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Guide to history research at Temple University Libraries

Secondary Sources: Good Starting Points

Key Databases

Key Journal Titles

Selected Philadelphia Newspapers Online

Contemporary Issues in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Maps, Photos, Buildings, and Locations

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Area Libraries, Archives, and Primary Source Repositories

The following Philadelphia-area libraries and archives together constitute one of the richest repositories of primary source material in the United States.