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- Missions -- China 58
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- Andover Newton Theological School 9
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- Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 5
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society 4
- Chong Ji shu yuan (Hong Kong, China) 4
- Miller, Randolph Crump, 1910-2002 4
- Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955 4
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Interseminary Commission for Training for the Rural Ministry Records
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...
Merrill Isely Papers
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.
Issues of Peace and War Pamphlet Collection
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).
Jan H. Boer Collection on Christian-Muslim Relations in Nigeria
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
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,...
Henry Harris Jessup Papers
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.
Eunice Johnson Collection on Timothy Richard
Call Number: RG 232
Overview: This collection is comprised primarily of research materials collected by Eunice Johnson in her study of Timothy Richard (1845-1919), a Welsh Baptist missionary, statesman, and educator who spent forty-five years in China. The collected resources were used by Eunice Johnson in the writing of her Ph.D. dissertation, “Educational Reform in China, 1880-1910: Timothy Richard and his Vision for Higher Education.” The collection includes photocopies and some originals of writings by and about Timothy...
William Richard Johnson Papers
Call Number: RG 6
Overview: The papers detail the life and work of William Richard Johnson, most significantly documenting the years he spent in China, 1906-1942. William Richard Johnson was born in 1878 in Cornell, Illinois. He received a B.A. degree from Northwestern University in 1905 and an M.A. degree from Columbia University Teachers College in 1937. In 1906, Johnson sailed for China to serve as a missionary for the Methodist Episcopal Church. In China, he served as a pastor, educator and school administrator. He...
Laurence and Virginia Judd Papers
Call Number: RG 188
Overview: This collection consists primarily of correspondence with family members, missionary colleagues, and supporting churches, which provides documentation of the life and work of Laurence and Virginia Judd. The Judds were Presbyterian missionaries and fraternal workers in Thailand from 1948 to 1970. Laurence was associate director of the Rural Life Department of the Church of Christ in Thailand from 1961 to 1970. Virginia was involved in educational work and the Church of Christ in Thailand Music...
Leander E. Keck Papers
Call Number: RG 256
Overview: Writings, lectures, course-related materials, and correspondence document the life and work of Leander E. Keck, who served as Dean of the Yale Divinity School from 1979 to 1989 and Winkley Professor of Biblical Theology from 1979, Emeritus as of January 1998.
Elsie Clark Krug Papers
Call Number: RG 142
Overview: Detailed correspondence, diaries, photographs, and collected material document the life and work of a young, single woman missionary in China. Elsie Clark Krug was an American Methodist missionary in Fuzhou (Foochow) from 1912 to 1918. She taught at Hwa Nan College, then in its preliminary stages a mission-supported college for women.
Lacy Family Papers
Call Number: RG 223
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the life and work of three generations of the Lacy family. William H. Lacy directed the Foochow Mission Press and, after 1903, the Methodist Publishing House in Shanghai, while his wife Emma Nind Lacy taught at the Anglo-Chinese School in Fuzhou (Foochow) and elsewhere. Their four sons and one daughter all served as Methodist missionaries in China. Son George Carleton Lacy spent twenty years as general secretary of the American Bible...
William Palmer Ladd Papers
Call Number: RG 136
Overview: Correspondence, sermons, writings, and collected material document the work of William Palmer Ladd (1870-1941), who was Dean of Berkeley Divinity School from 1918 to 1941. Of particular interest is documentation related to charges of socialism brought against Berkeley Divinity School and its Dean following a lecture on Russia delivered at the school in December 1919.
Philip C. Landers Papers
Call Number: RG 191
Overview: Correspondence, writings, collected materials, and biographical material document the life and work of Philip C. Landers. Landers and his wife, Ethna, both pursued careers in Christian education. Landers was a founder of the "University of Life" movement in Minnesota. He later worked for the International Council of Religious Education in Chicago, which merged into the National Council of Churches, based in New York. He coordinated the nationwide introduction and interpretation of the new...
George A. Lindbeck Papers
Call Number: RG 172
Overview: Correspondence, writings, notes, course-related material, and collected material document the life and work of George Lindbeck, noted Yale theologian. The collection is a rich source of information about Lutheran-Roman Catholic dialogue and Vatican II. Lindbeck, the Pitkin Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology, served on the faculty of Yale Divinity School and the Yale University Religious Studies department after graduating from the Divinity School in 1946 and receiving his Ph.D. from Yale...
Dates: 1912-2007, bulk 1937-2001
John B. Lindner Papers
Call Number: RG 208
Overview: This collection documents selected activities of John B. Lindner, including his work with the National Council of Churches US/USSR Church Relations Committee, the "By Faith" project to prepare a video and book on the history of the ecumenical Christian student movement in the US, the Frontier Internship in Mission program, and projects related to Middle East policy and ecumenical formation.
Lingnan Foundation records
Call Number: RG 14A
Overview: This collection is the official archives of the Lingnan Foundation, formerly known as the Trustees of Lingnan University, which is a grant-making independent organization that seeks to contribute to the advancement of higher education in South China. These records are a continuation of documentation found in Yale Divinity School Record Group No. 14, Archives of the Trustees of Lingnan University.
Dates: 1951-2017, bulk 1980-2009
Trustees of Lingnan University Records
Call Number: RG 14
Overview: Collection contains letters, minutes, financial reports, photos and other documents. These records represent the official archives of the Trustees of Lingnan University from approximately 1952 to the present. Originals of the earlier official archives are located at Harvard; a microfilm copy is available at the Yale Divinity Library. The photos and financial records in this collection provide substantial early documentation of Lingnan University and Canton Christian College. Lingnan University,...
Austin O. Long Papers
Call Number: RG 146
Overview: Letters and diaries document Long's YMCA work in Tianjin (Tientsin) and Shenyang (Mukden) and shed light on the political situation in China during the 1920s. Austin O. Long was a YMCA worker in Tianjin (Tientsin), China from 1919 to 1923 and in Shenyang (Mukden), Manchuria from 1924 to 1928.
Henry Winters Luce Family Papers
Call Number: RG 203
Overview: Correspondence, journals, diaries, writings, and printed material document the life and work of Henry Winters Luce, who served as a missionary in China, as well as the lives of his wife, children, and other family members.
Dates: 1877-1951 1910-1941, bulk 1910-1941