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PSA Departments (214 collections)

  • 2nd Geological Survey (PA) Accounts of Board Commissioners, 1875-1877

    This collection contains chronologically arranged monthly account reports for transportation, subsistence, expressage and postage, and equipment expenditures approved by the state geologist for the Second Geological more

  • 2nd Geological Survey (PA) County Geological Maps of the Board of Commissioners

    This collection contains alphabetical by county arranged published geological color-coded maps of each county prepared by the Second Geological Survey in 1884.  The front of the more

  • 2nd Geological Survey (PA) Field Expense Act Book Charles Ashburner, A W Sheafer

    This collection contains a field expense account book containing daily entries from August 7 through October 30, 1879 for transportation, sustenance, equipment, and postage expenses for more

  • 2nd Geological Survey (PA) Field Note Books of the Board of Commissioners, 1875

    This collection contains field notebooks for fieldwork conducted in Fayette, Westmoreland, Greene and Washington Counties.  Contents are arranged chronologically by date of entry and indexed alphabetically more

  • 2nd Geological Survey (PA) General Correspondence of the Board of Commissioners

    This collection contains chronologically arranged correspondence of the Board of Commissioners of the Second Geological Survey.  Information provided is date of correspondence, name of correspondent, and more

  • 2nd Geological Survey (PA) Minutes of the Board of Commissioners, 1874-1896

    This collection contains chronologically arranged minutes of the meetings of the Board of Commissioners of the Second Geological Survey.  Information provided is date of meeting, names more

  • 2nd Geological Survey(PA) Diary of Charles Ashburner Board of Commissioners,1876

    This collection contains a diary kept by Board of Commissioners’ Assistant Charles Ashburner in Mckean and Elk Counties.  Information provided is date and time of entry, more

  • Account of the United States to the State of Pennsylvania (PA) 1775-1788

    A record of money paid by Pennsylvania to various men in the Commonwealth's military units for their service to the state, or purchases they made on more

  • Admission and Discharge Books (PA) 1844-1888

    Monthly record books of admissions and discharges to the Eastern State Penitentiary. For admissions the information provided is admission date, inmate number, race, age at admission, more

  • Alphabetical (Old) Index to Continental Ledgers Nos. 1 and 2 (PA) 1775-1785

    These images are the index for the Continental Ledgers, 1775-1785 which are also digitized. Information includes the names of sundry persons and the ranks which some more

  • Alphabetical List of Accounts (PA)

    This volume contains a list of the people, county governments, militia units, and state agencies for which the Comptroller General held accounts. Account numbers are listed more

  • Anatomical Board (PA) Cadaver Receiving Books, 1901-1965

    This collection contains a register, arranged chronologically by date received, of human cadavers received by the Anatomical Board to be distributed to medical and dental facilities more

  • Applications and Licenses Issued to Chiropodists (PA) Record, 1956-1974

    This collection contains a record, arranged in numerical order by application number, of individuals licensed as chiropodists from October 26, 1956 to August 14, 1974. Information more

  • Applications for PA Teaching Certificates, 1866-1922

    Applications for permanent, provisional, temporary, special, and temporary special continuation teaching certificates submitted to the Superintendent of Public Instruction. The type of information given varies with more

  • Bertillon Registration Books (PA) 1888-1895

    Bertillon books for inmates incarcerated at the Western State Penitentiary.  Information provided is inmate number, name of inmate, length and width of head, length of left more

  • Bloomsburg University (PA), Board of Trustees Minutes, 1927-1967

    Minutes of the Board of Trustees generally provide the date of the board meeting, names of those in attendance, and a description of the business transacted. more

  • Bloomsburg University (PA), Catalogs, 1867-1980

    University catalogs providing information such as a description of class offerings each semester, the name of the instructor, and the dates and times scheduled. These records more

  • Bloomsburg University (PA), Faculty Government Minutes, 1970-1985

    Minutes of the University Faculty Government generally provide the date of the meeting, names of those in attendance, and a description of the business transacted. These more

  • Bloomsburg University (PA), Student Government Council Minutes, 1945-1982

    Minutes of the Student Government Council generally provide the date of the council meeting, names of those in attendance, and a description of the business transacted. more

  • Bloomsburg University (PA), Yearbooks, 1915-1987

    University yearbooks providing names and photographs of graduating seniors, descriptions of significant academic and sporting programs, and news about faculty accomplishments. These records are arranged chronologically more

  • Board of Fish Commission (PA) Minutes, 1924-1969

    This collection includes quarterly meeting minutes and agendas of the Fish Commission and its successor the Fish and Boat Commission. The minutes document approval of past more

  • Bond Records (PA), 1867-1921

    Transcripts of bonds posted by office holders with the sitting Governors as surety for their carrying out of their responsibilities. Information provided is name of person more

  • Bonds, Assignments, Contracts, Acts, Titles and Misc. Documents (PA), 1775-1949

    Bonds, assignments, contracts, acts, titles and similar types of records relating to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, General State Authority, State Highway and Bridge Authority, and State more

  • Boundary Survey Accounts (PA) 1782-1810

    Collection of accounts of boundaries surveyed include Delaware River Jurisdiction, the Northern Boundary, the Virginia Boundary, the Western Boundary, and the Wyoming Controversy with Connecticut. Detailed more

  • California University of PA, Board of Trustees Minutes, 1910-1992

    Minutes of the Board of Trustees generally provide the date of the board meeting, names of those in attendance, and a description of the business transacted. more

  • California University of PA, Catalogs, 1869-1987

    University catalogs providing such types of information as a description of class offerings each semester, the name of the instructor, and the dates and times scheduled. more

  • California University of PA, College Senior Theses, 1898-1903

    Collection of senior theses that were submitted by students as part of their graduation requirement from the school before it became a university. These records are more

  • California University of PA, Yearbooks, 1913-1917, 1919-1920, 1929-1986

    University yearbooks providing names and photographs of graduating seniors, descriptions of significant academic and sporting programs, and news about faculty accomplishments. These records are arranged chronologically. more

  • Charter Books (PA), 1812-1875

    Transcripts of Articles of Incorporation filed with the Department of State. Information provided is date of incorporation, name of corporation, location of corporation, text of the more

  • Cheyney University (PA), Catalogs, 1975-1987

    University catalogs providing information such as descriptions of class offerings each semester, the name of the instructor, and the dates and times scheduled. These records are more

  • Cheyney University (PA), Student Newspaper – The Record, 1979-1988

    Student newspaper providing information about campus news, sporting events, and issues of interest to the student body. These records are arranged chronologically by date of newspaper. more

  • Cheyney University (PA), Yearbooks, 1939-1988

    University yearbooks providing names and photographs of graduating seniors, descriptions of significant academic and sporting programs, and news about faculty accomplishments. These records are arranged chronologically more

  • City, Borough or Township Superintendents (PA) Record Book, 1866-1908

    This collection, arranged alphabetically by name of the city or borough, and thereunder chronologically by date, contains lists of superintendents who took office, of superintendents who more

  • Clothing and State Store Journal (PA) 1776-1777

    Recordings of transactions made at the Pennsylvania State Store, usually on a daily basis. Information provided includes the date, types and quantities of the goods involved more

  • Commissary Accounts (PA) 1775-1792

    This collection contains collection of commissary accounts organized by individual commissioners for clothing, magazine and military stores, and issues. Images are arranged in chronological order and more

  • Commission Books (PA), 1775-1842

    Records of commissions issued for associate county judges, prothonotaries, registers and recorders, sheriffs, coroners, notaries public, deputy surveyors, justices of the peace and clerks of the more

  • Commission Books, Miscellaneous (PA), 1912-1937

    Record of Executive Commissions granted by Governors to fill various public offices across the state. Information given is name of person commissioned, position to which commissioned, more

  • Commission Register for Mothers’ Fund and Old Age Assistance Boards (PA) 1913-37

    Record of names of persons commissioned to boards in local communities to administer the Mothers Fund and Old Age Assistance Fund. Information given is name and more

  • Commissioners of Purchases Accounts (PA) 1780-1783

    This collection begins with a list of general purchases made by the army which shows the supplies purchased, their quantity, the purchaser, the merchant, the county more

  • Commitment Papers (PA) 1841, 1861-1904

    Records of commitment of prisoners to the Eastern State Penitentiary. Information provided is commitment number, name of person committed, county and court in which tried, crime more

  • Communist Party (PA) Nomination Petitions for Philadelphia County, 1940, 1946

    Petitions for nomination of Communist Party candidates for state and federal political office and as presidential electors. Information given is name of candidate, occupation, place of more

  • Communist Party (PA) Nomination Petitions, 1938, 1940

    Nomination petitions and accompanying affidavits in support of nominations of communist party candidates for election to state offices. Information given includes date of petition, names of more

  • Commutation and Parole Books (PA) 1907-1932

    Recommendations sent to the Governor by the Board of Pardons for granting commutation or parole.  A commutation is the changing of a penalty to a more

  • Commutation Books (PA) 1865-1918

    Record books of commutations granted to inmates incarcerated at the Eastern State Penitentiary.  Information given is date of reception, prisoner number, name of prisoner, age, race, more

  • Commutation Books (PA) 1917-1958

    Record books of commutations granted to inmates incarcerated at Western State Penitentiary.  Information provided is prisoner number, name of inmate, dates transferred to or returned from more

  • Constitutional Convention of 1776 (PA) Minute Book

    This collecton contains a minute book, arranged chronologically by date of entry, describing the daily activities of the Constitutional Convention held in Philadelphia that ran from more

  • Constitutional Convention of 1837-1838 (PA) Accounts

    This collection contains unarranged, miscellaneous receipts and expenditure records generated by the committee while in session. Information generally provided is date of receipt or expenditure, amount more

  • Constitutional Convention of 1837-1838 (PA) Committee Minute Books

    This collection contains minute books, arranged chronologically by date of entry, containing a record of the daily activities of the committee, including a record of expenditures. more

  • Constitutional Convention of 1837-1838 (PA) Journal

    This collection contains records beginning May 23, 1837 and ending February 22, 1838 similar in content to the Committee Minute Books (RG/005/C/4). It includes various notes, more

  • Constitutional Convention of 1873 (PA) Journal

    This collection contains a record, arranged chronologically by date of entry, of each day of the convention giving the surnames of the delegates in the order more

  • Continental and State Money Account Book (PA) 1783-1784

    This collection contains a ledger of monetary transactions conducted by the state. The ledger contains a record of how some of the 500,000 pounds approved by more

  • Continental Day and Waste Book (PA) 1775-1783

    This collection contains a record of monetary transactions kept on a daily basis. Although the entries are dated from 1775-1783, the actual book was probably compiled more

  • Continental Journals (PA) 1775-1785

    This collection contains a record of State monetary transactions kept on a daily basis. Although the payments recorded date from 1775-1785, the journals themselves were probably more

