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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of June, 1880

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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1880) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of June, 1880. Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 4-5.

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Abstract

The monthly evening meeting of the Society was held on Tuesday, 8th
June. Mr. C. H. Grant in the chair. The usual periodicals having been laid on the table, special attention
was directed to the very numerous presentations to the library from
various learned bodies, embracing the Zoological Society of London, the
Geological Society, the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain, the Royal
Geographical Society, the British Association, the Linnean Society, the
Royal Astronomical Society, the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders
in Scotland, the Royal Institution of Great Britain, the Academy of
Sciences, Munich, and the Entomological Society of Belgium. Valuable
contributions of books from the British Museum, the Army Medical
Department, United States and the National Observatory, Cordoba,
were also brought under notice.
Includes time of leafing and flowering of a few standard plants in the Botanic
Gardens during May.
No meeting was held in July.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 4-5
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: 22 Nov 2012 06:50
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:44
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