Archives of the Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church

The Conference Archives is the repository for all permanent non-current records of enduring administrative, historic, or legal value from the Louisiana Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

These records document the history of the Louisiana Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and its predecessor conferences. The Conference Archives includes records from annual conference meetings and conference offices, records from district superintendent offices, minutes of the various boards and agencies or committees of the conference, and records from closed and abandoned churches. Also included are official publications of the conference such as the conference journal and newspaper.

 

Additional Resources

Digital Collections

Instructions for Searching Text and Downloading Content in Digital Collections

Conference Newspapers

New Orleans Christian Advocate (1850-1946)

  • Published by the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in partnership with the following additional conferences: Alabama (1850-1881), Arkansas (1850), Mississippi (1850-1946), Mobile (1866-1870), Montgomery (1866-1870), and North Mississippi (1883-1946).

Louisiana Methodist (1949-1973)

  • From 1949 to 1968, published by the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Church (South Central Jurisdiction). From 1968 to 1973, published by the Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Louisiana United Methodist (1974-1999)

  • Published by the Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church. Title varies: Louisiana United Methodist: an edition of the United Methodist Reporter (1974-1996), Louisiana United Methodist: an edition of the United Methodist Review (1996-1999).
Contact Info

Chris Brown

Archivist of the College and Louisiana UMC


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