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.
Townsend Road is open for Researchers wishing to use original records (that is, paper and photographs; not digitized or online). Researchers must make an appointment. We cannot accommodate researchers without an appointment at this time.
Public Access computers and microfilm are not yet available at Townsend Road.
14700 Townsend Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154-1096
Monday through Friday, 9:00 – 3:00
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Federal holidays.