The Moravian Archives is located on the North Campus of Moravian College and follows the College in case of extreme weather conditions. Information on closing can be obtained from the College's inclement weather hotline: 610-625-7995.
THIS MONTH IN MORAVIAN HISTORY: robben island
From 1962 until 1982 Nelson Mandela was held prisoner on Robben Island, northeast of Cape Town in South Africa. Little known is that for many years the Moravian Church was in charge of a leper hospital on the same island.
original moravian stars
You can now order original Moravian stars, handcrafted in Herrnhut, Germany, through our website. Your purchase will benefit the preservation of Moravian history.
renovations 2013: first phase completed
The reading room is open again to the public. Contact us to schedule your visit.
book on haidt
The latest publication on Moravian painter John Valentine Haidt by Vernon H. Nelson can now be purchased at the Moravian Archives.
registration for german script course 2014
Registration for the 2014 German Script Course has started.
Now you can make your donations to the Archives online through JustGive.org
missed a lecture?
Now you can hear or watch lectures presented at the Moravian Archives.
posters and reproductions
Find out about the new museum-quality reproductions you can order from the Archives.
church registers in need of restoration
Many church registers are in a poor state and need to be restored. So far, eleven registers are being restored thanks to generous supporters. Find out how you can help.