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Joel Herman
Historians of Britain, Ireland, and early America have approached the imperial crisis of the late 18th century from a number of angles, seeking to diagnose...
Stefano Furlan
Header Image: Katharine Way, undated. Photo courtesy of Physics Today . When I was first asked whether I could contribute something original to the story...
American Philosophical Society
18th and 19th century Philadelphia was a hive of scientific discovery, inspiring artists and scientists to capture the beauty, excitement, and complexity of the natural...
Jon Repetti
I began my Princeton University GradFUTURES Social Impact Fellowship at the American Philosophical Society Press with a clearly delineated task. Press Director Peter Dougherty had...
American Philosophical Society
The Library & Museum at the American Philosophical Society supports a diverse community of scholars working on a wide-range of projects in fields including early...
Nandini Subramaniam
The Philadelphia Museum Admission Ticket, signed by Charles Willson Peale and Rubens Peale, 1814. APS. Since its construction in 1787, Philosophical Hall has been both...
Laura Chilton
Self portrait of the artist, 1892 Objects of intrigue and mystery will often present themselves on the cataloger’s desk, the most recent one being a...
American Philosophical Society
The Library & Museum at the American Philosophical Society supports a diverse community of scholars working on a wide-range of projects in fields including early...