Old Economy Village Archives

  • Documents – select digitized archival pieces from the Old Economy Village archives
  • Music – music of the Harmony Society

Old Economy Village is the home of a great deal of information about the Harmony Society and life in general in the nineteenth century. The collection contains six manuscript groups, an historic library, and collections of music, maps, drawings, and wallpaper.  Major topics covered by the archives and library include but are not limited to music, architecture, religion, business, and photographs.

Research is by appointment only.  Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – Noon and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Please call (724) 266-4500 x 111 or e-mail to schedule an appointment. Please refer to the manuscript listings prior to your arrival to determine what you would like to research and to save time during your scheduled time.  Use of information in the archives is regulated by the Pennsylvania State Archives in accordance with their fee schedule.  Please refer to the PA Fee Schedules listed below.