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- Beach, Harlan P. (Harlan Page), 1854-1933 7
- Latourette, Kenneth Scott, 1884-1968 7
- Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958 7
- Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955 6
- Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916 5
- Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930 5
- Hume, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1876-1957 5
- Methodist Episcopal Church 5
- Reed, Edward Bliss, 1872-1940 5
- American Baptist Foreign Mission Society 4
- Dayton, Arthur Bliss, 1889- 4
- Fisher, George Park, 1827-1909 4
- Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967 4
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 4
- Smith, Robert Ashton, 1914- 4
- Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions 4
- Williams, Frederick Wells, 1857-1928 4 ∧ less
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Ruth Rouse papers
Call Number: RG 313
Overview: The Ruth Rouse papers, 1897-1957, consist of Rouse’s personal accounts of her international work with the Student Volunteer Movement (SVM), World Student Christian Federation (WSCF), and the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA), as well as her research files on the history of global ecumenism.
Abbie G. Sanderson Papers
Call Number: RG 149
Overview: Detailed family correspondence, writings, and collected material document the life and work of a single woman missionary in South China. Abbie G. Sanderson was an American Baptist missionary in South China from 1918 to 1937 and 1946 to 1953. She later taught at a girls' school in Sendai, Japan, and retired in 1959.
Karl and Ada Scheufler Papers
Call Number: RG 25
Overview: The papers provide excellent documentation of Methodist Episcopal Church mission work in Fujian (Fukien) Province during the first half of the 1920s. The internal workings of the Methodist mission, relationships with Chinese church workers, and the impact of political unrest are described in detail. Correspondence provides nearly weekly, detailed descriptions of the Scheuflers' life in China, including daily life and missionary work, evangelistic itineration, military and bandit activity, and...
George and Mary Schlosser Papers
Call Number: RG 19
Overview: The papers document the work of the conservative Free Methodist Church in central China. Both George and Mary Schlosser was active in evangelistic work in the countryside and came in close contact with the Chinese people. Famine relief work, societal routine, and the disruption of Chinese society during the period 1908 to 1949 are documented. George and Mary Ogren Schlosser were missionaries under the Free Methodist Church Foreign Missionary Board. Stationed primarily in Henan (Honan) Province,...
Warren Bartlett Seabury papers
Call Number: MS 790
Overview: Correspondence, essays and memorabilia of Warren Bartlett Seabury, a missionary in China who helped plan and organize the Yale Foreign Missionary Society. Correspondence with his family (1904-1907) and reports on his work for the Society and the founding of the Yali Middle School are included. Among his correspondents are Harlan Page Beach, Edward Bliss Reed. John P. Rice and Arthur C. Williams.
Shanghai American School Records, including the Phoebe White Wentworth Collection of Shanghai American School History and Memorabilia
Call Number: RG 132
Overview: During the WWII years 1941-1945, however, various spin-offs of SAS were organized by former teachers that kept the school going (under different names), including a school established in a Japanese internment camp. A final spin-off, the Private America School, continued the basic SAS curriculum until 1950 when the Communist government forced the school's closure. The Shanghai American School (SAS) was founded in 1912 for the purpose of educating the children of American missionaries,...
Katherine Shapleigh Papers
Call Number: RG 176
Overview: Letters, writings, photographs, and collected material document the fascinating life of Katherine Shapleigh, including her missionary work in China. Raised as a traditional Episcopalian, Katherine Chase Pratt Shapleigh married Alfred Shapleigh, a graduate of Harvard Medical School, and they served in Tianjin (Tientsin), China under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) from 1896 to 1897. Apparently experiencing a transformation in their religious beliefs, the...
Charles Jeffery Smith papers
Call Number: MS 1372
Overview: Charles Jeffery Smith's papers consist of his writings and diaries, including "Some Minits: or a Brief Narrative of the Motions & Strivings of Gods Spirit with my Soul;" "Jejunationes," a devotional journal; and a four-part diary, 1763-1765, containing his religious thoughts and detailing his daily activities and travels. There are also daily transcriptions, made in 1908, which excise parts dealing with Smith's personal problems. The transcriptions also include marginal notes about place...
