Holiday Hours: APS offices, Library, and Museum are closed Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25. The Museum exhibition is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, November 26 and 27. 

Native American Scholars Initiative

Alexis Scalese
Before I began my internship, I knew I wanted to conduct research about Elsie Clews Parsons, a notorious anthropologist who conducted research in my Pueblo...
Katie McGhee
Background on the Project In the early 20th century, anthropologists descended onto Native American communities across Turtle Island to make a record of these supposedly...
American Philosophical Society
We have a great group of 11 Summer Interns working on various projects at the APS over the next several weeks. Read below to learn...
American Philosophical Society
Each year, the Library & Museum at the American Philosophical Society hosts a rich intellectual community of scholars working on a wide-range of projects in...
Anabelle Rodríguez
Header image: The site core at Xunantunich: Looking south towards El Castillo (Structure A-6) from the summit of Structure A-11. Xunantunich is the oldest archaeological...
Dynette Chavez
Upon arrival at the APS for my summer internship I was unsure of what I wanted to research because I knew there would be multiple...
Nancy Mendoza-Ruiz
I came to the American Philosophical Society (APS) with no prior experience with archival research and was excited to have the opportunity to work with...
Tierrany Keahna
When I arrived at the American Philosophical Society (APS) I was unsure of what exactly I would be researching. As a member of the Sac...