Digital Collections Spotlight #52: Digitization for Preservation: PEC Letter Books

Digital Collections Spotlight #52: Digitization for Preservation: PEC Letter Books

Posted May 17, 2024 in Digital Access

Often in these posts we have discussed the digitization projects here at the Moravian Church Archives, Bethlehem, in terms of improving access to material in our holdings, but they are […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #51: Tremont Terrace’s 172nd Anniversary

Digital Collections Spotlight #51: Tremont Terrace’s 172nd Anniversary

Posted April 26, 2024 in Digital Access

Happy 172nd anniversary to Tremont Terrace Moravian Church, founded as “Second Moravian Church” on April 27, 1852. It has its origin in the Moravian Church’s Home Mission Society and was […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #50: Fries’s Rebellion

Digital Collections Spotlight #50: Fries’s Rebellion

Posted March 22, 2024 in Digital Access

This month marks 224 years since eastern Pennsylvania was embroiled in a conflict over taxation known as Fries’s Rebellion, which culminated in a standoff at the Sun Inn in Bethlehem, […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #49: Mixed Media AV Items

Digital Collections Spotlight #49: Mixed Media AV Items

Posted February 23, 2024 in Digital Access

Last year we presented an unusually shaped map of the area around the Hope Conference and Renewal Center, also known as Camp Hope, a Moravian Church facility operated in Blairstown, […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #48: Storage of Slides

Digital Collections Spotlight #48: Storage of Slides

Posted January 17, 2024 in Digital Access

In recent months we have highlighted the magic lanterns and glass plate lantern slides in the holdings of the Moravian Church Archives, Bethlehem. As an extension of this we would […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #47: Year in Review

Digital Collections Spotlight #47: Year in Review

Posted December 19, 2023 in Digital Access

As 2023 comes to an end we would like to take the opportunity to look back at a few highlights of what the Moravian Church Archives, Bethlehem, has accomplished this […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #46: Moravian Lantern Slides

Digital Collections Spotlight #46: Moravian Lantern Slides

Posted November 22, 2023 in Digital Access

In an earlier Digital Collections Spotlight we showed a pair of magic lanterns in our collection and one of the slides designed for them. While those specific examples were intended […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #45: Comenius Hall 1913 Fire

Digital Collections Spotlight #45: Comenius Hall 1913 Fire

Posted October 31, 2023 in Digital Access

Today marks the 110th anniversary of the fire that seriously damaged Comenius Hall at Moravian University in Bethlehem, PA, on October 31, 1913. A number of excellent articles have been […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #44: Magic Lanterns

Digital Collections Spotlight #44: Magic Lanterns

Posted September 26, 2023 in Digital Access

While much of our holdings here at the Moravian Church Archives, Bethlehem, are printed materials we also house and maintain a wide range of other materials. These fascinating items from […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #43: Cammerhoff Papers

Digital Collections Spotlight #43: Cammerhoff Papers

Posted August 24, 2023 in Digital Access

Our holdings here at the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, include a number of collections of the personal papers of individuals important to the history of the Moravian Church. These collections are […]

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