Preservation Grant for Caribbean Records

Posted on Aug 1, 2014 in News

In July 2014 the Moravian Archives submitted a grant application to the National Endowment for the Humanities to help us assess the records from the Moravian Church in the Eastern West Indies, housed at the Bethlehem Archives. Encompassing over 120 linear feet, these materials serve scholars, genealogists, and pastors as primary sources for the history […]

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Moravian Archives Receives New Paintings

Posted on May 1, 2014 in News

The Moravian Archives received four new paintings by two significant Moravian artists. These portraits are now on display in a new exhibit: “New Faces at the Moravian Archives.” Former Bethlehem mayor, Gordon Mowrer, and his wife Mary Mowrer, donated two 18th-century oil paintings by John Valentine Haidt. They are portraits of George Burnet (died 1764) and his […]

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