  • Continental Ledgers (PA) 1775-1785

    A record relating to the payment and settlement of public money kept for the purpose of auditing, liquidating and adjusting Commonwealth accounts. Types of transactions recorded more

  • Convict Affidavit Books (PA) 1835-1856

    Affidavits signed by inmates received at Eastern State Penitentiary acknowledging the property in their possession at the time of admission.  Information provided is affidavit number, name more

  • Correspondence and Contracts (PA) 1886-1903

    Correspondence, contracts, memoranda of agreements, design specifications, sketches and blueprints relating to the location and erection of monuments and markers authorized by the Pennsylvania General Assembly more

  • Council of Censors (PA) Journals 1783-1784

    The journals, arranged chronologically by date of entry, contain daily minutes of the proceedings of the Council of Censors as transmitted to Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia more

  • Council of National Defense and Comm of Public Safety (PA) Scrapbooks, 1917-1920

    Collection of newspaper clippings, press releases and memoranda detailing the activities of and promoting the ideas of the Council of National Defense and the Committee of more

  • County and State (PA) Appointments 1836-1940

    Records of names of persons appointed to state and county offices. Information given is name of person appointed to office, office to which appointed, and date more

  • County Officers’ Accounts (PA) 1782-1809

    This collection contains account records of payments authorized by the Comptroller General's office for services rendered by such county officers as sheriffs, prothonotaries, and clerks of more

  • County School Superintendents (PA) Record Book, 1854-1918

    This collection, arranged alphabetically by name of the county, and thereunder chronologically, lists the superintendents who administered the county schools from 1854 through 1918. Information listed more

  • County Tax Accounts (PA) 1781-1808

    A record of county tax accounts. Information about each county includes detailed quotas of taxes owed by each county, listing of effective supplies and the amount more

  • Court of Admiralty Accounts (PA) 1779-1786

    This collection series contains account sheets filed with the Comptroller General, which record fees received by the Court of Admiralty in Philadelphia. Included in these records more

  • Daily Population Statistical Reports (PA) 1924, 1928-1929, 1940, 1960

    Daily inmate population statistical reports for Western State Penitentiary.  Information provided is date of report, number of inmates in the old prison, number of inmates in more

  • Danville State Hospital (PA) County Registers, 1872-1923

    This collection contains a register, arranged alphabetically by county, containing the names of persons responsible for a patient's support. Information includes: name of the responsible person, more

  • Danville State Hospital (PA) Court Commitment Books, 1884-1924

    This collection contains handwritten copies of commitment orders from the Court of Common Pleas or Quarter Sessions which committed patients to Danville State Hospital, and named more

  • Danville State Hospital (PA) Male Case Index Books, 1880-1920

    This collection, arranged alphabetically by name of patient, includes a list of each male patient's name and a referencing volume and page number to RG/023/AMEH/DANV/620- Male more

  • Danville State Hospital (PA) Patient Ledgers, 1872-1921

    Records are grouped by account and then arranged chronologically by date of transaction. Records are indexed externally, alphabetically by surname of patient in RG/023/AMEH/DANV/27- Index to more

  • Day book of General Benedict Arnold (PA) 1777-1779

    A day book kept by General Benedict Arnold for expenditures incurred during several of his campaigns. Entries provide the names of officers who spent money, to more

  • Death Warrants File (PA) 1874-1899

    Record book of the Board of Pardons for capital cases. Information provided is name of inmate, inmate number, county, date warrant issued, date of execution, date more

  • Dental Licenses (PA) Record, 1897-1965

    This collection includes: certificates signed by the examiners who reported the licentiate as having passed the dental examination. The certificates give the name of the dentist, more

  • Department of Justice (PA) Board of Pardons Books, 1874-1934

    This collection contains Board of Pardons reviews of criminal cases, except impeachment, to determine whether clemency should be recommended to the Governor for his or her more

  • Depreciation Certificate Accounts (PA) 1781-1792

    Contained within the accounts files are dated Depreciation Interest Certificates, 1782-1787, which normally list the name and rank of the soldier, the military organization to which more

  • Discharge Books (PA) 1830-1858

    Discharge books for the Eastern State Penitentiary. Information provided is inmate number, name of inmate, age at discharge, race, gender, crime for which sentenced, county where more

  • Discharge Descriptive Dockets (PA) 1873-1934

    Descriptive discharge dockets for inmates released from the Eastern State Penitentiary.  Information provided name of prisoner, prisoner number, weight, age at time of discharge, gender, crime more

  • Dixmont State Hospital (PA) Annual Reports, 1848, 1850-1875

    This collection contains annual reports documenting the financial status and activities of the hospital. Information provided includes reports prepared by the superintendent, treasurer, farmer, storekeeper, and more

  • Dixmont State Hospital (PA) Female Patients’ Clothing & Property Bks, 1890-1908

    This collection contains records, indexed internally and alphabetically by surname of patient, of the belongings of female patients in the care of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital more

  • Dixmont State Hospital (PA) Indigent Patient Cards, 1893-1916

    This collection contains Indigent Patient Cards, grouped alphabetically by agency name, that include the name of the agency that paid for the treatment of indigent patients, more

  • Dixmont State Hospital (PA) Male Patients’ Clothing & Property Books, 1895-1908

    This collection contains records, arranged chronologically by admission date, in multiple volumes. Each volume contains an index which alphabetically lists each patient by surname with record more

  • East Stroudsburg University (PA), Catalogs, 1921-1922, 1931-1932, 1939-1987

    This collection contains University catalogs arranged chronologically which provides description of class offerings each semester, the name of the instructor, and the dates and times scheduled. more

