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Digital Collection Spotlight #30: Floral Items from Our Collection

Digital Collection Spotlight #30: Floral Items from Our Collection

Posted April 26, 2022 in General

As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. As the weather turns to spring it seems a perfect time to highlight a few items from our collection that relate to botany and flowers, a […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #29: John Amos Comenius

Digital Collections Spotlight #29: John Amos Comenius

Posted March 28, 2022 in Digital Access

As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. As today, March 28th marks the birthday of the Czech scholar and religious leader Jan Amos Komenský (best known as John Amos Comenius) we are highlighting […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #28: Autograph Books

Digital Collections Spotlight #28: Autograph Books

Posted February 14, 2022 in General

Digital Collections Spotlight #28: Autograph Books 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. Check out our earlier posts in this series at www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. In light of Valentine’s Day, it seems a good time to highlight this page from […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #27: Moravian Christmas Traditions

Digital Collections Spotlight #27: Moravian Christmas Traditions

Posted December 21, 2021 in Digital Access

Digital Collections Spotlight #27: Moravian Christmas Traditions 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. Check out our earlier posts in this series at www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. In light of this holiday season it seems an excellent time to highlight a […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #26: Winston-Salem

Digital Collections Spotlight #26: Winston-Salem

Posted November 30, 2021 in General

As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. This 18th-century map presents an early view of one of several Moravian settlements in North America that would in time become the modern city of Winston-Salem, […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #25: Alchemy

Digital Collections Spotlight #25: Alchemy

Posted October 28, 2021 in Digital Access

As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem. Check out our earlier posts in this series at www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. In addition to a large collection of unique items such as church diaries, registers, personal papers, and photographs the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, also houses a congregational […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #24: Moravian Church Registers

Digital Collections Spotlight #24: Moravian Church Registers

Posted September 27, 2021 in Digital Access

  As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. One of our main responsibilities at the Moravian Archives Bethlehem is caring for the records of congregations in the church’s Northern Province. A notable example […]

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Digital Collection Spotlight #23: Proposed Mill

Digital Collection Spotlight #23: Proposed Mill

Posted August 30, 2021 in General

As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. Often we think of archives as a resource for learning about history through letters, diaries, images, and other records of events that occurred in the past, […]

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Digital Collection Spotlight #22: Burnside Plantation

Digital Collection Spotlight #22: Burnside Plantation

Posted July 19, 2021 in Digital Access

As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. This map from 1758 shows the settlement of Bethlehem and the region around it, including one of the many historic locations in the region that can […]

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Digital Collection Spotlight #21: Map of Emmaus

Digital Collection Spotlight #21: Map of Emmaus

Posted June 28, 2021 in Digital Access

  As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’re highlighting different collections and items from the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem. Check out our earlier posts in this series at https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/digital-access/. Since last year we at the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, have been working with the Lehigh Valley Historical Maps Consortium, a group formed to facilitate access to […]

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