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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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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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Digital Collections Spotlight #8: Records of the Bethlehem Single Sisters

Digital Collections Spotlight #8: Records of the Bethlehem Single Sisters

Posted June 17, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #8: Records of the Bethlehem Single Sisters 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/. In the early years of […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #7: The Zinzendorf Papers

Digital Collections Spotlight #7: The Zinzendorf Papers

Posted May 26, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #7: The Zinzendorf Papers 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/. As this week marks the 320th birthday of […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #6: David Nitschmann (Ep.) Papers

Digital Collections Spotlight #6: David Nitschmann (Ep.) Papers

Posted May 19, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #6: David Nitschmann (Ep.) Papers By Thomas J. McCullough, assistant 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/. The papers of Bishop David Nitschmann […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #5: The Painting Collection

Digital Collections Spotlight #5: The Painting Collection

Posted May 14, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #5: The Painting Collection 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/. Created in the mid 18th century, this oil […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #4: The Drawings and Prints Collection

Digital Collections Spotlight #4: The Drawings and Prints Collection

Posted May 5, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #4: The Drawings and Prints Collection 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 lovely etching of a small […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #3: The Rufus A. Grider Collection

Digital Collections Spotlight #3: The Rufus A. Grider Collection

Posted April 23, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #3: The Rufus A. Grider Collection 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 illustration and historical sketch by […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #2: The Papers of Samuel Isles

Digital Collections Spotlight #2: The Papers of Samuel Isles

Posted April 14, 2020 in Digital Access

Featured image (above) shows a plan of the Moravian mission station Spring Gardens in St. John’s, Antigua, in 1788 (DP f.061.2, Moravian Archives, Bethlehem). Digital Collections Spotlight #2: The Papers of Samuel Isles By Jonathan Ennis, digital archivist As part of a new series of posts, we’re highlighting different MAB collections that have been digitized […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #1: The Ettwein Papers

Digital Collections Spotlight #1: The Ettwein Papers

Posted April 8, 2020 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #1: The Ettwein Papers By Jonathan Ennis, digital archivist As part of a new series of posts, we’ll be highlighting different MAB collections that have been digitized and are accessible online. John/Johannes Ettwein (1721-1802), in addition to his role as bishop of the Moravian Church, also shows an interest in science and […]

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