Congregational churches -- United States
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
David Nelson Beach, Jr. Papers
Call Number: RG 60A
Overview: Correspondence, writings, collected material, and biographical records provide valuable documentation of Beach's Yale education, his work with the YMCA in France during World War I, his ministry, his contributions to the Congregational denomination, and the work of the Connecticut Civil Rights Commission. David Nelson Beach, Jr. (1894-1990) was a clergyman in New England and Minnesota, including at First Church of Christ (Center Church) in New Haven from 1943 to 1960. He served on the...
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > David Nelson Beach, Jr. Papers
Beach Family Papers
Call Number: RG 60
Overview: The papers document various aspects of the lives of brothers David Nelson Beach and Harlan Page Beach, including their student days at Yale (1868-1878), Harlan's work in North China (1883-1890), and David's work as a clergyman and with the Anti-Saloon League while in Cambridge, Minneapolis and Denver. David Nelson Beach, 1848-1926, was a prominent Congregational clergyman in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Denver, Colorado and was active in temperance reform. He was...
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Beach Family Papers
Charles Reynolds Brown Papers
Call Number: RG 37
Overview: The collection documents Brown's long and active career as a Congregational minister, Dean of Yale Divinity School and author. Prominent correspondents include William Lyon Phelps, Washington Gladden, Booker T. Washington, Henry Sloane Coffin, Herbert Hoover, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., John R. Mott, William H. Taft, Theodore Roosevelt and Luther A. Weigle. Charles Reynolds Brown was born in Bethany, West Virginia on October 1, 1862. He was educated at the University of Iowa and Boston...
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Charles Reynolds Brown Papers
Horace Bushnell Papers
Call Number: RG 39
Overview: The collection includes five diaries containing valuable biographical information and documenting Bushnell's trip abroad, 1845-1846, and manuscript sermons, 1832-1875, which give insight into the less formal aspects of Bushnell's thought. The material written about Bushnell during his lifetime pertains to the controversy associated with his theological beliefs. Horace Bushnell was born in Bantam, Connecticut on April 14, 1802. He was educated at Yale (B.A., 1827; M.A., 1830; B.D., 1833), and...
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Horace Bushnell Papers
Congregational Church Records
Call Number: RG 56
Overview: The Congregational Church Records of Record Group 56 are an open collection of primarily printed material dating from approximately 1709-1983. Records of various official bodies are encompassed by the record group as it documents churches of Congregational polity individually and in cooperation on local, state, national and international levels.
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Congregational Church Records
Edward Curtis Dahl Papers
Call Number: RG 169
Overview: The E.C. Dahl Papers provided documentation of the life and work of a YDS graduate who was a Congregational minister. They contain correspondence, biographical materials, sermons, publications, and pastoral materials. Edward C. Dahl was ordained by the Congregational Church in 1941, and served churches in Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut, Wisconsin, New York, and New Hampshire. He authored numerous articles and sermons in various ministry publications, including ...
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Edward Curtis Dahl Papers
Elizabeth Hart Frazier and Donald Hart Frazier Papers
Call Number: RG 331
Overview: Extensive writings from Donald Hart Frazier (YDS B.D. 1938) and Elizabeth Hart Frazier (YDS B.D. 1940) reflect over a half century of parish ministry and concern issues of family planning and the rights of women, which they engaged through their involvement in Planned Parenthood, the United Church of Christ, and Yale Divinity School. Substantial gathered materials, including meeting minutes, agendas, memos, and publications from Planned Parenthood (World Population, League of Connecticut, and...
Henry David Gray Papers
Call Number: RG 52
Overview: These papers provide extensive biographical information about Gray as well as unique and valuable documentation of the merger between Congregational Christian Churches and the Evangelical and Reformed Church to form the United Church of Christ in 1957. Henry David Gray (1908-1994) was a Congregational minister who served churches in South Hadley, Massachusetts, (1935-1939), South Pasadena, California (1942-1955), Hartford, Connecticut (1955-1970), and others. He was active in youth work,...
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Henry David Gray Papers
Miscellaneous Personal Papers Collection
Call Number: RG 30
Overview: The Miscellaneous Personal Papers record group is an open collection consisting of the correspondence, diaries, writings and/or other papers and memorabilia of various individuals. This collection contains papers of individuals who were Yale faculty members, alumni/ae, clergy, ecumenical workers, or missionaries in areas other than China.
Dates: Various dates according to material
Edward James Vorba Papers
Call Number: RG 97
Overview: Looseleaf notebooks of sermons, prayers, and programs document Vorba's work as a Congregational minister. Edward James Vorba, a 1947 graduate of the Yale Divinity School, was a pastor at churches in Iowa, Vermont, Florida, Connecticut, New York, and Pennsylvania from 1947 to 1985.
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Edward James Vorba Papers