St. Kuriakose Elias Archives and Research Centre is located in the St. Joseph’s Monastery at Mannanam, Kottayam District, Kerala State, India. The monastery being the first establishment of the first Indigenous religious congregation in the Catholic Church in India, there is lot of history connected with the place. Being a heritage centre, the location is historically important and rich in resources for any avid scholar. The Archives takes pride in having good collection in different languages and in varied subjects. It gives some of the best references about the Socio- Political circumstances of Kerala in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century’s, Church in India and especially Church in Kerala.