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Collection 044 Papers of Helen M. Tenney

 Collection
Identifier: CN 044
Scope and Contents Correspondence, scrapbook, drafts, articles, and research notes which reflect Tenney's active participation in a number of evangelical ministries, but particularly her work with the Woman's Union Missionary Society (WUMS), especially the labor she put into writing a history of that organization. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of that history.
Dates: Created: 1882-1980

Collection 052 Oral History Interview with Esther Salzman

 Collection
Identifier: CN-052
Scope and Contents 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

Collection 075 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth Warner

 Collection
Identifier: CN 075
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Howard Warner (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood in the Canton Province of China as a daughter of missionaries, Canton Christian College where her father worked, studies and personalities at Wheaton College, her mission work among girls with Door of Hope Mission in Canton and Hong Kong, Chinese education, economic and social conditions, religion (particularly Buddhism), politics and government, the impact of China's war with Japan, and other...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 080 Papers of Miriam J. Dunn

 Collection
Identifier: CN 080
Scope and Contents Collection contians a manuscript of I Get Your Message, Father, written by Miriam J. Dunn relating her missionary experiences in China and Southeast Asia with China Inland Mission (CIM) (319 pp.) Topics include her childhood in China, nurses training in England, language school in China, marriage, work with Christian Witness Press in Hong Kong, and missionary work in Malaysia. The manuscript is typed on 319 pages, 8" x 11" size bond paper and contains...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 083 Papers of Richard E. Scheel

 Collection
Identifier: CN 083
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, slides, photographs, correspondence and a personal diary created by Dr. Richard E. Scheel, missionary to Ethiopia with Sudan Interior Mission (S.I.M.) from 1951-1971.
Dates: Created: 1953-1970

Collection 088 Papers of Paul and Catharine Gieser

 Collection
Identifier: CN-088
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Kenneth Gieser and letters reporting to the Southern Presbyterian Mission Board in Nashville, TN on the Gieser’s work in China, written between October 19, 1934, and November 1, 1936. Also contains audio tapes and transcripts of autobiographical statements.
Dates: Created: 1934-1979

Collection 089 Papers of Paul P. Stough

 Collection
Identifier: CN 089
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, films, videos relating to Paul P. Stough’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo with Africa Inland Mission. Materials contain information on Stough's father, Henry Stough, Wheaton College, Paul Stough's work as a missionary for Africa Inland Mission in the Belgian Congo (Zaire) and Kenya from the 1920s to the 1970s, and generally on the spread of Christianity in Africa.
Dates: Created: 1979-1992

Collection 093 Oral History Interview with Earl A. Winsor

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Identifier: CN 093
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Earl Austin Winsor (1897-1983) in which he discusses his education at Wheaton College as a student (1919-1920) and teacher (1920-25, history, and 1939-1949, math and physics) and his missionary experiences in Africa under Africa Inland Mission, serving in what is now Zaire. Wheaton personalities, mission experiences, especially those relating to his education work, and analysis of his exposure to African government, churches, tribal customs, and health practices....
Dates: Created: 1979-1980

Collection 124 Papers of Helen Renich

 Collection
Identifier: CN 124
Scope and Contents 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 at...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Collection 187 Papers of Eleanor R. Elliott

 Collection
Identifier: CN 187
Scope and Contents Family correspondence, prayer letters, brochures, newspaper clippings, prayer cards and letters from other missionaries, photographs, slides, negatives, journals and diaries, and eight interviews concerning Elliott's childhood in China, mission work with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship) in China and the Philippines, her experiences as an evangelist and teacher, her life in China during the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, and the civil war that followed. Her retirement is...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988

Collection 228 Oral History Interview with Lyndon Hess

 Collection
Identifier: CN 228
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Lyndon Roth Hess in which he describes his missionary service in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) between 1932 and 1975 as a teacher of missionary children, assistant to village pastors and other work with the Lunda people. Topics include cultural influences on missionary children, education at Wheaton College, missionary service with Brethren Assemblies in Zambia teaching children of missionaries, the national African church, tribal tensions, Marxism, influence of...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 284 Oral History Interview with Gladys Wright

 Collection
Identifier: CN 284
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Lyle Wright (1902-1994), in which she discusses her work as a teacher in Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Topics discussed include: Wright's family background, education at Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute, her work as a missionary in the Belgian Congo for the Africa Inland Mission, memories of the Congolese people and culture, and her experiences at Wheaton when she was on the staff of the College after retriring from the mission...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 290 Oral History Interview with Merle A. Steely

 Collection
Identifier: CN 290
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Merle Ashel Steely, who worked as a missionary with Sudan Interior Mission between 1951 and 1977 in Liberia and Nigeria. Topic discussed include: Steely's conversion while in military service, education and employment at Wheaton College (including the 1950 revival there), his missionary work in Liberia at radio station ELWA and with Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, teaching in mission and government schools, evangelism and church planting, Billy Graham's 1960...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 347 Oral History Interview with Ruth M. Long

