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

Is This Tomorrow: America under Communism!
Special Collections items in student exhibit

Comic books from the Divinity Library’s Social Ethics Pamphlet collection are featured in an exhibit curated by Yale undergraduate Stephanie Tomasson. The Social Ethics Pamphlet collection documents social issues in America and throughout the world during the mid-twentieth century.

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.