23 ~ NW Corner Dock & Pear Streets 39 ~ NW Corner Spruce & Dock Streets

 

Links & Resources

Links & Resources

The sites and resources consulted are indicated below, along with the types of information collected from each resource.

ESRI Data & Maps - http://www.esri.com/data/index.html

  • Philadelphia Maps
  • Census Data

Free Library of Philadelphia - http://www.library.phila.gov/

  • Insurance maps of the city of Philadelphia / surveyed and drawn by Ernest Hexamer & Son (Philadelphia, Ernest Hexamer and Son, 1897) Vol. 1, Map #7.
  • Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (London, Charles Knight & Co., 1840), Vol 3.
  • Insurance maps of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (New York , Sanborn Map Company, 1916-), 1948 revision
  • Insurance maps of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (New York , Sanborn Map Company, 1916-), 1978 revision

Fisher Fine Arts Library - University of Pennsylvania - http://www.library.upenn.edu/finearts/

  • Cotter, John L. The Buried Past: An Archaeological History of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.
  • Photography - Fisher Fine Arts Library Image Collection

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - http://www.hsp.org/

  • Fire Insurance Surveys
  • Genealogical records

The Independence Hall Association - http://www.ushistory.org/tour/tour_sochill.htm

  • Social History and Photography

Philadelphia Architects and Buildings - http://www.philadelphiabuildings.org

  • HABS / HAER Reports
  • Photography

Philadelphia City Archives - http://www.phila.gov/phils/carchive.htm

Philadelphia Department of Records - http://www.phila.gov/records

Philadelphia Inquirer - http://www.philly.com

  • Social History and Photography

Society Hill Civic Association - http://www.societyhillcivic.com/index.html

  • Social History

Van Pelt Library - University of Pennsylvania - http://www.library.upenn.edu/vanpelt/

  • Philadelphia Directory on-line – 1791
  • Philadelphia Directory on-line – 1796
  • Philadelphia Directory on-line (#34593) – 1798
  • Philadelphia Directory – 1805
  • Philadelphia Directory – 1813
  • Philadelphia Directory – 1817
  • McElroy’s Philadelphia Directory – 1839
  • McElroy’s Philadelphia Directory – 1843
  • Philadelphia Directory – 1845
  • Philadelphia Directory – 1847
  • Philadelphia Directory – 1848
  • Philadelphia Directory – 1849
  • Philadelphia Directory – 1850
  • McElroy’s Philadelphia Directory – 1858
  • Philadelphia Business Directory – Gopsill – 1884

Credits

D O'Malley contributed map and plot information and photography, as well as deed research and pages for Sketch #39.

C Rossetti contributed social history and genealogy research, map creation, photography and pages for Sketch #23.