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PHILADELPHIA, PA - HSP is pleased to announce its latest free document display, A Place Called Home: Immigrant Communities from the Ground Up, is now available for viewing. 

Tue, 2017-06-27 20:00

In collaboration with the James Monroe Museum and The Papers of James Monroe, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania will host In the Spirit of the People: James Monroe's 1817 Tour of the Northern States, a traveling exhibit commemorating the bicentennial of an

Tue, 2017-06-20 11:06

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- On October 20-22, 2017,  HSP and partners will host Cumberland Pathways, a three-day genealogy conference in Carlisle featuring workshops and presentations designed to take your family history research to the next level. 

Tue, 2017-06-13 13:26

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the addition of a new database to the HSP Encounters system: Manumissions and Indentures (1773-1865).

Wed, 2017-05-31 14:31

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is proud to announce a new database, World's Fairs: A Global History of Exposition, is now available for all on-site visitors to HSP's historic library in Center City, Philadelphia. 

Wed, 2017-05-31 13:27

PHILADELPHIA, PA - HSP is proud to announce the incoming cohort of research fellows. Out of 139 applicants, three scholars were selected for HSP’s short-term Balch Fellowships in Ethnic Studies and Greenfield Fellowship in 20th-Century History.

Mon, 2017-05-22 15:32

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the addition of two new volumes of Philadelphia school registration records to the HSP Encounters system. This brings the total number of school registrations to 11,067.

Fri, 2017-05-12 13:35

Thank you to everyone who joined HSP for the 2017 Founder's Award on May 3 at the National Constitution Center. With more than 200 guests in attendance, HSP honored National Book Award Winner James McBride with the Founder’s Award and HSP Board Member Dr. Alice L. George and Library Company of Philadelphia Director Emeritus Dr. John C.

Thu, 2017-05-11 16:16

American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the early drafts and shaped the document’s final text.

Tue, 2017-05-09 10:35

The latest issue of Legacies, timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into the “Great War,” explores the diversity of Pennsylvanians involved in this global conflict and sheds light on the stories of those whose World War I experiences have been under-explored.

Mon, 2017-05-08 12:22