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Children of missionaries.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 611 Oral History Interview with Mary Ann Miller

 Collection
Identifier: CN 611
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Mary Ann (Shook) Miller a missionary with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) to the Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and the Central African Republic. Topics discussed include her family background; conversion to Christianity; education at Wheaton College; InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Urbana Conference; call to the mission field; history of AIM; preparation for the mission field; language training; descriptions of her first mission station; traditional...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 672 Oral History Interviews with Jeanne Blumhagen.

 Collection
Identifier: CN 672
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeanne Bourland Blumhagen in which she describes her family background; effects of the Great Depression; conversion and spiritual development; education at Whitworth University, University of Chicago, and University of Illinois; World War II; medical missionary service in Afghanistan with the American Embassy in Kabul, Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship (BMMF), Medical Assistance Program (MAP), and later Interserve, and serving on the Wheaton College Board...
Dates: 2013-2017

Collection 680 Papers of the Almond Family

 Collection
Identifier: CN 680
Scope and Contents

Diaries and oral history interviews documenting the work of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission) workers Louis Almond, his first wife Stella and his second wife Helen in China (1949-1951), Thailand and the United States. Helen’s interview also describes the activities of the United States office of OMF, where she worked for many years.

Dates: 1949-1951, 2015-2016

Collection 681 Oral History Interview with Mertis Byram Heimbach

 Collection
Identifier: CN 681
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Mertis Byram Heimbach (1921- ) missionary in China, Thailand, Singapore and U.S. with China Inland Mission (CIM) and (as it was later known) Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) from 1946 to 1999. Topics discussed include childhood in Korea; parents’ mission work; Wheaton College and Prairie Bible Institute; marriage to Ernest Heimbach; Hmong (Miao) people; tribal mission work; Communist takeover of China; Communist treatment of Christians; CIM’s exit from China;...
Dates: 2014

Collection 710 Records of the Chefoo Schools Association

 Collection
Identifier: CN 710
Scope and Contents The China Inland Mission (later the Overseas Missionary Fellowship) founded a school for the children of Western missionaries in Chefoo, China called the Chefoo School. During World War II, the mission started similar schools in other parts of China and in India. After 1951, when the mission was forced out of China, the mission had similar schools in Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines. They were always called Chefoo Schools. The Chefoo Schools Association was a society for...
Dates: Created: 1908-2016

Conversion Narratives Collection

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-228
Scope and Contents

The contents of the Conversion Narratives Collection may be searched in the library catalog using keyword: SC/228

Dates: Other: -

David H. Adeney Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: CN 393
Brief Description Adeney’s correspondence, writings (articles, books), lecture and presentation manuscripts, subject files (especially files on various China-related topics) he compiled from many sources, notebooks and loose notes, a photo album, photographs and slides, and two oral history interviews. Together these span his career as a missionary in China and Southeast Asia, staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in the United States, leader with International Fellowship of Evangelical Students,...
Dates: Created: 1911-1994

Dick and Anne Darr papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 5
Identifier: 2007-052
Dates: 1956-2006

Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN-165
Brief Description Executive Directors' (Clyde Taylor, Wade Coggins, Paul McKaughan) files of the EFMA. The association of denominational and nondenominational foreign missions boards began as a commission of the National Association of Evangelicals to serve common interests of members in government relations (domestic and foreign); use of communication channels; cooperative purchasing/travel; and relations between each other. The collection is subdivided into thirteen parts: 1. Correspondence and General...
Dates: Created: 1937-1996

Glicerio "Jojo" Manzano, Jr., prayer letter.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1988-086
Dates: 1988

Gospel Tract Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-222
Dates: Other: -

Harold and Lucinda Wik notebook.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1, Box: 1
Identifier: 2022-029
Dates: 1951-2011

Helen Renich Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: CN 124
Brief Description 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...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Herbert Downing home movies.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2018-016
Dates: 1937-1953

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

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

Lilly and Harry Bowley letter and postcard.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1997-046
Dates: 1914-1915

OC International Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 222
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, minutes, manuscripts, handbooks, directories, photographs, etc., relating to the mission's work of evangelism, church planting and development of national leadership in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America since its origin in 1950 and official founding in 1951. Documents describe the founding and expansion of the mission, administrations of Dick Hillis (first president from 1951-1976, but also including files dating back to 1933 on his years as a missionary in...
Dates: Created: 1933-1998

Phil Dow's oral histories about Rift Valley Academy.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 1999-054
Dates: 1997-1999

Philip G. Wik papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2005-041
Dates: 1960-2005

Ruth and Harry Johnson papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 1990-062
Dates: 1962-1990

Ruth Van Ryken message video.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1986-102
Dates: 1984

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 084 Ephemera of Nathan Walton

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 084
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two letters and several items related to the drowning of missionary George E. King in 1927. The letters describe the Waltons' travel as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and a Bible conference for Chinese Christians.  Also includes CIM newsletter and report which describe the treacherous raft trip made by 38 missionaries and their families who were withdrawing from the Kansu Province during which King drowned.

Dates: Created: 1927-1940