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Streets, Frederick J. "Jerry," 2007 May 22

Call Number: RU 1037


  • 2007 May 22


Conditions Governing Access

Collection materials are closed to research until January 1, 2029, after which access is subject to review by University Archives staff.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Biographical / Historical

University Chaplain 1992-2007

Rev. Jerry Streets received a B.A. from Ottawa University in 1972; an MDiv from Yale in 1975; an MSW in 1981 and DSW in 1997 from Yeshiva University. After graduating from Yale, he served as pastor of the Mount Aery Baptist Church in Bridgeport, CT for seventeen years. In 1987, he was invited to teach at the Yale Divinity School, as an adjunct faculty member. He taught at Yale until 1992 when he was appointed University Chaplain, the first African American and the first Baptist to hold the position.

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