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Missions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 278 Papers of Elisabeth Elliot

 Collection
Identifier: CN 278
Scope and Contents Correspondence, slides, clippings, publicity releases, reviews, manuscripts, video and audio tapes relating to Elliot's careers as a missionary in Ecuador, author, teacher and speaker; videos of an oral history interview and several of her lectures on marriage, loneliness, suffering, and other topics. The collection is particularly rich in material relating to the so-called Auca Incident and her own work the Waorani, whose enemies called them the "Auca."
Dates: Created: 1939-1992

Collection 599 Ephemera of the "Auca" Incident

 Collection
Identifier: CN-599
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, comic book, film, filmstrips, oversize materials, phonograph records, postage stamps, and video tapes documenting the martyrdom of five American missionaries in Ecuador by the Huaorani Indians in 1956.

Documents describe the deaths of the missionary, the response by Protestant evangelical Christians in the United States, and later missionary work with the Indians by Rachel Saint and Elisabath Elliot.
Dates: Created: 1956-1993, undated

Collection 657 Papers of Kenneth Fleming

 Collection
Identifier: CN 657
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters, articles, audio recordings, photographs, and other material collected by Kenneth Fleming relating to the death of five American missionaries in Ecuador in 1956, including his brother Peter Fleming, in Ecuador with the Plymouth Brethren mission agency Christian Missions In Many Lands. In particular, the papers document the story of Peter’s involvement in the so-called “Operation Auca” and his death, along with missionaries Jim Elliot, Ed McCully, Nate Saint and Roger...
Dates: Created: 1946-2011