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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...

Collection 171 Papers of Albert and Mary Lee Bobby

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Identifier: CN-171
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection document the Bobbys' service in Lisbon and Santiago do Cacem, Portugal, under TEAM. Eight articles (folder 1-1) concern various aspects of missionary life; they were all published in TEAM's monthly magazine, The Missionary Broadcaster. One article, "I Saw it Work," published in November 1955, was written by Jose Illido Freire, a Portuguese pastor, and concerns the tract ministry in Portugal. The other seven articles were authored by Mary Lee Bobby....

Collection 186 Papers of M. Douglas Hursh

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Identifier: CN-186
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews, manuscript material, photographs, and memorabilia relatingn to Marion Douglas Hursh's work with Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital, Kano in Nigeria from 1942-1962.Topics covered concern Hursh's education and work as a medical missionary at the Sudan Interior Mission's Kano Eye Hospital in Kano, Nigeria, as well as various aspects of church life and mission activity in Nigeria.  Events described in the interviews cover the time period from 1904 to...

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...

Collection 272 Papers of Jennie Fitzwilliam

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Identifier: CN-272
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...

Collection 325 Oral History Interview with Donald W. Berry

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Identifier: CN-325
Scope and Contents Oral history interview in which Berry discusses his conversion, education at Wheaton College, and his work as a pilot and administrator for Mission Aviation Fellowship in Honduras and Southeast Asia. Other topics discussed include. Berry’s service in the Army during World War II, his views on pacifism, the origins of Mission Aviation Fellowship, challenges of MAF, and the effect of life on the mission field on Berry’s family.Donald Berry was interviewed by Robert Shuster on February...

Collection 391 Papers of Robert C. Schneider

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Identifier: CN-391
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, oversize materials, and a photograph, relating to the ministry of Robert C. Schneider, missionary in Spain and Morocco with Gospel Missionary Union.Series: Audio TapesTwo oral history interviews with Robert C. Schneider in which he describes his childhood, education, evangelistic work, the beginnings of Youth for Christ; attendance at Moody Bible Institute, marriage to Doris Gould, missionary work in Morocco and Spain...

Collection 395 Oral History Interview with Rafael Maldonado, Jr.

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Identifier: CN-395
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Rafael Maldonado, Jr. in which describes his childhood; conversion; education and training for ministry at Moody Bible Institute and Calvin Theological Seminary; ministry with Chicago’s Hispanic communities; and role as a pastor at Hope Christian Fellowship to the Puerto Rican community in Chicago. Other topics discussed include: completion of the SCUPE program; apprenticeship for Urban Ministry, the Spirit and Truth Fellowship Church under Manuel Ortiz; church's...

Collection 417 Ephemera of Dick Springer

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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 in...

Collection 427 Oral History Interviews with Americo Saavedra

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Identifier: CN-427
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Americo Saavedra,a Peruvian-born missionary working with HCJB in Ecuador, in which he describes his childhood, family, conversion, Catholicism in Peru and Ecuador, radio station HCJB and its ministry, Quito, Ecuador, his decision to be a missionary, employment with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru. Other topics include his education at Moody Bible Institute, Christian education in Ecuador, informal education, Summer Institute of Linguistics, the state of the...

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