We are proud to present our newly cataloged archival collections!
The Oakmont Carnegie Library Archives are made up
of several individual collections, including:
The Vertical File Collection, made up of folders of reference materials,
such as newspaper articles, that relate to Oakmont, Verona, and Pennsylvania history.
The Oakmont Historic Image Collection,consisting of nearly 1,000 photographs, postcards, and other images relating to Oakmont and the surrounding area. These images have been recently digitized in a partnership with the University of Pittsburgh’s Digital Research Library and are now available online!
The Oakmont Carnegie Library Collection, consisting of documents, official records, and other items relating to the history of the Oakmont Carnegie Library.
The Oakmont Historical Collection, made up of loose documents, bound items, maps, blueprints, cassette tapes, and other materials relating to the history of Oakmont and the surrounding area. This collection, which covers a time period from the turn of the last century to the present, contains materials relating to homes, businesses, and individuals as well as paper and microfilm copies of certain years of the Advance Leader newspaper.
All archival materials are accessible by appointment.
The library gladly welcomes donations of material, especially photographs, relating to the history of Oakmont and the surrounding area, although not all items offered can be accepted. Our archivist will also be happy to assist you in taking care of your personal materials by offering preservation recommendations.
If you would like to make an appointment to access archival materials, have a question relating to the history of Oakmont or the surrounding area, are interested in donating material, or would like advice on how to preserve your personal historic artifacts, please contact Reference Librarian and Archivist Stephanie Zimble at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the Oakmont Library at (412) 828-9532.