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- Yale Divinity Library 90
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- Clergy 33
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- College students -- Religious life 8
- College students in missionary work 7
- Universities and colleges -- Religion 7
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- Yale University 25
- American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 21
- Yale-China Association 10
- Beach, Harlan P. (Harlan Page), 1854-1933 7
- Latourette, Kenneth Scott, 1884-1968 7
- Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958 7
- Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955 6
- Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916 5
- Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930 5
- Hume, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1876-1957 5
- Methodist Episcopal Church 5
- Reed, Edward Bliss, 1872-1940 5
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society 4
- Dayton, Arthur Bliss, 1889- 4
- Fisher, George Park, 1827-1909 4
- Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967 4
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 4
- Smith, Robert Ashton, 1914- 4
- Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions 4
- Williams, Frederick Wells, 1857-1928 4 ∧ less
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- Stored offsite 104
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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.
Letters, writings, and printed material document the personal side of the Ady's missionary work in China and Hong. These records complement documentation held in the archives of the Presbyterian Board of Missions. Merrill Steele and Lucile Meloy Ady were Presbyterian missionaries in China and Hong Kong from 1923 to 1960.
American Lutheran Church Women in World Mission Oral History Project / Evangelical Lutheran Church Women in Global Mission Oral History Project Records
The American Lutheran Church Women in World Mission Oral History Project, and its continuation, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Women in Global Mission Oral History document the work of women missionaries serving under these church bodies (or predecessor bodies) from 1921-1991. This collection contains oral history transcripts of Lutheran women missionaries.
Reports, correspondence, photographs, and collected material document the history of the American School Kikungshan and its graduates. The American School Kikungshan was a school for missionary children established by the Lutheran missions in China. The American School Kikungshan Association is the alumni/ae association of the school.
Correspondence, writings, photographs, slides, and collected material document the life and work of Sidney and Olive Anderson, who were Methodist missionaries in China and Hong Kong from 1915 to 1963. They were instrumental in the development of the Moore Memorial Church in Shanghai and spent twelve years in Hong Kong after 1951 working with refugees from mainland China and at the North Point Methodist Church.
Substantive correspondence with Fukien Christian University students and administrators and extensive diary entries document the operations of a Christian university and the way of life of a single woman missionary in China. Eva Asher worked as treasurer and administrative assistant at Fukien Christian University, a Protestant mission-supported university in China, from 1923 to 1950.
Substantive correspondence, photographs, and slides document the Ballous' life and work in China. Earle and Thelma Ballou were missionaries in Tianjin (Tientsin), North China, serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) from 1916 to 1948.
Correspondence, writings and travel journals kept during Edwin Munsell Bliss's travels in the Near East while an agent for the American Bible Society in the Levant (1872-1888). His writings are devoted to his travels, and letters from family and friends also describe their experiences as missionaries living and traveling in the Near East. Also included is the will of Bliss's first wife, Marie Louise Henderson Bliss.
The collection consists of the personal and official papers of John G. Brady documenting early missionary work in Alaska, the history and political and economic development of Alaska, and Brady's life and career. There are early 20th century publications by Alaskan government bodies and missionary groups, as well as the public records of the City of Sitka. Included are photographs, negatives, and glass lantern slides of Alaskan scenery and subjects, native Alaskans, and Brady's family.