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American Philosophical Society
The Library at the American Philosophical Society supports a diverse community of scholars working on a wide-range of projects in fields including early American history,...
American Philosophical Society
APS offices and Library will be closed Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5. The Society will return to regular hours on Monday, July 8....
American Philosophical Society
On June 27, 2019, staff and friends of the American Philosophical Society and the David Library of the American Revolution gathered for a special kick-off...
American Philosophical Society
Recorded sessions from the April 2019 General Meeting of the APS are now available online. Click on the links in the talk titles to see...
Julie Fisher
It is hard to imagine that Benjamin Franklin did not hear stories about “the war” growing up. Not the American Revolution of course, but 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...
Brian Carpenter
The many manuscripts and notebooks at the APS Library produced by anthropologists studying Indigenous peoples are fundamentally based upon the knowledge and expertise of the...
Janine Boldt
Header image: A Map of the Tennassee Government formerly part of North Carolina taken chiefly from Surveys by Genl. D. Smith & Others , 1793....