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Scope and Contents This collection contains a booklet of nine watercolor sketches illustrating a three-verse limerick written in English but lettered in a verticle stylistic Chinese script; was presented to Charles Isaac Blanchett (1875-1933) upon his arrival in Pakhoi, China (near Hong Kong), to work with the Church Missionary Society. The booklet depicts an imaginary world in which Blanchett and his colleague, Bishop Rt. Rev. G.H. Landers (bishop of Hong Kong) are ambushed by hungry cannibals.
Dates: Created: 1908
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter by Willis Green in Lodiana, India, to his brother, Joshua Green in the U.S., describing scenery and people of India as well as comments on problems in the church in America and India.
Dates: Created: 1843
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by S.W. Colburn to Mrs. Mary Gerish describing the purpose of the Palestine Missionary Society, asking for financial and prayer support.
Dates: Created: 1821
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Joseph Kingsburg Wight to his brother, William Wight, describing his sea voyage to China, the condition of Shanghai, missionary endeavors in China and the Taiping Rebellion.
Dates: Created: 1856
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter describing missionaries Daniel Lindley and Henry Venable attempts to establish a mission station in a southern Africa territory under the protection of a tribal chief, local marriage customs, severe drought and impressions of Robert Moffat, Robert Hamilton and Roger Edwards.
Dates: Created: 1836
Scope and Contents This collection contains engraved certificates for contributions, biography of missionary of Harriet Newell, historical sketch of mission work in Micronesia, Sunday school exercise on Africa (1917), letter from John and Margaret Miller (missionaries in India), Congregational Home Missionary Society 75th anniversary program booklet, and letter regarding 1848 ABCFM meeting in Boston.
Dates: Created: 1848-1917
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter by Robert Porteous describing accounts of the activities of the church in Yichun, Jianxi Province, including an intensive Bible school and conference for women, prayer meetings for several captured Christian workers, and weekly services, all taking place in the midst of troop movements by government and communist troops, which, although disruptive, did not interfere with church activities. Also included are items about military conflict and destruction...
Dates: Created: 1928
Scope and Contents Ths collection contains a ten-page prayer letter from Charles Fairclough, describing a tour of mission stations in Zhejiang Province, the evidence of cultural and social upheaval in the area, an evaluation of the church in China as it emerged from persecution, reflection on the political, social and cultural developments during Fairclough's 30 years of missionary work, an overview of current developments following civil war from 1926-1928, and an evaluation of China's future. Includes 4 pages...
Dates: Created: 1928
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter from Edwin William Fisch, a missionary with China Inland Mission, detailing his first days in China including descriptions of his arrival in Shanghai, the China Inland Mission compound and hospital, Shanghai street life, visits to training institutes, medical facilities, leading a worship service, travel on the Yangtze River, and the working classes.
Dates: Created: 1937
Scope and Contents This collection contains three prayer letters describing Ralph and Helen Scovilles' missionary work in China; travel from Shanghai to Ningsha, Kansu Province (now Yinchuan, Gansu) and raid and 23-day occupation of Ningsha by Muslim bandits.
Dates: Created: 1928-1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Charles Thomson, describing progress made in evangelistic work in China, excerpts from missionaries' letters appealing for prayer, and an appeal for new missionaries.
Dates: Created: 1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Martha Pohnert, a missionary with China Inland Mission, decribing Pohnert's Chinese co-workers, prayer needs, famine in the area, and the state of an outlying town damaged by soldiers.
Dates: Created: 1929
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from A. Bertram Lewis, describing his work as missionary in Kiangsi Province, China, with China Inland Mission, the progress of evangelistic work, involvement of Chinese Christians in evangelism, and a Bible conference.
Dates: Created: 1937
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Hannah L. Reid, describing Reid's work as missionary with China Inland Mission, the illness of Reid's missionary sister, Lilias Reid, and subsequent medical treatment, death and funeral.
Dates: Created: 1934
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters and several items related to the drowning of missionary George E. King in 1927. The letters describe the Waltons' travel as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and a Bible conference for Chinese Christians. Also includes CIM newsletter and report which describe the treacherous raft trip made by 38 missionaries and their families who were withdrawing from the Kansu Province during which King drowned.
