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Collection 185 Papers of Albert and Muriel Nichols

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Identifier: CN 185
Scope and Contents Correspondence, photos, negatives and miscellaneous documents concerning family events and career decisions relating to the Nicholas’ missionary work in Sierra Leone. The bulk of the letters were sent to family during a two year period while the Nichols were serving as missionaries to Sierra Leone, where Albert was director of Industrial Education at Albert Academy. Topics include life in and methods of education of an urban missionary school in the 1920's, teaching industrial education at...
Dates: Created: 1904-1952

Collection 230 Oral History Interview with John A. Gration

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Identifier: CN 230
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John Alexander Gration (1926-2012). Topics discussed include: Gration's Christian activities in high school and the U.S. Navy, education at Moody Bible Institute, Gordon College, and Wheaton College; his spiritual growth and call to become a missionary, his marriage, and his first impressions of and missionary experiences with Africa Inland mission in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Christianity and culture, animism, superstition, AIM attitudes...
Dates: Created: 1982

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 286 Oral History Interview with Marilyn J. Suttie

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Identifier: CN 286
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Marilyn Joy Suttie in which she describes her work as a missionary in Cameroon with the United Presbyterian Ecumenical Mission. Topics discussed include: Suttie's childhood in China, education at Wheaton College, and short-term missionary work, mainly teaching missionary children in Cameroon. Also includes information on the Cameroon church, polygamy, Muslims in Cameroon, and medical care, and other political, social, and religious issues in Africa. The time period...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 316 Oral History Interview with Deborah J. Seymour

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Identifier: CN 316
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Deborah J. Seymour in which she describes her childhood as a child of missionaries in Papua New Guinea and working as an English teacher in Honduras with World Gospel Mission and Churches of Christ in Christian Union from 1983 to 1985. Topics discussed include her parents' missionary work; her childhood as a missionary kid; New Guinea tribal culture; conversion to Christianity and spiritual life; call to the mission field; observations about Honduras, particularly...
Dates: Created: 1985-1986

Collection 479 Oral History Interview with William A. Stier

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Identifier: CN 479
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with William Adam Stier (1912-2004), missionary with Africa Inland Mission in Tanzania from 1938 to 1978. Topics covered in the two sessions include his youth and conversion, marriage, Bible school education, call to missions, his work with the Sakuma and Tuzu peoples, his ministry as a teacher of African pastors; the transition from mission to indigenous church control in Tanzania, the policies and personnel of AIM, Emil Sywulka, political changes in Tanzania, polygamy...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 480 Oral History Interviews with Margaret L. Clapper

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Identifier: CN 480
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret L. Clapper (1912-2005), missionary with Africa Inland Mission in Belgian Congo/Zaire from 1939-1980. Topics covered in two sessions include her youth, conversion, Bible school education at Moody Bible Institute, missionary work in central Africa, Belgian administration of the Congo, work among pygmies, Zaire politics and government, independence of the country in 1960 and the Simba rebellion, transition from mission to national authority, singleness, role...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 481 Papers of Laura Barr

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Identifier: CN 481
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, articles, clippings, oral history interviews, photograph albums, photographs, prayer letters, radio broadcasts, and slides, describing Laura Isabelle “Belle” Barr's missionary work among the Lugbara people of northeast Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and the West Nile District of Uganda with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1944-1981.
Dates: Created: 1930-1993

Collection 508 Oral History Interviews with Barbara L. Collins

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Identifier: CN 508
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Barbara Lynn (Miner) Collins in which she describes her childhood; family's religious background; conversion to Christianity; spiritual development in college and young professional life; acceptance as a missionary by Africa Inland Mission (AIM); arrival on the mission field in Kenya; work among the Rendile and Kikuyu peoples; raising children on the mission field; development of women's program at Africa Inland Church Missionary College; work among women refugees in...
Dates: Created: 1995

Collection 510 Oral History Interviews with Erik S. Barnett

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Identifier: CN 510
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Erik Stanley Barnett (1910-2006) in which he describes his childhood in Kenya as the son of missionary parents; his own work in that country as pastor, church planter, educator and administrator with Africa Inland Mission (AIM); the internal developments of AIM and of the Africa Inland Church in Kenya during the twentieth century. Other topics discussed include: his parents’ missionary service in Kenya among the Maasai people; changes in AIM missionary training over...
Dates: Created: 1995

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Identifier: SC-241
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2013

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Reed, Brandt. 2
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Wheaton College (Ill.). 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
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Albert Academy (Freetown, Sierra Leone) 1
Amin, Idi, 1
Anderson, Dick. 1
Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar. 1
Barnett, Albert E. 1
Barnett, Elma. 1
Barnett, Emily. 1
Barnett, Erik S. 1
Barnett, Ted W. 1
Barr, Laura Isabelle. 1
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Becker, Carl K., 1
Beecher, Leonard James. 1
Bell, James W. 1
Birech, Ezekiel. 1
Carlson, Robert Dean. 1
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Clapper, Margaret L. 1
Collins, Barbara L. 1
Collins, Malcolm. 1
Downing, Kenneth L., 1
Ekvall, Robert Brainerd, 1
Ferrin, Howard William. 1
Hildebrandt, Dorothy. 1
Hildebrandt, Jonathan. 1
Hurlburt, Charles E. 1
Iltengezi, John. 1
Kato, Byang H. 1
Katungulu Bible School (Tanzania) 1
Kennedy, John F. 1
Lake Avenue Congregational Church (Pasadena, Ca.) 1
Logos Bible Institute (Panorama City, Ca.) 1
Lutheran Churchp6sMissouri Synod. 1
MacPherson, Merrill T. 1
Majahida Bible School (Tanzania) 1
Miner, Evelyn. 1
Miner, Gordon. 1
Mulwa, Wellington E. 1
Ndemwa, George. 1
Ndemwa, Joyce. 1
Nichols, Albert Sylvanus, 1
Nichols, Muriel Murray, 1
Orr, J. Edwin 1
Ortlund, Raymond C. 1
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 1
Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, Wa.) 1
Sawyer, Helen L. 1
Sawyer, Malcolm M. 1
Scott, Peter Cameron. 1
Seymour, Deborah J. 1
Stam, Peter. 1
Stauffacher, Claudon H. 1
Stauffacher, Florence. 1
Stauffacher, J. Raymond. 1
Stauffacher, John. 1
Sterrett, T. Norton. 1
Stier, William A. 1
Suttie, Marilyn J. 1
Suttie, Mary Elizabeth. 1
Suttie, Melvin. 1
Sywulka, Emil. 1
United Brethren in Christ 1
United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 1
Westervelt, Josephine Hope. 1
Wheaton Academy (Ill.) 1
World Gospel Mission. 1
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