  • East Stroudsburg University (PA), Yearbooks, 1915-1982

    This collection contains University yearbooks, arranged chronologically, provide names and photographs of graduating seniors, descriptions of significant academic and sporting programs, and news about faculty accomplishments. more

  • Edinboro University (PA), Catalogs, 1870-1871, 1896-1898, 1923-1987

    This collection contains University catalogs arranged chronologically, provide description of class offerings each semester, the name of the instructor, and the dates and times scheduled. Edinboro more

  • Edinboro University (PA), Yearbooks, 1910-1972

    This collection contains University yearbooks, arranged chronologically, provide names and photographs of graduating seniors, descriptions of significant academic and sporting programs, and news about faculty accomplishments. more

  • Election Result for Presidential Primary and Constitutional Amendments (PA) 1968

    Vote tallies of votes cast by electorate in presidential primary election on April 23, 1968 on proposals for constitutional amendments. Information given is the numbers of more

  • Ephrata Cloister File (PA) 1814-1956

    Collection contains court briefs, court dockets, deeds, photographs, newspaper clippings, and general correspondence relating to the acquisition of the Ephrata Cloister by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. more

  • Exam Scores for (PA) Drugless Therapists, Chiropodists, and Physiotherapists, 1914-1944

    This collection contains summary of examinations given by the Bureau of Medical Education and Licensure to be a certified medical practitioner in Pennsylvania. Information includes: place more

  • Exam Scores for (PA) Medical Doctors, 1894-1927

    This collection contains summary of examinations given by the Bureau of Medical Education and Licensure to be a certified medical practitioner in Pennsylvania. Information includes: place more

  • Exam Scores for (PA) Registered Pharmacists, 1963-1978

    This collection contains summary of examinations given by the Bureau of Medical Education and Licensure to be a certified medical practitioner in Pennsylvania. Information includes: place more

  • Extradition Requisition Books (PA), 1856-1867, 1874-1891, 1900-1958

    This collection contains record of requisitions sent by the Governor of Pennsylvania to the Governors of other states for the extradition of persons indicted of committing more

  • Farm Census Returns (PA), 1924, 1927

    This collection contains annual assessment reports for the Triennial Farm Census as completed by the local assessor for each borough or township. Information provided by the more

  • Forfeited Estate Accounts (PA) 1777-1809

    A record of persons whose estates were seized because of their allegiance to the British crown during the Revolutionary War, and for other sundry reasons. Data more

  • Funded and Unfunded Debt Accounts (PA) 1790-1809

    This series contains numerous folios, with detailed information, relating to the debt of the Commonwealth. Contained within these records are accounts of depreciation certificates, when they more

  • General Correspondence (PA) 1776-1809

    This series includes letters, reports, notes, drafts of letters and accounts, and copies of taxation acts dating from 1776-1809. The majority of the correspondence comes from more

  • Governor John F. Hartranft (PA) Correspondence and Issue Files, 1873-1879

    This collection contains collection of correspondence, broadsides, and papers dealing with issues during Hartranft's two-term governorship. Among the subjects addressed are the 1876 Centennial Commission, the more

  • Governor’s Minutes (PA) 1838-1959

    This collection contains daily record of business conducted by the governors office concerns the issuing of appointments and commissions of office, general gubernatorial proclamations, pardons for more

  • Governor’s Proclamations (PA) 1930-1956

    This collection contains proclamations issued by Pennsylvania Governors. Records are arranged chronologically by date of proclamation. The Department of State is headed by the Secretary of more

  • Harrisburg State Hosp (PA) Acct of Clothing Issued to Female Patients, 1851-1862

    This collection, arranged chronologically by admission date, contains records of clothing issued to female patients. Information given includes each patient's name, registration number, admittance date and more

  • Harrisburg State Hospital (PA) Journal of John Curwen, 1851-1871

    This collection contains a chronological record of daily accounts written by Dr. John Curwen at the Pennsylvania State Lunatic Hospital. The hardback volume includes the date more

  • Harrisburg State Hospital (PA) Patient Register, 1930-1932

    The collection, arranged numerically by admission number, contains a register of patients admitted to the Harrisburg State Hospital. Information includes the patient's name and registration number; more

  • Indents Delivered to the Treasurer (PA) 1793

    A joint effort between Register General John Donaldson and Comptroller General John Nicholson to provide state debt data to the Treasurer. Six columns divide the data more

  • Index (PA) of Licensed Practitioners of Medicine in Pennsylvania, 1894-1981

    This collection contains index to physicians licensed to practice medicine in Pennsylvania. Information given is name of physician, date licensed, license number, school of medicine where more

  • Index (PA) of Licensed Practitioners of Medicine, 1894-1981

    This collection contains index to physicians licensed to practice medicine in Pennsylvania. Information given is name of physician, date licensed, license number, school of medicine where more

  • Index of Prisoners (PA) circa mid-1930s – early 1950s

    An index of prisoners admitted to the Western State Penitentiary. Although the exact dates of the index are not known, it appears to cover inmates from more

  • Indian Commissioners’ Account (PA) 1784-1785

    This collection contains a handwritten ledger (labeled "Miscellaneous - 1784" on the cover) concerning the trade goods handed over to Indians at Fort Stanwix and other more

  • Indian Commissioners’ Accounts (PA) 1784-1792

    This collection contains an inventory of goods delivered to various Indian nations in the Commonwealth, as well as promissory notes to these nations for the purchase more

