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Small Collection 74 - Prayer Letter of Robert W. Porteous

Small Collection 74 [February 23, 1996]

Porteous, Robert W.; 1881-1976

Prayer Letter; 1928

1 Folder

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Biography

Missionary; born, 1881; worked in China with China Inland Mission; died, 1976.

Scope and Content

Prayer letter containing 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 around the province.

Provenance

The materials for this collection were received by the Center in April 1982 from Overseas Missionary Fellowship (Wayne Courtney).


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