Collections

Historic Pittsburgh comprises a variety of primary and secondary sources from multiple partners about the greater Pittsburgh region, including a wide range of publications, maps, manuscripts, visual images, and audio-video materials, that support personal and scholarly research.

Edward J. Shourek Photographs

Images taken by Edward J. Shourek that depict family and friends, home in Homewood, Central High School, George Westinghouse High School, Syria Mosque, and locations in Ohio, West Virginia, and New York locations (Buffalo and Niagara Falls).

Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Eichleay Engineering Corporation Records and Photographs

Visual images from Eichleay Engineering Corporation documenting company's role in moving residences, businesses, and other large structures and objects between 1892-1970.

Contributor: Detre Library & Archives, Heinz History Center

Eliphalet Smith Account Book

Contains Eliphalet Smith's account book of his personal and professional transactions between 1807 and 1824.

Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Ephraim Douglass Ledgers

Consists of four ledgers that primarily document the stock and sale of supplies at Forts Pitt and Kittanning during the 1770s.

Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Extension of the Pittsburgh City Limits Minute Book

Consists of a minute book detailing through various reports the extension of the limits of the City of Pittsburgh between 1836-1841; included are reports from courts, surveyors, and a commission carrying out orders from the state assembly.

Contributor: University of Pittsburgh