Archival Adventures in Small Repositories
Historical Society of Bensalem Township
The Historical Society of Bensalem Township (Bucks County, Pennsylvania) was founded in 1977. The Society has published several written histories of the township, actively collects objects and documents relating to the history of Bensalem, and is involved in many special events in the Bensalem area. The Society's archival holdings, which span approximately 60 linear feet of materials and date primarily from the late 19th century to the present, include clippings scrapbooks, subject files, maps, deeds, photographs, ledgers, personal and family papers, and other materials that document Bensalem individuals, families, structures, sites, events, and organizations.