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Collection 217 Papers of Elisa Espineli Chinn

Identifier: CN 217
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four oral history interviews with Lisa Chinn covering her childhood and family, education, ministry with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the Philippines and InterVarsity in the United States, ministries with her husband Leiton in the US among international students (with International Students, Inc., Interaction, and their church), writing projects, and her experience as a woman leader. Also included are her graduate school creative project, "Cross Cultural...
Dates: Created: 1972-2020

Collection 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

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 317 Oral History Interview with Ian H. and Ruth E. Cook

Identifier: CN 317
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ian Harper Cooke and Ruth Eileen (Witmer) Cook, in which Ian describes his childhood and education in South Africa, college education at Wheaton College, training for missionary work, medical missions work in South Africa with The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM), the Zulus, apartheid, and the national church; and Ruth describes her childhood, conversion, and intention to become a missionary nurse, education at West Suburban Hospital and Wheaton College,...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 363 Papers of Ruth M. Mellis

Identifier: CN 363
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters, clippings, photographs, oral history interviews and audio tapes of missionary conference relating to the missionary career of Ruth M. Mellis. Materials document her work among orphans and students in Greece, the Greek Bible Institute, the Greek language, and Greater Europe Mission; oral history interviews describe her childhood, attendance at Wheaton College, work with Near East Relief in Siros, teaching public schools in the St. Louis area, teaching at the...
Dates: Created: 1928-1987

Collection 375 Oral History Interview with Suzanne Griggins

Identifier: CN 375
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Suzanne Elizabeth Griggins (T3-T4) in which she describes her work as a lawyer at the Mendenhall Ministries Law Office, including examples of cases. Other topics discussed include: Griggins’ conversion and spiritual growth; political, legal, educational, racial and social conditions in rural Mississippi; voter registration; pastor Artis Fletcher; the Ku Klux Klan; and the church's response to injustice. The collection also includes an orientation session (T1-T2)...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 417 Papers of Dick Springer

Identifier: CN 417
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and one prayer letter relating to the ministry of Charles Oliver “Dick” Springer, missionary with Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Japan from 1937-1996.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Dick Springer in which he describes his family and their missionary interest and involvement, conversion, education (at Whitman College, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Moody Bible Institute), his involvement...
Dates: Created: 1937-1989

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 428 Papers of Helen E. Berry

Identifier: CN 428
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and prayer letters relating to the ministry of Helen Elizabeth Berry, missionary with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan from 1966-1990.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Helen E. Berry in which she describes her youth, family, conversion, call to be a missionary, education at Wheaton College, missionary work with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Taiwan, church...
Dates: Created: 1990

Collection 440 Oral History Interviews with Inge Rydland

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 445 Oral History Interviews with Helen E. Evans

Identifier: CN 445
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Helen Elizabeth Evans in which she decsribes her family background; spiritual development;  education at Wheaton College; ministry in rural Vermont with the New England Fellowship; the influence of her aunt, Elizabeth Evans; her missionary work in Vietnam and Indonesia with the Christian and Missionary Alliance; and work among Vietnamese in Charlotte, North Carolina. Evans' work in Vietnam was particularly among the Dega and other tribal groups often classified...
Dates: Created: 1991

Collection 465 Oral History Interview with Merry E. Long

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 543 Oral History Interviews with Larry Goldberg

Identifier: CN 543
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Larry Goldberg, in which he decribes his childhood and youth in a traditional Jewish family, conversion, spiritual growth, education, evangelism among Chicago Jews, joining Operation Mobilization, evangelism in Israel and attempts to expel him from the country, evangelistic outreach in Austria, inter-personal conflict, Jewish perceptions and reactions to evangelism, evangelism methods, charismatic issues, divisive missionary couple, the church in Israel, Jews for...
Dates: Created: 1997

Collection 553 Oral History Interview with Alex Sackey-Ansah

Identifier: CN 553
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Alex Atempo Sackey-Ansah in which he describes his family, conversion and spiritual development, education, joining Pioneers­Africa, distinctives and programs of the mission, his responsibilities, Pioneers­Africa director Solomon Aryeetey, Church of Pentecost, the church in Ghana, missions in Africa, African missionaries, church planting philosophy and process, conflict resolution in Africa, American perceptions of Africa and the African church, establishing a...
Dates: Created: 1998

Collection 637 - Donn G. Ziebell Papers

Identifier: CN-637
Brief Description Oral history interviews, correspondence, reports, e-mails, memos, budgets, strategic plans, audio and video recordings, and photographs relating to activities of Ziebell, a retired American businessman, as a senior executive at Slavic Gospel Association and other ministries. The material in the collection documents the work of SGA in the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and other countries; the reorganization of SGA in the late 1980s and early 1990s; Christianity in Russia during the same time...
Dates: 1981-2008

Collection 672 Oral History Interviews with Jeanne Blumhagen.

