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Corporate entry Royal Society of South Australia (1880 - )

From
1880
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Functions
Association and Society or membership organisation
Website
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/rssa/
Location
South Australia, Australia

Summary

The Royal Society was preceded by the Adelaide Philosophical Society. The present title was adopted in 1880 when the prefix 'Royal' was granted. The interests of the Society's members include botany, zoology, geology, geomorphology, palaeontology, anthropology and soil science.

Timeline

 1853 - 1880 Adelaide Philosophical Society
       1880 - Royal Society of South Australia

Related People

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Royal Society of South Australia - Records, 1853 - 1969, SRG 10; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Cleland, J.B., 'Reminiscences of the Early Days of 'the Field Naturalists' Section of the Royal Society of SA', South Australian Naturalist, vol. 44, no. 2, 1969, pp. 21-23. Details
  • Kraehenbuehl, D. N., 'Life and Works of J. G. O. Tepper, FLS, and His Association with the Field Naturalists' Section of the Royal Society of South Australia', South Australian Naturalist, vol. 44, no. 2, 1969, pp. 23-42. Details
  • Mawson, D., 'The Role of Geology in the Activities of the Royal Society of South Australia.', Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia, vol. lxxvii, 1954, pp. xii-xiv. Details
  • Scott, T. D., 'Scientific Societies in Australia. A Brief History of the Royal Society of South Australia', The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Proceedings, vol. 27, 1960, pp. 493-496. Details
  • Tate, Ralph, 'History of the Early Years of the Royal Society of South Australia. Presidential Address.', Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia, vol. 111, 1879, pp. xxxix-xliv. Details

Online Resources

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