Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania - Greensburg Campus
This guide will assist students in various courses who need information regarding the history, demographics, and local resources of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania or if you are enrolled in History 1005, Special Topics.
The Tribune-Review was known as the Greensburg Tribune Review for many years. The Greensburg Campus library contains a complete run of this newspaper on microfilm from 1955 to December 2020. There is no index to this newspaper so you must have a specific date in mind to search it.
Search this database for local revolutionary war heroes such as Arthur St. Clair (1737-1818). A local park in downtown Greensburg is named in his honor as well as the annual St. Clair Lecture series held each fall at the Pitt-Greensburg campus.
Historic Pittsburgh is a digital collection that provides an opportunity to explore and research the history of Pittsburgh and the surrounding Western Pennsylvania area on the Internet. It is a joint project of the University of Pittsburgh and the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania. Most of the materials in Historic Pittsburgh's Full-Text Collection were published or produced before the early 1920s and are out of print or not readily accessible.
Also known as the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and the Greensburg Tribune-Review, this newspaper is the chief source of information for Westmoreland County. The online version of this newspaper has searching capabilities but only covers information for the past few years. For earlier years you can search Academic Lexis-Nexis.