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Missionaries.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 221 Collections and/or Records:

Elisabeth Elliot Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CN 278
Scope and Contents Correspondence, slides, clippings, publicity releases, reviews, manuscripts, films, video and audio tapes relating to Elisabeth Elliot's careers as a missionary in Ecuador, author, teacher and speaker. The collection is particularly rich in material relating to the so-called "Auca Incident" and Elliot's own work the Waorani, whose enemies called them the "Auca," as well as her lectures on the Biblical view of the roles of men and women, dealing with suffering, and personal holiness, among...
Dates: Created: 1926-2010; Majority of material found within 1938-2010

Esther Salzman Oral History Interview

 Collection
Identifier: CN 052
Brief Description Oral history interview with Esther I. Salzman (1906-1996), a Wheaton College alumna and missionary to China in the 1940s and to the Philippines from 1950 to 1972. Topics discussed include her education at Wheaton College, medical work in China and the Philippines, and Communism in China. The time period covered by the interview is 1906 to 1978. Esther Salzman was interviewed by Wheaton College student Fred Baker on October 28, 1978 at her home in Kankakee, IL....
Dates: Created: 1978

Gospel Tract Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-222
Dates: Other: -

Harold Ryckman biographical manuscript.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1985-089
Dates: 1979

Institute for Advanced Christian Studies Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-241
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2013

Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA) Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 352
Brief Description Correspondence, form letters, financial and statistical reports, minutes, memos and promotional material related to IFMA administration and its service to its member missions. The files on IFMA members and numerous other Christian agencies predominate. Also includes series of maps of Latin American countries identifying nondenominational and denominational mission activity. Numerous mission-related subjects are documented. Persons prominently featured include Jack Frizen, Billy Graham, and...
Dates: Created: 1934-1983, undated

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 300
Brief Description Administrative records of IVCF spanning the time period from its founding in 1940 until 1991; includes materials created prior to the establishment of IVCF. Includes records of the presidents (Woods, Hummel, Troutman, McLeish, Alexander, McLeish), Paul Little, Campus chapters, Regional divisions and directors, Missions department, Urbana Missions Conventions, Nurses Christian Fellowship, Development department, Jim Nyquist, Strategic Planning, Finance, and manuscript material for the 1991...
Dates: 1928-2017

L. Nelson Bell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CN 318
Brief Description Correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents related to the life and ministry of L. Nelson Bell, first as a medical missionary in China, then as doctor, editor, and lay leader in the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Among the topics covered by the material in the collection are missions in China in the twentieth century between the two world wars; the work of Bell's son-in-law, Billy Graham; the founding and development of Christianity Today and The...
Dates: 1923-1973

Mission Aviation Fellowship Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 136
Scope and Contents Office files of MAF, a mission agency that provided transportation, radio contact and other support to missions working in remote areas, as well as some services to non-mission agencies. Materials, including correspondence, minutes, reports, prayer letters, personnel files, and budgets, that document the administration and activities of MAF, especially the regional offices in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America, the Development division (extensive individual prayer letters from entire...
Dates: Created: 1944-2006

Moody Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 330
Brief Description 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...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987

Small Collection 027 Records of the Northern Canada Evangelical Mission

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 027
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handbook created by the Northern Canada Evangelical Mission orient missionaries and candidates to NCEM's procedures and expectations for raising financial support from churches, filing reports, behavior on the field, and writing letters to supporters.

Dates: Created: 1973

Small Collection 028 Records of the Orinoco River Mission

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 028
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handbook given to Orinoco River Mission candidates and missionaries to acquaint them with the mission's rules and regulations. Also contains specific information useful to missionaries in Venezuela.

Dates: Created: 1967

Small Collection 029 Records of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 029
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handbook for missionaries and candidates of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade to orient them to the mission's goals and procedures. Volume contains constitution and by-laws, a statement of principle and practices, bibliographies, and other information on the Philippines and Japan.  Also included is a draft of the constitution of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade.

Dates: Created: 1964

Small Collection 030 Records of the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 030
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an orientation handbook for missionaries and candidates created by the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. The manual describes the Society's background, constitution, doctrinal statement, expectations for missionaries, and personnel policies.

Dates: Created: 1964

Small Collection 031 Records of The Evangelical Alliance Mission

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 031
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an orientation handbook created by The Evangelical Alliance Mission for TEAM missionaries and candidates to orient them to the mission's goals, methods, and policies. The manual outlines regulations related to fundraising, visas and overseas travel, health and country-specific information. Also included is information on TEAM's Medical Aid Fund and a letter explaining TEAM's procedure for reviewing candidiates for mission fields.

Dates: Created: 1962-1964

Small Collection 039 Papers of Henry Hickok

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 039
Scope and Contents

Commission for home mission work issued to Hickok by the Board of Mission of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. Document details the length of his service, compensation, conduct and activity expected of him, and plans for giving aid to the Board and for correspondence between presbyteries and the Board.

Dates: Created: 1832

Small Collection 079 Papers of Charles Thomson

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 079
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

Small Collection 091 Ephemera of Theodore Fischbacher

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 091
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

Steven C. Preston Papers

 Collection — xAccession 2014-0117
Identifier: SC-223
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

Sydney L. Goldfinch autobiographical manuscript.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1985-058
Dates: 1983

Woman's Union Missionary Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 379
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, and almost 3,000 photographs that document the activity, personnel, and ministry of the organization founded in 1860 by Mrs. Thomas C. Doremus. THe mission was intended as a vehicle for sending single women as missionaries to women in closed societies (and therefore unreachable by male missionaries) in Asia, covering their medical and educational work among orphans and women in Burma, China, India,...
Dates: Created: 1860-1983