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Historic Preservation Research Base Camp: Overview

A quick starter guide for resources and collections related to the study of Historic Preservation.


Welcome to Historic Preservation Research Basecamp.

This guide will introduce you to a compilation of resources related to the study of historic preservation. 

What is Preservation?

Historic preservation covers a range of topics: cultural heritage, architecture (high style and vernacular), landscapes and monuments, legal issues, rehabilitation and reconstruction, tourism, and more.

For a greater understanding of the field of historic preservation, investigate these organizations and websites:


National Historic Preservation Act
Antiquities Act

Portals / Websites

NTHP Forum
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Hannah Bennett
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Fisher Fine Arts Library #115
Philadelphia, PA 19104