Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
Identifier: CN 257
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with James B. Dillon in which he discusses his conversion, marriage work in Liberia for the Sudan Interior Mission (SIM), the programs of radio station Eternal Love Winning Africa (ELWA), the cultural diversity of Liberia, and the nature of indigenous Liberian hymns and worship.James Dillon was interviewed by Wheaton graduate student Claire Bureau for her ethnomusicology course on October 29, 1983 at the Billy Graham Center on Wheaton College campus. The...
Dates: Created: 1983
Identifier: CN 335
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and paper records relating to Ralph Shannon’s life and ministry as a medical missionary in Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo).Audio Tapes Four oral history interviews with Ralph Shannon, recorded on eight reels of audio tape. Topics covered include Shannon's childhood in Belgian Congo (Zaire) with his missionary parents, Wheaton College undergraduate and graduate education, service in Zaire as a medical...
Dates: Created: 1986-1990
Collection — Books
Scope and Contents The Vida Chenoweth Collection is composed of biographical, news clippings, media, and published material from this world renowned concert marimbist and ethnomusicologist dating from 1950s to 1980s. Photographs and accompanying press scrapbooks document the classical marimbist's rising international acclaim during the late 1950s and 1960s. There are early reel-to-reel audio recordings of Chenoweth's family performances, as well as, media during the height of her solo career. Published...
Dates: Created: 1952-2016; Other: Date acquired: 1998