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HSP is pleased to announce the kickoff of Project AAC. Every month, a newly-donated collection will be selected. The preservation and cataloging for that collection will be entirely crowdfunded.

Mon, 2017-11-13 10:40

HSP is pleased to announce that the October issue of its scholarly journal, the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography has been published. Focusing on the history of education in Pennsylvania, it is FREE to read online through the end of 2017.

Mon, 2017-10-30 12:35


Thu, 2017-09-21 13:29

Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of Dr. John Fryer. The riveting testimony of John E. Fryer, M.D., led to the declassification of homosexuality as a mental illness by the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

Tue, 2017-09-05 14:45

Did you know that there are now more ways than ever to connect with your history online?

HSP has multiple social media accounts that update regularly – follow us, friend us, and join in the conversation!

Mon, 2017-08-21 16:09

HSP is pleased to announce that its glass lantern slide index is now available online. The index consists of descriptions and locations of more than 2,000 glass slides from over two dozen collections.

Wed, 2017-08-16 14:48

HSP is pleased to announce a brand-new document display for summer: Sports of All Sorts. This display, located on HSP's ground floor, is free and open to the public until August 25.

Mon, 2017-08-14 12:11


PHILADELPHIA, PA – HSP is pleased to announce a new five-week course exploring Pennsylvania land records, county deeds, mapping with metes and bounds, and genealogical applications. 

Tue, 2017-07-11 14:33
Tue, 2017-07-11 14:15

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is pleased to offer several exciting courses and workshops this fall for beginner and intermediate genealogists alike.

Fri, 2017-07-07 12:59