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Colonial Philadelphia through the Penn Libraries : Home

This guide groups materials and resources held by the Penn Libraries that pertain to Colonial Philadelphia.

Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia

New Theatre, Chestnut Street (1808)

Strickland, William, 1787-1854, Richards, John Inigo, 1731-1810, (English), Rush, William, 1756-1833, (American). New Theatre, Chestnut Street. 1808. Artstor,

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Philadelphia Reference Works

Most Philadelphia-related books are at call number F 158.18. Unless otherwise noted, links below lead to Franklin, which will tell you where the book is located. More books can be found by searching in Franklin for Philadelphia History as a Subject.