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- Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955 6
- Yale University. Divinity School 6
- Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 5
- YMCA of the USA 5
- Eddy, Sherwood, 1871-1963 4
- Porter, David R. (David Richard), 1882-1973 4
- United Ministries in Higher Education 4
- Visser 't Hooft, Willem Adolph, 1900-1985 4
- Wilder, Robert P., 1863-1938 4
- Council for Ecumenical Student Christian Ministry 3
- Espy, R. H. Edwin 3
- Miller, Francis Pickens, 1895-1978 3
- Miller, Randolph Crump, 1910-2002 3
- National Student Christian Federation 3
- Shedd, Clarence Prouty, 1887- 3
- Speer, Robert E. (Robert Elliott), 1867-1947 3
- Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions 3
- University Christian Movement in New England 3
- World Student Christian Federation 3
- Yale University 3 ∧ less
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- Stored offsite 33
- Stored onsite and offsite 6
- Stored onsite 1
Call Number: RG 57
Overview: The papers include correspondence, reports and minutes, study papers, printed material, and financial material. They constitute the official archive of the Student Christian Movement in New England (SCMNE) from its formation in 1934 to its dissolution in 1967. The papers contain information about the local Christian ministries programs of various colleges and universities in New England. These papers form part of a group of documentation at the Yale Divinity School Library of student work in...
Call Number: RG 42
Overview: The papers document the activities of the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions and provide valuable information on various aspects of American religious life during the period 1886-1964. Religious conditions on American college and university campuses are documented. Vast files of student volunteer application, information and health examination blanks provide personal data on thousands of prospective missionaries which is of potential interest to genealogists, biographers and...
Call Number: RG 42a
Overview: These records primarily document the last decade of the SVM's autonomous existence, 1949-1959, complementing the records found in Record Group No. 42. The Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions was an organization that sought to recruit college and university students in the United States for missionary service. In 1959, the Student Volunteer Movement, the United Student Christian Council, and the Interseminary Committee merged to form the National Student Christian Federation.
Call Number: RG 43
Overview: The majority of the approximately 200 papers were written in connection with the Theological Discussion Group. The papers provide insight into the thoughts and Christian perspective of numerous American theologians and discuss various religious issues of the times. Papers arising from other organizations with similar intent are also contained in the collection. The Theological Discussion Group was established in 1934 as a series of two weekend retreat discussions during the academic year where...
Call Number: RG 104
Overview: Organizational and program materials of the UMHE and related bodies provide an overview of three decades of Protestant campus ministries. United Ministries in Higher Education was established in 1964, emerging out of the United Campus Christian Fellowship, a body that represented the student Christian movements of four Protestant denominations. By 1968 six more denominational agencies had joined the UMHE. In 1979 UMHE changed its name to United Ministries in Education, joining with Ministries...
Call Number: RG 104A
Overview: Organizational and program materials of UMHE and related bodies provide insight on Protestant campus ministries. United Ministries in Higher Education was established in 1964, emerging out of the United Campus Christian Fellowship, a body that represented the student Christian movements of four Protestant denominations. By 1968 six more denominational agencies had joined the UMHE to promote ecumenical cooperation in religious work among college and university students. In 1979 UMHE changed its...
Call Number: RG 239
Overview: These records document the administrative history and program activities of the United Student Christian Council. The USCC was a national, federated group that sought to support and coordinate the student Christian work of various Protestant denominations, the YMCA, YWCA, Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, and the Interseminary Movement. The two main functions of USCC were to be the North American link to the World Student Christian Federation, and to work as a clearing house for...
Call Number: RG 88
Overview: The papers include correspondence, reports and minutes, printed material, and financial material. They constitute the official archive of the organization from its formation in 1967. The papers contain information about the local Christian ministries' programs of various colleges and universities in New England and document issues that were of concern to college students during the turbulent late 1960s and 1970s. These papers fit into a line of documentation at YDSL of religious work among...