Dates: Created: 1927-1940
Scope and Contents This collection contains one prayer letter from Harold D. and Helen M. Hayward, describes the Haywards' overland travel as China Inland Mission workers with a description of the countryside and cities enroute to Xining, their assigned station, near the Tibetan border.
Dates: Created: 1926
Scope and Contents This collection contains two prayer letters from Herbert W. and Minnie E. Flagg, decsribing the Flaggs' work as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and political and social turmoil due to conflict between nationalist and communist forces and local robber bands, including G.M. Metcalf's being held as a hostage; Shanghai CIM compound caught in the crossfire in one instance; missionaries fleeing from the countryside; propaganda slogans; and attempts to continue work inland. Since many CIM...
Dates: Created: 1927
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Anthony Comstock to Rev. H.C. Hovey, in which Comstock describes the burden and revival of ministry with The N.Y. Society for Suppression of Vice and biographical notes for The Cyclopedia of American Biography completed by Comstock in 1915.
Dates: Created: 1912-1915
Scope and Contents This collection contains an annotated article (written by Phyllis Thompson) about the North-West Bible Institute (NWBI) in Fengzian, Shensi Province, describing the development of the Back to Jerusalem Evangelisitc Band, which evangelized in western China, including among Muslims. Also includes photocopies from Theodore Fischbacher's scrapbook with photographs of NWBI (1941-1947) and the Fischbacher family (1942-1944).
Dates: Created: 1941-1947
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters from James Hudson Taylor to a Mr. Sloane written while traveling, discussing China Inland Mission affairs, including financial contributions, conferences, and concerns for friends and co-workers.
Dates: Created: 1896-1898
Scope and Contents This collection contains two minute books of the American Marathi Mission in India, which utilized missionaries from the United Church Board for World Ministries. The minute boks include records of committee deliberations and finances and were submitted to the Church Board for World Ministries as field reports.
Dates: Created: 1972-1974
Scope and Contents This collection contains pamphlets, correspondence, reports and articles created by Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr. documenting his internment by the Japanese in China, the great physical and spiritual needs of the people in South Korea following the war there, and the development of the rehabilitation program under Torrey's administration.
Dates: Created: 1942-1966
Scope and Contents This collection contains nine letters and one annual report from members of the American Bible Society addressed to Rev. J.C. Brigham (Secretary), and Joseph Hyde (General Agent and Assistant Treasurer). Letters contain information on finances, orders, reports on sales of Bibles, notices of obituaries of members, and other information relating to the Society.
Dates: Created: 1833-1853
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Belgian Gospel Mission directors Edith and Ralph Norton and a BGM newsletter. The personal letter describes the continuing effects of World War I on the country, the activities of various missionaries, perceived opposition to the mission from the Roman Catholic hierarchy and the testimonies of new converts.
Dates: Created: 1931
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings relating to Helen Priscilla Stam, whose missionary parents, John and Betty Stam, were killed by communist soliders in China when Helen Stam was an infant. The clippings decsribe the Stam's ministry in China; their deaths; Helen Stam's rescue by local Christians; and expresses the hopes of her grandparents that she would become a missionary.
Dates: Created: 1934-1939
Scope and Contents This collection contains the curriculum kit produced by World Vision for use with children. The kit was adapted from a radio script by Bob Pierce, describing how missionary Hubert Mitchell first presented the Christian gospel to a group of the Kubu people in Sumatra in 1937.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents This collection contains a booklet of photocopies assembled by Ray Smith and a photocopy of a manuscript copied from a typed manuscript attributed to William Wallace Simpson. The booklet contains a narrative by Smith about the life and death of William E. Wallace and copies of many documents, articles and excerpts from books. The documents are mainly concerned with the investigation into the death of the two men, while the articles and excerpts also deal to some extent with Simpson's work as...
Dates: Created: 1998
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of a mimeographed booklet, titled Blessings from Beth-Hanan. The booklet is a transcript of the diary kept by Katherine R. Beard and Ruth A. Grant describing their beginning of their work as NIEM workers among the Dineh (Navajo) people in the Sand Springs region, southwest of Oraibi, Arizona. The transcript covers the period from May 11 through October 30th, 1937.
