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Christians Supporting Community Organizing

 Collection
Identifier: SC-200
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 07/21/2015

Collection 044 Papers of Helen M. Tenney

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Identifier: CN 044
Scope and Contents Correspondence, scrapbook, drafts, articles, and research notes which reflect Tenney's active participation in a number of evangelical ministries, but particularly her work with the Woman's Union Missionary Society (WUMS), especially the labor she put into writing a history of that organization. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of that history.
Dates: Created: 1882-1980

Collection 075 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth Warner

 Collection
Identifier: CN 075
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Howard Warner (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood in the Canton Province of China as a daughter of missionaries, Canton Christian College where her father worked, studies and personalities at Wheaton College, her mission work among girls with Door of Hope Mission in Canton and Hong Kong, Chinese education, economic and social conditions, religion (particularly Buddhism), politics and government, the impact of China's war with Japan, and other...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 087 Papers of Fredrik Franson

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Identifier: CN 087
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of correspondence, reports, excerpts from sermons and other writings collected by Rev. Edward P. Torjesen on the life and ministry of Fredrik Franson (1852-1908). Materials include articles written about evangelistic work, prophecy conferences, missionary efforts on several continents, and the recruitment of Christian workers.  Persons featured include mission founders A.B. Simpson and James Hudson Taylor. Materials include articles in several languages. Documents are arranged...
Dates: Created: 1872-1909

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 124 Papers of Helen Renich

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Identifier: CN 124
Scope and Contents 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 at...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Collection 165 Records of Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies

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Identifier: CN-165
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, audio tapes, clippings, photographs, maps, posters, etc., related to EFMA Administration and its service to its member missions.Includes documentation of persecution of Protestants in Roman Catholic Colombia, Italy and Spain; efforts to broaden American awareness of conditions; and attempts to apply pressure through the US State Dept.  Persons prominently featured include EFMA's Executive Directors Clyde Taylor, Wade Coggins, and Paul McKaughan. ...
Dates: Created: 1937-1996

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 182 Papers of J. Herbert and Winnifred Kane

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Identifier: CN 182
Scope and Contents Correspondence and curriculum material from James Herbert Kane and Winnifred Mary (Shepherd) Kane's missiology courses, and three oral history interviews. Materials document the Kanes' missionary work in China and Dr. Kane's teaching in the U.S.  Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1932 to 1950.
Dates: Created: 1934-1987

Collection 187 Papers of Eleanor R. Elliott

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Identifier: CN 187
Scope and Contents Family correspondence, prayer letters, brochures, newspaper clippings, prayer cards and letters from other missionaries, photographs, slides, negatives, journals and diaries, and eight interviews concerning Elliott's childhood in China, mission work with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship) in China and the Philippines, her experiences as an evangelist and teacher, her life in China during the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, and the civil war that followed. Her retirement is...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988

Collection 189 Papers of Mary Goforth Moynan

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Identifier: CN 189
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous personal papers, an autobiography, oral history interviews and color slides relating to the ministry of Mary Goforth Moynan. Topics covered include Moynan's memories of the personalities and work of her parents, Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth; evangelistic work in China before World War II; her own career in Christian work; and her trips in 1979 to Taiwan and in 1980 to the People's Republic of China.
Dates: Created: 1918-1994

Collection 205 Oral History Interviews with Robert D. Carlson

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Identifier: CN 205
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Robert Dean Carlson in which he discusses his childhood in China and Tibet, the condition of the Christian church in those countries, social and religious customs, and the Chinese language. The time period covered by the interviews is 1928 to 1982.

Robert Carlson was interviewed by Robert Shuster on February 27 and April 17, 1982.
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 206 Oral History Interview with John C. Chin

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Identifier: CN 206
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John C. Chin (1911-1989) in which he discusses his childhood in China, medical training, and the Chinese Christian church; the work of China Inland Mission in Honan, Szechwan, and Yunnan provinces; the Japanese occupation of China; Nationalist and Communist parties; medical work in CIM and Presbyterian hospitals; war conditions and relocation to Taiwan;  Also discussed is his founding of the Lutheran Seminary, Taiwan; the contemporary status of Chinese Christians,...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 215 Records of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission)

