Archives of Pennsylvania

Architectural History,

Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Philadelphia,

University of Pennsylvania - Architectural Archives, Philadelphia,


Art History

Andy Warhol Musuem, Pittsburgh,

Barnes Foundation Archives, Philadelphia,

Brandywine River Museum, Chads Ford,

James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown,

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia,

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia,


Children's History

Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia,


College / University

Allegheny College, Meadvillle,

Bloomsburg University University Archives and Special Collections, Bloomsburg,

Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr,

Bucknell University, Lewisburg,

Cabrini College, Radnor,

Carnegie Mellon University Archives, Pittsburgh,

Chatham University Archives, Pittsburgh,

Chestnut Hill College , Philadelphia,

Cheyney University Archives, Cheyney,

Dickinson College, Carlisle,

Drexel University Archives and Special Collections, Philadelphia,

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh,

Edinboro University Archives, Edinboro,

Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster,

Gettysburg College, Gettysburg,

Gwynedd Mercy University, Gwynedd Valley,

Haverford College, Haverford,

Holy Family University Archives, Philadelphia,

Lafayette College, Easton,

LaSalle University - Archives, Philadelphia,

Lehigh University, Bethlehem,

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven,

Mercyhurst University, Erie ,

Millersville University, Millersville,

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary, Bethlehem,

Neumann College, Aston,

Peirce College, Philadelphia,

Penn State University, University Park,

Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport,

Penn State Harrisburg Archives and Special Collections, Middletown,

Rosemont College, Rosemont,

Saint Joseph’s University Archives and Special Collections, Philadelphia,

Shippensburg University, Shippensburg,

University of Pennsylvania - University Archives and Records Center, Philadelphia,

University of Pittsburgh Archives Service Center, Pittsburgh,

University of Scranton, Scranton,

University of the Arts, Philadelphia,

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia,

Ursinus College, Collegeville,

Valley Forge Military Academy and College, Wayne,

Villanova University, Villanova,

Widener University, Chester,

Wilson College, Chambersburg,


Corporate Archives

ACE Archives, Philadelphia,

Hershey Community Archives, Hershey,

Philadelphia Contributionship, Philadelphia,

Soroptimist International of the Americas, Philadelphia,

Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia,


County History

Bucks County Historical Society, Spruance Library, Doylestown,

Butler County Historical Society, Butler,

Chester County Archives and Records Services, West Chester,

Chester County Historical Society, West Chester,

Clarion County Historical Society, Clarion,

Clearfield County Historical Society, Clearfield,

Crawford County Historical Society, Meadville,

Delaware County Archives, Media,

Delaware County Historical Society, Chester,

Erie County Historical Society, Erie ,

Historical Society of Montgomery County, Norristown,

Historical Society of Schuylkill County, Pottsville,

Jefferson County History Center, Brookville,

Lancaster County Historical Society, Lancaster,

Lawrence County Historical Society, New Castle,

Luzerne County Historical Society, Wilkes-Barre,

Lycoming County Historical Society, Williamsport,

Mercer County Historical Society, Mercer,

Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society, Easton,

Venango County Historical Society, Franklin,

York County Heritage Trust, York,


Early American History

David Library of the American Revolution, Washington Crossing,

Girard College History Collection, Philadelphia,

Independence National Historical Park Archives and Library, Philadelphia,


Ethnic History

African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia,

American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia,

German Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,

Temple University - Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Philadelphia,


Gender History

William Way Community Center - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Library/Archives of Philadelphia, Philadelphia,


History of Science

American Philosophical Society Library, Philadelphia,

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia,

Wagner Free Institute of Science, Philadelphia,


Image Collection

Free Library of Philadelphia – Print and Picture Collection, Philadelphia,


Legal History

University of Pennsylvania Law School - Biddle Law Library Archives, Philadelphia,


