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Center for Digital Scholarship

Content related to projects, digitization efforts, or initiatives of the Center for Digital Scholarship.

American Philosophical Society
Updated March 26, 2020 While onsite programs are on hold, there are many ways to engage with APS events and collections remotely in the coming...
Joseph DiLullo
Now available to view in the Digital Library, the Samuel George Morton Papers have been digitized in their entirety. Samuel George Morton (1799-1851, APS 1828)...
Bayard Miller
The Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS) is excited to announce the launch of Franklin’s Philadelphia Post Office Ledgers: A Glimpse Into Colonial Correspondence Networks. This...
Bayard Miller
The recently digitized William Parker Foulke papers are a rich resource for many areas of scholarly and public engagement. Foulke, a trained attorney and active...
Joseph DiLullo
Available to view in the APS Digital Library are a large portion of the creative works of Madame Anne Louise Boyvin d'Hardancourt Brillon de Jouy...
American Philosophical Society
Hello, I’m Molly Shannon! I’m an intern with the American Philosophical Society’s Center for Digital Scholarship through the Explore America Summer Internship Program by the...
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...
Cynthia Heider
The American Philosophical Society’s Center for Digital Scholarship is delighted to announce the culmination of another one of our Open Data Initiatives. The Book of...