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The Moravian College Archives is the official repository for institutional records, college publications, and historical information about the College and Theological Seminary. Bellow is a sample of finding aids for collections in the archives:

Alumni Association Records

The Records of the Alumni Association offer insight into the efforts undertaken to promote the welfare of Moravian College by encouraging alumni to actively participate in the values of the community. The records include the original minute books of the association's precursors which provide a historical context for its formation and development. Also included are the minutes of annual meetings, records reflecting activities such as the Antiques Show, and files on individual alumni.

College Catalogs

This collection contains many, though not all, of the catalogs published by Moravian College and its precursors, Moravian College and Theological Seminary (1858-1954) and Moravian Seminary and College for Women (1913-1954). For a more detailed description, please see the finding aid for this collection.

Information Bulletins

This collection consists of informational newsletters about Moravian College. The bulletin was published on a weekly basis and contains faculty, events and student information for the entire campus. Collection covers the years  1965-2004.

Student Theses - Men’s College, c.1858-1952

The Student Theses and Papers Collection contains the undergraduate and graduate writings of students of the Moravian College for Men and the Moravian Theological Seminary. Included are theses for the Bachelor of Arts, Divinity and Science as well as some Master's theses and course papers. Folders often include approval sheets signed by an advising professor or simply a signature of approval. Folders are arranged alphabetically by student name and alphabetically by title.

Yearbooks

This collection contains a significant proportion of the yearbooks produced by the students of Moravian College (MC) and its precursors, Moravian Seminary and College for Women (MS/MCW) and Moravian College and Theological Seminary (MC/MTS), from 1910 until the present. For a more detailed description, please see the finding aid for this collection.