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Collection 051 Papers of Katharine H. Schoerner

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Identifier: CN 051
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Katherine Hastings Dodd Schoerner for the Missionary Sources Collection at the BGC Archives, in which she describes her experiences as a missionary with China Inland Mission from 1931-1951. Also included the collection are five letters written during her ministry in China describing her life there.Katharine Schoerner was interviewed by Wheaton College student Gary Ziccardi on October 20, 1978 at her home in Evergreen Park. Topics covered in the interview...
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 055 Papers of Otto F. Schoerner

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Identifier: CN 055
Scope and Contents Papers of Otto Frederick Schoerner a Wheaton College alumnus and missionary with China Inland Mission in Sinkiang, Honan, and Kangsu Provinces of China from 1931-1951. Collection includes an oral history interview, correspondence, autobiography, and photographs.
Dates: Created: 1949-2006

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 104 Oral History Interview with Bruce F. Hunt

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Identifier: CN-104
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews in which Bruce Finley Hunt (1903-1992) discusses his boyhood in Korea, college and seminary education at Wheaton College, Rutgers University and Princeton Seminary; a portion (1928-1942) of his missionary work in Korea and Manchuria; and his impressions of Korean culture. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1903-1976.Bruce Finley Hunt was interviewed by Robert Shuster on March 22 and May 21, 1980 and October 16, 2002 in Abington, PA and...
Dates: Created: 1980-1982

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 279 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Evans

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Identifier: CN 279
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Morrell Evans (1899-1976) in which she discusses her childhood; education at Wheaton College; work with J. Elwin Wright; her Christian education activities; the development of the New England Fellowship, the National Association of Evangelicals, and the World Evangelical Fellowship; and her work as a missionary in Taiwan. The time period covered by the interviews is 1899-1976.Elizabeth Evans was interviewed by Robert Shuster on October 8, 1984...
Dates: Created: 1984-1985

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 292 Papers of Silas F. Fox

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Identifier: CN 292
Scope and Contents Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, clippings, magic lantern slides, photographs, home movies, pamphlets, financial statements relating to Fox's career in the Telugu-speaking area of India as an independent missionary. The collection also contains information on indigenous Indian evangelists.Materials, some in the Telegu language, document daily life, including descriptions of his travels.  Home movies contain many scenes of travel, Indian landscape and animals, including scenes of...
Dates: Created: 1949-1973

Collection 298 Papers of Howard E. Thomas

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Identifier: CN 298
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Howard E. Thomas in which he describes his family background, Christian life and growth, education at Stony Brook School and Wheaton College, missionary work with the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions among lepers of the Tai-Lu people along the Burmese border in southwestern China, internment by the Japanese in Thailand, contextualization of the gospel, expulsion from the area by the Chinese army involved in opium trade. Description of Stony Brook School covers...
Dates: Created: 1946-1985

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 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 383 Oral History Interview with Itchaya Sitterley

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Identifier: CN-383
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Itchaya Sitterley in which she describes her family, life in Thailand, education, career in television and radio, conversion, the evangelistic use of folk drama, the Thai church and comparisons between it and the American church, and Buddhism. Other topics discussed include Sitterley's work with the Chrisitan Communicatins Institute; her marriage; main denominations and seminaries in Thailand; and education at Wheaton College; competition among churches in Thailand;...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 392 Oral History Interviews with Dorothy J. Mainhood

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Identifier: CN 392
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Dorothy Jane Mainhood in which she describes her childhood, conversion, spiritual growth, education at Wheaton College, call to be a missionary, and work in Thailand for Overseas Missionary Fellowship. Other topics discussed include Mainhood’s medical training, language study in Thailand, Thai people and culture, regional differences in Thailand, the Buddhist and Muslim communities in Thailand, religious syncretism, church-state relations, characteristics of...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 405 Papers of W. Robert & Frances Holmes

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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

Collection 418 Papers of Hester H. Withey

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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 590 Papers of John R. W. Stott

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Identifier: CN 590
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, notes, magazine and newspaper clippings, brochures and other materials relating to John R. W. Stott’s involvement in the 1974 Lausanne Congress and the Lausanne movement that developed out of it. The collection is particularly strong in material relating to the membership of Stott on the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization and its executive committee; his contribution to drafting several of the major statements of the movement; his chairmanship of the...
Dates: Created: 1974-2000

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Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) 1
Chiang, May-ling Soong. 1
Chicago Evangelistic Institute (Ill.) 1
Church of South India. 1
Coleman, Robert E., 1928- 1
Crawford, Percy B. 1
Crossett, Vincent L. 1
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Davis, Ralph T. 1
Dayton, Edward R. 1
Deyneka, Peter, 1898-1987. 1
Doremus, Sarah Platt. 1
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Elliott, Walter Scott. 1
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Emery, Allan C., 1
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Evangelical Fellowship of Thailand. 1
Evangelical Teacher Training Association. 1
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Faith Academy (Quezon City, Philippines) 1
Feng, Yu-hsiang, 1
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Frame, Raymond. 1
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