Become a Member.

Join the oldest Baptist historical society in the U.S.!  As a member you will receive the Primary Source, our quarterly newsletter which contains information about our programs, researchers and collections.    Learn more

Give to the Annual Fund now!!

Imagine how your gift can help preserve and share Baptist history for generations to come!   Donate Now from our secure donation site and indicate that your tax-deductible donation is for the Annual Fund.  Or, send a check to ABHS, P.O. Box 851, Valley Forge, PA, 19482-0851

At Your Fingertips   At Your Fingertips logo

Help us move from the 17th century to the 21st century!  Many of the documents created today that will be part of the archives tomorrow are born digital.  Digital items, including documents, emails, and web pages, require different care than that used to preserve physical items.  Additionally, digitizing older manuscripts and audio-visual materials will make hard-copy documents accessible to more people.  Make a pledge or donation to the At Your Fingertips campaign and help put Baptist history at your fingertips!  Please indicate that your tax-deductible donation is for the “At Your Fingertips” campaign.

Become a Volunteer.

The Historical Society is always looking for volunteers. Click here for more information.

Support the Living Heritage Endowment.

The American Baptist Historical Society is your ministry of memory.  To ensure the long-term future of the Society and make your mark on history, add the Living Heritage Endowment to your will.  For more information please contact us. 

Invite us to your anniversary party.

Is your Baptist congregation celebrating a significant anniversary? Include us on your guest list. We’ll issue a certificate for presentation during your event marking the occasion.  Send us copies of programs, history booklets, and other documentation of your celebration to make sure your church is represented in the ABHS archives.  Churches or Regions can submit their celebration for the George Younger Award.  Click here for more information about this award for local or regional American Baptist history.
Request a Certificate.

Explore your history on a tour or at a conference.

ABHS occasionally offers conferences and historical tours. Information about upcoming events can be found in our newsletter, Primary Source, and on our calendar.

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