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Missions -- India.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Assorted missionary materials.

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: 1985-141
Dates: 1984-1985

Boston Recorder newspaper issues.

 Unprocessed — Folder 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1981-017
Dates: 1919

Collection 038 Ephemera of Paul Rader

 Collection
Identifier: CN 038
Scope and Contents Newsletters, sermon manuscripts, scrapbooks, programs, pamphlets, photographs, negatives, brochures, a taped sermon, slides, thesis materials, and more, documenting Paul Rader's life and ministry. The material deals mainly with his radio work and the organizations he founded, including the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle. Additional material includes items about Rader gathered for a planned biography, sermons of other preachers who spoke at the Tabernacle, newsletters and magazines published by...
Dates: Created: 1899-1996

Collection 044 Papers of Helen M. Tenney

 Collection
Identifier: CN 044
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, scrapbook, drafts, articles, and research notes which reflect Tenney's active participation in a number of evangelical ministries, but particularly her work with the Woman's Union Missionary Society (WUMS), especially the labor she put into writing a history of that organization. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of that history.

Dates: Created: 1882-1980

Collection 056 Records of OMS International, Inc.

 Collection
Identifier: CN 056
Scope and Contents News releases, prayer letters, reports and field studies. The documents all related to the work of OMS which had workers in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Latin America in the areas of radio broadcasting and Bible distribution. Key OMS figures featured include founder Charles Cowman, his wife, Lettie Burd Cowman, Wesley Duewel, and E.A. Kilbourne.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content Section, the notation "folder 5-2" means "box 5, folder 2."]The collection consists of annual...
Dates: Created: 1963 - 1978

Collection 069 Ephemera of Catholic Colonial Missions

 Collection
Identifier: CN 069
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of correspondence to William Poynter, Bishop of London, from overseas missions, ecclesiastical bodies, and civil governments concerning missionary activities in North America, the West Indies India, and the Mediterranean.This collection consists solely of correspondence to Bishop Poynter from overseas missions, and from ecclesiastical and British Civil Governments overseas. While the main bulk of the material falls between 1821 and 1825, the correspondence...
Dates: Created: 1803-1827

Collection 087 Papers of Fredrik Franson

 Collection
Identifier: CN 087
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of correspondence, reports, excerpts from sermons and other writings collected by Rev. Edward P. Torjesen on the life and ministry of Fredrik Franson (1852-1908). Materials include articles written about evangelistic work, prophecy conferences, missionary efforts on several continents, and the recruitment of Christian workers.  Persons featured include mission founders A.B. Simpson and James Hudson Taylor. Materials include articles in several languages. Documents are arranged...
Dates: Created: 1872-1909

Collection 146 Records of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge

 Collection
Identifier: CN 146
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the microfilmed archives of the first century of S.P.C.K. endeavor. These papers are arranged in four series: A - Minutes and Reports (reels 1-10); B - Financial Records (reels 11-20); C - Letters and Memorials (reels 21-33); D - Special Subjects (reels 34-41). The minutes, reels 1-7, are indexed at the beginning of each volume. All reels are 35mm, positive copies.

Dates: Created: 1698-1794

Collection 154 Records of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel: Lambeth Palace Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 154
Scope and Contents The collection consists of about two thousand five hundred letters and eight volumes of minutes covering the formative years of the Society, 1701-1750. Later papers document the establishment of the American episcopate after the Revolution. The correspondence is primarily with clergy sent to America, but also concerns Eurasia, especially China and India. Correspondence primarily with clergy sent to America, but also concerns work in Eurasia, particularly China and India. Topics covered...
Dates: Created: 1679-1790

Collection 161 Records of the Council for World Mission

 Collection
Identifier: CN 161
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 17,716 sheets of microfiche containing minutes, reports, candidates' papers, graphics, and correspondence with missionaries in Europe, Russia, the Americas, West Indies, Australia, the South Seas, Africa, China, India, and other areas. Also included are journals of missionaries, correspondence of David Livingstone, and material about a mission to Jewish people in London. The microfiche was filmed from originals in the Library of the School of Oriental and African...
Dates: Created: 1775-1940

Collection 162 Records of the International Missionary Council/Conference of British Missionary Societies

