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Special Collections: Pennsylvania German Collection

This collection includes books, periodicals, recordings, and ephemera relating to the Pennsylvania German language, history and culture. It is a representative collection of the first one hundred years of German-language printing in America (1748-1848) and includes a number of Sauer imprints. Included in this collection are materials by and about members of the Muhlenberg Family (1770-1850).

 The Heinrich Kelz subject bibliography, available in the reference collection, indexes the Pennsylvania German Collection up to 1968.

  • For more information about how to search Trexler Library's catalog for items in the Pennsylvania German Collection, click here.
  • For more information on the Pennsylvania German Collection, and other Special Collections at Trexler Library, see the About Us page on the Library Special Collections web page.
  • For access to items in the Pennsylvania German Collection, please contact Susan Falciani Maldonado.

HIghlights from the Pennsylvania German Collection


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