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Our Supporters


HSP - Philadelphia’s library of American history - works hard to make history relevant and accessible for 21st century audiences. Our work would not be possible without the generous support of our donors and institutional funders.



Alice L. George

Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Kane

Maxine Lewis

Mr. and Mrs. J. Rudy Lewis

Mr. and Mrs. Collin F. McNeil

Mr. and Mrs. Eric W. Noll

$10,000 - 24,999

Jim and Janet Averill

Mr. David A. Othmer and Ms. Maureen Barden

Mr. and Mrs. Julian Brodsky

The Brown Family

Mr. George W. Connell

Ginger and H. Richard Dietrich III

Dale and Susan Heist

Martha Hutson Saxton, Ph.D.

Krishna Lahiri

Ms. Joan W. Mackie

Mr. Tom Riley

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Roberts

Mr. Tim R. Schantz

Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. duPont Smith


Lori Cohen

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lafayette Collins III

Marguerite Lenfest

John McMeekin III, Esq.

Mr. and Mrs. Richardson T. Merriman

Mr. Robert Montgomery

Elizabeth Milroy and Diana Post

Marilynne and Jay Rose

Ms. Sharon Schultz

Mr. Edgar Scott, Jr.

Mr. Elliot Scott

Friends of H. German Wilson

$1,500 - 4,999

Mr. and Mrs. James Alexandre

Ronald C. and Linda B. Anderson

Mr. and Mrs. Dave Ballarini

 Doug Schaller and David Barquist

 Linda Seyda and Bob Boris

Robert Bryan and Julie Jensen Bryan

Theodore and Nancie Burkett

Sandy Cadwalader

Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Caldwell

Mike and Emily Cavanagh

Mr. Jonathan L. Cohen

Dr. Charles T. Cullen

Donna L. Serrano Diaz

Mr. Tom Dodd*

Kevin and Betsy Donohoe

Antonella and Roger Doucette

Ms. Emmy Miller and Mr. Avi Eden

Dianne and Dave Elderkin

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey S. Engelman

Katy and Jason Friedland

Mr. Anthony Gay

Ms. Elizabeth H. Gemmill

Dr. Rosalind Remer and Mr. James N. Green

Mr. John J. Medveckis and Ms. Marina Kats

Mr. Charles P. Keates

Mr. Joel Koppelman

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen L. Kurtz

Lois and Walter Licht

Mr. Frank Lipsius and Ms. Nancy Lisagor

Randall M. Miller

Mr. Norman E. Donoghue and Ms. Margaret M O'Donnell

Robert Palumbos

Steven J. Peitzman, MD

Nathan Raab and Karen Pearlman Raab

Mr. Henry F. Reichner III

Robert and Suzanne Rittenhouse

Mr. David Seltzer and Ms. Lisa Roberts

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rossello

Ms. Janet P. Scott

Ms. Judith M. Von Seldeneck

Mr. and Mrs. Eric Sitarchuk

Ms. Denise J. Smyler

Mr. Jay Robert Stiefel

Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Wilmerding

Barbara Eberlein and Jerry Wind

Ken Woodcock

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Woodward

$1,000 - 1,499

Mr. George J. Ahern


Dr. Michael J. Barsanti

Ms. Joan Bauer

Sharon Bisaha

Eric Brooks

Mr. and Mrs. William Buck

Debby Peikes and Robby Cohen

Ms. and Mr. Josephine B. Delaney

Alexandra M. Estey

Mr. and Mrs. Scot Fisher

Bill and Phyllis Gallagher

Ms. Teresa Gavigan

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Gorby

Hannah L. Henderson

Mr. and Ms. David Hoffman

Mr. Robert Jacobs

Jeanne Ruddy and Victor Keen

Susan and Leonard Klehr

Ms. Elizabeth Legnini and Mr. Robert Legnini

Sally and Tod MacKenzie

Diane and Bill Marimow

Mr. and Mrs. Alvan Markle IV

David W. Maxey and Catharine E. Maxey

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mitchell

Mr. David D. Patterson

Rogers M. Smith

Charles Ulmann

Mr. Carmen D. Valentino

Mr. Gregory Wilson

Harrison M. Wright

Mary Ellen Wynn



Robert J. Allison

Ms. Sandra E. Anderson


Anne M. Barnett

Mr. Max M. Berger

Rolin and Avery Bissell

Mr. Perry K. Blatz

Ms. Phyllis J. Boyer

Thomas F. Boyle

Roger Brody

Ms. Erica Burman

Mr. Peter A. Benoliel and Ms. Willo Carey

John Whiteclay Chambers II

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cooke, Jr.

