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Philadelphia Research Guide: Books

Scope: This finding aid acts as a pathfinder for researchers studying Philadelphians, their relationships, and their physical surroundings since the consolidation of the city and the county in 1854.

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If you have found a book that the CCP Library does not own, you can request your book through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) via our ILLiad system.  You'll have to create an ILLiad account (here) and submit your request.  Please allow for 1-2 weeks for your ILL request to be completed.

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