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A little-known scientific club in Hobart, Tasmania - its early years

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Ratkowsky, DA (2010) A little-known scientific club in Hobart, Tasmania - its early years. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 144. pp. 37-42. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

A history of the early years (1935-1939) of the Biological Club in Hobart, Tasmania, is presented, describing briefly the titles and content
of some of the talks given in those formative years. The genesis of the Club is put into the broader context of the development of science
in Tasmania during that period. The question of why women were not included in the membership in the Club at that time is explored.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library, Tasmanian Biological Survey, foundation members, women members, Hobart, Tasmania, Biological Club
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 37-42
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2013 02:08
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:48
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