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Blair County PA - Everything Collection

Blair County PA - Everything Collection

PA-Genealogy

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This is a collection of various historical and genealogical reference works on Pennsylvania. These references cover 1000's of individuals, and are an excellent way to start or continue research focused on PA. This collection includes all of the individual collections covering Blair County, PA (Please see individual collection listings for detailed descriptions of titles.)

This material was scanned from original publications and will be provided as text searchable PDFs (unless noted in description). You will receive an email with the download link after purchasing online. These files can be read using many PDF reader programs (Windows / Mac / Linux), however Adobe Reader or Acrobat are recommended.

BL01 - Blair County PA - Everything Collection (All Collections on Blair County)

BL02 - County, Regional and Misc History Collection

County History & Biography Collection
History of Huntingdon and Blair Counties, Pennsylvania (J. Simpson Africa, 1883, 998 pages)
Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Blair County, Pennsylvania (Samuel T. Wiley & W. Scott Garner, 1892, 599 pages)
Semi-Centennial History of Blair County 1896 (Charles B. Clark, 1896, 152 pages)
Twentieth Century History of Altoona and Blair County Pennsylvania (Jesse C. Sell, 1911, 1024 pages)
Blair County Centennial Celebration 1846-1946 - Souvenir Program (Anonymous, 1946, 86 pages)

Town, Township & Regional Histories
History of the City of Altoona and Blair County (Jas. H. Ewing and Harry Selp, 1880, 278 pages)
Tyrone of To-Day - The Gateway of the Alleghenies (Rev. W. H. Wilson, 1897, 194 pages)
Pen Pictures of Friends and Reminiscent Sketches (J. N. Tillard, 1911, 353 pages)
Looking Eighty Years Backward and A History of Roaring Spring, PA (D. M. Bare, 1920, 247 pages)
Historical Sketches of Collinsville (Anonymous, 1935, 18 pages)
Hollidaysburg Centennial 1836-1936 Official Program - History Pageant (Program Committee, 1936, 76 pages)
History of the Early Settling of the Bald Eagle Valley (William E. Marks, 1939, 19 pages)
Altoona 1849-1949 - Centennial Booklet (Richard E. Beeler, 1949, 98 pages)
A Short History of Tyrone Borough (Ralph T. Wolfgang, 1950, 63 pages)
75th Anniversary History Roaring Spring Pennsylvania 1887-1962 (Roaring Spring Historical Committee, 1962, 171 pages)
Tyrone of Today Volume II 1897-1976 (Tyrone Area Bicentennial Committee, 1976, 243 pages)
Tipton-antis 1776 - 1856 - 1976 (Anonymous, 1976, 48 pages)

BL03 - Miscellaneous History and Maps Collection

Church, Family, Education, Military and Miscellaneous Histories
Manual of the Second Presbyterian Church of Altoona, PA (1877, 30 pages)
Industrial and Commercial Resources of [Western] Pennsylvania (Historical Publishing Company, 1887, 144 pages)
Young American Patriots - The Youth of Pennsylvania in World War II (National Publishing Company, 1946, 674 pages)
History of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania (Floyd G. Hoenstine, 1953, 66 pages)
Flood 1972 (Pennsylvania Mirror, 1972, 48 pages)

Maps & Atlases
1850's Map of the Farms in Sinking Valley, Blair Co. Penna (G. M. Hopkins, Color)
1859 Map of Blair County Pennsylvania (Geil & Freed, Color)
1873 Atlas of the Blair and Huntingdon Counties Pennsylvania (Beach Nichols and A. Pomeroy & Co., 1873, 58 pages, B/W)

Birds-eye Town Views
Penn'a R.R. Car Shops, Altoona Pennsylvania 1895 (T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer, 1895)
Tyrone, Blair County, Pennsylvania 1895 (T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer, 1895)
Birds Eye View of Williamsburg, Blair Co., PA 1906 (Fowler & Kelly, 1906)

BL04 - Directory Collection (1837-1959)
Harris' Pittsburgh Business Directory for the Year 1837 [Excerpt on Blair & Huntingdon County, PA] (Isaac Harris, 1837, 8 pages)
Harris' General Business Directory of the Cities of Pittsburg and Allegheny [Excerpt on Blair County, PA] (Isaac Harris, 1841, 3 pages)
Blair County Directory for 1870-71 (J. H. Lant, 1870, 154 pages)
Fierstines' Altoona City Directory 1884-85 (Fierstine Brothers, 1884, 256 pages)
Altoona, Clearfield, Huntingdon, Lewistown, Mehaffey, Ridgway, Philipsburg and Nearby Places Telephone Directory - June 1912 (Bell Telephone Co. of PA, 1912, 92 pages)
United Telephone Directory - June 1923 - Northern District (United Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1923, 176 pages)
Altoona - Hollidaysburg - Tyrone and Nearby Points Telephone Directory - October 1941 (Bell Telephone Co. of PA, 1941, 154 pages)
Telephone Directory - Bedford and Nearby Points - September 1946 (The United Telephone Company of PA, 1946, 76 pages)
Altoona and Nearby Points Telephone Directory - September 1946 (Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania, 1946, 332 pages)
Telephone Directory - Bedford and Nearby Points - September 1956 (The United Telephone Company of PA, 1956, 148 pages)
Telephone Directory - Bedford and Nearby Points - September 1958 (The United Telephone Company of PA, 1958, 168 pages)
Telephone Directory - Bedford and Nearby Points - September 1959 (The United Telephone Company of PA, 1959, 172 pages)