United Lutheran Seminary, Philadelphia Branch

Charles Porterfield Krauth Memorial Branch Library
United Lutheran Seminary, Philadelphia
7301 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119-4616

The Collection

The Krauth Memorial Library contains 193,000 volumes and over 550 periodical subscriptions. Special collections in the library include three illuminated manuscripts, cuneiform tablets, and a rare book collection of 8,000 volumes. Strengths include liturgics, hymnody, patristics, urban ministry, and the Lutheran Reformation in Europe and North America. A labyrinth is located in the Upper Rotunda of the library.

Library Staff

  • Evan Boyd | Library Director and Archivist | 215-248-6329 | eboyd@uls.edu
  • Sharon Baker | Public Services Assistant | 215-248-6329 | sbaker@uls.edu
  • Ron Townsend | Acquisitions, Interlibrary Loan, and Systems Specialist | 215-248-6329 | rtownsend@uls.edu