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Philadelphia History: Overview


This guide focuses on secondary and primary sources useful in researching the history of Philadelphia.

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.

Librarian for U.S. History

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Nick Okrent
Van Pelt Library, room 204
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(215) 898-7555