Please note: On October 18th, the Reading Room will only be available from 5:00p.m. to 8:30p.m.
A Center for History & Learning
We invite you to explore the origins and diversity of Pennsylvania and the United States, from the colonial period and the nation's founding to the experience of contemporary life. Conduct research in the online catalogs, browse our exhibits and publications, and join us in preserving and understanding our heritage as a diverse and dynamic people.
HSP is pleased to announce a new document display, running until November 10th, 2017. With this free display, we’re partnering with Tyler School of Art to create a dynamic display that marries art and historical documents.
Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of Dr. John Fryer. The riveting testimony of John E. Fryer, M.D., led to the declassification of homosexuality as a mental illness by the American Psychiatric Association (APA).