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Free Library of Philadelphia collection of home management ephemera


Held at: Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department [Contact Us]Philadelphia, PA 19103

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

This is an artificial collection of materials received and arranged by the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia.

The collection is arranged in four series. Within each series, materials are arragned by size.

This collection was purchased in December 2020.

Finding aid prepared by Caitlin Goodman, 2021.

Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
Finding Aid Author
Caitlin Goodman
Finding Aid Date
March 2021
Access Restrictions

This collection is open to researchers by appointment. Please contact the Rare Book Department at 215-686-5416 for access.

Collection Inventory

Advice and Recipe Books, 1897-1931.
Box 1 Folder 1-3
Cleaning Appliances and Tools, circa 1900-1913.
Box 1 Folder 4
Kitchen Appliances and Tools, 1876 - [1950].
Box 1 Folder 5-6
Laundry Appliances and Tools, circa 1870-1940.
Box 1 Folder 7

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