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Historical Society of Pennsylvania

1300 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, based in Philadelphia, maintains printed collections on Pennsylvania and regional history and manuscript collections covering 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-century history. It houses some 600,000 printed items and over 19 million manuscript and graphic items. The holdings of the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies were added in 2002 and those of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania in 2006. To help researchers find the materials they need, all of these resources are available through the "Online Catalogs and Research Tools" of the society's web site.

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