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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of April, 1884

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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1884) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of April, 1884. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. lxiii-lxvi.

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Abstract

A monthly meeting of the society, the first of the present session, was held at the Museum on Tuesday, April 8. There was a large attendance of Fellows. Mr. Jas. Barnard, V.P., in the chair. Mr. W. J. G. Bedford, M.R.C.S., Eng, and Mr. J. Walch, Hobart, who had previously been nominated by the council, were balloted for, and declared duly elected as fellows of the society. Mr. Thomas Hughes (England) was introduced as a visitor. The hon. secretary (Dr. Agnew) brought forward the usual returns - Number of visitors to Museum, Number of visitors to Gardens, Plants, etc., sent from, and received at, Gardens, meteorological returns, time of leafing, flowering, and fruiting of a few standard plants in the Botanic Gardens during January, February, and March, 1884, list of additions to the Library. Includes discussion on Mr. RM Johnston’s “Fossils from Maria Island “ and “ Fishes of Tasmania”. The May meeting of the Royal Society lapsed through inclemency of the weather.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: lxiii-lxvi
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.
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2012 23:11
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:45
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15692
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