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View of the Fukien Christian University campus from the Min River.

View of the Fukien Christian University (Fujian xie he da xue) campus from the Min River in Fuzhou (Fujian, China).

The Day Missions Reading Room at the Divinity Library

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.

Floatplane on the Min River facing the Fukien Christian University

Floatplane on the Min River in Fuzhou (Fujian, China). The photograph was taken by a  student as part of final exams at Fukien Christian University (Fujian xie he da xue).

View of the Trowbridge Reading Room after the 2017 renovation.

Henry Harris Jessup journal

The Yale Divinity Library is world-renowned for its Day Missions Collection, documenting the missionary movement and world Christianity.  This image comes from a journal in the papers of Henry Harris Jessup, who was a missionary in Syria from 1856 to 1910.

Trowbridge Reference Room

Divinity School students in the Trowbridge Reference Room.

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Netwon Theological Institution, Newton Centre, Mass.

Founded in 1807, Andover Newton Theological School was the result of the merger of Andover Theological Seminary and Newton Theological Institution. This exhibit, on display until April 30, 2018, highlights the history of the school and spotlights items from the Andover Newton collection including: archival documents on the founding, publications of student organizations, original handwritten correspondence, promotional films and examples of material culture on student life.

Four Owyhean Youths

The Divinity Library is delighted to announce the arrival of many of the special collections and archival materials of Andover Newton Theological School. The collection is in the process of being transferred to the Yale University Library system and will be made available for researchers during the Fall 2017 semester. The collection includes institutional records and the personal papers of over sixty individuals and families.