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Benjamin Franklin (1706—1790) natural philosopher, writer, and revolutionary politician in America

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Out of the Guianas: The American Philosophical Society and the Eel

Christa Jungnickel and Russell McCormmach. Cavendish. (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, number 220.) Philadelphia, Pa.: American Philosophical Society. 1996. Pp. 414

CORNER, George Washington (1889 - 1981), Editor, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, since 1977

Derek S. Linton. Emil von Behring: Infectious Disease, Immunology, Serum Therapy. (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, number 255.) Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society. 2005. Pp. xi, 580. $65.00

Living with Lewis & Clark: The American Philosophical Society’s Continuing Relationship with the Corps of Discovery from the Michaux Expedition to the Present

Nian-Sheng Huang. Benjamin Franklin in American Thought and Culture: 1790–1990. (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, number 211.) Philadelphia, Pa.: American Philosophical Society. 1994. Pp. xviii, 270. $25.00

Patriot-Improvers: Biographical Sketches of Members of the American Philosophical Society. Vol. 1: 1743–1768. By Whitfield J. Bell Jr. (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1997. xx, 531 pp. $40.00, ISBN 0-87169-226-0.)

Yung Sik Kim. The Natural Philosophy of Chu Hsi (1130–1200). (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, number 235.) Philadelphia, Pa.: American Philosophical Society. 2000. Pp. xii, 380. $30.00

ANTHONY M. CUMMINGS. The Maecenas and the Madrigalist: Patrons, Patronage, and the Origins of the Italian Madrigal. (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, number 253.) Philadelphia, Penn.: American Philosophical Society. 2004. Pp. xxi, 274. $50.00

John Wilton Appel. Francisco José de Caldas: A Scientist at Work in Nueva Granada. (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, number 84, part 5.) Philadelphia, Pa.: American Philosophical Society. 1994. Pp. 154. $20.00

Eugenio Piñero. The Town of San Felipe and Colonial Cacao Economies. (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, number 84, part 3.) Philadelphia, Pa.: American Philosophical Society. 1994. Pp. x, 189. $20.00

LELAND, Charles Godfrey (1824 - 1903), Member of American Philosophical Society; author; founder of the Rabelais Club, and Hungarian Folk-lore Society; President, Gypsy-lore Society, afterwards of Buda-pest

 

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First scientific society in America, founded at Philadelphia (1743) by Franklin, its first president. His successors were Rittenhouse and Jefferson. The Society issues Transactions, Proceedings (since 1838), and Memoirs (since 1900) and makes research grants. It has some 600 elected members.

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