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Oral history interview with Martha H. Philips, 1985.

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Main Author: Philips, Martha H.
Topics: Animism - Mexico. | Aboriginal Australians. | Bible colleges - Canada. | Boarding schools - China. | Children of missionaries - China. | Christian education - Canada. | Christian life. | Conversion. | Evangelistic work - China. | Evangelistic work - Canada. | Fund raising. | Indians of Mexico - Oaxaca - Missions. | Indians of Mexico - Oaxaca - Religion and mythology. | Language in missionary work. | Linguistics - Mexico. | Missionaries - Appointment, call, and election. | Missionaries - Leaves and furloughs. | Missionaries - Training of - Canada. | Missionaries - Canada. | Missionaries - Japan. | Rural missions - Mexico. | Missions - China. | Missions - Mexico. | Prayer. | Prisoners of war - China. | Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945. | Sunday schools - Canada. | Syncretism (Religion) | Tribes. | Women - Religious life. | Women in missionary work. | World War, 1939-1945 - Prisoners and prisons, Japanese | Worship. | Zapotec Indians. | Bible - Translating. | Catholic Church - Mexico. | Chefoo School (Yen-t'ai shih, China) | China Inland Mission. | Gripsholm (Ship) | Prairie Bible Institute. | Wycliffe Bible Translators. | Kuhn, Isobel. | Kuhn, John Becker. | Liddell, Eric, 1902-1945. | Philips, Martha H. | Stam, Elisabeth Alden Scott, 1906-1934. | Stam, John Cornelius, 1907-1934.
Regions: Mexico - Religion | China - History - 1937-1945.
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Physical Description: 3 reels of audio tape (3 hours).
Summary: Two interviews with Philips. Topics include description of her missionary work in China with China Inland Mission at Chefoo School as a teacher of missionary children, internment by Japanese at Temple Hill and Wei Xian camps, repatriation, working with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Zapotec Indians in southern Mexico, traveling thoughout the world representing Wycliffe, and various other mission-related topics. The events described in the interviews cover the period from ca. 1910 to 1973.
Finding Aids: Finding aid available in repository reading room.
Notes: Missionary; born in 1905; graduated from Prairie Bible Institute in Alberta, Canada, 1936; went to China with the China Inland Mission in 1936 and taught at the Chefoo School for missionary children; was interned with other faculty and students of the school by the Japanese, 1941-1943; worked with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Zapotec Indians of Mexico, 1950-1956; carried out deputation work for Wycliffe around the world until her retirement in 1973.

More Details for: Oral history interview with Martha H. Ph