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Additional Resources: Other Archival Repositories
Many regional Libraries and Historical Societies maintain Special Collections of historical manuscripts, archives, and rare books that may be of interest to the researcher. Please visit their websites for further information.
Lancaster Area Repositories
Evangelical and Reformed Historical Society (ERHS) &
United Church of Christ Archives (UCC)
Lancaster Theological Seminary, Philip Schaff Library
Lancaster County Historical Society
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society
Dickinson College, Archives and Special Collections
Gettysburg College, Special Collections and College Archives
Haverford College, Special Collections
Millersville University Special Collections and University Archives
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission/ PA State Archives
Pennsylvania German Organizations and Repositories
Center for Pennsylvania German Studies - Millersville University
German Society of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center - Kutztown University
Pennsylvania German Society
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission/ Landis Valley Museum
Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center
NOTE: Please write or call these repositories before you
visit to verify hours, resources, and to make more efficient use of your research time.