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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of June, 1896

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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1896) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of June, 1896. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. v-ix.

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Abstract

The monthly meeting of the Royal Society of Tasmania was held on Monday June 15th, 1896.
The President (His Excellency Viscount Gormanston, R.C.M.G.), in
the chair.
There was an unusually large, influential, and representative gathering
on Monday at the monthly meeting of the Royal Society of
Tasmania. Prior to the commencement of the meeting a handsome
memorial fountain to the memory of Sir Robert Hamilton, K.C.M.G.,
LL.D., the late revered Governor of the colony, erected in the vestibule
of the Museum, was unveiled, the ceremony being performed by His
Excellency Viscount Gormanston, K.C.M.G , the present Governor.
The following gentlemen were elected Fellows :—Messrs. Cecil
Anderson, A. D. Watchorn, Wilfrid Giblin, M.R.C.S., R. Templeman.

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: v-ix
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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.

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