Contact: Carolyn Belardo
Academy of Natural Sciences
Caption: "A Glorious Enterprise: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Making of American Science" (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012) is the first complete history of the nation's oldest natural history museum. The Academy is marking its bicentennial with a yearlong celebration beginning March 24, 2012.
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