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Collection 231 [June 24, 1999]
Anderson, Ian Rankin (1912-1982) and Helen Mount (1909- )
Papers; 1928-1995, n.d.
5 boxes (3 RC, 2 DC; 3.95 cubic feet), Audio Tapes, Oversize Material, Photo Albums, Photographs, Slides
There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
Full name: Ian Rankin Anderson
Birth date: 1912 in Glasgow, Scotland
Death date: January 25, 1982
Parents: Jonathan R. and Mary Copestake Anderson
Siblings: Andrew, Molly
Marital Status: Married to CIM missionary Helen Mount in Chengchow, Honan (China) on August 27, 1941
Children: Three infant children died in the wartime period
1934 B.Sc. from Kings College of London University
1934?- China Inland Mission Training School
1935?-1941 Evangelism in Shenkiu, Honan (new name, Shenqiu, Henan) with CIM
1941-1982 Career after marriage, see joint career section after Helen Louise Mount biography below
Full name: Helen Louise Mount Anderson
Birth date: 1909 in St. Paul, Minnesota
Parents: William Wooten and Louise Wadsworth Mount
Siblings: Keith and Wadsworth
Marital Status: Married to Scottish CIM missionary Ian Rankin Anderson in Chengchow, Honan (China) on August, 27 1941
Children: Three infant children died in the wartime period
Summit High School, New Jersey
1930 A.B. degree from Wheaton College
1931? M.A. from Teacher's Training College, Columbia University
1934-1935 Language School in Yangchow, Kiangsu (new name, Yangzhou, Jiangsu)
1932?-1934 Taught at Friends' School in Frankford, Philadelphia
1934 Joined CIM
1935-1941 Taught at Chowkiakow Bible School for Women, Honan (new name, Zhoukouzhen, Henan)
1941- Career after marriage, see joint career below
1941-1951 After marriage, the Andersons went to Shenqiu to continue Mr. Anderson's evangelistic work; later stationed at Shekichen, Honan, (new name, Sheqi, Henan), Chengku, Shensi (new name, Chenggu, Shaanxi) and Paoki, Shensi (new name, Baoji, Shaanxi); the Andersons worked in China until CIM workers were expelled from China in 1951.
1952-1956 Taught the Chinese students in the Taichung Bible Institute, Taiwan
1957-1971 Taught in the Chinese community in the Philippines; taught at the Bible Institute of the Philippines (BIOP)
1971-1974 Taught in Yu-Shan Theological Institute in Hualien, Taiwan
1976- Retired, working as OMF regional representatives in New England, and participating in church work and Christian education
Other significant information: The Andersons very often used music, songs and story books in evangelistic work, composing songs in both English and Chinese.
Scope and Content
[NOTE: In the Scope & Content section, the notation "folder 2-5" means box 2, folder 5.]
The collection provides a broad overview of the Andersons' career, with materials ranging from their earliest to last years as missionaries working among the Chinese in China, Taiwan, and the Philippines, as well as among tribal people in Taiwan. The overall arrangement of the collection was provided by the archivist, as were the titles of some of the folders; the titles and subseries arrangement for folders 2-1 through 4-5 were supplied by Mrs. Anderson. Maps and some oversize materials such as a certificate were pulled from the photo albums and their original folders and put in the OS File.
Series: Paper records
Arrangement: Alphabetical by document type (i.e., Articles, Correspondence, Diaries, etc.) and chronologically within each type of document classification
Date range: 1928-1995
Volume: 3 RC, 2 DC (3.95 cubic feet)
Boxes: 1-5 (79 folders)
Geographic coverage: United States, China, Taiwan, Philippines
Type of documents: Correspondence, diaries, articles, clippings, lecture and sermon notes, manuscripts, newsletters, songbooks, story books, maps and notebook
Correspondents: A major portion of the correspondence consists of letters written by Mrs. Anderson to her mother and other members of her family. There are also Mr. Anderson's letters to Mrs. Mount and his own mother, and the Andersons' periodic prayer letters. Most of the correspondence runs from 1934 when Mrs. Anderson first went to China with CIM until 1979, following the Anderson's retirement. Some Chinese letters with English translation were written by Mrs. Anderson's friends, Ho Sheng-Min and Ho Wen Fang.
