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One grand pursuit

a brief history of the American Philosophical Society"s first 250 years, 1743-1993

by Edward Carlos Carter

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Published by American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Philosophical Society -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 115-117.

    Statementby Edward C. Carter II.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB11 .C37 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 118 p. :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1439949M
    ISBN 100871699389
    LC Control Number93071157
    OCLC/WorldCa28329260

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