  • Internal Improvements File (PA) 1777-1809

    This series includes account ledgers and receipt books of supplies bought for the various internal improvements. The names of the commissioners presiding over the building projects more

  • Journals (PA) 1799-1808

    This series consists of two journals which record the warrants issued by the Comptroller Generals Office during the above listed dates. Entries for each warrant might more

  • Journals A-AAA (PA) 1775-1790

    This collection contains a record relating to the payment and settlement of public money kept for the purpose of auditing, liquidating and adjusting Commonwealth accounts. Although more

  • Ku Klux Klan (PA) General Accounts, 1925-1940

    This collection, arranged chronologically, contains Baldric purchase reports for clan supplies, as well as bills, checks, and receipts for food and uniforms. Details of members' financial more

  • Ku Klux Klan (PA) General Correspondence, 1922-1929, 1932, 1934-1940

    This collection, arranged chronologically, contains official documents, such as Imperial Kligrapp appointments, applications for reinstatement of former Klansmen, as well as appeals for admission, are provided more

  • Ku Klux Klan (PA) General Files, 1923-1940

    This collection contains series grouped by subject and then chronologically, of various papers, election returns, rosters, publications, and applications detailing Klan operations. The rosters and election more

  • Ku Klux Klan (PA) Kleagle Robe Reports, 1924-1925

    This collection, arranged chronologically, contains reports listing Kleagle robes ordered, address, date, location of Klan, quantity of Klansman's and Terror's robes and helmets ordered, as well more

  • Kutztown University (PA), Board of Trustees Minutes, 1866-1986

    This collection contains minutes of the Board of Trustees generally provide the date of the board meeting, names of those in attendance, and a description of more

  • Kutztown University (PA), Catalogs, 1866-1988

    This collection contains university catalogs arranged chronologically provide: description of class offerings each semester, the name of the instructor, and the dates and times scheduled. Kutztown more

  • Kutztown University (PA), Faculty Senate Minutes, 1964-1987

    This collection contains minutes of the University Faculty Senate generally provide the date of the senate meeting, names of those in attendance, and a description of more

  • Kutztown University (PA), Student Government Board Minutes, 1977-1987

    This collection contains minutes of the Student Government Board generally provide the date of the board meeting, names of those in attendance, and a description of more

  • Kutztown University (PA), Student Handbook- The Key, 1936-1989

    This collection contains student handbooks providing orientation information for new and returning students concerning the university, university policies and regulations, student amenities, and class offerings. These more

  • Kutztown University (PA), Yearbooks, 1911-1986

    This collection contains university yearbooks, arranged chronologically, provide: names and photographs of graduating seniors, descriptions of significant academic and sporting programs, and news about faculty accomplishments. more

  • Ledgers A-AA (PA) 1775-1788

    A record relating to the payment and settlement of public money, kept for the purpose of auditing, liquidating and adjusting Commonwealth accounts. Although the ledgers record more

  • Letter Book, Accounts, and Related Records of the Auditors of Accounts (PA) 1777-1784

    This series contains auditors accounts for the various state departments. Information in these files includes tax lists, receipts, vouchers, and accounts of money owed Pennsylvania by more

  • Letter Books and Indexes, 1782-1803

    Images of outgoing letters of the Comptroller General. Information in the letters might relate to matters regarding the settlement of accounts, collection of taxes and financial more

  • Letters Patent (PA), 1814-1874, 1902-1927

    This collection contains letters patent granted by the Governor for the creation of private corporations. Information given is the date letter patent was granted, name of more

  • Letters To and From Prisoners (PA) 1845

    Letters sent to and mailed from prisoners incarcerated at Eastern State Penitentiary (also known as Cherry Hill Prison). Correspondents are usually friends and family members. Topics more

  • Licenses (PA) Issued on Licenses from Other States, 1963-1972

    This collection contains register of licenses issued by the State Board of Medical Education and Licensure on the basis of the applicant having already been accepted more

  • Licenses Issued to Chiropodists (PA) Record, 1914-1956

    This collection contains a record, arranged alphabetically by surname of chiropodist, of licenses issued to chiropodists by the State Board of Chiropody Examiners between May 12, more

  • Lincoln University (PA), Publications, 1884-1991

    This collection contains a selection of publications issued by Lincoln University in Chester County that became a state-related university in 1972. These include annual reports and more

  • List of Printed Accounts (PA) in the Comptroller General’s Office, 1777-1789

    A listing of the names of treasurers, tax collectors, lieutenants, and sub-lieutenants of various counties, and the counties which they served. Although it is unknown when more

  • Listing of (PA) Licensed Drugless Therapists, 1914-1951

    This collection contains list of drugless therapists licensed to practice in Pennsylvania. The ledger contains official number, name of practitioner, post office address, county of residence, more

  • Mansfield University (PA), Yearbooks, 1918-1986

    This collection contains university yearbooks providing names and photographs of graduating seniors, descriptions of significant academic and sporting programs, and news about faculty accomplishments. Records are more

  • Medical Licenses (PA) Issued on Licenses from Other States Record, 1894-1963

    This collection contains a record, arranged chronologically, and thereunder numerically by license number, of licenses issued on the basis of the applicant having already been accepted more

  • Medical Licenses (PA) Recommended By the State Medical Society Record, 1894-1911

    Arranged chronologically, and thereunder numerically by license number. Copies of medical licenses designated by law to be kept in the office of the Medical Council. The more

  • Medical Licenses (PA) Record, 1912-1964

    This collection contains copies, arranged chronologically and thereunder numerically by license number, of medical licenses designated by law to be retained in the archives of the more

