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October 29, 2015

Over the past two years, my colleagues and I have been working on a huge digital project: the creation, population, and launching of PHS's first digital asset management system, or DAMS.

What is a DAMS? A fancy term for an online archives--a way for researchers and historians and Presbyterians to explore some of our collection items up close, much as a visitor would at our Philadelphia location. The big difference is that users of an online archives can do their...

October 5, 2014

Not all of us are able to tour Scotland to visit John Knox's homeland or spend hours in libraries or archives reading up on his most important works. Fortunately, the great reformer is well-represented on the internet. As we commemorate Knox's 500th birthday in 2014, here are some resources to explore to find out more about his works, life, and ultimate resting place.

Writings by or about John Knox

A selection of...

June 10, 2014

As the PC(USA) General Assembly begins in Detroit, we'd like to take a minute to reminisce about previous GAs.

There is a lot of great content on the internet documenting past Assemblies. Please enjoy this survey--albeit incomplete.

Here are the oldest GA minutes from the Internet Archive:

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