Held at: Germantown Historical Society [Contact Us]5501 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19144
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Germantown Historical Society. 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
Margaret Halsey (1913-1984) wrote for the Germantown Courier about local history and architecture.
This collection consists of newspaper clippings, press releases, pamphlets, reports, and event invitations. Most of the materials are arranged into subject files on Germantown families and estates, history, and Germantown renewal. There are also some miscellaneous pamphlets, articles, and reports relating to antiques, Germantown history, and the Amish, 1917-1980s; and Germantown traffic and parking reports, circa 1955-1965.
- Germantown Historical Society
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Michael Gubicza through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories
- This preliminary finding aid was created as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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