Special collections

Welcome to the Special Collections page of Reeves Library. This page provides access to the assorted unique and rare materials contained in the library. The contents and rules of use for each vary somewhat.

Moravian College Archives

The Moravian College archives contain many unique items to the history of the College & Seminary. Some of its resources, including an antique postcard collection, have been made available online.

BDHPBethlehem Digital History Project

This is an award-winning collection of freely available digitized documents relating to the early Moravian community in Bethlehem, PA. This project is managed jointly by the Moravian Archives, Moravian College & Theological Seminary, and the Bethlehem Area Public Library.

Groenfeldt Moravian Collection
Moravian CollectionThe Groenfeldt Moravian Collection is available to all. Its intent is to contain copies of all published scholarship relevant to Moravian heritage. All of its materials may be used within the library, but may not be checked out. However, an attempt to duplicate many of its titles within the general collection has been made.
Rare Books Room

Rare Books Room The rare books room contains those items of exceptional value or delicacy and related to Moravian heritage. This area of the library is restricted to those with serious research interests. View the rules for use of this room.