The APS and the Library Company of Philadelphia have won a grant from the NEH Sustaining the Humanities Through the American Rescue Plan program, supporting staff involved in The Revolutionary City portal.
On October 28, join us for a virtual discussion of the primary sources covering climate science and weather in the APS collections. Learn how they are being used for citizen science projects, digital scholarship, and exhibitions.
Philosophical Hall, adjacent to Independence Hall, has been the home of the American Philosophical Society since 1789. In its 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.