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January 27, 2023

The Presbyterian Historical Society is pleased to award six Heritage Preservation Grants to PC(USA) congregations in 2023. The winners are:

Woodland Presbyterian Church (Paw Creek, N.C.), organized 1868
First Presbyterian Church (Jeffersonville, N.Y.), organized 1845
First Presbyterian Church (Lebanon, Ind.), organized 1840
First...

January 25, 2023
 American Indian Institute student group, circa 1930. Pearl ID: islandora:300779

Now available in Pearl are records of the American Indian Institute, one of the first college preparatory schools for Native American boys in the country. Originally known as the Roe Indian Institute until 1921, the school was founded in 1915 by Henry Roe Cloud, a...

January 19, 2023

We are happy to welcome Joyce Rivera to the Presbyterian Historical Society as our new Public Services Assistant! Her first day was Tuesday, January 17.

Joyce enjoys studying ancient, cultural, and church history and has a passion for uniting people through the interpretation of history. She obtained a Masters degree in History with a concentration in Public History from SNHU (Southern New Hampshire University) and has interned at the archives of Taller...

January 18, 2023
March on Washington for Jobs for Jobs and Freedom, 1963. [Pearl ID: islandora: 7390]

In 2019, with grant support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, PHS digitized nearly 500 images from the RNS photograph collection all of which are now...

January 17, 2023

Organized in 1852, the Presbyterian Historical Society is the oldest denominational archives in the United States and serves as the national archives for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and its predecessor denominations.  

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