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Collection 402 Papers of Debbie Dortzbach

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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 404 Oral History Interview with Rosanna Formanek

 Collection
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 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 406 Records of SEND International

 Collection
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...
Dates: Created: 1943-1989

Collection 418 Papers of Hester H. Withey

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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

 Collection
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

Collection 440 Oral History Interviews with Inge Rydland

 Collection
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 449 Ephemera of the Stam Family

 Collection
Identifier: CN 449
Scope and Contents

Memoirs, newsletters, correspondence, diary, photos, film, poems, newspaper clippings and other items that relate to the Stam family, their Christian faith, Star of Hope Mission and the missions and evangelism work of various family members, especially John and Betty Stam who were killed in China by Chinese Communist soldiers in 1934.

Dates: Created: 1919-2003

Collection 451 Papers of Bernard L. J. Litchman

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Identifier: CN 451
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of diaries, negatives, photographs, and slides created by Bernard "Jack" Litchman about his work with Africa Inland Mission in the former Belgian Congo (now Zaire), mostly among the Balendu people, in and around the Linga mission station, as well as involvement in setting up Sunday Schools, churches, itinerant preaching, and other mission activities as well as working as a health officer for the Belgian government.

Dates: Created: 1917-1971

Collection 452 Papers of Elwood L. Davis

 Collection
Identifier: CN 452
Scope and Contents Diaries, photographs, and miscellaneous materials about Elwood L. Davis and his medical missionary work in Kenya for the Africa Inland Mission (AIM). Topics covered include brief descriptions of daily life in Africa, of his army medical service during World War I, places visited, colleagues entertained, services held, birth of his sons, death of his wife, etc.; diaries cover, with a few gaps, the years 1902 until his death in 1961; includes information on his father, various licenses and...
Dates: Created: 1882-1961

Collection 465 Oral History Interview with Merry E. Long

 Collection
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

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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...
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 495 Papers of Jacob Chamberlain

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Identifier: CN 495
Scope and Contents Two volumes of letterbooks which contain copies of the handwritten correspondence of Jacob Chamberlain, a missionary to India. He worked with the Arcot Mission under the Reformed Church in America Board of Foreign Missions. Volume 1 dates from June 1869 to July 1874 and Volume 2 from January 1880 to January 1882.Each volume is separated into two sections, official correspondence and personal correspondence; both types describe Chamberlain's work as a medical missionary, itinerant...
Dates: Created: 1882

Collection 530 Oral History Interview with Ruby B. Maynard

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Identifier: CN 530
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruby Beatrice (Arnold) Maynard (1912-1998), medical missionary in Tanzania from 1938-1984 with Africa Inland Mission. Topics discussed include Maynard's childhood; conversion; education at Moody Bible Institute; managing the hospital and leprosarium in Tanzania; the development of the African Inland Church in Tanzania; Dr. Nina Maynard's work at the Kolo Ndoto hospital; Ruby Maynard's marriage to station supervisor, William Maynard; challenges of missionary life;...
Dates: Created: 1996

Collection 607 Oral History Interviews with Herbert and Frieda Atkinson

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Identifier: CN 607
Scope and Contents Oral History Interviews with Dr. Herbert Andrew Atkinson (1931-2009) and his wife, Frieda Elizabeth (Paul) Atkinson (1930- ), missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in the Belgian Congo. Dr. Atkinson discusses his family background, conversion, Wheaton College, influence of his roommate Bill Kornfield and Dr. V. Raymond Edman, God's provision for his entering medical school, ministry in Oicha, obstacles in communication with the Congolese, lessons learned on the mission field. Frieda...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 672 Oral History Interviews with Jeanne Blumhagen.

