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J. Leslie Dunstan papers

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Call Number: RG 284
Overview: The Dunstan Papers document his professional life, primarily as a faculty member at Andover Newton Theological School. The correspondence (1936-1954) is that of Dunstan and Paul S. Minear, and provides detailed accounts of the life and work of both men during that period. Minear was a professor of Biblical Theology at Yale Divinity School.
Dates: 1936-1969

Dutton Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 63
Overview: The collection is valuable for the documentation it provides concerning a New Haven area clergy family during the period 1800 to 1880. Daily events and family relationships are revealed in substantive family correspondence. Of particular interest are Samuel Dutton's notebooks from his student days at Yale. The bulk of the collection is comprised of manuscript sermons written by Aaron and Samuel Dutton during their pastorates in Guilford and New Haven. These sermons touch on topics such as...
Dates: 1800-1880

Melatiah Everett Dwight Papers

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Call Number: RG 91
Overview: Several hundred sermons, and other writings and notes document Dwight's work as a Congregational minister during the second half of the nineteenth century. Melatiah Everett Dwight (1841-1907) was a Congregational minister in Iowa.
Dates: 1853-1884

Daniel S. and Jane Balderston Dye Papers

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Call Number: RG 22
Overview: Substantive letters refer to the social and political scene in the Chengdu (Chengtu) area, as well as providing a thorough account of the educational mission work of the Dyes at West China Union University. The papers include unique documentation of patterns and designs used in West China latticework, woven belts, and pottery. Drawings of hundreds of patterns and notes regarding their origin and symbolism are included. Daniel Sheets Dye taught academic courses at West China Union University in...
Dates: 1905-1987

George Sherwood Eddy Papers

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Call Number: RG 32
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, collected material, personal items, and memorabilia that document the activities and associations of George Sherwood Eddy throughout his career as a YMCA secretary, seminar leader, author, lecturer, and evangelist. George Sherwood Eddy was born in Leavenworth, Kansas on January 19, 1871. He earned a Ph.B. degree from Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University in 1891, attended Union Theological Seminary and graduated from Princeton...
Dates: 1851-1981

Dwight W. Edwards Papers

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Call Number: RG 12
Overview: The papers document Dwight W. Edwards' work in China, particularly with the YMCA in Beijing (Peking), which was sponsored by the Princeton University Student Christian Association. The famine relief work of various organizations in China is also well documented. Edwards was a missionary in China from 1906 to 1949. He was active in YMCA work, particularly in Beijing (Peking), and in famine relief work throughout China from 1920 to 1949. Edwards held leadership positions with the China...
Dates: 1905-1982

Eli Smith Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 124
Overview: Letters, journals, and writings in this record group document Eli Smith's missionary work in the Middle East. Letters of his third wife, Mehitable Simpkins Butler Smith, provide valuable documentation of her ten years in the Middle East. Research materials gathered by Margaret Leavy complement the original holdings. Eli Smith, an early missionary to the Middle East serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, is best known for his translation of the Bible into Arabic.
Dates: 1821-1964

Ellsworth Eliot Collection

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Call Number: RG 210
Overview: The collection consists primarily of published books, pamphlets and articles collected by Ellsworth Eliot Sr. The annotated collected documents reflect Eliot's varied research interests, particularly the life and work of his ancestor, John Eliot, “Apostle to the Indians.”
Dates: 1768-1908

Ralph Emerson Papers

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Call Number: RG 285
Overview: The Ralph Emerson Papers (1807-1871) primarily document the professional work of Emerson as a Congregational clergyman and faculty member at Andover Theological Seminary. Letters to and from his wife Eliza are included in the correspondence.
Dates: 1807-1871

Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa Records

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Call Number: RG 102
Overview: The records in this collection primarily document the ECFSA's work in relation to Namibia. The ECFSA has served as a link between Anglicans in Southern Africa and people in the United States by publishing a newsletter, issuing news releases, sponsoring public meetings, preparing and publishing special reports, sponsoring speaking and study tours for Southern Africans, raising funds to support education and provide relief in Southern Africa, and providing aid and counsel to visiting Southern...
Dates: 1961-1998

