The research materials available on Historic Pittsburgh include a variety of primary and secondary sources in various formats, including: full-texts (books), maps, images, videos, and manuscripts.
Come browse images from various Historic Pittsburgh collections.
This online chronology of Pittsburgh is taken from the fifth edition (1999) of Pittsburgh.
The Historic Pittsburgh site can direct users to other available resources when conducting research on Pittsburgh history.
Are you a cultural heritage institution in greater Pittsburgh interested in joining us? We’d love to talk to you!
Historic Pittsburgh comprises a variety of primary and secondary sources 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.
Launched in 1999, the site has grown each year through partnerships with more than a dozen cultural heritage institutions that hold historical collections and are willing to digitize and share them in support of both personal and scholarly research.