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Identifier: CN 672
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeanne Bourland Blumhagen in which she describes her family background; effects of the Great Depression; conversion and spiritual development; education at Whitworth University, University of Chicago, and University of Illinois; World War II; medical missionary service in Afghanistan with the American Embassy in Kabul, Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship (BMMF), Medical Assistance Program (MAP), and later Interserve, and serving on the Wheaton College Board...
Dates: 2013-2017

Collection 679: Oral History Interviews with John and Virginia Casto

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Identifier: CN 679
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with John and Virginia Casto. Topics discussed include their family backgrounds; their education at Prairie Bible Institute and elsewhere; marriage; work in Thailand as missionaries with Overseas Missionary Fellowship in hospital evangelism, nursing, and church planting; the Thai church; raising a family on the mission field.The Castos were interviewed by Bob Shuster on August 14 and 14, 2015 and August 19, 2016 at the Calvary Fellowship Homes in...
Dates: 2015-2016

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...
Dates: Created: 1943-1994

Collection 711 Oral History Interview with Tsegaab Tadesse Tantu

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Identifier: CN 711
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Tsegaab Tadesse Tantu in which he discusses his family background in Ethiopia; his father’s ministry as an evangelist and church planter; his own education at Jimma and Addis Ababa University; activities as a government health worker; the scourges of trachoma, malaria and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia; his work with World Vision in children’s health; campaign against violence to children and women; his impressions of Christianity in the United States and of the Wheaton...
Dates: 2019

Collection 712 Oral History Interview with Gaddam Persis Andrews

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Identifier: CN 712
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gaddam Persis Andrews. Topics covered include health issues; family life and history; New Delhi (India); gender dynamics in India; early religious experiences; spiritual disciplines; religious life of India (Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism); holistic healing; adolescent insecurity; sociology; Jesus and Mary College; volunteering at Shalom Delhi; work with HIV patients; master’s in social work at the Center for Studies in Rural Development, Pune University; specializing...
Dates: 2019

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: -

David H. Adeney Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: CN 393
Brief Description Adeney’s correspondence, writings (articles, books), lecture and presentation manuscripts, subject files (especially files on various China-related topics) he compiled from many sources, notebooks and loose notes, a photo album, photographs and slides, and two oral history interviews. Together these span his career as a missionary in China and Southeast Asia, staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in the United States, leader with International Fellowship of Evangelical Students,...
Dates: Created: 1911-1994

Helen Renich Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: CN 124
Brief Description 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...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

L. Nelson Bell Papers

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Identifier: CN 318
Brief Description 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

Latin America Mission Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 236
Brief Description 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 in the...
Dates: Created: 1903-1994

Lue Shelby Oral History Interivew.

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Identifier: CN 369
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Lue Shelby in which she describes her family background; Voice of Calvary Ministries; the health clinic started by VOC; health problems among the the low-income population in Jackson, MS; Bible study for patients and staff at the clinic; programs for educating the community in personal health care; racial conditions in Mississippi; and the VOC Fellowship Church. The time period covered by the interview is 1953-1987.Lue Shelby was interviewed by Paul...
Dates: Created: 1987 

Woman's Union Missionary Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 379
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, and almost 3,000 photographs that document the activity, personnel, and ministry of the organization founded in 1860 by Mrs. Thomas C. Doremus. THe mission was intended as a vehicle for sending single women as missionaries to women in closed societies (and therefore unreachable by male missionaries) in Asia, covering their medical and educational work among orphans and women in Burma, China, India,...
Dates: Created: 1860-1983

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Evangelism & Missions Archives 75
Special Collections 2
 
