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Norvin Hein Papers

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Call Number: RG 310
Overview: The collection provides an overview of Norvin Hein's long career as professor of comparative religion with a focus on Hinduism, serving on the Yale Divinity School and Religious Studies faculties for thirty-five years from 1950 until his retirement in 1985.
Dates: 1942-2018

Ellison and Lottie Hildreth Papers

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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...
Dates: 1886-1977

Paul L. Holmer Papers

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Call Number: RG 195
Overview: Published and unpublished writings, notes, course-related material, and correspondence of Paul L. Holmer provide insight into his work and thought. Holmer (1916-2004) was Professor of Philosophical Theology at Yale from 1960 to 1987.
Dates: 1876-2004

William Richard Johnson Papers

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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...
Dates: 1836-1966

Philip C. Landers Papers

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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...
Dates: 1913-1972

Kenneth Scott Latourette Papers

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Call Number: RG 3
Overview: The papers contain extensive documentation of Latourette's personal life, scholarly activities, and involvement in various organizations. Latourette was a professor of missions and Oriental history at Yale University. He held leadership positions in the American Baptist Convention and Foreign Mission Society, American Historical Association, Far Eastern Association, International Committee of Y.M.C.A.'s, Japan International Christian University Foundation, United Board for Christian Colleges in...
Dates: 1905-1970

George A. Lindbeck Papers

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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

Trustees of Lingnan University Records

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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,...
Dates: 1885-1982

Douglas Clyde Macintosh Papers

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Call Number: RG 50
Overview: Letters, writings, and memorabilia document Macintosh's life and work. Douglas Clyde Macintosh was Professor of Theology at Yale from 1909 to 1942.
Dates: 1906-1978

Randolph Crump Miller Papers

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Call Number: RG 173
Overview: Writings, notes, and collected material document Miller's work. Randolph Crump Miller was a professor of Christian Education at the Yale Divinity School.
Dates: 1932-1997

Miscellaneous Personal Papers Collection

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Call Number: RG 30
Overview: The Miscellaneous Personal Papers record group is an open collection consisting of the correspondence, diaries, writings and/or other papers and memorabilia of various individuals. This collection contains papers of individuals who were Yale faculty members, alumni/ae, clergy, ecumenical workers, or missionaries in areas other than China.
Dates: 1692-2013

Esther Tappert Mortensen Papers

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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...
Dates: 1903-1972

William James Mutch Papers

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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.
Dates: 1834-1947

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

Charles W. Ranson Papers

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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...
Dates: 1938-1979

Religious Education Association Records

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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...
Dates: 1902-1982

Religious Education Association Records - Addendum A

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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...
Dates: 1982-2003

Clarence Prouty Shedd Papers

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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.
Dates: 1915-1967