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Bryn Mawr College
Department of History
101 North Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899
Phone: 610-526-5332
Fax: 610-526-7479

Archives and Research Tools

African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia (215-574-0380)

African-American Newspapers: 19th Century
Includes: Freedom's Journal (New York City), Colored American (New York City), North Star (Rochester, NY), and National Era (Washington, DC)

American Friends Service Committee Archives
1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia (215-241-7044)

American Philosophical Society Library
105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia (215-440-3400)

Archives USA

Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies
(see Historical Society of Philadelphia)

Directory of Archival and Manuscript Repositories in the Delaware Valley, ed. by David S. Miller and David M. Weinberg (Philadelphia: City of Philadelphia Department of Records, 1998)
Canaday Ref CD3052.D57 1998

Guide to Manuscript and Microfilm Collections of the Research Library of the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, ed. by Monique Bourque and R. Joseph Anderson (Philadelphia: The Institute, 1992)
Canaday Ref fZ1361.E4B35 1992

Guide to Women's History Resources in the Delaware Valley Area, ed. by Trina Vaux (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983)
Canaday Ref HQ1438.A118V38 1983

Historical Society of Philadelphia
1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia (215-732-6200)

Library Company of Philadelphia
1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia (215-546-3181)

[Hahnemann] Medical College of Pennsylvania
Florence A. Moore Library
3300 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia (215-842-4700)

Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center
100 East Wynnewood Road, Bala Cynwyd (610-667-2125)

Philadelphia Athenaeum
219 Sixth Street, Philadelphia (215-925-2688)

Philadelphia City Archives

Presbyterian Historical Society
425 Lombard Street, Philadelphia (215-627-1852)

Rosenbach Museum and Library
2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia (215-732-1600)

Subject Collections: A Guide to Special Book Collections and Subject Emphases as Reported by University, College, Public, and Special Libraries and Museums in the United States and Canada, compiled by Lee Ash & William G. Miller (New Providence, New Jersey: R. R. Bowker Company, 1993)
Canaday Ref fZ688.A2A8 1993

United States National Archives - Philadelphia Branch
900 Market Street, Philadelphia (215-597-3000)

University of Pennsylvania's Van Pelt Library
3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia (215-898-7088)