* In accordance with the will of Anna Mary Williamson, our benefactress, the building was always to remain a Library; thus we maintain a research library. Our collection includes mostly books pertaining to local history of Langhorne and it's adjacent areas, Bucks County and Pennsylvania history, genealogy of local families, and U.S. history covering the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Of special interest is an early publication of Battle's History of Bucks County and a set of books containing collections of articles and writings read before the the Bucks County Historical Society on many various aspects of early Bucks County life, events, and families.
Newspaper of the month is now available on this site from our P.D.F. D.V.A. collection below, click on it below.
D.V.A. January 1, 1920
*Now available to be viewed and read on our computers are the Delaware Valley Advance newspapers from January 1920 to November 1921 using Adobe Reader. Also the 1876 Combination Atlas Map of Bucks County can be viewed, it having been scanned and put on a CD to preserve the original copies in our archives from handling.
* Other Material Available in the Archives of Historic Langhorne Association.
* Hundreds of photographs dating from the late 1800s to present of people, places and events in the Langhorne area viewable on our networked research Computer.
* School memorabilia starting from the early 1860s including early year books of Langhorne Middletown High School and Neshaminy.
* Files on hundreds of topics of local interest such as Langhorne Speedway, Greenwood Dairy, etc.
* Area maps and atlases dating from the 1800s examples are 1876 Bucks County Atlas, 1891 Bucks County Atlas, 1923 Langhorne area Sanborn Insurance maps.
* Title searches on most of the homes in Langhorne Borough and some surrounding homes.
* Genealogies of many area families.
* Tax records of Middletown Township from 1921 - 1951
* Records of various area clubs and organizations.
* Microfilm of area newspapers from various years from 1809 - 1924
* Thousands of newspaper clippings from local newspapers.
* A collections of post cards form the area dating from the early 1900s.
* Many taped oral histories of Langhorne by the older area residents done in the 1960's and 1970's.
* Book Collection relating to Langhorne, surrounding areas, and Bucks County, examples are Bucks County Farm and Business Journals, W. W. Davis' History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Illustrated 1884, J. H. Battle's History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania (1887), Readings and presentations before the Bucks County Historical Society, Trolleys of Bucks, Civil War, and other books of interest.
Click here to read about Early area families and residents