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Abstract of Proceedings for June, 1904


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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1904) Abstract of Proceedings for June, 1904. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. xxx-xxxii.

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The monthly meetiug of members of
this society was held in the society's room
at the Museum on the evening of Monday,
June 13. His Excellency the Lieut.-
Governor, Sir John Dodds, K.C.M.G.,
C.J.. presided.
His Excellency announced that Mr R Johnston received the Imperial Service Order, recognising his long and most valuable services to the State. Mr RM Johnston read a paper on "Observations regarding some ecomomic aspects of the Eisenach Social Equality Programme". The Secretary read some notes forwarded by Mr. JF Mather to the Minister of Lands (Hon. C. Lyne)with reference to the reservation of Crown lands at Schouten and Freycinet Peninsula for the preservation of native fauna and flora.
Mr. J. F. Mather gave a description of
his visit to Freycinet Peninsula and
Schouten Island, and Mr. J. W. Beattie
showed some excellent views of Freycinet
Peninsula and Sohouten Island.

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: xxx-xxxii
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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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: 15 Apr 2013 05:01
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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