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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 089 Papers of Paul P. Stough

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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 092 Ephemera of Robert B. Ekvall

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Identifier: CN 092
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, correspondence, photographs, and a manuscript that describe Robert B. Ekvall's education at Wheaton College, work as a missionary in China and Tibet, and military and diplomatic activities during World War II and after in China and Southeast Asia.
Dates: Created: 1933-1980

Collection 116 Oral History Interviews with Helen Elliott

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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 125 Oral History Interview with Jane (Teresa) Leasor

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Identifier: CN 125
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jane (Teresa) Leasor (1922-2009) in which she describes her post-graduate education at Biblical Seminary in New York City; teaching at a secondary school for girls and a college for women in Beirut, Lebanon; the Arabic language; Islam; the place of women in Islam society; and the relationship between various Christian churches in Lebanon.Teresa Leasor was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 24 and September 7, 1982. There was an earlier tape recorded...
Dates: Created: 1982

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 171 Papers of Albert and Mary Lee Bobby

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Identifier: CN 171
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and personal papers of Albert and Mary Lee Bobby, missionaries in Lisbon and Santiago do Cacem, Portugal, under The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM). Collection includes interviews, articles, correspondence, prayer letters, manuscript notes, and other material from the Bobbys about their mission work, including evangelism and radio broadcasting. The correspondence also includes information on various theological issues and American Christian leaders. The oral history...
Dates: Created: 1980-1982

Collection 186 Papers of M. Douglas Hursh

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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 260 Oral History Interviews with Jeannette Thiessen

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Identifier: CN 260
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeannette Louise Martig Thiessen (1927-2014) in which she discusses her family life in Illinois, favorite professors and her education at Wheaton College, nurses' training, and years in India (1952-1974) working with her husband under the sponsorship of the Mennonite Mission to the Lepers and American Leprosy Mission. Other topics discussed include: the Indian caste system, Indian politics, economics, literacy, hospital work with lepers, the Indian church, education...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 262 Oral History Interview with Raymond Buker Jr.

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Identifier: CN 262
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Bates Buker in which he describes growing up in Burma as the child of missionaries, his education at Wheaton College, his decision to become a missionary under the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society, language study; evangelization, church planting, translation, medical missions and education activities in Pakistan, working with Muslims and the Sindhi, Bhils, and Marwari tribal people, 1954-1969. Other topics discussed include: the culture, politics...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 311 Papers of Charles J. Guth

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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 318 Papers of L. Nelson Bell

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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

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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 341 Papers of Victor G. Plymire

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Identifier: CN 341
Scope and Contents Letters, articles, over 1200 photos, maps, diary and other material relating to Victor Plymire's missionary career in Tibet and China under the auspices of the Assemblies of God. The collection contains information not only on his evangelistic work among various strata of Tibetan society but also about his evangelistic/exploration expedition of 1927-28 which crossed from northeastern to southwestern Tibet; Tibetan culture and society; the Buddhist religion; and the early history of relations...
Dates: Created: 1908-1957

Collection 390 Papers of Janet Kuhns

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Identifier: CN 390
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and manuscript, relating to the ministry of Janet Kuhns, missionary among the Dayak people in West Kalimantan, Indonesia under the auspices of the Christian and Missionary Alliance (CM&A).[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "Folder 1-1" means box 1, Folder 1.]Series: Audio TapesThree oral history interviews with Janet Kuhns in which she...
Dates: Created: 1987-1988

Collection 414 Papers of Wade T. Coggins

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Identifier: CN 414
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, papers and speech manuscripts relating to the ministry of Wade T. Coggins, Christian worker with the Christian and Missionary Alliance and the Evangelical Foreign Mission Association.
Dates: Created: 1964-1990

Collection 421 Oral History Interviews with Arthur F. Glasser

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Identifier: CN 421
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Arthur Frederick Glasser (1914-2009) in which he discusses his family background; conversion to Christianity at a Keswick conference; his education at Moody Bible Institute and Faith Seminary in Wilmington, DE; service as a chaplain during World War II; marriage, work with Dawson Trotman and the Navigators; service as a missionary in China with China Inland Mission; the Communist revolution in China; the 1951 Bournemouth conference to determine CIM's future; and...
Dates: Created: 1989-1998

Collection 468 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth C. Stough

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Identifier: CN 468
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Quackenbush Stough (1913-2009) in which she discusses her parents, childhood, education, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, call to be a missionary, joining Africa Inland Mission, travel to Africa, work in French Equatorial Africa, evangelistic field trips, her husband Paul Stough, her work among women in the Belgian Congo, the growth of the Africa Inland Church, the independence of the Congo, the Congolese civil war and Simba uprising, the...
Dates: Created: 1992-1993

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