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Corporate entry Royal Society of New South Wales (1866 - )

From
12 December 1866
Macquarie Centre, New South Wales, Australia
Functions
Association and Society or membership organisation
Website
http://nsw.royalsoc.org.au
Location
Macquarie Centre, New South Wales

Summary

The Royal Society of New South Wales came into being in 1866. It originated from the Philosophical Society of Australasia, renamed the Australian Philosophical Society in 1850 and the Philosophical Society of New South Wales in 1856.

Timeline

 1821 - 1850 Philosophical Society of Australasia
       1850 - 1856 Australian Philosophical Society
             1856 - 1866 Philosophical Society of New South Wales
                   1866 - Royal Society of New South Wales

Related People

Archival resources

National Library of Australia

Published resources

Books

  • Royal Society of New South Wales, A Century of Scientific Progress: the Centenary Volume of the Royal Society of New South Wales, Sydney, 1968, 478 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Baker, Anthony T.; Rae, Ian D., 'More than Bugs and Stones Chemistry in the Royal Society of New South Wales', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 13, no. 2, 2000, pp. 117-130. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR0001320117.htm. Details
  • Browne, W.R.; Brown, Ida A., 'Scientific Societies in Australia. The Royal Society of New South Wales', The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Proceedings, vol. 28, 1961, pp. 100-109. Details
  • Clarke, W. B., 'Inaugural Address to the Royal Society of New South Wales', Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 1, 1867, pp. 11-18. Details
  • Maiden, J.H., 'A Contribution to a History of the Royal Society of New South Wales, with Information in Regard to Other New South Wales Societies', Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. lii, 1918, pp. 215-361. Details
  • Orchiston, Wayne and Bhathal, Ragbir, 'Illuminating Incidents in Antipodean Astronomy: Section A of the Royal Society of New South Wales', Australian Journal of Astronomy, vol. 4, no. 2, 1991, pp. 49-67. Details
  • Tyler, Peter J., 'Science for Gentlemen: the Royal Society of New South Wales in the Nineteenth Century', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 143, no. 1/2, 2010, pp. 29-43. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_r.html. Details
  • Atchison, John, 'Magee, Charles Joseph Patrick (1901-1989), Agricultural Scientist', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2012, pp. 112-3. Details
  • Science and the making of Victoria, with Royal Society of Victoria, 2001, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/smv/index_r.html. Details
  • Branagan, David and O'Connor, Daniel, 'Edmund C. Potter', Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales , vol. 141, 2008, p. 55. Details

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