Our Collection

Our earliest archives are from 1851. View our online catalogue web page


– The diaries of Emma Beckingsale, providing an unrivalled insight into the missionary experience in India (missionary nurse and member of the NZ Baptist Missionary Society 1895-1935).

– A complete set of digitised NZ Baptist magazines from 1876 (purchase from the NZ Baptist Research & Historical society).

– Samples of Rev. Charles Carters work (Ceylon 1860s), Sinhalese Bible translator, producer of the first dictionary, and instrumental in establishing the NZ Baptist Missionary Society.

We hold collections from:

  • Baptist churches
  • District Associations
  • The Baptist Union, and associations under them
  • The NZ Baptist Missionary Society
  • Carey Baptist College

Archives Elsewhere:

Baptist archives are also held by other Archives. For more information see these web pages

Visit The Community Archive web site which also lists archives from or about Baptist individuals.

View our online catalogue web page

Return to NZ Baptist Archive main web page