Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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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 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

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.