Supporting the Archives

Nelson Fund

The Rev. Vernon H. Nelson Memorial Fund gives support to researchers by providing grants as a contribution toward their travel and accommodation expenses while conducting scholarly research at the Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pa.  The fund was established in June of 2011 by the family of late archivist, Rev. Vernon H. Nelson (1933-2010), who served […]

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restoration fund

The Restoration Fund provides funding to preserve fragile items in our collections: maps, books, manuscripts, paintings, etc. The Restoration Fund helps preserve valuable historical documents and artifacts that would otherwise have been lost or seriously endangered. In recent years we were able to preserve several church registers, a manuscript history of Lititz, Pa., and two […]

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Friends of the Archives

The Moravian Archives is open Monday through Friday, supplying much-needed services to students, historians, genealogists, writers, musicians, artists, ministers, individuals seeking legal proof of baptism, and many others. Our annual giving program, known as the Friends of the Moravian Archives, provides us with critical support for our day-to-day operating expenses so that we can invest in […]

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Sponsorship of the Annual Lecture Series

The lecture program at the Moravian Archives reaches hundreds of people every year and offers historians an opportunity to present their work. Recordings of the lectures are made available on the website after the event. Some lectures are published in the Journal of Moravian History. We are looking for a sponsor for the lecture program. You can sponsor […]

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Hamilton Fund for Book Acquisitions

The Hamilton Book Fund provides funding to purchase books for the library of the Moravian Archives. The Moravian Archives collects any publication relating to the Moravian Church worldwide. Over the years the Hamilton Fund has made it possible to purchase hundreds of books. Rt. Rev. Kenneth Hamilton (Bethlehem, PA 1893 – Winston-Salem, NC 1975) was […]

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