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American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society is pleased to welcome new Members elected to the Society in 2021. Election to the American Philosophical Society honors extraordinary accomplishments...
Joseph DiLullo
The Caspar Wistar Papers are now digitized and available to view in the APS Digital Library. The entirety of the collection is presented in a...
American Philosophical Society
Philadelphia [April 30, 2021] Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through its Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI)...
Renée Wolcott
When last I mentioned Joseph Priestley’s copy of John Blair’s Chronology and History of the World from Creation to the Year of Christ, 1788, the...
Melanie Rinehart
In my previous blog post on processing the papers of physicist and anti-nuclear advocate Richard Garwin, I focused on the correspondence series, consisting of both...
Molly Nebiolo
Last spring, as part of the Open Data Initiative at the Center for Digital Scholarship, I worked with some of Philadelphia’s earliest, and possibly one...
Jeffery Appelhans
Edgar Allen Poe called him: “one of the finest writers, one of the most accomplished scholars, and when not in too great a hurry, one...
Sabrina Bocanegra
Two newly digitized letters from the Julia Rush Letters, 1776-1809 were recently added to the American Philosophical Society’s digital library. As functionality and design testing...