Physical access to archival collections is limited to the grounds of Hagley Museum and Library. For more information and to plan a visit, please see researcher services.
IMPORTANT: Prior to requesting material, please review listed access restrictions.
This collection is open for research.
Negatives, slides and color prints stored offsite in cold storage. At least 24 hours notice required to allow retrieval of these items.
To request material from the archives, provide us:
- Collection Title(s)
- Accession Number(s) or Identifier(s) and, if applicable,
- Box or Container Number(s)
This will greatly assist us in delivering the requested material to the reading room.
- John F. Tucker collection of Philadelphia transit photographs
- If available, search or browse within the collection to locate desired material with box or container numbers. Not all collections are housed in multiple containers.
Include this information on the provided form or in an email to email@example.com. To request multiple boxes or items, please list the collection, accession, and box numbers within the form or email message. If you need multiple boxes from one collection, list the collection and accession number once, then list the box numbers. Please refrain from sending individual requests for each box.
Material can also be requested from the catalog. Please note that we are a non-circulating library. Books and other publications may be viewed inside the reading rooms.