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Estelle Markel-Joyet
Not all library items are created equal. Some monographs and maps are straightforward and present little-to-no problems for the Cataloging Department. The more interesting items...
American Philosophical Society
Two APS Members are among the 2018 Nobel laureates. Frances Arnold (APS 2018) received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry and William Nordhaus (APS 2013) received...
Charles Greifenstein
In 1954, the American Philosophical Society and Yale University teamed up to establish the Papers of Benjamin Franklin program, a project to publish with scholarly...
Michael Miller
The American Philosophical Society Library is currently processing the Vaux Family Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.73) , a large and expansive collection dating from 1690–1996. The Vauxes were...
American Philosophical Society
The Library at the American Philosophical Society supports a diverse community of scholars working on a wide-range of projects in fields including early American history,...
Adrianna Link
The American Philosophical Society Library invites scholars in all fields to submit paper proposals for an interdisciplinary symposium that will explore the ways that social,...
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Michael Madeja
Curious Old City visitors might be pondering what that skeleton in the American Philosophical Society’s Jefferson Garden is. Its tall, wooden frame leaves much to...
American Philosophical Society
Header image: Evening sunshine outside the Iñupiat Heritage Center and adjoining Tuzzy Library, May 2017. By Holly Miowak Guise, History Ph.D. graduate Yale University, Digital...