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Pittsburgh & Western Pennsylvania History Resources: Home


This research guide will link you to great resources on the history of the Pittsburgh region that are available on the Internet. Many of these resources offer both primary and secondary sources and free full text.

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University of Pittsburgh Press Digital Editions logo

Full text of books including many on Pittsburgh history

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Western Pennsylvania History logo

A magazine from the Senator John Heinz History Center

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Historic Pittsburgh logo

Primary and secondary sources on the Greater Pittsburgh region

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania DEpartment logo

Specialists in local history


Pennsylvania Heritage magazine logo

Click the logo to browse this magazine from the Pennsylvania Museum and Historical Commission

Heinz History Center logo

Rivers of Steel online database logo

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission logo

Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive logo

Penn State University Digital Collections logo

Archives of Industrial Society Phogo Collection logo

Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection logo