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The Presbyterian Historical Society provides a broad range of services for Presbyterians, scholars, and the general public.

We offer reference services to help patrons gain access to the materials in our holdings.

In this section, find information on:

Reference Inquiries



Education Verification

Minister/Missionary Biographical Research Service

Attestations of Baptisms, Marriages, and Membership

General Assembly agencies, mid councils, and congregations of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can deposit their official records at no charge in our climate-controlled archives. Learn more about records deposit in this section.

Preserving church records is a key responsibility of PC(USA) stated clerks and clerks of session. In this section, you will find information on our digitization services for congregations, mid-councils, and the general public.

Foundations of the Faith Reformation exhibit