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PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce the release of its finding aid to the Bank of North America (BNA) collection [1543].

Mon, 2017-02-06 14:11

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.

Mon, 2017-01-30 14:39

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce the January 2017 issue of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (PMHB) is free to read onl

Wed, 2017-01-18 15:56

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – The Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia, in partnership with the Philadelphia chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League, presents a discussion and audience Q&A between constitutional scholar and author Kermit Roosevelt III and attorney and author David Lat in honor of Fred Korematsu Day.

Tue, 2017-01-17 12:05

#MuseumSelfie Day, now in its fourth year, is a nationwide initiative encouraging museum visitors, staff, and volunteers to snap a selfie at their favorite institutions and share it on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #MuseumSelfie on January 18, 2017.

Mon, 2017-01-09 13:48

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is partnering with the International Society for British Genealogy & Family History (ISBGFH) to explore various educational opportunities for researchers to explore their British Isles family history.

Mon, 2017-01-09 13:25

From the city's first elderly care organization to foreign-born soldiers serving in the "War to End All Wars," discover hidden stories from Philadelphia's 300-plus-year history this spring with HSP.

Mon, 2017-01-09 12:50

PHILADELPHIA, PA - HSP's Education team, in partnership with Lynn University's Robert P.

Tue, 2017-01-03 16:53

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce the addition of two new databases to its HSP Encounters system: the Russian Brotherhood insurance claim records (1900-1953), and the Philadelphia public school records (1835-1907), the first of a twelve-volume set.

Mon, 2016-12-12 13:12


Below is a sampling of some of the new genealogical and family history books recently added to HSP's Library. Check them out on your next visit, or click the links for further information via HSP's online catalog, Discover.

Mon, 2016-12-05 16:35