Scholars will find many resources to support their work here at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

For Researchers

Scholars will find many resources to support their work here at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, from the unique manuscript collections cared for by the Society, to fellowships to support research in those collections, to publications through which to share their work with others.

  • About Our Collections

    About Our Collections

    The strength of HSP's collections are the overall breadth and depth of materials that together offer a rich, complex portrait of US history and society from the 17th century to the present.
  • Fellowships

    Fellowships

    The Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Library Company of Philadelphia jointly award approximately 25 one-month fellowships for research in residence in either or both collections during each academic year.
  • Library Services

    Library Services

    Doing research in a special collections library can be intimidating, especially if it's your first time. HSP's library staff is here to help researchers use our catalogs and research tools,.
  • Become a Friend of HSP

    Become a Friend of HSP

    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.
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