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New Members, 2004

PACSCL welcomed three new members in 2004, for a total of 28 member libraries.

City of Philadelphia, Department of Records
The Philadelphia City Archives
Suite 150, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19104
215-685-9401, 02, 03 phone; 215-685-9409 fax
http://www.phila.gov/phils/carchive.htm
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-5
Its mission is to preserve all City records not in current use which possess historical, administrative, legal, research, cultural or other important value. Currently, it forms an integral part of the Records Management Division of the Department of Records. As one of the few large municipal archives never to suffer a devastating fire, it offers an important window into the life of the American city from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries.

LaSalle University, Connelly Library
1900 West Olney Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19141-1199
215-951-1285 phone; 215-951-1595 fax
http://www.lasalle.edu/library/speccoll.htm
Library Hours: 8 AM - midnight, Mon.- Thu., 10 AM - 6 PM Sats., noon - midnight Sun. Special collections by appointment; call 215-951-1286
Special collections include Imaginative Representations of the Viet Nam War, the Holocaust, and Trauma Literatures; the Owen Wister Collection; the Art of the Japanese Tea Ceremony; the life and work of Bob Dylan; and teaching collections of works and correspondence from a number of prominent writers.

The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of
The Union League of Philadelphia

140 South Broad Street; Philadelphia PA 19102
215-587-5594 phone
degeorgeb@unionleague.org
Specializing in American Civil War, American and European history, World War I & II, regional history, biographies and early 20th century travel.

 

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