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- American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 19
- Methodist Episcopal Church 6
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society 4
- Yale-in-China Association 3
- China Inland Mission 2
- Eddy, Sherwood, 1871-1963 2
- Episcopal Church 2
- Evangelical and Reformed Church 2
- Forman Christian College (Lahore, Pakistan) 2
- Jinling da xue 2
- Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A 2
- Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions 2
- Yale University 2
- Yale University. Divinity School 2
- Yanjing da xue 2
- Young Men's Christian Associations of China 2
- Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
- Ady, Lucile 1
- Ady, Merrill Steele, 1897-1982 1
- Aho, Ilma Ruth 1 ∧ less
Roy and Clara Creighton Papers
Call Number: RG 177
Overview: Consisting primarily of correspondence between the Creightons and family members in the U.S., this collection provides valuable detailed information about Roy Creighton's work, the life of a typical missionary wife, and the complications of raising a family on the mission field. Roy Creighton was an American architect who supervised the construction of buildings on the mission field. He served under the YMCA and Presbyterian Board in China, at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, and...
Daniel Webster Crofts Papers
Call Number: RG 240
Overview: Letters and writings document the life and work of Daniel Webster Crofts, an American missionary serving under the China Inland Mission, primarily in Guizhou Province, China from 1895 to 1944. Detailed letters written to the Crofts children describe the evangelization and literature distribution work of Crofts and his first wife Verna Hammarén Crofts and his second wife Mabel Harlow Crofts, as well as their way of life in a rural area beset by famine, and political disruption.
Dates: 1892-2008, bulk 1892-1950
Albert Dewey Papers
Call Number: RG 161
Overview: Detailed correspondence, writings, collected material, diaries, and photographs document the life and work of Albert Dewey and his family in Turkey. Albert Dewey was an American medical missionary serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Gaziantep (Aintab), Turkey from 1919 to 1959.
Dutton Family Papers
Call Number: RG 63
Overview: The collection is valuable for the documentation it provides concerning a New Haven area clergy family during the period 1800 to 1880. Daily events and family relationships are revealed in substantive family correspondence. Of particular interest are Samuel Dutton's notebooks from his student days at Yale. The bulk of the collection is comprised of manuscript sermons written by Aaron and Samuel Dutton during their pastorates in Guilford and New Haven. These sermons touch on topics such as...
Daniel S. and Jane Balderston Dye Papers
Call Number: RG 22
Overview: Substantive letters refer to the social and political scene in the Chengdu (Chengtu) area, as well as providing a thorough account of the educational mission work of the Dyes at West China Union University. The papers include unique documentation of patterns and designs used in West China latticework, woven belts, and pottery. Drawings of hundreds of patterns and notes regarding their origin and symbolism are included. Daniel Sheets Dye taught academic courses at West China Union University in...
George Sherwood Eddy Papers
Call Number: RG 32
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, collected material, personal items, and memorabilia that document the activities and associations of George Sherwood Eddy throughout his career as a YMCA secretary, seminar leader, author, lecturer, and evangelist. George Sherwood Eddy was born in Leavenworth, Kansas on January 19, 1871. He earned a Ph.B. degree from Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University in 1891, attended Union Theological Seminary and graduated from Princeton...
Dwight W. Edwards Papers
Call Number: RG 12
Overview: The papers document Dwight W. Edwards' work in China, particularly with the YMCA in Beijing (Peking), which was sponsored by the Princeton University Student Christian Association. The famine relief work of various organizations in China is also well documented. Edwards was a missionary in China from 1906 to 1949. He was active in YMCA work, particularly in Beijing (Peking), and in famine relief work throughout China from 1920 to 1949. Edwards held leadership positions with the China...
Eli Smith Family Papers
Call Number: RG 124
Overview: Letters, journals, and writings in this record group document Eli Smith's missionary work in the Middle East. Letters of his third wife, Mehitable Simpkins Butler Smith, provide valuable documentation of her ten years in the Middle East. Research materials gathered by Margaret Leavy complement the original holdings. Eli Smith, an early missionary to the Middle East serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, is best known for his translation of the Bible into Arabic.
Ellsworth Eliot Collection
Call Number: RG 210
Overview: The collection consists primarily of published books, pamphlets and articles collected by Ellsworth Eliot Sr. The annotated collected documents reflect Eliot's varied research interests, particularly the life and work of his ancestor, John Eliot, “Apostle to the Indians.”
