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Jackie Antolos
A large piece of last semester’s puzzle for me was doing field work with a cultural organization. While studying Secondary Education and History at Temple...
Marian Christ
Image: Page 80 of the Codex, showing a group of three chieftains in boats in the top illustration; below, two of the three seated and...
Elizabeth Manley
In 1912, prominent socialite and social scientist Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons took a month-long pleasure cruise through the West Indies like so many other wealthy...
Adrianna Link
As the United States nears the 250th anniversary of its Declaration of Independence, the David Center for the American Revolution at the American Philosophical Society...
Anisha Gupta
While iron gall ink was an incredibly popular ink from the 4th to the 20th centuries, it is now known to have damaging effects on...
Sabrina Bocanegra
Since starting Revolutionary City: A Portal to the Nation’s Founding, one word that has been on my mind is metadata. Metadata, as it relates to...
Estelle Markel-Joyet
By Estelle Markel-Joyet and Megan Hosie The APS houses a large collection of scientific reprints, or bulk reproductions of individual articles that were previously published...
Susan Laquer
During the Coronavirus pandemic, the APS Manuscripts team has been working on a data entry project from home, expertly managed by the Head of our...