Pennsylvania State Archives

Major Genealogical Resources

  • Passenger lists.
  • Naturalization records.
  • Birth, marriage, and death information.
  • Military and war records.
  • Occupational records.
  • Prison records.
  • Land records.
  • Church records.
  • Cemetery records.
  • County records.
  • Census records.
  • Family papers.
  • Miscellaneous records.

It is important to note that much of the information at the State Archives has been published in Pennsylvania Archives (LR974.8 P3821). It is always prudent to consult the guide listed below, then look at the Pennsylvania Archives before making a trip to Harrisburg.

Guides to the Collection

The holdings of this archive are described in Guide to Genealogical Sources at the Pennsylvania State Archives (016.9293 P384g2 - SSH).

Point of Contact for More Information

Pennsylvania State Archives, 350 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120 (717) 783-3281

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