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Format: 2014-09-18
Format: 2014-09-18
Format: 2014-09-18

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that it will honor Pulitzer-Prize winning author and historian David McCullough with its prestigious Founder’s Award. The annual dinner and awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at the National Museum of American Jewish History.

1/17/12

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of its Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories (HCI-PSAR).  HCI-PSAR is a three-phase project to make better known and more accessible the largely hidden collections of the numerous small, primarily volunteer-run archival and manuscript repositories throughout Pennsylvania, including small historical societies, museums, historic sites, and other institutions.

12/14/11

Students grades 6 to 12 may now research for free at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. They simply need to show their student ID to get this benefit. We are open after school – until 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays and until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. 

10/22/11

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is now on the radio—with a biweekly broadcast on WHYY-FM that looks at current events through the lens of history. The segment is called That’s History and features Jonathan Zimmerman, an historian at HSP.

6/15/11

More than 18,000 images of items in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s collection are now searchable online through HSP’s recently launched “Digital Library”—and the image collection is expected to more than double in the next year.

6/8/11