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The Old Economy Village Archives hold the largest collection of information about the Harmony Society. The collection contains six manuscript groups, an historic library, and collections of music, maps, drawings, and wallpaper. Major topics covered by the archives and library include but are not limited to music, architecture, religion, business, and photographs.


Research is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - noon and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Contact Sarah Buffington at (724) 266-4500, ext. 111 or


Please refer to the manuscript listings prior to your arrival to determine what you would like to research and to save time during your scheduled time.  Use of information in the archives is regulated by the Pennsylvania State Archives in accordance with their fee schedule.  Please refer to the Fee Schedules listed below.

Old Economy Village Fee Schedule for Archival Reproduction

Old Economy Village Archives Use of Reproductions Policy

Look at a list of the contents of the Old Economy Village Archives.

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A list of almost everything written about this communal group.

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A work in progress, see some of the digitized items from the archives.

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The cemetery has very few markers. 604 burials are recorded on Find-A-Grave.

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