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Missions -- China.

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 159 Collections and/or Records:

Harold and Lucinda Wik papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 2
Identifier: 2005-040
Dates: 1937-2005

Harold Wik oral history video tape.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 2005-045
Dates: 2005

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

Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA) committees records.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 5
Identifier: 2006-018
Dates: 1965-2001

Jenny Kind prayer letter.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1989-052
Dates: 1941

Ken and Kay Gieser book.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1997-088
Dates: 1984

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

Leonard and Isabelle Hall papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1990-104
Dates: 1933-1934

Margaret and Kenneth P. Landon Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-038
Scope and Contents The papers of Kenneth P. and Margaret Landon present unique views into the life and culture of Southeast Asia. Margaret, best known for her work Anna and the King of Siam, and Kenneth, a Presbyterian missionary and later Southeast Asia specialist with the U.S. State Department, were both graduates of Wheaton College. Both exhibit distinct qualities that offer the researcher many opportunities.The collection is organized into 12 series (Biography/Correspondence, Siam Missionary...
Dates: Created: 1824-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1927-1990; Other: Date acquired: 1990

Margaret Humphrey Hillis papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 2
Identifier: 2013-036
Dates: 1930-1976

Marguerite Goodner Owen papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2022-023
Dates: 1944 - 1947

Marguerite Owen papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 2022-032
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-2002

Minnie Bergman papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 2
Identifier: 2014-033
Dates: 1928-1973

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

Nathan Walton Collection

 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 Nathan and Lois Walton's 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

Otto Schoerner papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2022-021
Dates: 1930-1990

Overseas Missionary Fellowship (China Inland Mission) Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 215
Brief Description Correspondence, minutes, directories, newsletters, brochures, photographs, book manuscripts, slides, photo albums, and other materials which document the history of the North American branch of the mission. Materials cover the origins of the mission's North American branch; its church planting, evangelistic, medical, educational, and literature work in China until the time of its expulsion in 1951; its reorganization from China Inland Mission into Overseas Missionary Fellowship; its work...
Dates: Created: 1853, 1886-1990, 2001, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1886-2001

Papers of Beth Jaderquist Paddon, 1940-1968, 1980-1987, 2012, nd

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2023-027
Dates: 1940 - 2012

Papers of Paul and Madia Contento, 1919-2022

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2024-006
Dates: 1919-2022

Papers of Robert H. Glover

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1, Box: 1
Identifier: 2024-010
Dates: 1895-1953

Paul Bartel recordings on missions to China history.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1, Box: 1
Identifier: 2022-016
Dates: Undated

Peking Gazette issues about China.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1984-001
Dates: 1900

Philip W. Nelson memoir and papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 1983-120
Dates: 1903-1938

Ray Smith's Shensi Mystery booklet.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1997-079
Dates: 1997

Robert Carlson Family materials.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2006-032
Dates: 1936-1940

Robert H. Glover papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2019-027
Dates: 1895-1979

Rosalind Goforth account of first trip to China.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 2018-025
Dates: 1888

Ruth Hitchcock papers; also Auca martyrs slides; miscellaneous books/booklets.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 1984-015
Dates: 1920-1973

Small Collection 041 Records of Hwa Nan College

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 041
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter, several articles, and photographs, which contain information about the college or people connected with the college. The letter is dated 1930 and is by missionary Dorothea Keeney. She describes the inauguration of the college's first Chinese president, Lucy C. Wang; the school's commencement; and a wedding of one of the staff. One of the articles is by Lucy Wang and from the July 31 issue of Woman's Missionary Friend. It...
Dates: Created: 1920-1931

Small Collection 061 Papers of Charles Blanchett

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 061
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a booklet of nine watercolor sketches illustrating a three-verse limerick written in English but lettered in a verticle stylistic Chinese script; was presented to Charles Isaac Blanchett (1875-1933) upon his arrival in Pakhoi, China (near Hong Kong), to work with the Church Missionary Society.  The booklet depicts an imaginary world in which Blanchett and his colleague, Bishop Rt. Rev. G.H. Landers (bishop of Hong Kong) are ambushed by cannibals.

Dates: Created: 1908

Small Collection 065 Papers of Joseph K. Wright

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 065
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter from Joseph Kingsburg Wight, missionary to China, to his brother, William Wight, describing his sea voyage to China, the condition of Shanghai, missionary endeavors in China and the Taiping Rebellion.

