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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 283 Oral History Interviews with Nancy Folkerts

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Identifier: CN 283
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Nancy Wood Folkerts. Topics discussed include her childhood as a pastor's daughter; study at Wheaton College; her marriage; training in London; work as a missionary in British Cameroon (now Republic of Cameroon), especially Bible study and literacy programs for women and 3H clubs for girls; the political and social situation in Cameroon; Cameroon independence; medical problems in Cameroon; the work of her husband, Fred, at the Baptist Teacher Training College and as...
Dates: Created: 1984

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 681 Oral History Interview with Mertis Byram Heimbach

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Identifier: CN 681
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Mertis Byram Heimbach (1921- ) missionary in China, Thailand, Singapore and U.S. with China Inland Mission (CIM) and (as it was later known) Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) from 1946 to 1999. Topics discussed include childhood in Korea; parents’ mission work; Wheaton College and Prairie Bible Institute; marriage to Ernest Heimbach; Hmong (Miao) people; tribal mission work; Communist takeover of China; Communist treatment of Christians; CIM’s exit from China;...
Dates: 2014

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Bible -- Study and teaching. 3
Bible -- Translating. 3
Animism -- Thailand 2
Bible 2
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Children of missionaries. 2
China -- History -- Civil War -- 1945-1949 2
Chinese language. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions 2
Church and state 2
Conversion -- Christianity. 2
Education 2
Indigenous church administration 2
Language in missionary work. 2
Literacy 2
Literacy programs 2
Medical care 2
Missionaries 2
Missionaries -- Training of 2
Missions -- China. 2
Missions -- Linguistic work 2
Missions -- Thailand. 2
Opium trade -- Thailand. 2
Tribes 2
Tribes -- Thailand. 2
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 2
Wheaton revival (Wheaton, Ill.) -- 1943 2
Women 2
Animism 1
Animism -- Guatemala. 1
Baptists 1
Baptists -- Missions 1
Baptists -- Missions -- Cameroon. 1
Bible colleges. 1
Boarding schools 1
Boarding schools -- Africa. 1
Boarding schools. 1
Cameroon. 1
Cameroon. -- Politics and government. 1
Catholic Church. -- Cameroon. 1
Catholic Church. -- Guatemala. 1
Catholic Church. -- Protestant churches. 1
China -- Description and travel 1
China -- Religion 1
China -- Social life and customs 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Cameroon. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Guatemala. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation -- Guatemala. 1
Christian education 1
Christian education -- Cameroon. 1
Christian education of children. 1
Christian life. 1
Christianity and culture. 1
Church and state -- Cameroon. 1
Church and state -- Guatemala. 1
Church of the Brethren 1
Church work with women 1
Church work with women -- Cameroon. 1
Church work with youth 1
Church work with youth -- Cameroon. 1
Cities and towns 1
Cities and towns -- Cameroon. 1
College students 1
College students -- Religious life. 1
Columbia Bible College, -- Columbia, SC. 1
Communism -- China. 1
Conversion. 1
Culture shock. 1
Education -- Cameroon. 1
Education -- Guatemala. 1
Education -- United States. 1
Evangelistic work 1
Evangelistic work -- Guatemala. 1
Family 1
Family -- United States. 1
Guatemala 1
Guatemala -- Economic conditions. 1
Guatemala -- Politics and government. 1
Guatemala -- Race relations. 1
Guatemala -- Religion 1
Hmong (Asian people) 1
Hmong language 1
Indians of Central America 1
Indians of Central America -- Guatemala 1
Indians of Central America -- Guatemala -- Missions. 1
Indians of Central America -- Guatemala. 1
Indigenous church administration -- Cameroon. 1
Indigenous church administration -- Guatemala. 1
Ixil Indians 1
Ixil Indians -- Missions. 1
Ixil Indians -- Religion. 1
Ixil Indians. 1
Korea -- Foreign Relations -- Japan -- 1910-1945. 1
Linguistic analysis (Linguistics) 1
Linguistics 1
Linguistics -- Guatemala. 1
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Wheaton College (Ill.) 3
Graham, Ruth Bell. 2
Kuhn, John Becker. 2
Summer Institute of Linguistics. 2
Baldock, Mary, 1918 1