Subject
Medical care 68
Missionaries. 55
Evangelistic work. 53
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 49
Missions, Medical. 48
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Church and state. 41
Indigenous church administration 39
Women missionaries. 39
Missionaries -- Training of. 37
Women 37
Women -- Religious life. 37
Language in missionary work. 33
Children of missionaries. 32
Christianity and culture. 31
Conversion. 30
Tribes. 28
Christian education. 27
Missions -- Educational work. 26
Communism. 24
Missions -- China. 24
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 24
Medical care -- China. 22
Missions. 22
Catholic Church. 21
Evangelistic work -- China. 21
Education 20
China -- History. 19
Communism -- China. 19
Family. 19
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 19
Persecution. 18
Sex role. 18
World War, 1939-1945. 18
Christian life. 16
Animism. 15
Bible. 15
China -- History -- 1937-1945. 15
Missionaries, Resignation of. 15
Missions to Muslims. 15
Muslims. 15
Church and social problems. 14
Church work with women. 14
Evangelicalism. 14
Missions -- Finance. 14
Rural missions. 14
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 13
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 13
Catholic Church -- Protestant churches. 12
Christian leadership. 12
Religious institutions. 12
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945. 12
Culture shock. 11
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 11
Presbyterians. 11
China. 10
Christian literature. 10
Church development, New. 10
College students in missionary work. 10
Evangelistic work -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 10
Great Britain 10
International relief. 10
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity. 10
Social change. 10
Theological seminaries. 10
Boarding schools. 9
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 9
Church and state -- China. 9
College students. 9
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- Civil War, 1960-1965. 9
Great Britain -- Colonies. 9
Indigenous church administration -- China. 9
Intercultural communication. 9
Leprosy. 9
Marriage. 9
Missionaries -- Salaries, etc. 9
Missionaries' spouses. 9
Missions -- India. 9
Missions, Medical -- China. 9
Nursing. 9
Pentecostalism. 9
Racism. 9
Radio in missionary work. 9
Refugees 9
Rural churches. 9
Buddhists. 8
Children. 8
China -- History -- 1912-1937. 8
Chinese -- Missions. 8
Chinese. 8
Church growth. 8
Evangelistic work -- United States. 8
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa. 8
Mass media in missionary work. 8
Missions to Buddhists. 8
Persecution -- China. 8
Radio in religion. 8
Worship (Christian) 8
Worship. 8
Baptists. 7
Children of missionaries -- Education. 7
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Language
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Names
Wheaton College (Ill.) 39
China Inland Mission. 12
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 11
Zhongguo guo min dang. 11
Africa Inland Mission. 10
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Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 9
OMF International. 9
Sudan Interior Mission. 8
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 7
Moody Bible Institute. 7
Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1906-1934. 6
Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934. 6
Christian Medical Society. 5
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 5
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956. 5
Africa Inland Church. 4
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 4
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 4
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 4
United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 4
World Council of Churches. 4
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 4
Adolph, Harold Paul. 3
Africa Evangelical Fellowship. 3
American Bible Society. 3
Bell, L. Nelson (Lemuel Nelson), 1894-1973. 3
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 3
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975. 3
Crossett, Margaret E. 3
Glover, Robert Hall, 1871-1947. 3
Graham, Ruth Bell. 3
Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, 1892-1975. 3
Hoste, Dixon Edward, 1861-1946. 3
Houghton, Frank, 1894-1972. 3
Howard, David M. 3
Latham, Lance B. 3
Latin America Mission. 3
Leedy, John W. 3
MAP International (Organization) 3
Paul, S. Austin. 3
Plymouth Brethren Christian Church. 3
Rader, Paul, 1879-1938. 3
Rethy Academy (Zaire) 3
Schoerner, Katharine Dodd. 3
Straw, Darien A. 3
Tenney, Merrill C. 3
The Evangelical Alliance Mission. 3
Woman's Union Missionary Society of America. 3
World Vision International. 3
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 2
Aldrich, Willard. 2
American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 2
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 2
Asian Theological Seminary. 2
Assemblies of God. 2
Blakeslee, Virginia Helen. 2
Blanchard, Charles A. (Charles Albert) 2
Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 2
China Inter-Varsity Evangelical Christian Students Fellowship. 2
Columbia Bible College (Columbia, S.C.) 2
Coptic Church. 2
Coray, Edward A. 2
Crossett, Vincent. 2
Doremus, Sarah Platt, 1803-1877. 2
Dow, Elsie Storrs. 2
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 2
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 2
Elliott, Helen Belcher. 2
Elliott, Raymond Leroy. 2
Elliott, Ruth, 1908- 2
Elliott, Walter Scott. 2
Evangelical Fellowship of Thailand. 2
Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 2
Feng, Yuxiang, 1882-1948. 2
Frame, Raymond. 2
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948. 2
Glasser, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), 1914- 2
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 2
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 2
Hall, John F., 1906-1984. 2
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 2
Hess, Lyndon. 2
Hockman, Robert William, 1906-1935. 2
Hunter, George W., 1861-1946. 2
Hurlburt, Charles E. 2
Hursh, Douglas, 1911- 2
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 2
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 2
Jones, Clarence W. 2
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. 2
Kuhn, Isobel. 2
Larson, Reuben. 2
LeBar, Lois E. (Lois Emogene), 1907-1997. 2
LeBar, Mary E. (Mary Evelyn), 1910- 2
Local Church. 2
Long, Burt E. 2
Lundgren, Ruby. 2
Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976. 2
Margaret Williamson Hospital (Shanghai, China) 2
Marini, Pierre. 2
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