Sale records of lots in Centre County, may include owner names or descriptions of structures on a particular lot. A record is produced for each sale, so it is necessary to trace through the various transactions to assure you have all of the available information. To best track down a particular building, first search for the tax id number through the county's Public Parcel Viewer listed in Online Resources.
Collections of photographs and postcards as well as the papers of local residents including the Bauchspies Collection and drawings by Dean Kennedy. Historic Site Surveys (now Historic Resource Surveys) for areas of Centre County and books on historic architecture in the county and other areas of the state.
Includes additional local newspapers, as well as genealogical resources which may help with research on particular individuals involved in a project including indexed obituaries. A class on resources for historic houses is occasionally offered.
Office holds partial building permits for State College beginning in 1936 and current zoning policies. Selected dataset of permits (1937-1969) available at: https://scholarsphere.psu.edu/files/x346d662p