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Digital Collection Spotlight #15: The Year in Review

Digital Collection Spotlight #15: The Year in Review

Posted December 31, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight: The Year in Review By Jonathan Ennis, digital archivist As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, that have been digitized and are accessible online. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. As 2020 comes to a close […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #14: The Naming of Bethlehem

Digital Collections Spotlight #14: The Naming of Bethlehem

Posted December 24, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #14: The Naming of Bethlehem By Jonathan Ennis, digital archivist As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, that have been digitized and are accessible online. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. This holiday season seems a […]

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Digital Collection Spotlight #13: Recipe Notebook

Digital Collection Spotlight #13: Recipe Notebook

Posted November 24, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #13: Recipe Notebook By Jonathan Ennis, digital archivist As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, that have been digitized and are accessible online. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. As Thanksgiving is quickly approaching it seems […]

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Digital Collection Spotlight #12: God’s Acre

Digital Collection Spotlight #12: God’s Acre

Posted October 27, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #12: God’s Acre By Jonathan Ennis, digital archivist As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, that have been digitized and are accessible online. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. This plan from around 1833 shows the […]

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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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Digital Collections Spotlight #11: The Art of Eugene Martin Leibert

Digital Collections Spotlight #11: The Art of Eugene Martin Leibert

Posted September 29, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #11: The Art of Eugene Martin Leibert By Jonathan Ennis, digital archivist As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, that have been digitized and are accessible online. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/.   These lovely […]

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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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Digital Collections Spotlight #10: The Renewal of the Moravian Church (August 13)

Digital Collections Spotlight #10: The Renewal of the Moravian Church (August 13)

Posted August 13, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #10: The Renewal of the Moravian Church (August 13) By Jonathan Ennis, digital archivist As part of a new series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, that have been digitized and are accessible online. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. Today, August 13, […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #9: Jan Hus

Digital Collections Spotlight #9: Jan Hus

Posted July 28, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #9: Jan Hus By Jonathan Ennis, digital archivist As part of a new series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, that have been digitized and are accessible online. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. This 1915 lithograph of a man being burned at […]

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