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Collection 115 Oral History Interview with Raymond Elliott

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Identifier: CN 115
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Leroy Elliott (1924-2008), Wycliffe Bible translator working among the Ixil Indian tribe in Guatemala. Interview topics include educational work and life in Wheaton, translation activities, missionary training, mission responsibilities, and political, social, and cultural events in Central America. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1924-1980.Raymond Elliott was interviewed by Chris Matthews, a Wheaton College graduate student,...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 116 Oral History Interviews with Helen Elliott

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Identifier: CN 116
Scope and Contents Oral History interviews conducted with Helen Ruth Belcher Elliot (1927-2012), missionary with Wycliffe Bible Translators to the Ixil Indian tribe in Guatemala. Topics include Wheaton College during the 1940s, field experiences, Guatemalan culture and religion, and family activities. Topics covered in the interview include:  Elliott's childhood, marriage and early family life, education at Wheaton College (including courses, academic and social life), decision to become a missionary with...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 204 Records of South America Mission

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Identifier: CN 204
Scope and Contents Legal documents, reports, linguistic materials, correspondence, publications, organizational documents of SAM, chiefly 1921-1955.Materials document the mission's beginning as the Inland South America Missionary Union. In-depth reports cover all aspects of mission activities including missionary life and descriptions of their encounters with and observations of Indian tribes, methods of evangelizing, use of linguistic materials relating to Indian languages, personnel policies, social and...
Dates: Created: 1905-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1921-1955

Collection 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

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Identifier: CN
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 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 409 Papers of David D. Thomas

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Identifier: CN 409
Scope and Contents Correspondence, photographs, negatives, and clippings relating to the linguistic and missionary work of David and Dorothy Thomas in the Philippines, Vietnam (especially with the Chrau tribe), Cambodia, and Thailand with Wycliffe Bible Translators from 1954-1975. The bulk of the content consists of David and Dorothy's letters to his mother, Ruth, who lived in Wheaton, IL. Topics covered in the correspondence include information on the Thomas family, missionary work in the Philippines, and...
Dates: Created: 1954-1975

Collection 513 Oral History Interview with John R. Stauffacher

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Identifier: CN 513
Scope and Contents Oral history interview in which John Raymond Stauffacher in which he describes his childhood in Kenya, missionary parents John and Florence Stauffacher, his brother Claudon, missions in Kenya, the Masai people, Mrs. Westervelt and the Westervelt Home, studying and teaching at Rift Valley Academy, Charles Hurlburt, the Mau Mau Rebellion, Great Britain's colonial administration of Kenya, Christian life, conversion, missionary call, language learning and missionary work with Africa Inland Mission...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 623 Oral History Interviews with Christopher B. Ladish

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Identifier: CN 623
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Christopher Ladish in which he discusses his childhood, conversion to Christian faith, marriage, joining Wycliffe Bible Translators/Summer Institute of Linguistics, his translation and literacy work in the Koromfe language among the Koromba people of Burkina Faso, the characteristics of the Wycliffe organization and staff, and methods of Bible translation. The time period covered by the interviews is 1961 to 2006.Christopher Ladish was interviewed by Bob...
Dates: 2006

Collection 634 Papers of Theodore B. Wallin

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Identifier: CN 634
Scope and Contents Paper records relating to the missionary work of Theodore B. Wallin in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) from 1927-1936 with the Evangelical Free Church of America. Documents include unpublished dictionaries, word lists, and manuscripts about the culture of the Ngbaka people of the Congo; translations of portions of the New Testament in Ngbaka, and autobiographical notes. Materials in the collection reflect the research Wallin did in preparation for Bible translation into the...
Dates: Created: 1932-1979

Collection 678 Oral History Interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox

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Identifier: CN 678
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Helen Grace Madeira Cox (1921-2019), missionary in China from 1947-1951 and Northern Thailand 1953-1973 with China Inland Mission (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship). Topics discussed include Cox's childhood experiences and early faith in the Church of the Brethren; call to missionary work; education at Columbia Bible College and Wheaton College; teaching Bible in Virginia public schools; attending Missionary Medical Institute and Wycliffe’s Summer Institute of...
Dates: 2014

Collection 683 Papers of Rolland and Thelma Smith

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Identifier: CN 683
Scope and Contents Newsletters, prayer letters, fund-raising and promotional material, donor correspondence, pamphlets, blueprints, maps, personal correspondence, programs, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, radio program scripts, and photographs relating to the Rolland and Thelma Smith’s missionary work among the Cree First Nations in Alberta, Canada (1945-1960). The collection also contains camp meeting itineraries, newspaper clippings, financial reports, brochures and directories relating to Sebring...
Dates: Created: 1942-2000

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Advent Christian Church. 1
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Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 1
Cleveland Bible College. 1
College of DuPage 1
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Cox, Eric James 1
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Crossett, Margaret E. 1
Crossett, Vincent L. 1
David, Joseph A., 1
Elliot, Helen. 1
Elliot, Raymond Leroy. 1
Elliott, Helen. 1
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Fitzwilliam, Francis. 1
Fitzwilliam, Jennie. 1
Frame, Raymond. 1
Fraser, James Outram, 1
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
Gripsholm (Ship) 1
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Hendershott, Mary 1
Houghton, Frank, 1894-1972 1
Hurlburt, Charles E. 1
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship 1
Judson College 1
Jungle Air, Inc. 1
Kentucky Mountain Bible College. 1
Kentucky Mountain Holiness Association. 1
Koromba (African people) 1
Ladish, Christopher Brian 1
Ladish, Sue 1
Liddell, Eric, 1
Lombard, Sylvie J. 1
McQuilkin, Robert Crawford, 1886-1952 1
Moody Bible Institute 1
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Mossi (African people) 1
Nida, Eugene Albert, 1914 1
Northland Indian Mission. 1
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 1
Philadelphia Bible Institute (Pa.) 1
Philips, Martha H. 1
Pike, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lee), 1912-2000. 1
Pittman, Richard S. 1
Prairie Bible Institute. 1
Price, Rebecca Russell. 1
Rift Valley Academy (Kijabe, Kenya) 1
Ritz, Helen 1
Sebring Interdenominational Holiness Camp Meeting. 1
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South America Mission, Inc. 1
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1
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Stauffacher, John W., 1
Summer Institute of Linguistics 1
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Sunday, Billy, 1
Taylor, James Hudson, 1832-1905 1
Thiessen, Henry Clarence, 1885- 1
Thomas, David D. 1
Thomas, Dorothy Fowler. 1
Wallin, Ella Charlotte. 1
Wallin, T. B. 1
Westervelt Home& Schools, Siloam Spring, AK 1
Westervelt, Josephine B., (Hope) 1
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