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Call Number: RG 324
Scope and Contents: This collection contains daguerreotype images of missionaries who had been appointed for service by The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. The daguerreotype process for creating photographs was used during the 1840s and 1850s. Series III contains two color miniature portraits that date from 1839. This collection was originally held at the Franklin Trask Library of Andover Newton Theological School and was transferred to the Yale Divinity Library in 2017.
Dates: circa 1839-1860
Call Number: RG 328
Overview: This collection documents the life and work of medical missionary Hyla Stowell Watters (1893-1987). Watters served at Wuhu General Hospital in Anhui Province, China, and then at the Methodist Mission hospital in Ganta, Liberia, before spending her later years in Tupper Lake, New York. The collection also contains materials gathered by author Elsie Hayes Landstrom for the publication of Hyla Doc, two books based on Hyla’s life.
Call Number: RG 325
Overview: Extensive correspondence in the Ingram Family Papers provides insight into China in the early twentieth century with descriptions of missionary and medical activities over thirty years, including exile during the Boxer Rebellion, work in convalescent hospitals and famine refugee camps in the wake of World War I, views inside the Forbidden City in the last years of the Qing dynasty, and documentation of the expat culture of Beijing and repatriation amid the chaos of World War II.
Dates: 1887 - 1986