 Collection
Identifier: CN 347
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth Margaret (Hollander) Long in which she discusses her conversion, education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary for the Sudan Interior Mission tohgether with her husband Burt) in Niger and Nigeria from 1950 through 1984. Other topics discussed include raising a family on the mission field, development of an AWANA program for Hausa children, evangelistic activities, impressions of the French colonial system, the independence of Niger, Hamami Diori, relations...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 351 Oral History Interview with Burt E. Long

 Collection
Identifier: CN 351
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Burt E. Long by Wheaton College student Heather Conley in which Long discusses his memories of Paul Rader and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, his education at Wheaton College, and his decades of services as a medical missionary for Sudan Interior Mission in Niger and Nigeria. The time period covered by the interviews is 1930-1986.

Burt Long was interviewed by Wheaton College student Heather Conley on November 26 and December 3, 1986.
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 387 Papers of William M. Miller

 Collection
Identifier: CN 387
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and transcripts with William M. Miller in which he describes his education at Princeton, Christian faith, and work as a Presbyterian missionary to Iran from 1919 to 1962. Besides descriptions of his evangelistic, pastoral, and educational work, he also describes many aspects of Iranian and Islamic society. Most of the transcripts are of interviews done for the Presbyterian Historical Society.
Dates: Created: 1979-1988

Collection 405 Papers of W. Robert & Frances Holmes

 Collection
Identifier: CN 405
Scope and Contents Collection of letters written primarily by Robert Holmes and his wife, Frances (Frannie) to their families in the United States, while they served as missionaries with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Sri Lanka from 1947 to 1960. A few of the letters are from the children, Bobby and Carol Lou, to their grandparents, and there are a few letters sent to the Holmes family. (The originals were retained by the donor.) The letters date from 1947 to 1960, and were mostly...
Dates: Created: 1947-1960

Conversion Narratives Collection

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-228
Scope and Contents The contents of the Conversion Narratives Collection may be searched in the library catalog using keyword: SC/228
Dates: Other: -

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Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 5
Buswell, J. Oliver. 4
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 4
Islam 4
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Sudan Interior Mission. 4
Wheaton College (Ill.). 4
Africa Inland Mission. 3
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 3
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 3
Leedy, John W. 3
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 3
Stam, John Cornelius, 3
Straw, Darien A. 3
Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 2
Aldrich, Willard. 2
American Bible Society. 2
Bell, L. Nelson 2
Blanchard, Charles A. 2
Brethren Assemblies 2
Brethren Assemblies. 2
China Inland Mission. 2
Coray, Edward A. 2
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 2
Graham, Ruth Bell. 2
Hall, John F. 2
Hess, Lyndon. 2
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 2
Jevovah's Witnesses 2
Latham, Lance Breton, 2
Long, Burt E. 2
Moody Bible Institute. 2
North Side Gospel Center (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 2
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2
Rader, Paul, 2
Winsor, Earl. 2
World Council of Churches. 2
Ackerman Hoyt Memorial Hospital (Jhansi, India) 1
Africa Inland Church. 1
American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 1
American Colonization Society. 1
Arctic Missions, Inc. 1
Armerding, Hudson T. 1
Assemblies of God 1
Awana Clubs International. 1
Baptist Mid-missions (Organization) 1
Becker, Carl K., 1
Bell, James W. 1
Blanchard, Jonathan. 1
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
Chefoo School (Kalimpong, India) 1
Chefoo School (Malaysia) 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 1
Childress, Marion Elizabeth, 1
Christian Medical Society. 1
Church of South India. 1
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
Congo Protestant Council. 1
Crossett, Margaret E. 1
Davis, Ralph T. 1
Diori, Hamani. 1
Door of Hope Mission. 1
Doremus, Sarah Platt. 1
Dunn, Marvin. 1
Dunn, Miriam. 1
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
Eglise Evangelique Republique du Niger. 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Evangelical Church of Iran. 1
Evangelical Literature Overseas. 1
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Frame, Helen. 1
Frame, Raymond. 1
Gandhi, 1
Gieser, Catherine Kirk. 1
Gieser, P. Kenneth. 1
Gillespie, John. 1
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 1
Graham, James Robert, 1
Grigolia, Alexander, 1
Haile Selassie 1
Hawkes, Belle, 1
Hawkes, James Wood. 1
Hockman, Robert William, 1
Holmes, Frances, 1
Holmes, W. Robert 1
Houghton, Frank, 1
Hurlburt, Charles E. 1
Hursh, Douglas, 1
Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions. 1
International Missionary Council. 1
Jacoby, Walter S. 1
Jaffna College (Vaddukoddai, Sri Lanka) 1
Kane, J. Herbert. 1
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