Digital Collections Spotlight #45: Comenius Hall 1913 Fire

Digital Collections Spotlight #45: Comenius Hall 1913 Fire

Posted October 31, 2023 in Digital Access

Today marks the 110th anniversary of the fire that seriously damaged Comenius Hall at Moravian University in Bethlehem, PA, on October 31, 1913. A number of excellent articles have been […]

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Interview with a Researcher: Christina Petterson

Interview with a Researcher: Christina Petterson

Posted October 10, 2023 in General

This interview marks the first in a new series where we meet with a user of the Moravian Archives to discuss their unique experience working with our collections in Bethlehem. […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #44: Magic Lanterns

Digital Collections Spotlight #44: Magic Lanterns

Posted September 26, 2023 in Digital Access

While much of our holdings here at the Moravian Church Archives, Bethlehem, are printed materials we also house and maintain a wide range of other materials. These fascinating items from […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #43: Cammerhoff Papers

Digital Collections Spotlight #43: Cammerhoff Papers

Posted August 24, 2023 in Digital Access

Our holdings here at the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, include a number of collections of the personal papers of individuals important to the history of the Moravian Church. These collections are […]

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Moravian Roots Update (August 2023)

Moravian Roots Update (August 2023)

Posted August 9, 2023 in Moravian Roots

Over 20 volunteers have graciously contributed their time, expertise, and energy to the Moravian Roots genealogy database. As of August 8, 2023, the total amount of indexed records (baptisms, confirmations, […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #42: Bethlehem Iron Works

Digital Collections Spotlight #42: Bethlehem Iron Works

Posted July 28, 2023 in Digital Access

This map from 1882 helps trace the development of what would become one of the most important industries in the history of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and more broadly the United States […]

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View our current exhibit “The Archival Process” online!

View our current exhibit “The Archival Process” online!

Posted July 21, 2023 in General

How do new materials come into the Archives? How does the Archives make new materials accessible? Why are some materials accepted into the collection and others are not? This exhibition […]

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Digital Collections Spotlight #41: Provincial Synods of the Moravian Church

Digital Collections Spotlight #41: Provincial Synods of the Moravian Church

Posted June 28, 2023 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 here. Last week, […]

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Digital Collection Spotlight #40: Labrador

Digital Collection Spotlight #40: Labrador

Posted May 31, 2023 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 here. These maps […]

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Digital Collection Spotlight #39: Travel Journals

Digital Collection Spotlight #39: Travel Journals

Posted April 28, 2023 in General

One of the collections we have digitized and made available online is several Travel Journals, accounts written by Moravians recounting their travels, typically for pastoral or missionary work in the […]

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