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American Philosophical Society

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

American Philosophical Society

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Description area

Dates of existence

1743-

History

"An eminent scholarly organization of international reputation, the American Philosophical Society promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach. This country's first learned society, the APS has played an important role in American cultural and intellectual life for over 250 years." -http://www.amphilsoc.org/about

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Control area

Description identifier

US LCNAF n 79007046

Institution identifier

DDO-ICFA

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families

Status

Draft

Level of detail

Minimal

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

This record was revised by Beth Bayley on November 15, 2013

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  • English

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