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Valerie-Anne Lutz
Header Image: Engraving of young Ben Franklin walking down the street with rolls as Deborah observes, portrait of Deborah. APS. The name Benjamin Franklin is...
Max Flomen
Header Image: Scheme for an Expedition to Kittanning, John Armstrong, [1775]. Mss.Ms.Coll.200. APS. Following a two-year COVID delay, it was an honor to visit the...
American Philosophical Society
The Library & Museum at the American Philosophical Society supports a diverse community of scholars working on a wide-range of projects in fields including early...
Marian Christ
Header image: Katherine Esau standing in an Oxnard sugar beet field in 1923. From the Katherine Esau Papers, Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University...
American Philosophical Society
The Library & Museum at the American Philosophical Society supports a diverse community of scholars working on a wide-range of projects in fields including early...
Laura Chilton
Daily work as a cataloger at the APS involves frequently consulting bibliographies for citation references. One fundamental source that I cite from is A Dictionary...
Anna Shuff
Header image: Detail from handwritten page of Florence Rena Sabin’s list of women in science. APS. In my work on the American Philosophical Society’s latest...
Joseph DiLullo
By: Joseph DiLullo and Sabrina Bocanegra The Charles Thomas Jackson Papers are on the road to being accessible. The papers began arriving at the American...