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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 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

 Collection
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 110 Ephemera of Donald E. McDowell

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Identifier: CN 110
Scope and Contents Collection of 643 slides which document Donald E. McDowell's mission work and activity in Paraguay. Scenic views, native flora, mission personnel, mission facilities, national churchmen and pastors are some of the subjects illustrated by the collection.When the collection was received by the Archives, the slides were arranged in sets and were accompanied by an attached description and date for each picture. The original order of the slides was maintained. Three unidentified slides...
Dates: Created: 1951-1973

Collection 115 Oral History Interview with Raymond Elliott

 Collection
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 169 Oral History Interviews with Harold P. Adolph

 Collection
Identifier: CN 169
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with Harold Paul Adolph, in which he discusses his boyhood in China as the son of missionaries with China Inland Mission, conditions in China, his education at Wheaton College, medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, decision to become a missionary, and his ministry in Ethiopia as a medical missionary in African with Sudan Interior Mission; American missions in Ethiopia; family life on the mission field, and work with the Christian Medical Society. The time...
Dates: Created: 1981

Collection 186 Papers of M. Douglas Hursh

 Collection
Identifier: CN 186
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews, manuscript material, photographs, and memorabilia relatingn to Marion Douglas Hursh's work with Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital, Kano in Nigeria from 1942-1962. Topics covered concern Hursh's education and work as a medical missionary at the Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital in Kano, Nigeria, as well as various aspects of church life and mission activity in Nigeria.  Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1904 to 1982.
Dates: Created: 1904-1982

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 215 Records of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission)

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Identifier: CN-215
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: Created: 1853, 1886-1990, 1997, n.d.; Other: Majority of material found in 1889-1990

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 236 Records of Latin America Mission

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Identifier: CN-236
Scope and Contents Records of the mission, including correspondence, minutes, reports, memos, financial reports, policy statements, planning documents, promotional material, photographs, etc.Documents describe the origins of LAM (particularly the contribution of the Strachan family); evangelistic, church planting, educational, medical, and literature activities (primarily in Colombia and Costa Rica, but also many other Latin American countries and the United States); the restructuring of the mission...
Dates: Created: 1903-1994

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 284 Oral History Interview with Gladys Wright

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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 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

 Collection
Identifier: CN 287
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Rice Elliott Crossett in which she describes her childhood with her missionary parents in China, her education at Wheaton College, and missionary career with her husband, Vincent Crossett, in China and Taiwan with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship (1929-1948, 1961-1973). Topics discussed include  Crossett's childhood in China; description of Chinese indigenous worship practices and syncretism in Chinese religious culture; Crossett's...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 289 Oral History Interview with G. Paul Groen

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Identifier: CN 289
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Groen in which he describes his education at Wheaton College, missionary work the Christian Reformed Church in Nigeria and the Nigerian church, particularly among the Tiv people, and the country's economy, educational system and political history between 1964 and 1973. Other topics discussed include:  Tiv customs and religion, the church among the Tiv and its indigenous leadership and transition of leadership from missionaries, relations with Roman Catholics...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 312 Papers of Diane W. Hawkins

 Collection
Identifier: CN 312
Scope and Contents Collection 312 consists of letters, oral history interviews, articles, minutes of meetings, reports and other relating to Diane Hawkins' missionary service in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) as well as the tapes of an oral history interview conducted several years later. Among the topics covered are: TEAM's evangelistic, and educational work in Rhodesia; the lifestyle, music, and beliefs of Shona people; the civil war between white government and the black nationalist guerrillas which raged while...
Dates: Created: 1970-1985

Collection 315 Oral History Interview with Marie H. Little

 Collection
Identifier: CN 315
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marie Huttenlock Little (1918-2009) in which she describes her childhood in Philadelphia, training as a nurse and further education at Philadelphia School of Bible and the University of Pennsylvania; missionary service with China Inland Mission in 1947, working in Lanzhou and Wu Wei, Gansu province; return to the U.S. in 1950 to become a staff worker for Inter-Varsity. The time period covered by the interviews is circa 1918-1955.Marie Little was...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 335 Papers of Ralph E. Shannon

