Union County Historical Society

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Union County Historical Society

Address: 103 South 2nd Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1903 in the Union County Courthouse. Please check the courthouse page for parking and building entrance instructions.

Phone: (570) 524-8666

FAX: (570) 524-8743

Email: hstoricl@ptd.net

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - noon; 1 - 4 p.m. Closed federal holidays.

Fees for library use: $5.00 for non-members

Copy fees: 25¢ per page

Microform Holdings:

  • Federal Population Schedules 1790-1920 (Union 1820-1930; Snyder 1860-1920; Northumberland 1790-1920; Schuylkill 1880-1920; Philadelphia 1850)
  • Direct Tax of 1798 for Northumberland County
  • Tax Assessments (Union 1792-188w; Snyder 1792-1881)
  • Agricultural Census 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
  • Manufacturer's Reports 1850 and 1860
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Lewisburg 1885-1925; Mifflinburg 1887-1943
  • Union County Annual Enumeration and Assessment 1883-1946
  • Union County Commissioners Minutes 1813-1894; Treasurers books 1822-1836; License Books 1836-1856
  • Mortality Census 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
  • Burials of Deceased Soldiers 1886-1915
  • Pennsylvania Veterans Census 1890
  • Newspapers (years, title, place of publication)
  • 1834-1835 Union Annalist (New Berlin)
  • 1834-1855 Union Times (New Berlin)
  • 1835-1837 Anti-Masonic Star (New Berlin)
  • 1838-1841 The Milton Ledger (Milton, Northumberland County)
  • 1839 Lewisburg Standard (Lewisburg)
  • 1841 The Union Star (New Berlin)
  • 1843-1848 Clinton County Democrat (Lock Haven, Clinton County)
  • 1847-1912 Lewisburg Chronicle (Lewisburg)
  • 1847 Good Samaritan (New Berlin)
  • 1850-1852 Der Christliche Botschafter (New Berlin)
  • 1862-1998 Mifflinburg Telegraph (Mifflinburg, missing 1868-1872)
  • 1910-1952 Lewisburg Journal (Lewisburg)
  • 1999-2002 Union County Times (Lewisburg)

Hard Copy Holdings:

  • Family Histories
  • Store accounts and ledgers
  • Annals of Buffalo Valley by John Blair Linn
  • Commemorative Biographical Record
  • Civil War Soldiers of Union County by Mary Belle Lontz
  • Early Assessment Records by Mary Belle Lontz
  • Guide to Union County Cemeteries by Thomas Finsterbush, et al.
  • History of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys by Hungerford and Ellis
  • Revolutionary War Soldiers of Union County by Mary Belle Lontz
  • Tombstone Inscriptions of Union County by Mary Belle Lontz
  • A Town on the Susquehanna by Lois Kalp
  • Union County by Charles M. Snyder
  • Union County Marriages
  • Deaths and Marriages
  • Central Pennsylvania Marriages
  • Ministerial Records
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