Franz Boas PapersWestern Social Science

Patrick Spero

Patrick Spero

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Research Areas

American Political History, 1607-1850; American History, 1400-1877; Print Culture in the Atlantic World


Patrick Spero is the Librarian and Director of the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia, Pennysylvania.  He received a Ph.D. in History in 2009 from the University of Pennsylvania, and subsequently was an Assistant Professor, History and Leadership Studies, at Williams College.