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Adrianna Link
As the United States nears the 250th anniversary of its Declaration of Independence, the David Center for the American Revolution at the American Philosophical Society...
Anisha Gupta
While iron gall ink was an incredibly popular ink from the 4th to the 20th centuries, it is now known to have damaging effects on...
Sabrina Bocanegra
Since starting Revolutionary City: A Portal to the Nation’s Founding, one word that has been on my mind is metadata. Metadata, as it relates to...
Estelle Markel-Joyet
By Estelle Markel-Joyet and Megan Hosie The APS houses a large collection of scientific reprints, or bulk reproductions of individual articles that were previously published...
Susan Laquer
During the Coronavirus pandemic, the APS Manuscripts team has been working on a data entry project from home, expertly managed by the Head of our...
Charles Greifenstein
Miers Fisher, Jr. (1786-1813) came from a prominent Quaker family. His father Miers, Sr. (1748-1819) was a merchant, lawyer, politician and civic leader. Miers, Sr...
Janine Boldt
The American Philosophical Society (APS) Museum exhibition Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist was not originally going to have a published catalog. However, this summer, I was...
Adrianna Link
With collections pertaining to over 650 Indigenous cultures from across the Americas; manuscripts and other materials spanning the history of science, technology, and medicine from...