Reference & Research

A Word from the Reference Department

Welcome to the Concordia Historical Institute Reference and Research Services Page. We are eager to serve you by responding to requests for information from our collection to your satisfaction and in accordance to the policies of CHI. The purpose of this page is to assist you in requesting reference and research services via email. If you are interested in these services, please read this page.

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Using Archives—General Information

For an excellent introduction to using archives for research, aimed at first-time users, take at look at “Using Archives: A Practical Guide for Researchers,” published by the National Archives of Canada.

CHI Reference and Research Services


The chief purpose of CHI Reference and Research Services is help CHI fulfill its responsibilities as the Department of Archives and History of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod by providing reference and research services using the resources of the institute's collections.

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