Religious Archives in the Philadelphia Area

Points of Contact

Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Archives and Historical Collections, 1000 E. Wynnewood Road, Overbrook, PA, 19096-3001. (610) 667-2125 or Archdiocese Web Site.

Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center at the Balch Institute, 18 S. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106-2314. (215) 925-8090. Jewish Genealogical Society of Philadelphia, JGSP Web Site.

Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, City Line and Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19096. (610) 896-5000.

Episcopal Church - Diocese of Pennsylvania Headquarters, 240 S. 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106. (215) 627-6434.

Lutheran Archives Center at Philadelphia, 7301 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19119. (215) 248-4616.

Haverford College Library, Quaker and Special Collections, Haverford College, Haverford, PA, 19041-1392. (610) 896-1161. Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA, 19081-1399. (610) 328-8496.

Historic St. George's United Methodist Church, 235 N. 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106. (215) 925-7788.

Presbyterian Church (USA), Department of History, 425 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA, 19147. (215) 627-1852.

For other religious denominations see the keyword index in the Encyclopedia of Associations (SSH 061 G131e7). Search under significant words; e.g., MENNONITE, SCHWENKFELDER, MORAVIAN, BRETHREN, etc.

For a nationwide list of religious repositories, see the Genealogist's Address Book (SSH 927.1025 B444g).

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