Subjects: Missionary work in China, Taiwan, and the Philippines, China Inland Mission, Overseas Missionary Fellowship, church work with children, evangelistic work, Bible teaching, sermons, Christian education, teaching in missionary schools and seminaries, Bible Institute of the Philippines, Yu-Shan Theological Institute
Notes: Most of the letters in folders 1-6 through 1-18 were written by Mrs. Anderson to Mrs. Mount. While containing information about the Andersons' missionary work and furloughs, these letters could also be characterized as a mother-daughter conversation on the everyday details of life. With the death of Mrs. Mount in 1961, the nature of the correspondence changed, and that from folder 1-16 through 1-18 consists largely of the Andersons' prayer letters. Correspondence to the Andersons in folder 5-4 consists mainly of letters from Mr. Anderson's mother written in 1952 through 1955, a April 21, 1934, letter from Mrs. Anderson's brother Waddy, objecting her going to China as a missionary, a letter from Al and Thelma Greene describing their trip to Zhoukowzhen in 1986, and three letters addressed to Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Hazelton. A few Chinese letters with English translation are correspondence between Helen and her Chinese friend, Ho Wen Fang in 1986-1987.
The correspondence (folder 1-6) begins with Mrs. Anderson's language study in Yangzhou, her appointment by the mission to Zhoukouzhen, where Annie Sharp was her senior missionary, and Mrs. Anderson's responsibilities included teaching in a girl's school in the city. Folders 1-7 and 5-5 contain periodic references to the war with Japan as well as information about Mrs. Anderson's co-workers, including Grace Weir Rockness (and her husband, Morris), Irene Steele, Miss Kreick, and Ho Sheng-Min. Mrs. Anderson's first mention of her future husband appears in a September 28, 1940, letter (folder 1-7) and is followed by a December letter in which she gives her preliminary impressions of him to her mother. The Andersons left China in 1944 as the war intensified in China, and folder 1-9 includes their impressions of India where they stayed several months on their trip to Europe and America.
A manuscript (folder 5-6), prepared by Mary Ann, contains excerpts of Mrs. Anderson's letters to her mother dated from September 27, 1934 through September 6, 1944. In the accompanied cover letter, Mary Ann reasures Mrs. Anderson of publishing this manuscript. The excerpts start with Mrs. Anderson's trip to China in 1934, her study at the Language School in Yangzhou, Jiangsu, and her missionary work in Zhoukouzhen, Henan. The manuscript also documents her missionary work, daily life and co-workers in various stations she worked at. There is also a description of how the Andersons first met in a September 6, 1940 letter, Mrs. Anderson's concern about getting marry, and the arrangement for her marriage in some 1940 and 1941 letters. The intensity of the war with Japan, information on bombing, flooding, famine, and inflation are also documented. Details of how the Andersons left China via Kunming and Bombay in 1944, in which Mrs. Anderson mentions about her miscarriage, is also included.
Upon returning to China in 1946, the Andersons were stationed in Sheqi, and were asked to begin a Bible school there. They wanted to return to Shenqiu or Zhoukowzhen but the Chinese church leaders who shared responsibility for the work felt the Andersons would be better used at Sheqi. The frequent letters the Andersons were sending home reveal the moves they had to make as the communists gained more control of the country. A February 27, 1948, letter (folder 1-11) documents their hasty evacuation from Sheqi, which initially took them to Chenggu, and then Baoji, where they worked at the Northwestern Bible School. As an appended note by Mrs. Anderson indicates, references to the war in the letters in folders 1-10 through 1-14 were minimized due to censorship. These files nonetheless continue to make references to the political situation, occasionally in masked terms, as well as detailing the Andersons' work. Of special interest is a manuscript (folder 1-28) Mrs. Anderson wrote in June 1, 1951 entitled "As I have seen it ... " describing her impression on the Chinese government after 1949. She discussed the Chinese government policy to missionaries, missionary schools, churches, political movements and activities such as parades, indoctrination classes, and the reaction of the Chinese people to these political movements in 1949-1951. A copy of this manuscript is also found in the photo album ANDERSON, HELEN MOUNT-I.
