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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Exhibits Department Records

Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0998
Overview Prior to the 1930s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia had neither an education department nor an exhibits department. However, the museum clearly stated that “to see that our scientific work is shared with the public in ways that instruct and entertain is one of our direct responsibilities, for knowledge of Nature not only widens the mental horizon, but helps to ease the common burdens of life.” In 1920, Harold T. Green came to work at the Academy. At first, he was in charge...
Dates: 1852-2001

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Papers on Expeditions

Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0113
Scope and Contents This collection was assembled by Library and Archives staff from various accessions of records transferred from Academy departments and offices. The collection documents the Academy of Natural Sciences sponsored expeditions from 1819 to 1977. The collection is rich in material, particularly regarding the Academy's expedition to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in 1969. There is some general information regarding expeditions, especially in regard to the Committee on Names, which is...
Dates: 1819-1969

American Medical Association. Papers, 1960.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0560

American Medical Women's Association records

Identifier: WM-037
Overview American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) was founded on November 18, 1915, by a dedicated group of women physicians at the Chicago Women’s Club. Originally called Medical Women’s National Association (MWNA) until 1937, AMWA has advocated for women in the medical professions and the equal treatment of women in medicine since its inception. AMWA continues to serve the United States and the international community in medical service needs and acts as an important lobbying force for...
Dates: 1847 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1917-1978

American Women's Hospitals Service photographs

Identifier: WM-144-a
Overview The American Women's Hospitals (AWH) developed from the War Service Committee of the Medical Women's National Association (later called the American Medical Women's Association) in 1917, to provide, register and finance American women physicians for war work; to offer medical and emergency relief to refugees; and, later, to provide international public health service. In 1959, AWH became an independent agency and remained such until 1982 when it re-merged with the American Medical Women's...
Dates: 1917 - 1982

Angelo Heilprin papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0147
Scope and Contents

A partial diary of this trip, 1891-92 is preserved, some letters and other papers and documents regarding his official duties at the Academy. Writings and personalia complete the collection.

List of signers: Binder, Jacob, n. do; Bryant, Henry G. 1893; Hart, Gavin W.; Heilprin, Angelo (9) 1892-94; Morris, Charles, n.d.; Nolan, E. J. (2) 1892.

Dates: 1871-1896

Angelo Heilprin Papers: Expedition to Yucatan and Mexico

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0007
Scope and Contents This expedition, the first official one of the Academy, included J. E. Ives, Roberts LeBoutillier, Witmer Stone and Frank C. Baker in the party. Arriving on the 22nd of February, they covered the territory of the northwestern part of Yucatan and the Mexican highlands in the vicinity of Orizaba. Natural history specimens were gathered and photographic records of the ecological conditions and the contours of the country through which they travelled, were taken. The short time spent in the...
Dates: 1890

ANSP Building Plans, Photographs, and Prints

Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0049
Scope and Contents

This collection contains architect's plans, etchings, engravings, photographs and published pictures showing the various Academy buildings from its founding. The collection is divided by external depictions and internal depictions. The latter includes some exhibits, research areas, different versions of the library, renovations, etc. A partial account was included in the Academy's Proceedings for 1901.

Dates: 1812-1944