Archives of Pennsylvania

Architectural History,

Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, www.philaathenaeum.org

University of Pennsylvania - Architectural Archives, Philadelphia, www.design.upenn.edu/archives/archives/index2.htm

 

Art History

Andy Warhol Musuem, Pittsburgh, http://library.allegheny.edu/Archives

Barnes Foundation Archives, Philadelphia, www.barnesfoundation.org/archivesandlibrary.html

Brandywine River Museum, Chads Ford, www.brandywine.org

James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, www.michenermuseum.org

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, www.pafa.org/museum/Research-Archives/39/

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, www.philamuseum.org/archives/

 

Children's History

Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia, www.pleasetouchmuseum.org

 

College / University

Allegheny College, Meadvillle, http://library.allegheny.edu/Archives

Bloomsburg University University Archives and Special Collections, Bloomsburg, www.bloomu.edu/library/Archives/

Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, www.brynmawr.edu/Library/SpecColl

Bucknell University, Lewisburg, www.bucknell.edu/library-and-information-technology/library/special-collections.html

Cabrini College, Radnor, www.cabrini.edu

Carnegie Mellon University Archives, Pittsburgh, http://dli.library.cmu.edu/archives/

Chatham University Archives, Pittsburgh, http://library.chatham.edu/screens/asc.html

Chestnut Hill College , Philadelphia, www.chc.edu/library/

Cheyney University Archives, Cheyney, www.cheyney.edu

Dickinson College, Carlisle, http://archives.dickinson.edu/

Drexel University Archives and Special Collections, Philadelphia, http://archives.library.drexel.edu/

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, www.duq.edu/academics/gumberg-library/university-archives

Edinboro University Archives, Edinboro, www.edinboro.edu/departments/library/archives/page_one.dot

Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, http://library.fandm.edu/archives/index.php

Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, www.gettysburg.edu/special_collections/

Gwynedd Mercy University, Gwynedd Valley, www.gmercyu.edu

Haverford College, Haverford, www.haverford.edu

Holy Family University Archives, Philadelphia, web3.holyfamily.edu/archives/archives.shtml

Lafayette College, Easton, ww2.lafayette.edu/~library/special/home.php

LaSalle University - Archives, Philadelphia, www.lasalle.edu/library/archiv.htm

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, www.lehigh.edu/library/speccoll/

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven, http://research.lhup.edu/archive

Mercyhurst University, Erie , http://library.mercyhurst.edu/ArchivalCenter/home.html

Millersville University, Millersville, http://blogs.millersville.edu/archivesandspecialcollections/

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary, Bethlehem, home.moravian.edu/public/reeves/about/specialcollections.html

Neumann College, Aston,

Peirce College, Philadelphia, www.peirce.edu

Penn State University, University Park, www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/speccolls.html

Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, www.pct.edu/library/collections/archives/

Penn State Harrisburg Archives and Special Collections, Middletown,  http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/harrisburg/asc.html

Rosemont College, Rosemont, www.rosemont.edu

Saint Joseph’s University Archives and Special Collections, Philadelphia, www.sju.edu/libraries/drexel/archive/index.htm

Shippensburg University, Shippensburg,http://library.ship.edu/content.php?pid=203335

University of Pennsylvania - University Archives and Records Center, Philadelphia, www.archives.upenn.edu/

University of Pittsburgh Archives Service Center, Pittsburgh, www.library.pitt.edu/archives-service-center

University of Scranton, Scranton, www.scranton.edu/academics/wml/univarchives/

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, library.uarts.edu

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, www.usp.edu/library

Ursinus College, Collegeville, myrin.ursinus.edu/archives/about/welcome.htm

Valley Forge Military Academy and College, Wayne, www.vfmac.edu/academy-library/academy-library-the-collection/

Villanova University, Villanova, www.library.villanova.edu

Widener University, Chester, www.widener.edu

Wilson College, Chambersburg, www.wilson.edu/about-wilson-college/hankeycenter/archives/index.aspx

 

Corporate Archives

ACE Archives, Philadelphia,

Hershey Community Archives, Hershey, www.hersheyarchives.org/

Philadelphia Contributionship, Philadelphia, www.contributionship.com

Soroptimist International of the Americas, Philadelphia, www.soroptimist.org

Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, www.unionleague.org

 

County History

Bucks County Historical Society, Spruance Library, Doylestown, www.mercermuseum.org

Butler County Historical Society, Butler, www.butlerhistory.com

Chester County Archives and Records Services, West Chester, www.chesco.org/archives

Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, www.chestercohistorical.org

Clarion County Historical Society, Clarion, www.clarioncountyhistoricalsociety.org

Clearfield County Historical Society, Clearfield, www.clearfieldcountyhistoricalsociety.net

Crawford County Historical Society, Meadville, www.crawfordhistorical.org

Delaware County Archives, Media, www.co.delaware.pa.us/depts/archives.gov

Delaware County Historical Society, Chester, www.delawarecountyhistoricalsociety.org

