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Scott Ziegler
This post is part of a brief series celebrating the American Philosophical Society's 275th Anniversary in 2018 and Benjamin Franklin's birthday on January 17. Follow...
Caroline Wigginton
From left: Dorothy Kim, Chris Hunter, Alex Galarza, Rhae Lynn Barnes, Melissa Adler, Caroline Wigginton, and Priyasha Mukhopadhyay. Not pictured: Clare Mullaney. Image courtesy of...
American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society offices and library will be closed Saturday December 23 through Monday January 1, 2018. The Society will re-open for normal business...
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Renée Wolcott
After thoroughly documenting Ben Franklin’s 1760 Book of Common Prayer (see posts one and two of this series), I was ready to begin conservation treatment....
Will Fenton
While accompanying Theodore M. Davis on archaeological trips to Egypt between 1889-1913, Emma B. Andrews provides rich insights into the field of archeology at the...
Renée Wolcott
In April 2016, Benjamin Franklin descendant Mai Duane Harper and her husband, James A. Harper, presented the APS Library with a lectern-sized edition of the...
Scott Ziegler
As part of the Center for Digital Scholarship’s Open Data Initiative , we have been reformatting APS Library collections as computational data. We’re happy to...
Renée Wolcott
As a young man, Benjamin Franklin famously wrote his own epitaph: The Body of B. Franklin, Printer, Like the Cover of an old Book, Its...