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 from Eighteenth-Century New York City”
  • John Scott, Mercer University: “Moravian Records of Georgia and the Colonial Experience of John Brownfield”

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. Donations to grow this fund are welcome can be made through our website.