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American Philosophical Society
Preserving Useful Knowledge: A History of Collections Care at the APS Library: Transactions, APS (Vol. 111, Part 1)
This book traces the history of collections care at the American Philosophical Society (APS) as revealed through its minute books, treasurers’ receipts, and librarians’ correspondence. It also examines the physical evidence presented by books and documents that were repaired by former restorers and conservators, including Library of Congress manuscript restorer William Berwick, book and manuscript restorer Carol Rugh (later Caorlyn Horton), and the Society’s first full-time conservator, Willman Spawn. Their painstaking repairs, which have not always aged well, present both a vital historical record and an ongoing challenge for today’s conservators. Illus.
Classification and Development of North American Indian Cultures: A Statistical Analysis of the Driver-Massey Sample: Transactions, APS (vol. 65, part 3)
Antonius de Carlenis, O.P.: Four Questions on the Subalternation of the Sciences (Transaction 84-4)
Ptolemy and the Foundations of Ancient Mathematical Optics: A Source Based Guided Study: Transactions, APS (vol. 89, part 3)
The Bookrunner: A History of Inter-American Relations -- Print, Politics, and Commerce in the United States and Mexico: Transactions, APS (Vol. 101, Part 1)
Steno on Muscles: Introduction, Texts and Translation (Transaction 84-1)
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