Erie County Historical Society, Erie , www.eriecountyhistory.org/

Historical Society of Montgomery County, Norristown, www.hsmcpa.org

Historical Society of Schuylkill County, Pottsville, www.schuylkillhistory.org/

Jefferson County History Center, Brookville, www.jchconline.org

Lancaster County Historical Society, Lancaster, www.lancasterhistory.org/

Lawrence County Historical Society, New Castle, www.lawrencechs.com

Luzerne County Historical Society, Wilkes-Barre, http://luzernehistory.org/

Lycoming County Historical Society, Williamsport, http://tabermuseum.org/

Mercer County Historical Society, Mercer, www.mchspa.org

Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society, Easton, www.northamptonctymuseum.org

Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, venango.pa-roots.com/venangohistoricalsociety.html

York County Heritage Trust, York, www.yorkheritage.org/

 

Early American History

David Library of the American Revolution, Washington Crossing, www.dlar.org/

Girard College History Collection, Philadelphia, www.girardcollege.com

Independence National Historical Park Archives and Library, Philadelphia, www.nps.gov/inde/historyculture/library-archives.htm

 

Ethnic History

African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, www.aampmuseum.org

American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia, www.americanswedish.org

German Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, www.germansociety.org

Temple University - Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Philadelphia, www.library.temple.edu/collections/blockson

 

Gender History

William Way Community Center - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Library/Archives of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, www.waygay.org

 

History of Science

American Philosophical Society Library, Philadelphia, www.amphilsoc.org/

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, www.chemheritage.org

Wagner Free Institute of Science, Philadelphia, www.wagnerfreeinstitute.org

 

Image Collection

Free Library of Philadelphia – Print and Picture Collection, Philadelphia, www.freelibrary.org

 

Legal History

University of Pennsylvania Law School - Biddle Law Library Archives, Philadelphia, https://www.law.upenn.edu/library/archives/

 

Local History

Adams County Historical Society, Gettysburg, www.achs-pa.org

Bethlehem Area Public Library, Bethlehem, www.bapl.org

Bridesburg Historical Society, Philadelphia,

Byberry Library, Philadelphia,

Chadds Ford Historical Society - Roland Disney Library, Chads Ford, www.chaddsfordhistory.org

Charlestown Historical Society, Devault, www.charlestown.org

Chestnut Hill Historical Society, Philadelphia, www.chhist.org

Concord Township Historical Society, Concordville,

Conshohocken Historical Society, Conshohocken,

Craven Hall Historical Society, Warminster, www.craven-hall.org/

Doylestown Historical Society, Doylestown, www.doylestownhistorical.org/

Ellwood City Area Historical Society, Ellwood City, www.ellwoodhistory.com

Germantown Historical Society, Philadelphia, www.germantownhistory.org

Grove City Area Historical Society, Grove City, www.grovecityhistoricalsociety.org

Hermitage Historical Society, Hermitage, www.hermitage.net/historicalsociety

Historic Yellow Springs, Chester Springs, www.yellowsprings.org

Historical Society of Bensalem Township, Bensalem, www.thsbt.org

Historical Society of Fort Washington, Fort Washington, www.amblerhistory.com

Historical Society of Frankford, Philadelphia, www.frankfordhistoricalsociety.org

Historical Society of Phoenixville Area, Phoenixville, www.pheonixvillehistoricalsociety.org

Historical Society of Tacony, Philadelphia, www.historictacony.org

Jacobsburg Historical Society, Nazareth, www.jacobsburghistory.com

Lansdale Historical Society, Landale, www.landsalehistory.org

Lower Merion Historical Society, Bala Cynwyd, www.lowermerionhistory.org

Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Museum, Bristol, www.grundymuseum.org

Montgomery Township Historical Society, Montgomeryville, www.knappfarm.org

Old York Road Historical Society, Jenkintown, www.oyrhs.org

Pottstown Historical Society, Pottstown, www.pottstownhistory.org

Radnor Historical Society, Wayne, www.radnorhistory.org

 

Maritime History

Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, www.phillyseaport.org/archives-library

 

Medical History

American College of Physicians Archives, Philadelphia, www.acponline.org/about_acp/history/archives/

College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library, Philadelphia, www.collegeofphysicians.org/library/

Drexel University College of Medicine Archives & Special Collections, Philadelphia, http://archives.drexelmed.edu

Pennsylvania Hospital Archives, Philadelphia, www.uphs.upenn.edu/paharc/collections/

Thomas Jefferson University Archives and Special Collections, Philadelphia, http://jeffline.jefferson.edu/sml/archives/

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing - Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, Philadelphia, www.nursing.upenn.edu/history/Pages/default.aspx

Wistar Institute Museum and Archives, Philadelphia, www.wistar.org/the-institute/our-history/museum-and-archives

 

