Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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== History  ==
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Timeline for Pittsburgh and other resources at "Historic Pittsburgh" website [http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh/ http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh/]   
 
Timeline for Pittsburgh and other resources at "Historic Pittsburgh" website [http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh/ http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh/]   
  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Archives ====
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*[http://digital.library.pitt.edu/census/census_name.html U.S. Census Schedules] - University of Pittsburgh, for years 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
 
*[http://digital.library.pitt.edu/census/census_name.html U.S. Census Schedules] - University of Pittsburgh, for years 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
  
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Courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh's Digital Research Library the [http://images.library.pitt.edu/maps/ '''following maps'''] are availalbe fo online use:  
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Courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh's Digital Research Library the [http://images.library.pitt.edu/maps/ '''following maps'''] are available for online use:  
  
 
*City of Pittsburgh Geodetic and Topographic Survey Maps: 1923-1961  
 
*City of Pittsburgh Geodetic and Topographic Survey Maps: 1923-1961  
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*Warrentee Atlas of Allegheny Co., PA: 1914
 
*Warrentee Atlas of Allegheny Co., PA: 1914
  
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The Pittsburgh Mapping and Historic Site Viewer, found [http://peoplemaps.esri.com/pittviewer/ here], is a unique mapping system that overlays Pittsburgh maps from 1835 through 1939. The map data was obtained from the University of Pittsburgh's Digital Research Library. Using this viewer, the user can search for a landmark or address and view that location over time by moving a slider.
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==== Newspapers ====
  
 
:*'''1795-1962''' - ''The Pittsburgh Gazette'' at [http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=NKlx0PmyA3cC Google News] - free.
 
:*'''1795-1962''' - ''The Pittsburgh Gazette'' at [http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=NKlx0PmyA3cC Google News] - free.
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:*'''1888-1992''' - ''The Pittsburgh Press'' at [http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=djft3U1LymYC Google News] - free.
 
:*'''1888-1992''' - ''The Pittsburgh Press'' at [http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=djft3U1LymYC Google News] - free.
  
:*'''1889-1892''' - ''Pittsburg Dispatch'' (1889-1892) at [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024546/ Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers]  
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:*'''1889-1892''' - ''Pittsburg Dispatch'' (1889-1892) at [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024546/ Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers]
  
 
:*'''1916-2007''' - ''Pittsburgh Post-Gazette'' at [http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=gL9scSG3K_gC Google News] - free.
 
:*'''1916-2007''' - ''Pittsburgh Post-Gazette'' at [http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=gL9scSG3K_gC Google News] - free.

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City Hall

A note about the 'PGH' abbreviation commonly seen used to mean 'Pittsburgh'. This is found in both historical and modern records for Pittsburgh, and is also recognized by the Supreme Court of the state of Pennsylvania. This page is a lookup site for city abbreviations and may contain a note about this: http://www.city-data.com/forum/general-u-s/255793-does-your-city-have-abbreviation-4.html

A wiki article describing an online collections is found at:

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh City Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Neighborhoods

History 

Timeline for Pittsburgh and other resources at "Historic Pittsburgh" website http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh/ 


Resources

Archives

Courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh's Digital Research Library:

Biographies

Cemeteries

Census


Directories

Courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh's Digital Research Library:

History

Local Websites

DonsList City Directories with images. Search here for Directories, Cemeteries, Censuses and more.

Maps

Courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh's Digital Research Library the following maps are available for online use:

  • City of Pittsburgh Geodetic and Topographic Survey Maps: 1923-1961
  • Darlington Digital Library Maps
  • Flood Commission of Pittsburgh, PA 1912
  • G.M. Hopkins Co. Maps: 1872-1940
  • Warrentee Atlas of Allegheny Co., PA: 1914


The Pittsburgh Mapping and Historic Site Viewer, found here, is a unique mapping system that overlays Pittsburgh maps from 1835 through 1939. The map data was obtained from the University of Pittsburgh's Digital Research Library. Using this viewer, the user can search for a landmark or address and view that location over time by moving a slider.

Newspapers

  • 1795-1962 - The Pittsburgh Gazette at Google News - free.
  • 1844-1847 - Pittsburgh Daily Gazette and Advertiser at Google News - free.
  • 1847-1850, 1871-1872 - The Pittsburgh Daily Gazette at Google News - free.
  • 1859-1889 - The Pittsburgh Commercial at Google News - free.
  • 1859-1900 - Pittsburger Volksblatt at Google News - free.
  • 1863-1864 - The Pittsburgh Daily Commercial at Google News - free.
  • 1877-1901 - Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette at Google News - free.
  • 1888-1992 - The Pittsburgh Press at Google News - free.
  • 1916-2007 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at Google News - free.
  • 1960 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Sun-Telegraph at Google News - free.