 Collection
Identifier: CN 162
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 2,587 sheets of microfiche containing  correspondence and memos, chiefly 1910-1945, especially to Joseph  H. Oldham and William Paton. The microfiche primarily concerns India and British Africa, but includes material about African areas under Belgium, Portuguese and French control as well. Manuscript material is correspondence and memoranda related especially to key mission figures Joseph H. Oldham (1874-1969) and William Paton (1886-1943); much printed material...
Dates: Created: 1910-1945

Collection 163 Records of the Methodist Missionary Society

 Collection
Identifier: CN 163
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 70 sheets of microfiche containing detailed inventories in typescript for a portion of the Archives of the Methodist Church, Overseas Division (also known as the Methodist Missionary Society) in England. This Archive, housed in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, includes Methodism materials dating from 1769. The records of the Archive consist of three distinct groups: Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society, Women's Work, and...
Dates: Created: 1791-1931

Collection 168 Records of the American Sunday School Union

 Collection
Identifier: CN 168
Scope and Contents Correspondence records social and political history, including slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction period.  Also documented is outreach to African and Native Americans, missions in Canada, China, France, Germany, Russia, India, and South America. This microfilm edition of the ASSU records, arranged in three series: (l) Correspondence and Reports, 1817-1915; (2) Administrative Records, 1817-1915; and (3) YOUTH'S PENNY GAZETTE, 1843-1860, and Catalogs, 1817-1910. Originals are housed in...
Dates: Created: 1817-1915

Collection 177 Papers of Zoe Anne Alford

 Collection
Identifier: CN 177
Scope and Contents This collection contains curriculum materials and lecture notes, manuscripts of messages, correspondence, prayer letters, financial records, clippings, maps, promotional materials, minutes, photographs, newsletters, oral history interview, documenting Zoe Anne Alford's work in India and among Navajo Indians in New Mexico. The collection provides a broad overview of her education, preparation and missionary career, extending from her grammar school education into her retirement. It provides...
Dates: Created: 1925-1983

Collection 178 Papers of Donald and Mary McGavran

 Collection
Identifier: CN-178
Scope and Contents The papers of Donald and Mary McGavran include correspondence (personal and business), class lectures, manuscripts of books and articles, newspaper clippings, statistics, maps, reference materials, financial records, documents gathered to study church growth in different parts of the world, photographs, audio tapes, and videos. They document a wide variety of different topics, but are particularly strong for three areas: the McGavrans' family life, their work in India as missionaries, and,...
Dates: Created: 1906-2000

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

 Collection
Identifier: CN 184
Scope and Contents

Personal correspondence, cards, resumes, and mission newsletters from a group of Canadian and American students who attended an Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship summer camp, 1951, near Toronto, Canada. This collection documents an eighteen-year period of the lives of those who communicated with Lois Ottaway with information which was compiled by her for an informal, annual Campus-in-the-Woods Newsletter.

Dates: Created: 1961-1981

Collection 187 Papers of Eleanor R. Elliott

 Collection
Identifier: CN 187
Scope and Contents Family correspondence, prayer letters, brochures, newspaper clippings, prayer cards and letters from other missionaries, photographs, slides, negatives, journals and diaries, and eight interviews concerning Elliott's childhood in China, mission work with China Inland Mission (now Overseas Missionary Fellowship) in China and the Philippines, her experiences as an evangelist and teacher, her life in China during the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, and the civil war that followed. Her retirement...
Dates: Created: 1910-1988

Collection 202 Papers of Berea St. John Feiner

 Collection
Identifier: CN 202
Scope and Contents Correspondence, articles, photographs, and various other materials created or compiled by Berea St. John Feiner. Collection includes items on a wide variety of missionary endeavors over a span of 140 years, notes of explanation with individual items, missionary stories, Feiner's and others' published articles concerning the work Harold L. and Biola Ogilvie in Nigeria and other Sudan Interior Mission personnel, a J. Herbert Kane article on Roland Bingham.  Topics covered include missions in...
Dates: Created: 1834-1973

