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National Religious Partnership for the Environment Records

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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...
Dates: 1993–2010

National Student Christian Federation Records

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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...
Dates: 1959-1966

New England Commission for United Ministries in Higher Education Records

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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...
Dates: 1950-1973

Newton Theological Institution Records

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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.
Dates: 1825-1965

D.T. Niles Papers

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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.
Dates: 1907-1970

North American Coalition for Christianity and Ecology records

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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.
Dates: 1986-2007

North Congregational Church (North Middleboro, Mass.) Records

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Call Number: RG 309
Overview: Detailed and complete records document the history of North Congregational Church in North Middleboro (Middleborough), Massachusetts, where Isaac Backus was minister from 1748 to 1756.
Dates: 1747-1967

Nott Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 304
Overview: The Nott Family Papers document the life and work of three generations of family members. Eliphalet Nott (1773-1866) served as president of Union College for 62 years beginning in 1804. Eliphalet's brother Samuel Nott (1754-1852) was a Congregational minister in Franklin, Connecticut for 70 years. The bulk of the collection relates to Samuel's son, also named Samuel (1787-1869) who, with his wife Roxana Peck Nott, went to India as part of the first group of missionaries commissioned by the...
Dates: 1797-1944

Morgan Phelps Noyes Papers

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Call Number: RG 198
Overview: Sermons, writings, and memorabilia document the life and work of prominent Presbyterian minister Morgan Phelps Noyes. Noyes was a 1914 graduate of Yale University, received an honorary D.D. from Yale in 1938, and was a member of the Yale University Corporation from 1945 to 1959. He served served churches in New York and New Jersey from 1920 to 1957 and was Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Union Theological Seminary in New York from 1945 to 1951.
Dates: 1913-1972

Franklin and Bertha Schweinfurth Ohlinger Papers

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Call Number: RG 23
Overview: The collection provides documentation of American Methodist mission work in China, particularly in Fujian Province, and in Korea. The Ohlingers were educational missionaries and pioneers in the field of translation and publication for the church in China. Franklin Ohlinger was born in Ohio in 1845. He served as a missionary under the Methodist Episcopal Church Foreign Mission Board beginning in 1870, based in Fuzhou, Fujian Province. He was a founder of the Union Theological School and the...
Dates: 1867-1973

Howard Olson Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 238
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the life and work of Howard and Louise Olson and their family. The Olsons were Lutheran missionaries and educators in Tanzania from 1946 to 1988. Howard Olson was instrumental in translating the New Testament into the Rimi language and had a particular interest in African music and hymns.
Dates: 1943-2010

Edwards Amasa Park papers

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Call Number: RG 291
Overview: The papers primarily document Park's work as Professor of Sacred Rhetoric (1836-1847) and Professor of Christian Theology (1847 to 1881) at Andover Theological Seminary, and as editor of Bibliotheca Sacra from 1844 to 1884.
Dates: 1835-1899

Harman V. S. Peeke Papers

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Call Number: RG 185
Overview: Detailed and substantive quarterly letters and writings document the missionary work of Harman V. S. Peeke and his wife Vesta G. Peeke. The Peekes were missionaries in Japan from 1893 to 1929, serving under the Reformed Church in America.
Dates: 1887-1987

Lillian Picken Papers

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Call Number: RG 159
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected materials document Picken's work and the work of the ABCFM in India beginning in 1928. Lillian Picken was an American missionary in India, serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, American Marathi Mission, later known as the United Church Board for World Ministries. She took part in educational, industrial, social, and evangelistic work in the Satara area of western India.
Dates: 1921-1974

John Winthrop Platner papers

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Call Number: RG 292
Overview: The collection documents Platner's work as a professor at Harvard College and Andover Theological seminary.
Dates: 1896-1921

Liston Pope Papers

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Call Number: RG 49
Overview: The papers document Pope's career and thought. They are primarily related to his professional work, but personal insights are also available, particularly in the correspondence with his wife and friends. The collection provides information about theological education in the United States, the activities of the ecumenical movement during the 1950s, the relationship of the church (particularly the Congregational denomination) to social concerns such as labor and race relations during the 1950s....
Dates: 1909-1984

Marvin H. Pope Papers

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Call Number: RG 135
Overview: The Marvin H. Pope Papers document the life and work of a prominent professor at Yale. Correspondence, notes, writings, course-related materials, collected materials, and audiovisual materials shed light on his academic work and his interactions with colleagues and students. Marvin H. Pope taught at Yale in the Department of Religious Studies and Divinity School from 1949 to 1986 and was one of the world's leading authorities on Ugarit. Pope made many contributions to biblical studies, which...
Dates: 1916-1998

Frank Chamberlin Porter Papers

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Call Number: RG 119
Overview: Correspondence, notes, and writings document Porter's life and work. Frank Chamberlin Porter (1859-1946) was Winkley Professor of Biblical Theology at the Yale Divinity School from 1891 to 1927.
Dates: 1886-1967 1886-1940, bulk 1886-1940

H. Boone Porter Papers

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Call Number: RG 230
Overview: This collection documents the work of H. Boone Porter, an important figure in the Episcopal Church during the second half of the 20th century. A graduate of Yale, Berkeley Divinity School, and General Theological Seminary, Boone was a Professor of Liturgics at General Theological Seminary from 1960 to 1970. As a member of the Standing Liturgical Commission of the Episcopal Church, he was a major architect of the 1979 Book of Common Prayer. Later he served as Executive Director of the Town and...
Dates: 1940-2003, bulk 1954-1999

William H. Poteat Papers

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Call Number: RG 243
Overview: This collection documents the thought and work of William H. Poteat, a Yale Divinity School graduate who taught at Duke University from 1960 to 1987. The material was gathered by Walter B. Mead, who contacted former students and colleagues of Poteat, asking them to provide writings and correspondence of Poteat that document his contributions to the field of philosophy of religion.
Dates: 1954–2018