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- Missions -- China 58
- Missionaries 54
- Educators 47
- Clergy 38
- Universities and colleges -- Religion 33
- Missions 13
- College students -- Religious life 12
- Religious education 10
- Sermons, American 10
- Religious education -- Asia 9
- Congregational churches -- United States 8
- Ecumenical movement 8
- Young Men's Christian Associations 8
- Authors 7
- Church work with students 7
- Missions -- India 7
- Universities and colleges -- Asia 7
- Congregationalism 6
- Sermons 6
- United States -- Religion 6 ∧ less
- American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 20
- Yale University 17
- Yale University. Divinity School 17
- United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia 10
- Andover Newton Theological School 9
- Episcopal Church 8
- World Student Christian Federation 8
- Methodist Episcopal Church 6
- United Church of Christ 6
- Andover Theological Seminary 5
- United Ministries in Higher Education 5
- 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
- Newton Theological Institution 4
- University Christian Movement in New England 4
- American Theological Library Association 3
- Council for Ecumenical Student Christian Ministry 3 ∧ less
Call Number: RG 78
Overview: The papers document the work of the Student Young Men's Christian Association primarily during the period when Bruce Maguire served as the Executive Secretary, 1955-1970. They provide insight into the activities and thought of American college students during this turbulent era and provide detailed information about the operations and policy of the Student YMCA as it sought to define its role in a changing society. Bruce Maguire was involved in student work for the YMCA from 1942 to 1971. From...
Call Number: RG 82
Overview: Correspondence, writings, photographs, and collected materials document the life and work of the Manly family in China. Political unrest in Chengdu 1911-1912 is well documented, as is the daily work of a Methodist missionary working with native churches. The collection includes valuable photographs of Sichuan from the early 1900s. Wilson Edward Manly, his wife Florence and daughters Marian and Grace were American Methodist missionaries in Sichuan (Szechwan) province from 1893 to 1943.
Call Number: RG 248
Overview: This collection documents the life and work of Herbert Alfred and Ruth McCandliss Judson, who were Presbyterian missionaries to China, stationed primarily in Lianzhou (Linchow), Guangdong province from 1919 to 1927. Herbert and Ruth were children and siblings of missionaries to China and these papers also shed light on the lives and work of their families, in particular Olivia Kerr McCandliss, mother of Ruth McCandliss Judson. She was the daughter of John G. Kerr, who was well known for...
Call Number: RG 113
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the work of a distinguished medical missionary and educator in China and provide information about graduates of the Medical Department of St. John's University, Shanghai. Josiah Calvin McCracken was a medical missionary and educator in China from 1906 to 1948. Sent out by the Christian Association of the University of Pennsylvania, he headed the medical department at Canton Christian College from 1907 to 1912, and at St. John's...
Call Number: RG 269
Overview: Writings, correspondence, and course-related materials document the academic career of prominent New Testament scholar Wayne A. Meeks, who taught in the Religious Studies Department at Yale University from 1969 until his retirement in 1999.
Call Number: RG 28
Overview: The collection provides valuable biographical information about Dwight Lyman Moody. Correspondence includes family letters, letters of condolence on the occasions of Moody's illness and death in 1899 and the death of his wife in 1903, letters regarding anecdotes of Moody's life, and memoirs, memos and letters compiled by his granddaughter. Sermons contain notes, transcripts and published compilations of sermons. Journals, clippings and articles consist of material describing Moody and his...
Call Number: RG 265
Overview: Medical missionary William Reginald Morse and his wife Anne (Anna) Crosse Kinney Morse served under the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society in China from 1909 to 1937. Substantive correspondence describes the daily life and work of the Morses, their travels, medical practice and education in China, and the turbulent political and social situation in China during this era. The Morses were based primarily Chengdu, Sichuan Province and at the West China Union University.
