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  • Curious Revolutionaries: The Peales Give Their Encore at Philosophical Hall’s Museum 

    Marsh, Diana; Mason, Merrill; Ellison, Amy (American Philosophical Society News, 2017-07)
    THE EXHIBITION NOW ON VIEW at the APS Museum is Curious Revolutionaries: The Peales of Philadelphia. This exhibition displays the work of the Peales, an early American family of patriots, soldiers, artists, politicians, ...
  • Gathering Voices: Thomas Jefferson and Native America 

    Mason, Merrill; Marsh, Diana E. (American Philosophical Society News, 2016-07)
    This spring, the American philosophical society opened its third in a series of exhi- bitions on Thomas Jefferson. Gathering Voices: Thomas Jefferson and Native America explores Jefferson’s effort to collect native languages ...
  • Revisiting the Relevance of Ethnography: Reflections on Extinct Monsters to Deep Time 

    Marsh, Diana (MuseNews, 2023-02)
    This short piece reflects on the book Extinct Monsters to Deep Time: Conflict, Compromise, and the Making of Smithsonian's Fossil Halls as it is released in paperback. It argues that ethnography offers an important perspective ...
  • Charles Whitney Gilmore – The Forgotten “Dinosaur Hunter” 

    Marsh, Diana; Sues, Hans Dieter (Digging the Fossil Record: Paleobiology at Smithsonian, 2013-06)
    Charles Whitney Gilmore (1874-1945), affectionately known as “Charlie” to his colleagues, was one of the last major figures of America’s “Golden Age” of dinosaur hunting. It is largely due to his efforts that the Department ...
  • Mary Jane Peale: The Forgotten Peale Painter 

    Marsh, Diana (American Philosophical Society Blog, 2017-07-17)
    Peale children were encouraged to pursue art at a time when professional female artists were rare. Mary Jane Peale, Charles Willson’s granddaughter, is the least known of Peale family artists. The APS is fortunate to have ...

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