Adelaide Philosophical Society. (1853-1880)

Also known as
Adelaide Philosophical Society.
Philosophical Society of Adelaide.
Philosophical Society of Adelaide. (1853-1880)
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Association; Society or Membership Organisation
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Biographies

The Adelaide Philosophical Society was established in January 1853. In 1880 the Society gained the prefix 'Royal' and became known as the Royal Society of South Australia.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Adelaide Philosophical Society
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Adelaide Philosophical Society and the Early Accommodation of the Darwin-Wallace Theory of Natural Selection
    Deveson, E. D.
    Published: 2013
    Series: Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 137, 151-67

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  1. Annual report of the Adelaide Philosophical Society
    Adelaide Philosophical Society
    [ Article : 1856 ]
    At 3 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 56,121.453)

  2. Transactions and proceedings and report of the Philosophical Society of Adelaide
    Adelaide Philosophical Society
    [ Periodical, Microform : 1877-1878 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 55,926.172)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 55,926.172)

  3. Report of the Adelaide Philosophical Society
    Adelaide Philosophical Society
    [ Periodical : 1854-1855 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  4. Laws of the Adelaide Philosophical Society
    Adelaide Philosophical Society
    [ Periodical : 1853 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  5. Annual report and transactions / Adelaide Philosophical Society
    Adelaide Philosophical Society
    [ Article : 1800-1870 ]
    At 5 libraries
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  6. List of members, rules of the Society, catalogue of books, &c / The Adelaide Philosophical Society
    Adelaide Philosophical Society
    [ Book : 1877 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  7. Transactions and proceedings of the Philosophical Society of Adelaide, South Australia
    Adelaide Philosophical Society
    [ Periodical : 1878-1879 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,484.832)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,484.832)

  8. Annual report / Adelaide Philosophical Society
    Adelaide Philosophical Society
    [ Article : 1870 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,180.605)

  9. The drainage of Adelaide, considered in its scientific aspects, paper read August 15th, 1865 by J. Maughan [to the Adelaide Philosophical Society]
    Maughan, James Rev
    [ Book : 1865 ]
    At Museums Victoria
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  10. Papers read at the Adelaide Philosophical Society on Tuesday, January 21, 1873 : subjects : "Tasmania;" "the weather;" "spherograph;" "geological"
    Adelaide Philosophical Society
    [ Book : 1873 ]
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51,846.84)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51,846.84)

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  1. Adelaide Philosophical Society Sub-Committee on the Decimal System
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  2. Royal Society of South Australia (1880-)
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  1. PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY.
    Adelaide Observer (SA : 1843 - 1904) Saturday 16 October 1858 p 3 Article
    ... PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY. The sixtieth monthly meeting of the Adelaide Philosophical Society was held ... 'S EXPEDITION.-At the meeting of the Philosophical Society, held on Tocsday evening, two drawings were shown by ... 1262 words
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    Adelaide Observer (SA : 1843 - 1904) Saturday 23 October 1869 p 10 Article
    ... PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY. The 16th annual meeting of the Adelaide Philosophical {Society was held at ... presiding. An apology ior non-attendance was read from Mr. G. Todd. The report of the Council of the Society ... 1422 words
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    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Wednesday 13 October 1858 p 2 Article
    ... ' PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY. ; The ilitleth monthly meeting of the Adelaide Philosophical Society wu ... 1011 words
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  1. THE AUSTRALIA DAY 2012 HONOURS
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    ... Honourable Robyn Ann LAYTON QC Adelaide SA 5000 For distinguished service to the law and to the judiciary ... service to education as a philosopher and bioethicist, as a commentator on contemporary issues in ... 12446 words
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. General (National : 1977 - 1987) Tuesday 21 October 1980 p 43

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    Extract: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Australian Heritage Commission Act 1975 NOTICE OF ENTRY IN THE REGISTER OF THE NATIONAL ESTATE THE Australian Heritage Commission, ... 42086 words
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  1. Notes re Philosophical Society of Adelaide, Mechanics Institute, David McLaren, correspondence and notes re White family, 'Old Government House Belair 1860-1880', correspondence with David Elder 1973, press article re George Fife Angas 1954
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  2. Transactions and proceedings and report of the Philosophical Society of Adelaide, South Australia (Online)
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  3. The Adelaide Philosophical Society and the early accommodatin of the Darwin-Wallace Theory of Natural Selection
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    At ANU Inst Rep
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  4. Transactions and proceedings and report of the Philolosphical Society of Adelaide, South Australia
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  1. Sex, Knowledge and Science (Adelaide Festival of Ideas)
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    [ Sound : 2009 ]
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  2. Life and Death: Uganda, Adelaide Festival, Mandatory Sentencing and a New Organ
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    [ Sound : 2000 ]
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  3. Sick, Screwed Up or Just Lazy? 2011 Adelaide Festival of Ideas
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  1. Law in nature, and other papers : read before the Adelaide Philosophical Society and the South Australia Institute
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  2. Law in nature, etc. : Four papers, read before the Adelaide Philosophical Society, printed at the request of the Society
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  3. Report of the Sub-committee on the Decimal System (appointed September 13, 1859)
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  4. Official catalogue of the exhibits / Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition, 1887
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