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A list of key readings about History of Pittsburgh.
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Primary sources

  • Lubove, Roy, ed. Pittsburgh 1976. 294 pp. short excerpts
  • Digital Library, 500 published works from the 19th and early 20th centuries that document Pittsburgh history. The scope of the collection includes poetry, fiction, genealogy and biography. Contains both primary and secondary sources.

Secondary sources

  • Baldwin, Leland D. Pittsburgh: The Story of a City University of Pittsburgh Press, 1937 online edition, popular history by leading scholar
  • Bauman, John F. and Edward K. Muller. Before Renaissance: Planning in Pittsburgh, 1889-1943 University of Pittsburgh Press,(2006). 331 pp. online review
  • Cannadine, David. Mellon: An American Life (2006), major biography of top industrial and financial leader
  • Carson, Carolyn Leonard. Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit: The History of the St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Carnegie-Mellon U. Press, 1995. 246 pp.
  • Thomas, Clarke M. Front-Page Pittsburgh: Two Hundred Years of the Post-Gazette. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 2005. 332 pp.
  • Couvares, Francis G. The Remaking of Pittsburgh: Class and Culture in an Industrializing City 1877-1919 State University of New York Press, 1984 online edition
  • Crowley, Gregory J. The Politics of Place: Contentious Urban Redevelopment in Pittsburgh. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 2005. 207 pp.
  • Devault, Ileen A. Sons and Daughters of Labor: Class and Clerical Work in Turn-of-the-Century Pittsburgh. Cornell U. Press, 1991. 194 pp.
  • Glasco, Laurence A., ed. The WPA History of the Negro in Pittsburgh. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 2004. 422 pp.
  • Greenwald, Maurine W. and Anderson, Margo, eds. Pittsburgh Surveyed: Social Science and Social Reform in the Early Twentieth Century. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. 292 pp.
  • Hays, Samuel P., ed. City at the Point: Essays on the Social History of Pittsburgh. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1989. 473 pp.
  • Heineman, Kenneth J. A Catholic New Deal: Religion and Reform in Depression Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania State U. Press, 1999. 287 pp. online edition
  • Hinshaw, John. Steel and Steelworkers: Race and Class Struggle in Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh. State U. of New York Press, 2002. 348 pp.
  • Hoerr, John. And the Wolf Finally Came: The Decline of American Steel. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1988. 689 pp.
  • Holt, Michael 1850s
  • Ingham, John N. Making Iron and Steel: Independent Mills in Pittsburgh, 1820-1920. Ohio State U. Press, 1991. 297 pp.
  • Kleinberg, S. J. The Shadow of the Mills: Working-Class Families in Pittsburgh, 1870-1907. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1989. 414 pp.
  • Krause, Paul. The Battle for Homestead, 1880-1892: Politics, Culture, and Steel. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1992. 548 pp.
  • Lopez, Steven Henry. Reorganizing the Rust Belt: An Inside Study of the American Labor Movement. U. of California Press, 2004. 314 pp.
  • Lorant, Stefan. Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City, (1964), well written, heavily illustrated popular history
  • Lubove, Roy. Twentieth Century Pittsburgh: Government, Business, and Environmental Change (1969)
  • Lubove, Roy. Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh. Vol. 2: The Post-Steel Era. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. 413 pp. the major scholarly synthesis
  • Nasaw, David. Andrew Carnegie (2006), major biography
  • Rishel, Joseph F. Founding Families of Pittsburgh: The Evolution of a Regional Elite, 1760-1910. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1990. 241 pp.
  • Rose, James D. Duquesne and the Rise of Steel Unionism. U. of Illinois Press, 2001. 284 pp.
  • Ruck, Rob. Sandlot Seasons: Sport in Black Pittsburgh. U. of Illinois Press, 1987. 238 pp.
  • Seely, Bruce E., ed. Iron and Steel in the Twentieth Century. Facts on File, 1994. 512 pp.
  • Slavishak, Edward Steven. Bodies of Work: Civic Display and Labor in Industrial Pittsburgh (2008)
  • Smith, Arthur G. Pittsburgh: Then and Now. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1990. 336 pp.
  • Smith, George David. From Monopoly to Competition: The Transformation of Alcoa, 1888-1986. Cambridge U. Press, 1988. 554 pp.
  • Tarr, Joel A., ed. Devastation and Renewal: An Environmental History of Pittsburgh and Its Region. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 2003. 312 pp. online review
  • Wade, Richard C. The Urban Frontier: The Rise of Western Cities, 1790-1830. (1959)
  • Wall, Joseph. Andrew Carnegie (1970). 1137 pp.; major biography
  • Warren, Kenneth. Triumphant Capitalism: Henry Clay Frick and the Industrial Transformation of America. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.
  • Weber, Michael P. Don't Call Me Boss: David L. Lawrence, Pittsburgh's Renaissance Mayor. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1988. 440 pp.

History to 1800

Primary sources

  • Iscrupe, William L. and Shirley G. Iscripe. Early History of Western Pennsylvania of the West and the Western Expeditions and Campaigns (To Ohio, 1754-1833) (1988)
  • Lubove, Roy, ed. Pittsburgh 1976. 294 pp. short excerpts
  • Digital Library, 500 published works from the 19th and early 20th centuries that document Pittsburgh history. The scope of the collection includes poetry, fiction, genealogy and biography. Contains both primary and secondary sources.

Secondary sources

  • Baldwin, Leland D. Pittsburgh: The Story of a City University of Pittsburgh Press, 1937 online edition, popular history by leading scholar
  • Baldwin, Leland D. Whiskey Rebels: The Story of a Frontier Uprising. 1939. online edition
  • Bragdon, Kathleen Joan. The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Northeast (2001)
  • Dunaway, Wayland F.The Scotch-Irish of Colonial Pennsylvania (1997)
  • Walter Scott Dunn. The New Imperial Economy: The British Army and the American Frontier, 1764-1768 2001 - 216 pages
  • Harper, R. Eugene. The Transformation of Western Pennsylvania, 1770-1800. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1991. 273 pp.
  • Hogeland, William. The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America's Newfound Sovereignty (2006)
  • Lorant, Stefan. Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City, (1964), well written, heavily illustrated popular history
  • Parkman, Francis. History of the Conspiracy of Pontiac, and the War of the North American Tribes Against the English Colonies (1895), online edition
  • Peckham, Howard H. Pontiac and the Indian Uprising (1947)
  • Rishel, Joseph F. Founding Families of Pittsburgh: The Evolution of a Regional Elite, 1760-1910. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1990. 241 pp.
  • Sewickley Valley Historical Society. Sewickley (2006) 128pp
  • Slaughter, Thomas P. The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution. Oxford University Press, 1988 online edition
  • Smith, Arthur G. Pittsburgh: Then and Now. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1990. 336 pp.
  • Tanner, Helen Hornbeck. Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History (1987)
  • Wade, Richard C. The Urban Frontier: The Rise of Western Cities, 1790-1830. (1959)
  • White, Richard. The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815 (1991)