Collection 218 Records of the Evangelical Missions Information Service

 Collection
Identifier: CN 218
Scope and Contents Correspondence, press releases, minutes, financial statements, reports, and photographs documenting the activities of the Evangelical Mission Information Service (EMIS), the publications arm of both the Evangelical Foreign Missions Association and the Interdenominational Foreign Missions Association. Activities documented include the publication of several mission periodicals, including Evangelical Missions Quarterly and Missionary News Service; organization of missionary conferences and...
Dates: Created: 1964-1981

Collection 223 Records of the Baptist Missionary Society

 Collection
Identifier: CN-223
Scope and Contents Collection consists of minutes, committee records, correspondence, and missionaries' papers.Society committees whose activities and deliberations are documented include: Finance, Candidate Board, Eastern India and Ceylon, China, and Western. Principle correspondents and figures include William Carey, Adoniram Judson, Isaac Allen, William Holman Bentley, John Chamberlain, Thomas Comber, Andrew Fuller, Joseph Jackson Fuller, George Grenfell, Alfred G. Jones, William Knibb, Joshua...
Dates: Created: 1792-1914

Collection 258 Oral History Interview with Bradford E. Steiner

 Collection
Identifier: CN 258
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Bradford Ezra Steiner (1917-1987), in which he discusses his medical work at Landour Hospital in Landour, Mussoorie, India; diseases; folk medicine; evangelistic outreach to patients in the hospital; conflicts between Christians, Hindus, and Muslims; and carrying medical care into the surrounding villages. The time period covered by the interview is roughly 1947 to 1958.Bradford Ezra Steiner was interviewed by Ted Reihmer at Steiner's home in Elmhurst,...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 260 Oral History Interviews with Jeannette Thiessen

 Collection
Identifier: CN 260
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeannette Louise Martig Thiessen (1927-2014) in which she discusses her family life in Illinois, favorite professors and her education at Wheaton College, nurses' training, and years in India (1952-1974) working with her husband under the sponsorship of the Mennonite Mission to the Lepers and American Leprosy Mission. Other topics discussed include: the Indian caste system, Indian politics, economics, literacy, hospital work with lepers, the Indian church,...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 261 Records of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

 Collection
Identifier: CN-261
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of the files of the ABCFM. The originals are at Harvard University. The units that the Archives has are: #1, letters from the offices of the Board to foreign missionaries (including letters to missionaries working with American Indians); #2, letters from missions in Africa; #3, letters from missions in Asia; #4, letters from missions in Central Asia (India, etc.); #5, letters from missions in the Near East; and #6, letters from missions on the American continents and the...
Dates: Created: 1827-1929

Collection 279 Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Evans

 Collection
Identifier: CN 279
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Elizabeth Morrell Evans (1899-1976) in which she discusses her childhood; education at Wheaton College; work with J. Elwin Wright; her Christian education activities; the development of the New England Fellowship, the National Association of Evangelicals, and the World Evangelical Fellowship; and her work as a missionary in Taiwan. The time period covered by the interviews is 1899-1976.Elizabeth Evans was interviewed by Robert Shuster on October 8,...
Dates: Created: 1984-1985

Collection 292 Papers of Silas F. Fox

 Collection
Identifier: CN 292
Scope and Contents Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, clippings, magic lantern slides, photographs, home movies, pamphlets, financial statements relating to Fox's career in the Telugu-speaking area of India as an independent missionary. The collection also contains information on indigenous Indian evangelists.Materials, some in the Telegu language, document daily life, including descriptions of his travels.  Home movies contain many scenes of travel, Indian landscape and animals, including scenes...
Dates: Created: 1949-1973

Collection 326 Papers of James Edwin Wright

 Collection
Identifier: CN 326
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and personal notebook relating to the ministry of James E. Wright with Youth for Christ in India, Mexico, and the United States.Series 1: Audio TapesOral history interviews with James E. Wright in which he describes his youth, conversion and spiritual growth, education at Wheaton College and Multnomah School of the Bible, involvement with Youth For Christ in Portland, Oregon, India and Mexico, counseling and follow-up...
Dates: Created: 1950-1986

Collection 334 Papers of Luther Rice

 Collection
Identifier: CN 334
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of the papers of Baptist educator, missionary, and leader Luther Rice (1783-1836), including a list of correspondents, lecture notes on theology and other topics, school records of Columbian College, diary, financial record book, and letters. Also includes a copy of the 1814 constitution (and later suggested revisions) of the General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States for Foreign Missions. Originals filmed by the Historical Commission of...
Dates: Created: 1803-1825

