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The Margaret Farley papers are now available for research!
The Margaret A. Farley Papers document the career of the first tenured woman faculty member at the Divinity School. Margaret Farley is a renowned authority in the areas of the history of ethics, feminist ethics, phenomenology and ethics, medical ethics, sexual ethics, ethics and spirituality, and responses to the AIDS pandemic in Africa. Her papers include materials related to courses she taught, materials related to committee work on stem cell research, in-vitro fertilization, sex-selection, and other topics, writings, presentations, subject files, and biographical documentation. She taught at YDS from 1971 to 2007 and is now Gilbert L. Stark Professor Emerita of Christian Ethics.
Yale University Library special collections reading rooms are now open to the Yale community and to non-Yale researchers who are fully vaccinated and boosted, when eligible. Non-Yale researchers are required to register in the Yale Library special collections system, complete the University vaccine attestation process in advance of their visit, and show a copy of their approval email for admission to the library on the day of their visit. Plan your visit.
In recognition of the Divinity School's bicentennial in 2022, exhibit spaces in the Library will be used to highlight aspects of the School’s history over the coming year. The cases in the Day Missions Reading Room now contain information about the Deans of YDS, with selections from their papers.