If you've been keeping up with recent HSP news, you've probably seen a press release documenting records of the Parry family that we recently acquired. These two wonderful collections, one the George F. Parry family volumes (Collection 3694) and the other of Susan Parry volumes (Collection 3695), contain interesting and in-depths glimpses into the history of medicine and veterinarian medicine in Pennsylvania during the 1800s.
Need reference sources for your research? Check out these new books that were recently added to HSP's reference collection. Click on the links for more information and search from more in our online catalog Discover.
HSP frequently adds new books to its library, and here's a sampling of some general history titles that were just cataloged. Be sure to click the links for more information; and, as always, our collections are fully searchable in our online catalog Discover.
Philadelphia has a long and storied history in the printing and publishing worlds. Here was founded one of the nation's earliest papers mills as well as its first prominent newspaper, the Pennsylvania Gazette. Ranking high among America's early publishers was Mathew Carey (1760-1839).