Venango County, PA - Everything Collection

Venango County, PA - Everything Collection


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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 Schuylkill 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.

VN01 - Venango County PA - Everything Collection (All Collections on Venango County)

VN02 - County, Regional and Miscellaneous History Collection
County History & Biography Collection
Centennial Discourse: A Sketch of the History of Venango County, Pennsylvania (S. J. M. Eaton, 1876, 49 pages)
History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present (Brown, Runk & Co., 1890, 1117 pages)
Pioneer Outline History of Northwestern Pennsylvania (W. J. McKnight, 1905, 755 pages)
Proceedings of the Celebration of the First Centennial of the Organization of the County of Venango, Pennsylvania, for Judicial Purposes (Venango County Bar Association, 1905, 177 pages)
Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania (John W. Jordan, 1915, 1996 pages)
Venango County Pennsylvania - Her Pioneers and People Vol. 1 & 2 (Charles A. Babcock, 1919, 1300 pages)
The Historical Album and Daily Program - Venango County Sesquicentennial 1805-1955 (Venango County Sesqui-Centennial Association, 1955, 110 pages)

Town, Township & Regional Histories
Franklin Pennsylvania (The Franklin Chamber of Commerce, 1929, 40 pages)
The Historical Album and Daily Program - 1868-1968 A Century of Progress in Franklin, Pennsylvania (Anonymous, 1968, 120 pages)

Church, Family, Education, Military and Miscellaneous Histories
Industrial and Commercial Resources of [Northern] Pennsylvania (Historical Publishing Company, 1887, 125 pages)
Industrial and Commercial Resources of [Western] Pennsylvania (Historical Publishing Company, 1887, 144 pages)
A Souvenir of the Labor Day Celebration - Franklin, Pennsylvania 1903 (Central Labor Council, 1903, 108 pages)
1868-1968 Venango County Court House Centennial, Franklin PA (Anonymous, 1968, 16 pages)

VN03 - Maps Atlases & Images Collection
Maps & Atlases
1857 Map of Venango County Pennsylvania (Irwin, Heydrick & Heydrick, Color)
1860's Oil Regions of Venango County Pennsylvania (Unattributed, Color)
1864 Lloyd's Map of the Great Oil Region (J. T. Lloyd, Color)
1864 Map o f the Oil District of Venango, Crawford & Warren Counties, Pennsylvania (R. C. Root, Anthony & Co., Color)
1865 Map of the Oil Region of Pennsylvania (Otto Krebs, Color)
1865 Beers, Ellis & Soule's Map of Venango Co. Penn. (F. W. Beers & Co., Color)
1865 Hunt's Improved Map of Venango County Oil Regions (John Hunt, Color)
1890 Map of Cornplanter Township, Venango Co., PA. (C. I. Neydrick & L. P. Nancock, Color)

Birds-eye Town Views
Oil City, Pennsylvania (1896, T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer)
Emlenton, Venango County, Pennsylvania (1897, T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer)
View of the City of Franklin, Pa. (1901, T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer)

VN04 - Directory Collection (1871-1956)
Titusville, Franklin and Oil City Directory For 1871 (J. H. Lant, 1870, 176 pages)
General Directory for the Oil Regions of Pennsylvania for 1872-73 (Jno. M. Arters, 1872, 341 pages)
Titusville, Oil City, Franklin and Warren Directory For 1884 (J. H. Lant, 1884, 272 pages)
List of Subscribers - The Central District Printing Telegraph Co., July 1894 (The Central District and Printing Telegraph Company, 1894, 186 pages)
Official Directory of the Central District & Printing Telegraph Co. May 1898 (Central District & Printing Telegraph Co., 1898, 410 pages)
Directory of All Business and Professional Men and Official Guide of Venango County, Penn’a (D. R. Watson, 1898, 98 pages)
Mowrey's Tri-State Directory - 1907 (Mowrey Directory Co., 1907, 544 pages)
Telephone Directory - May 1935 [Sharon-Farrell and Vicinity] (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1935, 126 pages)
Polk's Oil City Directory 1936-37 Including Franklin, Reno and Rouseville (R. L. Polk & Co., 1936, 724 pages)
Oil City - Franklin and Nearby Communities Telephone Directory - March 1939 (Pennsylvania Telephone Corporation, 1939, 124 pages)
Sharon-Farrell and Nearby Communities Telephone Directory - April 1940 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1940, 114 pages)
Polk's Franklin City Directory 1947-48 Including Reno (R. L. Polk & Co., 1948, 346 pages)
Polk's Oil City City Directory 1954 (Inc. Reno Rouseville & Seneca) (R. L. Polk & Co., 1954, 498 pages)
Oil City Directory (Inc. Rouseville, Seneca, Reno & Vicinity) May 1956 (Allegheny Directories, 1956, 190 pages)

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