The Center for World Thanksgiving celebrates humanity’s oneness in expressing gratitude to God and is dedicated to exploring the healing and uniting power of thanksgiving. The Center has historically gathered the creations and traditions of thanksgiving from cultures of every continent to inspire individual acts and expressions of thanksgiving.

Archives and Collections

The archives of the Center for World Thanksgiving document the activities of the Thanks-Giving Foundation and Thanks-Giving Square, its collections, and its community from before its establishment to the present day. The archives comprises photographs, books, artwork, and manuscripts tracing the traditions of thanksgiving in the United States and around the world. Special collections include presidential proclamations, content from world assemblies, and documents detailing the long partnership between the Thanks-Giving Foundation and United Nations.


The archives and collections are not available for research at this time. Please contact our office for any special inquiries.