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Special Collections: State and Local History

Materials about state and local history found within the Special Collections Library.

State College

Special Collections holdings include materials on the history and governance of State College, Pennsylvania, the home of Penn State, and on many of its local organizations that give a unique flavor to this community.

Widely spaced houses and roads separated by fields and trees.

State College Historic Houses, 1883. Pennsylvania State University Archives, Special Collections Library, University Libraries, The Pennsylvania State University.

The History of State College

Special Collections materials on the history of State College, Pennsylvania, include:


Governance of State College

Special Collections materials on the governance of State College include:

The History of Local Organizations

Special Collections documents the history of local organizations including: