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Missions.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:

MSS | Joseph and Barbara Grimes

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2010-1077
Dates: Other: 1954

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

Oswald Chambers Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-122
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection came from David McCasland, who is the author of Abandoned to God, a biography of Oswald Chambers. Best known as the author of My Utmost for His Highest, the Reverend Oswald Chambers was an evangelist throughout the United Kingdom, America and Japan. In 1915 he traveled to Egypt to work with the YMCA in Zeitoun ministering to soldiers there. It was here that he suffered from an attack of appendicitis that ultimately took his life. It is to his wife Biddy Chambers...
Dates: Created: 1886-2017; Other: Date acquired: 2002

Small Collection 027 Records of the Northern Canada Evangelical Mission

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 027
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handbook created by the Northern Canada Evangelical Mission orient missionaries and candidates to NCEM's procedures and expectations for raising financial support from churches, filing reports, behavior on the field, and writing letters to supporters.

Dates: Created: 1973

Small Collection 028 Records of the Orinoco River Mission

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 028
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handbook given to Orinoco River Mission candidates and missionaries to acquaint them with the mission's rules and regulations. Also contains specific information useful to missionaries in Venezuela.

Dates: Created: 1967

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 031 Records of The Evangelical Alliance Mission

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 031
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an orientation handbook created by The Evangelical Alliance Mission for TEAM missionaries and candidates to orient them to the mission's goals, methods, and policies. The manual outlines regulations related to fundraising, visas and overseas travel, health and country-specific information. Also included is information on TEAM's Medical Aid Fund and a letter explaining TEAM's procedure for reviewing candidiates for mission fields.

Dates: Created: 1962-1964

Small Collection 032 Records of Evangelical Missions Information Service

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 032
Scope and Contents

Report written by Osborne Buchanan of the National Liberty Foundation on the status and future of the 3-year old Evangelical Missions Information Service. Document summarizes EMIS history and makes recommendations for increasing its usefulness with support from National Liberty Foundation, by developing a research center or provide research services for mission agencies.  Report written in response to recommendation of mission executives at Colorado Springs meeting in early 1967.

Dates: Created: 1967

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 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 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 092 Papers of James Hudson Taylor

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 092
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two letters from James Hudson Taylor to a Mr. Sloane written while traveling, discussing China Inland Mission affairs, including financial contributions, conferences, and concerns for friends and co-workers.

Dates: Created: 1896-1898

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 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

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

Woman's Union Missionary Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 379
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, personnel files, legal documents, financial files, scrapbooks, and almost 3,000 photographs that document the activity, personnel, and ministry of the organization founded in 1860 by Mrs. Thomas C. Doremus. The mission was intended as a vehicle for sending single women as missionaries to women in closed societies (and therefore unreachable by male missionaries) in Asia, covering their medical and educational work among orphans and women in Burma, China, India,...
Dates: Created: 1860-1983

Youth for Christ Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 048
Brief Description Minutes, constitution and by-laws, clippings, newsletters, manuals, pamphlets, directories, press releases, audio tapes, videotapes, photographs, posters, club yearbooks, correspondence, etc., about the founding, development and growth, and activities of Youth for Christ in the USA and internationally.Collection documents organizational policies, correspondence of the organization's presidents, conventions and Bible quiz competitions, the operation of Campus Life clubs, Youth...
Dates: Created: 1944-ongoing; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-ongoing