Christopher Ward Reading Room, Research Library

505 N. Market Street


Collecting and preserving Delaware materials for over 150 years, the Society has a rich and varied collection of books, ephemera, newspapers, serials, maps, manuscripts and photographs relating to the history of Delaware and its people.  The Society's on-line catalog includes books, rare books, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, manuscripts, and photograph collections. Originally the Artisans Savings Bank, this art deco building now houses the Christoper Ward Reading Room and the paper-based collections of the Delaware Historical Society. The Reading Room maintains many of its original architectural features.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019 Research Library_Saturday Research Hours

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(302) 655-7161
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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The Delaware Historical Society is the statewide, non-profit organization that explores, preserves, shares, and promotes Delaware history, heritage, and culture to strengthen our community.