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Paul L. Holmer Papers

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Call Number: RG 195
Overview: Published and unpublished writings, notes, course-related material, and correspondence of Paul L. Holmer provide insight into his work and thought. Holmer (1916-2004) was Professor of Philosophical Theology at Yale from 1960 to 1987.
Dates: 1876-2004

Lyman Hoover Papers

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Call Number: RG 9
Overview: The collection relates to the personal and professional life of Lyman Hoover. There is documentation of the work of the YMCA in China from 1930 until the Communist takeover in 1950, including observations of Chinese social and political conditions. Lyman Hoover was a missionary in China under the auspices of the YMCA (1930-1949) and a consultant and representative of the Asia Foundation (formerly known as Committee for a Free Asia) in New York and Taiwan.
Dates: 1900-1977

Alvah Hovey Papers

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Call Number: RG 288
Overview: This collection documents the work of Alvah Hovey (1820-1903) who taught at Newton Theological Institution in Newton Centre, Massachusetts from 1849 to 1903 and was President of the Institution from 1868-1898.
Dates: 1842-1903

Hugh Hubbard Papers

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Call Number: RG 137
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the life and work of Hubbard. Hugh W. Hubbard was an American missionary serving in North China under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
Dates: 1943-1974

Hudson Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 253
Overview: This collection documents the work of Southern Presbyterian missionaries Waddy Hampton Hudson, his wife Maude Chapin Hudson, and their son George A. Hudson, primarily in Jiaxing (Kashing), Zhejiang Province, China from 1894 to 1940. Waddy Hudson was in charge of mission accounts, trained ministers, and preached in neighboring villages, traveling from Jiaxing (Kashing) in a house boat. George Hudson worked initially in Jiaxing (Kashing) and then in Taiwan following World War II, including a tent...
Dates: 1885-1967

Theodore Carswell Hume Papers

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Call Number: RG 116
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and tributes document the life and work of this prominent Congregational clergyman. Theodore Carswell Hume (1904-1943) was a Congregational minister in Chicago and California. He died in Europe while serving as emissary of the American churches under the auspices of the American Church Committee on Relief and Reconstruction and the World Council of Churches.
Dates: 1929-1969

Henry S. Huntington Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 109
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material in the Henry S. Huntington Family Papers provide documentaton of an educated clergy family's life in New England, particularly during the Victorian era. Henry Strong Huntington (1836-1920) was a Congregational minister in New Hampshire, Illinois, Maine, and Massachusetts. Three of his children were involved with mission work in Turkey. Cornelia Huntington Damon and her husband Theron Damon made their home in Constantinople, sharing a joint...
Dates: 1805-1949

Jonathan Huntting Papers

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Call Number: RG 184
Overview: Collection consists primarily of manuscript sermons written by a Presbyterian clergyman in Long Island, New York. Jonathan Huntting (1778-1850) graduated from Yale College in 1804 and studied theology under Lyman Beecher. He was licensed to preach by the Presbytery of Long Island in 1805 and was minister first at Fishkill and then Southold from 1807 to 1828.
Dates: 1732-1860

William Hurlin Papers

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Call Number: RG 289
Overview: This collection documents the professional work of William Hurlin, who served as pastor for various Baptist churches in New England and was also involved in Baptist work on the state level, particularly in New Hampshire.
Dates: 1848-1909

Jeanette Hyland papers

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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

Ernest and Olivia Ikenberry Papers

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Call Number: RG 168
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the Ikenberrys' work in China and the U.S. Ernest and Olivia Ikenberry were American missionaries in China from 1922-1951, serving under the Church of the Brethren. Following their return from China they served at a Church of the Brethren mission among the Navajo Indians in Lybrook, New Mexico.
Dates: 1921-2005

