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- Repository: Yale Divinity Library X
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- English 350
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- Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955 14
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- Wilder, Robert P., 1863-1938 7
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- Porter, David R. (David Richard), 1882-1973 6
- Speer, Robert E. (Robert Elliott), 1867-1947 6
- Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions 6
- Visser 't Hooft, Willem Adolph, 1900-1985 6
- World's Student Christian Federation 6 ∧ less
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- Stored offsite 267
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- Stored onsite 12
ABCFM Daguerreotypes Collection
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
Bradford Edward Ableson Papers
Call Number: RG 222
Overview: These papers include correspondence, sermons, writings, and other documentation of the life and work of Bradford Edward Ableson, a Yale Divinity School graduate, Captain in the Chaplain Corps of the U.S. Navy, and clergyman. A prominent chaplain with a distinguished 25-year naval career, Captain Ableson provided combat ministry with Marines during Operation Desert Storm in the first Gulf War. From 1996 to 1999, he assumed Presidential Service duties as the Chaplain at Camp David, Maryland...
Merrill and Lucile Ady Papers
Call Number: RG 138
Overview: Letters, writings, and printed material document the personal side of the Ady's missionary work in China and Hong. These records complement documentation held in the archives of the Presbyterian Board of Missions. Merrill Steele and Lucile Meloy Ady were Presbyterian missionaries in China and Hong Kong from 1923 to 1960.
Sydney Ahlstrom Papers
Call Number: RG 83
Overview: The papers document Ahlstrom's professional career, his writings, lectures, courses taught at Yale, his extensive participation in scholarly and church-related organizations. Conditions at Yale and in New Haven during the turbulent years of the late 1960s and early 1970s are well documented. Correspondence documents his friendships, family life, and professional affairs, revealing his opinions on a wide range of issues, his sense of humor and warm personality. The collection includes material...
James Payne Alter Papers
Call Number: RG 84
Overview: The papers document Alter's lifelong involvement with the Christian church in India, his affiliation with Yale University, his activities in student Christian organizations, and his ongoing interest in issues of peace and social concern. James Payne Alter was born in India in 1919, son of Presbyterian missionaries. He attended Yale College and Yale Divinity School. He was appointed as a Presbyterian missionary to India in 1945. He taught at Ewing Christian College in Allahabad, served as first...
American Lutheran Church Women in World Mission Oral History Project / Evangelical Lutheran Church Women in Global Mission Oral History Project Records
Call Number: RG 100
Overview: The American Lutheran Church Women in World Mission Oral History Project, and its continuation, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Women in Global Mission Oral History document the work of women missionaries serving under these church bodies (or predecessor bodies) from 1921-1991. This collection contains oral history transcripts of Lutheran women missionaries.
American School Kikungshan and American School Kikungshan Association Records
Call Number: RG 164
Overview: Reports, correspondence, photographs, and collected material document the history of the American School Kikungshan and its graduates. The American School Kikungshan was a school for missionary children established by the Lutheran missions in China. The American School Kikungshan Association is the alumni/ae association of the school.
American Theological Library Association Library Development Program Records
Call Number: RG 81
Overview: The records include correspondence, reports, and financial records related to the ATLA Library Development Program. The ATLA Library Development Program provided funds to strengthen the book collections of ninety North American theological libraries between 1961 and 1966. The program was directed by Raymond Morris, Librarian of the Yale Divinity School Library and funded by the Sealantic Fund.
American Theological Library Association Records
Call Number: RG 163
Overview: This record group includes organizational and administrative records, board and committee records, materials from annual conferences, and ATLA publications. The American Theological Library Association was founded in 1947 to strengthen ties among theological libraries, to support theological and religious librarianship, to improve theological libraries, and to interpret the role of libraries in theological education.
American Theological Library Association Records - Addendum A
Call Number: RG 163A
Overview: This record group represents the official archives of the American Theological Library Association. The archives include organizational and administrative records, board and committee records, materials from annual conferences, and ATLA publications from the period 1991 to the present. This is an addendum to the material found in Record Group 163.
Dates: 1985-2007, bulk 1991-2005
American Theological Library Association Records - Addendum B
Call Number: RG 163B
Overview: This record group represents the official archives of the American Theological Library Association. The archives include organizational and administrative records, board and committee records, materials from annual conferences, and ATLA publications primarily from the period 2000 to 2014. This is a second addendum to the material found in Record Group 163.
Gerald H. Anderson Papers
Call Number: RG 166
Overview: These papers document the work of Gerald H. Anderson, who was a missionary educator, college president, and Director of the Overseas Ministries Study Center from 1974 to 2000. Anderson's extensive writings, lectures, and conference activities provide a valuable overview of the ecumenical mission scene during the second half of the twentieth century. A substantial portion of the collection relates to Anderson's work as editor of the Biographical Dictionary of Christian...
Sidney R. Anderson Papers
Call Number: RG 200
Overview: Correspondence, writings, photographs, slides, and collected material document the life and work of Sidney and Olive Anderson, who were Methodist missionaries in China and Hong Kong from 1915 to 1963. They were instrumental in the development of the Moore Memorial Church in Shanghai and spent twelve years in Hong Kong after 1951 working with refugees from mainland China and at the North Point Methodist Church.
Dates: 1914-2005, bulk 1955-1978
Andover Association Records
Call Number: RG 307
Overview: Minutes, reports, correspondence and other documents trace the history of the Andover Association, an association of Congregationalist churches in Massachusetts, from 1719 to 1913.
Andover Newton Faculty Publications Collection
Call Number: RG 279
Overview: This collection contains publications by faculty of Andover Newton Theological School and its predecessors, Andover Theological Seminary and the Newton Theological Institution. These writings were gathered into the collection in order to provide a consolidated repository for the works of Andover Newton faculty.
Andover Newton Miscellaneous Personal Papers Collection
Call Number: RG 295
Overview: This is a collection of the correspondence, diaries, writings and/or other papers and memorabilia related various individuals, including clergy, missionaries, and faculty and graduates of Andover Theological Seminary, Newton Theological Institution, and Andover Newton Theological School faculty members.
Andover Newton Oxyrhynchus Papyri Collection
Call Number: RG 305
Overview: The collection consists of sixteen Oxyrhynchus Papyri items. The most notable item (Oxy. P. 1230) relates to the New Testament text of Revelations 5,6. Other items include poetical and prose fragments, orders, contracts, receipts, letters, and a prayer.
Dates: circa 1st - 6th century CE
Andover Newton Theological School Alumni Files
Call Number: RG 278
Overview: The Alumni files contain information about graduates of Andover Newton Theological School and its predecessors, Andover Theological Seminary and Newton Theological Institution.
Andover Newton Theological School Records
Call Number: RG 277
Overview: These are the official archives of Andover Newton Theological School.
Andover Newton Theological School Theses Collection
Call Number: RG 300
Overview: This collection includes theses from Andover Newton Theological School, and its predecessors Andover Theological Seminary and Newton Theological Institution.