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[Note: What follows is a description of the documents in this collection which are available for use at BGC Archives in Wheaton, Illinois, USA. The actual documents are not, in most cases, available online, only this description of them. Nor are they available for sale or rent.]

Small Collection 110 - Ephemera of Helen Priscilla Stam

Small Collection 110 [November 7, 1995]

Stam, Helen Priscilla; 1934-

Ephemera; 1934-1939

2 Folders

Restrictions

Because of the fragile nature of the originals in this collection, folder 1-1 is restricted from use.

Biography

Full Name: Helen Priscilla Stam

Birth Date: September 1934

Birth Place: Wuhu, China

Parents: John Cornelius and Elisabeth Alden Scott Stam, missionaries killed by the Communists in China in 1934

Scope and Content

This small collection contains a few newspaper clippings that tell about the childhood of Stam; describe the murder in China of her missionary parents, John and Betty Stam, by communist soldiers when she was a baby; her rescue in China by local Christians; and express the hopes of her grandparents that she would become a missionary. There are two folders, one of which contains the original clippings; the other folder contains photocopies of the clippings and is the folder which should be used.

Provenance

The materials in this small collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by a staff member of the Billy Graham Center Library in January 1989.

Accession 89-1 November 2, 1995

Janyce H. Nasgowitz

CONTAINER LIST

Box Folder Item

1 1 R Newspaper clippings; 1934-1939

2 Newspaper clippings--photocopies; 1934-1939




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