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Finding Your Way Through Philadelphia Records


You will be able to have a plan for researching in Philadelphia after learning the location, hours and types of records for the major repositories in Philadelphia. The lecture ends with tips on getting the most from your visit, traveling within the City and use of the transit system.



The location, hours and types of records are discussed for City Hall, City Hall Archives, The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the National Archives, Mid-Atlantic Region, The Free Library of Philadelphia to name a few. Also included are several little-known facilities that offer good opportunities for research.

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