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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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Terry-Slocomb family papers
Call Number: MS 483
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, a diary, household accounts, and professional documents relating to William Terry; his wife, Maria Roxana Slocomb Terry; his sister, Esther Asenath Terry; and their family and friends in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota.
James Claude Thomson and James C. Thomson Jr. Papers
Call Number: RG 24
Overview: The James Claude Thomson and James C. Thomson, Jr. Papers provide a visual and written record of James Claude Thomson's career as a biochemist, professor at the University of Nanking, and medical nutrition expert. The collection contains Thomson's private and professional correspondence, a record of his academic and research work, several copies of his nutritional surveys of Turkey, Iran, and Pakistan, as well as the lectures and speeches he delivered during his long career as a professor. A...
John Lawrence Thurston papers
Call Number: MS 493
Overview: The general corrspondence of John Lawrence Thurston, missionary in China and active member of the Yale Foreign Missionary Society, makes up the major portion of these papers. The main topics are his work in China, including his interest in the Yale Missionary Band and the organization of the Yale Foreign Missionary Society. Major correspondents are Harlan Page Beach, Henry W. Luce, Edward B. Reed, Warren B. Seabury, Anson Phelps Stokes and Arthur C. Williams. His scanty family correspondence is...
Walter and Margaret Tong Papers
Call Number: RG 189
Overview: Detailed correspondence and reports document American missionary work in the Philippines and Taiwan. Walter and Margaret Tong were missionaries serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Davao, Mindanao, Philippine Islands from 1931 to 1947. Following World War II Walter served as Candidate Secretary of the ABCFM and later they worked with Church World Service in Taiwan.
Thomas Torrance Papers
Call Number: RG 16
Overview: These papers document the work of the China Inland Mission and American Bible Society in Sichuan (Szechuan), West China. Also of significance in the collection are primary source accounts of Chinese Christians, and materials related to Torrance's research among the Ch'iang people in the upper Min valley, including relating to Torrance's theory that the Ch'iang people were of Jewish descent. Thomas Torrance was a missionary in Sichuan (Szechuan), China from 1896 to 1934, first with the China...
Eugene A. Turner Papers
Call Number: RG 206
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the life and work of Eugene A. Turner, who served under the YMCA in China from 1913 to 1947. Turner was involved in student and city work for the Y.M.C.A. in China and was a keen observer of Chinese customs and political events.
Dates: 1824-1948 1913-1948, bulk 1913-1948
Katherine Vaughn Papers
Call Number: RG 31
Overview: Correspondence, writings, collected material and photographs document the work of Katherine Vaughn with the YWCA in Guangzhou (Canton) and Shanghai, China from 1920-1930.
Carl and Elisabeth Wahl Papers
Call Number: RG 192
Overview: Regular and substantive correspondence as well as writings and biographical information provide an excellent picture of the lives and work of the Wahls. Carl and Elisabeth Wahl served as missionaries in China under the Evanglical Church. They were first stationed in Shenzhou (Shenchow) and later in Tongren, Guizhou (Tungjen, Kweichow Province) (now Guizhou) at the Ming Teh Boys' School. Following Carl's untimely death in 1934, Elisabeth returned to China as a teaching missionary until forced to...
Walker Family papers
Call Number: WA MSS 501
Scope and Contents: The Walker Family Papers (WA MSS 501) consist of drafts or copies of letters written by Elkanah Walker during the years 1839-54. Many of the letters are unsigned and unfinished. The collection also includes letters written to Elkanah and Mary Richardson Walker and a number of family papers. Among the papers is a typewritten copy of a diary of Mary Richardson Walker, covering the period June 10-December 31, 1838, as well as material concerning the Columbia Maternal Association. The latter...
Horace Waller Papers
Call Number: RG 72
Overview: The papers supplement and provide supporting detail for the major collection of Waller papers located at Rhodes House Library in Oxford, England. These papers document the Zambezi expedition of David Livingstone (1813-1873) and the early history of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa. Waller's friendship with Livingstone is apparent in their correspondence. Waller's deep interest in Africa and...
