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American Philosophical Society
Rising People: The Founding of the United States, 1765 to 1789
Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. (au); Julian P. Boyd (in). Catalogue of a joint exhibition to celebrate the Amer. Bicentennial, held in Philadelphia from April 28 through Nov. 1976, with materials from the collections of the Amer. Philosophical Soc. (APS), The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, & The Library Company of Philadelphia. The catalogue, like the exhibit itself, is addressed to Amer. citizens who wish both to know more about the formation of the Amer. nation in the years from 1765 to 1789 & to see the very books & documents in which the men of that generation recorded their thoughts, decisions, & acts. The catalogue therefore excludes bibliographical data; but it contains commentaries on the significance of individual entries. Profusely illustrated.
Portrait of Elizabeth Willing Powel (1743-1830) (Transaction 96-4)
Tintype in America, 1856-1880 (Transaction 97-2)
Playing With Fire: Histories of the Lightning Rod: Transactions, American Philosophical Society (Volume 99, Part 5)
Descartes and the Hyperbolic Quest: Lens Making Machines & Their Significance in the Seventeenth Century (Transaction 95-3)
Making of a Romantic Icon: The Religious Context of Friedrich Overbeck’s “Italia und Germania” (Transaction 97-5)
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