The National Archives at Philadelphia

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The National Archives at Philadelphia maintains the historically significant records of the Federal Agencies and Courts, in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, dating from 1789 to the present. These historical records, as well as select federal bankruptcy records, are open to the public.

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 4:45 P.M.
Second Saturday of each month, 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Closed Sundays and Federal holidays.

Researchers wishing to use original records must make an appointment. Most of our records are stored in an off site storage facilty and are not available for immediate viewing. Please contact an archivist to discuss your research plans.

Address and Contact Information

(Center City Philadelphia)

Mail us:
900 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4292

Telephone: 215-606-0112
Fax: 215-606-0111
Email: Philadelphia.archives@nara.gov
Facebook: www.facebook.com/NARAatPhiladelphia

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