Folder 1-15 documents the Anderson's work at the Taichung Bible Institute in Taiwan after 1952. The file includes a notepad of handwritten text which was the basis for their prayer letters. The letters document the Andersons' activities of teaching Bible classes for men and women, and Sunday schools for children. A situation worth mention is the difficulty the Bible Institute had with staffing the school, particularly in replacing the principal. These letters also document the Andersons' impressions of Taiwan, noting differences between China and Taiwan.
The Anderson's work in the Philippines between 1957 and 1971 centered on teaching at the Bible Institute of the Philippines (BIOP), a school established initially in Quezon City and later outside Manila in Valenzuela, Bulacan, mainly to serve the Chinese Christian community. The correspondence in folders 1-16 and 1-17 cover the Andersons' work in this period. While they deal principally with the Andersons' work, the letters do refer to co-workers Ray and Helen Frame and Miss Birttain. Also included are two copies of tracts prepared for children in the Philippines, and printed testimonies of a number of graduates from the Bible school. The Andersons wrote in these letters (folders 1-15 through 1-17) of their observations on the differences between the Chinese they had worked with in China and Taiwan and those in the Philippines. Mr. Anderson was also involved in a radio ministry at Far East Broadcasting Company's Philippine station, DZAS, and his responsibilities in this production are also discussed in their correspondence. Material on the Institute is also available in folder 1-1 (annual reports), folder 1-5 (a 10th anniversary commemorative booklet which includes a history of the school written by Raymond Frame), and folder 1-29 (a newsletter in Chinese).
Folder 1-18 documents the last leg of the Anderson's overseas missionary service, their return to Taiwan to work among the tribal people in Hualien (located on the east coast of the island) at the Yu-Shan Theological Institute between 1971 and 1974. The letters again comment on the differences the Andersons saw between the Chinese of Taiwan and the tribal people. Also included in the folder is correspondence written to friends and supporters following their retirement. Other documents on the Institute include a Chinese songbook (folder 1-33), and a 1973 yearbook in Chinese which includes photographs of the Andersons, students, staff, and events (folder 1-34).
The correspondence (folders 1-6 through 1-18) also covers the furloughs the Andersons had, showing not only the work of these missionaries on the field but also among their supporters. The Andersons had furloughs during the following years: 1944-1946, 1952, 1956-1957.
The Andersons' diaries (folders 1-19 through 1-23, 5-5) offer an abbreviated record of their activities. In some cases these are more devotional in nature; in others they refer to a single event of the day. In most cases they are limited to one- or two-sentence entries.
A number of manuscripts by the Andersons are available (folder 1-28), including "A Trek Into the Interior of Mindoro" describing a preliminary evangelistic contact among the Alangan Tribe in Mindoro, Philippines; Mr. Anderson's notes for what appears to be an ongoing evangelistic discussion with someone about Christianity; and a text of two brief messages sent on audio tape to a church in Scotland, in which the Anderson's work as OMF regional representatives is described.
