Our aim is to preserve and make available archival material from the Norwegian Mission Society (NMS) and related ministries, people and places.


The pioneer missionary of Gudbrandsdal : John Engh : Madagascar

A historical booklet about John Engh (1833-1900) was published in Norwegian in 1992, edited by Per Åsmundstad. It was later translated into English by Maren Engh. The Mission Archives has received permission from the translator to publish a PDF-version on its website.

Summer 2014 at the Mission Archives

The Mission Archives will be closed 2 - 4 July and 14 - 25 July.

  • 2014-06-19

Parish registers from China available at the Digital Archives of Norway

In partnership with the National Archives of Norway and the regional State Archives in Stavanger the Mission Archives has now published parish records from China at the Digital Archives. A total of 99 protocols will be available. The material is from the collection of records from the work of the Norwegian Mission Society in the province of Hunan from 1902 until 1949.