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

W. Robert and Frances Holmes Papers

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

Wheaton College Revivals Collection

Identifier: CN 514
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews, questionnaires, reports, videos, and other materials relating to spontaneous revivals on Wheaton College campus in the twentieth century. There are restrictions on some material in this collection. The collection primarily documents the March 1995 revival at the College, largely through oral history interviews conducted during or shortly after the event; also included are thirteen follow-up interviews conducted two years after the revival.

Dates: Created: 1936-1997; Other: Majority of material found in 1994-1995

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Women -- Religious life. 13
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Children of missionaries. 8
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Family. 8
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Christian life. 7
Christianity and culture. 7
Evangelicalism. 7
Missions. 7
Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni. 7
Animism. 6
Christian education. 6
Indigenous church administration 6
Sex role. 6
Worship. 6
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 5
Church and state. 5
Racism. 5
Tribes. 5
Christian leadership. 4
Christian literature. 4
Church development, New. 4
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Missionaries' spouses. 4
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World War, 1939-1945. 3
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Catholic Church. 2
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Holy Spirit. 2
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Wheaton College (Ill.) 10
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 2
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Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
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Moody Bible Institute. 2
OMF International. 2
Operation Mobilisation. 2
Orthodox Eastern Church. 2
Youth with a Mission, Inc. 2
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Afghan Institute of Technology. 1
Ahlman Academy (Kabul, Afghanistan) 1
Alexander, John W. (John Wesley), 1918-2002. 1
All-Russian Evangelical Christian Union 1
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 1
Anderson, Helen, 1909-2004. 1
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 1
Armerding, Carl, 1889-1987. 1
Armerding, Hudson T. 1
Armstrong, John H. (John Harper), 1949- 1
Aryeetey, Solomon. 1
Asbury College (Wilmore, Ky.) 1
Beougher, Timothy K. (Timothy Ken) 1
Berry, Helen E. 1
Billy Graham Scholars (1975-) 1
Blumhagen, Jeanne, 1923- 1
Blumhagen, Rex. 1
Bright, Bill. 1
Bright, Vonette Z. 1
Cairns, Earle Edwin, 1910- 1
Campus Crusade for Christ. 1
Central American Mission. 1
Chicago Evangelistic Institute. 1
China Inland Mission. 1
Chinn, Leiton E. 1
Chinn, Lisa Espineli 1
Christian Medical Society. 1
Church of South India. 1
Church of the Pentecost (Ghana) 1
Church of the Resurrection of Illinois. 1
Coleman, Robert E., 1928- 1
Cook, Ian H. 1
Cook, Ruth E., 1931- 1
Coptic Church. 1
Cornerstone College and Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary. 1
Crossett, Margaret E. 1
Crossett, Vincent. 1
Cudney, Margaret 1
Deyneka, Anita. 1
Deyneka, Peter, 1898-1987. 1
Deyneka, Peter, 1931-2000. 1
Di Gangi, Mariano. 1
Dorsett, Lyle W. 1
Dorsett, Mary. 1
Dow, Elsie Storrs. 1
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 1
Elliott, Ruth, 1908- 1
Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
Engel, Kevin W. 1
European Christian Mission. 1
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 1
Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus. 1
Evangelical Missions Information Service. 1
Evangeliska fosterlands-stiftelsen. 1
Evans, Elizabeth, 1899-1989. 1
Evans, Helen E. 1
Fawcett, John W. 1
Fawcett, Nathanael T. 1
Fletcher, Artis. 1
Frontier Nursing Service, Inc. 1
Frost, Henry Weston, 1858- 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948. 1
George Fox College. 1
George, A. K. 1
Glover, Robert Hall, 1871-1947. 1
Goldberg, Eila. 1
Goldberg, Larry D. 1
Gordon College (Wenham, Mass.) 1
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018. 1
Graham, Linda. 1
Graham, Warren. 1
Greater Europe Mission. 1
Griggins, Suzanne. 1
Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, 1892-1975. 1
Haines, Margaret W. 1
Hale, Clarence B. (Clarence Benjamin), 1905-1992. 1
Hale, Ned. 1
Harrison, Norman B. (Norman Baldwin), 1874-1960. 1
Hayner, Stephen A. 1
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003. 1
Hill, Alexander (Alexander D.) 1
Hoagland, Dave. 1
Holmes, Frances, 1916-1993. 1
Holmes, W. Robert (Walter Robert), 1916- 1
Hope College. 1
Hoste, Dixon Edward, 1861-1946. 1
Howard Payne University (Brownwood, Tex.) 1
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (Philippines) 1
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 1
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