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Miscellaneous Personal Papers Collection

Call Number: RG 30

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, diaries, writings and/or other papers and memorabilia of various individuals, including former Yale faculty members, clergymen and missionaries to areas other than China. The papers of these men and women have been placed in the Miscellaneous Personal Papers record group because the quantity or substance of the material did not warrant a separate record group.


  • Various dates according to material

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from various sources.


  1. I. Individuals A-L
  2. II. Individuals M-Y


138 Linear Feet (332 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


The Miscellaneous Personal Papers record group is an open collection consisting of the correspondence, diaries, writings and/or other papers and memorabilia of various individuals. This collection contains papers of individuals who were Yale faculty members, alumni/ae, clergy, ecumenical workers, or missionaries in areas other than China.

Biographical / Historical

See the alphabetical listing for biographical information about the individuals included in this record group.

Processing Information

Place names were modernized in the description, with the name originally used in the collection material or in an older version of the finding aid in parenthesis: e.g. “Beijing (Peking)” or “Benin (Dahomey)”.

Guide to the Miscellaneous Personal Papers Collection
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Local Divinity Library Descriptive Practices
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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