Other Organizations Manuscripts Collections
Full descriptive inventories for large collections of papers documenting the activities of organizations, groups, and places and pertaining to various topics. Finding aids are available to researchers. Please click on the links of each collection name to view the finding aid. 

Our manuscripts collections are stored in closed stacks. Please contact the archivist to set up an appointment to view them.
Alphabetical Listing
Evangelical Alliance Collection
This collection documents the activities of the Evangelical Alliance, specifically under S.S. Schmucker. Included are constitutions,
letters, pamphlets, minutes, historical sketches, newspaper articles, and reports.


Harwick Seminary Founding Papers
These papers document the founding and establishment of Hartwick Seminary and contains letters, agreements, booklists, lease information, codicil to will, plan of incorporation, inventory of Hartwick estate, and schedule of property.


Seminex (Seminary in Exile) Papers, 1972-2006
This collection documents the activities of Seminex (Seminary in Exile.) It includes campus newspapers, newsletters, correspondence, pamphlets, position papers, booklets, and other miscellaneous items as well as some material from the Seminex 25th Anniversary celebration held in 1999. It includes information on Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS), Jacob Preus, Evangelical Lutherans in Mission (ELIM), Association of Evangelical Lutheran Church (AELC), New Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh Strategy, and Denominational Ministry Strategy (DMS/DMX)

Society of Inquiry on Missions Papers
This collection includes handwritten reports on mission given by students between 1824 and the 1890s. Some are written in German, while the large majority are in English. The papers in this collection were written by students and presented by them to the society during a recitation day once every month over the course of several years and provide a record of the type of work done by students.

Papers are available for viewing here.


 
INFO AND CONTACTS
Sheila Joy, Archivist
sjoy@uls.edu
717-339-1317
M-F: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please make an apointment before visiting. We are only occasionally able to accommodate walk-in requests.

Evan Boyd, Library Director and Archivist
eboyd@uls.edu