Did you know you can search historical archives online through the Lycoming County Library System’s eBranch?  All you need is the Internet. Access the historical achives  or go to the  “Look it up Now” section and click “Online Resources and Catalog” then click on “Historical Archives”.

You have access to:

  • Old Lycoming County photographs and images.
    Over two thousand (2,000) local historical photographs, drawings and images of old Lycoming County, PA can be found here. Images are shown in a small version for browsing or as a full size image for detail. Plus you can also search other digital archives collections from Pennsylvania. Easy and free 24/7 access to these rare photographs. Explore the early years of Lycoming County and surrounding areas.
  • Lycoming County Women’s History Collection
    Williamsport Women: Voices, Images, Actions 1875-1925. Source material related to the history of women in Lycoming County from Lycoming College, the Lycoming County Historical Society, and the J.V. Brown Library. Documents selected highlight the history of local women in volunteer and reform organizations, education, the arts, the workplace, and private lives. The first part of the collection will cover the time period 1875-1925.
  • Google News Archives
    Imagine the world’s daily history presented for the past 500 years in a single, freely accessible online resource. Google News Archives powerful search engine displays your results as a digital facsimile of the original newspaper pages. News archive search provides an easy way to search and explore historical archives. In addition to helping you search, News archive search can automatically create timelines which show selected results from relevant time periods. News Archives Search Help
  • Williamsport-Gazette and Bulletin
    Browse old issues of the Williamsport-Gazette and Bulletin from April 1, 1924 through September 10, 1955.