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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:
Timeline for Pittsburgh and other resources at "Historic Pittsburgh" website http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh/
- U.S. Census Schedules - University of Pittsburgh, for years 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
DonsList City Directories with images. Search here for Directories, Cemeteries, Censuses and more.
Courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh's Digital Research Library the following maps are availalbe fo 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
Pittsburg Dispatch (1889-1892) on Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
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