Interfaith Cooperative Ministries records

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Call Number: RG 255
Overview: These are the official archives of Interfaith Cooperative Ministries, Inc., an organization established as Downtown Cooperative Ministry, Inc. in the early 1970s in New Haven, Connecticut. It was an ecumenical organization that sought to build relationships between churches, support the development of social service agencies and programs, and encourage involvement in local, state, and national social justice issues.
Dates: 1969-2015

International Association for Mission Studies Records

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Call Number: RG 199
Overview: These materials represent the official archives of the International Association for Mission Studies from its formation through 2012. IAMS is an international, inter-confessional, and interdisciplinary professional society for the scholarly study of Christian witness and its impact in the world. The association was inaugurated in 1972 at Driebergen, the Netherlands. From 1972 to 2012, IAMS held thirteen international conferences on five continents.
Dates: 1955-2014

International Nepal Fellowship records

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Call Number: RG 214
Overview: These are the official archives of the International Nepal Fellowship, formerly known as the Nepal Evangelistic Band. The International Nepal Fellowship is a Christian international non-government organization working in Nepal. It helps people affected by tuberculosis, leprosy, disability, HIV / AIDS and drug abuse, facilitates development among poor communities, runs medical camps and provides medical training.
Dates: 1932-2014

Interseminary Commission for Training for the Rural Ministry Records

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Call Number: RG 47
Overview: Minutes, reports and proposals document the development and activities of the Commission, including its participation in the Associated Commissions for the Development of the Rural Church in New England. Correspondence focuses on Luther A. Weigle's involvement in the Commission. The Interseminary Commission for Training for the Rural Ministry was established in 1929, with funding from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., as a cooperative effort to provide more adequate preparation for ministers working in...
Dates: 1926-1954

Merrill Isely Papers

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Call Number: RG 158
Overview: Correspondence to family members and others, dating from 1919 to 1961, provides detailed documentation of Isely's life and work in Turkey. Merrill Isely and his wife Mildred were missionaries serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Gaziantep, Turkey for four decades beginning in 1920.
Dates: 1919-1961

Issues of Peace and War Pamphlet Collection

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Call Number: RG 61
Overview: The collection includes material from more than 170 organizations, as well as topically arranged materials. This open collection of primarily printed material centers on a core of pamphlets, reprints and notes donated to the Divinity Library by Professors Roland H. Bainton and Kenneth Scott Latourette and by Yale alumni Dana Dawson (MA 1942), Ernest Lefever (BD 1945) and Vernon H. Holloway (BD 1936, PhD 1949).
Dates: 1818-1984

Jan H. Boer Collection on Christian-Muslim Relations in Nigeria

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Call Number: RG 228
Overview: These papers are part of the sources gathered by Jan H. Boer for the writing of his eight-volume series Studies in Christian-Muslim Relations. The collection deals almost exclusively with the Nigerian situation, especially the entire history leading up to the sharia declaration and its aftermath. The materials include Nigerian magazines and newspaper clippings as well as scholarly articles and lectures, essays, and conference papers from Christian, Muslim and...
Dates: 1950-2008, bulk 1975-2008

Japan International Christian University Foundation, Inc. Records

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Call Number: RG 89
Overview: The records primarily document the operations and policies of the Japan International Christian University Foundation (JICUF) and also include documents generated by or descriptive of the International Christian University (ICU) itself. The collection provides valuable evidence about the university as well as the cooperation between Japanese and American Christians that led to its creation and success. Of interest is documentation of JICUF as a church-related non-profit support agency,...
Dates: 1911–2011

Henry Harris Jessup Papers

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Call Number: RG 117
Overview: Correspondence, journals, diaries, writings, photographs, and collected material document the missionary work of Henry Harris Jessup and his wife Theodosia Davenport Jessup in Syria. Henry Harris Jessup (1832-1910) was a missionary in Syria from 1856 to 1910, serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions and Presbyterian Mission Board . He was one of the founders of the Syrian Protestant College, later known as the American University of Beirut.
Dates: 1851-1912