Research material on Elfreth's Alley history, 1835-1976


Date: 1835-1976 | Size: 1.5 Linear feet


This material includes a typescript of Roach's "An Account of Elfreth's Alley and Its People from the Earliest Times," an unpublished manuscript prepared for the Elfreth's Alley Association in 1958, and also research material related to this study, such as land and deed abstracts, and miscellaneous notes.

Background note

Hannah Benner Roach was a professional genealogist and historical researcher.

Collection Information

Physical description

1.5 linear feet: 3 boxes, 1 volume


Depostied by Elfreth's Alley Association and accessioned, 01/24/1977.

Early American History Note

This collection contains research data on the history of Elfreth's Alley that was compiled in the twentieth century.

Indexing Terms

Family Name(s)

  • Elfreth family.


  • Dissertations
  • Research Records and Reports

Geographic Name(s)

  • Elfreth's Alley (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History.


  • Philadelphia History