COLLECTION 0119: Olive Bertha Smith Papers on Microfiche, 1919-1988

Fuller Seminary Archives and Special Collections


The original Olive Bertha Smith Collection can be found at Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives ( A copy of the collection has been made available at the Fuller Library on microfiche.

This collection documents Bertha Smith’s career as a Southern Baptist foreign missionary to China, from 1917 – 1948, the SBC’s first missionary to Taiwan, and as the founder and director of the Peniel Prayer Center near Cowpens, South Carolina, a prayer retreat for Christians across the nation.