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Andover Association Records

Call Number: RG 307
Overview: Minutes, reports, correspondence and other documents trace the history of the Andover Association, an association of Congregationalist churches in Massachusetts, from 1719 to 1913.
Dates: 1719-1913

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

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his professional work and include diaries, travel journals, autobiographical statements, sermons, published and unpublished writings, and extracts from readings.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.
Dates: 1660-1806

Edward L. Bliss papers

Call Number: RG 319
Overview: This collection includes correspondence personal memorabilia, and photographs documenting the life of missionary Edward L. Bliss. Edward L. Bliss (1865-1960) was stationed in Shaowu, China as a medical missionary by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Bliss contributed to the eradication of rinderpest in cattle and lived in China through the First Sino-Japanese War and the Xinhai Revolution.
Dates: 1884-1946, 2010, bulk 1884-1946

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.
Dates: 20th century

Jeanette Hyland papers

Call Number: RG 318
Overview: This collection documents the life and work of Jeanette Hyland, an Australian nurse and public health official who worked in various positions as a Christian missionary for International Nepal Fellowship (INF) and United Mission to Nepal (UMN) between 1969 and 1995. Her work and ministry were primarily focused on the eradication of leprosy in Nepal. Over the course of her career, Hyland served as a nurse, health education officer, and director of national leprosy control programs. She also made...
Dates: 1961-2012

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

Paul Yu-Kuang Sun papers

Call Number: RG 316
Overview: This collection reflects the life and works of Paul Yu-Kuang Sun, a surviving prisoner of the White Terror in Taiwan from the mid-twentieth century. This collection was put together by his daughter Kang-I Sun Chang to include his writings, audio and visual copies of a selection of Sun’s sermons and lectures including one at Yale University, a large selection of Sun’s correspondence in both English and Chinese, and some biographical materials including published works about Paul Sun.
Dates: 1970-2008

Tract and Graphic Novel Collection

Call Number: RG 321
Overview: This collection contains tracts and graphic novels primarily published in the late 20th century and early 21st century. Many of the publications are representative of conservative American Christian religion and provide valuable insight into the reaction of evangelicalism to cultural upheavals in America society.
Dates: 1943-2001

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.
Dates: 1701-2020