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American Philosophical Society
WASHINGTON CROSSING and PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 30, 2019 – In a bold decision that will preserve the material record of American Revolutionary history and make...
Estelle Markel-Joyet
There are many reasons to print a small book. The first being that you have a small pocket and would like to carry your book...
American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society is pleased to announce the election of new Members at its Spring 2019 Meeting. Today the Society has 1,013 elected members,...
Michael Miller
In 2018, the American Philosophical Society (APS) celebrated its 275th anniversary. It is such a privilege and a treat to work at a place that...
Anisha Gupta
In January 2019, the American Philosophical Society acquired a rare, pre-Revolutionary newspaper featuring Benjamin Franklin’s iconic “Unite or Die” political cartoon. The framed newspaper, from...
Paul Sutherland
In 2015—her hundredth year—Amelia Susman Schultz donated a portion of her papers to the American Philosophical Society, a small but important and unusual collection. They...
American Philosophical Society
Congratulations to the American Philosophical Society Fellowship recipients for 2019-2020! This year the Society awarded six long-term, two digital humanities, and twenty-five short-term fellowships for...
Charles Greifenstein
The Klondike Gold Rush lasted from August 1896 to August 1899. During that time an estimated 100,000 people, mostly men, tried to reach the gold...