Dates: Created: 1856

Small Collection 074 Papers of Robert W. Porteous

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 074
Scope and Contents This collection contains a prayer letter by Robert Porteous describing accounts of the activities of the church in Yichun, Jianxi Province, including an intensive Bible school and conference for women, prayer meetings for several captured Christian workers, and weekly services, all taking place in the midst of troop movements by government and communist troops, which, although disruptive, did not interfere with church activities. Also included are items about military conflict and...
Dates: Created: 1928

Small Collection 075 Papers of Charles Fairclough

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 075
Scope and Contents Ths collection contains a ten-page prayer letter from Charles Fairclough, describing a tour of mission stations in Zhejiang Province, the evidence of cultural and social upheaval in the area, an evaluation of the church in China as it emerged from persecution, reflection on the political, social and cultural developments during Fairclough's 30 years of missionary work, an overview of current developments following civil war from 1926-1928, and an evaluation of China's future.  Includes 4...
Dates: Created: 1928

Small Collection 076 Papers of Edwin W. Fisch

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 076
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a prayer letter from Edwin William Fisch, a missionary with China Inland Mission, detailing his first days in China including descriptions of his arrival in Shanghai, the China Inland Mission compound and hospital, Shanghai street life, visits to training institutes, medical facilities, leading a worship service, travel on the Yangtze River, and the working classes.

Dates: Created: 1937

Small Collection 078 Papers of Ralph and Helen Scoville

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 078
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three prayer letters describing Ralph and Helen Scovilles' missionary work in China; travel from Shanghai to Ningsha, Kansu Province (now Yinchuan, Gansu) and raid and 23-day occupation of Ningsha by Muslim bandits.

Dates: Created: 1928-1929

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 080 Papers of Martha Pohnert

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 080
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one prayer letter from Martha Pohnert, a missionary with China Inland Mission, decribing Pohnert's Chinese co-workers, prayer needs, famine in the area, and the state of an outlying town damaged by soldiers.

Dates: Created: 1929

Small Collection 081 Papers of A. Bertram Lewis

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 081
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one letter from A. Bertram Lewis, describing his work as missionary in Kiangsi Province, China, with China Inland Mission, the progress of evangelistic work, involvement of Chinese Christians in evangelism, and a Bible conference.

Dates: Created: 1937

Small Collection 082 Papers of Hannah L. Reid

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 082
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one prayer letter from Hannah L. Reid, describing Reid's work as missionary with China Inland Mission, the illness of Reid's missionary sister, Lilias Reid, and subsequent medical treatment, death and funeral.

Dates: Created: 1934

Small Collection 085 Papers of Harold and Helen Hayward

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 085
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one prayer letter from Harold D. and Helen M. Hayward, describes the Haywards' overland travel as China Inland Mission workers with a description of the countryside and cities enroute to Xining, their assigned station, near the Tibetan border.

Dates: Created: 1926

Small Collection 086 Papers of Herbert and Minnie Flagg

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 086
Scope and Contents This collection contains two prayer letters from Herbert W. and Minnie E. Flagg, decsribing the Flaggs' work as missionaries with China Inland Mission, and political and social turmoil due to conflict between nationalist and communist forces and local robber bands, including G.M. Metcalf's being held as a hostage; Shanghai CIM compound caught in the crossfire in one instance; missionaries fleeing from the countryside; propaganda slogans; and attempts to continue work inland. Since many CIM...
Dates: Created: 1927

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

Small Collection 097 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 097
Scope and Contents

This collection contains pamphlets, correspondence, reports and articles created by Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr. documenting his internment by the Japanese in China, the great physical and spiritual needs of the people in South Korea following the war there, and the development of the rehabilitation program under Torrey's administration.

Dates: Created: 1942-1966

Small Collection 110 Ephemera of Helen Stam

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 110
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper clippings relating to Helen Priscilla Stam, whose missionary parents, John and Betty Stam, were killed by communist soliders in China when Helen Stam was an infant. The clippings decsribe the Stam's ministry in China; their deaths; Helen Stam's rescue by local Christians; and expresses the hopes of her grandparents that she would become a missionary.

Dates: Created: 1934-1939

Small Collection 114 Ephemera of William Ekvall Simpson

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 114
Scope and Contents This collection contains a booklet of photocopies assembled by Ray Smith and a photocopy of a manuscript copied from a typed manuscript attributed to William Wallace Simpson. The booklet contains a narrative by Smith about the life and death of William E. Wallace and copies of many documents, articles and excerpts from books. The documents are mainly concerned with the investigation into the death of the two men, while the articles and excerpts also deal to some extent with Simpson's work as...
Dates: Created: 1998

South Chih-li Mission prayer letters.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1989-119
Dates: 1905-1908

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

TEAM archives, fifth accession, Boxes 183-270.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 88, Box: 183-270
Identifier: 2022-017
Dates: 1897-2014

TEAM archives, fourth accession, boxes 139-182.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 44, Box: 139-182
Identifier: 2022-015
Dates: 1893-2009

TEAM archives, second accession, boxes 4-72.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 69, Box: 4-72
Identifier: 2022-008
Dates: 1893-2006