Charles Telford Erickson Papers
Call Number: RG 26
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and printed material dating from 1908 to 1973, relating to Erickson's personal life and a number of aspects of Albanian history during this period. Letters document the Ericksons' journey to and life in Albania, and interactions with statesmen, presidents, senators and others regarding Albania's political situation. Charles Telford Erickson was born in Galesburg, Illinois in 1867. He served as a Congregational minister before and after his...
Forman Family Papers
Call Number: RG 110
Overview: Letters, writings, notes, and collected material document the life and work of three generations of the Forman family. Charles William Forman was an American Presbyterian missionary in North India from 1847 to 1894. His son, Henry Forman, served as a missionary in North India from the 1880s to 1924. Charles W. Forman, son of Henry and grandson of Charles William, taught at a seminary in India for five years prior to beginning his career as professor of missions at the Yale Divinity School,...
Foster Family Papers
Call Number: RG 1
Overview: The papers relate to missionary work in China and Thailand from 1888-1927, to educational institutions with which the Fosters were involved, and to the personal and family life of several generations of Foster family members. Correspondence mainly consists of letters received by various members of the Foster family. Of particular interest are the journals of John Marshall Foster, 1888-1916, describing life and events in China, especially the effects of the Boxer Rebellion on the American...
Chester and Phebe Fuson Papers
Call Number: RG 143
Overview: Letters, writings, collected material, and photos document religious work and political conditions in South China from 1905 to 1929. Chester Garfield and Phebe Meeker Fuson were American Presbyterian missionaries in South China from 1905 to 1929. Chester Fuson taught at Canton Christian College (later Lingnan University) from 1905 to 1917. Thereafter he was an administrator and educator for the South China Mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Lewis and Lois Gilbert Papers
Call Number: RG 144
Overview: Letters and photographs provide documentation of religious and political conditions in North China from 1929 to 1941 and document Lewis Gilbert's work at Yali 1925-1926. Lewis and Lois Gilbert were missionaries in North China from 1929 to 1941 serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Lewis Gilbert was also an instructor at Yali, Yale-in-China, Changsha from 1925 to 1926.
Gulick Family Papers
Call Number: RG 299
Overview: The Gulick Family Papers, 1840-1964, primarily document the scientific and missionary life of John Thomas Gulick (1833-1923) in Japan and China and the scientific career of his son Addison Gulick who was Professor of Chemistry at the University of Missouri from 1912 to 1952.
Lyman and Sadie Hale Papers
Call Number: RG 147
Overview: Writings, collected material, and glass slides document the Hales' life and work in China. Lyman and Sadie Hale were American Methodist missionaries to China from 1915 to 1941 and 1945 to 1949. They were stationed in Wuhu (1916-1925), Nanjing (Nanking) (1925-1927, 1945-1949), Shanghai (1927-1929), and Zhenjiang (Chinkiang) (1929-1941).
Hartwell Family Papers
Call Number: RG 4
Overview: Dating from 1849-1972, these papers span three generations of Baptist mission involvement and pioneer activity. Jesse Boardman Hartwell, 1795-1859, was the patriarch of the Hartwell family of Baptist missionaries, although not a missionary himself. He served as pastor of various Baptist churches across the United States, professor at Howard College, Marion, Alabama in 1844, and president and professor of theology at Mt. Lebanon University in 1857. His son, Jesse Boardman Hartwell, Jr.,...
Hayes Family Papers
Call Number: RG 18
Overview: These papers provide detailed accounts of the life and work of the Hayes family in China during a turbulent time, as well as documenting their post-China experiences. Paul and Helen Wolf Hayes were missionaries serving under the Methodist Episcopal Church in Wuhu, Anhui (Anhwei) Province and Zhenjiang (Chinkiang), Jiangsu (Kiangsu) Province from 1921 to 1935. Following their return to the United States, Paul Hayes had pastorates in Minnesota and North Dakota. Their daughter, Elsie Hayes...
Ellison and Lottie Hildreth Papers
Call Number: RG 15
Overview: The papers provide valuable documentation of the work of the American Baptist South China Mission, complementing the Foster Family papers and Campbell Family papers also located at Yale Divinity School Library. The Hildreths' experiences are representative of many American missionaries to China in the early part of this century. Substantive correspondence with family members and fellow missionaries documents their striving to reach the mission field, their initial impressions of China, family...
Hugh Hubbard Papers
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.