 Collection
Identifier: CN 335
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and paper records relating to Ralph Shannon’s life and ministry as a medical missionary in Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo).Audio Tapes Four oral history interviews with Ralph Shannon, recorded on eight reels of audio tape. Topics covered include Shannon's childhood in Belgian Congo (Zaire) with his missionary parents, Wheaton College undergraduate and graduate education, service in Zaire as a medical missionary...
Dates: Created: 1986-1990

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 362 Records of Voice of Calvary Ministries

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Identifier: CN 362
Scope and Contents Administrative correspondence, memos, reports, photographs and other material, relating to the evangelistic ministry of Voice of Calvary Ministries in a context of holistic community development, economic redistribution, and racial reconciliation, primarily from the mid-1970s to 1986 in Mendenhall and Jackson, Mississippi, and nearby rural communities. The collection especially describes the operation of the organization, the fund raising for and promotion of its work, and the educational and...
Dates: Created: 1969-1986

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 400 Oral History Interview with Ingrid H. Trobisch

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Identifier: CN 400
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ingrid Hult Trobisch (1926-2007) in which she describes her childhood in Tanzania as the daughter of missionaries and her own missionary service in Africa with husband Walter Trobisch. Other topics discussed include: first impressions of Africa, especially French Cameroon; observations about the role of women in Africa; African views of marriage and gender roles; medical care in Africa; the Christian church in Cameroon; the Muslim population in Cameroon; relationship...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 404 Oral History Interview with Rosanna Formanek

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Identifier: CN 404
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Rosanna Formenak in which she discusses her family background; conversion; education at Nyack College and Columbia University in nursing; experiences as a missionary in Gabon with the Christian and Missionary Alliance; youth work, relationship between church and state in Gabon; medical work; and the strengths and weaknesses of the church in Gabon. Other topics discussed include the influence of Word of Life and Youth for Christ on Formenak’s spiritual growth,...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 406 Records of SEND International

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Identifier: CN 406
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, promotional materials, prayer letters, incorporation documents, news releases, statistics, newsletters, clippings, photographic prints and negatives, films, organizational charts, financial record, etc., related to the origins, development, and operation of SEND International in Alaska, Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, and U.S. based operations. Documentation begins with the pre-incorporation of the organization and its first iteration as the GI GOSPEL HOUR phase in...
Dates: Created: 1943-1989

Collection 440 Oral History Interviews with Inge Rydland

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Identifier: CN 440
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Inge Herman Rydland in which he describes his family's Lutheran evangelistic work in Norway; his own call to become a missionary; his and his wife's departure to Ethiopia as workers of the Swedish Evangelical Mission in 1977; his work in Ethiopia as a teacher and as a community development work. Other topics discussed include:  the work of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Meaken Yesus; church state relations; effect of the Ethiopian political situation on the...
Dates: Created: 1991

Collection 465 Oral History Interview with Merry E. Long

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Identifier: CN 465
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Merry Dalton Long (1925-2010) in which she describes her childhood; education at Wheaton College; marriage; missionary work in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and Brazil; the 1960 Congo Rebellion; raising and educating children on the mission field. Other topics discussed include: Long’s medical training as a nurse during WWII; impressions of Africa; medical care available on the mission field; observations about Congolese animism; missionary...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 467 Oral History Interview with Doris Schneider

 Collection
Identifier: CN 467
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Doris Gould Schneider (1922-2009) in which she describes her family background; conversion to Christianity; preaching of John R. Rice; education at Moody Bible Institute; marriage; missionary work in Morocco; the role of women in Muslim society; raising children on the mission field; overthrow of the French protectorate; the family's move to Spain; cultural difference between Arabs and Berbers; public health in Morocco; return to the United States in 1982; views on...
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 684 Papers of Bert and Colleen Elliot

