Students Protest the U.S. Invasion of Cambodia by Marching to Covenant Headquarters, 1970

Covenant Collections

The Covenant Archives and Historical Library contains the administrative records of the Evangelical Covenant Church and North Park University. Collections include the correspondence, minutes, and reports of various denominational and University departments, as well as the records of numerous individual Covenant churches.

Microfilmed records of 355 Covenant churches founded before 1930 are the core historical documents from early churches.

Personal papers of individuals include manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, and other documentary material.

The Archives has extensive collections of indexed photos, an online digital photograph collection, audio and video recordings, and microfilms which document the activities of North Park and the Evangelical Covenant Church. 

The Historical Library of approximately 3,000 monographs and periodicals includes the published works of the denomination, Covenant authors, and Swedish-language newspapers relating to our history. Much of the material written before 1930 is in the Swedish language.

Collecting material for the Covenanct Archives and Historical Library is an ongoing process. Learn more about our collection policy and transfer guidelines.