APS Library

Bayard Miller
I must admit, having worked in the shadow of Independence Hall for close to seven years, I have somehow become immune to the luster of...
Brian Carpenter
The many manuscripts and notebooks at the APS Library produced by anthropologists studying Indigenous peoples are fundamentally based upon the knowledge and expertise of the...
Janine Boldt
Header image: A Map of the Tennassee Government formerly part of North Carolina taken chiefly from Surveys by Genl. D. Smith & Others , 1793....
American Philosophical Society
WASHINGTON CROSSING and PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 30, 2019 – In a bold decision that will preserve the material record of American Revolutionary history and make...
Estelle Markel-Joyet
There are many reasons to print a small book. The first being that you have a small pocket and would like to carry your book...
Michael Miller
In 2018, the American Philosophical Society (APS) celebrated its 275th anniversary. It is such a privilege and a treat to work at a place that...
Anisha Gupta
In January 2019, the American Philosophical Society acquired a rare, pre-Revolutionary newspaper featuring Benjamin Franklin’s iconic “Unite or Die” political cartoon. The framed newspaper, from...
Paul Sutherland
In 2015—her hundredth year—Amelia Susman Schultz donated a portion of her papers to the American Philosophical Society, a small but important and unusual collection. They...