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6/30/14

The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus performed a selection of Cole Porter tunes at HSP as part of our June 13, 2014, Stage Door Canteen Party. For video recordings of their set, please visit our YouTube channel.

 

6/5/14

The Society of Mayflower Descendants Applications, 1911-1929 collection has been digitized and is available for research by members of HSP. 

6/3/14

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is proud to be a National Audience Partner with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for “Raise it Up! Anthem for America,” a global celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner.

5/15/14

HSP is pleased to announce the 2014-15 fellowship recipients. These scholars research the collections of HSP and LCP to further study their varied areas of interest.

Balch Fellowship

Dr. Hidetaka Hirota, Columbia University: An Anti-Alien Tradition: The History of American Nativism

Julia Lange, PhD Candidate in American Studies, University of Hamburg: Contested Histories: German-American Politics of Memory and the Holocaust

1/16/14

Ancestry Day—a full day of genealogy classes at the Pennsylvania Convention Center—will return on Saturday, March 15. This popular genealogy event, sponsored by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) and Ancestry.com, is designed to help researchers start or hone their genealogical skills.