Genealogy Resources

The Thomas Jefferson University Center City Archives and Special Collections has digitized several resources to help you in your genealogical research. Below are tips to help you search our online materials.

Start by confirming the graduation date of the person you are researching. You can do so by looking at the relevant alumni directory index:

Once you have identified the correct graduation date, run a name or keyword search of Historical Collections using the Search box on the left-hand side. Knowing what year the person you are researching graduated will help you identify the most relevant materials from the search results. The search function, while very helpful, may not give you complete results, so we also recommend you browse the collections.

Some of the collections you may want to browse include:

You may also find it useful to read about the history of Thomas Jefferson University:

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