Our Collection


Our earliest archives are from 1851. View our online catalogue web page


– The diaries of Emma Beckingsale, providing an unrivalled insight into the missionary experience in India (missionary nurse and member of the NZ Baptist Missionary Society 1895-1935).

– A complete set of digitised NZ Baptist magazines from 1876 (purchase from the NZ Baptist Research & Historical society).

– Samples of Rev. Charles Carters work (Ceylon 1860s), Sinhalese Bible translator, producer of the first dictionary, and instrumental in establishing the NZ Baptist Missionary Society.

We Hold Collections From:

  • Baptist churches
  • District Associations
  • The Baptist Union, and associations under them
  • The NZ Baptist Missionary Society
  • Carey Baptist College

Archives Elsewhere:

Baptist archives are also held by other Archives. For more information see these web pages

Visit The Community Archive web site which also lists archives from or about Baptist individuals.