The Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS) at the American Philosophical Society Library invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship to work with APS staff on a digital project focused on financial and postal account books kept by Benjamin Franklin from 1730-1787.
National Book Award finalist Victoria Johnson will present they story of Hamilton’s—and Burr’s—personal physician, whose dream to build America’s first public botanical garden inspired the young Republic.
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.