Our Archives

The Archives is home to institutional records from 1954 to present including blueprints, photographs, property maps, and recordings in several formats. The Archives also houses Longwood Gardens’ artifact collection.

Access to the Archives is available by appointment only and materials must remain within the facility. Due to the age or fragility of some of the items in the Archives, viewing is at the discretion of Archives staff. To schedule an appointment, call the Archives at 610.388.5261 or 610.388.5331.

Institutional records created prior to 1954, as well as Pierre S. du Pont’s papers are housed at Hagley Museum and Library.

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