Papers of Lillian Dickson, 1926-1983.


Dickson, Lillian. Papers of Lillian Dickson, 1926-1983.

Papers of Lillian Dickson, 1926-1983.

Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, newsletters, audio tapes, clippings, photo albums, photographs, prayer calendars, and video tapes all related to the life and ministry of Lillian Dickson, missionary to Taiwan under the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church of Canada, along with her husband James and founder of the small independent mission Mustard Seed, Inc.

7 boxes (2.65 cubic feet)

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Schuller, Robert H. (Robert Harold), 1926- (person)

Schuller graduated from Hope College in 1947 and Western Theological Seminary in 1950. In 1955 he started a drive-in Church at an old concession stand in California. His brand of possibility thinking became very popular, allowing him to begin a weekly, nationally televised religious program entitled the "Hour of Power" and to build the architecturally impressive Crystal Cathedral. From the description of Papers, 1955-1984. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat...

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Dickson, James Ira. (person)

Goforth, Jonathan, 1859-1936 (person)

Missionary and evangelist, born in Canada in 1859; ordained and married to Rosalind Bell-Smith in 1887; began missionary work in China in 1888; fled China from the Boxer Rebellion in 1900; began itinerant village preaching in China in 1901 primarily in Honan Province; observed spiritual revival in Korea in 1907 and led a revival in Manchuria in 1908 and subsequently throughout China; concluded ministry in China in 1934, but continued evangelistic work in North America until his death in 1936. ...

Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions (corporateBody)

The Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions was an organization which sought to recruit college and university students in the United States for missionary service abroad. It also sought to publicize and encourage the missionary enterprise in general. From the description of Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions records, 1886-1964 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702179251 The Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions was an organiz...

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Dickson, Lillian, 1901-1983 (person)

Dickson was the wife of Jack F. Dickson, an eye doctor who maintained practices in both Portland, Oregon and San Francisco, Calif., where they lived alternately. From the description of Lillian M. Dickson diaries : ms, 1901-1928. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122550324 ...

Taiwan shen xue yuan (corporateBody)

Dickson, Lillian. (person)

Missionary; born Lillian Ruth (LeVesconte) Dickson, 1901; educated at Macalester College (St. Paul, Minnesota, 1924, BA) and Biblical Seminary (New York City, New York, ca. 1925); founded Mustard Seed, Inc., 1948; married James Dickson, 1927; died, 1983. From the description of Papers of Lillian Dickson, 1926-1983. (Wheaton College). WorldCat record id: 57175708 ...

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