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Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- Zaire.

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 084 Papers of Vera E. Thiessen

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: CN-084
Scope and Contents Correspondence describing Vera Thiessen's experiences and work as a medical missionary for the Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in the Belgian Congo (now Zaire) to her family, which included her parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. D. Thiessen, her sisters Carol and Lois, and her brother Jack. A few letters were written to friends as general prayer letters. The time period covered by the letters is 1946 to 1976. Topics discussed include her experiences as a missionary with Africa Inland Mission, Africa Inland...

Collection 172 Records of the Pan African Christian Leadership Assembly

 Collection
Identifier: CN-172
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes of meetings, news releases and other material relating to the PACLA meeting.

Also documented in the collection is the one day evangelistic rally held by Billy Graham at the conclusion of the Assembly. Persons featured include Assembly planners and speakers. Subjects reflect issues of education, missions, and the impact of political conditions in on evangelization on the continent.

Collection 184 Records of the Campus-in-the-Woods

 Collection
Identifier: CN-184
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters and photographs.Correspondence documents a 19-year span of the lives and careers of a group of former university students who attended the summer camp together and later served as missionaries; second group of correspondence includes letters from individuals not in full-time Christian service but who lived in foreign countries as professionals.  These letters were compiled by Ottaway for the annual Campus-in-the-Woods newsletters.  The collection does...

Collection 230 Oral History Interview with John A. Gration

 Collection
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...

Collection 442 Papers of Laura Neva Collins

 Collection
Identifier: CN-422
Scope and Contents Glass negatives, negatives, and photographs relating to the ministry of Laura Neva Collins, missionary to Kenya with Africa Inland Mission from 1907-1952. Shots include missionaries, Africans, indigenous artifacts, church architecture, etc., relating to mission work in Africa.This collection originally consisted of ninety-seven black and white glass negatives of missionary activities in Africa before 1914. There are two series of glass negatives. The first series may have taken by...

Collection 451 Papers of Bernard L. J. Litchman

 Collection
Identifier: CN-451
Scope and Contents This collection consists of diaries, negatives, photographs, and slides created by Bernard "Jack" Litchman about his work with Africa Inland Mission in the former Belgian Congo (now Zaire), mostly among the Balendu people, in and around the Linga mission station, as well as involvement in setting up Sunday Schools, churches, itinerant preaching, and other mission activities as well as working as a health officer for the Belgian government.[NOTE: In...

Collection 468 Oral History Interviews with Elizabeth C. Stough

 Collection
Identifier: CN-468
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Quackenbush Stough (1913-2009) in which she discusses her parents, childhood, education, conversion, attendance at Moody Bible Institute, call to be a missionary, joining Africa Inland Mission, travel to Africa, work in French Equatorial Africa, evangelistic field trips, her husband Paul Stough, her work among women in the Belgian Congo, the growth of the Africa Inland Church, the independence of the Congo, the Congolese civil war and Simba uprising, the...

Collection 610 Oral History Interview with Geneva Grace Haller

 Collection
Identifier: CN-610
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Geneva Grace Haller, who was a missionary to the Congo, first as an independent, then with World Wide Mission. Haller describes growing up in Africa, being home schooled, orphanage work, problems caused by the independence of Congo, persecution of Congolese, her view of various Congo political leaders, condition of the Congolese church, relationship between the Joseph Mobutu government and missionary societies, Congo education, health care, and economic problems. The...

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 tribal...