Collection 336 Papers of William Carey

 Collection
Identifier: CN 336
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing materials relating to William Carey’s life and ministry. The materials include letters, engravings, biography, reports of the jubilee of the Baptist Missionary Society in 1842, Carey's will, an 1862 lecture on Carey, and fifty-two letters from Carey in Serampore, India, to John Rydland, along with several miscellaneous items.The reel includes an index (hand-written); engraving of John Ryland, the minister of the...
Dates: Created: 1793-1862

Collection 354 Records of the Baptist General Convention

 Collection
Identifier: CN 354
Scope and Contents This collection consists of minutes of the Board of Foreign Missions of the General Missionary Convention, May 18, 1814 to May 3, 1847, held in Philadelphia. Minutes include contents of the constitution, lists of financial gifts, committee members, actions concerning missionaries on the field, letters of resignation, and organizational procedures. Also included are minutes of a meeting of Foreign Missions Managers of the Baptist General Convention, September 24, 1845, called to adopt a new...
Dates: Created: 1814-1845

Collection 379 Records of the Woman's Union Missionary Society

 Collection
Identifier: CN-379
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, almost 3,000 photographs.

Topics documented include the creation and activity of the mission work in Burma, China, India, Pakistan, and Japan, its work among orphans and women.

Dates: Created: 1860-1983

Collection 405 Papers of W. Robert & Frances Holmes

 Collection
Identifier: CN 405
Scope and Contents Collection of letters written primarily by Robert Holmes and his wife, Frances (Frannie) to their families in the United States, while they served as missionaries with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Sri Lanka from 1947 to 1960. A few of the letters are from the children, Bobby and Carol Lou, to their grandparents, and there are a few letters sent to the Holmes family. (The originals were retained by the donor.) The letters date from 1947 to 1960, and were mostly...
Dates: Created: 1947-1960

Collection 418 Papers of Hester H. Withey

 Collection
Identifier: CN 418
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and a manuscript, documenting the ministry of Hester Hartzell Withey, missionary with Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ International (WEC) in China and India from 1940-1985.Series: Audio TapesOral history interviews with Hester Withey in which she describes her parents’ and grandparents’ missionary service in Angola, her childhood in Africa and the U.S., education in South Africa, conversion, medical training,...
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 483 Oral History Interview with Francis Sunderaraj

 Collection
Identifier: CN 483
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Francis Sunderaraj in which he describes committing his life to Christ as a teenager in India; the development of his faith; the institutions and leadership of Evangelical Protestantism in India; Methodist churches in India and Malaysia; Sunderaraj's education at the Union Biblical Seminary in Yeotmal, India, Princeton Seminary, and Wheaton College; the development of the Evangelical Fellowship of India. The time period covered by the interviews is ca....
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 488 Papers of John E. Phillips

 Collection
Identifier: CN 488
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews, letters, newspaper clipping, a booklet and other materials, relating mainly to John E. Phillips' work as a missionary with the Sudan Interior Mission among the Kambatta people of Ethiopia (1932-1937) and among the Dinka people of Sudan (1938-1949). There is also some information on his involvement in other ministries, such as Ambassadors for Christ and the Allentown Rescue Mission.

Dates: Created: 1926-2003

Collection 495 Papers of Jacob Chamberlain

 Collection
Identifier: CN 495
Scope and Contents Two volumes of letterbooks which contain copies of the handwritten correspondence of Jacob Chamberlain, a missionary to India. He worked with the Arcot Mission under the Reformed Church in America Board of Foreign Missions. Volume 1 dates from June 1869 to July 1874 and Volume 2 from January 1880 to January 1882.Each volume is separated into two sections, official correspondence and personal correspondence; both types describe Chamberlain's work as a medical missionary, itinerant...
Dates: Created: 1882

Collection 540 Papers of William E. Blackstone

 Collection
Identifier: CN 540
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the ministry of William E. Blackstone, evangelist, Christian Zionist, and first superintendent of the Chicago Hebrew Mission. These materials include correspondence, organizational reports, miscellaneous mission organization reports, book orders, financial statements involving home and foreign missionaries as well as indigenous Christian workers, people and organizations who received support from the Milton Stewart Evangelistic Fund of which Blackstone was sole trustee,...
Dates: Created: 1891-1979