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Identifier: CN-215
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, directories, newsletters, brochures, photographs, book manuscripts, slides, photo albums, and other materials which document the history of the North American branch of the mission.Materials cover the origins of the mission's North American branch; its church planting, evangelistic, medical, educational, and literature work in China until the time of its expulsion in 1951; its reorganization from China Inland Mission into Overseas Missionary Fellowship; its...
Dates: Created: 1853, 1886-1990, 1997, n.d.; Other: Majority of material found in 1889-1990

Collection 231 Papers of Ian and Helen Anderson

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Identifier: CN 231
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, articles, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, photo albums, songbooks, lecture and sermon notes, maps, audio tapes, etc. related to the Ian and Helen Anderson's mission work with the Overseas Missionary Fellowship. The materials document their careers in China until 1951, in Taiwan until 1956, and in the Philippines until 1971, and again in Taiwan until 1974. Materials also reflect their work as regional representatives for OMF following their retirement in 1974....
Dates: Created: 1928-1995

Collection 232 Papers of Esther Hess

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Identifier: CN 232-232
Scope and Contents Correspondence, photographs, and articles relating to Esther Hess's missionary work as a nurse in China with China Inland Mission from 1931 to 1945. The materials not only document Hess's missionary career, but also the Sino-Japanese war and her confinement to a Japanese internment camp from 1942-1945.
Dates: Created: 1931-1959; Majority of material found in 1931-1941

Collection 246 Papers of Jessie McDonald

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Identifier: CN 246
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, notes, articles, photographs, and annual reports relating to Jessie McDonald's medical work in China from 1913-1952 with China Inland Mission. The documents include information on evangelistic outreach and the nature of health conditions in China. The materials also describe the political and social upheavals occurring in China during the first half of the 1900s.The correspondence by Dr. Mc Donald is supplemented by some correspondence of her co-workers...
Dates: Created: 1907-1951

Collection 255 Oral History Interview of Helen Frame

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Identifier: CN 255
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Helen Nowack Frame (1908-1999) in which she discusses her childdhood growing up in China, decision to become a missionary for Overseas Missionary Fellowship, education at Wheaton College, years of service in China, culture and political events in China; leaving China in 1951 with her husband Raymond and their children and resettlement in the Philippines, teaching at Faith Academy, development of the Bible Institute, return and activities in Wheaton. The time period...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 256 Oral History Interviews with Malcolm and Helen Sawyer

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Identifier: CN 256
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Malcolm Maurice Sawyer (1919-2007) and with Helen Irvin Sawyer, in which the Sawyers discuss their childhood, education, and working for the Christian and Missionary Alliance in China, 1948-1950 and in Laos, 1950-1975. Mission activities in Laos include church planting, training of pastors, and medical assistance to the Khamu and Hmong peoples, language study, Vietnam, Thailand and Tibet, transfer to Laos, cultural differences, political situation in Vietnam,...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 266 Oral History Interview with Ruth Sundquist

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Identifier: CN 266
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Sundquist in which she describes her education at Moody Bible Institute, decision to become a missionary, work first in Kentucky home missions as a Christian education worker with the Evangelical Free Church and then her missionary career in China and Hong Kong between 1947 and 1982 as an administrator for a Sunday School and orphanage. Other topics discussed include: language school in China, Chinese attitudes toward the Nationalists, Communists, Americans in...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

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Identifier: CN
Scope and Contents Letters with some translation, photographs, a Lisu translation of the New Testament, combined catechism and hymnbook in the Atsi Kachin language, slides, and four oral history interviews all related to Jennie Fitzwilliam's mission work with Overseas Missionary Fellowship (formerly China Inland Mission) among the Lisu and Kachin peoples in southern China along the Burmese border. Included are recollections of Fitzwilliam's husband, Francis, J.O. Fraser and the early history of missionary work...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 287 Oral History Interview with Margaret Crossett

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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 288 Oral History Interview with Vincent L. Crossett

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Identifier: CN 288
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Vincent Leroy Crossett (1907-1999) in which he describes his education at Wheaton and Westminster Seminary, missionary work with China Inland Mission/Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Taiwan, and pastoral work in a local church in Hawaii. Topics discussed include Crossett's education at Wheaton College and Westminster Seminary; decision to join China Inland Mission; language school; evangelism methods; characteristics of the Chinese church; CIM's decision...
Dates: Created: 1984-1986

