Date Herbarium was Founded:
Geographic Coverage of Herbarium:
Extensive worldwide 18th and early 19th century collections, including 60 000 types; Asian-Malesian-Pacific and Australasian regions, especially peninsular Malaysia; all groups, especially Pandanaceae, Rutaceae, Cyperaceae, Polemoniaceae, and Scrophulariaceae; strong local herbarium covering southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, northern Delaware, and northeastern Maryland; important historical collection of macrofossils, including 200 types; historical collections of bryophytes, fungi, and algae; world-renowned diatom collection.
Taxonomic Coverage of Herbarium:
Number of Specimens in Herbarium:
Important Collectors/Collections in this Herbarium:
W. Baldwin; B. S. Barton; J. J. H. de la Billiardière; W. M. Canby; W. Clark; S. Elliott; J. M. Fogg, Jr.; J. R. Forster; J. G. A. Forster; M. G. Henry; T. Horsfield; A. B. Lambert; C. F. von Ledebour; M. Lewis (PH-LC); B. Long; A. Michaux; J. S. Mill; G. H. E. Muhlenberg; T. Nuttall; N. S. Parmentier; F. W. Pennell; T. C. Porter; F. T. Pursh; C. S. Rafinesque; W. Roxburgh; J. F. Royle; A. von Schlagintweit; L. D. von Schweinitz; C. W. Short; W. Stone; E. Tuckerman; H. A. Wahl; N. Wallich; E. T. Wherry; C. L. P. Zeyher
Serials Published by Institution:
Special Publication, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.; Notulae Naturae of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.; Bartonia (publication of the Philadelphia Botanical Club).; Monograph, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.; Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
PENN (250 000 specimens) in 1974.; American Philosophical Society in 1897.