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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1904) Abstract of Proceedings for May, 1904. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. xxvii-xxix.

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Abstract

The monthly meeting of the Royal Society of Tasmania was held on Monday
evening. His Excellency the Lieut.-Governor.
Sir John Dodds, presided. There
was a large attendance of members and
members' friends, many ladies being present.
Includes list of new members and a paper read by Dr. Elkington on "some relations of insects to human disease".
Mr. E. M. Johnston exhibited a specimen
of a piece of a tree which had been
found embedded in the rocks near Barnes
Bay (Southern Tasmania). He said the
trunk of the tree from which the specimen
was taken was from 15 to 20 million
years' old and was about 12ft. long and
18in. to 20in. in diameter.

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: xxvii-xxix
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: 15 Apr 2013 05:01
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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