Collection 314 Oral History Interview with Martha H. Philips

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Identifier: CN 314
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Martha H. Philips (1905-1996) in which she describes her childhood, education, missionary work in China with China Inland Mission at Chefoo School as a teacher of missionary children, her internment by the Japanese at Temple Hill and Wei Xian camps, repatriation, working with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Zapotec Indians in southern Mexico, and traveling throughout the world representing the mission. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 315 Oral History Interview with Marie H. Little

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Identifier: CN 315
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marie Huttenlock Little (1918-2009) in which she describes her childhood in Philadelphia, training as a nurse and further education at Philadelphia School of Bible and the University of Pennsylvania; missionary service with China Inland Mission in 1947, working in Lanzhou and Wu Wei, Gansu province; return to the U.S. in 1950 to become a staff worker for Inter-Varsity. The time period covered by the interviews is circa 1918-1955.Marie Little was...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 330 Records of The Moody Church

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Identifier: CN 330
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946.Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities of the congregation, the governance of the body, and various urban evangelistic outreaches of the church.  Besides the history of the church, the collection also documents such...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987

Collection 331 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, III

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Identifier: CN 331
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey III and a videotape of the Otterbein United Brethren Missionary Convention in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania on April 23, 1986.Audio TapesOral history interview with Reuben Archer Torrey in which he describes his childhood in China as the son of Presbyterian missionaries; his experiences at boarding schools in China and Korea; his grandfather, Dr. R. A. Torrey, Sr.; his work as an Episcopalian parish...
Dates: Created: 1986

Collection 379 Records of the Woman's Union Missionary Society

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Identifier: CN-379
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, almost 3,000 photographs.

Topics documented include the creation and activity of the mission work in Burma, China, India, Pakistan, and Japan, its work among orphans and women.
Dates: Created: 1860-1983

Collection 464 Oral History Interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn

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Identifier: CN 464
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Eileen J. Kuhn in which she describes her family background; her conversion to Christianity; her medical training as a nurse; life at Moody Bible Institute in the late 1940s; China Inland Mission at about the same time; her call to foreign missions; her work at the CIM retirement home in Toronto; descriptions of John and Isobel Kuhn; work among the Lisu people in Thailand and Burma; translation of the Bible into the Lisu language; contacts with a former Kuomintang...
Dates: Created: 1992-1994

Collection 470 Oral History Interview with Sadie Custer

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Identifier: CN 470
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sadie Custer (1911-2007) in which she discusses her childhood, conversion, education at Moody Bible Institute, joining the China Inland Mission, arrival in China in 1936, the Chinese language, work in Shensi province, Bible teaching, transition from missionary to Chinese leadership, the Three Self Movement, the Communist revolution in China and its effect on missions, the Sino-Japanese Conflict, work in Malaysia among Chinese, living in an area in Malaysia contested...
Dates: Created: 1992

Collection 562 Papers of Roger and Mary Howes

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Identifier: CN 562
Scope and Contents Address books, articles, autograph books, birthday book, correspondence, diaries, documents, journals, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, notebooks, photographs, prayer letters, scrapbooks, sermon notes, songbooks, and testimony which document the Howes' work as China Inland Mission (CIM) missionaries in China from 1925 through 1945, and their work at CIM (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship) office in Chicago and Headquarters in Philadelphia before they retired in 1965. Their correspondence...
Dates: Created: 1899-1993

Collection 720 Papers of Louise H. Pierson

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Identifier: CN 720
Scope and Contents Photographs, mission newsletters, newspaper clippings, letters, drawings, and pressed flowers arranged in a scrapbook mainly documenting the work of several early Woman’s Union Missionary Society (WUMS) workers in China, Japan, and India. Most of the scrapbook appears to be focused on the work of Mrs. Louise Henrietta Pierson in Yokohama, Japan through the American Mission Home (now known as Yokohama Kyoritsu Kritsu Gakuen or Doremus School) from 1871-1899.
Dates: 1871-1902

