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.

Northern Liberties Bridge Company Ledger

Comprises the transactions, minutes from meetings, and contracts made with the state of Pennsylvania regarding the Mechanics Street Bridge, which was built in 1836 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Northland Historical Image Collection

Visual images documenting the construction and upgrades of county roads beginning in 1919 in the North Hills as well as the construction of North Park (1899-1989).

Contributor: Northland Public Library