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This idea became the American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in America. It was modeled after London's Royal Society and Dublin's Philosophical Society, and its six founding members included botanist John Bartram and.
son William, would travel the Colonies studying and collecting plants and corresponding with the world-wide scientific community of the day. A founding member of the American Philosophical Society (see below), he was appointed Royal.
Courtesy American Philosophical Society. Date and size of. One was the plant commonly known as twinleaf, which André Michaux (1746-1802) had found in Virginia and brought back to John Bartram for his garden. Barton saw it there,
Alan W. Armstrong (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2002). 59. Few of the botanic and natural history specimens collected by John Bartram survive or can be identified today. A small number are now in the Sloane Herbarium at.
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3 Jul 2007. society to study nature and the arts, and in 1743 Benjamin Franklin organized the American Philosophical Society, Ruffed Grouse drawn from John Bartram's specimens sent to Collinson (Edwards 1754: facing 499). 254.
Two Chips off the Same Block: Benjamin Franklin's Library Company and Philosophical Society and the Saga of Their 275-Year Relationship 1. By Van Horne, John C. Likewise, libraries of a certain type can be sister institutions; both the American Philosophical Society (APS) and the. The first inkling of a learned society is to be found in a letter of 1738 or 1739 from the botanist John Bartram to Peter.
30 Mar 2001. The American Writer series guests examine the history of the pre-revolutionary era and Early Republic through. Yes he was the governor of New Jersey William was. To the library of the American Philosophical Society.
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4 Jul 2013. Benjamin Franklin was instrumental in founding the American Philosophical Society, which drove his goal. His overlapping colonial circles encompassed such figures as John Bartram, the cantankerous Quaker farmer and.
. it's part of the title of a John Bartram manuscript, "Diary of a Journey Through the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida, from July 1, 1765 to April 10, 1766" published as part of the series, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society in 1942.
2 Sep 2015. Philosophical Hall and three buildings near it are the campus of the American Philosophical Society, the oldest. were created by William Bartram, an APS member and the namesake behind Bartram's Garden here in Philly,
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A Map of East Florida, prepared by William Bartram for his book of Travels published in 1791, one of the first science. image, American Philosophical Society was founded in Philadelphia by Benjamin Franklin and John Bartram, William.
John's father 1 Nancy E. Hoffman and John C. Van Horne ed. America's Curious Botanist: A Tercentennial Reappraisal of John Bartram. (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2004) 3-4. 2 had been killed by Indians and John used.
15 Mar 2018. In a letter of 1770, Benjamin Franklin described tofu ("tau-fu") to his friend John Bartram as a sort of cheese made. Together, Bartram and Franklin had founded the American Philosophical Society in 1743, and both were.
John Bartram made a successful living collecting plant specimens from the North American colonies for English patrons. He was given membership in the American Philosophical Society and the Academy of Natural Sciences but didn't.
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John Bartram (1699-1777), a Pennsylvania Quaker farmer, earned fame in America and abroad as a botanist and. the American Philosophical Society in 1743 “to cultivate the finer arts, and improve the common stock of knowledge." William.
John Bartram. Diary of a Journey through the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida from July 1, 1765, to April 10, 1766. Ed. Francis Harper. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 33:1 (1942). Tampa Bay, or Bay of Espiritu Santo ,