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Gloria Dei, or Old Swedes' Church - National Historic Landmark and part of the Independence Hall National Historic Park - http://www.nps.gov/glde/

St. Philip Neri Catholic Church - http://churchofstphilipneri.org/

Resources

Images

Library of Congress American Memory web-site - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/habs_haer/

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

Philadelphia Historical Commission - http://www.mfrconsultants.com/hc/

DATA

Ancestry.com - http://www.ancestry.com/

  • 1790 Federal Population Census

ESRI Data & Maps (Philadelphia GIS map files) - http://www.esri.com/data/index.html

Free Library of Philadelphia (Historic maps) - http://www.library.phila.gov/index.htm

  • Philadelphia and its Environs (Philadelphia, P.G. Varle, 1796) 1926 reproduction
  • A Plan of the City of Philadelphia (London, B. Eastburn, 1776)
  • New Plan of the City and its Environs (Philadelphia, John A. Paxton, 1811)
  • Atlas of the City of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, G.W. Bromley & Co., 1887) Vol. 1, Plate E
  • City Atlas of Philadelphia by Wards (Philadelphia, C.M. Hopkins, 1875) Vol. 6, Plate A

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

  • Fire insurance surveys
    • Mutual Assurance records
    • Franklin Fire Insurance Company records
  • Levy, Paul R. Queen Village, The Eclipse of Community: A Case Study of Gentrification and Displacement in a South Philadelphia Neighborhood. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Civic Values, 1978.
  • Tinkcom, Margaret. South Front Street. Historical Society of Pennsylvania collection, 1961.

National Archives - Mid-Atlantic Region - http://www.archives.gov/midatlantic/public/

  • 1880 Federal Population Census
  • 1920 Federal Population Census

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

  • HABS / HAER Reports

Philadelphia Historical Commission - http://www.mfrconsultants.com/hc/

  • Philadelphia Contributionship records
  • Images
  • Almond / Kenilworth Street historic property notes & records

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

  • Philadelphia Directory on-line – 1791
  • Philadelphia Directory on-line – 1796
  • Stephens's Philadelphia Directory for 1796
  • Stafford's Philadelphia Directory for 1798
  • Philadelphia Directory on-line (#34593) – 1798
  • McElroy’s Philadelphia Directory – 1839
  • McElroy’s Philadelphia Directory – 1858
  • Gopsill's Philadelphia Business Directory – 1884
  • Philadelphia Census Directory for 1811, (Philadelphia, J. Atkin, 1811)
  • Gopsill's Philadelphia City Directory - 1890

Special thanks to the following contributors:

  • The Historical Society of Pennsylvania - www.hsp.org
  • The Queen Village Neighbors Association - www.qvna.org

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