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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...
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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Marian Christ
In February of 1831, a 12-year-old Maria Mitchell quietly sat beside her father in their house on the isolated island of Nantucket and observed an...
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,...
Ian McAlpin
CNAIR Stories: Watt Sam as Natchez Cherokee Collaborator Header image: Watt Sam on his Porch. Lantern Slide by John Reed Swanton. National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian...