Hall of American Philosophical Society

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Hall of American Philosophical Society

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00216
Title: Hall of American Philosophical Society
Historic Street Address: 104 S. 5th Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection



Halftone reproduction of a wash drawing. Depicts the Federal style hall built in 1789 by the American Philosophical Society to house their museum and library. Founded by Ben Franklin in 1743, the APS is the nation's oldest learned society.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.149376
Geocode Latitude:39.948625

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790