Military History

1st Regiment Infantry Museum, Philadelphia, http://hsp.org/blogs/archival-adventures-in-small-repositories/dandy-first-at-the-1st-regt-infantry-pa-museum

Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, www.carlisle.army.mil/AHEC/Introduction.cfm#nogo

Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library, Philadelphia, www.garmuslib.org

U.S. Army Military History Institute, Carlisle, www.carlisle.army.mil/AHEC/USAMHI/

 

Municipal History

Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, www.philadelphiahistory.org

Philadelphia City Archives, Philadelphia, www.phila.gov/Records/Archives/Archives.html

Philadelphia Water Department Archives, Philadelphia, www.phillyh2o.org

 

Museum Archives

University of Pennsylvania Museum Archives, Philadelphia, www.museum.upenn.edu

Fashion Archives and Museum of Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, http://fashionarchives.org

Music History

Bach Choir of Bethleham, Bethlehem, www.bach.org/archives.php

Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, www.curtis.edu

University of Pittsburgh Center for American Music / Foster Hall Collection, Pittsburgh, www.pitt.edu/~amerimus/cam1.htm

West Chester University School of Music Archives, West Chester, www.wcupa.edu/cvpa

 

National History

National Archives and Records Administration - Mid Atlantic Region, Philadelphia, www.archives.gov/philadelphia/

 

Natural History

Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, www.ansp.org/library

Awbury Arboretum, Philadelphia, http://awbury.org/

Carnegie Museum of Natural History Library, Pittsburgh, www.carnegiemnh.org/library/index.html

Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archive, Philadelphia, www.fairmountpark.org

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Philadelphia, www.pennsylvaniahorticulturalsociety.org

University of Pennsylvania - Morris Arboretum Library, Philadelphia,

 

Religious History

Academy of the New Church Archive, Bryn Athyn,

American Friends Service Committee, Philadelphia, www.afsc.org

Brethren in Christ Historical Library, Mechanicsburg,

Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Harrisburg, www.hbgdiocese.org/archives/

Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, www.diocesecpa.org/

Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, www.diopa.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=161:diocesan-archives&catid=19:default&Itemid=177

Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, www.episcopalpgh.org/archive-revival/

Evangelical and Reformed Historical Society, Lancaster, www.erhs.info

Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, www.swarthmore.edu/fhl.xml

Historic St. George’s United Methodist Church, Philadelphia, www.historicstgeorges.org

Lancaster Theological Seminary, Lancaster, www.lancasterseminary.edu/

LaSalle University - Brothers of the Christian Schools, Baltimore Province, Philadelphia,

Luthern Archives Center at Philadelphia, Philadelphia, http://ltsp.edu/lutheran-archives-philadelphia

Mennonite History Library & Archives, Harleysville, www.mhep.org

Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, www.Moravianchurcharchives.org 

Moravian Historical Society, Nazareth, www.moravianhistoricalsociety.org

Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center, Wynnewood, www.rc.net/philadelphia/pahrc/

Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, Philadelphia, www.philajewisharchives.org

Polish National Catholic Church Archive, Scranton, www.pncc.org/

Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia, www.history.pcusa.org

Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia Archives, Philadelphia, www.osfphila.org

Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Bensalem, www.katharinedrexel.org

Society of the Holy Child Jesus - American Province Archives, Rosemont, www.shcj.org

St. Vincent's Seminary - Ducournau Archives of the Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission, Philadelphia,

University of Pennsylvania - Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, Philadelphia, www.library.upenn.edu/cajs/

Villanova Province Archives and Records Center, Villanova, www.augustinian.org/who-we-are/our-heritage/archives

Westminster Theological Seminary, Glenside,

 

Special Collections

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - The William R. Oliver Special Collections Room, Pittsburgh, www.carnegielibrary.org/locations/oliver/

Carnegie Mellon University Special Collections, Pittsburgh, http://search.library.cmu.edu/collections/special/

Center for Pennsylvania Cultural Studies, Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, http://hbg.psu.edu/hum/paculture

Edinboro University Special Collections, Edinboro, http://libguides.edinboro.edu/content.php?pid=24865&sid=179336

LaSalle University - Special Collections, Philadelphia, www.lasalle.edu/library/speccoll.htm

Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, www.librarycompany.org/

Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries, Philadelphia, http://pacscl.org/

Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, www.rosenbach.org

Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Swarthmore, www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace

Temple University – Special Collections, Philadelphia, www.library.temple.edu/collections/special_collections

University of Pennsylvania Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Philadelphia, www.library.upenn.edu/rbm/

University of Pittsburgh Special Collections, Pittsburgh, www.library.pitt.edu/special-collections

West Chester University Special Collections, West Chester, www.wcupa.edu/library.fhg/specialcollections/default.asp

 

State History

Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, www.hsp.org/

Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, www.heinzhistorycenter.org/

Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg, www.phmc.state.pa.us

Urban history

Temple University - Urban Archives, Philadelphia, www.library.temple.edu/urbana