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Collection 080 Papers of Miriam J. Dunn

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 116 Oral History Interviews with Helen Elliott

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 246 Papers of Jessie McDonald

Identifier: CN 246
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, notes, articles, photographs, and annual reports relating to Jessie McDonald's medical work in China from 1913-1952 with China Inland Mission. The documents include information on evangelistic outreach and the nature of health conditions in China. The materials also describe the political and social upheavals occurring in China during the first half of the 1900s.The correspondence by Dr. Mc Donald is supplemented by some correspondence of her co-workers...
Dates: Created: 1907-1951

Collection 258 Oral History Interview with Bradford E. Steiner

Identifier: CN 258
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Bradford Ezra Steiner (1917-1987), in which he discusses his medical work at Landour Hospital in Landour, Mussoorie, India; diseases; folk medicine; evangelistic outreach to patients in the hospital; conflicts between Christians, Hindus, and Muslims; and carrying medical care into the surrounding villages. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1947 to 1958.Bradford Ezra Steiner was interviewed by Ted Reihmer at Steiner's home in Elmhurst, IL...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 298 Papers of Howard E. Thomas

Identifier: CN 298
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Howard E. Thomas in which he describes his family background, Christian life and growth, education at Stony Brook School and Wheaton College, missionary work with the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions among lepers of the Tai-Lu people along the Burmese border in southwestern China, internment by the Japanese in Thailand, contextualization of the gospel, expulsion from the area by the Chinese army involved in opium trade. Description of Stony Brook School covers...
Dates: Created: 1946-1985

Collection 299 Oral History Interview with Ruth M. Thomas

Identifier: CN 299
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth M. Thomas about her family and religious background, conversion, recollections of Billy Sunday's campaign in Scranton, PA in 1914, her education at Wheaton College, call to foreign missions, work as a missionary nurse wiht the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions in a rehabilitation program of a leper colony in southwestern China along the Burmese border among the Tai-Lu people, language study, worship and use of music, an anti-opium campaign, and a...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 311 Papers of Charles J. Guth

Identifier: CN 311
Scope and Contents Water color paintings and oral history interviews with Charles J. Guth, relating to Guth’s missionary work in Africa with the Sudan Interior Mission. Topics covered by the interviews include: Guth’s education at Wheaton College, preparation for the mission field as a worker with Sudan Interior Mission, his life, work, and contacts as a missionary among the Koma and Maban people of the Sudan; the culture of these peoples; the effect of Sudan's independence on the church in the Sudan, linguistics...
Dates: Created: 1976-1985

Collection 312 Papers of Diane W. Hawkins

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 318 Papers of L. Nelson Bell

Identifier: CN 318
Scope and Contents 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

Collection 335 Papers of Ralph E. Shannon

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 348 Oral History Interview with Sharon R. Simon

Identifier: CN 348
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Sharon "Sheri" Rose Simon in which she describes her childhood, conversion to Christianity, decision to become a missionary, internship in Mexico, and medical work in Haiti.Other topics discussed include:  joining the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, raising financial support, common health problems, folk remedies, the relationship between the Haitian would view and health care, voodoo, the 1985-86 revolution in Haiti, relations between Catholics and...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 362 Records of Voice of Calvary Ministries

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 392 Oral History Interviews with Dorothy J. Mainhood

Identifier: CN 392
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Dorothy Jane Mainhood in which she describes her childhood, conversion, spiritual growth, education at Wheaton College, call to be a missionary, and work in Thailand for Overseas Missionary Fellowship. Other topics discussed include Mainhood’s medical training, language study in Thailand, Thai people and culture, regional differences in Thailand, the Buddhist and Muslim communities in Thailand, religious syncretism, church-state relations, characteristics of...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 402 Papers of Debbie Dortzbach

Identifier: CN 402
Scope and Contents Audio recordings, including an oral history interview, diary, and several letters, relating to the career and ministry of Debbie Dortzbach, missionary to Kenya and Eritrea with the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and later the Reformed Presbyterian Church from 1973 to 1988.Series: Audio TapesOne oral history interview with Debbie Dortzbach in which she describes her describes her childhood, education at Wheaton College, and missionary work in...
Dates: Created: 1974-1989

Collection 418 Papers of Hester H. Withey

Identifier: CN 418
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and a manuscript, documenting the ministry of Hester Hartzell Withey, missionary with Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ International (WEC) in China and India from 1940-1985.Series: Audio TapesOral history interviews with Hester Withey in which she describes her parents’ and grandparents’ missionary service in Angola, her childhood in Africa and the U.S., education in South Africa, conversion, medical training,...
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 423 Oral History Interviews with Rodrigo Chavarria

Identifier: CN 423
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Rodrigo Chavarria (1956-2015) in which he discusses his childhood in Costa Rica, his conversion to Christianity; spiritual development; his theological education in Costa Rica and the United States; relations between Protestants and Catholics in Costa Rica; relations between the church and the state; Pentecostalism in Costa Rica; liberation theology; and evangelical institutions in Costa Rica. Other topics include a discussion of Escuela des Estudios Pastorales...
Dates: Created: 1989

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