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Warnshuis, A. L (Abbe Livingston), 1877-1958

Includes correspondence; diaries; notes for lectures; sermons; articles, minutes, memoranda, and other papers related to Warnshuis' work with the International Missionary Council, the National Council of Churches of China, the World Council of Churches and the Reformed Church in America; and numerous international committees on religious liberty.

Isasi-Díaz, Ada María

The collection consists of lectures, correspondence, working papers, publications, sermons, liturgies, professional awards and other related materials from the files of Ada María Isasi-Díaz. The materials in this collection span much of her professional career as an activist and theologian. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and publications from her work with women's organizations, manuscripts of lectures and articles, syllabi and teaching notes and conference materials. Also included are personal correspondence, audio- and videotapes, and clippings from magazines and newspapers.


Collection of 60 photographs, taken approximately 1900-1910?; chiefly depicting missionary activities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Depictions include: individual and group portraits of missionaries, with African men, women, and children in both Western and traditional dress; individuals engaged in agriculture, carpentry, printmaking, and other activities; landscape, livestock, and buildings.

Embree, Ainslie Thomas
Ainslie Embree (1921-2017) was a leading scholar of modern South Asian history and notable for his influence on the introduction of the field into United States university curricula. He was Professor of History at Columbia University and Director of the Southern Asia Institute. The collection contains material related to Embree's scholarly work, including teaching, research, and writing and publishing, as well as some personal materials.
al-Adawiya , Aisha (Sister Aisha)
This collection contains the papers and records of Sister Aisha al-Adawiya, co-founder and executive director of Women In Islam, Inc., documenting her various efforts relating to Islam, gender equity, conflict resolution, cross-cultural understanding, and social justice, as well as Muslim and Black community life in New York City, interfaith organizing for social justice causes in New York City, small scale Muslim women's publications (newsletters, magazines); and local and small scale Muslim newsletters across North America. Includes correspondence, administrative and organizational materials, published materials, mixed media, and personal materials.
Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965
Albert Schweitzer was a medical missionary in Lambaréné, Africa and was renowned for his ideas on theology, philosophy, music, ethics, and nuclear war. The collection contains Schweitzer's lecture on Goethe given at the International Goethe Convocation in 1949 (on two vinyl records), as well as a record booklet of the Albert Schweitzer International Convocation in 1966.
Cheek, Alison M.

Correspondence, memoirs and reminiscences, diaries, photos, writings, speeches, family materials, records of Women's outreach: Greenfire retreat center, audiotapes for D.Min project, audio interviews with Bishop DeWitt and Roman Catholic women, mdiv diploma, certificates and awards. Additionally includes Order of service: memorial celebration of the life and witness of Alison M. Cheek, Nov 2, 2019; "My Happiness Book," resource that Cheek used for meditation in later years; Doctor of Ministry thesis, 1990; 90th birthday invitation, 2017; "farewell to our good friend Alison Cheek" with timeline of her life and work; letters to Cheek; obituaties (2019) and notes to Carter Heyward about Alison from this time; miscellaneous photos and items pertaining to her ministry; outline of hermeneutical model Cheek used (learned from adviser Elisabeth Schusler Fiorenza) and a number of essays by Cheek.