Balch Institute of Ethnic Studies

Major Genealogical Resources

  • Merged with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in 2002. The Balch Institute's catalog is fully integrated with that of the Historical Society.
  • A vast collection of material about the various ethnic groups that have immigrated to North America.
  • One unique aspect of this institute is the fourth category in their card catalog: ethnic group.

Point of Contact for More Information

Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. (215) 732-6200

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