Local History and Genealogical Research in the University Libraries: L. Immigration Records

This guide includes resources available in Special Collections, Newman Library, and online that can aid in local genealogy research.

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Immigration Records

  • Diffenderffer, The German immigration into Pennsylvania through the Port of Philadelphia from 1770 to 1775 and the Redemptioners Call No.: F160 G3 D53 1977 Newman 3rd floor
  • Filby, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index 3 v. and suppls Call No.: CS68 P36 Newman 2nd floor
  • Filby, A Bibliography of Ship Passenger Lists: 1538-1825 Call No.: CS68 F54 Newman 2nd floor 
  • Koger, Index to the Names of 30,000 Immigrants – German, Swiss, Dutch, and French - into Pennsylvania, 1727-1776 Call No.: F152 R963 1935 Newman 3rd floor
  • Miller, Migration, Emigration, Immigration 2 vols. Call No.: CS68 M54 Newman 2nd floor
  • Rupp, A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1725-1776 Call No.: F152 R96 1898 Newman 3rd floor
  • Strassberger, Pennsylvania German Pioneers: A Publication of the Original lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from 1727-1808 Call No.: F160 G3 S8 Remote Storage (requires notice for retrieval)
  • Tepper, Emigrants to Pennsylvania: 1641-1819 Call No.: F148 E45 1978 Newman 3rd floor