Vernon H. Nelson Research Grants Available

Posted on Feb 7, 2018 in News

The Rev. Vernon H. Nelson Fund was established in 2011 to provide grants to researchers to help fund expenses related to their research at the Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. 2017 was the first year the Moravian Archives was able to award grants from the Rev. Vernon H. Nelson Memorial Fund and we are delighted to […]

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MAB Receives Digitization Grant

Posted on Jan 4, 2018 in News

The Moravian Archives has been selected to receive a Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant to support the project “Archiving Antigua: A Digital Record of Pre- and Post-Emancipation Antigua, 1760-1948.” The grant was awarded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), in Washington, DC, and announced today. Our project was one of […]

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Kaitlin Trainor New Processing Archivist

Posted on Jan 2, 2018 in News

The Moravian Archives is happy to announce that Kaitlin Trainor will begin as the new processing archivist on January 15. Kaitlin holds a master’s degree in Library & Information Science from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Previously, Kaitlin worked at the Bethlehem Area Public Library and at Bangor Public Library. Kaitlin has also […]

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Laros Foundation Awards Grant

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 in News

The Laros Foundation awarded $20,000 to the Moravian Archives towards the purchase of a professional book and manuscript scanner, as Sharon Zondag, executive director of the Laros Foundation told us. The Trustees of the Foundation appreciate the long connection between the Moravian Archives and the Laros Foundation, especially in regard to housing the records of […]

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New: German Script Refresher Course

Posted on Oct 9, 2017 in News

The Moravian Archives will be offering a refresher course in German Script for the first time in the summer of 2018. In addition to the regular German Script course, we will be offering this course for anyone who would like to refresh their skills. The course will take place from July 23 through July 28 […]

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Florida State University Professor Wins Research Fellowship to Study Native American Hymns at the MAB

Posted on Jun 14, 2017 in News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida State University musicology professor has won a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for her efforts to revive some special Native American hymns from the 18th century. Sarah Eyerly, assistant professor of musicology and director of FSU’s Early Music Program, is the recipient of an ACLS Collaborative […]

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Research Grants Announced

Research Grants Announced

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 in News

Earlier this week the 2017 winners of the Vernon Nelson research grants were announced. This is the first year that grants were awarded from the Rev. Vernon H. Nelson Memorial Fund for scholarly research projects at the Moravian Archives. This year’s awardees are: ·         Mark Dixon, Princeton Theological Seminary: “Enslaved African Responses to Moravian Pietism […]

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Archives open March 18

Posted on Mar 1, 2017 in News

Saturday, March 18, the Moravian Archives will be open for researchers and other visitors. Come to see our compelling exhibit Building Bethlehem, to do research in the reading room, or to browse our gift shop.  During the 275th anniversary year of Bethlehem, the Moravian Archives will be open on selected Saturdays. The Moravian Archives will be open between […]

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Research grants available

Research grants available

Posted on Jan 20, 2017 in News

Starting 2017, small research grants for research at the Moravian Archives will be available for the first time. The Rev. Vernon H. Nelson Fund was established in 2011 to provide grants to researchers toward their expenses related to their research at the Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.   Funding may be given for research projects using […]

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New: Saturday Hours

New: Saturday Hours

Posted on Aug 11, 2016 in News

The Moravian Archives is introducing Saturday hours. On four Saturdays during the upcoming months, the Moravian Archives will be open to the public. Anyone interested in doing research in the reading room, in seeing the fabulous Building Bethlehem exhibit, or in purchasing something in our gift shop, can now do so on the weekend. The Saturday […]

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