Philosophical Institute of Victoria. (1855-1859)

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Philosophical Institute of Victoria.
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The Philosophical Institute of Victoria was formed through the amalgamation of the Victorian Institute for the Advancement of Science and the Philosophical Society of Victoria, the first meeting being held on 10 July 1855 at the Museum of Natural History. According to the amalgamation statement, 'the objects of the Philosophical Institute shall be the same as that of the Philosophical Society, and that the mode of operation of the new Institute shall be the same as that of the old Society'.

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The Philosophical Society of Victoria and the Victorian Institute for the Advancement of Science merged to become the Philosophical Institute of Victoria in June 1855. In 1860 it changed its name to the Royal Society of Victoria. Works by these bodies are found under the name used at the time of publication.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Philosophical Institute of Victoria
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Inaugural Addresses of the First Presidents of the Victorian Institute for the Advancement of Science and the Philosophical Society of Victoria
    Archbold, N. W.; McCann, D. A.
    Published: Royal Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 2004
  3. The Royal Society of Victoria From Then, 1854 to Now, 1959
    Pescott, R.T.M.
    Published: 2001
    Series: Science and the making of Victoria
  4. Publication Dates of Early Scientific Journals in Victoria
    Aston, Helen
    Published: 2001
    Series: Science and the making of Victoria
  5. Alphabetical List of Members 1854-1872, Compiled From the List of Members in the Proceedings
    Martin, F. and V.
    Published: 2001
    Series: Science and the making of Victoria
  6. Publication Dates of Early Scientific Journals in Victoria
    Aston, Helen
    Published: 1984
    Series: Muelleria, 5, 281-288
  7. The Royal Society of Victoria From Then, 1854 to Now, 1959
    Pescott, R.T.M.
    Published: 1961
    Series: Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, 73, 1-40
  8. The Royal Society of Victoria Guide to Records
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2001
  9. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

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  1. Transactions of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, from ..
    Philosophical Institute of Victoria
    [ Periodical : 1858-1859 ]
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  2. Transactions of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria
    Morton, William Lockhart, 1820-1898
    [ Periodical : 1856-1860 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  3. Laws of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria : adopted 1857 September 25
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    [ Book : 1857 ]
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  4. Rules of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria
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    [ Book : 1858-1859 ]
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  5. Transactions of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, from ... Vol. 1 (Aug.1855 / Dec 1856)-v. 4, pt. 2 (Jan. to Dec. 1859)
    Philosophical Institute of Victoria
    [ Book : 1857 ]
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  6. Papers and reports read before the Philosophical Institute and the Royal Society of Victoria, and other documents / by Thomas E. Rawlinson
    Rawlinson, Thomas E
    [ Book : 1865 ]
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  7. Transactions of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, from ..
    Philosophical Institute of Victoria
    [ Sound : 1857-1859 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  8. A statement submitted to the council of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, in reference to a correspondence between Professor McCoy and the Honorary Secretary of the Institute, upon a paper entitled "Museums in Victoria"
    McCoy, Frederick, 1823-1899
    [ Book : 1857 ]
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  9. Some observations on primary schools : being a paper read before the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, on Thursday, June 19th, 1856 / William E. Hearn
    Hearn, William Edward, 1826-1888
    [ Book : 1856 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  10. A statement submitted to the Council of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, in reference to the correspondence between Professor McCoy and the Honorary Secretary of the Institute, upon a paper entitled Museums in Victoria
    Macadam, John
    [ Book : 1857 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  1. Website: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
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  2. The inaugural addresses of the first presidents of the Victorian Institute for the Advancement of Science and The Philosophical Society of Victoria / [edited by N.W. Archbold ; compiled by N.W. Archbold & D.A. McCann]
    Archbold, Neil Wilfred
    [ Book : 2004 ]
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    The inaugural addresses of the first presidents of the Victorian Institute for the Advancement of Science and The Philosophical Society of Victoria / [edited by N.W. Archbold ; compiled by N.W. Archbold & D.A. McCann]
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  3. The Victoria Institute ; or, Philosophical Society of Great Britain, 8, Adelphi Terrace, Strand, London, W.C
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    Reed, Stephen Winsor, 1912-
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    Eric Douglas joined the Port Phillip Yacht Club by 1922, the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in 1940 and the Royal Brighton Yacht Club in 1920 and remained a member there till at least 1949. His most fav...

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  1. Transactions of the Philosophical Society of Victoria, including the papers and proceedings of the Society for the past year, ending in ..
    Philosophical Society of Victoria
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  3. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London
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  4. Journal of the transactions of the Victoria Institute, or Philosophical Society of Great Britain
    Victoria Institute (Great Britain)
    [ Periodical : 1867-1957 ]
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  1. THE PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY'S MONTHLY MEETING.
    Sydney Mail (NSW : 1860 - 1871) Saturday 22 June 1861 p 8 Article
    ... records of hoptisinH and burials from 1851 to 1855, it sul'ink thai there wos a rmtiunl increase of 24 ... the subject, and in 1859 1 again renewed my recommendation to tho Executive Government, urging them to ... 4489 words
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  2. THE PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY'S MONTHLY MEETING.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 20 June 1861 p 5 Article
    ... iceords of baptisms and burials from 1851 to 1855, it ecems that there was a natural increaso of 21 ... lead before this socioly in December, 18o6 I further adx-erted to the sttb|oct and in 1859 I again ... 7742 words
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  3. VICTORIA.
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    ... Herald of Monday has the following:—" With the exception of that fearful Sunday in January, in 1855, we ... higher yesterday than it had been on any day since the 13th February, 1855, when it reached 117D. Thb Hew ... 4074 words
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    Capon, Edmund
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  2. The Journal of Hellenic studies
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  3. Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone / J.K. Rowling
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  1. Pamphlets
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  2. Records of the Royal Society of Victoria
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    The Nicomachean ethics / translated with an introduction by David Ross
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  2. Journal of medical ethics
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