Charles Telford Erickson Papers

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Call Number: RG 26
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and printed material dating from 1908 to 1973, relating to Erickson's personal life and a number of aspects of Albanian history during this period. Letters document the Ericksons' journey to and life in Albania, and interactions with statesmen, presidents, senators and others regarding Albania's political situation. Charles Telford Erickson was born in Galesburg, Illinois in 1867. He served as a Congregational minister before and after his...
Dates: 1908-1973

Margaret A. Farley papers

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Call Number: RG 29
Overview: The Margaret Farley Papers include materials relating to Farley's career as a Christian Ethics professor and her research, writings, and course materials relating to subject fields such as sexual ethics, history of Christian ethics, medical ethics, and more.
Dates: 1958-2019, (bulk 1970-2008)

Nels F. S. Ferré Papers

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Call Number: RG 286
Overview: The collection documents the professional life of Nels F. S. Ferré, who was professor of Christian Theology at Andover Newton Theological School (then known as Andover Theological Seminary - 1939-1950, 1957-1965), at Vanderbilt University, and at the College of Wooster.
Dates: 1940-1968

Eleazar Thompson Fitch Papers

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Call Number: RG 93
Overview: The papers consist of manuscript sermons by Fitch. Eleazar T. Fitch (1791-1871) was Livingston Professor of Divinity at Yale from 1817 to 1852, in which his main duty was the supply of the College pulpit. He was Lecturer on Homiletics at the Yale Divinity School from 1824 to 1861.
Dates: 1817-1852

Margaret Flory Papers

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Call Number: RG 86
Overview: Correspondence, writings, subject files, and collected material document the life and work of Margaret Flory and the many organizations with which she was associated throughout her long career in missions and student work. Margaret Flory was an ecumenist, leader of student religious work, and mission executive in the Presbyterian Church (USA) from 1944-1980 who began and directed innovative missions programs including Junior Year Abroad, Frontier Internships in Mission, and Bi-National Service.
Dates: 1929-2009

Forman Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 110
Overview: Letters, writings, notes, and collected material document the life and work of three generations of the Forman family. Charles William Forman was an American Presbyterian missionary in North India from 1847 to 1894. His son, Henry Forman, served as a missionary in North India from the 1880s to 1924. Charles W. Forman, son of Henry and grandson of Charles William, taught at a seminary in India for five years prior to beginning his career as professor of missions at the Yale Divinity School,...
Dates: 1808-2015

Foster Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 1
Overview: The papers relate to missionary work in China and Thailand from 1888-1927, to educational institutions with which the Fosters were involved, and to the personal and family life of several generations of Foster family members. Correspondence mainly consists of letters received by various members of the Foster family. Of particular interest are the journals of John Marshall Foster, 1888-1916, describing life and events in China, especially the effects of the Boxer Rebellion on the American...
Dates: 1836-1974

Foundation for Theological Education in South East Asia Records

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Call Number: RG 180
Overview: This collection includes administrative records of the FTESEA and its predecessor organization, the Board of Founders of Nanking Theological Seminary, dating from 1937 to 2011. It also includes publications of the FTESEA, photographs, financial records, and resources from the ATSSEA (Association of Theological Schools in South-East Asia/ Association for Theological Education in South East Asia). The Foundation for Theological Education in South East Asia supports Christian theological education...
Dates: 1937-2011

Foundation for Theological Education in South East Asia Records - Addendum A

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Call Number: RG 180A
Overview: This collection is a continuation of the Archives of the Foundation for Theological Education in South East Asia found in Record Group No. 180. It includes historical and administrative records related to the FTESEA dating from 1938 to 2015. It also includes publications of the FTESEA, photographs, financial records, and resources from its partners and related organizations. The Foundation for Theological Education in South East Asia supports Christian theological education in South East Asia...
Dates: 1938-2021, bulk 2010-2021

Hans Wilhelm Frei Papers

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Call Number: RG 76
Overview: The papers document in a thorough way the last two decades of Frei's professional career - his writings, lectures, courses taught at Yale, and University-related activities. Hans Wilhelm Frei was born in Germany in 1922, attended secondary school in England, and emigrated to the United States in 1938. He received a B.S. from North Carolina State College, a B.D. from Yale Divinity School, and a Ph.D. from Yale. He was professor of religion at Wabash College and the Episcopal Theological Seminary...
Dates: 1953-1992