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Corporate entry Royal Zoological and Acclimatision Society of Victoria (1910 - 1957)

From
1910
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1957
Functions
Association and Society or membership organisation
Reference No
VA 3123
Legal Status
Public Record Office Victoria, Registered Agency
Location
Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

The Zoological and Acclimatisation Society of Victoria gained the prefix 'Royal' in 1910. The Royal Zoological and Acclimatisation Society of Victoria managed the Melbourne Zoological Gardens until 1937, when it the Victorian Government assumed control of the Zoological Gardens and the Zoological Board of Victoria was established. The Society continued to exist until 1957.

Timeline

 1857 - 1861 Zoological Society of Victoria
       1861 - 1872 Acclimatisation Society of Victoria
             1872 - 1910 Zoological and Acclimatisation Society of Victoria
                   1910 - 1957 Royal Zoological and Acclimatision Society of Victoria

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