Mr. Anderson had ample experiences in teaching. Folders 1-24 through 1-27 consist of Mr. Anderson's lecture notes on missions, presented at various speaking engagements in the United States after 1974. These cover a wide range of issues, from "The Missionary Imperatives of Christ," "Mission: God's Harvest in Formosa Hills," and "How Missions Function" to "Hudson Taylor, CIM and OMF," "Bible Translation," "Develop a Global Outlook to Missions," and "God's Answers to the Devil's Arguments Against Foreign Missions." Folders 2-1 through 4-11 consist of Mr. Anderson's lecture and sermon notes he used at seminaries in Taiwan, the Philippines, and at services in the United States. These notes cover all the books of the Bible, as well as on topics such as cults, revivals, missions, youth work, and homiletics, etc. Also included (folders 1-24 through 1-27) is Mr. Anderson's description of work among the tribal people of Taiwan, entitled "Testimony." Especially interesting are the talks in folder 1-26 which were Andersons' basis for illustrating evangelistic messages used in conjunction with posters. Folder 1-30 contains similar material in the form of a script for a presentation which the Andersons gave to explain and illustrate Chinese village evangelism. The text describes how they began meetings, includes songs and the text of their evangelistic message accompanying the posters they used, providing insight into Chinese and Filipino culture. The posters accompanying the talks in 1-26 and script in 1-30 are described in the Location Record for Oversize Material found elsewhere in this guide. Besides using posters, the Andersons also used both Chinese (folders 1-31 through 1-33) and English (folder 5-2) songbooks, song sheets, sketch book of Chinese characters (OS 24), and illustrated story books (folder 5-3) in evangelistic work. Mrs. Anderson translated Helen L. Taylor's Little Pilgrim's progress in Chinese in 1950s, folder 5-7 contains the Chinese edition of the book published in 1985, photocopies of the title page and colophone of its Chinese edition published in 1956. Included are also photocopies of the covers and title pages of the English books Little Pilgrim's Progress and One Passionate Purpose.
Exceptional items: Folder 1-9 includes several unusual letters. Since paper was scare from
1942-1944, Mrs. Anderson wrote a number of letters on the thin dress pattern paper she had with
her. While Mrs. Anderson joined her husband in Shenqiu after their marriage, they maintained
contact with their friends and co-workers in Zhoukouzhen and their correspondence contains
information on the work there as well as at Chenqiu.
Series: Audio Tapes
Date range: 1930s-1980s, n.d.
Volume: 5 audio tapes (0.02 cubic foot)
Geographic coverage: China, Taiwan, the Philippines, the United States
Type of document: Songs, narration on audio cassettes
Subjects: Missionary work in China, Taiwan and the Philippines, village evangelism, Yu-Shan Theological Institute, Taiwanese culture and life in the 1970s, hymn singing
T1 (41 minutes). Ian Anderson singing Chinese songs and hymns and explaining the songs he used and what he did in village evangelism in China, he also briefly mentioned evangelism under Communist rule in China. Most songs are in Chinese, with only a few songs in both Chinese and English. This audio tape is identical to T5 in collection 215.
T2 (57 minutes). Ian Anderson talking about Taiwan and Yu-Shan Theological Institute, how the Institute was founded and managed, the students' life, mountain churches, Sunday schools, and daily life of tribal people in Hualien.
T3 (60 minutes). Entitled "Voice of Yushan," in which students of the Yu-Shan Theological Institute talking about how they felt after the Andersons had left Taiwan, and their greetings and singing many hymns and Taiwanese folk songs to the Andersons.
T4 (45 minutes). Ian Anderson singing English hymns. One of the hymns was sung by Ian and a woman, probably Helen.
T5 (41 minutes). English hymns (Side A). 30 minutes. A former Taiwanese student named
Chow Kong Tao, his wife Phoebe and son Simon talking about their life in St. Louis and how
they had developed a church there (side B). 11 minutes.
Arrangement: See Location Records
Date range: 1928-1962, n.d.
Volume: 0.1 cubic foot
Geographic coverage: China, Taiwan, the Philippines
Type of documents: Prints and slides
Subjects: China Inland Mission missionaries, Overseas Missionary Fellowship missionaries, Bible Institute of the Philippines, Andersons and their friends in Taichung
Subseries: Photo Albums
Date range: 1932-1986, n.d.
