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Will Fenton
Well before she became a leader in comparative linguistics, Mary Rosamond Haas (1910–1996) maintained a diary (1928–1931) that provides some candid insights from her formative...
Karissa Muratore
The path to becoming a conservator is not easy, but it can be fun. As with most things, the best way to learn is by...
dmarsh
Curious Revolutionaries: The Peales of Philadelphia showcases the Peale family’s influence on early American popular culture through their pursuits as not only portraitists, but patriots...
American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society has named Robert Mason Hauser as its new Executive Officer effective June 12, 2017. Hauser succeeds Keith Stewart Thomson, who will...
American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society is pleased to announce the launch of PAL (People Also Liked), a circulation data-driven recommendation tool designed specifically for archives and...
American Philosophical Society
With regret, we note the passing, at the age of 85, of Mary Maples Dunn, the Society's co-Executive Officer from 2002–2007. Mary's New York Times...
American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society (APS) is pleased to announce a $949,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support research in the field of...
American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society, the nation’s oldest learned society, elects Linda Greenhouse its first woman President in its 273-year history. On November 11, 2016, the...