Web Resources

The rich print and manuscript resources preserved in Philadelphia-area archives reflect the extraordinary history of one of early America’s most significant metropolitan centers. The following web sites may be of assistance to students interested in pursuing primary source research in the area. Each site offers an overview of the institution’s holdings and contact information. Many sites include links to on-line catalogs and finding aids.

Archival Resources in Philadelphia and the Surrounding Area:

Library Company of Philadelphia

http://www.librarycompany.org/

 

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

http://www.hsp.org/

 

American Philosophical Society

http://www.amphilsoc.org/

 

Philadelphia City Archives

http://www.phila.gov/phils/carchive.htm

 

Free Library of Philadelphia

http://www.library.phila.gov/

 

David Library of the American Revolution

http://www.dlar.org/

 

Rosenbach Museum and Library

http://www.rosenbach.org/home/home.html

 

Atheneum of Philadelphia

http://www.philaathenaeum.org/

 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

http://www.philamuseum.org/main.asp

 

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

http://www.pennsylvaniahorticulturalsociety.org/home/index.html

 

Wagner Free Institute of Science

http://www.pacscl.org/wagner/

 

National Archives and Records Administration, Mid-Atlantic Region

http://www.archives.gov/midatlantic/


ORGANIZATIONS OF INTEREST TO HISTORIANS OF EARLY AMERICA:

 

Society of Historians of the Early American Republic

http://www.shear.org/

 

McNeil Center for Early American Studies

http://www.mceas.org/

 

Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

http://www.wm.edu/oieahc/

 

Society of Early Americanists

http://www.hnet.uci.edu/mclark/seapage.htm

 

American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies

http://asecs.press.jhu.edu/index.html

 

Organization of American Historians

http://www.oah.org/

 

American Historical Association

http://www.historians.org/index.cfm

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