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

New Exhibit: Missionary Scientists & Explorers

Artifacts, books, and manuscripts from the Divinity Library’s renowned Day Missions Collection document the lives and work of missionary scientists and explorers such as Matteo Ricci, David Livingstone, Eli Smith, Mildred Cable, and scientists teaching at Christian universities overseas.

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.