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APS offices, the Library reading room, and the Museum gallery will be closed on select dates in November and December 2019. November Holiday Hours APS...
American Philosophical Society
By Rosemarie Fettig, Bryn Mawr College 2019 Curatorial Research Intern The following blog post is adapted from a presentation given as part of the APS...
Adrianna Link
Inspired by its 2020 exhibition Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist , the American Philosophical Society Library & Museum is organizing a daylong symposium that explores the...
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American Philosophical Society
Photo of Wyck by Robert Buzzard Photography The collection provides invaluable primary source material for American History topics c.1690-1970, including Yellow Fever, Horticulture, Brewing, Meteorology,...
American Philosophical Society
By Sean Keenan Bryn Mawr College, 2019 APS Curatorial Intern Benjamin Franklin’s intellect swept him up in the tides of scientific knowledge of the 18th...
American Philosophical Society
With the onset of a new season at the APS, the Library & Museum is excited to announce the arrival of a new staff member...
American Philosophical Society
By Rosemarie Fettig, Bryn Mawr College 2019 Curatorial Research Intern The following blog post is adapted from a presentation given as part of the APS...
Marian Christ
Emma Seiler (1821-1886), the fifth woman elected to membership in the American Philosophical Society (1870), was born in Würzburg, Bavaria and came to Philadelphia in...