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Descriptions of the Material at the UM Archives and History Center

These inventories (also called finding aids) contain detailed descriptions of the archival research material at the General Commission on Archives and History of The United Methodist Church.


Index to the Conference Journal Memoirs

This is an index to the memoirs and rolls of the dead found in the annual conference journals held in the GCAH collections. 


The United Methodist Archives Connection

The United Methodist Archives Connection allows you to search for records across the various United Methodist Annual Conference Archives. 


On-Line Resources

Read, listen or view historical sources on-line. Some of these will require a broadband connection. Over the next few months this section will grow.

 UM Historical Audio Project

Listen or view programs. These are currently only radio programs, but look for photographs and movies/TV programs in the future.

 United Methodist News Archives

Search and read UM News news releases since 2001.

 GCAH Digital Archives

Search full text publications such as Methodist History and conference newsletters.

General Conference Archives
Review the work of the following General Conferences of The United Methodist Church.

1996 General Conference 
2000 General Conference
2004 General Conference
2008 General Conference
2012 General Conference

Click here to view a finding aid describing other General Conference Records (1900-2008)


Drew University Methodist Library

Review the combined print holdings of Drew University's Methodist Library and the General Commission on Archives and History.