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Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Academy Library & Archives 2012 Activity Report

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-2013-029
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the 2012 Activity Report which provides a comprehensive and detailed look into the happenings of the Academy Library & Archives.

Dates: 2012

Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Board of Trustees records

Identifier: ANSP-1990-013
Overview The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (ANSP) is a natural history museum which was founded in 1812, “for the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences, and the advancement of useful learning.” The ANSP Board of Trustees, was established in 1925, as one of the institution’s primary administrative bodies. The Board of Trustees was charged with establishing financial policies, selecting the Academy President, assisting with fund raising and community relations, and serving as a...
Dates: 1925 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1989

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Division of Environmental Research Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0999
Overview The Division of Environmental Research (DER) was established as a department of the Academy of Natural Sciences in 1947 by botanist and limnologist, Dr. Ruth Patrick. Originally called the Department of Limnology, the department was envisioned by Patrick as a multidisciplinary team of scientists devoted to helping protect the quality of the environment. Not only was environmental research a novel idea for the time, but the multidisciplinary nature of the research was also innovative. The...
Dates: 1952 - 1995

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

ANSP Exhibits Committee Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0256
Scope and Contents Committee reports were preserved for 1938 and 1939 when Stephen Thomas was Secretary and H. T. Green acting Secretary. A few of the papers relate to museum habitat groups and display of minerals. Also included are photographs of exhibits of specimens and other materials created by the Academy on display at Gimbel's and Wanamaker's department stores.Records assembled with the inclusive dates of 1868-1940 which carry the names of W. S. W. Ruschenberger, E. J. Nolan, and Wharton...
Dates: 1868-1946

ANSP Library Committee, Papers

 Collection — Box Coll. 424-425
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0424
Scope and Contents Very early the library committee functioned as a unit for some years, became the library and publication committee, then again has been called simply the library committee. In this collection we have old documents, dated administrative matters, and a list of restricted books as of 1824. Of the more recent committee which was erected in the early 1930's we have a progress report signed by J. Percy Moore for 1935, bound volumes of minutes 1936-62, folders of unbound correspondence and...
Dates: 1844-1958

ANSP Library, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0456
Scope and Contents The miscellaneous group of documents, reports, lists and evaluations of the library are here grouped together for convenience rather than for subject unity. In 1940 the Director asked all curators to give a detailed evaluation of the library holdings in his speciality. Nine such reports are in the file signed by the curators. F. W. Pennell made an additional report on the articles lacking in the field of Scrophulariacea. A subscription list of the people who clubbed together to buy the...
Dates: 1831-1954

ANSP Strategic and Master Plans 1977-2012

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-2012-055
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two ANSP Strategic Plans: a draft of the 2003 Stragetic Plan; the 2007-2012 Strategic Plan and the 2009 Masterplan, which is based on the 2007-2012 Stragetic Plan.

Dates: 2003-2012

ANSP Treasurer Reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0605
Overview This collection contains the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Treasurers' reports and other financial documents. Annual reports, appropriation documents, a budget report, two building fund reports, minutes, correspondence, one Treasurer's final account and a Trustees lease are included from the timeperiod of 1815 through 1927. The largest portion of the collection consists of Treasurers' annual reports. The financial documents in this collection provide a unique view into the...
Dates: 1815-1927

Northwestern University Woman's Medical School records/Chicago Woman's Medical College

Identifier: WM-029
Abstract The Woman’s Hospital Medical College of Chicago was founded in 1870 by Mary H. Thompson (1829-1895) and Dr. William Heath Byford (1817-1890) in order to provide equal education opportunities for female medical students in the Chicago area. In 1879, the name of the medical school was changed to the Woman’s Medical College of Chicago; and in 1892, it was taken over by the Northwestern University and renamed the Northwestern University Woman’s Medical School. Over the next ten years, financial...
Dates: 1870-1924, 1947