Press Releases

August 23, 2019

On August 14 the Archives and the Seminary of the Southwest announced the opening of an exhibit to mark the anniversary of Jonathan Daniels' death.  Entitled Jonathan Daniels: Called to be Fully Present, the exhibit draws on the Archives collections received in part from the recent acquisition of the Episcopal Divinity School Archives.  The exhibit features original source material and a narrative of Daniels' early life, his awakening, and death.  Special acknowledgment goes to intern archivist, Noble Brigham, who led the production and design team.  Noble is a senior at Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square, PA.  The exhibit is part of an extended online exhibit, The Church Awakens, telling the story of African American Episcopalians from an historical perspective. Visit The Church Awakens to learn more about the life of Jonathan Daniels.

February 06, 2018

The Archives of the Episcopal Church has chosen Arkivum PERPETUA as their data archiving, preservation and safeguarding solution.  Arkivum PERPETUA is a leading end-to-end digital preservation solution that utilizes open standards and open source components to address the unique requirements and challenges of cultural heritage institutions.  [read more].

April 20, 2017

The Episcopal Church has selected Cielo Property Group to partner in the development of a church-owned city block in downtown Austin that will incorporate space for The Archives of the Episcopal Church as the future home of its repository and research center.  The Archives will be part of a lively downtown area and will incorporate an adjoining mixed-use project.

October 11, 2016

The Archives of the Episcopal Church announces the update of official governance documents held in the Digital Archives of General Convention. The Acts of Convention adds 315 resolutions from the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City held in June and July, 2015 to the existing online database that begins in 1976.

July 25, 2016

In conjunction with the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board, a group of dedicated Diocese of Utah volunteers has indexed early Diocesan records from decommissioned parishes and the personal journals of the Rt. Rev Daniel S. Tuttle, the Rt. Rev. Abiel Leonard, the Venerable Lawrence B. Ridgley, and the Rev. Pierre McDonald Bleecker to come up with a first for the history of Utah, a database of early Episcopalians in Utah.

May 04, 2016

The Archives of the Episcopal Church announces the release of their newly designed and content-rich website.  The principal feature is the opening of a major exhibit on the life and work of the 23rd Presiding Bishop, John Maury Allin.  Entitled Venture in Ministry, the exhibit weaves historical text and rich media into an exploration of Bishop Allin’s ministry as he navigated the Church through arguably its greatest period of institutional change in the 1970s and 80s.

March 29, 2016

Efforts by The Episcopal Church to construct a home repository for the Archives have reached a promising point with the announcement of negotiations to identify a favored partner to develop the Church­-owned land in downtown Austin.