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Pennsylvania << Resource Guide

 
Archives and Libraries | Genealogical Societies
Historical Societies | Church Records | Ethnic Resources

Archives and Libraries

National Archives
Mid Atlantic Region
900 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4292
Phone: (215)606-0100
Fax: (215)606-0116
E-mail: philadelphia.archives@nara.gov
Web: www.archives.gov/midatlantic/
Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia

State Library of Pennsylvania
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126-1745
Phone: (717)787-4440
Web: www.statelibrary.state.pa.us/

Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center
1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412)454-6000
Web: www.pghhistory.org/

Pennsylvania State Archives
Third Street at Forster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0090
Phone: (717)783-3281
Web: phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/overview.htm

Genealogical Societies

Blair County Genealogical Society
403 Scotch Valley Road
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
Web: www.rootsweb.com/~pabcgs/

Centre County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1135
State College, PA 16804-1135
Web: www.rootsweb.com/~paccgs/

Cornerstone Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 547
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: (724)627-5654
Web: www.cornerstonegenealogy.com/

Genealogy Society of Pennsylvania
215 S. Broad St., 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5325
Phone: (215)545-0391
Web: www.genpa.org/

Lycoming County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 3625
Williamsport, PA 17701-3625
Web:members.aol.com/lcgsgen/lcgs.htm

North Hills Genealogists
P.O. Box 304
Ingomar, PA 15127
Web:www.northhillsgenealogists.org/

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1824
York, PA 17405
Web: www.scpgs.org/

Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
4400 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Web: www.wpgs.org/

Historical Societies

Bucks County Historical Society
84 South Pine St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
Web: www.mercermuseum.org/

Pennsylvania Heritage Society
400 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: (717)787-2407
Web: www.paheritage.org/

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215)732-6200
Web: www.hsp.org/

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
300 North Street

Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: (717)783-3362
Web: www.phmc.state.pa.us/

Crawford County Historical Society
411 Chestnut Street
Meadville, PA 16335
Phone: (814)724-6080
website: www.crawfordhistorical.org/

Warren County Historical Society
210 Fourth Avenue
Warren, PA 16365
Web: www.warrenhistory.org/

Church Records

BAPTIST

American Baptist Historical Society Archives
P.O. Box 851
Valley Forge, PA 19482-0851
Web: www.abc-usa.org/abhs/

Palmer Theological Seminary
6 Lancaster Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096
Phone: (610)896-5000
Web: www.palmerseminary.edu/

EPISCOPAL

Diocese of Pennsylvania
240 S. 4th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215)627-6434
Web: www.diopa.org

LUTHERAN

A. R. Wentz Library
Lutheran Theological Seminary
61 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: (717)334-6286
Web: www.ltsg.edu/wentz_lib/wentz.htm

METHODIST

W. Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church
P.O. BOX 5002
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066
Phone: 724-776-2300
Web: www.wpaumc.org/

E. Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church
980 Madison Avenue
Norristown, PA 19403
Phone: (610)666-9090
Web: www.epaumc.org/

PRESBYTERIAN

Presbyterian Historical Society
425 Lombard St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: (215) 627-1852
Web: www.history.pcusa.org/

REFORMED

Lancaster Theological Seminary
Philip Schaff Library
555 W. James St.
Lancaster, PA 17603
Circulation: (717)290-8707
Web: www.lancasterseminary.edu/15341081222126930/

ROMAN CATHOLIC

American Catholic Historical Society
263 Fourth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (856)424-4728
Web: www.amchs.org/

SOCIETY OF FRIENDS

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
500 College Ave. Swarthmore, PA 19081
Web: swarthmore.edu/library/friends/

Haverford College Magill Library Quaker Collection
370 Lancaster Ave. Haverford, PA 19041-1392
Web: haverford.edu/library/special/collections/quaker.html

Ethnic Resources

AFRICAN-AMERICAN

Lincoln University
Langston Hughes Memorial Library
P.O. Box 179

Lincoln University, PA 19352-0999
Phone: (610)932-8300
Web: www.lincoln.edu/library/

Library Company of Philadelphia
1314 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215)546-3181
Web: librarycompany.org/collections/afroam.htm

Temple University
Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Historical Collection
Sullivan Hall, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Web: astro.ocis.temple.edu/~masante/blockson.html

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society Family Quest Society (Philadelphia)
P.O. Box 2272
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
E-mail: AAHGSFamilyQuest@yahoo.com

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society Pittsburgh Chapter
P.O. Box 5707
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Web: pittsburgh.aahgs.org/

African American Genealogy Group
P.O. Box 27356
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Phone: (215) 572-6063
Web: www.aagg.org/

JEWISH

Jewish Genealogical Society of Philadelphia
P.O. Box 335
Exton, PA 19341
Web: www.jewishgen.org/jgsp/

Jewish Genealogical Society of Pittsburgh
107 S. Murtland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Phone: (412)242-9415
Web: www.jewishgen.org/jgs-pittsburgh/

 
 
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