Volume: 5 albums (1.1 cubic feet)
Geographic coverage: the United States, China, Taiwan, the Philippines, Scotland, Canada, Hong Kong
Type of documents: Primarily photographs, but also some correspondence, articles, clippings, manuscripts, maps
Subjects: Missionary work in China, Taiwan, and the Philippines, China Inland Mission missionaries, Overseas Missionary Fellowship missionaries, missionary children, Bible Institute of the Philippines, Yu-Shan Theological Institute, missionary schools in China, the Andersons and their students, friends and relatives, evangelistic activities in China, Taiwan and the Philippines
Notes: Photo album ANDERSON, HELEN MOUNT-I consists of different materials such as photographs, correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, and articles, etc. describing Mrs. Anderson's life as a missionary in China. Most of the photos were taken in China showing the Andersons' life, their students and friends at different stations they worked at. Correspondence in this volume belongs to Mrs. Mount and Mrs. Anderson. Some Chinese letters with English translation were written by Mrs. Anderson's friends, Ho Sheng-Min, the principal of Chowkiakow Bible School for Women, Honan and Ho Wen-Fang. Most of the photos in photo albums ANDERSON, HELEN MOUNT II, III, IV, and V show OMF missionaries and their activities in the Philippines and Taiwan, the students, staff and their activities in the Bible Institute of the Philippines (BIOP) and Yu-Shan Theological Institute, Hualien, Taiwan. Some shots depict the Andersons, their friends and relatives in China, Taiwan, the Philippines, the United States and Great Britain. Details of the photo albums are described in the Location Record for Photo Album found elsewhere in this guide.
The materials for this collection were received by the Center in April 1982 from the Overseas Missionary Fellowship; and 1982 to 1997 from Helen Anderson.
Accession 82-60, 82-160, 82-172, 82-174, 83-4, 83-5, 83-75, 84-136, 84-148
August 21, 1985
Paul A. Ericksen
Accession 85-120, 85-147, 86-23, 89-84, 91-67, 95-57, 95-65, 95-99, 97-58, 99-24, 99-29
June 14, 1999, updated
Accession: 82-160, 82-172, 72-174, 84-148, 89-84
Type of material: Artifacts
The following items have been given to the CENTER MUSEUM:
1 green padded vest with green buttons
1 pair of hand-made shoes
1 white cloth bag, addressed to Helen Anderson
Blue Chinese gown for everyday use, worn by Ian Anderson; c. 1940.
Blue lined gown for everyday use, worn by Helen Anderson; n.d.
Carbon rubbing plate (for ink); c. 1940.
Chinese handmade stocking; c. 1940.
Ink block; c. 1940.
Two wooden address chops: "Fengsiang, Shensi", "Shekichen, Honan;" ca. 1940
Wooden endorsement chop for letters and legal documents: "Ian R. Anderson;" ca.1940
Accession: 86-23, 95-57
Type of Material: Audio Tapes
The following items are located in the AUDIO TAPE FILE:
T1 - Cassette, 41 minutes. One side. Ian Anderson explaining village evangelism in China with Chinese songs and hymns. Tape was made sometime between 1979 and 1980. This audio tape is identical to T5 in collection 215.
T2 - Cassette, 57 minutes. Two sides. Ian Anderson talking about Taiwan and Yu-Shan Theological Institute, and the daily life of tribal people in Hualien. N.d.
T3 - Cassette, 60 minutes. Two sides. Entitled "Voice of Yushan,". Students of the Yu-Shan Theological Institute talking and singing to the Andersons. 1975.
T4 - Cassette, 45 minutes. One Side. Ian Anderson singing English hymns. N.d.
T5 - Cassette, 41 minutes. Two sides. English hymns (Side A). 30 minutes. N.d. Chow Kong
Tao and his family talking about their life in St. Louis (side B). 11 minutes. 1987.
Type of Material: Books
The following items have been given to the BGC LIBRARY:
One Passionate Purpose (Singaport : Overseas missionary Fellowship, 1990)
Taylor, Helen L. Little Pilgrim's Progress (Chicago : Moody Press)
Accession: 82-160, 83-5, 84-136, 95-57, 95-65
Type of material: Oversize Materials
The location of the following items is indicated in parentheses following the folder title.
AUTOGRAPH BOOK; 1975-1994 (OS 24). The Andersons used this as a guest book when they lived in Windham, Maine. There are many Chinese cut-outs (paper cuttings) in this autograph book.
CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION; n.d. (OS 24). Certificate of appreciation from the Bible Institute of the Philippines presented to the Andersons.
CERTIFICATE; 1934 (OS 24). Ian Anderson's certificate of the Degree of Bachelor of Science in University of London.
CIM MAP; 1948 (OS 24). China Inland Mission map of China, 1948. The map highlights where CIM had established stations.
MAP; 1950, n.d. (OS 24). A map of Taiwan, and a map of the Philippines showing mission stations of the Church of Christ in China denomination.
POSTERS; 1938, n.d. (OS 60). Evangelistic and instructive posters. Sixteen color posters ranging in size from 15-1/4" x 21-1/4" to 29-3/4" x 42-1/2". The posters illustrate either a particular Bible passage or principle as the basis for an evangelistic talk, including the Parable of the Sower and the Parable of the Good Shepherd, and one illustrating the two roads to Heaven and Hell. All are in Chinese, except for one in Thai and the other in Tamil; 1938, n.d.
SKETCH BOOK OF CHINESE CHARACTERS; n.d. (OS 24). Sketch book of Chinese characters used in teaching.
SONGBOOK; 1983 (OS 24). Songbook, lyrics by Amy Carmichael, music by Helen Anderson and.
SONG SHEETS; n.d. (OS 24). Materials for working with children. Large song sheets in
Romanized Chinese which the Andersons used to interest children in the US in mission work
among Chinese children. Includes "Jesus Loves Me," "Heavenly Sunshine," and "Turn Them
Out." Also includes what appears to be part of an evangelistic talk for children.
Accession: 85-147, 95-57, 95-65
Type of material: Photo Albums
The following items are located in the PHOTO ALBUM FILE; request by Folder Titles (in bold) at the beginning of each entry below.
ANDERSON, HELEN MOUNT- I. 460 b&w and 15 color photos. Scrapbook has brown covers with ninety brown loose pages tied up with two white strings. The album was originally prepared by Helen's mother, Mrs. Louise W. Mount, and Helen inserted some photos and letters into it after her mother passed away in 1961. All pages except the last six are either laminated or covered with plastic sheets by Helen. The photos, articles and letters in the scrapbook depict the life of Helen as a missionary in China, Taiwan and the Philippines. The items span the time period 1932-1995.
Most of the photos in the volume were taken in China. There are photos of CIM Training House in Toronto, Canada, the ship Hikawa Maru that Helen was on board to China in 1934, the Language school in Yangchow, Helen's wedding, Eastern Honan Conference on October, 9-11, 1935, and 1943 Conference at Chowkiakow, Honan (new name, Zhoukouzhen, Henan). Other photos include shots of the Andersons, their students and friends at various stations the Andersons worked at in China, Taiwan and the Philippines, and relatives of Mrs. Anderson.
Inserted into the album are many letters belonging to Mrs. Mount and Helen. These include letters from students at Yangchow China Inland Mission School in 1935, Ho Sheng Min, the principal of the Women's Bible School ( they used pseudo names of Peter and James later), and Ho Wen-Fang, a Christian in Zhoukouzhen, Henan. Details of the Andersons' wedding in this album include "Banns of Marriage", invitation cards to the wedding, an vivid account of the Andersons' wedding, and the wedding certificate issued in 1941.
Helen's writing in the album includes poems, and manuscripts on how the Andersons left China in 1951 and her impressions of the religious policy of the Chinese government in 1949-1951. Newspaper clippings include extracts from Helen's letters, the Andersons' missionary work in China, reports on missionaries leaving China to Hong Kong in 1951. Some other interesting items in the album include two passports of the Andersons, a log of travel in 1934-1979, a certificate of appreciation for Helen's forty years of service with OMF issued in 1991, a record on the placement of BIOP graduates in 1960s, and samples of fabric from the clothes that Helen wore in China.