Duane and Marian Waln Papers
Call Number: RG 181
Overview: Journals, correspondence, and mission station "diaries" provide thorough and detailed documentation of work at the Chilesso Station of the ABCFM in Angola from 1905 to 1962. Also of interest in the collection are Duane Waln's papers on the Ovimbundu people and their customs, Umbundu language grammars and dictionaries, writings of the Walns relating to life on Chilesso Station and biographies of the native Christians. Duane and Marian ("Peggy") Waln were American missionaries in Angola from 1929...
Rolland and Lottie Welch Papers
Call Number: RG 224
Overview: The work of medical missionary Rolland Welch and his wife Lottie in Hunan, China from 1917 to 1923 is documented by letters, writings, photographs, lantern slides, printed material, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1900-1970, bulk 1917-1923
Marjorie Tooker Whittlesey Papers
Call Number: RG 197
Overview: Correspondence and writings document the life and work of Marjorie Tooker Whittlesey and her parents, and the operations of Yale-in-China during World War II. The collection also contains substantive documentation of the life and work of Ilma Ruth Aho, a Finnish missionary about whom Whittlesey wrote a biography.
Wickham Family papers
Call Number: MS 773
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, family papers, diaries, sermons, photoprints, and other materials documenting the personal lives and professional careers of Joseph Dresser Wickham, Elizabeth Cooke Merwin Wickham and several Wickham, Merwin, Porter, and Roe relatives. The Wickham family papers have extensive material on such family subjects as relationships between brothers and sisters and parents and children, courtship, death, marriage, and the difficulties endured by stepmothers and...
Dates: 1785-1958, bulk 1814-1901
Robert Parmelee Wilder Papers
Call Number: RG 38
Overview: Material documents the development of the Christian missionary movement among students in the United States and Europe, 1886-1938. Family correspondence documents the missionary work of Wilder's parents in India, 1846-1875, as well as his work in India, 1893-1902. Robert Parmelee Wilder was born in India of missionary parents in 1863. He earned the A.B. and A.M. degrees from Princeton University (1886, 1888) and the B.D. degree from UnionTheological Seminary (1891). He was a founder of the...
Samuel Wells Williams family papers
Call Number: MS 547
Summary: The papers include correspondence (comprising over half of the collection), manuscripts of Samuel Wells Williams's Syllabic Dictionary of the Chinese Language, themes and lecture notes by Frederick Wells Williams, diaries, newspaper clippings, articles on China, maps, and pictures. The bulk of the correspondence relates to S. W. Williams, missionary, diplomat, and sinologue. The period between 1845 and 1855 has extensive correspondence with missionaries and...
Dates: 1809-1983, bulk 1809-1941
Anna and Stanley Wilson Papers
Call Number: RG 220
Overview: This collection documents the life and work of Anna Lane Wilson and Stanley Wilson, who were missionaries in China from 1917 to 1949, primarily serving at Yenching University. Of particular note are Anna Wilson's letters to family in the United States and journals document her voyage to China, missionary life, Chinese customs and celebrations, dress, architecture, the flu epidemic, climate, and political events.
Dates: 1892-1951, bulk 1918-1923
Melvin Wittler Papers
Call Number: RG 201
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the life and work of Melvin Wittler, who was an American Protestant missionary in Turkey from 1956 to 1993, and provide insight into religious and political events in the Middle East. Wittler served as an administrator for the Near East Mission of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions and the United Church Board for World Ministries, overseeing the Mission's educational and medical work.
Dates: 1826-2002, bulk 1956-1993
Yale-China Association records
Call Number: RU 232
Overview: The records document the activities of the Yale-China Association in mainland China (1901-1951), Hong Kong (1951-present), and the United States (1901-present). They consist of administrative and policy files produced by the home office in New Haven, correspondence and memoranda written by staff members while serving in China, and administrative files and correspondence produced by the New Asia office in Hong Kong.
Yale-China Association records and memorabilia
Call Number: RU 235
Overview: The material consists of photographs and slides, correspondence, diaries, maps, banners, Chinese language documents, memoirs, scrolls, and ephemera documenting activities and experiences from the Yale-China Association.