Call Number: RG 88A
Overview: This addendum to the main collection of the University Christian Movement in New England Records (see Record Group 88) contains all the remaining material belonging to the organization that was not submitted to Yale University in 1998. This collection, composed of historical documents, correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, printed material, financial invoices, photographs, slides, an audio tape, as well as other...
Call Number: RG 235
Overview: The University Christian Movement was an ecumenical student Christian organization in the USA that existed between the years 1966-1969. The UCM was the successor to the National Student Christian Federation. It was the U.S.A. member of the World Student Christian Federation and a related movement of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA. UCM sought to be a student movement that would unite the academic community through social action. The organization dissolved in 1969 due to a...
Dates: 1955-1995, bulk 1966-1969
Call Number: RG 51
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notes and writings of George Leon and Williston Walker form the core of the collection and provide extensive biographical information. They detail the activities of a typical New England clergyman during the second half of the 19th century and provide information on national news, political events, the Civil War, slavery, financial news on currency and taxes, and daily weather conditions. Also included are records of sermons preached and pastoral records. George Leon...
Call Number: RG 99
Overview: The records document the effect of war time emergency measures on student religious work on college and university campuses throughout the United States during the years 1942 to 1944. The War Emergency Council on Student Christian Work was established in 1942 to deal with the readjustments made necessary by the impact of World War II on college and university campuses. The Council collected and disseminated information, arranged regional consultative conferences, and worked as an intermediary...
Call Number: RG 46B
Overview: The material in this collection consists of administrative and financial records of the WSCF U.S. Board of Trustees. The World Student Christian Federation was created in 1895 as an international student Christian movement which could encourage and coordinate the work of national student Christian movements. The WSCF has headquarters in Geneva, but maintained a U.S. Board of Trustees to guide policy and financial operations in North America.
Call Number: RG 46F
Overview: Records of the World Student Christian Federation, including reports and publications, correspondence, administrative records, and materials relating to affiliated national student Christian movements and collaborating secular and ecumenical organizations.
Dates: 1895-2017, bulk 1925-2000
Call Number: RG 46A
Overview: This record group documents the operations of the North America Regional Office of the WSCF and the issues that were of concern to the Office. The North America Regional Office of the World Student Christian Federation existed from 1973 to 1988, then was reinstated in the early 2000s. National and local movements, especially in Canada, continued throughout the hiatus of the regional body. Its purpose is to coordinate ecumenical Christian student work in the United States and Canada.
Dates: 1920-2010, bulk 1973-1989
Call Number: RG 46
Overview: This collection contains the official archives of the WSCF through 1925; later official archives were held in Geneva and now comprise RG 46F. Many documents in this collection date from after 1925. The World's Student Christian Federation was created in 1895 to fulfill its founders' vision of an international student Christian movement which could encourage and coordinate the work of existing national student Christian movements, as well as stimulate the formation of unified student movements...
Call Number: RG 40
Overview: The papers detail Wright's personal life and professional work. They are particularly useful for their documentation of his involvement in religious activity at Yale from 1894-1923 and in YMCA work during the first World War. Henry Burt Wright was born in New Haven, Connecticut on January 29, 1877. He received the B.A. (1898) and Ph.D. (1903) degrees from Yale University. He was a professor at Yale from 1903-1923. He was active in Christian work among university students and in the work of the...
Call Number: RG 182
Overview: These records relate to the Religion in Higher Education program at Yale. Yale was an important center for Masters and Doctoral level studies in this field during the mid- twentieth century.
Dates: 1928-1966, bulk 1946-1966
Call Number: RG 58
Overview: Documentation in this collection provides insight into the changing character of YMCA concerns. Extensive files of correspondence, minutes, and reports document the daily administrative routines of the executive secretary office, policy questions and the development of the Student Division. Topical files contain material on disarmament, work with Black students, preparatory school work, recruiting and training efforts, the Universal Day of Prayer and voluntary study. Documentation on regional...