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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 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

Exhibits Department Files

 Collection — Box small accessions 5
Identifier: ANSP-2013-035
Scope and Contents

This collection contains various files from the Exhibits Department dating from 1977-1985.

Dates: 1977-1985

Hahnemann University African American collection

Identifier: HU-061
Overview The collection includes biographical materials, visuals, publications, and exhibit components on the history of African Americans, with particular reference to health care. The material was collected primarily for inclusion in displays and exhibits for Hahnemann and the surrounding community. . Biographical and historical information on Black physicians, some of whom are Hahnemann graduates, and health related institutions, gathered primarily from published sources for exhibition purposes....
Dates: 1900 - 1992

Lewis and Clark: The National Bicentennial Exhibition Hat

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-2010-080-Artifact
Scope and Contents

The commemorative hat comes from the Lewis and Clark National Bicentennial Exhibition from November 6, 2004 to March 20, 2005. The hat is black and cost 15.00, the tag is still intact.

Dates: 2004

Wharton Huber Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-2010-101
Scope and Contents

70 linear inches of glass plate negatives, positives, and plastic film (could be nitrate?).

Dates: 1920s