G. Jeremy Cummin and Hutchinson Cummin

Mr. Thomas Curtin

Mr. and Mrs. B. Robert DeMento

Ms. Denise DiPersio

Peggy Duckett and George Drach

Dr. William B. Ewald III

Doris and Robert Fanelli

Thomas J. Fisher

Mr. and Mrs. David Fleischner

Kafai Fong

Mrs. Samuel M. Freeman II

Richard Freeze

Ms. Donetta George

Mr. and Mrs. Neil Gilmour

Mr. Daniel Goettle

Aleksander Goranin

Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Graham

Bill and Katie Haines

Sandra M. Hewlett, C.G.

Mr. Curlee R. Holton

Mr. Robert W. Hull

Ms. Kate Jiggins

Ms. Cynthia Keler

Martha L. Kennedy

Mr. Edward A. Kerbs

Mr. David E. Kidd

Howard Penn KrisherII

Ms. Margaret Kwadrat

Cynthia J. Little

Joseph Lucci

Mr. Bruce H. Mann

George W.G. McCarter

Mr. George McNeely IV

Mr. Jeffrey Mingle

Mr. William Mitchell

Mrs. Joan A. Moxley

Mr. John Murphy

Dr. and Mrs. J. Brien Murphy

Richard P. Myers

A. Hirotoshi Nishikawa, Ph.D.

Mr. Garry O'Rourke

Bob and Susan Peck

Mr. Michael S. Ramage

Ms. Wendy Raspanti

Robert L. Riffle

Josh Rosenbloom

Mr. David B. Rowland

Ms. Lisa M. Witomski and Mr. James Scott

Ms. Laura Seaman

Mr. Robert B. Sher

Carol E. Soltis, Ph.D.

David E. Stuart, Ph.D.

Ms. Susan Thompson

Ms. Mary Jean Tisdale

Sedgwick and Pamela Ward

Sandra B. Waxman

Mr. Scott M. Wilds

Geoffrey F. Wilk

Tom Woodward

See a list of additional donors here.

Institutional Partners

Amaranth Foundation

Canon Solutions America, Inc.

Canon-McMillan Sr HS

The Catherwood Family Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation

Chubb Charitable Foundation

The Connelly Foundation

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Edward W. Kane & Martha J. Wallace Family Foundation

Elliott Lewis Corporation

Freeman's Auction

The Haverford Trust Company

The HBE Foundation


IT Data Inc

J. Crew Associate Donation Matching Fund

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies

Keystone Outdoor Advertising Company, Inc.

The Library Company of Philadelphia

Maguire Foundation

Malta Boat Club

The McCausland Family Foundation

McMaster-Carr Supply Company

Meridian Bank

Michael Singer Real Estate

The Walter J. Miller Trust

The National Constitution Center

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Network for Good

Pennsylvania Abolition Society Endowment Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage

Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers

Philadelphia County Dental Society

The Plastic Club

PNC Bank

Rawle & Henderson, LLP

Richard C. Von Hess Foundation

Right Angle Club of Philadelphia

The RM Hauser Family Fund c/o Vanguard Charitable

The Schantz Charitable Fund C/O Vanguard Charitable

Swedish Colonial Society

The Swiss Benevolent Society

University Of South Carolina-Pinckney Papers Project

The Robert Cushman Woods Van Nostrand Memorial Fund

The Hope Scott Rogers Fund C/O Vanguard Charitable

The Welcome Society of Pennsylvania

William B. Dietrich Foundation

The William Penn Foundation Matching Gifts Program

Wolters Kluwer Health



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