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This is a great resource. Thanks for putting this list together. However, I feel that Western Pennsylvania is a bit underrepresented in the list. To add to the County History section, the following historical societies all have small, but exceedingly useful archives which have proven indispensable in my research.
Jefferson County History Center: http://www.jchconline.org/
Clarion County Historical Society: http://www.clarioncountyhistoricalsociety.org/
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Here are a few that I do not currently see on the list:
Adams County Historical Society, Gettysburg, PA: http://www.achs-pa.org
Center for Pennsylvania Cultural Studies, Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, PA: http://hbg.psu.edu/hum/paculture
Penn State Harrisburg Archives and Special Collections, Middletown, PA: http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/harrisburg/asc.html
Derrick D. Little
Could you please add the Jacobsburg Historical Society (http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/) to the list of Local Historical Societies? JHS has substantial archival resources (Finding Guide available on its website), an 1832 house museum, an Early American Crafts Education Center, and a museum that interprets the history of the longrifle.