Community of Christ

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About the Archives

About the Archives

The Community of Christ Archives is the final repository of institutional records reflecting the enduring values of the institution. The archives staff provides stewardship over the documentary and primary source materials pertaining to the history of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints/Community of Christ.

The archival collection is housed within the library with over 1,000 linear feet of the church's institutional material.

Request an Appointment to Research

  1. Download Archive User Request Form
  2. Submit a completed version by mail or save it to your computer and send as an attachment to the Librarian and Archivist

Materials Available

  • Photographs
  • Oral histories
  • Letters
  • Journals
  • Past event information, etc.  

Genealogy Day

One day a month we will offer entrance for those that wish to research genealogy. Please contact the Librarian and Archivist for a list of dates and to set an appointment. 

Herald Genealogy Index

To view Herald genealogy indexes, please visit the following links provided by our friends at the LDS Church History Library: 

Birth and Blessing Index
Call number in catalog search M291.5 S157b index 1860-1968
Link to Birth and Blessing Index

Marriage Index
Call number in catalog search M291.5 S157m index 1860-1955
Link to Marriage Index 

Obituary Index
Call number in catalog search M291.5 S157o index 1860-1961
Link to Obituary Index 

Church Periodical Index

Heralds 1860-1994 Index
Link to Heralds 1860-1994 Index

Zion's Ensign Index
Church periodical from late 1800's to early 1900's
Link to Zion's Ensign Index