140 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-587-5568 voice
215-851-8789 fax
Hours:The collections are available for research Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. Materials will not be pulled after 4:30pm on any given day. Appointments are required for research.

To make a research appointment, contact Theresa Altieri at 215-587-5568 or archives@unionleague.org


  • Theresa Altieri, Archivist, 215-587-5568, altierit@unionleague.org
  • Beth DeGeorge, Librarian, 215-587-5594, degeorgeb@unionleague.org
  • James Mundy, Director of Education and Programming, 215-587-5592, mundyj@unionleague.org

The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia (ALF) is the steward of an important collection of art, archives, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, objects and other historic documents related to both the Union League and the Civil War.  The collections include not only the ALF’s collection, but also those owned by The Union League of Philadelphia, The Civil War Museum of Philadelphia, The Military Order of The Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) and The Dames of the Loyal Legion of the United States (DOLLUS).  The collections are available for research through The Heritage Center of the Union League of Philadelphia.  Additional collections of books related to American and European history, World Wars I and II, regional history, biographies and early 20th century travel are also available.