ANDERSON, HELEN MOUNT- II. Scrapbook has red covers with blue, green, white and black grid lines and forty brown pages. Most of the photos have captions. The majority of the photos show OMF missionaries such as Harry and Marguerite Owen and their activities in the Philippines. Included are also shots of OMF conference in Baguio in 1958-1960, missionary children in Baguio, missionary schools, missionaries' wedding, flooding, evangelistic activities and students of the Bible Institute of the Philippines. Some photos are shots of the Andersons, children and friends in Zhoukouzhen and Kikungshan, Henan and Taiwan. Three photos of the Andersons were taken in Ireland when they were on furlough. 119 b&w and 4 color photos; 1940-1971?, n.d.
ANDERSON, HELEN MOUNT- III. Scrapbook has green covers with seventy-four black pages. Some photos are identified. Most of the photos are about the Bible Institute of the Philippines in 1957-1971, its staff and students, activities in evangelism and graduation ceremony, and soem OMF missionaries such as such as Helen Grace Nowack and Raymond William Frame, Arnold Lea, Grace and Emerson Frey. Others Some photos show churches in the Philippines and Taiwan. There is a photo of FEBC Radio and two photos of the Mindoro. Some photos were taken in Hong Kong. The color photos are mostly of the Andersons in Maine or on vacation, their friends and relatives. One photo is of particular interest is that of Cardinal I. Antoniutti with President D. Macapagal taken at the 4th Centennial of the Christianization of the Philippines, April 28-May 2, 1965. 308 b&w and 60 color photos; 1957?-1980, n.d.
ANDERSON, HELEN MOUNT- IV. Scrapbook has brown covers with sixty-four black pages. Most of the photos are identified with captions. Photos of students in the Bible Institute of the Philippines and Yu-Shan Theological Institute in Hualien, Taiwan make up a large portion of the photos collection. Some photos depict the departure of the Andersons from Taiwan. Other photos include the Andersons' relatives and friends, their home in Maine and their vacation with friends. Inserted into the album are five pictures of the scenery in Taiwan. There is also a photo taken at the annual conference of OMF Philippines missionaries at Baguio in May 1961, with a list of names written below. 1957-1986.
ANDERSON, HELEN MOUNT- V. Scrapbook has brown covers with 44. All 83 shots in the
scrapbooks are images of the Bible Institute of the Philippines Institute, including graduation
ceremonies, outings, group pictures and evangelistic activities. The Andersons, Ray and Helen
Frame, Miss Brittain, Miss Kent, and Mavis Blake are among the OMF workers included in the
photos. None of the photos are larger than 3.5" x 5.5". N.d.
Accession: 82-60, 82-160, 83-5, 84-136
Type of material: Photographs
The following items are located in the PHOTO FILE; request by Folder Titles (in bold) at the beginning of each entry below.
ANDERSON, IAN. Anderson, Ian. Group shots of Anderson and other CIM workers. Included are Miss Greening, Miss Temple, Helen and Ray Frame, and Ruth Nowack. Also included is a photo of Anderson eating breakfast with a Chinese preaching band. C. 1938, n.d. 3 b&w.
CHINA. Various shots of some Chinese cities and their people. Series of shots of Zhoukouzhen, Honan and the people, including the river congested with boats, an outing for children which included Helen Anderson, and Chinese laborers carrying water and sawing wood. Other photos include a shot of crowds during Chinese New Year in Sheqi, Honan, various shots of the area near Yangzhou, Jiangsu and its people, including river scenes of Chinese leisure boats and junks. 1930s, n.d. 20 b&w.
OVERSEAS MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP (OMF). CIM Jesus Hall Conference. Group photo of conference participants, including Robert and Mrs. Porteous; c. 1928. 1 b&w.
OMF - BIBLE INSTITUTE OF THE PHILIPPINES. Bible Institute of the Philippines. Graduation classes of 1961 and 1962. Includes Ian and Helen Anderson, and Ray and Helen Frame. 2 b&w.
