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June 8, 2021
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PHS is happy to announce completion of the mass digitization of many of the original records of the First Presbyterian Church in the City of New York, an undertaking paid for by the congregation. We salute the labor of our archives technicians and digitization coordinator, Cecilia, Sharon, and Allison. We thank the archivist at First Church, David Pultz, for his labor...

January 15, 2020
Bradley Longfield's article appears in the Fall/Winter 2019 Journal.

The latest issue of The Journal of Presbyterian History features an article by Bradley Longfield, Professor of Church History at Dubuque Theological Seminary. Dr. Longfield writes about the early twentieth century Fundamentalist-Modernist conflict through the lens of...

November 10, 2011

PHS recently received on deposit a large body of materials from the Presbytery of Northern New York, spanning recently-closed and long-dissolved congregations, and the records of the Presbytery's predecessors, the Presbytery of Champlain, and the Presbytery of St. Lawrence.

For me, it's always a pleasure--admittedly, a shallow one--to handle church records from the 19th century. There's a great deal to please the Luddite in us: minutes are kept in longhand, signed in duplicate to guarantee authenticity, and the earlier you go, the more rustically bound the volumes. There...

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