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Become a Friend

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Friends of HSP (who are also known as members) is a group of dedicated supporters who value HSP’s collections and programs, and support the institution with an annual donation. Friends of HSP receive many benefits, including access to HSP’s nationally significant collection of more than 21 million records spanning over 350 years of history. Other benefits include free or discounted admission to programs and workshops, access to members only databases online, HSP publications, and discounted services such as Research-by-Mail.


There are different giving levels to suit your needs. The levels and benefits are as follows (for one year):


Levels and Benefits 

Researcher | $100


Patron | $250

All the above benefits, plus:

  • Unlimited visits to the library for two people

  • Online access to PMHB


Supporter | $500

All the above benefits, plus:


Contributor | $1,000

All the above benefits, plus:

Young Friend | Learn more about the Young Friend membership.

All the benefits of the Researcher level, plus:

Become a Friend


You may also choose to download our Friends of HSP form and fax to (215) 732-2680 or mail to: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107


Questions? Please e-mail or call 215-982-2414.

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