Additional History Center Digital Resources

Newspaper Inventory

Cookbook Database

Allegheny County Photography Department Photographs Index

This is a partial index to the Allegheny County Photography Department Photographs, a collection that comprises tens of thousands of photographic negatives documenting buildings, construction projects, and events in Allegheny County. The index will be periodically updated as work progresses with the collection.

Historic Pittsburgh

City Directories

Search over 120 city directories published between 1815 and 1945 from Pittsburgh, Allegheny City, Homestead, and surrounding areas.

General Text Collection

Search over 1,000 publications that document Western Pennsylvania history.


Historic Pittsburgh offers online access to G.M Hopkins Company maps, the Warrantee Atlas of Allegheny County, and the Darlington Digital Library map collection.


Along with images from the Heinz History Center, Historic Pittsburgh features images from the archives of other local organizations, including the University of Pittsburgh, the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation, Rodef Shalom, and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.