 Collection
Identifier: CN 684
Scope and Contents Correspondence and photographs of Bert and Colleen Elliot, Plymouth Brethren missionaries to Peru from 1949 to 2012. Correspondence is by and large written by Colleen Elliot to her parents and sister. Topics covered include reflections on cultural and spiritual differences between the United States and Peru, the challenges of missionary life and language divides, interactions with missionaries from different denominations, medical work in rural areas, evangelism, and the spiritual development...
Dates: Created: 1943-1994

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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Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 21
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Great Britain 6
Great Britain -- Colonies 6
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa. 6
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Sex role 6
Social change. 6
Boarding schools 5
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Communism -- China. 5
Culture shock. 5
Evangelistic work -- China. 5
Medical care -- China. 5
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 5
Missionaries' spouses. 5
Missions to Muslims 5
Radio in missionary work. 5
Syncretism (Religion) 5
Worship. 5
Baptism. 4
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Belgium. 4
Bible -- Study and teaching. 4
Children of missionaries 4
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- China. 4
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Christian education -- China. 4
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Evangelicalism. 4
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Indigenous church administration -- Nigeria. 4
International relief 4
Mass media in missionary work. 4
Medical care -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 4
Medical care -- Nigeria. 4
Missionaries -- Salaries, etc. 4
Missions, Medical -- Nigeria. 4
Organizational change. 4
Racism 4
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 4
Tribes -- Nigeria. 4
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Religious life and customs. 4
Worship (Christian) 4
Animism -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 3
Animism. 3
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Belgium. -- Colonies -- Africa. 3
Bible -- Translating. 3
Buddhists. 3
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Wheaton College (Ill.) 18
Islam 7
China Inland Mission. 4
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 4
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 4
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Sudan Interior Mission. 4
Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 3
Africa Inland Mission. 3
Buswell, J. Oliver. 3
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 3
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 3
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 3
Leedy, John W. 3
Moody Bible Institute. 3
Straw, Darien A. 3
Wheaton College (Ill.). 3
Aldrich, Willard. 2
American Bible Society. 2
Blanchard, Charles A. 2
Brethren Assemblies 2
Brethren Assemblies. 2
Coray, Edward A. 2
Crossett, Margaret E. 2
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 2
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 2
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 2
Elliott, Ruth, 2
Elliott, Walter Scott. 2
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 2
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 2
Hall, John F. 2
Hess, Lyndon. 2
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 2
Hursh, Douglas, 2
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 2
Jevovah's Witnesses 2
Kuhn, Isobel. 2
Latham, Lance Breton, 2
LeBar, Lois E. 2
Long, Burt E. 2
Lutheran Church 2
Moody Bible Institute 2
North Side Gospel Center (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2
Rader, Paul, 2
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 2
Stam, John Cornelius, 2
Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 2
Winsor, Earl. 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Youth for Christ International. 2
Ackerman Hoyt Memorial Hospital (Jhansi, India) 1
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 1
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Africa Inland Church. 1
Allen, Franklin W. 1
American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
American Colonization Society. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Arctic Missions, Inc. 1
Armerding, Hudson T. 1
Armstrong, Philip E. 1
Asian Theological Seminary (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Assemblies of God 1
Association of Bible Churches in the Philippines. 1
Awana Clubs International. 1
Baptist Mid-missions (Organization) 1
Bechtel, Paul M. 1
Becker, Carl K., 1
Bell, James W. 1
Bell, L. Nelson 1
Berg, Clayton L., 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Blanchard, Jonathan. 1
Bokeleale, Jean B. 1
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 1
Borden, William. 1
Capa, Cornell, 1
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 1
Childress, Marion Elizabeth, 1
Christian Academy in Japan. 1
Christian Medical Society. 1
Christian Reformed Church 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
Columbia University. 1
Congo Protestant Council. 1
Coptic Church. 1
Couenhove, Gerard. 1
Crawford, Percy B. 1
Crossett, Vincent L. 1
Davis, Ila. 1
Davis, Ralph T. 1
Diori, Hamani. 1
Dodds, Gilbert, 1
Doremus, Sarah Platt. 1
Egilse de J'esus-Christ sur la terre par le proph'ete Simon Kimbangu. 1
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