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Michael Miller
One of the joys of manuscript processing is discovering the unexpected. In the Vaux Family Papers, a collection of papers relating to a family of...
American Philosophical Society
By Erin Holmes and Amy Ellison, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellows Like most institutions of its age, the American Philosophical Society has been overwhelmingly...
Anisha Gupta
Paper conservation treatment can range from cleaning soot off an old map to mending tears in a letter to putting a print in a water...
American Philosophical Society
The fourth episode of the APS Podcast series—Great Talks at the APS—is now available! Tune in for a conversation between Patrick and Dr. Douglas Massey...
Adrianna Link
The American Philosophical Society Library invites scholars in all fields to submit paper proposals for an international and interdisciplinary conference investigating the power of maps...
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Estelle Markel-Joyet
In 1976, John Archibald Wheeler deposited his papers with the American Philosophical Society. Ten years later, James Wheeler officially presented the papers to the Society....
Adrianna Link
The APS Library is pleased to announce a one-year pilot program in the History of Science. The program encourages scholars to make greater use of...
American Philosophical Society
When a December 28, 1774, issue of the Pennsylvania Journal and Weekly Advertiser featuring Benjamin Franklin’s iconic “Unite or Die” political cartoon surfaced at a...