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Corporate entry Philosophical Society of New South Wales (1856 - 1866)

From
1856
New South Wales, Australia
To
1866
Functions
Association and Society or membership organisation
Location
New South Wales

Summary

The Philosophical Society of New South Wales was established in 1856, as a result of the Australian Philosophical Society being renamed. In 1866 the Society was granted Royal Assent, becoming the Royal Society of New South Wales.

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

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • 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
  • 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

  • Elkin, A. P., 'Centenary oration: the challenge to science, 1866; the challenge of science, 1966, part 1', Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 100, no. 3/4, 1966, pp. 105-18. Details
  • Moyal, Ann, 'Creative foundations: the Royal Society of New South Wales, 1867 and 2017', Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 150, no. 2, 2017, pp. 232-45. Details

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