The Historical Society of Pennsylvania

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The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5699

Founded in 1824, the historical society has published the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography since 1877. See Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 3d ed. (Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1991), and the society's online catalog. The society charges a research fee for mail inquiries.

In 2002, the collections of the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies were merged with those of the HSP (see