Librarian Patrick Spero's new book Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West 1765–1776 is the untold story of the “Black Boys,” a rebellion on the American frontier in 1765 that sparked the American Revolution.
Registration Open for the Past, Present, and Future of Libraries
The APS Library is hosting a conference that explores the history of libraries, the present opportunities for libraries, and the potential future for libraries as they continue to evolve in the 21st century.
At the American Philosophical Society Museum, visitors will see exhibitions drawn from the Society’s renowned collections that trace American history and science from the Founding Fathers to the digital age.
The American Philosophical Society is the oldest learned society in the United States. Founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743, it continues its mission of "promoting useful knowledge" through research, fellowships, and public outreach.