Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

Civic Partners

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia makes its institutional home at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities at Rutgers-Camden, and the print volume is to be published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.

The Civic Advisory Board assists the editors in assuring that the Encyclopedia yields practical benefits and meets expressed civic and community needs. The board also assists the editors in identifying collaborative projects and events that add to the impact of the Encyclopedia project.

Organizations represented

African American Museum in Philadelphia
American Philosophical Society

Association of Philadelphia Tourguides
Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Avenging the Ancestors Coalition

Camden County Historical Society
City of Philadelphia Department of Records
City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Economy League of Greater Philadelphia
Fels Institute of Government
Foundations of the Union League
Free Library of Philadelphia
Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery
Global Philadelphia Association
Greater Philadelphia Tourism and Marketing Corporation
Historic Germantown
Historical Society of Pennsylvania / PhilaPlace
Independence Hall Association / ushistory.org
Independence National Historical Park
Independence Seaport Museum
International Visitors Council
Library Company of Philadelphia
National Archives – Mid-Atlantic Region
National Constitution Center
National Museum of American Jewish History
Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries
Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia
Temple University Libraries, Special Collections Research Center
Young Involved Philadelphia

Education Consortium
Led by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the Education Consortium planned workshops to assist teachers in using The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia and other historical resources in the classroom. Organizations represented:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Independence National Historical Park
National Archives, Mid-Atlantic Region
National Constitution Center
Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

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