Moravian Roots Update (Sept. 2019)

Moravian Roots Update (Sept. 2019)

Posted September 4, 2019 in Moravian Roots

Over 20 volunteers have graciously contributed their time, expertise, and energy to the Moravian Roots genealogy database. As of September 4, 2019, the total amount of indexed records (baptisms, confirmations, marriages, receptions, removals, and funerals) amounts to 61,484! In total, 57 of ~300 church registers have been fully indexed. These entries, along with entries from […]

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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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5,212 drawings and prints now accessible online

5,212 drawings and prints now accessible online

Posted May 23, 2019 in Digital Access

The collection of Drawing and Prints has now been digitized. Hundreds of geographical maps, architectural drawings, artistic views, floor plans, elevations, cemetery maps, engineering plans, land surveys, nautical charts, artist’s sketchbooks, portraits, and students sketches are included in this collection. Digital images are available through our online finding aid. Currently, 5,212 images have been uploaded. A […]

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Moravian Roots Update | 4/8/2019

Moravian Roots Update | 4/8/2019

Posted April 8, 2019 in Moravian Roots

Over 20 volunteers have graciously contributed their time, expertise, and energy to the Moravian Roots genealogy database. As of April 8, 2019, the total amount of indexed records (baptisms, confirmations, marriages, receptions, removals, and funerals) amounts to 52,301! In total, 49 of 300+ church registers have been fully indexed. These entries, along with entries from […]

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Labrador Finding Aid was Updated

Labrador Finding Aid was Updated

Posted March 29, 2019 in General

The finding aid for the records from the Moravian Churches in Labrador has been updated. In preparation of a grant application, the terminology used throughout the 1960 finding aid has been updated and some obvious mistakes have been corrected. The finding aid can be downloaded here; the collection is also searchable through our online finding […]

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Moravian Roots Update | 3/5/2019

Moravian Roots Update | 3/5/2019

Posted March 5, 2019 in Moravian Roots

Over 20 volunteers have graciously contributed their time, expertise, and energy to the Moravian Roots genealogy database. As of March 5, 2019, the total amount of indexed records (baptisms, confirmations, marriages, receptions, removals, and funerals) amounts to 50,591! In total, 46 of 300+ church registers have been fully indexed. These entries, along with entries from […]

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Painting Collection Digitized

Painting Collection Digitized

Posted December 21, 2018 in Digital Access

Digital access to the paintings in the Painting Collection of the Moravian Archives is now available through the Online Finding Aid. Images of most of the 125 oil paintings in our collection have now been uploaded.

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New Mission Statement

New Mission Statement

Posted December 13, 2018 in General

The Board of Directors approved a new mission statement for the Moravian Archives during their meeting on December 10, 2018. This concludes a process of revisiting the previous mission statement that was considered insufficient during a Board retreat in November of 2017. The new mission statement gives a fuller understanding of the variety of activities […]

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