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Virtual Exhibit Opening Now Online

Virtual Exhibit Opening Now Online

Posted October 21, 2020 in General

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the Moravian Archives Bethlehem hosted a Virtual Exhibit Opening for our current exhibition Zinzendorf in America with great success! Thank you to all who participated safely from home (locally and internationally). A special thanks to Dr. Katherine Faull who joined us from Great Britain and presented a lecture titled “Moravians […]

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Chronicling COVID-19

Chronicling COVID-19

Posted September 29, 2020 in General

The Moravian Archives in Bethlehem has begun to document its own response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic via communications, images, and other documents but we are also seeking to collect and preserve documents from the greater Moravian Church community. We encourage members of congregations and agencies of the Moravian Church in the Northern Province to […]

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Summer Soirée 2020 COVID edition

Summer Soirée 2020 COVID edition

Posted August 27, 2020 in General

Normally at this time of year, we are preparing to host all Friends of the Archives at our Annual Summer Soirée. The Summer Soirée is an opportunity for us to thank you for your generous support of the Moravian Archives during the past year. Unfortunately, due to ongoing restrictions in place because of COVID-19, we […]

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Moravian Archives History Tour Available on Youtube

Moravian Archives History Tour Available on Youtube

Posted July 9, 2020 in General

All 5 Episodes of the Moravian Archives History Tour are now available on Youtube! Follow Assistant Archivist, Thomas McCullough, as he takes you on a tour of the Moravian Archives past and present. In these 5 episodes,  learn about the various locations which housed the Moravian Archives throughout Bethlehem and learn more about the unique […]

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The Lititiz Collegium Musicum lecture now available Online

The Lititiz Collegium Musicum lecture now available Online

Posted February 21, 2020 in General

On Tuesday February 18, 2020 Dr. Jeffrey Gemmell present a lecture at the Moravian Archives on the Lititiz Collegium Musicum and its revival.   Please visit our Youtube channel, Moravian Archives Bethlehem to watch the recorded lecture

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Moravian Archives Receives Digitization Grant for Labrador Records

Moravian Archives Receives Digitization Grant for Labrador Records

Posted January 13, 2020 in General

On January 9, 2020, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) announced grants for eighteen digitization projects throughout the United States and Canada. The Moravian Archives is extremely pleased to announce that one of the approved projects is “Uncommon Bonds: Labrador Inuit and Moravian Missionaries” ($168,349.00). During this 24-month project the Moravian Archives in […]

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Open House Saturday, December 7th

Open House Saturday, December 7th

Posted November 19, 2019 in General

Join the Moravian Archives for our Winter Open House!   When: Saturday, December 7, 2019 – 9:00 am- 4:00 pm Check out our exhibit, Sing O Ye Heavens: Moravian Music and Instrument Making before it closes at the end of the year Tour our vault with one of the archivists and take a peek at […]

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Madness in Herrnhut Lecture Now Available

Madness in Herrnhut Lecture Now Available

Posted July 22, 2019 in General

On Tuesday, July 16, 2019 the Moravian Archives hosted a lecture presented by Director and Archivist, Paul Peucker titled “Madness in Herrnhut: Johann Siegmund Krüger and His Role in the Division of Herrnhut, 1726/27″   We are happy to announce that video from this lecture is now available through the Archives Youtube channel, Moravian Archives, […]

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German Script Course 2020 dates announced

German Script Course 2020 dates announced

Posted June 24, 2019 in General

The Moravian Archives  is happy to announce the dates for the annual German Script Course. Moravian Archives German Script Course 2020 will be held : June 1, 2020 – June 12, 2020.  The Moravian Archives has had the pleasure of teaching graduate students, professors, genealogists, curators, archivists, musicologists, and hobbyists from various backgrounds for the […]

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Katharine Gerbner Lecture video now available

Katharine Gerbner Lecture video now available

Posted June 5, 2019 in General

On Tuesday, May 21, 2019 the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem hosted  Katharine Gerbner, Phd for a lecture titled, Christian Slavery: Religion, Race, and Freedom in the Moravian Missions to the Caribbean. Video from this lecture is now available online through the Archives YouTube page, Moravian Archives Bethlehem!    

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