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Bayard Miller
The recently digitized William Parker Foulke papers are a rich resource for many areas of scholarly and public engagement. Foulke, a trained attorney and active...
American Philosophical Society
With the onset of a new season at the APS, the Library & Museum is excited to announce the arrival of a new staff member...
Michael Miller
In the spring of 1865, after four bloody years, the American Civil War appeared to finally be reaching a conclusion, and many hoped for a...
Anisha Gupta
I recently opened a folder to find a photograph mounted onto a paper board and broken into eight pieces. This photograph is from the Victor...
American Philosophical Society
By Rosemarie Fettig, Bryn Mawr College 2019 Curatorial Research Intern The following blog post is adapted from a presentation given as part of the APS...
American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society (APS) Library & Museum is pleased to announce its 2020 Indigenous Community Research Fellowships. Made possible by generous donors and the...
Renée Wolcott
Tapes that stick with the touch of a finger—masking tapes, packing tapes, clear Scotch-type tapes, duct tapes—are one of the conveniences of modern life. Conservators...
Joseph DiLullo
Available to view in the APS Digital Library are a large portion of the creative works of Madame Anne Louise Boyvin d'Hardancourt Brillon de Jouy....