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
Baptist archives are also held by other Archives. For more information see these web pages
- North Otago Museum (Oamaru Baptist church)
- Christchurch City Libraries (several Christchurch churches)
- Hocken Collections (Dunedin City Baptist church, Dunedin Baptist church)
- The Alexander Turnbull Library (Wellington Central Baptist, Brooklyn Baptist church)
Visit The Community Archive web site which also lists archives from or about Baptist individuals.