registration now open

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 in News

Registration for the Sixth Bethlehem Conference on Moravian History & Music is now open. This conference, exploring Moravian history and music from the fifteenth to twenty-first centuries, is sponsored by the Moravian Archives and other Moravian entities. The conference will take place from October 11 – 13, 2018, on the campus of Moravian College. Scholars […]

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Dates for 2019 German Script Course Announced

Posted on Jun 18, 2018 in News

The 2019 German Script Course will take place from June 3 – 14, the Moravian Archives announced this morning. It will be the 49th year that this successful seminar in German paleography will be taught. The course usually fills up quickly, so anyone interested should not wait too long to register. For more information and […]

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2018 Research Grant Recipients Announced

2018 Research Grant Recipients Announced

Posted on Apr 30, 2018 in News

This week, the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem announced the winners of the 2018 Vernon Nelson research grants. This is the second year which grants were awarded from the Rev. Vernon H. Nelson Memorial Fund for scholarly research projects at the Moravian Archives. This year’s awardees are: Shelby Balik, Metropolitan State University of Denver: “Dying Well: Moravian Testimonies […]

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MAB Receives Third NEH Grant

MAB Receives Third NEH Grant

Posted on Apr 9, 2018 in News

The Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA, has been selected once again to receive a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant. This grant supports the Eastern West Indies Records Preservation and Digitization Project. The grant was awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), in Washington, DC, and was announced today. The NEH, created in 1965 […]

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Vernon H. Nelson Research Grants Available

Posted on Feb 7, 2018 in News

The Rev. Vernon H. Nelson Fund was established in 2011 to provide grants to researchers to help fund expenses related to their research at the Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. 2017 was the first year the Moravian Archives was able to award grants from the Rev. Vernon H. Nelson Memorial Fund and we are delighted to […]

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MAB Receives Digitization Grant

Posted on Jan 4, 2018 in News

The Moravian Archives has been selected to receive a Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant to support the project “Archiving Antigua: A Digital Record of Pre- and Post-Emancipation Antigua, 1760-1948.” The grant was awarded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), in Washington, DC, and announced today. Our project was one of […]

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Kaitlin Trainor New Processing Archivist

Posted on Jan 2, 2018 in News

The Moravian Archives is happy to announce that Kaitlin Trainor will begin as the new processing archivist on January 15. Kaitlin holds a master’s degree in Library & Information Science from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Previously, Kaitlin worked at the Bethlehem Area Public Library and at Bangor Public Library. Kaitlin has also […]

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Laros Foundation Awards Grant

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 in News

The Laros Foundation awarded $20,000 to the Moravian Archives towards the purchase of a professional book and manuscript scanner, as Sharon Zondag, executive director of the Laros Foundation told us. The Trustees of the Foundation appreciate the long connection between the Moravian Archives and the Laros Foundation, especially in regard to housing the records of […]

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New: German Script Refresher Course

Posted on Oct 9, 2017 in News

The Moravian Archives will be offering a refresher course in German Script for the first time in the summer of 2018. In addition to the regular German Script course, we will be offering this course for anyone who would like to refresh their skills. The course will take place from July 23 through July 28 […]

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Florida State University Professor Wins Research Fellowship to Study Native American Hymns at the MAB

Posted on Jun 14, 2017 in News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida State University musicology professor has won a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for her efforts to revive some special Native American hymns from the 18th century. Sarah Eyerly, assistant professor of musicology and director of FSU’s Early Music Program, is the recipient of an ACLS Collaborative […]

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