Welcome to the online catalog for the J. Welles Henderson Research Center at Independence Seaport Museum.
Our catalog is an online resource for visitors to explore the Museum’s rich collections and to gain a better understanding of the Delaware River watershed. Our collections are organized under ten general categories, under which are more specific subcategories. For instance, one will be able to find an individual shipyard such as the New York Shipbuilding Corp. under the Maritime Industries Category.
On the catalog search page, subjects can be searched by:
Catalog entries provide detailed descriptions of a collection’s parts, provide an overall scope of the content, convey details about the individuals or organizations involved, and list the location of an item. special service conditions are noted, including terms under which the collection may be accessed or copied. Links are provided to digitized content, when available. To begin a category search, please use the links below.
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