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 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 653 Ephemera of Ruth Paxson

 Collection
Identifier: CN-653
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters, photograph and pamphlets related to Ruth Paxson’s work as a missionary in China, Europe and the United States and career as an author of pamphlets and books on the Christian life.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation "folder 2-5" means "Box 2, Folder 5"]Series: PhotographsThe following items are located in the ...

Collection 657 Papers of Kenneth Fleming

 Collection
Identifier: CN-657
Scope and Contents 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. Other topics include the growth of the church among the Waorani people.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Series: Audio Tapes...

Collection 658 Papers of Samuel D. Faircloth

 Collection
Identifier: CN-658
Scope and Contents Prayer letters and an oral history interviews which document Faircloth’s childhood, conversion, education at Wheaton College and elsewhere, and his work as a United States Army chaplain in Italy immediately after World War II, church planter in Portugal and a seminary professor at the Tyndale Theological Seminary in the Netherlands.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “Folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]...

Collection 659 Papers of Roy W. Gustafson

 Collection
Identifier: CN-659
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, correspondence, photos, newspaper clippings, and other documents relating to Gustafson’s education and life’s work as a minister, evangelist, Bible teacher, and staff member of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Particularly well documented are the tours of the Holy Land (Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt) he led and lectured to for several decades, his participation in ministries in Africa and Asia, and his active involvement in the worldwide activities of Samaritan’s...

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.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder...

Collection 670 Papers of Kathryn Deering

 Collection
Identifier: CN-670
Scope and Contents Manuscripts, newsletters, photos, digital copies of journals, and other materials relating to the life and ministry of Elisabeth Elliot as they were gathered by Kathryn Deering, employee of Servant Publications who edited Elliot’s newsletter and several of her books.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Arrangement: Alphabetically by folder title, titles in...

Collection 683 Papers of Rolland and Thelma Smith

 Collection
Identifier: CN-683
Scope and Contents Newsletters, prayer letters, fund-raising and promotional material, donor correspondence, pamphlets, blueprints, maps, personal correspondence, programs, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, radio program scripts, and photographs relating to the Smith’s missionary work among the Cree First Nations in Alberta, Canada (1945-1960). The collection also contains camp meeting itineraries, newspaper clippings, financial reports, brochures and directories relating to Sebring Interdenominational Camp in...

Collection 689 Papers of Stephen D. Morad

 Collection
Identifier: CN-689
Scope and Contents Typed manuscript of an unpublished history of the Africa Inland Church (AIC) of Kenya written by Stephen D. Morad and Shelly Arensen and a report on the results a 1993-1995 survey of the AIC.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation “folder 2-5" means “Box 2, Folder 5"]Date Range: circa 1995-1996Volume: .25 cubic feet, 1 Box...

Collection 701 Papers of Olive Fleming Liefeld

 Collection
Identifier: CN-701
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, reports, transcripts, photographs, photo albums, and other materials from the papers of Olive Liefeld relating to her first husband, Peter Fleming, their work as missionaries in Ecuador among the Quichua people, his death along with four other missionaries at the hands of Waorani tribesmen in 1956, the continuing development of that story in terms of the impact of the men's deaths on American evangelicalism and the growth of a Christian community among the...

MSS | Joseph and Barbara Grimes

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2010-1077

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 that...

Small Collection 027 Records of the Northern Canada Evangelical Mission

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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.

Small Collection 028 Records of the Orinoco River Mission

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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.

Small Collection 029 Records of the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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.

Small Collection 030 Records of the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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.

Small Collection 031 Records of The Evangelical Alliance Mission

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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.

Small Collection 032 Records of Evangelical Missions Information Service

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Identifier: SCN-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.

Small Collection 074 Papers of Robert W. Porteous

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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 destruction...

Small Collection 075 Papers of Charles Fairclough

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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 pages...

Small Collection 081 Papers of A. Bertram Lewis

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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.

Small Collection 085 Papers of Harold and Helen Hayward

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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.

Small Collection 092 Papers of James Hudson Taylor

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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.

Small Collection 097 Papers of Reuben Archer Torrey, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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.

Small Collection 114 Ephemera of William Ekvall Simpson

 Collection
Identifier: SCN-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...

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...