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Religion and Spirituality (20 collections)

  • Albright College – Evangelical Church Historic Lantern Slides

    Albright College – Evangelical Church Historic Lantern Slides

    These lantern slides were produced by Rev. Fred W. Solver around 1930 to be used for a lecture about individuals and places associated with the Evangelical more

  • Battle of Homestead Foundation – Mark Fallon Collection

    Battle of Homestead Foundation – Mark Fallon Collection

    The Mark Fallon Collection is a labor related collection held by the Battle of Homestead Foundation Archives. The collection focuses primarily on the Mon Valley area more

  • Bethlehem Area Public Library – Greene-Dreher Historical Society – Hopedale Moravian Church Pastors’ Letters 1836-1878

    Bethlehem Area Public Library – Greene-Dreher Historical Society – Hopedale Moravian Church Pastors’ Letters 1836-1878

    The Hopedale Moravian Church letters are the only known first-person accounts of life in the early settlement of Newfoundland in northeast Pennsylvania. When a small group more

  • Chester County History Center – Halliday Jackson Collection

    Chester County History Center – Halliday Jackson Collection

    This collection contains 11 volumes of writings and additional manuscripts, ca. 1793-1818, composed or transcribed by Halliday Jackson. These manuscripts primarily relate to his observations on more

  • Cooper-Siegel Community Library – Fox Chapel Area Historical Materials

    Cooper-Siegel Community Library – Fox Chapel Area Historical Materials

    The development of Fox Chapel Area from a quiet, detached farm community to bustling suburb can be clearly seen in the history of Aspinwall, Blawnox, Fox more

  • DeSales University – Bishop McShea Archives

    DeSales University – Bishop McShea Archives

    Archival photographs documenting the priesthood of the Most Reverend Joseph McShea, Bishop of Allentown.

  • DeSales University – St. Francis de Sales Collection

    DeSales University – St. Francis de Sales Collection

    We have digitized three rare books by/about St. Frances De Sales. the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales are an international community who will obviously benefit more

  • Elizabethtown College – Elizabethtown College’s Anna V. Blough Missionary Letters and Diaries from China Collection

    Elizabethtown College – Elizabethtown College’s Anna V. Blough Missionary Letters and Diaries from China Collection

    The Blough missionary letters and diaries from China are an invaluable resource to those researching Church of the Brethren history, along with those scholars studying the more

  • Elizabethtown College – Elizabethtown College’s Church of the Brethren Photograph Collection

    Elizabethtown College – Elizabethtown College’s Church of the Brethren Photograph Collection

    The Church of the Brethren Photograph Collection consists of more than 500 mostly black and white photographs of meeting houses and churches in eastern Pennsylvania, historic more

  • Elizabethtown College – Peace Pamphlet Collection

    Elizabethtown College – Peace Pamphlet Collection

    Elizabethtown College was founded by members of the Church of the Brethren, one of the original "peace churches" to spread from Europe to the United States. more

  • German Society of Pennsylvania – Henry Melchior Muhlenberg Papers, 1771-1786

    German Society of Pennsylvania – Henry Melchior Muhlenberg Papers, 1771-1786

    Miscellaneous papers of Lutheran clergyman Henry Melchior Muhlenberg from his later years, including two versions of a memorandum in his hand concerning St. Peter's Lutheran Church more

  • Meyersdale Public Library – Springs Historical Society – Johnston Bender Family Collection

    Meyersdale Public Library – Springs Historical Society – Johnston Bender Family Collection

    The Johnston Bender Family Collection combines photographs, letters, scrapbooks, and business records of two families--the Rev. Elias S. and Anna (Odell) Johnston family of Altoona and more

  • New Cumberland Public Library – Churches of New Cumberland

    New Cumberland Public Library – Churches of New Cumberland

    A collection of photographs and postcards of churches in New Cumberland, PA., featuring historic buildings in black and white. The collection also includes a couple of more

  • Old Economy Village – Archives

    Old Economy Village – Archives

    The Harmonists, a Christian Communal society, founded Old Economy Village in 1824. They were known for their piety, as well as for their economic successes in more

  • Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – Beth Sholom Synagogue

    Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – Beth Sholom Synagogue

    Items contained in the collection of the Beth Sholom Synagogue in Johnstown, Pa. Also contained are items from Rodef Sholom, the town's first synagogue.

  • Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – Cambria City Church Project

    Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – Cambria City Church Project

    In the Johnstown neighborhood of Cambria City are located five historical, ethnic churches. In 2009, the Altoona/Johnstown Diocese closed four of the churches and renamed the more

  • Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center – The Christopher Sauer, Jr. Diary and Account Book

    Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center – The Christopher Sauer, Jr. Diary and Account Book

    The manuscript diary was recorded by the Germantown printer and Church of the Brethren pastor, Christopher Sauer, Jr. (1721-1784). Written in German script, the diary, although more

  • United Lutheran Seminary Philadelphia – In Her Own Right: the Lutheran Deaconess Movement in the United States

    United Lutheran Seminary Philadelphia – In Her Own Right: the Lutheran Deaconess Movement in the United States

    Books and serial publications published by the various Lutheran Deaconess Communities in the United States, focused on those with Motherhouses in Philadelphia and Baltimore. The “In more

  • United Lutheran Seminary Philadelphia – In Her Own Right: Women’s Missionary Societies of the Lutheran Church

    United Lutheran Seminary Philadelphia – In Her Own Right: Women’s Missionary Societies of the Lutheran Church

    Books and manuscripts published or created by the various Lutheran Women's Missionary Societies of the General Synod, General Council, and United Synod of the South. Included more

  • Warren Library Association – The Carnival, First Presbyterian Church, 1899

    Warren Library Association – The Carnival, First Presbyterian Church, 1899

    The Carnival was a weeklong fundraiser event of the First Presbyterian Church of Warren, PA, featuring internationally and hobby themed booths, meals, and a daily publication. more