China missionary

The Yale Divinity Library is world-renowned for its Day Missions Collection, documenting the missionary movement and world Christianity.  This photo of a missionary riding along a rice paddy comes from the papers of Rolland and Lottie Welch, who served in Hunan, China from 1917 to 1923.

In Focus

Artwork of Constance Pierce, a former ISM research fellow and Yale Divinity School resident-artist, will be on display in the Day Missions Reading Room from March 20 to April 25.

The Day Missions Collection Annual Reports and Periodicals Digitization Project, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will provide free public access to more than 350,000 pages of primary sources that provide rare and valuable information about events and issues on all continents.