Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of September, 1876
Royal Society of Tasmania , (1876) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of September, 1876. Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 68-69.
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The monthly evening meeting of the Society was held on Tuesday,
12th September, upwards of forty Fellows being present. His Excellency
the Governor occupied the chair.
A fine collection of insects from Gould's Country was exhibited by A.
Simson Esq., and attracted much attention.
His Excellency read a long and interesting paper entitled "Reminiscences
of a visit to the Volcanoes of Hawaii."
|Additional Information:||In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.|
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
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