This collection consists of two books covering the early history of Meadville and Crawford County. History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, Containing a History of the County; its Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, Churches, Industries, etc.; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; Biographies; History of Pennsylvania; Statistical and Miscellaneous Matter, etc., etc. was published in two volumes in 1885. Historical and Industrial Review of Meadville, PA.: Portrayal of Leading Industries Educational, Financial, and Commercial Interests with Descriptive Articles Covering the City's Natural Resources and Advantages; also a Condensed Sketch of Local History was published in 1912.