OMF - STATIONS. CIM home, Sheqi, Henan. 1 b&w.
Type of material: Slides
The following items are located in the SLIDE FILE. All of the slides are in color, unless otherwise noted.
Slide File Box 6:
S1 - Helen Anderson with Corrie ten Boom, along with a number of Chinese, in Taichung,
Taiwan; ca. 1955.
|1||1||Annual reports: Bible Institute of the Philippines; 1958-1961|
|1||2||Articles; 1953, n.d.|
|5||7||Book: Chinese translation of Little Pilgrim's progress; 1985|
|1||3||Booklet: Chi-Oang: Mother of the Taiwan Tribes Church; 1962|
|1||4||Clippings; 1957, 1978, n.d.|
|1||5||Commemorative book: Bible Institute of the Philippines; 1967|
|1||8||(Ho Sheng Min); 1939, 1951 -1956|
|Lecture & Sermon Notes|
|2||1||Genesis to Deuteronomy; 1961-1980, n.d.|
|2||2||Joshua to 2 Chronicles; 1961-1978, n.d.|
|2||3||Ezra to Psalms; 1956-1979, n.d.|
|2||4||Song of Songs; n.d.|
|2||5||Test on Song: Test & Examination Question, Revision Notes; n.d.|
|2||6||Song of Songs; 1981|
|2||8||Song of Songs; 1967, n.d.|
|2||9||Ecclesiastes; 1960-1967, n.d.|
|2||10||Proverbs to Isaiah; 1955-1981, n.d.|
|2||11||Minor Prophets; 1970-1971, n.d.|
|2||12||Minor Prophets; Obadiah to Zephaniah; 1969, n.d.|
|2||13||Minor Prophets: Haggai to Malachi; n.d.|
|2||14||Jeremiah to Malachi; 1955-1981, n.d.|
|2||15||Matthew to Luke; 1961-1981, n.d.|
|2||16||John; 1965-1981, n.d.|
|2||17||Acts to Romans; 1956-1979, n.d.|
|3||1||1 Corinthians to Galatians; 1963-1981, n.d.|
|3||2||Ephesians to 2 Timothy; 1965-1978, n.d.|
|3||3||Pastoral Epistles; n.d.|
|3||4||Revelation; 1980, n.d.|
|3||5||Hebrews to Revelation; 1960-1980, n.d.|
|3||6||Youth Conference Notes & Messages for Children; 1973-1974, n.d.|
|3||7||Deviation: Mormonism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Liberalism, Pentecostalism; n.d.|
|3||9||Religion, #1; n.d.|
|3||10||Religion, #2-#3; n.d.|
|3||11||Religion, #4-#5; n.d.|
|3||12||Religion, #6; n.d.|
|3||13||Book IV; n.d.|
|3||14||Book VI; 1981-1982, n.d.|
|3||15||Book III: O.M.F. Fields Stories and Mission Methods for Students; 1975, n.d.|
|3||16||Homiletics, #1-#2; n.d.|
|3||17||Homiletics, #3-#4; 1967, n.d.|
|3||18||Homiletics, #5-#6; n.d.|
|1||24||Missions, #1; 1975-1980|
|1||25||Missions, #2; 1974-1980|
|1||26||Missions, #3; n.d.|
|1||27||Missions, #4; 1977-1981|
|4||1||Talks on Mission; 1955-1975, n.d.|
|4||2||Talks on Mission; 1955-1975, n.d.|
|4||3||History of Mission; 1980|
|4||4||Revival; 1966-1970, n.d.|
|5||1||Missionary Newsletters; 1969-1986|
|1||29||Newsletter: Bible Institute of the Philippines; 1968|
|4||5||Notebook: Simplified Chinese Characters; n.d.|
|1||32||(Chinese w/ translations); n.d.|
|1||33||(Chinese): Yu-Shan Theological Institute; 1974|
|5||2||(English); 1960-1991, n.d.|
|5||3||Story Books; n.d.|
|1||34||Yearbook: Yu-Shan Theological Institute; 1973|