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Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

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

President's Office and Administrative Records, 1874-2003

Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0990
Overview The oldest natural science research institution and museum in the Americas, the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia (ANSP) was founded in 1812 "for the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences, and the advancement of useful learning." Since the founding of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, there have been twenty-eight presidents and five acting presidents. From 1937 to 1995, there were four presidents and one acting president who left their administrations well...
Dates: 1907 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1993

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Minutes of the Local Committee for the 1899 meeting

Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0400
Scope and Contents This group jointly acted with other organizations to invite the American Association for the Advancement of Science to meet in Philadelphia in 1899. This activity was in answer to a letter from L. 0. Howard the Association's secretary hinting at the desirability of having the meeting introducing the second fifty year period at the place of its first meeting, namely the Academy of Natural Sciences at Philadelphia. After preliminary plans were made and the invitation extended it was decided to...
Dates: 1898

American Entomological Society Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-2013-024
Scope and Contents

Transferred to Academy Archives by Jon K. Gelhaus, Curator, Department of Entomology, Academy of Natural Sciences. Gelhaus is also a member and past officer of the AES. This collection contains meeting speaker lists, sign in sheets, and minutes; correspondence; write ups, flyers, and announcements; and investments reports.

Dates: 1950-2000s

ANS Women's Committee. Papers, 1936-1986.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0786
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Women's Committee 1954-1996, correspondence, membership Lists, information on two SuperSundays (1971, 1985), and documents giving its history from 1936 to 1954. Records for 1936-1975 transferred to Academy archives by Development office in 1979 and 1980; records to 1996 transferred by Women's Committee but no accession record found.

Dates: 1936-1986

ANSP Biological and Microscopical Section papers

 Collection — Box Small Collections 6
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0296
Scope and Contents

Records of preliminary meetings, the petition to form a Biological department of the Academy, regulations and lists of members, report of status of equipment and various miscellaneous papers, i. e. resolutions, reports, minutes, etc., make up the holdings in this collection.

Signers: Peirce, N . 1894; Perct, Chas. P. 1894; Steward, A. N. 1922; Wingate, 1895; Wister, Casper, 1881?.

Dates: 1857-1923

ANSP Entomological Section records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0100
Scope and Contents The collection consists of various records, including minutes, treasurer's books, membership lists and accounts, as well as a series of other general papers and a small collection of correspondence, from 1875 to 1924. The agreements and documents dated 1876-96, include original drafts, petitions, resolutions, reports of committees and a single scientific report by Henry Skinner and Wm. J. Fox appointed to investigate the possibility of eliminating the Tussock Moth in 1896.Signers...
Dates: 1875-1924

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

Association of American Geologists and Naturalists papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0305
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection consist of the Association's Constitution, Rules and Regulations, minutes of all its meetings, lists of members, ballots for officers, original texts or abstracts of scientific papers presented at the meetings, and letters in connection with Association business.Signers of documents and letters:Abert, J. J. 1845; Adams, C. B. 1845; Adams, Samuel, 1844; Adams, Solomon (2) 1844-45; Alexander, John Henry (3) 1844; Allen, John H. (2) 1843-44;...
Dates: 1840-1847