Archives and Societies for Denominations (66)


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Collections on Church History Review focus on churches in the Trinitarian tradition such as Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant, and modern Evangelical denominations, as well as independent groups and house churches that worship the Triune God.


Adventist Archives. Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research for the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

African Orthodox Church Archives. Records housed at Pitts Theology Library.

Amana Heritage Society. Collecting, conserving, and interpreting the cultural heritage of the Amana colonies.

American Baptist Association History and Archives. Resources for American Baptist Association history.

American Baptist Historical Society. The archive and historical interpreter of the American Baptist Churches USA and other Baptist denominations.

Anderson University and Church of God Archives. Organizing and preserving unpublished materials of Church of God (Anderson).

Anglican Church of Canada, Diocese of Toronto Archives. Collecting non-current parish records, parish histories, and diocesan records.

Anglo-Catholic History Society. History of the Anglo-Catholic movement in the Anglican Communion.

Archdiocese of St. Louis Office of Archives and Records. Collecting, preserving, and making available the historical records of the offices, missions, parishes, and schools of the Archdiocese

Archives of the Christian Reformed Church in North America. Collecting the records of local, active congregations and microfilming their minutes.

Archives of the Episcopal Church. Specializing in American Episcopal history.

Archives of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Specializing in the ELCA and bodies that merged with it.

Archives of the Reformed Church in America. Specializing in Reformed church history.

Ashland University and Brethren Church Archives. Ashland University Archives, the Brethren Church Archives, the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs Archives, and a portion of the Ashland Theological Seminary Archives.

Baptist General Conference Archives. History Center at Bethel University, specializing in Swedish Baptist history.

Baptist Historical Archives or Collections. Maintained by Baylor University’s Baptist Studies Center for Research.

Baptist Historical Society. England and Wales. Helping British Baptists understand their heritage and history.

Brethren Archive. Exploring the History of the Plymouth Brethren and some other related groups.

Brethren Archivists’ and Historians’ Network. Supporting international research and publication of Brethren history.

Brethren Historical Library and Archives. Official repository for Church of the Brethren publications and records.

Brethren in Christ Archives. Documents the religious, cultural, and social history of the Brethren in Christ Church.

Building on History: The Church in London. Showing ways in which historical awareness can be of practical value for the contemporary church.

Canadian Churches of Christ Historical Society. Preserving and fostering understanding of the past for the future of the Restoration Movement in Canada.

Catholic Archives and Libraries. United States. Links to archives throughout the U.S.

Catholic Archives of Texas. Collecting, preserving, and making available for research those records of individuals and organizations engaged in work reflecting the goals of the Catholic Church in Texas.

Christian and Missionary Alliance Archival Resources. Collecting, preserving, and making available CMA history.

Church Archive Database. Collected names of various church archives for the purpose of genealogical research.

Church of the Nazarene Archives. Collecting and maintaining official records generated or received by general entities of the Nazarenes.

Concordia Historical Institute. The archive of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.

Congregational Library and Archives. Congregationalist and Puritan history.

Consortium of Pentecostal Archives. Eight Pentecostal archives making resources available online.

Disciples of Christ Historical Society. A general ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, interconnecting all Stone-Campbell Church around the world.

Dixon Pentecostal Research Center. Collects, preserves, and makes available for research Church of God, Pentecostal and Charismatic materials.

Evangelical Lutheran Synod Historical Society. Promotes interest in the historical and doctrinal heritage of Lutheranism.

Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche in Bayern Landeskirches Archiv. Official and special library for Bavarian church history, state and local history, ecumenism and church law.

Evangelish-Lutherische Kirche in Norddeutscheland Landeskirches Archiv. Combines the archives of Keil, Schwerin, and Greifswald.

Free Will Baptist History.

General Commission on Archives and History. United Methodist Church.

Historical Society of the Church of God. Encouraging the collection and preservation of Church of God (Anderson) artifacts and documents.

Landeskirchliches Archiv Stuttgart. Microfilms of church registers (Kirchenbücher) of all parishes of the Evangelical Church of the State of Württemberg.

Lutheran Church of Australia Archives. Gathers and tells the stories of God at work through Lutherans in Australia.

Lutheran Historical Conference. Fosters effective cooperation among persons and institutions concerned with research, documentation, and preservation of Lutheran history in North America.

Lutheran Historical Society of the Mid-Atlantic. Preserving, documenting, and stirring interest in Lutheran traditions.

Mennonite Church USA Archives. Collecting, sharing, and preserving stories of Mennonite Christian discipleship.

Mennonite Historical Library. One of the world’s most comprehensive collections of Mennonite and Anabaptist history.

Moravian Archives. The repository of the records of the Moravian Church, Southern Province, and its members.

Orthodox Church in America, History and Archives. Official repository of inactive records as well as personal and institutional collections.

Presbyterian Church in America Historical Center. Archives and manuscript repository for the Continuing Presbyterian Church.

Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives and Records Office. Documents the life and work of the Presbyterian Church in Canada.

Presbyterian Historical Society. The national archive of the Presbyterian Church USA.

Reformed Church in America Archives. Representing the enduring memory of the church.

Reformed Presbyterian History Archives. Sponsored and funded by the History Committee of the Synod of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America.

Seventh Day Adventist Church Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research. Information pertaining to Seventh-day Adventist history, official documents, statistics, and directories.

Society for Orthodox Christian History in the Americas. Collecting source material, disseminating historical information, and encouraging networking.

Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives. A worldwide center for the study of Baptist history.

Strict Baptist Historical Society. Library catalogue, database, and publication information.

United Brethren Historical Center. Archives of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ and Huntington University.

United Church of Canada Archives. Includes the General Council Archives and the Central Ontario Conferences Archives serving Bay of Quinte, Hamilton, London, Manitou, and Toronto Conferences.

United Church of Christ Archives. Specializing in UCC history and bodies that merged with it.

United Methodist Archives and History Center. Published and unpublished materials on global Methodism.

Vatican Archive. Catechism, canon law, Vatican II documents, official acts, social doctrine, and other resources.

Vatican Library. Information about their extensive collections.

Warwick Network for Parish Research. Facilitating the study of British and European parishes from the Middle Ages to the present.

Wesleyan Church Archives. Official repository for the Wesleyan Church worldwide.

Wesley Historical Society. Founded in 1893 for the advancement of interest in the history of all branches of the Methodist Church.

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Historical Institute. Preserving and presenting the history of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.


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