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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1906) Abstract of Proceedings for August, 1906. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. xi-xii. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

The ordinary monthly meeting of the Royal Society was held in the Society's room at the Museum on August 15. His Excellency the Governor presided.
New members were elected, Colonel W.V. Legge read a paper on the Tasmanian Emu (species Dromiaus).
A paper on a recent discovery of some Tasmanian aboriginal stone axes on Tasman Island by Mr. J. E. Philp was read by the Secretary (Mr. Alex Morton).
A paper by Mr. c. H. Harrison, assistant secretary of the Northern Tasmanian Fisheries Board was read by Mr. R.M Johnston, I.S.O., entitled:"Some notes on the propagation of the cucumber herring from the captive fish."
A lecture was presented by Mr. J. Beattie, beautifully illustrated with 50 specially-prepared lantern slides, on "Schouten Peninsula: its adaptabilities as a natural reserve for the protection of the native flora and fauna of Tasmania."

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: xi-xii
ISSN: 0080-4703
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.

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