Due to COVID-19, the Maryknoll Mission Archives is closed to on-site researchers until further notice. However, staff will continue to respond to phone and email research requests. Please see our Researcher Information page for more information about how we can assist you with your research.

 Maryknoll History

A Treasure Especially Our Own

Maryknoll Mission Archives centralizes, collects, organizes, preserves, protects, and makes available for research the legacy of Maryknoll’s participation in the worldwide mission of the Church.

The Maryknoll Mission Archives is the official repository for all corporate records and manuscripts produced by the three expressions of Maryknoll: the Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners.

Here you will find detailed descriptions (or “finding aids”) of primary sources documenting the lives, mission work, culture, and history of the Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners.

We hope to make your experience as efficient and pleasant as possible. Please see our Researcher Information page for more information about how we can assist you with your research during COVID-19.

ARCHIVES ILLUMINATED

Stories by Maryknoll Mission Archives Staff 

Pilot Priests

Pilot Priests

Did you know that there used to be an airfield on Maryknoll’s property?  I didn’t either until I came across a reference to it in the Cultivation Department’s records from 1964.  Fr. Albert Nevins, Director of the Cultivation Department, wrote to the Town of New...

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Month of the Rosary

Month of the Rosary

With the memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary on October 7th, it is no surprise that October is the Month of the Rosary. During this month, we "honor the Blessed Virgin Mary in gratitude for the protection that she gives the Church in answer to the praying of the Rosary...

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Archives Month at Maryknoll

Archives Month at Maryknoll

October is Archives Month, so today we highlight some of the less-typical work done at the Maryknoll Mission Archives since March. Our Archivists' work this year has looked quite different to how it looked before COVID-19. Back then, we spent most of our days...

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Maryknoll Through History

Explore our timeline of major events in the life of Maryknoll

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