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American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society (APS) Library & Museum is pleased to announce its 2020 Indigenous Community Research Fellowships. Made possible by generous donors and the...
Renée Wolcott
Tapes that stick with the touch of a finger—masking tapes, packing tapes, clear Scotch-type tapes, duct tapes—are one of the conveniences of modern life. Conservators...
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
The sixth episode of the APS podcast series – Great Talks at the American Philosophical Society – is now available! Tune in for a conversation...
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...
Paul Sutherland
In March 2018, the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR) launched the new Guide to the Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society...
Tracey deJong
If you want to know why the collision of matter and antimatter has not destroyed everything in the universe, then you may want to have...
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...