Dates: Created: 1937
Collection — Container: xAccession 2014-0117
Abstract When Steven Preston was counting the cost of entering public, governmental service, he stated: “I had to ask myself whether I was willing to jump into a highly public position in an agency that was under attack and that had some very significant hurdles.” Despite these challenges facing him, Preston decided that he would transition into a leadership position of the Small Business Administration (SBA) in 2006. A similar question would arise again, less than two years later, when Mr. Preston...
Dates: Created: 2005-2014; Other: Date acquired: 10/13/2014
Found in: Buswell Library Special Collections
- Subject: Missions X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 459
- Buswell Library Special Collections 20
- Wheaton College (Ill.) 133
- Graham, Billy, 64
- China Inland Mission. 51
- Wheaton College (Ill.). 51
- Moody Bible Institute. 45
- Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 37
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 35
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 28
- Africa Inland Mission. 27
- Islam 26
- Christian and Missionary Alliance 24
- Chung-kuo kuo min tang. 22
- Wycliffe Bible Translators. 22
- Youth for Christ International. 22
- Sudan Interior Mission. 20
- Sunday, Billy, 20
- Christian and Missionary Alliance. 19
- Moody Bible Institute 19
- HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 18
- Campus Crusade for Christ International. 17
- Evangelical Alliance Mission. 17
- Rader, Paul, 17
- Latin America Mission. 16
- World Evangelical Fellowship. 16
- Buswell, J. Oliver. 15
- Catholic Church 15
- Elliot, Jim, 15
- Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 15
- Armerding, Hudson T. 14
- Henry, Carl F. H. 14
- National Association of Evangelicals. 14
- Stam, John Cornelius, 14
- Taylor, Clyde W. 14
- World Council of Churches. 14
- Africa Inland Church. 13
- Howard, David M. 13
- Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 13
- Perkins, John, 13
- Blanchard, Charles A. 12
- Jones, Clarence W. 12
- Plymouth Brethren. 12
- Africa Inland Mission, International. 11
- Assemblies of God. 11
- Chicago Gospel Tabernacle (Ill.) 11
- Dain, Arthur John, 11
- Evangelical Foreign Missions Association. 11
- Hurlburt, Charles E. 11
- Mission Aviation Fellowship. 11
- Padilla, C. Rene. 11
- Woods, C. Stacey, 11
- Bright, Bill. 10
- Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 10
- Evangelism-in-Depth. 10
- Ford, Leighton. 10
- Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 10
- International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. 10
- Ironside, H. A. 10
- McCully, Theodore Edward, 10
- McIntire, Carl, 10
- Palau, Luis, 10
- Coggins, Wade T. 9
- ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 9
- Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 9
- Glasser, Arthur F. 9
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. 9
- Jones, Bob, 9
- Moody Memorial Church (Chicago, Ill.) 9
- Navigators. 9
- Pacific Garden Mission (Chicago, Ill.) 9
- Rift Valley Academy (Kijabe, Kenya) 9
- Rodeheaver, Homer A. 9
- Skinner, Tom, 9
- Smith, Oswald J. 9
- Straw, Darien A. 9
- Taylor, James Hudson, 9
- Church of England 8
- Davis, Ralph T. 8
- Elliot, Elisabeth. 8
- Far East Broadcasting Company. 8
- Fleming, Peter, 8
- Frizen, E. L. 8
- Fuller Theological Seminary. 8
- Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America. 8
- McGavran, Donald A. 8
- Ockenga, Harold John, 8
- Operation Mobilization. 8
- Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 8
- Saint, Rachel. 8
- World Vision International. 8
- Wright, J. Elwin. 8
- Wyrtzen, Jack, 8
- Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 7
- Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 7
- Bingham, Rowland V., 7
- Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 7
- Houghton, Frank, 7
- Johnson, Torrey Maynard, 7
- Kane, J. Herbert. 7
- Little, Paul E. 7
- McPherson, Aimee Semple, 7 ∧ less