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Collection 088 Papers of Paul and Catharine Gieser

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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 169 Oral History Interviews with Harold P. Adolph

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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 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

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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 290 Oral History Interview with Merle A. Steely

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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

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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

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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 405 Papers of W. Robert & Frances Holmes

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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

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

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Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 3
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Christian Medical Society. 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 2
Latham, Lance Breton, 2
Long, Burt E. 2
North Side Gospel Center (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Rader, Paul, 2
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 1
Anderson, Helen. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Arctic Missions, Inc. 1
Awana Clubs International. 1
Baptist Mid-missions (Organization) 1
Bell, L. Nelson 1
Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 1
Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 1
Church of South India. 1
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
Coptic Church. 1
Crossett, Margaret E. 1
Crossett, Vincent L. 1
Diori, Hamani. 1
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
Eglise Evangelique Republique du Niger. 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Gandhi, 1
Gieser, Catherine Kirk. 1
Gieser, P. Kenneth. 1
Gillespie, John. 1
Graham, James Robert, 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
Grigolia, Alexander, 1
Haile Selassie 1
Hockman, Robert William, 1
Holmes, Frances, 1
Holmes, W. Robert 1
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 1
Hursh, Douglas, 1
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 1
Jaffna College (Vaddukoddai, Sri Lanka) 1
Kent Academy (Jos, Nigeria) 1
Leedy, John W. 1
Long, Merry. 1
Long, Paul B. 1
Long, Ruth M. 1
Mack, James B. 1
McCarrell, William. 1
Missionary Furlough Homes Foundation (Wheaton, Ill.) 1
Mixter, Russell Lowell, 1
Narramore Christian Foundation. 1
Niles, Daniel Thambyrajah. 1
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 1
Page, Isaac. 1
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 1
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1
Stam, John Cornelius, 1
Steely, Merle A. 1
Steely, Vera Mae. 1
Torrey, Edith C. 1
United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization. 1
Walvoord, John F. 1
Wheaton Bible Church (Ill.) 1
Wheaton Eye Clinic (Ill.) 1
Woods, James Baker. 1
World Council of Churches. 1
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 1
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