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1. A History of the Pennsylvania State Library A History of the Pennsylvania State Library Libraries -- Pennsylvania -- History.
State Library of Pennsylvania.
A 33 page history of the State Library of Pennsylvania, detailing its roots in a collection of books purchased for the General Assembly by Benjamin Franklin, and carrying its history up into the 1930s....

2. Annals, comprising memoirs, incidents and statistics of Harrisburg : from the period of its first settlement Annals, comprising memoirs, incidents and statistics of Harrisburg : from the period of its first settlement ... Harrisburg (Pa.). Scheffer. 1858 ; Harrisburg (Pa.) History ; Philadelphia, Pa. ; Carlisle, Pa. ; Pennsylvania State Capitol (Harrisburg, Pa.) Pages 142-145, on the topic of the building of the Pennsylvania Capitol building, 154-155 on the attempt to move the Capitol from Philadelphia to Carlisle, PA in 1795, pages 226- on the 227 on the State...

3. Brief description of the Capitol at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with an outline of the state government. Brief description of the Capitol at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with an outline of the state government. Prepared at the request of Governor Gifford Pinchot. Pennsylvania -- Politics and government.
Capitol complex (Harrisburg, Pa.)
A 34 page pamphlet describing the Pennsylvania state capitol building, dedicated 4 October 1906. Special focus is given to the artwork and decoration. Also describes the organization and responsibilities...

4. Capitol park extension, 1911 Capitol park extension, 1911 Capitol Complex (Harrisburg, Pa.) ; Harrisburg (Pa.) History ; Pennsylvania State Capitol (Harrisburg, Pa.). Photographs and plans of the proposed extension, to accompany the report of the appraisers. (No t.p. Title from cover.)

5. Description of the capitol at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Description of the capitol at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania State Capitol (Harrisburg, Pa.)
Capitol Complex (Harrisburg, Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- Capital and capitol.
Harrisburg (Pa.) -- Capitol Building.
An early description of the ornamentation of the state capitol building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Intended as a visitors' guide, it presents a prose description of George Grey Barnard's two massive...

6. Desecration and Profanation of the Pennsylvania Capitol Desecration and Profanation of the Pennsylvania Capitol Pennsylvania State Capitol (Harrisburg, Pa.)
Capitol Complex (Harrisburg, Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- Capital and capitol.
Harrisburg (Pa.) -- Capitol Building.
Former Republican governor Samuel W. Pennypacker makes a spirited defense of his administration's oversight of the construction of the state capitol building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This volume gives...

7. Education building / Compiled and written by the Federal Writers' Project in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Education building / Compiled and written by the Federal Writers’ Project in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Sponsored and published by the Department of Public Instruction, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1939. State Library of Pennsylvania -- History.
Forum Building (Harrisburg, Pa.) -- History.
Education Building (Harrisburg, Pa.) -- History.
Public buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Harrisburg.
Capitol complex (Harrisburg, Pa.)
A detailed description of the architecture and ornamentation of the Forum building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. At first home to the commonwealth's Department of Public Instruction, the building continues...

8. Education building : welcome, visitors! Education building : welcome, visitors! Forum Building (Harrisburg, Pa.) A 4 page pamphlet describing the Forum Building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This art deco building originally housed the state's education department, and now houses the Office of Commonwealth Libraries...

9. Handbook of the new capitol of Pennsylvania Handbook of the new capitol of Pennsylvania Capitol complex (Harrisburg, Pa.) A richly illustrated guidebook to the art and architecture of the state capitol building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Published when the building was brand new, the book's purpose -- according to the Foreword...

10. Library of the Founding Fathers : The Rare Books Collections of the State Library of Pennsylvania Library of the Founding Fathers : The Rare Books Collections of the State Library of Pennsylvania Libraries -- Pennsylvania - History. State Library of Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania. General Assembly; Library -- History -- 18th century;Government libraries--Pennsylvania -- History -- 18th century;State Library of Pennsylvania - Rare Books Collections. An article on the Rare Books Collections of the State Library of Pennsylvania and their history.

11. Locomotive sketches, with pen and pencil : or, hints and suggestions to the tourist over the great central Locomotive sketches, with pen and pencil : or, hints and suggestions to the tourist over the great central route from Philadelphia to Pittsburg. Pennsylvania -- Description and travel. Selected pages from a travellers' narrative guide to what might be seen from a train window while crossing Pennsylvania. The selected pages focus on Dauphin county, particularly Middletown, Harrisburg,...

12. New Capitol at Harrisburg, Pa. New Capitol at Harrisburg, Pa. Pennsylvania -- Capital and capitol -- Pictorial works.
Capitol Complex (Harrisburg, Pa.).
A commercially-produced viewbook of interior photographs taken in the 'new' state capitol building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania around the time of the building's dedication in 1906. Consists of 46 pages...

13. The Pennsylvania State Library: 225 Years of Service The Pennsylvania State Library: 225 Years of Service Libraries -- Pennsylvania -- History
State Library of Pennsylvania.
A brief article celebrating the history of the State Library of Pennsylvania. It was originally published in the November 1970 "PLA Bulletin," pages 340-342.

14. Views of Harrisburg, Penna. Views of Harrisburg, Penna. Harrisburg (Pa.) -- Pictorial works.
Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Harrisburg.
A commercially-produced viewbook of the architecture of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania just prior to the dedication of the state capitol building in 1906. Consists of a brief introduction and 31 pages of plates....

15. Violet Oakley : capitol artist Violet Oakley : capitol artist Oakley, Violet, 1874-
Oakley, Violet, 1874- -- Exhibitions.
Capitol complex (Harrisburg, Pa.)
Mural painting and decoration -- Pennsylvania -- Harrisburg.
A 23 page pamphlet describing the murals at the Pennsylvania state capitol, painted by Violet Oakley. Prepared for an exhibit opening 10 June 2001. Includes biographical information. Also includes bibliographical...
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