State Library of Pennsylvania (17 collections)

  • Abraham Lincoln Collection

    A representative sampling of valuable items on Abraham Lincoln in the State Library's collection that have been digitized to commemorate the Lincoln Bicentennial in 2009. Items more

  • Benjamin Franklin Collection

    Materials by and about Benjamin Franklin from the State Library collection digitized in commemoration of his 300th birthday.

  • Comics

  • ERIC Documents

    Welcome to the State Library of Pennsylvania's ERIC Collection, a part of the POWER Library: PA Photos and Documents. This collection contains documents produced under the more

  • Fort Necessity

    A selection of documents on the battles of Fort Necessity and Braddock's Campaign, along with background on French and English relations as well as their interactions more

  • Miscellany Collection

    Items include a report on the 1907 Dar Mine Disaster relief efforts; the Twin Shaft mining disaster investigation, 1986, Early Indian history along the Susquehanna River, more

  • Old Economy Village Archive Collection

    The Harmonists, a Christian Communal society, founded Old Economy Village in 1824. They were known for their piety, as well as for their economic successes in more

  • Pennsylvania Capitol Centennial Collection

    Pennsylvania Capitol Centennial Collection Historic descriptions, explanations, and illustrated visitors' guidebooks to the State Capitol Complex in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in recognition of the 100th anniversary of more

  • Pennsylvania Documents Collection

    Contains reports of Pennsylvania State Agencies such as the Annual Reports of the Eastern and Western State Penitentiaries from the 1800's - early 1900's; Reports of more

  • Pennsylvania Genealogy Collection

    Welcome to the State Library of Pennsylvania's Pennsylvania Genealogy Collection, a part of the POWER Library: PA Photos and Documents. Includes the Harrisburg Newspaper Index containing marriages more

  • Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers

    This collection of Pennsylvania newspapers includes incomplete runs of the following titles:  Christian Observer (1840-1850), Colonization Herald, Lancaster Intelligencer/Intelligencer and Journal (1830-1852), Lewistown Republican/Republican (1840-1844), Mansfield more

  • Pennsylvania Native Americans Collection

    This collection contains periodicals, both newspaper and magazine in format, from the United States Indian School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, as well as Pennsylvania State documents and more

  • Pennsylvania Regimental Histories

    Selected Pennsylvania Regimental Histories in the Civil War, with histories of Pennsylvania units from other wars to be added.

  • Pennsylvania State Archives – World War I Posters

    This collection is of World War I era posters of varying size, color and medium pertaining to the U.S. and Pennsylvania. The posters are manufactured for more

  • Pennsylvania State House of Representatives Journal

    Pennsylvania State House of Representative Journal contains an address to the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives on 2/22/1861 which includes a speech given by then President-Elect more

  • United States Civil War Collection

    A wide variety of Civil War literature, including a report on the battle of Gettysburg, preparations for the internment of the remains of the dead at more

  • World War I Collection

    Welcome to the State Library of Pennsylvania's World War I Collection, a part of the POWER Library: PA Photos and Documents. A collection of Materials about more