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Cultural Artefact Historical Records of Australian Science (1980 - )

From
November 1980
Australia
Functions
History of Australian Engineering, History of Australian Science and History of Australian Technology

Summary

Historical Records of Australian Science first appeared in 1980, having formerly been published under the name Records of the Australian Academy of Science. The first issue with this new title was volume 5, number 1, in November 1980. The journal includes biographical memoirs of deceased Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science and an annual history of Australian science bibliography. Originally published by the Australian Academy of Science, since volume 14, 2002, Historical Records of Australian Science has been published by CSIRO Publishing, on behalf of the Australian Academy of Science.

Timeline

 1966 - 1980 Records of the Australian Academy of Science
       1980 - Historical Records of Australian Science

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Records of the Australian Academy of Science - Records, 1969 - c. 2006, MS 118; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Bolton, H. C., 'Twenty-five year Index to Historical Records of Australian Science and its Predecessor, Records of the Australian Academy of Science', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 9, no. 1, 1992, pp. 89-103. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9920910089.htm. Details
  • Bolton, H. C.; Coller, B.A.W., 'Two Letters of William Sutherland to T. Brailsford Robertson: Ideas on the Electrical Conductivity of Proteins', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 9, no. 4, 1993, pp. 357-368. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9930940357.htm. Details
  • Kohlstedt, Sally Gregory, 'Australian Museums of Natural History: Public Priorities and Scientific Initiatives in the 19th Century', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 5, no. 4, 1983, pp. 1-30. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9830540001.htm. Details
  • Maroske, Sara, Robin, Libby and McCarthy, Gavan, 'Building the history of Australian science: five projects of Professor R. W. Home (1980 - present)', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 28, no. 1, 2017, pp. 1-11. Details
  • Miller, David Philip, 'Hybrid or Mutant? The Emergence of the Chemical Engineer in Australia', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 9, no. 4, 1993, pp. 317-333. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9930940317.htm. Details
  • Price, J. R.; Lamberton, J. A. and Culvenor, C. C. J., 'The Australian Phytochemical Survey: Historical Aspects of the CSIRO Search for New Drugs in Australian Plants', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 9, no. 4, 1993, pp. 335-356. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9930940335.htm. Details
  • Rae, Ian D., 'ICI Fellowships and Their Effect on Australian Chemistry', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 10, no. 1, 1994, pp. 25-34. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9941010025.htm. Details

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See also

  • Clayton, Rosanne, 'Biographical Memoirs Published in Historical Records of Australian Science', in Tim Sherratt, Lisa Jooste and Rosanne Clayton (eds), Recovering Science: Strategies and Models for the Past, Present and Future: Proceedings of a Conference Held at the University of Melbourne, October 1992, Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1995, pp. 19-24. Details

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