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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...
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 Richard Garwin, I focused on the correspondence series, consisting of both Garwin’s IBM files...
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...