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ABCFM Daguerreotypes Collection
Call Number: RG 324
Scope and Contents: This collection contains daguerreotype images of missionaries who had been appointed for service by The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. The daguerreotype process for creating photographs was used during the 1840s and 1850s. Series III contains two color miniature portraits that date from 1839. This collection was originally held at the Franklin Trask Library of Andover Newton Theological School and was transferred to the Yale Divinity Library in 2017.
Dates: circa 1839-1860
Adele Shepard Collection of Edwards and Dwight Family Papers
Call Number: RG 329
Overview: This collection of Edwards and Dwight family papers was inherited and compiled by Adele Shepard, a descendant of the families. The papers focus primarily on the individuals in Shepard's line of descent, including Jonathan Edwards, his grandson Timothy Dwight (1752-1817), great-grandson William T. Dwight, great-great-grandson Henry E. Dwight and their spouses and children. The collection also includes other documents and photographs of historical interest with direct or tangential relation to...
Dates: 1685-1954, bulk 1720-1860
Andover Newton Oxyrhynchus Papyri Collection
Call Number: RG 305
Overview: The collection consists of sixteen Oxyrhynchus Papyri items. The most notable item (Oxy. P. 1230) relates to the New Testament text of Revelations 5,6. Other items include poetical and prose fragments, orders, contracts, receipts, letters, and a prayer.
Dates: circa 1st - 6th century CE
Association for College and University Religious Affairs Records
Call Number: RG 327
Overview: Administrative records, correspondence, reports, and publications document the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) primarily from its founding in 1959 through the 1980s. ACURA was an organization for college and university staff tasked with caring for the religious affairs of multi-faith student bodies. It merged with the National Association of College and University Chaplains to form the Association for Chaplaincy and Spiritual Life in Higher Education (ACSLHE) in...
Isaac Backus papers
Call Number: RG 280
Overview: Personal papers of Backus document his professional work and include diaries, travel journals, autobiographical statements, sermons, published and unpublished writings, and extracts from readings. Collected papers include correspondence and narratives chronicling the Separate Baptist struggle for religious freedom, gathered by Backus.
Church Postcard Collection
Call Number: RG 315
Overview: The collection includes photographic postcards showing church buildings primarily in New England but also elsewhere throughout the United States.
Elizabeth Hart Frazier and Donald Hart Frazier Papers
Call Number: RG 331
Overview: Extensive writings from Donald Hart Frazier (YDS B.D. 1938) and Elizabeth Hart Frazier (YDS B.D. 1940) reflect over a half century of parish ministry and concern issues of family planning and the rights of women, which they engaged through their involvement in Planned Parenthood, the United Church of Christ, and Yale Divinity School. Substantial gathered materials, including meeting minutes, agendas, memos, and publications from Planned Parenthood (World Population, League of Connecticut, and...
Hyla S. Watters Papers
Call Number: RG 328
Overview: This collection documents the life and work of medical missionary Hyla Stowell Watters (1893-1987). Watters served at Wuhu General Hospital in Anhui Province, China, and then at the Methodist Mission hospital in Ganta, Liberia, before spending her later years in Tupper Lake, New York. The collection also contains materials gathered by author Elsie Hayes Landstrom for the publication of Hyla Doc, two books based on Hyla’s life.
Ingram Family Papers
Call Number: RG 325
Overview: Extensive correspondence in the Ingram Family Papers provides insight into China in the early twentieth century with descriptions of missionary and medical activities over thirty years, including exile during the Boxer Rebellion, work in convalescent hospitals and famine refugee camps in the wake of World War I, views inside the Forbidden City in the last years of the Qing dynasty, and documentation of the expat culture of Beijing and repatriation amid the chaos of World War II.
Dates: 1887 - 1986
Herluf M. Jensen papers
Call Number: RG 312
Overview: This collection documents Herluf Jensen's work with ecumenical and student Christian organizations, including the World Student Christian Federation, United Student Christian Council, a variety of Lutheran ministries, the National Council of Churches, and others. His writings focus primarily on the relation between churches and the academy, religion on university campuses, Christian mission and ethics, ecumenicalism, and contemporary political issues such as the civil rights movement and...
Keith M. Jones papers
Call Number: RG 322
Overview: This collection contains sermons and documentation of the life and work of a prominent Congregational minister in Connecticut who was active from 1940 to 1978. Substantial and comprehensive texts of sermons preached primarily in Wethersfield, CT provide an overview of issues and concerns of mainline American churches in the mid 20th century.
Dates: 1896-2007, bulk 1920-2002
Missionary Postcard Collection
Call Number: RG 101
Overview: The collection includes more than 25,000 missionary postcards. These postcards were produced by mission sending agencies and distributed throughout Europe and America with the intent of promoting support for the missions' work and providing information about non-Western peoples and customs.
Dates: ca. 1920s - 1960s
William Johnson Everett Papers
Call Number: RG 330
Overview: The collection contains published and unpublished books, articles, and presentations by the Christian ethicist William Johnson Everett, dating from 1962 to 2022, as well as correspondence relating to his professional life. It provides a comprehensive overview of Everett’s academic career at theological institutions throughout the United States and the development of his thought on various themes relating to politics, ecclesiology, and their interrelation.
Yale University Divinity School Memorabilia Collection
Call Number: RG 53
Overview: This collection represents primarily non-official documentation of life at Yale Divinity School. The official archives of the Yale University Divinity School are housed at Sterling Memorial Library. The Yale University Divinity School was formed as a separate department of the University in 1822. Since 1972 Berkeley Divinity School has been affiliated with Yale University Divinity School. The Institute of Sacred Music, founded at Yale in 1973, is also affiliated with the Divinity School.