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Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Amos Russell Thomas papers

Identifier: HU.087
Overview Dr. Amos Russell Thomas [1827-1895] was a surgeon and prominent professor of anatomy. He was born and resided in New York until he relocated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1854. There he was appointed to be a demonstrator of anatomy at the Pennsylvania Medical University, and was Chair of Anatomy from 1856 to 1866. During that time he was also a lecturer on artistic anatomy at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. In 1867 he was appointed chair of anatomy at Hahnemann Medical College and...
Dates: 1890-1895; Majority of material found in 1890-1895

ANSP Publication Committee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0292
Scope and Contents The ANSP Publication Committee Papers consists of reports, minutes, stock books, subscribers lists, correspondents, and financial documents related to the functions of the Academy's Publication Committee. The papers record approval of articles for Academy publications, costs of the publications, and distribution of publications.Most of the documents not bound into books have a number written in pencil in an upper corner. The papers are not in numerical order according to those...
Dates: 1822-1960

ANSP Publications, Mailing Books

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0342
Scope and Contents The ANSP Publications, Mailing Books collection consists of four bound volumes containing lists of individuals and instutions who recieved Academy publications between 1859 and 1947. The lists include addresses, dates of shipping, and status of accounts. The volumes include dates between 1959 and 1947 with some overlap of dates between the volumes. The first three volumes are organized by name first and then chronology. Volume four is organized chronologically in the manner of a daybook. ...
Dates: 1859-1947

ANSP Publications, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0412
Scope and Contents The ANSP Publications Papers collection includes record books, subscription lists, prospectuses, financial documents and policies regarding the publications produced by the Academy of Natural Sciences. The collection is divided into four series. Series I. Subscription Record Books and Documents contains account books with the names and payments of subscribers. The books are arranged chronologically according to the earliest date of each book. Many of the account books overlap in terms of...
Dates: 1817-1961

Biographical Reference File

Identifier: ANSP-Coll-1017
Scope and Contents This is a collection of reference files assembled by Library and Archives staff beginning in the 1980s documenting the activities of persons directly associated with the Academy of Natural Sciences and with the study of the natural world more generally. This includes early Academy members, staff, trustees, volunteers, donors, and others associated with the Academy and its specimen collections and environmental research. The collection provides background information often found in secondary...
Dates: circa 1915-2024

Charles Eastwick Smith letters from botanists

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0132
Overview Charles Eastwick Smith (1820-1900) was an engineer and inventor involved in railroad, ironworks and steel. His interest in botany led him to membership at the Academy of Natural Sciences where he held several positions from 1851 until his death. Over the years Smith compiled an herbarium of specimens found within 15 miles of Philadelphia, which he bequeathed to the Academy. The collection contains letters from botanists, a number of booksellers, and other correspondents. In addition to the...
Dates: n.d., 1862-1899

College of Information Science and Technology records

Identifier: UR-04-010
Abstract The records of the College of Information Science and Technology (iSchool or IST) contain documentation of various aspects of the college which include accreditation, administrative activities, curriculum development, grants, university, faculty, and student governance, publications, media and public relations, and strategic planning. The materials date from 1892-2004, with the bulk of the records from the 1950s through the 2000s. Materials are largely in paper format comprising annual...
Dates: 1892-2007; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2002

Conchology printing block

Identifier: ANSP.2014.010.036
Scope and Contents

Wood and metal printing block. The metal is cut close around the image of a shell, leaving three corners of the wood block showing. Some darkening of the wood on the top. "Bathybembyx Crumpii" is written on the reverse in ink.

Dates: n.d.