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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of November, 1900

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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1900) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of November, 1900. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. xiii-xiii.

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Abstract

The last monthly meeting of the Royal
Society (for the 1900 session) was held at
the Museum last evening:, the President,
His Excellency Sir John Dodds, presiding.
There was a large attendance of members
present. Tne chairman of the Council,
the Hon. Sir James Agnew, K C.M.G.,
forwarded an apology, regrettig that owing
to the state of his health he was unable
to be present.
The Secretary, in the absence of the
authors, read the following papers:—One
by Mr. W. F. Petterd, F.Z.S.L., of Launceston,
entitled "On some additions to tne
list of Minerals known to occur in Tasmania."
The other paper was also by a Launceston
member, Mr. F. E. Burbury, and
constitutes the first part of a series of
papers on the Diatomacese, and was entitled
"Contribuitions towards a systematic
catalogue of Tasmanian Diatomaceas."

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: xiii-xiii
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.

Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2013 01:07
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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