Welcome to the Maryknoll Mission Archives. Our goal is to make your research experience, whether on- or off-site, as efficient and pleasant as possible. We know your time is valuable, and with some preparation, we can assist you in making the most of your experience with us. 

At this time, the Archives is open for research visits by appointment only.

On this website we’ve provided tools to assist you with your research. These include research guides to select collections, our collections catalog which contains detailed descriptions of our collections, biographies of Maryknoll’s founders, and biographies of deceased Maryknoll Fathers, Brothers, and Sisters.

Research Application

Planning your research begins with the research application process. We ask that you read all the documents listed below. Please send a completed Research Application, any relevant supporting documentation, and a current resume/curriculum vitae (CV) to archives@maryknoll.org.

All research requests must be approved by Archives staff prior to the start of research. Please note that our rules are designed to protect the physical and intellectual property rights of our donors.

Contact Us

To contact an Archivist about your research project or any other questions you may have please email archives@maryknoll.org or call 914-941-7636 ext. 2500.

Our office is open Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm and closed on the following U.S. holidays (or observed days): New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

We hope that these resources and our dedicated, helpful staff will make your work more productive and meaningful.  We look forward to helping you with your research!