Local History

Adams County Historical Society, Gettysburg,

Bethlehem Area Public Library, Bethlehem,

Bridesburg Historical Society, Philadelphia,

Byberry Library, Philadelphia,

Chadds Ford Historical Society - Roland Disney Library, Chads Ford,

Charlestown Historical Society, Devault,

Chestnut Hill Historical Society, Philadelphia,

Concord Township Historical Society, Concordville,

Conshohocken Historical Society, Conshohocken,

Craven Hall Historical Society, Warminster,

Doylestown Historical Society, Doylestown,

Ellwood City Area Historical Society, Ellwood City,

Germantown Historical Society, Philadelphia,

Grove City Area Historical Society, Grove City,

Hermitage Historical Society, Hermitage,

Historic Yellow Springs, Chester Springs,

Historical Society of Bensalem Township, Bensalem,

Historical Society of Fort Washington, Fort Washington,

Historical Society of Frankford, Philadelphia,

Historical Society of Phoenixville Area, Phoenixville,

Historical Society of Tacony, Philadelphia,

Jacobsburg Historical Society, Nazareth,

Lansdale Historical Society, Landale,

Lower Merion Historical Society, Bala Cynwyd,

Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Museum, Bristol,

Montgomery Township Historical Society, Montgomeryville,

Old York Road Historical Society, Jenkintown,

Pottstown Historical Society, Pottstown,

Radnor Historical Society, Wayne,


Maritime History

Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia,


Medical History

American College of Physicians Archives, Philadelphia,

College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library, Philadelphia,

Drexel University College of Medicine Archives & Special Collections, Philadelphia,

Pennsylvania Hospital Archives, Philadelphia,

Thomas Jefferson University Archives and Special Collections, Philadelphia,

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing - Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, Philadelphia,

Wistar Institute Museum and Archives, Philadelphia,


Military History

1st Regiment Infantry Museum, Philadelphia,

Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle,

Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library, Philadelphia,

U.S. Army Military History Institute, Carlisle,


Municipal History

Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia, Philadelphia,

Philadelphia City Archives, Philadelphia,

Philadelphia Water Department Archives, Philadelphia,


Museum Archives

University of Pennsylvania Museum Archives, Philadelphia,

Fashion Archives and Museum of Shippensburg University, Shippensburg,

Music History

Bach Choir of Bethleham, Bethlehem,

Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia,

University of Pittsburgh Center for American Music / Foster Hall Collection, Pittsburgh,

West Chester University School of Music Archives, West Chester,


National History

National Archives and Records Administration - Mid Atlantic Region, Philadelphia,


Natural History

Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia,

Awbury Arboretum, Philadelphia,

Carnegie Museum of Natural History Library, Pittsburgh,

Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archive, Philadelphia,

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Philadelphia,

University of Pennsylvania - Morris Arboretum Library, Philadelphia,


Religious History

Academy of the New Church Archive, Bryn Athyn,

American Friends Service Committee, Philadelphia,

Brethren in Christ Historical Library, Mechanicsburg,

Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Harrisburg,

Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg,

Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,

Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh,

Evangelical and Reformed Historical Society, Lancaster,

Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore,

Historic St. George’s United Methodist Church, Philadelphia,

Lancaster Theological Seminary, Lancaster,

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

Luthern Archives Center at Philadelphia, Philadelphia,

Mennonite History Library & Archives, Harleysville,

Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, 

Moravian Historical Society, Nazareth,

Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center, Wynnewood,

Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, Philadelphia,

Polish National Catholic Church Archive, Scranton,

Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia,

Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia Archives, Philadelphia,

Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Bensalem,

Society of the Holy Child Jesus - American Province Archives, Rosemont,

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,

Villanova Province Archives and Records Center, Villanova,

Westminster Theological Seminary, Glenside,


Special Collections

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - The William R. Oliver Special Collections Room, Pittsburgh,

Carnegie Mellon University Special Collections, Pittsburgh,

Center for Pennsylvania Cultural Studies, Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown,

Edinboro University Special Collections, Edinboro,

LaSalle University - Special Collections, Philadelphia,

Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia,

Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries, Philadelphia,

Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia,

Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Swarthmore,

Temple University – Special Collections, Philadelphia,

University of Pennsylvania Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Philadelphia,

University of Pittsburgh Special Collections, Pittsburgh,

West Chester University Special Collections, West Chester,


State History

Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,

Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh,

Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg,

Urban history

Temple University - Urban Archives, Philadelphia,