Small Collection 041 Records of Hwa Nan College

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Identifier: SCN 041
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter, several articles, and photographs, which contain information about the college or people connected with the college. The letter is dated 1930 and is by missionary Dorothea Keeney. She describes the inauguration of the college's first Chinese president, Lucy C. Wang; the school's commencement; and a wedding of one of the staff. One of the articles is by Lucy Wang and from the July 31 issue of Woman's Missionary Friend. It gives...
Dates: Created: 1920-1931

Small Collection 074 Papers of Robert W. Porteous

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Identifier: SCN 074
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

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Women -- Religious life. 22
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China. -- History 13
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Christian education -- Taiwan. 5
Christian leadership. 5
Church and social problems. 5
Church development, New. 5
Church work with children 5
Evangelistic work -- Japan. 5
Missions to Buddhists 5
Missions, Medical -- China. 5
Persecution -- China. 5
Rural missions -- China. 5
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World War, 1939-1945 5
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China Inland Mission. 18
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Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 12
Wheaton College (Ill.) 12
Moody Bible Institute. 9
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Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 6
Stam, John Cornelius, 6
Buswell, J. Oliver. 5
Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 5
Kuhn, Isobel. 5
Moody Bible Institute 4
Anderson, Helen. 3
Anderson, Ian Rankin. 3
Bible Institute of the Philippines (Valenzuela, Philippines) 3
Chiang, Kai-shek. 3
Crossett, Margaret E. 3
Hoste, Dixon Edward. 3
Houghton, Frank, 3
Kuhn, John Becker. 3
National Association of Evangelicals. 3
Taylor, James Hudson, 3
Woman's Union Missionary Society of America. 3
Blanchard, Charles A. 2
Borden Memorial Hospital (Lanchow, China) 2
Buck, Pearl S. 2
Carlson, Robert Dean. 2
Christian Medical Society. 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance 2
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 2
Crossett, Vincent L. 2
Doremus, Sarah Platt. 2
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 2
Elliott, Eleanor Edwards. 2
Elliott, Ruth, 2
Elliott, Walter Scott. 2
Far East Broadcasting Company. 2
Feng, Yu-hsiang, 2
Frame, Raymond. 2
Fraser, James Outram, 2
Gibb, George W. 2
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 2
Graham, Ruth Bell. 2
Hockman, Robert William, 2
Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association of North America. 2
Islam 2
Jones, Bob, 1883-1968 2
Jones, Bob, 1911-1997 2
Kane, J. Herbert. 2
Marston, Sarah Hall. 2
Nee, Watchman. 2
Salvation Army. 2
Schoerner, Otto Frederick. 2
Smith, Oswald J. 2
Straw, Darien A. 2
Sudan Interior Mission. 2
Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935 2
Taichung Bible Institute (Taichung, Taiwan) 2
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928 2
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1887-1970 2
Wheaton College (Ill.). 2
Yu-Shan Theological Institute (Li Yu Tan, Taiwan) 2
Ackerman Hoyt Memorial Hospital (Jhansi, India) 1
Adeney, David H. (David Howard) 1
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
Advent Christian Church. 1
Africa Inland Mission. 1
Allen, Roland, 1
American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
American Bible Society. 1
Assemblies of God 1
Assemblies of God. 1
Association of Church Missions Committees. 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Barrington College. 1
Bell, L. Nelson 1
Bible Institute of Los Angeles. 1
Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship. 1
Bingham, Rowland V., 1
Blanchard, Julia. 1
Borden, William, 1
Borden, William. 1
Bosshardt, Rudolf Alfred. 1
Central American Mission. 1
Chafer, Lewis Sperry, 1
Chapei Civil Assembly Center (Shanghai, China) 1
Childress, Marion Elizabeth, 1
Chin, John C. 1
China International Famine Relief Commission. 1
Chou, En-lai. 1
Church of England 1
Clark, Gordon Haddon. 1
Coggins, Wade T. 1
College Church in Wheaton (Ill.) 1
Committee to Assist Missionary Education Overseas. 1
Coptic Church. 1
Crawford, Percy B. 1
Custer, Sadie. 1
Dallas Theological Seminary. 1
Dixon, A. C. 1
Door of Hope Mission. 1
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