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- Missions -- China 58
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- Educators 47
- Clergy 39
- Universities and colleges -- Religion 33
- Missions 13
- College students -- Religious life 12
- Religious education 12
- Ecumenical movement 10
- Sermons, American 10
- Religious education -- Asia 9
- Congregational churches -- United States 8
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- Authors 7
- Church work with students 7
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- United States -- Religion 7
- Universities and colleges -- Asia 7
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- English 275
- French 1
- American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 20
- Yale University 17
- Yale University. Divinity School 17
- Andover Newton Theological School 10
- Episcopal Church 10
- United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia 10
- World Student Christian Federation 9
- Methodist Episcopal Church 6
- United Church of Christ 6
- Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 6
- Andover Theological Seminary 5
- United Ministries in Higher Education 5
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society 4
- American Theological Library Association 4
- Association of Professors and Researchers in Religious Education 4
- Chong Ji shu yuan (Hong Kong, China) 4
- Miller, Randolph Crump, 1910-2002 4
- Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955 4
- National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 4
- Newton Theological Institution 4 ∧ less
Call Number: RG 96
Overview: This record group documents Ranson's mission and ecumenical work, particularly providing insight on the development and operations of the International Missionary Council and Theological Education Fund. His work as a theological educator and administrator, and his latter years in a Congregational pastorate are also documented. Ranson served as an Irish Methodist missionary in South India, General Secretary of the International Missionary Council, Director of the Theological Education Fund and...
Call Number: RG 34
Overview: This collection contains publications of primarily American and British organizations, societies, conferences, and councils. The publications provide primary source documentation of organizations that focused on a wide variety of issues, ranging from sabbath observance to tract and Bible distribution to support of widows to religious education to ecumenical programs, etc.
Call Number: RG 74
Overview: These are the official archives of the Religious Education Association (REA). The Religious Education Association was founded in 1903 at a convention in Chicago, which had been convened by the Council of Seventy of the American Institute of Sacred Literature. Its goal has been to promote religious and moral education. The REA has produced many publications and has sponsored conventions and round tables on religion and higher education, as well as a major program of research on religious...
Call Number: RG 74A
Overview: The papers document the history of the REA from 1982 to 2003, when the organization merged with Association of Professors and Researchers in Religious Education (APRRE). They are an addition to Record Group No. 74, which covers the years primarily from the founding of the organization in 1903 to 1982. There is some overlap and duplication between these two collections, since it includes the complete newsletter, REACH, from its beginning in 1971, plus publications from the 75th anniversary in...
Call Number: RG 33
Overview: Record Group 33 is an open collection composed primarily of printed material from the institutions represented. This collection includes records from religious educational institutions in the United States and Canada, dating from 1808 to 1974.
Call Number: RG 120
Overview: Letters, reports, and writings document American mission work in South Africa from 1927 to the 1960s. John A. Reuling was director of teachers' training at Adams College, Natal, South Africa, serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, from 1927 to 1941. After 1946 he was an administrator for the United Church Board for World Ministries, serving first as regional secretary for Africa and then as general secretary for Mission. Eleanor Swanson Reuling also taught at...
Call Number: RG 311
Overview: Extensive correspondence, reports, and an autobiography document the work of Sanford Richardson, missionary among the Armenians in Ottoman Turkey from 1857 to 1879, serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
Call Number: RG 121
Overview: Notes and papers from Riemer's years at the Yale Divinity School (1915-1917) provide insight into the curriculum and teaching methods at YDS during the first part of the twentieth century. Reinhold Riemer was a Yale Divinity School graduate, Moravian minister, and President of the Moravian College for Women.
Call Number: RG 313
Overview: The Ruth Rouse papers, 1897-1957, consist of Rouse’s personal accounts of her international work with the Student Volunteer Movement (SVM), World Student Christian Federation (WSCF), and the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA), as well as her research files on the history of global ecumenism.
Call Number: RG 148
Overview: Correspondence, reports, and printed material document Sailer's years as an educational missionary at Yenching University as well as his reflections about his years in China and his continued involvement with Christianity in China and U.S./ China relations. Randolph Clothier Sailer was an American Presbyterian missionary in China from 1923 to 1950, serving as a professor of psychology at Yenching University in Beijing. He taught at Forman Christian College in Lahore, Pakistan from 1953 to 1958.
Call Number: RG 98
Overview: Sermons and biographical material document the life and work of a New England Congregational minister during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Edward Stevens Sanborn (1866-1945) was a Yale Divinity School graduate who served various Congregational parishes in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.
Call Number: RG 122
Overview: The papers include letters from Sanders' parents describing missionary work in Sri Lanka (Ceylon), correspondence and personal diaries of Sanders, writings, genealogical material, and photographs. There is also documentation related to Sanders' uncle, Henry Martyn Knight, who was the founder of the Connecticut School for Imbeciles. The son of ABCFM missionaries to Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Frank Knight Sanders (1861-1933) taught at Jaffna College, Sri Lanka (Ceylon) from 1882 to 1886. He was on the...
Call Number: RG 149
Overview: Detailed family correspondence, writings, and collected material document the life and work of a single woman missionary in South China. Abbie G. Sanderson was an American Baptist missionary in South China from 1918 to 1937 and 1946 to 1953. She later taught at a girls' school in Sendai, Japan, and retired in 1959.
Call Number: RG 25
Overview: The papers provide excellent documentation of Methodist Episcopal Church mission work in Fujian (Fukien) Province during the first half of the 1920s. The internal workings of the Methodist mission, relationships with Chinese church workers, and the impact of political unrest are described in detail. Correspondence provides nearly weekly, detailed descriptions of the Scheuflers' life in China, including daily life and missionary work, evangelistic itineration, military and bandit activity, and...
Call Number: RG 19
Overview: The papers document the work of the conservative Free Methodist Church in central China. Both George and Mary Schlosser was active in evangelistic work in the countryside and came in close contact with the Chinese people. Famine relief work, societal routine, and the disruption of Chinese society during the period 1908 to 1949 are documented. George and Mary Ogren Schlosser were missionaries under the Free Methodist Church Foreign Missionary Board. Stationed primarily in Henan (Honan) Province,...
Call Number: RG 186
Overview: The Sewanee Controversy Papers include the official documents surrounding the event, as well as personal correspondence and collected material. From 1952 to 1954 there was great controversy over the admission policies of the School of Theology at the University of the South at Sewanee, an Episcopal Seminary. On June 6, 1952, the Board of Trustees rejected a request by the Synod of the Fourth Province to "open the existing seminaries in the South to students of all races." The Board of Trustees...
Call Number: RG 176
Overview: Letters, writings, photographs, and collected material document the fascinating life of Katherine Shapleigh, including her missionary work in China. Raised as a traditional Episcopalian, Katherine Chase Pratt Shapleigh married Alfred Shapleigh, a graduate of Harvard Medical School, and they served in Tianjin (Tientsin), China under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) from 1896 to 1897. Apparently experiencing a transformation in their religious beliefs, the...
Call Number: RG 35
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and source material related almost entirely to Shedd's professional involvement in religious work among college and university students. Clarence Prouty Shedd received the B.A. degree in 1909 and the M.A. degree in 1914, both from Clark University, and earned a B.D. in 1925 and a Ph.D. in 1932 from Yale University. He taught in the fields of Christian methods and religion in higher education at Yale University from 1923 to 1955.