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.

In Focus

Close to 13,000 Divinity Library photographs added to the YUL Digital Collections, including those previously delivered by the China Colleges and Universities Image Database, and a portion of those contributed to the International Mission Photography Archive.

Roland H. Bainton: A YDS Treasure

The current exhibit in the rotunda area and Day Missions Room focuses on Roland H. Bainton, a 1917 YDS graduate who taught at the Divinity School from 1920 to 1962 and was a legendary presence on campus until his death in 1984. He was a prolific author, talented artist, and famed raconteur - a “legend on a bike.”