Archives & History


The WNCC Archives are currently housed at Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer, NC.

What the Archives Has:

  • Annual Conference Journals of the Western North Carolina Conference and its predecessors
  • Files on many of the clergy in the WNC Conference past and present
  • Files on all active churches in the WNC Conference
  • Records of (some of) the closed churches in the WNC Conference
  • Copies of the North Carolina Christian Advocate and other publications
  • Records of conference committees and organizations
  • Some old Quarterly Conference minutes and records
  • General Minutes of the UMC and its predecessor denominations
  • Books on Methodist History
  • Some church cemetery records
  • Pictorial directories of the clergy of the WNC Conference
  • Other books and records related to the history of Methodism in Western North Carolina
  • Copies of books published by the WNC Conference Commission on Archives and History
  • Extra copies of old WNC Conference Journals

Contact the Archives for research and information requests by e-mail at either or