We have numerous research materials available to our members free of charge, non members may access our library for a nominal fee of $15 per day.


Contracted staff research is $15 per hour/non-members and $10 per hour/members. This rate includes the cost of up to 5 photocopies and postage.

Four microfilm machines are available (reservations are suggested, but not mandatory).


Local history research, which requires access to archival materials, is available via reservation.


Call 412-678-1832 or e-mail us at for more information

Research Library Resources

  1. Copies of The Daily News on microfilm from 1884 to the present


  3. for military records 

  4. Obituary indexes for The Daily News 

  5. Birth and Wedding indexes for The Daily News (limited years)

  6. City of McKeesport directories (click here to see the list of years available)

  7. City of McKeesport tax records

  8. Local cemetery records

  9. Local funeral home records

  10. McKeesport Area High School yearbooks

  11. McKeesport Area High School newspapers

  12. Sanborn Maps of McKeesport

  13. Warrantee Atlas of Allegheny County, 1914 reprint

  14. Some local family histories

  15. Some local church &  synagogue histories

  16. Other archival materials related to local schools, people, organizations, businesses, etc.

  17. Photographs of local interest

  18. Our G.C. Murphy Company materials now have a finding aid. Click Here to open this document.  

McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center
1832 Arboretum Drive*
McKeesport, PA 15132
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