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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 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 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 242 Oral History Interview with Ruth E. Hess

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Identifier: CN 242
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth Edna DeVelde Hess (1909-1997), a missionary with the Plymouth Brethren Church at Sakeji School for missionary children in Zambia. Topics discussed include: Hess' life as a child in Wheaton, Illinois, and education at Wheaton Academy and Wheaton College; marriage to Lyndon Roth Hess; calling to be teachers of missionary children; decision to go to Africa; their work at Sakeji School from 1932 to 1982; and descriptions of life and customs in Zambia among the Lunda...
Dates: Created: 1982

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 377 Papers of Elias Hatcher

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Identifier: CN 377
Scope and Contents Correspondence, audio tapes, photographs, diaries, and periodicals documenting the career of Elias Hatcher as a pilot for Mission Aviation Fellowship in Mexico from 1949 to 1968, and his time as a mission administrator at the U. S. headquarters of MAF from 1968 until his death in 1971. Diaries document Hatcher's military service and education at Wheaton College; correspondence includes love letters between Hatcher and his future wife, and letters with their six children when they were away at...
Dates: Created: 1941-1978; Majority of material found in 1943-1974

Collection 386 Oral History Interview with Charles H. Dawson

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Identifier: CN 386
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Charles H. Dawson (1916-2000) in which he describes his family background; conversion; involvement in street preaching; jail ministry and other work in the Camden area; involvement in the work of the Afro-American Missionary Crusade; and philosophy of Christian work. Other topics discussed include Dawson's training at the New Jersey Bible School; street preaching; Montrose Waite; Dawson's trips to Africa from the 1960s through the 1980s; training African evangelists;...
Dates: Created: 1988

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 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

Collection 569 Oral History Interviews with Donna Sue Wasson

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Identifier: CN 569
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Donna Sue Wasson, a missionary of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) working in Taiwan starting in 1985. Topics discussed include her childhood and early spiritual seeking, conversion while in college, membership in Moody Church in Chicago and education at Moody Bible Institute, acceptance as a missionary by Overseas Missionary Fellowship, orientation in Singapore, her evangelistic ministry in Taiwan among factory workers, including teaching English classes;...
Dates: 2000

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Christian Medical Society. 2
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 2
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 2
Mission Aviation Fellowship. 2
Mixter, Russell Lowell, 2
Narramore Christian Foundation. 2
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 2
Wheaton Bible Church (Ill.) 2
Wheaton Eye Clinic (Ill.) 2
Wright, J. Elwin. 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Africa Inland Church. 1
Africa Inland Mission, International. 1
Africa Inland Mission. 1
African American Missionary Crusade. 1
Alley, Rewi, 1
American Leprosy Missions. 1
Assemblies of God 1
Assemblies of God. 1
Association of Church Missions Committees. 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Barnett, Erik S. 1
Becker, Carl K., 1
Bell, L. Nelson 1
Ben Lippen School (Asheville, N.C.) 1
Bethel Bible Institute (Armenia, Colombia) 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Bobby, Albert Edward. 1
Bobby, Mary Lee. 1
Bokeleale, Jean B. 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
Buker, Raymond B. 1
Buswell, J. Oliver. 1
Campus Crusade for Christ International. 1
China Inland Mission. 1
Chou, En-lai. 1
Christian Mission in Many Lands. 1
Christianity Today, Inc. 1
Church Herald Society. 1
Coggins, Wade T. 1
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 1
Coptic Church. 1
Davis, Ralph T. 1
Dawson, Charles H., 1
Downing, Lee H. 1
Draper, Ben 1
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 1
Egilse de J'esus-Christ sur la terre par le proph'ete Simon Kimbangu. 1
Eglise du Christ au Zaire. 1
Ekvall, Robert Brainerd, 1
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 1
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 1
Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 1
Evangelism Explosion, Inc. 1
Fenton, Horace L. 1
Fisher, Walter. 1
Frame, Raymond William. 1
Frizen, E. L. 1
Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International. 1
Gieser, Catherine Kirk. 1
Gieser, P. Kenneth. 1
Graham, James Robert, 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
Guth, Charles J. 1
Haile Selassie 1
Hatcher, E. W. 1
Hatcher, Penny. 1
Hayward, Keesey 1
Hess, Lyndon. 1
Hess, Ruth. 1
High School Born-Againers. 1
Hockman, Robert William, 1
Hopkins, Dwayne 1
Hornig, Waltraud 1
Hsin-Chuang Gospel Center (Taiwan) 1
Humbard, Rex, 1
Hursh, Douglas, 1
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association. 1
Jesus Christ 1
King, Louis L. 1
Krekel, Cathy 1
Kuhns, Janet. 1
Langford, Sidney. 1
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 1
Leedy, John W. 1
Lumumba, Patrice, 1
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