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Corporate entry The Field Naturalists Club of Victoria Inc (1880 - )

From
1880
Blackburn, Victoria, Australia
Functions
Association and Society or membership organisation
Website
http://home.vicnet.net.au/~fncv/
Reference No
ABN: 55 791 612 829
Location
1 Gardenia Street Blackburn, Victoria 3130

Summary

The Field Naturalists Club of Victoria Inc was established in 1880. The Club, which has premises in Blackburn, where they hold regular meetings, aims to stimulate an interest in natural history and conservation, as well as preserve native flora and fauna. In 2002 the Club has approximately 950 members.

From their Web site, December 2001 "The Field Naturalists Club of Victoria (FNCV) was founded in 1880, and continues as a vigorous and practical advocate of conservation and the study of natural history to this day. The Club has over 900 members and publishes the bimonthly magazine 'The Victorian Naturalist'."

Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria - Records, 1873 - 1983, MS 11572; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details
  • Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria - Records, November 1945 - June 1957, PA 00/47; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Houghton, Sheila and Presland, Gary, Leaves from Our History: the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria, 1880-2005, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria, Box Hill, 2005, 30 pp. Details
  • Wallace, Ray, The Naturalist in Bendigo: a History of the Bendigo Field Naturalists Club, 1945-1985, Bendigo Field Naturalists' Club, Bendigo, 1986, 59 pp. Details

Conference Proceedings

  • Morton, Anne, Presland, Gary and Gibson, Maria (eds), Leaves from Our History: 125 Years of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria Inc. - Symposium, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria, Burnley, 2005, 254-378 pp. Details

Journals

  • Grey, Ed and Grey, Pat (eds), 'Special issue 'to acknowledge and remember the Baron [von Mueller], and while it deals with the wider aspects of Mueller's involvement with natural history, the central issue is his association with [The Field Naturalists] Club [of Victoria]'.', The Victorian Naturalist, vol. 113, 1996, 128-228 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Gillbank, Linden, 'Field Naturalists in Victoria's Alps', Victorian Naturalist, vol. 107, 1990, pp. 165-173. Details
  • Taylor, Angela, 'Baron von Mueller in the Field Naturalists Tradition', The Victorian Naturalist, vol. 113, 1996, pp. 131-138. Details
  • Willis, J. H., 'The First Century of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria', Victorian Naturalist, vol. 97, no. 3, 1980, pp. 93-106. Details

Reviews

Online Resources

Ailie Smith