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=== Contact Information  ===
=== Contact Information  ===
'''E-mail:'''[[mailto:ra-statearchives@pa.gov ra-statearchives@pa.gov]  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:ra-statearchives@pa.gov ra-statearchives@pa.gov]  
'''Address:'''<ref name="S1" />
'''Address:''' [http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/phmc_home/1426 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission]<br>
[http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/phmc_home/1426 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission]<br>State Museum Building<br>300 North Street<br>Harrisburg, PA 17120<br>
:State Museum Building<br>
:300 North Street<br>
:Harrisburg, PA 17120<br>
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S1" />&nbsp;&nbsp;717-783-3281 <br>'''Fax:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;000-000-0000<br>
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="Visit" />&nbsp;&nbsp;717-783-3281 <br>
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="Visit">[http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/hours,_directions___fees/3144 Visit]<ref/>&nbsp;Wednesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m..
Saturday (microfilm use only), 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed on all Mondays, Tuesdays and State Holidays.
<br>'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''<ref name="Visit" /> &nbsp;{''Optional''} <br>
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="Visit">[http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/hours,_directions___fees/3144 Visit]&lt;ref/&gt;&amp;nbsp;Wednesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m..fckLRSaturday (microfilm use only), 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.fckLRClosed on all Mondays, Tuesdays and State Holidays. fckLRfckLR&lt;br&gt;
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''&lt;ref name="Visit" />
*Repository Internet site ''{create a link for each bullet, and then give a line or two listing content so the reader will know if it is worthwhile to click on that link}.''<br>
'''Internet sites and databases:'''
*Repository catalog online. <br>
*Repository database. <br>
=== Collection Description ===
=== Collection Description ===
{''Please briefly '''describe the strengths and weaknesses''' of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).<ref>Source 2.</ref> For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.<ref>Source 3.</ref>''}
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Revision as of 00:47, 25 September 2012

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Pennsylvania State Archives

Contact Information

E-mail: ra-statearchives@pa.gov

Address: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

State Museum Building
300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Telephone:[1]  717-783-3281
Fax:  000-000-0000

Hours and holidays:<ref name="Visit">Visit<ref/>&nbsp;Wednesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m..fckLRSaturday (microfilm use only), 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.fckLRClosed on all Mondays, Tuesdays and State Holidays. fckLRfckLR<br>

Directions, maps, and public transportation:<ref name="Visit" />

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description




{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

  • Loretto Dennis Szucs, and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, The Archives: A Guide to the National Archives Field Branches (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1988), 32-34. (FHL Book 977 A3sz) WorldCat entry. Describes each field branch collection, microfilms, services and activities. Each of 150 record groups of the archives is also described.

Alternate Repositories

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If you cannot visit or find a source at the Pennsylvania State Archives, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

Similar Collections

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