Archive Site: American Philosophical Society Presentation - Thursday, August 30

The American Philosphical Society has offered to do a presentation of their holdings of interest to MilPhil participants, which includes a variety of holdings from UFO materials to Benjamin Franklin's papers. They also have a "Treasures" exhibit which participants in the event are invited to examine--this includes not only one of the first printed copies of the Declaration of Independence, but a hand written draft of the Declaration in Thomas Jefferson's own hand. They have half of Penn's original charter on display, and several of the Louis and Clark journals, among other exciting historical documents.

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