3
China Inter-Varsity Evangelical Christian Students Fellowship. 3
Christian Medical Society. 3
Dow, Elsie Storrs. 3
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 3
Hess, Esther N. 3
Hoste, Dixon Edward, 1861-1946. 3
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) 3
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968. 3
Kane, Winnifred Mary Shepherd, 1912- 3
Kuhn, John Becker. 3
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002. 3
National Association of Evangelicals. 3
Nowack, Ruth Louise. 3
Ockenga, Harold John, 1905-1985. 3
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 3
Straw, Darien A. 3
Wang, Leland. 3
Adeney, Ruth W. 2
Allison, Lon (Lon J.), 1952-2019. 2
Armerding, Hudson T. 2
Assemblies of God. 2
Barrows, Cliff. 2
Bartel, Loyal. 2
Borden, William, 1887-1913. 2
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 2
Bright, Bill. 2
Chao, Calvin. 2
Chicago Evangelistic Institute. 2
Contento, Paul A. 2
Cooke, Allyn B. 2
Crossett, Margaret E. 2
Dallas Theological Seminary. 2
Doremus, Sarah Platt, 1803-1877. 2
Embery, William James. 2
Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM) 2
Far East Broadcasting Company. 2
Fellowship of Evangelical Students (Singapore) 2
Finney, Charles G., 1792-1875. 2
Ford, Leighton. 2
Fraser, James Outram, 1886-1938. 2
Frost, Henry Weston, 1858- 2
Fuller Theological Seminary. 2
Fuller, Charles Edward, 1887-1968. 2
Gibb, George W. 2
Goforth, Jonathan, 1859-1936. 2
Goforth, Rosalind, 1864-1942. 2
Hansen, Kenneth Norman. 2
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 2
Hess, Lawrence. 2
Hockman, Robert William, 1906-1935. 2
Hunter, George W., 1861-1946. 2
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. 2
LaSalle Street Church (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 2
Liddell, Eric, 1902-1945. 2
Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976. 2
Margaret Williamson Hospital (Shanghai, China) 2
Marston, Sarah Hall. 2
McGavran, Donald A. (Donald Anderson), 1897-1990. 2
Mixter, Russell L. 2
Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 2
∧ less