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. Follow the blog, New in the Library, to stay up-to-date.
HSP has a sizeable selection of titles relating to the Civil War, with several recently cataloged.
Notes from a Colored Girl by Karsonya Wise Whitehead
Emancipation, The Union Army and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln by Jonathan W. White
Uncommonly Savage by Paul D. Escott
A People’s Contest: The Union and Civil War by Phillip Shaw Paludan
To Live and Die in Dixie by David Ross Zimring
This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton
Keystone Tombstones: Civil War by Joe Farrell and Joe Farley
HSP is a great place for genealogical research, thanks, in part, to our large collection of published genealogy and family history books.
Full Sail for Philadelphia by Lela Hultquist booth & Joan Magee
In Search of a New Eden by Joan Magee
Storied Dishes: What Our Family Recipes Tell us About Who We Are and Where We’ve Been by edited by Linda Murray Berzok
Research in Virginia by Eric G. Grundset
Historic German Newspapers Online by Ernest Thode
My Father’s Testament by Edward Gastfriend
The Descendants of John Baker by Fred G. Baker
The selection of ethnic history books at HSP continues to grow, expanding the institution's 2012 merger with the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies.
The Jews of New Orleans and the Mississippi Delta by Emily Ford & Barry Stiefel
The Galitzianers by Suzan Wynne
Salute to the Romanian Jews in America and Canada by Vladimir F. Wertsman
From Kabul to Queens by Sara Y. Aharon
Hanes Cymry America/A History of the Welsh in America by R. D. Thomas
Down from the Shimmering Sky by Peter MacNair, Robert Joseph, Bruce Grenville
HSP's reference collection, available in the Library, has been bolstered with several new additions to help researchers get a foothold in various topics.
Welsh Genealogy by Bruce Durie
Scottish Genealogy by Bruce Durie
Polish Genealogy by Stephen Szabados
Genealogy: Family Tree Research Made Easy by Poppy Sure
A Translation Guide to 19th Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents edited by Judith R. Franzin
Though a special collections library primarily holding manuscript items, HSP frequently adds newly published books to its library.
Rebel Versus Tory by Jackson T. Main
The Colonial Background of the American Revolution by Charles M. Andrews
A History of the American People by Harry J. Carman, Harold C. Syrett & Bernard W. Wishy
Billy Goat Stats by John Houser
Privy to the Dead by Sheila Connolly
A Tribute to Tanks by Clyde Hoch
Visions of Teaoga by Jim Remsen
The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck