The RMWHS Archive contains a great many items, including:
photos, slides, negatives
maps, books, newspapers
art, local brewery bottles, vinyl recordings
school year books and class photos
- genealogies, scrapbooks, deeds
- church and cemetery records
pamphlets, flyers, posters
manuscripts and more
The items preserved at the RMWHS Archive were obtained through donations from members, local residents, historians, authors, and descendants of families with roots that trace back to the earliest days of Roxborough, Manayunk, and Wissahickon. Local businesses, schools, churches, and a great many organizations have also contributed to the treasures the RMWHS Archive holds.
Please note: RMWHS is not computerized. All resources must be searched through manually.