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E.g., 2016-12-07
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - The January 2016 issue of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (PMHB) has now been published. The issue features essays exploring various facets of Pennsylvania history, an overview of recently processed collections at HSP, and book reviews. 

Fri, 2016-01-22 14:37

PHILADELPHIA, PA - As family history and genealogy have emerged as global phenomena, millions of Americans are delving into the past to discover their families, their stories, and themselves.

Fri, 2016-01-15 13:49

Threading together centuries of trends and tastes, HSP's newest document display Fashion: “The Fastest Moving, Most Fragile, and Fickle Fleeting Business” explores the many ways fashion is marketed and promoted,

Thu, 2016-01-07 15:52
Thu, 2016-01-07 15:25

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, 2016-01-04 11:06

In many of Philadelphia's ethnic neighborhoods, the Catholic church has served as much more than a place of worship - the institution helped keep alive ancestral traditions and connections among newly-arrived immigrants to the United States.

Tue, 2015-12-08 16:13

Library card catalogs have become an analog elephant in the digital room. Once the preeminent form of bibliographic record keeping, card catalogs have now become more of an artifact than an effective resource for researchers – especially those online.

Tue, 2015-12-08 15:20

As part of his ongoing series 1st District Difference Makers, Senator Larry Farnese stopped by HSP's historic Library in Philadelphia's Center City neighborhood for a conversation and tour with HSP President & CEO Page Talbott. 

Mon, 2015-12-07 10:33

Print is dead, or so drone digital media's arrivistes. This may come as a shock to Philadelphia's The Print Center as it celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, making it one of the oldest organizations dedicated to graphic arts in the United States.

Tue, 2015-12-01 00:00

With only a small percentage of its collection digitized and made available online, HSP has embarked on new collaborations to make its collections more accessible to researchers across the country and around the world. 

Wed, 2015-11-25 14:40

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