Here are some highlights of our work in the tail end of 2019!
In the fourth quarter we had 143 research visits, bringing us to 924 for the year; this marks the fourth straight year of dramatically increased use of PHS's resources, representing 144% of our 2015 workload.
Among our building visitors in November were Dr. Cheol Seung Kim and colleagues from the ...
The third quarter was an active time for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) national archives, and it feels like we're only just catching up! Here is a snapshot of our work in the archives in the summer and fall.
"Their leaders and members are surrounded by a menacing atmosphere of strict surveillance, tapping of telephone calls, telex services and correspondence in general."
So concluded an ecumenical delegation to Paraguay in 1988, describing the suffocation of civil society under the 34-year dictatorship of Alfredo Stroessner. Within the year, Stroessner would be deposed in a coup and forced into exile in Brazil. The groups which brought the ecumenical delegation in -- the Comité de Iglesias para Ayudas de Emergencia (CIPAE), and the...