Call Number: RG 21
Overview: The papers provide documentation of a missionary who served in varied roles in China during the turbulent period of 1929 to 1953. The later letters from Shanghai provide information about the situation in the city after the Communist takeover. Esther Tappert taught English at Ginling College, a mission-sponsored women's college in Nanking, China from 1929 to 1931 and 1933 to1937. From 1937 to 1939 she taught English at Chungking University, a Chinese government university. She returned to the...
Call Number: RG 133
Overview: These papers document the later part of Helen Morton's career, particularly her work with the University Christian Movement in New England. Born to a privileged New England family in 1898, Helen Morton spent her long life engaged in ecumenical religious and social work with a variety of U.S. and international organizations.
Call Number: RG 118
Overview: Correspondence, writings, sermons, notes, and biographical material document the career of William James Mutch as a professor and author of religious education material. William James Mutch (1858-1947) was a Yale-trained Congregational clergyman and Professor of Philosophy and Education at Ripon College, Wisconsin from 1907 to 1925. He was the author of Christian religious education materials, including the well known Graded Bible Stories.
Call Number: RG 167
Overview: Administrative records, publications, and conference records document the work of the National Association of College and University Chaplains. The National Association of College and University Chaplains and Directors of Religious Life (NACUC) is the interfaith professional community of chaplains, rabbis, deans of chapel, and other personnel appointed by academic institutions to be responsible for the religious program of the academic community. It was founded in a national conference convened...
Call Number: RG 64
Overview: The main body of records dates from the NCMA's planning stages in 1964 to 1987 and includes correspondence, minutes, reports, material pertaining to various committees, consultations, and conferences, related organizations, financial material, and printed material. A number of addenda include additional records through 2014. The Association was formed to serve campus ministers by fostering their educational development, offering opportunities for support and communication, and providing...
Call Number: RG 262
Overview: These archives present the best collection of materials in the United States on the subject of Religion and Public Education. Not only do they contain the records of the National Council on Religion and Public Education, 1971-1994, but of other parallel organizations in the field, such as the National Council of Churches, the National Conference of Christians and Jews, and the Public Education Religion Studies Center of Wright State University. Included in the archives are the papers of the...
Call Number: RG 264
Overview: These records document the activities of the National Religious Partnership for the Environment (NRPE), an alliance composed of four likeminded independent member organizations, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), the National Council of Churches of Christ (NCCC), the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL), and the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN). The NRPE formally began its activities in October of 1993. Since then, the NRPE and its member...
Call Number: RG 247
Overview: These records document the administrative and program history of the National Student Christian Federation. The NSCF was a Protestant Christian federation of denominational student movements, the Interseminary Movement, and foreign and home mission boards from Protestant churches. It was also the United States member of the World Student Christian Federation, and a related movement to the National Council of Churches in Christ in the U.S.A. The organization was created in 1959 when the...
Call Number: RG 54
Overview: The papers constitute the official archive of the organization from its formation in 1967 until its dissolution in 1973. They contain detailed information about the local Christian ministries programs of various colleges and universities in New England. The input of the following denominations to these programs is documented: American Baptists, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Protestant Episcopal Church, United Church of Christ, United Methodist Church, United Presbyterian Church. The...
Call Number: RG 276
Overview: These are the official archives of Newton Theological Institution, a seminary of the Baptist Church, which formally affiliated with Andover Theological Seminary in 1965 to become Andover Newton Theological School.
Call Number: RG 260
Overview: This collection documents the life of D.T. Niles (1908-1970) who was a Sri Lankan Methodist minister, ecumenical leader, and evangelist. Niles held several positions in ecumenical leadership including Chairman of the Youth Department of the World Council of Churches, Chairman of the World Student Christian Federation, and General Secretary for the East Asia Christian Conference. The collection include correspondence and collected materials relating to Niles' work and personal life.
Call Number: RG 225
Overview: These archives document the work of the North American Coalition for Christianity and Ecology, an ecumenical group that was formed in 1986 to highlight environmental dimensions of the Christian tradition, help Christian individuals and churches become more ecologically responsible, and work with people of other traditions in the common effort to create a more sustainable global society.