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E.g., 2016-10-28
E.g., 2016-10-28
E.g., 2016-10-28

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce that Ann Gordon’s essay, “Getting History’s Words Right: Diaries of Emilie Davis,” which appeared in the April 2015 issue of The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biograp

Wed, 2016-08-10 10:25

Philadelphia, PA — The Board of Councilors of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce that Dr. Charles T. Cullen has been appointed Interim President & CEO, effective August 1, 2016.

Fri, 2016-08-05 16:30

Howard H. Lewis, longtime supporter of HSP, passed away on July 28, 2016. Mr. Lewis’ dedication to – and impact on – HSP stretched for more than four decades.

Fri, 2016-07-29 00:00

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) and The Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) jointly award approximately 25 one-month fellowships for research in residence in either or both collections during each academic year.

Wed, 2016-07-27 10:42

Today marks the beginning of the 2016 Democratic National Convention. An estimated 60,000+ delegates, journalists, volunteers, and attendees are forecasted to visit Philadelphia this week. HSP is getting in the spirit with our FREE PoliticalFest exhibit, Latino Politics: Philadelphia and Puerto Rico program, new blog series, and more.

Mon, 2016-07-25 16:43

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The City of Birmingham will be a part of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia later this month with an exhibit titled, “Behind the Ballot: Fighting for the Right to Vote.” The exhibit will be hosted at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) as part of P

Wed, 2016-07-20 13:45

PHILADELPHIA, PA – For the first time in over 20 years, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is making its world-renowned Reading Room available to the public for rental for special occasions such as weddings and Bat Mitzvahs.

Mon, 2016-07-18 14:37

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce the addition of two new databases to its HSP Encounters system: The Tavern and Liquor License Records (1746-1863), and the Huguenot Society Applications (Arrivals 1517-1885).

Thu, 2016-07-14 14:55

In celebration of the Democratic National Convention, join HSP for PoliticalFest, a one-of-a-kind festival celebrating political history, government and the road to the White House.

Fri, 2016-07-08 12:53
For more than 300 years, Philadelphia and India have been connected through trade and cultural exchange. Join HSP on Wednesday, July 6, from 4-8 p.m.
Tue, 2016-06-21 16:42