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Philadelphia
American Catholic Historical Society
263 South Fourth Street
Philadelphia PA  19106
Phone 
215 925-5752
Alt Phone  610 667-2125
Web Site  http://www.amchs.org/
E-mail  mailto:james.fitzsimmons@temple.edu
Description  collections located at St Charles Seminary, contact Alt Phone # for access
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
Primary Focus  Religion
Research /Reading  Archives

Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies
18 South 7th Street
Philadelphia PA  19106
Phone 
215 925-8090
Web Site  http://www.libertnety.org/~balch/
Description  research center for immigration & ethnicity
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
Primary Focus  History Resource
Research /Reading  Library

Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
264 South 23rd Street
Philadelphia PA  19103
Phone 
215 545-0613
Web Site  www.ccaha.org/
Description
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
Primary Focus  History Resource

  PA

  Philadelphia

  Franklin Institute American History & Government

  222 North 20th St

  Philadelphia  PA  19103    

  Phone  215 448-1200

  Web Site http://sln.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/government.html

  Description  Part of museum site with links to individual topics and additional

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Kind of Activity  Link List

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  New or Updated:  6/21/2007

Germantown Mennonite Historic
6133 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia PA  19144
Phone 
215 843-0943
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
Primary Focus  Historical Society

  PA
 
Philadelphia
 
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
 
1300 Locust Street
 
Philadelphia  PA    19107    
 
Phone   215 732-6200
 
Web Site  http://www.hsp.org/
 
Description  extensive online catalogues, indexes, and exhibits, with large ethnic &                     manuscript collections
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  History Resource
 
Collection N-Z  Manuscripts
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:    5/1/2004

MUSEE
Address
Philadelphia PA 
Phone
Web Site 
www.musee-online.org
Description  online listing of thousands of museums world wide
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
Kind of Activity  Link List
Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  PA

  Philadelphia

  National Railway Historical Society

  100 North 17th Street

  PO Box 58547

  Philadelphia   PA   19102    

  Phone  215 557-6606

  Web  www.nrhs.com/

  Description  more than 170 chapters of those interested in rialroad history, events,

                    publications, railfan activities

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Collection   Photography

  New or Updated   2/2/2006


Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Partners for Sacred Places
1700 Sansom Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19103
Phone 215 567-3234
Web Site www.sacredplaces.org
E-mail mailto:partners@sacredplaces.org
Description support use and preservation of historic religious properties
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Preservation
Last changed: 02/19/2003

  PA
 
Philadelphia
 
Presbyterian Historical Society
 
425 Lombard Street
 
Philadelphia    PA    19147 
 
Phone   215 627-1852
 
Web Site  http://www.history.pcusa.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:refdesk@history.pcusa.org
 
Description  maintains records for denomination, performs searches, online catalogs
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Religion
 
Group Identity   Protestant
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:    5/5/2004

  PA
 
Philadelphia
 
Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
 
1616 Walnut Street #2310
 
Philadelphia  PA   19103 
 
Phone   215 546-1146
 
Web Site  http://www.preservationalliance.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@preservationalliance.com
 
Description  directories of organizations, contractors, issues, links, awards, events
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Preservation
 
Kind of Activity   Link List
 
New or Updated:     5/6/2004

U S Mint Philadelphia
115 North Independence Mall East
Philadelphia PA  19106
Phone 
215 408-0114
Web Site  http://www.usmint.gov/about_the_mint/mint_facilities/index.cfm?action=PA_facilities
Description   first mint in the US, currently closed to public tours
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
Collection G-M  Money

Upsala Foundation Inc
6430 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia PA  19119
Phone 
215 842-1798
Web Site  www.upsala-phl.com
Description
Type of Resource  History Related Organization

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Victorian Society in America
205 South Camac Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone 215 545-8340
Web Site http://www.victoriansociety.org/
E-mail mailto:info@victoriansociety.org
Description information, publications, excursions, preservation, awards, nationwide chapters, list of resources
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Association
New or Updated: 06/30/2003


Women for Greater Philadelphia

520 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA   19106
Phone 
215 627-1770
Web Site
Description

Type of Resource  History Related Organization

Chemical Heritage Foundation
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia PA   19106
Phone 
215 925-2222
Web Site  www.chemheritage.org/HistoricalServices/oralhist_general.htm
E-mail  mailto:webmaster@chemheritage.org
Description  225 Oral histories of chemical science professionals as part of site for history and heritage of chemical science
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
Primary Focus  History Resource
Field of Study/Science Facility  Oral History
Research /Reading  Library

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