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The National Archives at Philadelphia

The National Archives at Philadelphia
14700 Townsend Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154


The National Archives at Philadelphia maintains the historically significant records of the Federal Agencies and Courts, in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, dating from 1789 to the present. These historical records are open to the public. The National Archives at Philadelphia's WWI holdings include, but are not limited to, records related to home front efforts, military intelligence, subversive activity, weapons, technology, soldiers, and the federal government's role during the Great War.

Featured Collections:

Record Group 4: Records of the U.S. Food Administration -

 Record Group 163: Records of the Selective Service System (World War I) -



Other Institutions:

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia

The description, collection summary, and notable resources for the Athenaeum of Philadelphia

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia is one of the world's premier research collections in the history of medicine. The unique holdings include over 400 incunables (books printed before 1500), an extensive collection of manuscripts and archives, and a comprehensive collection of 19th and early 20th-century medical journals.

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

This museum preserves and maintains this Revolutionary War era fort and offers extensive programming to the public.


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