Academy of Natural Sciences

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The Academy Archives contains both the institutional records of the oldest natural history musuem in the Americas, as well as papers and manuscripts of scientists associated with the Academy. Formats represented include manuscripts, art, artifacts, film, photos, field notes, illustrations, and memorabilia.

Contents

Orientation

Address

The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Website

http://www.ansp.org/library/archives/index.php

Telephone

215-299-1075

Email

archives@ansp.org

Schedule & hours

Monday–Friday Noon – 4:30 pm Closed Dec. 18 - Jan. 1

Directions to the archive

Directions

Holdings

Alphabetical list of historical collections

Research procedures

Access

Appointments are required. Researchers must complete the Application for Research Form at the circulation desk and present a current photo ID.

Permitted and prohibited items

  • Prohibited: Food and drink, pens. Bags and other personal items must be left at the circulation desk.

Document ordering and delivery

(how do you request documents? how many can you order at a time? how are documents delivered?)

Photocopying, photography, microfilming

Photocopying rates and policies

Key individuals

Clare Flemming, M.S., C.A, Archivist

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