Iowa United Methodist Archives

 

Iowa UM Archives:
Chadwick Library - 2nd Floor

107 W. Broad St. | Mt. Pleasant, IA | 52641
(319) 385-6321
methodistarchives@iw.edu
Hours: Daily 2:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Call to schedule an appointment.

 

The Iowa U.M. Archives is located at Chadwick Library on the campus of Iowa Wesleyan University, Mount Pleasant, Iowa. It is the official archives and repository for the Iowa Annual Conference which includes a collection of Conference Journals, church, membership and clergy records.

For Research Assistance, you may contact:

Esther Wonderlich
Iowa Conference Archivist
(319) 385-6321
methodistarchives@iw.edu.

Website Resource:

A website that is administered by the General Commission on Archives and History is a great resource. This website has information and resources for local church pastors, historians and members of local churches which includes guidelines on managing records, writing church history, managing electronic records and how to research your family to name just a few. The link is: www.gcah.org.

2017 Members of the Iowa Annual Conference Commission on Archives and History:

Chair: Rev. Carl Benge
Vice-Chair: Jessi Milner
Secretary: Rev. Jim Morris
Members: Miles Browne, Stan Browne, Rev. Kim Gates, Jordan Sprunger (Young adult), Robert Simon (Former chair), Esther Wonderlich (Archivist) and Jill Stanton (Conference Staff Consultant/Journal Editor)

Contacting us

The Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church
2301 Rittenhouse St. Des Moines, IA 50321 | (515) 974-8900 | communications@iaumc.org