  • Medical Statistics Books (PA) 1883-1900

    Record books of medical statistics kept on the inmate population by resident physicians at the Eastern State Penitentiary.  Information provided is name of inmate, date of more

  • Meeting Minutes and Related Records (PA) 1972-1976

    A record of meetings held by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Each entry provides the date, time, and place of the meeting; name of presiding officer and more

  • Memoranda Book (PA) 1791

    A list of people who owed money to the Comptroller-General, the amount of money outstanding, when the account was settled, the date it was submitted to more

  • Memoranda Book of Old Accounts (PA) undated

    This volume contains a list of accounts held in the Office of the Comptroller-General. The names of the persons or counties for whom the accounts were more

  • Memoranda Book of Old Accounts (PA) undated

    This volume contains a list of accounts held in the Office of the Comptroller-General. The names of the persons or counties for whom the accounts were more

  • Militia Exemption Books (PA) 1801-1813

    This series provides information about men exempt from militia duty. Data provided for each regiment includes the number of the regiment, the county to which it more

  • Minority Business Development Authority (PA) Minutes, 1979-1993

    This collection, arranged chronologically by date, contains meeting minutes of the Pennsylvania Minority Business Development Authority (PMBDA). Topics addressed include loans presented for board decision, loan more

  • Minute Books of the Board of Inspectors and Board of Trustees (PA) 1829-1889

    Minutes of the meetings of the Board of Inspectors and Board of Trustees of the Eastern State Penitentiary.  From 1927 these volumes also include entries relating more

  • Minutes of the Board of Trustees (PA) 1931-1954

    Minutes of the monthly meetings of the Western State Penitentiary Board of Trustees. The minutes are not verbatim, but rather are merely summaries of the proceedings. more

  • Miscellaneous Financial Documents (PA) 1845-1955, not inclusive, undated

    Various documents relating to stocks, securities, and currency once maintained by the State Treasurer. Documents include: a power of attorney covering assignment of Commonwealth certificates of more

  • Mortgages and Related Valuations (PA), 1773-1793

    This collection contains collection of documents concerning land valuations, mortgages, and estates. Each county folder holds a small variety of documents and includes both formal and more

  • Mothers Pension Account Books (PA) 1913-1917

    A record of indigent, widowed, and abandoned mothers who were recipients of state money provided for by the Act of April 29, 1913. Data includes the more

  • Office of the Lieutenant Governor (PA) Board of Pardons Minutes, 1974-1999

    This collection contains applications made to, and proclamations issued by, the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons. Grouped into applications and proclamations and then arranged chronologically by date more

  • Optometrical Licenses (PA), 1918-1970

    This collection, arranged chronologically by the date the license was issued, contains copies of licenses issued to optometrists by the State Board of Optometrical Education, Examination, more

  • Parole and Respite Books (PA) 1910-1942

    Records of paroles and respites granted by the Governor under the provisions of the Act of 1909 and subsequent acts and of paroles revoked. Information provided more

  • Parole Prisoners’ Date of Discharge Books (PA) circa 1910-1957

    Date of discharge book for paroled inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary.  Information provided is age, race, gender, county, crime for which convicted, minimum and maximum more

  • Paroled Prisoner Statistical Book (PA) 1910-1931

    Statistical record book of inmates paroled from Western State Penitentiary. Information provided is parole number, register number, race, violations, recommitments, deaths, other prisons in which incarcerated, more

  • Permanent Teaching Certificates (PA) Record Books, 1868-1908

    This collection, arranged numerically by certificate number and indexed internally, alphabetically by the first letter of the applicant's surname, contains a record of the persons granted more

  • Physicians Register (PA), 1870-1917

    This collection has entries prior to 1913, arranged in strict alphabetical order but after 1913 they are only grouped alphabetically by surnames. A record of physicians more

  • Polk Center (PA) Glass Plate Negatives

    Polk Center (PA) Glass Plate Negatives

    This collection includes historical glass plate negatives documenting daily life of staff and residents of Polk State School in Venango County, Pennsylvania. In the early 20th more

  • Population Indexes (PA) circa 1826-1960

    Index of prisoners confined at the Western State Penitentiary.Information provided is name of inmate and the sequentially assigned inmate number. Images are grouped chronologically by volume more

  • Postcards (PA)

    Postcards (PA)

    This collection of approximately 29,000 postcards from the 1880s to the 1970s includes images from across the U.S. and all 67 Pennsylvania counties and highlights cities, more

  • Posters (PA)

    Posters (PA)

    This is a collection of posters of varying size, color and medium pertaining to the U.S. and Pennsylvania from before the start of the Civil War more

  • Prisoners Paroled and Discharged Book (PA) 1887-1918

    Record book of inmates paroled and discharged from the Western State Penitentiary. Information provided is inmate number, name of inmate, date sentenced, calculated times for minimum more

  • Reception Descriptive Book (PA) 1879-1884

    Descriptive books for prisoners received at Eastern State Penitentiary. Information provided is inmate number, name of inmate, date received, age, race, gender, county, crime for which more

  • Record Books of Capital Cases (PA) 1894-1969

    Record book of the Board of Pardons for capital cases. Information provided is name of inmate, inmate number, county, date warrant issued, date of execution, date more

  • Record of (PA) Dental Licenses, 1965-1973

    This collection contains recorded copies of dental licenses issued by the State Dental Council and Examining Board. Information given is name of dentist, date license was more

  • Record of (PA) Medical Licenses, 1964-1971

    This collection contains copies of medical licenses issued by the State Board of Medical Education and Licensure. Information given is name of physician, date licensed, license more

