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  • American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society (Corporate Name)

Preferred form: American Philosophical Society
Used for/see from:
  • American Philosophical Society, Held at Philadelphia, for Promoting Useful Knowledge
  • Earlier heading: American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
  • APS
  • Société philosophique de Philadelphie

The Universal Bach, c1986: t.p. (American Philosophical Society) t.p. verso (APS)

MWA/NAIP files (hdg.: American Philosophical Society; note: oldest learned society in America, founded in Philadelphia in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin; largely inactive from 1744-68; on 12/20/1768, it united with a similar rival society, the American Society, Held at Philadelphia, for Promoting Useful Knowledge, and the new official name became American Philosophical Society, Held at Philadelphia, for Promoting Useful Knowledge, more commonly called the American Philosophical Society)

Description topographique et politique de la partie espagnole de l'isle Saint-Domingue, 1796: tome 1, title page (Société philosophique de Philadelphie)