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American Philosophical Society
We are pleased to announce that the American Philosophical Society Library is now part of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) . To date,...
Madalina Veres
On May 1, 1803, the members of the American Philosophical Society sent Librarian John Vaughan to Baltimore, in order to retrieve boxes of minerals bequeathed...
Brian Carpenter
The APS Library and its Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR) are pleased to announce the completion of a new Guide to the...
Joseph DiLullo
Image above: Survey Map plotting the position of the John Long House on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River from Philadelphia, Timothy Horsfield...
Ann Reinhardt
The Francis John Worsley Roughton Papers and the Britton Chance Papers will be forever linked as professor and student for their innovative development of the...
Tracey deJong
Inside the vault of the American Philosophical Society, almost hidden in the back corner sits a single box with the papers of Richard Price, 1767-1790...
Paul Sutherland
In a letter to colleague John Shepherd in 1997, the linguist, anthropologist and folklorist Dell Hymes wrote: “At the risk of overloading someone who is...
Adrianna Link
In commemoration of the American Philosophical Society’s 275 th anniversary, the Society’s Library, along with the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation and the Association of Research...