  • Records of Applications and Licenses Issued to (PA) Chiropodists, 1974-1982

    This collection contains register of applications submitted to, and licenses issued by, the State Board of Chiropody Examiners. Information given is name and address of applicant, more

  • Registers of Mine Accidents (PA) for the Anthracite Districts, 1899-1972

    Mine accident registers providing documentation on mining accidents for the numerous Anthracite Coal Districts. Information provided within each report includes name of the inspector, name of more

  • Registers of Mine Accidents (PA) for the Bituminous Districts, 1899-1972

    Mine accident registers providing documentation on mining accidents for the numerous Bituminous Coal Districts.  Information provided within each report includes name of the inspector, name of more

  • Registers of Visitors (PA) 1829-1854

    Visitor registers for the Eastern State Penitentiary. Information provided is date of visit, name of visitor and their place of residence. Images are arranged chronologically by more

  • Revolutionary War Accounts, Militia 1777-1794

    Images of militia receipts, returns, operations documents, and lists of white males between ages eighteen and fifty-three for Allegheny, Bedford, Berks, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, more

  • Revolutionary War Pension List Book (PA) 1834-1838

    A record of pensions, "due to Act of Assembly passed 14 April, 1834 'An Act Authorizing and Directing County Treasurer to Pay Gratuities and Pension to more

  • Sanitary Water Board (PA) Minute Books, 1923-1931, 1969

    This collection contains meeting minutes, arranged chronologically by date of meeting, of the Sanitary Water Board. Information includes time, date and location of the meeting, a more

  • Schuylkill Navigation Co Schuylkill River Proj. Engineers’ Records, 1850-1940

    The collection contains drawings and contracts for projects to rehabilitate and clean up portions of the former Schuylkill Navigation Company canal basin and the adjacent Schuylkill more

  • Scrapbooks (PA) 1884-1893, 1908-1917, 1925-1926

    Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, notices, photographs, and related materials concerning the Eastern State Penitentiary. Images are arranged chronologically by date of item. This collection is part more

  • Secretary of Agriculture (PA) Scrapbooks, 1918-1940

    This collection of news clipping scrapbooks provide information on topics such as crop estimates, increases, declines, and total yield in production; statistics on crops, livestock, orchards, more

  • Settlement Registers (PA) 1792-1794

    These registers verify that the accounts payable by the state were indeed settled. In five columns is the following data: account number, payee, reason for payment, more

  • Specie Day Book and Waste Books (PA) 1775-1790

    A record relating to the payment and settlement of public money, kept by Comptroller General John Nicholson for the purpose of auditing, liquidating and adjusting Commonwealth more

  • Specie Journals (PA) 1775-1790

    A record of state monetary transactions kept on a daily basis relating to the payment and settlement of public money, kept by Comptroller General John Nicholson more

  • Specie Ledger (PA) 1775-1790

    A record relating to the payment and settlement of public money, kept by Comptroller General John Nicholson for the purpose of auditing, liquidating and adjusting Commonwealth more

  • Specie Ledger’s Balance Books (PA) 1775-1790

    This volume gives the balance of the accounts of the names listed. Page numbers on the left correspond to the account's location in RG 4/55- Specie more

  • Sportsman Advisory Councils (PA) Files, 1996-2003

    This collection contains files relative to the Governor's Sportsman Advisory Council and Governor's Youth Sportsmen Advisory Council. These groups were created by the Governor's Office, and more

  • State Board of Education (PA) Minute Books, 1911-1920, 1925-1982

    This collection contains meeting minute books, arranged chronologically by meeting date, of the State Board of Education. A typical record includes the date, time and location more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) Examination Applications, 1915-1951

    This collection, arranged chronologically, contains the applications submitted by motion picture film companies requesting the Board of Censors to review their films. The application gives the more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) General Correspondence, 1924-1956

    This collection contains correspondence, arranged alphabetically by subject, received and sent by the Board of Censors chairman and members. Also included are a few legal briefs, more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) Legal Briefs, 1915-1921, 1928-1940

    This collection contains appeals, replies, briefs, orders and correspondence, arranged chronologically, filed by motion picture companies, the State Board of Censors, the attorney general and the more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) Minutes, 1939-1956

    This collection contains minutes, arranged chronologically, documenting the daily activities of the Board of Censors reviewers. Information contained in the minutes provides the name and manufacturer more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) Reports, 1925-1951

    This collection contains annual reports, arranged chronologically, submitted by the Board concerning prosecutions of violations; the sale of substituted approval seals; budget allotments; the number of more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) Rules, Procedures, Forms, 1915-1956

    This collection contains a wide variety of documents,l arranged by subject, providing insight into the Board's operating procedures. Among the materials present are Fines, 1919-1947, that more

  • State Certificates (PA) for College Graduates Record Book, 1893-1911

    This collection contains a registry, arranged numerically by certificate numbers, of college graduates who were granted certificates to teach by the State Board of Education. Information more

  • State Forestry Commission (PA) Biennial Reports, 1901-1919

    The collection contains Biennial reports on the progress of work conducted by the Department of Forestry. Information provided is names of individuals from whom property was more

  • State Forestry Commission (PA) General Correspondence and Letter Press Books

    This collection includes letter books that contain correspondence relative to general forestry issues, which contain name and address of the recipient, date composed, and text of more

  • State Forestry Commission (PA) General Files, 1878, 1895

    This collection includes the Report upon U.S. Geographical Surveys, West of the One Hundredth Meridan, Engineer Dept., U. S. Army, 1878 and the Final Commission Report more

