Pennsylvania State Archives

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Pennsylvania State Archives

Contact Information


Address: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

State Museum Building
300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120

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

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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

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