Philadelphia Department of Records

Major Genealogical Resources

  • Deeds after 1951. For copies of deeds prior to 1951, contact the Philadelphia City Archives.
  • Deed transfer sheets. Good for following the chain of title for a particular Philadelphia address from the mid-1950s back to the 1870s.

Guides to the Collection

A handout, Architectural Research Sources at the Philadelphia City Archives & the Department of Records, is available from the Philadelphia City Archives.

Point of Contact for More Information

Department of Records, City Hall, Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107. (215) 686-2260.

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