Philadelphia, PA - Everything Collection

Philadelphia, PA - Everything Collection


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This is a collection of various historical and genealogical reference works on Pennsylvania. These references cover 1000's of individuals, and are an excellent way to start or continue research focused on PA. This collection includes all of the individual collections covering Philadelphia, PA (Please see individual collection listings for detailed descriptions of titles.)

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PH01 - Philadelphia PA - Everything Collection (All Collections on Philadelphia)

PH02 - County, Regional, Miscellaneous History & Directory Collection

County History & Biography Collection
Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania in the Olden Times (John F. Watson, 1850, 1251 pages)
Makers of Philadelphia - An Historical Work (Charles Morris, 1894, 308 pages)
Philadelphia and Notable Philadephians (Moses King, 1902, 232 pages)
Philadelphia Pictorial and Biographical (S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1911, 498 pages)

Town, Township & Regional Histories
A History of the Townships of Byberry and Moreland in Philadelphia, PA (T. Ellwood Zell, 1867, 375 pages)
Early History of the Falls of Schuylkill, Manayunk, Schuylkill and Lehigh Navigation Companies, Fairmount Waterworks, Etc (Charles V. Hagner, 1869, 99 pages)
Southwark, Moyamensing, Weccaco, Passyunk, Dock Ward for Two Hundred and Seventy Years (Quaker City Publishing, 1892, 161 pages)
Old Historic Germantown (Naaman Henry Keyser, 1906, 104 pages)
The Latest Views of Philadelphia (L. H. Nelson Company, 1907, 49 pages)
Birch's Views of Philadelphia (Abram Cox Stove Company, 1908, 36 pages)
Quaint Old Germantown in Pennsylvania (Julius Friedrich Sachse, 1915, 64 pages)
The Guide Book to Historic Germantown [3rd Edition] (Charles F. Jenkins, 1915, 164 pages)
Quaint Corners in Philadelphia (John Wanamaker, 1922, 434 pages)
The Wissahickon Valley Within the City of Philadelphia (Francis Burke Brandt, 1927, 143 pages)
Germantown 1683-1933 (Edward W. Hocker, 1933, 330 pages)

Church, Family, Education, Military and Miscellaneous Histories
Biographies of Successful Philadelphia Merchants (James K. Simon, 1864, 245 pages)
A Record of the Inscriptions on the Tablets and Grave-Stones in the Burial-Grounds of Christ Church, Philadelphia (Edward L. Clark, 1864, 694 pages)
Official Souvenir 81st Annual Session Sovereign Grand Lodge, IOOF, Philadelphia, 1905 (1905, 165 pages)
Philadelphia in the World War 1914-1919 (The Philadelphia War History Committee, 1922, 780 pages)
Old Churches and Meeting Houses In and Around Philadelphia (John T. Faris, 1926, 337 pages)
Official Program - Pennsylvania State Camp Patriotic Order of Americans (Anonymous, 1927, 20 pages)

The Mercantile Agency Reference Book - July 1889 [Philadelphia] (R. G. Dun & Co., 1889, 47 pages)
Telephone Directory - Philadelphia & Vicinity - January 1911 (The Bell Telephone Co. of PA, AT&T & The Diamond State Telephone Co., 1911, 568 pages)
The Germantown Red Book - November 1915 (Gill Publishing Company, 1915, 44 pages)

PH03 - Maps Collection
1687 A Map of the Improved Part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America (Thomas Holme, Color)
1752 A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent (N. Scull and G. Heap, Color)
1753 A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent (N. Scull and G. Heap, Color)
1762 Philadelphia (Nicholas Scull, Color)
1774 Map of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia (John Reed, Color)
1777 A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent (N. Scull and G. Heap, Color)
1777 A Plan of the City and Environs of Philadelphia (Matthew Albert Lotter, Color)
1778 [Philadelphia & Vicinity] (Unattributed, Color)
1819 Map of Philadelphia County (John Mellish, Color)
1843 A Map of the County of Philadelphia (Charles Ellet, Color)
1861 Map of the Vicinity of Philadelphia (D. J. Lake, S. N. Beers, J. E. Gillette & Co., 1861, Color)
1877 Atlas of Properties Along the Schuylkill Valley From Philadelphia to Norristown (G. Wm. Baist & J. L. Smith, 1886, 24 pages, B/W)

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