  • State Forestry Commission (PA) Meeting Minutes, 1899-1923

    The collection contains Minutes and Orders of Business relative to the meetings of the State Forestry Reservation Commission and the State Forest Commission. Convened in Harrisburg more

  • State Forestry Commission (PA) Publications, 1898-1924

    This collection contains publications and reports produced by the Department of Forestry. Bulletins, Circulars, pamphlets, proceedings of conferences and conventions, Department statistics, and a Fire Warden more

  • State Police (PA) Descriptive Books of Troopers, 1906-1939

    This collection contains records of persons employed as State troopers by the Commonwealth. Entries list the person's name, identification number, age, birthplace, race, height, hair and more

  • State Police (PA) Strike Reports, 1936-1941

    The collection, arranged chronologically by start of strike date, includes records contained in individual reports include police endorsements of special duties assigned to troops to investigate more

  • State Police (PA) Troop Reports, 1906-1930

    This collection, grouped by troop and arranged thereafter chronologically, contains semiannual reports for Troops A, B, C, and D as issued to the superintendent of the more

  • State Tax Equalization Board (PA) Minutes, 1947-1999

    This collection includes minute books from March 19, 1948 - December 1, 1999 that cover topics such as market value certifications, hearings on appeals, field reports, more

  • Statement of Public Accounts Book (PA) 1790-1791

    This series contains several lengthy public account statements. The monetary value in these records is based upon Bills of Credit which were issued during the following more

  • Supreme, Superior, Common Pleas, and Orphans Courts Judge (PA) Commission Registers, 1893-1942 (PA) 1930-1956

    This collection contains date from which term was computed, and the date commission ended. Records are indexed by court and arranged thereunder by district number. The Department more

  • Time Books (PA) 1889-1950

    Time books for sentences of inmates at Eastern State Penitentiary.  Information provided is, inmate number, crime for which convicted, sentence imposed, date sentenced, number of years more

  • Tryal Balance Book (PA)

    This volume appears to contain a balance of accounts of various state officials including tax collectors, military officers, and state and county administrators. The amount of more

  • Turnpike Comm. (PA) Engineering, Cross-Section, Plan, Profile Drawings, 1939-1964

    This collection contains original drawings executed in the field relating to rights-of-way and grading of the Original Section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and its subsequent extensions. more

  • Turnpike Comm. (PA) Engineering, Field Survey Notebooks, 1938-1971

    This collection contains notebooks executed in the field for the construction of the Turnpike, and is arranged by construction contract number, the volumes chronicle the planning more

  • Unidentified Indexes (PA) Day Books, and New Loan Accounts, 1780-1809

    Identified indexes include indices for Day Books, New Loan Accounts, and Revolutionary War transactions. Other indexes which are not labeled give names and page number, certificate more

  • United States Lottery Stub Book (PA) 1776

    This collection includes the stubs from lottery vouchers given by the United States for the numbers 26,669 through 26,9959 inclusive. No other information is given, and more

  • Veterinary (PA) Registration Books, 1905-1961

    This collection, arranged numerically by certificate numbers, contains a record of the registration of veterinarians by the Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Information recorded varies with more

  • Visitors Register (PA) 1848-1860

    Register of visitors to Western State Penitentiary. Information provided is date of visit, name of visitor, from whence visitor arrived, and destination of the visitor. Images more

  • Warden’s Daily Journals (PA) 1829-1961

    Daily journals kept by the wardens of the Eastern State Penitentiary. Information provided is daily account of activities in the facility including reception and discharge of more

  • Wardens Daily Journals (PA) 1869-1875

    Daily journals kept by the warden of the Western State Penitentiary containing descriptions of all activities and transactions in the prison. Images are arranged chronologically by more

  • Warrant Books (PA) 1789-1794

    A record of the warrants paid and issued by the Commonwealth through the Office of the Register General. Most relate to salary, pensions, and state debt more

  • Warrant Books (PA) 1791-1808

    This collection contains the warrants issued to people in lieu of money, and compiled together after being redeemed for specie when the state was able to more

  • Warrant Registers and Index (PA) 1782-1807

    This series contains several warrant registers which list information about warrants that the state issued in lieu of money which it may have owed to government more

  • Waste Book Indexes (PA) 1776-1792

    Images of two index volumes documenting the names mentioned in Waste Books, 1776-1792, which is also digitized. In one volume, the folio number of where the more

  • Waste Books (PA) 1776-1792

    A record of state monetary transactions relating to the payment and settlement of public money, kept for the purpose of auditing, liquidating and adjusting Commonwealth accounts. more

  • West Chester University (PA), School Newspaper, 1924-1988

    This collection contains student newspaper providing information about campus news, sporting events, and issues of interest to the student body. Records are arranged chronologically by date more

  • Woodville State Hosp (PA) Patient Register Books of Allegheny Co Hosp for Insane 1900-1935

    This collection, arranged alphabetically by patient surname, contains registers of patient admissions and discharges at the Allegheny County Hospital for the Insane. Information includes the patient's more

  • Woodville State Hospital (PA) Funeral Director Release Registers, 1951-1967

    The collection, arranged chronologically, contains annual records of removals/releases of deceased patients to funeral directors from the Woodville State Hospital. The register gives the names of more

  • World War 1 Posters (PA) 

    World War 1 Posters (PA) 

    This collection is of World War I era posters of varying size, color and medium pertaining to the U.S. and Pennsylvania. The posters are manufactured for more