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American Philosophical Society

LC control no.n 79007046
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingAmerican Philosophical Society
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Variant(s)American Philosophical Society, Held at Philadelphia, for Promoting Useful Knowledge
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
APS
Société philosophique de Philadelphie
See alsoAmerican Society, Held at Philadelphia, for Promoting Useful Knowledge
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Beginning date1743
LocatedPhiladelphia (Pa.)
Field of activityScience
Found inThe Universal Bach, c1986: t.p. (American Philosophical Society) t.p. verso (APS)
MWA/NAIP files (hdg.: American Philosophical Society; note: oldest learned society in America, founded in Philadelphia in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin; largely inactive from 1744-68; on 12/20/1768, it united with a similar rival society, the American Society, Held at Philadelphia, for Promoting Useful Knowledge, and the new official name became American Philosophical Society, Held at Philadelphia, for Promoting Useful Knowledge, more commonly called the American Philosophical Society)
Description topographique et politique de la partie espagnole de l'isle Saint-Domingue, 1796: tome 1, title page (Société philosophique de Philadelphie)
Associated languageeng