Student Research Request Form

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Student Research Request Form

Are you a student planning to visit the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to do research?  Please fill out the form below to let us know when you are coming, and what you are researching.

1. Please submit your request form at least 1 week in advance of the date you plan to visit.

2. Visits may be scheduled during the library's public hours: 

             Tuesday: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

             Wednesday: 12:30 - 8:30 p.m.

             Thursday: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

             Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

3.  Student Mentors are available especially to help student researchers on Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

4. For more information about visiting the library, check out the Plan Your Visit page.  Before you visit, read more about how to research in our library on the Tips for Doing Research at HSP page and in the Library 101 Guide.

We will send you confirmation within three days of receiving this form. If you have any questions, please contact Alicia Parks at or call 215-732-6200 ext 269.