Philadelphia Records Archive in Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Philadelphia Records Archive, a Archives, at John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia PA.

Philadelphia Records Archive
1401 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19102
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About the Philadelphia Records Archive

The Philadelphia Records Archive, located in Philadelphia, PA, is a collection of valuable documents that includes records on organizations, governments, and businesses in the Philadelphia County area. Archival records include reports, manuscripts, minutes, correspondence, and other documents related to past events. These records help people research and analyze past events, including preserving Pennsylvania history and establishing historical information. Many archival records are available to the public.

You may contact the Archives for questions about:
  • Philadelphia public records
  • Genealogy records in Philadelphia County, PA
  • Historical documents, directories, and photographs
  • Pennsylvania historical records
  • Philadelphia County military records
Philadelphia Public Records

The Archive maintains multiple public records related to Philadelphia, including records pertaining to Philadelphia County and Philadelphia government. Archival records also include photographs of prominent places, Philadelphia County military records, and collections from local schools, labor unions, civic organizations, and businesses. Additional records such as maps, photographs, and directories make the Archive a central location for public records in Philadelphia.

Genealogical Records for Philadelphia County, PA

In its public record collection, the Philadelphia Records Archive includes genealogical records useful for genealogists and scholars. These records include death and marriage certificates, probate wills, census documents, property deeds and transfers, and other records related to the Philadelphia County area. Genealogists can use these Archive records to trace the history of a family in the Philadelphia County area.

Pennsylvania Archival Records

In addition to the Archive in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania state maintains archival records related to the Pennsylvania government, including records collected from Philadelphia County local governments. The State Archive includes documents related to political history, past administrations of the PA government, and permanent state government records. The Pennsylvania State Archive also preserves materials that document the state's history.

National Archives

At the federal level, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) maintains documents and materials related to the U.S. government, including Philadelphia County public records. These materials, located at NARA facilities in seventeen states, preserve important government documents, including military records and census records. NARA also offers educational programs and workshops open to the public that provide training on using archived records. In addition, NARA manages the Federal Records Centers, the National Personnel Records Centers, presidential libraries, and the Federal Register.

Contact the Philadelphia Records Archive

You may contact the Philadelphia Records Archive by calling 215-686-2260, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Philadelphia Records Archive, 1401 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19102.

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