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John Hersey Papers

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Call Number: RG 145
Overview: This collection contains research materials for Hersey's novel The Call (1985), a fictional account of a missionary to China. John Hersey (1914-1993), a prominent American author, was born in Tianjin (Tientsin), China, the son of missionaries.
Dates: 1900-1985

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

Himalayan Collection Pamphlets and Reports

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Call Number: RG 211
Overview: This record group includes pamphlets, reports, and ephemera that were part of the library of the Himalayan Archives Association, a group was formed to coordinate care for the archives of four organizations that had been deposited at the University of Edinburgh in the early 1990s.The Himalayan Mission Archive Collection at the Yale Divinity School Library was formed in 2008 when the archives of the four organizations and their umbrella association were transferred to Yale from the Centre for the...
Dates: 1960-2000

William L. Holladay papers

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Call Number: RG 302
Overview: The papers comprise the professional and personal correspondence, teaching files, writings, and public talks that document William L. Holladay's career as a scholar of the Old Testament, his teaching career at both the Near East School of Theology and the Andover Newton Theological School, and his work as a minister for the United Church of Christ.
Dates: 1873-2012, bulk 1960-1997

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Overview: Published and unpublished writings, notes, course-related material, and correspondence of Paul L. Holmer provide insight into his work and thought.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

Lyman Hoover Papers

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Call Number: RG 9
Overview: The collection relates to the personal and professional life of Lyman Hoover. There is documentation of the work of the YMCA in China from 1930 until the Communist takeover in 1950, including observations of Chinese social and political conditions. Lyman Hoover was a missionary in China under the auspices of the YMCA (1930-1949) and a consultant and representative of the Asia Foundation (formerly known as Committee for a Free Asia) in New York and Taiwan.
Dates: 1900-1977

Alvah Hovey Papers

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Call Number: RG 288
Overview: This collection documents the work of Alvah Hovey (1820-1903) who taught at Newton Theological Institution in Newton Centre, Massachusetts from 1849 to 1903 and was President of the Institution from 1868-1898.
Dates: 1842-1903

Hugh Hubbard Papers

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Call Number: RG 137
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the life and work of Hubbard. Hugh W. Hubbard was an American missionary serving in North China under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
Dates: 1943-1974

Hudson Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 253
Overview: This collection documents the work of Southern Presbyterian missionaries Waddy Hampton Hudson, his wife Maude Chapin Hudson, and their son George A. Hudson, primarily in Jiaxing (Kashing), Zhejiang Province, China from 1894 to 1940. Waddy Hudson was in charge of mission accounts, trained ministers, and preached in neighboring villages, traveling from Jiaxing (Kashing) in a house boat. George Hudson worked initially in Jiaxing (Kashing) and then in Taiwan following World War II, including a tent...
Dates: 1885-1967

Theodore Carswell Hume Papers

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Call Number: RG 116
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and tributes document the life and work of this prominent Congregational clergyman. Theodore Carswell Hume (1904-1943) was a Congregational minister in Chicago and California. He died in Europe while serving as emissary of the American churches under the auspices of the American Church Committee on Relief and Reconstruction and the World Council of Churches.
Dates: 1929-1969

Henry S. Huntington Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 109
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material in the Henry S. Huntington Family Papers provide documentaton of an educated clergy family's life in New England, particularly during the Victorian era. Henry Strong Huntington (1836-1920) was a Congregational minister in New Hampshire, Illinois, Maine, and Massachusetts. Three of his children were involved with mission work in Turkey. Cornelia Huntington Damon and her husband Theron Damon made their home in Constantinople, sharing a joint...
Dates: 1805-1949

Jonathan Huntting Papers

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Call Number: RG 184
Overview: Collection consists primarily of manuscript sermons written by a Presbyterian clergyman in Long Island, New York. Jonathan Huntting (1778-1850) graduated from Yale College in 1804 and studied theology under Lyman Beecher. He was licensed to preach by the Presbytery of Long Island in 1805 and was minister first at Fishkill and then Southold from 1807 to 1828.
Dates: 1732-1860

William Hurlin Papers

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Call Number: RG 289
Overview: This collection documents the professional work of William Hurlin, who served as pastor for various Baptist churches in New England and was also involved in Baptist work on the state level, particularly in New Hampshire.
Dates: 1848-1909

Hyla S. Watters Papers

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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.
Dates: 1892-1994

Jeanette Hyland papers

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Call Number: RG 318
Overview: This collection documents the life and work of Jeanette Hyland, an Australian nurse and public health official who worked in various positions as a Christian missionary for International Nepal Fellowship (INF) and United Mission to Nepal (UMN) between 1969 and 1995. Her work and ministry were primarily focused on the eradication of leprosy in Nepal. Over the course of her career, Hyland served as a nurse, health education officer, and director of national leprosy control programs. She also made...
Dates: 1961-2012

Ernest and Olivia Ikenberry Papers

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Call Number: RG 168
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the Ikenberrys' work in China and the U.S. Ernest and Olivia Ikenberry were American missionaries in China from 1922-1951, serving under the Church of the Brethren. Following their return from China they served at a Church of the Brethren mission among the Navajo Indians in Lybrook, New Mexico.
Dates: 1921-2005

Ingram Family Papers

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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

Interfaith Cooperative Ministries records

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Call Number: RG 255
Overview: These are the official archives of Interfaith Cooperative Ministries, Inc., an organization established as Downtown Cooperative Ministry, Inc. in the early 1970s in New Haven, Connecticut. It was an ecumenical organization that sought to build relationships between churches, support the development of social service agencies and programs, and encourage involvement in local, state, and national social justice issues.
Dates: 1969-2015

International Association for Mission Studies Records

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Call Number: RG 199
Overview: These materials represent the official archives of the International Association for Mission Studies from its formation through 2012. IAMS is an international, inter-confessional, and interdisciplinary professional society for the scholarly study of Christian witness and its impact in the world. The association was inaugurated in 1972 at Driebergen, the Netherlands. From 1972 to 2012, IAMS held thirteen international conferences on five continents.
Dates: 1955-2014

International Nepal Fellowship records

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Call Number: RG 214
Overview: These are the official archives of the International Nepal Fellowship, formerly known as the Nepal Evangelistic Band. The International Nepal Fellowship is a Christian international non-government organization working in Nepal. It helps people affected by tuberculosis, leprosy, disability, HIV / AIDS and drug abuse, facilitates development among poor communities, runs medical camps and provides medical training.
Dates: 1932-2014