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Royal Society of Victoria - Records
State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection
MS 11663
Date Range
1854 - 1988

Minute books; correspondence files (general, secretarial, financial); correspondence relating to publication of the Transactions and Proceedings; correspondence and accounts relating to the land and hall of the Society, and to memorial funds and government grants; original drafts of scientific papers (1857-1860, 1912); records relating to symposia held (1956-1974); library records; membership records, including 'deaths and resignations' files containing papers relating to wider matters; financial records; reports, notices and other printed matter (incomplete); manuscript papers of Royal Society of Victoria Government Prize essays, 1860; miscellaneous files relating to the history of the society and activities of members; and, photographic material. Also includes records of the Microscopical Society of Victoria: minutes of meetings (31 July 1873 - 28 July 1887), including lists of members, some correspondence, notice papers and reports.

Photographs and Artwork
37 boxes (9 m)
Finding Aid

The Royal Society of Victoria Guide to Records, with La Trobe Australian Manuscripts Collection, State Library of Victoria, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2001, Details