Collection 565 Ephemera of J. Elwin Wright

 Collection
Identifier: CN 565
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photo albums, photographs, films, reports, clippings, minutes, slides and other materials relating to J. Elwin Wright's activities as leader of the New England Fellowship and a founder and leader of the National Association of Evangelicals and the World Evangelical Fellowship.The bulk of the collection documents several overseas trips Wright took for the NAE and WEF between 1945 and 1955.

Dates: Created: 1897-1986

Collection 626 Oral History Interview with Stephen Christopher

 Collection
Identifier: CN 626
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Stephen Christopher, a Tamil mission leader. Topics covered in the interview include his childhood, education and conversion; the work of Dohnavur Fellowship; ministry of his father (P. T. Christopher) and the founding of the Tamil Gospel Village Mission, his own vision for the ministry; the Christian church in northern and southern India; and a comparison of Indian and American Christianity. The time period covered by the interview is 1980 to 2006....
Dates: 2007

Collection 640 Records of International Fellowship of Evangelical Students

 Collection
Identifier: CN 640
Scope and Contents Predominantly correspondence and reports of the international Evangelical organization, most extensively between 1971 and 1998. IFES aims to provide staff leadership and coordinate with national staff of member movements to: witness, train and disciple students on university campuses, where student-led evangelism will have an impact on those institutions, churches, and society. The records document in detail the activities and influence of the global IFES student movement at both country and...
Dates: 1934-2000

Collection 666 Papers of Arvilla E. Garner

 Collection
Identifier: CN 666
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, prayer letters, sermon transcripts, and photographs relating to the career of Arvilla E. Garner, personal secretary to H. A. Ironside. Correspondence and photographs in this collection is from Helen Mae Doderlein, a friend of Garner and a missionary with the Christian & Missionary Alliance. Also includes transcripts of sermons by Ironside, preached at The Moody Church of Chicago.

Dates: Created: 1922-1940, undated

Collection 712 Oral History Interview with Gaddam Persis Andrews

 Collection
Identifier: CN 712
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gaddam Persis Andrews. Topics covered include health issues; family life and history; New Delhi (India); gender dynamics in India; early religious experiences; spiritual disciplines; religious life of India (Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism); holistic healing; adolescent insecurity; sociology; Jesus and Mary College; volunteering at Shalom Delhi; work with HIV patients; master’s in social work at the Center for Studies in Rural Development, Pune University; specializing...
Dates: 2019

Collection 720 Papers of Louise H. Pierson

 Item
Identifier: CN 720
Scope and Contents

Photographs, mission newsletters, newspaper clippings, letters, drawings, and pressed flowers arranged in a scrapbook mainly documenting the work of several early Woman’s Union Missionary Society (WUMS) workers in China, Japan, and India. Most of the scrapbook appears to be focused on the work of Mrs. Louise Henrietta Pierson in Yokohama, Japan through the American Mission Home (now known as Yokohama Kyoritsu Kritsu Gakuen or Doremus School) from 1871-1899.

Dates: 1871-1902

Donald McGavran materials.

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2013-033
Dates: 1859-1990

Gospel Recordings records.

 Unprocessed — Box 7
Identifier: 1996-014
Dates: 1954-1992

Gospel Recordings records.

 Unprocessed — Box 6
Identifier: 1996-034
Dates: 1920-1989

Jane A. McNally papers.

 Unprocessed — Box 2
Identifier: 2019-037
Dates: 1944-2012

Jane McNally papers.

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2020-006
Dates: 1945-2003

Merv Rosell papers.

 Unprocessed — Box 34
Identifier: 2018-027
Dates: 1923-2001

Paul and Jessie Yardy papers.

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: 1982-099
Dates: 1979-1980

Small Collection 047 Papers of Reginald Heber

 Collection
Identifier: SCN 047
Scope and Contents

Manuscript of a sermon delivered by Heber of the Anglican Church to clergy in his diocese of Calcutta, India, describing the missionary situation in India.

Dates: Created: 1826