Missions -- Turkey
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Albert Dewey Papers
Call Number: RG 161
Overview: Detailed correspondence, writings, collected material, diaries, and photographs document the life and work of Albert Dewey and his family in Turkey. Albert Dewey was an American medical missionary serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Gaziantep (Aintab), Turkey from 1919 to 1959.
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Albert Dewey Papers
Henry S. Huntington Family Papers
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...
Merrill Isely Papers
Call Number: RG 158
Overview: Correspondence to family members and others, dating from 1919 to 1961, provides detailed documentation of Isely's life and work in Turkey. Merrill Isely and his wife Mildred were missionaries serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Gaziantep, Turkey for four decades beginning in 1920.
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Merrill Isely Papers
Johnstone-Walker family papers
Call Number: MS 949
Overview: Chiefly diaries and correspondence by the wife and daughters of Thomas Pinckney Johnstone, a missionary to Turkey from 1833 to 1853. The diaries record their attempts to convert Turkish, Greek, and Armenian neighbors, the persecutions suffered by the converts, and the life of the missionary family. Diaries and letters written on their return to the United States describe their life in Granville, Ohio where they met anti-slavery activists; in Salem, Massachusetts; and in New Haven, Connecticut....
Dates: 1833-1951, bulk 1833-1901
Sanford Richardson Papers
Call Number: RG 311
Overview: Extensive correspondence, reports, and an autobiography document the work of Sanford Richardson, missionary among the Armenians in Ottoman Turkey from 1857 to 1879, serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Sanford Richardson Papers
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
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Melvin Wittler Papers