Geographical index

This page is intended to assist researchers in identifying personal papers and archival collections at the Yale Divinity Library that relate to specific geographical areas. These collections may be in original or microform format.

Use the browseable lists of Personal Papers Collections and Archives of Organizations or the Yale Finding Aid Database to obtain more information about these collections. This index is a blunt tool and may not always be entirely up to date. For reference assistance, please feel to contact the Special Collections Librarian.

Africa

Individuals

  • Aitkin, R. D.
  • Breman, Christina
  • Bridgman, Henry and Laura
  • Colenso, J. W.
  • Cushman, Mary Floyd
  • Ellenberger, D. F.
  • Frost, Caroline
  • Grout, Aldin
  • Hoyle, William
  • Ingelet, Louis
  • Johnston, Geoffrey
  • Knight-Bruce, G. W.
  • Love, Olive
  • Marsh, John S. and Dorothy V.
  • Maxwell, J. L.
  • Menkel, P.
  • Nassau, R. H.
  • Officer, M.
  • Quaque, P.
  • Ramseyer, F. A.
  • Regan, Catherine
  • Reuling, J. & E.
  • Seiple, W. H.
  • Seys, John
  • Sheffey, Charles and Joy
  • Spear, F. Gordon
  • Summers, William
  • Waller, Horace
  • Waln, Duane and Marian

Organizations

  • American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
  • American Lutheran Church, Board of Foreign Missions (Ethiopia)
  • Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church, Board of World Missions (Tanganyika)
  • Baptist Missionary Society
  • Catholic Church in Zaire
  • Church Missionary Society
  • Church of Scotland Women’s Association for Foreign Missions
  • Church of Uganda
  • Council for World Mission (London Miss'y Soc.)
  • Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa
  • Evangelische Missionsgesellschaft in Basel
  • International Missionary Council/CBMS
  • Ladies’ Society for Female Education in Africa and India
  • Methodist Missionary Society
  • Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk
  • Paris Evangelical Missionary Society
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • Regions Beyond Missionary Union
  • Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
  • Sudan United Mission
  • United Christian Literature Society
  • United Presbyterian Church of Scotland
  • United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
  • Universities' Mission to Central Africa
  • University Christian Movement of S. Africa
  • Washington Office on Africa
  • World Student Christian Federation

China

Individuals

Organizations

  • American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
  • Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church, Board of World Missions
  • Baptist Missionary Society
  • China Inland Mission
  • Church of Christ in China Border Service Department
  • Church of Scotland Missionary Archive
  • Council for World Mission (London Missionary Society)
  • Lingnan Foundation
  • Methodist Church (U.S.) / Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Methodist Missionary Society
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • Presbyterian Church of England
  • United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia
  • United Christian Literature Society
  • United Lutheran Church in America, Board of Foreign Missions
  • United States Catholic China Bureau
  • World Student Christian Federation

East Indies (Indonesia, Philippines)

Individuals

  • Burke, Harry Taylor
  • Carson, Arthur
  • Cooley, Frank
  • Tong, Walter

Organizations

  • Catholic Church in Indonesia
  • Presbyterian Church of England
  • Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
  • United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia

 

Himalayas

Individuals

Organizations

India, Sri Lanka (Ceylon)

See guide to South Asia materials at http://www.library.yale.edu/div/spc/SouthAsiaResources.doc

Individuals

  • Allison, Walter and Grace
  • Alter, James P.
  • Alter, Martha Payne
  • Chamberlain, Jacob
  • Corey, C. W. L.
  • Eddy, G. S.
  • Forman Family
  • Harding, Mary
  • Heinrichs, W. H.
  • Little, Charles
  • Marsh, William Dwight
  • Morris, Thomas
  • Penfield, Thornton
  • Picken, Lillian
  • Ranson, Charles
  • Rogers, Miriam
  • Smith, John Curtis and Mary Snell
  • Wilder, R. P.
  • Wiser, C. & W.

Organizations

  • American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
  • American Lutheran Church, Board of Foreign Missions
  • Associate Board of the Women's Christian College
  • Baptist Missionary Society
  • Church Missionary Society
  • Church of Scotland Missionary Archive
  • Council for World Mission (LMS)
  • International Missionary Council/ CBMS
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • Presbyterian Church of England
  • Regions Beyond Missionary Union
  • Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
  • United Christian Literature Society
  • United Lutheran Church in America, Board of Foreign Missions
  • United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel

Japan

Korea

See guide to Korea materials at http://www.library.yale.edu/div/spc/YDSLKorea.pdf

Middle East

Individuals

  • Chambers, William
  • Dewey, Albert
  • Heinrichs, W. H.
  • Isely, Merrill
  • Jessup, H. & T.
  • Miller, W. M.
  • Shepard, Lorrin
  • Smith, Eli
  • Williams, William Frederic
  • Wittler, Melvin

Organizations

  • American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
  • Jerusalem and the East Mission

North America

Individuals

  • Bingham, A.
  • Colman, B.
  • Edwards, J.
  • Jackson, Sheldon
  • Wheelock, E.

Organizations

  • American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
  • Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Moravian mission among the Indians of North America
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Mission to American Indians
  • Russian Church in Alaska
  • Society of Jesus, Oregon Province

Oceania / New Guinea

NB: For YDSL holdings of personal papers filmed by the Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, execute a keyword search in Orbis for "pmb" after using the "More Limits" function to limit your search to Divinity holdings, or use the Pacific Manuscripts Bureau Microfilm Holdings Search Pages to identify material and then search Orbis using the PMB number as a keyword to locate YDSL holdings.

Individuals

  • Bergmann, H. F. W.
  • Eastman, G. H.
  • Fox, C. E.
  • Geddie, J.
  • Gribble,C. F.
  • Margaret of the Cross
  • Page, R. C. G.
  • Steadman, H. M.
  • Tekoro, E.
  • Tuilovoni, S.

Organizations

  • American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
  • American Lutheran Church, Board of Foreign Missions (New Guinea)
  • Catholic Church, Archdiocese of Papeete (Tahiti)
  • Catholic Church, Diocese of Rarotonga & Niue
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Iowa and Other States (New Guinea)
  • Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga
  • London Missionary Society
  • Paris Evangelical Missionary Society
  • Presbyterian Church in the New Hebrides
  • Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
  • Unevangelised Fields Mission (Papua New Guinea)

South America

Individuals

  • Goff, James and Margaret
  • Kidder, Daniel Parish

Organizations

  • American Lutheran Church, Commission on Mexican Missions
  • Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church, Board of World Missions (Uruguay)
  • Council for World Mission (London Missionary Society)
  • Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Iowa and Other States
  • Methodist Church (U.S.) / Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.

Southeast Asia

Guide to YDSL holdings on Southeast Asia created by Michael Poon: http://www.ttc.edu.sg/csca/ydsl-sea/index.html

West Indies / Caribbean

Organizations

  • Baptist Missionary Society
  • Christian Faith Society
  • Church Missionary Society
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in North America
  • London Missionary Society
  • Methodist Church (U.S.) / Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Methodist Missionary Society
  • Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
  • United Lutheran Church in America

This file last modified 11/29/12 .
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