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Janine Boldt
The American Philosophical Society (APS) Museum exhibition Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist was not originally going to have a published catalog. However, this summer, I was...
Bethany Farrell
In summer 2020, the APS received support to continue developing the Franklin Ledgers Project through a National Endowment for the Humanities: CARES grant. The APS...
Michael Madeja
Many in the museum field have created virtual tours of exhibitions. The APS was delighted to receive funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities...
Janine Boldt
When the pandemic forced the American Philosophical Society (APS) to close, our upcoming exhibition, Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist, was on the verge of installation. Thanks...
Julie Fisher
In July of 2020 with support from an NEH CARES Grant, I began the work of transcribing the early meeting minutes of the American Philosophical...
Jeffery Appelhans
“I cannot live without books,” Jefferson wrote his unlikely friend John Adams (APS 1780). Jefferson was thanking Adams for introducing him to George Ticknor and...
Jeffery Appelhans
More than two years ago, postdoctoral fellows at the Library & Museum of the American Philosophical Society began what figures to be a signature product...
Molly Nebiolo
This summer I spent my time as an Experiential Fellow with the Center for Digital Scholarship cleaning and organizing James Madison’s meteorological dataset for the...