Yale Divinty to digitalize records of missionary agencies

This is exciting news for any person doing research in the history of Christian missions. Than you Yale Divinity!

From the e-mail notification regarding this exciting project:

> The Yale Divinity Library is in the midst of a project to digitize 1200+ volumes of mission agency annual reports from the Day Missions collection. These reports will be posted online over the next several months. A sample batch is available at http://divdl.library.yale.edu/dl/Browse.aspx?qc=AdHoc&qs=1159 – annual reports (1907-1940) of the Door of Hope Mission in Shanghai, which was a nondenominational mission focused on prostitutes and other disaffiliated women and girls.
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> Other agencies for which reports will be available online include:

  • > American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. Assam Mission
  • > American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. East China Mission
  • > American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Foochow Mission
  • > American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Japan Mission
  • > American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Mexico Mission
  • > American Ceylon Mission
  • > American Christian Literature Society for Moslems
  • > American Madras Mission
  • > American Marathi Mission
  • > American Ramabai Association
  • > American Seamen’s Friend Society
  • > American Zulu Mission
  • > Anglo‐Indian Evangelisation Society
  • > Archbishop of Canterbury’s Assyrian Mission.
  • > Association for the Diffusion of the Gospel in Spain.
  • > Association for the Support of the Jessie Taylor Memorial School for Moslem and Druse Girls
  • > Baakleen Medical Mission to the Druses
  • > Bahamas Baptist Union
  • > Bangalore Tract and Book Society
  • > Baptist Missionary Society, Bengal native
  • > Bible and Medical Mission
  • > Bible, Book and Tract Depot, Hongkong
  • > Bible Lands Missions’ Aid Society
  • > Bombay Representative Christian Council
  • > British Guiana Missions to East Indians and Chinese Immigrants Committee
  • > Burma Baptist Missionary Convention
  • > Burma Christian Council
  • > Calcutta Baptist Missionary Society
  • > Calcutta Ladies’ Association for Native Female Education in Calcutta
  • > Central Asian Mission
  • > Central China Religious Tract Society, Han‐kau
  • > Central Morocco Mission
  • > Chefoo Industrial Mission
  • > Choson Kamni Kyohoe. Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society
  • > Congo Inland Mission
  • > Congregational Union of Jamaica
  • > Convenção Batista Brasileira
  • > Door of Hope and Children’s Refuge
  • > Egreja presbyteriana no Brasil. Assemblea geral
  • > Federal Council of Protestant Evangelical Missions in Korea
  • > Friends’ Syrian Mission
  • > Friends’ Armenian Mission Committee
  • > Genoa Harbour Mission
  • > Greek Evangelical Union of Smyrna
  • > Hill‐Murray Institute for the Blind (Glasgow)
  • > Hill‐Murray Institute for the Blind (Peking)
  • > Home Missionary Society of India
  • > India Christian Mission
  • > Jamaica Baptist Missionary Society
  • > Jungle Tribes Mission, Nilgiri Hills, Coonoor, South India
  • > Kumiai kyokwai (Congregational Churches)
  • > Ladies’ Seamen’s Friend Society, New Haven
  • > Lord’s Day Union for India
  • > Maine Missionary Society
  • > Mar Thoma Syrian Christian Evangelistic Association
  • > Methodist Episcopal Church. Central Conference of China
  • > Methodist Episcopal Church. Congo Mission
  • > Methodist Episcopal Church. Rhodesia Conference.
  • > National Christian Council of India
  • > Nepal Mission
  • > North China Tract Society
  • > Poona (India). Zenana Training Home
  • > Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Central China Mission
  • > Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Hainan Mission
  • > Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Shantung Mission
  • > Rangoon Sgaw Karen Association
  • > Santal Mission of the Northern Churches
  • > Sierra Leone Mission
  • > Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain), Delhi Mission
  • > South Arcot Highways & Hedges Mission
  • > South India United Church
  • > Southern Morocco Mission
  • > Tibetan Mission, Darjeeling
  • > Tinnevelly Children’s Mission
  • > West China Religious Tract Society, Chung‐king
  • > Woman’s Union Missionary Society of America for Heathen Lands
  • > Yotsuya Mission
  • > Zhong Hua Sheng Gong Hui. General Synod
  • > Zhong Hua Sheng Gong Hui. Kiangsu (Diocese) Synod
  • > Etc.

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> Martha Lund Smalley
> Special Collections Librarian & Curator of the Day Missions Collection
> Yale Divinity School Library

2 Responses to “Yale Divinty to digitalize records of missionary agencies”

  1. J O Says:

    Its interesting to have a look at some of these old documents. I hope we can learn from the past…

  2. Abu Daoud Says:

    Yes JO, good point. I just wish they had the CMS (Church Mission Society) on the list. They were very active in the Arab world.

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