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HSP is proud to announce an online graduate course for educators beginning in 2016: Preserving American Freedom: A Primary Source Approach to Teaching American History.

Fri, 2015-11-13 13:40

HSP is pleased to announce the latest update of Discover, the online open-access catalog offering researchers a window into the institution's collection of over 21 million items.

Tue, 2015-11-03 14:51

The story of Pennsylvania is inextricably linked to the history of energy—from the forests and waters of Penn Woods, to the anthracite and bituminous coal fields of the northeast and southwest corners of the state, up to the natural gas trapped in the state’s Marcellus Shale formation. Throughout its history, Pennsylvania has fueled the nation.

Tue, 2015-11-03 13:35

In an unprecedented collaboration, three Philadelphia-based cultural organizations will co-host a webcast of “Puerto Rico Aquí y Allá: a multidisciplinary symposium bringing U.S. and island-based scholars into dialogue about the Puerto Rican diaspora.

Fri, 2015-10-30 16:49

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, 2015-10-26 15:23

As one of the nation's preeminent repositories of genealogical material, HSP is pleased to preview its 2016 family history programming, from new collaborations with FamilySearch and Findmypast, to continuing partnerships with the G

Mon, 2015-10-26 14:27

In 1972, a disguised speaker – Dr. Anonymous – addressed the American Psychiatric Association (APA) regarding its classification of homosexuality as a mental disorder.

Mon, 2015-10-26 14:14

Hosted by actor Sam Waterston, the documentary series Visionaries highlights the rarely told stories of nonprofit organizations around the world working to make a positive difference in their community and beyond.

Mon, 2015-10-26 12:31

HSP's Library and Archive staff continue to catalog and make available new items for researchers, including newly-processed manuscript collections, reference works, and published histories. More information about these items can be found in Discover, HSP's online catalog.

Thu, 2015-10-15 16:28

Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf announced this week the designation of nine extraordinary women as Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania.

Thu, 2015-10-15 13:02