Dates: 1758-1908, bulk 1758-1765
Edward Parmelee Smith papers
Call Number: MS 1136
Overview: The papers consist of miscellaneous personal papers of Edward Parmelee Smith including letters to his future wife (1851-1854) and letters to his daughter (1872-1873) with an account of a sea voyage to California and his impressions once there. His years at Yale College are documented by an autograph album with messages from his teachers and classmates (1849-1855). Among the four photographs in the papers is one showing Smith with six Blacks when he served in the American Missionary Association....
Smith Family Papers
Call Number: RG 5
Overview: The papers, dating from 1894-1971, primarily document the activities of Edward Huntington Smith and his daughter, Helen Huntington Smith in the United States and China. The Smiths were a family of Congregational missionaries in China, 1901-1950, primarily in Ing Tai and Fuzhou (Foochow). Educated at Amherst College and Hartford Theological Seminary, Edward Huntington Smith devoted nearly 50 years of his life to running an orphanage, raising funds, and promoting Christian education in Ing Tai,...
John Curtis and Mary Snell Smith Papers
Call Number: RG 207
Overview: John Curtis Smith and Mary Snell Steele Smith were Congregational missionaries from New England who served in Sri Lanka (Ceylon), which was then part of the India Mission of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM). This collection provides intensive documentation for the lives of missionary families, especially "missionary children" and their extended families in the 1850s through the early 1870s. Of particular value in this collection is the large number of letters...
Dates: 1837-1873, bulk 1853-1869
George and Grace Snyder Papers
Call Number: RG 160
Overview: Correspondence and printed material document the work of the Evangelical and Reformed Church China mission. George and Grace Snyder were American missionaries in Yuanling, Hunan Province, China, serving under the Evangelical and Reformed Church from 1920 to 1950.
Horatio Southgate papers
Call Number: MS 77
Overview: Bishop in the Protestant Episcopal Church and missionary. Sermons, writings and correspondence dating from Southgate's years as a missionary in Turkey (1836-1844) and as rector of churches in Boston (1852-1858) and in New York (1859-1872). These papers were formerly called the Berkeley-Southgate Papers.
Edward Comfort Starr papers
Call Number: MS 1166
Overview: Correspondence of family members and associates sent to Edward C. Starr from Connecticut and China, including items relating to the Congregational Church.
Dates: 1854-1916, bulk 1868-1916
Albert and Celia Steward Papers
Call Number: RG 20
Overview: The papers document the Steward's missionary work and personal lives, detailing their daily activities and political and social conditions in China. Albert Newton Steward (1897-1959) and Celia Belle Speak Steward (1897-1992) were stationed in Nanking, China as educational missionaries under the Methodist Board of Missions. Albert taught botany at the University of Nanking. During World War II, Albert was interned at Chapei Camp, Shanghai from 1943-1945. In 1951, Albert became curator of the...
David Tappan Stoddard papers
Call Number: MS 651
Overview: Letters of David T. Stoddard to his parents-in-law from Seir, Oroomiah, Persia where he was stationed (1843-1857). Apart from an incomplete letter describing his voyage in 1851, the rest of the letters describe daily life, with many details on the education and religious development of his two daughters. An earlier letter (1841) to Samuel C. Bartlett describe his life as a student at Yale College. There are also two notebooks relating to his teaching in Persia: an outline for lectures on...
Dates: 1775-1863, bulk 1841-1863
Anson Phelps Stokes family papers
Call Number: MS 299
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, memorabilia, photographs, financial records, and other papers detailing the professional career and personal life of Anson Phelps Stokes and family members, including Olivia, Caroline and Helen Stokes. Papers relating to Anson Phelps Stokes document his work with prominent educators, reformers, religious leaders, businessmen, and politicians. Stokes's work on behalf of black education, social issues, and the Phelps-Stokes Fund are...
Dates: 1761-1960, bulk 1892-1958
David M. Stowe Papers
Call Number: RG 156
Overview: Correspondence, sermons, lectures, writings, reports, slides, and collected material document the life and work of David M. Stowe, who was a top level executive for the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, the United Church Board for World Ministries, and the National Council of Church Division of Overseas Ministries. The collection includes extensive documentation of the history of the ABCFM and UCBWM that Stowe compiled in preparation for writing a history of the Boards.
Dates: 1806-2011, bulk 1949-1999
Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions Records
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...
Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions Records - Addendum A
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.