Exhibition of 1876
Philadelphia Public Ledger (1876)
Selected articles about the Centennial.
A Sennight of the Centennial
By William Dean Howells. An often-cited essay about the
Exhibition from the Atlantic Monthly of July 1876.
Catholic Total Abstinence
Photos taken during our trip on November 6, 1998.
History of the Centennial Exhibition (1876)
By James McCabe. From The Making of America collection.
This book is also on reserve in the library.
Temperance Volume (1876)
A record of the International Temperance Conference held in
Philadelphia, July 1876. From The Making of America Collection.
At the Exhibition.
A series of three essays from Appleton's Journal: A Magazine of
General Literature. In the Making of American Collection. Part
A digital library of sources from the nineteenth century. From
the University of Michigan.
Extensive digital archive from the Library of Congress --
photographs and prints, books and pamphlets. Some Centennial material; also useful
for additional context on Centennial topics.
Press of Philadelphia
A collection of rare books about Philadelphia, transcribed for the
Web. Includes a city history published in 1880.
By Charles Keyser. From The Making of America collection.
Present-day science students study the eco-system of Centennial
Lake, a pond constructed in 1876 for the Centennial Exhibition.
Library, Villanova University
Free Library of Philadelphia
Bibliography of extensive collection of Centennial materials.
Historical Society of
Located at 3101 Market Street
This link describes Centennial documents at the City Archives
(notice that it has moved -- none of the documents are at 401 N. Broad, despite what the
Two libraries in nearby Delaware have excellent collections
related to science and technology (Hagley) and the decorative arts (Winterthur).
Museum and Library